Adding to your family by welcoming a new child into your life is an extraordinary time. A new baby can bring lots of love, joy, and excitement to your family dynamic. Whether it’s your first baby or your fifth, each one is a special association that should be celebrated with loved ones as much as possible.

However, celebrating the arrival of a new baby isn’t a one size fits all kind of occasion; depending on your life, beliefs, and situation, you choose a different way of celebrating that works better for you.

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This post looks at some ideas you can use to make this momentous occasion and give you some wonderful memories to look back on and cherish.

Plant a tree

Planting a tree in honor of your child is a fantastic way to give them something tangible to connect to their arrival. Be it at your home or a different location you can travel to, watching a tree grow from a seedling into a stunning piece of nature can give you all something to treasure for many years to come. Various companies can assist you in planting a tree and marking it with a stone plaque for you to visit and look back on over time.

A baby welcoming party

Much like the traditional baby shower, you can invite guests to celebrate your new bundle of joy once they arrive. Of course, this will depend on how you feel after the birth. However, it can also be easier than having a tickly of people in and out of your home for weeks on end. This way, you get to celebrate with your loved ones and ensure everyone gets a chance to meet the new baby, and you can stop worrying about arranging drop-in times.

Buy Jewelry

Nothing is more valuable than the arrival of a new baby into the family, and being able to commemorate this special occasion by committing it to jewelry can make it even more special. From adding a picture to a locket, getting an engraving onto a ring or other jewelry item, and or even creating a custom piece with a baby’s fingerprint or footprint can give you a memorable memento to carry with you and even pass on to them when they are older if they wish.

Schedule a Photoshoot

Memories are precious, and being able to celebrate this time by capturing it on film can be a great way to celebrate the new bundle of joy. Once everyone is up to sitting and posing for a new picture, you can get the theme of the whole family or just of baby to give you everlasting memories of a time when they were really that small.


Flowers are an excellent way to mark the arrival of a new baby. Gifting flowers shows you have put care into your gift and want to express your love for someone. Talk to an experienced florist such as to help you find the right floral arrangement to celebrate a new baby; from arrangements in the baby’s name to baby-themed items such as pacifiers or a simple bouquet of your favorite blooms, there are endless possibilities.

Create a memory box.

It’s true what they say; they aren’t that young for long, so being able to treasure memories from that time is important. You can build your very own memory box to make your new baby’s life special by collecting essential items and documenting milestones with videos or images, letters, and keepsakes. You can even do what one parent did and set up an email address for your little one and send them messages for them to access when they are older so they can learn more about their childhood as you remember it in real-time.

Naming or religious ceremony

Lastly, what is more wonderful than sharing your new baby with those around you who love you? Much like, a welcoming party, a naming ceremony, or a religious ceremony can help you to gather your loved ones for an event to officially welcome the new baby or bring them into your religion. However, this looks for you and means the most to you, and your beliefs can be a powerful way to remember our baby and their start in life and gives you an excuse to celebrate them and your family in an extra special way.


A new baby is a time for celebration! And finding the right way to celebrate for you can help you create some beautiful memories and share your new arrival with those in your immediate circle.


This Lost Mama

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