How To Use Your Baby Bump For Halloween This Year
Yes, you’re pregnant; and yes, it's almost Halloween, but that does NOT mean you have to go parading about your upcoming neighborhood and office parties as a “Bun in the Oven” or any of the other overdone variety of pregnancy Halloween costumes. This is your year to shine (no, not as a disco ball) as something out of the box that truly screams YOU. We’ve broken our favorite pregnancy Halloween costume ideas into categories to help you narrow down your hallo-needs.
Go with a classic:
1. Pillsbury Dough Boy
What you'll need: White sweatpants, a white long-sleeve crew neck, white chef's hat, 2 blue oven mitts, and a printout of the Pillsbury logo.
2. Thing 1 and Thing 2
What you'll need: A red dress or t-shirt, a blue wig or temporary hair color spray, and 2 white paper cutouts that say "Thing 1" and "Thing 2".
3. Winnie the Pooh
What you'll need: Yellow dress, a red short-sleeved crop top, and these Printable Pooh, Piglet, & Tigger ears.
4. Gus-Gus (a.k.a. the mouse from Cinderella)
What you'll need: A brown dress or tank top, a green crop top, a green beanie, and mouse ears.
For the movie buff:
5. Death Star
What you'll need: A plain black t-shirt, iron-on paper, this awesome Death Star iron-on.
What you'll need: A plain all black or all white outfit, iron-on paper, this BB8 iron-on from etsy, and a white styrofoam ball.
7. Harry Potter's Golden Snitch
What you'll need: A black shirt, black pants, gold fabric paint, and a pair of costume wings cut in half.
8. Wilson from Cast Away
What you'll need: A plain white shirt, red paint, and a Wilson athletic headband.
9. Juno + Paulie Bleaker
What you'll need: A red or orange striped shirt, a dark hoodie, a grey pleated skirt, and a pair of jeans.
For the pop-culture enthusiast:
10. Pregnant Beyoncé # 1
What you'll need: A white button-down shirt, a pair of black pants, a purple sequined blazer, and a microphone.
11. Pregnant Beyoncé #2
What you'll need: A dark burgundy bra (or crop top if that makes you more comfortable), a pair of blue shorts, a mint green veil, and a flower crown.
12. The Mother of Dragons
What you'll need: A taupe maxi dress, a long blonde wig, and a small dragon stuffed animal OR you can opt to paint the three-headed dragon Targaryen sigil on your belly.
13. Kim K's 2013 Met Gala Look
What you'll need: a floral maternity dress like this one, large black sunglasses (a la most Kim K looks), and a slicked-back middle part hairdo.
14. Gum-ball Machine
What you'll need: A white shirt, a read skirt, a red beret, a piece of grey felt, and a bag of colorful pom poms from the craft store.
15. Cow (complete with udders)
What you'll need: All black or all white outfit, DIY patches the opposite color of your outfit (either black or white), pink fabric paint, and 6 white chess pieces or bottle nipples.
16. “Miss Conception”
What you'll need: An old prom dress, a tiara, and a white pageant sash.
What you'll need: A brown dress and a DIY cutout of an avocado.
18. Any of the smiley face emojis
What you'll need: All of your favorite comfy black clothing and DIY cutout of your favorite emoji.