Lawsy, we've got to have a doctor! I don't know nuthin' 'bout birthin' babies.
(Sidney Howard (1891-1939), U.S. screenwriter. Prissy (Butterfly McQueen), Gone With The Wind, admitting to Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) that she was lying about her experience as a mid-wife (1939).)
The very "in" had babies the same time Ethel [Kennedy] did, in the same hospital, with the same obstetrician ...
(Barbara Howar (b. 1934), U.S. socialite and author. Laughing All the Way, ch. 4 (1973).
Howar, a Washington socialite during President John F. Kennedy's administration, was recalling the social influence of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy's wife Ethel, who eventually bore eleven children. (Robert was also the President's brother.).)
These wretched babies don't come until they are ready.
(Elizabeth II (b. 1926), British monarch, Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Quoted in Today (London, August 4, 1988).
Said of the expected birth of her fifth grandchild and the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. A girl, Beatrice, was born five days later.)
... abortion opponents love little babies as long as they are in somebody else's uterus.
(Joycelyn Elders (b. 1933), U.S. pediatrician and medical educator; first woman, and second African American, Surgeon General. As quoted in the New York Times, p. A14 (December 31, 1993).
Elders said this c. 1990.)