You've probably heard this joke a million times when the quarantine began: there's going to be a baby boom by the end of the year. Some laughed while nodding their heads and others thought it was impossible for couples to bring a new life into the world after seeing each other all day every day with no end in sight. But families are expanding. And creative parents-to-be are coming up with the funniest ways to announce their big news.

From saying they got the wrong kind of protection to little kids claiming their parents weren't good at social-distancing, its evident that some didn't lose their sense of humor during times of such great uncertainty.

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Francis
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1 month ago

this is brilliant :D

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According to Dr. Melissa Richards, an OBGYN at Olmsted County Medical Center, the hospital is expected to hit 1,000 births in 2020, which is something OMC hasn't done in more than five years.

That being said, she believes the "boom" won't be as drastic as some predict. "I wouldn't call it a boom, but maybe a bump," Dr. Richards told KTTC. "In 2019, we had 58 deliveries in December," Dr. Richards said. "This year, we are tracking to deliver 80 patients."

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Grace Vukasovic
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1 month ago

The dads face 😂😂

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Lyman Stone, a research fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, pointed out that “events that cause a large increase in deaths tend to cause a large decrease in births nine months later.” Which is the complete opposite of the popular belief that a major natural disaster would inspire Americans sensing their own mortality to grow their families.

The researcher cited natural disasters such as hurricanes and famines, as well as previous pandemics to support the claim, saying that would-be parents may be traumatized by fear or concerned about how they would care for children during difficult and uncertain times. Still, such declines are often temporary.

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Catherine Hankinson
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1 month ago

Twins?! Oh wow

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Stille20
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1 month ago

LOL! I would think this one would be higher.

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Dawn Thomas-Cameron
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1 month ago

Love the corona there.

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Christophe Beunens
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1 month ago

You clearly did not follow Mr Presidents instructions with the Clorox

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alwaysMispelled
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1 month ago

This one is my favorite!

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#8

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Grace Vukasovic
Community Member
1 month ago

The kid looks so proud 😂😂

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MsM
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1 month ago

"Spawning"... 😂

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Freya the Wanderer
Community Member
1 month ago

And 13 years after birth, that kid will be a quaranTEEN.

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Capermom
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1 month ago

Number 6..!?!?!?

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Francis
Community Member
1 month ago

why is he cut off?

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Tanner Wright
Community Member
1 month ago

Clearly...

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 month ago

cat doesn't look impressed :D

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Molly Smith
Community Member
1 month ago

That baby was clearly coming before the quarantine ...

Emily Softley
Community Member
1 month ago

Most women 'pop' faster with subsequent babies. I didn't show until 7 months with baby 1, but baby 2 had me showing much faster.

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Capermom
Community Member
1 month ago

Awww...beautiful family <3

Lara Smith
Community Member
1 month ago

I like the welcoming attitude in this one!

J W
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh my goodness! The man looks like Owen Wilson!!! Wuuuuuuuut???

rachel carter
Community Member
1 month ago

Beautiful family.

Kay Funke
Community Member
1 month ago

They scream Florida

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
1 month ago

This is how it should be. Happy. Just plain grateful and happy.

Jordan Westall
Community Member
1 month ago

They are on the beach. That’s not quarantining

My O My
Community Member
1 month ago

...alone. Maybe they live at the beach

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SimplyRatty
Community Member
1 month ago

"promoted to big brother" lol

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Vanta Black
Community Member
1 month ago

Me: "Why am I the only one who isn't going to be a parent after quarantine?" Voice in my head: "Because you're single, you hate kids, and 50% of your time in lockdown has been given over to Animal Crossing." Me: "I got all the fossils, so it was totally worth it."

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Stille20
Community Member
1 month ago

This one is confusing.. two babies? you've had multiple opps babies? Though I am guessing friends and family probably understand it.

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neonn_pieee
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1 month ago

Baby Leal?

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#20

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Stille20
Community Member
1 month ago

This one is has a nice composition and its pretty cute

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Kaarei V
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1 month ago

How much dough did they use?

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#22

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Carla Power
Community Member
1 month ago

Please correct me if I'm wrong but if this baby is 24 weeks old it was conceived well before most countries went into quarantine (Reading July 3). Even if you include China which went into lockdown February 4th. Not to lessen the joy of their announcement.

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J Farr
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1 month ago

That teddy is so cute

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Lily
Community Member
1 month ago

I like this one.

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Leah Winfield
Community Member
1 month ago

So as cute as these are.. it’s not as if couples in the same household are expected to socially distance...?

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Stille20
Community Member
1 month ago

I don't know about the announcement, but that baby is adorable

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Dragon girl
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1 month ago

I like the bear wearing a mask.

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JLaw
Community Member
1 month ago

Rainbow babies are so precious. 🌈👶❤

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Cori
Community Member
1 month ago

The little one on te right looks EXACTLY like my niece! 🤯

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NoodleBear
Community Member
1 month ago

These posts get old after a bit, they all say the same thing

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Vanta Black
Community Member
1 month ago

Is this a pregnancy announcement, or just a photo of baby wear that will tell everyone why said baby now exists?

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Vanta Black
Community Member
1 month ago

His and Hers Purell. Nice. If a little archaic.

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Jessica Nametz
Community Member
1 month ago

My husband and I were trying for our 2nd BEFORE this whole pandemic thing... Now I am due in November and everyone thinks it's because of the quarantine... 🤦 🤷‍♀️

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