What are the gifts to get for a new baby in the upcoming 2019? Before the arrival of a newborn baby, a ceremony is organized to commemorate the birthing of the unborn. Usually, baby showers are events to shower gifts, eat and drink. More so, the party never ends without gifting the would-be nursing mom (celebrant) different types of items for her baby. So, don't attend the next baby shower when you have no baby gift to present. Instead, sort out what newborn baby gifts to get with this popular 2018 list. However, choose body-friendly gifts that have been made from soft materials like wool, foam, and fabric. Here are 30 best newborn baby gifts to consider.
Best newborn gifts for baby boy
Blue is the most common color that people prefer for baby boys. Any shade of blue gives the impression that the unborn child is a boy. At baby showers, decorators use the gender of an unborn child to determine the predominant color to display. You'll often find every item for decor; from ribbons to balloons, and table covers reflecting the gender of the celebrant's unborn baby.
What are the best newborn gifts for baby boys? Choosing an adorable gift for a new baby boy can be a daunting task. It's because you might be interested in gifts that can be used by male toddlers, and not for infants. It will take a couple of months for infants to become toddlers, and this might not align with your purpose. However, there's nothing to worry because there are loads of adorable gifts for boys even when they come in other bright colors.
1. Feeding set of eco-friendly spoons
With eco-friendly material in the trend, this makes a great gift due to the sustainable nature and chemical free materials.
2. An activity gym
It has fabric and mattress materials with designs of hanging toys, sun, and stars. The soft cushion has a pillow and little animals to cuddle. An infant in lying position can gaze at the roof of this activity gym and watch colorfully hanging toys swing gently. More so, one of the hanging toys is a musical sheep singing lullabies.
3. Double Imprint
This gift is a paperboard substrate craft that's lightweight like a certificate. The aim is to impress the baby’s foot or hand prints onto the paperboard at a certain age. Then, his name and age are written before framing the material. The imprint can be done in any local art shop. It’s a creative and an amazing way of preserving memories!
4. Set of baby clothing
Clothes remain a widely accepted gift for infants. Choose soft and comfortable fabrics made from pure cotton. The set includes stockings, undershirts, sleepwear, body suits, etc. They are suitable for 0 to 6-month old babies, and the set comes in a gift box.
5. Set of skincare
The skin of babies is the most sensitive parts of their bodies. Every touch gets their attention while awake, and a little irritation upsets their supple skin. So, present high-quality hypoallergenic skincare and bath items to infants. You'll find a set of foam shampoo, hair combs, body lotion and other items for newborns.
6. Bouncing cradles
Boys are adventurous, help them start early with smart tools. Innovation has turned traditional cradles into smartly built crafts with small sizes that fit babies. The bouncing cradle mimics natural motions and has audio devices. It's safe for infants because it features a variable speed setting.
7. Superhero-themed booties (Spiderman, Superman, or Batman) that are made from wool materials
8. Diaper bags with extra pockets
Diapers are among the most used sanitary materials. Diaper bags are important in organizing newborn baby stuffs.
9. Baby neck pillow
Babies have tender neck muscles and soft skull. Using the neck pillow will aid physical development.
10. Animal-themed booties
Babies are quick to learn from what they see around them. The gift of animal-themed booties will help babies to the recognition of creatures.
Best newborn gifts for baby girl
The best newborn gifts for a baby girl are personal care items, and colorful toys. However, baby girls can use male items; it's only colors that differentiate most items for boys and girls. Infants (baby girls and boys) can use similar product also when the items are unisex. Pink is the predominant colors for baby girls because it's more eye-catching and cool. A baby shower is an uplifting event for any expectant woman. If you plan to attend the celebration, a good idea of baby gifts will add glamour to the occasion. Here are other inexpensive gift items to consider for baby girls.
11. Grooming kit
Girls are born beautiful, so early grooming keeps them on track. Find a set of grooming tool with safety features. The typical grooming set for babies contain nail file, clippers, baby hairbrush, cotton swabs, etc.
You can get a pillow that measures at least a foot with customized designs like the shape of a heart, or princess prints. Pillows are not only for sleeping, but they act as cushions for resting positions.
13. Baby clothing
Clothing items are important gifts for infants regardless of their small sizes. You'll find a pack (between 3 to 8 items) of booties, bodysuits, two-piece wears, readymade onesies, socks, and accessories that make a perfect baby shower gift.
14. A basket of soft toys
Less than 6 months old infants might not identify objects, but they can't get their tiny palms off soft toys. There are playsets of toys - rattlers, blocks, and baby spoons for the little girl.
15. Infant pacifier for teething babies
Some of this silicone product comes in different patterns of animal characters. However, read their labels to check they're BPA-free before purchase. Plastic medicine cabinet - get a first aid box for babies.
16. Teddy bear
Bigger toys of teddy bears are suitable for older infants. However, you can get small teddy bear toys for baby girls.
17. Hydro-cotton toweling robe
It’s easier to dry the body with a toweling robe because it wraps babies in one piece. The hydro-cotton is an ideal grooming material.
18. Pack of newborn socks (unisex)
Get colorful pairs of stockings, especially pairs that have been made from cotton materials; they bring warmth faster than silk.
19. Baby neckties stickers with hilarious inscriptions
Neckties with funny inscriptions attract attention, and uplift the mood of people around the wearer. They might not necessarily be stickers, but fabric scarf or ties for babies.
20. A pack of bibs (100% cotton) with unisex colors and patterns
Babies love to feed; water and food shouldn’t create a mess. So, send newborn baby girls some packs of bibs.
Luxury newborn gifts for both genders
Apart from racking your head to find the perfect gift before a baby shower, the question of gender pops up. Most gifts for infants are unisex, except for fashion accessories, and costumes. However, there are luxury newborn gifts for both genders that will amaze mothers-to-be. A luxury newborn gift must come in a package of high-end designs.
21. Photo album
A collection of photographs of cute newborns can be preserved with a photo album.
22. Baby carrier
Before babies learn to walk independently, It’s easy to move them safely with baby carriers.
A plastic cabinet that is portable and fitted with drawers is ideal. The sorting and storage device is an ideal gift that promotes good health for infants. This gift helps to keep medicines, thermometer, cotton wools, ointment, and other health supplies safe from sunlight and impurities.
24. Baby’s nursery toys
Some high-end toys for babies come with auditory stimulation and can be controlled by your smartphones.
25. Smart toys
You can get classic teddy bears with stylish designs of inbuilt MP3 player, and other innovative features.
Gift sets for twin babies
It's natural for twin babies to share gifts; so, always choose unisex items before attending a baby shower for twin babies. Set of gifts are more affordable than a collection of single items. However, you can add more style to your choice of fabric gifts for babies by customizing them. More so, they can come in pink and blue colors when you are sure of the genders.
26. Hygienic silicone tether
Check the label before buying non-toxic tethers for babies. Get silicone tethers of distinct colors for the twin babies.
27. Soft and cozy cashmere blanket
A large sheet of soft blanket for two is a cozy way to sleep restfully.
28. Footie Pajamas
Footie pajamas create warmth and ensure comfort for babies. You can purchase a set of pajamas with distinct colors for the twin babies.
Useful newborn baby gifts for parents
29. Name books
Have you considered gifting parents and celebrants of baby showers a name book? It might be tricky to go through random baby names and pick one. So, as naming a baby becomes confusing because of an endless list of option, many couples will find the name book with their respective meaning useful.
30. Parenting books
You can balance parenthood after learning and accumulating an overwhelming wealth of experience. It's only the use of parenting books that guides would-be parents. Even when couples are expecting their second child, parenting books brings innovative ways to balance their lifestyles. So, add this gift to your list of useful newborn baby gifts for parents.
Baby showers are memorable events for moms to usher the birth of their infants. It's a dream come true for new couples, and would-be-moms to host friends and family members. If you plan to attend a baby shower, kindly pick stylish and sleek products that are body-friendly. Kids' books and products from substrate paperboards must be non-toxic. However, reading the product label of baby gifts will give an idea of their composite materials. It's a beautiful moment when children are born. They are cute, innocent, and priceless gifts to our families.