Before you get started, be sure to sign in to your Patch account. Don’t have a Patch account? Look for the “Join” link near the top right corner of this page.
Once you’ve signed in, go to our announcements board and click in the box where you see the words “What do you want to share?” Add a title for your announcement (ex.: Smith Family Welcomes Baby Boy), add the details and then click on the “Add photos/videos” button to add a photo or video to your announcement. Once you’re done, click the green “Post now” button and your announcement will be live on the site.
With our free sharing tools, you can then send your announcement to family and friends via e-mail, Twitter, or Facebook.
If you have a birth announcement you'd like to post, click here to get started. (You can also post free announcements for awards, achievements, marriages, deaths, and other news).
Questions? Post a comment below or e-mail Community Editor Erin Quinlan at Erin.Quinlan@patch.com.