top of page
  • Writer's pictureCollected Joys

Unwrapping Joy: Creative Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy During the Holidays

The holiday season is a time of joy, love, and celebration, making it the perfect backdrop for sharing your exciting baby news with your loved ones. If you're expecting and looking for unique ways to announce your pregnancy during the holidays, we've got you covered! Here are some heartwarming and creative ideas that will make your announcement memorable and special!

Baby Annoucement

Note: This page may contain affiliate links. Affiliate links allow us to earn a small commission. This does not impact what you pay, but it helps support our work in providing you with helpful information and recommendations.

1. Customized Ornaments

Transform your announcement into a cherished keepsake by creating personalized ornaments. Include the due date, a tiny pair of baby booties, or a sonogram picture. This thoughtful gesture will have your family reminiscing about this special holiday for years to come.

2. Gifts Under the Tree

Wrap a small box with a baby onesie or a pair of baby booties inside and place it under the Christmas tree. Add a tag that says, "To Grandma and Grandpa" or the names of the respective family members. The joy on their faces when they unwrap the surprise will be priceless.

3. Photo Christmas Cards

Incorporate your pregnancy announcement into your annual holiday photo cards. Whether it's a creative prop, a festive backdrop, or a simple ultrasound picture, this personalized touch will spread the news with style.

4. Countdown Advent Calendar

Build excitement with an advent calendar that leads up to the big announcement. Replace one of the treats with a note revealing the pregnancy on the day of your holiday gathering. It's a sweet and suspenseful way to share the news.

5. Stocking Surprise

Slide a small baby item into the stockings of your family members. Whether it's a pacifier, baby socks, or a onesie, the surprise tucked among the traditional holiday treats will warm their hearts.

6. Scavenger Hunt

Plan a holiday-themed scavenger hunt with the final clue unveiling the exciting news. Whether it's a baby-related item or a creative announcement, the journey to the reveal will be filled with joy and laughter.

7. Holiday-themed Onesies

Gift your parents or close relatives with holiday-themed onesies that announce the impending arrival. Express the sentiment with onesies that read "Grandma's Little Helper" or "Best Gift Ever" – a perfect way to blend the holiday spirit with your announcement.

8. Bun in the Oven

During a festive meal, incorporate the classic "bun in the oven" metaphor. Have someone ask the others to check the oven, where they'll find a bun alongside a note sharing the news. It's a clever and heartwarming way to spread the holiday cheer.

9. Family Photo Shoot

Capture the genuine reactions of your loved ones with a family photo shoot. Use a creative prop like a chalkboard or signs to announce your pregnancy, and let the joy and anticipation shine through in your holiday photos.

10. "Parents-to-Be" Attire Surprise:

Add a touch of excitement to your next family gathering by wearing coordinating "Mom" and "Dad" shirts. Imagine the joy on their faces as you reveal the message on your shirts. This unexpected surprise will be sure to be special and memorable moment at your family celebration.


Embrace the holiday magic and share the love and excitement of your growing family with these creative and heartwarming pregnancy announcements. Whether subtle or elaborate, your unique touch will make this holiday season one to remember for everyone involved!


Explore More

Joy of Giving
Big Brother Gift Ideas
Big Sister Gifts for the New Big Sister
30 Thoughtful Gifts for Baby
bottom of page