34 Presents for Babies & Their Parents

Updated on January 27th, 2021
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When someone we know has a baby, we often want to buy them a gift or we buy them something for another celebration. It is the case that a lot of people will do this though, and you may want to think of something to get them that will be original or different, as they are likely to get a lot of different presents. We have therefore come up with a list of various gifts, which we hope will help you to be able to choose something for them, that will be a bit different as well as being suitable for them.

34 Gift Ideas for Young Babies

This is a baby vest which has short sleeves and no legs and fastens underneath with handy pop studs. It comes in a range of colours and designs and the featured one is white with black writing which says ’Of course I’m adorable, Haven’t you seen my mother??’ It comes in sizes 0-3, 3-6, 6-12 and 12-18 months and is made from a cotton blend material. It is great for a base layer for baby in cooler weather or to keep them cool in the summer months.

This is a fun inflatable play mat. It is made from a leak proof material and has a design featuring marine life which is really vibrant. It is designed for babies to lie on, on their tummy to make the experience more fun for them as well as stimulating. It can have water put inside it to make it more cushioned and they will hopefully want to stay on it for longer, which will help to develop their core strength to prepare them for crawling.

This is a baby handprint, footprint and photo set. You press their hand or foot against the ink pad and then onto a clean sheet of paper to make a print keepsake. The pad is carefully designed, so you put it against paper and then touch the baby’s hand or foot on it. The ink is transferred on to the paper without any touching the babies’ skin. It comes with a photo frame, so that you can frame the prints and there is also space for a 10.16 x 15.24 sized photograph.

This is a cute cuddly giraffe toy. It comes in a selection of options. You can pick a small size (14cm) with a rattle, a medium size (17.8cm), a blankie style (42.8cm) or a blankie with rattle. The giraffe is a lovely plush toy with an embroidered face, making it safe for babies to use. The toys are suitable for hand washing, so they can be easily cleaned when necessary.

This is a cute rabbit made by Doudou et Compagnie of Paris. The rabbit is 10cm high and comes in a soft cream colour together with a cream towelling Doudou (or comfort blanket) attached to it, which is small making it just right for a little one. It is suitable for use from birth, so great for a baby shower or christening. It comes boxed and so it is a lovely item to give as a special gift.

This is a set of baby socks. There are four little pairs which are suitable for 0-12 month old babies.  On the bottom each has a different message written across the two socks – ‘Hi, I’m new here’, ‘Shhh I’m asleep’, ‘If you can read this bring me milk’ and ‘Of course I’m cute have you seen my parents?’ The socks, which are made from 80% cotton, 17% polyester and 3% elastane come in a gift box.

This is a musical instrument set designed for babies. It has a tube shaker, cage bell, baby maraca and a baby rattle. They come in a vinyl bag which can be used to store them in. They are suitable for babies aged 6 months and over and are great for stimulating and pacifying babies, as well as teaching them about rhythms.  They are made from Phthalate free plastic and are sturdy so easy for a baby to grip.

This is a 2 pack of baby booties or socks which look like Converse trainers. There are different colour options to choose from with red, black, white and pink being available. They are made from 100% cotton, so they will be soft and are suitable for machine washing, so very easy to keep clean. They come in a branded box with the Converse All Star logo on it to make an ideal gift.

This is a musical night light, which looks like a cute and cuddly whale. It is battery powered which means it is portable, so you can take it with you even when you are staying away from home. It has projector to provide a calming atmosphere, as well as 10 nursery rhymes, birdsongs or a heartbeat to sooth the baby which automatically stops after thirty minutes, giving them time to fall asleep first.

This is an A4 print on 250gsm white card which can be personalised. It includes a name, place of birth, weight, date and information that happened on the day that they were born such as: time of sunrise, sunset, the weather, the price of a stamp, prime ministers name, average house price and which monarchs reign it was. You can choose to buy just the print or a print with a frame.

This is a set of bath toys. They are stacking cups in different primary colours. They have holes in the bottom to let water flow through. There are also little animals that come with them, that can be placed inside and taken out again or balanced on top and they can squirt water. They can also be used for playing in a sand pit. They are suitable for babies from 4 months of age.

This is a funny bib which is red and says on it in yellow writing ‘These fools put my cape on backwards’ on the front of it. It has a soft cotton front and a polyester back, which keeps the outfit underneath clean. It can be purchased either as a single bib or in a gift set with two bibs, and some free stickers in a cardboard gift envelope all ready to address.

This is a little grooming set especially designed for babies by Tommee Tippee. It is a zippered case and includes nine items including brush and comb, nail clippers, nasal aspirator, emery boards, scissors and a thermometer. Items can be kept tidy in the case and also carried around in a baby bag, on holiday etc if required. It comes with instructions and the thermometer even comes with a battery, so it is a great set which can be used right away.

This is a soft baby book with a fluffy dog on the front of it and says ‘Just like….the animals’ on the front. Each page inside has a picture of an animal and they are interactive with places to pop your fingers through to make animal legs, squeakers, and a mirror. It is stimulating and colourful but also practical as it is washable and strong. It even comes in a gift box.

This is a special soft playmat which is a keyboard. It has keys printed on it which can be played, also different animal voices and tunes as well. It can be placed on the floor for a crawling baby to play and can be stepped on or touched it can also be placed on a tabletop, whatever is easiest for the child. It is suitable for babies and toddlers and takes 3 x AA batteries.

This is a selection of different LaMaze toys. You get to choose between 10 different toys and they are all designed to clip on to a pram or highchair to stimulate baby. They have a cuddly part but also high contrast patterns and different sensory noises such as crinkle, mirror, click clack, rings and a squeaker. They are suitable for children to chew and bite and as well as hold and cuddle.

This is a Sophie the Giraffe in a lovely box. She is the same design as the original toy designed in France in 1961 and is made from 100% rubber with food grade paint, so it is safe for baby even if it gets chewed. It can be chewed to help with the pain of teething and is also light enough for baby to hold. The giraffe makes a squeak when gently squeezed and when chewed, which makes it more attractive to the child.

This is a luxury fleece blanket for a newborn baby. It is 75 x 100cm and has a lovely elephant design with a blue background and white elephants. It can be used in the cot, pushchair or just for general use to wrap baby up when it is cold. It is machine washable so easy to keep clean and comes folded with a pretty white ribbon around it so is ready to give as a gift.

This is a cute gift book called ‘Welcome to the World’. It has a lovely story about an elephant who discovers all of the wonders that the world has to offer. The hardback book is illustrated in full colour and there is a space at the front for a message to be written, which you can do before you gift it. The illustrations are really pretty and cute and the sentimental words will make it a lovely book for any parent to read.

This is a giraffe tumbler toy. It is suitable for babies from 3 months of age and it has a built in bell so it makes a sound. It can also be pushed along and it rocks back and forth due to the weight in the bottom. It is a great stimulating toy to encourage babies to reach out and crawl to grab the toy. It measures 1.5 x 1.6 x 3.5 inches and comes in a box all ready to give away.

This is a set of mini smiley maracas. They are in stimulating bright colours and are 7cm in length. You can choose from different amounts of packages, each of which contain 12 items. The maracas each have a few beans inside, so when they are shaken they make a noise. They are great for stimulating babies to get their attention, but they are very small, so should not be handled by young children but will be great for party bags when they get older.

This is a pair of Peter Rabbit booties which have a bell in the toe. The front of the bootie has a cute Peter Rabbit head with ears. They are elasticated around the top and made from a brown fluffy material with a white bottom that has carrots printed on it. They are size 0-6 months and come in a really lovely presentation box with ‘Baby’s first booties’ written on it.

This is a very cute ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ themed comfort blanket. It has a bunny head and arms at the top and the body is a triangular shaped piece of cloth with legs at each corner at the bottom. There are some tags on the side as well. The material is really soft and cuddly. It is 22cm high and is safe for children to use from birth upwards.

This is a personalised book. You can choose the child’s name to have put on the front and also inside as part of some of the lullabies and poems. A personalised message can also be printed on the title page. It is a colourful book with durable paper, so should last a long time. It has lovely bright pictures to accompany the nursery rhymes and poems which make it fun for the child to look at.

This is a set of mini yellow squeaky bath ducks. You get 20 in a set and they are all bright yellow with orange beaks and black eyes. They are waterproof and non toxic and a good size for babies to hold and play with.  They are suitable for children from 6 months to 6 years of age. They provide fun at bath time and also help to develop muscle strength in the hands.

This is a special monthly milestone blanket. It comes with the numbers 1-12 printed on it with a floral wreath to put over the relevant number. Just lie baby on the blanket with the wreath over the right number and take their photograph to celebrate that month in age. The blanket can also be used like a normal blanket too. It is 50 x 40 inches in size and made from 280gsm flannel.

This is a beanie and bootie set made by Nike. It is mainly blue with a white turnover. The hat has a blue Nike tick on the turnover part and the booties have a white tick on the top. They are both made of 100% cotton and are suitable for babies from 0-6 months. They look soft and cosy and will keep a newborn warm and looking sporty and trendy too.

This is a set of baby mini bambini bandana bibs. This look more stylish than a traditional bib and are great for catching a dribble or two and keeping clothing clean and dry. They have an absorbent material on the front and soft fleece on the back. They have a snap fastening which is adjustable. They are recommended for ages 3-36 months. There are four in a set, each with a different design and they come in a gift box.

This is a cute dressing gown which is soft and plush and has a hood with ears on it. It comes in a choice of blue, grey, pink or white and is suitable for children ages 6-24 months. It is made from 100% polyester and fastens with a tie with two small pockets on the front. It would make a lovely gift to keep baby snug and warm even in the coldest of temperatures.

This is a lovely gift set from Burt’s Bees. It is a getting started kit and has a selection of lovely products – Burt’s Bees baby nourishing lotion, baby shampoo and wash, daily cream to powder, nourishing baby oil and buttermilk soap. They are all designed to help skin stay soft and dry by cleaning and smoothing. A lovely bath set which would make a lovely gift for a baby shower, birthday or christening.

This is a cute plush playset for a baby, which has a stable with a handle on the top and four horses that talk to each other. When the horses are squeezed or hugged they make a noise and say ‘I am a horse’ and neigh as well. The stable fits all of the horses inside and therefore can be used to store them and carry them around as well as to be used when playing.

This is a set of new baby gift boxes. There are two cases with a ribbon tied around them and you can choose from pink, blue or cream. They are a lovely way to present your gift to the baby and are 25 x 17,5 x 8,5cm and 22.8 x 15.5 x 7cm in size.  They come empty so that you can put your special gifts inside. They can then be used by the new parents to put other keepsake items inside to store them.

This is a toy owl which is a special sleep soother. It projects galaxy lights as well as producing calming lullabies and sounds, which will help baby to go to sleep without needing a parent to stay with them. It has a choice of 10 relaxing sounds, birdsongs or a heartbeat sound and it will play for thirty minutes until it automatically turns off. It is battery powered which means that it is portable too.

This is a cute ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ ring rattle. It has a cute bunny head and ears with arms and then the round rattle shape.  This can be placed on baby’s wrist or gripped on to easily. It is all furry and says ’I love you’ on it. It is 18cm tall and suitable for a baby from birth. It can even be hand washed to keep it hygienically clean.

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