Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

Quoth the Daily Mail, "for some, the best way to commemorate the experience of pregnancy is with a painted belly." Just for you, a gallery of this new art form - with analysis.

Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

The Daily Mail says, "this child is bound to be a music lover." Well, that or Jack in the Box.


Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

Aah! Embryo Mr. Met!!!

Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

This baby will be one of those kids who claims all through elementary school that she wants to be a "marine biologist" and then gets to high school and realizes that doesn't mean "swimming with dolphins" and loses interest.


Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

This child: the next Napoleon. Or Caesar. Or anyone basically who feels entitled to the entire world.


Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

I know I want my child to be the infant version of a sponge on quaaludes. Actually, kinda cute. Or would be. On paper.


Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

It's rare that you can work "navel-gazing" and "solipsistic" into into one description in such a literal way!


Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

In case you thought she'd just had too much cake.


Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

The five-clawed dragon was a symbol of the Chinese emperors. It's weird how it's trying to claw its way in.


Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

This baby is incredibly traumatized right now, and if it wasn't already in the fetal position, would be.


Behold: The Best/Worst/Back to Best Maternity Trend Ever

As a Taurus, I object to the bull's portrayal as a stoned cow. But this baby is going to be all, "I'm good. Cartoons," and there's a lot to be said for that.



How's this for a belly laugh? The pregnant women who decorate their bumps with amazing artwork
[Daily Mail]