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100 Unique Birth Announcement Photo Ideas

Last Updated: Jul 7, 2017

The birth of a child is an unforgettable experience, one that’s deeply embedded within the hearts and minds of new parents. Sending out a birth announcement to your loved ones acts as a heartfelt gesture to celebrate life, no matter how far away they live from you.

Whether you have a newborn baby girl, boy or even twins, there is an endless range of possibilities when it comes birth announcement photos. We’ve compiled and curated 100 examples of birth announcement pictures to help. We’ve also included filters to sort by gender and mood that will set your photo apart.

Once you set your heart on an idea, find the perfect matching birth announcement card to share the news.

Instructions: Click through the buttons below to sort by category. Click the photo for a larger view.

Use the colors of your favorite team in a knitted cap for this baseball themed photo.

Photo Credit: Carrie Gantt Photography

Bring toys into the photo shoot for a fun and familiar atmosphere.

Photo Credit: Amanda Eskridge Photography

Place Dad’s favorite childhood teddy bear next to the baby for a sentimental touch.

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Photo Credit: Sarah Mavro

Schedule close to nap time for a sweet, sleepy photo shoot.

Photo Credit: Ashley Warren

Keep the rule of thirds in mind when thinking about an artistic baby arrival announcement.

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A top-down angle of the crib can be a excellent way to capture your baby girl in their natural element.

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Photo Credit: Ju Redondo

Keep the scene simple so you can focus on your bundle of joy.

Photo Credit: Brianna Anderson

No need for a mulligan with this birth announcement photo idea, because it's a hole-in-one.

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Make funny faces and noises to bring out the joy in baby.

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Pick your favorite flowers to surround your newborn daughter.

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Sometimes the subtle moments in photos will be the most speical.

Photo Credit: Claire Bunn Photography

Just like the mother and her newborn, friends and family will be smiling as they keep this announcement close to heart.

Photo Credit: A Thousand Words Photography

Let your little one be themselves and a sweet moment is bound to be captured.

Photo Credit: Claire Bunn Photography

Bring the whole family in the photo for a welcoming birth announcement.

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Capture the moments you'll miss, like sweet little fingers and toes.

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Capture a special moment with the baby and their new siblings.

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Take photos from all angles so you have a variety of photos to pick from.

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You don't need a ton of props or special outfits—a smily is the perfect accessory.

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Show your family in their natural state, like relaxed in bed with their favorite toys.

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Resting on mom or dad's shoulder makes for the perfect relaxed pose.

Photo Credit: Jessica Walker Photography

A black and white photo will go perfectly with any birth announcement design you choose.

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Let baby rest on your bed for a serene birth announcement photo.

Photo Credit: Kim Hildebrand Photography

Roll with whatever mood your baby is in—whether it's tired or energized.

Photo Credit: Kristin Eldridge Photography

This baseball themed birth announcement picture may be the perfect pitch to make the announcement to your old teammates.

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You may want to saddle up with this western themed idea for your baby arrival announcement.

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You may get lucky with the perfect facial expression from the newborn in their photo shoot.

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Twins may embrace each other like they're still in the womb if you place them in a basket with soft faux fur.

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The vintage soccer ball gives this arrival idea a timeless feel.

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Bring in a giant teddy bear as a cute prop like this birth announcement picture.

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The newborn may also steal the hearts of other family members with this mug shot photo idea.

Photo Credit: Ashley Martin Smith

All you need is a large wooden initial and a sleepy newborn for this photo.

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Loved ones will be studying your photo if you put some reading glasses on the studious newborn.

Photo Credit: Brittany Gidley Photography

Mix and match your whites and pinks for a twin baby girl announcement.

Photo Credit: Brittany Gidley Photography

Wrap up your little bundle of joy in a gray blanket for a neutral announcement.

Photo Credit: Brittany Gidley Photography

Ask Grandpa if you can use his favorite hat for a sweet throwback shot.

Photo Credit: Brittany Krista Photography

Knit a blue hat and pants for a cozy announcement of your baby boy.

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Dress Dad up to contrast your newborn in a black and white photo.

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A cute knitted animal hat will draw some giggles on your announcement photo.

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Bend a spoon into the shape of your sleepy newborn for a quirky picture.

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Dressing the newborn up in a baby chick costume can be an adorable way to announced that they've "hatched".

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Frederick Photography

Introduce your newborn to the world with a bright wreath.

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Frederick Photography

Have Hobbes give the baby a hug for an announcement photo that your childhood friends will cherish.

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Frederick Photography

Incorporate different patterns, colors and textures to make your baby girl standout in her announcement.

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Frederick Photography

Add some feathers and fur to show your newborn's heritage in their birth announcement picture.

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Sew together a variety of fabric patterns around a mini bed for a creative photo.

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Navy families could use a blue camouflage outfit as an idea their loved ones will salute.

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Early morning beach tones can add a nice touch to a coastal photo.

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Capturing a candid smile from the newborn may be all you need for an unforgettable photo.

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Snuggle your twins up together in a big comfy blanket for their first photo.

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This newborn arrival announcement used some cute and colorful Dr. Seuss inspired attire.

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Don't hesitate if you want to use both blue and pink in your newborn's photo.

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Match the floral headpiece for your baby girl's photo with the props you incorporate.

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A superman themed baby arrival announcement idea will save the day for your loved ones.

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Show your allegiance to your favorite squad with this football themed photo idea.

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Using soft tones and white blankets are a natural way to send out your baby's announcement.

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Separate your twin baby girls by having one wear a headpiece and the other in a bonnet.

Photo Credit: Heather Carraway

A holiday wreath can be a jolly prop to use for a December born baby.

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Some bunny ears on a knitted hat can be an adorable addition to your photo shoot.

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Set up your favorite children's books next to your little one.

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A pink bonnet can provide a subtle hint to announce the arrival of your baby girl.

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Encircle your newborn girl with a daisy garland.

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Using grayscale is a classic way to capture your child's birth announcement photo.

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A solid black background in a black and white photo will make your newborn really stand out.

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Capturing the baby yawning is a precious way to announce the birth of your child.

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Wrap your twin baby boy's arms around each other to show their inseparable bond to one another.

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Visit an apple orchard for an colorful, organic photo shoot.

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Simple items around the home can make for easy props in your announcement shot.

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Stack your favorite Dr. Seuss book to make a cute head rest for your baby arrival announcement.

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Your friends will be buzzing with joy after receiving a picture your baby in a bumble bee outfit.

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A clock, letter blocks and a tape measure can give indirect hints at the details of the birth of a newborn.

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Vintage luggage can provide a little pun when delivering the news of your little one's arrival.

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Break out some Christmas decorations for an arrival announcement during the holidays.

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Incorporating cartoon characters into a costume can be a fun idea for a baby arrival photo.

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A fuzzy blanket can make for a very relaxed baby during their photo shoot.

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Sometimes your announcement ideas can inform your family of both an engagement and a baby's arrival.

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Contrast different elements for a naturally beautiful newborn announcement photo.

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Show your friends and family how cute the baby is in the crib with the top down angle.

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Using local artifacts to hint at a the birth place can be a interesting idea for your baby's arrival.

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A newborn yawning in the picture is something family will never get tired of seeing.

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An old-fashioned baby carriage is never an outdated prop for a newborn announcement.

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A loving forehead kiss from Mom may be one of the most natural photo ideas.

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Putting twin baby girls into Dad's cowboy boots can be an adorable idea for an announcement.

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A knitted pair of aviator goggles can hint to your friends know that the baby arrived on schedule.

Photo Credit: Sweet Pea Photography

Make a statement with a peacock head piece for your newborn daughter's photoshoot.

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Bundle twins up in a white blanket and white hats for a neutral photo.

Photo Credit: Tiffany Burke Photography

An ethnic scarf can be used to bundle twins together during their photoshoot.

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A newborn being carried in Dad's firefighter helmet is an idea that may ignite the love amongst your friends.

Photo Credit: Tuleaf Photography

Match the colors of your props with the baby's costume for an aesthetically pleasing picture.

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Place a golf club next to your newborn twins for a golf-themed birth announcement.

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A wooden bucket inside a barn can make for a rustic look in your baby arrival announcement.

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Blur the background to make the newborn the center of attention in the frame.

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