That’s it; the good news has fallen: you will soon become a mother! That’s good, Christmas is approaching, and it’s the perfect opportunity to share this great happiness with your loved ones. And there you are wondering: but how do I announce my pregnancy on Christmas Day?
Good thing Ocimum gives you some original ideas to mark the occasion and make your family and friends happy for sure!
To surprise your loved ones when announcing your pregnancy, bet on a rather original selfie. Once everyone is ready to celebrate Christmas, get them together to take a souvenir photo, count down, and then instead of shouting the traditional “ cheeeeese,” change it to “I’m pregnant.” Surprise effect guaranteed!
1. Take an unforgettable Christmas selfie
To find inspiration, we suggest you watch the video of this mother-to-be announcing her pregnancy to her parents and friends using this technique.
2. Add a cover to the Christmas table
To announce your pregnancy at Christmas, enjoy the famous family meal. Will you be 8 at your Christmas dinner? Set up 9 place settings and let your loved ones guess the identity of the mystery guest.
You can also leave a little note on the plate saying, “Grandpa, Grandma, next year we will be one more, add a cover!” “
3. Make a seating plan
The same way you would for a wedding, create a seating plan.
But instead of entering the first names of each, enter their future nickname : “papa”, “Papi”, “grandma”, “uncle”, “tata”, etc. They may not understand at first but will be even more surprised!
4. Decorate the Yule log
Dessert time is often a good time to announce the good news. Take the opportunity to decorate the log and write on it with icing a pretty sentence announcing your pregnancy such as “our family will soon grow…” or “1 + 1 = 3” For the surprise to work, don’t forget to serve it yourself!
5. Build your family tree
Another original way to announce your pregnancy at Christmas is to retrace your family history by creating a “Do It Yourself” family tree.
Add a box for your future little one and offer it to your loved ones, who will be delighted to see that the family is growing! You can easily find models on the internet.
6. Make an advent calendar
This year, why not create your own advent calendar for your loved ones? Decorate it your way and slip in a little treat or a small gift every day. On the 25th, offer an object symbolizing the arrival of the baby: a pacifier, a soft toy, or a slipper accompanied by a little note to announce the good news.
7. Put your own Christmas ball on the tree
Before everyone gathers around the tree, slip in a Christmas ball that you have made previously with a miniature of your ultrasound or a baby bootie.
Leave it prominently displayed and wait for someone to discover it… Simple, economical, but effective
8. Give a special “pregnancy announcement” scratch card
This year, no scratch card to earn money but to announce you’re good news. Many websites offer customizable scratch cards on which you can write the message of your choice.
Easily available, they can be offered to each of your loved ones!
9. Leave a mystery gift at the foot of the tree
The mystery gift to announce your pregnancy at Christmas is a good way to create suspense when opening presents. In a shoebox filled with crumpled newspaper, leave a clue about your pregnancy: a little note, an ultrasound, a bottle, a slipper, in short, anything reminiscent of the world of newborns
. Wrap the box and have it opened by the people of your choice; it will be the most beautiful gift under the tree!
10. Personalize your gifts
To announce the arrival of the baby this Christmas, go for a rather unusual personalized gift but thanks to games words: give your mother coffee brand Grandma Mamie Nova or yogurt, for your brother, go for two boxes of tuna and leave post-its on it to create the word “uncle” and for your father, give the book “t’choupi aime Papi.” The message will be clear, and the surprise will be successful!
1 1. Make your own Christmas cards
Instead of buying a ready-made Christmas card, make your own! On one side, paste your ultrasound, and on the other, write a little original note.
An idea for a word? “Hello grandpa and grandma, I will soon be with you! You have 6 months left to prepare for my arrival! Babe. “. Your parents will necessarily be moved by this lovely attention!
12. Tell your loved ones about their future role via a personalized object
To announce your pregnancy in an original way at Christmas, find or have made personalized objects: t-shirt, mug, keyring, bracelets, in short, any object as long as their role is clearly registered.
13. If you don’t like these ideas, keep it simple but effective.
Did not find inspiration among all these ideas? So keep it simple. To announce your pregnancy to your loved ones at Christmas, simply give them a book that will help them understand their role. There are many guides: for the future dad, the future grandfather, the future granny, etc. A sure way to surprise while giving a useful gift.
So nice surprise and above all, Merry Christmas!