Get The Best Gifts for New Parents.

The holiday season is obviously a time to give gifts to those that you are close to. Of course, everyone makes their lists so it’s generally easy to get gifts, or at least know where to start, for those that want them, but what about parents of newborns? Obviously newborn babies are too small to actually want anything, but they (and their parents) could use a large variety of things. When shopping for newborns, and their parents, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that you get them a gift that they’ll truly appreciate.

 

Having a newborn child is tough for any parent, so if you are searching for good gift ideas be sure to think practically. The parents may feel a little overwhelmed with a new baby, so buying big, bright and flashy toys may not be the best idea. Think about getting more silent gifts, like bedtime books, or some sort of lullaby set. Parents will also be grateful for new clothes, so a shopping spree or gift card to Babies R Us may be a good idea. Regardless of what you choose, you should make sure that the gift is something that is needed, instead of simply getting the newest toy available.

 

Another great idea is to get a gift that the parents can use. For example, you can volunteer to babysit so mom and dad can get out of the house for a bit. You may want to take it a step further and completely plan the night out, from dinner reservations to the event after dinner. You don’t have to worry too much about it either way, but even if you get them out of the house for a nice meal they will be sure to appreciate it.

 

New parents aren’t completely hapless, but they could use help like everyone else. Spend some time and effort this holiday season to get the gifts that are sure to be useful.

 

LisaLisa

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38 thoughts on “Get The Best Gifts for New Parents.

  • January 23, 2016 at 1:52 pm
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    I agree they do have great gifts for new parents here,

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  • January 22, 2016 at 7:45 pm
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    We always check them out when a friends baby shower comes around. Great assortment of baby stuff for sure

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  • January 22, 2016 at 10:00 am
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    great place for baby shopping

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  • January 22, 2016 at 5:44 am
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    These are some great ideas! Back when my son was little…. many moons ago, lol, many of the current items were not even available. I would highly suggest purchasing items that will “grow” with the child. Babies grow so fast that spending big time money for some items is really a waste, unless you are having several children or want to donate.

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  • January 19, 2016 at 1:36 am
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    I love the ideas! I like to make a baby blanket or knit one and then give something useful I know they will use too! Sometimes it is nice to get something they wouldn’t buy that is special too!

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  • January 18, 2016 at 2:15 pm
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    Babiesrus great place too get for babies items for new parents even again parents such a great variety

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  • January 17, 2016 at 5:24 pm
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    There is a bunch of suggestions here. I love to get a gift card from them and let the parents pick out what they need.

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  • January 16, 2016 at 9:16 pm
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    Babies R Us is my go to store when shopping for baby showers or newborns.

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  • January 16, 2016 at 5:12 pm
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    I like shopping at babies r us. Lots of great things in this store.

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  • January 16, 2016 at 9:01 am
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    When my grandson was born most of his stuff came from here. I love their products and their service. I did not get to use them when my daughter was born.

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  • January 16, 2016 at 2:07 am
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    They were a really nice store and I liked them. Both Baby’ss aand Toys R Us moved from our town just a few months aago I dont knpow why. They seemed to have pretty good business!

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  • January 15, 2016 at 3:27 pm
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    My girls are 22 & 20, I miss the baby toddler years.

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  • January 14, 2016 at 9:11 pm
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    Some lovely ideas for helping new moms. I know sometimes just having a meal and some time is the best gift ever especially when those early days can be so exhausting.

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  • January 14, 2016 at 10:57 am
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    I love to give practical gifts, like diapers and such.

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  • January 12, 2016 at 1:26 pm
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    Babies R’ Us is a great place to get expecting parents gifts! I registered there when I was pregnant. I try to get people something they need and want.

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  • January 12, 2016 at 11:50 am
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    What great in sight! I usually just stick to baby clothes. I really like picking out cute lil outfits sometimes larger than newborn so they have something as the baby grows.

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  • January 12, 2016 at 10:47 am
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    I agree that it is nice to help out the family with a new baby. Everyone needs a little me time. I love shopping at Baby’sRUs. They have so many great things. Thank you for sharing

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  • January 12, 2016 at 12:27 am
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    I always try to give diapers and baby gowns to new mothers. the gowns are the easiest for quick diaper changers.

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  • January 11, 2016 at 7:54 pm
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    I love shopping at toys r us for my niece and they have a variety of supplies for kids of all ages.

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  • January 11, 2016 at 4:56 pm
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    I give them gift cards. This way they can choose what them want and need. And they do not have to return a unneeded gift

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  • January 11, 2016 at 12:41 pm
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    Used to dislike giving gift cards, but I’m warming up to it.

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  • January 11, 2016 at 10:01 am
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    Super ideas! I get gift cards (especially for baby clothes) because they outgrow them so quickly! You can never have too many baby clothes options!

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  • January 10, 2016 at 6:28 pm
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    The best thing a friend did for me was cook some meals and help out without being intrusive.

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  • January 10, 2016 at 4:58 pm
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    I always make my baby gifts by crocheting something. But, there will come a day where I wont be able to do that and use gift cards or by from Etsy.

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  • January 10, 2016 at 3:54 pm
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    I give gift card so they can get what they really need

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  • January 10, 2016 at 3:36 pm
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    i still like gift cards incase they just dont get that one thing they want or need!

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  • January 10, 2016 at 3:09 pm
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    We have one in the nearby town. I like the idea of a gift card so new parents can fill in the items they need or didn’t get from others.

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  • January 10, 2016 at 11:41 am
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    i loe that they have a ababy regestry there to help

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  • January 10, 2016 at 5:19 am
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    My Nephew is registered there for his son.

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  • January 10, 2016 at 1:04 am
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    Thank you for sharing. I’ve found giving practical gifts like diapers or baby bath towels or some outfits for when the baby is a little older (6mos-24mos) are in my opinion the best. sometimes some toys are good to give to help entertain the little one while mommy gets a shower.lol

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  • January 10, 2016 at 12:01 am
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    I have found that a large number of diapers are the best gift for newborns. They have to use these and tend to use lots of them.

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  • January 9, 2016 at 10:17 pm
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    Always the aunt never the mother. Just the way I like it. So ? giving ideas for new Moms are quite helpful.

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  • January 9, 2016 at 8:34 pm
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    I enjoy shopping, and during the holiday when I do go out and shop, I always make sure I know a bit about the person wants and needs before grabbing them something to put under the tree.
    @tisonlyme143

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  • January 9, 2016 at 8:12 pm
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    I think it’s important to take these things in to consideration when giving gifts to anyone, personally. I always want to make sure what I give is useful and desired by the recipient, not just something I think they might like. I used to be that way, and I’m pretty sure I was terrible at it. lol

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  • January 9, 2016 at 8:09 pm
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    Great ideas. It’s been a long time since I have been a new mother. My oldest is nearly 18 now so I need some reminders on what it feels like to just start out.

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