Being pregnant means having to give up on your job sometimes. Even in this day and age, some women are sadly exploited or given the sack when their employers find out they are pregnant. Then, there are ladies who rock while carrying their babies. Take these models for instance. They decided to embrace pregnancy on the runway and are just a few examples of the many strong and determined women out there.
Jourdan Dunn (L) Alessandra Ambrosio (R) (Source: Pinterest)
Imagine putting all the body pain, the fatigue, nausea, and hormonal changes aside and embracing your work during a pregnancy? Here are ten models did just that and walked the runway while being pregnant, compiled by Meaww.
1. Gemma Ward
Gemma Louise (Source: Pinterest)
The Australian fashion model and actress made her debut at the Australian Fashion Week when she was only fifteen. In 2016, she took to David Jones’s spring runway to show off her motherly glow at 15 weeks pregnant with her second child.
2. Alessandra Ambrosio
Alessandra Ambrosio (Source: Pinterest)
The Brazilian model and actress, known for her work with Victoria Secret, has always been a dedicated woman. She didn’t let her pregnancy stop her from walking the runway in 2011 at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
3. Irina Shayk
Irina Shayk (Source: Pinterest)
The Russian model who rose to fame when she became the contracted face of Intimissimi lingerie announced her pregnancy after walking on VS’s 2016 Fashion Show runway.
4. Jacquetta Wheeler
Jacquetta Lydia Wheeler (Source: Pinterest)
The London-born model decided to reveal her pregnancy after the Temperley’s autumn/winter show with an Instagram post.
5. Ashleigh Good
Ashleigh Good (Source: Pinterest)
The British model made history when she closed for Chanel’s haute couture autumn 14/15 collection. At the time, she was 7 months pregnant and wearing a white gown with beautiful gold detailing. Stunning!
6. Lily Aldridge
Lily Aldridge (Source: Pinterest)
The American model who has worked with Victoria’s Secret as well as Sports Illustrated walked the VS Fashion Show while she was two months pregnant in 2011.
7. Maia Ruth Lee
Maia Ruth (Source: maia_ruth_lee, Instagram)
Maia is an NYC artist who was discovered by Eckhaus Latta when the provocative American fashion company employed diverse models for their 2018 spring/summer collection. The pregnant Maia showed off her baby bump and made headlines.
8. Bianca Balti
Bianca Balti (Source: Pinterest)
The Italian supermodel proved that pregnancy glow is perfect for the runway when she took it to the runway for Dolce & Gabbana’s autumn/winter 15/16 show while she was carrying her second child.
9. Candice Swanepoel
Candice Swanepoel (Source: Pinterest)
This South African beauty is best known for her collaboration with Victoria’s Secret. After she walked in the 2017 VS Fashion Show, she shocked everyone by sharing that she was pregnant with her second child.
10. Jourdan Dunn
Jourdan Dunn (Source: Pinterest)
The English model and actress had one of the most iconic pregnancy walks ever. Dunn wore a custom bustier for designer Jean Paul Gaultier’s show in 2010 and nailed the runway even though she was 8 months pregnant.
Candice Swanepoel (L), Bianca Balti (C), Lily Aldridge (R) (Source: Pinterest)
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