It’s hard to believe, but there are currently no pregnant Kardashians — at the moment.
In the past few years, it’s always seemed like a Kardashian or Jenner was about to pop. It’s only been a year since Kim, Khloe, and Kylie were expecting babies at the same time. So far, Kourtney has welcomed three kids — Mason, Penelope, and Reign — with her ex-partner Scott Disick. Kim has daughters North and Chicago and son Saint with her husband Kanye West, while baby no. 4's name is newly announced: It's Psalm... And of course Khloe is a new mom to baby True, while Kylie has her hands full with Stormi.
Needless to say, we’ve seen a lot of Kardashian pregnancies in recent years. Despite the family being able to afford every resource to make their pregnancies easier, these pictures prove being a pregnant Kardashian is anything but effortless. Having the paparazzi constantly following every move can be exhausting. Keep reading to see twenty times the Kardashian-Jenners proved just how tough pregnancy can be, especially when it's done in front of nearly constant cameras.
20 Is This Kourtney Or A Huge Tent?
Kourtney has been pregnant the most out of her siblings, as she’s welcomed three little ones into the world with her ex Scott. That means the older sister has had plenty of opportunities to show off her maternity style.
While she usually nails her looks, there were times Kourtney’s outfit left fans scratching their heads- like this one! Rather than looking cute in this white sundress, the unstructured design made Kourtney look tent-like and much bigger than she was.
"I feel comfortable with how I look and feel. I find a pregnancy body to be beautiful and an incredible reminder of what a woman's body is made to do,” she told Fit Pregnancy of her experience while expecting.
19 Being Pregnant Was Khloe's Dream Come True
Fans were elated when Khloe finally confirmed her pregnancy in December 2017 after months of speculation. In the social media post revealing the good news, the mom-to-be expressed how thankful she was for the experience.
“My greatest dream realized! We are having a baby! I had been waiting and wondering but God had a plan all along. He knew what He was doing. I simply had to trust in Him and be patient,” she captioned a photo of her baby daddy Tristan Thompson caressing her bump.
Although Khloe is clearly loving motherhood, this photo is evidence that her pregnancy wasn’t always easy. The paparazzi was ready behind every corner to catch the celebrity in unflattering angles, just like with this figure-hugging grey look.
18 Kourtney Has Her Hands Full
Kourtney looked like she had her hands full as she carried her son Mason weeks before giving birth to her second child, daughter Penelope.
Unfortunately, this is one maternity outfit that the reality star should’ve thought through a bit better. The seafoam green jumpsuit does nothing to highlight the celebrity’s figure. Rather, it makes her appear shorter and stockier than she actually is.
"It's definitely my favorite role in life. It has changed me and made me realize there is nothing else I would rather do with my time,” she told Parents about being a mother. “Being a mom is what life is about. I hope people realize what the priorities in life should be and know not everything has to be perfect."
17 We're Split On Kourtney's Look
Kourtney clearly couldn’t decide whether to wear white or black when she chose this tent-inspired maternity dress.
Unfortunately, the reality star’s petite figure was lost under the billowy dress, which didn’t help to accentuate her growing baby bump. This is proof that Kourtney tends to look better in figure-hugging pregnancy outfits versus oversized ones.
How does Kourtney prepare for motherhood? Reading a lot! "I love to read books that focus on parenting topics because there are so many different ways to do things,” she told Parents on how she prepared for babies. “I find these books offer a lot of great opinions on many different subjects."
16 Kim And The Curious Case Of Her Ankles
Unfortunately, Kim got a lot of negative from the press and so-called fans for the amount that she gained during her two pregnancies. One thing the paparazzi kept focusing on was the mom-to-be’s swollen ankles, which are on perfect display in this photo.
Towards the end of her pregnancies, Kim actually had to switch hr heels for flats, which is totally out-of-character if you know anything about the Kardashians.
“Motherhood is a gift and I know after watching my mom do it, it’s not easy...” Kim has said about being a mom, Us Weekly reports. “I’m honored to follow in her footsteps and make her proud like I am of her.”
15 Kylie's Looks Kept Us All Fooled
Given that Kylie didn’t announce her pregnancy until after her daughter Stormi was born, it became a regular site to see the socialite out and about in sweatpants during the nine months while she was expecting.
Her new casual looks only fuelled the baby rumors since we’re used to seeing Kylie all decked out in designer duds. Kylie was almost unrecognizable in this outfit as she sported a graphic t-shirt with a messy, short hairstyle.
“I knew for myself I needed to prepare for this role of a lifetime in the most positive, stress-free, and healthy way I knew how,” Kylie explained via social media why she chose to keep her pregnancy on the down-low. “There was no gotcha moment, no big paid reveal I had planned. I knew my baby would feel every stress and every emotion so I chose to do it this way for my little life and our happiness.”
14 Khloe Ain't Sweating It In Sweatpants
Although there were tons of moments Khloe dressed up her bump, there were also plenty of times during her pregnancy that the mom-to-be just opted for sweatpants. And who can blame her?
In this photo, Khloe looked less like her usual self as she paired an oversized crew neck with capris sweatpants and fuzzy shoes. This definitely isn’t her best look, but at least she looks comfy and cozy.
“I’ve never had to juggle a baby and work at the same time, so it’ll be interesting to see how I’ll learn to handle everything,” she wrote on her site shortly before giving birth. “Women do it every [...] day, so I know I’ll get through it — I’m just anxious because it’s the unknown.”
13 Kim Can Barely Squeeze Into This One
One thing we noticed with many of Kim’s maternity outfits is that they always seemed like they barely fit her!
In this photo, it seems like the reality star can barely breathe given how tight her bedazzled dress is around the midsection. Rather than looking stylish, this outfit just makes Kim seem uncomfortable and a bit all over the place. Sorry, girl!
Despite how rough her pregnancies were, Kim says her biggest accomplishment is her children. “Having my daughter is my biggest achievement,” she wrote on social media back in 2015. “All the things you used to do, you just don't care about anymore. Your child becomes the #1 priority."
12 Is That Kylie Under There?
Fans could barely tell this was Kylie when pictures were published of the makeup mogul hiding herself in an oversized sweatshirt and leggings. Looking back, it’s clear that the celebrity was pregnant at this point and just trying to avoid the paparazzi.
This picture is proof of the lengths the Kardashian have had to go to in order to get a semblance of privacy during their pregnancies- we don’t envy that!
“Pregnancy has been the most beautiful, empowering, and life-changing experience I’ve had in my entire life and I’m actually going to miss it,” Kylie has said of her experience being pregnant, People reports. “I appreciate my friends and especially my family for helping me make this special moment as private as we could.
11 Kim Is Stepping Out In Sweatpants
There have been a few rare occasions we’ve spotted Kim in only sweatpants (and no, it doesn’t count if she’s accessorized them with stilettos). The celebrity was almost near her due date with daughter North when she stepped out in this casual look.
Compared to her normal, glamorous self, Kim’s messy hair and bland outfit made her look a bit disheveled. But with all the negativity she was getting from the paparazzi at the time, we can’t blame her for not looking like herself.
“When I had North, all I did was feed and sleep,” she told Us Weekly about having her first child. “This time around, I get no sleep. Every waking second that I'm not with the baby, I'm with North. I actually think the harder parts aren't with the newborn but with the toddler!”
10 Kim Wants The Cameras To Keep Away
Given how much of their life is in the spotlight, it’s hard to imagine the Kardashians ever running from the cameras. But Kim was clearly over being photographed when this picture was taken. Though her black dress and jean jacket actually make for a stylish maternity outfit, it’s the fact that Kim looks so disoriented and miserable that makes us realize how tough pregnancy must be for the Kardashians.
“[Surrogacy] is really different,” Kim Entertainment Tonight in 2017 about switching to surrogacy after her first two pregnancies. “Anyone that says or thinks it is just the easy way out is just completely wrong. I think it is so much harder to go through it this way because you are not really in control. … Knowing that I was able to carry my first two babies and not my baby now, it's hard for me.”
9 Kim Missed The Mark In Peplum
Kim was only a few months along when she stepped out in this dramatic outfit. Although peplum is supposed to be slimming at the waist, the bold pattern of the pants only worked to make Kim look thicker than normal, which wasn’t flattering to her growing baby bump. Nowadays, this outfit is known as one of Kim’s least winning maternity outfits.
“It is an adjustment trying to balance a [job] and motherhood for sure, but the key is to prioritize,” Kim said in 2014 of how her life has changed since becoming a mother. “You become more selective and work on projects that are so meaningful because you want every other waking moment spent with your family.”
8 Khloe Borrowed Tristan's Clothing
It totally looked like Khloe took a peek inside her then-boyfriend’s closet while dressing her bump on this certain day. The reality star and her beau wore matching black hoodies.
While Tristan rocked a pair of baggy sweats, Khloe kept her look a bit more pulled together with leggings and combat boots. Still, we can’t say this is one of Koko’s more fashionable looks.
“I don’t feel like I need to prepare for my birth by freaking myself out,” Khloe wrote on her app ahead of giving birth. “I’ve seen over eight births live and in person. Women were made to do this! It’s a very natural experience. I read my apps every day and I ask my doctor if I have any questions, so I’m honestly not that afraid.”
7 Kim's Infamous Floral Ensemble
No one can forget the time Kim stepped out with her husband Kanye while nine months pregnant in this daring, floral gown.
Unfortunately, most fans didn’t appreciate the boldness of this look, comparing the mom-to-be to a ‘60s couch rather than a fashion icon. The busy pattern only worked to make Kim look heavier than she was, which didn’t flatter her baby bump.
“I am a strict mother,” Kim told Daily Mail about her parenting style. “I’m really fun and playful, but I’m really strict on nap time, and sleeping in her own crib. And maybe on weekends, [North will] come and sleep in the bed with us. But ... I’m not crazy strict.”
6 Leggings Are Pants To Khloe
Only mere days after giving birth, Khloe was spotted pushing her newborn daughter True during a little stroll. The new mom didn’t look like her usual glamorous self, as she traded in her heels for a pair of skin-tight leggings and a black t-shirt.
When these photos were published, Khloe unfortunately got a ton of negative feedback for how large her leggings made her behind seem. The girl just gave birth - can’t she get a break?
“I’ve wanted to have a baby for so long it’s just the perfect timing. God always has a plan and I just wanted to do it on my time and when I felt comfortable to do so,” Khloe told Ellen DeGeneres during her first interview post-birth.
5 Is This Kim Or An Orca?
When Kim stepped out in this black and white outfit, the starlet couldn’t help but draw comparisons to orcas, the whales known for their black and white coloring. Unfortunately, this dress hit the makeup mogul in all the wrong place, leading fans to dub this as one of her least fashionable pregnancy looks ever.
“My doctor had to stick his entire arm in me and detach the placenta with his hand...” Kim told Us Weekly about her experience giving birth. “My mom was crying; she had never seen anything like this before. My delivery was fairly easy, but then going through that—it was the most painful experience of my life!”
4 Keeping Up With Kylie's Bump
By the time these photos were published, most fans were already convinced Kylie was indeed expecting. The mom-to-be kept her growing bump hiding in an extra-large T-shirt, which practically became her uniform while pregnant. Her bright red sweatpants did little to make the look appear chic, though she did look super comfy.
Evidently, Kylie always knew she’d have kids young. “I feel like 30 is too late [to have kids]!” Kylie said on a 2016 episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. During another appearance, she said, “I want kids for sure, and I feel like seeing [my sisters] go through [motherhood], it’s great knowledge. I feel like I want kids before I’m 30.”
3 Kim Is No Babe In Beige
Kim had just announced her pregnancy with North when she stepped out in this look. The celebrity’s baby bump was barely visible, but the dramatic empire waistline emphasized her chest and stomach area, working to make her look larger than she was. Kim’s tight stilettos look uncomfortable on her feet, adding to how much of a mess this beige look became.
“They gave me a second epidural but we were racing against time, so I just had to deal,” Kim told Us Weekly about her first delivery. “They say that this is what some women [passed] from as a result of childbirth back in the day, without proper care. I’m so thankful that my doctor was able to catch this and address the issue immediately.”
2 Kim Just Wants To Be Comfy
Kim looked totally out-of-character when she stepped out in an outfit that was completely just sweats. The celebrity’s burgeoning bump could be seen in the athletic look. Kim paired a grey hoodie with a casual tank top and pair of long leggings. She added a pop of color with her orange Nike’s.
Honestly, this isn’t the most unfashionable look ever. But compared to what we’re used to seeing Kim in, this definitely isn’t her chicest look, either. “Motherhood has helped me figure out how to consolidate and just get things done as quick as possible,” Kim told Glamour in 2018.
1 Khloe Went Back To Black
Let’s just say that Khloe wore a lot of black sweatpants while she was expecting True. In this photo, the mom-to-be looked ultra-casual in a baggy sweater and cropped sweatpants. Her figure was completely hidden in the oversized outfit, which only fuelled the pregnancy rumors since she hadn’t publicly confirmed her good news at this point.
“At the beginning, the first trimester is the [hardest] and no one knows you’re pregnant yet and you feel the most uncomfortable,” the mom-of-one has said about her pregnancy experience, People reports. “I think once people know you’re pregnant, you get all the excuses. Hopefully, I look pregnant... It’s hard for me to breathe right now.”
Sources: People, E! News, Us Weekly, Daily Mail, TMZ.