5 Famous Women Get Honest About Not Enjoying Pregnancy
Cheryl has finally started opening up about her pregnancy. Six months on from the birth of her son Bear, she has revealed that she didn’t enjoy her time being pregnant.
Unsurprisingly, she’s not the first.
Speaking to she explained: “A lot of stuff went on and I just didn’t enjoy it.”
She did also go on to say that since Bear’s birth she’s been happier and more relaxed than ever.
Cheryl told the paper: “It changes your life completely but in the most amazing way. But I’ve had the best six months of my life. Really. I hated being pregnant.”
II didn't stop for 14 years — literally on the roller coaster. And then when I got pregnant I thought, ‘Right, I just don't need this stress.’ So I relaxed.
“It's been actually over a year but it's been perfect for me because it's reset the mind-frame. And I feel actually better coming back. I feel more relaxed, I just feel I've sat into my own skin. I feel so good.”
(Read about how Cheryl got back into shape after her pregnancy.)
Here are a few other women who got honest about carrying their children.
“I just don't think pregnancy and me really agree with each other. I'm just being honest about [it]. I hate it. … I've heard stories forever about how amazing pregnancy is from my mum and Kourtney, and that's just not the case for me.
“I’m not going to sit here and lie and act like it's the most blissful experience. It's awful.” —Kim Kardashian via E! News
“When I found out I was pregnant with twins, I cried. I thought we were going to have a second baby and be done, so it was hard to accept that I was getting two more at the same time.
“My maternity clothes stopped fitting around 30 weeks. My belly was so heavy and huge that the mere idea of walking to the bathroom sometimes made me cry. Everywhere I went in public, people gaped at me and cracked jokes about my size. I wanted to enjoy my last pregnancy, but it was mostly exhausting. By 34 weeks, I couldn't stand for more than a few minutes.
“I started walking with a cane around the house. I was constantly worried that I wasn't eating enough, that my babies would be premature, that I would be forced into a Cesarean section because of their position in my uterus. … It was a very draining, anxiety-riddled, physically painful time.” —Melanie B.
3. “Even though I want another baby, I don't want to be pregnant again. It was the worst experience of my life. I didn't feel attractive, either.
“You hear people taking about a pregnancy glow, but I had no glow!”—Kelly Clarkson via Mirror.co.uk
“I love making a person…but it's hard. They don't tell you everything. 'It's a miracle of life, you feel like a flower the whole time.' It's, like, bullshit. You feel like a fat-ass, you are exhausted.” —Christina Applegate on Lopez Tonight