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What to Expect When you are Expecting – The Movie

One of the first things that happens after the pregnancy test is the arrival of the book “What to Expect When you are Expecting” by Heidi Murkoff. I don’t think I know of one woman who didn’t have this book in their house during their pregnancies. Not that is the end all be all of all pregnancy books, but it is truly helpful for you to understand what is going on with your baby week by week and what you can expect to happen or not to happen. I cannot even imagine being pregnant 50 years ago (or more!) when all you had were stories passed down. As much as I love to hear everyone’s pregnancy stories and enjoy telling a few myself, there is something much more comforting about knowing what is going on day by day with your baby without the emotional or sometimes scary stories attached.

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So now, imagine, this amazing book put together in movie format! Imagine some of Hollywood’s best acting out what we all have thought and read an put it into a movie.  If you go and watch the trailer  What to Expect Movie Trailer on YouTube you will be sure to have a good laugh while picturing your husband doing the same things as these guys, well maybe not quite as bad, but you can see how they can pull some of the wildest stories and bring them to you on the big screen.
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What to Expect When you are Expecting is opening in Theatres on May 18th. And I have a double pass to give away to for the Ottawa Premier on Wednesday, May 16th at 7pm at the Empire 7 Theatres. If you would like to see Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Brooklyn Decker, Cameron Diaz, Joe Mangianello, Denis Quaid, Chris Rock and more in this sure to be hilarious movie and are available on Wednesday, May 16th to attend the Ottawa Premier leave a comment telling me, What was the most fun thing about being pregnant?  and if you haven’t been pregnant tell me what is your favorite restaurant in Ottawa (cause well, I want to find some new places for dinner).

Draw for the double pass (this means you and a guest will get to go see the movie together) will take place on Sunday, May 13th. Otherwise known as Mother’s Day. Hope to see you there!

*Passes were provided by Thomas Allen & Son and Alliance Films

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9 comments… add one
  • Krista (@kristahouse) May 7, 2012, 10:22 am

    I had rough pregnancies but my favourite moments where when the babies kicked and moved. It always felt like a miracle every. single. time.

  • Danielle May 7, 2012, 10:38 am

    This movie looks hilarious Anna – awesome giveaway! I’ve never been pregnant so I’ll say that my favorite restaurant in Ottawa is probably Host India in Vanier. I’m crazy for Indian food and as far as I can tell they are the best in the city. Especially their lunch :)

  • Charlene May 7, 2012, 10:50 am

    I have 2 favorite things:actually GETTING pregnant and then NOT being pregnant 😉 For me the in between 40 weeks were terrible. But worth every minute of it.

    And yeah I had the What to Expect BookS too

  • Susan May 7, 2012, 1:07 pm

    Something from my pregnancies that I still smile about were when I would sit on the couch and balance a bowl with my snack on my belly. Perfect height.

  • Valerie May 7, 2012, 1:12 pm

    hah! I wasn’t that keen on the book (too many people took it WAY too seriously) but the trailer for the movie looks pretty funny. I won’t enter because I have plans for that night, but I agree with Krista – the best part was all the wiggles and kicks (well, most of them. Who doesn’t remember a good kick to the groin from the inside, or a head trying to stuff itself up under your ribs!)

  • rooshy May 8, 2012, 2:23 pm

    I’ve been waiting to this movie for a long time! :)
    My favourite restaurant right now in Ottawa is New Mee Fung on Booth St.

  • Nolie May 9, 2012, 3:22 am

    Sorry phone hates me. Funnest part for me was feeling baby move.

  • Brie May 9, 2012, 12:43 pm

    The funnest part was labour. :-) I was so happy not to be sick anymore.

  • Jodie May 11, 2012, 9:56 pm

    Most fun was seeing the ultrasound. Best restaurant is accross the river at Echo de Brasil!

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