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
Undeniable Giving Birth quotations
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
...one cannot actively help a woman to give birth. The goal is to avoid disturbing her unnecsessarily.
Women are one half of society which gives birth to the other half so it is as if they are the entire society.
Your silence gives consent.
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.
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.
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.
If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.
You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
You can't have relationships with other people until you give birth to yourself.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
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.
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.
Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
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.
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.
The truth for women living in a modern world is that they must take increasing responsibility for the skills they bring into birth if they want their birth to be natural. Making choices of where and with whom to birth is not the same as bringing knowledge and skills into your birth regardless of where and with whom you birth.
If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
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).
Man, born of woman, has found it a hard thing to forgive her for giving him birth. The patriarchal protest against the ancient matriarch has borne strange fruit through the years.
The wisdom and compassion a woman can intuitively experience in childbirth can make her a source of healing and understanding for other women.
When you give up remember why you started.
Become aware of what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it, and give birth to it.
The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory.
What does God do all day long? He gives birth.
From the beginning of eternity, God lies on a maternity bed giving birth to all. God is creating this whole universe full and entire in this present moment.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
A true artist is someone who gives birth to a new reality.
He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.
Birth is about making mothers... strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength
You have only got three choices in life: give up, give in, or give it all you've got.
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.
Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.
So many words commonly used to describe childbirth-support, patient, management, delivered by, coached, helped, guided-suggest that a woman does not have the power to give birth without being dependent on somebody else. This isn't the case at all.
Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.
Labor gives birth to ideas.
Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
When a woman gives birth to a child, the child needs to be able to digest the mother's milk; but when this child is old enough to begin to eat other foods, there is some switching off of this ability to consume milk.
What you feel about another person, what you think or say about another eprson, what you do to another person - you do to you. Give judgement and criticism and you give it to yourself. Give love and appreciation to another person or anything, and you give it to yourself.
O my brother Futurists ! All of you, look at yourselves! In the name of that Human Pride we so adore, I proclaim that the hour is nigh when men with broad temples and steel chins will give birth magnificently, with a single trust of their bulging will, to giants with flawless gestures.
I hold that when a person dies / His soul returns again to earth;
/ Arrayed in some new flesh disguise / Another mother gives him birth / With sturdier limbs and brighter brain.
Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.
Come into my lap and sit in the center of your soul.
Drink the living waters of memory and give birth to yourself. What you unearth with stun you. You will paint the walls of this cave in thanksgiving.
Gratitude gives birth to gratitude and ingratitude creates more ingratitude.