10 Oscars maternity looks worthy of an Academy Award

From Meryl Streep's as-gold-as-her-Oscar ensemble to Kerry Washington's stunning satin number, these pregnant stars gave red-carpet regulars a run for their money.

By Ellie McDonald

Lights, camera... red-carpet action!

As Hollywood's elite frock up for the 90th annual Academy Awards, we've decided to turn back time to some of the most memorable celebrity maternity style moments that made our jaws drop and eyes pop.

From Meryl Streep's as-gold-as-her-Oscar dress to Kerry Washington's simple, yet stunning satin number, these stars, in all their bump-showing glory, gave red-carpet regulars a run for their money.

Although, despite being nominated for [an Academy Award for her leading role in the movie Jackie, one of this year's mums-to-be Natalie Portman won't be attending this year's Oscars due to her pregnancy.

But that doesn't mean her first Oscars pregnancy appearance didn't make the cut!

Click through our gallery to see them all for yourself.