Pregnancy

The Best Quotes About Pregnancy  

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A list of the best pregnancy quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous pregnancy quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic pregnancy quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like, be sure to check out other inspirational pregnancy quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about pregnancy?" and "What are inspirational pregnancy quotes?" so if you're looking for some motivational sayings to lift your spirits during a tough pregnancy, look no further!

This list includes cute pregnancy quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest pregnancy quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite uplifting pregnancy sayings get to the bottom of the list.

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If men were equally at risk from this condition -- if they knew their bellies might swell as if they were suffering from end-stage cirrhosis, that they would have to go nearly a year without a stiff drink, a cigarette, or even an aspirin, that they would be subject to fainting spells and unable to fight their way onto commuter trains -- then I am sure that pregnancy would be classified as a sexually transmitted disease and abortions would be no more controversial than emergency appendectomies. Barbara Ehrenreich
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Childbearing is glorified in part because women die from it. Andrea Dworkin
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Pregnancy demonstrates the deterministic character of woman's sexuality. Every pregnant woman has body and self taken over by a chthonian force beyond her control. In the welcome pregnancy, this is a happy sacrifice. But in the unwanted one, initiated by rape or misadventure, it is a horror. Such unfortunate women look directly into nature's heart of Darkness. For a fetus is a benign tumor, a vampire who steals in order to live. The so-called miracle of birth is nature getting her own way. Camille Paglia
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves. Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have. Robin Lim
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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
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Most of a modest woman's life was spent, after all, in denying what, in one day at least of every year, was made obvious. Virginia Woolf
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Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you. Dorothy Parker
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I positively think that ladies who are always enceinte quite disgusting; it is more like a rabbit or guinea-pig than anything else and really it is not very nice. Queen Victoria