Mother Quotes: For Expecting Mothers, Too!

Quotes about mothers, quotes for expecting mothers, funny expectant mothers quotes that you can use as verses for Mother Day cards!

Quotes For Expecting Mothers
  • ‘Becoming a mother is an experience full of surprises. The most astonishing surprise of all may be the intensity of your feelings for your new baby. Before your baby is born, you may have trouble imagining your life with your baby in it. After your baby is born, though, it may be difficult to imagine life without this new, extraordinary person.’

(Gale Pryor, Nursing Mother, Working Mother)

  • ‘As a mother-to-be, you are starting a lifelong adventure. So much potential lies ahead so much hope and possibility! When you are expecting a baby and getting ready for the changes that will bring, you are truly at a new beginning.’

(Joelle Kristin Jay & Amy Kovarick, Baby On Board)

  • ‘Until now, you have found fulfillment in a variety of relationships, endeavors, and experiences all without having a baby. Now you will also find fulfillment in motherhood. You do not have to choose between yourself and your baby. You can be who you are while adding new dimensions. What an abundant gift!’

(Joelle Kristin Jay & Amy Kovarick, Baby On Board)

  • ‘I love you, Mom, and it would take many lifetimes to let you know how greatly your life has blessed mine. Because of the mother you have been to me, I have an assurance that love and faith will lead me to being the mother I want to be!’

(Kristene Diggins in I Love You Mom)

  • ‘Feeling fat lasts nine months but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.’

(Nikki Dalton)

  • ‘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.’

(Unknown Author)

  • ‘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.’

(Unknown Author)

  • ‘A grand adventure is about to begin.’

(Winnie the Pooh)

  • ‘You’ll become a mom and your life’s going to turn upside down! No sweat, at least you’ll start sleeping normally after a couple of years!’

(Jasmine Vitarelli)

A funny quote for an expecting mom by her mother:

  • ‘You’ll finally understand why I acted the way I did. And you’ll love me more (if you manage to take your mind off the baby, of course!’

A funny quote for an expecting mother by her father:

  • ‘I can’t believe my little girl is now going to be a mother! Are you sure the baby is yours?’

Quote for an expecting mother by her husband:

  • ‘I’m so proud of you, my love! It’s a great thing that you have such skills in multitasking. I’ve heard we’re going to need them. BTW, Am I expected to change the baby’s diapers, too?’

Expectant Mother Photo

Funny Quotes for Expecting Mothers

‘Motherhood. It’s not just a job. It’s not just an adventure. It’s the willing acceptance that you will never again – for the next twenty years or so at least, enjoy a leisurely meal, pass two consecutive days without doing laundry, or speak uninterrupted on the phone.’

(Patrick Regan & Kevin Whitlark, Every Mother Is a Queen Mother)

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‘There are three reasons for breast-feeding: the milk is always at the right temperature; it comes in attractive containers; and the cat can’t get it.’

(Irena Chalmer)

‘You are in the process of becoming a mother, and that entitles you to let someone else sweat the small stuff!’

(Alex Lluch et al, The Complete Pregnancy Guide For Expectant Mothers)

‘If you want one year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want one hundred years of prosperity, grow babies!’

(Chinese Proverb)

Quotes About Mothers

…that you can use as Verses For Mother Day Cards along with your own words:

  • ‘My mother is a pretty lady. I wish to kiss her all day but I have to go to school.’

(Tania Price, age 6)

  • ‘All mothers deserve the royal treatment, and those who have reached the exalted status of ‘experienced mothers’ (which we believe happens at the age fifty) are truly queens of their domains.’

(Patrick Regan & Kevin Whitlark, Every Mother Is a Queen Mother)

‘A mother is forgiving when
No other will forgive
And loves her children faithfully
As long as she does live.’

(Paul Ray, Upwords – A Flight of Poetry)

  • ‘Romance fails us and so do friendships but the relationships of Mother and Child remains indelible and indestructible, the strongest bond upon this earth.’

(Theodor Reik)

  • ‘Most new mothers grow more curious about their own mother, for instance, and less about their father. You are likely to want to know more about how your mother was years ago as a mother to you, and less how she is now either as a wife or a woman in her own right.’

(Daniel N. Stern et al, The Birth of a Mother)

  • ‘Being a mom with a full-time job is the equivalent of having two full-time jobs.’

(Emily Blasi)

Verses For Mother Day Cards by Daughters and Sons

  • If I was to be born again with the privilege of choosing a mother, I’d choose you again! I love you Mom!
  • There’s a list of things I’d like you to change about yourself, Mom, but I’m happy one thing has to stay the same – you’ll always be my Mom! Please, don’t wait up for me tonight – I’m going out with my friends after dinner; after all, Mother’s Day deserves a proper celebration!
  • Mom, if I had looked for you, I wouldn’t have found you! I mean, thank God He gave you to me. I couldn’t have wished for a better mom!
  • I wish I was at least as half as wonderful a son/daughter as you are a mother to me! You’re irreplaceable!

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The post Mother Quotes & Quotes For Expectant Mothers was written as part of one of the writers’ challenges at Seekyt, this time introduced by GrantsWorld; visit the Mother’s Day and mother-related topics challenge journal to find more articles!

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Email the link to this article to an expectant mother on Mother’s Day or share it on your social network to remind her how special she is. If you have your own quotes, verses and personal greetings, you’re welcome to share them in the comment section below.