Here is the second part of the notes relating to pregnancy and labor from a recent lesson with Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz. Again, only the English is posted, but the PDF with the Arabic test is posted at the end.
I am often asked about athkar and dua that should be made in pregnancy. I generally refer people to their religious teachers, as there are very few agreed upon practices directly attributed to the Quran or to the Prophet, may the peace and blessings of God be upon him.
This list was recently made available, taken from Sayyid Habib Umar bin Hafiz, may Allah preserve him. It was compiled by one of his students and a request was made to share it publicly.
This is slightly different then most my articles. I ran across these in an unexpected place, but found great comfort in them as I am still nursing my 10 month old. They are sound traditions and so I felt I should share them, for any women currently pregnant, laboring, or nursing--that you too may find some comfort in your struggles: