Month Two

“…the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience,
kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.”
Galatians 5:22-23

A Prayer for Joy

God of joy,
Our hearts sing to you
In our moment of discovery!
We saw proof with our eyes
That new life has begun,
And we saw that it was good.

As a heart begins to beat
And a mind begins to grow,
May my own heart and mind
Rejoice in the wonder of this gift.

Even if sickness turns my stomach
Or tiredness takes over,
Let a deeper joy
Run through my days,
Fast and strong and true.

And if, as weeks pass,
Worries start to circle round,
Threatening to steal my joy,
Let your perfect love
Cast out my fear.

Help me believe
That you hold us both,
My child and I,
In the palm of your warm
And safe and loving hand.

In joy I pray,

Amen.

© 2014 Laura Kelly Fanucci

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49 thoughts on “Month Two

  1. I’ve made it thus far I am happy to say. But I still struggle with my faith in a lot during this journey. I am rh negative so this is a high risk pregnancy for me. I am taking all of the right necessary steps in having a healthy pregnancy and delivery. The one thing I can say that helps me the most is reading these prayers as well as maintaining my relationship with God. I just ask if you can continue to pray for me as I walk this path to meeting new life and I hope I can see the bigger light at the end of this dark time for me. Positivity and faith is the key, I just have to keep reminding myself that one. Thanks

    1. Afia, please know that you and your baby continue to be in my prayers. It is a long road and your struggles are real, but you are not alone in your journey. I hope that you will know God’s peace and comfort each day. Thank you for sharing your story here.

  2. I am really glad to stumble on this wonderful blog. It helps me a lot. I do hope more moms will find this. I am also worried about my pregnancy. We hope to have a rainbow baby after all the storm 🙁

    1. Thank you for your kind words, Daisy. Please know that you are in my prayers. We just had the anniversary of our miscarriage this weekend, and I keep looking at our own “rainbow baby” with sheer wonder that he is here. I can hardly put into words how it still amazes me every day. Peace to you.

  3. I am so glad I also stumbled upon this site..thank you so much for your prayers. Your rainbow baby will manifest soon:)

  4. I just found out I am expecting. After a miscarriage in May I can’t help but to worry. Although I am ecstatic I am also very scared. All of the ifs and negative thoughts play over and over in my head. I pray this is Gods will and I have a healthy pregnancy.

    1. Praying for you, Gaby. I know that pregnancy after loss can be so hard. I hope that you will find freedom from your anxiety and hope in God’s love.

  5. After three long years of infertility I am ecstatic to being on the journey to meet our baby we were overjoyed to see a heartbeat on scan and have got to 6 weeks pregnant. But the long road to get here has made me fearful that this will all be taken away from me. This prayer has helped me to relax and feel the joy I want to feel rather than letting the fear creep in!

  6. I am very happy I found your blog, these words are very comforting in such an unpredictable time. This is my first pregnancy and I go in for my 8 week ultrasound this week and I am praying that everything is looking ok for my little one. I feel like I am constantly worry about the worst possible outcome. I sometimes struggle with my faith, but I am really trying to find peace in the fact that God is watching over us.

    1. Thank you for your kind words, Nicole. I know that pregnancy can be such an anxious time, but I hope that you will be able to trust that God’s love and peace are with you every step of the way. Praying for you and your baby!

    2. I also feel that way but I trust God to put his love and protection over me and this baby ! Fear is not from God! I pray for you xxx

  7. Hello. I am a 32 year old with a 6 year old. I had a health scare in January which kicked up some anxiety. I took xanex at a low dose for months. After recovery from a stomach infection I found out that I am pregnant. Birth control pills are what cause me to have clots in my lung. Recently I have been having heart palpitations
    Mostly when I think of them. It is a vicious cycle. I pray and wonder. I pray to have a healthy pregnancy free of clots and a healthy baby. I read that pregnant women are at risk for clotting. I have a confident gyn and have been cleared by my primary to have a baby without concern. My anxiety is taking me to places that I never felt before. Please pray for me.

    1. Praying for you and your baby, Danielle. I hope that God will free you from your anxiety and wrap you in peace and comfort. May each day bring you one step closer to meeting your baby and moving into a future full of hope.

  8. Hello, reading these messages have been wonderful during this scary time. My fiance and I have very recently found out we are pregnant. We are so excited and so nervous though as we experienced a miscarriage just this past December. We are hoping and praying that this will be a healthy pregnancy with no complications. Thanks again for sharing these prayers!

  9. I want to thank everyone for there continued pray me and my fiance just went for a ultrasound at 5 weeks and all is well. I will continue my prayers for all you expecting mom’s and all others may God bless you and release all of your hurt and worries for his plan is always the right plan.

  10. I m two months pregnant and I was spotting on the fifth and the seventh week.please pray for my little one and me. We need God protection upon us. In Jesus name amen

    1. Praying for you and your baby, Marina. I hope you will know God’s peace and presence with you, now and always.

  11. I am now 6 weeks pregnant. I have had 4 miscarriages in the past 3 years. Your prayer brought a smile to me. I this a struggle to release the fears and surrender to God but I am trying everyday. Please pray for my baby that he will be healthy, normal and a safe delivery for me. I pray God protects this little life and all your little lives from every harm and evil, in his infinite love and mercy

    1. Thank you for your kind words, Sharon. I am grateful to know that these prayers touched your heart. I will continue to pray for you and baby!

  12. I am 11 weeks pregnant and was diagnosed with a subchorionic hemorrhage which causes bleeding, cramps, and could possibly pose serious risks to my pregnancy. This prayer is a reminder that God is holding us. It’s scary, but I hold on to my faith that God will give us a lasting peace throughout this pregnancy. Thank you so much for your prayer. Please continue to pray for me, as I praying for all of you, in Jesus holy name. Amen

  13. So glad I found these! Almost a year ago (February 11) my husband and I welcomed our baby girl into this world, but unfortunently she passed away a few weeks after she was born due to a complicated delivery. It was devastating, but our relationship with God has grown so much closer. I recently found out I’m pregnant (5w4d), and while I’m so thrilled, I’m extremely scared, too! I recently started having some spotting and the doctor said it could be normal and the ultrasound was too early to see a heartbeat. I have another in 2 weeks. I’m praying so hard this is our healthy rainbow baby. I just noticed I’m guarding my heart a little bit, too, and I feel it isn’t fair to this child. I’m just already so anxious. Please pray for a healthy mom healthy baby throughout this pregnancy and delivery.

    1. Praying hard for you, Kaelyn. You have been through so much, and I hope you will feel God’s presence by your side as you seek the hope and faith to go forward.

      1. Laura, thank you for the prayers! My husband, Nick, and I just got back from the doctor and THE BABY HAS A HEARTBEAT!!! The bleeding might be from a small harmless hemorrhage near the sac. We aren’t out of the clear as the first trimester is fragile, but this is great news! Thank you thank you thank you for the prayers. And, if you don’t mind, please continue to lift us up in prayer. PRAISE GOD!!!

  14. I’m so glad to come across this blog because I have been suffering so much anxiety in this pregnancy, that I’m reaching out for prayers for me and my little one everywhere I can. I had a miscarriage last year in February, when I was 9 weeks, although the fetal age was only five (no heartbeat.) I go in for my first scan this Tuesday, and had a miscarriage nightmare last night that was so real I woke up crying.

    I’m so much sicker than I was in my first pregnancy, which the midwife I interviewed with yesterday said is a really great sign. It’s the first time I’ve thanked God for throwing up. I have been praying and praying for God to grant me peace of heart and mind, and a healthy full-term baby with a safe, natural delivery. I would appreciate all of the prayers offered up to the Spirit for me and this little one….and praying for good outcomes for all of you aswell.

    Love and light in the name of Christ <3

  15. Thank you so much for this blog and these prayers! I have been reading them daily. I am currently 2 days away from being 7 weeks pregnant. I have experienced lite spotting this weekend. I have previously had 2 miscarriages within the last 7 months and I am terrified this is the beginning of another MC. I plan to call the Dr. Tomorrow so I can come in for an US. Please pray for me and my pregnacy.

  16. I’m so glad to come across this blog. It’s interesting to see I’m not the only person that can’t help but obsess over a situation that i really have no control over . I found out that I’m pregnant a couple of weeks ago. My husband and I are ecstatic but I can’t help but remember the miscarriage I had about ten years ago. Ten years ago!!! I go in tomorrow for my first ultrasound. I keep imagining the worst. Why must i torture myself?!? I just wanna trust and have faith in the lord and leave it all in his hands. Please pray for me and my lil olive sized love…

  17. I’m so glad I stumbled across this site. Its beautiful! I just has a miscarriage at 6 weeks last August and found out I’m pregnant again this time I’m 1 day way from being 9 weeks which is much further. I’ve been trying my best to stay calm and positive that everything will be okay. So far it was until just yesterday i started to spot. I have an appt. Today to see if things are okay. Im a nervous wreck. I pray for strenght and good news. Your site realy helps! Thank you! This waiting for the first trimester to be over seems like eternity.

  18. I am so scared and sad. I’m trying to pray and trust God, but it’s hard. I had a miscarriage at about five weeks. I got pregnant again. Today I went in for an ultrasound. I am 7 weeks and 3 days pregnant. The doctor couldn’t find a heart beat. Please pray my baby is safe. I know God has a plan for me. Please pray that I trust in that.

  19. I am very worried I pray for this my 6th pregnancy with 2 living children and 3 in heaven one a late term miscarriage and 2 20 week stillborn that God will carry this pregnancy and delivery to term and my husband and I will have a healthy baby. My friends tell me to take it one day at a time and pray. I do I know whatever God’s plan is what is best and a blessing. I just don’t want to go through what we have been through in these last 3 pregnancies. We will of course if that is God’s will. Please pray for myself and this beautiful life inside me and maybe for my.own inner peace with His plan.

  20. I’m so happy I found this page, everyday I read the 2 month pregnancy prayer. In the past I had 3 miscarriages & this is my 4 pregnancy, everytime I reach 7 weeks I’ll found out that the baby don’t have a heart beat. I’m 9 weeks & 2 days along & I had an ultrasound & the doctor still found an heart beat. I thank god!!! & you guys for these prayers that’s helping me stay calm & believe& have faith that everything is going to be ok. Please keep me & my family in your prayers.. Thank you guys so much. 🙂

  21. I am in my 5th week of pregnancy after a miscarriage… I am having fear of miscarriage. I need God to protect me n my baby for a healthy pregnancy.. please remember us in your prayers….

  22. Please pray for me. This is our fifth pregnancy and so far none of our babies have lived. I go in for my 8 week ultrasound this Thursday, and I’m really struggling to find peace. Please pray that whatever the outcome my husband and I will have peace and be able to trust in God’s plan for our family.

  23. Am six weeks and 6,days today am experiencing bleeding and this is my first pregnancy been to d doctor hoping to get scan don by tomorrow. I want this treasure so much please put me in ur prayers

  24. Thank you so much to this blog.I am now 6 weeks 2 days pregnant.Im 38 and this is my first baby since were waiting for this miracle baby for nine years.My 1st ultrasound is on Oct.31 I ask you to help me to pray that everything is fine in my ultrasound and help me to pray that I carry this baby in full term.This I ask In Jesus name amen.. Honey&jojo

  25. Please I ask that you pray with me. This is my 2nd pregnancy with previous miscarriage. 2 months pregnant now and keeping up with positive thoughts, even though I been having some bleeding. I heard my babys heartbeat and I pray everyday God can bless us this time with a healthy baby… may god bless you guys…diana

  26. I’m 9 weeks today and having trouble with my pregnants I tend to bleed every time I go P if you can please say a little prayer for me and my baby I would highly appreciate it thank you!!

  27. HI, just came across your blog…..please say a prayer for me 7weeks pregnant and bleeding. Hoping for a miracle with my next scan in Jesus name.

  28. Finding these prayers is a beautiful thing. I am now 6w1d and have been experiencing spotting for a while now. After experiencing a miscarriage in Feb my fears are so extensive but will continue to cast them on God. Because of the miscarriage, we have chosen to not tell family about this pregnancy just yet, so the support from this blog is great ! Have my blood test today and doc appointment tmro, please keep baby in prayer as I know, regardless of the outcome this is a blessing.

  29. This prayer has brought me so much peace today. After 2 miscarriages, I am expecting again but was told at my 8 week appointment that, despite a healthy heartbeat, I have a 90% chance of miscarrying due to the gestational sac measuring small. I have been having a terrible time trying to see that 10% … The odds are terrible for a successful pregnancy. We go in for another ultrasound on the 28th and my husband and I would be overjoyed if the sac has grown and all looks well.

  30. This prayer is beautiful. I am 7 weeks 4 days pregnant with my 1st baby after having a miscarriage. I am honestly a nervous wreck. I want nothing more than to give birth to a healthy happy bundle of joy. I pray and hope that all goes well for me and all mothers struggling to keep faith in their womb and themselves.

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