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21 Adorable Ways to Announce your Pregnancy to Your Family

Looking for fun and creative ways to announce your pregnancy to your family in person? Let them know the big news with these 21 creative ways to announce your pregnancy to your family! There’s something for every family member so you can break the good news again and again!

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Congrats mama! Looking for some fun ways to announce your pregnancy to your family? Here are 21 creative ways to let your family and friends know that you’re expecting!

Announcing your pregnancy is so exciting! I knew I couldn’t wait to see the reactions on my parent’s faces when I let them know they were going to have a grand baby! We had been trying to get pregnant for quite a while, so it was definitely unexpected and exciting news!

Before we announced the news on social media, we wanted to make sure we told all of our family members in person.

When to Announce Pregnancy To Family?

Everyone will differ on when they decide to announce their pregnancy to their family members. Some couples choose to do it sooner, while others cautiously wait.

My thought process was that if I did have a miscarriage, I would want my family to support me in that news as well, so we told them as soon as we knew. Other couples may announce at different times, depending on their circumstances.

Plan a family dinner or take a visit to grandma and grandpa’s house to share the good news!

21 Fun Ways to Announce Pregnancy to Family

Here are 21 fun and creative ways to announce your pregnancy to your family. We have ideas for in person announcements, as well as how to announce your pregnancy to your family if they live far away.

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Baby Apparel

Wrap up a baby onesie or bib and gift it to grandma and grandpa to surprise them with the news. It’s a sweet gift for them and your very first baby item! You could also get a big sister shirt if you want the new sibling to announce the news!

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Sonogram photo Frame

There’s no sweeter way to announce a baby to the family than by showing them that first photo from your ultrasound. There’s a few different photo frame options, you could purchase, so this could work for grandparents, aunts and uncles, and more.

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Fun Photoshoot

Celebrate with a beach picnic! This beach pregnancy announcement captures all the big sibling’s faces as they learn their new baby’s gender. What a perfect day at the beach!

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Photo of your pregnancy announcement

Take a picture from your pregnancy announcement photo shoot and put it in a personalized frame. Get ideas for a spring pregnancy announcement or Halloween pregnancy announcement idea to stage and frame!

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Lottery Scratchers

We love lottery scratchers in my family. When we were kids we used to get scratchers every year at Christmas as a stocking stuffer, so this one is particularly sentimental for me!

Pass these lotto scratchers out to your family members, letting them think it’s a just-for-fun gift. It will be so fun to watch their reactions so see what they’ve won with this funny pregnancy announcement idea!

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Pregnancy Announcement Book

This little story book walks grandparents and other relatives through the changes that are coming. This book is a really cute way to let your parents or in-laws know they are going to be grandparents.

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Fishing Lure

If you have a family member who is a fisherman, then this is a great way to tell them that you’re pregnant. They’ll love getting this fishing lure letting them know their new fishing buddy is on the way! This is also a great way to let your husband know you’re expecting if he’s a fisherman!

pregnancy announcement wine labels

Wine Labels

Toast the grandparents-to-be as well as aunts, uncles, and other relatives. Stick these wine labels on their favorite bottle of wine and give them the best bottle they’ve ever had. Cheers!

Personalized Coffee Mug

Gift grandma and grandpa a practical gift that they can use and enjoy for the next nine months! Grandma and grandpa mugs are a great way to let them know they’re going to be grandparents!

grandparent pregnancy coffee mug

Cup of Coffee

Have your parents come over to your house for a casual cup of coffee. You’ll have to wait in anticipation as grandpa finishes his cup of joe to make your pregnancy announcement with this cute coffee mug!

puzzle  to announce pregnancy to family in person

Puzzle

Have a little fun putting this puzzle together and telling your family that you’re pregnant. Solve the puzzle together, or sit back in anticipation as their eyes light up!

salt dough to announce pregnancy

Salt Dough

Announce your bun in the oven with this adorable salt dough bun in the oven gift idea! This baby keepsake comes in the cutest custom box so you can announce your pregnancy to your family in person in the most adorable idea.

card to announce to grandparents that you're pregnant

Greeting Card

If your family is far away from you, then send them this card and tell them to video chat you when they get it in the mail. This way you get to see their reaction but don’t have to wait for an in-person visit.

Christmas ornament to announce pregnancy

Christmas Ornament

If you’re announcing your pregnancy around Christmas, then these Christmas ornaments make the perfect gift! Grab this three-pack, so you have one for everyone!

baby socks to announce pregnancy to family

Baby Socks

You may have seen the cheeky socks that say, If you can read this, bring me some wine. Now there’s a version to announce that mom is pregnant. Wrap these socks up and give them to your family members to announce your pregnancy!

Cute Books

Gift grandma this adorable book that she can save and read to her grandchild when he’s old enough. There’s also a version on How to Babysit A Grandpa that is perfect to announce your pregnancy to your dad!

balloon  to announce pregnancy to family in person

Balloon

Wrap up this little balloon with a special message inside. It even comes with an adorable safety pin so your family members can pop the balloon to find out the news!

guitar pick to announce pregnancy to family in person

Guitar Pick

If your family has a musician or guitar player, then this personalized guitar pick is the perfect way to tell your family you’re pregnant in person! Add one more to the band with this fun gift!

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Wizard Egg

If you’re looking to do a Harry Potter themed pregnancy announcement, then let your family know there’s a new muggle in town with this Harry-Potter inspired wizard egg. Choose your custom Harry Potter message to go inside the golden snitch.

cupcake and cute box  to announce pregnancy to family

Cupcake

Tell your family the news with a sweet treat! This retro oven is the cutest little gift box. Stick a yummy cupcake inside to let your family know there is a bun in the oven!

first time grandma necklace

Necklace

Gift grandma a piece of jewelry that she’ll cherish forever! This grandma necklace is a great way to let her know she’s becoming a grandma!

golf ball marker to announce pregnancy to family in person

Golf Ball Marker

Get ready for sharing the news with the golf lover that there’s a new golfing buddy on the way! This golf ball marker is the perfect way to announce your pregnancy fore the new grandfather or uncle!

Enjoy announcing your pregnancy to your family in person with these fun ideas! Don’t forget to get your camera ready so you can see their reaction!

Amy Motroni
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