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

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

“Pregnancy is getting company inside one’s skin.”

“Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.”

“A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside… when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.”

“Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.”

“Making a decision to have a child–it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”

“Truthfully, being pregnant is changing me as a person. Each day is part of this amazing journey that has completely shifted the focus of my life and made me reevaluate my personal and professional goals.”

“Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch.”

“A ship under sail and a big-bellied woman, Are the handsomest two things that can be seen common.”

“Pregnancy is a process that invites you to surrender to the unseen force behind all life.”

“When a woman is pregnant she becomes a lioness with the will of a dragon. She becomes a goddess of beauty with the colors of the rainbow. She becomes the mother of new life.”

Having a baby live in you is one of the most profound definitions of art in human form, nature is illustrated in the most dependent relationship between two life forms.

You’ve never known struggle if you have never carried a baby inside you, it takes every last bit of you but you just cannot stop anticipating the moment you would see your baby.

Pregnancy is like living next door to someone who shares your heart beat, your pain, your joy and waiting nine months before ever seeing their face.

The first day you know is usually the most exciting of many days to come, you start to feel that stirring baby grow and it promises to be a lifetime of adventure.

It feels better than butterflies in your stomach, the love for the tiny little human living inside you is nothing to be compared to the love you feel for everyone else, it’s divine.

When you are pregnant you just feel a deep sense of acceptance because your baby is going to love you always without condition and nothing beats that awareness.

Be everything you want your child to be while you are pregnant because once the child comes out, you have another human who’s character is shaped by yours.

The best way to understand the sanctity of life is through pregnancy; the pain and struggles a mother would endure to make sure her baby has safe and easy passage to earth.

Who is the strongest human on earth? It’s not the warrior on a battlefield, not a king, but a woman who is the first guardian and protector of her child from the first day of pregnancy.

A woman’s most daunting task is to birth another human, she is the carrier, the protector and the reflection of humanity which the child would see on arrival.

A woman’s body is her temple, she opens this temple for the natural and the supernatural to communicate. She brings with her a little piece of heaven in form of babies.

How does any human agree to being the only source of nutrition and support for another one? But this is what mothers do by getting pregnant, they risk everything to give life to another.

It makes you realize how delicate life is when you watch a pregnant woman and the way she just has to take every new day with care, she knows everything rests on her shoulders.

Pregnancy is a defining moment in a woman’s life, it shows her how strong her body is, how powerful her mind is and how essential life is.