Plan Your Baby Shower During Covid-19

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Pink and Golden Themed Outdoor Baby Shower

The pandemic has changed the playbook for a traditional shower — no more huddling over one diaper-decorating station or squeezing onto the same couch for games. But you can still organize something special for the mom-to-be.

Top 5 ways to plan an awesome Baby Shower

  1. Host a Virtual Baby Shower
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Friends and relatives through zoom call

Virtual baby showers are a great way to let everyone share in the excitement of a new baby. Gather friends, family, and coworkers and let the celebrations begin. Use online platforms such as Zoom, Google Meet, Face.

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Parents-to-be hosting virtual baby shower

2. Drive-By Baby Shower or Drive- Thru Sprinkle

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Drive-by Baby Shower

Drive-by baby showers seem to be the most popular approach to baby showers the past few months. It can be as easy as setting up a couple of boxes for the gifts and decorating the front yard or driveway with some cute baby shower decor.

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Baby Shower decorations in front of the yard

3. A Small Socially Distanced Shower

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Pink themed garden baby shower

With a smaller guest list, it may be possible to host a socially distant picnic. Decorate the site with streamers and balloons, set up six feet apart, and share in the joy of being in the new mamma's presence. Guessing games can entertain guests without touching any shared items.

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A social distance picnic with white- pink decorations

4. Mail-In Baby Shower

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Baby shower by mail invitation

Have guests write out advice cards and send them on over via snail mail or electronically. Mail them to mom-to-be before party time and then however/whenever you celebrate she can guess who wrote what. Loved ones and friends can mail gifts ahead of time for the new mother or couple.

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Gifts and decorations for baby shower

5. Plan A “Sip And See” Or “After-Baby Shower”

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Sip and see baby shower for baby girl

Plan an after-baby-arrives shower. Keep bumping the date back if COVID-19 continues to make it too risky to meet. This is a fun way for everyone to meet the baby and mommy to receive advice and gifts.

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Sip and See baby shower for baby boy

CONCLUSION:

Welcoming a new member of the family is one of the most exciting moments for every expectant parent, and planning a baby shower is a part of the tradition. Even for those parents who are expecting a baby during the pandemic, throwing a baby shower doesn’t have to be off-limits. It only takes a bit of creativity and imagination to have a fun and memorable baby shower.

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