Having a new baby is one of the greatest miracles of life. After what seems like nine of the longest months, meeting that little bundle of joy can be such a blessing to all around. It’s been over five years since I gave birth to Hugo, my youngest and at the time, I shared some of the gifts we received. That post is still so popular, and with many friends about to give birth, it felt like the perfect time to refresh it.
The Glow Travel Sleep Easy
With a new baby comes a lot of disruption to sleep. This is entirely normal and expected; however, this difficult disruption, unfortunately, continues for some, and sleep aids can be really useful. Getting a baby to sleep is hard at the best of times but can be especially difficult whilst travelling. Well, Glow Dreaming have the perfect solution. The NEW Glow Travel Sleep Easy really is a game-changer for parents seeking peaceful nights, even while on the move. The Glow Travel Sleep Easy utilises a 3-in-1 sleep aid system:
- A soft red LED light gently encourages melatonin production, promoting sleepiness.
- Pink Noise covers ambient noises, ensuring uninterrupted slumber.
- The built-in Scent Nebuliser brings comforting aromas to unfamiliar settings.
What’s more, the long-life, rechargeable battery is great for those day naps or a whole night’s sleep! This really is the perfect travel accessory for parents and is a gift that would come with a lot of gratitude! Priced at £99.95; find out more and purchase here.
The Glow Perfect Sleep Sensor
For the perfect night’s sleep when it comes to a baby, there are a number of different factors that need to be taken into consideration. If this feels remotely overwhelming, then the Glow Perfect Sleep Sensor by Glow Dreaming is your new best friend. This clever sensor takes parenting support to a whole new level, remotely monitoring the temperature and humidity of the room and then suggesting suitable clothing choices. The remote sensor will alert you if the room becomes too hot or dry without the need for you to disturb your sleeping baby. Not only will this help aid a good and restful sleep for baby, but it also adds peace of mind and reassurance to parents! This would make a great gift for any new parent. £99.95; you can find out more and purchase here.
It really can be difficult to find a gift for a new parent or baby with such a vast range of choices on the market. Without knowing what a parent really needs at that moment, it can be quite an overwhelming experience. You want to purchase a useful gift the parent actually wants and will use, but without being the actual parent, this can be quite a task. Well, Prezzee takes all of that stress out of the moment. This personalised gift card allows a multitude of choices, redeemable across renowned brands like John Lewis, Boots, and many, many more.
Customise with a heartfelt message or video, and let new parents choose their perfect gift – whether it’s adorable baby attire, essential equipment for the nursery, or even a well-deserved takeaway during those early and very demanding days. Not only is this the perfect personal gift but great for maternity collections in the workplace or with a group of friends or family, and it’s completely digital too! Find out more and purchase here.
BabyBjörn Baby Carrier Mini
With both my children, I was a huge advocate for baby-wearing. When I gave birth to Hugo, I had an almost seven-year-old already, so I had to be quite mobile and on the go. I loved the closeness of a baby carrier, and it made life so much easier. For newborns up to 12 months, the BabyBjörn Baby Carrier Mini offers both safety and comfort. Its Scandinavian-inspired print is a beautiful and stylish touch making it the perfect accessory. This cocoon-like carrier is ideal for bonding while on the move giving you the closeness of a snuggle while giving you some freedom to do other things. This gift is perfect for anyone with a new baby and can be worn in three different carrying positions. £105.00; find out more and purchase here.
Skin Salvation from Balmonds is an award-winning, all-natural balm for both mum and baby. This balm is ideal for any parent, perfect for soothing rashes or nourishing dry skin. Available from £7.99 on balmonds.com and various retailers.
Balmonds have a huge range of amazing natural-based products that make great pamper gifts and fast become beauty essentials. Their Natural Shampoo & Bodywash is perfect for anyone suffering from dry skin, eczema or psoriasis. £19.00.
Bath & Body Oil – 100% natural and includes hemp, lavender and chamomile oil. £12.99.
Rosehip Scar Oil which can improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks, and uneven skin tone. £18.99.
Subtle Energies- Baby Massage Blend
The benefits of baby massage are widely reported, and in India, it is a cherished tradition for promoting health and bonding. That’s why the Subtle Energies’ Baby Massage Blend is a great gift for anyone with a new baby. Crafted with care, this gentle yet dynamic blend nurtures delicate new skin, hydrates and can cool rashes – pretty impressive. This would make a lovely treat for any new parent. RRP £43.00; find out more and purchase here.
Weleda Shampoo & Body Wash
Elevate your baby’s bath time with Weleda Calendula Baby Shampoo & Bodywash. Delicately formulated, this 2-in-1 product cleanses while maintaining the skin’s natural barrier. Enriched with almond oil and organic calendula extract, it’s a gentle choice for your little one’s sensitive skin. Boasting an impressive list of 100% natural ingredients, this product pampers baby from head to toe. RRP £8.25 available to purchase from Holland & Barrett.
Dr Jackson’s Coconut Melt
Discover the power of 100% organic Coconut Melt from Dr Jackson’s. A versatile balm that nourishes and conditions skin and hair whilst smelling incredible. Laden with natural goodness, its lightweight texture makes it a soothing remedy for sensitive skin. Harness the benefits of coconut oil’s glycerides, fatty acids, and antioxidants. Embrace radiant, healthier skin and indulge in a luxurious experience. The perfect gift for a pamper post-baby. Available from John Bell & Croyden RRP £20.
Lottie Shaw’s New Baby Hamper
Hampers are always a great addition to any household that’s just had a baby. The trouble is, these days, a hamper isn’t always what you want it to be. Lately, I have been disappointed with the contents of a few hampers I have purchased and especially when you are buying as a gift, you want them to be perfect. Well, Lottie Shaw’s New Baby Hamper won’t let you down.
Delight in a soft toy for baby and a selection of shortbread hearts, ginger and chocolate biscuits, delicious flapjacks and more. Crafted with care, this hamper makes the perfect gift and is filled with treats your recipient will love! The hamper is £39.95 with FREE DELIVERY, and if you sign up for their newsletter, you’ll get 10% off! Find out more here.
Jasmine Silk Baby Blanket
Baby blankets make great gifts, and these delicate and hypoallergenic silk blankets from Jasmine Silk provide a keepsake for both expectant mothers and their babies. Offering comfort across seasons, they regulate temperature, ensuring warmth in winter and coolness in summer. This is a practical gift of care and thoughtfulness. Find out more and purchase here.
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