The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.— Ho Chi Minh
Spectacular Pregnancy quotations
Colored students at the University of Minnesota partying with (white) female students, smoking [marijuana] and getting their sympathy with stories of racial persecution. Result: pregnancy.
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.
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.
if you love two people at the same time, choose the second.
Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
The wisdom and compassion a woman can intuitively experience in childbirth can make her a source of healing and understanding for other women.
We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children.
Piglet: "How do you spell 'love'?" Winnie the Pooh: "You don't spell it...you feel it."
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect.
And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.
For far too many, pregnancy and birth is still something that happens to them rather than something they set out consciously and joyfully to do themselves
There are three reasons for breast-feeding: the milk is always at the right temperature; it comes in attractive containers; and the cat can't get it.
A friend asked her doctor if a woman should have children after thirty-five.
I said, "Thirty-five children is enough for any woman.
It is not birth, marriage, or death, but gastrulation which is truly the most important time in your life.
When you do take the home pregnancy test, it doesn't quite seem real.
But when you see the baby and the heartbeat on the ultrasound, it's so incredible.
Investigation may be likened to the long months of pregnancy, and solving a problem to the day of birth. To investigate a problem is, indeed, to solve it.
Birth is about making mothers... strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength
Just saying no prevents teenage pregnancy the way 'Have a nice day' cures chronic depression.
There's no such thing as second class citizenship.
That's like telling me you can be a little bit pregnant.
The truth is women use contraception not only as a way to prevent unintended pregnancies, but also to improve their health and the health of their families. Increased access to contraception is directly linked to declines in maternal and infant mortality.
Prior to Roe , ... whether one could obtain a legal abortion in the face of an unwanted pregnancy was a crap shoot. For 30 years now, it's been a constitutionally guaranteed right
Nah... I mean, I'm already pregnant, so what other kind of shenanigans could I get into?
If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters.
Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.
People always say that pregnant women have a glow. And I say it's because you're sweating to death.
If I had my life to live over, instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy, I'd have cherished ever moment and realized that the wonderment growing inside me was the only chance in life to assist God in a miracle.
When he saw what drugs or alcohol or unwanted pregnancy did to kids he fell in love with, he realized there had to be a straight path
It is not only that we want to bring about an easy labor, without risking injury to the mother or the child; we must go further. We must understand that childbirth is fundamentally a spiritual, as well as a physical, achievement. . . The birth of a child is the ultimate perfection of human love.
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
During my first pregnancy, I spent a lot of time worrying about how big I was getting and how I would lose it afterwards.
The development of a long-term sterilizing capsule that could be implanted under the skin and removed when pregnancy is desired opens additional possibilities for coercive fertility control. The capsule could be implanted at puberty and might be removable, with official permission, for a limited number of births.
Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.
Pregnancy is getting company inside one's skin.
Now all you can do is wait. It must be hard for you, but there is a right time for everything. Like the ebb and flow of tides. No one can do anything to change them. When it is time to wait, you must wait.
When I first got pregnant, I freaked out. Then I had to remind myself: I'm turning 30
According to physiological law, all natural, normal functions of the body are achieved without peril or pain. Birth is a natural, normal physiological function for normal, healthy women and their healthy babies. It can, therefore, be inferred that healthy women, carrying healthy babies, can safely birth without peril or pain.