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Baby Shower Etiquette

Should You Have A Baby Shower For A Second Or Even Third Child?

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 10.18.2014 | Parents
Cheryl Seidel

Should people expecting their second or third child have baby showers? Specifically, if the second child is of the same gender, should that family have a baby shower and expect gifts? Is there basic baby shower etiquette for families with multiple children?

Baby Showers, Now and Then

Tiya Miles | Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents
Tiya Miles

Colonial women held "birthing parties" in the home of the pregnant woman, in which friends drank "groaning beer" in sympathy with the mother-to-be's labor pains. Even poor colonial women who could not afford lavish meals experienced labor and after-birth surrounded by female friends.

Baby Shower Etiquette, Explained

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.05.2014 | Parents
Diane Gottsman

The following is a fun and friendly Q and A to help you politely stroll through baby shower season unscathed.