Birth Mantras

A birth mantra can be a powerful tool for a laboring mother. She may find one in particular makes her feel empowered and can repeat it over and over in the rhythm of her labor.

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  • I gently float down the river over each surge
  • my baby gently floats down the river to meet me
  • I trust my body, I trust the process
  • I get out of the way and let my body do its work
  • my baby and I are working hard together
  • this is hard work, it hurts, and I can do it…I am doing it
  • my mind is empty
  • I am open to learn what my body is teaching me at every turn of this labor
  • I give this birth everything I have, I hold nothing back
  • an ancient mother is within me; I carry her in my genes and can pull from her wisdom and her strength
  • I am powerful in this birth
  • I am a birth warrior
  • I wear my hard work like a badge of honor and return from my effort grimy, sweaty, disheveled, and bloody
  • I am not afraid to “lose it”
  • I give this birth my all, moment by moment
  • my animal is here for you all to see
  • gentle natural pushes
  • I’m going to get huge!
  • expand, unfold, trust
  • this pain is strong, but I am stronger
  • surrender is strength; I do no try to escape, I go deeper into the pain
  • my body is kind, it gives me what I need when I need it
  • earth my body, water my blood, air my breath, fire my spirit
  • 300,000 women around the world are birthing with me today
  • I trust my body and follow its lead
  • my baby is strong, my baby is healthy
  • I feel natural tranquility flowing thru my body
  • I fully relax and turn my birthing over to nature
  • my baby is coming smoothly from my womb
  • I go deeply to where my baby is
  • each rush/surge of my body brings my baby closer to me
  • my placenta peels easily and completely from my uterus
  • I birth my placenta gently and smoothly in one beautiful piece
  • open hips, open lips
  • as my baby emerges I am reborn a mother
  • I birth with intention
  • I am beautiful
  • my body is amazing
  • I was born a woman to do this work

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