When the special lady in your life breaks the exciting news of a baby coming soon, you know what awaits, the baby shower! Expecting moms are sure to be overwhelmed by the thought of an additional family member. As much as everyone is excited about the news, it’s imperative to ease some of the anxiety. A baby shower is a great way for a mommy-to-be to cope with the prospect of having a new baby. Receive the new angel in style by getting your sister, niece or best friend a gift that they’ll live to remember. Make sure it is something she will actually need and use.
There is no such thing as a perfect baby shower gift but there are many awe-inspiring gifts that will wow everyone. From burp clothes to tiny superhero onesies to baby monitors to changing pads to nursery decorations, there is no shortage of baby shower gifts to surprise the mama-to be on this special day. But the various baby products in the market can overwhelm you. If you have no clue about what you ought to buy, worry no more! You are at the right place. We have collected 10 thoughtful baby shower gift ideas for every personality and style. The ideas are gender neutral, meaning that the gifts will work whether she’s expecting a baby boy or a baby girl.
If you have read this far, there is a high chance that you have been invited to or are planning a baby shower. Below is a list of our favorite baby shower items to celebrate the occasion. Whether you’re searching for some inspiration or have absolutely no idea where to start, look through the list and pair your gift of choice with a heartfelt card.
- Four packs of forty size 3 diapers for babies 16-28 lbs (7-13 kg)
- First-time users, consider getting the size your cub currently wears. If the fit is snug, size up (which provides extra absorbency).
- Soft, stretchy sides for a snug and secure fit
- Leakage protection for up to 12 hours
- Gentle on skin, offers softness and breathability
I know I know, diapers seem like an obvious choice. These are evidently one of the most common gifts people give to expectant parents. But this shouldn’t deter you from getting someone diapers as a baby shower gift whether it’s her first or fifth kid. They are highly recommended for baby showers. Reason: Diapers are essential, and practicality is appreciated in the first year. Irrespective of the gender, or whether it is the first, second or third kid, every new child needs diapers. Every parent could tell you how stressful it may be to cater for these compulsory baby products. So, why not chip in and assist the parents in this crucial part of their lives. Do not be afraid of being obvious; diapers are always appreciated.
Car Seat And Shopping Seat Cover
- Multi Use Covers for Every Mother - Baby Car Seat Cover, Nursing Breastfeeding Cover, Shopping Cart Cover, High Chair Cover, Infinity Scarf, Light Blanket, Stroller Cover, Sun Protection And Even a Toy!
- 100% Protection for Your Baby - Breathable Stroller Baby Sunshade & Blackout Blind. This baby car seat canopy protect your baby from sunlight, summer heat, wind & breezes while maintaining your privacy. Keeps your child also safe from mosquitos, bugs, dust, germs, bacteria, and pollen.
- Full Coverage Protection & Easy Use - Our nursing cover provides 360° full worry-free coverage while nursing. No straps or fasteners involved; slips over any outfit in seconds! A stretchy opening at the top lets less light and more air in and allows you to peek at your baby easily.
- Easily Stretched onto Your Car Seat - When used as a canopy. Allows you to easily see or access your baby while breastfeeding/ nursing. It can even be worn as an Infinity Scarf when not in use!
- Perfect Baby Shower Gift - Great for boys and girls, best unisex gift for baby showers or simply a great present for any mom to be, new moms.
Security and comfort are necessities when taking a baby out for a stroll in the afternoon or shopping at the mall. This is what the car seat cover which doubles as a shopping seat cover offers. It comes in handy especially for kids who are extra sensitive to light and extreme weather. They are comfortable, warm and fashionable; helps the kid relax as you go about your shopping. In addition, they also triple as a nursing cart cover. So much for one product, right? They definitely make one of the best baby shower gifts that you could give out.
- The original wearable blanket replaces loose blankets in the crib for a safer environment; the #1 choice of hospital nurseries to promote safe sleep
- Made from 100% cotton interlock fabric with a TOG rating of 0.5, offers just the right comfort for warmer seasons or climates; can be layered with warmer sleepwear for cooler temperatures; double knit construction of cotton interlock fabric makes it extremely soft and a little stretchy, perfect for baby sleepwear
- Unique, roomy sack design recognized by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute as "hip healthy" - allows room for kicking but cannot be kicked off, so Baby stays warm and safe all night
- Inverted zipper opens from the bottom for easy diaper changes; sleeveless to reduce the risk of overheating; arm and neck openings sized for a safer fit
- Available here in Large size designed for babies weighing between 22 and 28 pounds who are generally 12-18 months old and 30-35 inches long
A Sleepsack is a must-have item in every expecting mom’s shopping list. Sleepsacks are highly recommended by doctors and paediatricians. And why not unburden parents by giving them this important product as a gift? Sleepsacks have proven to really important notably during the winter times. Their sleeveless designs keep the kids cozy and comfortable and at the same time eliminate the perils which blankets in a crib come with; over-heating. In addition, the bottom-zip design makes changing diapers an easy task. The sleepsack is a gift you should definitely consider.
- BUILT TO GROW: The 3 in 1 car seat built to GROW for extended use through 3 stages: Rear facing 5 40 pounds, Forward facing 22 to 65 pounds, and Belt positioning booster 40 to 100 pounds
- SIDE IMPACT PROTECTION: The Grow and Go's side impact protection helps keep your child safe
- EASY IN, EASY OUT: Harness holders keep the harness in an open position so it's easy to get your child in and out of the seat. Rear facing height is 19 to 40 inches. Forward facing height is 29 to 52 inches
- QUICKFIT HARNESS: With the QuickFit Harness you can easily adjust both the harness and headrest in one simple step
- WASH AND DRY: Machine washable and dryer safe seat pad features snaps that make it simple to take off of the seat; no fuss for truly easy cleaning
With the arrival of a new member in the family, a car seat suddenly becomes a necessity. It is the best baby shower gift to see the baby safely transported from the hospital back home. All the excitement of receiving a new baby makes the car seat often forgotten, yet it is very important. Though a lot of factors are normally factored in to determine the type of car seat to purchase, they are definitely a must. Get the parents-to-be this gift, and they will be forever grateful.
- Bonding is the intense attachment that develops between parents and their baby, Boba Wraps hold your baby close to your heart.
- Nursing your newborn in this wrap is comfortable and discreet.
- Making your life with a Toddler easier with a MACHINE WASHABLE French Terry blend and a lifetime guarantee.
- Bond with your little one while getting back into the swing of things: you'll be able to tie this once and then wear it out and about. 95% Cotton, The Spandex in our wrap allows it to retain it's shape and not loosen or sag as you re-adjust to nurse or take baby out to go for a ride in the car.
- Simple, no-guess tying instructions and just one size make this unisex wrap your go-to baby carrier for the first three months of parenthood.
One characteristic all mothers possess is being able to multi-task. A Boba Wrap provides this ‘freedom’. These hands-free products are becoming quite popular and understandably so. Becoming a mother doesn’t have to prevent you from enjoying a glass of juice with your friends or updating your Facebook status. The Boba wrap makes all this possible while at the same time taking care of the kid. Breastfeeding is also simplified! The wrap is a top priority for parents and a good thumbs-up for it as a baby shower gift.
Baby Blanket Set
- Multi Uses, Sleeping, Cuddling, Stroller Cover, Nursing Cover, Burp Cloth
- Machine washable
- Perfect when travelling
- Arrives with Gift Ribbon for easy gift giving
- 28 x 28 inches
Babies sleep. A lot. A healthy baby sleeps for an average of 15 – 17 hours daily. This is fact enough to show you how essential the baby blankets are. The set which normally comes in three is made of soft and breathable fabric to help the baby sleep comfortably without over-heating. They come at a generous size and are used for swaddling and tummy time among other uses. The blanket set is the easiest way of telling the baby ‘welcome home’ without having to say it.
- 6 SOOTHING LULLABY SOUNDS: Choose from 6 digitally recorded relaxing sounds: Heartbeat, White Noise, Cradle, Ocean, Brook, and Summer Night. The MyBaby's sounds are designed to mimic a natural environment to create a relaxing, soothing environment for your baby. The adjustable volume setting allows you mask background noise ensuring your baby gets a good night's sleep
- COMPACT & PORTABLE FOR TRAVEL: The MyBaby Soothing Sound Machine is small and lightweight, it easily fits into your purse, bag or suitcase. Bring it with you to create a familiar sleeping environment for your baby no matter where you travel!
- HELPS YOUR BABY SLEEP AND RELAX: Add HoMedics MyBaby's soothing noises to your baby's sleep routine to help them fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. The natural sounds will help lull your baby to sleep whether it's nap time or night time. A sleeping baby means more sleep for the whole family!
- AUTO-OFF TIMER: The Sleep Sound Machine's therapeutic sounds can be used for relaxation, sleep, or travel. You can choose to play the relaxation sounds continuously, or choose from the auto-off timer. The timer features 3 options: 15, 30, or 60 minutes. It can be plugged into a wall outlet with the adapter(included) or powered by 4 'AA' batteries (not included)
- WHAT'S INSIDE THE BOX: MyBaby SoundSpa White Noise Machine. Wall outlet adapter. 30-day money back guarantee
Over the next few years, parents will have to sacrifice their mid-night sleep for the sake of the child; we all know why. Well, the soothing sounds will help with this. The little angel will need an item that will distract him/her from crying and probably lure them back to sleep. The items could range from dolls to sound machines; basically any quick go-to item. This product works like magic and a good addition to the baby shower gift list.
- Easily record and monitor baby's daily activities, schedules and needs
- Day and night (24 hr) tracking of nursing, feeding, sleep, diaper changes and more
- Award-winning design creates easily viewed charts of baby's day and nursing schedule
- Added contact and reference pages for immunizations, health and emergencies
- Includes alternating 90 day pages plus 90 night pages that display and record up to 3 months of 24-hour schedule tracking
With the emergence of the new baby, many activities transpire thereafter making the parents less aware of their health. The parents, mothers especially, tend to shift all the attention to the babies forgetting about themselves. This is where the duo diary chips in; a book that helps you monitor your postpartum health daily; your food intake, sleeping patterns and exercises among others. In addition, you can also keep monitor of your child’s behaviors as well: breastfeeding, sleep patterns, behaviors, bottle and formula. The duo diary is a great gift signifying that you still care for the well being of the mother.
- FEATURES - We jam packed all types of temperature recording features you needed into 1 simple to use device. No more storing a barrage of obsolete thermometers in your medicine cabinet. With 1 of our non-contact thermometers you can easily take Body Temperature, Surface Temperature, and Ambient Room Temperature WITHOUT ever touching the object or person. Equipped with a 3-Color changing LCD screen, easily identify if an object or person is normal, medium or too hot.
- FAST AND SAFE - Get almost instantaneous reads with our quick infrared technology. Whether you're measuring a hot coffee, the coolness in your room on a hot summer day, or your child, you can do so without a hassle thanks to our quick and reliable thermometer. Our premium thermometer also has a built in high temperature alarm that sounds once a fever is detected. The backlight will turn red and a sound will be made to alert you of a high fever.
- MOST RECORDINGS - No need to write down the last recorded temperature during a fever. This thermometer has built-in memory which can record upto 32 readings taken at anytime. Temperature can easily be taken in Fahrenheit or Celsius, with the push of a Unit button. Other thermometers are tricky to use and often times don't convert properly.
- RANGE + RELIABLE ACCURACY - Certified to be the most accurate reading thermometer in the market (+/- 0.3°). With infrared technology you can rely on it when you need to the most. Easily take body temperature at a distance of 3-5 cm from the forehead, and objects as well. The body temperature range is 32°C ~ 42.9°C / Surface Temperature is 0°C ~ 60°C
- INCLUDED - Inside the nice gift box you get 1 Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer , 2x AA Batteries, 1 Soft Suede Carrying Pouch, and User Manual.
Fevers are common among children and are a nightmare to parents. This makes the non-contact thermometer a vital addition to the list. It is the only thermometer that your kid will ever require. As much as we get worried about our kid’s temperature while they are asleep, we also would not love to wake them up. The non-contact thermometer comes at a dual mode where you measure the child’s temperature by placing the thermometer on the forehead. Convenient, right?
Gentle Nail Trimmer
- Safe and effective for babies to toddlers
- Includes storage case and (4) cushioned pads with varying grits. Stage 1 - 0-3 months. Stage 2 - 3-6 months. Stage 3 - 6-12 months. Stage 4 - 4-12+ months
- Measurements L x W x H): 1.75" x 1" x 4.5" / 5 cm x 3 cm x 12 cm
Every parent freaks out when it comes to cutting their little kid’s nails. Who wouldn’t be afraid of clipping the baby nails out? Well, worry no more. The gentle nail trimmer has you covered. This is definitely a thoughtful gift to the parents that see them through the otherwise risky activity.
Choosing the right baby shower gift could be rather confusing and tough, especially if it’s your first baby shower. As much as you would want to stand out from the rest and gift out something unique, it is also necessary to give out something that the parents will actually need. You don’t have to go big, for even the little and smallest gifts are much appreciated. Being conversant with the kid’s gender will also go a long way in determining the gifts to pick, otherwise, get gender insensitive products. So, having gone through the list, choose your favourite item, go buy it at the store, wrap it well and wait for the special day!