Did you know that 18% of pregnant people are worried their partner won’t be very supportive?
One of the most joyous occasions in life is having a baby. After a fun and intense nine months, the 10th month can almost feel like an afterthought.
While it might seem like that at the time, there is plenty to do to prepare to make sure both you and your new addition to the family have a smooth transition. The most exciting part of buying time before the big reveal.
We’re here to help. Keep reading for everything you need to know about how to announce your pregnancy including fun ways to share the exciting news.
Put Together a Photo Collage
Gather up some of your favorite photos together. This may include any ultrasounds or sonograms and put them into a collage.
You can make this as simple or as elaborate as you like. Then, write a sweet message on the collage and post it on social media. Or send it out to friends and family via email or text.
Make a Pregnancy Announcement Video
If you’re feeling extra creative, you could make a pregnancy announcement video. This is a fun way to show off your personality and get everyone excited about the new baby.
You could include photos and videos from throughout your pregnancy. As well as cute messages or essays from you and your partner.
Send Out Pregnancy Announcement Cards
Another option is to send out physical pregnancy announcement cards. You can find lots of cute and funny designs online, or you could even make your own.
Include a photo of you and your partner, along with a little message about your new arrival. You could even add in some fun facts about your pregnancy, like your due date or how far along you are.
Announce It at a Family Gathering
If you have a family gathering coming up, this could be the perfect opportunity to announce your pregnancy. Having a kid, especially with new parents is really exciting for the family.
You could do something low-key, like telling everyone in person, or you could go all out and arrange for a big reveal.
For example, you could have a big cake with a baby’s onesie on top or set up a video camera to capture everyone’s reaction when you tell them the news.
Remember your family could also help you with your gender reveal soon so get them involved. A smoke bomb gender reveal will surely add drama to your gender reveal party.
Throw a Pregnancy Party
Want to make a big deal out of your pregnancy announcement? Why not throw a party? This is a great way to get everyone together to celebrate.
You could have games, food, drinks, and of course, lots of baby-themed decorations. You could even ask guests to bring gifts for the new arrival.
Having a Baby Is Fun
If you’re ready to make the big announcement of having a baby, there are a few things to keep in mind. Choose a time when you won’t be interrupted and when your partner will be available to talk.
Then, sit down with your partner and explain that you’re ready to start a family. Finally, be prepared for all the questions and excitement that will come your way!
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