What is a Good Gift for a Baby Shower?

The baby shower is a long-awaited moment for new moms and their friends. Of course, new moms are excited to receive amazing baby shower gifts from their friends and family. But, at the same time, friends and family are often confused about what to get for their mommy-to-be loved one to make her day even more special.  

Despite all these efforts, some baby shower gifts turn out to be completely useless. Do you want your baby shower gift to become the most useful gift in parenting? Look no more. We have prepared a useful guide for you to discover all the helpful baby shower gift ideas.

 

List of useful baby shower gifts

Have you been invited to a baby shower and still don’t know what to give? Or maybe you’re hosting one and would like to make a list of necessary gifts for the baby-to-be. If you have never been in those situations, stress no more.

Your solution has arrived. We have compiled a comprehensive list for you to take help from while making your baby shower registry. Also, it can offer great help to single and clueless friends looking for a perfect baby shower gift for their best friend. Scroll down to get the baby shower gift for new mommies right.

 

Hygiene and wellness

Taking care of a baby is a very complex task that requires several essential implements and accessories to make the task of future parents easier. There are plenty of products needed to keep your little bundle of joy fresh and healthy, from nasal aspirators to baby toothbrushes, nail trimming sets, pacifiers, thermometers, baby cleansers, anti-tear shampoos, and much more

Hygiene and wellness products make great baby shower gifts as they are quite necessary for a newborn baby. Therefore, if you are a mommy looking for ideas to make the most out of your baby shower registry, you must add loads of hygiene and wellness products. The more they are, the better it is.

Also, if you are a friend or family member looking for a great baby shower gift, buy baby-friendly hygiene and wellness products that support their overall health and well-being.

Here is a list of hygiene and wellness products required to take care of newborn babies:

  • Neutral soap bars
  • Baby toothbrush
  • Rash cream
  • Baby shampoo
  • Baby oil
  • Hooded towel
  • Hairbrush
  • Swab boxes
  • Irritation protective cream
  • Thermometer
  • Hot water bag
  • Nasal aspirator
  • Baby wipes
  • Nail trimming set
  • Pacifiers
  • Diapers

 

 

Baby room and nursery decor

Movie star nurseries are on display in magazines for all to see, with many parents wondering how they will ever afford to decorate an adorable baby room for their little one. The list of must-haves is endless, from clothes and furniture to accessories and toys. It’s enough to break any budget.

However, parents-to-be can set up a nicely decorated baby room or nursery for their little one with baby shower gifts. Here are a few great things that parents-to-be must include in their baby shower wish list or registry to set up a functional space for their little bundle of joy.

  • Crib
  • Changing table
  • Nursing sofa
  • Rocking chair
  • Set of sheets and blankets
  • Chest of drawers or wardrobe
  • A pair of intercoms
  • Crib mobiles
  • Toys
  • Playing mats
  • Bassinet
  • Bouncer

 

Baby feeding supplies

Feeding babies is a challenging task. These little powerhouses may eat less but make sure to transfer food to all places. Therefore, their mealtimes can be messy and stressful. To make their mealtimes mess-free, new parents need to include a handful of tools and accessories in their arsenal.

Here is a list of necessary baby feeding supplies to make the lives of new parents much easier:

  • Bibs
  • Baby plate and bowl set
  • High chair
  • Nursing pillow
  • Milk bottles
  • Baby-friendly fork and spoon
  • Cup with handles, spout, and lid


 

Clothes and other accessories

For lots of pregnant ladies, it’s tough to resist adding tons of baby outfits to their registry – from soft sleepers to top knot hats, cute patterned onesies, pajamas, and bodysuits. It makes sense as messes happen a lot with newborns, and having clothing options for quick outfit changes can be handy.

However, they must keep in mind that babies grow quickly, and soon their little ones will not fit in those tons of bodysuits, onesies, and pajamas. What would they do then? It’s better to act like a smart mom-to-be or baby shower guest; go for larger sizes.

Make sure to add clothing items in a wide variety of sizes to your registry, so you don’t have to go shopping the next month after the baby’s arrival.

Here are a few clothing accessories that new parents are going to need:

  • Bodysuits
  • Onesies
  • Footed pants
  • Socks
  • pajamas
  • Tshirts
  • Little shoes
  • Shorts
  • Hats
  • 2-way zippered pajamas
  • Swaddles

 

 

Tips for choosing the best baby shower gift for your parents-to-be loved ones

Now that you have seen our list of useful baby shower gifts, you must be wondering how to choose the ideal gift and make sure it is not picked up by someone else? Here are a few tips to help you choose a unique and useful baby shower gift that will melt the parents-to-be hearts right away:

Tip #1: Give a gift by choosing together with others

Guests invited to baby showers often rely on the registry or wishlist to choose their gift. Therefore, the chances of gifts being repeated are higher. So how to make sure yours is not picked by anyone else? First, form a WhatsApp group with all the guests invited and make everyone aware of what you have picked from the registry.

Tip #2: Give a gift that has meaning for your friendship with mom

If you are close to the mommy-to-be, you might want to bring something more special and personalized to show your love and care through your baby shower gift. You can choose to offer something that refers to your friendship.

Tip #3: Always opt for the long term

When in doubt, choose something from the baby shower wish list or registry that is long-term. For example, instead of giving a shoe that is too small and will stop serving the little one after a few months, choose to give a set of bedding, a high chair, or a curtain for the baby’s room.

That way, your gift will last much longer, and parents-to-be will always be able to remember your thoughtful gift. After all, time flies in the first few months, and focusing only on clothes may not be a wise decision.

Tip #4: Give a short-term gift if you like, but the long-term must accompany

If you still want to give a short-term gift, like the adorable clothes and cute shoes mentioned above, try giving something else that will last longer. Of course, this is not a rule but just a suggestion to make your gift even more memorable

Tip #5: Include a gift receipt

You may skip wrapping the gift, putting a handwritten card, and placing a colorful bow on top but one thing you must not skip is the gift receipt. Despite putting in your best efforts, what if the parents-to-be don’t find your gift useful enough or want it in a different color or size? Would you be happy to see your baby shower gift going to waste?

If not, do your parents-to-be loved ones a favor and make it easy for them to return or exchange your gift by including a receipt inside the gift bag. Every store has a different set of policies and lugging around a bundle of 300 diapers in the last days of pregnancy only to be told that it cannot be returned without a receipt can be heartbreaking. Therefore, include a gift receipt with a handwritten note, “Feel free to return if you want to.”

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