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One of the most fun things to do when you or a friend or family member are about to have a baby, is to shop. Everyone loves spoiling a mother-to-be and her soon-to-come baby. However, with so many different gift and clothe options on the market, it can be a bit overwhelming when going out to shop for the mommy.
Tips for Buying
Without a clear idea of what to purchase, you might end up spending more than you budgeted for and the poor mother might be endowed with more things than she’ll ever possibly use. When shopping for newborn baby gifts, it’s important to have a clear idea of what to purchase, both for your ease and for the benefit of the new parents.
One of the most appreciated gifts that can be given to a new mother and her child is a baby gift basket. Baby gift baskets are truly unique baby gifts, because they allow you, the giver, to fill it with things that you know the baby and new parents will need.
What to Select
You can pick out several small things that will be appreciated by the new family and customize things so that your gift is perfectly matched to the mother and child. You can fill it with toiletries, which every new baby will need, or clothes and diapers. You can also add little bits and pieces of things that you find fun or that are specifically for the new mom, who will need a bit of pampering in the days to come. Personalized Baby Gift Baskets truly offer a unique and special gift idea for those who want to stand out from other gift givers.
Blankets, Bibs, Towels
Another great way to put a special touch on a newborn baby gift is to customize a baby blanket, bib, towel, or burp rag. These are not just necessities that new mothers and babies will be using on a daily basis, when personalized, they also offer a unique twist on commonly given presents.
A new mother is sure to receive an abundance of blankets and towels, but if you take the extra time to personalize yours, with the name or initials of the baby or even the birthdate, you’ll create a gift that’s both precious to the parents and practical. Plus, personalized baby blankets can be kept as keepsakes for when the child is older. Along with pictures and journals, baby blankets make the perfect addition to memory boxes.
If you know how the new mother is decorating her nursery, you can help out with those decorations by providing art or wall hangings that can help accentuate her design. You can personalize these with the baby’s name or birthdate, as well, and they can hang on the walls for several years before the baby outgrows the style.
One of the most common baby shower gifts is clothes. A new mother will appreciate all the clothes given to her for her newborn baby.
If you give personalized clothes, decorated with names or colors and themes that match the nursery, your gift will surely stand out. Personalized clothes, like onesies and diaper covers aren’t just cute and convenient, they are also perfect for the baby’s first photos.