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Creative Pregnancy Announcement: Couple Reveal Baby News With Animated Time-Lapse Greeting Card

31/07/2015 10:00 BST

Gone are the days when pregnancy announcements was simply a face-to-face conversation with those closest to you.

These days, couples all over the world pull out all the stops when they have a baby on the way and this couple have set the bar pretty high.

Nick Rollins, a talented artist, decided to draw an animated greeting card to send to his and his wife Ari=-Ann's friends and family.

Using just a pencil and piece of paper, the father-to-be drew a portrait of himself and Ari-Ann.

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But family and friends had a wait the whole two minutes 25 seconds before they realised what they were watching.

Just before the video ends, Rollin makes a quick edit to the family photo with one small addition.

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He rubs out his wife's flat stomach, draws a bump and then colours it in.

"We wanted to tell everyone in a unique way,"” wrote Nick in the caption on the YouTube video.

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The video has received more than 35,000 views on YouTube, encouraging Rollins to make even more videos.

On his channel, he wrote: "We have a few silly videos on YouTube, but we've been think about starting a vlog now!"

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