150 Birthing Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of birthing quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about when my son was born.

Short Birthing Quotes

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  • You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star. — Friedrich Nietzsche
  • One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. — Friedrich Nietzsche
  • You can't have relationships with other people until you give birth to yourself. — Sonia Sanchez
  • Some things are best left a blur. Births and Visa Bills. — Sophie Kinsella
  • Have you noticed that all the people in favor of birth control are already born? — Benny Hill
  • The birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus means that one day everything sad will come untrue. — J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children. — Maxim Gorky
  • No one is wise by birth, for wisdom results from one own's efforts. — Tirumalai Krishnamacharya
  • Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. — Albert Einstein
  • A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. — Eda LeShan
Birthing quote You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.

When A Baby Is Born Quotes

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The smile that flickers on a baby’s lips when he sleeps- does anyone know where it was born? Yes, there is a rumor that a young pale beam of a crescent moon touched the edge of a vanishing autumn cloud, and there the smile was first born in the dream of a dew-washed morning. — Rabindranath Tagore

Maternal love, like an orange tree, buds and blossoms and bears at once. When a woman puts her finger for the first time into the tiny hand of her baby and feels that helpless clutch which tightens her very heartstrings, she is born again with her newborn child. — Kate Douglas Wiggin

Families, when a child is born Want it to be intelligent. I, through intelligence, Having wrecked my whole life, Only hope the baby will prove Ignorant and stupid. Then he will crown a tranquil life By becoming a Cabinet Minister. — Stephen King

The only perfect circle on the human body is the eye. When a baby is born it's so perfect, but when it opens its eyes it's just blinded by the corruption and everything else is a downward spiral. — Richey Edwards

When you see the political parties squabble, if a baby is not allowed to be born, all the other issues do not come into play. — Alveda King

When a child is born, so are grandmothers. — Judith Ellen Levy

It's morning when I go to sleep In the distant dawn a church bell rings Another day is coming on A baby's born, an old man dies Somewhere young lovers kiss good-bye I leave my soul and just move on And wish that I was there to sing this song — Jon Bon Jovi

When a new baby laughs for the first time a new fairy is born, and as there are always new babies there are always new fairies. — James M. Barrie

He just seems as cool as ever. I can smell him. Even on the other side, there is smell. Like, when babies are born, there's two smells-one is chicken soup, which is the flesh, and the other is lilacs, which is coming from the spiritual garden. The spirit has a lilac smell. — Carlos Santana

I feel sorry for little babies... When a little baby is born into this cold world, he's confused! He's frightened! He needs something to cheer him up... The way I see it, as soon as a baby is born, he should be issued a banjo! — Charles M. Schulz

When My Son Was Born Quotes

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You can never completely get it - being a Christian - but I think I really got it when my first son was born in 2006. I just realized the love that God has for all of us. It was seeing my son born and knowing the unconditional love that I have for him. — Mark Teixeira

People used to say my son looked like a Mexican Biggie. And when he was first born, memories of Biggie... you know, we didn't always have the greatest days. For at least half the length of our marriage we were separated, so everyday was definitely not a good day. — Faith Evans

When I was born, some of our relatives came to our house and told my mother, 'Don't worry, next time you will have a son.' — Malala Yousafzai

I worked so much when my first son was born that I missed a lot. — Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Well, I actually tell my son that I don't have any hair because he asked me the same question that I gave it to him when he was born, so he actually still believes that. He's five years old. — Andre Agassi

When My Daughter Was Born Quotes

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I have made all my films for my children with the exception of my first film because my oldest daughter wasn't born when I was making the film about the Brooklyn Bridge. — Ken Burns

I love my daughter. She and I have shared my body. There is a part of her mind that is a part of mine. But when she was born, she sprang from me like a slippery fish, and has been swimming away ever since. — Amy Tan

When I was pregnant, I had the romantic idea that after the baby was born I would not only take up reading in earnest again, but also write a novel while my daughter slept in her Moses basket. Of course, I barely had time to keep up with my magazines until she started sleeping properly. — Kate Beckinsale

Perhaps the two greatest moments of my life were standing on the moon and being outside of the room when my granddaughter was born! We tend not to remember the worst. — Gene Cernan

Too many people feel that where you start out dictates where you should end up. I was on welfare and just shy of 19 when my first daughter was born, but I was encouraged to take advantage of my ability and drive and remained in school. — Gwen Moore

I had an experience that probably is shared by many parents. When my daughter was born, I felt viscerally connected to generations before and after me in a way that took me by surprise. — Marianne Williamson

When my daughter was born, that was the first time I cried from happiness. — Boots Riley

When I first held my daughter, right after she was born, I felt like it was the moment I'd been waiting my whole life for, and it just felt even more miraculous than I ever could have imagined. — Chelsea Clinton

When my daughter was born she had jaundice, she was small, round and yellow. we called her Melony. — Milton Jones

When my first daughter was born, I had to figure out a new way of [making music] so that I wouldn't wake her up. — Jason Schwartzman

Childbirth Quotes

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...one cannot actively help a woman to give birth. The goal is to avoid disturbing her unnecsessarily. — Michel Odent

Experiences have clearly shown that an approach which 'de-medicalizes' birth, restores dignity and humanity to the process of childbirth, and returns control to the mother is also the safest approach. — Michel Odent

Singin' in the Rain (1952) and childbirth were the two hardest things I ever had to do in my life. — Debbie Reynolds

If we want to find safe alternatives to obstetrics, we must rediscover midwifery. To rediscover midwifery is the same as giving back childbirth to women. And imagine the future if surgical teams were at the service of the midwives and the women instead of controlling them. — Michel Odent

The wisdom and compassion a woman can intuitively experience in childbirth can make her a source of healing and understanding for other women. — Stephen Gaskin

Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth. — Richard J. Codey

Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth. — Richard Codey

In accordance with my conception of life, I have chosen not to bring children into the world. A coin is examined, and only after careful deliberation, given to a beggar, whereas a child is flung out into the cosmic brutality without hesitation. — Peter Wessel Zapffe

War is to men, childbirth is to women. — Indian Proverbs

The first printed mention of bagels... is to be found in the Community Regulations of Kracow, Poland, for the year 1610 which stated that bagels would be given as a gift to any woman in childbirth. — Leo Rosten

Baby Birth Quotes

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Humanizing birth means understanding that the woman giving birth is a human being, not a machine and not just a container for making babies. Showing women-half of all people-that they are inferior and inadequate by taking away their power to give birth is a tragedy for all society. — Marsden Wagner

I usually claim that pregnant women should not read books about pregnancy and birth. Their time is too precious. They should, rather, watch the moon and sing to their baby in the womb. — Michel Odent

A newborn baby has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three. — Grantly Dick-Read

It's not just the making of babies, but the making of mothers that midwives see as the miracle of birth. — Barbara Katz Rothman

It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind or brain-damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married). — Phyllis Schlafly

A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. — Eda LeShan

I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, As long as I'm living, my baby you'll be. — Robert Munsch

Birthing quote

There's people making babies to my music. That's nice. — Barry White

Birth is about making mothers... strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength — Barbara Katz Rothman

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

Newborn Child Quotes

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Three things remain with us from paradise: stars, flowers and children. — Dante Alighieri

In spite of all similarities, every living situation has, like a newborn child, a new face, that has never been before and will never come again. It demands of you a reaction that cannot be prepared beforehand. It demands nothing of what is past. It demands presence, responsibility; it demands you. — Martin Buber

The first duty of the educator, whether he is involved with the newborn infant or the older child, is to recognize the human personality of the young being and respect it. — Maria Montessori

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

I am the androgyne, I am the living mind you fail to describe in your dead language the lost noun, the verb surviving only in the infinitive the letters of my name are written under the lids of the newborn child — Adrienne Rich

Do not say, 'It is morning,' and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name. — Rabindranath Tagore

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

There are some circumstances, for example, where the newborn baby is severely disabled and where the parents think that it's better that child should not live, when killing the newborn baby is not at all wrong ... not like killing the chimpanzee would be. — Peter Singer

Maternal love, like an orange tree, buds and blossoms and bears at once. When a woman puts her finger for the first time into the tiny hand of her baby and feels that helpless clutch which tightens her very heartstrings, she is born again with her newborn child. — Kate Douglas Wiggin

We are like newborn children, Our power is the power to grow. — Rabindranath Tagore

Babies Being Born Quotes

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The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. — Osho

According to traditional wisdom in rural France, a baby in the womb should be compared to fruit on the tree. Not all the fruit on the same tree is ripe at the same time...we must accept that some babies need a much longer time than others before they are ready to be born. — Michel Odent

The Bureau of Justice reports that one in three black male babies born this century will go to jail or prison - that is an absolutely astonishing statistic. And it ought to be terrorizing to not just to people of color, but to all of us. — Bryan Stevenson

Birthing quote

A world to be born under your footsteps. — Saint-John Perse

A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. — Eda LeShan

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart. — Jeremiah

Comfort is everything. You start doing something and you want it to be perfect right away, but most babies are born ugly and then they shake it out and you get beautiful toddlers. — John Mulaney

Birth is about making mothers... strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength — Barbara Katz Rothman

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

To demand that others should provide you textbook prognoses is like asking a strange woman to give birth to your baby. There are insights that can be born only of your own pain, and they are the most precious. — Janusz Korczak

Baby Born Quotes

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A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for. — Thurgood Marshall

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. — Osho

According to traditional wisdom in rural France, a baby in the womb should be compared to fruit on the tree. Not all the fruit on the same tree is ripe at the same time...we must accept that some babies need a much longer time than others before they are ready to be born. — Michel Odent

Each and every one of us is born with a clean heart. Our babies know nothing about hate or racism. But soon they begin to learn – and only from us. We keep racism alive. We pass it on to our children. We owe it to our children to help them keep their clean start. — Ruby Bridges

The Bureau of Justice reports that one in three black male babies born this century will go to jail or prison - that is an absolutely astonishing statistic. And it ought to be terrorizing to not just to people of color, but to all of us. — Bryan Stevenson

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A world to be born under your footsteps. — Saint-John Perse

A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. — Eda LeShan

Baby, we have no choice of what color we're born or who our parents are or whether we're rich or poor. What we do have is some choice over what we make of our lives once we're here. — Mildred D. Taylor

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart. — Jeremiah

Rejoice and love yourself today 'Cause baby, you were born this way. — Lady Gaga

Newborn Baby Quotes

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Three things remain with us from paradise: stars, flowers and children. — Dante Alighieri

My sister just had a baby, a little newborn. The kid is adorable, so cute. She wouldn't let me hold him, she refuses. She says, 'No way, Anthony, I'm afraid you're gonna drop him.' I'm 32 years old. Like I'm some kind of idiot. Like I don't have a million other ways to hurt that baby. — Anthony Jeselnik

A newborn baby has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three. — Grantly Dick-Read

I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, As long as I'm living, my baby you'll be. — Robert Munsch

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Babies are always more trouble than you thought and more wonderful. — Charles Osgood

Is it the duty of every good revolutionary to kill every newborn White baby? — Jose Angel Gutierrez

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

The more you give, the more you live. — Blake Mycoskie

Babies need social interactions with loving adults who talk with them, listen to their babblings, name objects for them, and give them opportunities to explore their worlds. — Sandra Scarr

The joy in motherhood comes in moments. There will be hard times and frustrating times, but amid the challenges there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction. — M. Russell Ballard

Birth Life Quotes

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Man comes from a drop of semen and leaves as a piece of dust. He doesn't know when he came and he doesn't know when he's leaving, yet he walks on the earth thinking he knows everything. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six. — Maria Montessori

God does not patch up the old life, or make certain repairs on the old life; He gives a new life, through the new birth. — Kathryn Kuhlman

Whenever and however you give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body, and your spirit for the rest of your life. — Ina May Gaskin

Our life is a constant journey, from birth to death. The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station. — Paulo Coelho

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality. — Erich Fromm

Even if I have to face death a thousand times for the sake of my Motherland, I shall not be sorry. Oh, Lord! Grant me a hundred births inIndia. But grant me this, too, that each time I may give up my life in the service of the Motherland. — Ram Prasad Bismil

Recognize that you have the courage within you to fulfill the purpose of your birth. Summon forth the power of your inner courage and live the life of your dreams. — Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

Self government is our right, a thing born to us at birth a thing no more to be doled out to us by another people then the right to life itself then the right to feel the sun or smell the flowers or to love our kind. — Roger Casement

The length of life takes the leading place among inquiries about events following birth. — Ptolemy

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More Birthing Quotes

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Birthing quote by Friedrich Nietzsche

You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Birthing quote by Sophie Kinsella

Some things are best left a blur. Births and Visa Bills. — Sophie Kinsella

Birthing quote by Albert Einstein

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. — Albert Einstein

Birthing quote by George Santayana

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. — George Santayana

Birthing quote by Chanakya

A man is great by deeds, not by birth. — Chanakya

Birthing quote by Barry White

There's people making babies to my music. That's nice. — Barry White

Birthing quote by Leonard Ravenhill

Thou shalt call his name Jesus. He shall save his people from their sins. — Leonard Ravenhill

Birthing quote by Plato

A true artist is someone who gives birth to a new reality. — Plato

Birthing quote by May Sarton

Without darkness, nothing comes to birth, As without light, nothing flowers. — May Sarton

Birthing quote by Arthur Schopenhauer

After your death you will be what you were before your birth. — Arthur Schopenhauer

Birthing quote by Ambrose Bierce

Birth: The first and direst of all disasters. — Ambrose Bierce

Birthing quote by Jim Rohn

Labor gives birth to ideas. — Jim Rohn

Man comes from a drop of semen and leaves as a piece of dust. He doesn't know when he came and he doesn't know when he's leaving, yet he walks on the earth thinking he knows everything. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity. — Steven Biko

The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six. — Maria Montessori

...one cannot actively help a woman to give birth. The goal is to avoid disturbing her unnecsessarily. — Michel Odent

God does not patch up the old life, or make certain repairs on the old life; He gives a new life, through the new birth. — Kathryn Kuhlman

Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all. Labor is the real sustainer of society, the sovereignty of the ultimate destiny of the workers. — Bhagat Singh

If you want to give birth to your true self, you are going to have to dig deep down into that body of yours and let your soul howl. Sometimes you have to take a leap of faith and trust that if you turn off your head, your feet will take you where you need to go. — Gabrielle Roth

Women are one half of society which gives birth to the other half so it is as if they are the entire society. — Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free. — Jacques Yves Cousteau

We are the only species of mammal that doubts our ability to give birth. It's profitable to scare women about birth. But let's stop it. I tell women: Your body is not a lemon. — Ina May Gaskin

For the birth of something new, there has to be a happening. Newton saw an apple fall; James Watt watched a kettle boil; Roentgen fogged some photographic plates. And these people knew enough to translate ordinary happenings into something new. — Alexander Fleming

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. — Friedrich Nietzsche

You can't have relationships with other people until you give birth to yourself. — Sonia Sanchez

Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again. — Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Nobody’s going to save you. No one’s going to cut you down, cut the thorns thick around you. No one’s going to storm the castle walls nor kiss awake your birth, climb down your hair, nor mount you onto the white steed. There is no one who will feed the yearning. Face it. You will have to do, do it yourself. — Gloria E. Anzaldúa

Man treats woman as his own property and not as being capable of feelings, like himself. The way man treats women is much worse than the way landlords treat servants and the high-caste treat the low-caste. These treat them so demeaningly only in situations mutually affecting them; but men treat cruelly and as slaves, from their birth till death. — Periyar E. V. Ramasamy

The vibrations on the air are the breath of God speaking to man's soul. Music is the language of God. We musicians are as close to God as man can be. We hear his voice, we read his lips, we give birth to the children of God, who sing his praise. That's what musicians are. — Ludwig van Beethoven

God has never made a failure; that he gave birth to you means you are a success. Success is in your DNA. — Chris Oyakhilome

Experiences have clearly shown that an approach which 'de-medicalizes' birth, restores dignity and humanity to the process of childbirth, and returns control to the mother is also the safest approach. — Michel Odent

Have you noticed that all the people in favor of birth control are already born? — Benny Hill

Plants are shaped by cultivation and men by education. .. We are born weak, we need strength; we are born totally unprovided, we need aid; we are born stupid, we need judgment. Everything we do not have at our birth and which we need when we are grown is given us by education. — Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The only constant you have from Point A, your birth to Point B, your death is you. There is no point in changing who you are to appease others when they're gonna leave your life. LOVE YOURSELF because you're the only one who's stuck with yourself. Fall in love with who you are and if anybody wants to join in on that. More Power to them. — Tyler Oakley

The birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus means that one day everything sad will come untrue. — J. R. R. Tolkien

Whenever and however you give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body, and your spirit for the rest of your life. — Ina May Gaskin

Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood. — Josephine Baker

Talk and write in a way that encourages the mutual exchange of ideas and acts like a midwife to people birthing their own ideas. — Grace Lee Boggs

There is a simple way to become buddha: When you refrain from unwholesome actions, are not attached to birth and death, and are compassionate toward all sentient beings, respectful to seniors and kind to juniors, not excluding or desiring anything, with no designing thoughts or worries, you will be called a buddha. Do not seek anything else. — Dogen

Humanizing birth means understanding that the woman giving birth is a human being, not a machine and not just a container for making babies. Showing women-half of all people-that they are inferior and inadequate by taking away their power to give birth is a tragedy for all society. — Marsden Wagner

Without natural resources life itself is impossible. From birth to death, natural resources, transformed for human use, feed, clothe, shelter, and transport us. Upon them we depend for every material necessity, comfort, convenience, and protection in our lives. Without abundant resources prosperity is out of reach. — Gifford Pinchot

What you are, you are by accident of birth; what I am, I am by myself. There are and will be a thousand princes; there is only one Beethoven. — Ludwig van Beethoven

Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children. — Maxim Gorky

I usually claim that pregnant women should not read books about pregnancy and birth. Their time is too precious. They should, rather, watch the moon and sing to their baby in the womb. — Michel Odent

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity. — Eleanor Roosevelt

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