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The Sweetest First Time Grandparent Announcement Gift Ideas


You just found out your are pregnant…. and can’t wait to tell your parents and in-laws that you are expecting this new bundle of joy!!

Bringing a little one into the world is such an exciting time; Not only is it a huge life change for you, but also for your parents!

Announcing that you are pregnant is such a sweet moment. When your parents (or in-laws) find out that they are going to be Grandparents, they will want to tell everyone! This is a moment they will never forget.

You have probably spent hours on Etsy or Amazon looking for the perfect gift… so we thought we would share some of our favorite ideas with you. You will find everything from thoughtful to brag worthy gifts in this guide. We hope to give you inspiration for unique, special, and fun gift ideas to announce your pregnancy to your parents.

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11 Pregnancy Announcement Ideas For Family In Person

  1. Pregnancy Secret Message Announcement Ornament – 15.99

If you are looking for something that doesn’t scream…. “PREGNANCY ANNOUNCEMENT”…. this is the perfect gift for you! This ornament comes in a white gift box, so they will never know the news you are about to share with them!

The secret message is custom so you can change it to whatever you would like! The ornament can be displayed year round or hung on a Christmas tree!

2. Grandbaby Growing In your Heart Ornament & Poem – $15.99

This Ultrasound Ornament is the perfect keepsake for grandparents to be! The poem is so nicely written through the perspective of your new little baby.

This ornament can be hung in the home and would look perfect with almost any home decor. Of course, this would also look beautiful hung on a Christmas Tree. It’s a sweet memory of the year your parents became grandparents.

3. Letters to My Grandchild Journal – $24.95

This journal will be sure to surprise your parents! As they unwrap their gift, the words “Letters to my Grandchild” will give them a hint that you are pregnant.

To personalize it, you could write the baby’s due date and add your ultrasound photo to the first page! This present is also a beautiful way for your parents to document their grandchild’s life, along with giving some words of wisdom!

Down the road, this would be great to give back to their grandchild as a birthday or high school graduation gift. Grandparents can write life lessons they have learned, advice they want to pass on or sweet stories from their grandchild’s life.

4.. Grandparent’s House Sign – $20.00

What do New Grandparent’s need most?! A wood sign for their home…… so everybody knows they are going to be grandparents! This farmhouse style sign will look perfect with almost any decor style too! It’s a great keepsake that will remind them of the year they became grandparents!

5. Scratch off  “You’re going to be a Grandparent” Card – $4.75

Scratch off cards are such a fun way to tell your parent’s your pregnant! Be sure to include a lucky dime too…. so they can scratch off their secret message! If you are wanting to preserve the card so it can be remembered for years to come, you could include a frame to display it in.

6. Wine Label or Beer Label Announcement

Make sure your parent’s read the fine print before popping this wine bottle! This is perfect for grandparents who enjoy a glass of wine! It would be fun to host a dinner and change the label of their favorite wine.

If your parents are more into beer, this label will be sure to surprise them! Get together for a picnic and put a few of these labels on a case of beer. They definitely won’t see this news coming!

7. “You’re going to be a…..” Spoon Set – $22.00

Aren’t these hand stamped spoons the cutest?!  You could make your parents favorite dessert, some coffee and serve it with these “You’re going to be a grandparent” Spoon Set!

After your announcement, these spoons would look adorable displayed in a shadow box as a special reminder!

8. Pregnancy Announcement Box – $25.00

Isn’t this just precious?! This Pregnancy Announcement box comes with clothesline and clothes pin, 4 Baby Blocks, and Calendar with your Due Date!! All you will need to add is your ultrasound photo.

9. Grandma & Grandpa Established Mug Set – $23.40

Do your parent’s love coffee or tea? Announcing your pregnancy with these cute mugs are the perfect gift! You could invite your parents over for breakfast or dessert and tell them the exciting news by serving their coffee in these mugs.

After your announcement, the can be reminded every morning of the year they became grandparents.

10. “You’re  going to be Grandparents” Puzzle – $19.43

A puzzle is such a fun way to announce that you are pregnant! You could invite your parents over for dinner and put it together afterwards! If your parents are long distance, sending it in the mail and having them put the puzzle together over Facetime or Skype is another cute way to tell them!

11. Wood Shadow Box Announcement Gift – $19.99

This wood shadow box announcement is the cutest keepsake! This is something that can be displayed on a shelf or end table for years to come.

In the shadow box top is a heart from an old hymnal with a sweet twine bow. Once they open the box and pull the string they will discover that they are going to be grandparents! This can be personalized to almost any saying and the date you are expecting.

Each of these gift ideas will make the perfect New Grandparent Announcement! When choosing how you will tell your parents they are having a grandchild, it’s important to find something thoughtful, unique and fun. We hope that one of these gifts will be perfect for your parents or in-laws!

Cameron & Alexis

Husband & Wife || Pregnant + Due August 2020 Sharing our journey through Pregnancy!

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