How to Celebrate When You’re Expecting

How to Celebrate When You're Expecting
How to Celebrate When You're Expecting

There are many ways to share the news that you’re expecting. Some couples tell loved ones in person, some over the phone.


But many people are now taking to social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs and even Pinterest to reveal the exciting news.

Start planning for your baby’s arrival as soon as possible!

Here are just a few ways you can celebrate your pregnancy:


Gender Reveal Cakes – Ask your ultrasound technician not to seal the gender results in an envelope. Then, take the envelope to a bakery, which can tint cake batter pink or blue, then cover it with icing. At a special party, cut into the cake to reveal the baby’s gender.


Pregnancy Portraits – Many maternity photos are taken at the beginning of the third trimester. Discuss the types of photos you want, what to expect at the shoot and options for albums, prints and other photo-related merchandise.


Themed Baby Showers – For unique shower ideas, visit the Hostess with the Mostess ( You’ll find suggestions for boy and girl parties, as well as gender-neutral, themes for twins and multiples, and styles that range from fancy to casual.


If you want to start planning for your baby’s arrival as soon as possible, the Early Result Pregnancy Test by the makers of First Response(r) is the only test that tells you six days before your missed period. And that allows you to start planning for your pregnancy sooner – including how you’ll tell your loved ones that a bundle of joy is on its way.


For more information about First Response pregnancy, ovulation and fertility tests, please visit


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