New Mom Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old new mom quotes, new mom sayings, and new mom proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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
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
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
Birth is the epicenter of women's power. Ani DiFranco
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. Barbara Kingsolver
That first pregnancy is a long sea journey to a country where you don't know the language, where land is in sight for such a long time that after a while it's just the horizon – and then one day birds wheel over that dark shape and it's suddenly close, and all you can do is hope like hell that you've had the right shots. Emily Perkins
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
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
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. John Stevenson
I begin to love this little creature, and to anticipate his birth as a fresh twist to a know which I do not wish to unite. Mary Wollstonecraft
A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin. Amy Tan
Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. Lin Yutang
Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body, a miracle of wisdom. HARRIETTE HARTIGAN
We have a secret in our culture, and it's not that birth is painful. It's that women are strong. Laura Stavoe Harm
There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation. Pamela S. Nadav
Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have. Robin Lim
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. Robert Browning
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
It was the tiniest thing I ever decided to put my whole life into. Terri Guillemets
There is no way out of the experience except through it, because it is not really your experience at all but the baby's. Your body is the child's instrument of birth. Penelope Leach
You never understand life until it grows inside of you. Sandra C. Kassis
Mothers always find ways to fit in the work – but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working. Alice Hoffman
I'm never as happy as when I'm pregnant. I literally would have 10 babies if I could! Tori Spelling
I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars. E. M. Forster
Birth is a mystery. Words are not enough. Marie O'Connor
Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing. Ricki Lake
Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes to make it dry. Alvin Price
The best thing about being a new mom is the lower tolerance from not drinking for nine months. Anonymous
I see myself as a mom first. I'm so lucky to have that role in life. The world can like me, hate me, or fall apart around me and at least I wake up with my kids and I'm happy. Angelina Jolie
No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love. Edwin Hubbel Chapin