Cupid's Pulse Article: Parenting Trend: 6 Baby Gender Reveal IdeasCupid's Pulse Article: Parenting Trend: 6 Baby Gender Reveal Ideas

By Carly Silva

Baby gender reveal celebrations are on the rise as one of the newest parenting trends. These blue and pink announcements, which evolved from the opening of an envelope, have now transformed into entire themed parties and celebrations. A gender reveal party is a great way to add some excitement to your gender announcement, and involve your family and friends while you do it.

If you’re looking to join in on the newest parenting trend, check out these six baby gender reveal ideas:

1. Cupcakes: This is a super simple way to reveal your baby’s gender if you are looking for something more lowkey. For this idea, you can make cupcakes with surprise colored filling, or have a baking company or trustworthy friend do it if you want to be surprised yourself. These are great for more intimate parties or small gatherings with just close friends and family.

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2. Smoke bomb: This idea is great if you have a bigger party, or want to really make a statement with your gender reveal celebration. Have someone at the party release the smoke bomb, and watch the air get filled with blue or pink smoke! Be sure to do this one in an outdoor space!

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3. Confetti cannon: Confetti cannons are the perfect way to reveal your baby’s gender if you want everyone at the party to be involved. You can give each guest a confetti cannon, and have everyone set them off at the same time. This option is fun for kids especially, and makes for a great photo once the confetti fills the air!

4. Balloon pop: This is another great way to reveal your baby’s gender with a little bit of excitement, and it can be done in multiple ways. You can get one big balloon filled with confetti, and pop it that way, or you can make a game out of it, and have a bunch of little balloons, with one holding the blue or pink confetti.

5. Golf ball: The golf ball gender reveal is a great idea, especially if you and your partner are sporty. You can fill this easily breakable golf ball with blue or pink powder, and then have someone take a swing at it!

6. Silly string: Silly string is another way to involve more than one person in the gender reveal. You can give as many guests a bottle of silly sting as you want. Be sure to cover the label, which may say the color. You can also have a trusted friend or family member do this as well if you are hoping to be surprised, too!

What are some other baby gender reveal ideas? Start a conversation in the comments down below!