Our online editor lets you easily create beautiful birth announcements using our professionally designed templates, or you can design your own custom announcements with all of our free stickers and backgrounds. If you haven’t yet taken pictures of your baby for a photo birth announcement, browse through our templates to get inspired. If you’re doing the photography yourself, we recommend holding your photo shoot right after your baby has woken from a nap and nursed. Well rested and fed, your baby is much more likely to be a good sport about your photo session. Before you start, have everything ready. Expect the session to last no more than 10 to 15 minutes, so make sure your camera settings are prepped, lighting is right, and any props or change of clothes are close at hand. Once you get started, remember to get in close and get down low to capture pictures that feel really intimate and sweet. Take some close-ups of fingers, toes and ears. And, if the session doesn’t go as planned, don’t fret, just keep your camera close at hand and take advantage of the rare serendipitous moments when your baby is happy and the light is just right. Your great shot will come, and we’ll have the perfect template to showcase your beautiful newborn. With Mixbook, you have access to affordable, high-quality birth announcements that are perfect for sharing your happy news.