Our Favorite Pregnancy Announcement Ideas

Updated: October 27, 2020
Baby on the way but not sure how to announce their arrival just yet? Here are a few of our favorite clever pregnancy announcement ideas on social media this year.
Our favorite social pregnancy announcements

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Pregnant but not sure yet how to share the big news with your loved ones and the rest of the world? Check out our favorite ideas for your birth announcement!

Seems like it's the time of year couples everywhere are making their baby announcements and toddlers are learning that they're going to be big brothers and big sisters. Due dates are being scrawled on chalkboards and family photo shoots reveal new baby bumps.

More: When Should You Reveal Or Announce Your Baby Name?

We’ve seen just about everything when it comes to pregnancy announcements, but we never get tired of looking for more ideas for creative pregnancy announcement ideas. Get inspired by our favorite ways to share your pregnancy reveal on social media!

More Ice Cream Please!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Sarah Knuth (@sarahknuth) on

This adorable photo shoot showcases the ice cream craving so common during pregnancy to announce the big news. And in case you didn't get it right away, her sweatshirt makes it clear that this is a pregnancy announcement!

Get creative by incorporating these fun ice cream themed photobooth props as well as this 1950s diner backdrop, both available on Amazon. 

My Parents Did Not Practice Social Distancing

This year, presumably because of the world situation, it seems like there are more birth announcements than usual. Why not make a reference in a funny pregnancy announcement like this one?

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Due Date Cookies

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Cookie Dough (@cookiedoughcookiestsv) on

Tell the world that your first child is on the way with cookies displaying your due date. DIY them or order them from your local bakery.

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Made In Quarantine

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by 🌿 A S H L A N D & C O. 🌿 (@ashlandandco) on

Another "quarantine baby" announcement photo, this one uses a onesie to share the big news.

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Rainbow Baby Family Photo Shoot

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Ashley (@sweetlilpics_by_ashley) on

This baby announcement warms our heart. It uses a family photoshoot with a rainbow in the backdrop to symbolize that this family lost a baby prior to this pregnancy announcement. 

Maternity Photo Pregnancy Reveal

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by 𝐁 𝐔 𝐑 𝐂 𝐈 𝐍 (@burcin_oz11) on

Share the big news with your maternity photos. No caption necessary!

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Coin Scratcher Pregnancy Announcement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by A Little Bit Vintage (@alittlebitvintage) on

This sweet baby announcement uses a scratch-off card. This idea is perfect to share first with close family members and then use on social media.

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More: The Best Gifts for Announcing Pregnancy to Grandparents 

Family Photo With Sonogram

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Madison Dombroski (@maddysphotolab) on

This sweet pregnancy reveal shows a snapshot of all the family members: mom and dad, big brother, and sonogram shots of the new little one.

Halloween Pregnancy Announcement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Stacie Wilkinson (@wilkoworld) on

We absolutely love this pumpkin-themed pregnancy announcement idea! It's perfect to use close to Halloween. 

Balloon Baby Announcement

 Simple yet so perfect! Add this balloon a photoshoot of your family members and you're done!

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Rainbow Baby Sonogram Announcement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by When You Wish Upon A Star (@when.you.wish.upon.a.star) on

 Another rainbow baby announcement, this sweet shot features a watercolor rainbow with the sonogram.

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 Letterboard Kiss

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Abby (@abbygaylphotography) on

We love this sweet and simple photoshoot with a letterboard. 

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Only Child Expiring

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Andy Lee (@lifebyandylee) on

This funny pregnancy announcement includes your first child. Mom and dad don't even need to be in the shot.

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Sonogram Kiss

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by m i c a m a h a f f e y (@micamahaffey) on

 We love kissing photoshoots! Especially when they include sonograms of a new baby in the foreground!

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Family of 4

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Bundle of joy |Kids and Family (@bundle_of_joy_by_dijana_kustre) on

 This clever baby announcement will give your social media followers something to go back and re-read. Wait, how many people are in this photo?

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Big Sister T-Shirt

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by BIRTH + BABE APPAREL (@birthandbabeapparel) on

Your first child gets to star in this adorable pregnancy announcement!

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Positive Pregnancy Test

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by BAM Family | Family Fun | Tips (@thatbamfam) on

The positive pregnancy test is a classic, right up there with sonograms. We love how the smiling dad-to-be is out of focus in the background of this announcement photo, as well as the second shot of the happy couple sharing a sweet hug.

Wood Carving Pregnancy Announcement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Fred & Oak (@fredandoak) on

 A well-made carving like this will become a keepsake after being used in an baby pregnancy announcement.

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Funny Pregnancy Announcement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Ericka’s Unique Boutique (@erickas_unique_boutique) on

 If you already have several kids and a sense of humor, get this onesie and share it as your announcement photo.

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Teddy Bear Pregnancy Test Baby Announcement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by ᕲΞֆɨ尺乇 | MCR 🇬🇧 | @zedpyro (@attract_distract) on

 We love this cute spin on the classic pregnancy test photo share.

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Fur Baby Sonogram Pregnancy Announcement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Marshall Moments (@marshallmomentsphoto) on

 Your fur baby is excited for your new baby too! We like how a cat is included in this shot, because we don't see cats as much as dogs in pregnancy announcements.

Just Stating the Facts, Ma'am

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Angela White (@angelawhite_pelotonuk) on

This letterboard announcement gives the information straight. Use this idea right after your first trimester has passed.

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Halloween Costume Baby Reveal

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Karissa Love 💋 (@karissa.love.light) on

 Dress up like a skeleton for Halloween and make use of everyone's "x-ray vision" to share the big news.

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Thanksgiving Pregnancy Announcement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by The Tattered Petal (@tatteredpetal) on

 This cute onesie is perfect for a Thanksgiving announcement photo.

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More: Our Favorite Thanksgiving Pregnancy Announcements 

Baby Shoes Pregnancy Announcement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Pipoquinha® (@pipoquinhababykids) on

Baby shoes are the classic way to tell the world that you'll soon have a baby on board.

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Baby Shower Photos

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by sindy (@sindycolarte) on

 If you have a wide circle of people outside of your close friends and family members that you'd like to make your announcement to, consider sharing photos of your baby shower on social media. Ideally, include yourself and your baby bump in the shots.

A Birth Announcement Video

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Ziya Zaren Magazine (@hijabstyle_lookbook) on

 Tell us what could be sweeter than a video like this one?

Recipe Card

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Renee Ball (@the_lactation_station) on

 For the savvy chef, like this lactation bite baker, this kitchen announcement and adorable recipe card is the way to go!

Sidewalk Chalk

 A nice alternative to the chalkboard, just grab some sidewalk chalk and your sonogram, and you’re in business. We love the sweet details of including their daughter and the mamma-to-be’s shirt, too.

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Easter Basket

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Angela Marie Lindsay (@anglinds89) on

 Holidays are a perfect way to share your big news. And what’s better to come in your Easter basket than a big brother or big sister book and a sonogram?

Baby Shark

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Khushboo | Mum Blogger DXB (@mumzynotebook) on

 We already know that listening to baby shark on repeat may have benefits for your little one’s brain, so why not incorporate the trending song into your announcement? Plus, big sister shark, doo doo doo doo, is in the shoot!

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