When to tell?

posted 6 months ago in Babies
  • poll: When to tell?
    Send an email a few days before : (4 votes)
    11 %
    Announce at the celebration : (2 votes)
    5 %
    Wait for my husband to come home and tell when we see everyone next : (31 votes)
    84 %
  • Post # 16
    Member
    12681 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    An email before would be strange and impersonal and coming just before your friend’s party would divert attention to you on that day whether you intended it or not. And it would be pointless to tell them not to say anything at the party and defeat the whole purpose of wanting to share. Just wait until after your friends baby celebration event. You are talking about the difference of days to a week. I don’t see the need before then and you will have plenty of opportunity afterwards. 

    I don’t think you have to wait three weeks for your husband to come home in order to tell your girlfriends. 

    Post # 17
    Member
    2571 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2018

    I’d probably text my friends a few days before the party with a photo of the ultrasound, like “guess what!!” I think it’s silly to have to wait until after the baby shower. But I definitely don’t think you should announce it there. 

    Post # 18
    Member
    1343 posts
    Bumble bee

    Seems like you didn’t get the responses you wanted to. Unfortunately with these things it’s always best to err on the side of caution. 

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