50+ New Mom Quotes, Funny and Inspiring Words of Encouragement for New Moms


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Have you heard the quote, “Behind every great man, there is a strong mother!”? There is a reason that this quote is so popular. Being a mother is one of the most challenging tasks every mother could face. However, great difficulties create strong personalities. In this blog post, we have chosen to share with you 50 great new mom, pregnancy, newborn and other inspiring quotes.
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New Mom Quotes

  • “A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” – Amy Tan
  • “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
  • “Having kids—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” – Maria Shriver
  • “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
  • “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
  • “A miracle is really 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
  • “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
  • “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” – Oprah
  • “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning
  • “There is a wondrous curiosity in every young mother. It is a strange miracle to see, to hold a living being formed in and coming out of one’s self.” – Simone De Beauvoir

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New Mom Quotes Funny

  • “People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” – Leo J. Burke
  • “I don’t want to sleep like a baby. I want to sleep like my husband.” – Nicole Fornabaio
  • “Spit-up is my new favorite accessory; no outfit is complete without it.” – Nicole Fornabaio
  • "No one told me I would be coming home in diapers, too." – Chrissy Teigen
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    Pregnancy Quotes

    • “A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” – Amy Tan
    • “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
    • “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
    • “A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside; when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.” – Unknown
    • “You never understand life until it grows inside of you.” – Sandra C. Kassis
    • “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
    • “A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside; when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.” – Unknown

    First Born Quotes

    • “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
    • “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 that moment.” – Anita Diamant
    • “There are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child.” – Anne Lamott
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    Postpartum Quotes

    • “A mother continues to labor long after the baby is born.” – Lisa Jo Baker
    • “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
    • “Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.” – Robin Lim
    • “You never know how much your parents loved you until you have a child to love.” – Jennifer Hudson
    • “When your children arrive, the best you can hope for is that they break open everything about you. Your mind floods with oxygen. Your heart becomes a room with wide-open windows.” – Amy Poehler

    Parenting Funny Mom Quotes

    • “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
    • “A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.” – Anonymous
    • “Sleep is like the unicorn—it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any.” – Unknown
    • “Having kids feels like that first seventh-grade crush that overwhelms every molecule in your body, but it’s permanent.” – Kristen Bell
    • “Babies are the worst roommates. They’re unemployed. They don’t pay rent. They keep insane hours. Their hygiene is horrible. If you had a roommate that did any of the things babies do, you’d ask them to move out.” – Jim Gaffigan
    • “When your ‘mom voice’ is so loud even the neighbors brush their teeth and get dressed.” – Nicole Fornabio
    • "I always say if you aren't yelling at your kids, you're not spending enough time with them." – Reese Witherspoon
    • "I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them." – Phyllis Diller
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    Stay Strong Mom Quotes

    • “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
    • “Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.” – Charles Stanley
    • “Birth takes a woman’s deepest fears about herself and show her that she is stronger than them.” – Unknown
    • “A mother’s love endures through all.” – Washington Irving
    • “There are hard days in motherhood, but looking at your baby sleeping reminds you why it’s all worth it.” – Kara Ferwerda
    • “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” – Laura Stavoe Harm

    Words of Encouragement for New Moms

    • “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” – Lin Yutang
    • “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.” – Ani DiFranco
    • “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver
    • “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake
    • “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
    • “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
    • “Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.” – Kate Winslet
    • “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 as perfect as possible.” – Naya Rivera
    • “No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale

    Conclusion

    We hope that this blog post and these quotes made you laugh, inspired you, encouraged you and made you feel good. If you have liked some of them, share the blog post on your social media, and with your friends!

    Blessings,
    Wallecom Team

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