Are you expecting a little one soon? If you are, then you want to make sure you share the news in a way that is memorable and unforgettable. Whether you are sharing the news with a spouse, family member, or other loved one, we have got you covered. Here are nine of the best pregnancy reveal ideas that you have to execute the next time that you find out you have a little one on the way.
1. Put a Bun in the Oven
One of the cutest, most classic ways of doing a pregnancy reveal is by planting a bun in the oven. You can literally bring this pun to life if you are looking for a fun way to announce your pregnancy.
All you need to do is get a bun and quite literally put it in the oven. When it is time to tell your loved ones the big news, call them over to the kitchen and have them take a look. You might want to use a leading question like "Can you go check the oven for me" or "I have something cooking in the oven." Watch their faces as they finally realize the meaning of what you are actually trying to tell them. To add an extra dose of awesomeness to this pregnancy reveal idea, be sure to videotape it. Hide a camera somewhere in the kitchen so that you can get a clear sight of their reactions when you tell them the big news!
2. Have a Surprise Photoshoot
Share your pregnancy reveal with a photo shoot. One of the classiest ways to share your pregnancy reveal is through a photo shoot. There are a variety of ways you can pull the photo shoot off. You can keep it nice and simple by having a photo shoot with just you and your significant other. Then when you are ready, you can share your photos to spread the good news.
If you have a special family member like parents or even a spouse that you want to share the good news with, include them in on the photo shoot as well. Simply give them a chalkboard that has an announcement of the big news. Create a cover story for why they are holding the chalkboard. Then, when it is time to reveal your announcement, make sure the camera has already started clicking. Tell your unsuspecting victims to look at what is written on the chalkboard and capture their reactions as they soak in the wonderful news.
3. Ice Ice Baby
This next pregnancy idea takes a fun spin on the hit song, Ice Ice Baby. All you really need for this pregnancy announcement is you, your partner, and two bags of ice. Have your partner stand on the right hand side of you. Keep about 2 feet distance between you and your partner. Have him hold out two bags of ice (one in each hand). Now, your part will be to point at your belly. Post this fun pregnancy announcement photo on your Facebook wall or other social media. Then sit back and watch as your friends and family put together this fun little message. For an added display of beauty, consider standing in front of a brick wall or other backdrop that is that has a rugged look to it.
4. Say it with a Tee Shirt
One of the best ways to reveal any message is through a tee shirt. Having a pregnancy reveal is no different. If you are looking for a cute way to reveal your pregnancy, then consider doing so with a tee shirt. There are many ways you can customize your tee shirt for the big reveal.
Get a pair of matching mommy and daddy tee shirts. You can choose any color you like, but the best colors that work well are neutral ones. That way, you can wear them casually too. One tee shirt will have "Daddy" lettering on it while the other will have "Mommy" lettering on it. The main point of this tee shirt will be the "Established Year." You can choose to list the year that your little one is due. Or, if you prefer, you can even list the due date (or month) that you are expecting your little bundle. Be sure to include these cute outfits on your maternity photoshoot as well.
5. Eat Up! My Mommy Doesn’t Want to be The Only One With a Belly.
This next pregnancy reveal is a tasty one that will get everybody laughing. What you will need is a box of Dunkin' Donuts to present your friends and family. On the inside of the box, have a sweet little message that goes like this: "Eat up! My mommy doesn’t want to be the only one with a belly." Not only is this a tasty way to announce your pregnancy, but it is fun, sweet, and super original. If you happen to work at an office, then sharing the joy and spreading the good report with donuts is one of the best ways to announce her pregnancy reveal.
6. Pop a Bottle of Alcohol Free Champaign
This next pregnancy reveal is a fun idea if you want to reveal the big news on a lazy evening to all your friends and family.
When all your friends and family are over for relaxing evening pull out a bottle of alcohol free wine. When you pour the wine, wait until someone makes a comment about how terrible it tastes. When this happens, bring over the bottle of alcohol free wine for them to inspect. Upon inspecting it, they will quickly find a sweet little message on the bottle's label that announces your pregnancy reveal. Again, this is a sweet moment to record. So if you so feel the need, be sure to have a hidden camera somewhere in the room recording the priceless reactions on all your guest's faces. Check out sites like Etsy for customized labels!
7. Say It With A Card
This next pregnancy announcement is perfect for grandparents and other close family members. There is nothing sweeter than delivering a message the good old fashioned simple way; with a card.
When you are shopping for a card, you want to be sure to pick a beautiful one. After all, this beautiful card can eventually become a keepsake. Once you have your card, you will want to write the following: "We have been thinking… How would you like to be promoted to grandparents?". This straightforward question will be a shock to both your parents and whoever else receives one. The great thing about this pregnancy reveal idea is that you can customize it to any person who will have a special relationship with your child. So feel free to create a card for any potential aunts, uncles, and even older siblings.
8. Say it With a Mug
Another great way to share the big news with potential grandparents is by putting a special message on a mug. A great way to execute this sweet gift is by wrapping up the mugs in a gift bag or a box. Once you have them gift wrapped, bring it over to the unsuspecting victim's house. (You will want to create a cover story for why they are getting a gift. If you want, you can even wait until it is someone's birthday or a holiday to hand this gift out).
Once you hand it out, watch with glee as they unravel the gift to find this sweet little message waiting for them. Much like the previous idea, this sweet pregnancy reveal can be customized to anyone who is going to have a special relationship with your baby. So feel free to customize away for potential aunts and uncles and siblings!
9. Fake Fortune Cookie
If you really want to kick it up a notch for your pregnancy reveal, then get a little culinary help on this next idea. This next pregnancy reveal idea is perfect for an intimate reveal for a partner. To do this, you will want to get your hands on some cooking material to make a fortune cookie. If you do not trust your skills, there are some online retailers who can customize fortune cookie messages for you. When you get your hands on the fortune cookie, your message can be as detailed or a subtotal as you want it to be. For efficiency sake, one of the best messages is the following: "In nine months you will welcome a new bundle of joy into your family". Watch in glee as your loved one puts the message together. Bon appétit!
Final Thoughts On Planning a Pregnancy Reveal
Pregnancy reveals are not only so fun and sweet, but they are great ways to create moments that will last for a lifetime. As with most pregnancy reveals, what is even sweeter than the actual moment is seeing that moment repeat itself. Be sure that you record whatever pregnancy reveal you decide to go with. That way, you can cherish the sweet moment for a lifetime. Share how you revealed your pregnancy with us in the comments below!
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