You might think there are downsides to being pregnant while saying "I do," but two words: glowing skin. Pregnant brides are absolutely stunning, and bonus—they get a cute baby as an extra wedding gift. Sure, most couples put marriage before carriage, but we're bringing you nine brides who rocked baby bumps as their something new.
1. Gwyneth Paltrow
OK, so here's the deal with Gwyneth: She and Chris Martin got married in December 2003 during a super low-key wedding, and their daughter, Apple, was born five months later in May—meaning that Gwyneth was *about* four months pregnant at the time of the wedding. #math
2. Reese Witherspoon
Remember when Reese Witherspoon was married to Ryan Phillippe? Good times/note to self: watch Cruel Intentions again. Anyway, these two married in June 1999, and welcomed their daughter, Ava Phillippe, into the world just a few months later in September. Flash forward sixteen years and Ava looks exactly like her parents.
3. Drew Barrymore
Drew and her art consultant husband (now ex-husband, sadly) got engaged in June 2012, and welcomed their first child into the world in September. Drew looked stunning in a Chanel gown (designed by Karl Lagerfeld himself) that highlighted her growing stomach thanks to a black satin belt.
4. Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck (*trying not to sob*) married at the Parrot Cay resort on Turks and Caicos in June 2005, and were most definitely expecting their first child at the time. Their daughter, Violet, was born just five months later in early December. Perfect holiday gift is perfect.
5. Alicia Keys
Powerhouse vocalist Alicia Keys confirmed that she and Swizz Beatz were expecting a baby in May 2010, and they got married a few months later with Alicia's bump on full display in a stunning Grecian gown.
6. Miranda Kerr
If you do the some quick addition and subtraction, it's pretty clear that Miranda Kerr was pregnant during her marriage to professional Lord of the Rings elf Orlando Bloom. These two married in July 2010, and welcomed their baby boy, Flynn, in January, 2011. That's only a six month difference, meaning Miranda was in her first trimester at the time of the wedding.
7. Jessica Alba
Honest Company girl boss Jessica Alba met Cash Warren while filming Fantastic Four, and let's just say they fell hard. The couple married in a simple 2008 ceremony with no guests — except, of course, Jessica's baby bump. Honor was born just one month post-nuptials, so if these two had waited any longer to lock it down, they would have had a very cute flower girl as their witness.
8. Ashlee Simpson
Ashlee Simpson was pregnant during her 2008 Alice in Wonderland-themed wedding to Pete Wentz, but you wouldn't necessarily know it from the photos. The star announced her pregnancy two weeks post-nuptials, saying "While many have speculated about this, we wanted to wait until after the first trimester to officially confirm that we are expecting our first child. This is truly the most joyous time in our lives and we are excited to share the happy news and start our family." Bronx Mowgli was born in November 2008, and has been lighting up their lives ever since.
9. Heidi Klum
Supermodel Heidi Klum gave birth to her son in September 2005, just a few months after her May wedding to Seal near his home in Costa Careyes, Mexico. Heidi wore an empire waist Vera Wang gown to make room for her bump.