Pregnant women in Nicaragua’s capital Managua participated in a baby bump competition on Monday. Nineteen women showed off their baby bumps. A video posted by Reuters shows the event coordinator measuring the baby bumps of mommies-to-be.
The competition was organized by a local radio station on the occasion of Nicaragua’s Mother’s Day.Nine-month pregnant Leyla Rebeca Hernandez won the competition. Her belly measured 57 centimeters (22 inches). She received a refrigerator, baby products and 5,000 cordobas (Rs 10,900) for winning the competition.
Hernandez told Reuters, “All my friends told me to participate because they saw that my belly is big. They told me I would win and that I should take part in the competition. So, I did what they said and here I am.”Netizens loved the idea of the competition. Here’s what they said: