Traditionally, baby showers are events where the mom-to-be kicks back, while a friend or family members take charge and throw the party in her honor. Still, though, expecting someone to send out the invitations, plan the food and activities, and open their home to a bunch of your friends is a LOT to ask. This may explain why a growing number of pregnant women are mulling over whether it’s fine to throw their own baby shower … but also fearful that it’ll look trés gauche to their guests.
Here’s the problem: Traditionally, one of the main M.O.’s of baby showers is to net a truckload of gifts. As such, “It’s tacky to host an event for yourself where the primary goal of the event is to receive presents,” says Jodi Smith at Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting. It would be like throwing a birthday party for yourself and writing “gifts expected” on the invitations.
The article below may help you answer the question… Is it Okay to throw your own baby shower?