If your upcoming baby shower is stressing you out, don't let it! The party is meant for fun and relaxation before your baby arrives — and an awesome baby shower theme is meant to be enjoyed, not stressed over.
Choose a theme that you like, whether it's totally weird or totally traditional. Enlist a trusted friend or family member to help you with the planning process so that you can kick back, get pampered and enjoy your special day.
We've rounded up all our favorite baby shower themes that are a far cry from the traditional duckie and bootie decor.
Originally published February 2014. Updated January 2017.