57 of the best Scriptures for Pregnancy and Birth

1 John 5:14-15
I am confident Father hears me whenever I ask for anything that pleases Him. I know children are a gift from God and they please Him. Since I know He hears me when I make my requests, I also know that He will give me the healthy, beautiful, and perfect child I ask for.

The Lord blesses couples with children
Genesis 1:28 (CEV)
God gave them his blessing and said: Have a lot of children! Fill the earth with people and bring it under your control. Rule over the fish in the ocean, the birds in the sky, and every animal on the earth.

Genesis 9:7 (CEV)
I want you and your descendants to have many children, so people will live everywhere on earth.

Deuteronomy 7:13-14 (NLT)
He will love you and bless you, and He will give you many children. He will give fertility to your land and your animals. When you arrive in the land He swore to give your ancestors, you will have large harvests of grain, new wine, and olive oil, and great herds of cattle, sheep, and goats. You will be blessed above all the nations of the earth. None of your men or women will be childless, and all your livestock will bear young.

Deuteronomy 28:4 (CEV)
You will have many children. You will harvest large crops, and your herds of cattle and flocks of sheep and goats will produce many young.

Deuteronomy 28:11 (CEV)
The LORD will give you a lot of children and make sure that your animals give birth to many young. The LORD promised your ancestors that this land would be yours, and he will make it produce large crops for you.

Psalm 107:38 (CEV)
The LORD will bless you with many children and with herds of cattle.

Psalm 113:9 (CEV)
When a wife has no children, he blesses her with some, and she is happy. Shout praises to the LORD!

Psalm 147:13 (CEV)
He makes your city gates strong and blesses your people by giving them children.

Psalm 127:3 (AMP)
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.

Genesis 49:25 (NLT)
May the God of your father help you; May the Almighty bless you with the blessings of the heavens above, and blessings of the watery depths below, and blessings of the breasts and womb.

Exodus 23:26 (CEV)
Your women will give birth to healthy children, and everyone will live a long life.

Luke 1:42 (NLT)
Elizabeth gave a glad cry and exclaimed to Mary, “God has blessed you above all women, and your child is blessed.

God gives power to conceive
Hebrews 11:11 (AMP)
Because of faith also Sarah herself received physical power to conceive a child, even when she was long past the age for it, because she considered [God] Who had given her the promise to be reliable and trustworthy and true to His word.

Genesis 30:22 (KJV)
And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened her womb.

Romans 4:19 (NLT)
And Abraham’s faith did not weaken, even though, at about 100 years of age, he figured his body was as good as dead—and so was Sarah’s womb.

Genesis 18:13-14 (NLT)
Then the LORD said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh? Why did she say, ‘Can an old woman like me have a baby?’ Is anything too hard for the LORD? I will return about this time next year, and Sarah will have a son.”

Genesis 21:7 (First Edition New Living Translation)
Who would have dreamed that I would ever have a baby?

Isaiah 54:1 (MSG)
“Sing, barren woman, who has never had a baby. Fill the air with song, you who’ve never experienced childbirth! You’re ending up with far more children than all those childbearing women.” GOD says so!

Ruth 4:13 (MSG)
Boaz married Ruth. She became his wife. Boaz slept with her. By GOD’s gracious gift she conceived and had a son.

No miscarriage
Malachi 3:11 (MKJV)
And I will rebuke your devourer, and he shall not decay the fruit of your ground against you; nor shall your vine miscarry against you in the field, says Jehovah of Hosts.

Leviticus 25:19 (NKJV)
And the land shall yield her fruit, and ye shall eat your fill, and dwell therein in safety.

Deuteronomy 30:9 (NLT)
The Lord your God will then make you successful in everything you do. He will give you many children and numerous livestock, and he will cause your fields to produce abundant harvests, for the Lord will again delight in being good to you as he was to your ancestors.

Psalm 1:3 (KJV)
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

Psalm 92:14 (KJV)
They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing.

Healthy Babies
Ephesians 4:16 (MSG)
He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love.

Isaiah 65:23 (CEV)
Their work won’t be wasted, and their children won’t die of dreadful diseases. I will bless their children and their grandchildren.

Isaiah 65:20 (CEV)
No child will die in infancy; everyone will live to a ripe old age. Anyone a hundred years old will be considered young, and to die younger than that will be considered a curse.

Psalm 8:2 (MSG)
Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songs.

Supernatural Protection
Psalm 22:9-10 (CEV)
You, LORD, brought me safely through birth, and you protected me when I was a baby at my mother’s breast. From the day I was born, I have been in your care, and from the time of my birth, you have been my God.

Psalm 71:6 (CEV)
I have relied on you from the day I was born. You brought me safely through birth, and I always praise you.

Formed in the womb
Psalm 139:13-16 (MSG)
Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb. I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation! You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made, bit by bit, how I was sculpted from nothing into something. Like an open book, you watched me grow from conception to birth; all the stages of my life were spread out before you, The days of my life all prepared before I’d even lived one day.

Isaiah 44:2 (KJV)
Thus saith the LORD that made thee, and formed thee from the womb, which will help thee; Fear not, O Jacob, my servant; and thou, Jesurun, whom I have chosen.

Isaiah 44:24 (KJV)
Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I am the LORD that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself.

Isaiah 49:1 (KJV)
Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.

Isaiah 49:5 (KJV)
And now, saith the LORD that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.

Jeremiah 1:5 (NKJV)
Before I formed you in the womb I knew you;Before you were born I sanctified you;I ordained you a prophet to the nations.

Luke 1:15 (NKJV)
For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother’s womb.

Ecclesiastes11:5 (CEV)
No one can explain how a baby breathes before it is born. So how can anyone explain what God does? After all, he created everything.

Job 31:15 (CEV)
After all, God is the one who gave life to each of us before we were born.

Promises for Birth
Isaiah 66:9 (CEV)
The LORD is the one who makes birth possible. And he will see that Zion has many more children. The LORD has spoken.

Ecclesiastes 3:2 (CEV)
There is a time for birth and death, planting and reaping.

Luke 1:14 (CEV)
His birth will make you very happy, and many people will be glad.

John 16:21 (CEV)
When a woman is about to give birth, she is in great pain. But after it is all over, she forgets the pain and is happy, because she has brought a child into the world.

Job 1:21 (KJV)
And said, “Naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.”

Galatians 1:15 (KJV)
But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb, and called me by his grace.

Isaiah 46:3 (KJV)
Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb.

1 Peter 2:9 (AMP)
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, God’s own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

Exodus 1:19 (NLT)
“The Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women,” the midwives replied. “They are more vigorous and have their babies so quickly that we cannot get there in time.”

These verses don’t talk about pregnancy or birth, but can be applied none the less.
1 John 4:18
Perfect love drives out all fear and this baby was conceived in perfect love so there is no fear in pregnancy.

2 Timothy 1:7
I have a spirit of love, power and a sound mind. I will have a calm and sound mind through the pregnancy and birthing process.

Romans 10:17
I have faith in my God and faith in a wonderful birth. Faith has come through confessing the Word of God for my pregnancy and birth.

Philippians 1:6
God began the good work of creating a baby within me and He will continue His work until baby is fully grown in the womb according to Philippians 1:6.

Philippians 4:19
I will have the birth and healthy child I desire because my God supplies all my needs according to his riches in glory.

Mark 11:23-24
I speak to any “mountain” associated with the baby, pregnancy or birth process and I tell you to disappear. I believe it will happen and have no doubt in my heart. I believe I have received a wonderful, glorious and healthy baby, pregnancy, and birth.

Philippians 4:13
I am a strong and capable woman. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Romans 8:37
Overwhelming victory is mine through Christ, who loves me.

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