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    Smile Baby Shower for second bub?

    Would you or have you had a baby shower for your second (last) baby?

    Or would you think its a bit rude?

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    Nope, I don't think it's rude. But I also don't think baby showers are about receiving gifts - it's a celebration - so I don't see how people can object unless the parents are demanding long lists if gifts (and they can still just either not bring a gift or not attend). I'd be happy to go to a friends baby shower even of it was their 6th baby. I don't see the problem.

    I think it's one of those "people mind don't matter and people who matter don't mind" things.

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    I had one for my first but not for this one. I would have felt very uncomfortable having another one.

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    I had one for first but not second.

    I would have liked to have had a lunch or dinner with a few close friends but I didn't get around to it.

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    I'm not a fan of baby showes full stop TBH. But i think a second one is ok if you specify no gifts on the invite.

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    I had a baby sprinkle for my 2nd bub. I didn't expect any gifts as we had so much already (bubs only 16 months apart) so made sure I put that on the invite. It was really low key and just a chance for me to catch up with close friends and family before baby arrived. Was lovely!

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    I had a big one for my first when I was living overseas. For my second I was living back home and had a small one with just family and close friends and specified no gifts.

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    I think a celebration or something for number 2 is fine. Probably no gifts, but then it doesn't really bother me either way. A friend of mine had a baby shower for number 2. But most of her friends she'd met after baby 1 through mother's group and they all wanted to be part of celebrating her birth (which they hadnt had the opportunity to do for number 1)

    I'd love a blessingway for number 2.

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    Plenty of my friends have had a baby shower for their 2nd child. My opinion is, is that they're just as special as the first so why not?

    What a good way to catch up with those u haven't been able to in a while before bub gets here.

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    I don't like baby showers for 2nd &subsequent babies, I see it as present grabbing to be honest....

    But then, I never had one for my first baby, for the same reason!

    I guess if you specify "no gifts" & make it a celebration of the pregnancy, it might be ok.


 

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