FTM here. I have been reading through some hypnobirthing affirmations and I've found them to be very powerful. I thought I'd share some of my favorites and i'd encourage you all to compile/create your own. And share them here if you like!
-Pregnancy is a joy.
-My baby is strong and healthy.
-I trust my body.
-My belly is full of light and love.
-My baby is growing beautifully inside me.
-I love being pregnant.
-I desire foods that nourish me and support my health.
-My body is nourishing my baby perfectly.
-My body becomes stronger and more flexible every day.
-I am one day closer to holding my baby in my arms.
-I deserve a gentle, natural birth.
-I have patience.
-Birth is a wonderful, safe experience.
-I trust my body knows exactly what to do.
-I welcome my coming labor as the perfect one for me and my baby.
-I am relaxed and happy that my baby is finally coming to me.
-I am aware of my balanced, calm center.
-My body knows how to birth my baby.
-My baby is in the perfect position for birth.
-I am a link in the endless chain of birthing women.
-I fully relax and turn my birthing over to Nature.
-I have an open heart.
-I will let this birth unfold in its own uniqueness.
-My baby will be born at the perfect moment.
-There is no need for us to hurry.
-I am surrounded by loving, nurturing support.
-I am open to the energy of birth.
-Each surge of my body brings my baby closer to me.
-I surrender to the amazing sensations that are happening within me.
-The power and intensity of my contractions cannot be stronger than me -because it is me.
-I have untapped sources of strength within me.
-I can handle whatever comes up.
-My breath is easy, deep, and full.
-I breath with my body.
-I inhale peace and exhale tension.
-My mind leads and my body follows.
-I release my birthing over to my body and my baby.
-My baby knows how to be born.
-I see my baby coming smoothly from my womb.
-I am willing to release my baby into the world.
-I see my cervix opening wide as a sunflower.
-My baby is born in pure pleasure.
-I am whole and at peace with the world.
-My baby feels my joy.
-My baby is free to choose her own destiny in the world.
-Breastfeeding feels wonderful.
-An amazing mother lives within me
-I welcome this opportunity to grow and change.