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Announcing a New Baby

I recently had a baby and had planned on sending announcements.

HF_announcinganewbaby_WOHowever, eight weeks have already passed. Is it too late to send mailed announcements? I have already sent an electronic announcement. If someone has already sent a gift (although I know this is not the reason you send an announcement!), is it still appropriate to send them an announcement? What is the correct protocol?


It is not too late to send your announcements, but if you have already sent electronic ones, you would not repeat the announcement with a mailed one. One announcement per household is all you should send. You do not send announcements to those who already know your happy news and who have already sent a gift.