The Baby Shower Checklist (Free Download)

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DIY baby-shower

Baby showers are all about spoiling the mum-to-be, and celebrating the exciting changes that a new baby brings to every family.

Here’s a checklist that might help simplify the planning process!


Who is hosting?
Traditionally a baby shower is hosted by a friend or relative.

Where will it be held?
Choose a venue or home.

Choose a date & time
The best time to have a baby shower is about four weeks before the due date. Allow 2-3 hours.

Make a guest list
Guests are generally family members and close friends and you will need their name and email or phone number.



Having a theme?
Couples, tea-party, nursery, girls only, gender reveal, colour theme.

Choose the invitations
The fun part! Include RSVP details and gift registry if you have one.

These can tie in with the theme.

Choose a cake & refreshments
These can also tie in with the theme – colour etc.

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Editable Baby Shower Invitation


Send invitations
Via post, email, phone or social media.

Plan games & activities
A baby shower isn’t really complete without some fun or silly games

Do you need a photographer?

Order cake, refreshments, flowers etc.

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Editable Baby Shower Invitation


Week before event
Confirm your RSVPs.

On the day

  • Pick up refreshments.
  • Collect the cake.
  • Decorate the venue.

Relax and enjoy yourself!

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