Is it appropriate to have a second baby shower?

It really all depends on the circumstance. If a mother-to-be is expecting a baby soon (a year or so) after her first, “it’s perfectly fine to have a second baby shower,” said Lizzie Post, etiquette expert, great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post and co-host of the podcast, Awesome Etiquette.

What is proper etiquette for a second baby shower?

Etiquette says that a baby shower should be given for the first baby only, and should be given by a non-family member. So, when a second baby comes along and a sprinkle invitation arrives, you might be a little put off at first. The family already has all the baby essentials.

Who throws a sprinkle shower?

If a co-worker and your best friend offer to throw showers, and they’re different groups of friends, it’s perfectly acceptable to accept both invitations. The same goes for sprinkles in honor of baby number three or four — if a loved one offers to organize the celebration, feel free to graciously say yes.

What time of day should a baby shower be?

The classic time to host a baby shower is lunchtime, but recently tradition has given way to several different options. Some women prefer a slightly earlier time to celebrate and enjoy hosting a brunch. Others loved hosting a ‘happy hour’ shower with plenty of baby-themed mocktails at sunset.

Who do you invite to a sprinkle?

For a baby sprinkle, you invite only your closest family and friends. Your baby shower probably included neighbors, co-workers, a childhood friend, and distant relatives.

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Do you play games at a sprinkle?

Consider activities and games

While traditional baby shower games still work at a sprinkle, you can plan on simpler activities, too.

What do you buy for a baby sprinkle?

So, a baby sprinkle is designed to help her stock up on the essentials or anything that her other child is still using. This can include things such as diapers, wipes, onesies, formula, stroller, a car seat, etc.

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