Baby announcements are a wonderful way of formally introducing the birth of a new child to the friends and family around them. The traditional announcement covers the name, date, time, weight, and length at birth. Many people choose to enclose a newborn photo giving everyone a sneak peek of what the child looked like when they were welcomed into this world. A collection of traditional and more modern baby announcement wording ideas can be found below.
[parents name] joyfully announce the arrive of [baby name] on [date]. She weighed [weight, time, and length].
A star fell down from heaven and landed in our arms with all of mommy’s sweetness and all of daddy’s charm. We are star struck by the arrival of [baby name] born on [date] at [time].
After nine months of construction, our little project is complete. [baby name] has finally arrived on [date, time, weight, and length].
Diaper pins and bottles these are the little things that our new baby brings. [baby name] born on [date] at the weight of [weight] and length [length].
It’s with much joy and pride that we introduce to you as [baby name] arrived on [date] with a weight of [weight and length].
Look at what the stork has brought. Announcing our newest family member [baby name] on [date and time].
Our little bundle of joy has arrived. [parents name] are ecstatic to welcome little [name] into the world. Born on [date] at [weight and length].
We are happy to announce the arrival of [name] on [date] weighing in at [weight and length].
We joyfully welcome [baby name]. Born on [date, time, weight, and length].
We reached for the stars and got an armful of heaven. [baby name] brightened our lives on [date] at [time].
Whose eyes sparkle like the stars? Whose smile outshines the sun? Whose skin is as soft as the moon-glow? Or precious little one. [baby name] was born on [date] at [time].
Baby announcements found their way into society during the Pre-Victorian times. Presentation Day came shortly after during the 1830′s to 1900′s where the child was placed on display in a basket or bassinet. Since then, the methods for announcing a child’s birth has transitioned from the newspaper, to cards, all the way to social media networks. The below infographic takes an interesting look at the history of baby announcements.