First Time Mom Quotes Emotional CollectionsFamily Quotes, Quotes 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 Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch. There is a sanctity involved with bringing a child into this world, it is better than bombing one out of it. Pregnancy is a process that invites you to surrender to the unseen force behind all life. Motherhood changes everything 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. The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. 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. That first pregnancy is a long sea journey to a country where you don’t know the language 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. Making the decision to have a baby is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. 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. Before you were conceived I wanted you. Before you were born I loved you. Before you were here an hour I would die for you. This is the miracle of Mother’s Love. In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have. Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. I’m never as happy as when I’m pregnant. I literally would have 10 babies if I could! Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.