10 Great Baby Shower Gifts
A baby shower is one of the best times for expectant parents to be the recipients of items that will definitely help them be more prepared for parenthood. So if you are attending one, take a look at the list below of the 10 great baby shower gifts to have some idea on what to bring.
1) Activity Gym
An activity gym is a small contraption usually comprised of cloth mats and small toys. The toys, such as noisemakers, mirrors, and other items of various colors, sizes, and shapes, hang from soft arches or bars. a cloth mat and toys suspended from soft bars or arches.
Recommended: Skip Hop Treetop Friends Activity Gym
2) Bath Gear
If practicality is what you are aiming for, then go for a set of essential bath gear. These packages are often comprised of a mild soap, baby shampoo, a gentle washcloth, a hooded towel, a rubber ducky, and/or a sponge.
Recommended: Johnson’s Bathtime Essentials Gift Set
Any nursery will welcome the addition of soft bedding. These are available in many different patterns and colors, so you are sure to find one that will perfectly suit the preference of the family you are giving them to.
Recommended: Check out our bedding selection in our Find Deals area
4) Bouncy Seat
Bouncy seats are great baby shower gift items since they keep infants happy and entertained while parents are assured that their babies are safe and secure.
Recommended: Fisher-Price Comfy Time Bouncer
5) Baby Carrier
A front carrier or a sling is also a practical yet awesome baby shower gift. This will make it easier for the parents to hold their babies in a more comfortable manner.
Recommended: BABYBJORN Baby Carrier
They say that children should be introduced to literacy as early as possible, so a library packed with classic books for children will be a nice and useful gift for both the baby and the parents.
Recommended: Goodnight Moon Bunny Blankie & Beloved Board Book, Baby Gift Set
7) Baby Monitor
To help make your friends (the soon-to-be parents) feel more comfortable during the first few years of their baby, get them a monitor that they can place on the bedside table or carry around with them.
Recommended: VTech DM221 Safe & Sound Digital Audio Baby Monitor
8) On-the-Go Essentials
Help your new-parent-friends ease into parenthood by giving them on-the-go essentials for their baby. A diaper bag with diapers, extra clothes, wipes, toys, and pacifiers will really be useful.
Recommended: SoHo – Sage Diaper bag with changing pad 6 pieces set
9) Sleep Kit
The first few months into parenthood will transform your friends into sleep-deprived human beings. So to help them survive, give them something that will comfort their baby and make it easier for him/her to sleep. A comforting nightlight, soothing music specifically made for infants, and a soft blanket will do the trick.
Recommended: HALO SleepSack Micro-Fleece Swaddle, Baby Blue, Small
10) Comfort Food
Being exhausted is part of parenthood, so your friends are sure to tell you that you’re an angel for treating them to a meal.
Recommended: Stay away from spicy foods!!!