Baby Shower Invitation Wording

Coming up with the proper baby shower invitation wording is essential for preparing for a baby shower. When composing a baby shower invitation, be sure to include the following pieces of information:

Time of Party
Hosted by
Contact # for RSVP (or info on how to RSVP)
Baby Shower Verse or Poem (optional)
Hostess Name (optional)

You can make your invitation wording professional by following examples. Gift registry information is often included separately. Here are some samples of wording that can be used on invites:

Standard Wording
A simple format is to use a quote or short saying at the beginning, followed by standard invitation wording with the necessary rsvp information. This example demonstrates wording that should fit onto any standard sized invitation.

When a baby is born,
so is the mother.

You’re invited to a
Baby Shower for Judy Smith
Saturday, June 17th at 11:30 a.m.
Landmark Hotel
1501 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Hosted by
Jackie Taylor
RSVP by May 30th
to Jackie 333-333-3333

No RSVP Required Wording
Sometimes, no rsvp is required for an invitation. Here is a wording example for when No RSVP is required:

So sweet and cuddly,
cute and fun.
Join us to celebrate
A new little one!

You’re invited to a baby shower
in honor of the mother
Carla Smith
on March 15th at 1 p.m.
104 Main Street
Parsippany, NJ

Jane and Jackie

Surprise Baby Shower Wording
For a surprise baby shower invitation, make sure that the wording indicates that it is a surprise. See the sample below:

Bottles and booties,
diapers and pins,
this is where
the love begins!

Join us for a surprise baby shower:
Date: Sunday, May 14th, 2012
Time: 1:30 pm
Place: Jane White’s House – 100 First Street, Grand Rapids, MI
Guest of Honor: Lola Doe

Regrets only to Janet Smith
(333) 333-3333

Baby Sprinkle Wording

A baby sprinkle is similar to a baby shower, except it is usually held for a 2nd or 3rd child and often gifts are not required. Here are some wording and saying ideas for a baby sprinkle invitation:

A new baby is on his/her way,
Join us for our sprinkle before the big day!

Please join us for a baby sprinkle honoring (name of baby)

Bibs and booties, diapers and more,
That’s what a Baby Sprinkle is for!

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