How's this for a belly laugh? The pregnant women who decorate their bumps with amazing artwork | Mail Online
How's this for a belly laugh? The pregnant women who decorate their bumps with amazing artwork
By Graham Smith
It's the most exciting time in a woman's life - and, for some, the best way to commemorate the experience of pregnancy is with a painted belly.
As these incredible pictures show, the spherical shape of an expectant mother's stomach forms a perfect round canvas.
Body art: The blooming mother-to-be on the left has flowers all over her belly, while the lady on the right complements her baseball painting with a mitt and bat
From a life-like depiction of an unborn baby to goldfish swimming in a bowl, the options for what to paint are limitless.
An increasing number of women are using face paints to decorate their baby bump.
Manufactured to be gentle on the skin, face paints shouldn't stain, although it's advisable to first test any paint on a hidden section of your body to make sure it can be removed easily.
Magical: An unborn baby graces the stomach on the left, while the woman on the right opted for a goldfish bowl
A dolphin and turtle swim in harmony (left), and cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants is recreated (right)
These three expectant mums opted for an underwater theme
Cheerful: Cartoon faces are a popular option
A detailed painting of a dragon (left) and a spherical map of the world (right)
The unborn baby inside the stomach on the left is bound to be a music lover later in life, while the mum-to-be on the right painted a summer's day on her bump
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