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Practical Baby Shower Gifts: What’s Useful for New Moms

What are the best practical baby shower gifts?

If you’re attending your first baby shower, it can be difficult to understand what would be the best gifts for baby showers – what’s most practical.

Practical baby shower gifts 2020


Before I had my daughter, I went to my first baby shower. I got a pair of Ugg baby shoes as a baby shower gift.

I thought it was the best gift idea because it was useful, comfortable, and cute…

I couldn’t have been more wrong!

As a new mom, I now realize this was one of the most impractical baby shower gifts I could have gotten.

Most babies don’t start walking well until they’re 14 or 15 months old and have grown out of the baby shoe size.

When you look at most baby shoes, you’ll see they’re not even meant for outdoor use! They’re just decorative.

Don’t make my mistake!

Now that I’m a mom, I know which gifts are cute (but serve no other purpose) and which gifts will actually be used!

Here’s a list of the best baby shower gifts – practical gifts any mom will get lots of use out of.

Some of these are the most forgotten baby shower gifts moms will love!

Note: If this is not this family’s first baby, here’s a list of baby shower gifts for a second or third baby.

30+ Best Practical Baby Shower Gifts

1. Diapers and Baby Wipes

Diapers and wipes are practical gifts every baby needs. We got diapers and wipes as baby shower gifts, and we were so grateful!

The only issues with diapers and wipes…

Some babies will have a sensitivity to certain diapers or wipes.

To account for this issue, I recommend going with:

Even if this new mom is interested in proceeding with cloth diapers for environmental reasons, she’ll probably still appreciate having disposables available because they’re easier to manage, especially in the early weeks when she’s still healing.

If the mom-to-be plans to use disposable diapers only, you could also get her a diaper subscription from Amazon

They will deliver diapers right to your doorstep for as long as you need them. 

You can also choose what size of diapers you need weekly. 

This gift can be an absolute blessing for parents. 

2. Rash Cream

Babies are bound to get rashes now and again, and we moms can never have enough rash cream handy. 

​I always had one in my diaper bag, in the bathroom, or at the diaper changing station. 

It’s one of those useful items that are a good idea to have in different spots. 

​So, trust me when I say something as seemingly simple and practical as rash cream can make the perfect baby shower gift. 

3. Muslin Blankets

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4. Clip-On Toy

I got a as a baby shower gift. At the time, I didn’t understand what I had gotten. I just thought it was a regular baby toy.

Now, I recommend it frequently.

I actually ended up purchasing an additional 2 of these. I put one on her stroller, car seat, and activity mat.

The Firefly is her favorite.

5. Larger Size Baby Clothes

Baby clothes are usually the popular gifts at baby showers. I think roughly 60% of the gifts I got at my baby shower were short-sleeve onesies!

While baby clothes are practical, the onesies I got were often newborn size, 0-3 months or 0-6 months.

If you want to get baby clothes, get the larger sizes e.g., 6-12 months or even 12-18 months.

Babies grow so fast! They’ll get more wear out of the larger clothing. The new parents will probably have plenty of newborn-size clothes from other guests.

For shirts, I recommend getting a mix of long sleeves and short sleeves.

Be mindful of what age the baby will need long sleeves (e.g., Fall, Winter) vs. short sleeves (e.g., Spring, Summer).

For pants, I recommend getting footed pants.

If you get footless pants, parents have to take the time to deal with socks.

When you’re changing a diaper, you have to take off both the socks AND pants and then change the diaper! When the diaper’s changed, you have to put the pants and socks back on. These are extra steps that are entirely avoidable!

Also, baby socks are small and can get easily lost, especially when you’re dealing with a flailing baby that’s throwing everything she can see off the changing table!

There’s definitely a need for baby socks when they’re 10-12 months and learning how to walk, but in the initial days, having the footed pants makes life so much easier!

Another good clothing idea for baby showers is pajamas.

With all the sleeping and napping babies do, the little one will spend a lot of time in pajamas within the first year.

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 baby shower gift! You might feel like it’s a splurge purchasing it for yourself, but you’re super grateful when you get it as a gift!

Related Post: Baby Clothes Essentials from the First 3 Months to 12 Months

6. Unique Practical Baby Clothing

Little ones can’t wear sunscreen until they’re at least 6 months old.

When little ones are 6 months+, trying to put sunscreen on them can be incredibly challenging, especially if you have to reapply it every few hours!

Long sleeve breathable shirts with 50+ UPF protection are one of the most practical baby shower gifts you can get.

Another mom introduced me to these shirts, and it saved me so much time when my little one goes into the backyard, or we go to the beach or park.

7. Baby Hangers

I know this gift sounds simple or strange. 

​But having extra hangers is a huge, practical help for new moms. 

​It sometimes feels as though every other day, a family member or friend is bringing us new baby clothes. 

​Something they found them on sale at a store that doesn’t give you their hangers, or used at a garage sale. It was just something that was really cute, and they couldn’t resist. 

​While the gesture is kind, I had no way to store all these extra clothes. 

​Having extra baby-sized hangers would have been a huge help. 

​This is the type of gift a new mom may not even know they need until they need it, and they’ll appreciate you thinking of it for them. 

8. Teether and Clip-On

Teething is the process of when a baby’s teeth comes out.

It can be painful and long. Teething generally occurs between 6-24 months, although my daughter started teething at 2 months.

Getting a teething toy to ease the pain can be a lifesaver for new moms.

The most well-known teething toy is Sophie the Giraffe. It’s made of natural hevea rubber and food-grade paints.

It’s light and easy for little ones to grip. The ears and ossicones were my little one’s favorite parts to chew to soothe her gums.

I should mention – we got it when she was 3 months old, and she didn’t use it until she was 6-7 months. If the little one doesn’t take to it initially, he or she might later on.

If you have a clip-on, you can attach the teether to the baby’s shirt so it doesn’t fall on the ground.

9. Ball

This ball might seem like a random baby shower gift, but it’s a favorite in many households.

I first heard about this toy from a mom who was raving about it because even her daughter (who is a small baby and has tiny fingers) can play with it.

The oball is soft, light and bendable (it caves in when stepped on so it doesn’t hurt). The large holes make it easy for babies to grip.

This is the first toy she was able to hold and play with. Now we play catch with it so it’s still usable today!

10. Touch and Feel Books

We got the Baby Touch and Feel Animals book as a baby shower gift.

My daughter is now 2, and she still loves these books! I’m actually trying to slowly take the books away so she can focus on other books.

What I love about these books is that she can play with them on her own. She likes flipping the pages and touching the different textures, e.g., puppy fur.

It’s also durable, and she can’t chew the pages as easily as other books.

There aren’t many words or textures, and it focuses on one point only, so it’s easy for babies to follow!

When I used to put out 5-10 different board books for her to choose from (some of them also have touch-and-feel features), she always went for this one!

There are many other books in the Baby Touch and Feel series, including:

11. Informative Books

We also got an Usborne Book Collection as a baby shower gift. The books are about dinosaurs, animal homes, the zoo, nighttime, the garden, and the farm.

I love reading these with her! There’s so much good information for her to know. The illustrations are beautiful. She loves touching the holes and moving the flaps.

The one thing about these books – they’re quite advanced for babies. My kid was interested in the interactiveness of the book, but didn’t quite absorb the vocabulary until later on.

12. Carrier

This is a bit of a splurge as a baby shower gift, but it’s EXTREMELY practical. The new parents in your life will love it!

Using this ergonomic carrier, new moms can comfortably carry their baby while being hands-free so they can get stuff done around the house!

I’m not a doctor. After reading about hip dysplasia and 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.

You can even breastfeed your baby in it. Sometimes I found the carrier easier to use than a stroller when I was out of the house. For example, when I was going to a restaurant with tight spacing or on a plane.

13. Diaper pail

The Ubbi Diaper Pail is one of the most expensive diaper pails, but it’s worth it and a great baby shower gift!

We’re still using it. My daughter just turned 2 and it still traps in the odor. The odor hasn’t been absorbed like what I’ve heard can happen with the plastic pails.

The #1 reason why we love it – there are no special expensive refill bags like the Diaper Genie; we just use regular garbage bags so it’s a huge cost saver!

One thing – if you do have a leak in your bag, I highly recommend cleaning the pail immediately because otherwise you might get rust.

I also like that you can open it using just one hand. With its tall and thin frame, it’s a space saver and is large enough to hold at least a week’s worth of diapers.

There is a child safety lock feature, which is useful when the little one starts fiddling with it.

As it has a classic steel design, we might just keep it after our diaper days are over and use it as a regular trash can in the house.

14. Mommy Hook

I found out about the mommy hook from a fellow mama. It was her favorite gift at her baby shower.

I saw it on her stroller in action and was intrigued!

The hook was attached to the handlebar of the stroller. She had her purse and grocery bags hanging on the hook because her diaper bag took up the whole stroller storage area.

She was telling me that you can also hang it on your shopping cart with your diaper bag. When your little one starts throwing a temper tantrum in the middle of the grocery store, you can have her toys and gadgets nearby.

How useful!

15. Bib

Bibs are a practical gift to get new parents. It’s useful not just to catch food, but also paint and art tools your kid will use for crafts around the house!

There are 2 bibs I like for different ages.

For 6-12 months, I loved these silicone bibs because they’re easy to put on and wipe down.

The pocket does a great job of catching food. I like these ones particularly because they’re larger and softer than other silicone bibs I’ve seen.

When she was 1, I switched to this bib with sleeves. It’s light, waterproof, and has an elastic at the wrist to prevent food from going up. It was perfect for us at 1 year when she started being able to move her silicone bib out of the way and get the food all over her clothes!

16. Suction feeding mat

Babies will get to the stage of throwing things on the ground. When this happens, the new mom in your life will want a suction feeding mat!

This one is made of silicone, so even if the little one is able to remove the suction cups and throw it, it won’t damage floors or furniture. It’s easy to clean and dishwasher safe. It even includes spoons!

I’ve fed my baby with regular stainless steel and plastic utensils. Silicone utensils are durable but soft, so they don’t hurt my baby’s gums or teeth when she occasionally bites down on them when she’s teething. As they have a nonslip grip, my baby can even learn to feed herself!

17. Bottle Sterilizer

Want to get the parents-to-be a handy device that will make their lives so much easier when they are feeling extra sleep deprived? 

For many, having a bottle sterilizer is nice to have, not a must-have. 

But trust me, it will get good use and appreciation when mom is tired or it’s the middle of the night, and she can’t think straight.

The only caveat with this gift idea is that it may not be ideal for breastfeeding moms unless they also plan to bottle-feed as needed.

18. Transition cup

We heard from a nurse that we SHOULDN’T give our daughter a traditional sippy cup because it might result in tooth decay and speech issues. She said babies need to learn how to use regular cups.

We gave our baby water through a regular cup. Naturally, the water spilled everywhere!

We heard from a fellow mom about this trainer cup. It’s exactly like a regular cup, except there are minimal spills!

The baby drinks from the rim like any regular cup. It’s only when you tilt the cup and apply pressure to the inside rim that liquid comes out. The little one can whip it around or throw it on the ground – maybe a few drops will come out, but that’s it!

19. Snack storage

Snack catchers are very handy because it allows little ones to feed themselves with limited spilling of food.

You can put it in cup holders in the stroller and car seat.

This particular snack catcher is great because the stainless steel helps keep the food warm or cool.

20. Bouncer chair

A bouncer chair comes in handy when the new parents want to put their baby down to use the bathroom or cook food!

I honestly don’t know how I would have been able to brush my teeth or take a shower without a bouncer chair!

This Fisher-Price chair is good value for its lifespan. It’s the average price for bouncer chairs, and you can use it immediately up until the baby is 40 lbs. This one is both a rocker and a stationary chair (immovable with a kickstand).

I like how the toys hang low enough for a baby to touch and that the toy bar is easily removable for naps.

There is a vibration feature, but our baby didn’t like that feature, so we never used it. The chair is also portable.

21. Exersaucer/Jumper

Like bouncer chairs, exersaucers are highly useful because it gives new parents a break while keeping the baby engaged and stimulated.

My baby loved this Baby Einstein Activity Jumper! There are over 12 activities including musical ones. The seat swivels so little ones can independently move to different activity stations.

Babies can also jump in this – building their leg muscles.

This is a great place for new moms to put their babies in when they need to get a few things done around the house!

I’ve often heard it referred to as the circle of neglect because you can leave your baby in it for hours! I personally only put my baby in it for 15 minutes/day as I’ve heard overuse can hinder their development.

22. Portable Toy

This Baby Einstein Musical Toy is going to be a hit whenever little ones need a bit of distraction.

This was my must-have toy in the diaper bag when we were in the car and out of the house.

Babies love this toy because there’s a large button they can press to switch between the 7 songs.

My baby used to love watching the lights flashing to the beats. I actually really like listening to classical tunes – it’s calming!

23. Activity Cube

This activity cube is a gift the little one will love!

My baby spent a lot of time with this cube. She loved pressing the buttons, seeing the flashing lights, and dancing to the songs and animal sounds.

There’s also the activity of spinning the blocks and moving the gears. There’s a variety of motor skill development!

I also found this cube great for encouraging her to sit up. It’s for ages 6 months-3 years, so kids can get a lot of use out of it

24. Baby Care Kit

There are a lot of random things new parents need for ongoing baby care. 

Things like: 

Having this stuff on hand is great for emergencies, oopsies, and ongoing baby care. 

25. Post-Partum Care Kit

Many baby showers are all about the baby, but what about the mom? 

We also need some love and care during post-partum, which makes a post-partum care kit the perfect baby shower gift. 

Not only is it incredibly thoughtful, but practical too. 

You can include some depends underwear, extra thick pads, peri bottle, hemorrhoid relief, perineal cold packs, and stool softener. 

While there’s nothing glamorous about a post-partum care kit, it truly is a thoughtful gift for moms. 

26. Gift Cards

Gift cards are sometimes thought of as impersonal, but they’re the baby shower gifts many new moms appreciate the most!

It gives them the opportunity to buy whatever they want or need at that store.

The bigger the store, the more variety. That’s why Amazon gift cards are the best! She can spend it on anything from diapers to food to self-care products!

If she has an Amazon Prime membership, she can also get 20% off diapers and baby food with more than 5 subscriptions.

This is in addition to all of the benefits Amazon Prime offers, like free 2-day shipping and free access to movies, TV shows, music, and books.

27. Insulated Mug

As a mom myself, I can tell you that it’s almost impossible to finish a hot drink before it gets cold. 

Whenever I make a hot drink, I have the best intentions to drink it right away. 

But they always seem to get cold before I get a chance to finish them. 

And I’m sorry, but coffee that’s been heated up in the microwave three times just doesn’t taste the same. 

Giving mom an insulated mug for a baby shower present will help her keep those hot drinks hot for hours, about the time needed actually to get through a cup of coffee when you’ve got a newborn to take care of.  

If you want to add a personal touch, you can get one with her name engraved on it or a personal sentiment about what a great mom she will be.

28. Instant Pot

If you’re willing to spend a bit more, the

I got the Instant Pot on Mother’s Day when my little one was around 5 months.

29. Instant Pot Accessories

If the new mom already has an Instant Pot, Instant Pot accessories are another great baby shower 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 she has a 3 quart, 6 quart, or 8 quart.

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.

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!

30. Audible Membership

New moms want to stimulate their mind, not have “mommy’s brain”, and keep up with their book reading.

This makes the Audible membership a great baby shower gift!

It can be difficult for new moms to sit down and read a book because they’re busy taking care of the baby. With the Audible membership, they can listen to audiobooks while changing diapers and other baby-related tasks.

An Audible membership includes 3 free titles per month and 30% off any additional books.

She’ll own these books forever. If she already has an Audible membership, you can add to her credits so she doesn’t have to pay for a few months of membership.

31. Subscription Boxes

Again, baby shower gifts don’t just have to be for the babies. 

Let’s show moms some love, too! 

There are so many different kinds of subscription boxes you could get. 

There are ones that can make mom’s life easier, ones that make dinners faster and easier, ones that encourage self-care, and ones that have neat baby products in them. 

The possibilities are endless. 

Cater to Mom is a subscription box that’s great for new moms.

Just make sure that whatever subscription box you choose comes with practical items that will actually help the mom-to-be and not just clutter her house with more stuff. 

I recommend subscription boxes for moms you know really well so you can get something they will use and cherish.

32. Digital Storage

A digital storage might seem like an odd baby shower gift, but it’s very practical.

New moms will have a tonne 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 solely 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 parent an external hard drive saves them 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!

33. Keurig and K-Cups

While a new breastfeeding mom might not want to have caffeinated beverages, she might still want to have a cup of decaf coffee or herbal tea first thing in the morning.

  to help save her time

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

34. Wireless Earbuds

If the new mom has an Apple phone, she’ll love AirPods! It’s quite a splurge! The new mom in your life will be so grateful for it!

New moms are constantly on their phones 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.

However, earbud cords can be 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!

Samsung Galaxy earbuds are an alternative but cheaper.

35. Vacuuming Help

House cleaning is often at the bottom of the priority list for new moms. If your gift can give them a little bit of help in this area, they’ll definitely appreciate it.

Here are 2 tools I could not live without in my vacuuming routine. They’ve made vacuuming more efficient and effective.

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.

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, this 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 it’s made my life so much easier. Now I can just pick up the vacuum and quickly clean up places the robot vacuum won’t clean well, like the:

  • Stairs
  • Corners
  • Walls
  • Areas our cats frequently sleep and lounge in

Between these 2 products, my relationship with vacuuming has completely changed. I now almost enjoy vacuuming.

36. Photo Shoot

Newborn photo shoots can cost hundreds, which is why it’s a top baby shower gift.

We got a photo shoot as a gift. We loved the photos and memories from that day.

As each professional photographer has a unique style and package, you might want to ask the parents to book one and give them the budget you’re willing to contribute.

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

What Baby Shower Gifts are NOT Practical

Here’s a list of gifts that are less practical.

There’s nothing wrong with these gifts. In fact, some people might love these gifts.

They’re just in general less practical because they’re less versatile, usable or appeal to a specific type of person rather than the general population.

1) Baby onesies with sayings

Here’s an example of what I mean by a baby onesie with a saying.

While some sayings are cute or funny, parents will get more wear out of a onesie without a saying. A plain onesie can be dressed with more outfits and is also less memorable.

2) Christmas, Halloween, Easter or other Holiday outfits

Along the same lines, you’re limiting the wearable time frame if you give holiday themed outfits like this one.

Given how fast babies grow, the little one will probably just be able to wear that outfit for 1-2 months max. It won’t be usable the following year.

3) Cloth bibs

This baby shower gift could go either way.

Some people use cloth bibs to catch drool and spit up so they don’t have to change their baby’s shirt when this happens.

I never used these as I often had the muslin cloth with me to wipe up drool and spit up. The muslin cloth is far more versatile than a cloth bib.

When she had solids, she used a silicone bib because it’s much easier to wash than a cloth bib.

4) Dry clean only baby clothes

Babies poop and pee in their clothes all the time.

While you might find a beautiful formal outfit that’s dry clean only, you’re adding “going to the dry cleaners” to a new parent’s already long list of duties. It’ll definitely make them think twice before putting their kid in that outfit.

Dry cleaning is also expensive and unnecessary with all the perfectly good non-dry clean outfits babies have in their closet.

5) Baby dolls

There is this thought that all kids, especially girls, want to or should play with dolls.

Some people don’t want their kids to aim to be princesses because it doesn’t help them in real life. They also don’t want their girls to strive to become a certain body type because they see it on a Barbie.

I know there is the counterargument that playing with dolls can instill a sense of nurturing and pretend play, but you could accomplish the same thing using a stuffed animal.

If you want to get a doll as a baby shower gift, I suggest getting a stuffed doll.

We got a stuffed doll 6 months ago as a gift. What I love is that it has soft, plush fabric so it’s comfortable for my daughter to hug and sleep with.

6) Nursery wall art

Even though there are so many cute nursery wall art designs, it’s better to stay away from these as baby shower gifts unless you 100% know this is what the parents want and they haven’t already gotten it.

7) Baby shampoo or soap

Some parents prefer organic baby shampoo instead of regular shampoo or soap.

Some parents (like myself) only want to use water. I do the no poo method with my daughter. I’ve never used shampoo on my daughter’s head and she’s well over 2 years old now. Her hair is always healthy and clean.

If you don’t know what the parents want, I wouldn’t make any assumptions and get these as baby shower gifts.

Final Thoughts on Practical Baby Shower Gifts

If you’re helping to throw a baby shower, here are the best inexpensive baby shower party ideas.

If you’re interested in reading about more baby shower gift ideas, check out this article on baby essentials in the first 3 months. and baby clothes needed for the first year.

I also have a post on what babies need at 6 months that might also be of interest.

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Recap of the Best Practical Baby Shower Gifts

Here’s a recap of all of the most useful baby shower gifts:

  1. Diapers and Wipes: Water Wipes, Honest Company Diapers, Pampers Pure Diapers
  2. Rash cream
  3. Large muslin blankets: Aden and Anais large muslin blankets
  4. Clip-on toy: Firefly
  5. Larger size baby clothing: 2-way zipper pajamas, footed pants, long sleeve and short sleeve onesies
  6. Unique practical baby clothes: Long sleeve breathable shirts with 50+ UPF protection
  7. Extra baby-sized hangers
  8. Teether: Sophie the Giraffe with clip-on
  9. Ball: Oball toy ball
  10. Touch and Feel books: Baby Touch and Feel Animals book
  11. Colorful and engaging books: Usborne Peep Inside Collection: 6 Books Box Set
  12. Carrier: 360 Ergobaby Carrier
  13. Diaper pail: Ubbi Diaper Pail
  14. Mommy Hook: mommy hook
  15. Bib: Silicatch bibs, bib with sleeves
  16. Suction feeding mat
  17. Bottle sterilizer
  18. Transition cup: Munchkin Trainer cup
  19. Snack storage: Munchkin Snack catcher
  20. Bouncer Chair: Fisher-Price chair
  21. Exersaucer/jumper: Baby Einstein Activity Jumper
  22. Portable Toy: Baby Einstein Musical Toy
  23. Activity cube: VTech Activity Cube
  24. Baby Care Kit including a thermometer
  25. Post-Partum Care Kit: depends underwear, extra thick pads, peri bottle, hemorrhoid relief, perineal cold packs, and stool softener
  26. Gift Cards: Amazon gift card
  27. Insulated mug
  28. Instant Pot Accessories: Original stainless steel pot, non-stick pot, extra sealing rings, Instant Pot accessories bundle
  29. Vacuuming help: iRobot Roomba, Dyson hand held cordless vacuum
  30. Audible membership
  31. Subscription Boxes like Cater to Mom
  32. Digital Storage: External hard drive
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  34. Wireless Earbuds: AirPods

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  1. yes u are right it is good to gift usefull things to mommy to be.though it is little wierd to gift diaper and wipes to someone but it is a fact that it is a most usefull thing for babies.All the things which u have mentioned are must haves for new moms.very usefull article.

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