200+ Inspiring And Encouraging New Mom Quotes

New mom quotes work like magic to reassure a mother that she is doing a good job. Motherhood comes with many precious as well as challenging moments. Moms go through different emotions. The overwhelming responsibilities, fluctuating hormones, and new physical changes can be hard to deal with. However, a hand of support, a kind wish or a greeting, and a smile of reassurance can give her the courage to keep moving forward with love and excitement.

If you are close to a mommy who is going through such feelings, inspire and motivate her through the quotes given in this post and show her how thankful and proud you are of her.

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First time Mom Quotes

Becoming a mother for the first time is sometimes a feeling that cannot be explained with just one word. She has many fears, doubts, and concerns. Here are a few ‘being a mother quotes’ to tell her she is not alone, and it is okay to have mixed emotions.

1. “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.”


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3. “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. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart, that all the same, you could not live without.” – Jodi Picoult

4. “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.”

5. “Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary—it’s an act of infinite optimism.” – Gilda Radner

6. “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

7. “Motherhood changes everything.” – Adriana Trigiani

8. “Having kids feels like that first seventh-grade crush that overwhelms every molecule in your body, but it’s permanent.” – Kristen Bell

9. “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill

10. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children” –Jessica Lange

11. “Live in the moment and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering.” – Fanny Crosby

12. “When you feel that first little kick, and hear a heartbeat for the first time you suddenly understand what it means to love someone more than your own life.”

13. “Being a mother is discovering strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you never knew existed.” – Sherene Simon

14. “I never knew how much love my heart could hold until someone called me mommy.”

15. “No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.”

16. “Treasure every moment; it goes by so fast.”

17. “It’s ok to be grumpy sometimes, to have bad days to struggle, to make mistakes, to say the wrong thing, feel overwhelmed and under-appreciated, to be out-of-sorts and sort-of-over-it all. It’s ok for us big humans, and it’s ok for our little humans, too. After all, we’re all humans, right? How else will our little humans learn that it’s okay to be human? Remember, we’re imperfect humans growing imperfect humans in an imperfect world, and that’s perfectly okay.” – L.R. Knost

18. “Motherhood doesn’t come with a manual. You’re doing the best you can with what you know. Don’t forget that.”

19. “In the end, I am the only one who can give my children a happy mother who loves life.” – Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard

20. “Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” – Meryl Streep

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


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23.“Before you were conceived, I wanted you. Before you were born, I loved you. Before you were here, I would die for you. This is the miracle of Mother’s love.” – Maureen Hawkins

24. “You will never understand life until it grows inside of you.” – Sandra C. Kassis

25.“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother never. A mother is something absolutely new.” – Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

26.“Motherhood is messy and challenging, and crazy, and sleepless, and giving, and unbelievably beautiful.”

27. “Motherhood is when your heart forever walks outside your body, in the form of your child.”

28. “Whenever you feel like you are failing, look in the eyes of your child, and know your value.”

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

30. “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.”

31. “There are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child.” – Anne Lamott

32. “You’re doing a great job, mom, even when you don’t feel like it.”

33. “Babies are bits of stardust blown from the hand of God. Lucky the woman who knows the pangs of birth for she has held a star.” – Larry Barretto

34. “Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever-fresh and radiant possibility.” – Kate Douglas Wiggin

35. “f 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

36. “Be patient with yourself. You and your baby are both learning new things each day.”


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38. “Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.”

39. “You don’t take a class; you’re thrown into motherhood and learn from experience.” – Jennie Finch

40. “A baby arrives, and just like that everything changes. The world gets bigger, heart grows fuller, and life means more.”

41. “There are words in the soul of a newborn baby, wanting and waiting to be written.” – Toba Beta

42. “Your influence as a mother is powerful. Don’t waste it. Little eyes are watching you.”

43. “Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.” – Taylor Hanson

44. “Babies are the ultimate life force. They remind us that there is always hope, and that there is always a reason to smile.” – Emily Watts

45. “The sweet smell of a baby must be one of the best smells in the whole world.”

46. “I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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

48. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” – Victor Hugo

49. “A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years and in your heart till the day you die.” – Mary Mason

50. “Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.” – Kate Winslet

51. “A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” – Amy Tan

52. “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.” – Harriette Hartigan

53. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake

54. “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” – Sophia Laren

55. “Think of stretch marks as pregnancy service stripes.” – Joyce Armor

56. “Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child.” – Tina Brown

57. “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

58. “In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.” – Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn

59. “That first pregnancy is a long sea journey to a country where you don’t know the language, where land is in sight for such a long time that after a while it’s just the horizon- and then one day birds wheel over the dark shape and it’s suddenly close, and all you can do is hope like hell that you’ve had the right shots.” – Emily Perkins


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61. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.” – Jessica Lange

62. “Nothing compares to becoming aware of the massive face of the universe hidden in a newborn’s stare.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

63. “A miracle is the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth. It’s unbelievable how God has made us women and babies to endure and be able to do so much. A miracle, indeed. Such an incredible blessing.” – Jennie Finch

64. “The choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” – Oprah

65. “Motherhood is wonderful, but it’s also hard work. It’s the logistics more than anything. You discover you have reserves of energy you didn’t know you had.” – Deborah Mailman

66. “Just as there is no warning for childbirth, there is no preparation for the sight of a first child. There should be a song for women to sing at this moment or a prayer to recite. But perhaps there is none because there are no words strong enough to name the moment.” – Anita Diamant

67. “During labor, let your voice be strong and unhindered. Women have been silenced in the birth room for too long.” – Lauralyn Curtis

68. “Birth matters. It brings us into being, on many levels.” – Ananda Lowe

69. “In this way, every birth is a natural birth: each of us is part of nature, not separate from it, and nature is always stunning in its variety. Your birth, then, is part of the natural world, however it unfolds.” – Lauralyn Curtis

70. “Having kids – the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” – Maria Shriver

71. “You’re always going to wonder if you’re doing things wrong, but that’s what it means to be a mom, to care so much about someone else that you just want to be perfect as possible.” – Naya Rivera

72. “Your dream came true, your very own little one, your brand new life as a mother is about to begin. The moment you breathe in that new baby smell, you’ll feel a love so fierce, it’s like nothing you’ve ever felt before.”

73.”Being a mother is the highest-paid job in the world. Since the payment is in pure love.” – Amina Sambo

Encouraging Words For A New Mom

A little encouragement is what a new mom needs to go on with the late-night feeds, and the sleepless nights. You can send these quotes to her, or frame them and hang them in the house.

74. “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.”

75. “To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind.” – Shannon L. Alder

76. “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.”


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78. “To all mothers in every circumstance, including those who struggle, I say, be peaceful. Believe in God and yourself. You are doing better than you think you are.” – Jeffery R. Holland

79. Giving birth is an ecstatic, jubilant adventure not available to males. It is a woman’s crowning creative experience of a lifetime.” – John Stevenson

80. “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.”

81. “Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher

82. “I know it can be hard to get up every day and have these little people rely on you; I know it’s hard to feel like sometimes your world is so small. I want to remind you; you are the world. You are the world for those little ones revolve around. You are their nurture, their home, and their comfort. You are everything to them, and I hope even on your hard days you know how special you are, especially to your little people.”

83. “I like to think of motherhood as a great big adventure. You set off on a journey, you don’t really know how to navigate things, and you don’t exactly know where you’re going or how you’re going to get there.” – Cynthia Rowley

84. A real mom: emotional, yet the rock, tired, but keeps going, worried, but full of hope, impatient, yet patient, overwhelmed, but never quits, amazing, even though doubted, wonderful, even in the chaos. Life changer, every single day.”

85. “The amazing thing about becoming a parent is that you will never again be your own first priority.” – Olivia Wilde

86.“Mom – One who sacrifices her body, sleep, social life, spending money, eating hot meals, peeing alone, patience, memory, energy, and sanity for love.”

87.“All your kids want is you. Not the fit mom, not the Pinterest mom, not the PTA mom, not every other mom you think you should be. All they want is you, so be the happiest you there ever was.”

88. “Your most valuable parenting skill is learning to manage yourself first.” – Dr. Laura Markham

89. “A mother’s guilt is forever. The I-should-have-done-this or should-have-done-that will always be there. Learning to live with it is forever. Stop beating yourself up, accept it is a part of motherhood and keep being who you are. The mother guilt you feel is normal. Children don’t even know the words ‘mother’s guilt’.”

90.”Feeling fat lasts nine months, but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.” – Nikki Dalton

91. “Trust your gut, mama. If it tells you something is off, don’t ignore its warning. If it puts words in your mouth, speak them. If it points you in a certain direction, follow it. Intuition is one of the greatest superpowers of motherhood.”


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93. “Mothers cannot give from a depleted source. Every mother needs emotional, mental and physical, and spiritual validation, nourishment, and support. When a mother is respected and well-cared for, she and her whole family will benefit.”

94. “There is no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a good one.”

95. “No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.” – Edwin Chapin

96. “The days are long, but the years are short.” – Gretchen Rubin

97. “The most important role of a mother is to be the heart of the home, and we need to feed our souls with whatever it is to keep that role alive and well.”

98. “Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled; they are the ones that never gave up, despite the struggles.”

99. “Being a mom isn’t a job, a hobby, or a task. It’s a calling. A calling to love well. A calling to instruct hearts. A calling to be present.”

100. “I see myself as mom first. I’m so lucky to have that role in life. The world can like me, hate me or fall apart around me and at least I wake up with my kids and I’m happy.” – Angelina Jolie

101. “For this child, I prayed and the Lord has granted the desires of my heart.” – 1 Samuel 1:27

102. “Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give, the more you get, and the more you get, the more you feel like giving.” – Penelope Leach

103. “Breathe. Your kids need you, with your worries, and your laughs, and your fails, and you try-agains, your love, your showing up, that’s what matters, breathe sweet mom.”

1041. “There is no one perfect way to be a good mother. Each situation is unique. Each mother has different challenges, different skills and abilities, and certainly different children. The choice is different and unique for each mother and each family.”

105. Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.” – George Bernard Shaw

106. “My body has given me the greatest gift of my life.” – Hilary Duff

107. “You just have to be gentle with yourself.” – Reese Witherspoon

108. “While we try to teach our children all about life, they teach us what life is all about.” – Angela Schwindt

109. “Take heart tired momma. You will make it through these exhausting days, and you will be stronger for them. You are a good mother. You only need to look into the eyes of your children and believe it.”

110. “The strength of a mother is like no other. During times of stress, she may struggle to find her way because she’s facing her own personal demons, but her child’s welfare comes first. She’s not perfect and makes a lot of mistakes but never doubt her love; it burns deeply in her heart.”

111. “Each time you feel overwhelmed in your new journey, remember that even superheroes have their moments. Your cape is just invisible.”

112. “A baby is like the beginning of all things: wonder, hope a dream of possibilities. In a world that is cutting down its trees to build highways, losing its earth to concrete, babies are almost the only remaining link in nature, with the natural world of living things from which we spring.” – Eda J. Leshan

113. “It’s all kinds of these profound things crashing on you when your child arrives into the world. It’s like you’ve met your reason to live.” – Johnny Depp

114. “It’s hard to feel like much is wrong in the world when you’re looking into the eyes of a happy baby.” – Lisa Wingate

115. “Being a mother is being there through the tantrums, the milestones, and the tears. Being a parent means that you love that little person, which you created, more than you could love yourself, or anybody else. Being a mother – it’s loving somebody else wholeheartedly and unconditionally for eternity. Being a mother to your child is a privilege, cherish it.”

116. “There is a wondrous curiosity in every young mother. It is a strange miracle to see, to hold a living being formed in and coming out of one’s self.” – Simone De Beauvoir

117. “When your children arrive, the best you can hope for is that they break open everything about you. Your mind floods with oxygen. Your heart becomes a room with wide-open windows.” – Amy Poehler

118. “As a mother, my job is to take care of the possible and trust God with the impossible.” – Ruth Bell Graham

119. “Whether your pregnancy was meticulously planned, medically coaxed, or happened by surprise, one thing is certain – your life will never be the same.” – Catherine Jones

120. “A mother’s job is to teach her children not to need her anymore. The hardest part of that job is accepting success.”


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122. “Being a mother means being strong, even when you feel weak. Giving them love, even when you need to be comforted. But most of all, placing their needs before your wants.”

123. “When life gets hard, and you feel all alone, remember you mean the world to somebody, and that somebody calls you mom.”

124. “There will be so many times when you feel like you’ve failed. But in the eyes, heart, and mind of your child, you are a super mom.”

125. “God planted within women something divine that expresses itself in quiet strength, in refinement, in peace, in goodness, in virtue, in truth, in love, and all of these remarkable qualities find their truest and most satisfying expression in motherhood.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

Inspirational Quotes For A New Mom

Motherhood is a sacred and treasured duty, where your each action and decision shapes the future of your newborn. These adorable quotes paint the perfect picture.

126. “Why being a mom is worth it – A hug for no reason, a sticky kiss, that light bulb moment when your child understands something you’ve been trying to teach them, belly laughs, words of wisdom from a little one’s mouth, smiles, giggles, and the words ‘I love you’ spoken form a child’s lips.”

127. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod

128. “The strength of a mother is second to none. Even when she is in times of stress, when she is fighting her own demons, when she is beyond exhausted both mentally and physically, nothing will stop her from finding the strength she needs to do for her children what she needs to get done.”

129. “Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth Stone

130. “Being a new mom is exciting and full of joy. If you listen to your intuition, you’ll always be on the right path.”

131. “Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

132. “The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly—indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.” – Arianna Huffington

133. “Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver

134. “With all the craziness and chaos that come with motherhood, despite your best efforts, you must remember to forgive yourself every single day, and strive to be better the next day.”

135. “The very fact that you worry about being a good mother means you already are one.” – Jodi Picoult

136. “No society will long survive without mothers who care for their young and provide that nurturing care so essential for their normal development.’’ – Ezra Taft Benson

137. “Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown. In my heart it don’t mean a thing.’’ – Toni Morrison

138. “We’re all bad moms, and we’re all good moms. Some days we get it and all right, and other days it feels like we get nothing right. Just keep loving your kids and doing the very best, you can and trust that it’s exactly what they need.”


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140. “If you have a child, then you have an assignment from God. Whether by birth or adoption, whether you go to work in an office, or the kitchen, regardless of your age or experience or natural talent for nurturing, God has called you to be a mom. And it’s unrelenting, heart-wrenching, beautifully ordinary, holy job.”

141. “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.” – Ani DiFranco

142. “God gave those little children to you, Mama– to you. No one else can mother them like you can. You may have your work cut out for you, but you’re the one cut out to accomplish it.”

143. “My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis.” – Drew Barrymore

144. “Motherhood is not a competition to see who has the cleverest kids, the cleanest house, the healthiest dinners, nicest clothes, newest car, or most holidays. Motherhood is your journey with your children.”

145.“What if I fail?” “Oh, but my darling, what if you fly?” – Erin Hanson

146. “Great parenting happens when you start controlling yourself and stop controlling your child.”

147. ‘’No influence is so powerful as that of a mother.’’ – Sarah Josepha Hale

148. “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.’’ – Lin Yutang

149. “Rigid plans work best if you’re building a skyscraper; with something as mysteriously human as giving birth, it’s best, both literally and figuratively, to keep your knees bent.” – Mark Sloan

150. “Babies are like little suns that, in a magical way, bring warmth, happiness, and light into our lives.” – Kartini Diapari-Oengider

151. “Motherhood is a million little moments that God weaves together with grace, redemption, laughter, tears, and most of all, love.”

152. “Birth takes a woman’s deepest fears about herself and shows her that she is stronger than them.”

153. “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” – Agatha Christie

154. “The biggest surprise, which is also the best, is that I didn’t know I would love motherhood as much as I do.” – Deborah Norville

155. “To every mom who yelled at her kids, to every mom who has a sink full of dishes, to every mom who can’t find any time for anything, to every mom who didn’t shower today, to every mom that fed kids cereal for dinner. You are good enough.”

156. “A mother’s love endures through all.” – Washington Irving

157. “Anger will happen; frustration will come. But how we handle ourselves is up to us. What is the best for your child? A mother who controls herself. What is even better for your child? A mother who turns to God to ask him to help her control herself more.”

158. “I’ve never had more appreciation for anyone in my entire life until I became a mom.” – Chrissy Teigen

159. “Hey, mama. I see you stressed out, tired, touched out, stretched thin, irritable, snappy, imperfect, short-tempered, grumpy, crying, it’s okay. Everybody has been there; it sucks, but you are good. You are a good mom, say it, believe it.”

160. “For when a child is born, the mother also is born again.” – Gilbert Parker

161. “A car can run on fumes for so long. It needs to be refilled, or it will stop running altogether. You as a mother can’t continue to be everything to everybody; eventually, you will break down, you need to take time for yourself, to rejuvenate, to make sure you are not lost while trying to hold everything together.”

162. “Finding balance as a mother means accepting your imperfections.” – Mary Organizes

163. “Dear mom, who needs to be reminded that she matters- this is your reminder. Now go back to all your doing- your cleaning, working, driving, nose-wiping, cooking, clothes folding, everyday things, and hold your head high. Motherhood matters. More than having the perfect house, the perfect body, the perfect planning schedule, the perfect kids, the perfect anything. You are a game-changer, a life-changer. You are their mother. This is why you matter.”


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165. “Hold on to the tiny moments and cherish the little snuggles. They grow up so fast.”

166. “Carrying a baby is the most rewarding experience a woman can enjoy.” – Jayne Mansfield

167. “Say yes to one more book, one more hug, one more kiss goodnight, tuck them in and snuggle them tight. One day you will tuck them, and they’ll be grown. They will smile and tell you they can do it on their own.”

168. “I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.” – E.M. Forster

169. “Motherhood is amazing and so incredibly brave.”

170. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten

171. “Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.” – Robin Lim

172. “Motherhood 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.” – Donna Ball.”

173. “There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place” – Virginia Kelley

174. “Hold him a little longer, rock him a little more, read him another story, let him sleep on your shoulder. Rejoice in his happy smile; he is only a little boy for such a little while.”


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176. “There is no such thing as a mom who has it all together.”

177. “It’s not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.” – Ann Landers

178. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will find forgiveness.” – Honore de Balzac

179.“Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.”

180. “A mother is a different kind of rich. She always has money, but not for herself.”

181. “If you’re a mom, you’re a superhero. Period.” – Rosie Pope

182. “The life of a mother is the life of a child: you are two blossoms on a single branch.” – Karen Maezen Miller

183. “There are hard days in motherhood, but looking at your baby sleeping reminds you why it’s all worth it.” – Kara Ferwerda

184. “Once you’re a mom, you’re always a mom. It’s like riding a bike; you never forget.” – Taraji P. Henson

185. “There is no higher hood than motherhood and fatherhood in marriage. There is no superior career, and no amount of money, authority, or public acclaim can exceed the ultimate rewards of family.”

186. “The attitude that you have as a parent is what your kids will learn from, more than what you tell them. They don’t remember what you try to teach them; they remember who you are.”

187. “Parenting is the easiest thing in the world to have an opinion about, but the hardest thing in the world to do.” – Matt Walsh

188. “You never know how much your parents loved you until you have a child to love.” – Jennifer Hudson

189. “I remind myself every day that the version of motherhood in my head- the mom guilt, the imperfection, the worry- isn’t the same version of motherhood that my kids see – a mom who loves them fully and forever no matter what.”

190. “You never know how much love your heart could hold until someone calls you mom.”


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192. “Motherhood: Like any endeavor really is a mixed bag. We take the bad with the good, we excel at some parts, and we just try to survive some parts. If we’re diligent, we try to get better, if we’re smart, we celebrate even the tiniest of victories, if we’re wise though, we find the gifts within the struggle.”

193. “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

194. “Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.” – Sharon Jaynes

195. “To be motherly means to be both strong and nurturing.”

196. “Babies are always more trouble than you thought — and more wonderful.” – Charles Osgood

197. “People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” – Leo J. Burke

198. “Just because you become a mother, it doesn’t mean you lose who you are.” – Beyoncé.

199. “You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Jones

200. “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.’’ – Pamela S. Nadav

201. “You may not be the perfect mother, but for your child, you are the most perfect one.”

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the best way to stay positive as a new mom?

Becoming a new mom can be exciting and overwhelming. It is natural to experience a wide range of emotions during this period, which makes staying positive challenging. Getting enough sleep, time for some self care, connecting with other new moms and consuming nutritious food can help stay positive during this time (1).

2. How can new moms find time for self-care?

Finding time for self-care right after having a baby can be challenging. But accepting help from others, including the baby in self care, choosing easy-to-do and quick self care activities can help make the process easier.

3. How can new moms find strength and resilience in the difficult days?

Becoming a new mom is a significant life change that can be rewarding and challenging. It is natural to experience difficult days as you adjust to your new role, and finding ways to maintain your strength and resilience during this time is essential. Staying organized, practicing mindfulness, being kind to and caring for yourself, and building a strong support network can help face difficult days.

4. What are some tips for new moms who are feeling overwhelmed?

Some tips that can help during the initial days of motherhood include giving yourself space, feeling grateful, staying connected, not comparing oneself to others, validating your feelings and bringing about a change in perspective (2).

The responsibilities and exhaustion of being a new mom can be forgotten when she sees her bundle of joy smiling and cuddling her. So, take a moment to encourage her and make her feel proud of herself with your words by sharing “new mom quotes” to build her self-confidence and let her know how essential her work is. These quotes from famous people and anonymous writers may provide her with a sense of satisfaction, delight, and gratitude for her hard work, thereby calming her mind and putting a smile on her face.

Infographic: Quotes For A New Mom

Motherhood can be a challenging experience, especially for first-time mothers. It might cause them to become overwhelmed and stressed thinking about all the responsibilities they have to fulfill now. But, more than anything, this journey is supposed to be enjoyed and cherished. Thus, to help uplift their mood and boost their morale, we have combined this list of quotes you can share with her.

quotes for a new mom (infographic)

Illustration: Momjunction Design Team

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Watch this video on inspirational quotes for first-time moms! Get ready to be inspired by some amazing heart-touching quotes to help you through your journey as a new mom.


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