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!
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.
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”.
Singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson spoke openly about her morning sickness, weight gain and lack of pregnancy glow.
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.”
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.”
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.”