Birth affimations/mantra - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 1 Old 07-12-2011, 10:06 PM - Thread Starter
 
4 in 2005's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 170
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I call the ones I picked mantras because I recite them over and over and I picked shorter ones.  They are birth affirmations that can be used in birth.  I mentioned them in another thread and figured I would post them for those that want to see a list.  Feel free to add your own in reply.  I have several taped up around my birth space.   I tried to pick a few from the different lists. 

 

Birth Empowering Statements
 Birth is an Emergence, not an Emergency.
 I have birthing wisdom.
 If God had meant for all women to have an episiotomy, we would all have zippers!
 I am the product of millions of years of SUCCESSFUL childbirth.
 Yes! to the spirit of birth.
Empowered Childbirth
 I trust my body to know how to birth this child just as it knew how to grow this child.
 I trust my instincts to know what I need in labor.
 I trust my instincts to do what is best for my baby.
 I am a strong and capable woman.
 Only I can give birth to this baby and I accept responsibility for that challenge.
 My body knows how to birth our baby. If women didn't know how, we would have died out
centuries ago.
 My body is indeed beautifully and wonderfully made.
 I get to have a voice.
 I have to be truthful with myself.
 I listen to my body and heart.
 I deserve to have the birth I desire.
22
 I trust my body
 I trust my pain
 I trust my labor
 I trust in our baby
 I am a strong and capable woman.
 I am a powerful, loving and creative being.
 I am now willing to experience all of my feelings.
 My pelvis releases and opens, as have those of countless women before me.
 I accept myself completely here and now.
 I now feel inner peace and serenity.
 I accept this labor as my labor and believe it is the right labor for me and for my baby.
 I love and accept my body completely.
 I accept all my feelings as part of myself.
 I now forgive and release everyone in my life.
 I believe in my ability to give birth easily.
 I am prepared and ready to welcome my baby.
 I believe in myself and I have nothing to fear.
 My uterus is working well to bring my baby down and out of the pelvis...there is plenty of
room for my baby to pass through... easily...effortlessly...comfortably.
 Good strong contractions help my baby come into the world.
 It is safe for me to verbalize my feelings and desires...I am willing to allow others the
pleasure of serving me.
 I will allow the process to take place.
 I believe in myself.
 I am prepared to meet whatever turns my birthing takes.
 I open like a rose, in my own time and way
 I have faith in my ability to birth my baby
 I choose a simple, peaceful, joyous and pleasurable birth
 I am confident and ready to welcome my baby
 I relax my mind and my body
 My body is perfectly designed to give birth safely
 The path from my womb to my arms is safe, short and wide open
 My body opens, my mind quiets, my baby descends
 I am in control of my birth and my choices
 I listen to my body and my baby
 I honor my baby and my body
 I am relaxed, peaceful and calm
 All thoughts recede from my mind as my body gives birth with ease
Joyful birthing
 I enjoy giving birth to my babies
 I enjoy the process of birth
 I enjoy the dance of birth
 I choose a joyous birth for my family
 I laugh my baby into the world
 Giving birth is a creative act, full of orgasmic feeling and joy
23
 I deserve a joyful birth
 I give birth in joyful bliss
 My baby's birth is joyful.
 My baby's birth is a calm, joyous experience.
 The process of birth is exciting.
 I am relaxed and happy that my baby is finally coming to me.
 I put all fear aside and welcome my baby with happiness and joy.
Safe & Loving Birth
 I enjoy safe and loving births with my babies
 My body is made to give birth in safety and love
 I give birth in safety and in love
 I am filled with love
 I trust my body to birth my baby safely
 The more faith I have in myself, the safer my birth will be
 The more faith I have in myself, the more loving my birth will be
 The more faith I have in my baby, the safer my birth will be
 I feel the love of others around me.
 Birth is a safe and wonderful experience.
 I focus on all going right.
 I am never alone...I have sisters throughout my city, state, my country and around the
world who will be having their babies at the same time as me. I tune into them and send
them my love and reassurance.
 I am in a safe place and it is now safe for me to let go completely.
 My baby is being massaged and stimulated through the sensations of birth.
 My baby feels my love.
 I love you little one, Mother will birth you gently.
Healthy Body, Healthy Baby, Healthy Birth
 I will strive to make the food I eat only good, healthy food.
 I know that eating healthy makes a healthy pregnancy.
 I will strive to exercise during my pregnancy.
 I know that a healthy body makes a healthy pregnancy.
 I am strong and healthy.
 My baby is strong and healthy.
 My body is made to give birth
 My baby is blessed with abundant health
 My child is whole, my child is well, my child is healthy
 My body is healthy and strong
 I am whole, I am well, I am birthing
 My baby is healthy and strong
 I radiate health and love
 Relax and breathe
 My baby knows all is well.
 My mind and body can handle a labor of any kind.
 My body is nourishing my baby.
 Pregnancy is natural, normal, healthy and safe for my baby and me.
24
 My baby moves gently along in its journey.
Wild & Free Birth
 I free my mind, my body and my birth
 I am proud of my body’s ability to give birth
 I feel free to dance, cry, vomit, sing, moan, shout and sweat as I give birth. I am free to
be wild
 Birth is a primal dance, I give birth well
 Birth is wild, free and primal. I embrace it.
 I am free to birth my way
 I am a mother tiger and I roar and purr to my baby in my womb
 I am free to sing my birthing song
 I am a goddess in all my glory!
Comfort Measures
 My body opens like a flower in bloom
 Each wave of labor brings me closer to holding my baby in my arms
 Squat, roll, kneel, moan, dance, shower, hang, breathe, sit, sing or sway the baby out
 Drink and pee. Stay hydrated but keep the bladder empty.
 Embrace the sensations and thank them for bringing your baby into your arms
 I am free to breathe deeply, pant, moan and freely express myself through each wave of
labor
 Relaxed, peaceful and open
 I embrace the concept of healthy pain.
 I completely co-operate with my body during labor and birth.
 I keep my face arms and pelvic floor completely relaxed.
 I do not fight the birth, my body is relaxed - I am not afraid.
 My breathing is even, Inhale peace, Exhale tension.
 My mind and muscles are relaxed.
 I relax through each stretching sensation, allowing my uterus to work effectively.
 The stretching sensations appear to last only a short time, but are efficient, and quickly
open the cervix......opening......so my baby can be born.
 I focus my attention on breathing, bringing in oxygen, which surrounds my muscles:
bringing in nourishment, and washing out fatigue.
 I direct my energy from my head, down through my body and out through my vagina...this
energy assists my muscles to work efficiently, and helps my baby come
out...easily...effortlessly...comfortably.
 As I feel my vagina being pressed open by my baby's head, I surrender completely, and
open like a beautiful rose in full bloom.
 I feel a natural anesthesia flowing through my body.
 I relax as we move quickly and easily through each stage of birth.
 My cervix opens outward and allows my baby to ease down.
 I fully relax and turn my birthing over to God.
 I feel my body gently sway with relaxation.
 Each surge of my body brings my baby closer to me.
 I deepen my relaxation as I move further into labor.
25
 I am totally relaxed and at ease.
 My body remains still and limp.
 I meet each surge only with my breath; my body is at ease.
For Husbands in Birth
 I trust in her ability to give birth easily ~I listen, I trust, I support, I love
 I am an important part of this birth, I am important to my family
 My woman is strong and capable of birthing our child
 I create a safe place for my baby to be born into
 I offer support to my wife and my family
 I remind her to relax and trust the process of birth
 I quiet myself and listen to her
 I am able to make the best possible choices for a healthy, joyful birth.
 I see my partner as a strong and capable woman.
 I am able to support my partner during pregnancy and birth.
 We are working harmoniously together.
 We are grateful for this powerful experience.
 The power of birth strengthens me, my child, and my partner.
Waiting for Baby
 I relax and allow my birth to unfold in its own time
 Babies are born on their birthdays, not when someone else decides.
 My body will birth in its own time.
 My baby knows how and when to be born.
 My baby will be born healthy and at the perfect time.
 I have faith, courage and patience.
 When it is ready, my baby will come
Subsequent Pregnancy
 This is a new birth and a new baby unique unto itself.
 I see my last birth as a learning experience from which I am growing and changing.
 My changing body is radiantly beautiful.
 I trust my body to labor smoothly and efficiently.
 I am able to birth safely and naturally.
 I am able to birth in the best possible way for my baby and myself.

4 in 2005 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off