Swollen ankles, backache and weight gain are just three common pregnancy complaints. You aren’t alone and these celeb moms weren’t afraid to admit how they really felt while pregnant!
Yes, you are carrying a baby and it is a miracle, but don’t feel bad if you sometimes can’t appreciate the gift of new life!
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND – MARCH 08: Kate Middleton arrives at City Hall on March 8, 2011 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal Couple are visiting Northern Ireland as part of a tour of the country that a couple of weeks ago took them to St Andrews University in Scotland and Anglesey in North Wales to launch a lifeboat. This day-long trip to Ireland has been kept top secret due to security issues. They will marry on the 29th April at Westminster Abbey in a much anticipated ceremony. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Duchess Kate Middleton suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, an acute form of morning sickness, and had to be hospitalised for three days. She was also treated for dehydration.
TORONTO – JULY 31: Actress Jessica Simpson, from the cast of the new action comedy “The Dukes of Hazzard,” makes an appearance on Canadian television on July 31, 2005 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Donald Weber/Getty Images)
Actress Jessica Simpson was very vocal about her pregnancy ailments, preferring to say she was “sweaty” rather than “glowing”, that she suffered from “swamp ass” and says she felt as if “a bowling ball is on my hoo ha”.
***Exclusive*** Kelly Clarkson from “American Idol” backstage after premiering her new video during TRL at the MTV Studios in New York City. 9/25/02 Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images
Singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson spoke openly about her morning sickness, weight gain and lack of pregnancy glow.
WESTWOOD, LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 22: TV personality Kim Kardashian arrives at the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival’s premiere of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” at the Mann Village Theatre on June 22, 2009 in Westwood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
Reality TV personality Kim Kardashian said: “When people say that pregnancy is fun and they love it, I would have to disagree. Even my sister has made it look easy, but it’s not as easy as people think… I had pre-eclampsia – so it was tough. And I gained a lot of weight. It was hard on me mentally. The pregnancy, I wouldn’t wish that on anyone.”
HOLLYWOOD – JULY 08: Actress Melissa Joan Hart arrives at the U.S. premiere of “Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix” held at Grauman’s Chinese Theater on July 8, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Filmmagic)
TV series actress Melissa Joan Hart freely admitted to hating being pregnant! “The lack of energy at the beginning, having to change your diet. It’s a huge adjustment, and you have to change your whole lifestyle for a few months.”
LOS ANGELES – JANUARY 14: Actress Jaime Pressly arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of Warners’ “Torque” at the Chinese Theatre on January 14, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
American actress and model Jaime Pressly didn’t buy in to the ‘pregnancy is wonderful’ hype. “The truth is that I love my baby to bits, but the rest of it sucked. Pregnancy was the biggest killer for me. I hated it—I hated being fat.”