41 Instagram Birth Announcement Ideas

Introduce your newborn with one of these Instagram-friendly baby announcement ideas that are sure to get all the likes.

There are no rules about announcing your baby to the world. You can decide to announce your new bundle of joy on social media before they're even home from the hospital, wait weeks or even months before sharing any details online, or skip the social announcement altogether.

How you share your growing family with the world is up to you. But if those plans include announcing on Instagram, here are some birth announcement ideas that are sure to light up your friends and family's feeds.

Basic Birth Announcements

Many new parents choose to include basic information about their newborn in their birth announcement. These details may include the baby's name, birthday, weight and length, location and time of birth, parents' names, and sometimes their sex. If you're also adding a personalized message, here are some ideas:

  • Welcome to the world, (baby name)!
  • Meet the new love of our lives, (baby name).
  • The wait is finally over! We're thrilled to welcome (baby name).
  • Hello, world! Introducing our bundle of joy (baby name).
  • On (birth date), we were blessed with the arrival of (baby name).
  • Dreams do come true!
  • It's official! (Baby name) arrived on (birthdate).
  • Hello, my name is (baby name).
  • (Parents' names) welcome the newest addition to the family, (baby name).
  • They're here at last!
  • Oh wow! Meet (baby name).
  • It's a baby!
  • Our little one has arrived!
  • Introducing our bouncing baby , (baby name).
  • Our baby arrived! Please welcome (baby name).
  • Announcing our darling baby, (baby name).
  • We're tickled pink over the arrival of (baby name).
  • Introducing (baby name), the new ruler of the cutie pies.
  • Who will they grow up to be? We're not sure; we'll wait and see!
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Funny Baby Announcements

Another approach is humor. Here are some quirky ideas to get the juices flowing:

  • Our home has grown by two feet!
  • There's a new baby in town!
  • Look who decided to show up!
  • Look what the stork dropped.
  • It's time for dirty diapers, sleepless nights, and endless love. Welcome (baby name).

Baby Announcements for Multiples

Announcing twins (or more)? Below are some ideas for telling the world about your multiples:

  • Twice the love, twice the joy.
  • The more, the merrier!
  • We are "two" happy to announce (baby names).
  • Two times the love—and the dirty diapers!
  • The best things come in threes.
  • We asked for one miracle, and we got four! Please welcome (baby names).

Baby Announcements for a Younger Sibling

How about centering the news through a sibling's lens? Some prompts for sibling announcements include:

  • Welcome a new (sibling) to our family!
  • Here we grow again!
  • Our newest addition has arrived!
  • Oops, we did it again!
  • The sequel is here!
  • (Older sibling's name) would like to announce the end of their reign as the only child. Introducing (baby name).
  • Our superhero needed a sidekick!

Quotes for Birth Announcements

Using a quote can be a unique and sometimes nostalgic way to introduce your new baby to the world. Try one of these:

  • "Ten little fingers, ten perfect toes, fill our hearts with love that overflows."—Unknown
  • "Every child begins the world again."—Henry David Thoreau
  • "A baby fills a place in your heart you never knew was empty."—Unknown
  • "I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be."—Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch
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