The pregnant gal's guide to baby showers

"Limit the pictures if you tend to be a little camera shy. Choose a close friend to go around to each table with you and take a group photo of you and that table. This won't take long and you get a picture with everybody," Riss says.

Invite your partner or husband to join you. He might not be there the whole time, but see if he can come in the last 20 minutes. During the third trimester your energy is apt to be zapped. It might not seem like a lot of work, but just in case, he can be your escape pod.

Moms, if you were writing your own baby shower do's and dont's list, what would be in it?

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