Newborn Baby Gift ListBy Thoroughly Modern Baby 19th February 2015
Do you know that way, when you’re pregnant you see pregnant women everywhere? Well, it seems that ever since we started a baby goods website ALL of our friends have decided to produce perfectly formed little customers for us!
As a result, we are in the midst of a Newborn Baby Fest here at #TMBaby, with some of our favourite people pregnant or sitting in that happy, tired daze that comes from an overflow of love and 25 minutes of sleep!
Our 2015 Baby Fest started with Lou’s oldest and bestest friend, Joanne, giving birth to Baby Boy Dunbar, a gorgeous wee brother for Ruby. Next up was Tracey who set the bar high with a boy and a girl; Jude and Eden are younger siblings for two year old Eli and already ruling the roost! Our very own Gorgeous Pregnancy blogger, Mrs M gave birth to Freya Elizabeth after 42 weeks and we’re only just into February.
It has literally been a wave of Cuddledry Towels and ergoPouch Swaddles!
We have yet to announce news from Martina in April, Looby Lou in June, Lynne with another set of twins in July and Lesley in August. As well as FOUR of Lou’s NCT friends - Agnese in March, Helen in April, Lizzie in June and Susie in August. Wow!
Anyhow, it got to us to thinking that a newborn gift list would be a perfect idea for everyone out there looking to purchase a gift for any new arrivals in their life. We’ve certainly had enough testers to give us their feedback and let us know some of their favourites.
Here’s our list – please let us know if you have any great ideas to add!
With much love to all of our new little favourites,
Nicki and Lou XX
Up to £10
Skibz Dribble Bib - £8
The original bandana style dribble bib, unrivalled on quality and style! Comes in many designs, from cuddly cow print to traditional ginghams right through to pretty florals and funky polka dots.
Jakabel Nappi-Wrap - £8.95
These trendy styled nappy covers/swim nappies can be worn over swim nappies or instead of them. They are made of super soft neoprene to keep baby comfortable while giving thermal insulation in open water or outdoor pools.
Skibz Doublez - £10
The Premium Skibz Doublez means twice as much cool style for baby and one less wash for parents - we think Skibz are onto a double-whammy winner with this one!
Up to £20
Rock-a-Thigh Socks - £11
Give baby super cool style that rocks! Rock-a-Thigh socks are a fashionable, comfortable alternative to tights that keep little legs warm and make nappy changing super easy! They come in lots of funky designs to suit all personalities!
Fred & Noah Leggings - £12-15
Fred & Noah's range of handmade leggings are super cute! In unisex Monster, Giraffe and Monkey designs, these leggings look fab on boys or girls. A hot favourite at #TMBaby!
Banz Ear Defenders - £16.99
Are your friends the trendy festival-going types? For busy parents with families who like to enjoy life to the full, Banz Ear Defenders are a must-have item for babies. Enjoy concerts, events and festivals safe in the knowledge that baby's ears are protected from the loud noises.
Baby Wrap Wetsuit - £17.95
Toddler pools can be surprisingly cold. Even in warm water your baby will quickly grow cold and fashionable swimsuits offer little protection against sun and sea. These super baby wrap wetsuits come in a 2.5mm neoprene wetsuit fabric with easy access Velcro openings for easy changing.
Sophia Reynold Hats - £18-£19.50 (currently on Sale to £14.40-£15.60)
Sophia Reynold's hats are made from 100% natural yarn so you will find these wonderful designs are not only beautiful to look at but are soft and comfortable for baby to wear.
Baby UV Romper - £19.95
These super cute baby rompers offer all-over protection without restricting baby's movement or fun! Sun-Safe, bright, fun designs and peace of mind all rolled into one great romper suit!
Flip Out Changing Mat - £20
A must-have, portable item, this super-sized changing mat folds into a small, neat package. that mum/dad can pop in their bag, pram or bag or glove compartment.
Up to £30
Jellystone Necklace - £22.50
Something for mum & baby! Teething Jewellery allows mum to remain stylish, chic and fashionably dressed while giving baby the thing he craves most - your jewellery!
airCocoon Swaddles - £23.95
The airCocoon is ergoPouch’s lightest baby swaddle and is perfect for keeping baby securely swaddled even on warm summer days and nights.
Totseat - £24.50
Parents can receive so many gifts for 0-6 months that it can sometimes make sense to buy something for future use, like this fabulous compact, washable, squashable fabric highchair. The perfect travel highchair for babies from around 8 - 30 months, the totseat comes in a range of fun and funky designs with a matching drawstring pouch - a fab gift!
Cuddledry Apron Towel - £29.99
Those first few baths with a tiny baby can be rather daunting and you can feel like you’re all fingers and thumbs. The cuddledry apron towel makes bathing easier, allowing you to keep a tight hold of baby! Winner of over 20 awards, it is a true lifesaver for new mummies and daddies. A perfect gift!
Muslin squares are one of those essential baby items that become an instant part of everyday routine. This wonderful twin pack from Perlimpinpin has the sweetest designs in soft pastel shades that can be used for winding, swaddling, pram covers and sheets, playtime blankets and changing mat covers.
Up to £40
Pop-Up Travel Bassinette - £33.99
The Pop-Up Travel Bassinette is suitable from birth to 6 months and isdeal for use as a day-cot at home or on weekends/holidays away. The Bassinette comes complete with padded mattress and integrated zip-up mosquito net and folds easily into a compact carry bag.
Hush Comfort Plus Baby Monitor - £34.95
The Hush Comfort Plus is a competitively priced Digital Audio baby monitor with great features and benefits.
Bupbo Beasties Artwork - £35
This beautiful collection of artisan handcrafted pictures from Bupbo Beasties is made from handmade Japanese Kozo Paper. The collection features Woodland Creatures and Sea Animals and each piece is individually made and hand signed by artist Lynne Friel. A child's first piece of original art is a truly unique gift for a newborn.
Snugglebundl - £39.95
The multi-award winning Snugglebundl allows parents to lift baby in and out of car seats, moses baskets and prams without waking them. Snugglebundl is a fantastic help for lifting your baby after a C-section and can really help post-birth recovery time. Ingenious!
Boba Wrap - £38 (currently on sale to £34)
The Boba Wrap is the perfect wrap style carrier – with its no-guesswork tying and unique fabric blend (95% Cotton / 5% Spandex), it's a great choice for beginners and advanced babywearers alike.
Moby Wrap - £39.95 (currently on sale to £35.95)
The award-winning Moby Wrap is the one of the most recognised wraparound baby carriers available. Made from beautiful, soft stretch cotton and available in a variety of colours it is an ideal carrier for newborn and premature babies.
Beurer Night Light - £39.99
This gorgeous night light is a welcome addition to any nursery and with the Beurer brand name you know you are buying a safe, quality product. It is full portable with rechargeable batteries and 11 hours operational time, making it a perfect sleeping solution as a home comfort during holidays away from home.
Messenger Changing Bag - £39.99
Packed with pockets and features, the Messenger Changer looks good, is durable, waterproof and easy to clean. It comes with a large padded changing mat and various pockets for bottles, dummies, mobiles and all the personal items you could ever need.
Day Tripper Lite Satchel - £40
Stylish messenger style changing bag for on-trend parents. Lightweight yet roomy enough for your day-today essentials.
Bamboo Baby Sleeping Bag - £40
Sleeping bags are an important part of baby's safer sleep routine, replacing the duvets and blankets of old to bring a safe, secure and peaceful sleep. These gorgeous Spring/Summer bags come in a choice of soft block colours with embroidered motifs or lovely stripes in pastel tones.
Up to £50
Rock Out Rocker - £45
The BabaBing Rock Out Rocker will soothe and calm baby unlike any other chair! The gentle rocking motion and three easily adjustable positions make chillin’ out easy peasy!
Beco Gemini Sling - £99 (currently on sale to £89)
The Beco Gemini is Beco’s best selling 4-in-1 baby carrier. Offering four comfortable carrying positions – front facing in, facing out, hip and back carry - this is a winning combination of practicality, comfort and style! Suitable from Birth to toddler, the Beco Gemini does not require a separate insert for newborns.
Koala Baby Hammock - £99
The Koala baby hammock gently rocks your baby to sleep. The snug shape provides comfort and security. Its portability allows parents to keep their baby close by, in the house or garden or whilst visiting family/friends.
Moover Rocking Horse - £99.99
Not all newborn baby presents need to be fit for immediate use. If you’re looking for a beautiful gift that will stand the test of time, then look no further than this gorgeous rocking horse which combines the classic rocking horse with a modern look.
BT Video Baby Monitor - £119.99 (currently on sale to £107.99)
The BT Digital Video Baby Monitor has all the features to give parents all the reassurance they need - video, mobility, adjustable sensitivity and temperature warnings, The sound and video quality is unrivalled. There are also 5 lullabies to soothe baby and promote independent sleeping.
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