From celebrity bumps to odes to maternity leave, we’re counting down the top 10 pregnancy posts.
These days, no-ones bats an eyelid when female celebrities drop their clothes in order to do a beautiful, glamorous (and let’s face it, air-brushed) pregnancy shoot. But ‘Girls’ actress Jemima Kirke became one of our favourite celebrities to capture her bump in a series of un-Hollywood style photos that are just not un-photoshopped but un-glamorous to boot. You can compare her baby bump shots to her celebrity counterparts by clicking here.
Georgie Dent wrote an article about how the body she respected and admired for carrying her beautiful baby girl, had turned into something she cringed at after looking at it post birth. You can read her honest approach to accepting her post baby body here.
A previous boyfriend of Rosie Waterland once told her she’d be less of a woman if she didn’t give birth naturally. While she respects women who do give birth naturally, Rosie’s future birth plan is to undergo a C-section. You can read about her stance here.
Some of the posts which have been popular on Mamamia, have been stories of heartbreak, despair and a tiny inkling of hope. The following post from photographer Gemma, who takes photos of stillborn children with their families, is one of them. Keep the tissues handy and read it here.
A breathtaking series of pictures of pregnant women sleeping. Don’t worry, no houses were broken into in the making of this gallery.