How Do You Set Up a Virtual Baby Shower?
If you've ever participated in a virtual work meeting or online happy hour, you are probably already familiar with popular video chat programs like Zoom, Skype, and Google Hangouts. These are perfect for hosting online baby showers, too.
Which one you choose will depend on how many guests you plan to invite (Google Hangouts only allows 10 participants on video calls) and how long you plan to party (Zoom's free account cuts meetings off after 40 minutes). If some of your guests are unfamiliar with these platforms, it might be best to schedule a test run (use it as an excuse for a virtual happy hour!) or have everyone jump on the call 15 to 20 minutes before the guest of honor to ensure everything is in working order.
You also have the option of leaving the decision making and planning process to the professionals. Lalo and We Baby Shower will plan the entire virtual shower for you, from invitations to decorations, and even set up the video call.