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A Dose of Sweetness

I just found some darling quotes about babies and thought I’d share them with you.  I hope they bring a smile to your face as they did to mine.  🙂

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

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

Child rearing myth #1: Labor ends when the baby is born.
— Anonymous

Families with babies and families without are so sorry for each other.
— Ed Howe

Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child.
— Tina Brown

Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.
— Bill Cosby

If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. 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

If your baby is “beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,” you’re the grandma.”
— Theresa Bloomingdale

It is not a slight thing when those so fresh from God love us.
— Dickens

People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.
— Leo J. Burke

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

(quotes found at http://www.great-inspirational-quotes.com/baby-quotes.html)

Afton Mower About Afton Mower

After Mower (UT) lost her firstborn son at 21 weeks.  Her daughter was born a year and a half later at 27 weeks.  The NICU was overwhelming and isolating and it was through those two experiences she was led to found this social hub for parents to find the support they needed. Afton also gave birth to another daughter, born two days overdue after four months of strict bedrest. She believes it is a tender experience to hold a special baby in your arms when his spirit returns to his heavenly home, a miracle to watch tiny babies survive the risks of prematurity and a blessing to hold a healthy full-term baby after months of difficulty and sacrifices.

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