Stewardship of Childbearing

Stewardship refers to the wise use of your "talents." These may be your money, time, special abilities or your possessions. The principle here is that everything we have belongs to God who gave it to us to use for a time, and he will require us to give an account for how we have used his things. When applying the principle of stewardship to your pregnancy and labor, you might want to consider your baby not as your own but as a child of God. Make decisions then not on what is easy, but on what God would want you to do with his child.

Specific applications then may be: