A baby shower is an occasion for celebrating the impending birth of a child. The small intimate gathering of friends and family shower the mom-to-be with gifts that will help her after the birth of the baby.
Choosing the perfect baby shower gift can be quite confusing. Here are some popular baby shower gifts that you can include on your baby shower shopping list.
Baby Bath Kit
After the arrival of the baby, the new mom will need bath essentials for the infant. A baby bath kit is a popular baby shower gift. The kit comprises of soap, powder, sponge or washcloth, towel and baby brush or comb. A baby tub and rubber duck can be wonderful additions to the baby bath kit.
To sleep comfortably the baby needs soft and attractive bedding. The lovely pastel colored sheets with images of animals are appropriate for the nursery. Baby bedding is one of the most popular gifts for baby shower.
A set of monthly stickers can be a wonderful baby shower gift. Babies grow too fast. To keep track of the important milestones in the early life of a child you need monthly stickers that tag photos of the child taken at the different stages of growth. From the delicate vulnerable newborn to the cheerful one year old, the onesie stickers help parents preserve every moment of the early days of a child’s life. The attractive stickers are used not only for tracking the first twelve months in the life of a child. They are also used for tagging the pregnancy photos of the expectant mother.
For the expectant mom, a baby sling can be a useful baby shower gift. Most moms are reluctant to leave the baby back home while they are outdoors. Parents will appreciate the baby sling which will help carry the child with them. Babies love to be carried in the sling. According to pediatricians, maintaining a close contact with the child helps to strengthen the bond between the parent and the child.
Popular baby shower gifts include essential objects that a child would need daily after birth. You can give a diaper bag, t-shirts, wipes, diapers, feeding bottles, pacifiers or even small toys that are specifically designed for babies to the expectant parents. You can also give the parents books that will guide them during their early parenthood days.