Have you already read Part One of this post series? Check it out here, where you’ll find animal costumes, ideas for movie buffs, easy cliches, how to involve other siblings, and other creative stuff. Now for even more fun ways to dress up your baby belly for Halloween:
Three years ago, I was 8 months pregnant and searching at the last minute for a bump-friendly Halloween costume. Something affordable, not too tight, not too scary… At the 13th hour we came up with our winning idea: I would be “PregNUNt” (a knocked-up nun) and The Designated Dad joined me as “Our Holy Father-To-Be.”
I haven’t yet decided how I’ll dress up this year as an expecting mom again, but I’ve already started gathering inspiration. Here are a few ideas I really like. (Also don’t miss Part Two of this post series):
You sit down to the dinner table on Thanksgiving Day with nursling in tow. The unenlightened relative to your left makes a joke about “juicy breasts” (on the turkey, natch), and the friend to your right commits you as her official Black Friday shopping buddy. It seems that everyone is begging to give your exclusively-breastfed baby a taste of the mashed potatoes, and the smell of sage wafts so heavy from the kitchen that you can taste it on your pecan pie.
How can a room full of blessings and joy be so full of breastfeeding landmines, too? Thankfully (because it’s just that holiday), you can move forth into the upcoming turkey-carving and gourd-displaying processions without threat to your nursing relationship so long as you know where to look.
Here’s a quick rundown. Read More