When you’ve traveled a long, trying road before seeing those two precious pink lines, your feelings towards pregnancy aren’t always positive. If you’ve experienced miscarriage, still birth or infertility, you know exactly what I’m talking about. There’s an unmatched fear throughout each of your trimesters that can eat away at your very being and preventing you from becoming one with your newly pregnant body and baby. Once you’ve realized your anxiety towards your pregnancy, you then feel tremendous guilt.
“I’m finally pregnant. Why am I not excited? I wished for this baby for so long. Now that my wish came true, I’m even more scared than before.” That was one thought that crossed my mind over and over again throughout the duration of my first trimester.
Something that helped me cope with my worry is by reading affirmations for pregnancy to myself. I would say them in my head, as well as out loud. It was like I was an athlete getting pumped up for the big game by her coach, except that coach was myself.
I’ve designed and put together these pregnancy affirmations for the first trimester to help ease newly pregnant moms’ minds, reassure that their feelings are valid and to hopefully encourage them to find a bit of happiness in those first fragile weeks. Next week, we’ll delve into pregnancy affirmations for the second trimester where we celebrate the middle of pregnancy and our baby’s higher chances of viability.
More positive pregnancy affirmations:
- It is safe for me to be happy.
- My body is accepting of this baby and will protect it.
- Today is the most beautiful day of my pregnancy.
- I deserve this baby.
- I am worthy of this pregnancy.
- I have complete confidence that my body is working as it should.