double baptism

My brother and I have children who were born a few months apart, and we are having them baptized together. What is the etiquette for invitations? We will be inviting 3 different families (ours, my husband's, and my sister-in-law's), but we don't want anyone to feel obligated to bring a gift for both babies when they may only be related to one of them. Any advice on how to word the invitations?

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Baptism Gifts
by: Ms P Etiquette

Dear Double~
I suggest you each send the invitation separately. The ones to your husband’s friends can have a note saying “we hope you come to Johnny’s christening” indicating which child is involved in their invitation, send jointly to your family members and send one to the in-laws with the name of their child in the note.
Or you can simply have two separate invitations for non family members. Good luck!

Ms Practical Etiquette

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