10 Celebrity Moms Who Continued To Work Throughout Their Pregnancies

By Indrani Karmakar

Contrary to the notion that pregnant women should receive all the rest they can, women worldwide are now working on changing this old-fashioned belief. Of course, it’s true that pregnancy will leave you feeling more tired than usual, but that is no reason to drop out of your work and stay bedridden for most of the day. Despite the difficulties that pregnant women face, many of them keep working full time. And the same goes for celebrity moms as well. Here in this article, we have a list of some of the most famous celebrities who have set the bar high by continuing to work throughout their pregnancies. Read on to know them all.

1. Adriana Lima

In April of 2022, when seven months pregnant with her third child, model Adriana Lima reappeared on the runway ramp. The 40-year-old supermodel flaunted her stomach while walking in an Alexander Wang presentation.

2. Jennifer Lopez

In the middle of a tour with her then-husband, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez announced that she was expecting twins. Her baby bump was displayed at numerous shows, prompting fans to wonder if she was pregnant. Later that year, the singer appeared as a broadcaster at the Movies Rock festival.

3. Beyoncé

Beyoncé performed at the 2017 Grammy Awards while she was seven months pregnant with twins, and her husband and daughter were in the crowd then. A famous pop artist remarked on her show, “Women like her cannot be confined.”

4. Halle Berry

Halle Berry said it was challenging to film X-Men Days of Future Past with her pregnancy, but she didn’t want to bail out on the project. The franchise’s designers reworked her character of Storm to account for her maturing body and recorded most of her sequences ahead of schedule.

5. Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts kept her pregnancy a secret from her co-stars and the crew of Eastern Promises. The costume designer discovered this when her costumes no longer fit her. Even after they knew of her pregnancy, Watts kept doing the role of a midwife throughout the production.

6. Kate Middleton

The duchess has remained active in royal duties throughout her pregnancies. Kate has always done her best to make public appearances, even though she has struggled with hyperemesis and has had to miss a few public engagements over the years.

7. Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera gave birth to her second child in 2014, and performed in one among her songs while she was heavily pregnant. While she was expecting, the singer also worked on a new record.

8. Serena Williams

In 2017, the world famous tennis player, Serena William learned she was expecting shortly before the start of the Australian Open. She was 8 weeks pregnant then and decided not to withdraw and eventually won the tournament. How cool is that!

9. Kerry Washington

During Season 6 of Scandal production, Kerry Washington, who portrayed Olivia Pope for six years, had to keep her pregnancy a secret. Crew members performed an excellent job of hiding the actress’s increasing baby belly behind flowers, Prada bags, and huge coats and capes so that the script didn’t have to be changed.

10. Gal Gadot

Like many other actresses, Gal Gadot had to keep her pregnancy secret while filming her role in the movie Wonder Woman. However, in the fifth month of her pregnancy with their daughter Maya, Godot shot a few sequences for the movie. The team covered her growing belly with green cloth to remove it during post-production. A true wonder woman for giving us an action-packed sequence even through advanced months of pregnancy.

While most women are pampered through pregnancy, it is not a phase where you have to leave everything out of your life and sit on a recliner. Instead, it is essential to stay active and keep doing the activities you are accustomed to. Also, just to be sure, keep your gynecologist in the loop for any activity idea you have in mind. So, which celebrity mom on our list inspires you the most? Let us know in the comments section below!

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