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Having a baby and becoming a mom will be one of the most rewarding things you will ever do but you will be faced with many challenges that no one told you about. Adapting to all the changes that are occurring in their life and to their bodies is sometimes very difficult to do while everyone around them is celebrating the birth of a precious new baby. The good news is woman, just like you, have been having and raising kids for thousands of years so you will get through this crazy new time and find your new normal! In the meantime, here are 10 inspirational quotes for first time moms to help you get through the day!
Your most valuable parenting skill is learning to manage yourself first. —Dr. Laura Markham
And remember that behind every successful woman is a basket of dirty laundry. —Author Unknown
A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty. —Anonymous
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
To be pregnant is to be vitally alive, thoroughly woman, and distressingly inhabited. Soul and spirit are stretched – along with body – making pregnancy a time of transition, growth, and profound beginnings. — Anne Christian Buchanan
Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing. — Ricki Lake
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 that dark shape and it’s suddenly close, and all you can do is hope like hell that you’ve had the right shots.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. — Robert Browning
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 Loren
Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy. — Tina Fey
***If you are struggling with things after pregnancy that you just can’t handle, please seek immediate help or support. Any new mom can be susceptible to postpartum depression and some woman even more predisposed than others. If you are a single mom or have questions about custody issues for the new baby, you can also search here to find a family lawyer near me.