Last updated on June 11th, 2023 at 01:09 pm
It’s an exciting experience welcoming a baby into the world, and there’s no better way to celebrate the new parents than with a touching card expressing your well wishes!
Coming up with exactly what to write in a baby card can be tricky, so if you’re at a loss for words, here is a collection of meaningful quotes and ideas for every scenario. Plus, you can download these printable cards to make things even easier!
If you’re unsure where to begin when putting together your new baby cards, follow these general pointers to help your well wishes and card stand out from the rest.
- Address both the parents: If you’re sending the new baby wishes to the parents, be sure to include both of them, if applicable.
- Avoid touchy subjects: Make sure you avoid including parenting advice, asking for details about the birth, or mentioning future children in your card.
- Include flowers or a gift: If you know the recipients well, feel free to send along a thoughtful gift or bouquet of flowers with your wishes for a special touch!
What to write in a baby card
From funny new baby messages to touching quotes, these printable cards and new baby wishes are just what you need to send along to the lucky new parents:
- “So happy for you three. That’s going to be one lucky baby!”
- “Congratulations on your new arrival. Good luck with your next great adventure.”
- “Wishing you many congratulations on your new bundle of joy.”
- “Wishing you many congratulations on the birth of your daughter/son.”
- “What a very lucky baby! I can’t wait to see her/his beautiful smile.”
- “Well done on creating a mini human being. Let the noise begin!”
- “Really happy for you both. Bring on the dirty diapers and sleepless nights!”
Congratulations on the birth of your son messages
- “Congratulations on the arrival of your son! At last, all your wishes came true. May the little guy be blessed with good health, happiness, and prosperity throughout his life.”
- “I know you couldn’t wait to see your baby boy, and finally he is here. Congratulations on becoming a mom to such a cute little boy.”
- “Congratulations on becoming parents; he is indeed a cute and healthy boy.”
- “Buckle up for those sleepless nights, diaper changes, and the endless joy of parenting. Welcome to the club, and congratulations on the arrival of your baby boy.”
- “Welcome to the latest addition to the family. He is the first boy in the family, and we cannot wait to pamper and spoil him with all our love.”
- “Hey there, new mom! Congratulations on the arrival of the little guy. Heard he is the cutest baby in the hospital. Cannot wait to see him.”
- “As soon as I saw your baby boy, he gave me a big smile. Then I realized he is a spitting image of you. Congratulations buddy.”
- “Hooray! It’s a baby boy. I am so happy for you guys and cannot wait to see the little guy. Congratulations!”
- “Sending you loads of good wishes and endless love for your little prince. Congratulations on becoming a father.”
- “Just heard the news, congratulations and all the best to you both. May your little boy grow up to be great and successful.”
- “Finally, the day has come and your baby boy is in your hands. I am sure you will be extremely happy. Congratulations and hope to see the little prince soon.”
- “The most amazing part of becoming a parent is being blessed to see a little of yourself in your baby boy every day.”
- “Good wishes to you and your family on the birth of your baby boy.”
Print these new baby boy cards by clicking on the image below. Then add your best wishes to the new parents.
Congratulations on the birth of your daughter messages
- “Finally the princess has arrived. I still remember how anxious you were to meet her, and I am also sure she will become your best friend. Congrats!”
- “May your life become colorful and filled with happiness and joy because today your best friend for life has arrived. Congrats on the birth of your baby girl.”
- “Wonderful news about your new baby girl! I am sure she will bring tons of joy and happiness in your life. Congratulations and lots of love to the little princess.”
- “So happy to hear the arrival of your baby girl, we are excited to be able to watch the little girl grow up and become a remarkable woman. Congratulations once again.”
- “The boss lady has arrived! Can’t wait to see her grow up and take over the house. She will be the apple of our eyes.”
- “Start the magical journey of parenthood with your baby girl, cherish every second with her. Congratulations on becoming parents.”
- “Daughters are always special; she will also be a daddy’s little girl and mommy’s best buddy. Congrats on being blessed with such an angel.”
- “The long wait is done, and your baby girl is in your hands. Never miss a moment of her life, as they are the epitome of joy and happiness.”
- “Congrats brother! You are now a father to a cute little angel.”
- “Get ready for the journey of a lifetime. Becoming parents for a baby girl is the most blessed experience. Congrats to you and your family.”
Print our new baby girl cards by clicking on the image below. Then add your congratulations to the new parents.
Funny baby congratulations messages
- “The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck, are the arms of your children.”
- “A toddler can do more in one unsupervised moment than most people can do all day.
- Now your world is about to change. A new baby will make your love stronger, home happier, days shorter, nights longer and bank account emptier. Best wishes for the future!”
- “Congrats! Your baby is cuter than the other babies.”
- “You made a tiny human. Congratulations!”
- “Sleep is overrated, babies are not. Congrats!”
- “Congratulations on your new baby! We can do something fun together in 18 years.”
- “Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare. Have fun and congrats!”
- “Goodbye tummy – hello mummy!”
Print these funny baby cards by clicking on the image below. Then add your message to the new parents.
Funny quotes for new parents (and some wise ones, too)
- “Children have neither past nor future. They enjoy the present, which very few of us do.” — Jean De La Bruyère
- “You know what the great thing about babies is? They are like little bundles of hope. Like the future in a basket.” — Lish McBride
- “Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child.” — Tina Brown
- “What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.” — Benjamin Spock
- “Welcome to the world, little one. So thrilled that you arrived safely! See you soon!”
- “Children make you want to start life over.” —Muhammad Ali
- “You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” — Franklin P. Jones
- “A child enters your home and for the next twenty years makes so much noise you can hardly stand it. The child departs, leaving the house so silent you think you are going mad.” —John Andrew Holmes
- “Sleep when your baby sleeps. Everyone knows this classic tip, but I say why stop there? Scream when your baby screams. Take Benadryl when your baby takes Benadryl. And walk around pantless when your baby walks around pantless.” — Tina Fey
- “A baby changes your dinner party conversation from politics to poops.” — Maurice Johnston
- “People who say, they sleep like a baby, usually don’t have one.” — Leo Burke
- “Make no mistake about why these babies are here—they are here to replace us.” — Jerry Seinfeld
Now that you know what to write in a baby card, save this post! The next time you receive a baby birth announcement card in the mail, you’ll be ready to send your own card to the new parents–with the perfect sentiment written inside.