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Baby Showers & Birthdays October 10, 2018

What To Write In A Baby Shower Card, According To Those Who Actually Know

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You’ve been invited to a baby shower. You have the gift, you have the card, but you don’t know what to write in a baby shower card.

Well, it depends on a few things.

  • Your relationship with the mom-to-be. If you’ve been invited to a co-ed shower, what is your relationship with the parents-to-be? Are you very close, or is it more formal? The type of relationship you have will determine what to write in a baby shower card.
  • Do you know the gender of the baby, or are you attending a gender reveal baby shower? If you know the gender, it’s a great idea to write a card that reflects that.

Below are several inspirational messages to write for the new parents. You can change it as you like, you can even combine messages as you see fit. For your convenience, the baby shower messages have been broken down into categories. That way, it’s easier for you to choose the one that you like the most.

What to write in a baby shower card:

  1. if it’s a boy;
  2. if it’s a girl;
  3. if it’s twins (or multiples);
  4. general baby shower wishes and congratulations;
  5. cute baby shower card wishes;
  6. funny baby shower messages;
  7. baby shower messages for mom-to-be;
  8. baby shower messages for a baby sprinkle;
  9. religious baby shower messages.

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What to Write in a Baby Shower Card If It’s A Boy?

  • A precious little boy is on the way. What an exciting time for your family.
  • This little guy is already blessed with amazing parents. We can’t wait to watch your family grow.
  • This little prince has no idea how spoiled he’s about to be. Can’t wait for the big day!
  • We hope you have your mom’s smile and your dad’s humor. Lots of love little man.
  • Oh boy! We can’t wait to meet him. Thanks for inviting us to share in your baby shower celebrations.
  • If he’s anything like his father, he’ll be a handsome baby boy!
  • Get ready for toy cars in all shapes and sizes, for balls, bats bikes and all sorts of surprises. Congratulations on your little man.
  • In a few years, your son will be the newest member of your family football team!

what to write in a baby shower card What to Write In A Baby Shower Card If It’s A Girl

  • I know she’s going to fill your life with joy and love.
  • Booties and bonnets, ribbons and lace, little stuffed toys all over the place. Congratulations on your sweet little girl.
  • A beautiful little girl to play with and adore, to spoil a little and love a lot, who could ask for more!
  • A great joy is coming all wrapped in pink. I can’t wait to meet her.
  • Sugar, spice, and everything nice; this is what your new family is made of.
  • I’m tickled pink to meet your new baby girl.
  • A great joy is coming all wrapped in pink. I can’t wait to meet her.
  • I’m tutu excited to meet your darling daughter. Best wishes for your pregnancy.
  • One minute you’re dressing her in tutus and pink bows, the next you’re buttoning the back of her bridal gown. Enjoy all the little moments; they fly by fast!
  • Your daughter will be beautiful, smart and happy—just like her mother!
  • I can’t wait to spoil your little princess. She’s already so loved.

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What To Write In A Baby Shower Card If Its Twins

These baby shower messages can be adjusted for triplets too.

  • Congratulations on your twins – from now on you’ll have twice the love and half the sleep!
  • Who knew happiness could be delivered in so many tiny bundles! Congratulations on the birth of your twins!
  • Here comes double trouble! Congratulations on your twins.
  • Twins! Sometimes miracles come in pairs.
  • This comes with a bundle of wishes for your cute little bundles of joy! Congratulations on your twins.
  • If there’s anything more special than a new baby on the way, it’s two babies on the way!
  • Here comes double trouble! Congratulations on your twins.
  • It’s twins! Congratulations! Twins mean double the kisses and double the fun. It’s double the joy for everyone.
  • There are many reasons to smile, and you just got two more! Congratulations on your twins!
  • Twin mommies are like buttons. They hold everything together.
  • What a bundle of joy! Here comes double the fun, double the joy, double the diapers, and double the noise!
  • Congratulations on your twins! Get ready for lots of laughter and noise, big hugs and so many joys. All the best for your new family!
  • Double born, twice the blessing. Double kids, twice the messing. Congrats on your twins!
  • Seems that twins run in your family. Don’t forget to also let them walk, skip and jump!
  • A mother of twins is a classic overachiever. Congratulations!
  • Your family is growing by 4 feet! Congratulations on your twins.
  • 4 tiny hands, 4 tiny feet, 2 sweet little babies we can’t wait to meet!
  • From small beginnings come great things. Congratulations! You are having twins!
  • It’s double the giggles and double the grins and double the trouble if you’re blessed with twins! Congrats on your double bundle of joy!
  • Twins: two new babies just for you, to make all your dreams come true!
  • You made one wish. And two came true. Congratulations on your double blessings!
  • Two precious bundles, to cuddle and kiss – life just doesn’t get any better than this!
  • Genes so nice, they made them twice!
  • What could be better than a double-dose of love? Congratulations!
  • Good moms of twins have sticky floors, messy kitchens, laundry piles, dirty ovens, empty fridges and – happy twins!
  • Two faces to wash, and four dirty hands. Two insistent voices, making demands. Twice as much crying, when things go wrong. The four eyes closing, with slumber song.
  • Twice as many garments, blowing on the line. Two cherubs in the wagon, soaking up the sunshine. Work you do for twins naturally comes double. But four arms to hug you, repay all your trouble.
  • Two peas in a pod, two bundles of joy. Two gifts from heaven, one girl and one boy.
  • Ten tiny fingers, ten tiny toes, two babies to cuddle, two babies to snuggle. Two babies growing side by side, two babies sleeping side by side, two babies chatting, two babies giggling, two heart-melting smiles, two heart-melting kisses, two best friends to share their life together, with double the hugs and double the love.

Religious Messages For Twins

  • Nothing is as precious or brings home so much love, as two brand new babies sent from heaven above. Congratulations on your new bundles of blessing.
  • Two little blessings sent from above. Twice the smiles and twice the love. 
  • You asked God for a flower, he gave you a bouquet. You asked God for a minute, he gave you a day. You asked God for true love, he gave you that too. You asked God for a baby, he gave you two!
  • God creates twins when he makes a face he really likes.
  • Two are better than one. For if they fall one will lift the other up. (Eccl. 4:9-10)
  • Two angels sent from heaven above, double the blessings and twice the love.
  • Twins are God’s way of saying ‘buy one, get one free’! Congrats on your twins. 
  • You are blessed because God chose you to be the mother of twins.

what to write in a baby shower card

General Baby Shower Wishes And Congratulations

  • Welcome to the world little one!
  • Congratulations, a new bundle of joy is coming to fill your home with love and bliss.
  • Best wishes for a lifetime of happiness.
  • Welcoming your new baby with wishes of health, joy and plenty of sleep.
  • May you both be happy and healthy.
  • The sweet sound of baby’s voice will be music to your ears.
  • I can’t wait to watch your beautiful son/daughter, [name], as he/she grows.
  • Good health to you through the remainder of your pregnancy, and best wishes to you on your delivery day.
  • A great joy is coming. Many best wishes for the remainder of your pregnancy.
  • Cheers to the new baby, new adventure and new appreciation of the word “me time”. I am so happy for you.
  • May the baby come out as wonderful and lovely as you. I wish you all the best!
  • I am excited to celebrate this special moment in your life with you. Happy baby shower!
  • I wish you all the best with everything, may your pregnancy go smoothly.
  • May your baby shine like a star and make your life brighter. Congratulations and best wishes for your baby shower!
  • Best wishes for you and your new bundle of love.
  • May the stork bring you a bouncing, healthy, beautiful baby that you’ll treasure forever.
  • May you be blessed with a happy and healthy baby. I look forward to meeting your new bundle of joy.
  • Congratulations on your new baby! Please know that I am always here for you and support you 100%.
  • I wish you a happy and healthy baby. Enjoy all the cuddles!
  • Wishing you all the best with your expected new arrival.
  • If you have any questions about nursing or delivering, feel free to reach out to me. I’ve been there.
  • “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” –Robert Browning
  • “A new baby is like the beginning of all things: wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” –Eda J. Le Shan
  • The best thing to spend on your baby is time.
  • Please know that I am here to help with dishes or vacuuming so you can bond with the baby.
  • With a new baby, things may get more chaotic, but your house will always be filled with love and laughter. All the best and many happy memories.
  • Enjoy looking after your baby, and don’t forget to pamper yourself.
  • I’d like to bring your favorite meal whenever it’s convenient for you! I will follow up a few days after you return home to check in.
  • Ahhh! Freaking out over here. Kudos, you guys. So happy for you two, that’s going to be one lucky baby.
  • Wishing you all the best with the new baby which, is not far away now. Please let us know if you need absolutely anything along the way. We are very excited for both of you.
  • Hip, hip, hurray! You two are going to make such amazing parents.
  • Congratulations and well wishes on new beginnings.
  • Whether it’s a boy or a girl, I hope that it will fill up your life with abundant happiness.
  • So many happy and wonder-filled times ahead for you…congratulations!
  • To the soon to be parents! Wishing you a hassle free pregnancy and delivery.
  • Enjoy every moment because time flies by!
  • I hope that your baby is happy and healthy and may it light up your lives even more.
  • Thanks for inviting us along to share in the excitement of your soon to be new arrival. Wishing you all the best with babyhood.
  • I’m so excited for both of you, soon you’ll be parents. May you and your family have a healthy and long life.
  • Wishing you a magical and memorable few years of upcoming babyhood. All the best. We love you.
  • Congratulations on making a miracle! We can’t wait to see the joy you’re bringing into the world.
  • Wishing you both well in these upcoming months. We can’t wait to meet the little one!
  • May your baby grow up to be humble and a wonderful human being. Congratulations!
  • Plenty of well wishes and big kisses are coming your way! Congratulations on your upcoming little one, we’re so excited for your growing family.
  • Many congratulations on your new bundle of joy.
  • Life gets stressful and overwhelming sometimes but just remember that I’m here for you whenever you need me.
  • May your baby arrive healthy and strong. I wish you all the best with your new role as parents. You’ll both be amazing!
  • Congratulations on your new blessing! I know you will be amazing parents. Best baby shower wishes to you!
  • May your new child bring you a lifetime of blessings.
  • With our love and support, I hope you know that we will be here for you and your new baby every step of the way.
  • Lots of love and best wishes on the arrival of your new child.
  • Here’s to smiles, laughter, patience, and joy. We hope you get a healthy baby girl or boy.
  • Congratulations! Wish you endless love and boundless patience for making your new role as super parents a grand success!
  • Congrats and hats off to you two. Raising a child is the most important job in the world.

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Cute Baby Shower Card Wishes

  • Funny how such a tiny thing can take up so much space in our hearts. Congratulations on the little one.
  • The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hearts.
  • Acknowledge how lucky, as parents, you are. Smile, as you gaze into your newborn’s eyes. Soak in the joy of having a baby and appreciate your life’s biggest prize. Wishing you two (almost three) all the best.
  • Your home will soon be filled with toys and will never be quiet again. Your house will often be a mess and you’ll frequently be tired. But there will always be love and laughter. All the best and many happy memories.
  • All my best to your little miracle.
  • Sometimes the smallest things take the most room in your heart.
  • Of all the precious gifts in life, the best is surely a baby – a blessing for now and forever.
  • The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hearts. Enjoy this love.
  • Sending happy thoughts your way as you prepare to welcome a little someone new to your family. This little miracle will soon make your world more beautiful and happy.
  • Lots of love and best wishes on the arrival of your new child.
  • Welcome to the world little one. Wishing you a lifetime of happiness, laughter, and joy.
  • Baby booties, baby toys, baby shower, baby joys. Warmest wishes to you and your baby.
  • In another couple of weeks, it’s going to be good-bye tummy and hello mommy! Can’t wait to see the baby’s pink-cheeked face and beautiful eyes. We know your baby, be it girl or a boy, will be a bundle of joy. Hoping to see your new star soon.
  • Love just got real. So very excited for you.
  • Welcome to the world little one! So thrilled that you’ll be here soon.
  • Sleepless nights are more than worth it with your little one. Their bright eyes and glowing hearts make the best night lights.
  • Can’t wait to shower the little one with hugs, kisses, and plenty of attention. Better get ready!

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Funny Baby Shower Messages

  • Have fun learning how to remove a whole new spectrum of stains!
  • Trade in the designer purse and high heels for a diaper bag and flip-flops, you’re having a baby!
  • A perfect example of minority rule is a new baby in the house. Enjoy your new master.
  • “I can’t think why mothers love them. All babies do is leak at both ends.” –Douglas Feaver
  • Let’s make a deal right now: you can complain all you want about baby problems and lack of sleep as long as you let me complain about being single.
  • Enjoy this wonderful and exciting baby shower, because it’s the last party you’ll have for a long time.
  • I’m really looking forward to learning everything about your new baby via Facebook.
  • I know pregnancy may be overwhelming at times, and so too will having a newborn, but remember that you always have hundreds of Facebook friends to turn to for distraction.
  • A lot of people will tell you to sleep when the baby sleeps, but babies love to sleep while driving. So forget that advice.
  • Congratulations, you only need 14 more babies to qualify for your own reality show. Happy baby shower!
  • I hope you are prepared for motherhood’s busy schedule of posting baby photos on Facebook.
  • Get excited because soon you’re about to lose ten pounds in one day!
  • I will be more than happy to babysit your baby, as long as you don’t leave the room!
  • I heard about your newest development. Congratulations on being so creative!
  • I was going to get you a stripper but then I realized this isn’t that kind of party.
  • Hello, baby! Goodbye, sleep!
  • “Babies have big heads and big eyes, and tiny little bodies with tiny little arms and legs. So did the aliens at Roswell! I rest my case.” —William Shatner
  • Congratulations to the new mommy and daddy. Soon you will be able to get away with sweatpants and no make-up in public.
  • Dear parents, I hope you are both geared up for many sleepless nights.
  • I know it may be tough not to be able to get drunk for 9 months, but don’t worry because soon you’ll be so sleep-deprived you’ll feel drunk all the time.
  • Dear parents, it would be great if you already form a habit of having less sleep before the newborn arrives. That would make you less fatigued when the sleepless nights start.
  • Dearest parents, prepare yourself for regular diaper changing sessions.
  • I hope you will fondly remember this baby shower. It will be one of the last showers you will enjoy in peace.
  • When you are choosing a name for your baby, don’t forget the names of the important people in your life, like me!
  • To test to see if you are ready for a baby, try putting a pair of underwear on a kangaroo.

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Baby Shower Messages For Mom-to-be

  • If anyone knows how to handle this motherhood thing, it’s you!
  • You are going to be a fantastic mother. I can’t wait to meet your little blessing.
  • I’ve never been more confident that you will be an amazing mother. I am so proud of you and I know your new baby will grow up to make you proud as well.
  • There are few things which bring more joy in life than being a mother. Baby shower congratulations to you.
  • Congratulations, you are soon to be a Mom, one of the most noble and wonderful roles in all of society. Today we honor you and your coming blessing.
  • Congratulations to an amazing Mom. I know that your new baby will only add to your joy and happiness.
  • You’ve proven time and time again how strong and amazing of a woman you are. Never forget you have a whole village behind you in these exciting times.
  • Wishing you a hassle free pregnancy, an easy birth, and a happy and healthy baby. Baby shower greetings!
  • Sending happy thoughts your way as you prepare to welcome a little someone new to your family. This little miracle will soon make your world more beautiful and happier.
  • A grand adventure is about to begin. Wishing you a safe delivery.
  • You are bringing new life into the world. You are creating a miracle. You are becoming a Mom. Congratulations and best baby shower wishes!
  • The unconditional love that you will feel will be with you from the moment you set eyes on your little one.
  • Warmest wishes for the remainder of your pregnancy and the birth of your child. The best is yet to come.
  • Wishing you a magical and memorable motherhood. May the journey be one of joy and beauty.
  • To me, you’re a superhero, but to the little one, you’re their whole world. Much love in these coming months.
  • Your baby is so lucky to have you as a mother. Soon you will give birth to one of the great joys of your life.
  • Congratulations on your upcoming new arrival! I know you’ll be a wonderful mother.
  • Wishing you all the best with your new baby on the way. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you. Congratulations mom to be!
  • Of all the people out there, you are exactly who I like to see having children because you are the type of person who will raise people who will make the world a better place for us all.
  • Congratulations mom to be. May your child grow up to be a kind, loving, successful and special person.
  • A mother-to-be has wonderful dreams of her child’s future. Such beautiful plans and love that never ends.
  • I know you’ll be a wonderful mother.
  • No one can totally prepare you for being a mother, but you’ll learn everything you need to know at just the right times.
  • While books and articles can help, motherhood is its own learning process. Your child will bring amazing surprises that you never expected.
  • A great joy is coming. Best wishes for the remainder of your pregnancy.

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Baby Shower Messages For A Baby Sprinkle

Is this the second, third, fourth baby? The baby shower messages might be a little different. Here are a few great examples of what to write if you are celebrating a baby sprinkle.

  • Your family is growing, and with it, love continues to blossom. May your blessings increase tenfold as we welcome your second child.
  • Now the stork knows where you live. May your second child bring as many blessings as your first!
  • If you need me to babysit [insert name of sibling], please call anytime.
  • A mother’s love is like no other. The smile on your first child’s face shows that your love is abundant. May you continue to delight in your children as your family grows.
  • Your first child has brought joy to all who have the pleasure of knowing your family. We can’t wait to experience the wonder that will come with your precious new gift.
  • For a sibling: We know you will be such a wonderful “big brother/sister” and have lots of fun with your new baby brother/sister.

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Religious Baby Shower Messages

  • May God protect you and your little treasure during the rest of your pregnancy, give you a smooth and easy birth and bring you both health and happiness throughout your lives.
  • May the Lord bless the baby who now lives here, fill his/her life with love and cheer and keep him/her safe, year after year.
  • Of all the blessings God sends from above, the one most precious is a new baby to love!
  • Every child is a gift from God. May God bless your baby.
  • Congratulations on your new family addition! God bless you and your beautiful new baby girl/baby boy. Looking forward to meeting him/her soon!
  • Congratulations on the birth of your baby. I am excited God has blessed you with a new family member.
  • Congratulations new parents! A child is a precious gift from God. May his blessings be with you and your little one today and always.
  • Your baby is a blessing, a gift from heaven above! A perfect example of God’s endless love!
  • I pray for your safe and smooth delivery and may God bless you with a healthy and happy baby.
  • Congratulations on your new baby! Babies are bits of stardust, blown from the hand of God ( – Baretto).
  • Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever fresh and radiant possibility. (Kate Douglas Wiggin)
  • I pray for health and happiness for you and your new baby.
  • Congratulations! May the life of your new baby be filled with blessings from above. And may her / his future be filled with joy and peace and love.
  • A baby is a blessing, a gift from heaven above!
  • A little bit of heaven, just came down to earth: Every time a baby is born, God smiles, the angels dance and a new star of hope lights up the skies.
  • Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a real blessing. – Psalm 127:3
  • Jesus said, “Let the children come to me and do not stop them, because the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” – Matthew 19:14
  • God chose you to be the mother of your child because he knew there was no better person for the job. He chose you.
  • Congratulations and best wishes to you! May the baby God has sent to you, to have, to hold and love, be guided by your gentle hands and blessed by him above.
  • From the Heavens above, God has sent you a baby to love!

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