Announcing Pregnancy on Twitter: Would You Do It?

Cynthia Dermody

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Screenwriter Diablo Cody announced her pregnancy recently via Twitter.

"Thanks for the congrats on my fetus," she wrote. "No secrets here; just thought it would be fun to see how big I could get before someone noticed."

Yeah, she's a famous person who was responding to mass rumors, but with Twitter becoming almost a second persona for lots of people who utter their every thought, move, and opinions, it's not entirely uncommon for regular folks to break the news that way.

Here's a sampling of some recent tweets from expectant moms and dads:

So it's almost 1 p.m. and I just got up. I'm pregnant!

My stomach hurts and I'm weepy. Either I'm pregnant or it's almost Shark Week.

Clara told me that she's pregnant. I'm going to be a dad to an asian baby. HAPPY BIRTHDAAAAY

I'm pregnant! I mean its not yours but I juss thought you should kno

Would you announce your pregnancy on Twitter?

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