Pregnancy Quotes

Pregnancy is one of the most amazing and lovely times in a woman’s life. There’s nothing quite like the anticipation and thrill of preparing to meet a new baby boy or girl, whether the pregnancy was long-awaited or completely unexpected!

For some women, pregnancy is a magical moment when they feel like they are blossoming and lovely. Others suffer from severe nausea, discomfort, back pain, and weariness, as well as the stress and strains of attending numerous doctor’s appointments and wanting the best for their child.

There is no right or wrong method to go about having a baby! Your feelings are perfectly natural and valid, whether you love it and want to give it your all, or you just see it as a sprint to the finish line.

My own experience motivated me to gather the finest pregnancy quotes for expecting mums. Whatever your pregnancy experience is like, I hope these beautiful pregnancies and birth quotes will encourage you on your path to motherhood.

80+ Pregnancy Quotes to Encourage You on Your Path to Motherhood.

You are the closest I will ever come to magic.― Suzanne Finnamore

You are the closest I will ever come to magic.― Suzanne Finnamore

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


My body has given me the greatest gift of my life.__Hilary Duff

My body has given me the greatest gift of my life.__Hilary Duff

You are proof that love before first sight does exist.___Araceli M. Ream


I am entirely capable.”
“Of what, waddling up to someone and ruthlessly bumping into them?― Gail Carriger


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

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

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 every one like they’re pregnant.___Mariska Hargitay

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 every one like they’re pregnant.___Mariska Hargitay

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


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

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

It is the most powerful creation to have life that is growing inside of you. There is no bigger gift.___Beyonce


Juno MacGuff: Nah… I mean, I’m already pregnant, so what other kind of shenanigans could I get into?― Diablo Cody

Juno MacGuff: Nah... I mean, I'm already pregnant, so what other kind of shenanigans could I get into?― Diablo Cody

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


A baby is a wishing well. Everyone puts their hopes, their fears, their pasts, their two cents in.___Elizabeth Bard

A baby is a wishing well. Everyone puts their hopes, their fears, their pasts, their two cents in.___Elizabeth Bard

Your pregnant elephant ankles will return to normal. Just hang in there.___Adriel Booker


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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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


Life is tough enough without having someone kick you from the inside.___Rita Rudner

Life is tough enough without having someone kick you from the inside.___Rita Rudner

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


The condom broke. I know how stupid that sounds. It’s the reproductive version of the dog ate my homework.― Jennifer Weiner

The condom broke. I know how stupid that sounds. It's the reproductive version of the dog ate my homework.― Jennifer Weiner

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


A ship under sail and a big-bellied woman are the handsomest two things that can be seen common.___Benjamin Franklin

A ship under sail and a big-bellied woman are the handsomest two things that can be seen common.___Benjamin Franklin

Pregnancy is a process that invites you to surrender to the unseen force behind all life.___Judy Ford


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

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

You can hear now. Your inner ear is formed.
I shout “I love you” into the bedroom. Then I feel stupid. Then I don’t. This is pretty much the story of my life.― Suzanne Finnamore


There are two things in life for which we are never fully prepared: twins.___Josh Billings

There are two things in life for which we are never fully prepared: twins.___Josh Billings

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


Pregnancy is the only time when you can do nothing at all and still be productive.___Evan Esar

Pregnancy is the only time when you can do nothing at all and still be productive.___Evan Esar

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


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 growbigger, 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 yourlittle miracle.___Amy Poehler


$13 to $20 billion a year could be saved in health care costs by demedicalizing childbirth, developing midwifery, and encouraging breastfeeding.― Frank Oski

$13 to $20 billion a year could be saved in health care costs by demedicalizing childbirth, developing midwifery, and encouraging breastfeeding.― Frank Oski

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


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 reevaluate my personal and professional goals.___Holly Madison


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

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

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.___Unknown


Never give a lousy person the opportunity to create lousy babies.― Roberto Hogue

Never give a lousy person the opportunity to create lousy babies.― Roberto Hogue

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


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


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


They’re spreading out. Look unaware and sweet and innocent.

It’s a little hard to look innocent when I’m as big as a house.― Christine Feehan


The human population would probably be way less than a thousand, if ejaculation were not usually accompanied by an orgasm.― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

The human population would probably be way less than a thousand, if ejaculation were not usually accompanied by an orgasm.― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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


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


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


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


Let us make pregnancy an occasion when we appreciate our female bodies.___Merete Leonhardt-Lupa


Now my belly is as noble as my heart.___Gabriela Mistral


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


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


Pregnancy and birth are a space between worlds — a liminal space — a place where you are no longer not a parent and not yet one either. This betwixt and between is sacred space within which powerful and profound events occur — often uninvited. ___Brita Bushnell


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. 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.___Unknown


Giving Birth Quotes

Whether your pregnancy seems to pass in the blink of an eye, or you’re counting every one of those 40 weeks, it will culminate in the same way: giving birth.

Though childbirth can seem scary and unknown, remember that your body was made for this very purpose. Whatever your birth experience looks like, I hope you’re empowered by these quotes about giving birth.___Virginia DiOrio


Birth isn’t something we suffer, but something we actively do and exult in.– Sheila Kitzinger


Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers — strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength.___Barbara Katz Rothman


There are words in the soul of a newborn baby, wanting and waiting to be written.___Toba Beta


With every newborn baby, a little sun rises.___Irmgard Erath


Still the most magical day of my life was the day I became a mom.___Linda Becker


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


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


Giving birth is not a matter of pushing, expelling the baby, but of yielding, surrendering to birth energy.___Marie Reid


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


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


Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child.___Sam Levenson


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


Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.___Gloria Steinem


Birth is, without a doubt, one of the greatest self-expressive and creative processes we can embark upon in womanhood. I believe that a part of a woman’s birthing heart centre resides within the pelvis and hip area.___Maha Al Musa


Remember this, for it is as true and true gets: Your body is not a lemon. You are not a machine. The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well as aardvarks, lions, rhinoceri, elephants, moose, and water buffalo. Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.___Ina May Gaskin


When you change the way you view birth, the way you birth will change.__Marie F. Mongan


Birth is an opportunity to transcend. To rise above what we are accustomed to, reach deeper inside ourselves than we are familiar with, and to see not only what we are truly made of, but the strength we can access in and through birth.___Marcie Marcari


Sometimes you don’t realize what is missing in your life until it arrives.____Araceli M. Ream


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.___Harriet Hartigan


The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed. – Bob Parsons


Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.___Robin Lim


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


Let choice whisper in your ear and love murmur in your heart. Be ready. Here comes life.___Maya Angelou


Birth takes a woman’s deepest fears about herself and show her that she is stronger than them. – Unknown


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, M.D.


The wisdom and compassion a woman can intuitively experience in childbirth can make her a source of healing and understanding for other women.___Stephen Gaskin


The purpose exceeds the pain.___Beth Moore


There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.___Pamela S. Nadav


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


No matter how you bring a baby into the world (even through adoption), it’s emotionally and physically exhausting – but somehow you find a way through.___Rachel Hollis


Just as a woman’s heart knows how and when to pump, her lungs to inhale, and her hand to pull back from fire, so she knows when and how to give birth.


Giving birth should be your greatest achievement not your greatest fear.___Jane Weideman


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