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16th May '16 2:00:18 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Averted a couple ways in ''[[TalesOfTheBranionRealm The Stone Prince]]''. Isolde [=DeKathrine=] is [[ArrangedMarriage betrothed]] to the eponymous Prince, and unknowingly a couple weeks pregnant with his child, when she helps fight off an attack on the royal party (due to GenderIsNoObject, she's a fully fledged knight and lord). Months later, after they're married, she is forbidden to come with her husband to war once it's discovered she's carrying the next heir to the throne. She is absolutely furious with him, even though he's her ''monarch'' by this point, and all their servants and guards are [[PassThePopcorn quite aware of it.]]

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* Averted a couple ways in ''[[TalesOfTheBranionRealm ''[[Literature/TalesOfTheBranionRealm The Stone Prince]]''. Isolde [=DeKathrine=] is [[ArrangedMarriage betrothed]] to the eponymous Prince, and unknowingly a couple weeks pregnant with his child, when she helps fight off an attack on the royal party (due to GenderIsNoObject, she's a fully fledged knight and lord). Months later, after they're married, she is forbidden to come with her husband to war once it's discovered she's carrying the next heir to the throne. She is absolutely furious with him, even though he's her ''monarch'' by this point, and all their servants and guards are [[PassThePopcorn quite aware of it.]]
30th Apr '16 4:54:19 PM RainbowPhoenix
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* Nala in ''Disney/TheLionKing''. It is [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar heavily implied]] that her and Simba's daughter Kiara was conceived in the "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" sequence, meaning Nala was pregnant when she was beating up hyenas in the final battle.
19th Apr '16 12:53:23 AM erforce
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* An ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' comic-book involving Indy's quest to find the Golden Fleece and stop a mad cult using it to summon Hecate features Omphale, an eight-months pregnant Grecian woman who attacks mad cultists with a rifle blazing, sneaks up on a Nazi and knocks him out with a tree branch just in time to stop him shooting Indy, pilots a Nazi plane from Greece to Turkey, insists on trekking at Indy's side all the way from Istanbul to Colchis to retrieve the Fleece, gives birth in the middle of a magically created blizzard, allows Hecate to be turned against the cult by presenting her with her newborn son, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking repeatedly insults Indiana's name]].

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* An ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' comic-book involving Indy's ''Franchise/IndianaJones and the Golden Fleece'', which has Indy on a quest to find the Golden Fleece and stop a mad cult using it to summon Hecate features Omphale, also has him encountering an eight-months pregnant Grecian woman who attacks mad cultists with a rifle blazing, sneaks up on a Nazi and knocks him out with a tree branch just in time to stop him shooting Indy, pilots a Nazi plane from Greece to Turkey, insists on trekking at Indy's side all the way from Istanbul to Colchis to retrieve the Fleece, gives birth in the middle of a magically created blizzard, allows Hecate to be turned against the cult by presenting her with her newborn son, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking repeatedly insults Indiana's name]].
13th Apr '16 7:34:38 PM looneynightmare
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* Jessica Drew from ''Comic/SpiderWoman'' manages to take down a room full of Skrulls while being heavily pregnant.
2nd Apr '16 10:28:11 AM Katsuhagi
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* Queen Manduhai the Wise was known to fight in battles on horseback while heavily pregnant, on one occasion while pregnant with ''twins'' and was injured in battle, but both she and the unborn children survived and eventually united Mongolia.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandukhai_Khatun Queen Manduhai Mandukhai the Wise Wise]] was known to fight in battles on horseback while heavily pregnant, on one occasion while pregnant with ''twins'' and was injured in battle, but both she and the unborn children survived and eventually united Mongolia.
2nd Apr '16 10:27:49 AM Katsuhagi
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* Queen Manduhai the Wise was known to fight in battles on horseback while heavily pregnant, on one occasion while pregnant with ''twins'' and was injured in battle, but both she and the unborn children survived and eventually united Mongolia.
24th Mar '16 10:55:19 AM eroock
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->''You stupid pieces of @#!%, I was in the army too, and I didn't forget four years of training the moment my egg's perimeter was breached! You think just because I can't see my feet right now that I can't put one of them up your cowardly ninja asses?''

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stupid pieces of @#!%, I was in the army too, and I didn't forget four years of training the moment my egg's perimeter was breached! You think just because I can't see my feet right now that I can't put one of them up your cowardly ninja asses?''asses?"''
21st Mar '16 10:47:13 PM karategal
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* A rare [[MisterSeahorse male]] example is Yuuji from ''Manga/AnimalX'', who takes on a TyrannosaurusRex with a chainsaw, takes out four men with a fire extinguisher, and [[spoiler: breaks out of a secure medical facility, liberating at gunpoint the repressed vaccine for a deadly man-made virus,]] all the while pregnant.

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* A rare [[MisterSeahorse male]] example is Yuuji from ''Manga/AnimalX'', who takes on a TyrannosaurusRex ''TyrannosaurusRex'' with a chainsaw, takes out four men with a fire extinguisher, and [[spoiler: breaks out of a secure medical facility, liberating at gunpoint the repressed vaccine for a deadly man-made virus,]] all the while pregnant.






* Kazumi Kato in ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0587.html #586]], as is shown in the image above. This is also a quiet parody of the fact that there are no pregnancy rules in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' (there's really no need for them), so there's nothing stopping her from fighting at full capacity. Or ''more'', if your campaign happens to have MamaBear house rules.
-->'''Kazumi:''' Why should I care how many of you I kill? I can just make more IN MY TUMMY!\\
'''Ninja:''' Please, don't hurt me! [[IHaveAFamily I have children too!]]\\
'''Kazumi:''' Did you go through half a year of hemorrhoids to get them? Turn around, and [[AssShove I'll show you exactly what that feels like!]]



* ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan'': Miranda Deegan saved the world from the Storm of Souls while heavily pregnant with her first child, Jacob.



* All of the female leads in ''[[http://www.olympic-dames.com Olympic Dames]]'' gain abilities due to their pregnancy, but Kasumi and Catherin in particular seem to revel in their new found powers.
* In the [[AllThereInTheManual supplementary blog]] to ''Webcomic/KevinAndKell'', Lindesfarne notes that female bear hunting athletes actually ''try'' to become pregnant, since motherhood and impending motherhood makes them more aggressive (to the point that fertility drugs are classified as a performance-enhancing drug in their case). In the early 1995 strips being pregnant didn't affect Kell's performance as a hunter. And when she had cravings, she left windows open at night and ate would-be robbers.

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* All of The hyena mythology in ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}'' has a sharp deconstruction. When the female leads in ''[[http://www.olympic-dames.com Olympic Dames]]'' gain abilities due to their pregnancy, but Kasumi and Catherin in particular seem to revel in their new found powers.
* In the [[AllThereInTheManual supplementary blog]] to ''Webcomic/KevinAndKell'', Lindesfarne notes that female bear hunting athletes actually ''try'' to become pregnant, since motherhood and impending motherhood makes them more aggressive (to the point that fertility drugs are classified as a performance-enhancing drug in their case). In the early 1995 strips being
male hyena god He-Is was corrupted into attacking his pregnant didn't affect Kell's performance mate She-Is, the latter defeated him and was henceforth known as a hunter. She-Is-Fiercer. However, the stress of being attacked and forced to fight so hard caused She-Is-Fiercer to miscarry. [[JustSoStory And when she had cravings, she left windows open at night this is why hyena females are stronger and ate would-be robbers.fiercer than males, but first pregnancies have a high risk of miscarriage]].
* ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan'': Miranda Deegan saved the world from the Storm of Souls while heavily pregnant with her first child, Jacob.
* ''WebComic/DragonBallMultiverse'': When Vegetto displays a lack of sensitivity over Bulma being tired after giving birth, he explains [[http://www.dragonball-multiverse.com/en/page-293.html#h_read that Saiyan women were not as affected by the strain as human ones]].



* In the [[AllThereInTheManual supplementary blog]] to ''Webcomic/KevinAndKell'', Lindesfarne notes that female bear hunting athletes actually ''try'' to become pregnant, since motherhood and impending motherhood makes them more aggressive (to the point that fertility drugs are classified as a performance-enhancing drug in their case). In the early 1995 strips being pregnant didn't affect Kell's performance as a hunter. And when she had cravings, she left windows open at night and ate would-be robbers.



* ''WebComic/DragonBallMultiverse'': When Vegetto displays a lack of sensitivity over Bulma being tired after giving birth, he explains [[http://www.dragonball-multiverse.com/en/page-293.html#h_read that Saiyan women were not as affected by the strain as human ones]].
* The hyena mythology in ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}'' has a sharp deconstruction. When the male hyena god He-Is was corrupted into attacking his pregnant mate She-Is, the latter defeated him and was henceforth known as She-Is-Fiercer. However, the stress of being attacked and forced to fight so hard caused She-Is-Fiercer to miscarry. [[JustSoStory And this is why hyena females are stronger and fiercer than males, but first pregnancies have a high risk of miscarriage]].

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* ''WebComic/DragonBallMultiverse'': When Vegetto displays a lack All of sensitivity over Bulma being tired after giving birth, he explains the female leads in ''[[http://www.olympic-dames.com Olympic Dames]]'' gain abilities due to their pregnancy, but Kasumi and Catherin in particular seem to revel in their new found powers.
* Kazumi Kato in ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''
[[http://www.dragonball-multiverse.com/en/page-293.html#h_read giantitp.com/comics/oots0587.html #586]], as is shown in the image above. This is also a quiet parody of the fact that Saiyan women were not as affected by the strain as human ones]].
* The hyena mythology in ''Webcomic/{{Digger}}'' has a sharp deconstruction. When the male hyena god He-Is was corrupted into attacking his pregnant mate She-Is, the latter defeated him and was henceforth known as She-Is-Fiercer. However, the stress of being attacked and forced to fight so hard caused She-Is-Fiercer to miscarry. [[JustSoStory And this is why hyena females
there are stronger and fiercer than males, but first pregnancies no pregnancy rules in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' (there's really no need for them), so there's nothing stopping her from fighting at full capacity. Or ''more'', if your campaign happens to have a high risk MamaBear house rules.
-->'''Kazumi:''' Why should I care how many
of miscarriage]].you I kill? I can just make more IN MY TUMMY!\\
'''Ninja:''' Please, don't hurt me! [[IHaveAFamily I have children too!]]\\
'''Kazumi:''' Did you go through half a year of hemorrhoids to get them? Turn around, and [[AssShove I'll show you exactly what that feels like!]]



* [[DarkActionGirl Fox Xanatos]] of ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'' -- Granted, it's before she's far enough along to be impeded, but she still announces her pregnancy to her father while dangling from the rope ladder of a helicopter, after having nearly staged a hostile takeover of his company (ForTheEvulz, of course). Given that he's [[HandicappedBadass pretty badass from his wheelchair]], [[ItRunsInTheFamily this may be genetic]]. She was also having a karate match with her husband right before she got the doctor's call. FridgeLogic leads one to assume PapaWolf David made her give those up, however. Mere hours after giving birth, she shoots a PhysicalGod with a laser gun. There is a reason she is Badass, people.
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'': In the beginning of "Petarded", Bonnie jumps while shooting.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'', it is not outright stated but heavily suggested that [[spoiler:Evangelyne]] is one at the end of Season 2.


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* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'': In the beginning of "Petarded", Bonnie jumps while shooting.
* [[DarkActionGirl Fox Xanatos]] of ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'' -- Granted, it's before she's far enough along to be impeded, but she still announces her pregnancy to her father while dangling from the rope ladder of a helicopter, after having nearly staged a hostile takeover of his company (ForTheEvulz, of course). Given that he's [[HandicappedBadass pretty badass from his wheelchair]], [[ItRunsInTheFamily this may be genetic]]. She was also having a karate match with her husband right before she got the doctor's call. FridgeLogic leads one to assume PapaWolf David made her give those up, however. Mere hours after giving birth, she shoots a PhysicalGod with a laser gun. There is a reason she is Badass, people.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'', it is not outright stated but heavily suggested that [[spoiler:Evangelyne]] is one at the end of Season 2.
21st Mar '16 10:42:05 PM karategal
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* Two of these show up in ''Manga/AnatoliaStory''. The first is [[spoiler: Yuri during the Beida subarc and shortly before, leading the royal army. (Though she didn't know it at first)]] Later, we have [[spoiler: Yuri's NinjaMaid Schala, who fought with the rebellious Egyptians to overthrow their regime and rescue Ramses.]]



* ''Anime/BlueGender'': [[spoiler: Marlene is pregnant with Yuji's child during the last two episodes]]. She was only in the first few weeks, so it in no way affected her status as an ActionGirl.
* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'' has Freyja, a girl with powers based on her namesake, the Norse Goddess of Fertility. Despite being heavily pregnant, she can do feats like sprinting and then jumping onto a moving train, and puts up a hell of a fight against Touma. [[spoiler:However, it turns out that the girl is an innocent and her ''unborn baby'' is controlling her like a puppet to protect her mother, making for a very strange inversion of MamaBear.]]



* [[Anime/EurekaSeven Eureka]] doesn't let being six months pregnant stop her from kicking ass in ''Anime/EurekaSevenAo''.



* ''Manga/MagiLabyrinthOfMagic'' has an example of this with [[spoiler: Sheba]] as she goes into the final battle for Alma Torran pregnant with [[spoiler: Aladdin]].



* A slightly more plausible example than many, but Shogun Yoshimune from ''Manga/{{Ooku}}'' refuses to call off a meeting with her advisors just because her labour pains have started, and continues to debate economic policy with them even during the climactic stages.



* [[Anime/EurekaSeven Eureka]] doesn't let being six months pregnant stop her from kicking ass in ''Anime/EurekaSevenAo''.
* A slightly more plausible example than many, but Shogun Yoshimune from ''Manga/{{Ooku}}'' refuses to call off a meeting with her advisors just because her labour pains have started, and continues to debate economic policy with them even during the climactic stages.
* ''Anime/BlueGender'': [[spoiler: Marlene is pregnant with Yuji's child during the last two episodes]]. She was only in the first few weeks, so it in no way affected her status as an ActionGirl.



* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'' has Freyja, a girl with powers based on her namesake, the Norse Goddess of Fertility. Despite being heavily pregnant, she can do feats like sprinting and then jumping onto a moving train, and puts up a hell of a fight against Touma. [[spoiler:However, it turns out that the girl is an innocent and her ''unborn baby'' is controlling her like a puppet to protect her mother, making for a very strange inversion of MamaBear.]]
* Two of these show up in ''Manga/AnatoliaStory''. The first is [[spoiler: Yuri during the Beida subarc and shortly before, leading the royal army. (Though she didn't know it at first)]] Later, we have [[spoiler: Yuri's NinjaMaid Schala, who fought with the rebellious Egyptians to overthrow their regime and rescue Ramses.]]
* ''Manga/MagiLabyrinthOfMagic'' has an example of this with [[spoiler: Sheba]] as she goes into the final battle for Alma Torran pregnant with [[spoiler: Aladdin]].



* ''ComicBook/MsTree'': Michael is impregnated by an old flame who is manipulating her to kill his wife. She decides to keep the baby, creating a unique series of adventures of this homicidal PI fighting off criminals even while dealing with a full term pregnancy while the mob family she hates moves to protect her in their own way.
-->'''Ms. Tree''' ''(On the phone)'': I just shot two idiots and my water just broke.

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* ''ComicBook/MsTree'': Michael is impregnated by an old flame who is manipulating her to kill his wife. She decides to keep the baby, creating a unique series of adventures of this homicidal PI fighting off criminals even while dealing Taz from ''ComicBook/AtariForce'', with a full term pregnancy while the mob family she hates moves to protect her in their own way.
-->'''Ms. Tree''' ''(On the phone)'': I just shot two idiots and my water just broke.
surprising bit being that [[SamusIsAGirl nobody knew that Taz was female until Morphea found that out from a telepathic scan]].



* In ''ComicBook/XForce'', [[spoiler:Wolfsbane]]. She was already a [[spoiler: pregnant mutant werewolf]], which would be badass enough in its own right, but the strain of the pregnancy was killing her until Elixir altered her DNA to be more like her unborn baby's, resulting in super strength, bulletproof (at least) skin, and a significant enough upgrade to her already heightened senses that they're now more acute than Wolverine or X-23's. And ''why'' did Elixir have to do this? The father of her child is an [[spoiler: Asgardian wolf-god]].
* ''Creator/MarvelComics''' ComicBook/JessicaJones. Highlights include beating up the Green Goblin with his own glider when she thinks something has happened to her baby, and disarming Kang the Conqueror and pointing his own {{BFG}} at him when he tries to threaten her in ''ComicBook/YoungAvengers''.

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* In ''ComicBook/XForce'', [[spoiler:Wolfsbane]]. She was already a [[spoiler: ComicBook/{{Galactus}}'s daughter Galacta currently qualifies, technically, although she isn't pregnant mutant werewolf]], which would be badass enough in its own right, but the strain of same way humans are. (It's similar, however.) When her hunger for life energy was increasing to the pregnancy was killing her until Elixir altered her DNA to be more like her unborn baby's, resulting in super strength, bulletproof (at least) skin, and a significant enough upgrade to her already heightened senses point that they're now more acute the temptation to consume the Earth became harder than Wolverine or X-23's. And ''why'' did Elixir have ever to do this? The father of resist, she thought some evil parasite had infected her, and tried to steal the Ultimate Nullifier from her father's ship in an effort to purge it from her (even though the risk of destroying herself in the process was great). When he stopped her from doing so, she found out that the "parasite" was actually a child is an [[spoiler: Asgardian wolf-god]].
* ''Creator/MarvelComics''' ComicBook/JessicaJones. Highlights include beating up
she had conceived in [[TrulySingleParent the Green Goblin with his own glider when same method that he had conceived her.]] (She was, in effect, pregnant; the reason for her incredible hunger was simply, she thinks something has happened had to her baby, eat for two.)
* Mother of Champions from ''ComicBook/TheGreatTen''. Perpetually pregnant,
and disarming Kang the Conqueror and pointing his own {{BFG}} at him when he tries to threaten her in ''ComicBook/YoungAvengers''.perpetually a badass, too.



* Mother of Champions from ''ComicBook/TheGreatTen''. Perpetually pregnant, and perpetually a badass too.

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* Mother of Champions An ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' comic-book involving Indy's quest to find the Golden Fleece and stop a mad cult using it to summon Hecate features Omphale, an eight-months pregnant Grecian woman who attacks mad cultists with a rifle blazing, sneaks up on a Nazi and knocks him out with a tree branch just in time to stop him shooting Indy, pilots a Nazi plane from ''ComicBook/TheGreatTen''. Perpetually pregnant, Greece to Turkey, insists on trekking at Indy's side all the way from Istanbul to Colchis to retrieve the Fleece, gives birth in the middle of a magically created blizzard, allows Hecate to be turned against the cult by presenting her with her newborn son, and perpetually [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking repeatedly insults Indiana's name]].
* ''ComicBook/MsTree'': Michael is impregnated by an old flame who is manipulating her to kill his wife. She decides to keep the baby, creating
a badass too.unique series of adventures of this homicidal PI fighting off criminals even while dealing with a full term pregnancy while the mob family she hates moves to protect her in their own way.
-->'''Ms. Tree''' ''(On the phone)'': I just shot two idiots and my water just broke.
* In the ComicBook/{{New 52}} ''ComicBook/ForeverEvil'' series, [[spoiler: Superwoman, the EvilCounterpart to ComicBook/WonderWoman in the Crime Syndicate of Amerika, has been revealed to be pregnant. This hasn't stopped her superhuman rampages in the slightest.]]



* Taz from ''ComicBook/AtariForce'', with the surprising bit being that [[SamusIsAGirl nobody knew that Taz was female until Morphea found that out from a telepathic scan]].
* ComicBook/{{Galactus}}'s daughter Galacta currently qualifies, technically, although she isn't pregnant in the same way humans are. (It's similar, however.) When her hunger for life energy was increasing to the point that the temptation to consume the Earth became harder than ever to resist, she thought some evil parasite had infected her, and tried to steal the Ultimate Nullifier from her father's ship in an effort to purge it from her (even though the risk of destroying herself in the process was great). When he stopped her from doing so, she found out that the "parasite" was actually a child she had conceived in [[TrulySingleParent the same method that he had conceived her.]] (She was, in effect, pregnant; the reason for her incredible hunger was simply, she had to eat for two.)
* In the ComicBook/{{New 52}} ''ComicBook/ForeverEvil'' series, [[spoiler: Superwoman, the EvilCounterpart to ComicBook/WonderWoman in the Crime Syndicate of Amerika, has been revealed to be pregnant. This hasn't stopped her superhuman rampages in the slightest.]]
* An ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' comic-book involving Indy's quest to find the Golden Fleece and stop a mad cult using it to summon Hecate features Omphale, an eight-months pregnant Grecian woman who attacks mad cultists with a rifle blazing, sneaks up on a Nazi and knocks him out with a tree branch just in time to stop him shooting Indy, pilots a Nazi plane from Greece to Turkey, insists on trekking at Indy's side all the way from Istanbul to Colchis to retrieve the Fleece, gives birth in the middle of a magically created blizzard, allows Hecate to be turned against the cult by presenting her with her newborn son, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking repeatedly insults Indiana's name]].

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* Taz from ''ComicBook/AtariForce'', with the surprising bit being that [[SamusIsAGirl nobody knew that Taz was female until Morphea found that out from a telepathic scan]].
* ComicBook/{{Galactus}}'s daughter Galacta currently qualifies, technically, although she isn't pregnant in the same way humans are. (It's similar, however.) When her hunger for life energy was increasing to the point that the temptation to consume the Earth became harder than ever to resist, she thought some evil parasite had infected her, and tried to steal the Ultimate Nullifier from her father's ship in an effort to purge it from her (even though the risk of destroying herself in the process was great). When he stopped her from doing so, she found out that the "parasite" was actually a child she had conceived in [[TrulySingleParent the same method that he had conceived her.]] (She was, in effect, pregnant; the reason for her incredible hunger was simply, she had to eat for two.)
* In the ComicBook/{{New 52}} ''ComicBook/ForeverEvil'' series, ''ComicBook/XForce'', [[spoiler:Wolfsbane]]. She was already a [[spoiler: Superwoman, the EvilCounterpart to ComicBook/WonderWoman in the Crime Syndicate of Amerika, has been revealed to be pregnant. This hasn't stopped her superhuman rampages in the slightest.]]
* An ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' comic-book involving Indy's quest to find the Golden Fleece and stop a mad cult using it to summon Hecate features Omphale, an eight-months
pregnant Grecian woman who attacks mad cultists with a rifle blazing, sneaks up on a Nazi and knocks him out with a tree branch just mutant werewolf]], which would be badass enough in time to stop him shooting Indy, pilots a Nazi plane from Greece to Turkey, insists on trekking at Indy's side all its own right, but the way from Istanbul to Colchis to retrieve strain of the Fleece, gives birth in the middle of a magically created blizzard, allows Hecate pregnancy was killing her until Elixir altered her DNA to be turned against more like her unborn baby's, resulting in super strength, bulletproof (at least) skin, and a significant enough upgrade to her already heightened senses that they're now more acute than Wolverine or X-23's. And ''why'' did Elixir have to do this? The father of her child is an [[spoiler: Asgardian wolf-god]].
* ''Creator/MarvelComics''' ComicBook/JessicaJones. Highlights include beating up
the cult by presenting her Green Goblin with his own glider when she thinks something has happened to her newborn son, baby, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking repeatedly insults Indiana's name]].disarming Kang the Conqueror and pointing his own {{BFG}} at him when he tries to threaten her in ''ComicBook/YoungAvengers''.



* Rene Russo's character in ''Film/LethalWeapon4''.

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* Rene Russo's character Conan's mother in ''Film/LethalWeapon4''.''[[Film/ConanTheBarbarian2011 Conan the Barbarian (2011)]]''. A LadyOfWar, she is mortally wounded and wants to see her son before her death. Her husband then helps her, carving a caesarean section with his sword, and she gives birth to Conan ''on the battlefield''.



* The titular character in ''[[Film/{{Godzilla1998}} Godzilla (1998)]]'' is pregnant during the first act of the film and still capable of destroying helicopters with ease.
* Katniss Everdeen in ''Film/TheHungerGamesCatchingFire''... or so Peeta would have you believe.



* Averted with Padmé from the ''Franchise/StarWars'' prequels in a case of BadassDecay. In the second film, she is running around [[BareYourMidriff with bared midriff]] and [[BattleCouple firing a blaster at enemy droids]]. In the third film however, once she becomes pregnant, she is very much a DistressedDamsel, more emotionally than in the literal sense, but justified in that she's pregnant with twins and could easily injure herself or the children at that point in the pregnancy, and in fact suffers what's essentially DeathByChildbirth and DeathByDespair after she delivers them.
* JackieChan's pregnant stepmother in ''Legend of Drunken Master'' ''wants'' to fight, but nobody will let her, though it's shown she has the ability to kick just about anybody's ass. Subverted in that [[spoiler:she's not really pregnant and was just faking it so her husband wouldn't punish Jackie too harshly for being out of bounds and getting smashed to fully exploit the power of the Drunken Fist style while in the middle of a street brawl. Then it turns out she ''is'' pregnant]].



* JackieChan's pregnant stepmother in ''Legend of Drunken Master'' ''wants'' to fight, but nobody will let her, though it's shown she has the ability to kick just about anybody's ass. Subverted in that [[spoiler:she's not really pregnant and was just faking it so her husband wouldn't punish Jackie too harshly for being out of bounds and getting smashed to fully exploit the power of the Drunken Fist style while in the middle of a street brawl. Then it turns out she ''is'' pregnant]].
* Rene Russo's character in ''Film/LethalWeapon4''.
* In ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'', at least two of the Wives are pregnant, especially Splendid who is over eight months into her pregnancy. However, this does nothing to hinder them from helping Furiosa and Max around the speeding War Rig, and Splendid even uses herself as a HumanShield to prevent Joe from shooting Furiosa. Sadly, it also results in [[spoiler: her death]] when she can't regain her footing and falls from the War Rig, [[spoiler: killing both her and the unborn child.]]
* [[spoiler:The Kaiju Otachi]] from ''Film/PacificRim'' is revealed to be pregnant during the Hong Kong attack. This doesn't stop her from [[spoiler:fighting three HumongousMecha, decapitating the Crimson Typhoon, crippling Cherno Alpha, and almost destroying Gipsy Danger]].



* Conan's mother in ''[[Film/ConanTheBarbarian2011 Conan the Barbarian (2011)]]''. A LadyOfWar, she is mortally wounded and wants to see her son before her death. Her husband then helps her, carving a caesarean section with his sword, and she gives birth to Conan ''on the battlefield''.
%%* Isabella Hudson in ''Film/FinalDestination2''.
* Although her knowledge of it is never confirmed, it is highly likely that Selene is pregnant in the opening sequence of ''Film/{{Underworld}}: Awakening'', jumping off buildings and dodging flamethrowers, before she is taken hostage and put into frozen stasis for more than a decade, waking up to find a pubescent daughter. Sonja is consistently a badass in ''Underworld: Rise of the Lycans'', and is revealed to have been pregnant for the entire movie towards the end.



* The titular character in ''[[Film/{{Godzilla1998}} Godzilla (1998)]]'' is pregnant during the first act of the film and still capable of destroying helicopters with ease.
* [[spoiler:The kaiju Otachi]] from ''Film/PacificRim'' is revealed to be pregnant during the Hong Kong attack. This doesn't stop her from [[spoiler:fighting three HumongousMecha, decapitating the Crimson Typhoon, crippling Cherno Alpha, and almost destroying Gipsy Danger]].
* Katniss Everdeen in ''Film/TheHungerGamesCatchingFire''... or so Peeta would have you believe.

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* The titular character Averted with Padmé from the ''Franchise/StarWars'' prequels in ''[[Film/{{Godzilla1998}} Godzilla (1998)]]'' a case of BadassDecay. In the second film, she is running around [[BareYourMidriff with bared midriff]] and [[BattleCouple firing a blaster at enemy droids]]. In the third film however, once she becomes pregnant, she is very much a DistressedDamsel, more emotionally than in the literal sense, but justified in that she's pregnant with twins and could easily injure herself or the children at that point in the pregnancy, and in fact suffers what's essentially DeathByChildbirth and DeathByDespair after she delivers them.
* Although her knowledge of it is never confirmed, it is highly likely that Selene
is pregnant during in the first act opening sequence of ''Film/{{Underworld}}: Awakening'', jumping off buildings and dodging flamethrowers, before she is taken hostage and put into frozen stasis for more than a decade, waking up to find a pubescent daughter. Sonja is consistently a badass in ''Underworld: Rise of the film Lycans'', and still capable of destroying helicopters with ease.
* [[spoiler:The kaiju Otachi]] from ''Film/PacificRim''
is revealed to be have been pregnant during for the Hong Kong attack. This doesn't stop her from [[spoiler:fighting three HumongousMecha, decapitating entire movie towards the Crimson Typhoon, crippling Cherno Alpha, and almost destroying Gipsy Danger]].
* Katniss Everdeen in ''Film/TheHungerGamesCatchingFire''... or so Peeta would have you believe.
end.



* ''Woman Warrior'' by Maxine Hong Kingston retells the Chinese legend of Fa Mu Lan in Chapter 2, including the heroine becoming pregnant during war and giving birth during battle. She even wore specially-made armor during her pregnancy that would fit around her enlarged stomach.
* Liara from ''Literature/LoyalEnemies'' is pregnant with her second child and asskicking battle witch. Her husband tries to make her stay at home at least until the child is born, but she insists, and the fact that she's expecting doesn't slow her down in the slightest. [[spoiler:Deconstructed ruthlessly when she dies in the final battle, buried under the ruined wall. The child, obviously, dies with her, and her grieving husband promises to himself that his living daughter will not become a witch under any circumstances.]]
* In ''[[TheOtherworld Broken]]'', Elena's mate's and father-in-law's overprotectiveness drives her directly into adventure. And despite her newfound caution and her center of gravity being thrown off balance, she still manages to kick large amounts of ass. [[spoiler:And then she learns she's the equivalent of nine months pregnant [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent for her race]] and she's having twins.]]

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* ''Woman Warrior'' by Maxine Hong Kingston retells The climax of Eric Flint's ''Literature/SixteenThirtyTwo'' has not one, not two, but ''three'' pregnant badasses shooting up an army of Croats that attack their town. Promptly {{lampshaded}} when another character comments, "Boy, did they pick the Chinese legend of Fa Mu Lan in Chapter 2, including the heroine becoming wrong time to piss off pregnant women."
* [[spoiler:Kitai]] is
pregnant during war and giving birth during battle. She even wore specially-made armor during her pregnancy that would fit around her enlarged stomach.
* Liara from ''Literature/LoyalEnemies'' is pregnant with her second child and asskicking battle witch. Her husband tries to make her stay at home at least until
the child is born, but she insists, and entire last book of the fact that she's expecting ''Literature/CodexAlera''. This doesn't slow stop her down in the slightest. [[spoiler:Deconstructed ruthlessly when she dies in the final battle, buried under the ruined wall. The child, obviously, dies with her, and her grieving husband promises to himself that his living daughter will not become a witch under any circumstances.]]
* In ''[[TheOtherworld Broken]]'', Elena's mate's and father-in-law's overprotectiveness drives her directly into adventure. And despite her newfound caution and her center of gravity
from being thrown off balance, she still manages very, very badass.
* An honorable mention must go
to kick large amounts of ass. [[spoiler:And then she learns she's the equivalent unnamed mother of nine months pregnant [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent for her race]] and she's having twins.]][[ConantheBarbarian Conan the Cimmerian]], who it is explicitly stated gave birth to him on a battlefield.



* [[StarWarsExpandedUniverse Mara Jade]] in the ''Literature/NewJediOrder'' books, compounded by her also having a debilitating ''disease'' for part of the series yet still managing to kick massive amounts of ass.
** ''TheThrawnTrilogy'': Leia Organa Solo, pregnant with twins, being accepted as the Mal'ary'ush by the Nohgri and showing them how the Empire has only contributed to their problems. When she's pregnant with her third child in ''ComicBook/DarkEmpire'', she shows herself capable of matching Luke in a lightsaber duel.
* Lisanne Norman's ''SholanAlliance'' Series features Carrie Hamilton-Aldatan, a lady who fights a DuelToTheDeath while pregnant. During a subsequent pregnancy, she goes off [[TimeTravel time travelling]].
* Khiri from ''Literature/{{Phenomena}}''.

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* [[StarWarsExpandedUniverse Mara Jade]] ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': [[spoiler:Sybil]] gets a few AwesomeMoments in the ''Literature/NewJediOrder'' books, compounded by her also having ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant''.[[spoiler:Low King Rhys Rhysson/Low Queen Blodwyn]] is a debilitating ''disease'' for part of the series yet still managing to kick massive amounts of ass.
** ''TheThrawnTrilogy'': Leia Organa Solo, pregnant with twins, being accepted
pretty tough customer in ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'' as the Mal'ary'ush by the Nohgri and showing them how the Empire has only contributed to their problems. When she's pregnant with her third child in ''ComicBook/DarkEmpire'', she shows herself capable of matching Luke in a lightsaber duel.
* Lisanne Norman's ''SholanAlliance'' Series features Carrie Hamilton-Aldatan, a lady who fights a DuelToTheDeath while pregnant. During a subsequent pregnancy, she goes off [[TimeTravel time travelling]].
* Khiri from ''Literature/{{Phenomena}}''.
well.



* The Lady Jessica, in ''Literature/{{Dune}}'', quickly forces Stilgar (the leader of his sietch and therefore its mightiest warrior) to submit and keep the other Fremen at bay. She does this while not heavily pregnant but pregnant nonetheless.
* In ''Dies the Fire'', the first volume of SMStirling's {{Emberverse}} series, nine-months-pregnant Juniper Mackenzie leads the Clan Mackenzie in battle against a group of Eaters (crazed cannibals), goes into a holy berserker-trance in which she invokes the Blood-Crow aspect of the Goddess, and opens the battle by killing the first Eater with an arrow. The Mackenzies win. The moment the battle is over, Juniper goes into labor and delivers Rudi Mackenzie.
* In ''[[Literature/TheFirebringerTrilogy Dark Moon]]'', [[spoiler:[[ActionMom Tek]]]] tosses one of [[spoiler:[[TyrantTakesTheHelm Korr]]'s]] thugs off a cliff and fatally injures him while carrying [[spoiler:[[OracularUrchin the twins]]]].
* Invoked and averted in ''Literature/FrostflowerAndThorn'' when [[spoiler:Frostflower, questioned about Starwind's real parents, says (truthfully) Thorn is his mother only for Maldron to reject the confession out of hand as a lie: Thorn was nowhere pregnant enough just weeks ago to have given birth to the newborn Starwind.]]



* Literature/ThursdayNext in Creator/JasperFforde's ''The Well of Lost Plots''. Initially averted in that she's hiding out in the [=BookWorld=] because her assorted enemies mean it wouldn't be safe for her to stay in the Outworld during her pregnancy. Still, she ends up saving the day in the [=BookWorld=].
* In ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', the nine-months-pregnant Shaiel, a Maiden of the Spear (woman warrior), walked with a massive army hundreds of miles to a foreign land to hunt down a king, climbed a mountain to fight the decisive battle, and then gave birth in the middle of that battle to TheHero. Also [[spoiler:Elayne, and very possibly Aviendha]], in later books.

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* Literature/ThursdayNext in Creator/JasperFforde's ''The Well The story-within-a-story of Lost Plots''. Initially averted in that she's hiding out in Tadeusz Borowski's "The January Offensive" features a pregnant woman who joins the [=BookWorld=] because her assorted enemies mean it wouldn't be safe Russian march on Berlin in WWII, stopping for her to stay in the Outworld during her pregnancy. Still, she ends up saving the only a day in the [=BookWorld=].
* In ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', the nine-months-pregnant Shaiel, a Maiden of the Spear (woman warrior), walked with a massive army hundreds of miles
to a foreign land to hunt down a king, climbed a mountain to fight the decisive battle, and then gave give birth in to her child before carrying it along with her on the middle of that battle to TheHero. Also [[spoiler:Elayne, and very possibly Aviendha]], in later books.march. The story's listeners consider this implausible.
* ''Literature/LegacyOfTheDragokin'': A flashback reveals Daniar was this at one point. [[spoiler: Deconstructed as a belly wound killed the fetus.]]



* Liara from ''Literature/LoyalEnemies'' is pregnant with her second child and asskicking battle witch. Her husband tries to make her stay at home at least until the child is born, but she insists, and the fact that she's expecting doesn't slow her down in the slightest. [[spoiler:Deconstructed ruthlessly when she dies in the final battle, buried under the ruined wall. The child, obviously, dies with her, and her grieving husband promises to himself that his living daughter will not become a witch under any circumstances.]]
* [[Literature/MegLangslowMysteries Meg Langslow]] in ''Stork Raving Mad'' just as she's about to give birth to twins.
* In ''[[TheOtherworld Broken]]'', Elena's mate's and father-in-law's overprotectiveness drives her directly into adventure. And despite her newfound caution and her center of gravity being thrown off balance, she still manages to kick large amounts of ass. [[spoiler:And then she learns she's the equivalent of nine months pregnant [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent for her race]] and she's having twins.]]
* [[spoiler:Alexia Tarabotti]] in Gail Carriger's ''Literature/TheParasolProtectorate'' series. Most notably she manages to [[spoiler: fight with and then rescue an entire vampire hive from a mechanical octopus machine, deal with a freed pack of moon-crazy werewolves and manage to get control of the situation and protect everyone, all of this minutes before giving birth.]]



* [[spoiler:Kitai]] is pregnant during the entire last book of the ''Literature/CodexAlera''. This doesn't stop her from being very, very badass.
* In ''Dies the Fire'', the first volume of SMStirling's {{Emberverse}} series, nine-months-pregnant Juniper Mackenzie leads the Clan Mackenzie in battle against a group of Eaters (crazed cannibals), goes into a holy berserker-trance in which she invokes the Blood-Crow aspect of the Goddess, and opens the battle by killing the first Eater with an arrow. The Mackenzies win. The moment the battle is over, Juniper goes into labor and delivers Rudi Mackenzie.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': [[spoiler:Sybil]] gets a few AwesomeMoments in ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant''.[[spoiler:Low King Rhys Rhysson/Low Queen Blodwyn]] is a pretty tough customer in ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'' as well.

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* [[spoiler:Kitai]] is Reiko from the ''Literature/SanoIchiro'' mysteries. Being pregnant during the entire last book of the ''Literature/CodexAlera''. This doesn't stop her from being very, very badass.
* In ''Dies the Fire'', the first volume of SMStirling's {{Emberverse}} series, nine-months-pregnant Juniper Mackenzie leads the Clan Mackenzie
getting involved in battle against dangerous detective investigations, or getting into knife fights with crazy villains and winning.
* Lisanne Norman's ''SholanAlliance'' Series features Carrie Hamilton-Aldatan,
a group of Eaters (crazed cannibals), lady who fights a DuelToTheDeath while pregnant. During a subsequent pregnancy, she goes into a holy berserker-trance in which she invokes the Blood-Crow aspect of the Goddess, and opens the battle by killing the first Eater with an arrow. The Mackenzies win. The moment the battle is over, Juniper goes into labor and delivers Rudi Mackenzie.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': [[spoiler:Sybil]] gets a few AwesomeMoments in ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant''.[[spoiler:Low King Rhys Rhysson/Low Queen Blodwyn]] is a pretty tough customer in ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'' as well.
off [[TimeTravel time travelling]].



* The story-within-a-story of Tadeusz Borowski's "The January Offensive" features a pregnant woman who joins the Russian march on Berlin in WWII, stopping for only a day to give birth to her child before carrying it along with her on the march. The story's listeners consider this implausible.
* The climax of Eric Flint's ''Literature/SixteenThirtyTwo'' has not one, not two, but ''three'' pregnant badasses shooting up an army of Croats that attack their town. Promptly {{lampshaded}} when another character comments, "Boy, did they pick the wrong time to piss off pregnant women."
* [[Literature/MegLangslowMysteries Meg Langslow]] in ''Stork Raving Mad'' just as she's about to give birth to twins.
* An honorable mention must go to the unnamed mother of [[ConantheBarbarian Conan the Cimmerian]], who it is explicitly stated gave birth to him on a battlefield.

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* The story-within-a-story [[StarWarsExpandedUniverse Mara Jade]] in the ''Literature/NewJediOrder'' books, compounded by her also having a debilitating ''disease'' for part of Tadeusz Borowski's "The January Offensive" features a the series yet still managing to kick massive amounts of ass.
** ''TheThrawnTrilogy'': Leia Organa Solo,
pregnant woman who joins with twins, being accepted as the Russian march on Berlin in WWII, stopping for Mal'ary'ush by the Nohgri and showing them how the Empire has only a day contributed to give birth to her child before carrying it along with her on the march. The story's listeners consider this implausible.
* The climax of Eric Flint's ''Literature/SixteenThirtyTwo'' has not one, not two, but ''three'' pregnant badasses shooting up an army of Croats that attack
their town. Promptly {{lampshaded}} when another character comments, "Boy, did they pick the wrong time to piss off pregnant women."
* [[Literature/MegLangslowMysteries Meg Langslow]] in ''Stork Raving Mad'' just as
problems. When she's about to give birth to twins.
pregnant with her third child in ''ComicBook/DarkEmpire'', she shows herself capable of matching Luke in a lightsaber duel.
* An honorable mention must go Averted a couple ways in ''[[TalesOfTheBranionRealm The Stone Prince]]''. Isolde [=DeKathrine=] is [[ArrangedMarriage betrothed]] to the unnamed mother of [[ConantheBarbarian Conan eponymous Prince, and unknowingly a couple weeks pregnant with his child, when she helps fight off an attack on the Cimmerian]], who it royal party (due to GenderIsNoObject, she's a fully fledged knight and lord). Months later, after they're married, she is explicitly stated gave birth forbidden to him on a battlefield.come with her husband to war once it's discovered she's carrying the next heir to the throne. She is absolutely furious with him, even though he's her ''monarch'' by this point, and all their servants and guards are [[PassThePopcorn quite aware of it.]]



* [[spoiler:Alexia Tarabotti]] in Gail Carriger's ''Literature/TheParasolProtectorate'' series. Most notably she manages to [[spoiler: fight with and then rescue an entire vampire hive from a mechanical octopus machine, deal with a freed pack of moon-crazy werewolves and manage to get control of the situation and protect everyone, all of this minutes before giving birth.]]
* Reiko from the ''Literature/SanoIchiro'' mysteries. Being pregnant doesn't stop her from getting involved in dangerous detective investigations, or getting into knife fights with crazy villains and winning.
* In ''[[Literature/TheFirebringerTrilogy Dark Moon]]'', [[spoiler:[[ActionMom Tek]]]] tosses one of [[spoiler:[[TyrantTakesTheHelm Korr]]'s]] thugs off a cliff and fatally injures him while carrying [[spoiler:[[OracularUrchin the twins]]]].



* Tanya von Shrakenburg in ''Under the Yoke'' by S.M. Stirling is attacked by guerrillas while heavily pregnant and directs the fight against them. She's a villain, but definitely a badass.
* In the first ''Literature/WarriorCats'' book, Brindleface is noted as being very close to having her kits, but still fighting as hard as she can to defend the Clan when their camp is attacked.
* Literature/ThursdayNext in Creator/JasperFforde's ''The Well of Lost Plots''. Initially averted in that she's hiding out in the [=BookWorld=] because her assorted enemies mean it wouldn't be safe for her to stay in the Outworld during her pregnancy. Still, she ends up saving the day in the [=BookWorld=].
* In ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', the nine-months-pregnant Shaiel, a Maiden of the Spear (woman warrior), walked with a massive army hundreds of miles to a foreign land to hunt down a king, climbed a mountain to fight the decisive battle, and then gave birth in the middle of that battle to TheHero. Also [[spoiler:Elayne, and very possibly Aviendha]], in later books.
* ''Woman Warrior'' by Maxine Hong Kingston retells the Chinese legend of Fa Mu Lan in Chapter 2, including the heroine becoming pregnant during war and giving birth during battle. She even wore specially-made armor during her pregnancy that would fit around her enlarged stomach.



* Averted a couple ways in ''[[TalesOfTheBranionRealm The Stone Prince]]''. Isolde [=DeKathrine=] is [[ArrangedMarriage betrothed]] to the eponymous Prince, and unknowingly a couple weeks pregnant with his child, when she helps fight off an attack on the royal party (due to GenderIsNoObject, she's a fully fledged knight and lord). Months later, after they're married, she is forbidden to come with her husband to war once it's discovered she's carrying the next heir to the throne. She is absolutely furious with him, even though he's her ''monarch'' by this point, and all their servants and guards are [[PassThePopcorn quite aware of it.]]
* ''Literature/LegacyOfTheDragokin'': A flashback reveals Daniar was this at one point. [[spoiler: Deconstructed as a belly wound killed the fetus.]]
* The Lady Jessica, in ''Literature/{{Dune}}'', quickly forces Stilgar (the leader of his sietch and therefore its mightiest warrior) to submit and keep the other Fremen at bay. She does this while not heavily pregnant but pregnant nonetheless.
* Invoked and averted in ''Literature/FrostflowerAndThorn'' when [[spoiler:Frostflower, questioned about Starwind's real parents, says (truthfully) Thorn is his mother only for Maldron to reject the confession out of hand as a lie: Thorn was nowhere pregnant enough just weeks ago to have given birth to the newborn Starwind.]]
* Tanya von Shrakenburg in ''Under the Yoke'' by S.M. Stirling is attacked by guerrillas while heavily pregnant and directs the fight against them. She's a villain, but definitely a badass.
* In the same novel, Chantal is another pregnant badass, although a more subtle one.
%% * [[spoiler:Charlotte Branwell]] as of the end of ''[[Literature/TheInfernalDevices The Clockwork Prince]]''.
* In the first ''Literature/WarriorCats'' book, Brindleface is noted as being very close to having her kits, but still fighting as hard as she can to defend the Clan when their camp is attacked.
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* ''Series/{{Alias}}'': When Sidney Bristow was pregnant with Vaughn's child and he was [[spoiler: not really]] dead, she used her hormones as an excuse to ''kick his murderer out a window''. Note he was tied to a chair and five stories up. And despite her pregnancy, she remained an active agent and was able to do [[LadyOfWar all that]] [[ActionGirl it required]].
* Invoked by George on ''Series/AlienNation'' when, having had his machismo belittled by Sykes all episode [[MisterSeahorse for being pregnant]], he absolutely ''creams'' a thug who threatens both cops, then explains that he was [[PapaWolf protecting his baby]].
* Darla, the only vampire who ever got pregnant in ''Series/{{Angel}}''. She still had all of her extra vampire strength, leading to some violence when she went into labor... and all that extra hunger can rack up a huge kill count.



* ''AshesToAshes'': Jackie Queen headbutts a pornographer while vastly pregnant, and insists on tagging along on the team's investigation. And she's not even a ''copper''. Then again, [[ViolentGlaswegian she's from Glasgow]].
* ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'': While it probably counts as a MamaBear moment, Sharon cracking a bulletproof window ''with her head'' during late pregnancy was certainly a feat of badassitude. Then again, she isn't really a human...
* Temperance Brennan on ''Series/{{Bones}}''. Heavily pregnant and still ran right into a fight with a perp despite Booth warning her not to. Briefly played for laughs when she falls into a narrow space and her stomach keeps her from getting up.



* Gwen Cooper in ''Series/TorchwoodChildrenOfEarth''. Although most of her badassery does occur when she's still in a fairly early stage of pregnancy.
* Xena in ''XenaWarriorPrincess''. Pregnant, but still managed to backflip and whatnot. Xena once fought off a small army of soldiers sent by the gods to stop her from giving birth, ''while she was in labor''. As one fan noted, the woman must be made out of cast iron.

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* Gwen Cooper ''Series/DesperateHousewives'' has Lynette Scavo, who [[spoiler:pushes a young girl out of the way of a crashed plane barreling down the street while pregnant with twins. Unfortunately, the event causes her to miscarry one of those twins.]]
** A later example finds her [[spoiler:convincing a serial killer, a very troubled boy she befriended, to help her deliver her baby, save said baby's life, and winds up convincing him to turn himself in.]]
* Amy Pond from ''Series/DoctorWho'', on two occasions:
** While it was an alternate timeline,
in ''Series/TorchwoodChildrenOfEarth''. Although most "Amy's Choice," she definitely counts. She was toward the end of her badassery does occur when pregnancy, describing herself as "a boat." Despite this, she's still able to keep both the Doctor and Rory at bay, and was mowing down aliens left and right.
** The next series, the trope gets [[ZigZaggedTrope zigzagged]] to hell and gone. Amy is pregnant, then not pregnant, then the TARDIS can't tell if she's pregnant, then she turns out to [[spoiler: be a duplicate, while the real Amy is kept
in a fairly early stage of pregnancy.
* Xena in ''XenaWarriorPrincess''. Pregnant, but still managed to backflip and whatnot. Xena once fought off a small army of soldiers sent by the gods to stop her from giving birth, ''while she was in labor''. As one fan noted, the woman must be made
coma while pregnant, somewhere out of cast iron.the Doctor's reach]]. And the baby? [[spoiler:She turns out to be River Song]].



* ''AshesToAshes'': Jackie Queen headbutts a pornographer while vastly pregnant, and insists on tagging along on the team's investigation. And she's not even a ''copper''. Then again, [[ViolentGlaswegian she's from Glasgow]].

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* ''AshesToAshes'': Jackie Queen headbutts [[spoiler:Jules]] from ''Series/{{Flashpoint}}'' in Season 5.
* The possibility of dying along with her baby on the island takes ''Series/{{Lost}}'''s Sun from TheStoic to this trope in Season 4. Reaches its apex when
a pornographer very pregnant Sun informs her {{Jerkass}} father that [[TookALevelInBadass she's bought out his corporation]] and now, ''he'' works for ''her.''
* The final episode of ''Series/TheMentalist'' ends with [[spoiler:Lisbon and Jane's]] wedding, [[WeddingEnhancedFertility immediately after which]] [[spoiler:Lisbon]] reveals that she's pregnant. Which makes the fact that she helped take down a serial killer ''while wearing her wedding dress'' earlier the same day all the more awesome.
** It's very very subtly hinted she's known about the pregnancy for a few episodes before letting on in the finale, so basically everything she does in the final half-dozen or so episodes of the show count towards this trope in hindsight, as well.
* The final episode of ''{{Series/Misfits}}'' ends with Jess deciding to have the baby she saw herself with in the bad-future the gang have just averted. While it's unclear whether she actually manages to conceive (the series ends just a couple of hours after the encounter with the man who she believed to be the baby's father), she's shown drinking [[OneDrinkWillKillTheBaby orange juice]]
while vastly the other four celebrate with cans of lager. The really "badass" part comes into effect, though, when Jess decides to rally her friends (who are initially reluctant) to join her in forming a superhero team that can make real use of their powers. They finally agree, just before the credits roll.
* Perhaps not as badass as other examples, but Haley from ''Series/OneTreeHill'' slapped Rachel in an awesome moment while pregnant with Jamie.
-->'''Rachel:''' You're lucky you're pregnant...\\
'''Haley:''' No, honey, ''you're'' lucky I'm pregnant.
* Juma from Brazilian [[TheNineties 1990's]] soap ''Pantanal'' was heavily pregnant when she [[spoiler: killed the assassin who was threatening her and the whole family of her father-in-law]]. She gave birth a few days later.
* In ''Series/RizzoliAndIsles'', [[spoiler:Jane]] refuses to let her pregnancy keep her from doing her job. She is nearly shot pursuing a suspect and is later actually shot by a sniper but it hits her bullet proof vest. She also saves a teenage girl from a hitman, [[spoiler:but Jane later suffers a miscarriage after he hits her with a pipe.]]
* When Mary Stuart Masterson hosted ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' in 1992 she did a sketch called "Lisa Piongrasic, Very Pregnant Undercover Cop". She played the title role who was a hard-assed ''and'' pregnant police detective with Phil Hartman playing her superior and Chris Farley as her bumbling partner. The opening credits showed her with a baby bump climbing a chain-link fence, posing undercover as a prostitute, participating in a high-speed chase, throwing a bad guy over some garbage cans, and practicing self-defense training, getting hit head-on by a car, peeking out slowly from behind a wall on stakeout. The rest of the skit showed her and Farley trying to take down a drug dealer played by Dana Carvey doing a Film/{{Scarface|1983}} impression.
** Also, Creator/AmyPoehler doing a PissTakeRap about SarahPalin (while the latter was present) on a ''Weekend Update'' sketch.
* An non-action example: Maxine Peake's character Martha Costello from the recent British courtroom drama ''Silk''. She's a barrister, she's
pregnant, and insists on tagging along on the team's investigation. And she's not such a darned {{determinator}} that even a ''copper''. Then again, [[ViolentGlaswegian she's [[spoiler: violent beating-induced miscarriage in the first season finale]] won't stop her from Glasgow]].defending a client she believes to be innocent.
* ''{{Series/Sherlock}}'': [[AdaptationalBadass Mary]] would qualify. [[BewareTheNiceOnes Don't mess with this lady]] or her husband.



* ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'': While it probably counts as a MamaBear moment, Sharon cracking a bulletproof window ''with her head'' during late pregnancy was certainly a feat of badassitude. Then again, she isn't really a human...
* ''Series/{{Alias}}'': When Sidney Bristow was pregnant with Vaughn's child and he was [[spoiler: not really]] dead, she used her hormones as an excuse to ''kick his murderer out a window''. Note he was tied to a chair and five stories up. And despite her pregnancy, she remained an active agent and was able to do [[LadyOfWar all that]] [[ActionGirl it required]].
* When Mary Stuart Masterson hosted ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' in 1992 she did a sketch called "Lisa Piongrasic, Very Pregnant Undercover Cop". She played the title role who was a hard-assed ''and'' pregnant police detective with Phil Hartman playing her superior and Chris Farley as her bumbling partner. The opening credits showed her with a baby bump climbing a chain-link fence, posing undercover as a prostitute, participating in a high-speed chase, throwing a bad guy over some garbage cans, and practicing self-defense training, getting hit head-on by a car, peeking out slowly from behind a wall on stakeout. The rest of the skit showed her and Farley trying to take down a drug dealer played by Dana Carvey doing a Film/{{Scarface|1983}} impression.
** Also, Creator/AmyPoehler doing a PissTakeRap about SarahPalin (while the latter was present) on a ''Weekend Update'' sketch.
* The possibility of dying along with her baby on the island takes ''Series/{{Lost}}'''s Sun from TheStoic to this trope in season four. Reaches its apex when a very pregnant Sun informs her {{Jerkass}} father that [[TookALevelInBadass she's bought out his corporation]] and now, ''he'' works for ''her.''
* Darla, the only vampire who ever got pregnant in ''Series/{{Angel}}''. She still had all of her extra vampire strength, leading to some violence when she went into labor... and all that extra hunger can rack up a huge kill count.
* ''{{Series/Sherlock}}'': [[AdaptationalBadass Mary]] would qualify. [[BewareTheNiceOnes Don't mess with this lady]] or her husband.



* An non-action example: Maxine Peake's character Martha Costello from the recent British courtroom drama ''Silk''. She's a barrister, she's pregnant, and she's such a darned {{determinator}} that even a [[spoiler: violent beating-induced miscarriage in the first season finale]] won't stop her from defending a client she believes to be innocent.
* Amy Pond from ''Series/DoctorWho'', on two occasions:
** While it was an alternate timeline, in "Amy's Choice," she definitely counts. She was toward the end of her pregnancy, describing herself as "a boat." Despite this, she's able to keep both the Doctor and Rory at bay, and was mowing down aliens left and right.
** The next series, the trope gets [[ZigZaggedTrope zigzagged]] to hell and gone. Amy is pregnant, then not pregnant, then the TARDIS can't tell if she's pregnant, then she turns out to [[spoiler: be a duplicate, while the real Amy is kept in a coma while pregnant, somewhere out of the Doctor's reach]]. And the baby? [[spoiler:She turns out to be River Song]].
* Invoked by George on ''Series/AlienNation'' when, having had his machismo belittled by Sykes all episode [[MisterSeahorse for being pregnant]], he absolutely ''creams'' a thug who threatens both cops, then explains that he was [[PapaWolf protecting his baby]].
* Perhaps not as badass as other examples, but Haley from ''Series/OneTreeHill'' slapped Rachel in an awesome moment while pregnant with Jamie.
-->'''Rachel:''' You're lucky you're pregnant...\\
'''Haley:''' No, honey, ''you're'' lucky I'm pregnant.
* Temperance Brennan on ''Series/{{Bones}}''. Heavily pregnant and still ran right into a fight with a perp despite Booth warning her not to. Briefly played for laughs when she falls into a narrow space and her stomach keeps her from getting up.
* [[spoiler:Jules]] from ''Series/{{Flashpoint}}'' in season 5.
* ''Series/DesperateHousewives'' has Lynette Scavo, who [[spoiler:pushes a young girl out of the way of a crashed plane barreling down the street while pregnant with twins. Unfortunately, the event causes her to miscarry one of those twins.]]
** A later example finds her [[spoiler:convincing a serial killer, a very troubled boy she befriended, to help her deliver her baby, save said baby's life, and winds up convincing him to turn himself in.]]
* Played with in the Series/StudioC sketch, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRr1SGCfoxk Lady Shadow]]," where the titular character is trying to be her awesome spy self, but is having a bit of trouble...
* Scully on ''Series/TheXFiles'' in season 8. Mulder is missing and the FBI isn't doing anything to find him. She's got a manhunt to head, a new partner to break in, and X-Files to solve, pregnancy be damned!
* In ''Series/RizzoliAndIsles'', [[spoiler:Jane]] refuses to let her pregnancy keep her from doing her job. She is nearly shot pursuing a suspect and is later actually shot by a sniper but it hits her bullet proof vest. She also saves a teenage girl from a hitman, [[spoiler:but Jane later suffers a miscarriage after he hits her with a pipe.]]
* The final episode of ''Series/TheMentalist'' ends with [[spoiler:Lisbon and Jane's]] wedding, [[WeddingEnhancedFertility immediately after which]] [[spoiler:Lisbon]] reveals that she's pregnant. Which makes the fact that she helped take down a serial killer ''while wearing her wedding dress'' earlier the same day all the more awesome.
** It's very very subtly hinted she's known about the pregnancy for a few episodes before letting on in the finale, so basically everything she does in the final half-dozen or so episodes of the show count towards this trope in hindsight, as well.
* The final episode of ''{{Series/Misfits}}'' ends with Jess deciding to have the baby she saw herself with in the bad-future the gang have just averted. While it's unclear whether she actually manages to conceive (the series ends just a couple of hours after the encounter with the man who she believed to be the baby's father), she's shown drinking [[OneDrinkWillKillTheBaby orange juice]] while the other four celebrate with cans of lager. The really "badass" part comes into effect, though, when Jess decides to rally her friends (who are initially reluctant) to join her in forming a superhero team that can make real use of their powers. They finally agree, just before the credits roll.
* Juma from Brazilian [[TheNineties 1990's]] soap ''Pantanal'' was heavily pregnant when she [[spoiler: killed the assassin who was threatening her and the whole family of her father-in-law]]. She gave birth a few days later.

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* An non-action example: Maxine Peake's character Martha Costello from the recent British courtroom drama ''Silk''. She's a barrister, she's pregnant, and she's such a darned {{determinator}} that even a [[spoiler: violent beating-induced miscarriage in the first season finale]] won't stop her from defending a client she believes to be innocent.
* Amy Pond from ''Series/DoctorWho'', on two occasions:
** While it was an alternate timeline, in "Amy's Choice," she definitely counts. She was toward the end of her pregnancy, describing herself as "a boat." Despite this, she's able to keep both the Doctor and Rory at bay, and was mowing down aliens left and right.
** The next series, the trope gets [[ZigZaggedTrope zigzagged]] to hell and gone. Amy is pregnant, then not pregnant, then the TARDIS can't tell if she's pregnant, then she turns out to [[spoiler: be a duplicate, while the real Amy is kept in a coma while pregnant, somewhere out of the Doctor's reach]]. And the baby? [[spoiler:She turns out to be River Song]].
* Invoked by George on ''Series/AlienNation'' when, having had his machismo belittled by Sykes all episode [[MisterSeahorse for being pregnant]], he absolutely ''creams'' a thug who threatens both cops, then explains that he was [[PapaWolf protecting his baby]].
* Perhaps not as badass as other examples, but Haley from ''Series/OneTreeHill'' slapped Rachel in an awesome moment while pregnant with Jamie.
-->'''Rachel:''' You're lucky you're pregnant...\\
'''Haley:''' No, honey, ''you're'' lucky I'm pregnant.
* Temperance Brennan on ''Series/{{Bones}}''. Heavily pregnant and still ran right into a fight with a perp despite Booth warning her not to. Briefly played for laughs when she falls into a narrow space and her stomach keeps her from getting up.
* [[spoiler:Jules]] from ''Series/{{Flashpoint}}'' in season 5.
* ''Series/DesperateHousewives'' has Lynette Scavo, who [[spoiler:pushes a young girl out of the way of a crashed plane barreling down the street while pregnant with twins. Unfortunately, the event causes her to miscarry one of those twins.]]
** A later example finds her [[spoiler:convincing a serial killer, a very troubled boy she befriended, to help her deliver her baby, save said baby's life, and winds up convincing him to turn himself in.]]
* Played with in the Series/StudioC ''Series/StudioC'' sketch, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRr1SGCfoxk Lady Shadow]]," where the titular character is trying to be her awesome spy self, but is having a bit of trouble...
* Gwen Cooper in ''Series/TorchwoodChildrenOfEarth''. Although most of her badassery does occur when she's still in a fairly early stage of pregnancy.
* In ''Series/TheWalkingDead'', Maggie runs a large part of the Alexandria Safe-Zone, negotiates trade contracts with other communities, kills walkers without issue, and actively participates in a massive assault against the Saviors' compound. When she and Carol are later captured, they [[DamselOutOfDistress rescue themselves]] from their kidnappers and then proceed to kill every last one of them, [[KillItWithFire including the reinforcements.]] She bluntly states that being pregnant isn't about to stop her from fighting to protect her friends and family, although she does agree to avoid direct conflicts from then on.
* Xena in ''XenaWarriorPrincess''. Pregnant, but still managed to backflip and whatnot. Xena once fought off a small army of soldiers sent by the gods to stop her from giving birth, ''while she was in labor''. As one fan noted, the woman must be made out of cast iron.
* Scully on ''Series/TheXFiles'' in season Season 8. Mulder is missing and the FBI isn't doing anything to find him. She's got a manhunt to head, a new partner to break in, and X-Files to solve, pregnancy be damned!
* In ''Series/RizzoliAndIsles'', [[spoiler:Jane]] refuses to let her pregnancy keep her from doing her job. She is nearly shot pursuing a suspect and is later actually shot by a sniper but it hits her bullet proof vest. She also saves a teenage girl from a hitman, [[spoiler:but Jane later suffers a miscarriage after he hits her with a pipe.]]
* The final episode of ''Series/TheMentalist'' ends with [[spoiler:Lisbon and Jane's]] wedding, [[WeddingEnhancedFertility immediately after which]] [[spoiler:Lisbon]] reveals that she's pregnant. Which makes the fact that she helped take down a serial killer ''while wearing her wedding dress'' earlier the same day all the more awesome.
** It's very very subtly hinted she's known about the pregnancy for a few episodes before letting on in the finale, so basically everything she does in the final half-dozen or so episodes of the show count towards this trope in hindsight, as well.
* The final episode of ''{{Series/Misfits}}'' ends with Jess deciding to have the baby she saw herself with in the bad-future the gang have just averted. While it's unclear whether she actually manages to conceive (the series ends just a couple of hours after the encounter with the man who she believed to be the baby's father), she's shown drinking [[OneDrinkWillKillTheBaby orange juice]] while the other four celebrate with cans of lager. The really "badass" part comes into effect, though, when Jess decides to rally her friends (who are initially reluctant) to join her in forming a superhero team that can make real use of their powers. They finally agree, just before the credits roll.
* Juma from Brazilian [[TheNineties 1990's]] soap ''Pantanal'' was heavily pregnant when she [[spoiler: killed the assassin who was threatening her and the whole family of her father-in-law]]. She gave birth a few days later.



* The ''Weapons of the Gods'' RPG has the "Xia Pregnancy" ability, which allows a woman to fight at (almost) full strength while pregnant. It also protects the foetus from any attack that does not kill the mother, and, during the third term, from attacks that ''do'' kill her.



* The ''Weapons of the Gods'' RPG has the "Xia Pregnancy" ability, which allows a woman to fight at (almost) full strength while pregnant. It also protects the foetus from any attack that does not kill the mother, and, during the third term, from attacks that ''do'' kill her.



* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid''
** The Boss, toward the end of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'', explains a lot of her {{backstory}} to her prized pupil Naked Snake. The woman was pregnant when she and her compatriots participated in D-Day during World War II. More than pregnant -- she gave birth by ''self-performing a Caesarean section '''while StormingTheBeaches at Normandy'''.'' Pregnant Badass taken to extremes, perhaps.
** Olga, from the same series, also qualifies.

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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid''
''VideoGame/{{Bloodborne}}'':
** The Boss, toward Iosefka [[spoiler: the end of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'', explains a lot of her {{backstory}} to her prized pupil Naked Snake. The woman Choir Hunter]] is one, [[spoiler: the Imposter Doctor was a pregnant when she took over the clinic, she was impregnented by the [[EldritchAbomination Great Ones]], and yet she can still fend off the Hunter, at least before the Paleblood Moon hung low.]]
** Yharnam, The Pthumerian Queen is another one, she was carrying Mergo inside
her compatriots participated body while spilling period blood on you.
* Ayla of ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'' is a BoisterousBruiser cavewoman who clobbers a world-ending EldritchAbomination with [[BareFistedMonk her bare hands]]. And depending on how you read some of her lines, she does all this while dealing with morning sickness. Or a hangover. Hopefully not both.
** The ending adds evidence to this; when Marle ([[spoiler: Kino and Ayla's direct descendant]]) tells him to have strong kids, Kino remarks "Don't worry, Ayla strong! Ayla have MUCH energy!", and Ayla drags him away before he can say any more, heavily implying they've done the deed many times. While this isn't confirmation
in D-Day during World War II. More than itself, no contraception existed back then...
* The happy-go-lucky yet very effective wavemaster Mistral in the ''Franchise/DotHack'' games is revealed in the LightNovel retelling to be Mayumi Kurokawa, a housewife
pregnant -- with her first child.
* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' has [[spoiler:Morrigan]]. If [[spoiler:the Dark Ritual is done]],
she gave is pregnant during the Battle of Denerim. If the PlayerCharacter sleeps with her but doesn't go through the ritual, she is still revealed to be with a child during the epilogue.
* In ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'', pregnancy doesn't affect creatures in any way, so you commonly have pregnant dwarves beating goblins to death with warhammers, sometimes [[UpToEleven giving
birth by ''self-performing in the process]], sometimes using the newborn infant as a Caesarean section '''while StormingTheBeaches at Normandy'''.'' shield... Foals and puppies, if born during combat, may actually join in.
* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy''
** If you apply some thought to the gap between ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'' and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyIVTheAfterYears its sequel]] (and remember an early scene between her & Dark Knight Cecil), [[TheChick Rosa]] is implied to be one during most of the former, being that she manages to be 19 in the original game and 36 in the sequel with a 17-year-old kid. Perhaps unfortunately, though, the latest UpdatedRerelease of ''IV'' and ''TAY'' {{retcon}}s the kid's age to 15, thus removing the primary evidence for Rosa being a
Pregnant Badass taken Badass. Fandom disagrees over whether to extremes, perhaps.
** Olga, from
accept this retcon, as some people find the same series, also qualifies.idea of Rosa beating up Zeromus while pregnant just too good to give up. Even if the retcon is accepted, Rosa is playable in the interlude that takes place between the two games, where she later states that she is pregnant.
** Even if the retcon is accepted, Sheila (Yang's wife) was likely already pregnant with Ursula when she was beating up mooks with her [[FryingPanOfDoom frying pan]].



* In ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'', pregnancy doesn't affect creatures in any way, so you commonly have pregnant dwarves beating goblins to death with warhammers, sometimes [[UpToEleven giving birth in the process]], sometimes using the newborn infant as a shield... Foals and puppies, if born during combat, may actually join in.
* The female player character in many ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'' games isn't slowed down whatsoever by being pregnant, and is capable of doing everything from debilitatingly exhausting farm work to riding horses to mining with no ill effects. Some of the things the [[LoveInterest different husbands]] say during their pregnancy even {{lampshades}} this, to the effect of "If working hard on the farm like this doesn't make you sick, ''nothing'' will."

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* In ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'', pregnancy doesn't affect creatures in any way, so you commonly have pregnant dwarves beating goblins to death with warhammers, sometimes [[UpToEleven giving birth in the process]], sometimes using the newborn infant as a shield... Foals and puppies, if born during combat, may actually join in.
* The female player character in many ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'' games isn't slowed down whatsoever by being pregnant, and is capable of doing everything from debilitatingly devastatingly exhausting farm work to riding horses to mining with no ill effects. Some of the things the [[LoveInterest different husbands]] say during their pregnancy even {{lampshades}} this, to the effect of "If working hard on the farm like this doesn't make you sick, ''nothing'' will.""
* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid''
** The Boss, toward the end of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'', explains a lot of her {{backstory}} to her prized pupil Naked Snake. The woman was pregnant when she and her compatriots participated in D-Day during World War II. More than pregnant -- she gave birth by ''self-performing a Caesarean section '''while StormingTheBeaches at Normandy'''.'' Pregnant Badass taken to extremes, perhaps.
** Olga, from the same series, also qualifies.
* In ''VisualNovel/OurPersonalSpace'', your character has the option to become pregnant approximately halfway through the game. The daily routine of life rolls along as usual, though, and she's still perfectly free to go out on dangerous expeditions around the colony.
* Potentially Frey and any of the Bachelorettes in ''VideoGame/RuneFactory4''. Being pregnant with Luna or Noel doesn't get in the way of [[SarcasmMode silly things]] like farm work and knighthood in the slightest, and they remains every bit as capable of laying waste to the local monster population.
* In the third season of Telltale Games' ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice'', Sybil Pandemik is [[LongestPregnancyEver fifteen months pregnant]] when she volunteers to go inside the giant EldritchAbomination currently rampaging through the city and fill in the team roles of psychologist, brain surgeon, veterinarian, scuba diver and dark wizard.
* ''VideoGame/SengokuRance'': [[spoiler:Isoroku]] is one when she [[spoiler:shoots an arrow to distract Xavier who retaliated by having her leg cut off! She even survived her pregnancy and delivered her son with Rance.]]
* Heather Mason, the 17-year-old protagonist of ''SilentHill3'' (and thus far the only female player character in the franchise) is revealed towards the end of the game to be pregnant [[spoiler:with the reincarnation of the Silent Hill cult's God. It's unclear how far along she is, since it's a MysticalPregnancy; one likely theory has it that she was actually ''born'' with the dormant fetus inside of her when Alessa creates her at the end of ''SilentHill1''.]] Whatever the reason, though, that waif-like teenage girl who you've just helped through several hours of monster smashing is a legitimate example of this trope.



* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy''
** If you apply some thought to the gap between ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'' and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyIVTheAfterYears its sequel]] (and remember an early scene between her & Dark Knight Cecil), [[TheChick Rosa]] is implied to be one during most of the former, being that she manages to be 19 in the original game and 36 in the sequel with a 17-year-old kid. Perhaps unfortunately, though, the latest UpdatedRerelease of ''IV'' and ''TAY'' {{retcon}}s the kid's age to 15, thus removing the primary evidence for Rosa being a Pregnant Badass. Fandom disagrees over whether to accept this retcon, as some people find the idea of Rosa beating up Zeromus while pregnant just too good to give up. Even if the retcon is accepted, Rosa is playable in the interlude that takes place between the two games, where she later states that she is pregnant.
** Even if the retcon is accepted, Sheila (Yang's wife) was likely already pregnant with Ursula when she was beating up mooks with her [[FryingPanOfDoom frying pan]].
* In ''The Walking Dead: the Game'', Christa is predicted to be around 25 months pregnant (it's a fan theory; it hasn't been confirmed in the game, but at one point, you actually say that she's "walking for two"), and she is amazingly skilled when it comes to zombie fighting (and possibly jumping on trains, depending on who you help onto Chuck's train).

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* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy''
** If you apply some thought
Similar to ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'', the gap between ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'' and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyIVTheAfterYears its sequel]] (and remember an early scene between her & Dark Knight Cecil), [[TheChick Rosa]] is implied to be one during most timeline of the former, being ''Franchise/StarOcean'' series implies that she manages to be 19 in the original game and 36 in the sequel with a 17-year-old kid. Perhaps unfortunately, though, the latest UpdatedRerelease of ''IV'' and ''TAY'' {{retcon}}s the kid's age to 15, thus removing the primary evidence for Rosa being a Pregnant Badass. Fandom disagrees over whether to accept this retcon, as some people find the idea of Rosa beating up Zeromus while pregnant just too good to give up. Even if the retcon is accepted, Rosa is playable in the interlude that takes place between the two games, where she later states that she is pregnant.
** Even if the retcon is accepted, Sheila (Yang's wife)
Ilia Silvestri was likely already pregnant with Ursula when she was beating up mooks with her [[FryingPanOfDoom frying pan]].
* In ''The Walking Dead:
the Game'', Christa is predicted to be around 25 months pregnant (it's a fan theory; it hasn't been confirmed in hero of [[VideoGame/StarOceanTheSecondStory the game, but at one point, you actually say second game]] during the final stages of [[VideoGame/StarOcean1 the first]]. Even more impressive in Ilia's case since she's a very talented BareFistedMonk.
* ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsZ series'': [[spoiler:Despite carrying Gadlight's child, Annalotta's supreme dedication to his cause means
that she's "walking for two"), willing to pilot a giant robot and she is amazingly skilled when it comes to zombie fighting (and possibly jumping on trains, depending on who you help onto Chuck's train).destroy anyone that opposes Geminis.]]



* ''VideoGame/SengokuRance'': [[spoiler:Isoroku]] is one when she [[spoiler:shoots an arrow to distract Xavier who retaliated by having her leg cut off! She even survived her pregnancy and delivered her son with Rance.]]
* In the third season of Telltale Games' ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice'', Sybil Pandemik is [[LongestPregnancyEver fifteen months pregnant]] when she volunteers to go inside the giant EldritchAbomination currently rampaging through the city and fill in the team roles of psychologist, brain surgeon, veterinarian, scuba diver and dark wizard.
* The happy-go-lucky yet very effective wavemaster Mistral in the ''Franchise/DotHack'' games is revealed in the LightNovel retelling to be Mayumi Kurokawa, a housewife pregnant with her first child.
* Ayla of ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'' is a BoisterousBruiser cavewoman who clobbers a world-ending EldritchAbomination with [[BareFistedMonk her bare hands]]. And depending on how you read some of her lines, she does all this while dealing with morning sickness. Or a hangover. Hopefully not both.
** The ending adds evidence to this; when Marle ([[spoiler: Kino and Ayla's direct descendant]]) tells him to have strong kids, Kino remarks "Don't worry, Ayla strong! Ayla have MUCH energy!", and Ayla drags him away before he can say any more, heavily implying they've done the deed many times. While this isn't confirmation in itself, no contraception existed back then...
* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' has [[spoiler:Morrigan]]. If [[spoiler:the Dark Ritual is done]], she is pregnant during the Battle of Denerim. If the PlayerCharacter sleeps with her but doesn't go through the ritual, she is still revealed to be with a child during the epilogue.
* Potentially Frey and any of the Bachelorettes in ''VideoGame/RuneFactory4''. Being pregnant with Luna or Noel doesn't get in the way of [[SarcasmMode silly things]] like farm work and knighthood in the slightest, and they remains every bit as capable of laying waste to the local monster population.

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* ''VideoGame/SengokuRance'': [[spoiler:Isoroku]] is one when she [[spoiler:shoots an arrow to distract Xavier who retaliated by having her leg cut off! She even survived her pregnancy and delivered her son with Rance.]]
* In ''The Walking Dead: the third season of Telltale Games' ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice'', Sybil Pandemik Game'', Christa is [[LongestPregnancyEver fifteen predicted to be around 25 months pregnant]] when she volunteers to go inside the giant EldritchAbomination currently rampaging through the city and fill in the team roles of psychologist, brain surgeon, veterinarian, scuba diver and dark wizard.
* The happy-go-lucky yet very effective wavemaster Mistral in the ''Franchise/DotHack'' games is revealed in the LightNovel retelling to be Mayumi Kurokawa, a housewife
pregnant with her first child.
* Ayla of ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger''
(it's a fan theory; it hasn't been confirmed in the game, but at one point, you actually say that she's "walking for two"), and she is a BoisterousBruiser cavewoman who clobbers a world-ending EldritchAbomination with [[BareFistedMonk her bare hands]]. And amazingly skilled when it comes to zombie fighting (and possibly jumping on trains, depending on how who you read some of her lines, she does all this while dealing with morning sickness. Or a hangover. Hopefully not both.
** The ending adds evidence to this; when Marle ([[spoiler: Kino and Ayla's direct descendant]]) tells him to have strong kids, Kino remarks "Don't worry, Ayla strong! Ayla have MUCH energy!", and Ayla drags him away before he can say any more, heavily implying they've done the deed many times. While this isn't confirmation in itself, no contraception existed back then...
* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' has [[spoiler:Morrigan]]. If [[spoiler:the Dark Ritual is done]], she is pregnant during the Battle of Denerim. If the PlayerCharacter sleeps with her but doesn't go through the ritual, she is still revealed to be with a child during the epilogue.
* Potentially Frey and any of the Bachelorettes in ''VideoGame/RuneFactory4''. Being pregnant with Luna or Noel doesn't get in the way of [[SarcasmMode silly things]] like farm work and knighthood in the slightest, and they remains every bit as capable of laying waste to the local monster population.
help onto Chuck's train).



* Similar to ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'', the timeline of the ''Franchise/StarOcean'' series implies that Ilia Silvestri was pregnant with the hero of [[VideoGame/StarOceanTheSecondStory the second game]] during the final stages of [[VideoGame/StarOcean1 the first]]. Even more impressive in Ilia's case since she's a very talented BareFistedMonk.
* ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsZ series'': [[spoiler:Despite carrying Gadlight's child, Annalotta's supreme dedication to his cause means that she's willing to pilot a giant robot and destroy anyone that opposes Geminis.]]
* Heather Mason, the 17-year-old protagonist of ''SilentHill3'' (and thus far the only female player character in the franchise) is revealed towards the end of the game to be pregnant [[spoiler:with the reincarnation of the Silent Hill cult's God. It's unclear how far along she is, since it's a MysticalPregnancy; one likely theory has it that she was actually ''born'' with the dormant fetus inside of her when Alessa creates her at the end of ''SilentHill1''.]] Whatever the reason, though, that waif-like teenage girl who you've just helped through several hours of monster smashing is a legitimate example of this trope.
* ''VideoGame/{{Bloodborne}}'':
** Iosefka [[spoiler: the Choir Hunter]] is one, [[spoiler: the Imposter Doctor was a pregnant when she took over the clinic, she was impregnented by the [[EldritchAbomination Great Ones]], and yet she can still fend off the Hunter, at least before the Paleblood Moon hung low.]]
** Yharnam, The Pthumerian Queen is another one, she was carrying Mergo inside her body while spilling period blood on you.
* In ''VisualNovel/OurPersonalSpace'', your character has the option to become pregnant approximately halfway through the game. The daily routine of life rolls along as usual, though, and she's still perfectly free to go out on dangerous expeditions around the colony.
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