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Planning The Perfect Baby Shower

 by: Shaunta Pleasant

The birth of a baby is one of the most joyful and exciting times in the life of any woman, and preparing for the arrival of that new life is great fun for family members, friends and coworkers.

The tradition of planning a baby shower for the mom to be has a long and storied history, and it is a great way to show love and friendship to the new mother.

Planning a baby shower should be fun and exciting, but it can be overwhelming as well. It is important to carefully plan each aspect of the shower to make sure that everything is ready for the big day.

== The Guest List ==

The first thing to consider is who will be coming to the baby shower. In most cases, a baby shower is a surprise for the guest of honor, so the planners will have to be careful to plan the guest list in secret.

Family members, friends and coworkers should of course be included in the planning.

== The Food ==

Baby shower food can range from the simplest homemade items to the most elaborate catered affairs. The choice of food should be a reflection of the taste and style of the mother to be.

Of course, choosing foods and drinks that are free of alcohol, caffeine and other substances that could harm the baby is an important consideration.   (continued...)

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About The Author

Shaunta Pleasant is a professional writer and editor on baby shower topics. Visit my site to learn more about planning the perfect baby shower at