Baby boy shower is a ritual among communities to celebrate the birth of a boy. Traditionally, baby shower is a festival held a few weeks before the birth of a child or immediately after it. Initially though it was held before or after the birth of a family’s first baby, presently it is held for all babies.
It is customary to keep the ritual a secret to the would-be mother and invite women only. Usually close friends host these parties which is kept secret to the new mother till the last moment. Baby shower invitations now-a-days are also given to men. According to traditions, invitees are expected to carry gifts which are needed by a baby, like feeding bottles, diapers, toys, clothes and so on.
Baby boy shower ideas also include playing of unique games connected to the new born. Invitees are enthusiastic about participating in these games. These games could include guessing baby’s names, tasting of baby foods and the like. In such baby shower parties guests are treated to tasty dishes, but meals are not served. Cakes and finger food are usually served in these parties.
Baby showers are a way of getting relatives together, especially womenfolk who could advice the new to-be mother on baby care and baby tips.