Underneath the excitement of pregnancy lies a deep well of fears, doubts, and worries. As your body changes and the life inside of you grows, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed and unsure. But know that you are not alone. And amidst all of the changes, one thing remains constant: God’s love.
Are you an expectant mother looking for prayers and Bible verses to guide you through your pregnancy? May these prayers bless you and your baby with health and happiness. Thank you for choosing to grow life inside of you!
Prayers for Expectant Mothers
Prayer for Protection During Pregnancy
Precious Lord, I come to You with a heart full of gratitude—thank You for this baby! Please keep us safe during this pregnancy and delivery. Guard us against any harm or complications. And surround us with loving family and friends who will support us through this journey.
I am truly grateful for this miracle growing inside of me, and I know that with Your help, we will have a safe and healthy pregnancy and delivery. Thank You for surrounding us with loving family and friends who will support us through this exciting and challenging time.
Psalm 127:3Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.
Prayer for Peace for the Mother
As I walk through this pregnancy season, I need Your peace more than ever, Lord. The physical changes my body is going through can be overwhelming at times, and the thought of becoming a mother is both exhilarating and terrifying. But in the midst of it all, I am so grateful that You are in control.
You know exactly what this child needs, and You have a perfect plan for his or her life. Thank You for loving this child even more than I do. As I surrender my fears to You and trust in Your goodness, I pray that Your peace will fill my heart and mind. In Jesus’s name, I pray, Amen.
Psalm 139:13For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.
Prayer for Strength for Mother and Child
As I take my first steps into this new chapter of my life, I can’t help but feel a mix of emotions. On the one hand, I am excited about all that lies ahead. But on the other hand, I am scared and unsure of the future. This is a journey that I have never been on before, and I need Your strength to get through it.
I know that the next few months will be filled with long hours of labor, and I ask for Your strength to endure it. I also know that there will be many sleepless nights as I recover from childbirth and learn how to breastfeed.
I need Your strength to get through all of this. And most of all, I need Your strength to be the best mother I can be. Thank You for always being by my side, even when feeling weak. Thank You for giving me the strength to embark on this new journey.
Peter 5:7Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
Prayer for a Mother’s Wisdom
Lord, as I become a mother, there are so many things I do not know. There is so much to learn. Teach me what it means to be a good mother. Show me how to love my child the way You love us. Give me wisdom regarding discipline, nutrition, rest, and everything else about my child’s well-being and growth. Please grant me the wisdom to make decisions in my child’s best interest, even when it is hard.
Thank You for surrounding me with Your wisdom. In Jesus’ name, Amen. Even though I am fearful and don’t know everything, I trust You will give me the strength and wisdom I need to be the best mother I can be. Thank You for the gift of this child.
I know that we can do great things with You by our side.
Isaiah 41:10So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Prayer for Expectant Mother’s Provision
Thank You, Lord, for this precious life. Thank You for entrusting this baby into our care. We recognize that we cannot do this alone and need Your help. We pray that You will provide all we need to take care of this baby. A physical provision includes food, clothing, shelter, and medical care. An emotional provision includes patience, understanding, kindness, love, joy, peace, and hope. A spiritual provision such as discernment, guidance, direction, wisdom, knowledge, grace, mercy, protection, and salvation.
Thank You in advance for all that You will provide. We could not do this without You. In Jesus’ name Amen. Thank you so much for this baby! What a treasure they are! Thank You for watching over us as we care for them and providing everything we need to care for them well!
Job 31:15Did not he who made me in the womb make him? And did not one fashion us in the womb?
Prayer for the Baby’s Health
Thank You, God, for the precious life of my child. I am so grateful for the gift of this little one, and I know that You have big plans for his or her future. I pray for Your blessing of good health on my child so that he or she may grow up to be all that You have created him or her to be.
Thank You for the unique talents and gifts that You have given my child, and I pray that he or she will use them to glorify Your name. I trust in Your perfect will for my child’s life, and I give him or her into Your hands. Amen. Thank You for entrusting me with the responsibility of raising this little one in Your way.
I am honored to be his or her parent, and I pledge to do my best to raise him or her according to Your Word. I ask for Your wisdom and guidance as I parent this child, and I pray for strength when the days are tough. Thank You for being a loving Heavenly Father who knows what is best for us, even when we don’t understand why things happen the way they do. May my child always remember that You are faithful and just and that Your plans are always perfect.
Bible Verses for Expectant Mothers
None shall miscarry or be barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.
but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
On you was I cast from my birth, and from my mother’s womb you have been my God.
Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you, even at my mother’s breast. 10 From birth I was cast on you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God.
Indeed the Lord visited Hannah, and she conceived and bore three sons and two daughters. And the young man Samuel grew in the presence of the Lord.
They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD.
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
Prayer Points for Expectant Mothers
Take comfort in knowing that God loves you and your baby unconditionally, and He will give you the strength, wisdom, and peace you need during this special time. These prayers are meant to provide comfort during your pregnancy journey.
- Pray for a safe and healthy pregnancy.
- Pray for the expectant mother to be free from anxiety and fear.
- Pray for the expectant mother to have a healthy baby.
- Pray for the baby to be born healthy and without any complications.
- Pray for the child to have a strong and healthy immune system.
- Pray for the baby to develop normally and according to God’s plan.
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