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have a bun in the oven

To be pregnant. You're having a baby shower for Carla today? Wow, I didn't even know she had a bun in the oven.
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have one in the oven

Fig. to be pregnant with a child. She's got three kids now and one in the oven.
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have a bun in the oven

be pregnant. informal
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have a ˈbun in the oven

(informal, humorous) be pregnant
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