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Quotes for Pregnancy


Updated May 20, 2014

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Finding inspiration in quotes for pregnancy is something that mothers have done for ages. I've tried to gather some of the most inspirational quotes that I know of to help you. You can use these for affirmations, to send to friends who are pregnant, use them in your labor and birth or even to decorate you new baby's room.

  • "A grand adventure is about to begin." - Winnie the Pooh
  • "If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters." - Nora Ephron, Heartburn
  • "We have a secret in our culture, it's not that birth is painful, it's that women are strong." - Laura Stavoe Harm
  • "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
  • "Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born." - George Bernard Shaw
  • "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
  • "Pregnancy is a disease from which you recover in 18 years and 9 months." - Carrie Latet
  • "All the time we wondered and wondered, who is this person coming, growing, turning, floating, swimming deep, deep inside." - Crescent Dragonwagon
  • "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." - Author Unknown
  • "Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile…initially scared me to death." - Betty Bender
  • "Think of stretch marks as pregnancy service stripes." - Joyce Armor

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