There are experiences in life that are so unique that you should enjoy them to the fullest because they come back with little to no return. Pregnancy is one such phase. It lasts nine months, and on average women in Germany experience it only 1.57 times in their lifetime. That’s why it’s important to make the best of it. This is not only good for the expectant mother, but also for the child. After all, it is supplied with the same hormones via the umbilical cord. If the mum is well, the little one in her belly is well. One tradition that can contribute to this is the so-called baby shower.
What is a baby shower?
Pregnancy is a mixture of happiness and physical changes that can sometimes be scary. Therefore, parents-to-be are always happy when there is something nice to do. A baby shower party is one of them. As the name suggests, such parties come from the Anglo-Saxon world. It is an event where mothers are surprised by their friends at home. There, gifts are presented, games are played, cake is eaten. If that’s not enough, they can chat until the doctor comes. After the baby shower, the pregnant women are usually drenched in tears of joy and are even more excited about the imminent birth.
Where does the baby shower come from?
This little party originated in the USA. There, it became a tradition to surprise the soon-to-be mothers with a kind of coffee party. Gifts are presented there, not just after the birth. The many presents are the reason why the name Baby Shower has become established. After all, the little one is showered with presents.
When does a baby shower take place?
Usually, the friends organise the event in the last third of the pregnancy. By then, the sex of the child has usually been decided. In addition, the less likely it is that something else will happen.
Who comes to a baby shower?
The guest list is made up of the ladies who belong to the closest circle of family and friends. These can be friends, cousins, siblings, aunts and mothers. Depending on how the relationship is with each other.
What games are played at the baby shower?
The tummy girth game is always a popular one. If not already done, the gender may now be revealed. Of course, an appropriate quiz is held beforehand. It is also nice to paint the baby’s romper suit or bodysuit together. This always results in very lovely specimens. But the most important thing is to have a good time. One that you will remember with pleasure after the birth.