Amazing and Unique Baby Gifts that are sure to be a hit!

There is nothing quite as wonderful as a newborn baby!  All the excitement and the snuggles…ah…baby fever!  New babies also mean baby shower gifts! 

Whether you have been invited to a baby shower and are looking for that “perfect, maybe not quite on the registry, but the mom-to-be will still love it” gift or a new mama wanting to build her registry with must-have items that her new baby will LOVE…this list is for you!

We have assembled a list of the hottest, most sought after (and some completely awesome and overlooked) baby items that any mama would love to have in her home. 

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The Best & Trendiest Baby Shower Gifts

First up, here are our picks for the trendiest, most unique and completely fabulous gifts.  These gifts are the ones that get ALL the ooh’s and aah’s at the baby shower.  The ones that make other mamas wish you were there at their shower!  

Everybody who has ever had a baby knows the struggle of having your baby nap when you are traveling, or visiting friends, or frankly just trying to be human and not chained to your little one’s crib.  The Dockatot Deluxe is a game-changer. 

It is portable, functional, comfortable and safe for baby to sleep in.  I personally love having this so my baby can sleep soundly and securely in the room while I entertain my toddler!

 

Truth time…not all pacifiers are made equal.  Yes, there are so many you can find cheaply at local baby stores, but for longevity and function…you can’t beat the BIBS Pacifers

BIBS are made from 100% natural latex and are BPA and Pthalate free.  They come is so many GORGEOUS colors and have been trusted by moms for over 40 years.  

 

These sleek and classic styled wooden Bannor Toys Rattles are great for baby play and teething.  Wood is naturally anti-microbial.  Bacteria does not sustain life for long and does not duplicate on wood like it can on plastic or other surfaces, making these rattles safe for baby. 

Bonus, they are eco-friendly and adorable.

 

Looking for a gift for an active mama?  A jogging stroller is a definite must, especially if you live in a town with hills or lots of rain (like here in the PNW). 

The Baby Jogger City Mini GT2 Single Stroller is such an amazing and versatile stroller.  It makes getting out and about easy for mom and baby, while still providing under seat storage. 

 

This HaloVa Diaper Bag comes is gorgeous colors.  It has an insulated lining to help keep bottles cool and also has several storage pockets for all the necessary baby items.  Plus, bonus…it’s super sleek looking!

 

This Arlo Baby Monitor will give you piece of mind (recording video and audio), while also providing two-way wireless talk.  It also doubles as a night light, lullaby player and looks super adorable!

 

So for anyone who has tried to swaddle a baby that likes to move around, you know the struggle is real to keep those little arms tucked neatly inside the swaddle.  This velcro Swaddle Me Set has changed the swaddle game.

Since the blanket velcros around the baby, swaddles stay tighter, longer and safer as babies move and sleep.  Hooray for items that help baby sleep through the night!!

 

When a security blanket meats a stuffed animal, you get the perfect lovey toy for any little one to cherish.  This Mary Meyer Lovey Soft Toy is super soft and has unique textured plush and embroidered eyes. Satin trim on ears. It is gender neutral and ready to cuddle.

 

This Zummbi wooden baby activity gym is perfect for development of hand-eye coordination and motor skills. Made of natural locally grown ash tree and designed to be both beautiful and functional…it is a wonderful baby gift that is sure to bring joy!

 

The Hatch Rest Sound Machine serves as an adjustable night light, sound machine and time-to-rise indicator all in one.  The machine is controlled through your smartphone or tablet.  Soothe baby to sleep and help aid parents in teaching baby good sleeping habits.

 

Baby swing meets technology in this fantastic MamaRoo Baby Swing!  With 5 unique motions and speeds that bounce and sway just like you do when comforting baby, this is the ultimate comfort for baby. It has m

The MamaRoo is bluetooth enabled so you can control the motion and sound from your phone or device and allows you to play your own music (so you aren’t stuck listening to a lullaby version of “Pop Goes the Weasel” all day long!)

 

Unlike other food processors, the Beaba Baby Cook allows you to choose how much liquid remains in the food you create.  This is a great gift for health conscious mamas or those with special dietary needs.  Making your own baby food at home has never been so easy and delicious.

 

Hey, Dad’s like to take baby out and about too.  This made for Dad Daddy & Co. Slide Diaper Bag features a shoulder strap to mimic a messenger bag, while still having the functionally of a high quality diaper bag. 

It has two insulated bottle pouches and ten interior pockets. 

 

Baby Shower Gifts for New Moms

Looking for just the right gift for a first time mom?  These gifts are hand-picked with mamas who are new to mommy-hood in mind.  These gifts are perfect for helping new parents with some of the things they may not realize they need for baby!

No need to be nervous about your baby when its sleeping with this amazing Owlet Smart Sock Baby Monitor.  The Sock monitor tracks heart rate and oxygen levels and sleep patterns while baby sleeps. 

With an 18-hour battery life, at a glance wellness information and light/sound alerts if heart rate or oxygen levels change, this is the perfect baby monitor for parents who worry about their baby’s status while sleeping.  This is also a great gift for special needs babies who need extra monitoring.

 

 

Get ready to spam your instagram with this Pipsy Shop Milestone Blanket.  Keep up to date with monthly pictures documenting how baby is growing and easily share that progress with family and friends using this tracking blanket.  

Babies grow so fast that first year and this blanket will help parents to keep track of all those changes as they progress through that amazing first year!

 

Baby wearing is such an amazing bonding experience between parent and child.  It also helps to allow mom to be handsfree while still keeping baby close.  The Wildbird Ring Sling is made of high quality linen that is sturdy and breathable. 

It softens with use and can feel like wrapping your baby in a blanket you grow to love because of the special bond you feel when carrying your little one.  This is my personal favorite baby gift to give to new moms.

Say goodbye to awkward breastfeeding moments.  This Milk Snob Cover makes feeding your baby so easy and modest.  It is easy to use and allows full coverage.  Also, as if that wasn’t enough…it works as a car seat cover, a high chair cover and a shopping cart cover. 

Keep baby germ free and happy while out and about, without looking like you are wearing a painting smock to breastfeed!

If baby will be spending time in cold weather, this JJ Cole Bundle Me Urban is a life saver.

The quilted outer nylon protects against wind and rain while the luxuriously soft inner Thermaplush™ adds style and warmth. 

This multifunctional Bumbo Seat is so helpful for babies that want to sit up and see, but don’t quite have the muscle support yet to sit independently.  It is also a great portable high chair option.  You can sit baby in the seat and feed them on the go.

This is also a great gift for nature loving parents who like to camp or picnic outside.  It gives a safe option for placing baby on the picnic table with you while you eat and enjoying that meal all together.

 

Gorgeous wallpaper has definitely made a comeback this year.  When it comes to decorating the perfect nursery, a stunning accent wall with Anewall Wallpaper that the mama loves might be the perfect addition! 

 

Because no body wants to smell dirty diapers! The Ubbi Diaper Pail is a great option because it does not require special bags or complicated twisting to lock in smells.  It has a child proof lock and will help keeping baby’s room smelling fresh!

 

Baby Shower Gifts for Girls

If you are swimming in a world of pretty pink lace and all things girly, there are some baby shower gifts that are perfect for a sweet little bundle of girl!  Whether you are into soft pinks or florals or whatever…this list covers all the bases.

 

 

 

Spit up happens.  Burb rags are a necessity for any new mom, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be beautiful, right.  This Copper Pearl Burp Rag Set is super high quality.  They are made with three soft layers, are super durable, easy to wash and large enough to cover parents’ shoulders, saving clothes from undesirable stains.  

 

These precious Cuddle + Kind Lucy the Lamb Dolls are hand stitched for durability and softness.  Each doll sold also provides 10 meals for children.  The dolls come in two sizes so they are perfect for snuggling with and being baby’s special friend for years to come.

 

Muslin blankets are the perfect blend of function and fashion.  Printed in adorable prints, Aden and Anais Swaddle Blankets are made with breathable cotton to help keep baby from overheating when swaddled.  They are also oversized to help with wrapping baby and super soft.  

 

With vision of unicorns dancing in her head, sweet baby can drift off to sleep gazing at this precious Meri Meri Mobile.  These soft unicorns are adorable and this mobile would compliment any little girls nursery.

 

Mountain Moverz bracelet

Start your little girl’s love of jewelry off right with a personalized Mountain Moverz bracelet engraved gold bracelet.  A sweet little bangle for a sweet little baby girl.  This is such a nice little feminine touch for any little baby girl’s wardrobe.

 

Newborn sized clothes are not always the easiest to come by, and for some little babies, they are the only things that will fit.  There are many brands available that offer newborn sized clothing, but none as high quality and unique as Janie and Jack Newborn clothes. 

Coming is beautiful patterns with sweet little embellishments like ribbon and lace, these little layettes are guaranteed to be mom’s favorites for her baby.

 

Baby Shower Gifts for Boys

If snakes and snails and puppy dog tails are in your future, you want to skip the pink and lace.  Here are some baby shower gifts that will appeal to mamas expecting little ones who will love cars and dinosaurs!

 

 

Spit up happens.  Burb rags are a necessity for any new mom, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be adorable!!  This Copper Pearl Burp Rag Set  is super high quality.  They are made with three soft layers, are super durable, easy to wash and large enough to cover parents’ shoulders, saving clothes from undesirable stains.  

 

These precious Cuddle + Kind Sebastian the Lamb Dolls are hand stitched for durability and softness.  Each doll sold also provides 10 meals for children.  The dolls come in two sizes so they are perfect for snuggling with and being baby’s special friend for years to come.

 

Binky meet Stuffed animal.  Stuffed animal, binky!  It will be love at first sight for little baby with this fun WubbaNub Giraffe Pacifier. The lovey on your binky helps prevent loosing and dropping that precious piece of rubber and also gives baby something to hold onto and play with while using their favorite plug!

 

Newborn sized clothes are not always the easiest to come by, and for some little babies, they are the only things that will fit.  There are many brands available that offer newborn sized clothing, but none as high quality and unique as Janie and Jack Newborn clothes. 

Coming is beautiful patterns with sweet little embellishments like collars and buttons, these little layettes are guaranteed to be mom’s favorites for her baby.

 

Muslin blankets are the perfect blend of function and fashion.  Printed in adorable prints, Aden and Anais Swaddle Blankets are made with breathable cotton to help keep baby from overheating when swaddled.  They are also oversized to help with wrapping baby and super soft.  

 

Unisex Baby Shower Gifts

Whether the mama to be is waiting to be surprised by her new bundles gender, or she prefers gender neutral baby swag, there are plenty of awesome baby items geared toward either boys or girls.  Here are some favorites to choose from:

These Mamahood Goods Pacifier Clip come in a variety of colors, making mixing and matching with pacifiers or clothing a snap. The best part of pacifier clips…they keep those precious and often NEEDED pacifiers fro falling on the dirty floor. 

Face it, who wants to give baby back something to put in their mouth that just spent time on the floor. 

 

 

This Bannor Toys Teether is made from eco-friendly wood and silicone.  Wood is naturally anti-microbial.  Bacteria does not sustain life for long and does not duplicate on wood like it can on plastic or other surfaces.

They also use high quality silicone, giving you a wonderful and safe teether baby will love.

 

This Boho inspired Sweet Lulu teething lovey is the perfect modern teether on the go. It is made from organic gauze fabric, trimmed with vintage fringe lace and includes an organic beech wood teething ring.  It is beautiful, trendy and baby will love holding and drooling on it!

 

If mama’s favorite daytime hangout is a local coffee shop, then you can’t go wrong giving baby a Fisher Price coffee cup teether. There is nothing like watching your little one mimic mama while sipping on their own Cup of Jo!  

 

Perfect baby gift for the Instagram mama.  Let baby play along taking their own little selfies with this Skip Hop Selfie Phone Toy.

 

 

 

Skip the logos and the glitter with these high quality baby basics available in several beautiful colors.  Choose from several styles of baby clothes is predictable (and matchable) colors made from high quality fabric and made for playtime. 

These solid colored staples will compliment any baby wardrobe and last through diaper changes and playdates.

 

Newborn sized clothes are not always the easiest to come by, and for some little babies, they are the only things that will fit.  There are many brands available that offer newborn sized clothing, but none as high quality and unique as Janie and Jack Newborn clothes. 

Coming is beautiful patterns with sweet little embellishments like collars and buttons, these little layettes are guaranteed to be mom’s favorites for her baby.

 

Conclusion for Unique Baby Shower Gifts:

Whew…we made it through that long list of baby must haves.  Hopefully you fell in love with something that will be the perfect gift for that baby shower.  No need to fret about finding the perfect gift…this list has covered all the bases!

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