The arrival of a new baby in a family brings lots of happiness and joy. Family, friends and relatives celebrate the moment by giving baby gifts such as soft toys, baby clothes, etc. A baby shower is a traditional occasion wherein friends and relatives give gifts to the baby’s parents to make them ready for the baby. Such an occasion is celebrated before a baby is born. Baby shower gifts usually include baby clothes, baby powder and lotions, etc. These gifts are meant to prepare the baby’s parents for the arrival of the child.
The first few baby gifts are presented to assist the baby’s parents. At a baby shower, many traditional gifts are given, such as; baby blankets, diaper bags, lotions and powders, sweaters, hats, all in ones, sleepers, socks, and baby booties.
Baby gifts can mean a lot to the family. The family commemorates a special day in a baby’s life which could be the baby’s earliest achievements like the first word, the first walk, etc. These gifts then become cherished family heirlooms.
There are other keepsake baby gifts such as a bracelet with the baby’s birthstone, a beautiful music box that can delight the baby for years to come, or a handmade blanket. For occasions like the baby’s christening such gifts become cherished family mementos and are kept for years by the family. Such gifts are many times passed down from grandmother to mother to daughter, grandfather to father to son or between siblings.