Wishing you a safe delivery. Welcoming your new baby with wishes of health, joy and plenty of sleep. A great joy is coming. Many best wishes.
A baby shower serves as a pleasant diversion from all the craziness and a fun time for the guest of honor to show off her ever adorable baby bump. This is also the perfect time to celebrate one last hurrah with the girls before the baby says, “Hello, World!” As a guest, you’ll want to assure that this day goes as smoothly as possible, full of celebrations and smiles. Make your addition to all of this baby shower happiness with some touching baby shower wishes and messages.
If you find yourself asking what to write in a baby shower card or are searching for an element that will take your baby shower greeting over the top, you are in the right place. These inspirational baby sentiments will help you reiterate just how excited you are for the newest addition. To get started on finding the perfect inspiration, pick a section below.
There is something magical about a wish that just can’t be described. An almost mom prepping the house for baby and getting ready for all the before baby celebrations could definitely use a few wishes, words of wisdom, or advice. Well wishes for a baby shower will touch hearts and allow you to say ‘congratulations’ and ‘we love you’ like never before. It won’t take much time to add one of these baby shower best wishes to your greeting card, and you won’t regret it. These short and sweet personalized wishes will serve as a part of all the festive celebrations.
As you pick up a pen and get ready to draft your baby shower card wishes, make sure that the well wishes you write stay true to you and shine a spotlight on your one-of-a-kind relationship to the parents-to-be. These adorable new baby wishes are a great place to get inspiration for your charming sentiment for the little one’s debut. You can also use inspiration from the baby shower theme.
These baby shower wishes for a boy (more like wishes for a little prince) are a fun way to celebrate his almost arrival with the happy couple. Mom-to-be will cherish your sweet greeting and keep it close to her heart to share with her handsome man a few years down the road. These kind baby shower words also make for great shower keepsakes and the perfect addition to a baby shower photo book. Use the below template to draft the best and most personalized wishes for the little man.
If you know the gender of the baby before the shower, then why not reflect that in your baby shower card greeting? She’s sugar and spice and everything nice, and she’s about to change this happy couple’s world in the best way imaginable. Share these touching baby shower card wishes for the pink bundle of joy with mom on her big day. Go one step further and print these sweet words onto a custom canvas print that mom and dad can hang in the little one’s nursery. This makes the perfect baby shower gift.
When you think of the word ‘baby’ you can’t help but immediately be drawn to words like adorable, darling, sweet, heavenly, lovable and the list goes on. If you’re getting stuck there, don’t worry. It’s not uncommon to get writers’ block, especially when trying to find perfect words for an almost newly mom. If you’re looking to fill in all of the blank space of your ‘Welcome Baby card’ but seem to be at a loss for words, look to these cute baby shower card messages for inspiration.
For new Mums and Dads, when they get home from the hospital with their new bundle of joy, messages of congratulations and best new baby.
Congratulations on your pregnancy! Lucky baby! You're going to be amazing mother!
Mother is a person who does the work of 20! Congratulations and best wishes to the Mother to be!
A dream had come true!
There's a new life
Growing inside of you!
So excited to hear your news! Wishing all the joy of anticipation to a very special Mother-to-be.
A little birdie told me that you're expecting! May your days be filled with love and contentment!
Congratulations on your pregnancy. May this special time be filled with health and lots of love!
You radiant with the glow of an expectant mother! Congrats!
I'm so happy for you! Wishing you love and joy, peace and wisdom, beauty and happiness.
My heart is filled with joy for you! Congratulations and best wishes!
An angel baby
Grows near your heart,
Waiting for love
And a new life to start!
Congratulations on expecting! Enjoy the excitement and joy of anticipating your new little one!
OMG! You are having a baby! Sleep well now, it may be your last chance for the next three years!
So excited to hear your wonderful news! Wishing you a healthy and happy pregnancy.
Like with many occasions, it can be difficult to decide what to write when it comes to new baby wishes.
The arrival of a new baby is such a significant life event. Unlike birthdays and Christmas cards, the missives included with baby shower or new baby gifts are likely to be added to a scrapbook or packed away and kept somewhere special. This is why it is important to write something meaningful.
If you haven’t a clue what to say in your new baby wishes, La La Land has you covered! The following tips will help you choose the right words.
Nowadays you can choose from a wide selection of baby cards beyond the traditional ‘It’s a boy’ or ‘It’s a girl’. There are many stylish designs which can suit the individual and be treasured forever.
When looking for a card, consider the tastes of the parents before you select something contemporary, whimsical or traditional.
If you don’t yet know the sex of the baby, you can still plan ahead by purchasing something gender neutral.
Make sure you get the right baby card! There are different options suitable for pregnancy announcements, baby showers and the arrival of a new baby.
1. Bambino Fox
2. Hello Little One
3. Adventure Awaits
Once you have chosen a lovely baby card, it is time to think of something heartfelt to write in it. This is your chance to acknowledge the new parents, send blessings for the child and to affirm your relationship as a friend or family member.
When writing your new baby wishes, offer congratulations to the parents before adding your blessing and hopes for the new baby. Add a poem, quote or saying to make the card feel personal and special.
Start off with your own words, followed by the extra text and then a heartfelt signoff.
To dear (parents’ names),
Congratulations on the safe arrival of your precious baby (name).
I wish your family many years of happiness, love and wonderful times. It is exciting to think of all the new memories to come.
Please remember I am here to help whenever you need me. I’ll even lend a hand to change a nappy or two!
Welcome (baby name). We are going to have some fun.
*** ADD YOUR SAYING OR QUOTE ***
Looking for something meaningful to write? We have plenty of suggestions for you to choose from:
New baby wishes don’t have to be your own original words. Something traditional can carry a lot of meaning. If the parents are from overseas, you could consider finding some text from their home country.
Here are a couple of beautiful Irish baby blessings:
May you have a sunbeam to warm you
Good luck to charm you
An angel to protect you
Laughter to cheer you
And faithful friends near you.
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May you bring light to the home,
warmth to the heart
Joy to the soul
And love to the lives you touch.
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May all the blessing of our Lord touch your life today.
May He send His little angels to protect you on your way.
Such a wee little fit, sent from above.
Someone so precious to cherish and love.
May sunshine and moonbeams dance over your head
As you quietly slumber in your bed.
May good luck be with you wherever you go.
And your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow.
Below is an Apache blessing:
May the sun bring you new energy by day,
May the moon softly restore you by night,
May the rain wash away your worries
And the breeze blow new strength into your being,
And all of the days of your life may you walk
Gently through the world and know its beauty.
1. Millie the Hedgehog
2. Horse and Foal
3. Bundle of Joy
The following can be used as new baby wishes if you or the new parents have religious faith:
This little tiny baby,
Was sent from God above,
To fill our hearts with happiness,
And touch our lives with love,
He must have known,
We’d give our all,
And always do our best.
To give our precious baby love,
And be grateful and so blessed.
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Dearest Father in Heaven,
Bless this child and bless this day
Of new beginnings.
Smile upon this child
And surround this child, Lord,
With the soft mantle of your love.
Teach this child to follow in your footsteps,
And to live life in the ways of
Love, faith, hope and charity.
Keep your new baby wishes short with a touching quote.
“Making the decision to have a child - it’s momentous.
It is to decide forever to have your heart go outside your body” - Elizabeth Stone
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“A new baby is like the beginning of all things… hope, a dream of possibilities” - Eda LeShan
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“Until you have a baby, you don’t even realise how much you were missing one” - Jodi Picoult
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“Babies are like little suns that, in a magical way, bring warmth and happiness into our lives” - Kartini Diapari-Öengider
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“A baby fills the place in your heart that you never knew was empty” - Unknown
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“We never know the love of a parent until we become parents ourselves”- Unknown
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“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for” - Unknown
1. First Winter
2. Koala Mum
Is there anything more dear than a tiny newborn baby? You don’t have to worry about going overboard on the sugar, spice and all things nice!
These verses sum up the first special moments of a new baby’s arrival:
She’s a little bit of sunshine
She’s a smile to light our days
She will steal our hearts and
Keep them with her warm endearing ways
She’s our precious little daughter
With a sweetness from above
Who will fill our years with laughter
And our lives with lots of love.
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Hello there little fellow!
The good news is going ’round
That you’ve made a “happy Landing”
And arrived all safe and sound
Well this just comes to tell you
That you’re lucky as can be
To become the newest member
Of so nice a family!
--- --- ---These are the years, the gentle years
These are the years, the rainbow years
the quiet walk on tiptoe years,
the years of laughter and smiles and sighs
when both of you watch with misty eyes
the tiny bed where a cherub lies,
these are the rainbow years.
--- --- ---What shall we call you,
We call you the awaited one,
the dreamt of one, the sung one,
for we sing to you now a symphony of welcomes,
and wish for your smooth passage to the world.
1. A Prince is Born
2. Baby Boy
3. Mother / Daughter
4. Music Box card It's a Girl
Go grand and use the writings of some of the world’s most famous wordsmiths when composing your new baby wishes.
William Blake wrote the following beautiful verse to bring a tear to your eye:
Know you what it is to be a child? ... It is to have a spirit yet streaming from the waters of baptism;
it is to believe in love, to believe in loveliness, to believe in belief;
it is to be so little that the elves can reach to whisper in your ear;
it is to turn pumpkins into coaches, and mice into horses, lowness into loftiness, and nothing into everything,
- for each child has a fairy god-mother in his/her own soul;
it is to live in a nutshell and count yourself the king/queen of infinite space; it is:
To see the World in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.
Quote Dickens and add some old world credibility to your baby card:
"It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last."
This one is from Bob Dylan’s Forever Young:
May your hands always be busy
May your feet always be swift
May you have a strong foundation
When the winds of changes shift
May your heart always be joyful
May your song always be sung
May you stay forever young
Not all babies come to their parents in the same way. These adoption poems bring new baby wishes and reinforce that love is love, no matter how it begins.
Not flesh of my flesh,
nor bone of my bone
but very remarkably,
all my own.
And never forget,
for a single minute,
that you weren't born
under my heart,
but in it.
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Today I kissed an angel
I knew it from the start
The first time my angel smiled at me
I gave away my heart
Today I kissed an angel
This angel child of mine
Though not of my creation
My child by God’s design
Today I kissed an angel
My heart is dancing wild
A family, by a miracle
Blessed by this angel child.
It doesn’t all have to be so serious! If your friend or family member appreciates the lighter side of life you can always sneak in a joke or funny quote when creating your new baby wishes.
Babies are always more trouble than you thought - and more wonderful - Charles Osgood
A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other - Ronald Knox
A baby is an angel whose wings decrease while his legs increase. ~ Anonymous
When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out. ~ Erma Bombeck
It sometimes happens, even in the best of families, that a baby is born. This is not necessarily cause for alarm. The important thing is to keep your wits about you and borrow some money. ~ Elinor Goulding Smith
To sign off your card, keep it short and simple, e.g.
All my love xxx
Thinking of you
Give (babyname) a cuddle from me
Enjoy these precious moments
Sending best wishes
When your friend announces their pregnancy, it can be tempting to start buying straight away! With the big news, a card is enough (or a very small gift if you can’t help yourself).
At a baby shower, gifts usually include practical things for the baby like wraps, face washers, clothes, bibs and bottles. In some cultures, it is traditional to focus on the mother rather than the baby, bringing gifts to make her feel supported and relaxed in the lead up to the baby’s arrival. If you’d like to give gift to the mother, consider a voucher for a massage or day spa.
Once a baby arrives, a beautiful outfit, cuddly toy or special keepsake can be delivered along with a card.
Check with the parents when they will feel ready to see visitors. In some cases they are happy to have a crowd around the hospital bed, while other parents need a couple of weeks to settle in.
Bring your card and gift the first time you visit your new little friend to welcome them to the world.
La La Land can help you express those heartfelt new baby wishes in the perfect card. Select from a great range of cards to celebrate pregnancies, baby showers, new arrivals and adoptions.
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Use these beautiful new baby wishes to congratulate the happy parents on the arrival of their little bundle of joy! If you're not sure what to write in a baby card, you can use these sentiment examples to write a sweet greeting card message and welcome the new baby into the world!
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What if it's a coworker who's having the baby?
When friends or family have a baby that's one thing, but maybe you're wondering how to congratulate a coworker on a new baby? Even though you're excited for the couple, you may not be close enough to know what exactly is going on. Knowing whether the baby is a boy or girl offers an easy way to personalize the message, without the details. Or choose one of our short and simple sentiments to let them know that you're thinking of them.
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You're overjoyed that your friends are having a baby, and you want to write a greeting card message to let the new father and mother know. You probably have so many emotional and wonderstruck things to say, but you may not know exactly where to start. Here are some short and sweet new baby wishes to get the ball rolling. Many of them are gender-neutral so you can use them if you don't yet know if it's a boy or a girl.
We want to say 'Welcome' to your new baby! What a perfect addition to an amazing family.
One tiny baby surrounded by so many happy hearts.
Today, you hold the most precious miracle in your arms. Congratulations on your beautiful new baby!
Wishing you nothing by joy with your newborn baby.
There'll be lots of worries, and lots to do, but just remember, we're so proud of you! Congratulations on your new baby!
Welcome to the world baby [boy/girl]!
Congratulations to the proud parents of such a sweet baby!
Your newborn baby colors our world with joy and happiness. Congratulations on your new miracle!
I heard that your kid is the cutest one in the whole hospital. Congratulations on your new baby!
Congratulations on your new addition to the family. We can't wait to spoil [him/her] and give [him/her] all our love!
Sometimes 1 + 1 = 3. Congratulations on you new baby [girl/boy]!
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You can be excited for your friends or family and still wonder what to write in a baby card. If you know that it's a baby girl, there are a number of ways to express your love for this sweet new member of the family. Here are some cute new baby wishes for girls to get you started.
Congratulations on your baby girl!
As you look into her eyes, you see the sparkle of promise. As you listen to the little whisper of her breathing and feel the rhythm of her heart, know that you are holding, in your arms, a precious miracle.
She has ten tiny fingers and ten tiny toes, with rosy pink cheeks and a cute button nose. Congratulations on the new beautiful love of your life!
May the arrival of your new baby girl bring you many cuddles, fun adventures and a lifetime of sweet memories.
Congratulations on bringing a such a lovely life into the world. For the coming days, I wish you joy, smiles, and love. You deserve them all, and I'm sure you'll find them in your sweet daughter.
You've spent nine months preparing for a lifetime of love with your sweet baby girl.
Your new daughter makes an adorable addition to an already wonderful family. May her infectious smile make your world seem a little brighter every day.
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They've had a baby boy? That's so exciting, and these thoughtful new baby wishes for baby boys are a wonderful starting place for crafting a congratulatory message to the new parents on the arrival of their little guy.
A miracle just came into your life. It's a miracle made of tiny baby boy smiles, hugs, and lots of love.
To the new parents: Welcome to sleepless nights and restless days, as you care for your new baby boy. Just remember, it's all worth it, every last moment.
As you welcome your new baby boy into your life and see his smile, I hope that all the troubles in the world melt away.
First he was a dream in your hearts. Now he's a miracle that you hold in your arms. And he'll forever be the love of your lives.
Months ago, you just couldn't wait to meet your baby boy. At last he has arrived! Congratulations on becoming a mom and dad to such a cute little boy!
Your baby boy is finally here, ready for you to treat him like the prince he is. We couldn't be happier for you!
And so the adventure begins... I can't think of two people better suited to bring up this amazing baby boy. Congratulations and warmest wishes for the future!
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Having twins offers adventure and excitement for parents and loved ones alike. Not only will there be a new addition to the family, but there will be two, three, or possibly even more. Craft an optimistic message to let the couple how happy you are for them and that they're not alone.
Here comes double trouble! Congratulations on your miracle of twins.
Two times the babies means two times the love and joy. Congratulations on your miraculous twins!
May the birth of your children open up a whole new world of adventure, lightness, and wonder.
Moms of twins are like buttons: They hold everything together.
Congratulations on your [triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets]! Wishing you all the love and joy in this new stage of your life. The more the merrier!
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Having new baby in the family is an amazing experience for grandparents as well. This marks a milestone the new grandparents have been looking forward to for a long time. Here are a few new baby wishes to help congratulate them on this exciting addition to their family.
Congratulations on the birth of your new baby [Grandson/Granddaughter].
Congratulations! A new Grandma is born. Best of wishes on your new grandbaby.
The birth of a baby in your family brings renewed hope for the future. May you and your family enjoy this new life and the brightness it shines!
Warmest wishes to the new baby in your life. I hope you get the chance to overwhelm [him/her] with all the love in the world, spoil [him/her] with gifts, and cherish every moment.
You two will make amazing grandparents. Congratulations on your new addition to the family!
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Sometimes we need to express the joy of welcoming a new baby, while acknowledging a health issue and other difficult circumstance that came about during the pregnancy or birth. Even as congratulations are in order, it can also be appropriate to address the difficulty that the parents are undergoing with words of warmth, compassion, and optimism. Here are some thoughtful new baby wishes for difficult circumstances that might help you find the right words.
We're so proud to have such a strong fighter in our life. Your little family have been through a lot, but this will only make your bond of love even stronger. Wishing you all the love in the world!
Wishing you and your new baby a strong recovery, so that both of you will come back swinging harder than ever. You have all of our love and support.
So proud and thankful for the arrival of your new baby. We're keeping the two of you in our thoughts.
Our fondest congratulations on the birth of your baby. As you take each day at a time, we're keeping the whole family in our thoughts and prayers.
We're sending a warm welcome to your new baby, along with all of our love and healing thoughts for mom.
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Adopting a child can be a generous way for someone to make their dream of parenthood come true. It gives a child a loving family situation, while offering the parents an opportunity to grow their family. If you're wondering how to congratulate someone on an adoption, here are a few message ideas to get you started.
There's something about having a new child in the family that makes us smile and have the warm fuzzies!
Congratulations on your new arrival! We're so excited that your little one has arrived safe to you. May you feel joy and pride in your new parenthood.
Your new child is here to make your love feel stronger, your days feel shorter, the nights seem longer, your savings a little smaller. But it's all worth it as your home grows happier each day.
We're so happy that you found a [boy/girl] who you will always cherish. May you remember this day with fond memories!
We can't wait to meet your new family member. Wishing you years of joy and happiness. Congratulations!
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Babies are favorite topics to write about and discuss. Everyone who has experienced the glorious love of a new baby has something to weigh in on this topic. We've collected a variety of quotations, from sentimental to funny, that make for good messages along with your personalized new baby messages.
'If I am thinking correctly,' said Pooh, 'a new baby is probably undoubtedly the grandest gift that could ever be.'
~ A.A. Milne
Everything grows rounder and wider and weirder, and I sit here in the middle of it all and wonder who in the world you will turn out to be.
~ Carrie Fisher
Sometimes the littlest things take up the most room in your heart. - Winnie the Pooh
~ A.A. Milne
Just like a plant needs light and space to grow, a child needs love and freedom to unfold.
~ Sigrid Leo
There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place.
~ Virginia Kelley
You know what the great thing about babies is? They are like little bundles of hope. Like the future in a basket.
~ Lish McBride
When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. And now when every new baby is born it's first laugh becomes a fairy.
~ J.M. Barrie, from Peter Pan
A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.
~ Edna J. Le Shan
Life doesn't get more real than having a newborn at home.
~ Eric Church
Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get the more you feel like giving.
~ Penelope Leach
I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.
~ Vincent Van Gogh
Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.
~ Taylor Hanson
Children see magic because they look for it.
~ Christopher Moore
There are no words that can describe the euphoria you feel when your baby recognizes you for the first time and smiles.
~ Jared Padalecki
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The baby shower offers a moment to share your excitement with the new mom, while letting her know that she has a whole community of support for raising the child. Make your baby shower card a personal message between yourself and the new mom about this wonderful new time in her life.
I can't think of anything more exciting than looking forward to the arrival of the new little love of your life!
Your new bundle of joy is on the way with new tiny laundry to fold. I hope that washing and folding these tiny cloths will help you feel ready for the joys of parenthood that lie ahead.
Congratulations on your little one. I can wait to be there to welcome [him/her] into the world! For now, just enjoy the peace and quiet.
I can't believe your baby will be here so soon. Cheers to you for being so strong, as you bring a child into this world!
We just heard the news and we're so happy for you both. Here's to a future full of play dates and birthdays!
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No congratulatory new baby wishes are complete without a joyful sign-off. These few words say so much, so feel free to make it your own and be sincere! Remember, if you're a member of the family, you can always personalize it by welcoming the baby into the family.
Welcome to the World of Wonder and Onesies
So happy for you and your new baby
Enjoy your time with your new bundle of joy
We're so happy for you two!
Welcome little one
All the best to your growing family
Let us know if you need anything!
With best wishes for the future!
Overjoyed for you guys!
Sending love and blessings to the new baby!
Looking forward to meeting the newest member of the family!
We cannot wait to meet the cutie pie!
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If you're looking for more new baby wishes and messages, do take a look at our Newborn Baby Poems which adds a sweet touch to a greeting card message for new parents.
And for a super cute card idea, download this free diaper card template and fold your own handmade baby card! For a friend or relative with a newborn, this card is the perfect way to say congratulations.
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