For The Unborn Child

Gracious Father,
your Word,
spoken in love,
created the human family
and your Son,
conceived in love,
restored it to your friendship.

Hear the prayers
of the mother
who awaits the birth
of her child.
Calm her fears
when she is anxious.

Watch over
and support her
and bring her child
into this world safely
and in good health,
so that as members
of your family
she and her child
may praise you
and glorify you.

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