All the Models Who Walked the Victoria’s Secret Runway While Pregnant

Every year, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show puts millions in awe. The women who walk the runway seem to defy nature, with rock-hard abs, miles-long legs, and wavy locks that look like they’ve been touched by a (literal) angel. But walking the Victoria’s Secret runway — and retaining that perfect physique — while pregnant? It seems impossible, but multiple women have managed it.

Of course, pregnancy is a beautiful thing — and gives you a glow that not even hours in a makeup chair can replicate. But retaining those rock-hard abs while you’re carrying a child? It’s practically superhuman.

Here’s the elite club of women who’ve walked the Victoria’s Secret runway — mere months before giving birth.

Alessandra Ambrosio, 2011

Ambrosio has two children, but it was during her second pregnancy, in late 2011, that she walked the Victoria’s Secret runway in N.Y.C. She was two months pregnant at the time, and nearly backed out of the show due to her worries about fitting into the itty-bitty outfits. “When I first found out I was pregnant I thought, ‘Oh my gosh I don’t think I’m going to be able to walk on the show,’” she said. Ambrosio ended up keeping her pregnancy a secret from the show-runners. She ended up cutting out sugar and sweets…