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Bible verses for strength during pregnancy and labor <3

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I first published this post in January 2013, only a couple months postpartum. I’ve since updated to be easier to read and find, and also added an opt-in to receive this page as PDF Printable to thank you for subscribing! Praise The Most High and blessings!

Bible Verses to Help break the fear

During the pregnancy I was scared and nervous about giving birth. I couldn’t get over the surprise factor, the baby could come at any time! Especially not knowing how it would feel! I would wonder, how do the contractions feel? How bad do they hurt? What does it feel like when the water breaks? What about when the baby actually starts coming!?! Will I tear? Will we be ok?

Sooo many questions and there’s no sure answer! It’s different for everyone so you’re still left in the unknown. This fear of the unknown helped me to lean more and more on God’s faithfulness.

bibe verses Isaiah 40:11

Our Father is Faithful! Jasmin was born in one hour!

Of all things that are unsure, God is the one you can be sure. He will always be with us. When we pray, he hears us! The Lord proves His faithfulness over and over. He showed His faithfulness in answering our prayers for Jasmin’s birth without a doubt. I remember this truth over and over recalling Jasmin being born so quickly and safely, what a unique birth! PRAISE OUR HEAVENLY FATHER ! (Jasmin’s Birth Story )

Be constant in prayer, remember His words, these Bible verses:

During the pregnancy I got the idea to make little posters to hang around the house to remind me during labor. I never got the chance to make the posters but I read the verses often and memorized one in particular while pregnant. I know our Father was with us during the birth and I’m so grateful for His everlasting Word!

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.

John 16:21 is one of my favorites! It is very true! This verse reminded me during labor “this too shall pass, it will all be worth it!” And it was!

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 .

Along with,

James 1:2-4, 6 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.

Love God’s word! There’s always love and hope in His promises. I prayed, and Rudy and I prayed together. I wrote down these verses and meditated on them. But without faith, even just the size of a mustard seed, we will get nowhere, and fast! That’s why I also prayed this prayer-

“I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” (Mark 9:24 NIV)



The following is a list of more verses that I wrote down and helped me overcome my fear!

This is the one I memorized and the most important on our daily walk with Christ!

Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Remember this when you pray:

Matthew 6:33, 34 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.


Romans 5:3-6 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.


James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.


2 Corinthians 12:9, 10 And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.


1 Peter 5:7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.


Isaiah 26:3, 4 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord Ahayah is everlasting strength:


Psalms 127:3, 4 Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord : and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.


Psalms 139:13, 14 For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.


Hebrews 10:35, 36 Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward. For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.


Psalms 40:1, 2 I waited patiently for the Lord ; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.  *read the whole Psalm*


Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.

Praying and meditating during the pregnancy helped me a lot. Meditate on these verses and BELIEVE God is making these promises to you. Pray specifically for what you wish to experience during the pregnancy and KNOW that God is already answering your prayers! Rudy and I also prayed during labor and I kept remembering that it would pass! As soon as Jasmin was born I forgot about the pain and just welcomed her to the world!

Which verses helped you?

May these verses be forever a a blessing in your life! Remember we are fearfully and wonderfully made to be fruitful and multiply!!!


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  1. Meenu Meenu
    November 21, 2013    

    This is so comforting… I’m going to cling to all this verse and have a successful pregnancy glory to his name

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      November 21, 2013    

      Praise the Lord! May your pregnancy, birth and postpartum be powerful, loving and blessed 🙂 haleluyah!

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      November 27, 2013    

      May the Lord bless you greatly!

  2. Oluwakemi Michael Oluwakemi Michael
    November 27, 2013    

    I thank God for your life and am grateful for this relieving and hopeful verses. God bless you.

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      November 27, 2013    

      May His grace abound in your life!

  3. Yuty Yuty
    February 7, 2014    

    God bless you, i feel really encouraged by those scriptures

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      February 7, 2014    

      May Gods word be in our hearts! Thank you Yuty for reading 🙂

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  6. Anju Anju
    May 7, 2014    

    I am very much disturbed and feel totally alone…without even anybody to pray with me…thanks a lot for these verses…they r very much strengthening…may GOD’s peace be with everybody…amen.

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      May 16, 2014    

      Anju may the Lord be with you and console you! will be in prayer for you!

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  8. Rochelle Robertson Rochelle Robertson
    August 7, 2014    

    Thank u so much for these wonderful encouraging verses I’m going to write them all down and meditate on them I’m planning to go for a V-bac and I need this encouragement

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      August 7, 2014    

      Praise The Lord 🙂 my mother had 2 vbacs! She is very proud to say so!

  9. SM SM
    November 18, 2014    

    Amen. I am so much helped right now with these verses. Tears of joy flow down as I read. May God be praised forever..

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      November 19, 2014    

      Praise the Most High!

  10. Nancy Jones Nancy Jones
    January 12, 2015    

    Thank you for these verses and the encouragement. I’m 38 weeks and have been anxious about labor. I know God created my body for this and that I can overcome any fears about the delivery. God bless you and your family!

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      January 12, 2015    

      Pray with faith you will see His great work! We shall be praying many blessings for you!

  11. Kym Kym
    April 18, 2015    

    These scriptures have truly blessed me. Thank you soooo much!

  12. Meghan Meghan
    April 19, 2015    

    Thank you, for sharing your story to help me with mine

  13. Tolani Tolani
    April 30, 2015    

    I will key into all d bible verses. Am 30weeks gone ad on bed rest, hoping 2 get der by his graces.

  14. Patricia Patricia
    July 12, 2015    

    Thank you so much for these wonderful and encouraging verses. This is my second journey and in the mighty name of Jesus I shall succeed this time. I have cast baby, my cares and my fears upon my Lord. Yes I am standing upon the solid rock. God bless u so much.

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      July 12, 2015    

      Praise the Most High! Will be praying for your safe pregnancy and delivery 🙂

  15. Sakinbamikole@yahoo.com Sakinbamikole@yahoo.com
    October 30, 2015    

    Powerful and encouraging

  16. Gwen Gwen
    April 29, 2016    

    Thank you so much for this. I have been having a bad couple of days, so fearful and anxious that I will lose this baby just like I did my last one. These verses are so comforting, and I will continue to pray and read them over my whole pregnancy.

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      April 30, 2016    

      Our Father is so comforting! He reminds us He is with us and we can trust Him! Praying for you, be blessed!

  17. peace peace
    June 3, 2017    

    Thank you for the verses! So encouraging.

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      June 3, 2017    

      Praise The Most High! Blessings to you!

  18. Joanne Joanne
    July 18, 2017    

    The Bible Verses are encouraging scriptures for my pregenancy

    • heavenlytreasure heavenlytreasure
      July 20, 2017    

      Praise The Most High for encouraging you with His Word!

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