Friday, 28 June 2013

Gift Ideas for New Mums and Dads

Arrival of the first baby is awaited eagerly in all households. Apart from the new mum and dad, almost every member of the family, acquaintances, and friends spend hours discussing a plethora of things like gifts to give to the new parents, plans for celebrating the birth of the baby, probable names of the baby and a lot of other things. If you too are a part of such exciting discussions, and are wondering what gifts you can buy for the new parents that would make them feel extra special, and suit the occasion perfectly, you should keep certain things in mind.

To begin with, you can think about gift baskets that are probably the most cost-effective and best gifts for new mums and dads as they contain a wide variety of essentials that are useful for the baby on a daily basis. Costly gifts might get wasted as babies outgrow them very soon. Also, buying a gift for new mums and dads doesn’t mean spending a bomb. Rather, a thoughtful gift, which is useful too, and has a personal touch, would be the ideal thing. 

Here are some gift ideas that would cost you less than $100 but would be cherished and used the most by the new parents.
  • All Boy Wagon Gift Basket: This is a wonderful and unique way for new mums and dads who have a baby boy. This wagon, which is filled with various useful items for the new boy, such as a cuddly bear, some CDs with lullaby music, cotton onesie, baby bottle, and much more, would be the ideal way to welcome the new member in the family, and make the parents feel happy and proud.

  • All Girl Wagon Gift Basket: If your recipients have been blessed with a baby girl, you may choose this gift baskets that packs a pink wagon filled with cute dolls, mirror rattle, baby bottle, pink dress, and more.

  • Hospital Survival Kit: Gifting the new mom, who is still in the hospital, a basket filled with hair clips, bath powder, make up kit, a manicure kit, magazines etc. would make her feel great and keep the postpartum blues away. If you can include some items in the gift basket for the dad too, like some games and puzzles, it would make for the perfect gift.

  • Sports Wagon Gift Basket: Best online gift shops offer you sports wagon gift basket for new born babies, irrespective of their gender. You can get a classic wagon containing a cuddly soft puppy for a baby boy with all-blue dresses, baby shoes, baby bottles, and more; whereas for a baby girl, the same things are made available in all pink. You may also include pacifier clip, sleep N play etc in this unique gift basket.

  • A Rocking Chair: Babies love rocking chairs and new parents too can relax in it, while cuddling their lovely little ones. A classic chair carved out of quality wood could be a great gift for feeding, singing a lullaby, or enjoying time with the baby. Even the mom, tired after a demanding schedule, can doze off in it. However, this could be a little costly gift depending on the quality of the wood.

  • Baby Bakery Gift Basket: This is a very adorable gift for new mums and dads, as it has a set of linens wrapped in doughnut box. The best online shops also offer to customize these by printing the name of the baby in the layette set. Some of the things you can include in this personalized gift basket are a cute little teddy bear, a bib, infant cap, baby manicure set, etc.
While there are hundreds of gifts and online gift shops from which you can buy fitting gifts for new mums and dad, you ought to look for the online shop that offers you the best gift at a good price with no compromise on the quality aspect.

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