What are some ways to congratulate someone on a new baby?


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Send new parents a card with a message such as, "I'm so thrilled for this new adventure in your lives" or "What a lucky baby to have you as parents!" In addition, send along a gift from the registry or make a financial gift to the family or charity.

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Pick out either a "new baby" or "congratulations" card for the new parents. Always add a personal message. Mail the card rather than stopping by the new parents' home, as they may not be ready for visitors.

If the parents don't have a registry, pick out some clothing for a 6-month-old; some newborns are too big to fit into newborn clothes, and the parents probably already have ample clothes for a newborn.

Alternatively, give the parents a gift card to a baby store or let them know you've made a charitable donation in the baby's name.

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