15 inspiring quotes about childbirth


The day your baby is born is one of the most memorable days of your life. The birth is beautiful, breathtaking and intense. It’s exciting and it’s life changing. And it’s coming soon for you, mom!

Prepare your mind + your heart with 15 beautiful quotes about the amazing experience of childbirth.


1. “The temptation to quit smoking will be greater just before you are about to be successful. “

– Bob Parsons

2. “Birth is not something that we suffer from, but something that we actively do and rejoice in. “

—Sheila Kitzinger

3. “There is no strength equal to that of a determined woman.”

-Unknown author

4. “The wisdom and compassion that a woman can intuitively feel during childbirth can make her a source of healing and understanding for other women. “

—Stephen Gaskin


5. “There is a secret in our culture, and it is not that childbirth is painful. It is that women are strong.

—Laura Stavoe Harm

6. “Birth is not just about making babies. Birth is about making mothers – strong, competent, capable mothers who trust each other and know their inner strength. “

—Barbara Katz Rothman

7. “A strong intention, a relaxed body and an open mind are the main ingredients of an active birth.”

—Janet Balaskas

8. “As we give birth to our babies, we may find that we are giving birth to new possibilities within ourselves.”

—Myla + Jon Kabat-Zinn

9. “Birth is an opportunity to transcend. Rise above what we are used to, go deeper into ourselves than what we are used to and see not only what we are really made of, but also the force that we can access into and by birth.

—Marcie Macari

10. “Giving birth should be your greatest achievement, not your greatest fear. “

– Jane Weideman

11. “Let choice whisper in your ear and love whisper in your heart. Be ready. Here comes life.

—Maya Angelou

12. “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation. “

– Pamela S. Nadav

13. “When you change the way you view birth, the way you give birth will change. “

—Marie F. Mongan, founder of HypnoBirthing

14. “The goal is beyond the pain.”

—Beth Moore

15. “Just as a woman’s heart knows how and when to pump, her lungs to inhale, and her hand to remove from the heat, so she knows when and how to give birth.”

—Virginia DiOrio

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