From the article: How to Host a Baby Shower with the Kids as Guests
So many people automatically skip over having children at a baby shower. But there might be good reason to have them, like if baby is their sibling, it's an older sibling having the baby, or it's simply family custom. A lot of it will depend on the actual child's temperament and attitude. Others argue that it detracts from the shower and that kids are messy and loud. Share Your Experience
The Mom-to-Be Decides
- I think the only person that really needs to make the decision is the mother-to-be. If she wants a child invited - invite them. Though a think small babies in arms are an exception and don't require an invitation because they are an extension of mom.
- —Guest Robin