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25 Worst Baby Shower Games

Baby showers are all about having fun and celebrating this new life coming into the world. Which is why it’s probably best to steer clear from games that will #1) Make the new mom feel huge or stressed out. #2) Force your guests to be placed in awkward situations, like using a toilet paper roll and a stick to mimic conception. #3) Require wives to feed their husbands milk from baby bottles. Word of advice, before you plan the next shower make sure to avoid the 25 Worst Baby Shower Games…

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  • How the Baby was Made 2 of 26
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    Reenact your baby's conception with a stick and a toilet paper roll. No, thank you.
    Find out more at Cooking with Jilly.

  • Guess the Baby Food 3 of 26
    02

    Sometimes babies don't even want to eat this stuff. Don't put your guests through that.
    Find out more at Cara Lee.

  • Don’t Say Baby 4 of 26
    03

    Since some guests might not know each other well, probably not a great idea to hinder their conversation by keeping them from talking about something they likely could have in common.
    Find out more at The D Spot.

  • Measure Mommy 5 of 26
    04

    She might not love getting measured to see how big she really is getting.
    Find out more at Better Together.

  • Bottle Fed 6 of 26
    05

    Making guests chug drinks from a bottle can be awkward for everyone no matter what you put in it.
    Find out more at Living and Loving in LA.

  • Baby Dress Up 7 of 26
    06

    You know how you got all dressed up cute for the shower? Well, cover yourself in toilet paper now.
    Find out more at Mighty Me Creative.

  • My Water Broke 8 of 26
    07

    Not only are the tiny babies creepy, but the idea of having your water break isn't something that makes you thirsty.
    Find out more at Libby's Latest.

  • Smell the Poop 9 of 26
    08

    I think the photo does the talking.
    Find out more at Mom Spotted.

  • Chewing Gum Baby 10 of 26
    09

    Who came up with this exactly?
    Find out more at Kinzie's Kreations.

  • Balloon Diaper Change 11 of 26
    10

    There are much cuter parts to act out with a baby than changing it's diaper.
    Check it out at Catch My Party.

  • Baby Word Search 12 of 26
    11

    There won't be too much mingling with a game like this.
    Check it out at Baby Shower Savvy.

  • Pin the Embryo 13 of 26
    12

    You might as well have pin the sperm to the egg while you're at it.
    Spotted at Media.

  • Sperm Meet Egg 14 of 26
    17

    Oh wait, there it is.
    Check it out at Pin the Sperm on the Egg.

  • Guess the Item 15 of 26
    13

    Who knows what could be in these bags.
    Check it out at The Bean Sprout Notes.

  • TP Diapers 16 of 26
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    Let's leave diapers to cute adorable babies.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

  • Rice and Safety Pins 17 of 26
    15

    There are plenty of other games out there that I'm sure could bring laughs and smiles, without the possibility of, "ouch!"
    Check it out at About.

  • Memory 18 of 26
    16

    Playing a memory game with baby items seems cruel to those ladies' baby brain.
    Check it out at Snapshots of Life.

  • Who Did It? 19 of 26
    18

    This game is cute in theory, until the mom-to-be is revealed to have wet the bed until middle school.
    Check it out at C.R.A.F.T..

  • Animal Baby Match 20 of 26
    19

    Probably better for an elementary school than a baby shower.
    Find out more at Shower in a Box.

  • Rattle Game 21 of 26
    20

    Talk about a headache.
    Find out more at HopPipOlla.

  • Baby Charades 22 of 26
    21

    Please don't act out giving birth or the night the baby was made. Let's just scrap charades altogether.
    Find out more at eHow.

  • Price is Right Game 23 of 26
    22

    Being a new mom is overwhelming enough, it's probably not great to remind her how much money she is about to drop on baby items.
    Find out more at Party Planning Mom.

  • Dirty Winner 24 of 26
    23

    Everyone gets a cute tiny diaper, but the winner is the one with the chocolate surprise, gross.
    Find out more at Happy Home Fairy.

  • Tinkle in the Pot 25 of 26
    24

    It's not the mama's fault she has to race to the bathroom every 5-minutes.
    Find out more at Birds and Soap.

  • Feed the Man-Baby 26 of 26
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    In this game, the wives feed their husbands baby bottles and see who drinks it the fastest. This is just weird.
    Image via My Chrono Diet.

Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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