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What to expect when you're expecting at Halloween: 7 clever pregnancy costumes

These costumes are easy and cheap and perfect for pregnancy.
/ Source: TODAY Contributor

If you're expecting a special treat of your own close to Halloween, you may be mulling costume ideas that incorporate, or accentuate, a baby bump.

Here are some DIY costume ideas from real parents-to-be for baby's very first Halloween.

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

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. Whoopie cushion

Thanks to Pixiebug Adventures for sharing this whoopie cushion costume!

IMAGE: Whoopie cushion

6. Hand over the candy

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

IMAGE: Hands costume

7. 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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This article was originally published in October 2016.