Should I make my Birth Announcements?
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"Should I make my Birth Announcements?"How to determine if it's worth it

Author: Jennifer - Internet Sales Coordinator & Team LeaderJanuary 2007

The decision to have a baby is one of the most important decisions that a couple can make. Once your child is about to arrive, most parents want to announce their little one for the first time in a memorable way, and want the announcement to be as beautiful as their new baby. Many couples consider the option of making their own birth announcements, which can be risky for many reasons. Every couple has to make this decision for themselves, but read on and we will break down the options so that you can decide for yourself...

There are a couple of questions to ask yourself when deciding whether or not to make your own birth announcements. First, you will want to establish when you would like to send your birth announcements. Most couples want to send the announcements out shortly after their baby is born, because you will need vital information about the birth for the birth announcements. This can pose a problem to couples who want to design and print their own birth announcements, as designing and printing your own birth announcements is very time consuming. Designing a birth announcement can be a process, and then the announcements need to be assembled. Also, you will need to address and mail the announcements. Imagine doing all of these things with your new baby. This can be the most important deciding factor. Is it worth your time?

Another important factor is how much you would like to spend on birth announcements. The trendiest birth announcements feature embellishments, quality cardstock and professional printing. Buying all of the parts of your birth announcement can be expensive. You have to buy the stock, embellishments, envelopes and have the announcements printed. Separately, these expenses can add up. How to print the announcements can be tricky. When making announcements by hand, the wording usually has to be printed with a standard laser printer or sent out to an independent printer. Printing can be expensive when you are printing only a small number of announcements. Laser printers can also pose a problem because it can be hard to get the printer to print straight, and announcement embellishments can get in the way of printing in general.

Purchasing your invitations online is an alternative that more and more couples are taking advantage of. Invitation Consultants offers a wide variety of birth announcements, as every baby is different and should have a unique birth announcement. Many of the problems associated with creating your own birth announcement can be remedied by ordering with Invitation Consultants. For every birth announcements, Invitation Consultants offers fast turnaround times. Printing costs are included in every order, and envelopes are included as well. Our professional staff will review your order and correct spelling and grammatical errors, which is something that you should not have to worry about in this busy time. With every order, you have the option of viewing a proof, created by a professional typesetter.

The months after your baby is born is a time to be treasured. Enjoy this time by spending as much time with your child as possible. By making your life as easy as possible, you can concentrate on more important things. Let Invitation Consultants take care of your birth announcements so that you can take care of your little one!