18 Positive Motherhood Affirmations for Every Stage

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Positive Affirmations can Change the Mindset and mood of moms struggling to cope.

Using positive affirmations can help dedicated moms to take time for themselves, recognize their worth, and have more energy to show up for their loved ones. 

At The Matrescence®, we believe in a whole-person approach to health and mental wellness. All too often we hear about mamas who are not slowing down enough to listen to their own needs. 

As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Lauren understands the value in mindfulness and meditation and how small shifts in mindset can make a huge difference in a mother’s journey to find herself again. To learn more about the benefits of mindfulness and meditation, be sure to check out our blog post here

We have curated this list of positive affirmations for mamas in every stage of motherhood. Whether you are trying to conceive your first child, newly postpartum, or a veteran mama navigating changes in your co-parenting, there is a mantra for you to incorporate in your mental health toolkit

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Positive Affirmations for the Postpartum Mama

It’s okay to take time for myself and recharge my batteries.

I will hear advice from others and trust my maternal instincts.

When I become stressed, I will step away. I will take a break, take a nap, or find a creative outlet.

Positive Affirmations for the C-Section Mama

I do not need to justify my birth plan to others. 

I am confident in the choices of my healthcare team. 

I am preparing for the birth my baby needs.

Positive Affirmations for Fertility

My body totally and completely supports this pregnancy. 

This wait and journey are temporary.

I am worthy of this pregnancy.

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Positive Affirmations for When You’re Feeling Anxious

I can’t be everything for everyone and that’s okay. 

I release my expectations of perfection. 

Peace comes when I let go of trying to control every detail.

Positive Affirmations for Managing Sickness in Your Home

I will not give way to fear or worst case scenarios.

No matter what happens today, I will find joy and positivity. 

I can choose to be grateful no matter my circumstances.

Positive Affirmations for Co-Parenting

I am hopeful for the future even if I can’t see how everything will work out.

I can communicate clearly and easily.

I trust myself, my judgment, and my instincts.

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These are just a few of the positive mantras we have curated specifically for moms in all stages of motherhood. Positive affirmations can be a great tool to help you find balance and boost your mental wellbeing.  We love to have these affirmations as little reminders so we created a strong-mama sticker pack so you can do just that.  Put them on your water bottle, computer, or favorite notebook for the perfect little reminder. 

To get more of these positive affirmations and other tools for your mental health toolkit including guided meditations, coping strategies, and mental health resources from experts, learn more about our community membership here.

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