21 Celeb Moms Who Had Crazy Morning Sickness & Lived to Tell the Tale

21 Celeb Moms Who Had Crazy Morning Sickness & Lived to Tell the Tale

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In case no one told ya, pregnancy is tough. No matter what someone says, there are always ups and downs when it comes to expecting a little bundle, and while the waiting and sickness pays off, it still just downright stinks. Although it might not seem like it, celebrities go through the same issues that we all go through -- including that awful morning sickness. Sure, the lives of celebrity moms often seem over-glorified and unrealistic, but let's face it, no one is immune to the power that pregnancy holds over a woman ... not even models and actresses. While we might expect these celeb moms and soon-to-be moms to shy away from talking about their sicknesses, sometimes, that's not the case.

In fact, a lot of celebrities are extremely open about the bouts of sickness and nausea they go through when they are pregnant. Whether it's in an exclusive interview or shared on their own personal social media accounts, these celeb ladies are going through pregnancy struggles just like us normal folk. Everyone wants to know that they're not alone in what they're experiencing during those wonderful nine months. It's nice to know that even celeb moms can keep it real when it comes to pregnancy, because if there's anything that can unite someone, it's a growing belly and swollen ankles!

Although morning sickness and nausea aren't the cheeriest of topics, it's still important for soon-to-be moms to know that everyone goes through similar things during their pregnancies. So, in the spirit of Amy Schumer being about as open as it gets with her pregnancy journey, we hope more celebrity moms start sharing more and being more candid with their experiences. Everyone goes through it, so why not talk about it? In the name of being real, here are 20 celebrities who really opened up about their morning sickness.

  • Gal Gadot


    While filming Justice League, Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot dealt with some pretty serious morning sickness. "I was super sick, I vomited everywhere," the celeb mom revealed during an interview.

    "And my assistant, I don't want to be disgusting ... but I felt so sick and I didn't say anything to anyone and I thought no one knew (I was pregnant) and everyone knew, apparently -- they told me after ... I started to come to set with sunglasses, because it's all green screen and bright light lights. Then every cut I had to go and run and vomit somewhere. So I had an assistant with a bucket … and once I was so loud and I couldn't make it to the restroom in my trailer, so I was vomiting … and (my assistant started singing really loudly)."

  • Amy Schumer


    Amy Schumer has been super open about her pregnancy, posting a video of herself throwing up ... because, well, that's just what she does.

  • Tamera Mowry


    Not only did Tamera Mowry open up about her morning sickness, but gave tips about how to battle it. "I combatted a good deal of my morning sickness with ginger tea," she revealed to Tinsletown Mom about dealing with pregnancy nausea. "If tea isn't your thing, there are other ways to try ginger for anti-nausea such as ginger candies, cutting off a small piece from raw ginger and adding it to your water, ginger bread or as one reader had recommended you can try ginger ale."

  • Kim Kardashian

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    Infamous mom of three, Kim Kardashian once tweeted "Wait wait wait I thought this nausea thing was supposed to be gone by now!!!! UGHHHHHH."

    Sorry, Kim, sometimes it lasts longer than expected. Kim used a surrogate for baby number three, Chicago West, and didn't have to worry about any of that stuff.

  • Kate Winslet

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    Apparently, Kate Winslet suffered from it all. "Morning sickness, swollen ankles, and a bad back made the whole thing quite a performance," she wrote in her book. Hang in there, Kate.

  • Kelly Clarkson

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    In 2015, Kelly Clarkson really opened up about her battle with morning sickness. The singer apparently had to get hooked up to IVs and fluids because she was so dehydrated. 

  • Kate Middleton

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    During her first pregnancy, Kate Middleton was famously hospitalized for hyperemesis gravidarum, or severe morning sickness. She had the same condition for all three of her pregnancies. The duchess has never talked about it openly, but we know it couldn't have been pleasant for her.

  • Ali Fedotowsky

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    Bachelorette alum Ali Fedotowsky wrote on her own blog that she lost around 7 pounds because of her morning sickness. "I couldn't really eat anything," she wrote. "I only ate clementines and dry toast for about a month between weeks 7-12."

  • Tia Mowry

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    In 2011, Tia Mowry was pregnant with her son and told Access Hollywood, "I actually wear these nausea bands -- they're like motion sickness bands that people wear onlike, cruise ships and stuff -- and they have been my best friends. They're part of my wardrobe now."

    Whatever works!

  • Chrissy Teigen

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    Chrissy Teigen is probably the most open and honest person in the world, and when it comes to her pregnancy ... well, she's sharing it all. She once wrote on Twitter: "This baby is sucking the life from me. Drinking my water, making me dry. Eating my food, making me hungry. Taking my health, making me sick. Why do we create these monsters, they want us dead."

    Classic, Chrissy.

  • Debra Messing

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    Debra Messing also had severe morning sickness, once revealing, "I had to spend time in bed, resting and having intravenous fluids."

    All in the name of children, we suppose!

  • Ali Landry

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    When Ali Landry was pregnant with her second child, the actress told People that she was nauseated all day and eating a ton of carbs -- like grilled cheese sandwiches. I mean ... sounds like the only true way to deal with morning sickness.

  • Natalie Portman

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    Natalie Portman only had a small fight with morning sickness during her first pregnancy, but once she moved further along in her pregnancy, she was just fine! Some ladies are luckier than others when it comes to that tricky first trimester.

  • Kourtney Kardashian

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    It was Kourtney's sister, Khloe Kardashian, who revealed that the she had morning sickness all the time ... not just in the morning. What are sisters for if not to reveal all of your pregnancy secrets, right?

  • Kate Hudson

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    Actress Kate Hudson told People that the saying that being pregnant with a girl makes someone much sicker was definitely true for her. The struggle with little girls starts early!

  • Mariah Carey

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    Sometimes, twins will do it! Mariah Carey told USA Today that throwing up for morning sickness was terrible for her voice. But, despite getting sick, we think her voice survived for the most part.

  • Gwyneth Paltrow

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    "My mother loved each [pregnancy] to bits; she felt alive and beautiful. I wanted to throw up all the time," Gwyneth Paltrow revealed to Harper's Bazaar in 2008 about being sick during both of her pregnancies, People reports.

  • Beyonce

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    Gwyneth also told Harper's Bazaar that when she saw Beyonce performing while pregnant with Blue Ivy, the singer was throwing up between sets.

    Now that's dedication, and well ... that's why she's the queen.

  • Tori Spelling

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    Tori Spelling said to Us Weekly that her third pregnancy was by far the worst one. "I have been nauseous for three months straight," she said.

  • Molly Sims

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    Molly Sims once revealed on her website, "I wake up in the morning, I feel like I wanna vomit. I have lunch and wanna vomit, and I wanna vomit at dinner. And then when I go to bed, I still want to vomit."

    Yeah ... that does not sound fun.

  • Angie Harmon

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    Angie Harmon was another mama with hyperemesis gravidarum -- to the point where she also got anemia. She described it to Pregnancy as "new and horrible."

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