Newborn Quotes

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Breastfeeding Quotes

Being a site dedicated to lactation, lets start with quotes about breastfeeding.

A little child born yesterday
A thing on mother's milk and kisses fed. -Homer

If a multinational company developed a product that was a nutritionally balanced and delicious food, a wonder drug that both prevented and treated disease, cost almost nothing to produce and could be delivered in quantities controlled by the consumers' needs, the very announcement of their find would send their shares rocketing to the top of the stock market. The scientists who developed the product would win prizes and the wealth and influence of everyone involved would increase dramatically. Women have been producing such a miraculous substance, breastmilk, since the beginning of human existence. -Gabrielle Palmer

There are three reasons for breast-feeding: the milk is always at the right temperature; it comes in attractive containers; and the cat can't get it. -Irena Chalmers

While breastfeeding may not seem the right choice for every parent, it is the best choice for every baby. -Amy Spangler

A pair of substantial mammary glands have the advantage over the two hemispheres of the most learned professor's brain in the art of compounding a nutritive fluid for infants. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

When we trust the makers of baby formula more than we do our own ability to nourish our babies, we lose a chance to claim an aspect of our power as women. Thinking that baby formula is as good as breast milk is believing that thirty years of technology is superior to three million years of nature's evolution. Countless women have regained trust in their bodies through nursing their children, even if they weren't sure at first that they could do it. It is an act of female power, and I think of it as feminism in its purest form. -Christine Northrup

Human milk for human babies -Liz Pevytoe

A baby nursing at a mother's breast... is an undeniable affirmation of our rootedness in nature. -David Suzuki

There must be reasons why we men are so hipped on breasts as if we'd all been weaned too soon. -Gunter Grass

Who fed me from her gentle breast And hushed me in her arms to rest, And on my cheek sweet kisses prest? My Mother. -Anne Taylor

My opinion is that anybody offended by breastfeeding is staring too hard. -David Allen

Nursing does not diminish the beauty of a woman's breasts; it enhances their charm by making them look lived in and happy. -Robert A. Heinlein

Breastfeeding is nature's health plan. -Author Unknown

Breastfeeding is a mother's gift to herself, her baby and the earth. -Pamela K. Wiggins

In modern consumer society, the attack on mother-child eroticism took its total form; breastfeeding was proscribed and the breasts reserved for the husband's fetishistic delectation. At the same time, babies were segregated, put into cold beds alone and not picked up if they cried. -Germaine Greer

People need to understand that when they're deciding between breastmilk and formula, they're not deciding between Coke and Pepsi.... They're choosing between a live, pure substance and a dead substance made with the cheapest oils available. -Chele Marmet

Breastmilk: the gift that keeps on giving. -Author Unknown

"Formula feeding is the longest lasting uncontrolled experiment lacking informed consent in the history of medicine." - Frank Oski, M.D., retired editor, Journal of Pediatrics

When an actress takes off her clothes onscreen but a nursing mother is told to leave, what message do we send about the roles of women? In some ways we're as committed to the old madonna-whore dichotomy as ever. And the madonna stays home, feeding the baby behind the blinds, a vestige of those days when for a lady to venture out was a flagrant act of public exposure. -Anna Quindlen

Scriptures about babies

Let's see what the Lord has to say about babies:

“Every good and perfect gift is from above.” – James 1:17

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born, I consecrated you…” – Jeremiah 1:5

“From the fullness of grace we have received one blessing after another” - John 1:16

“Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” – Matthew 19:14

“I sing for joy at the works of Your hands.” – Psalm 92:4

“We are writing this so that our joy may be complete.” – 1 John 1:4

“And He took the children in his arms, put His hands on them and blessed them.” Mark 10:16

“Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth.” – Psalm 100:1

"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb."Psalm 139:13

“Children too are a gift from the LORD, the fruit of the womb, a reward.” – Psalm 127:3

“And taking a child, he set him in the midst of them. Whom when he had embraced, he saith to them: Whosoever shall receive one such child as this in my name, receiveth me. And whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.” – Mark 9:36-37

“For thou didst form my inward parts, thou didst knit me together in my mother’s womb.” – Psalm 139:13

“For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given.” – Isaiah 9:6

"I prayed for this child, and the LORD has granted me what I asked of him."-1 Samuel 1:27

"I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made" -Psalm 139:14

"The Lord called me before my birth; from within the womb he called me by name." -Isaiah 49:1

Baby Quotes

This section will include celebrity and famous quotes on babies.

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. -Author Unknown

a baby has a special way of adding joy in every single day. - Author Unknown

A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother. - Mark Twain

A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it. - Frank A. Clark

A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on. - Carl Sandburg

A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can. - Author Unknown

A new baby is like the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. - Eda J. Le Shan

A baby is sunshine and moonbeams and more brightening your world as never before. - Author Unknown

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. - Anonymous

A perfect example of minority rule is a baby in the house. - Milwaukee Journal

A sweet new blossom of humanity. - Author Unknown

Babies are a link between angels and man. - Author Unknown

Babies are always more trouble than you thought - and more wonderful. - Charles Osgood

Babies are bits of stardust, blown from the hand of God. - Barretto

Babies are such a nice way to start people. - Don Herrold

Babies control and bring up their families as much as they are controlled by them; in fact ... the family brings up baby by being brought up by him. - Erik H. Erikson

Babies need social interactions with loving adults who talk with them, listen to their babblings, name objects for them, and give them opportunities to explore their worlds. - Sandra Scarr

Babies touch the world with love. - Author Unknown

Child rearing myth #1: Labor ends when the baby is born. - Anonymous

Children are a handful sometimes, A heartfull all the time... - Author Unknown

Don't forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. - May Sarton

Every baby needs a lap. - Henry Robin

Families with babies and families without are so sorry for each other. - Ed Howe

Flowers are words which even a baby can understand. - Arthur C. Coxe

Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child. - Tina Brown

I believe that each personality is complete at conception and comes in the soul of every child. - Taylor Hartman

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity. - Eleanor Roosevelt

If your baby is "beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time," you're the grandma." - Theresa Bloomingdale

It is not a slight thing when those so fresh from God love us. - Dickens

It is the nature of babies to be in bliss. - Deepak Chopra

It was the tiniest thing I ever decided to put my whole life into. - Terri Guillemets

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

People often ask me, "What's the difference between couplehood and babyhood?" In a word? Moisture. Everything in my life is now more moist. Between your spittle, your diapers, your spit-up and drool, you got your baby food, your wipes, your formula, your leaky bottles, sweaty baby backs, and numerous other untraceable sources--all creating an ever-present moistness in my life, which heretofore was mainly dry. - Paul Reiser

Take a sprinkling of fairy dust, An angel's single feather, Also a dash of love and care, Then mix them both together. Add a sentiment or two, A thoughtful wish or line, A touch of stardust, a sunshine ray... Its a recipe, for a Baby Girl truly fine. - Author Unknown

Ten tiny little fingers that always want to play, That never stop exploring the wonder of today. Ten tiny little fingers that from the very start, Will reach out for tomorrow yet always hold your heart. - Author Unknown

The smile that flickers on baby's lips when he sleeps- does anybody know where it was borne? Yes, there is a rumor that a young pale beam of a crescent moon touched the edge of a vanishing autumn cloud, and there the smile was first born . . . - Rabindranath Tagore

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all. - Benjamin Spock

A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on. -Carl Sandburg

There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies. -Winston Churchill

Making the decision to have a child - it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body. -Elizabeth Stone

Getting a burp out of your little thing is probably the greatest satisfaction I've come across. It's truly one of life's most satisfying moments. -Brad Pitt

Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit. -Bill Cosby

When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. And now when every new baby is born its first laugh becomes a fairy. So there ought to be. -James Matthew Barrie

A new baby is like the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. -Eda J. Le Shan

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. -Author Unknown

If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. 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

Ten fingers, Ten toes She's laughter and teardrops So small and brand new And amazingly angelic She's sent to bless you She's one special Baby The best of life's treasure And will grant and bless you Many hours of great pleasure. -Author Unknown

Babies are such a nice way to start people. -Don Herrold

This Baby is Your Blessing, I wish Happiness in every way, Good Luck God Bless, I say And Many Blessings and Wishes, To Welcome Baby Into Your Life Today. -Author Unknown

Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it. -Marshall McLuhan

It sometimes happens, even in the best of families, that a baby is born. This is not necessarily cause for alarm. The important thing is to keep your wits about you and borrow some money. -Elinor Goulding Smith

People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one. -Leo J. Burke

I can't think why mothers love them. All babies do is leak at both ends. -Douglas Feaver

Babies haven't any hair; Old men's heads are just as bare; Between the cradle and the grave Lie a haircut and a shave -Samuel Hoffenstein

If you were to open up a baby's head -- and I am not for a moment suggesting that you should -- you would find nothing but an enormous drool gland. -Dave Barry

My friend has a baby. I'm recording all the noises he makes so later I can ask him what he meant. -Stephen Wright

A baby is born with a need to be loved -- and never outgrows it. -Frank A. Clark

Father asked us, "What was God's noblest work?" Anna said, "Men", but I said "Babies". Men are often bad, but babies never are. -Louisa May Alcott

A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men. -Martin Fraquhar Tupper

A baby is an angel whose wings decrease as his legs increase. -Author Unknown

When you have a baby, love is automatic, when you get married, love is earned. -Marie Osmond

The kind of man who thinks that helping with the dishes is beneath him will also think that helping with the baby is beneath him, and then he certainly is not going to be a very successful father. -Eleanor Roosevelt

Spread the diaper in the position of the diamond with you at bat. Then, fold second base down to home and set the baby on the pitcher's mound. Put first base and third together, bring up home plate and pin the three together. Of course, in case of rain, you gotta call the game and start all over again. -Jimmy Piersall

A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother. -Mark Twain

Babies are always more trouble than you thought -- and more wonderful. -Charles Osgood

Every child begins the world again. -Henry David Thoreau

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

A little girl can be sweeter (and badder) oftener than anyone else in the world. She can jitter around, and stomp, and make funny noises that frazzle your nerves, yet just when you open your mouth she stands there demure with that special look in her eyes. A girl is Innocence playing in the mud, Beauty standing on its head, and Motherhood dragging a doll by the foot. Alan Marshall Beck

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. -Matthew Broderick

Children reinvent your world for you. -Susan Sarandon

Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething. -Mark Twain

Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other. -Ed Howe

It is the nature of babies to be in bliss. -Deepak Chopra

Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last. -Charles Dickens

It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. -Phyllis Diller

Always kiss your children goodnight - even if they're already asleep. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't. -Barbara Kingsolver

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky. -Fran Lebowitz

If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family. -Lawrence Housman

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. Rajneesh

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