You and your wife are about to welcome your little bundle of joy. The excitement is hard to contain, and that’s understandable. The blessing of becoming new parents is greater than anything in the world. To share the news and happiness with others, you are planning to throw a baby shower party at home.
The enthusiasm is on high and you are getting nervous at the same time. Because you want everything to be perfect, we would like to help you out. We will share how you can plan and the steps involved with some choices and suggestions.
- Choose Home as Venue: Keeping in mind the COVID- 19 scenario, we would advise you to go for an intimate baby shower party. Invite your family members and close friends only to bless you and your baby. For a small gathering, home would be the perfect place. You can organise it in the hall room, terrace, backyard, or any spacious area of your house. Take all the precautions like mandatory negative test reports, social distancing, wearing of masks. Safety of mother and child is important.
- Decide on Food Menu: Keep your food menu light because it’s summer. During the hot weather, people do not like to eat oily or heavy food as it further makes them feel very hot and humid. Keep the snacks light and have a continuous supply of refreshing drinks and water. Keep your guests hydrated. Have a variety of food and also go for a main course meal to keep them full.
- Experiment with cutlery and crockery
- Get the food decorated and designed as per the theme
- Label The food creatively
- Ensure hygienic practices
- Pregnant woman is not allowed certain foods, have food that she can have
Food and Drinks Ideas
- Tropical punch
- Ice Tea
- Seasonal favourites
- Bacon wrapped dates
- Veggie Sushi
- Cheese Plate
- Spring Roll
- Dessert: We are sure you have thought you will order cake online in Gurgaon or where ever else you reside. for the baby shower party. Order from the bakery providing contactless delivery and taking all the safety precautions. Secondly, only a baby shower theme cake won’t be enough. Serve other mini desserts in between like
- cake pops
- Chocolate covered strawberries
- Fruit skewers
- Trifle pudding
- Chocolate fondue fountain
- Games: Mommy-to-be and daddy-to-be deserve to have fun along with the guests. Plan some exciting activities and games for the party revellers. It should be according to the theme and designed around baby shower ideas.
- Guess the Song: Play 5 -10 sec of songs having baby or babe in it and tell them to guess the song
- Nursery rhyme trivia: Give hints and mom-to-be and guests have to guess the rhyme
- Who Knows Mommy Best: Write down a few questions about mommy and guests have to give correct answers
- What’s In Your Purse: Write down a list of things and search people’s purse to find the maximum things
- Decoration: You can decorate the house or get it decorated from outside. Plan a theme. By theme we mean summer floral theme, pink and blue theme. You can browse the internet as well for trending baby shower decorations or themes
- The classic balloon decoration
- Twinkle Twinkle Little Star theme
- Lush and luxurious baby theme
- Starry Cloud Theme
These were the quintessential things you need to plan to throw a perfect baby shower party. In addition to it, give favours to your guests to appreciate their honour. Have props for beautiful pictures or get a backdrop created to click pictures.
Take all the precautions and adhere to the government guidelines. Have a safe and enjoyable baby shower.