Can I have a second baby shower?

My son will be 1 on Febuary 19th and im expecting another on May 28th. I had a baby shower for my first, but can I have another?

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anh2231

Asked by anh2231 at 1:53 PM on Oct. 18, 2008 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Of course you can have a second one, and a third or as many as you like. No rules against it.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 1:54 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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  • Where I grew up women pretty much had a baby shower for every child. (maybe not the big gifts you might receive the first time, but at least clothes, and such...especially if the baby was a different sex than the last)

    Anyway.......where I live now women just have the one shower. From what I've gathered it's TABOO to have a second because it's like you're ASKING for more gifts. I didn't grow up that way so I don't get it,

    I guess it depends on where you live.
    Nika75

    Answer by Nika75 at 2:01 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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  • That's sooo funny I've been wondering the same thing! I have a daughter, but if I have a son in the future I won't have any boy stuff. Good question!
    amyofthejungle

    Answer by amyofthejungle at 2:03 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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  • why do people think they cant? yes you can new baby new shower doesnt matter if you have 20 kids then you can have 20 showers
    iloveyall2008

    Answer by iloveyall2008 at 2:03 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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  • I am from Ga and it is taboo unless it's been awhile in b/w kids. I had one for each, but there is a 7 year gap in age.
    myboogiewoogie

    Answer by myboogiewoogie at 2:06 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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  • I've always been told that you can have a second baby shower as long as the sex of the baby differs from the one you've already had. In my personal opinion, have as many as you like.
    KlousMomi

    Answer by KlousMomi at 2:11 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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  • my thing is i think its wrong to ask people to come and give mer gifts when they just had, but on the other hand if you dont have a second shower is there another way to celebrate the new baby? i dont find it fair to not celebrate this birth???????? so confused.
    anh2231

    Answer by anh2231 at 2:15 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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  • Baby showers are fun! I already have been asked about who is throwing one for this baby and have 2 people that want to do them separately, one for friends and friends of the family and a second for work friends. This is my second child and I didn't think that there was a limit as to how many times you're allowed to have a baby shower.
    ConnersMom1204

    Answer by ConnersMom1204 at 2:23 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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  • I think you can have more than one. Just don't throw yourself your own party, that is pretty tacky!!!
    kscmbz

    Answer by kscmbz at 2:26 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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  • If you dont feel okay with having another baby shower.. you can always wait until the baby is born and then throw a party. Where everyone gets to meet the baby and they will bring things that you still need.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:27 PM on Oct. 18, 2008

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