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A birth of a baby is one of the most beautiful and most precious occasions that can be joyously awaited by a family. The would-be parents wait with lots of enthusiasm. And once the baby is born, welcoming the newborn in the home is a very special event that calls for sharing your joy with others. In an effort to share the happiness of the family having a new-born and to convey their best wishes to the parents, people usually like to give gifts for the baby.
If you have been invited to a baby shower and you are in a dilemma about what gift you might choose for a new born in your family or of a friend, then, read on for some ideas. Your gift to the new-born will show your love and adoration for the baby. So, you would definitely like to give a treasured gift. First try to decide, which type of gift you would like to present, a practical and useful gift, or a gift that is truly unique.
The question to ponder upon is what the baby may need presently or in the near future, as he grows and matures.
Regarding the gift for the babies, there are a plethora of choices available in the market that would help the parents of a newborn to deal with the daily caring needs of the baby. The problem is that if the parents receive a lot of a same item from the friends and relatives. If they receive 20 sweaters or 3 bathtubs, or two perambulators, they will not know what to do with them. So, it is wise to think beyond the present and gift something that might be useful in the future as well.
The most common gifts for a new born baby include apparels gifts set, knitted sweaters, socks, hats, little shoes for the baby now, or to fit when they grow up within a year or so, baby blankets or the utilities gift set for the baby, which comes with a basket of bottles, pacifiers etc. When you gift such items, it is a good idea to choose dark coloured fabric.
Remember that many people think of newborn clothing when they purchase gifts for a new-born and the parents are most likely to end up with a heap of clothes that will prove to be useless soon as the baby grows a few months older. Hence, consider buying clothes that are for three to six months old babies.
Another idea is to gift an attractive baby shower set, with baby hair oil, body oil, soap, moisturiser, shampoo, towel, powder and even a little bathtub.
Baby care products such as baby-suits and sleepers are also good gift ideas. You can also gift sleepwear for the baby and flannel pyjamas with cute little animals or cartoon figures printed or embroidered on them.
The bed accessories for the baby including a cute pillow, durable baby blanket, soft bed sheet and small soft toys can also be presented.
You may also buy disposable diapers, a diaper bag and a diaper warmer. It will make an wonderful gift set for a baby. These and the other basic daily care needs for the babies would be required by the parents for a long time and hence they will be useful, even when presented by many.
If you want, you can present a feeder set for the baby, comprising of a bottle, a thermo flask, nipples, cleaning brush and cleaning gel.
Another good gift idea is an assortment of toys, like Mickey Mouse and Teddy Bear
presented in a cute basket.
Baby high chairs and stuffed toys that can be used and played with for years to come can be a great gift idea.
Stroller or perambulator for carrying the baby around is another great gift idea.
Another entertaining baby gift idea is items that can be used for decorating the room of the baby, like decorations that hangs on the wall or above the crib of the baby.
You can give musical CDs and cassettes that would help the newborn fall asleep. Baby story books that the parents could read on to them before they go to sleep are another gift that you can assemble with the sleep-CDs.
If you are searching for a baby gift, that would be unique in all aspects, you can consider making a gift extra special and personalized. It will be something that will be treasured for years. Personalized blankets, feeding cups or other baby items can be purchased with a little extra money, by inscribing or embroidering the baby’s name on the item. Selecting a baby gift for a new born can be fun.
When you choose a baby gift, a little research should be done, regarding the available range of gifts in the market. Depending on the age of the baby, the need of the new-born’s parent and your budget, you can select a lot of things beginning from the personal hygiene products and toys to walkers or a piece of furniture.
Selecting the best gift can be difficult, since there are so many options available in the market. Your friends or family members can help you to make the right decision given the parameters of your choices and your budget. Alternatively, you can search on the web for some product reviews for the baby gifts, and then decide. If you are very busy and do not find time to visit the stores, then you can order online choosing from an wide range of baby gifts from the comfort and convenience of your home.