Lilsugar mamas came to my rescue! After much begging and pleading, you loyal lil readers provided me with some insightful tunes as I get ready for my next trip to the delivery room. I haven't begun to download the recommendations yet, but I am excited to get started. Here are your best bets for laboring:

  • "Beautiful Boy" by John Lennon
  • "God Only Knows" by the Beach Boys
  • "Blackbird" by the Beatles
  • "Lullabye" by the Dixie Chicks
  • "Little Star" by Madonna

To see the other 25 plus songs,


  • "Another Sunny Day" and "If She Wants Me" by Belle and Sebastian
  • "Angel of the Morning" by Juice Newton
  • "Someone Like You" by Van Morrison
  • Acoustic cover of "Simple Man"
  • "I Could Hold You in My Arms" by Ray Lamontagne
  • "Heavenly Day" by Patty Griffin
  • "Halleluia" by Jeff Buckley
  • "Open Arms" by Mariah Carey
  • "Butterfly Kisses" by Bob Carlisle
  • "Mint Car" by The Cure
  • "A New Day Has Come" by Celine Dion
  • "In My Daughter's Eyes"
  • "Fireflies" by Faith Hill
  • "Isn't She Lovely" by Stevie Wonder
  • "Dare You to Move" by Switchfoot
  • "A Whole New World" from Aladdin
  • "I Hope You Dance"
  • "My Baby You" by Marc Anthony
  • "Things We've Handed Down" - Marc Cohn
  • "I Will Keep the Bad Things From You" - Damnwells
  • "Gracie" - Ben Folds
  • "Woman' Work" - Kate Bush
  • "Maternity Ward" by Art Brut. (pinzvm)
  • "Go On" by Jack Johnson
  • "Somewhere over the rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
  • "Burning Ring of Fire" by Johnny Cash by (Ericka)
  • Green Day, Ani Difranco, Amy Winehouse and Kanye West.