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51 Postpartum Depression Quotes

By on December 6, 2017 in For You with 0 Comments

Becoming a brand new-mom is a joyful time. But sometimes it can be upsetting and confusing. 40-80% of new mothers experience baby blues – an emotional state filled with tears, unhappiness, worry, self-doubt and fatigue. Generally these feelings begin a few days after delivery and will wear off within a week or two. But, if your feelings are intense and are lasting longer more than two weeks straight, it means that you are have postpartum depression.

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If you are having postpartum depression, here are awesome quotes which can uplift your mood and confidence.

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51 Postpartum Depression Quotes

  1. “The very damaging, frightening part of postpartum is the lack of perspective and the lack of priority and understanding what is really important.” –Brooke Shields
  2. “Grief is depression in proportion to circumstance; depression is grief out of proportion to circumstance.” –Andrew Solomon
  3. “Courage allows the successful woman to fail – and to learn powerful lessons from the failure – so that in the end, she didn’t fail at all.” –Maya Angelou
  4. “Making the decision to have a child – it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth StonePostpartum quotes
  5. “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” – Lin Yutang
  6. “I think my life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” -George Eliot
  7. “Mothers reflect God’s loving presence on earth.” -William R. Webb
  8. “Motherhood changed me because it is so fundamental what you’re doing for another person. And you are able to do it even though it takes a lot.” -Meg Ryan
  9. “Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.” -Francis Bacon
  10. “A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, ‘where mother is.’ ” – Keith L. Brooks
  11. “A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.” -Irish Proverb
  12. “I never knew how much love my heart could hold until someone called me “mommy.” -Author Unknown
  13. “First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.” -Dale Carnegie
  14. “The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.” -Tenzin Gyatso
  15. “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.” -George Washington
  16. “What the mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.” Henry Ward Beecher
  17. “A mother understands what a child does not say.” -Jewish Proverb
  18. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” -Albert Einstein
  19. “We can do no great things; only small things with great love.” -Mother Teresa
  20. “Bad moments don’t make bad mamas”. –Lysa Terkeurst
  21. “The life in front of you is far more important than the life behind you.” –Joel Osteen
  22. “Postpartum is a quest back to yourself. Alone in your body again. You will never be the same, you are stronger than you were.” –Amethyst Joy
  23. “How can you ever say anything about your body after you have felt the dancing of life from inside your womb?” -Amethyst Joy
  24. Depression is not a sign of weakness, it means you have been strong for far too long.
  25. “A happy person is not without sorrow or grief. Happiness is the acceptance of pain, not the lack of it. – Vironika Tugaleva
  26. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
  27. “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
  28. “Motherhood: The only place you can experience heaven and hell at the same time. –Anonymous
  29. “Babies are always more trouble than you thought – and more wonderful.” –Charles Osgood
  30. There is no greater blessing than a new baby. God id trusting you with a precious gift and He will guide you as you embark on this fantastic journey.
  31. There will be so many times you feel like you’ve failed. But in the eyes, heart and mind of your child, you are super mom. –Stephanie Precourt
  32. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and loved more than you’ll ever know. –A.A. Milne
  33. Enjoy every single moment. The good, the bad, the beautiful, the not-so-glamorous moments. And thank God through it all. –Meghan Matt
  34. “One child is enough to fill the whole house and a yard.” -Mark Twain
  35. Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive… Learn to let it go.
  36. Nothing more is terrible than battling with your own mind every single day.
  37. The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.
  38. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. –Neale Donald Walsch
  39. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. –Eleanor Roosevelt
  40. Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. Strength comes from overcoming the things you thought you couldn’t.
  41. There are some things you can only learn in a storm. –Joel Osteen
  42. The key is that I control my life; my life doesn’t control me. –Gabrielle Reece
  43. True happiness is found inside the heart, not in the situation or outcome.
  44. To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world.
  45. Do I wish I had never endured postpartum depression? Absolutely. But to deny the experience is to deny who I am.
  46. “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” -Abraham Lincoln
  47. Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow” -Mary Anne Redmacher
  48. For every woman unhappy with her postpartum marks, is another who wishes she had them.
  49. Depression is the inability to construct a future. –Rolo May
  50. Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. –Albus Dumbledore
  51. Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change. –Jim Rohn.

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