Congratulations on Birth of a Baby
Guidelines and Alternate Phrases
Congratulate the reader on the birth.
We’ve heard the good news—the stork has delivered as promised!
We’re so happy for you and the new baby.
Congratulations on your little darling—isn’t Timmy the name I heard?
From all of us in the office, congratulations on the birth of your 9-lb. boy—he sounds so healthy and full of life already.
We’re so thrilled to hear the baby is healthy and beautiful.
I know you must be so proud to have a beautiful daughter, Mendy.
Congratulations on this happy occasion—we are so pleased to hear you and the baby are doing just fine.
Add a personal note about the joyous occasion but don’t be overly familiar with associates you don’t know well. Humor or sentimental comments about what the future holds is often the perfect touch.
I know you’ve longed for this moment for years. Enjoy every minute with him and his father.
I guess by now you’ve given some thought to how your life will change—dirty diapers, smashed green beans, noisy nights, and outgrown next-to-new clothes. But you won’t regret a moment.
Spend the next few weeks at home enjoying every “coo” and hug. Those moments are going to be precious as the years go by.
Being parents ourselves, both Mark and I know what happiness is in store for you two—the missed golfing tournaments notwithstanding.
I know you’ll give Jimmy the nurturing—both emotional and spiritual—a child needs to grow up healthy and happy in today’s world. You are special people who will make great parents.
That baby will be the source of much pride—and many sleepless nights—around your house.
On March 2 at 3:00 a.m., the waiting, the hoping, and the pacing ended. On second thought, maybe they’re just beginning.
Enjoy your time together—the cuddling, the talking, the play. I’m sure you feel the responsibility of bringing a baby into this world, but it’s a responsibility you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
Well, it’s now your time to brag, to pull out the pictures, to show-off David. (And it’s also your time to drag the playpen to the park and cut a slice of roast beef into one zillion tiny bites.)
Babies are so much fun. You’re headed for a wonderful adventure.
Wish the baby and family future happiness.
Best wishes for a lifetime together.
Here’s to your continued health and happiness together.
We wish you many fun-filled days ahead.
Give the baby a hug for me.
You and Todd take great care of that littlest angel.
We pray you’ll all three be as happy as you are now.
We wish for him good health, a happy family, and a bright future.
This relationship is so special—best of everything as you build a family together.
That little glow around the baby’s head is my special wish for protection and a rich life.
We wish you all—parents, Amy, and Todd—a wonderful lifetime together, starting now!