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10 of our Favourite Baby Announcement Ideas

Whether it’s sharing the joyous news with your partner, or simply your nearest and dearest, no matter if it’s your first child or your fifth, as soon as you find out that you’re expecting, it’s natural to want to shout it from the rooftops.

Nowadays, there are so many fun and creative ways to let everyone know that you’re expecting – so if you’re currently expecting, here are just a few of our favourites!

SPELL IT OUT

We LOVE these simple but stylish letter board announcements. You can personalise them to say anything you like and are perfect for a beautiful flat-lay photo to share with your friends – just add your sonogram, some flowers and some tiny baby shoes for maximum cuteness. Your Instagram will be rolling in the likes in no time!

Photo credit: hollyswholesomekitchen
Baby announcement sign

FURRY FRIENDS

Already have a fur baby? Nothing could be cuter than a pregnancy announcement featuring your four-legged friend, so get them involved. Craft a cute sign with your message on, just like this one!

Photo credit: The Ritzy Rose
Dogs with baby announcement signs

KEEP IT SIMPLE

Taking inspiration from model Iskra Lawrence, this lovely announcement couldn’t be more simple. You don’t need to hire a professional photographer, just get a friend to take some snaps of you and your partner with a pregnancy test – beautiful and effective.

Photo credit: @iskra
Iskra Lawrence

RAISE A TOAST

This idea is perfect for breaking the news to your friends! Invite them over for an evening in and start passing around the wine (or a non-alcoholic version alternative) with personalised labels announcing the good news. This announcement would be great for hiding a secret camera in the room to record the moment someone first notices. Just make sure you get yourself a bottle of sparkling fruit juice so you don’t miss out on the fun.

Photo credit: iCustomLabel
Baby announcement wine label

TIME FOR TEA

This one takes a little bit of patience, so if you are just too excited to wait, it might not be for you, but these adorable mugs will let your parents know that they’re future grandparents once they have reached the bottom of their drinks! It’ll definitely be the most memorable cup of tea they’ll have ever had.

Photo credit: the_persnickety_co
Grandparent surprise mug

SAY IT WITH SIBLINGS

If you already have kids, why not get them involved with your baby announcement? It’s a great way to introduce them to your pregnancy and get them excited about the idea of having a little brother or sister!

Photo credit: shayadeitz
Mum with baby announcement onesie

GIVE YOUR PARTNER A SURPRISE

Capture your partner’s surprise by letting them know during an impromptu photoshoot – write your message down on a chalkboard and only let them look at it when you give them the signal. Priceless.

Photo credit: Waves + Lilacs
Dad surprised by announcement board

MAKE IT YOUR OWN

Pregnancy announcements don’t have to be serious. Show off your sense of humour with a photo that symbolises your relationship, like this unique reveal that’s perfect for the couple that games together!

Photo credit: cassandrafisherphotos
Gaming baby announcement

THROW A PARTY 

Of course, a low-key reveal isn’t for everyone! If you prefer something bigger, invite your family and friends over for a party but don’t tell them why – until they walk into the room. It’ll be an unforgettable evening for you all and will mean you get to see everyone’s reactions first-hand!

Photo credit: @noemie.and.sarah
Baby announcement party

WHAT WOULD BEYONCE DO?

You can’t mention pregnancy announcements without mentioning Beyonce! Arguably the most iconic reveal of all time, this stunning photoshoot made headlines around the world, so why not put your own spin on it and have your own mini shoot to commemorate? You’re glowing right now – you deserve it!

Beyonce pregnancy reveal

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For more useful tips and advice, take a look at our everyday parenting blog.