If you, or someone you know, are expecting a new bundle of joy, this means planning a special celebration is in the works. There can be a lot to figure out, but don’t worry! We have rounded up 15 of the best baby shower ideas to get your party planning gears turning.
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Host Co-Ed Baby Shower
A co-ed shower is the perfect way to include all the important men in your life, whether it’s fathers, grandfathers, siblings, friends, neighbors, or relatives.
Our favorite co-ed baby shower themes:
- Brew Party
- Birdies & Bogeys
- Baby Q (BaByQ)
And check out even more co-ed baby shower ideas here: 12 Awesome Co-Ed Baby Shower Ideas
This gender-neutral baby shower theme is the perfect way to include the entire family while enjoying a cookout style celebration.
Check out our favorite Baby Q themed baby shower photos here: Backyard Baby-que
Diaper Shower (a.k.a. Diaper & Wipes Shower)
A diaper shower is the perfect celebration for babies after the first, dads-to-be, couples who already have everything, or to simply put a spin on the traditional baby shower.
No matter how many children a couple has, they all deserve a celebration. That’s where a baby sprinkle comes in. These showers are geared toward celebrating the second child, and particularly a hit for families who already have all they need.
Cards are usually read once (maybe twice) then tossed. To shower babies with even more gifts, especially those that will double as a keepsake and get plenty of use, consider asking for books instead of cards. Have guests write a special message to the baby on the inside cover.
Can’t meet in person for the “real thing”? Consider hosting a party that everyone can attend. It’s as easy as choosing a video conferencing platform, sending invitations, and showing up – virtually!
When two of the best environments collide – outdoors and garden – it can make for an incredibly beautiful and soothing baby shower. Not to mention, using nature itself can cut a fraction of the decoration costs.
If you’re looking for a way to have an elegant baby shower, hosting a tea party is the way to go. Everything from the invites and foods to beverages and decor can have the super cute tea theme. Not to mention, you can go the extra mile and have the guests wear fascinator hats!
Partying during brunch can be just as fun as the traditional afternoon or evening baby shower. Think donuts, french toast sticks, and macarons paired with a good juice, punch, or coffee. Your guests will love the look and taste of this celebration.
Girl’s nights out aren’t only for the single or soon-to-be married gal. Moms-to-be can enjoy a nice evening out to celebrate their new bundle of joy. These showers are perfect for second-time moms or for moms who already have what they need for a baby. Chic outfits, lounge music, and a space for dancing are the highlight of this kind of shower.
Whether you choose to host this baby shower idea at an actual spa or set up a spot at home, you can never go wrong with pampering the mom-to-be. Pedicures, foot soaks, massaged, back rubs, and finger foods will make any spa party a real treat.