Baby poems are a beautiful way of celebrating the birth of your child. Every parent welcomes the baby in their own style. You can also use poetry to express your emotions for the newest member of your family. Baby poems convey a mixed feeling of parenthood and the exceptional bond you share with your baby through its rhyming verses. Although the feeling may be ineffable, poetry makes it easier to convey your innermost joy. Scroll through for some beautiful poems for your baby that can also be printed as messages on clothes and gifts to announce the big news.
Baby Girl Poems
Baby girls are no less than princesses. As you see your girl growing day by day, you can pamper her and make her feel special. We have some wonderful poems for baby girls here.
1. Daddy’s Little Angel
When you were born, you filled my heart with pride,
And I was overcome by the joy I felt inside.
As I held you in my arms that very first day,
I knew I would never let any harm come your way.
With your tiny little hands and tiny little feet,
Every time I look at you, my heart skips a beat.
As I watch you sleep in the middle of the night,
I hope and pray I will do everything right.
I know I may make some mistakes along the way,
But I promise to do my best not to every single day.
I often wonder what you will grow up to be,
But whatever you become will be fine with me.
So whatever you may decide to do in your life,
Maybe an astronaut, a lawyer, or even a doctor’s wife,
I can say this without any doubt at all,
I will always be there to catch you if you fall.
And another promise I make to you from me,
Daddy’s little angel, you will always be.
— Jason A. Hodges
2. Little One
This is a letter to you to prepare you for life.
You have a beautiful mommy and a hard working daddy.
A few aunts ready to spoil you rotten and a grandma and grandpa that are ready for their first grandchild
But you have a long road ahead of you.
Many triumphs and a few setbacks to be expected.
But whatever may come your way,
Your family will be there.
This world is a crazy place,
Has many unexpected events.
In your lifetime you will see and experience many surprising things.
There are times when you will be overwhelmed by expectations,
Take it one day at a time.
There will be several firsts, from your first smile to your first crush.
There will be good times and hard times but the people, who love you and care about you the most will be there from the first smile to hardest times,
Will always be your family.
Whether you’re mommy’s angel or Daddy’s little one-
Your parents will always be around.
There will be times that you think Mom and Dad have no idea what you are going through; we have all been there.
There will be times that you feel everyone is against you-we just want to keep you from making our mistakes.
At some point you’ll look back at everything and realize that mom and dad were right
It’s a scary feeling,
I know first hand.
In everything you do-
I wish you luck.
Follow your dreams,
Reach for the stars.
But never forget where you came from.
Also take it from me-
They say that you cannot come back home,
Obviously they don’t know our family
In this family, the road always leads back home.
So little one-
We have waited awhile for this day.
Are you ready for this crazy thing we all call life?
— Audrea Harvey
3. Raising A Baby
Raising a baby will be hard and tough.
You’ll love her and care for her, but it won’t seem enough.
She’ll scream and she’ll shout and most likely pout,
But pushing through is what family’s all about.
She will test your patience and your husband’s too.
He will have his days and so will you.
You might even wonder if there is a way to get out,
But pushing through is what family’s all about.
God sent you a beautiful angel from above,
And his every intention was to show you true love.
A mother and a child will have the greatest bond.
With her beautiful round eyes and cute little smile you will grow so very fond.
You will love her more than anything, I have no doubt.
Love is what family is all about.
— Luke O. Meyers
4. Her Impact On Me
Her eyes like diamonds,
Reflecting and refracting the light of her heart,
Filling my world with the luminescence of a love I have never seen before.
I have felt darkness so thick it chokes.
The darkness hasn’t a chance when she enters my world.
I have seen horrid sights that cloud a once clear mind.
My memories fade with her smile.
The silence, once so quite my eardrums ached,
Has been soothed with her laughter and childlike words.
I see the miracle of a growing, learning child,
In the landscape of my life I once thought of a baron.
Do I do what’s right for her?
Do I love her as much as she deserves?
I did not know how to truly love before she became a part of my being.
I do and will forever love her with the deepest, truest love this tattered heart can muster.
I am now part of the lucky.
I am now part of the blessed.
— Paul Gould Jr.
5. My Little Girl, So Small And Sweet
Small and Sweet.
My Little Girl so small and sweet,
Those tiny hands and tiny feet.
Everyday I watch you grow,
You teach me everything I know.
Such a joy to be around,
Every smile and every sound.
Number one you will stay,
Each and every single day.
You changed my life in such good ways,
‘Thank You’ is all that I can say.
I love to watch you sleep at night,
Cuddled warm and wrapped up tight.
As I blink the time it flies,
It breaks my heart to see you cry.
I gave you life, so proud to say,
I’ll love you more with every day.
My little girl so small and sweet,
For you my heart, It beats and beats.
— Shauna Scott
Such a pretty stranger,
Precious like an angel.
Tiny fingers of gold,
Looks like her mommy’s mold.
With a small button nose,
Her daddy’s little toes.
She has platinum blonde hair,
So bright you can’t stare.
Skin silky as a dream,
Carrying the color cream.
Her lips show a little quiver,
As her body holds a shiver.
Wrap her up and keep her close,
A mother is the path you chose.
Beautiful child deep in sleep,
I don’t want to hear you weep.
My little princess you’re a stranger,
God’s most precious dearest angel.
— Jennifer L. Vasko
7. My Little Girl
Ten tiny fingers,
Ten tiny toes,
Two little eyes,
And one little nose.
A beautiful smile
Curly blonde hair
A perfect angel
Just standing there
A blank slate
For me to mold
A little girl
For me to hold
She watches my every move
Sure not to miss a beat
I can’t believe I am a mom
It’s different, but neat
My hero, my savior
My own little me
The love of my life
It’s hard to believe
An unbreakable bond
Between her and I
No limit to love
When it reaches the sky.
— Meghann E. Mastri
8. Grandma’s Angel
A gift you are from heaven above,
a perfect example of God’s precious love.
Little fingers and little toes,
beautiful eyes and a button nose.
The day you were born we all hit our knees,
and prayed Oh Lord, let him be ok, please!
The Lord smiled down and answered our prayers,
and with a blink of His eye wiped away all of our fears.
The Lord knows what He’s doing, I know for sure,
for He brought you to us,
Safe and secure!
9. My Little Angel Baby
My pretty little angel with eyes of blue,
It’s hard to believe I wasn’t going to keep you.
I had a family able to provide so much more,
But God intervened and closed that door.
Your eyes are filled with such happiness and glee,
I wonder sometimes what you would have done without me.
More often though, what goes through my head,
What would I do if I had given you up instead?
God stepped in one cold dark night,
And finally touched me and made my life right.
Through someone else, a stranger in a sense,
Through the words she spoke, becoming more a friend.
She made me see that I really could do it,
Was already raising two, how much more was there to it?
I had never even given a thought to keeping you,
I wasn’t really sure what I should do.
I thought that I’d fail you, not be a good mom,
Give less than what you really needed to live on.
That first year, you taught me how strong I could be,
And like nobody else, you loved me for me.
The night you were born, I looked into your eyes,
My eyes filled with tears and I was surprised!
Surprised that I had ever given a thought
To give you up- I am so glad I did not.
You fill my days with smiles and tears,
Tears of joy and happiness for all our shared years.
Your freckles are like mine, and so is your face,
I would never have kept you if not for God’s grace.
So I thank Jesus for you daily, my little angel babe,
And treasure you always, this gift that He gave.
I hope you grow up to be stronger than I,
Keep your faith in Jesus and you will not go awry.
— Theresia A. Gray
As you lay there in your crib,
Watching the mobile go around,
A smile comes upon your face,
And I couldn’t make a sound.
I start to remember the past two months,
From newborn to infant,
God I love you so much.
We play airplane together,
Your face is so serious.
Before I sit you down you grin,
You’re growing so fast,
Just yesterday I could feel you move inside me.
Waiting nine months to see you,
And a lifetime to enjoy.
I love you with every ounce of my being,
And couldn’t imagine life any other way,
You bring so much peace and love,
To me each and every day.
— Jaya Russell
11. Heavens Have Blessed Me
I have a baby girl
who is my shining light.
She is my morning star
that makes my world so bright!
When she sees me
She greets me with a hug.
She curls up so tiny,
like a little bug!
She’s full of smiles and laughs and giggles galore.
It breaks your heart when she cries
because she tripped and hit the floor.
She has a smile that can light up a room.
It’s as big as a bright full moon
She has tiny ringlets
of golden curls.
Her skin shimmers
like freshwater pearls.
She is my life, my love,
my heart, my soul.
When we are together
we are complete as one whole!
— Andrea Grey
Baby Boy Poems
Blessed with a baby boy? Now you can see how quickly your time passes playing with your little man. He would love it when you play and sing poems, and his cute little eyes would shine with happiness.
12. Mother’s Promise
I promise to always love you in whoever you decide to be
I promise to be there for you, whenever you need me
I promise to not pass judgment without first hearing you out
I promise to be in your life from day one and to learn what you’re about
I promise to keep you healthy and to help you grow nice and strong
I promise to teach you to be a good person and know what is right and wrong
I promise to protect you and to always know you are okay
I promise to always remember that being your mom is a gift, every single day
These words, my angel, are my promise to you
And during tough times I will read them through
To be reassured that what I am doing is right
And never giving up without a fight
You are now and will forever be,
My sweetest little boy.. My baby
— Nicole Seymour
13. From Daddy
When you feel a hand rest upon your Mum,
And you hear the sound of a low deep hum,
I hope you know, and to yourself think gladly,
This touch and voice is of my Daddy.
It’s still early days but you’ve got my heart,
And I know that this is just the start,
Because from now on and forever more,
I will love you, cherish you, and always adore.
Every day my love for you grows,
And I hope to you this already shows,
I will do everything I can to make you see,
That you will always mean the world to me.
And from today until the day you’re born,
I swear to keep the oath I’ve sworn,
You and Mum will always be cared for,
Protection is the oath I swore.
Not just to protect, but to always love,
Because you were a gift from above,
I never thought I would feel this way,
But now I can’t wait until next May.
For when the day that you arrive,
I would have never before felt so alive,
You’ll bring a tear straight to my eye,
And you’ll look at me and you’ll know why.
Because you will be the greatest gift,
And my heart and soul you will uplift,
That feeling there will be hard to beat,
From that moment on my life’s complete.
But for now you sleep inside your Mummy,
Keep warm and snug inside her tummy,
And I’ll look forward to the day you’re here,
To take my heart when you appear.
So when you feel that hand on Mum,
And hear the sound of my low deep hum,
I know you’ll know and for that I’m glad,
That here with Mum is your very proud Dad.
— Kieran Dockerty
New life, a little baby, a little star,
The world awaits you near and far
With guidance and loving care
That will keep you safe and happy there.
There’s family to meet,
Pets and friends to greet.
A long path with us you’ll share,
We’ll always be happy to meet you there.
Life experiences will soon unfold,
Stories now waiting to be told.
Adventures, discoveries, obstacles and dreams
All join to form your self-esteem.
Of yourself, have no fears.
Enjoy each day over the years.
Be proud of who you are, no fuss,
A unique little person loved by all of us.
— Penny Brown
15. Cradle Song
Sweet dreams form a shade
O’er my lovely infant’s head;
Sweet dreams of pleasant streams
By happy, silent, moony beams.
Sweet sleep with soft down
Weave thy brows an infant crown.
Sweet sleep, Angel mild,
Hover o’er my happy child.
Sweet smiles in the night
Hover over my delight;
Sweet smiles, Mother’s smiles,
All the livelong night beguiles.
Sweet moans, dovelike sighs,
Chase not slumber from thy eyes.
Sweet moans, sweeter smiles,
All the dovelike moans beguiles.
Sleep sleep, happy child,
All creation slept and smil’d;
Sleep sleep, happy sleep,
While o’er thee thy mother weep.
Sweet babe, in thy face
Holy image I can trace.
Sweet babe, once like thee,
Thy maker lay and wept for me,
Wept for me for thee for all,
When he was an infant small.
Thou his image ever see.
Heavenly face that smiles on thee,
Smiles on thee on me on all,
Who became an infant small,
Infant smiles are His own smiles,
Heaven & earth to peace beguiles.
— William Blake
16. What A Little Miracle You Are?
Tiny toes and little feet,
You’ve made my life fully complete.
Little hands and big brown eyes,
You were such a big surprise
Light brown hair and a beautiful smile,
You’ve made mummy’s life so worthwhile.
Chubby cheeks and little legs
Cutting through like little pegs.
You’re so small and sweet.
I can’t wait to see you walk on your tiny feet.
I’ll pick you up if you fall
’Cause everyone makes mistakes, after all.
Your little giggle melts my heart.
I can’t believe what a miracle you are.
Soft skin and a little nose.
How you’re so perfect, nobody knows.
You’re so adorable in every way.
You make your mummy and daddy proud of you more and more each day.
When tiny tears fall from your eyes,
It really tears me up inside.
I don’t want you to ever feel sad or blue.
Just remember you’ve got a mummy and daddy who have unconditional love for you.
17. Little One
It’s been a long day, little one.
You’ve tired me right out.
As bed time came around,
I rocked you right to sleep.
We’ve had a rough day, little one.
You fussed quite a bit.
When our day came to an end,
I sang you right to sleep
My body is sore, little one.
You barely let me put you down.
When the sun set,
I hugged you close to sleep.
Mommy is tired, little one.
You didn’t nap at all
When the moon came out
You fell right to sleep.
Time won’t stop, little one.
The days are getting shorter
So when bedtime came around,
I rocked you a little longer.
Please slow down, little one.
I’m noticing you grow so fast,
So when our day came to an end,
I sang to you a little longer.
You amaze me, little one.
You are learning every day,
So when the sun set
I hugged you close a little longer.
It’s getting hard for me, little one.
I know you won’t need me as much soon.
So when the moon came out,
I watched you sleep a little longer.
— Taylor Thompson
18. Godson’s Love
Tiny hands, tiny feet
I’ve waited so long for us to meet
who could’ve known a love so true
I’d given up hope, then along came you
innocent and perfect, you’re safe within my arms
I’ll watch over and protect you,
I’ll keep you safe from harm
with mischief in your smile
and wonder in your eyes
watching you as you sleep,
feeling every sigh
I could look at you for hours
and always be content.
you became my living angel
when you were heaven sent.
just the thought of you,
makes my world seem full..
you are my life,
my love, my Godson
my precious Gabriel.
— Samantha Richter
19. Baby Boy
Hey baby boy
You bring me joy
Every time I look at you
All the little things you do
I’m so glad God gave me you
I wake every morning just to look in your eyes
Every single morning I get a different surprise
I pray everyday that God blesses us both
But I pray even more that God blesses you most.
— Tonya Y Heirs
20. I Love You Baby
I love your brown eyes
I love your button nose
I love your messy morning hair
and your teeny, tiny toes
I love your big bright smile
and your little pearly whites
I love your pointy chin
and your silky smooth skin
I love your long little fingers
and your chubby little cheeks
I love your ducky walk
and your never ending talk
I love it when you sing
and start splashing the bath
I love it when you sleep
snuggled in my arms
I love you with all my heart
no matter what it may be
Sometimes I love for no reason
and sometimes because you’re my sweet honeybee.
— Umanga Wijesena
21. Beautiful Bundle Of Joy, My Baby Boy
It all started the moment you opened your eyes,
I was in shock, a boy, what a surprise,
Your little toes wiggled,
I pictured in my mind your perfect little giggle,
You were something so new to me,
But I was so proud to have a piece of me,
That I could hold forever,
You would always be mine,
I thought to myself..
I hope you will grow up to be caring and kind,
I dressed you in the cutest clothes I could find,
You stared at the light so much…
I’m surprised you’re not blind,
Through all the spit up and mess,
We always did our best,
With all the moments we shared,
We make an amazing pair,
You’re getting so big,
I can hardly believe it,
Well I can,
I’m just shocked to see it,
You’re learning so much,
And talking a bunch,
Bouncing all over the place,
With the world’s biggest smile on your face,
And in my heart you will always have a place,
Your mom is what I will always be,
We are linked in the most amazing family tree,
We will always have a bond like no one could know,
and who would have thought,
That it would all start with your wiggling toes.
— Amber Bolduan
22. Brooklyn’s Smile
You finished your bottle and got burped and changed,
A normal routine you’ve done day after day,
In my arms you fell asleep with me sitting still in the rocking chair,
Scared to make a move I knew you’d wake in despair.
I watched a little face sleeping in my arms,
watching you breathe and moan as I kept you safe,
That is all that matters to me.
I watched a little face sleeping in my arms,
I wondered of the sweet lil’ dream you were having,
and from the look of your eyes fluttering the Angels were playing there,
Your little mouth smiling and widening so,
I just hope you are as happy as you make me,
holding you in my arms.
I watched a little face sleeping in my arms,
holding onto your small right hand in mine,
four little fingers closed tight in a fist as the fifth one hung onto mine.
I watched a little face sleeping in my arms,
and as I began to rock slowly in the dim lights and shadows,
I thanked God above for his love and the protection of the Angels around Brooklyn Christina Dunn,
Daddy’s Number One.
— Steven James Wolfe
23. My Little Man
My little boy is growing
Getting bigger every day
I fear it won’t be long enough
Before I have to say
Goodbye my little man
How much you have grown
I still remember
When I brought you home
You looked so perfect
In your little blue hat
And now you’re leaving
And not looking back
It’s time for you
To follow your fate
As I’m watching you walk
Out the front gate
Tears come from my eye
As you wave goodbye
Don’t matter when
Don’t matter why
When you leave
Is the day I will die
No time soon
Will this come to be
But when it does
Please don’t forget me.
24. The Gift Of Life
As you come into the world pink or blue,
Family is there to see a new baby.
brown, black, or blue are your eyes
blonde, brown, or red is your hair.
chubby or slim is your body type
whatever you are, your parent’s are proud
years may come and years will go
Parents are there for you to know.
They will teach and you will learn
They will say and you will do.
There is one thing that I know
Life is beautiful.
No matter your hair color, eye color, chubby or slim
your parent’s will love you deep within.
— Christina L. Joseph
25. Daddy’s Little Water Bug
A violet bathing suit
Stretched over a baby’s round body
Rolls of fat spilling over the baby’s tiny arms.
Cheeks as pump as little butterballs
An infant giggle:
Yet to be corrupted by the world,
Yet to experience loss or heartbreak.
Only concerned with one thing:
The crisp, cool water
in a plastic blue swimming pool
Just deep enough to cover her ankles.
Looking up at Daddy
whose strong , sculpted arms hold her steady
Whose handsome eyes
remain constant over the years
Given as a gift, later to become her eyes,
But not quite yet.
For now, all that matters
Is the hot breeze.
And the tiny open palm that splashes water.
Hearing the sound of Daddy’s deep voice
A low grumble of words only distinguishable to baby,
The smell of humidity and stuffy afternoon,
Spending time with Daddy.
— Whitney D. Bair
Babies bring joy and new challenges to life. As you play with and care for your baby, the days seem to fly by. So, preserve these memories by writing some baby poems to give to your little one when they grow older. You may express your love, care, and affection for your baby through these poems and tell them how they changed your life, your feelings for them, or who they remind you of. Your child will surely cherish this token when they grow older.