220+ Pregnancy Journal Prompts

The variety and depth of their emotions frequently astound new parents and expectant
mothers. Writing can provide a cathartic release when you’re coping with more Challenging emotions like grief, rage, and worry.

In addition, writing in a journal can help alleviate depression, anxiety, and postpartum depression in addition to other treatments.

Pregnancy Journal Prompts

A way to express oneself is by journaling, which is putting your deepest feelings and ideas on paper.

When you’re pregnant or a new parent, journaling is a powerful method to explore, document, and reflect on what’s happening in your thoughts and heart. It works similarly to maintaining a diary.

-Which of my pregnancy memories is the happiest and why?

-What about becoming a parent most thrills me?

-What do I want to let go of before having children?

-What was something my parents promised to provide me but never did?

-What treasured family memory would you like to share with your child?

-Which of my childhood memories gives me the most comfort?

-What are the three lessons in life I wish to impart to my child?

-What aspects of being a new mom most surprise me, and why?

-What three things do I need to maintain my mental health?

-What do I think about going back to work?

-What lullaby is my favorite, and why?

-What words of wisdom would I offer other parents?

-How does it feel for me to seek assistance?

-My objective for today is…

-What indications encouraged you to get a pregnancy test? How did you feel when the
results were positive?

-How did the news affect your family and friends?

-How have your appetites for food changed while you were pregnant?

-How have you been feeling physically thus far in your pregnancy?

-Have you experienced any interesting, strange, or entertaining pregnancy dreams?

-How does it feel to hear your child’s heartbeat on the monitor?

-Do you have a specific pregnant “song”? If yes, whatever song(s) or piece of music best
encapsulates this time?

-What accomplishments have you been most proud of throughout your pregnancy?

-Why did you decide to wait to find out the gender of the baby? Was your assumption
correct if you found out?

-Describe the procedure for naming a child.

-What has this pregnancy been like thus far—the good, the bad, and everything in between?

-Which issues are most important to you and your partner? Most significant thrills?

-What birth plan do you have? Describe the birthing process goals you have in mind.

-Has the child traveled while still inside the womb? They vanished, but where?

-What is the most expensive or special piece of baby gear you have ever gotten or bought?

-What characteristics will the kid receive from Mom or Dad, in your opinion? Psychological
assumptions?

-How do you feel about the prospect of having a baby? (Please give us more time or hurry
up, baby’s coming!)

-During your pregnancy, what was your go-to wardrobe or ensemble?

-Have you been “nesting” lately? What preparations has your family made around the house for the newborn?

-What advice would you offer yourself this time if this wasn’t your first child? Or, what
piece of advice stands out to you the most?

-Which of my pregnancy memories is the happiest and why?

-What about becoming a parent most thrills me?

-What do I want to let go of before having children?

-What was something my parents promised to provide me but never did?

-What treasured family memory would you like to share with your child?

-Which of my childhood memories gives me the most comfort?

-What are the three lessons in life I wish to impart to my child?

-What aspects of being a new mom most surprise me, and why?

-What three things do I need to maintain my mental health?

-What do I think about going back to work?

-What lullaby is my favorite, and why?

-What words of wisdom would I offer other parents?

-How does it feel for me to seek assistance?

-My objective for today is…

-I am happiest when…

-I am thankful for…

-What prevents me from obtaining what I need?

-What music lyric is your favorite, and why?

-What would you like me to keep to myself but share with you?

-Which person makes me chuckle the most?

-What are three things I want to do this year?

-How can I strengthen our relationship?

-What limiting attitudes and convictions do I hold? How do I force them to alter?

-What gives me meaning?

-What motivates me?

-How do I like to move my body best? How can I make a conscious effort to exercise more
during the day?

-How can I foster more stable relationships with those who are close to me?

-Which five buddies are closest to me? How do I feel about each one of them?

-How can I serve others by utilizing my unique talents?

-Because ________, I am thankful today.

-Today,________, this occurred and affected how I felt.

-Because ________, I want to cherish this memory always.

-I discovered a new aspect of myself today, and it made me feel.

-We found out that ________causes us to feel.

-________is the reason why I’m pleased.

-A mother’s role is…

-During my first and second ultrasounds, I experienced.

-When I first heard my child’s heartbeat, I felt….

-I had the following symptoms at the week _ of my pregnancy.

-I ________experienced as a result of this.

-Today was noteworthy for the following reasons.

– ________I had no idea this was a factor in pregnancy.

-I had the following symptoms today:

-When I first felt our baby move, I never anticipated that I would experience it.

-The fact that________ made this situation difficult.

-I am feeling __ because of how my body is evolving.

-Recently, I’ve been craving after.

-I can’t eat________ anymore.

– I feel queasy when these things happen:

-I made________ my first purchase for the infant.

-On this day,________, we announced to our loved ones that we were expecting a child.
-Because of________ , I felt emotional today.

-I had a bad attitude today due to.

-Based on what we’ve discovered, this is what we’ll need for the baby.

-I was depressed today because of.

-A list of suggested baby names

-We experienced ________when we visited the baby shop for the first time.

-________ was our newborn’s very first present. • What I discovered at my medical checkup:

-When I’m pregnant, I want to do. • While pregnant, I don’t feel like doing this.

-I experienced it when I learned that we were having a boy or girl.

-I ________ feel when I see stuff for babies.

-I’ve been motivated by my pregnancy

-What came to mind when you learned you were expecting a child?

– When was the first time a doctor verified your pregnancy? Did you feel how?

– To whom are you making the pregnancy announcement important?

-Keep a journal detailing what you told each individual and their reactions.

-When did you first notice your child kicking or moving? Explain it.

-Do you believe it’s a boy or a girl, based on your intuition? Why?

– When did you determine the gender of your child? Were you taken aback?

-Who will play the most significant role in your child’s life?

-Write down their names and the part you anticipate they’ll play in the lives of your infant.

-Which foods do you crave the most throughout pregnancy, month by month?

-The very first item I ever got for my child was…

-Due to my morning sickness, I am unable to consume…

-What do you most want and wish for your child?

-These are some of the ways that being pregnant feels different…

-What words of wisdom do you have for your infant?

-What was happening in the world (news, events, etc.) while you were pregnant?

-Today I learned________about pregnancy/parenting.

-The doctor offered me this piece of advice today…

– Because… today was a good day.

-Throughout my pregnancy, I picked up these new pastimes…

– I’m thankful right now for…

-These are the symptoms I’m experiencing right now…

-The first item I bought for my child was…

-My greatest anticipation for the birth of my child is…

-If I were to predict, I would say that my child’s personality will be…

-My favorite baby shower present was…

-Consider finding out by mistake that you are pregnant. What ideas go through your mind, and what decisions do you make concerning the rest of your life? What advice do the individuals in your life provide you?

-In your essay, describe moving about while carrying this really hefty baby during the eighth and ninth months of pregnancy. When you are pregnant for the first time, talk about it, as this is your first time dealing with it. How do you feel, and what activities are severely off-limits?

-What is your personal experience with pregnancy’s mood swings? Or did you occasionally have emotional outbursts that had an impact on those around you and weren’t always able to manage them? How did you and the others involved handle such feelings?

-Talk about your internal experience with life.

-Are there any experiences you can relate to, and how does it make you feel? Write in great detail.

-Labor has begun for you! Give an account of the chaos that ensued after racing to the hospital (or your place of delivery) and giving birth.

-Have you made the decision to use drugs or not? If a C-section was required, was it necessary? Talk about whatever you like.

-Were you treated differently when others learned you were pregnant—either favorably or unfavorably?

-Were you able to relate to some people more quickly than others?

-How has your life changed in terms of your time at work, home, and in public?

-How do you think your mother felt when she was carrying you? How were you similar and different?

-What do you believe you could change to improve your experience in light of how she discusses it and your thoughts on how you might improve it?

-Describe the individuals that supported you while you were pregnant. For example, write about how your support system, loved ones, close friends, or significant other helped you through your pregnancy.

-As a little boy or girl, picture learning your mother is expecting again. Your reaction to this is: Compare it to a tale in which you or a close friend or partner learns that they are expecting. What makes them different, and what is similar about them?

-Describe in full all the steps taken to prepare for a baby, such as choosing the nursery’s furnishings and clothes and coming up with names. Enjoy it, especially if you’ve never been pregnant before or if you’ve done it before.

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