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The 10 Best Movies To Watch While You’re Pregnant

If you’re expecting a little one, you deserve some down time (or some ‘me time’) and there’s no better way to relax than while watching a great movie. We’ve put together a list of the 10 best movies to watch while you’re pregnant… they’ll make you snort with laughter, weep tears of joy and cry your little heart out. So make yourself a bowl of popcorn, snuggle up on the couch and relax!

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

1. Due Date

Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis star in this hilarious comedy. As Peter rushes home to be by the side of his pregnant wife, he finds himself on a wild cross-country adventure with an aspiring actor. Laughs are aplenty in this funny movie!

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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2. The Back Up Plan

J-Lo plays a chick who is fed up with waiting for Mr Right and decides to take on motherhood alone. Giggle along as she meets the man of her dreams… just after her procedure! Follow the unconventional love story of Stan and Zoe as they charter totally new territory. A beautiful love story that will leave you with a tear in your eye and a smile on your face.

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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3. Junior

If you grew up in the 80s or 90s, there’s a fair chance you’ve seen this classic movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and Emma Thompson. Relive the good old days with a trip down memory lane.

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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4. Where The Heart Is

This tear-jerker starring Natalie Portman and Alshey Judd follows the story of a pregnant teenager who is ditched by her boyfriend. An uplifting and inspiring story of friendship and strength.

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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5. Look Who’s Talking

Another classic fave – John Travolta, Bruce Willis and Kirsty Alley play Mikey, James and Mollie in an unlikely tale of romantic ups and downs. Definitely worth a watch!

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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6. Nine Months

Our fave Brit Hugh Grant stars with Julianne Moore in this funny movie about a child psychologist who completely flips out after discovering his girlfriend is pregnant. Slowly but surely, he comes to terms with impending fatherhood in a sometimes hilarious manner. If you need a giggle, this is a great watch.

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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7. Father Of The Bride Part 2

The sequel to one of our favourite movies of all-time, Father of the Bride Part 2 provides all the laughs and tears you could possibly need. After finding out that he’s going to be a grandad, George (Steve Martin) is shocked to learn that his wife is also pregnant! Needless to say, this movie is an absolute heart warmer.

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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8. Juno

Juno’s life is turned upside down when she discovers she’s pregnant. After choosing a failed rock star and his wife to adopt her unborn child, life takes a series of twists and turns when the baby’s father changes his mind.

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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9. Knocked Up

After a one-night stand, Alison and Ben learn that they’re expecting a baby. Despite being complete opposites and not knowing the slightest thing about one another, they decide to give it a go as lifetime partners. Be prepared for laughs aplenty!

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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10. What To Expect When You’re Expecting

With an absolutely star-studded cast, this movie follows the stories of five couples whose lives are intertwined as they navigate their way to impending parenthood. A light and easy movie to watch.

Movies to Watch While You're Pregnant

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What are your favourite pregnancy movies?

Lucy Matheison

Lucy is a trained primary school teacher with a passion for baking. Lucy began her blog, Bake Play Smile, in 2013 and it has since grown into one of Australia’s most recognised food blogs. Bake Play Smile is all about fun, food and happiness. Lucy’s recipes have earned national acclaim through a number of awards and publications. She was a winner of the 2015 Best Recipes ‘Home Cook Hero’ competition in Super Food Ideas magazine, a Top 5 Finalist for the 2014 Mamamia Food Blogger Competition, a Top 5 Food Blogger on Every Recipe, and a Kidspot “Voices of 2014″ nominee.

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