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June 29th, 2011, 07:06 PM
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What do you guys think of baby showers the second time around? If we have another boy we really won't need much. A friend of mine had a "sprinkle" where people mostly brought diapers and wipes...
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June 29th, 2011, 07:17 PM
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I think they are fine to do! Especially if you are having a different gender. My only gripe about it is when they are having the same gender and/or a third baby but except to get all the big items even though they already have them. Like, dude! You don't need all the latest stuff and if you *really* do, buy it yourself! Don't expect all the big stuff at a baby shower!

There are exceptions to that... like if there is a big age gap between kids. But still... have a thankful attitude, ya know?
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June 29th, 2011, 07:24 PM
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We are soo having a 2nd shower! It's been 6+ years! I have absolutley nothing as far as babies are concerned! I did score a new winnie the pooh swing for free the other day tho. If you guys have a girl you'll need some girly cloths. Do you still have everything else tho? If so, maybe just a shower to get her some cute outfits. If its a boy and you dont really need anything you could have a diaper party type thing.
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June 29th, 2011, 07:30 PM
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I will most definitely be having a shower- my DD and this babe will be 9yrs apart (almost to the day!) so I have NOTHING!!

A gal at work is preggers, and we are giving her a "diaper" shower- since she is having another boy and her DS is only 2- she pretty much has everything she needs.
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June 29th, 2011, 07:48 PM
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Among my group of friends, we always throw huge, fabulous baby showers for first kiddos and we do fun, more low key sprinkles for subsequent babies. We typically reserve a room at a restaurant and somebody does decorations, somebody brings dessert and we all bring whatever kind of gifts the family needs. Usually just outfits, diapers, etc. It's such a fun time with friends and I love that we all want to honor every new little life, regardless of how many older siblings he or she has!
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June 29th, 2011, 09:15 PM
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This will be my 4th child and I'm pretty sure that a LOT of family will be mad if we don't do a shower . My family and friends sort of see it as a get-together opportunity to snack, chat and meet the baby (because I get GD I only do my showers after baby is born so I can enjoy the sweets too!!!).
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