Pregnant women size up for biggest baby bump competition

STORY: These women are hoping to win

a biggest baby bump competition

Location: Managua, Nicaragua

It was organized

by a local radio station

and saw

19 women compete

The competition coincides

with Nicaragua’s Mother’s Day

WINNER OF COMPETITION, LEYLA REBECA HERNANDEZ, SAYING:

“All my friends told me to participate because they saw that my belly is big. They told me I would win and that I should take part in the competition. So I did what they said and here I am.”

The 31-year-old

won with a 22-inch belly

She took home a refrigerator, baby

products and the equivalent of $130