Ivanka Trump: Baby Kicks Make Pregnancy ‘Real’

05/05/2011 at 06:00 PM ET
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Ivanka Trump’s unborn child’s foot movements bring impending motherhood to the forefront.

“This is definitely something you can’t imagine what it would feel like so the little kicks, the movements, it makes it all the more real,” Trump told PEOPLE at the 10th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon, held Thursday in N.Y.C. and benefitting United Cerebral Palsy.

The Apprentice star, 29, married New York Observer owner Jared Kushner in 2009 and the couple is thrilled to be expecting their first child in July.

“I only have two months to go so we’re very, very excited,” she shared. “Generally I think I’ve been fortunate because I’ve been feeling well through the pregnancy.”

However, Trump admittedly realizes that will all change dramatically once baby arrives!

“I feel great. I’ve been really, really lucky so I think the sleepless nights will come when the baby’s born!” she laughs.

— Mary S. Park

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Isabel on

Ivanka will be a great mother. She looks beautiful.

TB on

She looks absolutely wonderful. 🙂

Jillian on

So excited for her!!

Sus on

I love Ivanka on The Apprentice. She is very well spoken, and very smart. I think she will be a great mom!

Toya L. on

Congratulations to her again.

Bree on

Wow, I did not realize that she was so far along in her pregnacy. Anyways, I think that she will be a great mom and seems like she is already prepaired (well as much as anyone can be) and looking forward to motherhood!

flashback77 on

She’s wearing the same dress I wore in 1977 as a bridesmaid . . . .

Gaia and labans mom on

I really love her dress! Pretty but very traditional looking.

Kathy C on

I love Ivanka. I have always thought she is the smartest one in the family. Very impressive young woman.

Tess on

Not a great dress choice.


With all of the pregnant celebrity Mothers out there, this one…..shows nothing but elegance and class. Look at how she is dressed. She is simply glowing.

I have nothing but respect for this young woman, who will no doubt be the excellent Mother to her new baby.

Her parents may be divorced, but I truly believe that Ivana and Donald did a great job in raising their children.

Rae on

wow, from this angle she barely looks like she is showing & for 7 months! so pretty!

janie75 on

her dress looks almost as bad as her dads hair!!

Mari on

That dress is really not flattering her.

Sarah on

Congrats to Ivanka and her husband on their baby! I am also pregnant with twin boys due in July!! Ivanka is one of my idols. She’s smart and educated, and very articulate. I love Celebrity Apprentice and wish her all the best!!

Jennifer on

Beautiful girl….and always so poised and classy. I am excited for her and can’t wait to find out what she is having. I think she looks beautiful!!!

Nancy on

Love Ivanka, Don Jr. and Erik. Sometimes the kids are more mature in their conversations than their Dad in the boardroom.

Lesia on

She appears to be a lovely woman who will spend more time with her kids than a JLO or Mariah. I am sure she and her husband will be wonderful parents and the child will live a life of luxury with responsibilities as she did.

Angel on

Her baby is so lucky to have her for a mama. She seems like such a lovely lady.

JungleCat on

She looks radiant.

Jenn on

She does look beautiful, but that dress looks identical to my Mom’s 1973 wedding dress!

Durelle on

Ivanka is always so serious. I’ve seen her on Apprentice and Oprah. Hopefully, motherhood will loosen her up and realize life isn’t all about “excellence in business.”

Jade Crystal on

i Love this dress… she looks great!

Mira on

I like the dress. Definitely has a 70s vibe to it, but in a good, imho.

j on

@ Lesia…how is that you know how much time JLo and Mariah spend with their children? I mean Mariah just had her kids this past weekend.

Allison J on

Ivanka looks great in this photo. I am not a fan of “The Donald,” but he and Ivana must have done something right in raising their three children. You never hear about Ivanka and her two brothers getting into trouble, drinking excessively, clubbing, etc. Ivanka seems very focused on working and making her own way in life, rather than partying all the time and coasting on her dad’s financial success. I think she will be a great mom!

will hasson on