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How To Tell Your Husband You’re Pregnant (51 Great Ideas)

Finding out you are expecting is so exciting but many women wonder how to tell your husband you’re pregnant in a memorable way. 

Look no further than this awesome list of 51 cute pregnancy announcements for husbands.

Some of them are so cute that I wish I was pregnant again just so I could use them!

Bear in mind that pregnancy announcements for husbands don’t have to be fancy or expensive.

As my husband mentioned, just leaving this post open on your laptop for him to find would be pretty funny! 

pregnancy announcements for husband

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How soon should you tell your husband you’re pregnant?

The second you know! Unlike announcing a pregnancy to family in person, you can tell your husband the moment you find out. 

How you tell your partner you are pregnant is up to you but making it special is fun and will be something you will look back on for years to come.

How To Tell Your Husband You’re Pregnant

1. Baby Food

Serve your husband a dinner of baby food. I don’t meant Gerber, rather give him baby sliders with baby carrots and baby corn.

baby carrots 

2. Golf Pregnancy Announcement To Husband

If you are looking for a way to tell your golf fanatic husband that you are pregnant, this stainless steel golf ball marker makes a great gift. 

pregnancy announcement golf

 

3. Pregnancy Riddles For Husband

Have some fun with a pregnancy announcement riddle like the ones below:

“Is it pink, is it blue? All I know is when I’m due!”

“A boy or a girl, I do not know, it won’t be long before I begin to show!”

” Something’s cooking in the oven, something sweet, cute and loving”

“I’m small and sweet, I don’t eat much. When I arrive there will be a big fuss”

“A long awaited surprise I am, the newest member of our fam”

4. Scavenger Hunt 

Create a fun pregnancy announcement scavenger hunt to tell you husband you are expecting. This is a super fun way to share the good news in a memorable way. 

You can download my free printable pregnancy scavenger hunts here. 

5. Hello Daddy Onesie

A sweet way to share the news is to present dad-to-be with a cute Hello Daddy Onesie

Hello daddy onesie

 

6. A Bun In The Oven

This one is a classic! Place a bun of some sort in the oven and ask him to help you out in the kitchen.

bun in the oven pregnancy announcement

 

7. An Announcement Keyring

Switch out his key chain for a cute pregnancy announcement one. 

pregnancy announcement keyring

 

8. Wrap up the pregnancy test

This is one of the most popular pregnancy announcements for your husband or boyfriend. Wrap your pregnancy test up in a big box and surprise your husband with the ultimate gift. 

wrapped up Christmas gift

 

9. Put a message on the dog

Get a doggy bandana and let man’s best friend announcement your pregnant for you! 

dog pregnancy announcement

 

10. Make a Cracker

You might be familiar with crackers from Christmas as they are common in both the UK and Canada. Essentially each person pulls an end and one person ends up with the prize and joke or fortune.

You can easily make this DIY pregnancy announcement yourself. Add a pacifier and a note telling your husband that you are pregnant. Get the full tutorial on making your own crackers here. 

how to tell your husband that you are pregnant

11. Make A Cake 

Here is a cute way to tell your husband that you are expecting – make a cake, cut it into two layers and hide a little baby doll in the middle for him to find. 

These rainbow sprinkles would also make a great  Rainbow Baby Pregnancy Announcement.

cake

12. Police Officer Pregnancy Announcement 

Looking for a pregnancy announcement for your cop husband? Check out this cute “daddy’s back up” onesie from Le Petit Linge Blanc on Etsy

pregnancy announcement for cop husband

 

13. You’re Going To Be A Daddy Spoon

Make soup or have ice cream for dessert and give your husband this special spoon to use. 

 

14. Send A Card

There are some really cute cards to announce a pregnancy on Etsy: 

I tested positive but not for Covid

It’s O-fish-al

Hey Good Looking, We’ve got a baby cooking

You’d better start practicing your dad jokes

dad jokes pregnancy announcement card

 

15. Oops We Did it again

If you are looking for a fun way for announcing a 2nd pregnancy to your  husband, put some Britney Spears on the Ipod and crank it up. You can even get a card to go with it. 

Brittany Spears pregnancy announcement

 

16. Lotto Scratch Cards 

These fake pregnancy scratch-offs reveal your pregnancy for you! So cute and a really unique way to announce your pregnancy. 


 

17. Baby Treasure Hunt

Here is a hilarious way to tell your husband that you are pregnant. Grab these baby toys from Amazon and hide them all over your house! I did this with my husband and he was literally finding them for weeks, it was so funny. 

18. Leave Him A Book 

Leave a book on his nightstand and wait for his reaction. I love this book for first time dads as it is funny and speaks clearly about what to expect. 

 

19. Make Him A Drink

This idea requires your husband to clue in and notice the ice cubes but if you can pull it off, this is a super sneaky way to announce your pregnancy to your partner. 

Make ice cubes in a baby shape like these pacifier ones and drop them into his favorite cocktail when he gets home from work. 

20. Measure The Baby

You know those charts that show baby is the size of a poppy seed or blueberry? Announce your pregnancy by serving your husband a bowl of the fruit that matches your baby right now. (the cute planner stickers below are available from Bluebird Design Shop Co on Etsy).

baby fruit size chart

 

21. New Teammate

Another fun way to tell your husband you’re pregnant if they are a big sports fan is to get tiny booties or a little onesie with their team logo. 

22. Customize a pacifier

At Custom Pacifiers you can literally create any pacifier you want and use it as your pregnancy announcement. Use promo code SEASIDE100 to get one custom pacifier completely FREE! 

custom pacifier

23. Get The Kids To Tell Him

If you already have children, grab them a Big Brother or Big Sister t-shirt and get them to tell daddy that another baby is on the way! 

big brother pregnancy announcement

 

24. Morning Coffee

A really cute way to tell him that he is going to be a dad is to put the message in the bottom of his coffee cup. Just make sure he doesn’t rush out the door before drinking it all! 

coffee cup pregnancy announcement

 

 

25. Toast The News

Any bottle of wine or beer can be transformed into a pregnancy announcement with these easy wine bottle labels from Etsy

pregnancy announcement wine bottles

 

26. Jigsaw Puzzle. 

Have a night in with this funny puzzle that will tell him some big news once he completes it!

pregnancy announcement puzzle

27. Anagram It

Make him work with this cute scrambled t-shirt announcement. 

pregnancy announcement anagram

28. The First Bedtime Story

Give your partner their first storybook to read baby. I love anything by Todd Parr and The Daddy Book is no exception. 

 

29. Get Him A T-Shirt

This is a nice easy way to tell him that he is about to become a father. A cute t-shirt is always a hit with the guys and he will love wearing this one.


30. Say It With Chocolate 

This is a really sweet way to announce your pregnancy to your husband or to anyone, in fact! 

fishing lure pregnancy announcement

31. We Have A Winner

If you are looking for a pregnancy announcement after IVF or IUI, you might find this coffee mug a humorous way to spread the news. 

 

32. Double Dip

A funny DOY way to announce your pregnancy is to prepare dinner as normal but give yourself double of everything – two plates with the exact same dinner on it, after all, you are eating for two! 

33. Download an App

Be sneaky and download a pregnancy app for dads onto his phone.

Make sure to turn on notifications and wait for the first time he sees a “Baby is now the size of a blueberry” message pop up! Here are the top 5 pregnancy apps for dads. 

34. Say It With Shoes

Leave a tiny pair of baby shoes for him to find. Even funnier if you put them inside his work boots or sneakers.

You can get a free pair of baby shoes like the ones pictured at Little Wanderers (Value $29.95) with promo code SEASIDE100. Just enter the code at at checkout. 

little wanderers baby shoes

 

35. Special Delivery 

Let a cute stork reveal your news by leaving this cute stuffed stork on your husband’s pillow and making him guess! 

 

36. Fishing Lure

If your husband is into fishing you can tell him you are pregnant with a cute new lure

fishing lure pregnancy announcement

37. A Giant Cookie

You know those huge cookies you can get at mall bake shops? Get one custom made with a “I’m Pregnant” message. 

38. Say It With Candy 

Get some baby themed candy and give it to him as a special treat.

Ideas include:

Cry Baby Bubble Gum

Baby Ruth chocolate bars

Jelly Babies gummies, 

 

39. Diaper Delivery

Get an Amazon order of Pampers sent to your house, addressed to him, he will be confused before he realizes the meaning behind this special delivery. 

41. Team Player

If you partner plays a team sport, you can introduce him to his biggest fan a bit early with this cute t-shirt from First Light Shop on Etsy. 

biggest fan t-shirt

 

42. Game Night

If you like playing games with your husband, you can tell him you are pregnant during game night. You could play Hangman and make him guess the word “Pregnancy” or “baby”.

Likewise you could announce your pregnancy during a game of scrabble. 

43. Get A Celebrity To Share Your News 

Did you know that you can get your husband’s favorite sports player or celebrity to tell him he is about to become a dad? Cameo.com will allow you to choose from hundreds of different celebrities and book a private message. 

44. Baby Book 

An easy and cute way to announce your pregnancy is to buy a baby book and leave it on the kitchen counter for your partner to find. You’ll need one anyone so it’s a great way to kick off the next nine months. 

45. Balloon Baby

Blow up some Baby balloons and hang them somewhere he can see them when he walks through the day. 

46. Hide and Seek 

Here is a super easy pregnancy reveal – use a digital pregnancy test and hide it somewhere in plain sight. On top of the TV remote or snack drawer works well. 

47. Have a pasta night

Make his favorite pasta dish but use baby pasta instead of your regular type. You can use these mini pasta shells. 

48. Tell His Fortune 

Did you know that you can get personalized pregnancy announcements made in fortune cookies? Etsy has a lot of options and you can also try making your own. 

fortune cookie pregnancy announcement

 

49. Schitt’s Creek Pregnancy Announcement

If your partner is a fan of the show, you can incorporate it in your pregnancy announcement with a cute card. 

Schitt's creek pregnancy announcement

50. Movie Night 

Dig out the popcorn and have a movie night. You could watch Babies or What to Expect When You’re Expecting. 

51. Gamer Pregnancy Announcement 

If you are a gaming family and are wondering how to to tell your husband you’re pregnant, here is a cute announcement for you. This is an editable digital download file that you can make your own. 

 

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