A child is a child of everyone. ~Sudanese Proverb

As you do for your ancestors, your children will do for you. ~African Proverb

These youth taught their mother to give birth. ~Somali Proverb

Every cackling hen was an egg at first. ~Rwandan Proverb

Birth is the only remedy against death. ~Nigerian Proverb

We will be grateful to flowers only if they have born fruits. ~Zimbabwean Proverb

Childbirth will later lighten your burden. ~Namibian Proverb

The place where you are happy is better than the place you were born. ~Tshi Proverb

He who fears the crying of a child, will cry himself. ~Swahili Proverb

From little date seeds, great things are born. ~Namibian Proverb

It’s wise to do what you’re born to do. ~African Proverb

A fire and pregnancy cannot be kept secret. ~Rwandan Proverb

She who gives birth to triplets cannot ask for a third breast. ~African Proverb

A child in the mother’s womb unfailingly takes some qualities from her. ~Ganda Proverb

She who is pregnant, is pregnant even though she wrap herself in an ‘mkaja’. ~Swahili Proverb

Whatever a pregnant woman says is said by two people. ~Yoruba Proverb

The pumpkin gives birth and the fence has the trouble. ~Moroccan Proverb

Clothes should not be made for an unborn child. ~Bangala Proverb

He who eats with you will not die with you except he who was born with you. ~Swahili Proverb

Pregnancy could not be covered with the hand. ~African Proverb

Better give birth to a sweating baby than a laughing one. ~African Proverb

You are not born a leader, you become one. ~Bamileke Proverb

A mother cannot give birth to something bigger than herself. ~African Proverb

A loving wife is often blessed with the birth of a tenth child. ~Botswana Proverb

Many births mean many burials. ~Kenyan Proverb

Parents give birth to the body of their children, but not always to their characters. ~Ganda Proverb

One is born, one dies; the land grows. ~Ethiopian Proverb

Born by the fire and die by the fire. ~African Proverb

An animal that gives birth to a young one in the desert must suckle it in the desert. ~African Proverb

The lazy one is pregnant in the sowing season. ~Burundian Proverb

Good fruit comes from good seed. ~Tsonga Proverb

A pregnant woman cannot claim to be a virgin. ~African Proverb

A rat is not born a rabbit. ~Nigerian Proverb

He who longs too much for a child will marry a pregnant woman. ~Bambara Proverb

A man prolonging his age sees a camel giving birth. ~Somali Proverb

The buried do not give birth. ~African Proverb

It is not by watching a newly wed wife that she is going to become pregnant. ~African Proverb

The unborn baby that fears criticism will never be born. ~African Proverb

He who is born a fool is never cured. ~African Proverb

The woman who gives birth to a child is like the banana tree that breaks under the weight of its fruit. ~Kikuyu Proverb

A woman’s stomach does not grow if she is not pregnant. ~Kamba Proverb

A pregnant woman is not afraid if you threaten her with what you made her pregnant with. ~Bambara Proverb

A dog gives birth to a dog. ~African Proverb

One who gives birth cannot avoid defilement. ~Swahili Proverb

We praised the bride, and she was found pregnant. ~Tunisian Proverb

The buffalo does not wander from the marsh where it was born. ~Ngbaka Proverb

Give birth to children and you will be pregnant with worries. ~Namibian Proverb

A girl only gets pregnant once. ~Rwandan Proverb

The motherless child will suckle the grandmother. ~Bambara Proverb

That you don’t give birth too, you let him or her carry a stone on the head. ~African Proverb

The labor of childbirth is known to the mother. ~Swahili Proverb

The antelope does not bear a child that cannot run. ~Hausa Proverb

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  1. Amazing the beauty of pregnancy!


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