Best answer: What is an alternative to a baby shower?

Create a baby registry and add useful items such as baby bibs, blankets, diapers, baby gift sets and that pack-and-play you’ve been eyeing. Remember to link your baby registry in the invitation. Ask your guests to send gifts ahead of time so you can open them on the video call.

What do you do if you don’t have a baby shower?

5 Alternatives to a Traditional Baby Shower

  1. Stocking the Nursery Party. This can be a really fun way to stock up on things that wouldn’t otherwise be on your baby registry. …
  2. Jack and Jill Baby Shower. This is a fun way to include both parents (vs. …
  3. Baby Sprinkle. …
  4. Honey Bee Shower. …
  5. Books for Baby Shower.

How do you do a non traditional baby shower?

19 Unique Baby Shower Ideas

  1. 1) Go Co-Ed. …
  2. 2) Think Outside The House. …
  3. 3) Host A Couples Buffet. …
  4. 4) Throw A Just-For-Mom Shower. …
  5. 5) Pamper The Mom-To-Be. …
  6. 6) Pick A Theme For The Gifts. …
  7. 7) Throw A Tea Party. …
  8. 8) Break Out The Crafts.

Do I have to open gifts at my baby shower?

As much as guests would love for the mom-to-be to open their gifts, proper etiquette is respecting her wishes and not asking her to open the presents during the shower. Once one gift is opened, a chain reaction will start and everyone will want theirs opened too.

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What can you do instead of baby shower games?

12 Awesome Baby Shower Activities and Ideas that Aren’t Games

  • Diaper Raffle. Via MrsAlexPaul.com. …
  • Bring a Book Instead of a Greeting Card. Via CuldesacCool.com. …
  • Supportive Diaper Messages. …
  • Have a Keepsake “Guestbook” …
  • Baby’s First Alphabet Book Activity. …
  • Onesie Making Station. …
  • Advice & Wishes Cards. …
  • Polaroid Photobooth.

Who throws a sprinkle shower?

If a co-worker and your best friend offer to throw showers, and they’re different groups of friends, it’s perfectly acceptable to accept both invitations. The same goes for sprinkles in honor of baby number three or four — if a loved one offers to organize the celebration, feel free to graciously say yes.