Pregnant defends cradling her baby bump

is standing up to critics who are taking issue with pics of her cradling her baby bump.

The pregnant reality star, 33, is eight months along and is often photographed in public with her hands on her swollen belly.

On Wednesday, Khloe posted another

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wearing a low cut silver sparkly dress and with both hands top and bottom of her baby bump.

Taking them on: Pregnant Khloe Kardashian took to social media Wednesday to defiantly defend herself against those who are critical of her cradling her baby bump in photos, posting this snap to Instagram

Taking them on: Pregnant took to social media Wednesday to defiantly defend herself against those who are critical of her cradling her baby bump in photos, posting this snap to Instagram

Something to say: The 33-year-old, who is eight months along with her first child, also took to Twitter to explain why she is so proud of her swollen belly

Something to say: The 33-year-old, who is eight months along with her first child, also took to Twitter to explain why she is so proud of her swollen belly

'People are very opinionated about my bump,' Khloe

in addition to posting the photos.

'I choose to cradle my bump because it’s MINE. I’ve waited for this VERY short moment for YEARS, she explained. 

'I have only months to enjoy this phase in my life, so I will touch my bump and love my bump as often as I choose. Mommy loves

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