Last updated: May 11th, 2018 at 10:11 am
Author: Linda Ryan, BA, Lic TCM, CH
Here you will find a list of fertility prayers for conception of a child. You will also find the words to popular fertility prayers. Many couples use fertility prayer to get pregnant as a number of Saints are said to help with fertility. Throughout the years many of my patients have mentioned how they believe that fertility prayer has helped them at best to conceive and at the very least to gain a sense of calmness, peace and reduce feelings of stress, which is always beneficial to setting up the conditions that will allow pregnancy to happen.
The following fertility prayers are mostly Christian and Catholic prayers to get pregnant. I have added in the answer to the question, “Is there a Jewish prayer for infertility?” I will add in fertility prayers from other faiths very soon, so please do check back.
O glorious St. Gerard, powerful intercessor before God, and wonder worker of our day, I call upon you and seek your help. You who always fulfilled God’s will on earth, help those desiring to conceive to do God’s holy will. Intercede with the Giver of Life from whom all parenthood proceeds, that they may conceive and raise children who will please God in this life and be heirs to the Kingdom of Heaven. Amen.
Glorious St. Rita, O holy patroness of those in need, your intercession with our Lord is most powerful. Through the favors obtained by your prayers, you have been called the Advocate of the Hopeless and even of the Impossible. St. Rita, humble and pure; patient and compassionate lover of Christ Crucified! We have confidence that everyone who has recourse to you, will find comfort and relief. Listen to our petitions and show your power with God on our behalf. Obtain our petitions for us, if they are for the greater glory of God, and for our good. We promise, if our petitions are granted, to make known your favor, and to glorify God for His gift. Relying on your merits and power before the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we ask of you (here mention your request). Obtain for us our Request by the singular merits of thy childhood,
by thy perfect union with the Divine Will, by thy heroic sufferings during thy married life, by the consolation thou didst experience at the conversion of thy husband, by the sacrifice of thy children rather than see them grievously offend God, by thy miraculous entrance into the convent, by thy severe penances and thrice daily bloody scourgings, by the suffering caused by the wound thou didst receive from the thorn of the Crucified Savior,
by the divine love which consumed thy heart, by that remarkable devotion to the Blessed Sacrament, on which alone thou didst exist for four years,
by the happiness with which thou didst part from thy trials to join thy Divine Spouse, by the perfect example thou gavest to people of every state of life. Pray for us, O holy St. Rita, that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ. Let us Pray. Heavenly Father! In Your infinite love and mercy, you heed the prayer of Your beloved servant, Saint Rita. You graciously grant favors through her intercession, which are considered impossible to human foresight, skill and efforts. Relying on her compassionate love, we ask You to assist us in our trials and difficulties. Let unbelievers know that you are recompense helper of the humble, the defense of the helpless, and the strength of those who trust in You. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
This is a general fertility prayer taken from the website www.catholic.org
The Fertility Blessing:
You know my deep desire for a child
A little one to love and to hold, to care for, to cherish. Grant that my body may conceive and give birth to a beautiful, healthy baby in Your holy image.
Guide me in all my choices so that this conception, my pregnancy and my baby’s birth are in line with Your will.
Heavenly Father and Holy Mother, hear this prayer of my heart, mind and spirit. Amen.
Answer excerpt below by Chaya Sarah Silberberg
“Very often, the Rebbe would advise people in your situation to be meticulous in the observance of the laws of Family Purity. If you have not yet committed to observing this mitzvah, now is a perfect time to do so. If you do observe the laws, perhaps it’s time for a refresher course. Either way, your local rabbi and rebbetzin will be able to assist you in this matter.
While there is no specific prayer or blessing that addresses your situation, there are three special times for a woman to pray for children:
1) After she immerses in the mikvah, as per the mitzvah of Family Purity, while she is still in the water.
2) After she lights the Shabbat or Jewish holiday candles and recites the blessing, while she is still covering her eyes.
3) While she is making challah.”
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Each general fertility prayer listed below was taken from the website www.beliefnet.com
Reward I Will Cherish Fertility Prayer:
Heavenly Father, I come to you today and always your loving servant to ask of You a request to be able to conceive a baby. This is a reward that I will cherish with my life. I thank you for the blessings I have and for the blessing I am about to receive. I believe in Jesus’s name and do not take him for granted. I love you Lord with my whole heart and I know I am not forsaken or forgotten. Amen.
Your Will Fertility Prayer:
Heavenly Father, You know my deep desire for a child. A little one to love and to hold, to care for, to cherish. Grant that my body may conceive and give birth to a beautiful, healthy baby in Your holy image. Guide me in all my choices so that this conception, my pregnancy and my baby’s birth are in line with Your will. Heavenly Father and Holy Mother, hear this prayer of my heart, mind and spirit. Amen.
Nurture and Protect Fertility Prayer:
Dear God of Goodness and Grace, Hold us close. We’re sad and hopeful, anxious and excited, longingly waiting for the moment of conception. May it be Your will that the life of our child begins soon. Choose the best from us both to form a new soul. Place it ever so gently in my womb where I will nurture and protect the precious gift of life I am about to receive. Amen.
Fruit of The Womb Fertility Prayer:
Father, we thank You that children are the heritage of the Lord, and the fruit of the womb is His reward. Children are Your idea, Father; You thought up children, and family, and home. You instituted the family in the Garden of Eden. You ordered children; You commanded them when You said to Adam and Eve, “Be fruitful and multiply.” You said that the barren womb is never satisfied. Lord, the Word declares that I am wonderfully and fearfully made by You; therefore, I’m perfect and able to conceive and have children. Please give me the opportunity to carry out this blessing and use this magically gift to create my own family.
The next few fertility prayers have also come from www.Beliefnet.com
Gently in My Womb Fertility Prayer:
Dear God of Goodness and Grace, Hold us close.
We’re sad and hopeful, anxious and excited, longingly waiting for the moment of conception.
May it be your will that the life of our child begins soon.
Choose the best from us both form a new soul.
Place it ever so gently in my womb where I will nurture and protect the precious gift of life I am about to receive. Amen.
Make Me Fertile Fertility Prayer:
Praise the Lord for He is great, mighty, and gives life. May He remember me as He did Sarah, planting seed in my womb, bearing fruit, as the most bountiful tree in the orchard. Lord on high, Lord so close, make me fertile. Create a new soul and I will raise it up in Your name. Hallelujah!
Breathe Life Unto Me Fertility Prayer:
God. Elohim. Breath. Your name (dear Lord) means breath.
Breathe Your life unto me. Impregnate me.
I need you now.
We long for a baby.
A gift from You. Yes?
Bless Your Child With Child Fertility Prayer:
Heavenly Father, I am yours. Will you bless Your child with child?
I long to honor You by being a mother who raises her children in love, respect and service to You.
In Your name I pray: Fill my womb, grace me with pregnancy and deliver to me a healthy baby. Amen
Ready to Be a Mother Fertility Prayer:
Father, Hear my prayer for getting pregnant.
I am ready to be a mother. Generously, we give our love to each other.
Won’t you bless us with fertility?
We make a sacred promise to be worthy of Your trust.
We will be honorable parents teaching love, respect and Your word to our baby.
With praise for Your glory and goodness, we pray that it is Your will to fulfill our true purpose
Change us from a couple to a family. Amen
Seeing Conception Fertility Prayer:
Fertility is within my reach. I close my eyes and see conception.
Carefully, I will nurture God’s greatest creation-new life.
I am ready, willing, and able to bear a child.
The Lord is with me. I will walk with confidence along the path where mothers before me have walked.
The time for getting pregnant is here. My prayers will be answered.
It is God’s will.