Last Updated: Jun 6, 2023 @ 2:28 pm.

What's the best pregnancy announcement? Looking for a creative way to announce your pregnancy? We rounded up 20 different pregnancy announcements in order find the best bets. Which was cutest? Most clever? Handmade? Here are the ones we recommend!

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Best Scratch Off Pregnancy Announcement

We're having a baby!
Clever lottery ticket looks like the real thing—scratch it off to reveal the big surprise! Cute way to break the big news.

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Best Scratch Off Pregnancy Announcement: 5 Pregnancy Announcement Scratch off Cards

Yes, these are pregnancy announcements disguised as lottery tickets! Yet everyone is a winner—scratch off the dollar signs to find three pictures in a row, then scratch off the prize box! Surprise! “We’re having a baby!”

What We Liked

• Fun!

• Looks like a real lottery ticket. 

• Surprised even folks who were suspicious!

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Best Dog Pregnancy Announcement

Mom & Dad are Getting Me a Human!
Add your due date to this cute chalkboard announcement, hang around your dog's neck and poof! Instagram gold!

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Best Portable High Chair: Pearhead Pet Photo Sharing Props

Loved these cute prop boards! Instagram gold.

What We Liked

• Yep, this is a chalkboard that says “Mom & Dad are Getting Me a Human”! 

• Allows you to add a due date.

• Silk ribbon lets you hang it around your dog for that perfect Instagram moment.

• Or set it up next to your pet if your pet’s union contract doesn’t allow for the wearing of cute signage.

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Best Handmade Pregnancy Announcement

Crack the egg for a surprise
Yes, this is a real quail egg—inside is the pregnancy announcement along with confetti! Includes gift box tied with ribbon. Very original!

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Best Handmade Pregnancy Announcement: Quail Garden Boutique

Yes, this is what you think it is—a pregnancy announcement hidden in a quail egg!

What We Liked

• Real quail egg.

• Your friends or family crack it open to find the news!

• Confetti! (You might want to open this outside, as the confetti goes everywhere!)

• Includes gift box, tied with a bow.

• Very cute!

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