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What to expect when you're expecting at Halloween: 8 clever pregnancy costumes

by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper / / Source: TODAY Contributor

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Halloween's approaching, and if you're expecting a special treat of your own sometime soon, you may be mulling over costume ideas that incorporate, or accentuate, a baby bump. Here are some ideas gathered from our readers' Facebook suggestions, for baby's very first Halloween.

Looking for kid costume inspiration? Check out our TODAY Parenting Team.

1. Bun in the oven

Seberina Thrush reports that making this costume is "Easy-peasie! A cardboard box and a sharpie!"

IMAGE: Bun in the oven

2. Gumball machine

Holly Hausberger Bodner turned a T-shirt into a gumball machine.

IMAGE: Gumball machine

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3. The Great Pumpkin

TODAY reader Ashli Van Pelt even has the perfect last name for a costume that seems "Peanuts"-inspired. (She shares it with Linus and Lucy.)

IMAGE: Pumpkin costume

4. Magic 8 Ball

Danielle Carson told TODAY she wore a blue triangle on her back that read, "Ask again later."

IMAGE: Magic 8-Ball

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5. Your Eggo is preggo, Juno

Shannon Kreke shared this photo of her brother and sister-in-law as "Juno" characters, and notes that many people thought the pregnant belly was fake.


6. Whoopie cushion

Thanks to Pixiebug Adventures for sharing this whoopie cushion costume!

IMAGE: Whoopie cushion

7. Hand over the candy

Leigh G. Beck tells TODAY, "last year, my unborn daughter wanted her share of the candy too."

IMAGE: Hands costume

8. 1950s housewife and the milkman

Jaye Thompson shared a costume that plays off the old joke of "who's your daddy?"

IMAGE: Housewife and milkman

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