Birth Announcements Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Guide

The Stress-Free Way to Send Out Birth Announcements

Welcoming a new bundle of joy into the world is one of the most exciting moments of your life. As a new parent, you want to share the news of your little one’s arrival with family and friends. However, sending out birth announcements can quickly become overwhelming. Between caring for your newborn and adjusting to your new role as a parent, finding the time and energy to design and send out birth announcements can feel like an added stressor. Plus, there are many details to consider, such as selecting the perfect photo, choosing the right wording, and ensuring that all the necessary information is included.

To alleviate some of the stress and make the process easier, we’ve created a step-by-step guide for sending out birth announcements.

Step 1: Choose a Photo

The first step in creating a birth announcement is choosing a photo. This should be a high-quality image that showcases your newborn’s cuteness. Consider using a professional photo or a candid shot that you’ve taken yourself.

Step 2: Select the Right Wording

Your birth announcement should include the baby’s name, birthdate, weight, and length. You can also include a short message or quote, such as “Welcome to the world!” or “Our family has grown by two feet!” After going through pregnancy, birth, and all the hard work to bring your tiny baby into the world you deserve to celebrate with all the people you love!

Step 3: Pick a Design

Select a design that reflects your personal style and the tone of the announcement. There are many options available online, ranging from classic and traditional to modern and quirky. You can also do paper cards or digital versions are often more affordable! Some card companies that are good to look into include: Minted, Shutterfly, or Zazzle.

Step 4: Include Important Information

Make sure to include your baby’s name, gender, birthdate, weight, and length. You can also include your contact information and the names of the baby’s siblings or grandparents.

Step 5: Choose Your Printing Method

Decide on the printing method that works best for you. You can print the announcements at home, use an online printing service, or work with a local print shop.

Easily collect information and keep it updated automatically

Collect addresses and contact information by simply sending people a link to fill out a form. Spiral can help you keep this information updated by reaching back out to your contacts when you’re ready.

Step 6: Address and Mail the Announcements

Spiral is a free mobile app that allows you to collect addresses for your birth announcement in no time. All you have to do is send a link to your family and friends, and they fill out a form with their information. All their details automatically appear in your list in the app, making it easy to keep track of everyone’s addresses.

Building a list of contacts is simpler than ever. You can add contacts manually, import them from your phone, or request information through the app. Once you have all the information you need, you can easily export it to that card company of your choice.

One of the best parts is that it allows you to collaborate with your partner. You can both access the list and make updates, ensuring that all the information is accurate and up-to-date. This feature is especially helpful if you have a large family or a lot of friends.

In addition to collecting addresses, Spiral also makes sending out thank you notes after baby showers a breeze. You can easily use the message generated to help you write a personalized thank you note.

Sending out birth announcements is one of the many tasks on your to-do list as a new parent. By using Spiral, you can cross it off your list quickly and easily. With Spiral, you can focus on enjoying the precious moments with your new little one, knowing that sending out birth announcements is taken care of.

With the help of Spiral, you can collect addresses, collaborate with your partner, and send out thank you notes with ease. Try Spiral today and make your birth announcement process stress-free!

After using Spiral to collect your addresses, it’s time to send them out! Make sure to allow plenty of time for the announcements to arrive at their destination! In conclusion, sending out birth announcements can be a fun and exciting way to share the news of your new bundle of joy.

Share and co-manage lists of contacts

Organize contacts in to lists and share with relevant people. Control which team members can edit, add, or view each list.

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This article was written by Spiral Staff to give you ideas, tips, tricks, and best practices to help inspire you.