Being a mom isn't easy, and raising a child in the public eye doesn't make motherhood any easier. Celebrity moms are often scrutinized for every decision they make, from the attire they choose to rock during their pregnancy to how they dress their famous offspring; it's the kind of heated debate that the Internet was made for. However, Pregnant in Heels baby expert Rosie Pope thinks all the criticism — especially when it comes to how women dress for their changing bodies — is unfair.
"It's crazy that people actually have such a strong opinion about it," Rosie told The Daily Dish. "I think that people should do whatever they want as long as they feel good, that's the most important thing. And most people generally feel better in a style that they like and don't want to experiment during pregnancy. For some people it's a really cool new time in a new body and they feel calm enough to do that. I think it's shocking that people find it in their hearts to be negative about it."
In fact, there are two mommy fashionistas whose maternity style has led to lots of ink being spilled of late: Chrissy Teigen, who is currently expecting her first baby with husband John Legend, and Kim Kardashian, who gave birth to her second child with hubby Kanye West back in December. Rosie offered some of her professional insight on both A-listers.
"I think Chrissy Teigen is 100 percent doing it right. You see, she's wanted this for such a long time and she looks like she's having so much fun with it and enjoying it," Rosie said. "That's exactly the way you should be."
"Kim Kardashian, she was given such an immensely hard time for the way she dressed, which I thought was such a shame, really," Rosie explained. "I thought she dressed in a very different way for a pregnant woman, but I thought it took guts to do that. Really, it's about happiness. Just being a woman that's proud to be pregnant and showing it well really is a woman doing it right."
Kim hasn't just received heat for her own style, but also for the decadent clothes she dresses daughter North in. But again, Rosie isn't judging. "I'm very much like people can do whatever they wish to do," she said. "Her mission is to be different and to be sort of elitist and show how wealthy she is at every possible moment. So I think she's achieving exactly that. It's a look shes going for. Is it it practical for a child to play in? No, not all. But, I mean I dress my kids up in some pretty impractical stuff [like] tutus."
Check out a moment from one of Rosie's own pregnancies below.
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