Tips In Choosing Useful Baby Shower Gifts

Tips In Choosing Useful Baby Shower Gifts

Showers are all about making the mom-to-be feel special and loved. It is an affair with all her close family and friends, who care for her and wish her well. If you are invited for a shower, it is important that you gift her something useful than namesake. So here are some of the tips you could consider when picking out the perfect shower gift.

  • Think big
    Babies grow really fast so if you are thinking of getting baby clothes or booties, you better buy a tad bigger sizes so that the newborn can wear them for some time and not just once or twice. If you cannot think of a proper size, buy wooden baby toys, stuffed animals etc. You could also go for modern gifts such as electric prams, baby carriers, car seats, breast pumps etc. Make use of technology so that the mother’s activities will be easier.
    • Be practical
      Gift giving is all providing something that is useful to the receiver. During pregnancy and afterwards, the mom and child will both need essential stuff such as baby wipes, nappies, creams, shampoo, soap, bibs, towels etc. Your gift should be given after considering other factors. For example, if the newborn is not a first child, the equipment, prams etc. that were used for the previous kid could be used here. In such a situation, gifting a savings bond, education, health or life insurance policies and other investments could be much more valuable than baby items or cheap homewares Sydney.
      • Be extra thoughtful
        You can go an extra mile with your gifts by gifting thoughtful gifts. For example, if you are aware of any item that the parents need but are financially unable to afford it, you could get together with a few friends and buy it for the child. Strollers, cribs, electric sterilizers etc. are quite expensive and hence it is very helpful to get a few gift certificates from a baby store. Another creative idea is a drugstore gift certificate so that whenever the child needs any medical assistance, they could purchase it. You need to be careful when you choose clothes for the child. It is better to buy light shades so that any dust, dirt or insects can be spotted easily. If there are prints, make sure it is minimal. Colors such as white, yellow or pastel colors are great if you don’t know the sex of the child. New parents have various problems with childbirth and pregnancy so gifting a few books and DVD tutorials will be enormously helpful.
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