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When to mail baby shower invitations

February 13th, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

A baby shower invitation is used to invite the family and well-wishers of a mother who expecting a child, where she is showered with gifts and best wishes by her friends. Baby shower invitations can be sent through both email and regular mail. In case you are sending these invitations through email, you can send them a week or two in advance as they reach the receiver in seconds. It gives them enough time to plan for the party. But traditional baby shower invitations are sent by regular mail and for that you have to careful about the mailing timings because regular mail takes more time to reach the destination. That is why it is better to send these invites at least a month before the actual party which gives the guests more time to respond. These points will help you to know when to mail baby shower Invitations:

  • First select where you are hosting the baby shower and accordingly mail the invitations. If the guests stay out of town, they must be informed at least 3 weeks before the baby shower, so that they can make travel arrangements to come to the party on time.
  • Since traditionally guests bring gifts for the mother during baby showers, it is proper etiquette to mail the invitations 2-3 weeks before the shower so that you give the guests time to buy something and can bring a gift for the baby and the mother
  • You can send invites to people living in the same city 2 weeks before the shower.
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