Baby Showers are so popular over in the US that it’s kind of a given that all pregnant ladies will have a baby shower of some sort. However, here in the UK it’s still a phenomenon on the rise and there are some who are dubious about having a baby shower or hosting one for a friend or family member. This article will give you five great reasons to have a baby shower!
While many rules for showers have been relaxed over the years there are a few that you may want to consider when planning a shower for the second or third child…
If you have money to spare, you can always buy a bundle of baby clothes, bibs, diapers and pacifiers. Baby bundles are great gifts because it gives the mother a series of items that she can use for her newborn. If you are still having trouble finding the gift, you can always ask the mother. You may think that this may be a faux-pas but no one knows better than the soon-to-be mother. You don’t have to get exactly what she suggests but you can get gift ideas from her. When you have finally gotten the gift, it is time to wrap it. Basic baby shower durban etiquette calls for gift wrap that is light in color and that has a baby shower theme. You can also use a gift bag in a baby shower theme to hold your gift.
It’s not so much the gift that you bestow on a baby, but the gesture of the giving that is appreciated the most. It will be nice to remember that always so that you don’t beat yourself half senseless trying to find the ‘perfect’ baby gift. Sincerely, you may come close, but the perfect gift does not exist. The gesture most of the time suffices.
The four face towels of each color will be used to create the wheels of the carriage. Fold one face towel in two, lengthwise. Fold it once again so that you get a thin stripe. Roll that and use the pins to secure it. Fold a towel of the other color in the same way. Roll it around the small wheel you made out of the first towel. You have your first colorful wheel ready.
The centerpiece can be made of anything that the young mother will need and use. You can use diapers, bed sheets or towels. The making process is nearly identical for all of these items and you will produce something beautiful and practical at the same time.
With the number of babies born in the United States each year, the baby gift industry is rather booming. That means you should have no trouble finding the right baby gift all the time, or at least, someone who can help you with it. Just learn to look in the right place.