Prayers for safe pregnancy

It is the wish of every pregnant couple to have a safe pregnancy and delivery, without any form of complication. These bible verses for a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery will boost your confidence and reassure you of God’s promises to you.

Be confident that he who began a good work in you shall be faithful to carry it on to completion. It doesn’t matter if you are having a high-risk pregnancy or a low-risk pregnancy. He who answered your prayers for conception is more than able to make you carry to term and deliver your perfect and healthy babies safely.

It’s natural for you to be worried about the outcome of your pregnancy. Also, most of the birth stories we hear from other mothers, and even some weird pregnancy dreams may not help your anxiety at all!

However, worry and fear doesn’t solve anything. All you have to do is follow the steps for a healthy pregnancy and commit your pregnancy journey into God’s hands.

This is the time to pray for peace of mind and body. It is time for an increased faith and trust in God, a time to be courageous, bold and fearless. Above all, this is a time to pray for supernatural strength for the journey ahead.

Below are some powerful bible verses to comfort and encourage you through your pregnancy and labour: All verses are from the New International Version (NIV)

Bible Verses for a Healthy Pregnancy and Safe Delivery

Bible Verses for a Healthy Pregnancy

1. Psalm 23:1-4

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

2. Isaiah 26:3

You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.

3. I Samuel 1:27

I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him.

4. Exodus 23:26

And none will miscarry or be barren in your land. I will give you a full life span.

5. Psalm 139:13-18

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them! Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand— when I awake, I am still with you.

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6. Jeremiah 1:5

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.

7. Psalm 112:7 

They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD.

8. James 1:17-18

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.

9. Jeremiah 29:11

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

10. Lamentations 3:22

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.

11. 2 Corinthians 12:9

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

12. Isaiah 40:29-31

He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless. Even youths will become weak and tired, and young men will fall in exhaustion. But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.

13. 1 Timothy 2:15

But women will be saved through childbearing— if they continue in faith, love and holiness with propriety.

14. Psalm 127:3

Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.

15. Isaiah 44:2

This is what the Lord says— he who made you, who formed you in the womb, and who will help you: Do not be afraid, Jacob, my servant, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen.

16. Proverbs 31:25

She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.

17. Habakkuk 3:18-19

Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights.

18. Philippians 4:6-7

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

19. John 14:27

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

20. Romans 8:18

I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.

21. Job 22:28

What you decide on will be done, and light will shine on your ways.

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22. Psalm 91

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday. A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you. You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked. If you say, “The Lord is my refuge,” and you make the Most High your dwelling, no harm will overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. You will tread on the lion and the cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent. “Because he loves me,” says the Lord, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.”

Bible Verses for Labour and Delivery

23. Psalm 121:1-3

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber.

24.  Philippians 4:13

I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

25. Joshua 1:9

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

26. Exodus 1:19

The midwives answered Pharaoh, “Hebrew women are not like Egyptian women; they are vigorous and give birth before the midwives arrive.”

prayers for safe pregnancy

27. Isaiah 43:1-2

But now, this is what the Lord says—he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”

28. Psalm 30:5

Weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.

29. Exodus 15:2

The Lord is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.

30. 2 Samuel 22:33

It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.

31. Psalm 18:6

In my distress I called to the Lord, I cried to God for help.  From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears.

32. Psalm 46:1-3

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.

33. Isaiah 41:10

So 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.

34. Psalm 55:22

Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.

35. Psalm 56:3

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.

36. Psalm 61:2

From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

37. 2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth.

38. John 16:21

A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.

39. Matthew 11:28

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

40. Isaiah 40:29

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.

41. 2 Chronicles 15:7

But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.

42. Psalm 34:7

The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him,
and he delivers them.

43. Isaiah 65:23

They will not labor in vain, nor will they bear children doomed to misfortune; for they will be a people blessed by the Lord, they and their descendants with them.

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44.  Isaiah 66:7

Before she goes into labor, she gives birth; before the pains come upon her, she delivers a son.

45.  Isaiah 66:8

Who has ever heard of such things? Who has ever seen things like this? Can a country be born in a day or a nation be brought forth in a moment? Yet no sooner is Zion in labor than she gives birth to her children.


Do you know any other good bible verses for a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery? Please share with us in the comments below.

By Shaila Touchton, 30th May 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL /> Posted in WikinutFamilyReligion

I hope this prayer is useful for all pregnant women who is expecting a baby…

Prayer for Safe Pregnancy and Delivery!

Father, In Jesus’ Name I confess and repent of my sins, on behalf of my ancestors for the sins, unconfessed sins and iniquities. Cleanse me and my family with the Precious Blood of Jesus Christ. In Jesus’ Name I command the demons of rebellion and evil addictions, disobedience, poverty, financial failure, marriage failure, etc. to come out of me and my husband and my children. In the name of Jesus, Let the power in the blood of Jesus Christ separate me and my children and my husband from the sins of our parents and ancestors.In Jesus name I confess that I am a temple of the living God and God is dwelling in me and walking in me.

I confess God’s word and In Jesus Holy name I reject all types of Pregnancy complications ,pre-mature birth , physical and mental disabilties,infectious diseases, miscarriages, inherited sicknesses, every form of antenatal and postnatal infections ,birth defects, malfunction, any hormonal problem, pains and sufferings in my unborn baby, in the mighty name of Jesus Christ . In the name of Jesus Christ and through his powerful Blood I and my unborn baby is blessed to have a heavenly care and perfect health. My safety comes from the Lord I will have safe delivery. I apply the blood of Jesus Christ to every hidden sickness in my life as well as my unborn baby’s life. Let the blood of Jesus Christ stand between and any sickness and diseases that could possiblely come against us.Lord bless me to nurse my baby with my breast milk, until my baby is satisfied.

Lord, every Evil inner voice speaking discouragement, sickness and disease, negative dreams and imaginations, unbelief and impossibility to my safe delivery be silenced, in the name of Jesus Christ and through his Powerful Blood. Lord, you are my Dwelling Place, and I rest in the knowledge that evil will not come near me and no sickness or infirmity will strike me or my unborn child. I confess that my child will be born healthy and completely whole.

Lord Jesus, in Your Holy Name, I bind all evil spirits ,natural disaster, any evil men, accidents ,coming against me , my unborn child, my husband and my daughter .Bless my Children to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ and to be a testimony for God’s glory ,honour and blessings to our family.

In the name of Jesus Christ let my womb be covered with the precious blood of Jesus Christ, hear the word of the Lord be filled with the Holy Spirit even from the womb who is a chosen by god, called for royal priesthood. I commit my unborn child to You, Father, and pray that he will grow and call me blessed.

Lord JESUS, I cover myself and my family members and my unborn child with the Blood of JESUS and ask for holy angels to be placed around us as a hedge of protection to Protect us from all evils and dangers.

I cast all the care and burden of this pregnancy over You, Lord for You are our refuge and our fortress.

May all my family members stand united in Christ Jesus when we face any kind of trials and troubles together. Father, in Jesus’ name, I thank you for my unborn child and for my family members. Thank You, Jesus! Amen.

Saint Gerard Majella is a Roman Catholic Saint whose intercession is requested for children, childbirth, expectant mothers, motherhood, falsely accused people and so on. All Pregnant ladies can seek the intercession of St. Gerard for a safe delivery.

Great Saint Gerard, patron and protector of expectant mothers, powerful intercessor before God and wonder worker of our day, I call upon you and seek your aid.

Help me always to do the will of God. Preserve me in the dangers of motherhood, and shield the child I now bear, that it may be brought safely to the light of the day and receive the sacrament of baptism. Amen

by Crystal (New Orleans, LA)

Dear God –

Thank you so much for granting my husband and I with such an incredible love for one another. We also thank you for helping us conceive our 1st child, our angel baby. We miss our angel everyday, but know you have greater plans for that baby and needed them in heaven more than Earth. Please give us strength, Lord, to move forward with our lives and know that you have great plans for us.

Please help us to conceive another child or children, have a safe pregnancy, and deliver a healthy child or children for us to care for and raise in your name here on Earth. Thank you again for everything you have granted us in the past, present, and future. We love you and know that God will provide.


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