KOURTNEY Kardashian feels more body confident when she's pregnant.
The 35-year-old reality TV star, who is expecting her third child this month with boyfriend Scott Disick, has followed in her sister Kim Kardahian West's footsteps by posing nude for the latest issue of DuJour magazine, but admits she doesn't think she would bare all if she didn't have a baby bump.
The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star said: "I would never say never, but I don't think so, no. What appeals to me is celebrating the shape of my body being pregnant and capturing that time in my life.
"It's a wonderful thing to be able to show my children these photographs one day and say, 'This was you inside.' "
The brunette beauty, who also has son, Mason, four, and daughter Penelope, two, with Scott, didn't feel self-conscious during the shoot.
She said: "To me, nudity is not something to be ashamed of. I'm not embarrassed of my body. I'm at my best when I'm pregnant."
Kourtney isn't worried about being branded a bad role model like Kim, 34, who was criticised for stripping down for Paper magazine last month.
Asked how she thinks people will react to the images, she said: "I don't know. It's what a woman's body is made to do, so I hope it's maybe seen as something that's artistic.
"And I like how raw they are. It's my body: I'm not trying to impress anybody or be something that I'm not. But in general, I don't really care that much about what people think. It doesn't rule my world. I did this because I wanted to and it made me happy."
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