How to celebrate your birthday as a local

Birthdays are special occasions in every country, however there are some traditions that might differ from culture to culture. Find out how the Dutch like to celebrtate birthdays, what is the typical thing to eat, drink or give as a present.

It shows birthday cupcakes with candles.

Baby Traditions in the Netherlands

There are several traditions when it comes to expecting and welcoming a baby. Baby shower and BlessingAway are becoming more and more trendy to be organized for the new mom. Meanwhile, more long dated traditions are also present such as the Kraambezoek (visiting the newborn) or serving Beschuit met muisjes (Little Mice on a Rusk) with some tea.

The photo shows the decoration for baby shower.

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