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An expecting dad staged his own pregnancy photo shoot. Hilarity ensued

Stephen Cwiok
Peabody resident Nick Roberts surprised his pregnant girlfriend with his own “pregnancy” photos.

PEABODY, Mass. — An expecting father in Massachusetts has shown off his paternal glow with a pregnancy photo shoot.

Peabody resident Nick Roberts surprised his pregnant girlfriend with the photos at their gender reveal party in June before their son Logan was born. Some of the photos show Roberts posing at a beach in the town of Nahant, cradling his visible belly.

Stephen Cwiok

The couple’s son has since been born.

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Roberts says he and his friend, who is a photographer, grabbed some fast food before the shoot to ‘‘try to look a little pregnant.’’

Stephen Cwiok

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Roberts’ girlfriend, Brianna Magee, told WHDH-TV she flipped through the pictures and ‘‘just started laughing harder and harder.’’

Roberts says the photo shoot was ‘‘extremely difficult because we just kept laughing.’’

The story went national, appearing on People, leading the two men to post a “thank you” video to Facebook.