How should i have a babys shower during this outbreak?

Here’s a question I haven’t seen so far. I’m pregnant, and I know I can’t have a shower because of the virus. Is it wrong to create a Facebook event with my registry attached, asking for help even though I can’t invite people to a party?

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I wouldnt feel comfortable doing that to be honest :flushed:

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Have people mail your gifts to you.

Do a drive by party… Have mini bottles of water & the small cans of soda… Have a box for gifts they can drop in next to table & just sit in a chair & thank everyone

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I saw a “drive by shower” just a little while ago-

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If you do, don’t be surprised if no one can afford to buy you anything. It’s a real difficult time. Good luck, and congratulations on your baby.

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Have a sprinkle after the baby’s born

I personally wouldn’t do that unless it was already planned prior to this outbreak. If someone wants to send you a gift, they will.

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Do the Facebook page and then if people choose to send you gifts do a live video or zoom cal or you opening them so everyone can see you enjoyed their gift.

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Have people mail you your presents and maybe send them little gift bags with treats and such. You could do an online video chat styled party and show everyone the gifts you’ve recieved over that. I know it sucks with this quarantine but it could be worse. Some people don’t get the chance to have baby showers due to complications. Make the best of it and have fun :revolving_hearts:

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Wait until after baby born and safe. Then everyone can see baby too. Congratulations

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I’ve seen quite a few people do drive by parties. Even before this I know people that did a “floating” shower, which was the same concept basically, people drop off gifts. But you still have drawings and prizes. Like say for whoever buys diapers gets in a drawing, whoever brings a present gets in a drawing ect.

I just canceled mine. I was gonna do a virtual baby shower but I decided to just wait until after the baby was born

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I’m due in June and waiting until after all this clears up, then hopefully having a little meet n greet!

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I personally enjoy do a sprinkle after baby is born better. This way people get to meet baby and I didn’t have to be center of attention lol. Also keep in mind that a lot of people are without jobs right now or can’t get out to mail a gift. To me if you do it online you sound like someone who just wants a gift.

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Do a live video of you opening gifts and stuff. It will give others something to look forward to during this time too.

People are creating a baby registry on amazon or something and have people ship gifts to you and on a specific date they go live and open all the gifts. Kinda like a virtual baby shower. I think it’s a sweet idea with everything that is going on right now it keeps everyone safe.

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I’ve seen a bunch of people do online facebook parties where people can send gifts and then you post live video of you opening everything and saying thanks. If not you can do a shower after the baby gets here when this is all over

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I was supposed to have mine in may, we’re going to wait until after he’s born to do one probably. Maybe even later than that.

I never knew gifts for a baby shower was mandatory. I always thought it was optional. My first 2 kids was a surprise shower from hubby’s coworkers. His boss was my friend and my 3rd kid we did a pizza party and no one brought a single gift. We just all ate and drank soda and we were cool with that. I honestly didnt realize gifts were mandatory till this quarantine and ppl started posting abt how worried they were not being able to get gifts . Feeling mighty proud of myself that I never showed up empty handed to a shower lol