Pregnancy prayers

About Pregnancy Prayers

Are you searching for the words to pray over your growing bundle of joy? Whether you’re pregnant or joining a loved one in prayer, you’ll find yourself excitedly expecting Pregnancy Prayers daily prayer notifications. This app gives you weekly fetal development, a scripture that correlates with development and daily prayers to pray over your bundle of joy. Features Include Weekly fetal development based on your due date Weekly scriptures that correlate with your baby’s development Daily prayers based upon the week’s development and scripture Daily Push notifications containing weekly development, scripture and prayers Pregnancy Prayers is not just for pregnant women. This app is for family, friends and anyone who feels led to pray for babies. If you are a pregnant mother you can grow your prayer team by getting your friends and family to pray over your baby with you using the Pregnancy Prayers app. We will alert you via email when people download the app to pray for your bundle of joy! Pregnancy Prayers is a time, up front, fee. There are inapp purchases necessary and absolutely advertisements within the app.

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Check these links to find your download for Pregnancy Prayers for & iOS or for your device iPadiPod TouchiPhone.

  • Download Pregnancy Prayers for iOS
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This app is available for

  • iOS

Compatible devices

The app Pregnancy Prayers is compatible with te following devices.

  • iPad (models: 3 4G, 4, 2, Mini 4G, 2 3G, Mini, 3, 4 4G)
  • iPod Touch (models: 5, 4, 6)
  • iPhone (models: 5s, 6, 5c, 4s, 4, 3GS, 6 Plus, 5)

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New Location

I’ve decided to be optimistic (a change for me!) and assume that my pregnancy will be safe and healthy.

I figure this pregnancy blog may eventually become a blog about parenting and such.  As a result, I’ve started a new blog that contains bits and pieces of my life in general.  All pregnancy related info will appear there.

Stop by and say “Hello!”

http://bitsofpieces.wordpress.com/

Touching my breasts

And not in the “fun” way.

Yesterday my BBs were so incredibly sore.   They’re sore today, but not as bad.  I am hoping and praying that this is not a bad sign… but is, instead, a natural part of pregnancy.

I think it’s part of a woman’s nature to worry during pregnancy… especially during these early weeks when so many things can go wrong.  I’m trying to stay positive, but it’s not easy for me (I am a classic pessimist).  I’m also trying to put this in God’s hands… which also isn’t easy for me (I am a total control freak).

Hubby keeps trying to remind me that I can’t control everything.  Intellectually, I know he’s right.  In my heart, however, I keep hoping he’s wrong.

Either way… I keep touching my breasts to see how sore they feel.  It’s a damn good thing we’ve got curtains on our windows.  Otherwise, my neighbors might think I was some kind of weird sex fiend.

Why does Discovery Health sound so appealing?

Still some light cramping today, but it’s definitely less severe than in the past. Trying to get into a routine of regular walking… just 30 minute walks around the neighborhood. At one point I was very fit, but it’s been 6 months since I was regularly running. So now I am easing back into it. My one regret: I sure wish I had kept up my fitness so I wasn’t starting out as a “beginner” during pregnancy.

Discovery Health is constantly running TV shows about babies, pregnancy and parenting during daytime hours. I guess that’s what appeals to their core audience at that time. I found myself almost turning on the TV to watch Birth Day and Runway Moms. I did end up resisting the urge. But I gotta say… it was startlingly seductive.

But the last things I need are more TV shows to watch.

Pregnant!

I’ve taken numerous HPT, and can say with absolute certainty that I’m definitely pregnant. (Got at least 4 BFPs recently.)

Overall, I feel okay. I have some cramping and twinges that are bothering me a bit. I’m worried about both a miscarriage and an ectopic (especially since I’ve been having this nagging pain in my lower right side). Of course, “Worry” is pretty much my middle name. I’m doing my best to try and relax.

Other than those cramping pains, I feel pretty much the same. My only other symptom is really really sore BBs. They’re crazy sore.

Got a doctor’s appointment in 1 1/2 weeks. Anxious to hear what she has to say.

BFP? BFN? WTF?

So here’s a recap of recent events.  I’ve done a lot of peeing.

Cycle Day 33:  BFN on HPT with FMU.

Cycle Day 35:   Very, very, very faint BFP on HPT with FMU.  So faint that I thought it was either my imagination or an evap line.

Cycle Day 36:  Faint but visible BFP on 2 different HPTs with FMU.  Ghost-like evap line on 3rd HPT with FMU.

Cycle Day 37 (today):  Ghost-like evap line on HPT.  This time was afternoon after drinking a lot of water.

So all kinds of thoughts are going through my head.  “False positives.”  “Chemical pregnancy.”  “Early miscarriage.”

None of them are good thoughts.  I’m trying to be positive and hopeful, as I think that’s the best attitude to take.  But really I’m nervous and scared.

I’m waiting til tomorrow to test again with FMU.

No AF

Day 34 of my cycle, and still no AF.  I feel little cramps here and there, but nothing too serious yet.  I’ve had months when AF was a week or so late, so my hopes aren’t too high right now.  I admit, though, to feeling a tiny smidge of hope.

Symptoms within the last week include:

  • Light cramping:  This feels a lot like pre-AF cramps, although I have had some unusual sharp twinges near my ovaries, which is kind of an unusual place for me at this time in my cycle.
  • Acne:  Big time.  This started about two weeks ago.  I usually get a pimple or two prior to AF, but I’ve gotten five or six since I Oed.
  • Sore BBs:  Surprisingly, I’ve had sore/burning nipples.  This is a little unusual for me, but I realize it might be all in my head.
  • Ab pain:  Today I had some abdominal pain that felt as if I pulled a muscle… kind of like I had just finished 100 stomach crunches.  Unusual, but possibly attributable to something else.

I’m a little less cranky than usual pre-AF, although I have been feeling emotional (I cried while watching Overboard with Kurt Russell!  And I am not a crier.).

Overall, I am pretty sure AF is on her way… she’s just a little late this month.

Bummer.

BFN

My cycle is *never* regular.  It is typically 29-32 days, and in any given month it can fall on any day within that range.  It’s not unusual for it to be 33, 34 or even 35 days, too.

Anyway, today is day 33 of my cycle, and no AF yet (though plenty of cramping, twinging and sore BBs).  So I decided to use an HPT today with FMU.

BFN.

I strongly suspect that only TTC women (and men) can really understand the sinking of the stomach that happens when you see that snow white HPT.  It’s like all hopes are dashed.

It’s still a very outside possibility that I might be pg.  If my mittelschmerz pain is any symptom, I may have Oed (late) on day 24 of  my cycle and just caught the egg, since DH and I BDed 3 days prior to that.  In that case, the little fertilized egg may have just implanted, so I could be pg with a negative HPT.

I know I’m probably holding onto false hope.  But it’s the only kind of hope I have right now.

TCOYF

Taking Charge of Your Fertility was recommended to me by various ladies at some TTC online message forums.  I purchased it last night and read the entire thing (I’m a quick reader).

I had already grasped a lot of the concepts–you can’t hang around TTC forums without picking up a tip or two–and I already knew most of the basic anatomy.  But it was still a very informative book, and definitely a good read for every woman.

I guess I’ll start charting this next cycle.  I’m not particularly looking forward to it… I’m afraid it will only feed my obsession.  But at this point, I’m willing to do anything to increase our chances.

It screws with your head…

Some women, apparently, do experience early pregnancy symptoms during the 2ww (before they even get their BFP).  Symptoms I’ve heard reported include:

  • Cramps and/or stomach twinges
  • Increased appetite
  • Sore BBs
  • Moodiness
  • Sensitivity to smells or tastes
  • Bloating
  • Spotting
  • Backaches
  • Fatigue

Does anyone else notice that those symptoms are suspiciously similar to PMS?

So, of course, it all screws with your head.

I feel a slight twinge in my belly.  Is that implantation cramping?  I feel moody and cranky.  Is that early pregnancy hormones?  I feel a bit sick after breakfast.  Is that morning sickness?   

It’s enough to drive me insane.

Right now I feel typical PMS signs: cramps, sore BBs, moodiness.  The cramps are so typical of my PMS that I’m kinda losing hope about this month being the month.

I had felt really hopeful this month, so it’s a bit of a disappointment.

PMS?

Horrible, wretched PMS.

It seems to be getting worse as I age.

Or perhaps I’m noticing it more now that I’m TTC.

Typical PMS for me includes:

  • Cramps
  • Acne
  • Sore BBs
  • Crankiness
  • Moodiness
  • Increased appetite
  • Lack of energy

What a wonderful, wonderful time!

I’ve been feeling a lot of those symptoms for the past few days… most notably light twinges/cramps and sore BBs. Of course, I am still hoping that it’s nothing… or maybe early pregnancy signs.  But if AF is going to arrive, I wish she’d just show up already so I can move onto my next cycle.

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Islamic Prayers During Pregnancy

Compiled by Dilshad Ali

Pregnancy for a Muslim woman is one of the holiest times of her life–a time when the Qur’an says that all angels will make repentance on her for behalf, when Allah will, for each day of her pregnancy, write for her 1,000 good deeds and erase from her 1,000 bad deeds. The virtues of pregnancy abound throughout Islamic scripture, with specific prayers designated from the time of conception through delivery as well as prayers to help a woman conceive and ones for having a healthy, beautiful, and God-fearing child.

Having successfully delivered three children through difficult pregnancies and having endured a few miscarriages, I often turned to Muslim prayers (or du’as) and read specific passages from the Qur’an to help ensure the best pregnancy and delivery possible. Click through the following collection of prayers to see just a taste of all the comfort and support Islam offers a pregnant woman.

Read the first Islamic prayer for expectant mothers…

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by Jean • April 21, 2016 • TTC and Pregnancy • Comments Off on Pregnancy Prayers • 661

For many of us, pregnancy is a time of anxiety. I used to suffer from panic attacks pre-pregnancy so you can just imagine what being pregnant does to me.

To me, pregnancy is as relaxing as a walk on the teeniest tightrope with a wide audience urging me to “Don’t look down, Don’t look down!”

And YOU know what happens when THAT happens! During this journey, it’s all i can do to NOT look down.

Wondering what keeps this near crazy preggy mom-to-be from going off the rails?

A PRAYER. An honest to goodness, 911-to-God prayer. It really, really works. I don’t get to go to church regularly now but every night i make it a point to just surrender myself to the Lord and pray as deeply as i could. For both my baby and I.

Pregnancy insomnia attacks me nearly everyday. But for some reason, every time i pray, i wake up feeling better, as though i can conquer the day again.

My destination, which is another three months away may seem like a dot in the horizon. But you know that you needn’t be alone walking that fine line. You can pray for an army of angels to be your harness so that the fear of falling away will cease to exist, you can pray for the Holy Spirit to give you that extra boost of energy mala-Temple run! You know, when you have that boost you get to run fast and skip all the obstacles along the way! You can pray for Jesus to walk behind you and talk to you and comfort you and assure you that this line is just an ILLUSION. It’s actually a 60-meter road with six bus lanes (oh wait i think im describing Edsa) but lined with trees and NO BUSES, NO TRAFFIC! (not Edsa anymore for sure hah!) Or, He can magically give you the expertise of Philippe Petit and you can lie down, dance, and hop at your high wire because you are confident that you’re built for this!

I found this very helpful prayer posted from Baby Center and i would like to share it with everyone:

Godly Order in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Father, in Jesus’ name, I confess Your Word this day over my pregnancy and the birth of my child. I ask You to quickly perform Your Word, trusting that it will not go out from You and return to You void, but rather that it will accomplish that which pleases You. Your Word is quick and powerful and discerns my heart intentions and the thoughts of my mind. 

Right now I put on the whole armor of God so that I may be able to stand against the tricks and traps of the devil. I recognize that my fight is not with flesh and blood, but against principalities, powers, and the rulers of darkness and spiritual wickedness in high places. God, I stand above all, taking the shield of faith and being able to quench the attacks of the devil with Your mighty power. I stand in faith during this pregnancy and birth, not giving any room to fear, but possessing power, love, and a sound mind, as Your Word promises in 2 Timothy 1:7.

Heavenly Father, I confess that You are my Refuge; I trust You during this pregnancy and childbirth.  I am thankful and that You have put angels to watch over me and my unborn child.  I cast all the care and burden of this pregnancy over on You, Lord.  Your grace is sufficient for me through my pregnancy; You strengthen my weaknesses.

Father, Your Word declares that my unborn child was created in Your image, fearfully and wonderfully made to praise You. You have made me a joyful mother, and I am blessed with a heritage from You as my reward. I commit this child to You, Father, and pray that he or she will grow and call me blessed.

I am not afraid of pregnancy or childbirth because I fixed and trusting upon You, Father. I believe that my pregnancy and childbirth will be void of all problems. Thank You, Father, that all decisions regarding my pregnancy and delivery will be godly, that the Holy Spirit will intervene.  Lord, You are my Dwelling Place, and I rest in the knowledge that evil will not come near me or no sickness or infirmity will strike me or my unborn child. I know that Jesus died on the cross to take away my sickness and pain. Having accepted Your Son, Jesus, as my Savior, I confess that my child will be born healthy and completely whole. Thank You, Father, for the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus that has made me and my child free from the law of sin and death!

Father, thank You for protecting me and my baby and for our good health.  Thank You for hearing and answering my prayers. Amen.

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Jean

www.jeannylim.com

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