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7 best pregnant Halloween costumes that won’t break the bank

These pregnancy Halloween costume price tags won't scare you away

Fall is such an exciting time with leaf peeping, apple and pumpkin picking, jack-o’-lantern carving, and of course, Halloween. Add in pregnancy, and you’ll have a thrilling autumn on tap. Whether it’s trick-or-treating with the kiddos, a Halloween party with friends, or a parade along Main Street, an amazing costume is in order to show off your adorable bump. Thankfully, there are a lot of sensational maternity Halloween costumes to choose from.

With a baby on the way, you don’t want a maternity costume with a scary price tag or one that doesn’t make you look and feel fabulous. Finding the top pregnant Halloween costumes can be as simple as a trip to the thrift store or a peek into what’s hiding in the back of the closet.

Whether you want an adorable couples Halloween costume or just something seasonal, we’ve got a collection of the best pregnant Halloween costumes that are budget-friendly and simple to put together with accessories you probably already have in the house. All these fun maternity Halloween costumes are a treat because they’re under $40.

Best pregnant Halloween costumes

Expectant parents dressed as pirates for Halloween
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Happy Halloween Maternity Pumpkin Dress

If you want a no-fuss costume to get you in the Halloween spirit, this pumpkin maternity dress from Party City is a scream. The dress is designed to work for all the different stages of pregnancy. It’s comfy and cute. Pair it with black leggings along with a Halloween Pumpkin Headband and you’re ready to meet the Great Pumpkin without Linus and Snoopy. For a theme, outfit the whole family as pumpkins for a patch.

Bun in the Oven and Chef

Of course, you’ve heard the idiom “a bun in the oven” when referring to pregnancy. With the adult chef and bun-in-the-oven costume, you and your partner can bring the idiom to life. This couple’s costume comes in a set and offers one size fitting that works for most adults. It’s a perfect pick if you’re looking for a couple’s costume for an upcoming Halloween party.

Pasta Chef and Preggo

Preggo is a pasta sauce and means thank you in Italian, but on social it means pregnant. For another fun couple’s Halloween costume to showcase your pregnancy, dress your partner up as a pasta chef while you don a red apron featuring veggies with PREGO printed at the top. This one-size-fits-most couples costume can also be a different way to announce the exciting news to family and friends at this year’s Halloween party or for a gender reveal.

Hocus Pocus

For fans of the Halloween cult classic Hocus Pocus, the line “I smell a child” is one to remember. That’s why this maternity “Winnie, I smell a child” shirt is a must-have come Halloween time. Turn this fun Halloween tee into a costume by adding a witch’s hat and a broom to join the Sanderson sisters in some mischief this Halloween. Without the accessories, you can wear it all of October!

Wonder Woman

Moms are wonder women and get through every day like superheroes. So, why not dress like one for Halloween? This Wonder Woman T-shirt comes complete with a cape and headband. It makes for a marvelous Halloween costume. While it’s not technically a maternity costume, it’s available in sizes up to extra-large. Depending on the size, it works for the various stages of pregnancy and can be a re-do for any Halloween. Dress up the rest of the family in superhero-inspired costumes and you’re ready to rock trick-or-treating.


Why should Frosty and Olaf have all the fun? You can get in on the act and you don’t even need any snow with this adorable maternity snow woman shirt by Crazy Dog T-Shirts. It’s available in different sizes to fit the different stages of pregnancy. Pair it with black leggings and a winter scarf. Don’t forget that magic hat! You’ll be dressed for a snow-sational Halloween.

Winnie the Pooh

Oh, bother! Thinking of a costume when you’re pregnant can make the fluff hurt. No need to ask Christopher Robin though. Just get a yellow maternity shirt and top it with an inexpensive red crop top. Of course, you’ll need to add Pooh ears, and then you’re ready to hit the Hundred Acre Woods. Dress the kiddos as Piglet, Tigger, or Roo if you’re looking for a family theme. For couples, have your partner go as Tigger.

Happy pregnant mom wearing a maternity witch costume for Halloween
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Other pregnant Halloween costume ideas

If you’re looking for something simple to wear on October 31 that doesn’t require much fuss, try these seasonal maternity t-shirts that show off your Halloween spirit.

Either maternity shirt paired with black leggings makes for an easy and cute Halloween costume for a party, parade, or trick or treating.

Family Halloween
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Maternity Halloween costumes don’t have to be pricey

Halloween has become such a fun holiday, and it’s not just for the kids anymore. Adults love dressing up too for parties or when they go trick or treating with the kids. Don’t let pregnancy stop you from getting in on the Halloween excitement. There are a lot of adorable pregnant Halloween costumes to choose from and they don’t have to put a dent in the family budget.

These maternity Halloween costumes are all under $40. Two are couple costume combos you might want to consider if you and your partner have a Halloween party on the calendar. If you’re looking for something simple to go trick or treating with little ones or to wear when chaperoning the classroom Halloween parade, you will find something fun to wear on this list to show off your bump and your pregnancy glow this Halloween.

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