We鈥檝e all seen it before: Your favorite celebrity announces their pregnancy, looks fabulous throughout the nine months and, before you can blink, is right back to their pre-baby weight without breaking a sweat. You can search high and low for rigorous workouts or the newest diet, but the truth is when it comes to losing the baby weight, it can be tougher than the media portrays it to be. We鈥檙e sharing nine incredible celebs who dealt with the media鈥檚 fixation on 鈥渂ouncing back after baby,鈥 along with their advice for other mothers. Scroll through to read post-baby body wisdom from some of our favorite women in Hollywood.


1. Amy Adams: Rather than feel panicked about putting on extra weight after her pregnancy in 2010 with her daughter Aviana, Amy Adams said she felt liberated in her new body. 鈥淏eing pregnant finally helped me understand what my true relationship was with my body 鈥 meaning that it wasn鈥檛 put on this earth to look good in a swimsuit,鈥 she said in an interview with Parade Magazine. 鈥淚鈥檝e been working out when I can, and I鈥檓 trying to eat in a healthful way, but losing weight is not my number-one priority.鈥 (Photo via Getty/Angela Weiss)

The DAILY FRONT ROW "Fashion Los Angeles Awards" Show

2. Drew Barrymore: Drew Barrymore explained聽to聽Glamour that focusing on the important things in her life helped her not focus on her changing body after her second pregnancy. 鈥淎fter making two babies, holy cow, does your body do some crazy stuff! It鈥檚 hard to stay positive and love yourself. You feel like a kangaroo with a giant pouch; everything鈥檚 saggy and weird. But you think about how beautiful it is that you鈥檙e able to make children. When I lose sight of that, I exercise, read Dr. Seuss鈥檚 Oh, the Places You鈥檒l Go! and spend time with my kids. Then I start to see things that are bigger than myself.鈥 (Photo via Getty/Jason Kempin)

FOX Event

3. Jada Pinkett Smith: When it came to her post-baby body, Jada Pinkett Smith knew there wasn鈥檛 one instant fix for taking off the baby weight: 鈥淓veryone recovers at a different rate, and that鈥檚 okay,鈥 Jada聽told American Baby. 鈥淕ive yourself a break, be patient and let your body guide your comeback.鈥 (Photo via Getty/Eugene Gologursky)

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Red Carpet

4. Jenna Fischer: Celebrities may seem to lose weight quickly after their pregnancies, but Jenna Fischer told Parent鈥檚 Magazine that dropping her baby weight quickly wasn鈥檛 her immediate concern. 鈥淚t happened the way it happens for most women. I just waited to start exercising and making any real changes to my diet until I was getting good rest and was healed from childbirth, which wasn鈥檛 until my son was about 6 months old.鈥 She said, 鈥淚鈥檓 not a person who goes to extremes. I believe in moderation. I don鈥檛 go on cleanses, and I believe in having real dessert!鈥 (Photo via Getty/Alberto E. Rodriguez)

Fox's "American Idol XIV" Finalist Party - Arrivals

5. Jennifer Lopez: For Jennifer Lopez, it wasn鈥檛 about hating her body for what it became, but loving it for what it was able to do and being patient and honest with herself. She told Telegraph, 鈥淭he truth is it takes your body time to go back, and I think these days women are too hard on themselves with that. Nobody bounces back straightaway. You don鈥檛 know what kind of Spanx these women are wearing under their clothes, and what other tricks are going on.鈥 (Photo via Kevin Winter/Getty)


6. Kate Winslet: With everything that comes with having a baby, Kate Winslet explained聽to Extra that weight loss was low on the list of priorities. 鈥淚 have to say, so much attention is placed on this thing of bouncing back after a baby. I don鈥檛 advocate fast weight loss at all after a baby, because you are nursing, you can鈥檛, you have to eat and you have to be well鈥 throwing myself into some workout regimen is crazy.鈥 (Photo via Getty/Chris Jackson)

Elle Style Awards 2015 - Outside Arrivals

7. Olivia Wilde: In , Olivia Wilde advocates not only for having a positive body image after giving birth, but for dancing her way to a healthier body with a fun dancercise workout. 鈥淚 believe in a world where mothers are not expected to shed any physical evidence of their child-bearing experience. In that same world, I believe there is space for exercise to be as much a gift to your brain as it is your body. I don鈥檛 want to waste my time striving for some subjective definition of perfection. I鈥檇 rather rebuild my strength while dancing my ass off鈥 literally.鈥 (Photo via Getty/Ian Gavan)

2015 TV Land Awards - Red Carpet

8. Tia Mowry-Hardict: Whether you鈥檙e a supermodel or a kindergarten teacher, everyone鈥檚 body is different, and because of that, you shouldn鈥檛 be disappointed if something doesn鈥檛 work for you. This is exactly what Tia Mowry-Hardict told her twin Tamara Mowry-Housley after she struggled to lose weight after her pregnancy: 鈥淓verybody鈥檚 different 鈥 it could take up to four months, six months or a year. But be consistent. Slow and steady wins the race.鈥 (Photo via Getty/Jason Merritt)

Premiere Of Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" - Arrivals

9. Jessica Simpson: Constantly under media scrutiny, Jessica Simpson is no stranger to comments on her weight, especially during and after her pregnancy, but she has decided that her body should not be held to an unrealistic ideal. She told USA Today, 鈥淚鈥檓 not a supermodel. My body is not bouncing back like a supermodel. I鈥檓 just your everyday woman who is trying to feel good and be healthy for her daughter, her fianc茅 and herself.鈥 (via Getty/Jason Merritt)

What鈥檚 the best advice you鈥檝e gotten for loving your post-baby body? Share them with us in the comments below!