When a baby is on the way, the parents aren’t the only ones that get excited. Odds are that the future grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins, friends, and other loved ones will also be eager to welcome the newest member of the family. A baby shower is one of the most traditional ways in which your loved ones come together to express their joy at your pregnancy. It’s a time for friends and family to share time with the expectant parents and to “shower” them with gifts, love, and good wishes before the birth. Read on to discover baby shower planning ideas that will help you create an unforgettable day!

Baby showers have continued to grow in popularity over the years, but the rising cost and extravagance can create needless stress which is the last thing you need during the throws of pregnancy. But for many, a baby shower provides a lovely time to celebrate the impending arrival of your new bundle of joy with your nearest and dearest. What’s better than friends, cake and laughter? Sometimes a baby shower is just the thing you need in your last few weeks of peace…