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What To Expect When You're ExpectingFollowing on from the disturbing precedent of a dating guide being turned into a romantic comedy (namely, He's Just Not That Into You), comes best-selling pregnancy guide, What to Expect When You're Expecting – the latest cutely titled self help book being turned into a film.

After selling over 40 million copies and being translated into nearly 50 languages, What to Expect When You're Expecting (written by Heidi Murkoff with Sharon Mazel) is being adapted into a big screen movie by the coincidentally pregnant Heidi Hach who penned Freaky Friday and Legally Blonde: The Musical. What To Expect When You're ExpectingFollowing on from the disturbing precedent of a dating guide being turned into a romantic comedy (namely, He's Just Not That Into You), comes best-selling pregnancy guide, What to Expect When You're Expecting – the latest cutely titled self help book being turned into a film.

After selling over 40 million copies and being translated into nearly 50 languages, What to Expect When You're Expecting (written by Heidi Murkoff with Sharon Mazel) is being adapted into a big screen movie by the coincidentally pregnant Heidi Hach who penned Freaky Friday and Legally Blonde: The Musical.

What to Expect: The Movie will reportedly focus on the lives of seven pregnant couples in the months leading up to giving birth, making it akin to a particularly fertile ensemble film, like Gosford Park but with anti natal classes.

Now, ideas and inspiration can come from anywhere and pregnancy has of course successfully provided the plot for numerous films from Junior to Juno but, we have to admit, our expectations are a little low for this one. It's worrying enough that we're now getting our ideas from advice, but pregnancy? In our experience, it's got an exciting beginning and end but the middle part just drags on.