Becoming pregnant is the most exciting but also the most terrifying adventure in life. Whether the pregnancy is a complete surprise or long-awaited, nothing matches the excitement and anticipation. Pregnancy means a beginning of a new stage in your life, and it comes with many changes.

Women mostly talk of the obvious things such as fatigue, cravings, nausea, and body shape changes, but issues like reworking finances and negotiating new work arrangements are common. Besides, emotional changes associated with pregnancy leave a lasting effect on the expecting mother’s life and change her perspective.

During the nine months of pregnancy, women develop courage, fortitude, understanding, and patience to give birth. So, if you are pregnant, then you are possibly overjoyed but stressed. To remain calm and positive, reading positive words and doing something that makes you happy is important. Below are 60 inspirational quotes for expecting mothers that will be helpful during this period.

Inspirational Pregnancy Quotes

Pregnant quotes

“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

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

“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

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

“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

“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

“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.” – Erma Bombeck

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

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

“A mother does not become pregnant to employ 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

“The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her, but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes.” ― C. JoyBell C.

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

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

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

“A ship under sail and a big-bellied woman are the most handsome two things that can be seen common.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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

“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

Cute pregnancy quotes

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

“The biggest surprise, which is also the best, is that I didn’t know I would love motherhood as much as I do.” – Deborah Norville

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

Beautiful Quotes for Pregnant Moms

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

“There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.” – Pamela S. Nadav

“The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your universe. You relinquish that position to your children.” – Jessica Lange

“Having kids—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” – Maria Shriver

“No influence is as powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale

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

“I like to think of motherhood as a great big adventure. You set off on a journey, you don’t know how to navigate things, and you don’t exactly know where you’re going or how you’re going to get there.” – Cynthia Rowley

“Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.” – Charles Stanley

“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

“A miracle is the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth. It is unbelievable how God has made us women and babies endure and be able to do so much. A miracle, indeed. Such an incredible blessing.” – Jennie Finch

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“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 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 am even pregnant. I’m hoisting my 2-year-old around.” – Emily Blunt

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

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

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

“You do a lot of growing up when you’re pregnant. It is 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

“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

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

Quotes for pregnant moms

“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 is a magical time, those first few weeks. It almost makes you wish you did not 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

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

Cute Quotes for Expecting Mothers

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

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

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

“It is a 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

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

“A mother does not become pregnant to employ 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

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

“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

“When I got pregnant, I had to concentrate on being pregnant for a whole nine months, even though I knew it was ruining my career at the time.” – Yoko Ono

“Sometimes, when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your 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, that all the same, you could not live without.” – Jodi Picoult

“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.” – Anonymous

“A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give.” – Laurel Atherton

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

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

Inspirational quotes for pregnant moms

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

Final Thoughts

Pregnancy is a special time for you, your partner, and the people around you, including your family and friends. Most people will be ready to offer help in various ways, and possibly, you will be glad of their support. The above quotes for pregnant women will be encouraging during this important period.
Congratulations on your pregnancy!

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Hermione M.

My name is Hermione. I am the founder of WomenH and I write about women's health, wellness, mental health, and personal growth. I created this platform to inspire women to take care of themselves mentally, physically, and emotionally to become their best selves. Thank you for stopping by.

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