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20 Quotes to Inspire Your Fertility Journey

20 Quotes to Inspire Your Fertility Journey

If you’re trying to get pregnant and are having difficulty, you know just how much of an emotional roller coaster it can be. The joy of planning a pregnancy, starting or growing your family, and all the wonderful emotions that go with it can leave you beaming at times. But it’s also very easy to get discouraged when the pregnancy test comes back negative again — or if your doctor discovers yet another road block.

Staying positive and keeping your spirits up are important steps for the health of your journey. But I know this is often easier said than done, so I’ve compiled 20 of my favorite quotes that help keep me inspired when it seems like my dream of becoming a mom will never become a reality. I hope they inspire you, too!


  • Worth the Wait 1 of 20
    Worth the Wait
    "The longer you wait for something, the more you'll appreciate it when you get it. Because anything worth having is definitely worth waiting for." ~Anonymous
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  • Battle On 2 of 20
    Battle On
    "We must try not to sink beneath our anguish, but battle on." ~JK Rowling
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  • Hope Whispers 3 of 20
    Hope Whispers
    "When the world says, 'Give up,' Hope whispers, 'Try one more time.'" ~Anonymous
    Photo: iStockphoto
  • One Bloom 4 of 20
    One Bloom
    "All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden." ~Tern Guillemets
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  • Tomorrow 5 of 20
    Tomorrow
    "What isn't today, might be tomorrow." ~Anonymous
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  • Finding Focus 6 of 20
    Finding Focus
    "Sometimes in tragedy we find out life's purpose the eye sheds a tear to find its focus." ~Robert Brault
    Photo: 123RF Stock Photo
  • Always Remember 7 of 20
    Always Remember
    "Promise me you'll always remember that you're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you know." ~Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Get Up 8 of 20
    Get Up
    "Fall seven times, get up eight." ~Japanese Proverb
    Photo: iStockphoto
  • Last Key 9 of 20
    Last Key
    "Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock." ~Anonymous
    Photo: 123RF Stock Photo
  • Okay 10 of 20
    Okay
    "It's going to be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end." ~Anonymous
    Photo: 123RF Stock Photo
  • Leap 11 of 20
    Leap
    "The jump is so frightening between where I am and where I want to be. Because of all I may become, I will close my eyes and leap." ~Mary Anne Rudmacher
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Change 12 of 20
    Change
    "Change your thoughts and you change your world." ~Norman Vincent Pearle
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Chasing the Dream 13 of 20
    Chasing the Dream
    "There's no telling how many miles you have to run while chasing a dream." ~Anonymous
    Photo: 123RF Stock Photo
  • Courage 14 of 20
    Courage
    "Courage is going from failure to failure without ever losing enthusiasm." ~Winston Churchill
    Photo: 123RF Stock Photo
  • The Stars 15 of 20
    The Stars
    "When it's dark enough, you can see the stars." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  • Know Yourself 16 of 20
    Know Yourself
    "When you're feeling your worst, that's when you get to know yourself the best." ~Leslie Grossman
    Photo: 123RF Stock Photo
  • Grow Strong 17 of 20
    Grow Strong
    "Perhaps strength doesn't reside in having never been broken but in the courage required to grow strong in the broken places." ~Anonymous
    Photo: 123RF Stock Photo
  • Little Voice 18 of 20
    Little Voice
    "Hope is the little voice you hear whisper 'maybe' when it seems the world is shouting 'no.'" ~Anonymous
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Start Over 19 of 20
    Start Over
    "Hope is a renewable option: If you run out of it at the end of the day, you get to start over in the morning." ~Anonymous
    Photo: iStockphoto
  • Try 20 of 20
    Try
    "Courage is the discovery that you may not win and trying when you know you can lose." ~Tom Krause
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