26 Stunning Painted Pregnant Bellies

Need some inspiration for a pregnant belly painting session? Check out these beautiful baby bumps transformed into pure works of art.
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By Ashlee Neuman, Content Director
Updated February 13, 2018
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One way to make your pregnancy photoshoot extra-special? By transforming your baby bump into a unique pregnant belly painting. Moms across the country are embracing this latest trend, decorating their bumps with images of everything from blooming flowers to sweet woodland animals, aquatic themes, Disney characters and much more. Want an artwork of your own? We’ve gathered up photos of some of the most beautiful painted pregnant bellies out there to give you some ideas.

There’s nothing like lace to add an elegant flair to pregnant belly painting.

Your pregnancy mantra: My body is strong and beautiful.

A purr-fectly painted pregnant belly, if you ask us.

Utterly in love.

Beware the one-eyed monster…

Image: @danimauz

That’s one foxy mama.

Image: @clintynz

Waiting for parenthood to take flight.

Truth: Pregnancy turns us all into cookie monsters.

Image: @danimauz

A painted pregnant belly that’s as sweet as can be.

When pregnant belly painting is really something to sing about.

BFFs from the start.


Life in-utero is all hearts and flowers.

A mom’s love is as deep as the ocean.

When pregnant belly painting is doubly fun.

A painted pregnant belly that’s truly aglow.

Image: @iiivmari3

The beauty of pregnant belly painting in full bloom.

Nothing grounds you like becoming a parent.

Hey there cutie!

Set to hatch.

What could be cuter than puppies and a painted pregnant belly? (Not much.)

Want to witness a true miracle? Try watching a life blossom in your belly.

Image: @myssvegan

If you ask us, this painted pregnant belly is a slam dunk!

With a belly this beautiful, why try to blend into the background?

When dreams really do come true.

It’s not always sunny in pregnancy land, but when it is, it’s all so worth it.

Proof that pregnant belly painting makes for a splashy photoshoot!

Published February 2018

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