Snooki Baptizes Daughter Giovanna, Names Baby’s Godmother

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It was a family affair this weekend as Snooki baptized her six-month-old daughter, Giovanna LaValle. Choosing to celebrate the milestone at the same church where she got married, the Jersey Shore alum was joined by close friends and family — including BFF JWoww and husband Jionni LaValle — for the special occasion.

According to Snooki, she opted for a small guest list after admittedly inviting everyone she knew for son Lorenzo’s baptism. She explained on her blog:

With the first one with Lorenzo, it was like a wedding ceremony. It was huge, I invited everybody. It was a nice and fun thing but for the second kid, you don’t have to go that big because you want to do things a little bit smaller. By the third kid it’s like alright let’s just have pizza at the house. With Giovanna we still are having a reception right after but it’s with immediate family and that’s it.

Baptized Giovanna today ! Steph's a godmother ❤️ @stephanie_b22

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Love my little mama!

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Snooki, 27, also added that the dress Giovanna had on to the baptism was the same Christening gown she wore as a child, but with her wedding veil sewn onto it. Snooki later changed her daughter into a powder blue dress for the reception.

“My mom saved the Christening dress that I wore and she’s going to be wearing that but I added my wedding veil to it. It’s very symbolic and beautiful and I can’t wait to see the dress on her,” she wrote.

Though the mom-of-two previously swore she would not publicly post photos of her kids, Giovanna’s godmother, Snooki’s pal Stephanie Grenier, did manage to snap and share a few pictures from the big day.

This picture says 1,000 words @carlytayylor #settlecarly

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