What To Do At Baby Shower:Having a baby is always a reason to celebrate, hence a baby shower. For many parents, knowing what to do at baby shower might be easier said than done. That is why this website was created, to give you some valuable information.
Baby showers have gained considerable popularity in recent times, something which may be attributed to by families becoming smaller and the child therefore getting more individual attention.
So, what is baby shower after all?
A baby shower is a party thrown in honor of a couple who is expecting their firstborn. Baby showers are held with the purpose of bestowing gifts upon the first-time mother so shell have the items needed by the baby on its arrival day. Baby showers also serve as a welcoming event for a new member to the family.
Who can have a baby shower?
Who hosts the baby shower?
Usually, a close friend of the family or a family member from either side organizes the baby shower. But, you can have anyone throw a baby shower for you. Be it family, friends, or co-workers.
When is the best time to have the baby shower?
Usually, the baby shower is held in the later stages of the pregnancy, around four to six weeks prior to the due date. Sometimes, people purposefully wait for the baby to arrive for some reason.
Who are to be invited to the baby shower?
It depends. If it is a work place shower, naturally you might only invite co-workers of the mum-to-be. Or if it is a family shower, invite family members. But you may also choose to just hold one big baby shower where everyone is invited. These days, couples showers are also becoming popular. During a couples shower, both men and women are invited. And surprisingly, guys enjoy baby showers as much as women do. Be mindful when inviting friends who have recently experienced losses or are having problems having a child. Most may feel left out if uninvited. What you can do is to ask them personally if they would be able to come in respect to their current situation. To avoid leaving out someone uninvited unintentionally, write a guest list beforehand.
What themes are appropriate for a baby shower?
Themed baby showers are of course a bit more difficult to organized. The more famous themes include,
1. Mother Shower – Shower the mommy with gifts to pamper her. This is a nice twist over the usual gifts of baby items.
- Dads Shower – Gifts for dad like coffee, Tylenol, etc. will be appropriate.
Baby Safety Shower All presents must be of a safety nature.
4. Nursery Theme Showers – Concept of the baby shower is based on the nursery’s theme.
What to serve the guests on the baby shower?
If you are adopting a theme, try to match the food you will serve with your particular theme.