What are some fun ideas for a coed baby shower? Baby Shower Ideas

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Traditionally, baby showers have been an all-female crowd, but today, you and your partner might decide to celebrate baby with a bash where both men and women are invited. Try some of these clever ideas for a fun and crowd-pleasing coed baby shower.

Personalized Party

"I think the best party themes reflect the couple somehow. If they are into sports, a tailgating party would be fun. If they are hiking, outdoorsy people, a camping theme would be great. If they are into pop culture, plan a shower where guests dress up as their favorite TV, book, or movie character. You can also pick a cool shower theme based on the time of year. Mid-February shower? Throw an Oscars party shower! Early September shower? Host a 'back to...

"I think the best party themes reflect the couple somehow. If they are into sports, a tailgating party would be fun. If they are hiking, outdoorsy people, a camping theme would be great. If they are into pop culture, plan a shower where guests dress up as their favorite TV, book, or movie character. You can also pick a cool shower theme based on the time of year. Mid-February shower? Throw an Oscars party shower! Early September shower? Host a 'back to school' shower!" -- Janice Carnevale, Bellwether Events, Washington, DC

Teddy Bear Diaper Race

"We had a diaper-changing contest. We had blindfolds and broke into teams to see who could change teddy bears' diapers. That was a blast."

Baby-Q

"We had a 'baby-Q.' We played music and had swimming and served beers. It was more of a pool party, really. It was awesome. I was having boy/girl twins, so it was fitting."

Onesie Decorating

"I went to a coed baby shower where one of activities was decorating blank onesies with fabric markers. It actually ended up being really fun, and both the men and women got into it."

Coed Card Game

"My sister and husband hosted a 'poker for Pampers' game. To buy into the poker game, each guest had to bring a package of diapers."

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