Go-To Gift Ideas for New Parents
Because you don’t cry over spilled milk, but newborns cry over cold milk.
Technology truly is wondrous — like smart thermometers that can take baby temperatures (without any bodily fluids contacted.)
Giving nightly baths is tough on the knees, yet a bath kneeler isn’t something new parents buy for themselves — perfect gift solution.
You know she’ll want to make her own homemade baby food from local organic fruits and veggies — so set her up with an easy way to do it.
You’ve got the inside track from mamas on this gift: this handy multipurpose nursing cover turns into an essential for a new mom who’s breastfeeding her baby.
Here’s a little secret new parents may not know yet: backpacks are the easiest way to carry baby supplies, since a backpack keeps you hands-free and balanced with weight on both shoulders.
Here’s a practical gift for easy, efficient storage of homemade baby food — because you saw she’s been pinning away recipes to make purees from scratch.
This is a great gift for new parents who are notoriously neurotic. This at-home scale helps in those early months — when there's a close watch on baby’s weight and growth.
There’s a reason this organizer is so highly rated — just check out all the things it can hold while parents stroll around with baby (or head to the airport for their first flight with baby.)
Here’s a unique, comfy alternative to baby baths that’s designed for the sink (so parents don’t have to crouch over to bathe their infant.)
Give her a way to bring her cutie-patootie out on shopping trips (rather than the hefty car seat that takes up the whole cart).
Give a bib that’s smartly designed to have silicone where the food drops (for easy wiping) and fabric where the bib goes round the child’s neck (for comfort).
This universal cover to keep baby warm in a baby carrier will get a ton of use by new parents in chilly places (and probably isn’t something they thought to buy themselves.)
For new parents with family in far-off places, this gift will be a back-saving solution for lugging those bulky car seats through the airport.
New parents keep close tabs on their little angel (because hello, they're suddenly in charge of a human being for the first time!). This wireless baby monitor will help give them peace of mind.
Here’s a gift to give a little peace of mind that their baby’s head will be supported in the right position in the car seat.
Give new parents a cushy spot for their kiddo to hang out in the grocery cart — minus touching all the germs floating around.
When you see new parents receive the gift of a free professional house cleaning, you may hear some shouts of joy and gratitude.
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Carriers can be pricey and new parents often need more than one for different scenarios — which is why this multi-position carrier will come in handy.
New parents will suddenly have lots and lots and lots of stuff to cart around. So give a cool organizer for the car trunk — that comes with a cooler to keep snacks at the ready.
Imagine new parents hanging out at the park with their little bambino. Sunshine on their faces, baby smiling in a cute little bonnet, and a yummy picnic lunch for all. Give them the one thing missing — the perfect picnic blanket.
Because the add-it-and-leave-it strategy for making dinner in a crock pot is about all new parents have time for.
You may go down in history as the friend who gave the very best gift to new parents — solving the dinner conundrum for a few nights (with great food!).
Solid foods get introduced before you know it, so set up those new parents with kitchen tools for making baby food.
New parents will thank you ten times over for this night light as soon as they see the words “baby sleep aid”.
Not only is this owl speaker an adorable addition to the nursery, but it has the magical power of soothing babies with white noise.
What every new parent needs: soft, motion-sensing light for diaper changes in the wee hours of the night.
Give those new parents one of the best-known books in the parenting world, but on audio (since they’re too exhausted to read!)
Infants can’t have blankets, and some kick off swaddles, but this baby sleep bag is an easy, cozy way for babies to sleep (what every new parent wants!).
Bedtime rituals helps, but a sound machine, like this, can work wonders with getting babies to sleep through the night.
Dryness is uncomfortable for a child’s skin, and this froggie humidifier adds the cute factor to a practical gift idea.
Because in those early days (more than anything cutesie), new parents need lotions and baby shampoo to settle into a bedtime routine — and try to get baby sleeping at night.
The nursery is all set up, but their newborn will likely camp out in their bedroom for a while — so here’s a perfect gift for the sleeping bundle.
This gift has serious cred — and it uses the shushing technique made popular in the well-known “Happiest Baby on the Block” parenting book.
Baby onesies are a must-have addition to any new parent gift, especially one that makes you smile.
You know they’re going to need a lot of coffee this year, and this mug marks the moment of becoming Mom and Dad in a fun way.
It's a big deal becoming a family of three with a baby. Here's a sweet gift to remember the little moments they've been waiting for.
New parents don’t have time to be a Julia Child in the kitchen — but they can enjoy a homecooked meal if you gift them a delicious prepped meal shipped in a box.
Consider these spill-proof tumblers for drinking wine the sippy cups for new parents.
Because you know the baby won't be that tiny forever, and they'll want to remember those adorably sweet little hands and feet.
Flowers for the new mom and a phone charger to keep in touch with the world (outside of the coos of their newborn). This smartphone vase is a practical and pretty win as a gift.
Here’s a super cute gift for new parents — and for bonus points, fill the frame with your favorite snaps of them.
Because self-care and laughter go a long way to making you the best mommy you can be.
New parents have no time to shop around for keepsakes — so make it easy to get those handprint and footprint keepsakes made to preserve this moment.
The only thing in question: is the dad and mom the real king and queen — or have the kiddos started ruling the house!
This handcarved keepsake quietly speaks to the tiny miracle you want to celebrate.
And poof, just like that your guy is a new Daddy and needs a mug to celebrate it.