From Supermodel to Super Mom

Cindy! Gisele! Molly! Marisa! See which beauties are balancing kids and the catwalk

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CINDY CRAWFORD

CINDY CRAWFORD
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It's a family affair for the ageless, iconic '90s supermodel as she poses with her gorgeous brood – son Presley, 12, and daughter Kaia, 10 – at the September 2011 world premiere of Cirque du Soleil's IRIS: A Journey Into the World of Cinema in Hollywood.

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GISELE BÜNDCHEN

GISELE BÜNDCHEN
INF

Showing signs of a second baby bump, Gisele Bundchen looks casually chic strolling Boston with son Benjamin Brady, 2 ½, on June 1. "Giving birth was the most intense and life-changing experience," Mrs. Tom Brady has said. "To give life to another being – what a gift!"

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MOLLY SIMS

MOLLY SIMS
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Months before her baby boy's June arrival, the first-time mom proves maternity style can be a work of art while shooting an Extra segment in the Big Apple on Feb. 10. "One thing I’ve learned is that while you’re pregnant, if you wear tight-fitting clothes, you look thinner,” she told Fit Pregnancy's June/July issue.

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HEIDI KLUM

HEIDI KLUM
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"I'm a lioness. I have four cubs," the Project Runway host – seen here having a swinging good time with daughters Lou, 2, and Leni, 7 ½ at a Beverly Hills park – told Elle magazine. "I'm a mom. I want to take care of my kids and protect them."

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MIRANDA KERR

MIRANDA KERR
National Photo Group

Even when she's not on the catwalk, the Aussie looks flawless as she jet-sets from LAX on March 23 with her 1-year-old cutie, Flynn, who often accompanies his mom to work. "So I feed him and then I shoot while he sleeps," she has said. "It's a lot, but I'm thankful I can bring him along because not everyone can do that."

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JOSIE MARAN

JOSIE MARAN
AKM-GSI

Look who's due with baby number 2! "I've already gotten back into prenatal yoga, and I'm just bracing myself for the weird food cravings to kick in – last time it was chocolate ice cream with pickles, so who knows what to expect this time," PEOPLE's baby blogger – who looked runway red-y while promoting her cosmetics line in L.A. on May 9 – said about her second pregnancy.

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CHRISTY TURLINGTON

CHRISTY TURLINGTON
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Becoming a mom to 8-year-old Grace and 6-year-old Finn inspired the model turned activist to launch Every Mother Counts, an organization championing education and support for maternal mortality reduction around the world. "[Motherhood is] an incredible responsibility but one that makes you want to be the best person you can be," said Mrs. Edward Burns, who braved New York's heatwave alongside her daughter on June 14.

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MARISA MILLER

MARISA MILLER
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The former Victoria's Secret Angel – seen here flaunting her sexy curves in a shimmery, low-cut gown at Vanity Fair's annual Oscar bash on Feb. 26 – is expecting her first child with hubby Griffin Guess this fall. "After six years together, the time feels right," she says.

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VERONICA WEBB

VERONICA WEBB
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Let's play dress up! Getting into the Halloween spirit, Webb and her daughters Leila Rose, 9 ½ and Molly Blue, 8, don festive costumes at UNICEF's Trick-or-Treat celebration in N.Y.C. in October 2010. "I learned more in those first few years than from any other experience I’d had," she told Cookie magazine in 2007 about the journey of parenthood.

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CLAUDIA SCHIFFER

CLAUDIA SCHIFFER
WENN

The veteran supermodel and her 7 ½-year-old daughter Clementine stay stylishly in step in London last August. “You can't be too overdressed or too sexy on the school run," Schiffer told Harper's Bazaar U.K.

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LIYA KEBEDE

LIYA KEBEDE
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When she's not posing for the pages of fashion glossies, the Ethiopian-born model observes the latest trends – such as the Jean-Paul Gaultier show at Paris Fashion Week last July – with daughter Raee, 6 ½, in tow.

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ALESSANDRA AMBRéSIO

ALESSANDRA AMBRéSIO
AKM-GSI

The Victoria's Secret model – who traded couture for casual while in Santa Monica, Calif., with her little girl Anja, 3 ½, on March 20 – had a tough time narrowing down baby names before welcoming son Noah in May. "I want something that works well in both Portuguese and English,” the Brazil native told PEOPLE. “It can’t be too American or my grandmother won’t be able to pronounce it!"

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LINDA EVANGELISTA

LINDA EVANGELISTA
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She's a sport! The former face of L'Oréal didn't worry about losing her supermodel figure before welcoming son Augustin, 5, in 2006. "I embrace it. I believe I'm doing everything to go through this as smoothly as possible. I'm either doing yoga or exercising every day," admitted the Canadian model, who took in the action of the June 9 NHL Finals in Newark, NJ, with her little boy.

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ADRIANA LIMA

ADRIANA LIMA
Fame

When it comes to pregnancy cravings, the Brazilian beauty – who's expecting her second child – has an unusual desire for a cold pint of beer. "It’s very strange because I normally don’t like beer. Now I want some but I cannot drink it. It’s been very hard!" Lima – seen taking a dip in Miami with soon-to-be big sister Valentina, 2 – told PEOPLE.

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ELLE MACPHERSON

ELLE MACPHERSON
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Too cool for school! The sultry Fashion Star host makes the PTA seem chic as she accompanies her son Cy, 9, to school in a 1970s-esque denim outfit on April 28 in New York. Despite her busy schedule, the supermodel – who's also mom to son Flynn, 14 – ensures her family remains her top priority. "My boys still always come first … I drop them to school, work, then I pick them up and when they are in bed, I start working again," she said.

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LILY ALDRIDGE

LILY ALDRIDGE
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She's all maxed out! The Victoria's Secret beauty – who, with Kings of Leon hubby Caleb Followill, welcomed daughter Dixie Pearl on June 21 – works the maxi dress trend to perfection while cradling her belly at the TOD's Claiborne Swanson Frank book launch in N.Y.C. in March.

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KATE MOSS

KATE MOSS
John Hillcoat/Capital Pictures/Retna

Despite the cool temps, the British model and her budding fashionista Lila Grace, 9, take street style to a new level while out in London on April 10. And it looks like her Mini Me has inherited an eye for fashion. "She comes in at bedtime and says, 'Mummy, do you think this is a good look?' and then she has a fashion crisis," Moss told Vogue U.K. in 2007.

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