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Did you have a baby shower for your 1st Pregnancy? 2nd? 3rd? Myself I haven’t but would have loved to have one but didn’t get the time too!


Posted by kjgarner, 22nd December 2015


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  • I had a Baby Shower for my first baby but not for my second, although I’ve been to plenty of showers for second, third & even forth bubs. I think they’re a nice excuse to get together and hang out so happy to go along


  • I’m having a Sip and See instead. Never liked baby showers so refused to have my own. I don’t like attention, so when the baby is out all the attention will be on her instead. Plus it can be a lot more casual and chill (less preparation).


  • No and I’ve had 3 babies :)


  • Yep my sister and mum held one for me :) I was spoilt


  • We had a baby shower/bbq, we invited all our friends and family (girls and boys) to celebrate, eat great food and play some games. It was lots of fun and I liked it being non traditional but a little part of me wished a girlfriend would have organised an all girls celebration!


  • I had one for my second but not my first if i have another bub i would have one again was very fun and a great chance to catch up with friends and family before bubs born


  • No baby shower, would have liked to also but no time. If I had the time still not sure if I would, I’m very conscious about family and friends buying gifts for the shower then for the arrival etc. it can be expensive for others


  • I didn’t have one for any of my 3 kids. Wasn’t really interested.


  • I had a baby shower with my first but not with my second. It seemed a bit rude to ask people to buy gifts again.


  • yeah it can be really fun. it is great when your sister or mum organises it for you


  • I had one for bub1 but not for bub2 & won’t for bub3, it just didn’t feel right to have more than one.


  • yEP i ACTUALLY HAD TWO FOR MY FIRST WITH SEPARATE GROUPS OF FRIENDS/FAMILY. i DIDN’T HAVE ONE FOR MY SECOND.


  • I didn’t with my first but did with my second. Probably won’t do it again though, i just wanted to at least do it once :)


  • No i was pregnant with my twin girls and decided i didn’t want a baby shower. I find the expectation put on guests to baby showers i had been to really high, and the gift wish lists appalling. Baby showers in the past were about getting together and having fun, and a small gift was given so you had something to start with. Now i find it is about what people can get from friends and family. Then when the baby is born the expectation is there again. I decided i didn’t want this and opted not to have a baby shower. I was told by a few people at my work “your crazy , your having twins ,” and i informed them yes i am, and they are my cost not someone elses and you don’t have a baby shower for the presents.


  • No with my first kid i went into labour at 24 weeks so it was never even thought of. I dont know if i would of had one or not if i didnt have bubs early. With the next child i went into labour at 24 weeks so again it never happened. And with the third and fourth child i had evrything i needed so there was really no need for one.


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