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It's easy to get snap-happy when you have a new baby. Keeping a camera handy has never been easier — whether it's a digital version or on your smartphone — making DIY baby announcements to holiday cards a lot more fun.
When it comes to baby announcements, you can post photos of your newborn on Facebook before you're even out of the delivery room. However, don't deny friends and family those official snail-mail birth announcements.
For the holidays, it's as simple as 1-2-3 to customize a photo card using the latest adorable shot of your little one.
Share your baby's stats or personalize your holiday greetings in style with these picks:
CUTE & CHEAP Sets of the 4-by-8-inch photo-paper cards from Shutterfly are affordable and easy to customize—pick a layout, drag one or more photos, add your information or personal greeting and you're done! (From 65 cents each for 50 cards)
ECO-FRIENDLY The modern designs from Paper Culture showcase your baby's face on 100 percent recycled, high-quality paper. Plus, for every order, the company plants a tree in honor of your child. (From $2 each for 50 cards)
PROFESSIONAL EYE Tiny Prints offers hundreds of designs and a professional designer reviews each order before it's sent out to make sure your card is perfect. (From 79 cents each)
SCRAPBOOK-WORTHY The dealer-designer network Envelopments gives you a choice of keepsake-quality cards and envelopes in a wide variety of shapes, textures and folds — an investment that will show off your baby in a standout way. (From $6 each for 50 cards)
MAGNETIC APPEAL It's going on the fridge anyway, right? Make your birth stats functional, too, with Magnet Street, which offers hundreds of designs. (From $2 for 50 magnets)
For a fun holiday gift, turn your Instagram photos into magnets. Connect to your photo feed via Sticky Gram's website to select images and create your flexible yet durable magnets. Each pack is checked by a professional to ensure that each photo magnet is top-notch. ($14.99 for a sheet of nine magnets)
Sticky Gram is offering Fit Pregnancy readers a 3-for-2 deal on magnet sheets. Just use the promo code "FITPREGNANCY" at checkout.