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Our Favourite Celebrity Mum Quotes

Section: Celebrity Mums
New mums can't say enough about their little bundles of joy, so we've rounded up the most heartwarming, funniest quotes about being a mum, courtesy of our favourite celebs - from their pregnancy surprises to toilet trips en masse!
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Halle Berry

On her pregnancy

'My pregnancy was amazing. I was happy that whole time, I felt good, I had energy, I was like Superwoman. I wish I could feel like that for the rest of my life, that's how fantastic it was.'

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Drew Barrymore

On new mum emotions

'You have the highest highs and yet you're facing the biggest fear of, "How do I keep someone alive?"'

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Reese Witherspoon

On loving her post-baby figure

'I like my body so much better after I had kids. Is that a crazy thing to say? I'm more womanly. I feel sexier.'

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Megan Fox

On giving birth

'I was screaming for an epidural when [Brian] was driving me to the hospital because my water broke on its own and immediately — it was level orange pain alert.'

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Kate Winslet

On losing her baby weight

'Having just had a baby, I'm not going to be thinking about my arse.'

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Gwyneth Paltrow

On mum fatigue

'Some days I feel like everyone in my world has plugged themselves into my kidneys. I'm so tired.'

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Katie Holmes

On her parenting priorities

'I think the basics are very important: the number one thing is making sure my child feels loved. And good about herself. And that what she does and who she is, is special and important, and should be celebrated. And my mum always said, “No one loves you like your mother.”’

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Tori Spelling

On keeping a pregnancy under wraps

'I got really good at sticking my butt out to overcompensate for my stomach and people were like, God, her butt's getting bigger and bigger.'

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Fearne Cotton

On swapping shots for more sleep

'Holly Willoughby wanted me to go out on the town with her the other night because she didn’t have This Morning the next day. But I had to say no because I don’t think I could be a mum with a hangover. I never thought I’d say waking up at half six is a lie-in.'

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Michelle Heaton

On having a baby boy

'We've had lots of wee everywhere. Faith's had it on her, I've had it on me and Hugh's had it in his mouth! The direction of the wee goes everywhere - you have to peep before you take the nappy off.'

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Kim Kardashian

On pregnancy being enjoyable

'They are lying. They are LYING to you. I'm telling you. Kourtney said that, my mum said that. I was literally giving birth and I looked at my mum and I said, "I'm going to get you a medal. You deserve everything".'

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Jennifer Garner

On toilet trips as a mum

'You know...once you have kids you never ever pee by yourself again? At least one of them is always in there with you at all times.'

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Kristen Bell

On her birth plan

'I’ve got nothing to prove by giving birth naturally. I feel like when I arrive at the hospital, I want a glass of whiskey, I want the epidural in my back and I want to get hit in the face with a baseball bat. Then, wake me up when it’s over because I’ve seen the videos — and it looks terrifying.'

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Cindy Crawford

On embarrassing situations

'You leak sometimes. My pediatrician said, "Can't you just wear pads under your clothes?" I said, "You don't know the kind of clothes I wear on photo shoots."'

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Rachel Stevens

On mornings as a mum

'It is literally like Christmas every morning! It really is, when you see them for the first time in the morning, she wakes up and I hear her chatting away and she is singing away and its lovely!'

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On changing nappies

'I didn’t expect babies to need so many diapers! Nobody told me they needed to be changed so often. I mean he’s a great, great baby. He’s an easy one, I think. But nobody told me it would be this hard.'

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