50+ Most Famous Birth Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Why Is Birth Important? Because birth can be one of the most amazing, fulfilling and exciting life experiences we can have. And because we don’t just leave our feelings about our birth at the hospital. Powerful collection of inspirational birth quotes will empower you and give you positive mindset to mentally prepare for first baby’s birth.

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Best Birth Quotes

We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong. Laura Stavoe Harm

The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed. Bob Parsons

Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have. Robin Lim

Birth isn’t something we suffer, but something we actively do and exult in. Sheila Kitzinger

Labor is also teamwork. It is a mother and baby learning together how to push and how to be born, how to yield and separate from the union of pregnancy. You are not in control nor are you out of control during labor. The best way to approach labor is with an attitude of learning rather than controlling. Gayle Peterson

Birth is a rite of passage of women. Their journey should be honored, their rights should be fiercely protected, and their stories should be shared. Marcie Macari

There is no force equal to that of a determined woman. Author unknown

There are no words that can describe the euphoria you feel when your baby recognizes you for the first time and smiles. Jared Padalecki

Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything. William MacNeile Dixon

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

There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation. Pamela S. Nadav

There is a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong. Laura Stavoe Harm

There is power that comes to women when they give birth. They don’t ask for it, it simply invades them. Accumulates like clouds on the horizon and passes through, carrying the child with it. Sheryl Feldman

The major role that the body’s natural oxytocin plays in birth encourages the idea that birth is an experience of love… Birth is a spiritual experience simply because it is largely an act of love on the part of the body physiology and the indwelling spirit. Cathy Daub

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Birth Quotes and Sayings

Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers — strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength. Barbara Katz Rothman

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one. Gloria Steinem

Giving birth to your child doesn’t only give you a cute little baby to love for the rest of your life but it also strengthens your bond with your husband as a couple. Unknown

A strong intention, a relaxed body and an open mind are the main ingredients for an active birth. Janet Balaskas

Giving birth in ecstasy: This is our birthright and our body’s intent. Mother Nature, in her wisdom, prescribes birthing hormones that take us outside (ec) our usual state (stasis), so that we can be transformed on every level as we enter motherhood. Sarah Buckley

Birth isn’t something we suffer, but something we actively do and exult in. Sheila Kitzinger

In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves. Myla + Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Birth is an experience that demonstrates that life is not merely function and utility, but form and beauty. Christopher Largen

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. Rajneesh

Birth is an opportunity to transcend. To rise above what we are accustomed to, reach deeper inside ourselves than we are familiar with, and to see not only what we are truly made of, but the strength we can access in and through birth. Marcie Macari

Attending births is like growing roses. You have to marvel at the ones that just open up and bloom at the first kiss of the sun but you wouldn’t dream of pulling open the petals of the tightly closed buds and forcing them to blossom to your time line. Gloria Lemay

Giving birth should be your greatest achievement, not your greatest fear. Jane Weideman

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

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Amazing Birth Quotes

Let choice whisper in your ear and love murmur in your heart. Be ready. Here comes life. Maya Angelou

The birth of a child is a joy to the parent and the world. Lailah Gifty Akita

Birth is a mystery. Words are not enough. Marie O’Connor

When enough women realize that birth is a time of great opportunity to get in touch with their true power, and when they are willing to assume responsibility for this, we will reclaim the power of birth and help move technology where it belongs – in the service of birthing women, not their master. Christiane Northrup

A woman in birth is at once her most powerful, and most vulnerable. But any woman who has birthed unhindered understands that we are stronger than we know. Marcie Macari

When you change the way you view birth, the way you birth will change. Marie F. Mongan, founder of HypnoBirthing

So the question remains. Is childbirth painful? Yes. It can be, along with a thousand amazing sensations for which we have yet to find adequate language. Every birth is different, and every woman’s experience and telling of her story will be unique. Marcie Macari

The day of birth is a sacred day. Lailah Gifty Akita

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All natural birth has a purpose and a plan; who would think of tearing open the chrysalis as the butterfly is emerging? Who would break the shell to pull the chick out? Marie Mongon

The purpose exceeds the pain. Beth Moore

To celebrate the birth of new life, is to appreciate the miraculous work of the Creator. Wayne Chirisa

Giving birth to your first child is the closest you can ever come to doing magic. Unknown

Having your first child feels like smelling the lilies from a spiritual garden. Unknown

A woman who has just given birth to her first child is like an angel sent to Earth by God to shower a newborn baby with pure love and affection. Unknown

Just as a woman’s heart knows how and when to pump, her lungs to inhale, and her hand to pull back from fire, so she knows when and how to give birth. Virginia DiOrio

Carrying her first child is the biggest reward that God can give to a woman. Unknown

You will never know the amount of love you can give to somebody until you give birth to your first child. Unknown

Your firstborn baby’s arms are the most precious jewel you can ever have hanging around your neck. Unknown

You start understanding life once a baby starts to grow inside your belly. Unknown

If you don’t believe in love at first sight, wait until you give birth to your first baby. Unknown