Got a bundle of joy on the way? You’d best prepare for sleepless nights and a good 18-odd years without any disposable income. We jest; many congratulations! Now, if only there were a decent way to tell the world about it… Fret not: Facebook’s got your back.

Facebook’s just added ‘Expecting a Baby’ to its ever-growing list of life events in your Timeline. If you’ve got a human creature growing inside you, you can now fill in details such as due date, gender, who the second parent is, as well as – hilariously – the ‘story’ behind the news.

The one option missing from Facebook Timeline

Whether you choose to fill all of these gory details in or not, the new event neatly bridges the gap between forming a new relationship or marriage and the sudden influx of sprog pictures that’ll inevitably spill onto your feed.

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