Every birth is the beginning of a great and challenging journey, both for the newborn and the happy parents. You'll no doubt want to celebrate your new baby, and one way to do it is to use the messages below as your WhatsApp status, or on Facebook, Instagram or other social media you use.

You can either copy and paste from the list, or let them inspire you to create your own message. Of course, if you use one of ours, then be sure to replace any information in square brackets [] and, naturally, embellish each saying with matching emojis. 👶

Classic and funny baby sayings

  • 50% mom + 50% dad = 100% perfect! [name, date of birth]
  • When love becomes life, happiness is given a name: [name, birth date, weight]
  • After nine months in development, we are proud to announce the release of child [#1]. (an option for geeky parents)
  • I don’t want to sleep like a baby, I want to sleep like my husband.
  • Understanding the miracle of life means holding it in your own hands. [name, date of birth]
  • The first steps of our baby [name of the child] lead into our heart!
  • A little mom, a little dad and a lot of miracles.
  • Raising kids is a walk in the park. Jurassic Park that is.
  • They talked about me for nine months - NOW they can hear me.
  • Great happiness comes in small packages.
  • Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents.
  • You can't buy happiness. It is born.
  • People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.

Do you have a witty or wonderful saying for new parents? Feel free to contact us on Twitter and suggest it - we may add it our list.

A version of this article originally appeared on PCWelt.de and has been translated from German.

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