Focusing on the labor and birth of your baby during pregnancy leaves many women unrehearsed for the “Fourth Trimester” and beyond. The postpartum period is a time that many women struggle with bonding, feeding, sleeping and giving themselves basic needs for an overall healthy transition into motherhood.
Continuing to speak affirmations over yourself after birth is beneficial in building positive mental health for both you and your baby. Below are several powerful affirmations that will encourage you as embark on your new journey.
I am a strong and capable parent.
I am able to balance all of my responsibilities with ease and grace.
My body will continue to heal.
I am making the best choice for my baby.
Challenging does not mean impossible.
I am so much stronger than I think.
I will take this one moment at a time.
I will try my best to enjoy the process.
I am doing the best I can with what I have.
My baby is being nourished by me.
I will listen to advice given but listen to my intuition above all else.
I am rockin’ this mom bod and I look beautiful.
I allow my tribe to surround me with love and support.
I honor and respect the instinct inside me.
My baby is a different human than someone else’s baby.
I know what my baby needs.
I trust the divine development of my baby.
My baby and I share a sacred bond.
Patience is the first lesson I am working on as a mother.
I will take the time for self-care today.
I will lean into my partner when I need help.
I will choose to be kind to myself.
I am beautifully and wonderfully made.
No one else can mother my baby better than me.
I can freely choose how to parent my baby.
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