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Pregnancy Announcement

Pregnancy Announcement...

There are many things that can go wrong during any pregnancy. Miscarriage is a possibility for some women, and some babies come early.

You want to shout out to the world that you are expecting a little miracle, but you do not want to have to go back and tell everyone that you lost your baby, in the sad event that this happens.

Instead, wait a while before announcing your pregnancy, and remember to let the most important people know first so that there are no hurt feelings.

Nothing gets more people excited than a baby, but it is a time when feelings are hurt as well.

It may be hard, but it is a good idea to save pregnancy announcements until after you have passed the three month mark, though waiting a month or so more is an even better idea.

Most people can barely make it to three months before they let everyone know and send out pregnancy announcements, so use this as a good time if you are so excited you feel like you are going to burst.

If you have a history of miscarriage, you know how hard it can be to take those announcements back, so wait as long as you can.

You are not being pessimistic, you are just being realistic.

Make sure you announce your pregnancy to the grandparents-to-be first. They will be very hurt if they hear that you are expecting a baby from someone other than you.

You should also make sure you clue in your siblings and very close friends next for the very same reasons.

People often put a lot of weight on when you tell them important things as a measure for how much they mean to you.

This is not really fair, but it happens all of the time. Keep this in mind when thinking about your pregnancy announcements.

There are new ways to make pregnancy announcements. You can send these out in the mail just like you would a marriage announcement or Christmas cards.

It may be hard to come up with a real photo that would go well with these, but you can find great designs to include with your pregnancy announcement.

You can order these and then prepare to mail them out when you feel the time is right to let everyone know that there is a little one coming along.

Have them weighed when mailing so they do not get returned to you.

Therefore, it is imperative that you display to your closest friends and to your family how much you truly appreciate them by making sure they're the first to know about your pregnancy.

You need to prioritize the people you know into a few groups. You should notify each group in order of importance to you and also choose a different form of announcement.

Your Family

Your family should come first and you have to do this in person. Mothers and sisters are especially sensitive to this.

If your mother, for instance, learns about your pregnancy from someone else, expect a fight. You may also include in your group friends who are like family.

Make sure to tell your family and your partner's family at about the same time.

Friends

You should tell your friends only after telling your family because friends may spill the beans too soon and your family may hear about your pregnancy before you tell them.

You can do this by a phone call or in person. Make sure to tell your boss and work colleagues at about this time.

Acquaintances

Announce your pregnancy to your various acquaintances last. You don't have to do this in person. You can use the internet to do this.

Announcing your pregnancy doesn't have to be real costly. It only entails you to make use of your imagination and your creativity, pairing it with the most perfect time.

What's important is you take the event like an adult.

Follow these guidelines and everyone will share in your happiness without getting needlessly offended.

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