Affirmations to use for Labor

I trust my body to know how to birth this baby

I will have a strong and healthy baby

I trust my instincts to know what I need in labor

I am strong and I am capable of giving birth 

I trust my instincts to do what is best for my baby

My body knows how to birth my child

My baby will come down the birth canal on his/her own time

It’s good for me to take care of myself.

I am listening to my body and heart

I trust my body

There is purpose in pain 

I trust in my baby

I am a powerful, loving and creative being

I am now willing to experience all my feelings

My pelvis releases and opens as have those of countless women before me

I accept myself completely here and now

I feel inner peace and serenity

I accept this labor as my labor and believe it is the right one for me and for my baby

I love and accept myself 

My heart knows what my baby needs, my mind is learning

 

I am a powerful, loving and creative being

I'm a warrior mama

My body contains all the knowledge necessary to give birth to my baby

My body is completely relaxed.

All I need to do is relax and breathe – nothing else.

Everything is going right.

I feel the strong waves of labour and know that everything is normal and progressing.

I can loosen my jaw and surrender to birth

My body knows how to have this baby just as my body knew how to grow this baby.

Keep breathing slow and even. Inhale peace, exhale tension.

I surrender my birthing over to my baby and my body.

My body has a wide-open space for my baby to descend.

My body will give birth in its own time.

I love my baby and I am doing all that is necessary to bring about a healthy birth.

Birth is a normal natural occurrence for which my body has been perfectly designed.

When my contractions come, I am able to breathe and release 

I surrender to the contractions and let them wash over me like the ocean to a beach.

I allow my body’s natural energy to flow through my body.

The power and intensity of my contractions cannot be stronger than me, because it is me.

I am ready and prepared for childbirth.

I am capable of relaxing and telling my cervix to open up

Each contraction produces a healthy, positive pain that I can handle.

Birth will go exactly as it should.

Birth is a safe and wonderful experience.

I know my baby feels how calm I am

I trust in my ability to give birth.

My body knows exactly what it is doing.

I am confident in my ability to birth naturally, painlessly and easily.

During labour and birth, I am completely relaxed and comfortable.

I will have a pleasurable birth.

My baby is healthy.

I am completely cooperating with my body.

I will breathe deeply and slowly to relax my muscles making it easier for my uterus to work.

My body is made to give birth, nice and easy.

I believe my baby’s birth will come quickly and easily.

© 2017 by Talia Schiff, MPH.

Brave Belly

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