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147 Best Baby Shower Captions for Instagram

147 Best Baby Shower Captions for Instagram

Looking for some amazing baby shower captions for Instagram?

I’ve found over 100 creative ideas that’ll ensure you have the perfect caption for your special day.

Let’s get right into it, and congrats on your little miracle!

147 Best Baby Shower Captions for Instagram Pinterest

Popular Quotes About Babies and Motherhood

Sometimes, a good quote is the best way to sum up your emotions, and these are some of the best heartwarming captions.

These quotes are all about bringing new life into the world and becoming a mother.

  1. “Before you were conceived, I wanted you. Before you were born, I loved you. Before you were an hour old, I would die for you. This is the miracle of love.” – Maureen Hawkins
  2. “A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” – Amy Tan
  3. “A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.” – Carl Sandburg
  4. “A baby is born with a need to be loved—and never outgrows it.” – Frank A. Clark
  5. “A new baby is like the beginning of all things—wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” – Eda J. Le Shan
  6. “With every newborn baby, a little sun rises.” – Irmgard Erath
  7. “A baby is a blank check made payable to the human race.” – Barbara Christine Seifert
  8. “Babies are bits of stardust, blown from the hand of God.” – Barretto
  9. “Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” – A.A. Milne
  10. “Every child begins the world anew.” – Henry David Thoreau
  11. “A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty.” – Unknown
  12. “You are my sunshine, my only sunshine.” – Jimmie Davis
  13. “Children reinvent your world for you.” – Susan Sarandon
  14. “Life doesn’t get more real than having a newborn at home.” – Eric Church
  15. “Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth Stone
  16. “A baby is a blessing. A gift from heaven above, a precious little angel to cherish and to love.” – Unknown
  17. “Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child.” – Tina Brown
  18. “There is no greater joy than seeing your baby smile.” – Unknown
  19. “A baby makes love stronger, the days shorter, the nights longer, savings smaller, and a home happier.” – Unknown
  20. “Babies are such a nice way to start people.” – Don Herold
  21. “The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hearts.” – Unknown
  22. “A baby’s smile is an antidote to melt your day’s stress away.” – Unknown
  23. “A baby is a little bit of heaven on Earth.” – Unknown
  24. “A baby is a wishing well. Everyone puts their hopes, their fears, their pasts, their two cents in.” – Elizabeth Bard
  25. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning
  26. “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.” – Pamela S. Nadav
  27. “A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years, and in your heart until the day you die.” – Mary Mason
  28. “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” – George Eliot
  29. “To be a mother is to watch your heart walk around outside your body.” – Emily Dickinson
  30. “The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never.” – Rajneesh
  31. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness, and children sleep soundly in them.” – Victor Hugo
  32. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake
  33. “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten
  34. “Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.” – Unknown
  35. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” – Unknown
  36. “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” – Lin Yutang
  37. “A mother’s love endures through all.” – Washington Irving
  38. “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.” – Ani DiFranco
  39. “The most magical day of my life was the day I became a mother.” – Unknown
  40. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.” – Jessica Lange
  41. “Motherhood: the days are long, but the years are short.” – Gretchen Rubin
  42. “There is no role in life more essential and more eternal than that of motherhood.” – M. Russell Ballard
  43. “The joy of motherhood comes in moments. There will be hard times and frustrating times. But amid the challenges, there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction.” – M. Russell Ballard
  44. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod
  45. “You are the closest I will ever come to magic.” – Suzanne Finnamore
  46. “You are loved for the boy you are, the man you will become, and the precious son you will always be.” – Unknown
  47. “I carried you every second of your life, and I will love you for every second of mine.” – Unknown
  48. “You are the poem I never knew how to write, and this life is the story I have always wanted to tell.” – Tyler Knott Gregson
  49. “I knew I loved you before I met you. I have been waiting all my life.” – Savage Garden
  50. “I carried you for nine months. I will always carry you in my heart.” – Unknown

Baby Shower Bible Verses

These Bible verses are perfect for a baby shower caption. They celebrate new life and comfort new mothers.

  1. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart.” – Jeremiah 1:5
  2. “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.” – Psalm 127:3 
  3. “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.” – Psalm 139:13
  4. “From the lips of children and infants you, Lord, have called forth your praise.” – Matthew 21:16
  5. “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” – Proverbs 22:6
  6. “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” – Jeremiah 29:11
  7. For this child I prayed, and the LORD has granted me my petition that I made to him. – 1 Samuel 1:27
  8. Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her. – Proverbs 31:28
  9. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. – Romans 8:38–39
  10. Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. – Isaiah 41:10

Baby Shower Theme-Based Captions

These caption ideas go along with different baby shower theme ideas.

  1. Oranges: A little cutie is on the way 🍊
  2. Stars: Can’t wait to meet our little star
  3. Moon: To the moon and back
  4. Floral: Baby in bloom
  5. Butterflies: A little butterfly is on her way
  6. Butterflies: A lifetime of butterfly kisses for baby (name)
  7. Hot air balloon: Ready to soar into parenthood
  8. Planes: Landing soon: a bundle of joy!
  9. Clouds: Floating on cloud nine as we celebrate the upcoming arrival!
  10. Bees: We heard the buzz around town…a baby boy is on his way!
  11. Bees: What will baby BEE? 🐝⁣
  12. Teddy bears: Bear-y excited to welcome the newest cub to the family!
  13. Teddy bears: Oh the adventures this little teddy will go on…
  14. Teddy bears: we can B E A R L Y wait 🧸
  15. Berries: A berry sweet baby is on the way
  16. Princes: A little prince is on the way
  17. Princesses: A little princess is on her way
  18. Winter: A little snowflake is on the way
  19. Honey: Our little honey is almost here 🐝
  20. Winnie the Pooh: “If I am thinking correctly, a new baby is probably, undoubtedly the grandest gift that could ever be.” – Winnie the Pooh
  21. Daisies: Sweet as a daisy
  22. Nautical: The Captain is Coming!
  23. Nautical: Ahoy! It’s a Boy!
  24. Autumn: A little pumpkin is on the way!
  25. Jungle Safari: Wild adventures await with our little explorer on the way!
  26. Woodland Creatures: Forest friends, gather ’round! A little one is on the way!
  27. Farm Animals: Down on the farm, a sweet baby is about to arrive!
  28. Under the Sea: Dive into the fun as we celebrate our little bundle of joy to come!
  29. Rainbows: Somewhere over the rainbow, a little miracle is on the way! 🌈
  30. Garden Tea Party: Sippin’ tea and celebrating baby-to-be!
  31. Sports: Game on! Our MVP is about to arrive!
  32. Wizardry: Expecto Patronum! Our little wizard is on the way to cast a spell on our hearts!
  33. Outer Space: Houston, we have a baby!
  34. Travel/Adventure: Adventure awaits
  35. Carnival: Step right up! Our baby’s arrival is the greatest show on Earth!
  36. Magical Creatures: Unicorns, dragons, and fairies, oh my! Our little magic bean is on the way!
  37. Dinosaurs: Roaring with excitement for the arrival of our little one

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Baby Shower Puns

I love a good pun! Here are some baby shower captions for social media that include some funny puns.

  1. Showers of love for baby-to-be!
  2. Ready to pop!
  3. Baby fever: it’s contagious!
  4. Sprinkled with love
  5. Bumpin’ along at the baby shower
  6. Bun in the oven and love in the air
  7. Baby, you’re worth the weight!
  8. Ready to rock ‘n’ stroll!
  9. Labor of love: coming soon!
  10. Let the baby shower games begin!
  11. Let’s pacify those baby cravings with some cake!
  12. Get ready to ‘rattle’ and roll at this baby bash!
  13. We’re ‘bottling’ up all the excitement for the mom-to-be!
  14. Time to ‘shower’ the mom-to-be with hugs and kisses!
  15. Oh, babies! (for twins)
  16. Oh, baby! (for one baby)

Other Creative Baby Shower Caption Ideas

Here’s a collection of fun baby shower captions that don’t quite fit into any of the other categories.

  1. Baby love is in the air!
  2. A shower of blessings for baby
  3. Growing our tribe
  4. Happiness is on the way
  5. The adventure begins now
  6. From bump to baby
  7. A little one is about to steal our hearts
  8. Showering mom and baby with love
  9. Showering the mommy-to-be with love
  10. Poppin’ bottles (of milk)
  11. A day full of baby joy
  12. Dream big, little one
  13. Can’t wait to meet you, baby!
  14. Anticipating tiny feet
  15. Celebrating the bump
  16. The wait is almost over!
  17. Showering love on baby-to-be
  18. Countdown to baby cuddles
  19. About to pop!
  20. Happiness is a baby shower
  21. You will always be my endless love
  22. A little girl is on the way!
  23. A little boy is on the way!
  24. Mommy-to-be: loading…
  25. Adding a new player to the team!
  26. I’m growing a human, what’s your superpower?
  27. Our greatest adventure
  28. Ain’t nothing but good times ahead!
  29. A little peanut is on the way
  30. Getting ready for the newest member of our family
  31. Big adventures ahead!
  32. Tiny hands, tiny fingers, tiny feet, tiny toes – we’re ready for our little one!
  33. Baby shower vibes
  34. Oh baby, you are so loved!


After searching through baby shower Instagram posts, brainstorming for hours, and consulting with friends and family, I truly believe I’ve compiled the best baby shower Instagram captions of all time!

I hope you find the perfect words to post about your newest addition. Here’s to a whole lot of love, sleepless nights, and new beginnings! Go celebrate that new bundle of joy.

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