75+ New Baby Wishes & Quotes

Use these beautiful new baby wishes to congratulate the happy parents on the arrival of their little bundle of joy! If you're not sure what to write in a baby card, you can use these sentiment examples to write a sweet greeting card message and welcome the new baby into the world!

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Short & Sweet Baby Girl Baby Boy Twins, Triplets & More For Grandparents Difficult Circumstances Adoption New Baby Quotes Baby Shower Wishes Signing Off Examples

What if it's a coworker who's having the baby?

When friends or family have a baby that's one thing, but maybe you're wondering how to congratulate a coworker on a new baby? Even though you're excited for the couple, you may not be close enough to know what exactly is going on. Knowing whether the baby is a boy or girl offers an easy way to personalize the message, without the details. Or choose one of our short and simple sentiments to let them know that you're thinking of them.

Last updated: August 11, 2019

Short and Sweet New Baby Wishes

You're overjoyed that your friends are having a baby, and you want to write a greeting card message to let the new father and mother know. You probably have so many emotional and wonderstruck things to say, but you may not know exactly where to start. Here are some short and sweet new baby wishes to get the ball rolling. Many of them are gender-neutral so you can use them if you don't yet know if it's a boy or a girl.

We want to say 'Welcome' to your new baby! What a perfect addition to an amazing family.

One tiny baby surrounded by so many happy hearts.

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Today, you hold the most precious miracle in your arms. Congratulations on your beautiful new baby!

Wishing you nothing by joy with your newborn baby.

There'll be lots of worries, and lots to do, but just remember, we're so proud of you! Congratulations on your new baby!

Welcome to the world baby [boy/girl]!

Congratulations to the proud parents of such a sweet baby!

Your newborn baby colors our world with joy and happiness. Congratulations on your new miracle!

I heard that your kid is the cutest one in the whole hospital. Congratulations on your new baby!

Congratulations on your new addition to the family. We can't wait to spoil [him/her] and give [him/her] all our love!

Sometimes 1 + 1 = 3. Congratulations on you new baby [girl/boy]!


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New Baby Girl Wishes

You can be excited for your friends or family and still wonder what to write in a baby card. If you know that it's a baby girl, there are a number of ways to express your love for this sweet new member of the family. Here are some cute new baby wishes for girls to get you started.

Congratulations on your baby girl!

As you look into her eyes, you see the sparkle of promise. As you listen to the little whisper of her breathing and feel the rhythm of her heart, know that you are holding, in your arms, a precious miracle.

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She has ten tiny fingers and ten tiny toes, with rosy pink cheeks and a cute button nose. Congratulations on the new beautiful love of your life!

May the arrival of your new baby girl bring you many cuddles, fun adventures and a lifetime of sweet memories.

Congratulations on bringing a such a lovely life into the world. For the coming days, I wish you joy, smiles, and love. You deserve them all, and I'm sure you'll find them in your sweet daughter.

You've spent nine months preparing for a lifetime of love with your sweet baby girl.

Your new daughter makes an adorable addition to an already wonderful family. May her infectious smile make your world seem a little brighter every day.


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New Baby Boy Wishes

They've had a baby boy? That's so exciting, and these thoughtful new baby wishes for baby boys are a wonderful starting place for crafting a congratulatory message to the new parents on the arrival of their little guy.

A miracle just came into your life. It's a miracle made of tiny baby boy smiles, hugs, and lots of love.

To the new parents: Welcome to sleepless nights and restless days, as you care for your new baby boy. Just remember, it's all worth it, every last moment.

As you welcome your new baby boy into your life and see his smile, I hope that all the troubles in the world melt away.

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First he was a dream in your hearts. Now he's a miracle that you hold in your arms. And he'll forever be the love of your lives.

Months ago, you just couldn't wait to meet your baby boy. At last he has arrived! Congratulations on becoming a mom and dad to such a cute little boy!

Your baby boy is finally here, ready for you to treat him like the prince he is. We couldn't be happier for you!

And so the adventure begins... I can't think of two people better suited to bring up this amazing baby boy. Congratulations and warmest wishes for the future!


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New Baby Wishes for Twins, Triplets, and More

Having twins offers adventure and excitement for parents and loved ones alike. Not only will there be a new addition to the family, but there will be two, three, or possibly even more. Craft an optimistic message to let the couple how happy you are for them and that they're not alone.

Here comes double trouble! Congratulations on your miracle of twins.

Two times the babies means two times the love and joy. Congratulations on your miraculous twins!

May the birth of your children open up a whole new world of adventure, lightness, and wonder.

Moms of twins are like buttons: They hold everything together.

Congratulations on your [triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets]! Wishing you all the love and joy in this new stage of your life. The more the merrier!


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New Baby Wishes for Grandparents

Having new baby in the family is an amazing experience for grandparents as well. This marks a milestone the new grandparents have been looking forward to for a long time. Here are a few new baby wishes to help congratulate them on this exciting addition to their family.

Congratulations on the birth of your new baby [Grandson/Granddaughter].

Congratulations! A new Grandma is born. Best of wishes on your new grandbaby.

The birth of a baby in your family brings renewed hope for the future. May you and your family enjoy this new life and the brightness it shines!

Warmest wishes to the new baby in your life. I hope you get the chance to overwhelm [him/her] with all the love in the world, spoil [him/her] with gifts, and cherish every moment.

You two will make amazing grandparents. Congratulations on your new addition to the family!


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New Baby Wishes for Difficult Circumstances

Sometimes we need to express the joy of welcoming a new baby, while acknowledging a health issue and other difficult circumstance that came about during the pregnancy or birth. Even as congratulations are in order, it can also be appropriate to address the difficulty that the parents are undergoing with words of warmth, compassion, and optimism. Here are some thoughtful new baby wishes for difficult circumstances that might help you find the right words.

We're so proud to have such a strong fighter in our life. Your little family have been through a lot, but this will only make your bond of love even stronger. Wishing you all the love in the world!

Wishing you and your new baby a strong recovery, so that both of you will come back swinging harder than ever. You have all of our love and support.

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So proud and thankful for the arrival of your new baby. We're keeping the two of you in our thoughts.

Our fondest congratulations on the birth of your baby. As you take each day at a time, we're keeping the whole family in our thoughts and prayers.

We're sending a warm welcome to your new baby, along with all of our love and healing thoughts for mom.


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Adoption Congratulations

Adopting a child can be a generous way for someone to make their dream of parenthood come true. It gives a child a loving family situation, while offering the parents an opportunity to grow their family. If you're wondering how to congratulate someone on an adoption, here are a few message ideas to get you started.

There's something about having a new child in the family that makes us smile and have the warm fuzzies!

Congratulations on your new arrival! We're so excited that your little one has arrived safe to you. May you feel joy and pride in your new parenthood.

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Your new child is here to make your love feel stronger, your days feel shorter, the nights seem longer, your savings a little smaller. But it's all worth it as your home grows happier each day.

We're so happy that you found a [boy/girl] who you will always cherish. May you remember this day with fond memories!

We can't wait to meet your new family member. Wishing you years of joy and happiness. Congratulations!


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New Baby Quotes

Babies are favorite topics to write about and discuss. Everyone who has experienced the glorious love of a new baby has something to weigh in on this topic. We've collected a variety of quotations, from sentimental to funny, that make for good messages along with your personalized new baby messages.

'If I am thinking correctly,' said Pooh, 'a new baby is probably undoubtedly the grandest gift that could ever be.'
~ A.A. Milne

Everything grows rounder and wider and weirder, and I sit here in the middle of it all and wonder who in the world you will turn out to be.
~ Carrie Fisher

Sometimes the littlest things take up the most room in your heart. - Winnie the Pooh
~ A.A. Milne

Just like a plant needs light and space to grow, a child needs love and freedom to unfold.
~ Sigrid Leo

There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place.
~ Virginia Kelley

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You know what the great thing about babies is? They are like little bundles of hope. Like the future in a basket.
~ Lish McBride

When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. And now when every new baby is born it's first laugh becomes a fairy.
~ J.M. Barrie, from Peter Pan

A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.
~ Edna J. Le Shan

Life doesn't get more real than having a newborn at home.
~ Eric Church

Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get the more you feel like giving.
~ Penelope Leach

I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.
~ Vincent Van Gogh

Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.
~ Taylor Hanson

Children see magic because they look for it.
~ Christopher Moore

There are no words that can describe the euphoria you feel when your baby recognizes you for the first time and smiles.
~ Jared Padalecki


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Baby Shower Wishes

The baby shower offers a moment to share your excitement with the new mom, while letting her know that she has a whole community of support for raising the child. Make your baby shower card a personal message between yourself and the new mom about this wonderful new time in her life.

I can't think of anything more exciting than looking forward to the arrival of the new little love of your life!

Your new bundle of joy is on the way with new tiny laundry to fold. I hope that washing and folding these tiny cloths will help you feel ready for the joys of parenthood that lie ahead.

Congratulations on your little one. I can wait to be there to welcome [him/her] into the world! For now, just enjoy the peace and quiet.

I can't believe your baby will be here so soon. Cheers to you for being so strong, as you bring a child into this world!

We just heard the news and we're so happy for you both. Here's to a future full of play dates and birthdays!


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Signing Off Examples

No congratulatory new baby wishes are complete without a joyful sign-off. These few words say so much, so feel free to make it your own and be sincere! Remember, if you're a member of the family, you can always personalize it by welcoming the baby into the family.

Welcome to the World of Wonder and Onesies

So happy for you and your new baby

Enjoy your time with your new bundle of joy

We're so happy for you two!

Welcome little one

All the best to your growing family

Let us know if you need anything!

With best wishes for the future!

Overjoyed for you guys!

Sending love and blessings to the new baby!

Looking forward to meeting the newest member of the family!

We cannot wait to meet the cutie pie!


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More New Baby Wishes & Card Ideas

If you're looking for more new baby wishes and messages, do take a look at our Newborn Baby Poems which adds a sweet touch to a greeting card message for new parents.

And for a super cute card idea, download this free diaper card template and fold your own handmade baby card! For a friend or relative with a newborn, this card is the perfect way to say congratulations.


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