A lot of people tell me you're not supposed to have more than 1. So what are the baby shower rules?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 3:57 PM on Apr. 15, 2009 in Just for Fun
Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 4:02 PM on Apr. 15, 2009
Answer by Silvertears1275 at 4:08 PM on Apr. 15, 2009
Answer by Nathskitten at 4:18 PM on Apr. 15, 2009
You sound like a bunch of three year olds who want a happy meal toy! You don't ask for a shower. You don't throw yourself a shower and a baby shower is not to celebrate the baby. It is for the first time mom. Yes now that babies are spaced further apart and you can know if you are having a boy or a girl in advance things have changed. The baby shower was invented for the first time mom to help her get a layette together for the first of her 14 children. If you want to celebrate the baby have a party after his/her arrival. Baptism/ Christening/birthday party/dedication.
If your family wants to throw you a shower, great! But I would be very careful about not making it look like you are putting the squeeze on people for more gifts. And if you want real etiquette advice google Miss Manners. We deal with this one every few months, and each time somebody wants to celebrate the baby.
Answer by Anonymous at 4:47 PM on Apr. 15, 2009
Answer by BridgetC140 at 5:10 PM on Apr. 15, 2009
A shower is a party to celebrate a new baby: if you don't mind, do it! I have two boys less than two years apart and opted not to have a shower because we still had EVERYthing. But, we had a little "welcoming" celebration for my youngest. I did host two showers for my best friend because she had a boy first and then a little girl. Another friend had two showers because her eldest was 7 by the time #2 came along (and she'd given a lot of stuff to my boys! I hooked her up with the baby furniture, though!) And, I just attended a shower for a mother of twin girls (aged 5) whose now having twin boys! So, I don't know what "the rules" are, but plenty of people have more than one shower. Good Luck!
Answer by jonosmama at 5:53 PM on Apr. 15, 2009
Answer by poynorwife9819 at 6:07 PM on Apr. 15, 2009
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