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Pregnancy is always a life-changing event for the individual experiencing it. But there are very few opportunities for us to celebrate it on a large scale. Spanx creator, Sara Blakely, helped spearhead a project with the goal of helping pregnant women celebrate this phase of their lives.

In her new book, The Baby Art Project, Blakely explains how the inspiration for the project came to be, as reported by Cosmopolitan:

Those featured in the book include athletes, famous folks, powerful executives, and “non-famous ladies,” and all of the author proceeds will be donated to Every Mother Counts — an organization that helps to ensure that every childbirth and pregnancy around the world is as safe as possible.