"I really feel so comfortable, and almost at my best, when I’m pregnant," Kardashian told the magazine. "I’ll see people comment on social media, and they’ll say like, 'Don’t take this the wrong way, but when you are pregnant, you are just at your best.' I don’t know, I just feel just like it’s such an amazing feeling, the transformation that your body goes through and knowing that this is what my body is made to do, there’s something about that that’s so empowering and beautiful and I just really embrace it."
The shoot with Brian Bowen Smith features almost no clothing, save for a sheer white number and a feather necklace by Clemmie Watson. Apparently, that didn't faze Kardashian at all.
"It’s my body; I’m not trying to impress anybody, or be something that I’m not," she said. "It’s just a beautiful thing, just being able to take those photographs and have them, and just be able to show my children, 'this was you inside.'
"It’s just been about the shape of my body being pregnant and capturing that moment in my life that’s appealing to me," she added. "But, I mean, I would never say never to doing a nude shoot not pregnant."
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