55 Inspiring Quotes About Struggling To Get Pregnant

Trying to get pregnant can be a very difficult time in your life, especially if you are having trouble conceiving. What should be a happy time turns into a stressful and often heartbreaking journey. The roller coaster of emotions that comes with trying to conceive can be quite overwhelming. You are likely dealing with sadness, anger, disappointment, and a whole other range of emotions. We have collected 55 of the most inspiring quotes about struggling to get pregnant. Reading these inspirational quotes will help you feel supported and remind you that you are not alone during the hardest times in your fertility journey.

If you are going through fertility struggles or going through fertility treatments, remember the best thing you can do is still have hope. You can continue to have hope even when things get tough. Hope helps you get through the negative pregnancy tests and the failed treatments. It is the thing that can keep you going, even when you feel like you want to give up. Unfortunately, dealing with infertility is not something we can control, but we can control how we react to the hand we are dealt. You can use these quotes to help stay strong and keep the hope alive.

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Quotes About Struggling To Get Pregnant

“They don’t get the particular nature of this grief, how it’s less about the loss of a potential child than it is about the endless possibility that there may yet be an actual child.” – Alexandra Kimball

“When the world says, ‘give up,’ hope whispers, ‘try one more time.’” – Anonymous

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

“The difficulty of IVF or of any fertility issues is the hope and the shattered hope, the dream that it might happen this time and then it doesn’t happen.” – Brooke Shields

quote about struggling to get pregnant by Alexandra Kimball

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.” – Robert H. Schuller

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

“Infertility is this huge emotional roller coaster. If you want in your heart more than anything to have a baby, it’s the hardest thing you will ever go through physically, emotionally, and financially.” – Cindy Margolis

“Women often endure infertility, pregnancy, infant loss, miscarriages, and stillbirths in isolation, because while sadness is a socially palatable response to these often life-altering events, rage, frustration, jealousy, and guilt are not.” – Soraya Chemaly

“Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops… at all.” – Emily Dickinson

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” – Dr. Martin Luther King

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

“Maybe I wanted children, maybe I didn’t, but I wanted the decision to be a choice, not a mandate. Last time I checked, childlessness was only supposed to be a condition of career advancement for nuns.” – Peggy Orenstein

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them” – Maya Angelou

“As long as we are persistent in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.” – Denis Waitley

quote about infertility by Mary Anne Radmacher

“A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That’s how awful the loss is.” – Jay Neugeboren

“Because pretending to be happy is almost like being happy. Until you remember that you’re only pretending. Then you’re sad. Really sad. Because wearing a mask every day of your life is the hardest thing to do. And after a while, you get a little scared because the mask becomes you.” – Brittainy C. Cherry

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“No matter what joy your past choices have brought you, you can still have this experience – it’s not greedy to ask for it. And no matter what pain, sorrow or loss your past has brought you, you can still choose to be a mother – you’re not being punished.” – Rekha Ramcharan

“The world was selfish, unjust. How could so many undeserving people be given the opportunity to raise children they didn’t even want while so many worthy individuals didn’t get the chance?” – Brittainy C. Cherry

“It’s not that motherhood is out of reach, it’s that it’s just out of reach. It’s not that motherhood didn’t happen, it’s that it almost did and, in fact, still could. The difference between the grief of infertility and other reasons for mourning – the loss of a spouse, for example – is in that promise of ‘just,’ in ‘almost,’ in ‘still could.” – Alexandra Kimball

Quote by David Platt about trying to get pregnant

“Something profound happens when you wake up in a calm green pasture on the other side of the treacherous storm that you thought would end you. You discover who you are beyond the unimaginable. You discover what you are made of. Suddenly, the thing that may have broken you becomes the very thing that empowers and emboldens you.” – Jodi Sky Rogers

“Fertility is not something you conquer. Rather maddeningly, there’s no straight line between effort and reward.” – Michelle Obama

“For many men it is very difficult to accept and understand Infertility. They think only women can be infertile. They do not understand or want to understand that there may be a deficiency in men.” – Ravi Ranjan Goswami

“I found that each time a test was negative, it stopped the dreaming and hoping for a while. Taking the test was a way of puncturing the balloons of hope, because if I didn’t, they would lift and lift without any evidence, and their falling back down every month was too painful. Essentially, I took all these tests to keep myself from hoping, because the hoping was breaking my heart.” – Shauna Niequist

“Parenting begins the moment you make any conscious effort to care for your own health in preparation for enhancing your child’s conception.” – Carista Luminare-Rosen

“There’s a unique pain that comes from preparing a place in your heart for a child that never comes.” – David Platt

“The English language lacks the words to mourn an absence. For the loss of a parent, grandparent, spouse, child or friend, we have all manner of words and phrases, some helpful some not. Still we are conditioned to say something, even if it is only “I’m sorry for your loss.” But for an absence, for someone who was never there at all, we are wordless to capture that particular emptiness. For those who deeply want children and are denied them, those missing babies hover like silent ephemeral shadows over their lives. Who can describe the feel of a tiny hand that is never held?” – Laura Bush

Anonymous quote about having trouble getting pregnant

“Your journey is not defined by your fertility or infertility. It is the sum total of your choices, your hopes, your dreams, and your sorrows.” – Heather Hennen.

“She is brave and strong and broken all at once.” – Anna Funder

“Don’t expect everyone to understand your journey, especially if they’ve never had to walk your path.” – Anonymous

“And you begin again and sometimes you lose, sometimes you win, but you begin again. Even though your heart is breaking, in time the sun will shine and you will begin again.” – Barry Manilow

“I was pregnant for the first time and I heard the heartbeat, which was the most beautiful music I ever heard in my life. I picked out names; I envisioned what my child would look like… I was feeling very maternal. I flew back to New York to get my checkup — and no heartbeat. Literally, the week before I went to the doctor, everything was fine, but there was no heartbeat. I went into the studio and wrote the saddest song I’ve ever written in my life. And it was actually the first song I wrote for my album. And it was the best form of therapy for me because it was the saddest thing I’ve ever been through.” – Beyonce

“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” – Shel Silverstein

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Robert Ludlum Quote about infertility

“Creating a family in this turbulent world is an act of faith, a wager that against all odds there will be a future, that love can last, that the heart can triumph against all adversities and even against the grinding wheel of time.” – Dean Koontz

“After going through a lot of procedures and spending a lot of money, the doctor said, ‘Look, based on what we’re seeing here, I just don’t think this is going to happen for you.’ The hardest part is I really love my husband – he’s such a good person and he would be such a great father. But we just decided it wasn’t worth it to go through that and so we decided to stop. It was better to not go through that torture.” – Aisha Tyler

“The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.” – Beyonce

“After a while, when you’re not successful, you start to associate the word ‘failure’ every time you pee on a stick and it doesn’t come out the right color. What starts out as a dream becomes a project that’s all-consuming—everywhere you look, women are pregnant, and every song on the radio seems like it’s all about being pregnant! It becomes a very frustrating, frightening place.” – Brooke Shields

“Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” – Robert Ludlum

“For so many women, and not just women in the spotlight, people feel very entitled to know, ‘Do you want kids?’ A lot of people, especially people that have fertility issues, just say ‘no’ because that’s a lot easier than being honest about whatever is actually going on. People mean so well, but they have no idea the harm or frustration it can cause.” – Gabrielle Union

“We tried to have another child, it didn’t work, and I went into a deep clinical depression. It’s only now that I no longer count other people’s children or judge myself harshly for not providing my daughter with a sibling.” – Emma Thompson

“Sometimes, struggles are exactly what we need in our life. If we were to go through our life without any obstacles, we would be crippled. We would not be as strong as what we could have been. Give every opportunity a chance, leave no room for regrets.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“It’s frustrating to watch everyone else’s dreams come true while knowing your own are slipping farther and farther away from becoming reality.” – Anonymous

Anonymous quote about having trouble getting pregnant

“John and I were having trouble. We would have kids five, six years ago if it had happened, but my gosh, it’s been a process! We’ve seen fertility doctors, and then once you open up about all those things to other people, you start learning that a lot of other people in your life are seeing these people and they have this shame about it.” – Chrissy Teigen

“A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.” – Gina Carey

“Generally, when you let go of your vision of how something is supposed to be, the universe hands you exactly what you need.” – Sheryl Crow

“Even miracles take a little time.” — Fairy Godmother, Cinderella

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I got some bad news today and didn’t have anyone to share it with… but I guess I gotta tell someone. To all the women out there struggling with fertility, I feel ya. The universe works in mysterious ways and sometimes it all doesn’t make sense… but I hope there’s light about to shine through all the dark clouds.” – Rebel Wilson

“Just because someone is blessed to have one child doesn’t mean that secondary infertility is an easy pill to swallow.” – Nikki Parnell

“Throughout my life, there were a few hard days. Days where even when I tried to be happy, my heart still cracked, and Mother’s Day was one of those. For others, it stood as a celebration. For me, it spoke of loss and failure.” – Brittainy C. Cherry

“Like most women, I thought it would be easy once I decided to start a family. I was surprised that Mother Nature kept poking me in the eye, saying, ‘Nope, nope, nope.” – Nia Vardalos

Infertility quote by f. Scott Fitzgerald

“A blessed home is not a home full of kids, but a home where there is peace, harmony and understanding.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

“After the first miscarriage, I tried to take the attitude that it was my body’s way of telling me that this pregnancy wasn’t meant to be, and that it was better for everybody. But after the second one, it was really devastating. Four months is a lot of living with that little life in you — thinking about it, eating right for it, nurturing it and all of a sudden, it dies. After the second one, we decided to try in vitro, because both Peter and I felt we couldn’t handle another failure.” – Christie Brinkley

These infertility quotes serve as a reminder that we are all fighting our own battles, and that no matter the outcome, hope is often the strongest weapon we have. Whether you are just starting your infertility journey or have been struggling with it for years, remember to be kind to yourself and keep the hope. You do not have to give up on your dream of becoming a mother, even when it may seem like an impossible goal. Sometimes, you have to let go of the vision you originally had and let things happen a bit differently. Do not forget to take care of yourself, be kind to yourself, and remember that miracles do take time. It is important to keep the faith and trust in yourself during your infertility journey. No matter how hard it may be, never lose hope!

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