So you're pregnant, its the most exciting time of your life and you can't wait to tell your family, your friends, even your husband... It doesn't matter whether you've just found out or you've waited for a month or two to make certain, you still want to make an impact. You're delirious and you want everyone else to be too.
Telling The Father Have a romantic dinner for two with candle lights, it may be your last time for a while, between morning sickness and raising your little one. Serve up baby carrots, baby back ribs and anything else you can think as baby. At the end, pour apple juice instead of wine and hand him a present. Inside you can have a tiny baby bib PVC skirting board Suppliers that says, "I heart My Daddy" or a pair of baby booties. All right it may not be subtle but you know what men are like . Keep it simple. Your pregnancy might be a shock.Let them down gently
If you can't tell the father right away because he's away on business, or deployed try sending him a care package. Inside the box place a few baby items, everything in blue and pink and a baby naming book in the center. Place a note on top of the book with, "I need a name soon, I'll be here by June." Or whenever the baby is due.
You can also see how long it takes him to figure it out. Go to the dollar store and pick up a bunch of small baby items, a bib, rattle, bottle, booties, etc. For a week, leave an item laying around the house where he is bound to find them. At the end of the week if he hasn't figured it out yet, prepare the big gift. Have a large teddy bear sitting at the dinner table in the seat beside him, make sure there is a bib wrapped around him and maybe a sign that says:' Hi Daddy.'
Invite family and friends up to a party wearing a shirt that announces your pregnancy. There are a lot of shirts out there with clever sayings, "Baby on Board," "A Bun in the Oven," ," I'm 25 and pregnant," or something else related to the pregnancy. The moment you walk in or take off your jacket everyone will figure it out without you ever having to say a word. Now, get ready for the tears of and excitement. You'll be answering a lot of questions. Oh but make sure you've told the father first.
If you already have children you may want to call the grandparents up and tell them that the next Christmas they may want to add one more to the list. But be prepared for a long conversation. Pregnancy is exciting for them as well.
If this is the first grandchild, you may want to get a bracelet link for your mom that reads, "#1 Grandma" or grandparent t-shirts. This will not only be a great present for them but something they will cherish and love forever.
No matter when you spread the news it can be a lot of fun, just think creatively and let the pieces fall. You may even want to try catching all of it on video, so think ahead and prepare for the BIG moment, and I don't mean the birth.