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100 Newborn Quotes to Make You Smile

Newborn quotes that will warm your heart!

Updated April 10, 2024

What is better than a newborn baby? I’ve got two of my own little ones, and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have some major baby fever right now! Whether you want a quote perfect for hanging in the nursery, writing in a baby card, or sharing with a friend who is expecting, newborn quotes are sure to be heartwarming and remind you of that special time in your baby’s life.

100 Newborn Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

These quotes celebrate the new life, joy, and utter bliss that a baby brings to all of us.

16 Newborn Quotes About Love at First Sight

These newborn quotes attempt to explain how it’s possible to completely love someone you’ve just met for the first time. Read on for quotes about how you fall in love with your newborn baby the minute you lay eyes on them:

1. “There are no words that can describe the euphoria you feel when your baby recognizes you for the first time and smiles.” – Jared Padalecki

2. “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

3. “When he finally was placed into my arms, I looked into his precious eyes and felt an overwhelming, unconditional love; I never felt so complete and empowered in my life.” – Gisele Bündchen

4. “I love you forever. I’ll like you for always. As long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” – Robert Munsch

5. “When the baby is born, all that pain that was endured vanishes in an instant. Love for that tiny baby makes one forget the pain, the fear. And as I’ve said before, love between mother and child is the highest experience, the closest to divine love.” – Hope Bradford

6. “It’s a good thing babies don’t give you a lot of time to think. You fall in love with them, and when you realize how much they love you back, life is very simple.” – Anita Diamant

7. “When they finally place the baby in your arms, and you notice that smile, you suddenly feel a surge of overwhelming, unconditional love that you never felt before.” – Unknown

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

9. “She took the baby in her arms, holding it with such care and delicacy. The minute she laid eyes on the tiny, beautiful creature, she fell in love. Her heart swelled up. In that moment she knew what a mother’s unconditional love meant.” – Patrick Macfarland

10. “We never know the love of a parent until we become parents ourselves.” – Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

13. “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

14. “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

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.” – Unknown

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

19 Newborn Quotes About Hope for the Future

Newborns are new and fresh and can bring us so much hope—for ourselves and the new life that is just starting.

1. “You know what the great thing about babies is? They are like little bundles of hope. Like the future in a basket.” – Lish McBride

2. “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

3. “Every child begins the world again.” – Henry David Thoreau

4. “A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.” – Carl Sandburg

5. “A new baby is like the beginning of all things—wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” – Eda J. LeShan

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

7. “Babies are amazing. They begin each day all warm and sleepy, smelling of promise.” – Julia Roberts

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

9. “Every newborn child brings with it new thoughts and new life paths.” – Ehsan Sehgal

10. “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

11. “The children we bring into the world are small replicas of ourselves and our husbands, the pride and joy of grandfathers and grandmothers. We dream of being mothers, and for most of us, those dreams are realized naturally. For this is the miracle of life.” – Azelene Williams

12. “A baby is a wishing well. Everyone puts their hopes, their fears, their pasts, their two cents in.” – Elizabeth Bard

13. “A baby is a blank check made payable to the human race.” – Barbara Christine Seifert

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

15. “Children make you want to start life over.” – Muhammad Ali

16. “Like stars are to the sky, so are the children to our world. They deserve to shine!” – Chinonye J. Chidolue

17. “Children reinvent your world for you.” – Susan Sarandon

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

19. “Children have neither past nor future. They enjoy the present, which very few of us do.” – Jean De La Bruyere

21 Quotes About Caring for a Baby

Having a baby is not all sunshine and rainbows. These newborn quotes remind us how something so small can also be a lot of work to care for. All that work is more than worth it, though!

1. “Newborn babies can’t do much on their own. They can’t eat or walk or talk on the phone. But every parent is sure their creation is without a doubt a tremendous sensation.” – Jennifer Davis

2. “Life doesn’t get more real than having a newborn at home.” – Eric Church

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

4. “Hold your newborn as much as you want to. Show affection to your newborn. Reassure your newborn. Do not listen to those who tell you not to.” – Mitta Xinindlu

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

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

7. “I know now why God gave us babies. They require constant attention, of course. They make messes and disturb the peace, but their cuteness and smiles are something of the only reminder of God we have in the house.” – Ann Rinaldi

8. “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

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

10. “Sleep is like the unicorn—it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any.” – Unknown

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

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

13. “All of a sudden, you have this newborn you have no training for. It’s frightening.” – Bridget Moynahan

14. “Please don’t wait until the doctors tell you that you are going to have a baby to begin to take care of it. It is already there. Whatever you are, whatever you do, your baby will get it. Anything you eat, any worries that are on your mind will be for him or her.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

15. “Everybody needs some time to rejuvenate, refresh, recharge and begin again. Seeing babies’ faces is the best way to relax, refresh, rejuvenate and recharge.” – Revathi Sankaran

16. “Whenever I held my newborn baby in my arms, I used to think that what I said and did to him could have an influence not only on him but on all whom he met, not only for a day or a month or a year but for all eternity.” – Rose Kennedy

17. “Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.” – Fran Lebowitz

18. “A perfect example of minority rule is a baby in the house.” – Unknown

19. “Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” – Tina Fey

20. “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.” – Unknown

21. “Of all the things my hands have held, the best, by far, is you.” – Unknown

44 Quotes About Newborn Baby Bliss

Don’t forget to sit and snuggle with that newborn and revel in how perfect they are. These quotes share the feelings of being in newborn baby bliss.

1. “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

2. “Babies are bits of stardust, blown from the hand of God.” – Larry Barretto

3. “A happy baby has shining eyes. It walks open-hearted into the world and spreads magic.” – Sigrid Leo

4. “I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.” – Charles Dickens

5. “Having my baby fall asleep in my arms takes away all of my worries and stresses. A sense of complete and total peace comes over me.” – Maria Jose Ovalle

6. “For me, this baby was the most precious thing I had ever had. He was my treasure, my joy, my world, my everything now.” – Preeti Shenoy

7. “Sometimes the littlest things take up the most room in your heart.” – Winnie the Pooh

8. “A baby is an inestimable blessing.” – Mark Twain

9. “In the eyes of a baby, there is joy, there is laughter, there is hope, there is trust, a chance to shape the future.” – Unknown

10. “A baby is born with a need to be loved— and never outgrows it.” – Frank A. Clark

11. “Still, the most magical day of my life was the day I became a mom.” – Linda Becker

12. “Those eyes so ecstatic with the gleam of new life, the wide laugh that no doubt uses up so much of the breath contained in those tiny lungs.” – Saim Cheeda

13. “A baby is as pure as an angel and as fresh as a blooming flower.” – Debasish Mridha

14. “With every newborn baby, a little sun rises.” – Irmgard Erath

15. “Words cannot express the joy of new life.” – Hermann Hesse

16. “A baby is sunshine and moonbeams and more, brightening your world as never before.” – Unknown

17. “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.” – James Matthew Barrie

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

19. “All those cliches, those things you hear about having a baby and motherhood—all of them are true.” – Penelope Cruz

20. “From the moment they placed you in our arms, you snuggled right into our hearts.” – Unknown

21. “In the sheltered simplicity of the first days after a baby is born, one sees again the magical closed circle, the miraculous sense of two people existing only for each other, the tranquil sky reflected on the face of the mother nursing her child.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

23. “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

24. “Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a newborn child?” – Caroline Norton

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

26. “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 Farquhar Tupper

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

28. “It is a smile of a baby that makes life worth living.” – Debasish Mridha

29. “It’s way too early for him to be talking anyhow, but I see in his eyes something, and I see in his eyes a voice, and I see in his eyes a whole new set of words.” – Sherman Alexie

30. “A baby is a dancing joy of life.” – Debasish Mridha

31. “Babies are such a nice way to start people.” – Don Herold

32. “You may hate being pregnant, but the minute the baby is born, she is God’s precious child, given to you as a gift.” – Sandra Dallas

33. “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

34. “I don’t know why they say, ‘you have a baby.’ The baby has you.” – Gallagher

35. “Babies are little angels.” – Lailah Akita

36. “Honey is sweet. A little baby is even sweeter.” – Asian Proverb

37. “First, we had each other. Then we had you. Now we have everything.” – Unknown

38. “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

39. “It is the nature of babies to be in bliss.” – Deepak Chopra

40. “My fingers are tickled to delight by the soft ripple of a baby’s laugh.” – Helen Keller

41. “A baby boy has a special way of bringing out the man in his father and the little boy in his grandfather.” – Tanya Masse

42. “A tiny daughter gives parents a life in a climate of perpetual wonder.” – Pierre Doucet

43. “The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.” – Johnny Depp

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

We hope our newborn quotes inspire you and describe your feelings and thoughts for your new little one.

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