51 Best Songs About Having A Baby

Going to have a baby or know someone who is? Maybe this bundle of joy is already here. Either way, here are the best songs about having a baby to help put the associated emotions into words.


“You're Gonna Be” by Reba McEntire

Song Year: 2009

This song is about having a baby girl and the responsibility that follows.

Reba McEntire talks about how she cannot protect her baby from everything and that she will have to learn and grow in the future.

Life is challenging with many hurdles, but Reba McEntire tells her child that her love will always accompany them.

“Lullaby” by Dixie Chicks

Song Year: 2006

“Lullaby” continuously repeats to the child that their parent will love them forever, through their life journey and that no matter what, the parent will never give up on their child.

The song works perfectly as a lullaby and is a great song to sing to your baby to sleep.

“There Goes My Life” by Kenny Chesney

Song Year: 2004

This song starts with a verse of a man too young to become a parent as his whole life is still ahead.

After sacrificing his life dreams, he realizes that he deeply loves his baby girl.

When his child is older, she leaves for the west coast leaving him with nothing but his love for her.

“There Goes My Life” is a tale expressing that parenting is a difficult commitment at the start but becomes worth it later in life.

“All-American Girl” by Carrie Underwood

Song Year: 2007

Carrie Underwood sings the tale of a father who yearned for a baby boy. His dreams changed as he saw a nurse bring his newborn wrapped in a pink blanket.

Despite not being what he originally wanted, the father quickly falls in love with his newborn daughter, and she becomes his entire world.

The song is super catchy, and you will catch yourself singing it without realizing it.

“A Mother's Prayer” by Celine Dion

Song Year: 2004

This song is a list of prayers from Celine Dion to her child.

She wishes for her child to be intelligent, devote her heart to God, and for God to guide her daughter through life.

There are many other similar songs about the holy spirit, but this song instills a calming and soothing effect, perfect for when you want to reflect and relax.

“Two Pink Lines” by Eric Church

Song Year: 2006

Pregnancy is a gift to many, but it can be a scary ordeal for others. This song is a story about a young couple that had a pregnancy scare fresh out of school. Their anxieties spiral while they wait for two pink lines.

The country song has rock elements and an upbeat tempo.

“To Zion” by Lauryn Hill

Song Year: 1998

Pregnant women face a lot of difficulties when it comes to their careers. In this song, a woman battles advice to abort her child to focus on her career.

Instead, she decides to keep her child and ignore everyone else. This song is exceptionally catchy and is worth a listen; its style is new and refreshing.

“Small Bump” by Ed Sheeran

Song Year: 2011

Stillbirth is one of the toughest challenges out there.

In “Small Bump,” a father grieves over the loss of his child and wonders what they would have looked like when they were older.

The personal song tries to console grieving parents who endured the pain of stillbirth. The last line in the lyrics is touching and perfectly ends the emotional song.

“The Sweetest Gift” by Sade

Song Year: 2000

Children are the most valuable treasure for a parent.

“The Sweetest Gift” talks about a baby girl who is a miracle to her parents, and the mother wishes that her daughter stays safe.

While still pregnant with her unborn daughter, Sade expresses her undying love and urge to protect her children. The song is slow and will help you destress just by listening to it.

“Papa Don't Preach” by Madonna

Song Year: 1986

The song portrays a teenage girl with a difficult decision. After realizing she is pregnant, the singer begins to weigh her choices and think about her future.

There were a lot of controversies surrounding this song right when it was released. Groups criticized Madonna for encouraging teenage pregnancy, while other groups found the song to contain an anti-abortion message.

Regardless of your personal beliefs, many believe the song is a masterpiece. From its beat to its choreography, the song was ahead of its time.

“Babyfather” by Sade

Song Year: 2010

“BabyFather “is the tale of a young couple meeting for the first time. They felt pulled to one another and fell in love at first sight.

The girl imagines her future child having the smile and charm of the father.

This lovely tale is recounted to her child later to express how wonderful the father is. The beats in this song are sure to soothe the soul while playing on your emotions!

“Child of Mine” by Carole King

Song Year: 1970

“Child of Mine” speaks of the bond between a mother and her child.

The opening verse discusses the wisdom a mother has about her kid. Mothers can observe how their children experience the world and all its wonders.

Carole King speaks of a mother that only wishes to watch her children grow and adventure the world. The song is slow and relaxing, making it perfect for singing along to.

“Miracle” by Foo Fighters.

Song Year: 2005

Pregnancy is a difficult journey for this song's couple. After many sleepless nights and battles with depression, it all changes once they hold their child.

They describe their child as a miracle that will guide them through the dark. The song describes the instant love parents feel when they hold their baby for the first time.

While there is no music video, the song alone is perfect to help you through tough times.

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