Pregnancy, while a beautiful time in a mother’s life, can also be difficult. Let’s face it, growing another human is hard work.
Then you add in the hormones, sleepless nights, food cravings, stretch marks and worry about what will be, and it can be easy to feel a little down in the dumps or overwhelmed.
That’s why here you will find some of the best pregnancy quotes that you can find. Whether you are looking for a laugh, dealing with an unexpected pregnancy, worried about being a first-time mom, looking for a perfect photo caption for your pregnancy photos, or just need a little bit of inspiration you will find it here.
Funny Pregnancy Quotes
Feeling a little down about your pregnancy, and just looking for a quick laugh?
Not to worry, check out some of these funny pregnancy quotes that are sure to bring a smile to your face and maybe even a good old full belly laugh!
“At night I go to bed like a fairly normal person, but I wake up stranded, like a turtle upside down on its shell”—- Unknown
“Pregnancy is nine months of cheat days”—-Unknown
“When your wife is pregnant don’t eat the last ANYTHING” —-Unknown
“Pregnancy is the happiest reason ever for feeling like crap” —-Unknown
“People always say that pregnant women have a glow. And I say it’s because you’re sweating to death.”Jessica Simpson
“Warning: Due to the influence of pregnancy hormones, I could burst into tears or kill you in the next five minutes.” —-Unknown
“Hormones and no alcohol. Interact at your own risk” —-Unknown
“I have two brains in my body but I have never been so dumb.” —-Unknown
“Every four weeks I go up a bra size, it’s worth being pregnant just for the breasts”. — Natasha Hamilton
“Months have an average of 30 days, except the 9th month of pregnancy which has about 1,000 days”. —-Unknown
Unexpected Pregnancy Quotes
Not every pregnancy is planned and that’s okay. Just because you weren’t planning on becoming pregnant doesn’t mean that you won’t be an amazing mother.
Sometimes the best things in life come as a total surprise to us. Take comfort in some of these unexpected pregnancy quotes.
“A baby fills the place in your heart that you never knew was empty”—-Unknown
“As much as you want to plan your life, it has a way of surprising you with unexpected things that will make you happier than you originally planned”—-Unknown
“Sometimes you don’t realize what is missing in your life until it arrives.” — Araceli M. Ream
“There are unplanned pregnancies, but there are no unplanned people”—-Unknown
“Being a mother is not about what you gave up to have a child, but what you’ve gained from having one”—-Unknown
“The most memorable moments in life are the ones you never planned”—-Unknown
“Part of being a parent is rolling with the punches, so consider an unexpected pregnancy the universe’s way of helping you to learn to do that.” — Heather Wittenberg
“Unplanned… does not mean unwanted or unloved. It just means life knew what I needed before even I did.”—-Unknown
“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, to have the life that is waiting for us” —-Unknown
First Time Pregnancy Quotes
Being pregnant for the first time is a joyful, amazing, and sometimes very overwhelming experience, and giving birth is just the beginning.
Once the baby arrives most new moms spend a lot of time worrying about what they are doing wrong, but there is no “wrong” when it comes to being a first-time mom.
Read through these first-time mom quotes and know that you are doing just fine mamma.
“If I had my life to live over, instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy, I’d have cherished every moment and realized that the wonderment growing inside me was the only chance in life to assist God in a miracle.—- Erma Bombeck
“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.”
“There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
“Whenever you feel like you are failing, look in the eyes of your child, and know your value.” —-Unknown
“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
“Feeling fat lasts nine months, but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.”—- Nikki Dalton
“Be patient with yourself. You and your baby are both learning new things each day.”—-Unknown
“Being a new mom is exciting and full of joy. If you listen to your intuition, you’ll always be on the right path.” —-Unknown
“Pregnancy seems designed to prepare you for life as a mother. You start making sacrifices nine months before the child is born, so by the time they put in an appearance, you are used to giving things up for them.”—- Brett Kiellerop-Morris
Pregnancy Photo Captions
Looking for a unique way to announce your pregnancy to friends and family?
Or maybe you are just looking for some cute captions to place under the photos from your maternity shoot before you share them?
Here are a few cute, funny, and unique captions you might enjoy.
“A moment in my tummy, a lifetime in my heart”
“Even miracles take a little time. #babyontheway”
“I grow humans. What’s your superpower?”
“And baby makes three.”
“First came love, then came you.”
“Not a waddle. Just pregnancy swag”. #preggo
“Love this bump and all these wiggles.”
“Not fat, just…PREGNANT!”
“You can stop asking when we are going to have a baby now.”
“Pink or Blue? We simply can’t say. We’re so excited about our delivery day”!
“Our family is growing by two feet!”
“Bun in the oven, burgers on the grill!”
“How did this happen?”
“Every superhero needs a sidekick!”
If you’re looking for even more ways to announce on social media, check out this post about pregnancy announcement ideas for social media!
Inspirational Pregnancy Quotes
Need a little inspiration to lift your spirits and boost your mood at the end of a long, pregnant day? Not to worry, here are some of the best inspirational pregnancy quotes.
“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
“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
“My body has given me the greatest gift of my life.” — Hilary Duff
“Even a good mom has bad days, great days, normal days, overwhelming days, perfect days, trying days, supermom days, just being-a-mom days, a whole lot of love and real and crazy motherhood day.” —-Unknown
“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
“You never understand life until it grows inside of you.” — Sandra Chami Kassis
“Being pregnant is all about being fully alive, it is about being a complete woman, and it is a period of growing, transition, and of new beginnings in the journey of life.”—-Unknown
“Pregnancy is like the beginning of all things; wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities”.—-Unknown
“Just when you think you know love, something little comes along to remind you just how big it really is.”—-Unknown
“It makes me feel like a woman. It makes me feel that all the things about my body are suddenly there for a reason. It makes you feel round and supple, and to have a little life inside you is amazing.”– Angelina Jolie
Pregnancy and motherhood is an amazing journey that is like no other. No one can experience it for you or fully prepare you for the amazing things that are about to happen.
Knowing that you are not alone and that other mothers and mothers-to-be have experienced the same struggles and feelings you are having can help to inspire you, and give you the confidence that you need to know that you can do this.
Do you have a favorite funny or inspirational pregnancy quote to add? What about a cute or funny pregnancy photo caption?