I am seeing signs that I am going to go into labor very soon. Please keep me in your prayers! I am excited but a little scared as well, since we have planned this to be a natural birth and it’s my first child.
I’m praying for you! :gopray:
A Prayer to St. Gerard for Safe Delivery
O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, enkindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.
O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Praying that all goes well!
Praying for you and your baby ...
full of grace
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,
Mother of God
pray for us sinners now
and at the hour of our death.