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11 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

14/07/2017
Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Earlier this year, Serena Williams announced her pregnancy in an accidental post through Snapchat showing off her 20 weeks bump. Since then she has been in limelight primarily because she was 8 weeks pregnant when she won Australian open earlier this year. This was one such example of women who were complete daredevils during pregnancy. Hold back to witness 11 other women who came out as an example to show that there is no weaker sex.

 

#1
Gal Gaddot

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Gal Gaddot was 5 months pregnant when she was shooting for wonder woman. The Israeli beauty had actually finished shooting for some parts of her film before pregnancy news and finished almost half of it when she was in her mid second trimester. The costume department had to remove some part of her suit and cover it with a green cloth so as to edit it later.

 

#2
Leda Elliot

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

This is Leda Elliot, Kung Fu champion practicing what she does the best at full term. Now, that’s some fierceness to deal with. She continued doing Kung Fu till the last of her pregnancy and proved how strong pregnant women are.

 

#3
Mary Helen Bowers

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Forever Graceful, Mary Helen Bowers twirling and swirling around during her pregnancy. Mary is a trained Ballerina who is now a mother to 2 girls. And during both of her pregnancies, she never gave up ballet and continued to charm us with her grace and style.

 

#4
Kristie Moore

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Canadian curler, Kristie Moore was the third pregnant women to have competed in Olympics. Mother-to-be was 5 months pregnant when she competed in 2010 Winter Olympics representing her country as a curler.

 

#5
Kerri Walsh Jennings

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Kerri Walsh Jennings won her 3rd Olympic Gold in Beach Volleyball while she was 5 weeks pregnant. The daring Mama started trying for a third baby around a month before and it was a double celebration for her after she won at the London Olympics competing in Beach Volleyball.

 

#6
Alysia Montano

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Alysia ran not once but twice at USATF outdoors while she was pregnant. Once in 2014 when she was 8 months pregnant and then in 2017 at 5 months pregnant.

 

#7
Cornelia Pfohl

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Cornelia Pfohl is an archer and the first women ever to compete in the Olympics while in the third trimester of her pregnancy. She was 30 weeks pregnant at 2004 Summer Olympics.

 

#8
Penelope Cruz

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Penelope shot for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides while pregnant. In the movie, she had to wear a corset and do some tough action scenes as a pirate and she did them while carrying her son in her belly.

 

#9
Kareena Kapoor

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Kareena Kapoor Khan is now a mother to a 5-month-old son Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi and her pregnancy gained so much limelight – all due to right reasons. She was working constantly throughout her pregnancy and gave us all some major style and work ethic goals.

 

#10
Scarlett Johansson

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Scarlett Johansson was several months pregnant with her daughter while she was filming for Avengers: Age of Ultron. The movie involved a lot of action scenes and she managed to pull them off in the ever sexy mode as she is always in.

 

#11
Theodora Elisabeth Gerarda Anky van Grunsven:

 Women Who Were Complete Daredevils During Pregnancy

Theodora is Dutch dressage champion who was pregnant with her first child when she competed in the 2004 Olympic games.

 

We bet you are as shocked as we were while bringing down this list for you. What was your first reaction after reading this blog?  Tell us in the Comments section below.

 

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5 Comments

  • Reply Larissa 15/07/2017 at 9:56 am

    My first reaction while reading this post was: props to those women! I couldn’t do half of what they had to do, and I’m not even pregnant. I see these women as breaking down stereotypes and showing the world that women are stronger than they are usually given credit for.

  • Reply Francesca 15/07/2017 at 3:34 pm

    This just goes to show women rock! At all times :-)

  • Reply jhilmil 16/07/2017 at 2:46 pm

    That’s commendable, women are really strong, they just need to realize it.. Thanks for this inspiration!

  • Reply Emily 16/07/2017 at 9:44 pm

    I never knew Scarlett was pregnant during the movie! Women are so amazing, this is proof!

  • Reply Jyo 18/07/2017 at 12:08 am

    I love this and it’s so inspiring! I’m pregnant with my first child :) and have been missing going on my 6-8 mile runs & workouts! This is fantastic inspiration and now that I’m past the fatigue of the first trimester…this will be my motivation for my pregnancy fitness.

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