6 Prayers For Fertility or a New Baby

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There are so many blessings that come with having children! The pitter patter of little feet running through the halls and the laughter accompanying it always makes me smile! Whether you are a parent already or trying to have your first child, you can be assured that children are one of the biggest blessings you have or will have ever. With that said I know some of you are having difficulties with having kids and my heart goes out to you. I understand this as well. I have been through miscarriages in the past and I understand how frustrating it is to try and conceive as well. It took 2 ½ years of trying before my little girl was formed in her mom’s womb. Stay strong in the Lord, and He will sustain you. Here are 6 prayers that you can pray for fertility or a new baby.

Real Rewards

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.” (Psalm 127:3)

Gracious Father,

I cannot thank You enough for blessing me with my children. I am in awe every day that I look at them and see myself in their eyes. I remember being a child and being loved by my parents and I also thank You for them, Lord! I want to love my kids even better than my parents loved me, and I hope my children will strive to love their own children, someday, better than I have loved them. I am overjoyed at how they want and desire love from me. I am more than willing to shower them with my love, Father! Thank You for these wonderful kids of mine! I love You, Lord! Amen

Fertility Issues/Troubles

“Behold now, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children.” (Genesis 16:2a)

Abba, Father,

I feel forgotten, Lord. I have cried out to You! I long for a baby of my own, Father. I can’t rely on my own abilities and strength anymore. You are the giver of life and I come to You now. Father, hear my prayer! I desperately want a child of my own. I understand why Sarah was so depressed in Genesis, Lord. She was very old when You gave her a child. Father, if it be Your will, I beg of You, give me a child of my own that I can love on and raise through Your standards. I will memorize scripture with them! I will show them how to love others with a “Christ-like” love! O Father, I am at Your mercy and I pray for deliverance from infertility. I love You! Amen

Surround Us

“When ye frequently, and in numbers meet together, the powers of Satan are overthrown, and his mischief is neutralized by your like-mindedness in the faith.” – Ignatius of Antioch

Prayers for Fertility or a new Baby1Dear Lord,

I thank you for my newborn! His/her eyes are so beautiful when they are open! I am in awe of how You have brought this tiny little baby into my arms! I praise Your Name, Lord! I ask now that You would have our friends, family and church family surround us with their love and wisdom, Lord. I pledge to raise this baby in Your church, Father. May it be that our church family will surround this little one with love, affection, wisdom and song. I love You, Lord! Amen

Strength To Persevere

“How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me? How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and everyday have sorrow in my heart?” (Psalm 13:1-2)


I am at rock bottom. My wife and I have been trying for 2 ½ years to have a little baby. I don’t even want to try anymore, Lord. What is the fun in hoping for something that doesn’t seem like it is going to happen? Father, I have nothing left in me. I don’t even want to try anymore to have a child. It is ruining the intimate moments with my wife. We aren’t even enjoying each other. We are exhausted, Lord. I pray for Your strength to press on. Father, if it be Your will, please give us another baby! We are at Your humble mercy, Lord. I love You! Amen


“Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.” (Romans 10:1)

Father, God

You alone have the power to give life in Heaven and death in Hell. I pray for the salvation of my newborn. Father, I pray that by the way I teach my child Your scriptures and truth that he/she will hold fast to Your Word and never walk away. I pray that they will retain the knowledge that they learn and put it to good use in the way they conduct themselves as they grow older. I can’t imagine life without my baby now, and I can’t imagine life without them in Heaven either! Give me patience when they are in sin. May I always show them love even when it doesn’t make sense to them. Jesus showed His accusers love by asking You to forgive them, Father, while He gave His own life up for humanity. May I always have that kind of love for my own kids, that they may grow up knowing You are the One and True God! I love You! Amen


“I am weary with my moaning; every night I flood my bed with tears; I drench my couch with my weeping.” (Psalm 6:6)

Father in Heaven,

You already knew the results of my test before it came back. Lord, there is no chance for me to have babies! I feel so inadequate and abnormal. I don’t feel like a man today. I feel like a failure. Lord, I know you see me differently, but being a man that cannot give my wife the precious gift of children is killing me! How do I move on from here? My wife and I wanted so badly a child of our own flesh and blood, and now that dream has become a nightmare. Father, I have no idea how to process this. I need You now more than ever. Lord, I still want children! Father, if not through my own marriage, please lead us to a child we can adopt. I want to love on a child with the love of Jesus! Father, help me through this as I grieve over my own incapability to bring a child into this world. I need to feel Your presence surrounding me, Father. I need You! I love You! Amen


Whether you have a new born or are having fertility issues, stay in prayer with God. He is always available. If anyone needs prayer, please let me know and I will pray for you. As I said above, I have dealt personally with miscarriages and fertility issues as well. May God bless you as you live a life worthy of the calling!

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Resources –  The Holy Bible, English Standard Version “Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® (ESV®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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webster mhariwa July 16, 2013 at 6:59 am

my girlfriend missed her periods by three days,could she be pregnant??help me,i love her so much n i hope a kid will bond us more.


Derek Hill July 17, 2013 at 1:04 am

Hello Webster. I am definitely not a doctor, but I recommend buying a pregnancy test to find out after a couple weeks has passed. Having a baby out of wed-lock can be difficult as it is not the way God intended things to be. God always intended marriage first, “marital relations” second and then the family can grow. However, kids sometimes do bring a man and woman even closer to each other than before. I recommend strongly that you pray to God and ask Him to guide you through this. If your girlfriend is not pregnant, I encourage you to stop having intercourse with her until you marry her. If she is pregnant, ask God what he wants you to do. Ask for His will to be done and see what happens. Blessings on you!


Jack Wellman July 16, 2013 at 9:48 am

What a precious work my friend…and so full of hope. God opens the womb and if not, He can direct some perhaps to look into foster care agencies for the number of children waiting for a home is incredibly long. Well done brother. You always are such an uplifting read.


Derek Hill July 17, 2013 at 1:09 am

Thank you Jack! When I pray, I really want to take it seriously. God doesn’t want “luke-warm” prayers. He doesn’t want to hear anything except sincerity from us when we talk with Him. Prayers need to come deep from the heart and soul. Blessings on you friend!


cynthea July 17, 2013 at 4:41 am

hi derek..
i am cynthea from india… i had a miscarriage 1 1/2 yrs bck.now my hubby& i want a baby so much.. the problem is that we now hav problems in actually trying for it.. i have a stressfull job (i resigned 2 days bck and i am completing the notice period by july31.)my boss still has to accept my resignation and hand my certificate bck. this strain kills the mood.. pls do pray for us.we have been married for 3 yrs now


Derek Hill July 17, 2013 at 9:04 pm

Cynthea I know exactly how you feel. As I mentioned in my article it took 2 1/2 years of trying before my little girl was conceived. I actually gave up emotionally on getting pregnant because it was completely killing the mood of the bedroom. I will definitely pray for you! Stay strong in the Lord! Stay in prayer and the Word! I pray that God will bless you with a baby, but if He doesn’t, there is a reason. God always knows what is best for us. Even when we are hurting and grieving. I will pray for you and your husband, that you will both be able to connect intimately for each other as well and rekindle the fire inside of you both. Blessings on you 2!


wendy msibi July 24, 2013 at 8:18 am

ive been pregnant for 2 years, ive been cursed. before that i had miscarriages before the currents pregnancy, ive been attending deliverances, i’m asking if you can pray for me that the baby must come out. i’m tired and heavy of carrying the pregnancy.
give me prayers and scriptures
thank you so much, God bless you.
wendy msibi from south africa


Derek Hill July 24, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Wendy, you need to go and see a doctor. I don’t think it is possible for a woman to be pregnant that long. I will pray for you regardless, but there may be bigger issues that you don’t know about. You should seek medical attention as soon as possible! May God watch over you!


Cynthia August 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

My husband and I have been married for 4 years and have been unable to get pregnant (I’m 47 years old). We are really depressed about it and although I am open to adoption (& possibly donor egg), my husband is 100% against it because his dream is to have a family the natural way and he feels God is punishing him. This has driven a wedge in our marriage, I truly love my husband & feel such a heavy burden, that I’m considering divorcing him so that he can pursue having a child with someone else. What I really wish is that God would perform a miracle on us & get us pregnant. If not, at least fully open my husband’s heart to God and adoption.


Derek Hill August 20, 2013 at 10:20 pm

Cynthia, I am so sorry to hear about the struggles you and your husband are facing. One thing we all need to learn in this life is to let go and let God. God didn’t intend for us to live the lives that we dream and strive for. He intended us to live the life that He has called us to and that means total obedience to His Word. I encourage you to have some quiet time reading the Bible with your husband together. As Paul said it so clearly in the Bible, “I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:11-13) God is not punishing your husband, just as he did not punish me with the divorce that was handed to me. If you aren’t able to have children, it may very well be that God wants you to adopt a child who already needs a mommy and a daddy desperately. Prayers are on the way!


Marie March 6, 2014 at 7:39 pm

Hello Derek,
Thank you for your page of prayers. I am 39 years old and I’m 9 weeks pregnant with my first baby. My husband and I only just decided that we wanted to try to have a child after 8 years together thinking we didn’t want children and using birth control. We became pregnant immediately. At first I was so happy and now I am overcome with panic and negative feelings, and so is my husband! He is working long hours and going to school for a doctoral degree and has another year and a half to go. Both of us are scared that we made a mistake! I am trying to convince myself that it will be wonderful but I am so worried – my childhood was very traumatic and I think that’s a good part of the reason. My husband’s parents are kind and loving but he is very sensitive to my moods and neither of us are feeling able to reassure the other – and both of us need to be reassured! Meanwhile, my good friend who is 36 has been trying for three years and having no success, and my pregnancy has made her jealous so that I cannot confide in her with my feelings and expect any support. I want My friend to get pregnant which is why I was looking for prayers. I am so confused!


angela March 16, 2014 at 2:44 am

Please pray for my husband and I. We have been trying to have a child for over two years. I am emotionally, physically and financially exhausted. I recently had two surgeries to remove uterine fibroids. I have tried acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and taken injectable fertility medications. Yet, still no success. This infertility journey becomes harder and harder each month. I would appreciate if you could say a special prayer for us that we may have the strength to endure. We have been patiently waiting for our miracle, but it is becoming more difficult to remain optimistic.


Angela June 9, 2015 at 1:52 pm

I just wanted to provide a message of hope and thank those of you that prayed for me. The month after I posted a message on this board I became pregnant with twins. I delivered two healthy and beautiful baby girls in December 2014. Please never give up hope. Miracles happen. My family is proof of the power of prayer. I will be praying for those of you that are still going through the infertility journey.


Jane April 24, 2014 at 4:36 am

My husband and I have had two failed IVF attempts. The doctor has said that our only option is an anonymous egg donor. My husband is closed to the idea saying that ANY infertility treatment (even what we have done thus far) is against God’s will and is forcing His hand. I have prayed so very hard for a child and believe that I am meant to be a mother because God has created me to be a nurturer. Could it be that we are meant to walk this journey before being blessed with a child so that we can learn more about each other & strengthen our marriage or do I sit back and accept that I will never be a mother and carry this hole in my heart forever – I don’t want to adopt. I need guidance.


justine October 29, 2014 at 9:53 am

Pray for me to get a baby boy


Eva November 4, 2014 at 2:34 am

My husband and I have been trying to conceive for over 6 yrs now, we’ve done several fertility treatments including 3 iui’s, and a failed ivf. We went to get a second opinion and the fertility specialist told us we have a 10% chance with ivf. We are so broken hearted, My husband’s twin brother and wife are pregnant after their first time of trying and it’s so hard for me to be around them. Please pray for us, thank you


Sandra November 28, 2014 at 12:58 am

My name is Sandra its been 7 years that I haven’t gotten preganat. My husband and I have been tryen so hard we are always tryen to stay positive and leave it in the hands of our dear Lord. I’ve had tests done where I only got bad news where I have a 30% chance to get pregnant normally. Please be kind and keep me in your prayers. Thank you:)


nicole January 28, 2015 at 8:27 am

My name is Nicole and I am from Holland, the Netherlands, Europe.

I am struggling for a long time to have a child. I did many fertility treatments to get pregnant, with no results. I become very depressed because of this, I really have a dream and thats to have my own child. I am trying to have a baby since the age of 28 and had miscarriages etc. It feels like a punishment from God, I am a good person or really try to do so, I pray everyday but I am struggling my all life for everything. I am so exhausted of fighting in life.. Now even fighting to have a baby cause my time is so short now.
My partners name is Mischa, we do love each other a lot and I hope for a miracle to get pregnant. I do pray a lot , but I am almost 42 in a month.
That makes me even more depressing right now, cause I dont have much time left anymore. I cant talk with anyone about my feelings or all my friends and I drifted apart, because of my depression and also because they all have children age of 20 and more and I”m stuck somewhere and cant really talk or dont feel very good for exaple at the birthday”s. So I dont attend anymore.

I also have to pay a lot of money for the next fertiltiy treatment and dont have that money now anymore. So I feel like everything I ‘ve ever praid for is slipping out of my hands.

I hope you can pray for me. Please….. please…
I really hope and pray for a miracle and hope that you can pray for me.( I am also struggling with my partner now because of this. As he sad, if it comes , it comes…. but this is really all I”ve ever wanted)

thanks a lot.
God Bless


ashly January 29, 2015 at 10:15 pm

hi iam ashly, we are trying to conceive for past 7 years , but we weren’t so lucky.We getting so much pressure from family members, even some family taunts us too. I really hopw if god could answer our prayers and bless us with a beautiful baby. Hope for a miracle to happen


Stephanie February 11, 2015 at 1:01 pm

My husband and I have been trying for #2 for 3 years. Our last pregnancy ended very early in miscarriage. We are so hopeful and know that prayer will get us our second. We are leaning soley the GOD at this point. Any and all prayers will be very much appreciated in our time of need. Thank you!

Sister in Christ,


Nancy March 14, 2015 at 11:03 pm

Please pray for my husband and me. We have been trying for a baby for the past 4 years.im 34 years old and obese.im scared of not being able to get pregnant.pleade pray for us.we accept Gods plan for us and surrender to His Holy will.please help me fill this emptiness.


Linzi March 23, 2015 at 2:46 pm

Hi, I have 3 children with someone else, I tied my tunes after my last one because I thought I was done and now that I found the right man and we been married a year now I really want another baby from my husband and I can’t afford to have the reversal done so I’ve been praying to god that he would give me one more baby. My husband also has one child prior to me also .I feel like I have made the worst decision when I tied mu tubes. I pray that God will forgive me.


Tracy March 25, 2015 at 11:58 pm

I don’t see my prayer request :( for a child with my husband


Tracy March 26, 2015 at 12:03 am

My prayer is that my husband and I can concieve we have been trying since we got married in August 2014 he has no children and I have 4 . I would like the Lord to bless us it be his will. I am 45 and he’s 39 I have faith all things are possible through Jesus Christ I would like my prayer warriors to uplift my womb and send prayers for fertility for myself and my husband and bless us with the fruit of the womb.


Diana March 28, 2015 at 2:55 pm

My prayer is for children. We had an ectopic pregnancy in 2012. We tried IVF in 2014. We’ve tried other medical supports. I know God is able to bless us with children (husband is Joel). I know He has heard our many prayers. I struggle because it is my heart’s desire for children–even twins… I don’t have a desire to adopt. God is the one who gives life. I feel like I have prayed the same prayer for so long. I’m discouraged, lacking hope… wondering God’s plan and timing. We are on the older end… but I know God can do it. My ‘numbers’ are still okay to get pregnant… and yet no life is given. Lord, please hear our prayer and bless us with children. Please, have mercy upon us. Thank you, in Jesus’ name, Amen.


shamine March 30, 2015 at 12:52 pm

Hi please pray for me and my husband we are trying for a baby and its very heart breaking everytime it’s a failure it’s been 18 month we are trying but I know with your prays changes can happy and ill have a happy family Amen.please pray for me that I’ll be touched with the holy sprite Amen


Oyiza April 14, 2015 at 9:54 am

hi please say a word of prayers for my husband and I we have been trying for conception for over 2 years. Pray for us to have our testimony of conception in this coming month of may to the glory of God. amen.. may God continually uplift your ministry and good works. amen.


Josephine Ayella May 4, 2015 at 12:51 am


Please say prayer for my partner and me.

We have been trying for a baby for a while now. I had a miscarriage in 2011 and our beautiful baby Joshua was born in 2013, however only lived for only a day and half before going to sleep peacefully among the angels.

We have been trying ever since and we pray to God, to be blessed with children. However, I am becoming concerned because I am over 40 years. Pray for my partner (Mark) and me so that God should bless us with children and I should conceive this month as I have faith in the Lord almighty God.



yohanes May 6, 2015 at 11:21 am

Hi Derek

We have of having a child since our wedding day. We are now over without having any children. Please help us with your prayer


Heather May 15, 2015 at 10:03 pm

I married late aged 49, 3 years ago. Shortly after marriage, menstruation ceased. However God can do anything. I very much want a baby/ babies. Please pray for my husband and I for a miracle. Thankyou so much much, Heather


Ruby June 8, 2015 at 3:49 pm

I am diagnosed having poly cystic ovaries that causes me not to get pregnant. I’m on work ups and medications.. Please heartily pray for me and husband to have our own child of God.


Brandon Bilducia June 9, 2015 at 5:37 am

Hello, my girlfriend and i were recently trying to conceive a baby. Our first attempt was a failure. We both cried because we really wanted to have a child. Its been real tough on the both of us. But day by day we gotten over it and are still trying. Please pray for us, as i will do for you all. God Bless you all


Aljohanne June 9, 2015 at 8:09 am

Please pray for me and my husband we trying for almost 2years and a half to concieve for a baby but we are not just so lucky i am hoping that god will gave his very beautiful gift of life.. thank you and god bless


Rakesh June 15, 2015 at 12:56 am

Hi, This is Rakesh. I am from an India. Me and my wife trying to have baby since we both together. its been 5 years, but nothing happened. Every month we both will cry a lot after saw her periods. We met many doctors and everybody concluded that we both don’t have any issue. We fed-up and loosing hopes day by day. We need baby.

Please help us to do pray for us.


irene July 21, 2015 at 3:45 am

Me and my husband trying to have baby since we are married 2years ago but nothing happened. We met many doctors and everybody but still unsuccessful. we need a healthy baby. Please pray for us.


Finish Santo July 24, 2015 at 6:05 am

We experienced God’s hand after over 5 years of prayer. One thing I have learned is that we need a relationship with the Lord first before we ask for anything. In short, sins such as adultery and abortion (probably in the teenage years) stand out-among others-more prominently as stumbling blocks. But the Lord is faithful to forgive us if we sincerely confess our sins and ask the Holy Spirit to help us live a holy life. We can then pray expectantly confessing the word of God over our situation. Every time, before or after meeting with my wife, we would pray according to Gen 1:28 “O Lord, make us fruitful, multiply and replenish the earth in Jesus’ name.” I urge you to pray until something happens, Do not grow weary for in due season you shall reap, if you don’t give up. God bless you.


arlenemt July 31, 2015 at 3:54 am

please help me and include us in your prayers. we have been martied for more than 4 years and has been trying to conceive since then but to no avail. We have consulted 4 doctors, 2 of which are infertility specialists but they cannot identify the problem. i underwent IUI already, the first one was unsuccessful and im still waiting for the result of the iui done to me last monday. I feel so down, stressed and frustrated. i already cried my heart out to the Lord every night. we really wanted to have a child of our own. i hope God willanswer our prayer and turn this longing to excitement. please pray for us. thanks.


Laurel August 18, 2015 at 12:39 pm

My husband and I have been together for four years… Ups and downs and continuing to fight. Lately we are talking about having children. My husband isn’t religious and I pray he knows God everyday. He recently has asked me if I knew he wouldn’t live a much longer life would I still want to have children with him. I have a doctor appointment tomorrow to go over options and I’m realizing I need Gods input in the situation. I need some scripture that pertains to my situation. Please pray for us.


Gloria August 25, 2015 at 7:34 pm

I was happy that I missed my period last week. This week I had some heavy spotting and not sure what exactly it is. I am going for a blood test to see whether I have conceived. Pls keep me in your prayers as I am yearning to have a child for the past 4 yrs.

God Bless.


connie August 27, 2015 at 11:23 pm

Please help me and include us in your prayer. We are trying to have a bby almost 1 1/2 years but today im go to doctor and i have fertality problem. Please pray for me…


Joe September 12, 2015 at 11:32 am

Please let me know what prayers and actions I should use. We have tried for so many years to have children. I have been accused of not wanting children, and my wife has been accused of using the pil. Neither is true! This is affecting my faith and our marriage. Please help!!!!


Empress Marvia September 16, 2015 at 9:18 am

Please pray for my husband and I. We have been trying to have a child for over five years. I am emotionally, physically and financially exhausted. I recently had four surgeries to remove uterine fibroids. Yet, still no success, This infertility journey becomes harder and harder each month that i see my period i know that is one more month i am not having a baby. I would appreciate if you could say a special prayer for us that we may have the strength to endure. We have been patiently waiting for our miracle, but it is becoming more difficult to remain optimistic.


Claire Ayesiga September 29, 2015 at 7:06 am

please pray for me, am 28yrs never been pregnant and never used any pills. i have been trying for almost two years and still failed to have a baby. am really desperate for one of my own.


reena azeem September 30, 2015 at 2:28 am

please pray for me and my husband , am 31yrs once pregnant but end with still born baby now again we are trying to hav baby but fail every month.am really desperate for one of my own.
please please please pray because we don’t have any medical problems.
thank you for your love and care


Irene October 19, 2015 at 1:16 pm

Please pray for me and my husband to have a baby of our own. We have had four failed IUIs, one failed IVF and am emotionally drained. I have no strength left to fight on. Am depressed. I have stopped praying for a baby because I feel God is not listening to my prayer. When I pray for other things we get our prayers answered almost immediately. God knows how much I want to be a mother to my own blood children! I don’t know what to do anymore. I am a sinner and I always tell God if there is any sin that is keeping me from getting pregnant to forgive me. But still in vain! Am really really desperate!!!


Ana November 11, 2015 at 4:22 am

Please send a prayer for me, I’m 36 years old and I’m trying to conceive for 2 years. My blood tests are not very good but I hope that God will not forget me. Thank you.


dilanka madushari November 20, 2015 at 1:36 am

Dear All
please say a word of prayers for my husband and I we have been trying for conception for over 6 months. Pray for us to have our testimony of conception in this coming month of may to the glory of God. amen.. may God continually uplift your ministry and good works. amen.


Jessumine November 22, 2015 at 1:29 pm

My prayers for all who posted here … God will surely bless us. I suddenly felt this urge to post what I’m feeling right now as well. I was intending to pray for what I wanted for myself. And then I read each entry. God is working on each of us. My heart said a prayer for each one of you. Let’s all pray together from now on shall we? From your part of the world to mine. My first child will turn 15 already. My husband and I, and also my son are all praying for another baby. Angela’s post struck me most. Twins! God is truly the King! Miracles do happen. Thy will be done!


nicona November 23, 2015 at 2:26 pm

Dear God im praying for another beautiful child for me and my partner god please help us out heal my womb Jesus open them up so that we can conceive another healthy child its so devastating and depressing I been trying to have a baby for 3 years now with no hope my eyes all cry out I cry and cry and cry that you o God answer me and hear my prayers everybody please lift me and my partner up in prayer so that we can conceive a child next time we have sex it will be our miracle baby I pray amen


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