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We’ve collected the best Pregnant Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Patti Harrison, Christiane Nusslein-Volhard, Frankie Shaw, Ian Ziering, Susan Wojcicki. Use them as an inspiration.

I literally never thought I would be playing a pregnant cis woman earnestly. I thought maybe I’d do that in a sketch or something.
In German science, we have a special problem. We lose talented women at the time they get pregnant. Some of it occurs because they are encouraged – by their husbands, bosses and the government – to take long maternity leaves.
Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
There was a feeling I had when I got pregnant and decided to keep the baby, and I knew I wasn’t going to be with the baby daddy, and I was really toying with what my identity would be.
Frankie Shaw
When I met my wife, I was forty-six, and it was love at first sight. Every day, my love grew deeper as I found out about her family values, that her parents were still together, that she wanted kids. So we fell in love, got engaged, got married, and a month later, we were pregnant!
Even though it was a start-up with fewer than 20 people, and I was pregnant with my first child, the best decision I’ve ever made was to join Google in 1999. Worst decision? Deciding to get a puppy and a bunny right when the baby came.
I bought a Honda CRX Si, a two seater, and immediately after I took possession, my wife and I found out we were pregnant.
People talk about the miracle of birth. No. There’s the miracle of conception. I did IVF, but nothing happened. So I began to think of adoption, and then I got pregnant. It was definitely a miracle.
I might have lost an acquaintance because of ‘Pregnant Women Are Smug.’ But we weren’t close. Actually, I don’t know if the woman knows the song is about her. I have a feeling she might.
Riki Lindhome
The best parenting advice I actually got was from Shane McMahon. He was great with me when Brie was pregnant and all that. He said, ‘When you have that baby, make sure you take care of Brie first.’
When I was pregnant with Future, one thing I learned quickly was, don’t ever let a pregnant lady be hungry, because when I was, I was like the Tasmanian Devil!
Most women get pregnant and even though it’s a challenge physically and uncomfortable, they generally wanted to be pregnant.
Mary McCormack
I was effectively unemployed after my son was born. I resigned from Bristol because I wasn’t happy with the way my career was going then discovered I was pregnant when I was out of a job, but I was freelancing.
I think I’ll probably be pregnant all through my 30s. I’ve always pictured everyone around the table for the holidays and together once a week. It’ll be heartbreaking if it doesn’t end up happening, but hopefully it will. We’ve got some embryos on hold.
When you’re pregnant, you’re all gassy, and you’re hungry, but then you’re nauseous.
It’s a great thing about being pregnant – you don’t need excuses to pee or to eat.
I never went to college. I was pregnant at 23.
I wasn’t ecstatic about being pregnant – I wasn’t somebody who actively wanted kids. Certainly there were no fantasies about nappy-changing.
From the minute you find out you’re pregnant, I believe it’s a workout, because you’re constantly trying to monitor what you eat and what you do, especially for the first three months. I was a nervous wreck.
When I knew I was pregnant four years ago with a boy, a friend suggested I call him Cary, but I initially resisted. There was only one Cary Grant. But a week before he was due, I started thinking it would be wonderful to pass the name on to him. And anyway, my father wasn’t Cary to me. He was Dad.
I got married only because I was pregnant. Simple as that. I am a very traditional girl and was horrified at the thought of having a child out of wedlock. I didn’t want a child of mine to be different or have fingers pointed at.
When you’re doing sketch comedy and you’re pregnant, it’s like wearing a giant sombrero in every sketch.
I think as a pregnant woman we’re all looking for stuff that makes us all look cute and fashionable and feel sexy when we’re pregnant.
I thought that I was going to be like this earth mother. When people would complain about being pregnant, I was like, ‘What are you talking about? It’s incredible! Just enjoy it.’
All the really pretty girls get pregnant.
Being pregnant is a conundrum. You have this freedom, because it’s a wonderful time that a human being is growing inside of you, and it is truly magical. On the other hand, your body changes.
I had always been told that you shouldn’t clean the litter box when you’re pregnant, because of your cat. And I think that is overblown – unless you have, like, three kittens in your house that are living outside and eating raw meat, this shouldn’t really be a significant source of concern.
In my family, people become pregnant at 33 or something, not 26.
When I told my mother I was pregnant, I thought she was going to have a heart attack.
I used to go to the gym with one of my best friends, and we seemed to have the same conversation over and over again. I was always saying, ‘I’m still not pregnant, and I still haven‘t worked out what I’m writing,’ and her answer to both was always, ‘Just relax!’
I was more active pregnant than I ever was not pregnant. I was doing Body By Simone five days a week. That definitely helped me shed the weight after giving birth. But it’s all smoke and mirrors, too. People on Instagram forget that you’re showing them what you want them to see. We have filters.
Being pregnant is the most natural thing our bodies can do. Our grandparents did it without all these books, and they came out okay.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Most creative thing I’ve ever done? Got somebody pregnant.
I knew from being pregnant that you can be very strong. You’re still very capable. Especially if it was stuff you were able to do before.
‘Oh, Daddy,’ was a remake of the Ritchie Valens’ song ‘Oh Donna,’ and I really like that one because it’s a story of a pregnant woman who was dumped by her baby daddy, but she was always waiting for him. It’s a sweet-and-sour situation.
I work out every day. I still feel fit and energetic. In a way, I’m healthier now that I’m pregnant.
Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land… the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt!
Grey DeLisle
Getting pregnant proved to be a hell of a shock but it’s really exciting.
My wife was pregnant, and I was doing the math, and I was realizing that I couldn’t be living in a two-bedroom apartment in Hollywood for the rest of my days. I didn’t want to raise my kid there.
I became a vegetarian for about maybe a year. It was more of a little detox for me. I tend to do a lot of detoxes. I was on the Body Ecology Diet before I got pregnant, which I believe is one of the reasons I was able to get pregnant.
I truly loved being pregnant and feeling what was going on inside my body and watching it change. It’s difficult to recoup, but still amazing nonetheless. I would have another one.
I didn’t binge when I was pregnant.
I’m so compulsive about stuff, I know if I had ever gotten pregnant, of course, that would have been my whole focus. But I didn’t choose to have children because I’m focused on my career. And I just don’t think, as compulsive as I am, that I could manage both.
When I was pregnant for the first time, I could not believe how I gained so much weight.
Directing at seven-and-a-half months pregnant was lots of fun.
I’m very active when I’m not pregnant, but I think fitness should be a natural part of your life, not something you have to force yourself to do.
I was pregnant and nursing most of the years I was at 24 Sussex. I was ill-prepared and hardly even knew my husband, let alone how I was supposed to fit into this world that was very alien to me.
People are building apps that are doing super-crazy things, and there’s a lot of talk about modeling and microtargeting. Facebook can predict when people are going to break up, and Target is able to predict if a woman is pregnant before she knows just based on the type of lotion she bought.
Despite amazing advances in fertility to help older women get pregnant, the complications, increased chances of autism, and chromosomal abnormalities are significant considerations.
You become like a vampire when you’re pregnant: your senses are so sensitive, and your emotions are so heightened – that helps with performance because you really feel things.
My family made big sacrifices but little gestures mean a lot. My sister took me to training when she was pregnant.
I do research for every single book, regardless. For ‘Double Dutch,’ I learned to jump and learned the scoring system. For ‘November Blues,’ I interviewed pregnant teens. I like to get up close and personal with the kids involved in the situations I write about.
Sharon Draper
After 40, your chances of getting pregnant are between two and eight percent, and in my particular case, they were less than five percent.
When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels. My sister became unmarried and pregnant during high school, and she kept saying, ‘This wasn’t supposed to happen! Why is this happening to me?’ Someone should have given her another book to read.
I got pregnant in just a couple of months after my marriage. The game plan was to have the pregnancy and bounce back and getting in the limelight again. But I have never experienced anything like that… It was just the opposite.
Marketers use big data profiling to predict who is about to get pregnant, who is likely to buy a new car, and who is about to change sexual orientations. That’s how they know what ads to send to whom. The NSA, meanwhile, wants to know who is likely to commit an act of terrorism – and for this, they need us.
When I was a boy if a girl got pregnant the shame was placed on her and the boy could get away.
Bill Cosby
Pregnant Beyonce was kind of crazy to see. She’s like a god.
Tucker Halpern
There’s a saying in Africa: ‘To find out you are pregnant is to have one foot in the grave.’
There was a time when researchers imagined that Plan B, or the morning-after pill, might become not an emergency form of contraception but a routine one; women would take it once a month to induce a period and never even know whether they had gotten pregnant.
I really enjoyed being pregnant up until the point when the terrifying pains began.
I remember, when I was 7, my dad found a pregnant dog on the railroad track one day and brought her home. So my mom explained about how this dog was married but that her husband had passed away – she didn’t want me to even think that a dog could have babies without being married.
I found out I was pregnant seven days after my wedding. I was on honeymoon with my family.
What calmed me down finally was when my girlfriend got pregnant.
Right after I had Anaiya, I definitely wanted more kids. I was like: ‘I think I could do this professionally.’ Because I loved being pregnant so much.
I always felt, even before I got pregnant, that it’s better to accentuate your curves. A lot of women try to tuck their butt in or kind of slouch because they’re trying to hide. Obviously, you can’t suck it in, but it’s important to really show off the belly.
I never understood when people go, ‘Oh my gosh, it’s so easy being pregnant.’ No, it’s hard. It’s the most beautiful thing, yes, but it’s hard.
A lot of women say they love being pregnant, but I wasn’t such a big fan.
Marion Jones
A lot of the girls I grew up with were pregnant by the time they were 16. I just was lucky.
Your forties is not the time to be thinking about getting pregnant.
Marcia Cross
When I got pregnant with my daughter, both my husband and I were freelancers, and we didn’t have that much security. We had savings. We were better off than many people, but we didn’t have, you know, pensions and all the things that people used to have.
Ray Bradbury published his first story 29 years before I was born. He established himself as an international writer long before I arrived. When my mom was nine months pregnant with me, my father read Bradbury aloud to her as I listened intently, in utero. And I later became his biographer.
Sam Weller
The bottom line is, if you’re pregnant, don’t travel to an area where Zika is spreading.
I learned so much about the toxicity of our environment while trying to get pregnant, I didn’t want to do anything to mess up the kid now that she was finally here.
Being pregnant is a wonderful thing. I have never understood why people make such a big deal of it though.
When I wrote ‘The Pregnant Widow‘ three or four years ago, I tried to reread my first novel, ‘The Rachel Papers,’ because their young heroes are the same age. I couldn’t finish it. It seemed to me so technically slapdash and weak.
I loved dressing for my pregnant body. A pregnant woman’s body is so beautiful. Towards the end, it does get harder, and then it became all about flats and comfortable maxi dresses.
Being pregnant was the healthiest I’ve ever been in my life. Except for the cupcakes.
She’s 32, and she has three children. She loves to be pregnant but she doesn’t want anymore children in her life. So she decided to help another couple. And she’s just been amazing.
No parent wants their child to get an infection or get pregnant before they’re ready.
Kids kill a show! It’s, like, a fun concept when the character is pregnant, but then if a show runs for a while, I’m sorry, but it gets annoying when it starts to talk. You get a child actor in there, and unless that child actor is freakin’ awesome, it’s going to be annoying.
I worried because I’d been on the pill for so long and the doctor said to me, ‘If you want to have three or four children the chances are you probably won’t get pregnant for another year so you should probably start trying now.’ We started trying and it happened quite quickly.
I quit smoking the day I found out I was pregnant, which was nine years ago. But I’ll still smoke in a movie. I have other vices, you know, like potato chips and chardonnay – but not together.
If I hadn’t have fallen pregnant by my then-boyfriend, I would probably still be living in London doing the celebrity scene.
Rebecca Loos
I’ve noticed that since I’ve been pregnant I see babies everywhere. I love talking to them. I never used to really like kids that much. I guess it comes out of you naturally.
Evelyn Ashford
It is true that the movie is perhaps my most politically-charged. The story is thrust into motion by the idea of what do you do when your 13 year old daughter comes home pregnant. And not only is she pregnant, but she wants to keep the baby.
I liked the idea of being the kind of woman who’d go to the Gobi desert pregnant.
When I have to score a film, I watch the movie first and then start thinking about it. And from that moment on, it is as if I were pregnant. I then have to deliver the child, so from that moment on, I think always about the music – even when I go to the grocery store, I think about it.
Mama grizzlies mate later than other bears. They have two cubs instead of four. They wait four years – about twice as long as other bears – between having cubs. And after they’re pregnant, if winter is hard or their health is not good or the food supply is uncertain, they re-absorb the embryo into their body.
When I first started working, I thought I would have a career in my 20s and a family in my 30s. But when I got pregnant with my first, I was really just hitting my stride professionally. That’s when I realized it wasn’t an either/or decision.
Without Khomeini, we would not be where we are. What a pity that, when pregnant with him, his mother did not choose to have an abortion.
Simple health interventions such as lead paint abatement and home visiting for pregnant women result in not only improved health for children but also higher rates of graduation, reduced crime, and a more robust workforce.
That’s the main reason I gave up my career after John was born and I was pregnant with Andrew. I could not handle going away day after day. The thought of going away before they got up and coming back after they were in bed was intolerable.
Louise Fletcher
I love my nose! I was so nervous when I got pregnant that I was going to get that weird nose spread that you sometimes see pregnant ladies get.
I loved being pregnant.
First we have to recognize that the cause of poverty is both structural and behavioral. And the first thing about the behavior part is that we need a moral revolution within the African American community. Look – no white racist makes you get pregnant when you are a black teenager.
I would love to design a maternity clothing line. It is so hard to find stylish clothes for pregnant people… I would say 99 percent of the clothes I wore were not maternity because I couldn’t find anything I liked.
I met my husband at 15, got married at 19, got pregnant a year later and then had three children after that.
For people who want to be proactive about their health, there is a lot of information that we can provide. If you are going to have children, I think you have a responsibility to know if you are carrying anything. A lot of people tend to do the testing once they are pregnant.
I’ve been giving back since I was a teen, handing out turkeys at Thanksgiving and handing out toys at toys drives for Christmas. It’s very important to give back as a youth. It’s as simple as helping an old lady across the street or giving up your seat on the bus for someone who is pregnant.
Mercury emissions will continue to harm the environment and to endanger the health of children and pregnant women, until this Administration puts public health before politics.
Mark Dayton
I had a second trimester abortion. I was pregnant with a much-wanted child who was diagnosed with a genetic abnormality. I made a choice to terminate the pregnancy. It was my third pregnancy, and I was very obviously showing. More important, I could feel the baby move.
The first time I got pregnant, I was a young girl – I was 17 years old. Although I knew right away that I wanted to keep my child, being a pregnant teen was an extremely scary experience for me. Luckily, my family and friends were very supportive and were there for me every step of the way.
Paula Garces
It’s just heaven to be a mom, and a working mom, and a pregnant person in Shondaland.
People expect all women to react the same to pregnancy. But anyone who’s been around pregnant women knows that it’s not all cutesy and sweet. You spaz out and you’re angry and you have tantrums.
I’ve never been pregnant, so I just feel God didn’t mean for me to have kids so that everybody else‘s children could be mine.
Prior to getting pregnant with KJ, I was never in sweats, but anyone who’s ever been pregnant can relate to me when I say ‘comfort is key.’
I’m about to play an emaciated pregnant vampire, so I’ve stopped using as much butter as Paula Deen – just until ‘Breaking Dawn‘ is over.
I want all women – teens, young women, older women, pregnant women, ageing women – to love and accept themselves.
I came out at 16 years old as a proud, gay man. My last girlfriend in high school – when I was 15 – became pregnant with my child but did not tell me.
When I got pregnant, I became very interested in natural products. You wonder what you’re putting on your skin when you’re carrying a child.
I don’t think I was pregnant during ‘Aradhana.’ But yes, during ‘Safar’ and ‘Choti Bahu’ I was pregnant and quite unwell in the last phase of my pregnancy. Then during ‘Besharam’ I was pregnant with Sabaa.
When they do actually get pregnant, most expectant mothers understandably keep the whole thing a secret because of how fragile the first four months can be.
I wish I was one of those cute pregnant girls who wear skinny jeans throughout their pregnancies. But I just gain weight.
Sports help women stay in school longer and make them less likely to use drugs, break the law, or get pregnant at an early age.
I like trying to get pregnant, I’m not so sure about childbirth.
Lauren Holly
The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature.
I was really inspired while I was pregnant and I wrote a whole album for my baby. I wanted to write a kids album that didn’t annoy parents. I used The BeatlesRocky Raccoon’ as sort of a starting place for my writing.
Before I was pregnant, I felt strong but not fit.
I was 47 when I got pregnant. I’d been trying for a couple of years and thought it would never happen.
There was something to me that was really compelling about that woman, already knowing she couldn’t get pregnant. When I made that movie I was maybe 24, and to be 24 and already know you can’t get pregnant, that was really interesting to me.
Being pregnant was the best time of my life because nothing could affect me. It was like a detox – I ate healthy, I slept a lot, and I didn’t drink. All of my hormones were at the perfect levels.
I’ve really loved being pregnant on set – it’s been terrific.
Bergman movies were the most influential. They used to show at Goucher University, which was where my parents used to live. ‘Brink of Life’ was the first one I ever saw. Three pregnant women in a maternity ward and their misery – I love that. That is what I want to show at my funeral.
I always say to my friends that are pregnant, I’ll be there don’t you worry, everything‘s going to be ok, if you’re with me you’ll be fine.
Everybody thinks for one moment when they’re pregnant that they’re actually carrying the spawn of the devil.
My daughter arrived when I was five months pregnant with my son. We adopted Melanie from Korea; she was 2 years old, almost 3. I always wanted to have a family. I had a good example because Melissa Hayden was a ballerina in our company, and she had two children and danced afterward, and Allegra Kent also did.
I have five siblings, so my mom was always pregnant, and she would wear these dungarees that looked so cool.
Some pro-life advocates focus almost exclusively on the rights and suffering of the unborn baby, while some pro-choice advocates focus equally exclusively on the rights and suffering of pregnant women. This is a distortion of the moral choice that confronts us as a society.
I’ve had the kind of complex life I write about. I was a single mother for 12 years. I’d been engaged. The wedding fell through. I then discovered I was pregnant and opted to have the child on my own. I was a professor. I was in my mid-30s. I could manage it financially.
It’s fun being pregnant at the same time as someone as prominent as Kim Kardashian. Seeing her beautiful body change and morph makes me remember mine is doing the same, and although it may not always feel beautiful, it really is.
Sprout’s a really cool app for pregnant women. It shows you what your baby’s development is in real time, so I find myself checking it quite often.
I’m not being like, ‘Hey, everybody, I’m pregnant!’ I’m not that girl.
Not long after Kroy and I got married, we found out I was pregnant with a baby boy! We knew we wanted another baby without a doubt, we just wanted to be married first, so the timing was absolutely perfect.
When you’re pregnant, things – at least for me – get very sincere and very wholesome, and it’s about family, and singing becomes about warmth.
I went through years of unsuccessful fertility treatments, first in my hometown of D.C., then in New York City, where it finally happened – I got pregnant with my son, my miracle boy.
I really like being pregnant. Not that there aren’t things I don’t love, but when I think about what my body is doing – creating a child – it just blows my mind. I’m in awe of the process and science.
I’ve been eating a porridge of millet for breakfast, something that my doula recommended I eat. It doesn’t taste that great, but it’s supposed to be really nourishing for the baby, and you’re not supposed to eat any gluten when you’re pregnant. I’ve been making pancakes out of it and add berries.
I’d heard that swimming feels so good when you’re pregnant, and I love being in the ocean. I was even paddle boarding up until 17 weeks, but then my center of gravity and balance were completely off.
I always said, ‘Whenever I get pregnant, I’m going to embrace all of the body changes that happen.’ My focus has not been on any sort of snap-back or anything like that, because your body won’t be the same after giving birth, and if anything, that’s something to be celebrated, embraced, and owned.
I defy any woman who is pregnant and trying to concentrate really hard not to feel distracted.
Being slightly paranoid is like being slightly pregnant – it tends to get worse.
I could not understand why Meryl Streep, for example, is allowed to work while pregnant and I’m not.
To get pregnant, I have resorted to artificial insemination. I want to openly talk about it because this is an opportunity to show my gratitude to all those anonymous donors who help many women to meet, like me, the dream of their life.
Monica Cruz
It can be refugees, it can be a pregnant mother, it can be a 15-year-old… homelessness can happen to everybody.
What does this Heidi Parker look like pregnant? What does she look like first thing in the morning? Or bending over? What do any of these bloodyjournalists‘ look like that makes them find the normal appearance of celebrities so offensive?
Childbirth and being pregnant is something that I’ve always wanted. I feel like you feel the most feminine; you look the most feminine.
Mum and dad thought I was going to say I was pregnant. I said oh no, no, I’ve just been nominated for a Golden Globe. They were like, oh that’s lovely, love.
Melissa George
You can’t be partially pregnant.
The best way to handle women is to keep them pregnant and barefoot.
Whatever you thought you would wear when you got pregnant, you won’t be wearing that.
Listen to the pregnant woman. Value her. She values the life growing inside her. Listen to the pregnant woman, and you cannot help but defend her right to abortion.
I always see those jeans with the stretchy front on pregnant women, and they look like the dreamiest thing ever.
Truly, I am a woman of the last minute. When I was pregnant, I organised three different hospitals because I couldn’t decide where I wanted to have my baby: London, Rome or Paris. In the end, I decided to go to Rome, arrived on the Monday and gave birth on the Saturday.
Technically, my first acting job was in one of my videos for a song called ‘Retrospect For Life,’ which Lauryn Hill directed and featured an actress by the name of N’bushe Wright, who played my girlfriend who was about to be pregnant. I remember being so nervous about it, but now I feel like I can conquer the world with it.
It’s funny, actually… a few clubs called when I was in preseason with Hull in 2017, but I wasn’t really that interested. My missus was pregnant, and we were in the process of getting everything ready for our big arrival – that was our top priority, like any expectant parents.
To finally get that call from the doctor that you’re pregnant and you’re having a baby…. It was just another world.
In an economy where women now make up half the work force, we’re going to have to address the treatment of pregnant employees more systemically. The passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would better protect against the discrimination pregnant job seekers face.
I think the days of putting your feet up when you’re pregnant are long gone. Women who are nine months pregnant now have to work till the bitter end – they don’t get to be on TV.
I find a pregnant body to be beautiful and an incredible reminder of what a woman’s body is made to do.
Oh, listen, honey, I’m never gonna be photographed in a bikini again. That’s all over. But I love being pregnant.
Patti D’Arbanville
I always think, look at how people were before they were pregnant. If you were a toned, healthy, energetic person, most likely you will be like that again.
I had some bad times. We got married because, you know, I was pregnant. But then I lost the baby. Ups and downs. And then when ‘Bande a Part’ came along, I was in a really bad shape. I didn’t want to be alive any more.
In the summer of 1956, my mother was pregnant with me, which caused my father to confess his fear that I was going to be too much of a burden for him because he had a history of depression.
Don’t overplan your life. Joining Google when I was four months pregnant was a bit of a leap, but sometimes you have to do the right thing for you right now.
I had friends of mine tell me they had a baby, and I didn’t even know they were pregnant.
There was a time when I’d resigned myself to never having my own family, so to fall pregnant with Belle was overwhelming.
The darkest period of my life, so far, arrived the summer I was pregnant with my eldest son. The future was growing in me with all of its terrifying unpredictability, and I found myself anxious, unable to work and woefully at sea.
I have one little pooch-y stomach in a picture, and all of a sudden I’m pregnant.
I’m not a great pregnant woman.
My husband wrote me love letters while I was on location in Canada and pregnant. They turned into being about food, and it turned it into a cookbook. He called it ‘The Tuscan Cookbook for the Pregnant Male.’ It was kind of genius. When I took it a book agent, he was like, ‘Men don’t buy cookbooks.’
When I was pregnant, I was so huge and people on the bus would get up for me. That made me feel so precious and valued and valuable. I try to treat everyone like they’re pregnant.
I know what it’s like to be pregnant and nervous and poor.
When you’re pregnant or living with an infant, there’s a kind of sacredness around your body that affects everything you do.
I’d been a stepparent for about two years with a woman who had a child, and I came to realize I adored children and was good with them. So I was very happy when Anna got pregnant.
When I hear the words ‘Women should be barefoot and pregnant and in the kitchen,’ I think, ‘What. A. Dream.’ There are no negative connotations to it.
When Giovanna was pregnant with Buzz, I was searching so much on what it’s like to be a dad. If I can provide any insights that’s obviously a really good thing to spread.
Before I got pregnant, I was doing Pilates a couple times a week, and I actually loved Pilates. I noticed a difference with my core, which is my problem area, so that was nice. For me, I don’t do a lot of cardio. I lift more weights.
First I made a dress because I was pregnant and I wanted to be the most beautiful pregnant woman. Then I made a sweater because I wanted to have one that wasn’t like anyone else‘s.
I didn’t get fat even when I was pregnant. You have to work very hard at staying slim, and it’s a bore. But it’s worth it.
While I know some women who are stunningly sanguine when they’re pregnant, I dissolve into a total mess. What normally appears sturdy turns fragile: the economy, the climate, humanity‘s baseline social contract.
Every four weeks I go up a bra size… it’s worth being pregnant just for the breasts.
Natasha Hamilton
I think the word ‘pregnant’ is funny.
There was no way I could get pregnant and continue to work in the ring and go on the road.
No, she did not have a history of twins, and we had discussed all of this before she got pregnant. What if all three, what if two eggs, what if one – you discuss every scenario.
My producers and directors are pampering me like crazy. I don’t mind being pregnant forever.
I’m never as happy as when I’m pregnant. I literally would have 10 babies if I could!
The film ‘Kaliman’ is about the various travails a woman undergoes. Since giving birth to a child tops the list and I was pregnant as well, I accepted the role.
My parents landed in Calgary in December 1974, straight from Nairobi. They were immigrants, like many people coming to build a better life. My mom was five months pregnant with me when they landed.
When I was seven months pregnant with Ariana, my husband cheated on me, so I became a single mother to a four-year-old and a newborn.
When I do get pregnant, I highly doubt I’ll be one of those women who don’t look pregnant from behind – I’ll be that chick who looks pregnant from her ankles up!
I am not a pregnant working mother wronged.
When I found out I was pregnant, I was over the moon about it, but I was upset I wasn’t married!
What I hated then – and hate now – is the way that people say to girls like me who get pregnant young that it ruins your life. Having a child doesn’t ruin your life – having a child is a blessing.
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act will ensure that no pregnant woman is unfairly fired, or forced to risk the health of themselves or their pregnancy, to earn a paycheck. Our mothers deserve these federal protections.
Sometimes I get into the mindset that being heterosexual is a brave new world, because you can conceive, and you work out the rest of it once you’re pregnant.
We have an idea that the man should help pay for the child. But we don’t have a law that says a man has to support any woman he gets pregnant. Why is that? Because she doesn’t have the baby yet. But if we’re going to say it’s a human being, then he should be supporting her during pregnancy.
I was pregnant with my daughter when I started writing my first thriller, so I guess you could blame hormones.
When I got pregnant with my first child, I gained nearly 5st. I did a bit of pretending: ‘I’m just really small, so I just put on a lot of weight when I’m pregnant.’ That is true, but I also ate a lot of cake.
I quite like it when I’m on the Tube and people offer me their seat. Sometimes I take it. The other day I was offered a seat by a pregnant lady. I thought, ‘That’s going a bit far.’
I think having been a pregnant woman, or having just given birth, you are just so thankful for any help you can get immediately before and after.
I graduated law school nine months pregnant and didn’t take a job.
I’ll turn on the TV or look at a magazine, and it’s like, ‘Who is this person?’ And you find out they are from ’16 and Pregnant,’ and I’m like, ‘Really? They’re celebrities now?’ You read about them on the news having fights and breakups, and I think, ‘Well, of course.’
Josh Hopkins
Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife.
Queen Victoria
Number one, I am somebody who is in shape before I get pregnant. I get in pregnant shape because it’s not my normal shape, obviously. I get bigger when I’m pregnant. But I stay in pregnant shape and I work really hard to be really strong and keep my circulation going.
As governor, I will work to reform the practice of solitary confinement, which studies and medical and psychological associations say causes negative mental health effects on children, pregnant women and people living with mental illness.
While I was pregnant, I had dozens of checkups. They covered everything from blood tests to ultrasounds, and I even had the option of attending birthing classes with my husband.
I first got sick after I had my daughter, Kimberly, 21 years ago. I’d always been energetic and never had any serious medical problems. Then I got very sick with a high fever. They told me I had mononucleosis. I became pregnant right away with Sean, and after he was born, I never seemed to recover.
We didn’t have parents who let us get away with anything. We grew up here with privilege, and we never got a D.U.I., we never went to rehab, we never got pregnant.
When I first got pregnant, my husband and I were huge consumers of premium cable television, and we were watching all of these shows, and it would either be the B-storyline of a show like ‘Homeland,’ where she’s a working mother, or you have even smaller C-storylines on a show like ‘Mad Men.’
I am not pregnant, but I’ve had three kids, and there is a ‘bump.’ From now on, ladies, I will have a ‘bump,’ and it will be my ‘baby bump,’ and let’s just all settle in and get used to it; it’s not going anywhere.
You don’t have to just shop in the maternity section when you are pregnant – you can shop anywhere, just be shape and size savvy!
To put it mildly, I’m not crazy about the implication that pregnant women are incapable of deciding for themselves.
You think of Ingrid Kristiansen, Liz McColgan, Sonia O’Sullivan, they were all pregnant just before big wins. But you don’t know. I have no idea how long the hormone boost lasts.
When I have an idea, I’m like a pregnant woman. I just have to deliver.
Every woman who has been pregnant knows that it messes with your mind a little bit. You are suddenly someone else: you are a mother who is now responsible for another human being. That’s awesome, but it changes who you are.
My marriage ended when I was pregnant with my second child. I lost all the support system with little money left. Then the book ‘Who Moved My Cheesechanged my life.
I became a producer and learned I was pregnant within a five-day span. I wanted both things badly, just not at the same time. I cried and hid my pregnancy for an absurdly long time as I proved myself in the job.
Lindsay Shookus
I love being pregnant, I love giving birth, I love all that, it’s like wearing a wedding dress, I don’t want that all to be over.
When I got pregnant, I knew I wasn’t anywhere in my career, that I had not arrived. I was still on my adventure, and so I said to the child in my belly, ‘I am so happy for you to come, but you should know I’m still on my way, and you’ll have to come with me and be in my rucksack.’
I saw how changing my diet really benefitted my health. After I changed my diet, I was able to get pregnant, and then my eczema went away, and then my migraines went away.
I worked as a flight attendant while I was pregnant with my son, Jordan. After suffering serious complications, my doctor insisted I stay home to protect the health of my pregnancy.
In fact, my mom would have gone to the Persian Gulf War had she not been pregnant with me.
Some women can’t stand being pregnant, getting big and bloated, and hauling around a giant stomach, and some women, for reasons probably understood by Darwin, love it.
Rich Cohen
Of course I’d like children. But I have to get over my impression that being pregnant is like popping corn. You expand and expand until you pop.
Markie Post
I really wasn’t well – feeling feverish then cold – so I went to the doctor to find out if I had flu and they did a blood test. I thought: ‘Okay, this is it. I’m pre-menopausal.’ Then Steve said: ‘Are you sure you’re not pregnant?’
I never met my Uncle Jack. My mom was six months pregnant with me when he died. But I knew his wife and two kids very well.
Mark Shriver
Only on the last day of the shoot Bhumika Chawla revealed that she was pregnant. None of us had a clue about it and I was shocked to say the least. She is a thorough professional and just carried on with her job with no fuss whatsoever. Hat’s off to her.
I like trying to get pregnant. I’m not so sure about childbirth.
A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
When I found out I was pregnant, I was 22. It was really scary because I was working the music thing, and with a kid coming, you just can’t live that life with a child.
I feel like having children – and the illness I had when I was pregnant – is probably more important than anything else to the person I am now. I’m massively aware of how we can take everything for granted – how fragile life is.
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.
When I was pregnant, I had the romantic idea that after the baby was born I would not only take up reading in earnest again, but also write a novel while my daughter slept in her Moses basket. Of course, I barely had time to keep up with my magazines until she started sleeping properly.
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
Becoming pregnant can be difficult at the best of times.
Being pregnant is supposed to be the happiest time in your life.
Kyla Pratt
Since I’ve been pregnant, I’ve lost my taste for fast food. I used to be the biggest McDonald‘s junkie and now I don’t like it anymore. I used to be the biggest fast-food connoisseur, and now I’ve really lost my taste for it.
My dream job would be to design a sexy maternity collection, maybe also beautiful lingerie for expecting women. It’s impossible to find nice sexy lingerie anywhere for pregnant or nursing women, which is when you actually need an extra boost of confidence and feel sexy.
I was pregnant when I left school, so I needed income support. I didn’t even have functional skills, not even GSCEs in English and Maths, so I needed to go back to college.
When I first learned I was pregnant with my son, I had only two firm convictions about parenting: I knew it was important, and I knew that I wanted to get it right. I was 29 at the time.
Nobody wants to see a bejeweled pregnant lady from top to bottom.
We’re pretty sure Liz fell pregnant on our wedding night.
It’s very rare and unusual to see a female comic perform pregnant.
I think it affected me physically and emotionally, yes. I did have my ups and downs, but I actually had more ups and downs after the shots were finished and she was pregnant because of the reality of being pregnant with twins.
My mother got pregnant with me at the age of fifteen. This was ’64, and unheard of at that time.
The first war movie I ever saw was ‘Platoon,’ and I was eight months pregnant. So my husband, producer Charles Roven, wasn’t sure I’d make it.
I always did feel beautiful when I was pregnant, but I do feel more me when I’m my normal size.
I’ve found the entire process of being pregnant to be such a miraculous, beautiful time.
I did research when I was pregnant with my first daughter and was horrified by the chemicals in products, even those meant for babies. I would have to go to 50 different places just to get my house and my kid clean.
You realize when you’re pregnant how lucky you are to have access to medical care.
My mother had a lot of phobias. She’s pregnant with me and she was a very phobic person. So I was born into phobia, basically.
The biggest food-related risk in pregnancy is listeria. It’s a dangerous bacteria, to which pregnant women are especially susceptible, that can lead to miscarriage or stillbirth.
You know, women have a history of just being – we’ve been told all our lives not to say – in the fifties you couldn’t say birth or even be pregnant hardly on television – and then gradually things have changed.
When I was pregnant with my daughter Vivianne, I gained 55 lbs. I was so swollen. I craved anything that would make any woman gain a ton of weight, and I was sick for five months straight.
Everyone says you should get a photo taken of yourself while you’re pregnant. I’ve got a film. It’ll be nice for my daughter, too, to look at one day. She was in it.
I was just a normal athlete. My mother tried to spark something in me. She was an athlete in high school before she got pregnant with my older brother. She was 16, and that was it for her when it came to track and her education.
I’ve always talked about having a strong maternal instinct… when Mum was pregnant with Alfie, everyone kept saying that I was going to be really jealous of the baby. I took it upon myself to go against what everyone expected and look after him.
I’d like to maybe be a judge. I could be pregnant and judge. I just can’t be pregnant and dancing!
Truthfully, being pregnant is changing me as a person. Each day is part of this amazing journey that has completely shifted the focus of my life and made me reevaluate my personal and professional goals.
I’m definitely not getting married. In this business, you’re either getting married or they want you to be pregnant. I’m not getting married until I’m forty. If ever.
I think a lot of people get pregnant and decide they can turn into garbage disposals.
My wife and I left New York when she got pregnant – we just thought it would be really hard to stay in the city.
With women composing nearly half the American workforce and increasingly serving as the primary breadwinner for families, we can’t afford to treat pregnant women differently than their counterparts, especially when slight job modifications could help them stay in the workforce at no risk to their health.
When I first got pregnant, I freaked out. Then I had to remind myself: I’m turning 30.
My mom got pregnant when she was 15. She dropped out of high school. She died in her forties, but before she died, she went back and finished high school.
I had a pregnancy that wasn’t private… A lot of people had their opinions about it. They were surprised that I came up pregnant, which was a surprise to me, because I’m a woman, and women get pregnant, and Lauren comes first before the actress, so having my son was the best thing that ever happened to me.
When I got pregnant, I had to concentrate on being pregnant for a whole nine months, even though I knew it was ruining my career at the time.
I gained 60 pounds, and I’m proud of it. Why do I need to watch my weight when I’m pregnant? I could eat whatever the hell I want to eat.
I looooove cookbooks. I cook a lot when I’m pregnant.
Finding out I was pregnant was one of the most joyous moments in my life. I will never forget it.
Doesn’t matter whether it’s a teen girl who’s pregnant, hasn’t told her parents, or an elderly couple dealing with one of them being diagnosed with Alzheimer‘s. Those are real people to me. Those are the people I dealt with every single day.
The GOP will not be satisfied until women are barefoot, pregnant and back home by 5 o’clock P.M. to cook dinner.
When you’re suddenly pregnant and no one is standing by your side, even if you’re in your 30s, it’s a hard conversation. I’m a traditional girl, and I believe in marriage, and I just always thought that’s the way I’d be doing this.
Bridget Moynahan
It’s an established fact. Some women can’t stand being pregnant, getting big and bloated, and hauling around a giant stomach, and some women, for reasons probably understood by Darwin, love it.
Rich Cohen
The first time I was pregnant, Kanye and I were dating, and I was just being introduced to the world of fashion. I wanted to work with a bunch of different stylists, and when you work with a new stylist, everyone wants to possess your look.
While you’re pregnant, I suggest that you eat like you regularly do. Yes you can eat a little more, but eat healthier for as long as you can.
When I first decided to launch a clothing line, I was pregnant with my daughter Spencer-Margaret, so I looked for a retailer with values that mirrored my own growing family concerns. Kmart is a family store where value-conscious moms shop, so my partnership with Kmart seemed like a natural fit.
It’s no secret I like to dress a bit sexy and body-conscious, and as soon as I was pregnant, it was like it was inappropriate to dress the way that I dress. And that really annoyed me. It’s a wrong message that dressing feminine and sexy and being a mother can’t go together.
I just believe pregnant women need a familiar face, someone who isn’t related to them who they may have all this emotional past with, to be there, just for them, during the birth.
I remember when I got pregnant, I had several peers of mine, women, who said to me, ‘Now that you’re pregnant, you’re probably gonna give up the music thing, right?’ I was like, ‘I’m not crippled. I’m just having a baby.’
Before I was pregnant, I drank fresh beetroot juice every day, which is anti-inflammatory. I couldn’t live without my juicer.
When I was happily married and found myself pregnant, I just thought that this would be just the next, normal chapter. I was absolutely thrilled. So what a surprise it was when it turned out to be the hardest thing I’ve ever done.
When I was in high school, if one of my friends got pregnant, I’d be the first person they’d come to. I never was judgmental.
I worked two jobs when I got pregnant. I was doing ‘Greenleaf’ on weekdays and doing ‘Set It Off,’ the play, on weekends.
I got pregnant at 40 by surprise. It’s funny, because when we found out we were pregnant, I said, ‘Okay, let’s experience that.’ You just have to just go with it because it’s rare.
My wife at home. She didn’t have a pregnant belly anymore, nobody to cling to, no shoulder to cry on, no one to talk to, while I’m at work getting the love and everybody just patting me on the back. I was mad. I felt that I should be at home helping my best friend get past the grief.
My son, Jett, is two, and when I was pregnant my nose got bigger, so I got a new one. Everything was bigger for a while after having Jet, but I knew I needed to be able to walk up my stairs without being winded. It took me two years to lose 60 lbs – lots of walking, bike-riding, kick-boxing and performing.
I love to wear dresses when I’m pregnant.
Eighteen years later, pregnant with my first child, I started eating fish. Oily fish in particular contains plenty of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, essential for neural development.
At one point in my life, I wanted to do a master‘s degree in Irish literature, but I ended up getting pregnant instead.
I’m a little disappointed in myself because before getting pregnant, I resolved to do all these things during my pregnancy to nurse a healthy pregnancy. And so I’m finding in these final weeks that I didn’t do any of them.
I thought, ‘When I get pregnant, someone will be looking for a pregnant woman. I’ll do a movie about a pregnant woman.’ But that didn’t happen.
Women need to understand that it is possible to stay in the workforce. A lot of women decide to take a back seat in their professional careers even before they are pregnant or are ready to have children.
Ruchi Sanghvi
I love babies. I love being pregnant and I loved giving birth.
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.
Ralph W. Sockman
I think my mom drove by a nuclear power plant when she was pregnant. But I wouldn’t be in ‘The Station Agent’ if she hadn’t.
I was sued by a woman who claimed that she became pregnant because she watched me on television and I bent her contraceptive coil.
Uri Geller
When I carried Tupac, when I was five months pregnant they put me back in jail, my bail was revoked. When my bail was revoked, I was not allowed to have my own food. I could only have what was there.
I had the experience last year of directing my first feature while I had a 1-year-old son and while I was also pregnant, so I am now well aware of the difficulties women who are rearing children face when they’re also trying to make headway in mainstream of film.
What type of politics is the Congress practising, wherein its leaders commit the sin of looting money meant for the welfare of pregnant women and poor children?
When I went back to the White House to be the communication director under Obama, I was six-months pregnant.
I became pregnant by my first love at 17 and did what my parents thought was the right thing. I married him. My first husband and I moved to Janesville, Wis., where he worked in a Chrysler plant.
Diane Hendricks
If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere. Here you don’t see that as much. There the only thing they do is babies, babies, babies! Especially the poor families.
People are constantly asking me if I’m pregnant, but I don’t like to talk about it too much. I just think about it as the next phase. We’ll see.
The thought that you ought not to drink while pregnant came much, much later. In fact, I had my first child in 1982, and I was still told by nurses and so forth, ‘Have a glass of wine with dinner. It’ll help you relax.’