Choosing a Baby Gift

Even though a healthy and happy baby is the best present a new Mom can ask for, you will also want to commemorate this occasion by handing over an extra special gift. But seeing as there is an abundance of different things a little bundle of joy could benefit from, picking the right option can be tricky. So, with this in mind, here is a quick look at some baby present ideas, and what you should consider before making a purchase.

Baby clothes

Despite the fact that infants grow at an incredible rate, this is all the more reason to buy baby clothes. Any Mom will appreciate receiving a cute dress or adorable baby grow, as long as they tick the right boxes. First of all, you should always pick organic materials such as 100 percent combed cotton, as a baby’s skin is very sensitive. Choose clothes that are easy to put on and remove too, such as trousers with an elastic waist. Finally, avoid the cliché of choosing pink for girls or dressing a boy in nothing but blue. Have fun with color and look for pretty patterns or prints. You can find plenty of baby girl clothes at Tesco as well as many options for your little man.

Bedding and blankets

Not only a handy and practical present, bedding and blankets can also be very personal. Every time Mom puts the baby to sleep, she will be reminded of this special sentiment. What’s more, these two items can be equally important in a child’s development. Babies need plenty of peaceful sleep in order to grow, while security blankets provide some much-needed comfort. As with clothes, be careful with your choice of material. Although all babies are different, several like the sensation of touching silk blankets and fleece bedding.


This gift idea might not be overly unique or even live long in the memory, but you will struggle to find a Mom that won’t be appreciative of receiving diapers as a present. Nearly every Mom underestimates just how many diapers their child will go through and how much it can end up costing too. For these reasons, it makes a lot of sense to opt for practicality over sentiment. If you still want to add a personal touch, think about purchasing some decorative storage for all those diapers as well.

When you browse for baby presents, it will be tempting to buy something like a lovable cuddly toy. The only problem is these tend to be quite popular, and not that practical either. So, if you want to get the perfect baby gift, choose something that will come in handy, but will also bring joy to both mother and child.

What gift do you usually buy for a new mom and her baby? 

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