100 Beautiful Pregnancy Quotes For Expecting Moms

Moumita Dutta
Dec 12, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Mar 03, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
Young pregnant woman holding alarm clock

The basic definition of pregnancy is bringing new life to the planet.

It's such a miracle if one thinks about it. Other than seahorse and some same species relatives, only females can give birth.

Having a new baby around the house can bring happiness to the household. People congratulate you and the baby with good luck. It can be a time of celebration for everyone.

So, read up on these quotes and enjoy. If you're looking for some great pregnancy quotes, such as 'I can't wait to meet you' pregnancy quotes or 'Congratulations pregnancy quotes', this article should help you out. We have the best pregnancy quotes ready for you!

If you like this article, check out new mom quotes and baby smile quotes.

Inspirational Pregnancy Quotes

Here we have some of the best, positive and inspirational quotes about moms and pregnancy to boost up your morale.

1. "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.

2. "Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch."

- E. B. White.

3. "Let us make pregnancy an occasion when we appreciate our female bodies."

- Merete Leonhardt-Lupa.

4. "Feeling fat lasts nine months but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever."

- Nikki Dalton.

5. "To be pregnant is to be vitally alive, thoroughly woman, and distressingly inhabited."

- Anne Christian Buchanan.

6. "A new baby is like the beginning of all things: wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.”

- Eda J. LeShan.

7. "Truthfully, being pregnant is changing me as a person."

- Holly Madison.

8. "The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never."

- Rajneesh.

9. "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.

10. "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.

11. "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.

12. "A baby is God's opinion that life should go on."

- Carl Sandburg.

13. "You are the closest I will ever come to magic."

- Suzanne Finnamore.

14. "Pregnancy is getting company inside one's skin."

- Maggie Scarf.

15. "That first pregnancy is a long sea journey to a country where you don't know the language."

- Emily Perkins.

16. "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.

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

- George Bernard Shaw.

18. "Babies are bits of star-dust blown from the hand of God."

- Larry Barretto.

19. "Lucky is the woman who knows the pangs of birth for she has held a star."

- Larry Barretto.

21. "Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have."

- Robin Lim.

22. "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.

23. "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."

24. "In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves."

- Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Quotes About Being Pregnant

Below are a few quotes about pregnancy that will give you encouragement at this time.

25. "I love babies. I love being pregnant and I loved giving birth."

- Sadie Frost.

26. "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.

27. "There is something very beautiful about being pregnant."

- Chrissy Teigen.

28. "I think I enjoy being pregnant more than not being pregnant."

- Chrissy Teigen.

29. "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.

30. "Being pregnant shouldn't make you feel less of a woman, but more of a woman!"

- Julia Restoin Roitfeld.

31. "By far the most common craving of pregnant women is not to be pregnant."

- Phyllis Diller.

32. "Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife."

- Queen Victoria.

33. "Being pregnant was the healthiest I've ever been in my life. Except for the cupcakes."

- Ashlee Simpson.

34. "Being pregnant finally helped me understand what my true relationship was with my body."

- Amy Adams.

35. "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.

Maternity Quotes

Maternity is a beautiful thing. Here's some quotes on maternity that you'll love.

36.  "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.

37. "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."

- Phyllis Chesler.

38. "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.

39. "Maternity is a glorious thing, since all mankind has been conceived, born, and nourished of women."

- Martin Luther.

40. "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.

41. "I'm a full-time mom. I've never felt as prepared, as before maternity."

- Vera Farmiga.

42. "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.

43. "Maternity is a cosmic thing and once it has come to pass, our conversation must not be permitted to blaspheme it."

- Ben Lindsey.

Beauty At The Time Of Pregnancy Quotes

Young pregnant couple naming their future child

At the time of pregnancy, women become more beautiful by the day. Below are a few quotes on that.

44. "I find a pregnant body to be beautiful and an incredible reminder of what a woman’s body is made to do."

- Kourtney Kardashian.

45. "Being pregnant has all kinds of advantages. People keep telling you how beautiful you look. They do it over and over."

- Caterina Fake.

46. "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.

47. "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.

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

- Jessica Simpson.

New Baby And New Mum Quotes

Here's some new mother and new baby quotes for you to enjoy.

49 "A mother continues to labor long after the baby is born."

- Lisa Jo Baker.

50. "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.

51. "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."

- Mary Wollstonecraft.

52. "Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day."

- Taylor Hanson.

53. "There's no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one."

- Jill Churchill.

54. "A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it."

- Frank A. Clark.

55. "A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin."

- Amy Tan.

56. "Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last."

- Charles Dickens.

57. "Being a mother is discovering strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you never knew existed."

- Sherene Simon.

58. "Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever-fresh and radiant possibility."

- Kate Douglas Wiggin.

Quotes For Moms From Pregnancy-Related Books

Pregnancy books can help out a lot when you're worried about everything at the time of pregnancy. So, here's a few quotes from some books.

59. "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."

- 'Natural Hospital Birth 2nd Edition'.

60. "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'.

61. "Your brain has only a tiny thread of a connection to the outside world … "

- 'Natural Hospital Birth 2nd Edition'.

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

- 'Natural Hospital Birth 2nd Edition'.

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

- 'Ina May's Guide To Childbirth'.

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

- 'Waiting For Birdy'.

65. "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."

- 'Ina May's Guide To Childbirth'.

66. "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."

- 'Waiting For Birdy'.

67. "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's Guide To Childbirth'.

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

-'Waiting For Birdy'.

69. "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'.

Quotes And Sayings About Pregnancy

These are a few expecting parents quotes and sayings that are from cards and can be used as captions for maternity photos too. The origin of these quotes is unknown but we love them and would like you to check them out. If you know where they're from please let us know!

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

- Unknown.*

71. "I can't wait to meet you. For I already love you."

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.

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

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.

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

- Unknown.*

77. "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."

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.*

79. "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.*

Fun Pregnancy Quotes

These congratulatory and good luck quotes can be used when you're writing cards. Hence the quotes are from unknown authors. But as they can come in handy, we've included them. If you know where they're from please let us know!

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

- Unknown.*

81. "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!"

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.*

86. "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."

- Unknown.*

87. "Your prayers were finally answered. Congratulations, mom-to-be!"

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.*

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

- Unknown.*

Poignant Quotes On Pregnancy

Here are some moving pregnancy quotes:

91. "Soul and spirit are stretched – along with body – making pregnancy a time of transition, growth, and profound beginnings."

- Anne Christian Buchanan.

92. "Sweetheart

when you break thru

you’ll find

a poet here

not quite what one would choose."

- Diane Di Prima , 'Song For Baby-O, Unborn'.

93. "Novel unbegun."

- Rachel Richardson, 'Ultrasound'.

94. "Before you were conceived,

I wanted you.

Before you were born,

I loved you."

- Maureen Hawkins, 'Miracle Of Life'.

95. "God's interest in the human race is nowhere better evinced than in obstetrics."

- Martin H. Fisher.

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

- Jenna, 'Waitress'.

97. "Now, going to the movies, that'll be economical: one child, two seniors, thanks."

- George Banks, 'Father Of The Bride Part II'.

98. "Motherhood: All love begins and ends there."

- Robert Browning.

99. "Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy."

- Tina Fey.

100. "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.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for pregnancy quotes then why not take a look at funny baby quotes, or funny mom quotes?

*Do you know where this quote originated? Please email us to let us know at hello@kidadl.com.

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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