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The mother-to-be, who shows off her growing belly in a series of photos for the article, is instead focusing on the changes she’s experiencing physically and emotionally, and embracing it all as it happens.
“I used to use magical thinking whenever I wanted something to go a certain way. Now, though, I don’t try to envision a pink or blue blanket in my arms,” Ratajkowski explains.
“I’m too humbled to have any false notions of control. I’m completely and undeniably helpless when it comes to almost everything surrounding my pregnancy: how my body will change, who my child will be. But I’m surprisingly unbothered. Instead of feeling afraid, I feel a new sense of peace. I’m already learning from this person inside my body. I’m full of wonder.”
The child will be Ratajkowski’s first with Bear-McClard, whom she wed in 2018.