They say there are 250 babies born every minute, and with each birth comes the celebration of life. When eager parents receive the news of the newest addition to their family, they are often overcome with emotions—joy, excitement, and anticipation all at once.
As a custom, the news is shared with loved ones, mostly family and friends who are just as excited for the arrival of the awaited bundle of joy and often seek to mark it with a celebration. The latter has taken on the modern term baby shower.
But all over the world, a baby is welcomed into the fold of the living in many and varied ways. Each culture has its own tradition of commemorating the unfurling of a new life. Take a look at this infographic to discover and learn how this momentous event is celebrated by parents across the globe.
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