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).


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!