London: Singer Beyonce Knowles feels there is "nothing more empowering" than being pregnant. The 30-year-old is expecting her first child with singer Jay Z.

"It is the most powerful creation for you to be able to have life growing inside of you. There is no bigger gift, nothing more empowering,” a website quoted Beyonce as saying.

"You can have goals and dreams and you can grow and be strong and have your strong opinions, and all of these things bring that out in you," she added.