Pregnancy can be one of the most difficult and challenging experiences in the life of a woman. From the morning sickness and weight gain to general anxiety and stress, there is so much that can make a pregnancy difficult. However mothers to be are wonder women. They tough it out and try to still be positive and happy. Moreover they would even face the challenges with confidence and to an extent absolute independence. So if one of your loved ones is pregnant, then it is important that you show them that they are special and downright amazing and one of the best ways to do this is throw them a baby shower.Baby showers are a celebration of a mother to be’s courage and love. Furthermore they show her support and make her feel like she is the most special person in the world. Organizing one is not as difficult as you might expect and if you hold it well, then the mother to be will not only have the best baby gifts, she will also enjoy herself to the fullest and more than anything else, have a meaningful experience that will give her the courage to see through the rest of the pregnancy with the assured support of her loved ones. Therefore here are a few tips to organize the baby shower.
Make a checklist
Every organizer’s best friend. A checklist is a tool that will guide you throughout the organizing process and will help you complete tasks and prioritize them according to how long they will take, and their importance. So make a checklist right at the beginning of the baby shower planning to get the most out of the remaining time ahead of you.
Let the guests know what they can or cannot buy as gifts
This is an event for the mother to be so the gifts for baby shower that she receives should be ones she would love to have and is useful for her or her baby. Not all guests will know the mother to be as well as you do so if you know of things that the mother to be dislikes and would not like to receive and vice versa it is a good idea to relay that to the guests.
Choose a proper date and location for the occasion
Try to choose a date one to two months ahead of her due date. As the third trimester can be the most difficult one as anxiety tends to run high during this period so this is when the mother to be could use the support and love her of her family. Furthermore choose a location that is within access of both you and the mother to be. Pregnancy can make travelling difficult so a location that requires very little travelling to is ideal. Moreover if the location is close to you, decorating it and overseeing what is happening will be easier for you and cone be done more frequently.