Lucky you! You get invited to a baby shower. But you don’t know what to offer. The first thing that pops into your mind is “What would be the perfect baby shower gift ideas ?” You should base your gift decision on the usefulness and practicality of the gift. You and the future parents want the gift to be useful as soon as the baby is born.
Below are some baby shower gift ideas that you simply cannot go wrong with. Traditionally, baby showers were given only for the family’s first child so don’t miss it !
Clothes for the Baby
When a new baby enters the world, there are several clothing items that a parent requires. Some practical baby shower gift ideas that you can choose from include sleepers, undershirts, bathrobes, socks and diapers, etc. You should only choose items of clothing that are simple to put on the baby and take off the baby to make it easy for the parents. Make sure that there are not a lot of snaps or buttons that have to be adhered as these are often annoying for new parents.
Feeding Items for the Baby
Baby feeding products are very practical and useful baby shower gift ideas. There is a wide variety of feeding products to choose from including bottles, feeding spoons, baby formula, bibs, bottle brush sets, bottle holders, bottle sterilizers, tipper cups, breast pumps, plastic baby dishes and burp towels. You can mix and match these baby feeding essentials to create a nice package that will be welcomed by all expecting parents. You could also include an emergency stash of baby formula or baby food.
Baby Bath Items
There are many great baby bath products that will serve as useful baby shower gifts. Some of these products include baby lotions, towels with hoods, soaps, baby brushes, shampoos, wash clothes, bath toys, anti-skid bathtubs, supports, etc. When you are choosing bath toys, make sure that they are age appropriate for new born babies.
Baby Room Items
When you are searching for great baby shower gift ideas, do not forget that the baby’s room will need many items. You can pick out pictures for the walls, nursery lamps, stuffed animals, changing table, dresser, picture frames, bouncy seats, other furniture, etc. There are many clever baby items that you can have the baby’s initials added to that will make your gift unique. It is good to find out if the new parents have a theme for the baby room prior to choosing a baby room gift.