There are so many gift ideas for parents expecting a baby! To help you whittle down the possibilities, we compiled our favorite gifts for parents-to-be. If you know someone who just started to show off her pregnant glow, is finalizing adoption papers, or looks about ready to pop, shop some of these gift ideas. They’re sure to get expectant moms and dads excited to meet their little one and enjoy some rest and relaxation while they wait.
This Swedish-owned company has been making moms and babies comfortable since 1961—and this Baby Björn baby carrier remains one of its most popular products. We love this baby carrier because it fits newborns to three-year olds and lasts a long time—converting from a front body harness to a backpack as your baby grows. This Baby Björn carrier also works great for dads, so this gift makes for a perfect present for both parents-to-be.
Newborn Clothing and Onesie Set
If you’re not a parent here’s a newsflash, babies make a big mess. That’s why mom-and-dads-to-be need a ton of onesies and newborn clothing at the ready! Consider supplying moms and dads who are expecting with one of these newborn clothing sets, so they’ll be prepared for the first hectic months of their newborn’s life. You can opt for a pink, blue, or yellow set.
Did we mention babies make a mess? They most certainly do! These bibs will come in handy when moms breastfeed, bottle feed, or start transitioning over to puréed fruits and veggies. New parents might lose track of the day of the week, but these bibs will keep them supplied with fresh and clean bibs for everyday feedings.
Diaper Bag with Changing Pad
Sometimes people focus so much on the baby when they’re shopping for gifts for pregnant wdks;fjghe you know the mom-to-be’s favorite style, this black and white striped diaper bag proves a smart choice because it matches practically everything. Plus, its multiple compartments and separate changing pad give the expectant mother you’re shopping for tons of room to store all the baby accessories she needs, while keeping her baby clean and protected whilst changing nappies.
My Brest Friend Nursing Pillow
Whether she’s planning to breastfeed or bottle feed, this My Brest Friend nursing pillow will be a lifesaver—not too mention a back and arm-saver too! It works by hooking around a mother’s body to prop the baby up and make breastfeeding easier. Plus, it comes in a few adorable colors and patterns, so it’s a pretty accessory any mom-to-be will want to add to her baby’s nursery.
Honest Co. Baby Arrival Set
The Honest Company manufactures organic, gentle, safe, and cruelty-free products, including diapers, baby wash, lotion, and so much more. Since all little bundles of joy require a delicate touch, this Honest Company baby arrival gift set provides new moms with the perfect supplies to welcome their little ones to the world. You can also buy a monthly subscription to the Honest Company for diapers, other baby must-haves, makeup, and household supplies, so you might introduce an expectant mother to her new favorite brand!
Prenatal Body Pillow
Carrying around another human isn’t easy—especially when it’s growing inside you. Pregnant women are tough, but that doesn’t mean they don’t suffer from swollen ankles, sore muscles, and crushed internal organs when laying in certain positions. This pregnancy body pillow allows moms-to-be to truly get comfortable while napping, resting, and sleeping through the night. Life will become a lot more hectic once their babies arrive, so help about-to-be moms get all the rest they can before birth by buying them this ergonomic body pillow.
The Whole 9 Months Cookbook
Eating for two comes with a big responsibility, and some expectant moms take great care in ensuring they’re feeding themselves and their babies with healthy, wholesome foods. That’s why this cookbook makes such an incredible and unique gift for expectant mothers. It has loads of recipes from soups to popsicles, so she’ll be able to satisfy every pregnancy craving and keep herself and her wee one healthy.
Maternity-wear has come a long way! This maternity dress is proof of that. Help a pregnant friend of yours feel her best while her body undergoes some serious changes by gifting her this beautiful maternity dress. It’s so basic and comfortable, she’ll be able to wear it throughout her pregnancy and even after. Pair it with accessories like hair clips and bracelets to give her a chic pregnancy look she’ll love.
201 Organic Baby Purees Recipe Book
Have you ever tasted pureed baby food out of those little baby food jars? The majority of it is totally disgusting. The store-bought jars are convenient, but utterly foul tasting. They’re also pricey. And then there’s the occasional baby food recall, which is terrifying. Why not make the baby food yourself in your own kitchen where you control the sanitation and food quality? This gift is sure to be a favorite with expectant parents who share the same concerns.
Bringing a new baby home comes with wonder, excitement, and a bit of trepidation. Make sure moms-and-dads-to-be are ready for the arrival of their baby by shopping for some of these great gifts. Just top off your gift with a congratulatory card and you’ll be appreciated more than you know.
Did they already have the baby? If so check out our list of gift ideas for new moms!