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Expecting? Here Are 90 Brilliant Pregnancy Announcement Captions

We are having a baby announcement

Well-thought-out pregnancy announcement captions for Instagram set the bar for the rest of your baby news as you approach The Birth Day. The thing is, with people around the world posting their baby announcements on social media every day, you’re hard-pressed to make yours unique and personal.

Before I knew this, I told my friends about my second pregnancy by just posting a random photo of a stork with the caption, “Baby on the way!” Unwittingly, I used a caption that hundreds of other moms-to-be thought of, as well.

So I came up with these 90 captions—some are funny, some are touching—for parents who want to make their pregnancy news really shine. They’re guaranteed to make your announcement truly memorable, and set the tone for future baby news, such as your gender reveal.

While you pick which one speaks to you, see if you can tweak it to better suit your personality as a couple. Remember, though, to properly credit any book, song, or movie quote you pick to the correct author, songwriter, or screenwriter.

Once you’ve finalized your caption, it’s time to look for the perfect complementary photo or video. Use one that captures the moment: you and your partner holding up a sonogram print-out, the baby’s siblings jumping with joy, the family dogs looking proud and befuddled in their “big sib!” t-shirts, or a shot of a cute onesie. The more personal the image, the better. That will make your social media post your own.

Finally, now that you’re aware of the importance of using the right pregnancy announcement caption, let’s begin. Here’s to finding the perfect pregnancy announcement caption to begin your journey into parenthood!

Pregnancy announcement captions for parents with multiple kids a couple sitting with 2 kids

Pregnancy announcement captions for parents raising a tribe

  1. We thought we were done. We thought wrong.
  2. Thing 1, Thing 2, Thing 3, Thing 4, Thing 5…and, coming in five months, Thing 6!
  3. A minivan can fit nine passengers, right?
  4. So we figured, since we already have four, and with another one on the way, why not form a basketball team?
  5. One was a blessing. Two was a miracle. Three was a riot. Four was a juggling act. And, now, five is a what-the-heck-were-we-thinking?
  6. Our goal is to match Angelina Jolie kid per kid. In [year of baby’s birth], we’ll just be two babies short.
  7. The United Nations says the Earth’s population was at eight billion in November 2022. Our family’s responsible for making it eight billion plus three. And in five months, we’re making it 8 billion plus 4. We’re officially a statistic!
  8. Dad in 2009, when Dylan was born*: We’re probably not done yet, right? Mom: Yep. Dad in 2013, when Sarah was born*: It feels like we’re just getting started. Mom: Yep. Dad in 2017, when Jack was born*: Now we’re done. Mom: Yep. Dad today: So we weren’t done. Mom: Yep. *Fill in the right birth years and names of kids.
  9. We wanted to see how far our hearts could stretch with love. So we’re adding a baby to our four kids, two dogs, one parakeet, three gerbils, and two cats. We’ll let you know in five months how it goes.
  10. 10, 7, 6, 4, and 2 years old. And 17 weeks in utero. (With a photo of all the kids arranged by age, including the newest sibling’s sonogram image in the last spot)
Pregnancy announcement captions that use movie quotes a girl in sunglasses smiling

Perfect pregnancy announcement captions for movie buffs

  1. Please call me Mother. (Mattel CEO, Barbie)
  2. Having a baby is like getting a tattoo on your face. You kinda wanna be fully committed. (So we’re having twins just to prove that we’re committed folk.) (Inspired by Delia Shiraz, Eat, Pray, Love)
  3. I won’t be like a regular mom; I’ll be a cool mom. (Inspired by June George, Mean Girls)
  4. Big non-mistake. Big. Huge. (Inspired by Vivian Ward, Pretty Woman)
  5. It is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts. (Narrator, Aladdin)
  6. Oh, one more thing: [older sibling’s name] has a sister. (Inspired by Actor Odin, Thor Ragnarok; this caption can double as a gender reveal if you’re having a girl.)
  7. I’m guessing it looks probably like a sea monkey right now and we should let it get a little cuter. (Juno, Juno)
  8. Leave the gun. I’ll take the cannoli. (Don’t judge. I’m eating for two.) (Inspired by Clemenza, The Godfather)
  9. What’s comin’ will come, an’ we’ll meet it when it does. (Hagrid, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire)
  10. My precious. (Gollum, The Lord of the Rings—The Two Towers)
Pregnancy announcement captions using pets, a pregnant woman with a horse.

Pregnancy announcement captions for fur parents

  1. Best friend arriving in four months.
  2. Finally, my very own pet human! (I hope it looks like me.)
  3. I’m not sure how I feel about giving up my only-child privileges. Oh well…
  4. I’ve just been promoted to big sister/brother!
  5. I can’t wait! I can’t wait! I can’t wait! I can’t wait!
  6. Mom and dad said they’ll have a surprise for me in six months and two days. Oh boy, I hope it’s a bouncy ball!
  7. There’s a baby coming, they said. We’ll be best friends, they said. I’m gonna be the best older sib, they said.
  8. I heard we’re getting a new human. It better not eat my chimken.
  9. I asked for my own swimming pool for my birthday. But they told me we’re having a baby, instead. So much for my negotiating skills.
  10. Tell me: do human babies like mice, too?
Short pregnancy announcement captions, a couple holding baby shoes

Super brief captions for Instagram

  1. Oopsies. Lol.
  2. Pickles, anyone?
  3. Baby a-comin’!
  4. Bun baking
  5. Preggers, that’s us!
  6. Well-played, biology.
  7. Loading…
  8. Not all cake (With a photo of Mom’s baby bump)
  9. A new (noisier) chapter
  10. Midlife plot twist
Announcing pregnancy using song lyrics, a photo of a couple holding an ultrasound

Pregnancy announcement captions for music buffs

  1. It’s gonna be a beautiful day. (“Beautiful Day”, Joshua Radin)
  2. Hands on a miracle; I’ve got my hands on a miracle. (“Miracle”, Foo Fighters)
  3. He (or she) will be like she and me, as free as a dove, conceived in love; sun is gonna shine above. (“Danny’s Song”, Loggins and Messina)
  4. Sweet child of mine. (“Sweet Child of Mine”, Guns n’ Roses)
  5. A small bump. In four months, you’re brought to life. (“Small Bump”, Ed Sheeran)
  6. All I knew this morning when I woke, is I know something now I didn’t before. (“Everything Has Changed”, Taylor Swift)
  7. So many people love you, baby. That must be what you are. (“Waiting for a Star to Fall”, Boy Meets Girl)
  8. I don’t know if I’m elated or gassy but it’s somewhere in that zone. (“For the First Time in Forever”, Frozen)
  9. Don’t worry about a thing ‘cause every little thing is gonna be alright. (“Three Little Birds”, Bob Marley & The Wailers
  10. It might seem crazy what I’m ‘bout to say: sunshine she’s here; you can take a break. (“Happy”, Pharrell Williams)
Captions for social media announcing rainbow babies

Captions for parents celebrating a rainbow baby

  1. Cautiously hopeful, unbelievably grateful, and joyfully alive.
  2. The most beautiful light at the end of a long tunnel.
  3. Someone sent us a rainbow baby straight from heaven.
  4. After a long pause, our world has started to turn again.
  5. We thought the mountain in front of us was impossible to climb. But this little one has come along to give us wings.
  6. Tears dry, hearts open to welcome this amazing miracle into our lives.
  7. After the downpour, a rainbow finally appeared in our lives.
  8. We now know what heaven looks like: our little rainbow baby.
  9. The clouds have finally parted, and guess what, there was a rainbow hiding behind them.
  10. Who was it that said a little rain will make miracles grow? They got it perfectly right.
Book quotes as pregnancy announcement captions, photo of a couple holding baby onesie

Pregnancy announcement captions for literary folks

  1. We’re going on an adventure! (Inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit)
  2. Let her tell stories and dance in the rain, somersault, tumble and run. Her joys must be high as her sorrows are deep. Let her grow like a weed in the sun. (Neil Gaiman, Blueberry Girl)
  3. Best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open: We’re having a baby! (Inspired by Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird)
  4. Sometimes, the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. (A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh)
  5. Parents are nothing but overgrown kids until their children drag them into adulthood. (Stephen King, Christine)
  6. 24/7. Once you sign on to be a mother, that’s the only shift they offer. (Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper)
  7. You have to wait until tomorrow to find out what tomorrow will bring…a baby! (Inspired by Haruki Murakami, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running)
  8. When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. (J.B. Barrie, Peter Pan)
  9. “Guess what, Pongo?” said Missis one day. “We are going to have puppies!” (Dodie Smith, The Hundred and One Dalmatians)
  10. Kid, you’ll move mountains! (Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!)
Touching pregnancy announcement captions. A Couple holding hands

Touching captions for sentimental parents-to-be

  1. Parenthood. What an honor.
  2. The literal embodiment of our love. We couldn’t be happier.
  3. Three months ago, I woke up with a tiny life growing inside me. What a miracle!
  4. [Partner’s name] and I would like to let you know that, after years of trying, we have finally gotten God’s go-ahead to become parents.
  5. Why has no one told me that being pregnant is the only life affirmation I would ever need?
  6. Say hello to this little one who just made the world a tad brighter.
  7. This person beside me is the only one I want to go with on this scary, exciting, and new parenthood journey.
  8. The sunshine of our lives. What a time to be alive.
  9. I can’t wait to meet this pint-sized love of my life.
  10. My heart, combined with this tiny, new heartbeat under it, is making such beautiful music today.
Funny pregnancy announcement captions

Parents with a sense of humor, these captions are for you

  1. Knock knock. Who’s there? Baby. Baby who? No, seriously. Baby.
  2. Roses are red; violets are blue. Last month, I was eating for one; today, I’m eating for two.
  3. Who ordered twins? (Looks like we did.)
  4. Why did the chicken cross the road? To see if we really are having a baby. (Here’s a clue: we are!)
  5. If there’s one dad, and there’s one mom, and they make a baby, what do they end up with? Pages of unsolicited advice. (Hit us up with yours! Our OB-GYN does.)
  6. A stork walks into a bar. “What’ll it be?” asks the bartender. “Just a kombucha for me. Got a baby to deliver.”
  7. Why do epidurals have bloated egos? Because every day, women in maternity wards all over the world scream, “For the love of all things holy, give me an epidural!” (In five months, I’ll be one of those women. 😉)
  8. How many babies does it take to change a lightbulb? Well, after this one is born, one.
  9. What does a baby and loading an RPG onto a PC with maxed-out memory have in common? They both take nine months to download.
  10. Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November. All the rest have 31, excepting a mother-to-be’s ninth month of pregnancy; and that hath 745 days. (I’m on day 90!)

Basically, once you post one of these captions, you’ll be drumming up anticipation for your baby’s big arrival (nevermind if behind the scenes, you’re so nauseous some days that you can’t even check your phone for updates). On the days you feel better, keep up your witty social media baby game.

Therefore, when you finally announce, “Water broke. It is ON,” it will provide a fitting climax reminiscent of those pregnancy announcement captions. Tag us when you post your announcement, because we’d love to see it! Have a lovely and safe pregnancy!

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