Best Gifts for New and Expecting Dads They’ll Actually Love

Best New Dad Gifts

After I made a list of best new mom gifts, I thought it would be fitting to do one for new and expecting dads as well.

To account for the varying interests and personalities of new dads, here are 47 new dad gifts.

They’ve all been vetted and approved by my husband.

Best New Dad Gifts

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50 New Dad Gifts

1. Pocket blanket

This pocket blanket is more of a thick sheet than a blanket. It’s light, but quite big – 63″ x 44″.

It’s handy for a new dad to have this in their diaper bag for when they go to the park and want a clean surface to sit on.

It has built-in metal ground stakes (that are rust-proof) and sand pocket corners to keep the blanket down when it’s windy.

It’s water resistant, puncture and tear resistant.

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2. Security system

With a new baby, new dads might want to install some degree of security in the house for the safety and protection of their family as well as their belongings.

This security system is essentially a plug & play. There’s a straightforward setup. It’s weatherproof. You can use it outdoors or indoors.

There’s motion detection and you get an email when motion is detected. You can view the cameras on any device with WI-FI at any time.

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3. Reusable ice cubes

If the new dad likes cold refreshments, reusable ice cubes are a good gift.

It keeps your drinks cold, but not watered down.

And you save a little bit of money with not using water, which any first time dad can appreciate because babies cost a lot of money!

These stones are made with premium food grade stainless steel material, but it doesn’t add a taste or smell to the drink.

This gift includes:

  • 8 reusable ice cubes
  • tongs (You can use the tongs to prevent the ice cubes from being scratched when picked up.)
  • freezer storage tray

They’re branded as whiskey stones, but you can put them in any drink from beer to coffee to juice to water.

It’s easy to use. First, wash it with hot water. Freeze it for 2-3 hours and then you can use it in your drink.

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4. Beard King

Have you seen the episode on Shark Tank featuring the Beard King?

The Beard King is a bib for men that catches beard, mustache, sideburn and goatee hair clippings for easy disposal.

It’s a time saver because there’s no more mess and clogged drains. It comes with a travel bag.

Any gift that’s a time saver is welcome to new dads!

To use it, you attach the neck straps and secure the suction cups to the mirror.

If you need to stop mid-way through grooming, you can attach the neck straps to the hooks on the suction cups

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5. Wallet Ninja

If this new dad likes gadgets and fixing things, the Wallet Ninja has 18 tools and is the size of a credit card. It can fit in your wallet!

The tools include:

  • 6 Hex wrenches
  • 4 screwdrivers (Phillips, Flathead, Eyeglass)
  • a can opener
  • fruit peeler
  • bottle opener
  • ruler (standard & metric)
  • letter opener
  • box opener
  • phone stand
  • nail puller

It’s made from heat treated steel.

There’s a lifetime guarantee to never rust, bend or dull.

If this new dad needs to fix anything on the go, this gift can come in handy!

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6. Pocket knife

A Swiss Army pocket knife is another gift idea for the handy first time dad that appreciates having tools on the go. It’s compact and durable.

This one has 7 functions:

  • 1.25″ blade
  • nail file
  • screwdriver
  • scissors
  • key ring
  • tweezers
  • toothpick
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7. Clippers

Money is tight when you become a new father. Babies get expensive. Giving a gift that helps to save money is always appreciated.

My husband used to get haircuts at a local shop once every 2-3 months. The haircuts would cost $20/visit. It would be roughly $100/year.

Then he heard about the idea of getting clippers to cut his own hair.

You can use it to cut your own hair. Or someone else can use the clippers to help.

They’re so easy to use! The cut looks great! We still use these clippers today – it’s been 5 years. That’s hundreds of dollars worth of savings that you can put towards baby essentials like diapers!

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8. Portable charger

All new fathers have had that moment when their phone is running low on battery and they miss a cute child photo opportunity or an important call or email.

A portable charger is handy to have for these times.

It’s also useful when traveling or when he doesn’t have his charger or access to an outlet.

It’s especially useful if this new dad has multiple devices like an iPad and iPhone.

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9. Extended Battery Phone Case

Instead of getting a portable charger, you could get this new dad an extended battery phone case.

This phone case has a built-in battery giving you an additional 150% battery life.

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10. Dad Clothing

There’s nothing that says proud to be an expecting dad more than “dad clothing”.

Here’s a simple, classic daddy shirt that’s a perfect gift for first time dads.

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Another gift idea is to give the new dad clothing that has both “dad” and one of that dad’s interests.

For example, here’s a hoodie for a dad that’s a Batman enthusiast.

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Here’s a cute dad Batman shirt.

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Here’s a gift for a dad that’s a Star Wars fan.

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11. Robe

A robe not only helps dads relax, it’s a quick way to be clothed and warm from head to toe.

This new dad gift is helpful when you’re having to get up in the middle of the night for diaper changes, bottle feeding etc.

A robe also provides convenience for doing skin to skin with the baby.

Skin to skin is beneficial for many reasons including

  • stabilizing the baby’s heart rate
  • improving breathing patterns
  • boosting the bond between baby and parent.

This robe is really soft. It’s made from a plush microfiber fleece.

There’s a hood and large pockets. There are both inside and outside ties so you have options.

You can just open the robe slightly above the tie to do skin to skin with the baby.

There’s also a 100% guarantee – if you’re not satisfied, you can return it for a refund.

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12. Kangaroo Shirt

If you live in a warmer climate and would rather use a shirt instead of a robe for skin to skin, this kangaroo shirt is designed for this purpose.

It’s a soft shirt made with polyester, rayon, french terry and spandex.

One thing you should know is that it’s not designed to carry the baby.

It has a flap that allows new dads to engage in skin to skin contact with the baby without removing the whole shirt.

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13. Man vs. baby book

This book is a fun gift for first-time, expecting and new dads.

It’s a humorous, raw and realistic take on fatherhood in a baby’s first year.

This is the type of humor to expect – comparing:

  • labor to profanity bingo
  • birth to a Saw movie
  • the sound of a baby’s cry at 3 am to having the inside of your skull sandpapered by an angry Viking

If this is the type of comedy the new dad in your life appreciates, this book might be for him.

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14. Jump rope

A jump rope allows new dads to get a sweaty workout at home at any time. They don’t have to go to their local gym.

Using the jump rope has a lot of benefits including:

  • It’s cheap when compared to other exercise equipment
  • It’s light and portable
  • It can be used by anyone
  • It simultaneously is a cardio and muscle toning workout

According to WebMD,  you can jump rope for just 15-20 minutes and it will burn off the calories from a candy bar.

This jump rope is very solid, making for an extra sweaty workout. It’s got an extra thick, heavy cable that weighs .66 lbs.

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The rope length is adjustable and tangle-free. It has a non-slip cushioned foam handle.

It’s also a weighted jump rope, meaning that it’s particularly built for increasing strength and promoting weight loss.

There’s a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

15. Foam Roller

A foam roller is another portable exercise tool that makes a great gift for dads that are interested in improving their fitness.

Foam rolling helps reduce muscle tightness, among other benefits.

Why is this important?

This not only helps with muscle pain, it increases your range of motion.

This means you can get even deeper into each exercise e.g. you can get deeper into a squat. This makes every exercise more efficient.

It’s like having a massage therapist, but it’s cheaper.

This foam roller is particularly firm, but does have flexibility and kneads out your knots. If the dad in your life prefers a firm touch that really gets at those trigger areas, this is the one for him.

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If the new dad prefers a softer foam roller, this one has a softer and more gentle compression.

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16. Dad Jokes

This Dad Jokes book is a huge collection of cheesy, but fun jokes. It’s not necessarily about being a father.

Here are examples of jokes in this book:

  • “Dad, I broke my arm in several places? A: You should stop going to those places!”
  • “How did the camping trip go? A: It was in tents.”
  • “What is the best time to go to the dentist? A: Tooth-hurty!”

If the new dad in your life likes these types of jokes, this book will be a hit!

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17. Daddy Books

There are many great daddy books. Here are a few I like.

1) The Daddy Book

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I found out about the author Todd Parr from his highly acclaimed book The Thankful Book.

Parr is a New York Times Bestselling author and has written more than 50 books for children.

The Daddy Book is another favorite!

This book celebrates all types of dads whether they sing in the shower, wear 2 different socks, work far away or at home, have a lot of hair or just a little hair etc.

Because “All daddies want you to be who you are.”

2) I Love You Daddy

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This book’s story is really sweet.

It’s about a little bear that’s ready to try new things and how daddy bear offers positive encouragement and guidance along the way.

This book has some heartwarming themes like growing up, love and support.

3) You Made Me A Dad

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This book’s a tear-jerker. It’s told from the perspective of a dad about his daughter. The family is biracial, which you don’t always see in children’s books.

Here are a couple of lines from the book:

  • “I loved you before I saw you.”
  • “When you were just a heartbeat.”
  • “Then a picture.”
  • “Then a teeny-tiny kick…”
  • “I realized right away that I had a new job.”
  • “I would teach you to be kind.”
  • “To listen to good music.”
  • “To be yourself.”
  • “To make you giggle A LOT.”

18. Baseball cap

A baseball cap is a great new dad gift to cover up the rough hair days when there’s no time to wash your hair, which will definitely happen a lot!

This is probably one of the new dad gifts he uses the most!

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19. Stroller Organizer

For new dads who don’t want to put everything in their pocket when they’re strolling their baby outside, having a stroller organizer is handy.

What makes this stroller organizer unique is that it has non-slip straps, which prevents it from slipping or sliding down and hitting your baby in the face or legs (depending on how you’ve positioned your stroller).

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There are also lots of features:

  • XL insulated cup holder
  • Bottle holder
  • Wipes dispenser (that also fits a 32 oz bottle)
  • Phone pocket
  • Roll down mesh bag for additional storage
  • Zippered pocket for cash and cards
  • Compartment that you can put your toys, sunglasses, pacifier or other essentials
  • Compact mirror
  • Removable pouch with wristlet so you can carry your wallet, keys and personal belongings separately if you’d like

This stroller organizer is compatible with single and double strollers, umbrella strollers and joggers.

And there’s a lifetime warranty!

20. Stroller phone mount

With a phone mount for your stroller, new dads can watch TV on their phone, video call with mom, or refer to a shopping list when at the grocery store.

This phone mount can also be used on a bike or grocery cart.

It fits phones with screen sizes between 4-6 inches. It’s made with a strong, non-slip silicone so it won’t scratch or damage your phone and keep it secure.

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21. Gender-Neutral Diaper Bag

Diaper bags are great gifts because they’re practical.

While there’s nothing wrong with a new dad carrying a pink diaper bag with flowery designs, it might not be his preference.

It’s a safer option to get a neutral colored bag e.g. black or grey.

You’ll also want a bag with

  • Many sealed, functional pockets to keep things secure, separate and easy to locate
  • A backpack configuration so parents can be completely hands-free (especially essential when you’re going on a plane with a baby)

The Ferlin travel diaper backpack is the one I ended up buying. I love this backpack. It was the best one that fit my needs at the time.

It has a back anti-theft pocket so I didn’t have to worry about guarding my valuables.


If I were to pick now, I would instead select this diaper bag.

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This bag is very similar to the Ferlin backpack – even down to the comfortable ergonomic straps, BUT it also has a laptop/tablet specific pocket.

During my maternity leave, I often found myself carrying both my diaper backpack and my laptop bag. Having an all-in-one would be ideal!

22. Packing Organizers

Another organizing gift that new dads will appreciate are packing organizers.

Not only do they come in handy when you’re packing a luggage, you can use them in your diaper bag!

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It might sound silly to spend money on a bag that you’re essentially putting inside another bag (I thought so!), but these packing organizers save you so much time because you’ll know where everything is.

No more guessing where to find the snack catcher at the bottom of the diaper bag!

In my diaper backpack, I use packing organizers to separate my change of clothes, first aid/safety stuff, and food items.

23. Car Organizer

Organizers for your car are also useful gifts for new dads.

The most important parts of your diaper bag are the diapers and wipes.

Instead of always having to replace diapers and wipes in the diaper bag (and just in case you forget, which I often did!), I now keep extra diapers and wipes in the car backseat organizer.

I also put a light jacket in it in case we go to an extreme air-conditioned area (like the grocery store) or the temperature drops.

This organizer has 9 pockets. I don’t use most of the pockets right now. As my daughter grows, I know it won’t be long before I’ll be fully using this organizer.

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24. Carrier

This ergonomic carrier is a lifesaver for new dads.

You need to be able to comfortably carry your baby while being hands-free and get stuff done around the house!

I’m not a doctor. After reading about the importance of using a baby carrier that has a supported seated position, this carrier became my #1 choice. Of course, you should always do your own research on the topic before making a decision.

What I like particularly about this carrier is that it can be used with a newborn right away at 7 lbs (no additional infant insert required) up until the baby is 45 lbs.

It can be adapted for all carry positions including facing the baby inwards and outwards, carrying on the hip or back.

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25. Healthy snacks

New dads are so busy. There’s often limited time to get food, let alone eat it.

You can help new dads out by giving them healthier, substantial snacks like these Kind bars or Clif bars.

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Another healthy snack my husband appreciates is nuts.

You’ll often find almonds, cashews, and walnuts in our cupboard.

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26. Travel Mug

A travel mug is useful for new dads as they have to run around buying baby things, changing diapers, feeding the baby etc.

Having their morning coffee in a to go cup gives them more flexibility and mobility options.

This Contigo Travel Mug is a bit of a splurge, but it has heavy-duty insulation to keep your drink hot up to 5 hours and cold up to 12!

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On a side note, if you bring your own reusable cup to Starbucks, you’ll get 10 cents off AND you’re eliminating waste!

If you’re wondering, what kind of reusable cup qualifies…

Starbucks has said that it can be any size cup. You will be charged the closest cup size, but not any larger than the size of your personal cup.

There will be no discount if you’re using their “for here” cups.

It also doesn’t have to be a Starbucks mug, but I do love the design on this one.

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27. Water Bottle

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28. Keurig and K-Cups

The is another time-saving gift. In less than a minute, new dads can get a cup of hot coffee or tea.

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There’s no fiddling around with coffee grinds or leaves, filters and boiling water. It’s a simple process requiring a simple pod and then a few button pushes.


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  so he can fill them with the grounds and tea leaves he prefers.

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29. Wireless Earbuds

If the new dad has an Apple phone, he’ll love AirPods! They’re designed for the iPhone, but they also work with android devies.

It’s quite expensive, but it’s entirely worth the money!

New dads are constantly on their phone looking up baby-related challenges online, talking to family and friends, listening to podcasts etc.

Having earbuds is a must because you never want to wake a sleeping baby. Earbud cords are a nuisance to work around when you’re feeding a child, folding laundry etc.

AirPods make it easy to do many functions on your phone by just tapping your earbuds. You can make phone calls, listen to music, and even ask Siri questions.

There’s no wait time for pairing. One charge gets you several hours of use! They’re comfortable and stay put even if you’re chasing your kid around the house!

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An alternative are Samsung Galaxy earbuds, which are very similar, but cheaper.

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30. Audible Membership

New dads who want to stimulate their mind and keep up with their book reading can do so with an Audible membership!

While it can be difficult to sit down and read a book because you’re busy taking care of the baby, you can listen to audio books while changing diapers and other baby-related tasks.

An Audible membership includes 3 free titles per month and 30% off any additional books. He’ll own these books forever.

If this new dad already has an Audible membership, you can add to his credits as a gift so he doesn’t have to pay for a few months of membership.

A membership allows him to select the books he actually wants to read.

31. Sandwich maker

With limited time as a new dad, having a sandwich maker makes cooking fast and easy.

This Hamilton Beach sandwich maker is particularly great for breakfast or brunch sandwiches. It cooks your customized sandwich in just 5 minutes.

There’s space for 2 sandwiches. It comes with a recipe book. You can also just cook the inside of your sandwich if the dad is on a low carb diet.

All the removable parts are dishwasher safe.

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32. Instant Pot


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33. Instant Pot Accessories

If the new dad in your life already has an Instant Pot, Instant Pot accessories are the next best gift! Here are some of my favorites:

Extra cooking pot: There’s the original stainless steel version and more recently, a non-stick version for sauces, soups, chili, rice cooking, slow cooking etc. I love how the non-stick makes for easier clean-up!

The extra cooking pot comes in handy if your Instant Pot is in the dishwasher or you’re cooking a different recipe and don’t have time to clean between recipes.

Just make sure you check in advance if he has a 3 quart, 6 quart or 8 quart so you’re getting the right size.

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Extra Sealing Rings

If you’ve made both savory dinners and sweet desserts in the Instant Pot, you know how the smell and flavor can stay on the sealing ring and possibly transfer to your other recipe!

I love curry dishes, but I hate it when you make cheesecake with an unintended hint of curry.

While you can wash it out and wait for it to dry, it’s infinitely easier to just get extra sealing rings and switch them out. You can designate one ring for savory dishes and the other ring for sweet dishes.

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Instant Pot Accessories Bundle

As an Instant Pot fan, this Instant Pot accessories bundle is exciting! I’ve gotten pieces of this bundle as separate gifts. It probably would have been cheaper to get this bundle instead!

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34. Amazon Gift Cards

Raising a baby is expensive. There’s only so much you can do to save money on baby expenses. This is why gift cards are welcome gifts to dads.

An Amazon gift card is particularly useful because it can be spent on a wide variety of essentials like food and diapers! New dads no longer have to worry about running out to the store to get diapers!

He can also spend it on an Amazon Prime membership.

Amazon Prime has 2 great benefits: free 2 day shipping and free access to movies, TV shows, music and books.

He can cancel their other movie, music and book subscription services. He can also get 20% off diapers and baby food when they have more than 5 subscriptions.

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35. Anti aging cream

With less sleep and the stress that can come with having a baby, new dads can feel as though they’re aging much quicker.

Gifting an anti aging cream is a practical gift for men who appreciate proper skincare.

This anti aging cream can be used as a daily moisturizer or aftershave. It will soothe, smooth out lines, tighten and lift your skin.

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It has hyaluronic acid (natural substance found in your body, mostly your eyes and joints), vitamin E, green tea and jojoba oil.

There are several benefits of using hyaluronic acid including reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, and making your skin look and feel more supple.

They also offer a happiness guarantee!

36. Eye Gel or Cream

New dads get sleep deprived and their eyes pay for it.

Gifting an eye cream helps remove the dark circles and brightens their eyes.

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37. Face Mask

Dads need self-care as much as anyone.

A face mask is a gift to help dads feel refreshed and rejuvenated.

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38. Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo is a new dad’s best friend when he has no time to take a shower.

This organic dry shampoo is USDA organic certified, non GMO, gluten free, sulfate and paraben free.

If you have really thin or fine hair, dry shampoo adds some nice volume!

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39. Outdoor Slippers

New dads are constantly getting in and out of bed for the baby and their own needs.

A nice pair of slippers can be a nice treat.

It provides that extra bit of comfort that will be especially appreciated when they’re walking along the ice cold bathroom floors in the middle of the night!

If the new dad in your life already has a pair of slippers, it might be worthwhile to get a pair for him anyways with the daily wear and tear of slippers.

These slippers have a genuine suede upper area with faux fur lining.

It’s a slip on design so it’s easy to put on. There are rubber soles for light outdoor walking.

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40. Sleep mask

It’s hard to have a deep, quality sleep when you’re a new dad. You have to change diapers and bottle feed regularly throughout the day and night…

When you can sneak in an hour or so of sleep, you take it regardless of if it’s in the middle of a sunny afternoon.

If the new dad is used to sleeping in pitch black, a sleep mask helps to create this environment at any time of the day.

This sleep mask is made of memory foam – it’s soft and comfortable.

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The design is such that there’s no pressure on the eyes and it’s fully adjustable.

The package includes 1 eye mask, 2 earplugs, 1 travel pouch and a gift package.

There’s a 60 day guarantee. If you don’t love it, you can get a full refund with no questions asked.

41. Diapers and Wipes

Diapers and wipes can be one of the biggest expenses.

We were incredibly grateful to receive many boxes of both as gifts in the first few months my daughter was born.

If you’re considering buying diapers and wipes, make sure you know which diapers and wipes the little one uses.

Every baby is different.

Some babies use primarily cloth or disposable diapers (or have a specific brand of disposable diaper that fit best).

Find out from the new parents which diapers and wipes they use so they don’t have to do any returns or exchanges.

When in doubt in case the baby has sensitive skin, many parents have recommended these products:

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42. Other Baby Essentials

There are undoubtedly many baby products on your new dad’s shopping list.

Check out if he or his partner have an or  and has products listed.

Here are 3 of the best baby essentials that are perfect as gifts for new dads:

1. : They’re incredibly versatile

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3. 2-way zipper pajamas: Zipper pajamas are convenient for getting the baby quickly in and out of their clothes.

BUT 2-way zipper pajamas are even better because you don’t have to zip from the top down to do diaper changes.

You can just zip from the bottom up.

This is something I regret not getting because this would have been particularly handy at night or when it’s slightly chilly in the baby’s room.

One thing – it’s a bit on the expensive side, which is why it’s perfect as a new dad gift! You might feel like it’s a splurge purchasing it for yourself, but you’re super grateful when you get it!

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Related: 39 Baby Essentials For the First 3 Months 

43. Good Camera

If this new dad doesn’t have the best camera and you’re able to spend more on this gift, this professional camera is an excellent gift.

He’ll be able to capture every cute moment and milestone and look back on these photos throughout the years.

No more dark, unclear or blurry photos from your phone.

You can get crystal clear, professional photos that you can print and look back on for years.

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44. Photo Shoot

On a similar vein…

Newborn photo shoots can cost hundreds and feel like a financial burden, which is why it’s an excellent gift for new dads.

We got this as a gift. The precious photos you get and the memories of the day – these are things we will treasure forever.

One tip: As each professional photographer has a unique style and package, ask the new dad to book one he likes and give him the budget you’re willing to contribute.

Alternatively, you can help a new dad take photos yourself if you have an excellent camera.

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45. Digital Storage

New dads will have a lot of pictures and videos of their little one.

While there’s unlimited storage available in the cloud (e.g. Google Docs), they might not feel comfortable doing so because of potential security or data loss issues.

At some point, they might start hunting around for an external hard drive.

Gifting a new dad an external hard drive saves him the hassle and cost of getting one later on down the road.

It might not be the most sentimental gift, but it’ll be greatly appreciated!

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46. Fun Sleep Book

This is not a children’s bed time story. It doesn’t match everyone’s sense of humor.

That said, this fun sleep book is a comforting and relatable read for new dads, especially after a few nights of frustrating exhaustion.

It’s relatively short – 32 pages with some text and mostly illustrations.

It’s a #1 New York Times Best Seller and Reader’s Digest noted it in the “25 Funniest Books of All Time”.

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47. Journal

If the new dad likes to write, he might appreciate a journal as a gift to record this special time.

You can’t go wrong with gifting this classic Moleskine journal. You can get it with lined, dotted, squared or blank pages.

If he’s artistic and likes to draw pictures, I recommend getting the ones with blank pages.

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48. Easy vacuuming

For new parents, house cleaning is often at the bottom of the priority list.

If you can help with house cleaning, especially in the first few months, new parents will be thankful.

House cleaning gifts that will make a larger, long-term impact are tools that help new moms and dads clean more efficiently and effectively.

Here are 2 tools my husband and I could not live without for vacuuming:

1. Robot Vacuum

I used to HATE vacuuming.

When I found out about the robot vacuum, it was a game changer in our house!

The idea of a robot doing the vacuuming for you – it seems too good to be true.

I can tell you – it works! I’ve used it on carpets, tiles and hardwood. It also knows to avoid stairs.

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However, sometimes it misses spots and cleans the same areas multiple times.

It also occasionally gets stuck on something and you have to reposition it. It also doesn’t always pick up all of the cat hair.

2. Cordless Vacuum

If you don’t have pets, the robot vacuum will probably be perfect.

If you do have pets, you might be better off with a cordless vacuum.

I have one of these as well. It’s quite high in price, but my husband actually prefers this vacuum because it has a better suction and cleans up places the robot vacuum won’t clean well like the:

  • Stairs
  • Corners
  • Walls
  • Areas our cats frequently sleep and lounge in
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49. Babysitting Services

Babysitting services are a great gift! New dads need time for themselves and date nights.

You can provide babysitting services yourself or offer to pay for professional babysitting services.

50. Customized Comic Book

I love customized goods from Etsy. For two years in a row, I purchased this customized comic book as a present for my comic-loving husband for Father’s Day.

After making the purchase, it took a good 45 minutes per issue to gather the photos, arrange them and add on the captions. It was a fun and creative process!

I purchased the ready-made book one year and the PDF the next year (which I printed off at Staples). I recommend purchasing the ready-made book. The quality is worth the extra cost.

If you’re interested in purchasing this comic book as a gift for a new dad, you can use MOMMONEYMAP10 to get 10% off.

Final Thoughts on the Best Gifts for New Dads

Every new dad is different. You should select the gifts that best fit the new dad in your life.

I’d love to hear which gift you pick and what you think of it. Feel free to leave a comment below.

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Recap of New Dad Gifts

  1. Pocket blanket
  2. Security system
  3. Reusable ice cubes
  4. Beard King
  5. Wallet Ninja
  6. Swiss Army pocket knife
  7. Clippers
  8. Portable charger
  9. Extended battery phone case
  10. Dad clothing: dada shirt, Batman dad hoodie, Batman dad shirt, Star Wars dad shirt
  11. Robe
  12. Kangaroo shirt
  13. Man vs. Baby book
  14. Jump rope
  15. Foam roller
  16. Dad Jokes book
  17. Daddy books: The Daddy Book, I Love You Daddy, You Made Me A Dad
  18. Baseball cap
  19. Stroller organizer
  20. Phone mount for your stroller
  21. Gender-Neutral Diaper Bag
  22. Packing organizers
  23. Car backseat organizer
  24. Carrier
  25. Healthy snacks: Kind barsClif bars, almonds, cashews, and walnuts
  26. Contigo Travel Mug
  27. ,
  28. Wireless Earbuds: Apple AirPods, Samsung Galaxy earbuds
  29. Audible membership
  30. Hamilton Beach sandwich maker
  31. Instant Pot Accessories: Original stainless steel pot, non-stick pot, extra sealing rings, Instant Pot accessories bundle
  32. Gift Cards: Amazon gift card
  33. Anti aging cream
  34. Eye cream
  35. Face mask
  36. Organic dry shampoo
  37. Slippers
  38. Sleep mask
  39. Diapers and Wipes: Water Wipes
  40. Other Baby Essentials:  2-way zipper pajamas
  41. Professional camera
  42. Photo Shoot
  43. Digital Storage: External hard drive
  44. Go the F**k to Sleep book
  45. Moleskine journal
  46. Vacuuming help: iRobot Roomba, Dyson hand held cordless vacuum
  47. Babysitting Services
  48. Customized comic book

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  1. Another idea for a New Dad Gift would be to get him a coffee grinder to grind his morning coffee for you! This will make it easier for you to get things done, and you will know that there is always fresh brewed coffee to drink whenever you need it. This New Dad Gift will be useful for years, because the little one of your husband will love it.

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