Halloween is the best holiday for people who enjoy dressing up, because pretty much anything goes. But if you're expecting a little one, you might find the maternity Halloween costume selection a bit limiting to your tastes. Seriously: the whole pregnant nun thing has been done, right? What else is out there? For a fresh take, some actually funny pregnancy Halloween costumes will put you back in the spirit of the season. These looks are cute, silly, and unlikely to make you cringe in a few years.
Like any other costume choice, these maternity Halloween costumes can be as chill or elaborate as you choose. For some moms-to-be, putting on a funny maternity shirt is enough work. If you're really into costumes, though, pregnancy doesn't have to limit your creativity at all. If pre-made costumes are your jam, many store-bought maternity Halloween costumes are actually pretty great. Plus, if you want to go the DIY route, the options are endless. Whether you want to put a maternal spin on classic movie monsters, or use the chance to make fun of silly pregnancy stereotypes, let your inner costume designer shine. Remember: it's technically your kid's first Halloween, so make it a good one.
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OK, so this idea borrows liberally from Steph Montgomery's look at weird pregnancy stock photos here on Romper.com. Put your own spin on these stereotypes. Start with a basic maternity dress ($55, Pink Blush Maternity), then tie a floral maternity sash ($19, Amazon) into a giant bow around your belly. Drape a white lace night gown ($23, Amazon) over your outfit. You might not have any nearby fields of wildflowers to lounge in, so make do with a flower crown headband ($45, Etsy).
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