Pregnancy:  There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation. (with beautiful pic of pregnant women)

Pregnancy: There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation. (with beautiful pic of pregnant women)

 

In pregnancy, there are two bodies, one inside the other. Two people live under one skin…. When so much of life is dedicated to maintaining our integrity as distinct beings, this bodily tandem is an uncanny fact. 

JOAN RAPHAEL-LEFF, Pregnancy: The Inside Story

 

Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch.  ~E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web, Chapter XXII: A Warm Wind

 

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

 

Let us make pregnancy an occasion when we appreciate our female bodies.
– Merete Leonhardt-Lupa

Marian Rivera

 

A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years, and in your heart until the day you die.
– Attributed to Mary Mason  

Jennylyn Mercado

 

Everything grows rounder and wider and weirder, and I sit here in the middle of it all and wonder who in the world you will turn out to be.
– Carrie Fisher

Ciara

 

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.
– Elizabeth Stone

Teresa Palmer

 

By far the most common craving of pregnant women is not to be pregnant.  ~Phyllis Diller

Britney Spears

 

. Pregnancy is a process that invites you to surrender to the unseen force behind all life.
– Judy Ford

Sarah Stage

 

In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.  ~Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn, Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting

Heidi Klum

 

Feeling fat lasts nine months but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.
– Attributed to Nikki Dalton

Naya Rivera

 

Just as a woman’s heart knows how and when to pump, her lungs to inhale, and her hand to pull back from fire, so she knows when and how to give birth.  ~Virginia DiOrio

 

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.
– Holly Madison

 

There is power that comes to women when they give birth.  They don’t ask for it, it simply invades them.  Accumulates like clouds on the horizon and passes through, carrying the child with it.  ~Sheryl Feldman

Catherine Zeta Jones

People always say that pregnant women have a glow. And I say it’s because you’re sweating to death.
– Jessica Simpson

Kourtney Kardashian

 

We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful.  It’s that women are strong.  ~Laura Stavoe Harm

Natalie Portman

 

Let us make pregnancy an occasion when we appreciate our female bodies.  ~Merete Leonhardt-Lupa

 

An angel in the book of life wrote down my baby’s birth,
Then whispered as she closed the book “too beautiful for earth.”
~Author Unknown

 

Sweet little flower of heavenly birth
You were too fair to bloom on earth.
~Author Unknown

 

The childbirth class neglected to teach you a critical skill.  How to swear, breathe and count all at the same time.  ~Linda Fiterman, From Colic to College: Chuckling Your Way Through Parenthood 

Women today not only possess genetic memory of birth from a thousand generations of women, but they are also assailed from every direction by information and misinformation about birth.  ~Valerie El Halta

 

Women’s bodies have near-perfect knowledge of childbirth; it’s when their brains get involved that things can go wrong.  ~Peggy Vincent

 

We must understand that childbirth is fundamentally a spiritual, as well as a physical, achievement.  The birth of a child is the ultimate perfection of human love.  ~Grantly Dick-Read

 

If we are to heal the planet, we must begin by healing birthing.  ~Agnes Sallet Von Tannenberg

 

There is no other organ quite like the uterus.  If men had such an organ they would brag about it.  So should we.  ~Ina May Gaskin

 

I begin to love this little creature, and to anticipate his birth as a fresh twist to a knot which I do not wish to untie.  ~Mary Wollstonecraft, letter to husband William Godwin

 

Now my belly is as noble as my heart.  ~Gabriela Mistral

 

Pregnancy is getting company inside one’s skin.  ~Maggie Scarf

 

Pregnant women!  They had that weird frisson, an aura of magic that combined awkwardly with an earthy sense of duty.  Mundane, because they were nothing unique on the suburban streets; ethereal because their attention was ever somewhere else.  Whatever you said was trivial.  And they had that preciousness which they imposed wherever they went, compelling attention, constantly reminding you that they carried the future inside, its contours already drawn, but veiled, private, an inner secret.  ~Ruth Morgan

 

God’s interest in the human race is nowhere better evinced than in obstetrics. ~Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962)

 

Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect.  For what has happened?  A miracle.  You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything.  ~William Macneile Dixon

 

Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect.  For what has happened?  A miracle.  You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything.  ~William Macneile Dixon

 

Birth takes a woman’s deepest fears about herself and show her that she is stronger than them.  ~Author Unknown

 

Birth takes a woman’s deepest fears about herself and show her that she is stronger than them.  ~Author Unknown

 

The power and intensity of your contractions cannot be stronger than you, because it is you.  ~Author Unknown

 

Natural childbirth has evolved to suit the species, and if mankind chooses to ignore her advice and interfere with her workings we must not complain about the consequences.  We have only ourselves to blame.  ~Margaret Jowitt

 

Giving birth is not a matter of pushing, expelling the baby, but of yielding, surrendering to birth energy.  ~Marie Reid

 

What  does actress Chidera Adiele stand to gain by showing everyone her body like this, but we live in times when ladies think they “too-know” and want to do.

 

 

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