20 Best Songs About Pregnancy

By Nico Gonzalez

There are many great songs that have been written about the amazing experience of pregnancy. These songs run the gamut from joyous to reflective, and encompass a wide range of emotions that women feel during this time. From country to rock to soul, these 20 tracks are some of the best songs ever written about pregnancy!


Unborn Heart – Dan Hill

Dan Hill’s “Unborn Heart” is a song about pregnancy and the intense connection between a mother and her child. The lyrics evoke the moment of birth, when the child first enters the world and the mother’s heart starts to beat for the first time. The song reflects on the miracle of life and how, even before we are born, we are connected to our mothers in a very special way. It is a beautiful tribute to the strength and power of the maternal bond.

For Baby In Womb – Dzogchen Abhinavagupta

The song “For Baby In Womb” by Dzogchen Abhinavagupta is a beautiful and moving tribute to pregnancy. The lyrics express the deep love and connection that a mother feels for her child, even before they are born. The song also speaks to the wonder of new life, and the hope that each child brings to the world. The gentle melody and stirring words make “For Baby In Womb” an ideal choice for any mother-to-be who is looking for a special way to connect with her unborn child. With its message of hope and love, this song is sure to become a cherished part of any pregnancy journey.

A Mother’s Prayer – Celine Dion

Céline Dion - A Mother's Prayer (Official Audio)

Celine Dion’s song “A Mother’s Prayer” is a heartfelt ballad about the hopes and fears that come with pregnancy. The lyrics express the deep love and protective instincts that a mother feels for her unborn child, as well as her desire to keep her baby safe from harm. The song also touches on the universal challenges of parenthood, such as worrying about whether you are doing enough to care for your child. “A Mother’s Prayer” is a moving tribute to the power of motherhood, and it is sure to resonate with anyone who has ever experienced the joys and challenges of raising a family.

The Day (That You Gave Me a Son) – Babyface

Babyface - The Day (That You Gave Me a Son) (MTV Unplugged, NYC, 1997)

“The Day (That You Gave Me a Son)” is a song by American R&B musician Babyface. It was released on January 1, 1996 as the fourth single from his album The Day. The song peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and number two on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. “The day that you gave me a son” refers to the day of the singer’s child’s birth. The lyrics talk about the emotions that come with becoming a father, including anxiety and happiness.

The Mother – Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile - The Mother (Official Video)

The Mother by Brandi Carlile is a song about pregnancy and motherhood. It is a touching and beautiful song that captures the joys and challenges of being a parent. The lyrics are full of love and hope, and the music is uplifting and empowering. The Mother is an anthem for all mothers, and it is sure to bring a smile to your face. Thank you, Brandi Carlile, for this beautiful song. Thank you for giving us a glimpse into your life as a mother, and thank you for sharing your love with the world.

Babyfather – Sade

Sade - Babyfather - Official - 2010

“Babyfather” is a song recorded by English singer Sade from her fourth studio album, Love Deluxe (1992). It was written by Sade Adu, Ray Saint-John, and Andrew Hale, and produced by Mike Pela. The song was released as the album’s third single in 1993. “Babyfather” is a slow-tempo ballad which features instrumentation from keyboards and guitar. Lyrically, the song is about pregnancy and motherhood. 

Miracle – Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters’ “Miracle” is a song about the joys and challenges of pregnancy. The lyrics describe theNine-month journey from conception to birth, and the ways in which parenthood changes one’s life. The song also celebrates the miracle of new life and the hope that it brings to the world. While the song is specifically about pregnancy, it can also be seen as a metaphor for any major life event. Like pregnancy, these events can be both joyous and stressful, but they ultimately lead to something beautiful and worth celebrating. “Miracle” is a reminder that even in the darkest of times, there is always light at the end of the tunnel.

The Baby Momma Dance – Starrkeisha

Starrkeisha l Baby Mama - Lyrics (orignal)

The Baby Momma Dance by Starrkeisha is a song about pregnancy that has quickly become a viral hit. The song humorousl​y delivers important messages about the realities of pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood. Through its catchy beat and relatable lyrics, the song has resonated with many women who are experiencing or have experienced pregnancy. The Baby Momma Dance is a welcome addition to the pop culture conversation about pregnancy and motherhood, and it is sure to continue to be enjoyed by moms-to-be for years to come.

Pregnant – R. Kelly

Despite the title, “Pregnant” is not a happy song. It’s actually quite dark, with R. Kelly singing about a woman who is pregnant with his child and how he doesn’t want anything to do with her or the baby. The woman is desperate and pleads with Kelly to help her, but he continues to refuse. In the end, she threatens to kill herself and the baby if he doesn’t take responsibility. While the song is certainly disturbing, it’s also a powerful commentary on deadbeat fathers and the toll that their abandonment can take on both mother and child.

There Goes My Life – Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney - There Goes My Life (Official Music Video)

“There Goes My Life” is a song by Kenny Chesney that was released in 2003. The song tells the story of a young man’s experience of becoming a father at a young age. The song paints a picture of the mixed emotions that come with becoming a parent, from the initial shock and fear to the eventual acceptance and love. While the song is ostensibly about fatherhood, it can also be seen as a metaphor for the terrifying and wonderful journey that is parenthood. For anyone who has ever been through it, “There Goes My Life” is sure to strike a chord.

With Arms Wide Open – Creed

Creed - With Arms Wide Open (Official Video)

“With Arms Wide Open” is a song by the American rock band Creed. It was released as the lead single from their second album, Human Clay, in September 1999. The song is about the joy of fatherhood and was inspired by lead singer Scott Stapp’s experience of becoming a father for the first time. The lyrics describe the feelings of awe and wonder that come with becoming a parent, and how the experience has changed Stapp’s perspective on life. The song became a global hit, reaching number one in several countries, and won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Song. It remains one of Creed’s most popular songs, and its message of hope and love continues to resonate with fans around the world.

Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder

Written and produced by Stevie Wonder, “Isn’t She Lovely” is a song from 1976 that celebrates the birth of his daughter, Aisha. The song starts with the repeated phrase “Isn’t she lovely,” followed by a description of Aisha’s physical features. The lyrics then go on to express Wonder’s joy at becoming a father and his wonder at the miracle of life. The song concludes with the words “Thank you, God, for isn’t she lovely.” In addition to its celebration of parenthood, “Isn’t She Lovely” is also notable for its use of scat singing, an improvisational style of singing that Wonder had been experimenting with on previous albums.

Small Bump – Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran - Small Bump [Official Music Video]

Set against the backdrop of a simple acoustic guitar, “Small Bump” is a tender and personal look at pregnancy from Ed Sheeran’s perspective. The lyrics tell the story of a couple who are expecting their first child, and Sheeran’s delivery is both honest and emotive. While the song does have a light-hearted moments, it also touches on the more serious aspects of pregnancy, such as the fear of losing the child.

I Saw God Today – George Strait

In the song “I Saw God Today,” George Strait sings about the miracle of pregnancy. He talks about how a woman’s body is able to create new life, and how this is a gift from God. He also mentions how pregnancy can be a stressful time for a woman, but that it is worth it in the end. The song is a beautiful tribute to motherhood, and it is sure to resonate with anyone who has experienced the joys and challenges of pregnancy.

It Takes A Man – Chris Young

In the song “It Takes a Man,” Chris Young tells the story of a man who is faced with the responsibility of becoming a father when his girlfriend becomes pregnant. The song paints a picture of the man’s inner conflict as he tries to come to terms with what this new life will mean for him. On one hand, he is excited about the prospect of becoming a father and raising a family. On the other hand, he is scared and unsure of whether he is ready for such a big responsibility. In the end, the man decides to embrace fatherhood and accepts that it will change his life forever. This song is an excellent portrayal of the emotions that come with becoming a parent.

It Won’t Be Like This For Long – Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker - It Won't Be Like This For Long (Official Video)

It Won’t Be Like This For Long is a song by American singer-songwriter Darius Rucker. The song was released in 2008 as the second single from his album, Learn to Live. The song is about the joys and challenges of parenthood, and how quickly children grow up. The lyrics are written from the perspective of a father, and reflect on the changes that occur during pregnancy and early childhood. Its lyrics capture the feeling of both excitement and nostalgia that comes with being a parent. It Won’t Be Like This For Long is a touching and relatable song that speaks to the experience of parenthood.

Papa Don’t Preach – Madonna

Madonna - Papa Don't Preach (Official Video) [HD]

Madonna’s song “Papa Don’t Preach” is a frank discussion of teenage pregnancy. In the song, Madonna tells the story of a girl who is pregnant and doesn’t know what to do. She considers getting an abortion but ultimately decides to keep the baby and face the consequences. The song caused controversy when it was released, with some people arguing that it promoted teenage pregnancy. However, Madonna has said that the song is actually about taking responsibility for your actions. Whether you agree with Madonna’s message or not, “Papa Don’t Preach” is an iconic song that helped to spark a public conversation about teenage pregnancy.

Bottle ByMy Bed – Sunny Sweeney

Bottle By My Bed | Official Music Video | Sunny Sweeney

Bottle By My Bed, written by Sunny Sweeney, is a song about pregnancy and the challenges that come along with it. The song starts with the narrator describing how she used to be able to drink and party all night without a worry in the world. However, now that she’s pregnant, she has to be more careful and responsible. She talks about how her body has changed and how she’s constantly tired. The song then goes on to describe the mixed emotions that come along with pregnancy, from excitement and happiness to fear and doubt.

Two Pink Lines – Eric Church

Eric Church - Two Pink Lines (Official Music Video)

Church wrote “Two Pink Lines” with his wife, Katherine, and Jeremy Spillman. It is a song about a couple’s surprise pregnancy. In the song, the narrator is unsure about becoming a father, but he ultimately decides that he is ready for the challenge. The song reflects Church’s own experience of becoming a father for the first time. He has said that he was hesitant about becoming a father, but that the experience has been “one of the greatest gifts” of his life. “Two Pink Lines” is an honest and vulnerable portrayal of the mixed emotions that come with becoming a parent.

You’re Gonna Be – Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire - You're Gonna Be (Official Music Video)

Reba McEntire’s song “You’re Gonna Be” is a ballad about pregnancy and the joys of becoming a mother. The song begins with the words “You’re gonna be somebody’s mother someday,” setting the stage for the rest of the song, which is full of positive messages about parenthood. The lyrics talk about the love that a mother has for her child, even before they are born, and how that love will continue to grow as the child does. The song also touches on the fear and uncertainty that comes with becoming a parent, but ultimately reassures the listener that everything will be alright. “You’re Gonna Be” is an uplifting and encouraging song that is sure to fill any soon-to-be parent with hope and excitement for the future.