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21 Creative Birth Announcement Wording Ideas You'll Have to Try

"The snuggle is real."

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Congrats, new mama! You just got the bun out of the oven and now you get to enjoy your much deserved push present. But before you do all that, you need to tell the whole world about the aforementioned bun’s arrival with a birth announcement! Your sweet little one is about to be all over your loved ones' fridges. Isn’t it amazing that yawning and making pooping faces is enough to make you famous? Hollywood should take note.

Now, finding the right words to express such an exciting time in your lives can be the hardest part. That’s where we come in. If you’re stumped on what to include in a birth announcement or are searching for funny birth announcement wording ideas, we’ve got you covered.

What to Include in the Announcement

Ultimately, it’s up to you to decide what you want to include in your birth announcement. As a general rule, they usually feature an adorable newborn photo with essential birth announcement information, including: 

  • Baby’s full name
  • Birthdate
  • Weight
  • Length (in inches) 
  • Time the baby was born 
  • Parent or parents’ names 

A few other options for information you can include: 

  • Birth location 
  • Grandparents’ names 
  • Who delivered the baby: doctor, doula, midwife, etc. 
  • A baby website with information and photos of the baby

Traditional Birth Announcement Wording

Looking for tried and true birth announcement ideas? Opt for one of these classic approaches to letting loved ones know that your newborn has finally arrived.

Option 1

"Jeremy Bradley Fortin

April 24, 2020, 7 lbs., 9 oz., 20 in.

Welcomed with love, Dave, Mary, and Katie Fortin”  

Option 2

“Jenny and James Patton are happy to announce the arrival of Alexandra Joy

October 10, 2019

7 pounds, 6 ounces • 19 inches”

Option 3

“Jeni and Jared Thomas joyfully announce

the birth of their daughter

born on January 6, 2019 at 6:59 AM

6 pounds, 8 ounces ; 19 inches

Ella Marie”

Option 4

“Please join us in welcoming Jamie Jones to our family. 

8 lbs., 10 oz., 21 inches

Brown Hair, Blue Eyes”

Option 5

“Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy proudly introduce their daughter

Kyra Rae

The family is doing great and couldn't be happier.”

Religious Birth Announcement Wording

If you’re religious and would like your birth announcement to speak to your faith, then consider a beautiful religious baby announcement.

Option 1

“Our Gift from God

Bruce Dan Nistler

born November 19, 2019 at 7:10 a.m.

8 pounds 4 ounces 19 inches

Proud Parents Kelly and Mandy Nistler”

Option 2

“Behold, children are a gift of the Lord… Psalm 127:3

Angela Margaret Chi

June 15, 2019, 8 lbs., 10 oz., 19 in.

Love, Cristine and Ben Chi”

Option 3

“We thank the Lord for the blessings He bestows

Ten little fingers and ten little toes

Jeremiah Williams

February 5, 2018

6 pounds, 8 ounces

20 inches

Proud parents

Jenny & Jared Williams”

Option 4

“We've been embraced by God's grace! 

Help us welcome with love 

Holly Bradshaw

6 pounds, 10 ounces

20 inches”

Funny Birth Announcement Wording

Keep your birth announcement light with a funny message that’ll make loved ones chuckle.

Option 1

“Free at Last

After 9 long months, we welcome

Harper Lee Anderson

September 18th at 8:04 PM

9 pounds, 2 ounces

20 inches long

Proud Parole Officers Brad and Kevin Anderson”

Option 2

“The snuggle is real. 

Meet the cuddliest member of our family

Theodore Paul Anderson 

October 20th, 2018 at 9:02 AM

8 pounds, 3 ounces”

Option 3

“It's a jungle out there!

We welcome a new addition

to our little zoo

Elli June

January 5, 2019

8 pounds, 10 ounces

Proud parents

Tiffany & Kelly Thompson”

Baby Girl Birth Announcement Wording

Daughters are just the best, right? Share the news of your baby girl with these creative birth announcement ideas.

Option 1

“Twinkle, twinkle, little star. 

Do you know how loved you are?

Introducing our baby girl

Lyla Rose 

6 pounds, 4 ounces 

19 inches”

Option 2

“Check out our cute new chick

Jamie Lee

She peeped into the world on 

January 5th, 2019 at 5:05 PM”

Option 3

“Welcoming our Sweet Little Girl into the World

Kristen Jane

She joined our family March 8th, 2019 at 4:02 PM”

Baby Boy Birth Announcement Wording

Celebrate your son with a sweet message bound to get your fam and friends excited.

Option 1

“King of the McClanahan House

Louis Greg McClanahan

6 lbs and 6 oz

19 in

Birthday: August 12

Frank and Shelby”

Option 2

“How wonderful life is now he’s in the world. 

Announcing the arrival of our son

Conner James Brosnan

10 pounds, 2 ounces 

20 inches”

Option 3

“Our World is now complete!

We have a new son we'd like you all to meet

Jackson Morris

August 10, 2019

8 pounds, 4 ounces

20 inches

The Farmer Family

Deanna, Ryan, Hayden & Toby”

Twins Birth Announcement Wording

Double the fun! Share the news of your new babies in style.

Option 1

“Twice the love, twice the joy. 

Kristen and Dan Jones

Proudly introduce their twins

Cason and Dallin Jones”

Option 2

“Two by Two our Family Grew!

Jordan Michael

8 lbs., 1 oz.

18 inches

Jared Moses

7 lbs., 11 oz.

20 inches

January 3, 2019

Beth & Robert Grant”

Option 3

“Double Trouble and Double the Snuggle

Jason and Jane Holland

Came into the world May 8th, 2020 

At 4:08 and 4:12 PM”

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