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Baby showers, long popular in the USA, are becoming increasingly common in the UK and other European countries - for those new to this tradition, we offer some fun ideas for games and activities. Before that, a word on protocol!
What is a baby shower?! Contrary to common belief, a baby shower does not take its name from showering the expectant mother with gifts. The name arises from Franz Schauer, a German immigrant and silversmith in New York who encouraged gift-giving amongst mothers-to-be. You should bring a gift along for the lucky expecting mother, but much of the rest of the evening harks back to 'hen night', with frivolous games and much fun! You may also be lucky enough to leave with a bag of 'favours', a goody bag to remind you of the event.
Here are some fun ideas for games that you could play at the next baby shower you're invited to:-
Have fun, this could be the last fun evening the expectant mother has for a while!
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