Heavenly Father, the baby that has been growing within my womb for these many months is now in an incubator fighting for life.. and I feel numb and utterly helpless.
Lord You know the joy and excitement and also the tears and grief that we have gone through these last few weeks and months.. and that our emotions are shot through with so many fluctuating feelings because of this unexpected and premature delivery. I pray that in Your pity and grace You would touch the life of my precious little one and spare their life.. and bring them through into full health and strength..
Lift the heavy burden from my heart and help me to come to terms with what has happened and I pray that I may be able to accept that nothing happens that is not in Your permissive will – and I ask that You would give me the strength, day by day to cope with this unexpected set of circumstances.
Protect my baby from any other form of infection or illness and may this little body be strengthened through Your mighty power.. with each passing day. Give the doctors and nurses the skill to do all that is needed to care for my baby and give me the sufficient strength that only comes from You – and may Your peace reside in my heart – knowing that all things work together for good to those that are called according to Your good purpose. Thank You Father in Jesus name I pray,
A Mother’s Thankful Heart For Her Baby
Heavenly Father, what joy fills my heart for the precious little baby you have seen fit to bring into our family unit and I lift up my voice of praise to You, with a grateful heart, for this little life that has been entrusted to me.
Teach me to be a good and faithful mother and to take the responsibilities of motherhood seriously. Teach me also how to bring up my child to know You Lord Jesus, so that my precious little baby will grow up to accept You as their Saviour… And Lord, You Who loved to welcome the little children into your arms – open Your arms of love I pray for us, and keep us all safe from harms way, under the protection of Your wings of love.
As this little bundle of joy starts to grow and develop, give me wisdom to teach and train – to correct and to encourage and may I be both fair and wise, and combine a balance between correction and encouragement. Guide our little family unit in the ways of peace I pray, and thank You my heavenly Father for the wonderful blessing – that has come for You,
Prayer For All Babies
How we praise and thank You for the precious little lives of all new-born babies, little toddlers and young children, knowing that each one is special to You and was known in Your heart, even before conception.
Thank You that You have scheduled every day of each little life.. and we praise and thank You for the special plans and purposes You have for every single new-born child – for all babies and infants.
We pray Your loving protection over all babies and their families and pray that many may be brought up to know the Lord Jesus as their Saviour. Give parents and grandparents and all those that are in any way connected with young babies the wisdom and grace to care for them in a loving and secure environment.
Guard and protect, guide and provide for each innocent little baby and protect their the hearts and minds from a society that has grown far from the God Who created them and sent His Son to die – so that they might life – this we ask in Jesus name,
Prayers For Babies In Surgery
Heavenly Father we want to bring before You the little new-born lives that are having to go through invasive and often complicated surgery so early in their little lives. Be near to each baby that is facing surgery today and we pray that You would guide the hands of the surgeons and other staff that are involved with the operation, and provide them with the wisdom and skill to perform the operation without complications.
We also lift up the parents and wider families of tiny babies that are facing surgery to day and pray that Your perfect peace would guard their hearts and mind as they face the difficult task of seeing their precious baby being prepared for surgery… and having to hand over wait for the duration of the operation.
God I’ve come to meet with You Because I’m scared For too long My baby’s been suffering and Now surgery is today I am thankful But also terrified I’ve never been through this And I feel so alone And helpless But Your Word says You are my refuge and strength An ever present help in trouble You tell me not to fear You say, “Be still, and know that I am God” So I will, LORD I will believe You and trust You Please take care of my baby Let the surgery go well Thank You for the doctors, nurses and staff And, most of all, God, Thank You for being with me For never leaving me I love You, too It’s in Jesus’ name I pray
Prayer For Babies In The Womb
Heavenly Father we bring before You all women that are pregnant.. and all couples that are expecting a little baby to be born into their home, and we ask Your protection for all babies, that are secretly being formed in the womb of their mother.
We ask for their protection, preservation and healthy growth while still developing in the womb, and we pray that expectant mothers will be given the wisdom and grace to avoid the things that can prove so detrimental to the development of the pre-born child.
We pray that You would surround all pre-born babies with a hedge of protection, and a we pray that each little life may develop into the perfectly healthy new-born baby, knowing that there are so many problems that can affect a child in the womb and injure their physical and cognitive development.
Lord it was You that said, suffer the little children to come unto Me and forbid them not and so pray that each one would be born into a family that loves and cherishes them and that each one would learn of Jesus in the days that lie ahead – this we ask in Him name,
Prayer For Babies Safety
Dear Heavenly Father, You are a God Who has a special place for babies and young children in Your tender heart and You know that we live in a fallen world where many babies and young children are often in danger – not only from external issues but even from those that care for them. And so we ask for Your loving protection to surround all babies and young children, and that You keep each one free from harm.
And so we entrust all vulnerable young children and tiny babies into Your loving hands for safe keeping and pray that nothing evil will befall any one of them, and that they will be lovingly protected from any physical harm or emotional trauma.
Thank You Lord for hearing and answering prayer.. and may this generation of babies and toddlers grow up desiring to know more of You in the days that lie ahead – this we ask in Jesus name,
Prayer For Babies To Sleep
Heavenly Father how I thank You for the joy and privilege of parenthood and for the precious baby that in Your grace You have brought into our home – to love and to cherish.
Father You have said in Scripture that You give Your beloved sleep and I ask that You would bless our beloved little baby with a deep, refreshing and uninterrupted nights sleep.
May Your perfect peace flood his/her little soul and keep all frightening little thoughts and dreams far away, throughout the hours of darkness, and keep watch over him/her I pray through the hours of darkness, in Jesus name I pray,
Prayer For A Baby Being Born
Dear heavenly Father, what a joy the birth of a new little baby brings and we thank You for the safe deliver of this little life and ask You to pour out Your special blessing upon them and the whole family.
We thank You that for the heritage and the gift of children and the joy that they bring into the lives of so many, and we offer You this new-born baby and entrust their little life into Your safe-keeping.
Guard and protect this little one we pray. Enfold them in Your love and grace and we ask that in Your grace and mercy that the light of Your love would shine into their little life and that one day they would come to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ – in Whose name we pray,
Prayer For A Baby’s Chronic Illness
Father we bow before You in reverence and fear, asking for Your healing touch on the life of this little child. We are concerned Lord about this chronic illness and pray that in Your grace and mercy this little baby might be quickly healed and speedily nursed back into full health and strength.
Comfort this little one and ease the suffering and discomfort that they are going through and we pray that the distressing symptoms of this chronic sickness would soon be reduced and that the baby returns to normal health, in every part of their body.
Give the doctors the wisdom to treat this illness correctly and quickly. Strengthen and help the parents and all who are involved in the nursing care and give them all they may need to continue to look after such a sick child.. and I pray that I may be able to lay all of their worries and concerns down at Your feet – knowing that You are the God Who cares for little children and You are a God Who heals.
May Your peace that passes understanding guard the hearts of the parents in the days that lie ahead and we will give You all the praise and all the glory,
Prayer For A Baby’s Life Threatening Illness
Oh Lord our God this life threatening illness has wreaked havoc on this little baby and it is so distressing to see them so very poorly – There is no one but You to whom we may turn and so we come to plead Your intervention in this sickness – and ask that You restore them to full health and strength.
Lord give grace to the parents, knowing that this life threatening sickness has caused them so much concern and worry and we ask Your special comfort to surround them and Your strength to support them so that they may not be tossed about by many negative thoughts but be enabled to care for their child with clarity of thought and wisdom.
Remove all the pain that this little one is suffering and keep both parents and child from fearful thoughts. May they set the thoughts of their mind on You – trusting their precious little baby into Your safe-keeping, and may the peace of God guard their hearts and Your reassuring comfort flood their soul, this we ask in Jesus name,
Prayer For A Baby’s Minor Illness
Loving Lord, this little child is sick and I pray for Your healing touch on their life. Lord You are the God Who heals and You are the great Physician and You know exactly what is wrong with this baby and what is needed to restore their health.. and to place this little life back on the road to recovery and restored health.
Lord Jesus I believe that Your touch still has its ancient power to heal, that Your love for little children is still as strong as ever and that by Your loving-kindness and grace You can restore this babe into good health and clear up this minor illness speedily.
Lord You have proved to be faithful and true so many times in my life and I have trusted Your Word, which tells us that You heal all our infirmities.. and Lord I believe that Your healing power is still just effective on this little baby’s illness as it was on the daughter of Jairus and the man with a withered hand. Pour out Your healing strength I pray and we will praise Your name – for You alone are worthy,
Prayer of Dedication to the Lord
Thank You my Father for this precious babe that You have graciously entrusted to me to love and cherish – to teach and to train. Lord it is my desire to dedicate this treasured child back to You, just as Hannah brought her Samuel – to give him back into Your safe-keeping… Keep me from possessiveness and prevent me from clinging too tightly to this little life – but may I give him the freedom to grow without neglecting the responsibilities of parenthood.
Give me godly wisdom as I bring up this little one and I pray that he will grow up into a great man of God and that one day You would use him in a special way to bring glory to Your name.
Keep him from all harm and danger and help me to train him in all wisdom and grace so that he may follow the path of true righteousness.
I pray that he may come to trust in Jesus Christ as Saviour and that he will grow in grace and in the knowledge of the Lord Jesus – for to know You is life eternal. Keep him from the temptations of this life and protect him form the influences of this world system, which can so easily shipwreck the pure faith of a young and trusting child.
Just as the Lord Jesus grew in knowledge and wisdom and in favour with God and man – I pray that in a small way my child my grow in godly wisdom and find favour in Your sight in Jesus name I pray,
Prayer For My Unborn Baby
Loving Lord I am so excited as the day for the birth of my unborn baby gets closer I just want to ask You to continue to keep and protect this little one in the womb – and I ask that we will have a smooth and uncomplicated delivery.
Father I do thank and praise You for this precious little life and I ask that in Your grace it may be born fit and healthy and free from any abnormalities – and that in the days that lie ahead all will go smoothly and without any difficulties or complications.
We do thank You for answered prayer. We thank You that this baby was conceived and that the pregnancy has passed with few problems, and we continue to ask that You would be with us every step of the way and we believe that this baby will be born at the time that You have appointed.
Thank You that we are fearfully and wonderfully made and I praise and thank You that the day is getting closer when we will hold this new and long awaited arrival in our arms – thank You Father, in Jesus name,
Prayer For Our Baby To Be Healthy
How we praise and thank You for our precious little baby and all the joy that he/she has brought us, and so Father, into Your hands we commit our precious little one and pray that You grace and love would surround him/her and that You would keep him in good health and strength and protect from him from the diseases and illnesses that can be so troubling for a young child
We pray not only for physical health and strength and a strong, healthy body but also for mental well-being and emotional stability.
But also Father we bring before You the spiritual well-being of our precious child. We pray that he would grow up learn to know and love the Lord Jesus personally and come to accept Him as Saviour.
Lord we pray that You would endow this little one with health in every area of his development and thank You for what You are going to do in his life – and we will give You all the praise and glory. This we ask in Jesus name,
Prayer For A Premature Baby
Heavenly Father, it is so hard to have a premature baby and have to see the tubes and drips attached to such a tidy defenceless from. Lord it is so painful to see such a tiny new-born baby and have to battle for life in the world.. instead of continuing their development secretly in their mother’s womb.
Father I ask for this child’s life and pray that You would give the doctors and nursing staff the skill and knowledge to know just what to do.. on order that this little life may grow and thrive and be returned in good heath to their mother’s arms.
Father You are good and You are the Giver of health and wholeness and we plead the life of this little tiny human being. In Your grace we pray that this little premature baby will pull through and be given the strength to fight the obstacles that they face in these early days of this little life.
Comfort the parents we pray and give them the strength to hold fast to You. Give them Your peace in their hearts and may this difficult time of worry and pain be turned into days of rejoicing and praise – this we ask in Jesus name,
Prayer For A Sick Baby
Loving Shepherd of the sheep, I lift this precious lift up to You and pray that You would look down in compassion and grace on this darling little lamb and pour out Your healing mercies on this sick little baby.
Your grace is all-encompassing and You are full of mercy and loving-kindness and so we pray that You would speedily restore this little one to health and strength.
Father we feel so helpless having to watch this little baby suffer in this unpleasant way, but You said let the little children come to Me – and ask for Your healing power to flood through every part of this little body and to restore to full health and strength we pray – we ask this in Jesus holy name,
Prayer For A Sick Newborn Baby
Oh Lord Jesus, my little one is not very well at all, and she is so tiny and vulnerable and I don’t know what to do to help. Give me wisdom I pray and show me what I ought to do.
Lord Jesus, You are the great doctor of all doctors and You know exactly what is wrong with her. Lord, I pray that You would overshadow my little baby and stretch out Your healing hand and touch her.. and make her better, very soon I pray.
Grant me peace in my heart and the wisdom to know what I should do and help me not to panic, but to trust You in all things.
I trust You Lord,
Prayer For The Unborn Diagnosed with a Problem
Lord we have been deeply shocked to discover that out little baby has been diagnosed with a medical problem and we come to You to ask that in Your grace and mercy this little baby will be born healthy and strong and with no problems at all.
Father we know that You schedule every day of our lives and that You know each one of us intimately.. even before we are born and You know the problem this little baby has been diagnosed with – and we ask for Your intervention and that You would touch the baby in the womb, here and now.. and heal any abnormalities or deformities that may have been diagnosed.
Lord into Your hands I give this baby and desire to trust You in all things.. Help me to pray into Your will for this little life – help me to pray, “Thy will be done,” and I ask that in Your grace and mercy You will bring this unborn baby to full term and that a healthy baby will be the result – and we will praise You in Jesus name,
Prayer For Health And Healing For A Sick Newborn Baby
We come to You this day with a longing that You heal our newborn baby.
We ask that you protect him during his time in surgery and for a speedy recovery thereafter.
We thank you for all those who You have put in our path to assist us in trying to heal him, doctors, surgeons and nurses.
We know that through Your name miracles happen every day.
We have faith in Your word and will never give up believing that he will be healed of all his complications.
In God we trust.
—- by Adriana (Johannesburg)
Irish prayers for a new child
May strong arms hold you
Caring hearts tend you
And may love await you at every step.
May you bring light to the home,
warmth to the heart
Joy to the soul
And love to the lives you touch.
May God surround this child
And bless this day.
May you have a sunbeam to warm you
Good luck to charm you
An angel to protect you
Laughter to cheer you
And faithful friends near you.
May God hold you
in the hollow of his hand
Forever and ever.