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Baby Shower Invitations Girl Or Boy

By Nita McKinney

It usually falls to a close friend or relative of the expectant mum to arrange the party. In many cases the parents have the opportunity to find out the sex of their infant midway through the pregnancy. Some parents are happy to share that information with friends and family, leaving them to choose gifts based on the sex of the child. Some prospective parents may prefer to keep the sex as a surprise until the birth. Sending unisex baby shower invitations girl or boy, helps the parents to maintain their secret.

Choosing the invitations is only one step in the planning this type of party. Even before you choose invitations you need to start by drawing up your to do list, so you can tick things off each stage as you complete them. If it is to be a surprise for the mother to be, then you may have to enlist the help of the father, family member or colleague and friend to draw up a guest list.

Deciding on a venue is another important step. If it is in someones home, all the guests can pitch in and help with the decorations and party food. Alternatively, if you decide to book a hall, or hold the party in a venue that provides catering, you will need to plan for higher costs into your budget.

This type of celebration is generally held between the six to nine month stage. Check mums schedule to make sure that your event does not clash with other maternity related medical appointments. Keep in mind that if you arrange it too near the due date, you run the risk of the baby being born first.

If you are looking for inspiration on the decorations or themes for showers, the internet is a great source of information on all things baby shower. Depending on your budget and spare time, you can download step by step instruction on making your own baby shower decorations. You can choose from some fairly simple ideas and themes to produce a memorable experience for the mum to be.

Choosing gifts can sometimes be quite difficult when it is for an unborn child. Preparing a gift list of items which are practical or fun for mum and unborn child can be helpful. Try to include as wide a range of gift ideas in different price ranges to give plenty of options. Make it clear that guests do not have to choose items on the list if they have something else in mind.

Larger gifts such as cots, prams, high chair and other fairly expensive items are usually given by family members. Work colleagues of both parents often collect a sum of money which can help towards purchasing more expensive items. Other items such as clothing, toys and even gift certificates can help to save the parents some money in the first few months.

Pink is the color generally associated with baby shower invitations girl, blue for a boy. Lemon, white and other pastel colors are normally used when the sex of the baby is unknown. You will find there is no shortage of ideas for baby showers on the internet.

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