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300 Inspirational Pregnancy Quotes For Expecting Moms

Last Updated: September 12, 2022 by Team

Pregnancy is an incredible and beautiful time in any woman’s life. Pregnancy gives a new meaning to the word “beautiful” and is a time of enormous delight and anticipation. Whether the pregnancy was long-awaited or a complete surprise, there is nothing quite like the anticipation and excitement of preparing to meet a new baby boy or girl!

Whether you’re a first-time mom-to-be or are pregnant with your second child (or third or more!), those nine months leading up to birth are an undeniably wondrous and life-changing experience. Knowing that life is growing inside you and watching your belly grow, hearing your baby’s heartbeat for the first time, or even feeling those little kicks. It is incredible how a mother’s love for her child grows even without having met her child.

In this post, we’ve compiled some lovely pregnancy quotes and phrases, from funny quotes about being pregnant that acknowledge the ups and downs of your parenthood journey to sweet pregnancy quotes that could make you cry. This extensive list explains what being pregnant and becoming a parent is all about.

Best Pregnancy Quotes

Top 10 Pregnancy Quotes

“This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.” – Jodi Picoult

“There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill

“There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” – Chinese Proverb

“There is nothing quite like that perfect moment when your holding your baby in your arms and realize you would do absolutely anything for them.”

“There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit – and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place.” – Virginia Clinton Kelley

“There is no way out of the experience except through it, because it is not really your experience at all but the baby’s. Your body is the child’s instrument of birth.” – Penelope Leach

“There is no such thing as a perfect parent, so just be a real one.” – Sue Atkins

“Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” – Albert Einstein

“Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” – Lin Yutang

“Lucky is the woman who knows the pangs of birth for she has held a star.” – Larry Barretto

No matter how bad my day's been, it takes one little kick to make everything feel alright.

Funny Pregnancy Quotes

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“Think of stretch marks as pregnancy service stripes.” – Joyce Armor

“When your pregnant little hands pushing and tiny feet kicking remind you that you are never really alone.”

“When your first baby drops her pacifier, you sterilize it. When your second baby drops her pacifier, you tell the dog: ‘Fetch!’” – Bruce Lansky

“When your children arrive, the best you can hope for is that they break open everything about you. Your mind floods with oxygen. Your heart becomes a room with wide-open windows.” – Amy Poehler

“When you’re pregnant, you can think of nothing but having your own body to yourself again, yet after having given birth you realize that the biggest part of you is now somehow external, subject to all sorts of dangers and disappearance, so you spend the rest of your life trying to figure out how to keep it close enough for comfort.” – Jodi Picoult

“No matter how bad my day’s been, it takes one little kick to make everything feel alright.”

“My wife and I don’t understand couples where the woman is pregnant and they don’t want to know the sex of the baby. ‘Oh, we want it to be a surprise.’ I mean you have caller ID but don’t want to know what’s popping out of your vagina?” – Andrew Ginsburg

“My third album, that will definitely be about this little girl and the process of watching your wife get pregnant. It’s crazy.” – Andy Grammer

“My sweet child, I have carried you for every second of your life, and now I will love you for every second of mine.”

“My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt.” – William Blake

“It is the most powerful creation to have life growing inside of you. There is no bigger gift.” – Beyoncé

“It is important to keep in mind that our bodies must work pretty well, or their wouldn’t be so many humans on the planet.” – ‘Ina May’s Guide To Childbirth’

“It is easy when you’re pregnant to spend hours dreaming about the little baby growing inside of you and wondering who in the world they will turn out to be.”

“It is crazy how much love you can have for someone you have never met.”

“It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions. This is a biological thing. This is why it takes several million sperm cells … to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is, relative to them, the size of Wisconsin.” – Dave Barry

“If your connection to the real world is full of calm reassurance, you can go about your task of letting go.”

“If your baby is beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time—you’re the grandma.” – Theresa Bloomingdale

“If you want to know the feeling, just take your bottom lip and pull it over your head.” – Carol Burnett

“If you are a mom, you are a superhero, period.” – Rosie Pope

“If women take their bodies seriously and ideally we should then its full expression, in terms of pleasure, maternity, and physical strength, seems to fare better when women control the means of production and reproduction.”

“If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters.” – Nora Ephron

“I feel like I have a bowling ball sitting on my hoo-ha.” – Jessica Simpson

“I can’t wait to meet you. For I already love you.”

“I can’t have coffee, it’s on the bad food list you gave to me. What kind of doctor are you?”

“I begin to love this little creature, and to anticipate his birth as a fresh twist to know which I do not wish to unite.”

“How can you be a physics major and be shocked when you get pregnant from having sex?” – Sister Souljah

“Honey is sweet. A little baby is even sweeter.”

“Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child.” – Tina Brown

“Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.” – Taylor Hanson

“Going into a pregnancy is a really challenging time for a woman, because it’s forever-changing, both mentally and physically.” – Brooke Burke

“God’s interest in the human race is nowhere better evinced than in obstetrics.” – Martin H. Fisher

“Get comfortable. Have to pee. Get really thirsty after you pee. Drink an entire cup of water. Get comfortable. Have to pee again. I give up!”

“Ah, babies! They’re more than just adorable little creatures on whom you can blame your farts.” – Tina Fey

“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.”

“A man is not complete until he has seen the baby he has made.” – Sammy Davis Jr.

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” – George Bernard Shaw

“A grand adventure is about to begin.” – Winnie the Pooh

“A good way to prepare yourself for parenthood is to talk to rocks because they have similar listening habits.” – Rodney Lacroix

1 in 4 women's pregnancy will end in miscarriage or stillbirth. Danielle vouvalides

Cute Pregnancy Quotes

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“There is no greater feeling that hearing that first cry after your baby is born. That feeling of relief that they are okay and that everything that you just went through was all worth it.”

“There is no better feeling than the movement of life inside of you.”

“There is a sanctity involved with bringing a child into this world, it is better than bombing one out of it.” – James Baldwin

“There are words in the soul of a newborn baby, wanting and waiting to be written.” – Toba Beta

“There are two things in life for which we are never fully prepared: twins.” – Josh Billings

“There are so many things I wonder about you as you grow inside me. I wonder when I’ll get to meet you. I wonder who you will be. I wonder who you will take after. But the one thing I never wonder is how much I will love you. Because I already know you’ll be my everything.”

“There are no words that can describe the euphoria you feel when your baby recognizes you for the first time and smiles.” – Jared Padalecki

“There are many wonderful moments in life, but nothing compares to becoming a mama.”

“The wonder of life begins in the womb of a woman.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“The most powerful, amazing, and incredible thing your body can do is grow life inside of it.”

“Pregnancy can be a time when you take tremendous pleasure in eating, not only because you may enjoy food more but also because you know that it is nourishing both you and your baby.” – Martha Rose and Jane L. Davis

“Pregnancy and motherhood are the most beautiful and significantly life-altering events that I have ever experienced.”

“People always say that pregnant women have a glow. And I say it’s because you’re sweating to death.” – Jessica Simpson

“Paternity is more distant and less direct than maternity; it’s a claim we accept as children, one inscribed in our legitimate, that is, legal, names.” – Siri Hustvedt

“May you always know, little one, that you were wished for, longed for, prayed for, and will be forever loved.”

“May God bless you with a happy and safe pregnancy with a healthy and joyous baby. Accept our heartiest wishes on such an amazing time of your life.”

“I have dreamed of you, before I even knew who you were.”

“I love you bigger than the world and sky.” – Marty Klazmer

“I love you with all my belly. I would say heart, but my belly is bigger.”

“Expecting a baby is just the beginning of expecting some of life’s most precious moments. Congratulations.”

“Before we had you, we had each other, and now you’re here we have everything.”

“Baby in the tummy, it’s all up to mommy. But once the baby’s had, it’s bragging rights for Dad.”

“Babies are like little suns that, in a magical way, bring warmth, happiness, and light into our lives.” – Kartini Diapari-Oengider

“Babies are bits of star-dust blown from the hand of God. Lucky is the woman who knows the pangs of birth for she has held a star.” – Larry Barretto

“Babies are always more trouble than you thought ― and more wonderful.” – Charles Osgood

“A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years, and in your heart until the day you die.” – Mary Mason

“A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.” – Carl Sandburg

“A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.” – Carl Sandburg

“A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.”

“A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it.” – Frank A. Clark

“A baby is a wishing well. Everyone puts their hopes, their fears, their pasts, their two cents in.” – Elizabeth Bard

“A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty.”


Happy Pregnancy Quotes

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“When a baby is born a life of endless possibilities lays ahead.”

“We never know the love of a parent until we become parents ourselves.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Three things remain with us from paradise: stars, flowers and children.” – Dante Alighieri

“There will never be a day like the day your baby was born.”

“There is no other organ quite like the uterus. If men had such an organ, they would brag about it. So should we.”

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” – Rajneesh

“The love a mother has for her child is immeasurable.”

“The love for your baby really is like no other. It fills places in your heart that you never even knew were empty.”

“The longer you wait for something, the more you appreciate it when you get it. Anything worth having is worth waiting for.”

“The life of a mother is the life of a child: you are two blossoms on a single branch.” – Karen Maezen Miller

“The funny thing about pregnancy is that you are not just creating a child, you are also creating a mother.”

“The first pregnancy is the most self-indulgent thing in the world because you get massages and prenatal yoga and hypnotherapy CDs. During this one I forget that I’m even pregnant. I’m hoisting my 2-year-old around.” – Emily Blunt

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana

“The child grows inside you and there is something mystical and mythical in that, but then you actually see that you are nothing more than the box in which they come. There is this total person, already formed, themselves.” – Glenda Jackson

“The changes that your body goes through while pregnant are beautiful, yet they can also be daunting. As your body changes it is easy to feel fat or uncomfortable in your own skin, however when you are holding your precious little baby in your arms it makes it all worth it.”

“Step one to preventing PPD is to find time to sleep after giving birth, no matter how euphoric you feel.” – ‘Ina May’s Guide To Childbirth’

“Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful and magical humans on earth, for what they believe is what they will become.” – Brooke Hampton

“Soul and spirit are stretched – along with body – making pregnancy a time of transition, growth, and profound beginnings.” – Anne Christian Buchanan

“Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.” – Sam Levenson

“Sometimes when you pick up your child, you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart from that all the same, you could not live without.” – Jodi Picoult

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” – A.A. Milne

“Sometimes I suspect that everybody sleeps with their kids, and the only difference is the level of denial you’re in.”

“Pregnancy is a wonderful miracle, and in nine months your joys will double. Congratulations, to the happy couple.”

“Pregnancy is a uniquely intimate relationship between two people. All of us luxuriate in this relationship once, and half of us are lucky enough to be able to do it all over again a second time, from the other side as it were.” – David Bainbridge

“Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get the more you feel like giving.” – Penelope Leach

“Love comes in all shapes and sizes. We can’t wait to see what your little love looks like. Congratulations on your pregnancy!”

“Life’s biggest miracle is the gift of having life growing inside of you.”

“Life is tough enough without having someone kick you from the inside.” – Rita Rudner

“Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch.” – E. B. White

“Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Life doesn’t get more real than having a newborn at home.” – Eric Church

“I, as a man, don’t even pretend to know what a woman goes through during pregnancy.” – Nick Lachey

“If I had my life to live over, instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy, I’d have cherished ever moment and realized that the wonderment growing inside me was the only chance in life to assist God in a miracle.” – Erma Bombeck

“I’ve got seven kids. The three words you hear most around my house are ‘hello,’ ‘goodbye,’ and ‘I’m pregnant’.” – Dean Martin

“I’m never as happy as when I’m pregnant. I literally would have 10 babies if I could!” – Tori Spelling

“I’m never as happy as when I’m pregnant. I literally would have 10 babies if I could!”

“I’m convinced that whatever state you’re in during your pregnancy has a huge influence on the baby’s personality – so I hope we haven’t produced a little serial killer!” – Helena Bonham Carter

“Happiness is on the way.”

“Happiness is hearing your baby’s heartbeat for the very first time.”

“Happiness is carrying a whole world inside of you.”

“From the moment I knew you were growing inside of me; I have loved you.”

“From the moment I found out I was pregnant, I knew this would be the best journey of my life.”

“For you created my inmost being, you knit me together in my mother’s womb.”

“For this child, I prayed and the Lord has granted the desires of my heart.” – 1 Samuel 1:27

“Feeling fat lasts nine months but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.” – Nikki Dalton

“Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox

“Expecting a baby is just the beginning, there are so many precious moments to look forward to as your baby grows.”

“Children don’t ask to be born. It is a choice we make to bring them into this world. That is why we change and rearrange our lives for them.”

“Carrying a baby is the most rewarding experience a woman can enjoy.” – Jayne Mansfield

“Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” – Tina Fey

“Before you were conceived I wanted you. Before you were born, I loved you. Before you were here an hour, I would die for you. This is the miracle of Mother’s Love.” – Maureen Hawkins

“Before you were born I carried you under my heart. From the moment you arrived in this world until the moment I leave it, I will always carry you in my heart.” – Mandy Harrison

“A baby will make your heart fuller, your home happier, and your future brighter.”

“A new baby is like the beginning of all things – wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” – Eda LeShan

“A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside… when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.”

“A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” – Emily Dickinson

“A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” – Amy Tan

“A mother does not become pregnant in order to provide employment to medical people. Giving birth is an ecstatic jubilant adventure not available to males.” – John Stevenson

“A mother does not become pregnant in order to provide employment to medical people. Giving birth is an ecstatic jubilant adventure not available to males. It is a woman’s crowning creative experience of a lifetime.” – John Stevenson

“A mother continues to labor long after the baby is born.” – Lisa Jo Baker

“A miracle is really the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth.” – Jennie Finch

Friendly reminder that getting pregnant and staying pregnant isn't easy for everyone, so be kind.

Short Pregnancy Quotes

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“The day I became a mother was the most magical day of my life.”

“The butterflies he gave me turned into little feet.”

“With every newborn baby, a little sun rises.” – Irmgard Erath

“Our family is about to get bigger by two feet.”

“Now my belly is as noble as my heart.” – Gabriela Mistral

“No pregnancy is the same. Each is its own special journey.”

“No one ever wanted anything more than we wanted you.”

“My heart beats stronger because of you.”

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning

“Made with true love.”

“Loving you is a wonderful way to spend a lifetime.”

“It’s the small moments that make life big.”

“I’m a mother, and I look like one.” – Olivia Wilde

“I’m in love with a child I haven’t even met yet.”

“I’m not afraid. I was made to do this.”

“I can’t wait to meet you.”

“Children reinvent your world for you.” – Susan Sarandon

“And suddenly, you were my everything.”

It's not lazy.It's pregnancy!

Unexpected Pregnancy Quotes

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“Unplanned pregnancy is an equal-opportunity affliction.” – Ann McLane Kuster

“Part of being a parent is rolling with the punches, so consider an unexpected pregnancy the universe’s way of helping you to learn to do that.” – Heather Wittenberg

“Regardless if your pregnancy was planned or happened by surprise, it is sure to say that your life will be forever changed.”

“Whether your pregnancy was meticulously planned, medically coaxed, or happened by surprise, one thing is certain – your life will never be the same.” – Catherine Zeta-Jones

“A woman experiencing an unplanned pregnancy also deserves to experience unplanned joy.” – Patricia Heaton

“The best things in life are unexpected.”

Of course I can do this. I'm pregnant, not brain-damaged. My condition doesn't change my personality.

Secret Pregnancy Quotes

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“Rigid plans work best if you’re building a skyscraper; with something as mysteriously human as giving birth, it’s best, both literally and figuratively, to keep your knees bent.” – Mark Sloan

“We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” – Laura Stavoe Harm

“Pregnant women! They had that weird frisson, an aura of magic that combined awkwardly with an earthy sense of duty. Mundane, because they were nothing unique on the suburban streets; ethereal because their attention was ever somewhere else. Whatever you said was trivial. And they had that preciousness which they imposed wherever they went, compelling attention, constantly reminding you that they carried the future inside, its contours already drawn, but veiled, private, an inner secret.” – Ruth Morgan

Not a waddle. Just pregnancy swag.

Inspirational Pregnancy Quotes

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“We had a dream and it was you. We made a wish and you came true.”

“We can’t understand when we’re pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time—like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children.” – Anne Lamott

“The amazing thing about becoming a parent is that you will never again be your own first priority.” – Olivia Wilde

“While we tend to equate motherhood solely with maternity, in the Lord’s language, the word ‘mother’ has layers of meaning… Motherhood is more than bearing children.” – Sheri L. Dew

“When you moved, I felt squeezed with a wild infatuation and protectiveness. We are one. Nothing, not even death, can change that.” – Suzanne Finnamore

“When you feel that first little kick and hear a tiny heartbeat for the first time you suddenly understand what it means to love someone more than own life.”

“One of the hardest things about parenting is that you just never know what the outcome will be. It’s a total leap of faith.”

“My goal is to appreciate my body for what it has done.” – Sia Cooper

“My child will never have to wonder where to go for a hug, love, or support. For as long as I love, I will always be there for them no matter what.”

“My body has given me the greatest gift of my life.” – Hilary Duff

“Mothers who prepare for a natural birth and write birth plans but end up with necessary interventions do not have to blame themselves for lack of preparation.”

“Motherhood: The only place you can experience heaven and hell at the same time.”

“Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary—it’s an act of infinite optimism.” – Gilda Radner

“Maternity is a glorious thing, since all mankind has been conceived, born, and nourished of women.” – Martin Luther

“Mary found again in the adorable Host the adorable fruit of her womb… and began in the Cenacle her new maternity at the feet of Jesus in the Eucharist.” – Peter Julian Eymard

“Mama, you are strong, beautiful, and more powerful than you know. Trust yourself. Trust your body. And know, that no matter how your birth goes, there is a powerful collective of mamas that are right behind you.”

“Making the decision to have a child – it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth Stone

“Imagine what might happen if women emerged from their labor beds with a renewed sense of the strength and power of their bodies, and of their capacity for ecstasy through giving birth.” – Christiane Northrup

“I’m a full-time mom. I’ve never felt as prepared, as before maternity.” – Vera Farmiga

“Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever-fresh and radiant possibility.” – Kate Douglas Wiggin

“Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.” – Charles Dickens

“Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.”

“And so in you, the child, your mother lives on and through your family continues to live… so at this time look after yourself and your family as you would your mother for through you all she will truly never die.” – Osho

“All the time we wondered and wondered, who is this person coming, growing, turning, floating, swimming deep, deep inside?” – Crescent Dragonwagon

“All pregnant women are warriors. It takes strength just to get up and go to work.” – Camilla Luddington

“A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother’s love” – Thomas C Haliburton

“A woman by her very nature is maternal – for every woman, whether… married or unmarried, is called upon to be a biological, psychological or spiritual mother.” – Alice von Hildebrand

“A wanted pregnancy as much as a dreaded pregnancy can play differently than all one’s previous imaginings.” – Susie Orbach

“A strong intention, a relaxed body and an open mind are the main ingredients for an active birth.” – Janet Balaskas

“A ship under sail and a big-bellied woman, Are the handsomest two things that can be seen common.” – –Benjamin Franklin

“A new life is breathing inside of you and nothing can be more exciting than this. Congratulations to you for expecting.”

“A new journey starts and this is going to be an exciting one! I am happy for you.”

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Pregnancy Quotes For Husband

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“What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.” – Benjamin Spock

“Sometimes you don’t realize what is missing in your life until it arrives.” – Araceli M. Ream

“When your wife is pregnant and you’re expecting, everyone is like, ‘It’s incredible. Get ready, it’s magic. It’s the most life-changing experience you’ll ever have. Brace yourself for heaven.’ And then the second the baby comes everyone is like, ‘WELCOME TO HELL.’” – Andy Samberg

“When we give birth to our baby, we also give birth to an incredible strength and love that only comes with motherhood.”

“When we encourage new parents to ‘treasure these moments because they don’t last forever,’ we need to remember to also reassure them that they will survive these moments because they don’t last forever.” – L.R. Knost

“When pregnant with our first, Dean and I attended a childbirth class. There were about 15 other couples, all 6-8 months pregnant, just like us. As an introduction, the teacher asked us to share what had been our favourite part of pregnancy and the least favourite part. I was surprised by how many of the men and women there couldn’t name a favourite part. When it was my turn, I said, “My least favourite has been nausea, and my favourite is the belly.” – Shannon Hale

“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” – Leo J. Burke

“People expect all women to react the same to pregnancy. But anyone who’s been around pregnant women knows that it’s not all cutesy and sweet. You spaz out and you’re angry and you have tantrums.” – Keri Russell

“Not every day of pregnancy is easy, but every day brings me closer to you.”

“No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.”

“In the pregnancy process I have come to realize how much of the burden is on the female partner. She’s got a construction zone going on in her belly.” – Al Roker

“In pregnancy, there are two bodies, one inside the other. Two people live under one skin. When so much of life is dedicated to maintaining our integrity as distinct beings, this bodily tandem is an uncanny fact.” – Joan Raphael-Leff

“In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.” – Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn

“When you have a baby, you know you are going to fall in love with your child, but you also in love with your husband all over again.”


Pregnancy Loss Quotes

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“By far the most common craving of pregnant women is not to be pregnant.” – Phyllis Diller

“Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.” – Robin Lim

“Birth takes a woman’s deepest fears about herself and shows her that she is stronger than them.”

“Being pregnant was the healthiest I’ve ever been in my life. Except for the cupcakes.” – Ashlee Simpson

“Being pregnant was a lot like being a child again. There was always someone telling you what to do.” – Emily Oster

“Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife.” – Queen Victoria

My goal is to appreciate my body for what it has done. Sia Cooper

Pregnancy Announcement Quotes

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“You are pregnant and you are powerful. You are bold and you are beautiful. Go forward in your boldness, in your beauty and in your contentedness. Trust your body to birth and know that the collective power of women worldwide will be with you.”

“You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars.” – E.E. Cummings

“You are bound to be one of the best parents in the world. Congratulations on being pregnant.”

“Words can not express the joy of new life.” – Hermann Hesse

“Your pregnant elephant ankles will return to normal. Just hang in there.” – Adriel Booker

“Your pregnancy is as beautifully unique as you are. Congratulations on this one-of-a-kind celebration!”

“Your prayers were finally answered. Congratulations, mom-to-be!”

“Your brain has only a tiny thread of a connection to the outside world … ”

“You will always be the miracle that make my life complete.”

“You spend nine months preparing to fall in love for a lifetime.”

“You never understand life until it grows inside of you.” – Sandra Chami Kassis

“You just can’t be sure of the consequences they’ll have for this person you’re raising.”

“You do a lot of growing up when you’re pregnant. It’s suddenly like, ‘Yikes. Here it is, folks. Playtime is over.’” – Connie Fioretto

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Jones

“You are the closest I will ever come to magic.” – Suzanne Finnamore

“You are the best thing I have ever waited for.”

“You are proof that love before first sight does exist.” – Araceli M. Ream

“When I was pregnant, I was so huge and people on the bus would get up for me. That made me feel so precious and valued and valuable. I try to treat everyone like they’re pregnant.” – Mariska Hargitay

“When I was pregnant, I felt filled with life, and I felt really happy. I ate well, and I slept well. I felt much more useful than I’d ever felt before.” – Suzanne Vega

“When avoidance of pain becomes the major emphasis of childbirth care, the paradoxical effect is that more women have to deal with pain after their babies are born.”

“We should recognize that women become mothers the moment they are pregnant.” – Alveda King

“There is something very beautiful about being pregnant. I think I enjoy being pregnant more than not being pregnant. I know it could go either way, and the next pregnancy could be the complete opposite.” – Chrissy Teigen

“The common perception is that when a woman is pregnant, she is most beautiful and radiates the perfection of her beauty and power.” – Reena Kumarasingham

“It’s a great thing about being pregnant, you don’t need excuses to pee or eat.” – Angelina Jolie

“It’s a blessing being a woman because you get to experience the most magical moment of your life: giving life! Congratulations on your pregnancy!”

“It makes me feel like a woman. It makes me feel that all the things about my body are suddenly there for a reason. It makes you feel round and supple, and to have a little life inside you is amazing.” – Angelina Jolie

“Being pregnant shouldn’t make you feel less of a woman, but more of a woman!” – Julia Restoin Roitfeld

“Being pregnant means every day is another day closer to meeting the other love of my life.”

“Being pregnant has all kinds of advantages. People keep telling you how beautiful you look. They do it over and over.” – Caterina Fake

“Being pregnant finally helped me understand what my true relationship was with my body – meaning that it wasn’t put on this earth to look good in a swimsuit.” – Amy Adams

“Being a mother is discovering strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you never knew existed.” – Sherene Simon

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“You are pregnant and you are powerful. You are bold and you are beautiful. Go forward in your boldness, in your beauty and in your contentedness. Trust your body to birth and know that the collective power of women worldwide will be with you.”

“Truthfully, being pregnant is changing me as a person. Each day is part of this amazing journey that has completely shifted the focus of my life and made me re-evaluate my personal and professional goals.” – Holly Madison

“To be pregnant is to be vitally alive, thoroughly woman, and distressingly inhabited. Soul and spirit are stretched – along with body – making pregnancy a time of transition, growth, and profound beginnings.” – Anne Christian Buchanan

“That first pregnancy is a long sea journey to a country where you don’t know the language, where land is in sight for such a long time that after a while it’s just the horizon – and then one day birds wheel over that dark shape and it’s suddenly close, and all you can do is hope like hell that you’ve had the right shots.” – Emily Perkins

“Take our heartiest congratulation on this miraculous journey of yours. Pregnancy is a blessing and you are the most blessed soul.”

“Suddenly many movements are going on within me, many things are happening, there is an almost unbearable sense of sprouting, of bursting encasements, of moving kernels, expanding flesh.” – Meridel Le Sueur

“Still the most magical day of my life was the day I became a mom.” – Linda Becker

“Pregnancy was probably the best and the hardest thing I’ll ever go through.” – Mariah Carey

“Pregnancy isn’t always easy. The extra emotions, fatigue, morning sickness, and difficulty to find a comfortable position to sleep. But, just knowing your baby is growing inside of you is one of the most rewarding experience a woman can enjoy.”

“Pregnancy is the only time when you can do nothing at all and still be productive.” – Evan Esar

“Pregnancy is the happiest reason ever for feeling like crap.”

“Pregnancy is really hard. After all you’re trying to grow a whole other person inside of you which isn’t easy. Yet, one of the hardest parts is actually realizing your life is about to change in a huge way but not knowing exactly how.”

“Pregnancy is getting company inside one’s skin.” – Maggie Scarf

“Pregnancy is difficult for women but it is even more difficult for men.” – Susan Cheever

“Pregnancy is a process that invites you to surrender to the unseen force behind all life.” – Judy Ford

“Pregnancy has been a huge lesson in patience and in allowing myself to be open to whatever the day may hand me.” – Anna Kaiser

“Pregnancy feels like an endless wait, but once your little one is here it is a life of endless love.”

“Pregnancy changes you as a person. It is this amazing journey that shifts your focus and pushes you to re-evaluate your life and priorities.”

“Of course I can do this. I’m pregnant, not brain-damaged. My condition doesn’t change my personality.” – Christine Feehan

“Let us make pregnancy an occasion when we appreciate our female bodies.” – Merete Leonhardt-Lupa

“Knowing someone else is going through the bizarreness of pregnancy with you makes it feel a little less impossible.”

“Just knowing you are going to meet your little baby, the love of your life, make all the waiting, all the worry, all the labor pain, and all the unknown worth it.”

“It’s fun being pregnant at the same time as someone as prominent as Kim Kardashian. Seeing her beautiful body change and morph makes me remember mine is doing the same, and although it may not always feel beautiful, it really is.” – Ginger Zee

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“It’s unbelievable how God has made us women and babies to endure and be able to do so much. A miracle, indeed. Such an incredible blessing.” – Jennie Finch

“It’s not always easy growing a little life inside of you. The morning sickness. The hormones. The changes to your body. The sleeplessness. Yet, when it all gets too hard, just remember how powerful you really are. You are growing a life inside of you, and that is incredible.”

“It’s double the giggles and double the grins, and double the trouble if you’re blessed with twins.”

“It’s an established fact. Some women can’t stand being pregnant, getting big and bloated, and hauling around a giant stomach, and some women, for reasons probably understood by Darwin, love it.” – Rich Cohen

“It’s amazing, the mentality shift that occurs in pregnancy. All of a sudden, you want to be good to yourself.”

“It’s a really magical time, those first few weeks. It almost makes you wish you didn’t have to tell anyone, ever. You could just watch your belly grow bigger, and no one would be allowed to ask you about it, and you would have your baby and a year later you would allow visitors to finally come and meet your little miracle.” – Amy Poehler

“I will carry my baby inside of me for 9 months, in my arms for three years, and in my heart always.”

“I was 20 when my daughter was born, and making all these plans during my wife’s pregnancy. I was going to be the perfect father. Once she was born, it was suddenly, ‘Oh, my God! I’m a parent!’” – Kiefer Sutherland

“I usually have lots of energy, so I couldn’t believe how pregnancy put me on my butt.” – Brie Bella

“I usually claim that pregnant women should not read books about pregnancy and birth. Their time is too precious. They should, rather, watch the moon and sing to their baby in the womb.” – Michel Odent

“I think the best thing about being pregnant would definitely have to be seeing just my belly grow and seeing, like, wow, there is, you know, something inside of me.” – Tia Mowry

“I think I enjoy being pregnant more than not being pregnant.” – Chrissy Teigen

“I might only carry my baby inside me for nine months, and in my arms for a few short years, but I will forever hold them in my heart no matter how big they get.”

“I love being pregnant. I have such an incredible connection with myself and with my body that I’ve never had before.” – Jessica Simpson

“I love babies. I love being pregnant and I loved giving birth.” – Sadie Frost

“I know some people find being pregnant so easy, but I can’t relate. It’s hard. It is incredibly beautiful, but it also challenges you in ways you never thought possible.”

“I find a pregnant body to be beautiful and an incredible reminder of what a woman’s body is made to do.” – Kourtney Kardashian

“Giving birth should be your greatest achievement not your greatest fear.” – Jane Weideman

“Giving birth is not a matter of pushing, expelling the baby, but of yielding, surrendering to birth energy.” – Marie Reid

“Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body, a miracle of wisdom.” – Harriette Hartigan

“Everything grows rounder and wider and weirder, and I sit here in the middle of it all and wonder who in the world you will turn out to be.” – Carrie Fisher

“Everyone knows food is important to pregnant women. But what the uninitiated might not realize is that time is of the essence. The bottom line is, when she says she’s hungry, she means it. Feed that woman immediately or she will eat your f***ing face.” – Aaron Gouveia

“Everybody thinks for one moment when they’re pregnant that they’re actually carrying the spawn of the devil.” – Tilda Swinton

“Every four weeks I go up a bra size … it’s worth being pregnant just for the breasts.” – Natasha Hamilton

“During the pregnancy and stuff, I knew I had a daughter coming but when she finally got here that is when it really hit me. Ever since that day, I look at life a lot differently.” – Lonzo Ball

“During my first pregnancy, the people I was around told me how great I looked, asked me how I was feeling, saved the comfiest chairs for me, and stocked the office with decaf tea. This time around, the person I spend the most time with—although she seems to think I’m swell—insists on eating my food and waking me up early every morning.” – Emily Fisk

“At 41 and a half weeks pregnant, I started to have second thoughts about becoming a mother.” – Jenny Mollen


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