Having a baby is the wish and desire of every parent. After the baby is born, the parents celebrate the happiness and moments of their children in every possible way. Celebrating birthdays is the most momentous time for the parents as well as the children.
From conceiving a baby till the day the baby is born, every day is important for the parents. But it is hard to celebrate an event for the baby even when the baby is not born yet. Different cultures celebrate baby showers in different ways. Although baby shower is a new term these days & various rituals are attached with baby showers which take us back to the ancient times. Celebrating baby shower is a celebration of motherhood and the new state a mother is about to enter.
A baby shower is a pre-preparation for the mother to understand the responsibilities she is about to take as a mother. Egyptians did not celebrate the typical baby shower but they did observe rituals that relate to motherhood and pregnancy. Most of the Egyptian celebrations were conducted after the birth of the baby. Like Egyptians, the Greece also had the rituals to celebrate the baby birth.
Like everything, a baby shower has also evolved over the years. The typical baby showers have been replaced by technology these days. People would send graphically designed invitations. Baby showers were considered to be a female event but these days, it has rather turned out to be an event with men and women equally participating.
People plan their baby showers months ahead of the delivery. Party planners also offer their services and provide expert consultancy for the event. Baby showers are not only restricted to women these days, men participate equally. If a woman is entering into motherhood, so is a father entering into fatherhood. The parents can plan the event themselves adding a personal touch to it. A list can be prepared for all the happenings of the event.
The baby shower planning list can be as follows:
Following is given a baby shower planner template that will help you plan your event in a comprehensive way.
Format: MS Excel 2003 & Later