Motherhood has always been the go-to reason to stop women from wanting to have it all. The maternal side of a woman is always questioned when she wants to pursue success in her career. In a society of double standards, no one questions a professionally successful man if he takes on the responsibility of being a father in his personal life. However, when it comes to women, motherhood has been seen as an obstacle if not a full stop in their professional lives.
Don’t let society get you down or tell you what you can and cannot do. In our everyday lives, we can see scores of women who persisted with their professional ambition in addition to being doting moms. To inspire you further, here is a list of celebrity moms who took motherhood in their stride. These mothers have proven that the process of motherhood makes a woman stronger as a whole and not weaker as a professional.
1. Neha Dhupia
The Roadies judge was back on the set after 45 days of delivering her child. The little angel, Mehr, was born after six months of the actress’ marriage to Angad Bedi. The family has utilized this quarantine time to form a closer bond with each other. Neha Dhupia not only ensured that her daughter was up to date with her school curriculum, but she has also managed to squeeze in fun activities like painting, to entertain her daughter during the lockdown days.
2. Shilpa Shetty Kundra
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The fitness inspiration of Bollywood, Shilpa Shetty Kundra is a beautiful mother of two. The actress became a proud mom in 2012 with her husband, Raj Kundra. The actress returned to work shortly after the delivery. She was recently blessed with a daughter via surrogacy. Shilpa Shetty continues to inspire us with her yoga and posts about eating healthy.
3. Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza was a pioneer in India’s contribution to the tennis world. The athlete managed to shed 25 kgs within 4 months after becoming a mom. The followers of this super mom are delighted time and again when she shares her post-pregnancy work-out videos on Instagram. The tennis star recently revealed in an interview how motherhood has made her know the non-athlete side of her. She made a victorious return to the tennis court by winning the opening round in women’s doubles at Hobart International.
4. Kareena Kapoor Khan
Despite being trolled for her rapid weight loss after the birth of Taimur, the actress has stayed on track of her acting career. Her post-pregnancy workout sessions were quite an inspiration for her fans and followers. The actress recently shared her secret of maintaining a constant and healthy weight is to strictly adhere to her given diet of karela sabzi, doodhi sabzi, roti, and a bowl of soup and rice.
5. Surveen Chawla
The Sacred Games actress was shooting for a web-series even during her pregnancy. As soon as she had delivered her child, the actress was back to work for the promotion of the web-series. Surveen Chawla disclosed that her in-laws were hugely supportive of her during the pregnancy. We really hope all in-laws can learn a lesson from this.
6. Chhavi Mittal
The TV actress of Krishnadasi fame went back to work post-pregnancy in less than a month of her delivery. Even more inspiring is that the actress was active on the sets until the last day of pregnancy. On her Instagram, we have seen how she and her spouse share equal responsibilities when it comes to raising their child or doing household chores.
7. Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli welcomed their baby on 11 February, 2021. The couple shared the news on their Instagram handle and introduced the little one as Vamika. Anushka is one actress who has been active throughout her pregnancy. After taking a short break, the actress is back at it again, judging by her recent post. In the latest pic shared by the new mom, the actress can be seen sitting on her makeup chair, getting ready for a shoot just a few months after giving birth to her daughter.
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