12 Positive Birth Affirmations

My body was made to do this

I feel safe to give birth

I am strong

Each contraction/wave brings me closer to meeting my baby

I am confident in my body

I am releasing tension in every muscle, from my crown to my toes

I am calm

My baby knows the path

I am trusting the process

With every wave, I am more brave

I grew this baby, I will birth this baby

This is the day I’ve been waiting for

Why birth affirmations?

Hope and optimism have proven to have positive effects, and birth affirmations aid in this. They also can reduce birth fear and anxiety, help with focus, and lead to positive birth outcomes.