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Fun Ideas for Hosting a Baby Shower
Not all baby showers have to be the same! In fact, the only limit is your imagination (and budget, of course).

Not all baby showers have to be the same! In fact, the only limit is your imagination (and budget, of course).

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Baby showers are a rite of passage for many pregnant women. After all, what can be a better reason to celebrate than the upcoming birth of a baby? But throwing a party in honor of the new addition can often pose a challenge for friends and family. How can you differentiate your party from every other baby-related get-together?

Luckily, there's plenty you can do to freshen up your shower. While it may seem like you've been attending the same old pre-baby party for years, they're still a fairly modern American tradition. Baby showers gained popularity after World War II, during -- appropriately enough -- the baby boom, but these days, they don't have to be limited to diaper cakes and old-fashioned games. Hosting a baby shower can be a creative and exciting event. This article offers five fun ideas any mom-to-be would want to be a part of!

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