Q&A: Announcement Baby Cards
It is a good idea to send your family and friends the Announcements Baby Cards. However, before starting to choose the Baby Announcements, it is necessary for you to mail for your new arrival, as you may want to ask them some questions.
Baby Announcement: Gift Required?
Don’t expect everyone who receives baby birth cards to send a gift. They certainly aren’t required to do so. However, most will send you some type of acknowledgement: a note of congratulations, a telephone call or even a visit to see the baby in person.
Of course, some recipients may want to send gifts but never send along a list of needed items or details about where you’ve registered the baby. You should make sure your close relatives have this information though so if they are asked by recipients of Announcements Baby Cards they can provide the information.
It’s a good way to make sure people get the information without you looking like you expect gifts.
Announcements Baby: Special Factors
When you get ready to send out your baby boy announcements or baby girl announcements, you may have special circumstances that would affect the way you write your cards. For example, if you have twins or triplets you might not know whether to send out baby twin announcements or not. The best rule of thumb is to always stick with a single pregnancy announcement and just add all of the new additions’ names. You can imagine the surprise your recipients will have when they see the list of names. Of course, this won’t work as well with photo baby announcements.
Birth weight can be another sensitive issue for new parents.
Although the weight is generally listed on the birth invitations, you might want to leave it off if the baby was premature and, therefore, very small or you might not want to include if your baby was very large. Most of the recipients won’t be bothered by the information or the absence of it so do what makes you feel comfortable. And don’t forget that you do not need to include a personalized note on each of the infant announcements. You’re going to be way too busy anyway.
Handling the Announcements Baby Cards for Adoptions
With more couples adopting, this issue is becoming a common one. Even though the child is not technically being born to you, it’s a good idea to still send out announcements to celebrate the new baby in the family. To make sure everyone knows the baby was adopted, you might want to make some tweaks to the normal information, such as including the date of birth and the official date the baby joined the family. If appropriate, you might want to include the state or country from which your new child was adopted. No matter what the circumstances of your new arrival you’ll always want to choose Announcements Baby Cards that people will cherish for a lifetime.
About the Author: Sarah Porter have written several articles about Printed Baby Invitations, Personalized Baby Announcements, Imprinted Birth Announcements and more for CardsShoppe, Express-Invitations, Cards-411 and Birth-Cards