Carrying on with your day job whilst pregnant is no easy task. Inbetween struggling to tie your shoelaces, morning sickness (and don’t get us started on ‘baby brain’!), it's sometimes hard to concentrate.
But for these famous ladies, rocking a baby bump was just another stunning stage accessory.
The Saturdays singer has just announced she’s pregnant with baby number two, but that didn't stop her rocking the stage during The Saturdays' Greatest Hits Live tour.
The Queen of Pop famously revealed her pregnancy on the VMA stage in 2011, wearing a classy sequined tuxedo. And here she is looking equally as stunning on the red carpet. (Image Rex)
As a singer and judge on The Voice, Christina is known for her powerful performances on stage, and she showed no sign of slowing down at the KIIS FM 'Wango Tango in Los Angeles recently – proudly showing off her bump in a lovely lace number. (Image: Rex)
Shakira proved that being pregnant needn’t stop her performing ‘Whenever Wherever’. The 35-year-old singer and her baby bump closed off the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Azerbaijan in style.
Not long after sharing her exciting pregnancy news on Twitter, Rebecca graced the stage at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham, wearing a gorgeous purple gown (but we’re yet to see a bump!) (Image: Rex)
Liberty X singer Michelle didn’t let her baby bump get in the way when she performed in a sparkly jumpsuit at The Big Reunion Christmas Party at London's O2 Arena last December - and she still managed the energetic dance routine! (Image: Rex)
Singer Ciara’s pregnancy didn’t stop her taking to the stage and for a polished performance at the Grammys after party earlier this year. But first, she wowed us on the red carpet in this glamorous gold gown. (Image: Rex)
Songstress Alicia held concerts throughout her pregnancy, but did have one slightly risky incident after falling down on stage in 2010. Fortunately everything was fine for her – and her baby. When she wasn't up entertaining crowds on stage, she was giving us a masterclass in maternity red carpet style. (Image: Rex)
The Saturdays are experiencing a bit of a baby boom of late, with three of the pop band’s members now happy working mums. Frankie, Rochelle and Una all carried on perfoming throughout their pregnancies, looking every inch as glamorous as per usual.
Strictly veteran Erin Boag famously kept exercising throughout her pregnancy and even took to the dance floor for a strenuous performance whilst 22 weeks pregnant (head to toe in sequins of course!) (Image: Rex)
The most exciting thing about a celebrity announcing her pregnancy? The veritable feast of stylish maternity wear we can expect to see her drape herself in for the next nine months. From Kourtney K and Kimberly Walsh to Holly Willoughby and Natasha Hamilton , click on to see some maternity outfits with serious sartorial clout.
...until their children are old enough to eat with them, according to a recent study run by OnePoll. The research, commissioned by AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board), also found that 26 per cent were not prepared for the negative impact that having a baby would have on their diet.