Family Pregnancy Announcement

Let’s tell the world! Get ready to announce your family’s newest arrival with this fun, functional and affordable cloth one-piece maternity pillow. Make a big announcement about your little one with this new family photo. Share the news with friends and family in style – these beautiful prints are sure to be a big hit.

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We want to share the big news with you! Beginning this April, we’ll be welcoming a new addition to our family. Take a look at how our families are coming together and make sure to catch the other announcements before they end. What a beautiful time to be pregnant! The life of the baby is growing inside you, and it’s your job to nourish this new human being until it’s ready to see the outside world. Here are some tips and tricks to keep you healthy:

1. Make sure you’re getting enough protein in your diet. Your growing little bundle of joy needs lots of protein for all those muscles growing inside its head!

2. Take a lot of naps so you’re well rested for when that baby comes out kicking!

3. Exercise as much as possible but don’t overexert yourself or it might hurt the baby

Family Pregnancy Announcement Ideas

Want to announce your pregnancy in a creative way? We’ve got plenty of family pregnancy announcement ideas to help you come up with the perfect photo that will make everyone say, “Wait, WHAT?!?”

Whether it’s your first or third baby, a pregnancy announcement is an exciting time, not only for the expecting couple but for family and friends too.

In the age of social media, pregnancy announcements have become creative and sometimes quite elaborate affairs. With couples thinking outside the box and coming up with fun and quirky ways to announce their pregnancy. 

If that sounds like something you’re into, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve collected a handful of spectacular ideas to announce your pregnancy, from simple and elegant to funny and inventive.

When should I announce my pregnancy?

Now, before we delve headfirst into the fun and creative ways to announce your little one to the world, we thought it would only be fitting to give you some background information so you can make an informed decision on when to share your big news with the world.

When it comes time to pee on that pregnancy test and wait those agonising three minutes to see whether one or two lines show up, it can feel like an eternity.

The moment you flip that stick over and see two lines pop up can feel like the most joyous and special moment in the world, like you have literally won the lottery.

You immediately want to shout from the rooftop “I’m pregnant!” and tell everyone you know but you have to be careful about when you share this news to those around you.

You first need to figure out when you feel comfortable sharing your exciting news. Unfortunately, 1 in 4 women will experience a miscarriage. This typically happens within the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Basically, the entire first trimester.

Do a little math or speak to your GP about when you’ll reach that 14 week mark, so you know when your chances of miscarrying will be drastically reduced. Once you know, this is a great opportunity to announce your little one to the world.

If you think you can keep your secret just a little bit longer, waiting until 20 weeks is also a popular time to announce a pregnancy as this is when you will most likely find out the gender of your little bub (if you want to).

In saying that, it’s completely up to you when you want to announce your pregnancy. Every person is different. For example, I cannot keep a secret for the life of me and told my loved ones and those close to me as soon as I found out myself. Then I shared it publicly a few months later.

As long as you are aware of the possibilities and uncertainties in that first trimester, sometimes telling those close to you can be very exciting and also provide a support network if something were to happen.

Alright, let’s get into the good stuff, what you came here for! Ways to announce your pregnancy to the world!

Traditional ways to announce your pregnancy

First up, some of the more traditional ways to announce you’re expecting. These are common for good reason, they are both classic and beautiful yet simple and effective.

Pregnancy scan photo:

Sharing a photo of your pregnancy scan by itself or alongside you and your partner is a very special way to announce your new addition. It also proves there is in fact a tiny human growing inside your belly!

Pregnancy test:

If you want to plan a cute and special way to tell your partner (if they’re not there at the time). Putting the test in a little box with a ribbon on top is a simple yet special way to tell them the great news.

Otherwise, purchasing a newborn onesie with the words “daddy” or “surprise” is another great and fun way to let your partner in on the exciting new addition to your growing family.

Dinner party:

Another traditional and intimate way to share your pregnancy is to invite all your loved ones and close friends around for a small dinner party or BBQ where you can announce you and your partner are expecting.I love this idea as you are all together in person, it isn’t just on social media where people send you DMs or comments to congratulate you. There is something so meaningful about telling someone you love this exciting news in person.

Of course in this pandemic-driven world, a family gathering may not be feasible! Getting all of your loved ones together on Zoom is a special and memorable alternative.

Cute ways to announce your pregnancy

If you are someone who is creative and wants to find a different yet cute way to share your announcement, then don’t worry, we have you covered.

Baby clothes/shoes

Sharing a picture of you and your partner along with a small pair of baby shoes or clothes is a cute way to spread the word about your little one.

It also makes for a very special keepsake that you can look back on in the future. You can also make comparison photos of when your child was in your belly VS when they’re out with them wearing the tiny shoes or clothes.

Pregnancy announcement with children

Another cute and simple way to announce your pregnancy is getting a photo of your children holding or kissing your belly or holding up a sign saying “every superhero needs a sidekick” or something along those lines.

This is a great way to get the whole family involved.

Include your fur babies

Taking a photo of your ultrasound or a chalkboard with your due date on it alongside your pets is a cute way to announce your new family addition. We understand your fur babies are just as much a part of the family so it is always fun getting them involved and an awesome photo to look back on.

Get baking

If you love the kitchen and love to bake then this is a great, creative way to announce you’re expecting.

Bake a few cookies or a cake shaped as something baby related or with your due date on top. This is probably the sweetest way to announce your little one. Pun definitely intended.

‘Bun in the oven’

If you are after a funny way to introduce your new baby then taking a photo with your partner of you literally taking a bun out of the oven is a great, funny way to share your exciting news.

Game night

For some couples and their friends/family, game night is a tradition. If this applies to you, why not incorporate your big announcement into your game night antics.

For example, spell it out while playing a game of scrabble. This is a really fun way to announce your news and may take a few of your guests a little while to understand what you are trying to say, but hey, that makes it all the more fun.

Video announcement

A really special yet fun way to announce your pregnancy would be to get your partner’s initial reaction and share this with the world.

Not only is this extremely heartfelt and meaningful, it is also something you will cherish forever.

Professional photography

This one can be quite pricey but if you have the means then we suggest going for it! Or even getting your bestie over to take some iPhone pics of you and your partner will suffice just fine.

Find a beautiful location like a forest, lake or beach, something outside with a beautiful backdrop. Put on your favourite outfit and head out to take some announcement pics.

You could either be holding your ultrasound or you and your partner may be both cradling your belly.

Whatever pose you decide on, this is a very elegant, special way to announce your new addition and something you can hang up in your home and a memory you can always cherish.

However, you decide to share your big news, it is important that you feel comfortable and not pressured into anything. This is your moment and your decision.

If you decide to keep it a secret until the baby pops out or maybe you announce the news as soon as you find out. Whatever your preference, do what feels right for you and your partner.

This moment will be something you will look back on and hold close to your heart forever

Family pregnancy announcements are a great way to announce that you are expecting, especially if there are multiple babies on the way! They capture the sparkle and special moments of the time you share with your loved ones, making them an excellent choice for any family. Your pregnancy announcement is the most exciting time of your life. Whether you’re inviting close friends and family to a gathering, or staying private, we’ve got you covered with the best pregnancy announcement ideas for every personality.

Show the world you’re expecting with a birth announcement that captures your baby’s unique style, and with this pregnancy announcement ideas resource guide, you’ll find inspiration that helps you plan an announcement that is as unique as your growing family. There are so many great ways to announce your pregnancy — and we’re here to help you find the perfect one for you.

Pregnancy announcements are a great way to let everyone know you’re expecting your first child. They can be sentimental, funny or even touching—and we’ve got lots of ideas for formatting and wording that are guaranteed to turn heads at baby showers and family gatherings.

Family Pregnancy Announcement Cake

Make their celebration special with this unique family pregnancy announcement cake. A wonderful way to celebrate the new addition to your family! Make pregnancy announcement extra special with our family pregnancy announcement cake. A professionally designed cake is a unique and creative way to tell your loved ones you’re expecting!

We take the fun of a pregnancy announcement and turn it into a culinary masterpiece. We let your family know that a new life is coming with this delicious cake, shipped right to their door. This cake is a staple when announcing the next generation! A beautiful pregnancy announcement cake is a gift you will always remember, and a great way to share your joy with everyone. Our family size cake flavor options include our classic buttercream icing variety and gourmet fillings like fresh strawberries, oreos, and more. We even use fresh fruit for a one of a kind look.

Make your family’s first news of a pregnancy a memorable one with a delicious cake that makes the moment even sweeter. Made with premium vanilla buttercream, just enough sweetness to celebrate without being over the top. Whether you’re informing friends or family of a new arrival, our fresh and delicious cake is sure to become everyone’s favorite. We make all of our recipes from scratch, with the finest ingredients. Choose from a variety of fun message styles that are sure to express exactly how you feel.

Family Pregnancy Announcement Cards

Looking for a fun and different pregnancy announcement that all your family members will love? Our family announcement cards are designed to give a warm, friendly feel and allow you to customize in any way that you want. From adding your beautiful baby bump photo to making a funny announcement like, “Baby on board” or “We’re having twins!” – the sky’s the limit! Plus, they’re part of our super affordable mini-fold collection of 4×6 postcard-sized cards so you can spread the joy even further.

Sure, announcing your pregnancy on social media is fun and efficient, but there’s something truly special about sending an old-school pregnancy announcement card to your precious inner circle…before the masses know. Besides, doesn’t everyone need a little happiness and anticipation delivered to their mailbox? Whether you’re expecting your first baby or one of many—and whether you’re looking for funny, heartfelt, vintage, or super contemporary—there’s a pregnancy announcement card just for you. Here are some of the best around.

New Addition Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Minted

You + Me = Three is so simple, modern, and sentimental it’s hard not to gush. Plus, this pregnancy announcement card is the perfect way to use those maternity photos you spent a fortune on. Boom! 

Expecting Great Things Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Paper Culture

The uncomplicated text coupled with the baby bottle detail on this “Expecting” card make this pregnancy announcement extra precious. With four color combinations, a lined envelope that matches, and customizable text (“We are” can be edited to say “I am”), this one-size-fits-most pregnancy announcement card is one to love. 

Arty Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Etsy

Morph your partner-and-me ultrasound photo into a modern hand-illustrated portrait that’s not only a stunning pregnancy announcement, but a keepsake to treasure. Win win!

Avo-Cute-O Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Zazzle

Whether they’re on toast, in guacamole, or announcing your pregnancy, avocados—with their ever-present “baby bump”—are the best! Why not let this versatile veggie (nay, fruit!) share your news?

Vintage-vibe Stork Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Papier

A classic association with the stork brings nostalgia and charm to your pregnancy announcement card. And with it’s high-quality paper, this chic card is a total framer. 

Pin This Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Zazzle

A little play on words and a throwback to the diaper pins of yesteryear is such a sweet way to announce your expecting a baby. This gender-neutral pregnancy announcement card with easy text is straightforward and perfectly pleasing. 

Rainbow Baby Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Minted

Okay, this one is probably going to bring on the tears…and we’re all about it. Word of your rainbow baby on the way is absolutely the most exciting piece of news that will hit everyone’s mailbox this season. (Here are more rainbow baby pregnancy announcement ideas.)

Scratch-Off Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Etsy

This interactive pregnancy announcement card keeps the suspense alive while giving loved ones some super fun mail to open! So exciting! You can, of course, customize the text your want for the big under-the-gold-heart reveal. 

Balloons for Baby Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Simply to Impress

Cheerful, whimsical, and perfectly on-trend, baby balloons spell out the gender news while a picture of the expectant parent(s) radiates joy.

Guess Who’s Getting a Sibling Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Shutterfly

What a special way to let soon-to-be Big Brother or Big Sister know they are a BIG part of your growing story. Be sure to order a few extra for both baby books. (Here are even more sibling pregnancy announcement ideas.)

Baby Shoes, Coming Soon Pregnancy Announcement Card

Pregnancy announcement card

To purchase: Shutterfly

Two teeny widdle feet are coming soon! Squee! This poignant card has a retro feel with cute graphics to let your loved ones know there’s a new baby on the way.

Make all of your family members smile when they open up their gift and discover a pregnancy announcement card. These cards can be used to announce the arrival of a new little one or to say thanks for their support through the pregnancy and infant phase of life. Beautiful artwork fills these cards, with inspirational quotes and lots of love from all involved in the happy news.

Let them know that you are expecting a little bundle of joy with these pregnancy announcement cards! Celebrate the arrival of a new baby with our pregnancy announcement cards. Featuring bold and bright modern design, these cards are perfect for announcing a new baby to any family or friend. The choice of font make your announcement interesting, charming and personal. Make sure to check out our baby shower cards selection as well!

Show your friends, family and loved ones how happy you are about the exciting news that you are going to be a family! Best for sending within a few weeks of the expected due date, or after the birth of baby. With your own unique announcement, you’re letting the world know about a new family member, and sending love and congratulations to everyone involved.

Big Family Pregnancy Announcement

Big family pregnancy announcement, you’re going to be a big brother or sister! If you’re expecting, you know that everyone wants to know. So celebrate your big news in the best way with our big family pregnancy announcement cards.

Introducing a new member of the family! This big family pregnancy announcement is sure to be just as exciting for your little one as it is for you. Hey Family! We’re finally ready to tell you that we’re expecting! The moment has arrived, I’m pregnant with a little bundle of joy. We wanted to announce our pregnancy in a special way so we designed and created this Big Family Sign.

Pregnancy announcements are more than a photo of the happy couple — they’re family announcements. And they should be easy to make and share. A big family? We know. No matter how many kids you have, there’s plenty of room for everyone. Just wait until they meet theirs, they’ll agree with us.

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