12 Calming Mantras For Mommas-to-Be and New Mommas Too

Kara Beussink
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Pregnancy mantras and mantras for moms are relatively self-explanatory: they are mantras specifically for expecting mothers to help calm your pre-baby nerves, as well as mantras for new mommas once you’ve given birth to your baby.

We all have our moments as moms and moms-to-be. As mommas-to-be, at times we love our journey through pregnancy. Other times we feel stressed, anxious, or just plain exhausted.

As mommas, we stare lovingly into our child’s eyes and wonder how we got so lucky. Other times, we look down and realize with annoyance that our clothes have become expensive napkins.

To all the moms out there, we hear you!! Being a mom is an incredibly transformative experience similar to a roller coaster ride.

Whether you’re a mom-to-be or a mom who needs a little more peace, we’ve compiled six pregnancy mantras as well as six mantras for new moms to soothe your jumbled mind.
 
 

Ease Your Nerves and Think Calming Thoughts

Let’s start with childbirth. Moms-to-be are usually all too aware of the intricacies of delivering a baby, constantly thinking about the future and what may or may not happen.

But a mind filled with “what ifs” tends to feel more stress!

It’s okay (and totally normal!) to be nervous, but you don’t want fear or stress to steal your joy leading up to the big day. It doesn’t have to be a scary experience.
 
 

So, Here Are 6 Pregnancy Mantras to Help You Keep Your Cool:

These six pregnancy mantras for moms-to-be encourage peace, whether you’re still counting down the days or you’re already in the middle of labor:

  1. I will have a peaceful, powerful birth.
  2. My body knows exactly what to do.
  3. Breathing will soothe me and my baby.
  4. I am full of peaceful power.
  5. My mind and breath are the solutions to pain or fear. I am in control.
  6. I feel confident, safe, and secure.

 

 
 
Envision yourself experiencing different situations and reacting calmly, using these pregnancy mantras to quiet your mind and enhance your focus.
 
Having other struggles from pregnancy? Ease Your Pregnancy with These 7 Relaxing Prenatal Yoga Poses
 
 

Be Gentle With Yourself, No Matter What Happens

Afterwards, as you’re holding your little one and reflecting on your experience bringing that sweet baby into the world (and getting excited about the mom and baby yoga you can do in the future!), remind yourself of one more thing:

I was incredible, I gave everything I had, and it was enough.

Congratulations, mama!
 
 

Now, You’ll Probably Need These 6 Mantras for Moms to Power Through This Next Phase – Motherhood:

We know there are times when all you need is a break, but that tiny little human just wants mama and won’t stop crying. No matter how much you love that child, it can still feel frustrating to be pulled in a million different directions.

(Remember: it’s okay to feel this way – sometimes the guilt we feel over our emotions is the hardest part!)

Take a deep breath and try these mantras for moms to help you get through those overwhelming moments and mindfully focus on the positives to come:

  1. This stressful moment will end. This is not forever.
  2. My strength and resilience is carrying me through.
  3. I am doing my best. It is enough.
  4. This moment is hard, but there will always be happiness and laughter in the future.
  5. I am breathing in patience and exhaling frustration.
  6. I am confident in the decisions I make for my child.

 

 
 

Give Yourself a Break, Mama

These mantras for moms are meant to help when you’re in the thick of it all.

But, when you can, remember to take time to do something joyful for yourself as well. You’ll invigorate yourself and your child when you’ve enjoyed a little break from being a responsible adult. (Postnatal yoga can help!)

In the meantime, take lots of deep breaths and focus on the heart-melting smiles you’re sure to see soon.

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Kara Beussink

Kara Beussink is a writer, runner, and proud University of Kansas graduate in New Jersey (but has called seven different states home!). She writes with the goal of empowering others to pursue their own healthy lifestyle and is a passionate advocate for maternal health issues. Follow her journey at KaraRuns.com!

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