Newborn Gift Ideas

Not sure what a newborn baby needs? Looking for a practical gift? Here is a checklist of the basic items parents will need once they bring their newborn home. Any of these items would make great newborn gifts. But if you are looking for a gift for a newborn who is the second or third born in a family that already has all the practical things have a look at these ideas.


Clothing Essential Ideas for a Newborn Baby

  • 4 - 6 singlet's or body suits
  • 6 - 8 jumpsuits
  • 4 jackets
  • Couple of nice outfits
  • Hats
  • Socks
  • Leggings
  • Bibs
  • 6 wraps, cotton or muslin
  • mittens


Sleeping Essential Gift Ideas for a Newborn

  • Bassinet or cot
  • New firm cot mattress
  • 3 fitted bassinet and cot sheets
  • Mattress protector
  • 2 - 3 lightweight blankets


Diaper Gift Ideas for a Newborn

  • Diaper bin with secure lid
  • Baby wipes
  • Newborn size diapers
  • Diaper rash cream
  • Change table


Bath time Gift Ideas for Newborns

  • Mild soap
  • Cotton wool balls
  • Wash cloths
  • 2 soft towels
  • Blunt ended scissors
  • Baby bath with stand (optional)
  • Baby hair brush

Out and About Gift Ideas for Newborns

  • Car seat
  • Sun cover for rear car window
  • Sling or front-pack
  • Pram
  • Sun cover for pram
  • Nappy bag to use when out


Feeding Gift Ideas for Newborns

  • Breast Pump
  • Breast pads
  • Set of bottles and teats
  • Bottle brush
  • Sterilizer
  • Bottle warmer
  • Comfortable chair to feed in


Newborn Gift Ideas for second or third children

  • New towel perhapse with their name on it
  • New cot sheets
  • Name sign to hang on their bedroom door


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