Babies are cute and wonderful gifts that make any parents proud as they make each household filled with joy and laughter. Songs about babies remind us about innocence and the joy of a new life and how we should cherish every moment as it passes by.
Those songs inspired us to cherish the days that we have and to look forward to something brighter as we see how we got so far from the eyes of every child.
I know most of us wished to bring back the time when we were young and were consciously thinking like today when we get back as babies so that we could get back on the things that we missed and appreciate them more from the very start. Are you ready to start reminiscing? Here is the list of songs about babies:
1. “With Arms Wide Open” by Creed
Tears of joy came upon hearing the news that the artist is about to become a father. This song tells us about the birth of Scott Stapp’s son and how he is excited to welcome him into this world. He eagerly wants to show him everything he had and how he will nurture him with unwavering love and support.
He anticipates his son to come out and embrace him with his arms wide open as he assures him they will face this world together.
2. “A Mother’s Prayer” by Celine Dion
This song speaks about a mother’s love and how she hopes for a better world for her child. She prays her daughter is always safe, wise, and happy. Celine wants her child to experience the best that this world can offer regardless of how cruel it can be at some point.
A mother’s prayer is pure as she always wants to keep her child protected and safe at all times, and also their bond is undeniably stronger.
3. “Papa Don’t Preach” by Madonna
“Papa Don’t Preach” is a song about teenage pregnancy and how a teen confesses and apologizes to her father about it as she decides to keep the baby. The girl is too young but she assures her father that she is responsible and not to worry about her decision because she will be ready to become a mother eventually.
4. “I Saw God Today” by George Strait
This song speaks about the miracle of childbirth as two humans brought a brand-new person into this world. A newborn child is a gift and masterpiece with God’s fingerprints all over it. George sees the world differently upon witnessing his wife go through 18 hours of labor.
“I Saw God Today” means in a form of a child as a creation, a miracle, and an amazing gift despite what his wife had gone through.
5. “All-American Girl” by Carrie Underwood
Parents anticipate their child’s gender and would sometimes assume that it’s a boy or a girl but what happens when a husband dreams about having a son but a daughter was born? It quickly changed as it turns out she is a sweet, beautiful, wonderful, perfect little All-American girl!
6. “You’re Gonna Be” by Reba McEntire
Parenthood is one of the greatest responsibilities as Reba talks to her baby about the responsibilities before she had her baby. She tells her baby that life isn’t fair but she’ll always be there to provide love and support no matter what comes her way as stated in the lyrics that “life has no guarantees, but always gonna be loved by me”.
This song reassures her child of her unending love and preparedness for the future.
7. “Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder
Babies are made from love and Stevie had this feeling from the very first part of the song till the end. She’s less than a minute old but she made the whole room filled with love and happiness. Stevie his daughter feels like a blessing and the much-anticipated joy that he, his wife, and the whole family is waiting for.
8. “It Takes a Man” by Chris Young
The responsibilities of being a parent are not everyone as the woman in this song shares about her pregnancy and she decides to keep it, with or without his support. “Any fool can make a baby, but it takes a man to raise a child”, as stated in the lyrics of this song speaks about the challenges of raising a child and the moment of truth when it comes.
9. “Three Hearts” by Alex Clare
This rock song is about having a lucky charm in your life the way the singer feels about the baby on its way. “Three Hearts” pertains to his family’s heart beating as one in a new home that is he preparing to build for them. Three hearts in a new home will soon blossom with love and be full of hope for the coming future.
10. “There Goes My Life” by Kenny Chesney
The overwhelming thought of having a baby goes through this song. A young man feels unprepared and ill-equipped to become a parent and he feels that he’s still a kid and wouldn’t be able to raise one. Years passed, and he learned to love his daughter as she passed through the stage of becoming a young adult.
The whole phrase changed when his daughter would finally leave him to have a family of her own and bade him goodbye.
11. “The Day (That You Gave Me My Son)” by Babyface
Babyface speaks about his excitement about having a son in this song. “A brand new baby was on the way. It was like failin’ deep in love”. He was in awe that he feels that his life will be changed by fatherhood and it will be the greatest phase of his life. He sees it as a blessing and something that he will never end to speak about for the rest of his life.
12. “Having My Baby” by Paul Anka
This song tells about how an upcoming father is excited about his wife’s pregnancy. He comforts, supports, and compliments her about the changes that her wife undergoes and what motherhood does to her body as the song goes on. “That you’re having my baby, you’re the woman I love and I love what it’s doing to ya”.
13. “To Zion” by Lauryn Hill
Lauryn is an expectant mother in this song about babies. She’s in awe of bringing life into this world in what she calls an angel. As she’s torn between her career and her family, she decides to take care of and keep the baby because it is a gift from God.
14. “Miracle” by Foo Fighters
Songs about babies would tell you they’re cute but they’re never a walk in a park. You’ll be having sleepless nights on a precious little human that you call a “miracle”. The thing about their cuteness is a sign of relief and you feel more human as you take care of a vulnerable creature that you’ll gonna take care of for the rest of your life.
15. “Babyfather” by Sade
The lyrics tell about a woman who is talking to her unborn baby about how she met her father and how the baby was created out of their love. “That’s how we knew, and so love grew a flower, a flower that is you”. It also tells how the father of the child loves the baby so much that he can’t wait to be home just to hold her.
16. “It Won’t Be Like This for Long” by Darius Rucker
This is one of the songs about babies that tells us about how difficult it is to raise a newborn baby. It speaks about the experience of a father having sleepless nights, hearing his baby cry, and all the mess that he gets as his wife tells him everything will be fine.
Years passed as the child becomes a teenager “It won’t be like this for long’ becomes relevant as the kid will soon become all grown up and gone.
17. “Haven’t Met You Yet” by Michael Buble
This song is appropriate for those future parents who are eagerly waiting for their baby to come. The song speaks about disappointments in past relationships and how this “little one” will set everything straight in the right place, at the right time.
This song is about optimism that a future baby will make everything worthwhile and it will turn everything amazing! But for now “haven’t met you yet”.
18. “Small Bump” by Ed Sheeran
This song speaks about what a grieving father feels after losing his firstborn child, a “small bump” is the unborn child whom he’d lost four months and then torn from life the song realizes that “maybe you were needed up there, but we’re still unaware as to why?”.
The song speaks about how a father anticipated what his child may have looked like and describes how it feels like if the baby had been born alive.
19. “Two Pink Lines” by Eric Church
This song is about a young couple that was fresh out of school, fooling around and didn’t plan on having a baby. They probably have done something and have seen the signs that made the girl take on a pregnancy test to watch for that “two pink lines”.
While they are being anxious about the result, the boy is afraid of how the girl’s father would react if it turns out positive.
20. “Capri” by Colbie Caillat
Colbie is an expectant mother while this song was made. It was about her experience of anticipation while taking care of the life that is inside her. She is looking forward to the future and how she’d be able to serve her function as a mother while appreciating the little life that is about to unfold.
“Capri” is her daughter’s name, and she’s excited to see her future mini-me.
21. “I Got You” by Ciara
This song describes how any mother unconditionally loves their babies. It speaks about how this world is unforgiving but she assures her baby that she’ll always be there no matter what. A mother’s love could mean laying her life for her young if needed because “I Got You” and that’s for the rest of my life.
22. “Babies” by David Nail
This is one of the songs about babies that describes the unique and overwhelming feeling of becoming a parent. It emphasizes the responsibilities of being a father where everything shifts from fun and enjoyment then soon not being able to sleep well at night.
David speaks about having a baby is a blessing because they had tried it for years and failed consistently.
23. “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw
Tim dedicated this song to his daughter because he is confidently her “first love” and he assures her that he is always going to be there for her like every parent should be. He wants his daughter to explore the world while keeping in mind to always come back home.
He wants her to find happiness in a man who deserves it and while there’s none, he vows to keep his daughter safe.
24. “A Letter To My Daughter” by Kerri Brown
This is telling a story about a mother who writes a letter to her daughter. It speaks of how her love is so intense that she wants her to know she’ll never be alone. “You are the best part of me, you are my saving grace and so I wish for you. my love. I want you to feel loved”.
She appreciates her beauty as she tells her daughter how beautiful she is even by just coming out in this world and that she is her most precious one.
25. “Baby Mine” by Allison Krauss
This song was originally made as a lullaby and it speaks about a mother’s love for their child and that she always wants to be a part of her child. She describes in the song how small babies can be but their worth in any mother’s heart weighs more than anything in the world.
26. “The Sweetest Gift” by Sade
Sade speaks about how the pregnancy made her anticipate the beauty of bringing up a baby which radiates through the lyrics of the song. This song expresses the wonderful feeling of love in the purest form, and that is the of a mother for her child, the kind of bond that never breaks.
27. “Walking On Sunshine” by Katrina And The Waves
This is one of the songs about babies that topped the charts and is recognizable from its upbeat tune! It reminds us of that feeling of joy by waiting for that little precious one to come out as it will be nourished with love and support.
Sunshine represents the feeling of lightness and joy from someone excited to know about the pregnancy and the moments when it felt great that someone is coming.
28. “One’s On The Way” by Loretta Lynn
This classic song speaks about a mother who anxiously waits for the birth of her baby as she imagines how happy she’ll be when her baby arrives. She sings about how emotionally thrilled she was and that she loves babies. It could be one of the best songs about babies because it’s so emotional and very heartfelt.
29. “Unborn Heart” by Dan Hill
This song is about a father who is appreciating the moments when his wife told her she would have a baby and that it was the happiest day of his life he anticipates the idea of becoming a new father. He can’t wait to hold his baby and while he can’t, he just listens to the little heartbeat of the unborn child.
30. “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts
This beautiful song could be perfect when you and your partner find out that you’re having a child. It tells how your life is about to change for good and at the same time you’re excited about it. The lyrics are appropriate and have a great vibe lifter that will help you relate to the joy as you celebrate the wonderful time in your life.
We heard most of these songs before and we can’t deny that we can relate to most of them because we all started as babies! But of course, we didn’t know how it felt until these artists composed its lyrics and it somewhat became relevant in our lives. We all can agree that pregnancy is a surprise, childbirth is a miracle and every child is special.
As soon as we become parents (or some of us are) we would be able to feel how our parents did and how they are excited to bring us out into this world.
Most of those feelings are between the lines of each song and for some reason while you are reading this article today, you appreciate what you have become today because, at some point in your life, you’re a baby, a new life, a new joy and a miracle that will continue to spread the blessing in this world.