Although there exist countless different ways of wording baby shower invitations, several key pieces of information should always be included – who, when, where and how. Once you cover those basics, you can give the invitation's wording your own creative touch and match it to the theme of the shower.
Baby shower invitations need to let the guest know who the shower is for, when and where the shower will be, whether it is a surprise and who is hosting the shower. All invitations should include an email or phone number that the guest can use to let the host know if she can attend.
Hostesses often choose a theme for the baby shower and then pick invitation wording that matches. Parents.com offers many fun themes with ideas about invitations, décor, flowers, and food and drink. For example, a “Sprinkle” shower could include rain-themed elements. The invitation might have an umbrella with the words, “Let’s shower our (mama to be) with love and gifts.” A shower for a second-time mom could be based on a spa theme with the invitation wording, “It's A Baby Shower! Please join us for an afternoon of relaxation and fun as we celebrate the upcoming arrival of (mom's name) baby.”
Baby shower invitations often include poems as well. Creative-baby-shower-ideas.com provides examples of poems for baby boy or girl showers or even a baby shower for twins.