Baby showers


The big discovery: bakers can get creative when it comes to gender reveal cakes.

The rise of the gender reveal party

More expectant couples are throwing gender reveal parties to discover their baby's gender while surrounded by family and friends.

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"It all added to the excitement. Plus, it felt right to celebrate how lucky I was to be having a baby" ... Kiran Chug

Is a second baby shower a no-no?

A baby shower is like an event held to mark your entry into a special club - it's like the welcome party to motherhood, says Kiran Chug. So would it be too self-indulgent to do it all again for baby number two?

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Baby shower cakes ... not always in the best taste.

Baby shower cake wrecks

Baby showers are the epitome of elegance, offering only tasteful delights for the mummy-to-be and her band of graceful guests, right? Well, not all the time ...

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Leearne Hynes

Don’t want a baby shower? Here's five other ways to celebrate

Celebrating your baby doesn’t have to mean a huge gathering, catering for a cast of thousands or playing guess the baby poo game. Here are five ways to celebrate your baby without throwing a ‘shower’ and still feel special and spoilt.

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EB cupcakes

Mums share baby shower tips

We recently asked our EB readers on Facebook for their tips, hints and tricks on throwing the essential baby shower and here is what they had to say.

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High teas have become the latest trend in baby showers.

Baby shower high tea

Tea parties are back in style, even for that bastion of giggly girly games – the baby shower.

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Baby gifts

Choosing the perfect baby gift for friends and family

When buying baby gifts for baby shower or christening for a new baby there are a few different things to consider. Whether you want it to be a practical newborn baby gift, a long term present that will last for years or something more ornamental and meaningful, you can find perfect baby gifts in a variety of stores, including online stores, at baby boutiques or you can even make your own gifts at home, such as knitting a baby blanket.

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