It is the latest craze for mums-to-be sweeping the Midlands, 'bump art' is rapidly growing in popularity where pregnant women celebrate their bodies by having their bumps painted.
One artist who is used to painting children's faces has taken up the trend and says people either love it or hate it:
Sharon Burrows has been painting baby bumps for a year, it is a trend that has come to the UK from the United States and is taking off at a fast pace here in the Midlands.
She has been asked to paint things from children's cartoon character Sponge Bob Square Pants through to dolphins and rainbows.
Pregnant Annabelle Jones from Newcastle-under-Lyme says having her bump painted is very relaxing:
Once the bump is painted a photo is taken so the mum-to-be can have a permanent memento.
Annabelle was quick to point out an advantage to having her bump painted: