Words of Congratulations for the Expecting Parents

By Billie •  Updated: 01/09/23 •  3 min read

Writing a note or card to someone who is expecting a baby is a thoughtful way to show your support and congratulations during this exciting time in their lives, whether this is their first baby or their tenth.

A personalized message can mean a lot to someone who is expecting a baby, as it shows that you are thinking of them and are excited to welcome the new arrival. A note or card can also be a nice way to offer encouragement and well wishes to the expecting parents, and to let them know that you are there to support them and celebrate their joys.

Here are a few ideas for what you can write in a card to someone who is expecting a baby.

A few thoughtful notes for the new parents:

  1. “Congratulations on your exciting news! Wishing you all the joy, love, and happiness as you embark on this new journey of parenthood.”
  2. “So happy for you both as you welcome a new little one into your lives. Wishing you a smooth pregnancy and a healthy, happy baby.”
  3. “Sending love and best wishes to the expecting parents. May your new arrival bring you endless joy and happiness.”
  4. “Can’t wait to meet the new addition to your family! Wishing you all the best during this special time.”
  5. “Congratulations on your pregnancy! May this new chapter in your lives be filled with love, laughter, and all the wonderful experiences that come with parenthood.”

Ideas for funny notes you can include in a card or message to expecting parents:

  1. “Congratulations on your upcoming sleep deprivation! May the bags under your eyes be as cute as your new little bundle.”
  2. “Looks like you’ll be adding another mini-me to your family. Good luck with that!”
  3. “Get ready for all the spit-up and diaper blowouts, because parenthood is just one big party!”
  4. “Congratulations on your new addition! Just remember, every time you feel like you’re in over your head, you can always just hand the baby off to the grandparents for a few hours.”
  5. “Welcome to the world of never-ending diaper changes, sleepless nights, and love like you’ve never known. Congratulations on your new arrival!”

Words of Congratulations for the Expecting Parents

Expecting for the second (or third or more) time? Here are a few ideas for what you can write in a card to someone who is expecting another child:

  1. “Congratulations on your happy news! Wishing you all the joy, love, and happiness as you welcome another little one into your family.”
  2. “So happy for your growing family! Wishing you a smooth pregnancy and a healthy, happy baby.”
  3. “Sending love and best wishes to the expecting parents as you prepare to welcome another little one into your lives. May your new arrival bring you endless joy and happiness.”
  4. “Congratulations on your pregnancy! May this new chapter in your lives be filled with love, laughter, and all the wonderful experiences that come with raising another child.”
  5. “Can’t wait to meet the newest member of your family! Wishing you all the best during this special time.”

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Billie

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