Words matter. These are the best Having A Baby Quotes from famous people such as Mika Brzezinski, Emma Weymouth, Katie Lowes, Milla Jovovich, Kara Swisher, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
For many women, going back to work a few months after having a baby is overwhelming and unmanageable. As strange as it may seem, things get even more difficult for a working mom after the second and third baby arrive. By that time, the romance of being a modern ‘superwoman’ wears off and reality sets in.
I’m different to how I used to be but then I think having a baby changes everyone.
For me, having a baby was never going to be timed randomly. I wanted to have mine while I was on ‘Scandal.’ Kerry Washington is one of my best friends, and I’ve gotten to watch her go through motherhood. I also have the greatest female boss in Shonda Rhimes, who is a mother of three and a huge advocate for women.
At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a baby because I felt myself to be an adult, but my mum forbid it. Right now, I feel like a teenager and I want to have fun for one or two more years before starting a family.
Having a baby had always seemed the easiest and most natural thing to do, and I had never felt – even in my most furtive days of coming out – that being gay would mean I could not become a mother.
Having a baby is one of the most wonderful things in your life, as well as the hardest thing in your life.
My wife and I would be very comfortable having a baby at home or using one of the terrific nurse-midwives at the hospital.
It’s a reality that in this business there’s an expectation of being thin. But having a baby is a reality too, and it’s more important for me to make milk than to fit into those tiny pants. So that’s just going to have to wait.
For me just having a baby was incredible.
In my 20s, I was leaving university, getting married, or having a baby. And then, in my 30s, I was just keeping my head above water. When I hit 40, I thought, ‘I have got to get a grip of my life and really point it in the direction I want it to go rather than just swim hard against the current.’
When I realized I was having a baby boy, I wanted him to know that I’m there in his life: ‘Dad loves him. Dad’s always going to support him and be there for him.’ I don’t want him to have to worry about anything.
My husband and I were excited about having a kid – it was having a baby that had us worried. We had a lot to learn, so like good liberal arts graduates, we signed up for a class.
We got off the Clash of the Titans tour and I said that my wife and I were working on having a baby and sure enough we found out that she was pregnant. So I told them nine months in advance that I wasn’t going to tour in September so I could witness the birth of my first son.
It’s a pretty brutal process, having a baby.
I always imagined that having a baby is something that I’m going to keep in a private place, but maybe my curse is that all I’m going to want to do is tell everybody about what my birth process was like and what my children’s nightmares are.
Somehow I am really relaxed within the chaos of having a baby – and anyone who’s a mother knows it’s very hard to relax, because there is so much to do and worry about!
I gave birth to my first son in April 1986. I thought it would be a good goal to get back in shape after having a baby if I ran the New York City Marathon. I ran in it November 1986. I had just shot the ‘Sports Illustrated’ swimsuit issue, so I was in great shape.
Having a baby changes your life, for sure, as most parents know. It changes in a good way.
I’ve never been one to jump into fitness straight after having a baby. I always say if you grow it for nine months it should take that time at least to go back to normal.
I know women at work who don’t talk about having a baby because they don’t want to upset the apple cart, but unless people know what the problems are, why should they engage with it?
Completing a book, it’s a little like having a baby.
All those cliches, those things you hear about having a baby and motherhood – all of them are true. And all of them are the most beautiful things you will ever experience.
Whoever said having children makes a comedian safer and less dark is an idiot. Having a baby has filled my whole life with fear, and totally destroyed all illusion that the world is safe or fair.
Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.
Sometimes writing a novel is not unlike having a baby. You’d have to ask a female novelist to compare the pain.
My body doesn’t look like it did before. It’s changed after having a baby… it’s not better or worse, just different.
I think that having a baby is going to change my mind in so many ways. I have no idea how, but I’m looking forward to finding out.
I’m definitely up for having a baby.
Having a baby changes the way you view your in-laws. I love it when they come to visit now. They can hold the baby and I can go out.
Kim Kardashian was the first time I’ve seen a woman tormented about her weight gain while having a baby. But at least she asks for that attention by voluntarily obsessing over her weight publicly on her social media. But now nobody is safe.
I got introduced to audiobooks because of having a baby.
Someone told me that having a baby is like having your heart walking around outside of your body, and I didn’t understand it until I had a baby. Now, like, everything he does literally crushes my heart. In a great way. And then if he’s in pain, it’s like my whole endeavor is to make sure he’s not in pain.
I now need to take a very aggressive approach to having a baby.
Things can feel pretty extra after having a baby. A lot of it is probably hormones. Two under two and three kids in four years has been truly humbling.
Having a baby is a disaster for your career. I don’t think there’s any sympathy.
I’m proof that, even after having a baby, you can look better and sexier than ever!
I only became a celebrity because I had a kid. Before I was pregnant nobody cared. I joke to my agent that having a baby made my career.
I don’t want to scar people with my baby flab. I have this extra skin that’s hanging. I’m in shape, but my skin, from having a baby, is not cute, hanging off of my baby.
I am a mother and I know the feeling of having a baby come out of my gut.
When you’re making an album, it’s kind of like having a baby. You have to really put everything into it.
Stand-up comedy is a sickness. Who wouldn’t want a room full of people laughing and screaming at you just because of who you are? Nothing is as good, except maybe having a baby.
When I made ‘A Few Small Repairs’ and it did well, I followed that up with having a baby, and that was not received well at my record company. I was written off, and that had a bearing on my career.
Yes, I’m having a baby. I think it’s so hard as a woman to give yourself a break. It’s great to be healthy but you have to set a good example for your kids and know that it’s not about a number on a scale but how you feel.
Certainly I see no reason why society should prevent grieving parents from having a baby cloned from the cells of a dead child if they wish.
Life has not changed much after marriage. I went straight back to work. But I guess changes come after having a baby, not after marriage, especially if you are married to the right person who understands your lifestyle and profession.
I like showing moms what it’s really like having a baby, and how it’s not Hollywood life.
Having a baby dragged me, kicking and screaming, from the world of self-absorption.
The only way I’m interested in having a baby is the old-fashioned way.
My advice for men who aren’t yet parents is to make sure you’re a happy person before having a baby.
I thought I might not want to act any more after having a baby. It turns out I still enjoy it.