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32 Amazing Things Pregnant Women Can Do

Just growing a human being, nbd.

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3. Accept an award.

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This is Claire Danes as she accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for "Homeland" at the Emmy's in 2012.


11. Compete in a national track meet with a flower in your hair.

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Alysia Montano, a five-time national running champion, was 34 weeks pregnant when she competed in the quarterfinals of the 800-meter race at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships this summer.


13. Govern a state.

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Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Jane Swift, who served as acting governor of the state before Mitt Romney was elected, was the first woman to hold the office in Massachusetts and the nation's first-ever pregnant governor (she had twins!).

15. Attend fabulous fashion events as a top celebrity stylist.

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Rachel Zoe (center left) is a fashion stylist who runs her own company and fashion line and used to star in a reality TV show.


19. Litigate a high-profile murder trial.

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This is Danielle Hagaman-Clark, who was the assistant prosecutor on the Renisha McBride case earlier this year. She's holding the gun that was used to kill McBride.


24. Be the first lady of a country.

Carla Bruni (left), wife of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Samantha Cameron (right), wife of current British Prime Minister David Cameron, were both pregnant while their husbands were in office.

27. Shake it onstage like it's NBD.

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Lilly Allen made her first appearance after announcing her pregnancy at the Big Chill festival in England in 2010.

28. Compete in the Olympics...

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Malaysian shooter Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi took up her rifle at more than eight months along in London in 2012, making her the most pregnant Olympian in history.

29. ...and even win an Olympic medal.

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At five months pregnant, Kristie Moore competed on Canada's Olympic curling team at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010. The team took home the silver medal.

30. Roll your eyes at anyone who doesn't treat you like the princess you are.*


This is Princess Diana pregnant with Prince Harry in 1984, wearing a flawless gown that perfectly matches her eyes.

*Especially if you are an actual princess.


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