We always see famous celebrities on the cover of the latest tabloid magazine sharing their secrets to losing all that baby weight after giving birth. Whether it's spending thousands of dollars to hire the top fitness guru to get back into shape or eating smaller portions and more salads everyday, these Hollywood stars look amazing even just after a week or two of giving birth.
Bad Moms star Mila Kunis was photographed wearing her skinny jeans just two months after giving birth to her second child and appeared to be back to her original petite figure. Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr even went back to strutting her stuff on the VS Fashion Show runway just months after giving birth to her son, Flynn, and boy did her body look impeccable.
While we assume these hot celeb mamas aren't losing the weight on their own, they have done an amazing job at getting back into shape after giving birth. However, not every celeb is down with the quick baby loss trend. Stars like Kendra Wilkinson admitted that she struggled to lose the baby weight after giving birth to her first child, Hank Jr. Were these stars just lazy to lose the baby weight? We'll leave it up to you to decide. Check out this list of ten celebs who got right back into shape after giving birth and ten celebrity moms who seemed to just be a little too lazy.
20 Mila Kunis - Actress Get Back Into Shape In Just One Month
Just one month after giving birth to her second child, a son named Dimitri, in November 2016, Mila Kunis shocked us all as paparazzi photographed the star looking like she was back to her petite self. The Family Guy star might have taken some notes after her first pregnancy with daughter Wyatt. Even when Kunis was pregnant the first time around, she made jaws drop when she appeared on the red carpet for the premiere of her film, Jupiter Ascending, back in 2015. Just four months after giving birth to her daughter, Kunis wore a black bustier dress that hugged her body and showed off her slim figure. Kunis is definitely one star that is not lazy about going to the gym and eating right to get back into her amazing shape. We won't be surprised if she and husband Ashton Kutcher try for baby number three. The starlet doesn’t seem to mind gaining a few extra pounds.
19 Stacy Keibler - Needed Nine Days To Get Back Into Shape
Actress and TV host Stacey Keibler only needed over nine days to get back into shape after giving birth to her daughter, Ava, in September of 2014. While there is a saying that goes "It takes nine months to put the baby weight on and nine months to take it off," that was not the case for this beautiful mama. Keibler looked to be in supermodel shape after giving birth to her daughter. The star admitted that getting back into shape was all thanks to a healthy diet and a regular workout routine. "What I put into my body was the biggest single thing that helped me get back into shape," Keibler said. The actress also credited breastfeeding to helping lose the baby weight.
18 Kristin Cavallari - Two Months
Reality star Kristen Cavallari admitted that it only took her only two months to lose twenty pounds of baby weight she gained when pregnant with son Jaxon. Having given birth to two children before, Cavallari admitted that she continued to stick to her successful post-pregnancy diet that was clearly working for the star. She also stated that she went to the gym when Jaxon was just three weeks old and would work out four to five times a week for 30 to 45 minutes, doing a ton of leg workouts and lifting weights. When it came to eating, Cavallari mentioned that she only ate organic—a ton of veggies, chicken, and brown rice.
17 Gwen Stefani - Got Her Abs Back In A Matter Of Months
Gwen Stefani has always had a killer body, and even though she admitted that it was a challenge for her to lose the baby weight after giving birth to her son, Kingston, the rock star bounced back and looked better than ever. Back in 2006, the No Doubt lead singer told host Ryan Seacrest on his radio show that she credited a healthy diet and exercise to get back into shape. The singer wasted no time after giving birth and committed to getting her body back to where it was before she was pregnant with her son. "That's been really hard," she said about losing the weight, adding, "But it's almost gone. I've just been eating healthy." Her strong commitment to losing the weight prevailed even if it took her a little longer than she expected.
16 Duchess Catherine - Dropped Baby Weight By Running After Her Children
Kate Middleton knows she always has to look her best. After all, she is Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge. Middleton has always been thin. And even while pregnant, Kate looked stunning and still slim. After giving birth to both Prince George and Princess Charlotte, Kate Middleton quickly lost the baby weight, and we were all stunned at how quick she bounced back. Middleton revealed that she was able to lose the baby weight thanks to her kids. "I am running after my kids," the Duchess revealed. Running after your kids may be a great workout for any mom, but we still think Kate had some sort of fitness and diet regime made just for her. Regardless, Middleton spared no time to get back into shape.
15 Shakira - Used Her Dancing Moves To Get Back Into Shape
After having her son, Sasha, in January of 2015, singer Shakira used her famous dancing skills to get back into shape. The Hips Don't Lie songstress looked better than ever after Us Weekly posted a photo of Shakira post-baby body. The singer showed off her trimmed and toned body and even showcased her six-pack abs in leggings and a sports bra. Shakira wouldn't have gotten her toned figure without the help of her celebrity trainer, Anna Kaiser. The two women spent nine months together to help sculpt her figure and make her look better than she's ever had. Shakira appeared very dedicated to getting back to her amazing figure, and her personal training sessions really paid off.
14 Miranda Kerr - Walked The Catwalk After Two Months Of Giving Birth
You'd be surprised to learn that model Miranda Kerr gained a whopping forty pounds when she was pregnant with son Flynn. However, Miranda was back to her slim model figure just six months after giving birth to her son back in 2011. Kerr admitted that she got her bod back by doing yoga, light jogging, and having a diet of vegetables, fresh fruit, and fish. The model even walked the catwalk for Balenciaga in Paris just two months after she gave birth to Flynn! Let's thank good genes to Kerr's quick baby weight loss and her strong commitment to getting back into her Victoria's Secret slim self. The Aussie model is currently pregnant with her first child with new husband Evan Spiegel, and we're guessing that getting back into shape is going to be a breeze for this girl.
13 Jessica Alba - Trainer Put Her On Rigorous Workout Plan
Jessica Alba gained thirty-five pounds when she was pregnant with her daughter, Honor, but the actress made a promise to work hard to bounce back to her regular weight. Alba worked with trainer Ramona Braganza who had the star follow her 321 Baby Bulge Be Gone plan, which is a three-phase, three-month system made to ease moms into exercise after pregnancy. Her sessions where anything but easy, consisting of kickboxing, dance aerobics, and strength training. Her trainer also made sure that Alba ate healthy too. Jessica's diet regime included three meals, two snacks, and at least one liter of water every single day.
12 Alessandra Ambrosio - Went On Extreme Workout Plan For Victoria's Secret Catwalk
Alessandra Ambrosio had to go on an extreme workout and diet plan to get back into shape for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show right after giving birth to her daughter, Anja. The beautiful model only had three months to get back into shape and was on a 1,200-calorie-a-day meal delivery plan that she admitted she hated, but it was all worth it in the end. She even mentioned that she believes her body is even better now even before she had kids. "But I think I have a better body now than before I had kids. It's partly because I work out, whereas before I didn't, but also to do with the shape—it just looks more formed now and I feel better about it than I did," she said.
11 Jennifer Lopez - Trained For A Triathlon
You know Jennifer Lopez had to get back to her star body ASAP after giving birth to her twins, Max and Emme. Lopez had to shed a total of fifty pounds she gained while pregnant and teamed up with Hollywood's best trainer, Gunnar Peterson, to lose that baby weight. Lopez took her time to lose the weight and even began training for the annual Nautica Malibu triathlon. Lopez completed a four-mile run, half-mile swim, and 18-mile bike race seven months after giving birth to her twins. Rather than focusing on losing the fifty pounds, Lopez focused on training on the triathlon, and it has definitely paid off.
10 Patricia Arquette - Refused To Get Rid Of Baby Weight For Role
Patricia Arquette was tired of characters on television shows looking unrealistic. When the actress landed the starring role as psychic Allison DuBois on Medium, a producer told her that she had to lose some of the baby weight she put on when pregnant with daughter Harlow. She revealed that this producer said, "Honey, you gotta do something about your weight." She stated, "Why? This [character] is a mother of three." Arquette refused to get rid of any baby weight she had left to lose, and thankfully, she got to stand her ground and keep her acting gig.
9 Kelly Clarkson - Feels Happier Fuller
When American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson was pregnant with daughter River Rose, the singer took her sweet time to get rid of the baby weight. During her album promo tour, people talked more about the star's weight than her new music. A source admitted that Clarkson wanted to lose the weight but was in no rush to do so. She even joked about her weight, stating, "I've never been a Gisele Bundchen so ain't nobody expectin' that!" However, Clarkson is happy with her new fuller shape and even said in an interview with Redbook magazine that putting on weight gives her happiness. "It's when I'm fat that I'm happy. People think, 'Oh, there's something wrong with her. She's putting on weight.' I'm like, 'Oh, no! I'm sorry, but that represents happiness in my emotional world," she told the magazine.
8 Drew Barrymore - It Was The Last Thing On Her Mind
Actress Drew Barrymore doesn't give a care in the world if someone talks down to her about her body. The mom of two was very open about her appearance and that it was the last thing on her mind. She once told Oprah, "I want to be healthy enough that I feel good mentally. I don't care what the weight is." Barrymore was definitely not on board with the whole bounce back trend after having both of her kids. She also told People magazine in April of 2014 when she gave birth to her second daughter, Frankie, "It took nine months to [gain it], so it should take nine months to get off."
7 Jessica Simpson - Babies Back To Back Was A Struggle For Songstress
Singer Jessica Simpson had a very tough time losing the baby weight, especially since she had two kids back to back. After losing 50 pounds following her first pregnancy with daughter Maxwell, Simpson unexpectedly found out that she was pregnant again with son Max. Simpson was heavily criticized for her weight and struggled to cope with her fuller figure post-pregnancy. However, she admitted that she would overindulge during her first pregnancy because she wanted to enjoy it and she "didn't know the weight didn't all come off with the baby." Simpson is continuing to work on getting that Daisy Duke-wearing body back, and hopefully, she'll get there soon.
6 Jennifer Love Hewitt - Continued To Wear Maternity Clothes
When actress Jennifer Love Hewitt was pregnant with her first child in 2013, she revealed later that she was still wearing her maternity clothes the following spring. Was the actress too lazy to lose the baby weight? She stated that her reasoning behind it was that she wanted her daughter to have a positive look on body image. "I have a girl so I want her to see someday why her mom has good self-esteem and good body issues," she said. When Hewitt gave birth to her second child in 2015, she also was in no rush to lose the baby weight and seemed comfortable in her fuller figure.
5 Jenna Fischer - Proud Of How She Looked After Pregnancy
The Office star Jenna Fischer was in no rush to bounce back from her pregnancy. The actress admitted that it took her ten months to get back to her pre-baby figure. "I did it slowly and I did it moderately. It was important for me to lose it. I was a fit and active person before I had my son, but if there's one thing I could do for a new mom, it'd be to alleviate her of any guilt or any stress over the idea of having her body look a certain way," she told People in an interview. Fischer also added, "It's such a weird thing that after having a baby, you're supposed to look like you've never had a baby. Well, I'm proud that I had a baby! I don't see any harm in celebrating that."
4 Amy Adams - Not Her Number One Priority
Amy Adams totally ignored Hollywood's pressure to immediately lose the baby weight she gained after having children. Despite wanting to get back to her petite frame, the actress refused to obsess over eating healthy and hitting the gym. Instead of getting back to her figure, Adams embraced her pregnancy and her new body. "Being pregnant finally helped me understand what my true relationship was with my body — meaning that it wasn't put on the earth to look good in a swimsuit," she said adding, "I was like, 'Look, I can carry a baby! I'm gaining weight right, everything's going well.'" Losing weight was definitely not Amy Adams' number one priority.
3 Kendra Wilkinson - Never Wants Kids Again After Struggling
Kendra Wilkinson struggled to lose the baby weight she gained while carrying her first child, Hank Jr. She chronicled the hardships she went through to lose the weight on her reality show Kendra. "I learned that the pounds don't just shed off. You have to go on a diet and really take care of your body," she said about her first pregnancy. The former Playboy model even admitted that she didn't want any more kids after giving birth to her two children, and it seemed like she had a pretty horrible experience with losing the weight. "I'm happier when I feel like I can wear hot clothes, and feel good in my own skin ... and not have to fix a lot," she said honestly, adding, "I had pretty bad experiences after having each kid."
2 Kristen Bell - A "Stale Topic"
Kristen Bell isn't about the losing baby weight ASAP trend and took her sweet time to lose the weight she gained after having two kids. Bell wasn't going to conform to Hollywood's ridiculous standards, and after giving birth to her first daughter, Lincoln, she tweeted, "I'm proud to sit out of the baby weight rat race." In an interview with Elle magazine, Bell called the baby weight conversation a "stale topic" and also blatantly said, "Who really cares? Just be healthy, don't beat yourself up, and have fun with your kid. The only way pressure is lifted is if we choose not to accept it any longer. I think that's what I did."
1 Blake Lively
Actress Blake Lively admitted that it took her about 14 months of hard work and dedication to bounce back after having her children. In an Instagram post, Lively showcased her new body alongside her fitness trainer. She captioned the photo, "Turns out, you can't lost 61 pounds you gained during pregnancy by just scrolling through Instagram. The Gossip Girl star admitted that society's expectations for young mothers to quickly lose the baby weight is unrealistic and just "silly." Lively is sticking to the motto: "Slow and steady wins the race."
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