creative birth announcement ideas
After nine long months of eager anticipation, the one you’ve been waiting to meet has finally arrived. We know you’re elated beyond words and can’t wait to share the joy of this momentous occasion with your closest friends and loved ones. But how exactly
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birth announcements in the newspaper
Yes, the newspaper. Consider it the original social media platform. Many parents, particularly if they live in small towns where communities are tight-knit and active, still enjoy placing birth announcements in their local newspapers. Aside from being a lovely keepsake or baby book entry, newspaper announcements are a traditional and community-oriented way to introduce your baby to the world.
Typically, parents include only basic information about their cuddly new additions, and many newspapers have online forms that limit the types of details you can add. Since it will be available to the general public, keep your announcement on the formal side, and include a photo if you can. Explore our article on birth announcement wording for some creative ideas.
birth announcement keepsakes
A custom passed down through the generations, parents and grandparents often keep mementos of baby’s birth. Embroidered pillows with baby’s name, birth date, birth time and measurements are commonly gifted to parents and grandparents alike, as are bronzed shoes (done later, of course), framed custom art, engraved jewelry and personalized keepsake boxes. If you’re looking for the perfect gift to congratulate proud new parents, you can’t go wrong with a creative, custom birth memento.