The 16 stages of choosing a baby name

Confused baby

There’s no denying it. Choosing a baby name is hard. Choosing TWO names (unless you’ve found out what you’re having)…forget it. I’m currently in the ” Reading the credits of movies for inspiration” phase. See you on the other side…

 The first time you hear the “perfect name”…

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The fifth time you hear it…

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The tenth time you hear it

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Realising you know a dog with the same name

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When you start Googling “CEOs named [insert favourite name here]”

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Your partner suggests the name of someone you hated in high school

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When a name you suggested makes it to the shortlist

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Realising your favourite name rhymes with an obscure swear word

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When your partner starts randomly listing names in bed

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 When you ask your family for suggestions

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Sending your partner a list of names and receiving no response

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When you start trying to invent new names

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A new contender emerges

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Finally deciding on a name you both love…

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Then immediately realising you need one for the OTHER gender

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