Being pregnant can be the most exciting time of your entire life, as well as the most horrific! There’s nothing that can relax you (and your baby jitters) like a great, heartwarming movie can, especially if you’re experiencing morning sickness, anxiety, or having trouble sleeping due to your pregnancy. What better way to feel better than to laugh at someone else’s pregnancy pains? What are the best movies for expecting mothers to watch?
This list has the best films for expecting mothers to watch, ranked by the community. The films on this list tell stories of pregnancies and expecting mothers, and while some are reassuring and comforting tales, others show the worst possible pregnancies imaginable. At least for the viewer, she'll know she isn't alone! Other movies on this list provide comic relief and a humorous take on the ups and downs of being an expecting mother.
This list features the best pregnancy movies including, Father of the Bride 2, Juno, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Juno, She’s Having a Baby, Baby Boom, Three Men and a Baby, and Nine Months. Vote up the best movies for expecting mothers to watch below or add one that helped you get through a pregnancy if it isn't already on the list!
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