Pregnancy can be one of the most amazing times in a woman’s life. Despite all of the mood swings and discomfort that are often associated with getting ready to welcome a new life, some women say there’s nothing like the experience of carrying a child. However, for others, the weight gain and bloating can make them want to stay in the house for the entire nine months. Unfortunately, for most people nearly a year of hibernation isn’t realistic. Instead, of hiding, these celebrities chose to own their pregnancies, and they definitely turned a lot of heads while doing it. In an industry where some people still believe that having a child means the end of a career, they’ve proven that that simply isn’t the case. Here are 10 celebrities who looked amazing pregnant.
In 2011, former Disney Channel star, Hilary Duff, announced that she was pregnant with her first – and so far, only – child. Soon into her pregnancy, Duff began showing – and glowing. The then 23-year-old, star owned every moment of her pregnancy and was often seen smiling during her public appearances. Now a proud mother to her son, Duff seems to be enjoying her new life as a parent.
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Since rising to fame in 1997, for her role in the hit film Titanic, Kate Winslet has been a well-known figure in Hollywood. Often noticed for her stunning beauty, Kate Winslet didn’t miss a step during any of her pregnancies. As a mother of three, Winslet has had the opportunity to experience pregnancy several times, and each time she handled herself with the sort of style and grace you’d expect from an award-winning actress.
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During the late 80s and early 90s, Tiffani Thiessen was one of the biggest stars on TV. Her role in shows such as Saved By the Bell and Beverly Hills, 90210 helped her to earn mainstream success, and fans couldn’t get enough of the fresh-faced young star. When Thiessen became pregnant with her first child a little over five years ago, she appeared to be more beautiful than ever. During her second pregnancy, Thiessen also looked amazing, and spent a lot of time making public appearances promoting her show, Dinner at Tiffani’s.
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Drew Barrymore has been a well-known figure in Hollywood since her childhood. Barrymore became pregnant with her first child in 2011, and it was clear that she was very excited to be on the path to motherhood. During both of her pregnancies, Barrymore always appeared to be smiling and well dressed.
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Throughout much of her career, Jessica Alba has been considered one of the sexiest women in Hollywood. However, she didn’t let her career stand in the way of motherhood. Before giving birth to her first child in 2008, Alba’s pregnancy was full of great fashion and lots of smiles. The star proved that being pregnant doesn’t have to mean that you can’t rock the latest fashion.
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Paula Patton is often considered one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood. Although she has had a fairly successful acting career, she is probably more well-known for being the ex-wife of Grammy Award winning singer, Robin Thicke. When the couple announced they were pregnant with their first and only child back in 2009, fans couldn’t get enough of seeing a pregnant Patton.
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Best-known for her starring role on the popular TV series, Gossip Girl, Blake Lively has become one of the most talked about young stars in Hollywood. When the show ended in 2012, Lively took a little break from TV and film in order to focus on her personal life. During her time away from the camera, she married fellow actor, Ryan Reynolds, and the couple welcomed a child in 2014. Throughout her pregnancy, Lively attracted a lot of attention and many were in awe of how well she managed to rock her baby bump.
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During all three of her pregnancies, Kourtney Kardashian has always managed to pull herself together quite nicely. Never afraid to rock the latest and greatest fashion, Kourtney was often photographed looking amazing. As the oldest Kardashian sibling, and the first to have children, Kourtney has definitely set the tone for her younger sister Kim.
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In the winter of 2012, when Cate Middleton and her husband, Prince William, announced they were having their first child the entire world got excited. Throughout her entire pregnancy, Cate remained both regal and beautiful although she had to cancel several of her public appearances.
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Just like her character Olivia Pope, nothing can stop Kerry Washington. The 38-year-old star has managed to have a successful career that has lasted for more than two decades. When she became pregnant in 2013, many thought it would negatively affect her career, but she continued to work on Scandal, and her stomach was able to be concealed thanks to some great camera work. However, during her public appearances, Washington proudly sported her baby bump, and fans couldn’t help but notice how incredible she looked.
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