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    Congratulations on the Birth of Your Child

    Can I get some feedback on the letter that I wrote? Thanks!


    Dear June,

    Congratulations on the birth of your new baby! I am so happy to hear that both mother and child are healthy. There is nothing more exciting than the feeling of bringing a new life into the world.

    You and Jim are a great couple and I am sure you will be fantastic parents for John. He is very lucky to have you for his parents. Here is to many years of happiness for all of you.

    Sincerely,

    Mark

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    Re: Congratulations on the Birth of Your Child

    That's fine.
    I'd say "Here's to" not "Here is to."

    If you already know the baby's name is John, you might start with "Congratulations on John's arrival" but there is nothing wrong with what you have written.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Congratulations on the Birth of Your Child

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    That's fine.
    I'd say "Here's to" not "Here is to."

    If you already know the baby's name is John, you might start with "Congratulations on John's arrival" but there is nothing wrong with what you have written.

    Those are good suggestions. Thanks!

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    Re: Congratulations on the Birth of Your Child

    Quote Originally Posted by Writing Skills View Post
    You and Jim are a great couple, and I am sure you will be fantastic parents for John.
    I would also prefer "parents to John" to "parents for John."


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