6 Super Practical Christmas Gifts for New Parents

3.79 million babies were born around the world in 2018. One of those babies was likely born to parents you know.

Your friend just had a baby and you want to get them something special.

Buying gifts for new parents can be stressful, but with the right inspiration, you’re sure to find that one unique thing that they will appreciate.

Keep reading to learn about six new parent gifts you may want to check out! 

Choosing the Best Gifts for New Parents

Everyone knows that new parents have a lot of stuff going on, so finding the perfect gift that will really show you care may seem like a big task.

If you’re buying gifts for someone close to you, it may seem even more difficult because you don’t want to get the wrong thing!

There are a lot of supplies that new parents need, but some of them may have already been purchased for them or they could have gotten those items themselves.

If you want to get a unique gift or a gift you know they will appreciate, consider some of these items.

1. Home Cleaning Service

New parents don’t get enough time to clean.

You can get them a gift card to a home cleaning service agency or even offer to schedule an appointment for them! 

If you think your friends would be comfortable with it, you could always offer a few hours of your own time to clean a little bit in their home as well. 

2. Baby Clothing

If the baby arrived prematurely or the parents didn’t purchase enough clothing before the baby was born, clothing can be a great gift.

Baby girl or baby boy clothes are cute and will show the parents you care about their child.

3. Coffee or Espresso Machine

New parents are tired. They just don’t have the time to sleep as much as they are used to and because of that, caffeine may be a necessity for them.

If you know that the new parents like coffee or espresso, a new machine could be just what they need to perk up throughout the day.

4. Keepsake Items

Buying a personalized toy, a piece of art with the baby’s name on it, or another type of memorabilia may be the perfect gift for sentimental parents. 

It shows that you pay attention and are willing to go the extra mile with your gifts.

5. Lots and Lots of Diapers

Although this is not a very fun item on this list, it is still very important. 

New parents tend to go through a lot of diapers and sometimes, they are not as prepared as they think. After all, babies “go to the bathroom” a lot.

When shopping for diapers, be sure you are selecting the right size based on the size of the baby. You could even buy some for a few months from now when the baby is a little bigger! 

6. Sleep Supplies

If you know the new parents are struggling to get enough sleep, get them some items that may make it a little easier.

A sleep mask, new pajamas, or even new pillowcases can create the perfect sleep environment and help the new parents fall asleep faster.

Ready to Shop?

When it’s time to buy gifts for new parents, you have plenty of options.

Choosing the best one is not always easy, but when you know the parents well, they are sure to appreciate anything you do for them! 

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