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Fun Pregnancy, Birth & Gender Announcements

We’re constantly blown away by the adorable and creative announcements that show up on our @finnandemma Instagram page. So today we wanted to showcase a few of our favorites and offer some inspo for your own pregnancy, birth, and gender unveilings online!


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What are some creative ways to announce a pregnancy?

Announcing a pregnancy on social media can be a joyous and memorable event for expecting parents, capturing the excitement of starting a new chapter in their lives. There are countless creative ways to share this news, each tailored to reflect the unique personality and interests of the couple. From heartfelt and sentimental to humorous and quirky, the announcement can resonate with family, friends, and followers alike, fostering a sense of community and celebration.

  • Photo series: Document the journey from finding out the news to ultrasound pictures and baby-themed props.
  • Sibling involvement: Incorporate older siblings in the announcement photos or videos with signs or clothing indicating they are becoming big brothers or sisters.
  • Customized clothing or signs: Wear personalized t-shirts or onesies with messages like "Mommy's/Daddy's little (expected due date)."
  • Puzzle or scavenger hunt: Create a puzzle or a series of clues leading up to the big reveal, engaging viewers in a fun and interactive way.
  • Literary announcement: Share a favorite children's book with a customized cover or a passage announcing the pregnancy.
  • Food cravings: Showcase a photo of the expectant mother's unusual cravings (e.g., pickles and ice cream) with a caption hinting at the reason behind them.
  • Pet participation: Dress up pets in baby-themed outfits or have them pose with baby accessories to hint at the impending arrival.

We love to see all the sweet and wonderful ways parents-to-be have embraced our graphic tees and bodysuits and incorporated them into their online pregnancy announcements. Vintage-style letter boards are a great way to add relevant details. Get your other kids (or pets!) involved too—and add a sonogram photo if you like. 

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What are some cute ways to do a gender reveal?

All of the ideas above apply here as well. We love it when people incorporate clothing and toys that will be among their son’s or daughter’s first. If you want to take things up a notch, get craftsy, or do a real-time online reveal with family and friends, Parade Magazine has tons of unique gender reveal ideas.



What are some fun ways to announce a birth or age milestone?

The possibilities are endless! Start with a fun caption, like one of these:

  • Hello, world!
  • Welcome to the world, baby boy/girl!
  • Hello, handsome/beautiful!
  • Our newest addition is here!
  • It’s official! Our little boy/girl is here!

Then add as many details as you feel comfortable sharing online. Traditional birth announcements include baby’s name, birthday, weight, length, and parents’ names.

Keep sharing as baby grows with milestone photos

Sharing milestone photos on social media can be a cherished way to document and celebrate the journey of pregnancy and the growth of your family. It's important to consider how you present these photos to ensure they reflect your joy and excitement while respecting your privacy and preferences. Start by choosing meaningful milestones to share, such as the first ultrasound, gender reveal, or baby bump progress. When posting, include a heartfelt caption that provides context and shares your emotions. Consider the timing and frequency of your posts to keep your audience engaged without overwhelming them. Additionally, use privacy settings wisely to control who can see your photos and ensure you're comfortable with the level of exposure. Lastly, engage with your audience by responding to comments and messages, fostering a sense of connection and shared celebration throughout your pregnancy journey.

Some tips in creating milestone photos:

  • Consistency in style: Maintain a cohesive aesthetic or theme across your milestone photos to create a visually appealing timeline of your pregnancy journey.
  • Include personal anecdotes: Share meaningful stories or reflections alongside your milestone photos to give viewers a deeper insight into your experiences and emotions.
  • Celebrate small victories: Don't just focus on major milestones; share smaller achievements or memorable moments that capture the everyday joys of pregnancy, fostering a more intimate connection with your audience.

Thanks to everyone who has been tagging #finnandemma on Instagram. Please keep it up, and keep those adorable announcements coming!

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