Ultrasound images, or sonograms, are the perfect way for moms-to-be to bond with their baby before birth.
My mother still has my ultrasound photos displayed in her house, and it's so touching to see how important these photos are to her after all these years.
While many people either put their sonogram photos in picture frames or include it in a photo album, some people like to get a little more creative...
1. Find an artist who can create an amazing ultrasound painting.
Most people frame their baby's sonogram and hang it on the wall, but creative ultrasound paintings add even more life to these precious keepsakes.
If you or someone you know is creative enough to paint something incredible to celebrate this life milestone, take advantage of this opportunity!
2. Paint the ultrasound on your nails.
Ultrasound nails are the latest trend among pregnant women, and for good reasons.
These creative designs are a heartwarming way for soon-to-be moms to display their affection for their unborn baby.
They're also the perfect craft idea for baby showers!
3. Get your sonogram printed on a piece of clothing.
Nowadays, there are many local and online stores that will print whatever you want on a clothing item of your choice.
Many pregnant women are getting their sonograms printed on the belly portion of their shirts and it looks adorable!
4. These embroideries will add so much life to your baby's room.
The moment you lay eyes on your unborn baby's ultrasound, you fall in love.
Embroidered ultrasounds are the perfect keepsakes if you're looking for something different to spice up your home's decor.
Moms-to-be on Instagram who have taken part in the ultrasound embroidery trend say they've spent weeks or months working on their projects, but every time they picked up the needle and thread, they were reminded of this special moment in their lives. Totally worth it!
5. Get your ultrasound on a pendant.
It's always nice to have the picture of a special person in your life hanging close to your heart.
If you wear jewelry, you'll love customized ultrasound necklaces or earrings.
6. Ultrasound announcement mugs are becoming trendy.
Gender reveal parties are exciting, but these ultrasound announcement mugs are just as heartwarming.
The best part is that they'll last forever!
7. These ultrasound blocks featuring your baby's name can be placed anywhere.
These customized picture blocks are great for all creative parents looking to spice up their baby's bedroom.
What's great about this idea is that you can add a touching quote to each block, spell your baby's name out, or keep it simple and only include the ultrasound pictures.
8. This personalized snow globe ornament is the perfect keepsake.
The most wonderful time of the year are those precious days you're eagerly waiting for the birth of your child.
What better way to celebrate than with a one-of-a-king gift that will last forever?
All you have to do is add the sonogram film inside a transparent glass ball. To make it look like a snow globe, add glitter or fake snow.
9. Sonogram night lights are the perfect way to tell your child he or she is your ray of light.
Whoever thought of a sonogram night light was a genius!
It makes for the perfect lifelong gift that can be attached to any bulb. All you need to do is attach your baby's sonogram on a piece of plastic that can attach around the bulb, like you can see in the image below.
10. Start a scrapbook that follows the life of your child.
While you're eagerly anticipating your baby to be born, start a scrapbook that one day your child can enjoy when they're older.
Get those creative juices flowing!