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Craziest maternity photos ever

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

These pregnant moms had some serious fun with their baby bumps in these crazy, cool — and yes, even a few awkward — maternity photos. From amazing underwater pictures to that famous "fetal footprint" picture, you have to see our pick of the top 20 craziest maternity photos…ever!

Air pump baby

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Patrice Laroche/Facebook

Photographer Patrice Laroche had fun in this series of maternity photos with the mother of his child, Sandra, as he documented her pregnancy as he “pumped” up her growing baby bump until… poof! Their baby daughter Justine arrived! This is such a fun way to capture each stage of the pregnancy!

Mommy mermaid

Underwater Maternity in the Bahamas! My client was so talented to be able to do poses like this in deep salt water.

Posted by Kevin Beasley Photographers on Friday, March 27, 2015

This is such a gorgeous shot of a pregnant mom underwater, with the silhouette of her baby bump framed against the blue water. I’m not only impressed that she was able to maintain this pose in the water, but how did she keep her face from looking scrunched up and weird? Perhaps she really is a Mommy Mermaid…

Brr baby! Cool Alaska maternity photos

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Zorz Studios

These maternity photos are gorgeous — and we have to give serious props to the expecting mom who bared (almost) all in the snowy landscape in Alaska. “Everyone worked in tandem: One person was handling the flash, someone would keep her wrapped in coats while I was testing the lights and composition, another person would give fabrics a flow, and once everything was ready for a scene, I’d give a signal to reveal the mom,” said Ed Hafizov, creative director and photographer at Zorz Studios. “I shot for about 10 to 20 seconds, then she was wrapped up again and given a hot drink from a thermos while I was analyzing the output or preparing to the next scene.”

Ballerina baby

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Michael Kormos Photography

“Our babies inspire us even before they're born. This mommy-to-be hadn't been on point for 10 years, but she was determined to try again as a special gift to her little girl,” said Sophie Kormos of Michael Kormos Photography. “I'm sure this image will hold a special place in Mommy's heart, as well as her little ballerina's.”

Fifty shades of… pregnant?

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Lisolette Gilcrest/Wicked Talent

This expecting couple was ready to prove that just because you are pregnant doesn’t mean you still can’t be kinky! This Fifty Shades of Grey-inspired maternity photo is not for the timid — and let’s hope the baby never gets a look at this picture once he’s older, because that could get a little awkward.

WTH maternity photo

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Awkward Family Photos

We aren’t sure what inspired this expecting mom to wrap herself up in a white trash bag and strike this awkward pose… but we are sure glad she did! We can’t stop looking — and giggling.

Yep, I’m huge

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Cool Digital Photography

In case you didn’t already feel huge, this hilarious maternity photo would do the trick! The dad looks tiny as he stands in the distance with his hands up to Mom's “due any minute” baby bump.

Blooming flower baby

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Zorz Studios

This mom turned her body into a blooming flower, courtesy of body painter Anastasia Durasova. Her baby bump is truly a work of art!

Sympathy weight (or make that sympathy watermelon!)

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

This couple got the guy in on the fun in this cute maternity photo shoot! The dad-to-be shows off his “sympathy weight” as he holds a watermelon over his stomach and melons over his chest.

Photo from pinner Catherine Kolar/

What are you doing to me, Ma?

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Awkward Family Photos

We can see what the parents are going for in this photo series; however it looks like the baby isn’t quite having fun as he is cradled awkwardly in the blue sheer fabric.

Bump in the road

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Jenny Springer Photography

Baby bump ahead! This photo is creative and fun — and is sure to slow down traffic.

Egyptian baby

Unique and fun pregnancy photos

Image: Michael Kormos Photography

This couple got the dad-to-be in on the fun! “Mommy-to-be was a fashion stylist, and she'd envisioned an Egyptian theme for her maternity portraits,” Kormos told us. “She personally designed the costumes and accessories. Just imagine the newborn session!”

What’s in your belly?

Wow! Can't believe how many likes, comments, and shares this image is receiving. Thank you all so much for your...

Posted by Stein Photography on Friday, June 1, 2012

What’s in your belly? Mom has a baby, sister has apple juice and daddy has beer! The next photo in the series shows off the newborn baby — as dad holds a beer and sister drinks her apple juice. Cute!

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