Stars and their baby bumps in 2017
THEY say count your blessings and being a mother is the biggest blessing of all. In that spirit, what would the year be without celebrity mums who were blessed with little versions of themselves? Among those who gave birth this year is American singer Beyoncé, delivered twins, local star, Tamara Dey who recently gave birth to Lalabella, and tennis player Serena Williams who had her first child Alexis who is already watching tennis videos of her Grand Slam-winning mother.
After a rocky relationship with her former boyfriend and rapper Future, Ciara cut ties with him and found true love in the arms of football player Russell Wilson. Cici who has a four year old with the Trophy star welcomed her first child with Wilson this year. The pair who got married announced the news of their daughter Instagram style which was captioned “the greatest blessing of all. Forever grateful. #BabyWilsonOnTheWay.” Sienna Princess Wilson was born on April 28, earning the Goodies hit maker her access to the year’s mummy’s club.
The Queen Bey brought the internet to a standstill when she announced in February that she was expecting twins with husband Jay-Z. Clad in a maroon bra and blue panties draped in a green sheer olive cloth and surrounded by flowers, Bey looked like a garden goddess. Fast forward to June the world has been speculating whether she has given birth or not as reports neither confirm nor deny the talk.
The superstar athlete is among those that crashed the internet with the big reveal. Williams announced the news via Instagram saying she was 20 weeks pregnant. Posing in a yellow swimsuit, the 35 year old showed off her bump in a selfie. The athlete won her 23rd Grand Slam at the Australian Open in January and was hailed for putting up a grand performance.
Ending the dry spell of not conceiving her own children, reality star Khloe Kardashian finally joined her sisters Kim and Kourtney Kardashian in the mummy’s club. The star who is dating athlete Tristan Thompson said on Instagram, after a long time of her rumoured pregnancy, that they were expecting. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star confirmed that her and boyfriend are expecting.
Bringing in elegance, beauty and class to the 2017 mummies club is former Miss South Africa and Miss World Rolene Strauss. The beauty queen gave birth to her first child in January and shared a heart-melting message with her followers to her little man. “Welcome little prince. You have stolen our hearts and filled it with the greatest love and joy imaginable.” Strauss has since been sharing the growth of her baby on social media and by the look of the things, she is handling being a mother along with her other duties very well. Tamara Dey
Singer and new mum Tamara Dey recently welcomed a baby girl into the world and went on to share a photo of her newborn on Instagram with a message. “I’ve never known love like this. On December 17 at 11.43pm we welcomed a beautiful, healthy little girl called #Lalabella into the world and we are all completely besotted with her. There is no greater blessing on this earth! We love you little Lala”, the singer posted a day after receiving her bundle of joy on Monday.
Actress Samkelo Ndlovu is preparing to join the mummy’s club. The Rhythm City star recently stunned her fans when she took to social media to let her fans in on her pregnancy when she posted a black and white picture announcing the big news on Twitter. Ndlovu who’s character Lerato Tselapedi is also pregnant on the daily soap, shared the news in an Instagram post with a nude picture of her baby bump covered in paint. She said she kept her pregnancy a secret for cultural reasons and said she found it hard to keep such a big secret.