First Trimester

Creative Ways To Take Weekly Bump Photos

Looking for inspiration to record your growing baby bump each week? Check out what these Bumpies did.
Angela P. / The Bump
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The Chalkboard Shot
Angela marks each week on a tiny chalkboard — and she even wears the same dress for every photo. Submitted by Angela P.
Shelly C. / The Bump
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Take Seasonal and Holiday Photos
This one never gets old — and this mama-to-be made sure it was a memorable one! We love how she even dressed up her bump! Submitted by Shelly C.
Natalie J. / The Bump
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Pose With What's Around You
And the award for most innovative Bump Photo goes to... Submitted by Natalie J.
Ivy P. / The Bump
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Past and Present Photos
This is such a sweet idea: pose with a picture of your mom pregnant with you and put it side-by-side with your bump photos. If it's not already a tradition in your family, it's never too late to start! Submitted by Ivy P.
Amy P. / The Bump
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Ready to Pop!

We are LOVING this idea! If you're not a gum chewer, use a balloon instead. It's an adorable and fun way to announce baby's (almost!) arrival. Submitted by Amy P.

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The Sibling Shot
Add your baby’s big sibling to the photo for a super-cute touch! From MomTog.com
Carah K. Photography of Michigan
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The Picture Frame Shot
We love Lisa’s pink bow — and the simple frame telling us what week she’s on. Submitted by Lisa M. Photo by Carah K Photography of Michigan
Ashley G.
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The Due Date Shot
Another sweet idea? Put baby’s due date in the photo. By Ashley G via Pinterest
Kira G. / The Bump
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The Door Shot
Use a door as a marker, and the grooves can be a guide to show how far your belly stretches! Submitted by Kira G.
lrachelle80 / The Bump
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The Evolving Bump Shot
A photo timeline of baby’s bump is a fun idea — plus, mama holding baby at the end is too cute. Submitted by Irachelle80
Barna T. / The Bump
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Posing With Your Partner
This is an adorable way to keep your partner feeling involved all throughout your pregnancy. Plus, who doesn't want to tell if dad-to-be gained some sympathy pounds?! Submitted by Barna T.
Hope B. / The Bump
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Show Off Your Size!
For your family, friends and (eventually) baby, knowing how big you are at each week is hard. Pose with a fruit to make it simple (and cute!). Added bonus? You've got a healthy snack on hand! Submitted by Hope B.
Amanda L. / The Bump
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Show Off Baby's Accomplishments
Just because baby's in utero doesn't mean he's not working hard! Every week you can catalouge baby's growth and development — even before he's born. Submitted by Amanda L.
By The Bump Editors