Share the Happy News with 7 Fun Gender Reveal Ideas!

Back in the olden days when I was pregnant— and ok, it was just 4 years ago— if you wanted to find out your baby’s gender you did so within the sterile walls of the ultrasound room.

Times have changed!

These days, parents-to-be are putting a more celebratory spin on the issue  with “gender reveal parties” or adorable gender announcements sent to family and friends.

I’ve rounded up some of my favorite ways to share the news!

  • Say It With Cupcakes

    Say It With Cupcakes

    Get guests guessing with a sweet treat.
    Photo Credit: Meringue Bake Shop/Flickr

  • A Fun Way to Share the News!

    A Fun Way to Share the News!

    DisneyBaby’s own Erin Loechner and her hubby shared their happy news with their friends in this adorable gender reveal photo. Don’t you LOVE this?
    Design for Mankind

  • What's It Going To Be?

    What’s It Going To Be?

    The question mark is the theme of this party. From cake pops to cake toppers, one thing’s NOT in question: that your guests will love it!
    For more pictures of this awesome event, visit HWTM!

  • What Will the Stork Bring?

    What Will the Stork Bring?

    We’re loving this festive stork pinata. It’s sure to be the hit of the party with the younger crew.
    $48 at Pinata Paradise

  • Cast Your Vote

    Cast Your Vote

    Party guests cast their votes before the big reveal. This makes a great way to decorate for the party too.
    Dreamers Joy

  • Little Bow or Little Beau?

    Little Bow or Little Beau?

    If you’re hosting a gender reveal bash, why not let your guests choose a water bottle that reflects their guess? These labels from Etsy are so cute!
    $8 at Grey Skies Blue

  • Felt Fortune Cookies

    Felt Fortune Cookies

    This is a great way to tell the happy news to a more intimate gathering of family. Imagine their surprise when they find pink or blue treats inside!
    $8.50 at Mamadothat

Mary Lauren Weimer is a social worker turned mother turned writer. Her blog, My 3 Little Birds, encourages moms to put down the baby books for a moment and tell their own stories. She writes about all things toddler at Babble’s Toddler Times. Connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

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