I love music. It lifts my mood and brings joy to our home. Recently I saw a fellow blogger share her labor playlist for a Christ-centered birth. I’ve been making a list of songs I want to include in my personal labor playlist and I thought it would be fun to share with you. Everyone has different taste in music and even in Christian music there are many artists to follow.
I decided to split my playlists into slower or mellow songs and faster or upbeat songs. I’m not sure when I will use which list, but I think it’s good to be prepared. When I gave birth to Izzy I thought I wanted everything to be mellow and calm. I realized when I was pushing that I needed some motivation. Thankfully the doctor who delivered Izzy was tough. She reminded me of my old swim coaches and I valued her yelling at me! I needed to be reminded “Lauren you better get your head in the game and do this.” As I said before everyone has their personal preferences so you may want to consider your likes, dislikes, desires, etc. and plan a playlist accordingly.
Slower Music for Labor
- No Longer Slaves by Jonathan David & Melissa Helser
- Sinking Deep by Hillsong Young & Free
- Give Me Faith by Elevation Worship
- Ever Be by Bethel Music
- Jesus Loves Me by Chris Tomlin
- Cry of the Broken by Hillsong
- Take Heart by Hillsong United
Upbeat Songs for Labor
- In Jesus’ Name by Darlene Zschech
- Keeper of My Heart by Kari Jobe
- You Make Me Brave by Amanda Cook & Bethel Music
- So Good To Me by Matt Gilman & Cory Asbury
- Smile by Tasha Combs
- Awaken Me by Jesus Culture
- Hope’s Anthem by Bethel Music
I hope you are blessed by these songs. I linked all of the songs to matching youtube videos for you to sample the music. As I said before, music can certainly impact your mood and the atmosphere of a room. My goal is to create an atmosphere of praise during labor and delivery.