70+ Best New Mom Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Most first-time moms go into motherhood with expectations. The truth is motherhood is full of surprises and you’ll learn a lot about yourself and being a parent. Inspirational new mom quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Most Famous New Mom Quotes

Being a mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders where ever your children go. Unknown

Birth is the epicenter of women’s power. Ani DiFranco

You’re doing a great job, mom, even when you don’t feel like it. Unknown

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. Barbara Kingsolver

Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy. Tina Fey

The best thing about being a new mom is the lower tolerance from not drinking for nine months. Anonymous

Just as there is no warning for childbirth, there is no preparation for the sight of a first child. There should be a song for women to sing at this moment or a prayer to recite. But perhaps there is none because there are no words strong enough to name the moment. Anita Diamant

My daughter introduced me to myself. Beyoncé Knowles

Hold on to the tiny moments and cherish the little snuggles. They grow up so fast. Unknown

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The choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is. Oprah

No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside. Unknown

Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are. Dorothy Canfield Fisher

There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. Jill Churchill

Of all the things my hands have held, the best, by far, is you. Unknown

There is nothing as powerful as mother’s love, and nothing as healing as a child’s soul. Unknown

A child is the most beautiful gift this world has to give. Unknown

Motherhood: if you think my hands are full, you should see my heart. Unknown

Being a mother is the most rewarding blessing in the world, just knowing you can love someone so much, and get that same love in return is wonderful. Unknown

To be pregnant is to be vitally alive, thoroughly woman, and distressingly inhabited. Soul and spirit are stretched – along with body – making pregnancy a time of transition, growth, and profound beginnings. Anne Christian Buchanan

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Amazing New Mom Quotes

A mother continues to labor long after the baby is born. Lisa Jo Baker

You will never have this day with your children again tomorrow. They will be a little older than they were today. This day is a gift just breathe and notice, smell and touch them, study their faces and little feet, pay attention, relish the charm of the present. Enjoy today. Unknown

There are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child. Anne Lamott

There are hard days in motherhood. But looking at your sleeping baby reminds you why it’s all worth it. Unknown

Becoming a mother makes you realize you can do almost anything one-handed. Unknown

When life gets hard and you feel alone, remember, you mean the world to somebody and that somebody calls you mom. Unknown

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all. Benjamin Spock

No matter your age, you will always need your mom. Unknown

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. Sophia Loren

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. Elizabeth Stone

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If you’re worried about being a good mother, it means you already are one. Unknown

A mother does not become pregnant in order to provide employment to medical people. Giving birth is an ecstatic jubilant adventure not available to males. It is a woman’s crowning creative experience of a lifetime. Unknown

Being a mother is the most rewarding blessing in the world, just knowing you can love someone so much, and get that same love in return is wonderful. Unknown

A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty. Unknown

Whenever you feel like you are failing, look in the eyes of your child, and know your value. Unknown

Sometimes, when you pick up your child, you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart, that all the same, you could not live without. Jodi Picoult

Everything grows rounder and wider and weirder, and I sit here in the middle of it all and wonder who in the world you will turn out to be. Carrie Fisher

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. Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Whether your pregnancy was meticulously planned, medically coaxed, or happened by surprise, one thing is certain – your life will never be the same. Catherine Jones

A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years and in your heart till the day you die. Mary Mason

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Top New Mom Quotes

You’ll learn to lower your expectations about what you can accomplish in a day. Some days, it will be all you can do to keep a baby safe, warm, and fed, and that will be enough. Unknown

Sleep is like the unicorn—it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any. Unknown

A mother’s love endures through all. Washington Irving

A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past is forgotten and the future worth living for. Unknown

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children Jessica Lange

I’ve never had more appreciation for anyone in my entire life until I became a mom. Chrissy Teigen

My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis. Drew Barrymore

Moms are the people who know us the best and love us the most. Unknown

Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears. Kate Winslet

Be patient with yourself. You and your baby are both learning new things each day. Unknown

Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary—it’s an act of infinite optimism. Gilda Radner

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

Just when you think you know love, something little comes along and reminds you just how big it is. Unknown

Hey, mama. I see you stressed out, tired, touched out, stretched thin, irritable, snappy, imperfect, short-tempered, grumpy, crying, it’s okay. Everybody has been there; it sucks, but you are good. You are a good mom, say it, believe it. Unknown

I like to think of motherhood as a great big adventure. You set off on a journey, you don’t really know how to navigate things, and you don’t exactly know where you’re going or how you’re going to get there. Cynthia Rowley

A miracle is the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth. It’s unbelievable how God has made us women and babies to endure and be able to do so much. A miracle, indeed. Such an incredible blessing. Jennie Finch

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. Unknown

A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible Marion C. Garretty.

A baby arrives, and just like that everything changes. The world gets bigger, heart grows fuller, and life means more. Unknown

Having kids – the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings is the biggest job anyone can embark on. Maria Shriver

You’re always going to wonder if you’re doing things wrong, but that’s what it means to be a mom, to care so much about someone else that you just want to be perfect as possible. Naya Rivera

Motherhood – It is a choice you make every day to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is, and to forgive yourself, over and over again for doing everything wrong. Unknown

A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. Cardinal Mermillod

The most magical day of my life was the day I became a mother. Unknown

To be motherly means to be both strong and nurturing. Unknown

A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend. Unknown

Motherhood is messy and challenging, and crazy, and sleepless, and giving, and unbelievably beautiful. Unknown

A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s. Princess Diana

It’s ok to be grumpy sometimes, to have bad days to struggle, to make mistakes, to say the wrong thing, feel overwhelmed and under-appreciated, to be out-of-sorts and sort-of-over-it all. It’s ok for us big humans, and it’s ok for our little humans, too. After all, we’re all humans, right? How else will our little humans learn that it’s okay to be human? Remember, we’re imperfect humans growing imperfect humans in an imperfect world, and that’s perfectly okay. L.R. Knost

Birth takes a woman’s deepest fears about herself and show her that she is stronger than them. Unknown

Before you were conceived, I wanted you. Before you were born, I loved you. Before you were here, I would die for you. This is the miracle of Mother’s love. Maureen Hawkins