Suppose you’ve recently received an invite for a baby shower; you might be a bit stumped on finding the perfect gift that holds meaning. While you could gift a generic or personalized baby hamper packed with baby wipes, nappies, and a few clothing items, there’s no doubt the expectant mom will mostly be receiving generic gifts. And if you want your gift to stand out and last a lifetime, you should consider one of these meaningful baby shower gifts that genuinely hold meaning and sentiment.
Top 5 Meaningful Baby Shower Gifts
First Rattle Ornament
When looking for the perfect gift, personalized baby keepsakes are often a great choice. You can consider a first rattle ornament with the little ones’ names embossed on the front. This gift is sure to hold massive sentiment for the expecting mom and the child for years to come. A first rattle ornament is perfectly gender-neutral as well as some designs are in neutral colors.
Baby’s First Year Scrapbook
Another great gift to consider is a baby’s first-year scrapbook. You can easily purchase these online, and the book will be used to collect photos and details of every milestone of the child’s first year. Most of these books have little envelopes to save the baby’s first lock of hair and sections for parents to write memorable notes on their experience with the little one for the first year.
Baby’s First Blanket
The image of a tiny toddler holding their ‘blankey’ and floppy teddy while they waddle around the house is a memory most parents have of their little ones as they reach toddler age. However, the baby blanket doesn’t simply become so special when the child reaches their toddler years as this blanket is usually the one the child finds the most comfortable with, and it has been present since birth. So, gifting a first blanket with the child’s first name inscribed onto the soft fabric is an excellent choice for a memorable gift that will likely last a lifetime.
A Responsive Teddy Bear
The ordinary teddy bear stands no chance against the new responsive teddy bears that light up and make soothing sounds when hugged. These teddies may only be later appreciated by the little one when they reach their toddler years, although they will provide even an infant with amazing wonder and entertainment. There is also a wide variety to choose from, and they are readily available online.
Mom’s tend to hold onto a small number of clothing items as their child outgrows them, and there’s no doubt that the generic babygrows will end up in the donation box in a few years. However, by gifting personalized baby clothing, such as a babygrow with the child’s name printed on, or an adorable or funny phrase, you can rest assured that your gift will end up being stored in the sentiments box to show the child when they grow older.
Finding meaningful baby shower gifts can feel a bit overwhelming. However, by investing thought and considering items that can hold sentiment, you will be able to find the perfect gift that will last a lifetime, or perhaps even longer.
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