Sure, giving baby an adorable stuffed animal may not be the biggest shocker at the shower, but there’s certainly a reason why these sweet Blabla dolls have been making the rounds at many a baby celebration. Hand-knit with soft, snuggly natural fibers, these creative mini cuddlers are available in a variety of fun characters for $44–56.
New parents have been raving about Aden + Anais’ swaddling blankets for the past couple years — and it’s easy to see why! Available in a three-pack for $45, these super-soft swaddlers are made with all-natural bamboo fiber muslin, making them a snuggly, soothing pick for baby’s delicate skin.
Made to mimic a mother’s breast with an extending and retracting “Perfe-latch” nipple, the Bare Air-Free Bottle offers a realistic, modern design. Priced at $14.99 and available in two sizes (4 oz. and 8 oz.), this bottle gives new moms a little extra peace with inner air plugs that provide air-free feeding and help prevent gas and colic.
Mom will surely want to keep track of baby’s monthly milestones, and Sticky Bellies offers an easy (and adorable!) way to do just that. Priced at $14 for a twelve-month package (1–12 or 13–24), these removable stickers come in a range of colors and can be reused when placed back inside of the original wax backing. Also be sure to check out their pregnancy stickers for the mamas out there who want to document their bellies as they grow!
Any new mom will be the first to admit it — the award-winning Bumbo floor seat is a must-have for your growing baby! Priced at $39.99, this flexible, contoured seat helps stabilize little ones who can’t sit up on their own yet, and it’s incredibly easy to clean, making it a win-win for sleep-deprived new parents.
Tired mamas everywhere agree that when the sleepy times get tough, it’s time to get a MamaRoo. Available with prices beginning at $199.99, this bouncy infant seat sways and bumps your babe with five mom-like motions and ambient sounds. Though moms admit that it might be a little quirky looking, the functionality is paramount.
Make bath time a breeze with the help of the Puj Tub. A popular pick with new parents, this soft foam tub conforms to a variety of sinks, and is mold- and mildew-resistant. Available in a range of colors with prices beginning at $44.99, the tub is also praised for it’s flat body, which requires minimal cleaning and storage overhead.
Make baby’s first gift additionally special with personalized effects, like these adorable wooden blocks featured in the Little Sapling Toys Etsy shop. Priced at $43.20, this all-natural set includes 18 personalized blocks with the letters of your choice.
Give the new mama in your life the gift that keeps on giving with a monthly subscription to Bluum Baby. For as low as $20.99 a month, Bluum will deliver a box of surprise goodies for both mom and baby with all of the latest and greatest products. Offering accessories, toys, skin care products, books and beyond, this monthly gift pack is an excellent pick for first-timers.
Make sure Mom’s prepared for days on the go with the help of the Skip Hop Pronto! changing station. Available for $30, this portable, busy-mom essential offers a modern clutch-turned-changing-kit with extra-wide wipes and a cushioned head rest. Sold in a variety of hip styles, this product is easy to care for and is a perfect solution for keeping on hand in the car or stroller.
Say goodbye to loose blankies and consider snapping up a Baby Deedee Sleep Nest for the baby-to-be in your life. Available in a variety of colors, these cozy little nests provide soft, duvet-style wearable sleeping bags with shoulder straps and over-sized front zippers. Prices range from $38–48 with sizes small to large.