The Real Simple Reader Etiquette Poll
If You Receive a Birth Announcement, Do You Have to Send a Gift?
No, only if you’re good friends with the couple: 73.9%
Yes, every time: 21%
Experts say: “Baby announcements, along with graduation and wedding announcements, don’t carry the expectation of a gift,” says Post. “Still,” she says, “as with all happy events, you certainly can send something if you want to.”
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