20 Powerful Pregnancy Announcements for Celebrating a Rainbow Baby

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A rainbow baby is a baby born after a miscarriage, stillborn, or an infant death. They have that name because they are the "rainbow after the storm." The thought of losing a child is unbearable, yet many families are faced with that harsh reality. And after losing one baby and becoming pregnant with another, there is sure to be a confusing and overwhelming mixture of emotions. But, at the end of the day, everything happens how it is meant to be and the love and excitement for the new baby can help the heart heal. Although it stems from tragedy, the term rainbow baby is a positive and emotional way to express the happiness that comes from a new son or daughter. 

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Because becoming pregnant with a rainbow baby is such a momentous occasion, many families like to include it in their maternity shoots, baby cake smashes, and pregnancy announcements. When creating a rainbow baby pregnancy announcement, there are so many cute ways to incorporate a rainbow. Even celebrities, like Teen Mom's Catelynn Baltierra, have announced pregnancies with little rainbow accents to honor both the baby they lost and their new little love. People have done everything from use sidewalk chalk to letter boards to onesies to umbrellas in their rainbow baby announcements. Some people use colorful flowers or balloons as well. Incorporating a powerful quote or verse can also help relay the impact of a rainbow baby. Here are 20 creative and sentimental pregnancy announcement ideas that are perfect for celebrating a rainbow baby. 

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