Labor Day, Indeed! Houston Radio Station Hosts Pregnant Women Bikini ContestMeredith Carroll
I don’t know about you, but when I was in the third trimesters of both of my pregnancies, I was never in the mood to get in a bikini. Come to think of it, I wasn’t in the mood to get in a bikini in the first and second trimesters, either. (Alright, to be fair, pre- or postpartum, I’ve never been in the mood to get in a bikini.)
But all pregnant women are not created equal.
That was proved for the eighth-straight year on Thursday when about 40 expectant moms, all in their third trimester, competed in the annual Pre-Labor Day Pregnant Bikini Contest in Houston, according to the Houston Chronicle.
In addition to baring their big bumps, the moms-to-be competed in challenges including the “baby change” and “diaper toss” (not to be confused with any kind of a baby toss).
The winner, Jennifer Clay, is 32 weeks along and was crowned champion based on her “grace, presentation and it’ factor.”
The contest, hosted by The Buzz’s The Rod Ryan Show, which is a radio show, takes “if you’ve got it, flaunt it,” to a whole new level.
While it wouldn’t be a contest I’d choose to enter — pregnant or not — I’ve long since learned not to judge what other women want to do with their pregnant bellies. Publicly, at least.
If you had it, would you flaunt it?
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