Many mothers to be contemplate whether to have a maternity photo shoot. Thankfully a few brave celebrity women have paved the way to publicly embrace their beautiful pregnant bodies. When contemplating whether to do a maternity photo shoot during your pregnancy, remember that over the years many famous women have come out and celebrated their pregnancies with maternity photo shoots for major magazines. These women helped lead the way into appreciating and celebrating the natural beauty of the women while carrying their unborn child. Maternity photos not only celebrate this beauty and bond between mother and child, but the photos document such a wonderful time in their lives and they have these photos to embrace, remember and share for a lifetime!