“If a woman doesn’t look like a goddess during labor, then someone isn’t treating her right.”

~Ina May Gaskin

"Speak tenderly to them. Let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of our greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don’t only give your care, but give your heart as well. "

~ Mother Teresa

"Whenever and however you intend to give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body and your spirit for the rest of your life."

~Ina May Gaskin

"Making a decision to have a child–it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body."

~ Elizabeth Stone