If you’re not a parent, being invited to a baby shower can be a bit of a nightmare. Trying to choose something suitable for a newborn baby can have you scouring the internet in desperation. Here’s a guide to buying baby gifts that are appropriate and the parents will find useful.
Baby Shower Registry
If you’re really lucky the parents will have registered with a particular store and will have listed the types of gifts they want. This makes choosing for you completely foolproof! The store will provide you with a list of the gifts that are still available and the cost so you can select one that suits your budget.
A practical gift is to give some disposable nappies. It might not seem to be the most imaginative present but it will be extremely useful to the parents-to-be as babies go through nappies at a startling rate. Nappies are sized according to weight so to be on the safe side, opt for larger sizes instead of newborn. Throw in some baby wipes for good measure.
If you opt for the gift of fun in the shape of a toy then the sky really is the limit. There are toys that you can buy made for older babies that will be great fun as the baby grows or you can opt for soft cuddly newborn teddies. If you choose a toy for an older child then make sure it’s for ages below three years old to ensure there are no small parts that can be swallowed.