Wording for Baby Shower Invitations When the Baby Has Arrived

by Erica Harisson
Babies still need to be showered with gifts, even after they've arrived.

Babies still need to be showered with gifts, even after they've arrived.

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A baby shower can be exciting and fun for a new mom. Sometimes babies come before they're due, but Mom and Baby still deserve a shower. What happens when the baby comes early? There is no need to cancel the plans for a shower. Here are some suggestions on how to word the invitation for the baby shower.

Baby is Home

Just because the baby comes early, does not mean you cannot have a baby shower. When baby is home and healthy, invite your guests to enjoy the baby, too. "Who needs baby shower games when you can take turns holding the baby? Please join us for a baby shower to celebrate the arrival of (new baby's name). She/He wanted to be part of the fun! Please join us on (date) at (time)." (Remember to include the location and RSVP information).

Babies are Home

Twins are often delivered early and if anyone needs a baby shower, it's new parents of twins. Set the date of the shower for as soon as Mom and Dad are ready. "The newest members of the (last name) family have arrived! They just could not wait to join the fun! Baby A (name) and Baby B (name) were born on (date). Just like Mommy they wanted to see what was going on and two babies means twice the fun. Please join us on (date) for a baby shower at (time)." (Remember to include the location and RSVP information).

Baby is in NICU

Babies born early often require time in the hospital before they are healthy enough to go home. Mom needs a baby shower now more than ever to keep her spirits up and to help her prepare to bring the new baby home. "Have you heard the news? Baby (name) was born She/He was early and is being well cared for in the NICU. Please join us in celebrating his/her safe and health delivery at a baby shower on (date) and (time)." (Remember to include the location and RSVP information).

Daddy's Little Champ

Many Dads like to be part of the baby shower, too. When the baby has come early, invite your friends to come to a shower to celebrate with Mom and Dad. "Daddy's little champ is home! Little baby (name) was born on (date). Please join Mom and Dad on (date) at (time) for a baby shower to celebrate his arrival!" (Remember to include the location and RSVP information).

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About the Author

Erica Harisson began writing in 2010. She holds four Microsoft certifications as a business intelligence developer, database administrator, SQL server 2008 business intelligence development and maintenance, and SQL server 2005. She earned a Master of Science in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix.

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