Toddler Shopping: 10 Things You Can Gift A Newborn!

If you are planning to visit a new born baby or attend a naming ceremony, the first question that pops up in your mind is: what to buy. While close relatives and friends usually go by tradition and buy gold and silver stuff, but is it really a useful gift? The baby is obviously not going to admire it! Instead, chose the absolutely must-haves in a new born’s life. Things as basic as diapers or bibs, but trust me these things will be used on a daily basis! And yes, baby shopping is the cutest things to do! Here’s a list:Shoppingisfun

1. Clothes

Infant clothes: Go for loose, soft and comfortable cotton clothes. Buy simple tees and sleep suits. If it’s winter or monsoon time, but warms and woollens.

Bibs and burp: Clothes Feeding bibs and burp clothes are essential because feeding a baby is one messy task. Purchase, at least, six of

Hooded towels: After giving them the bath, babies have a tendency to catch a cold. You can buy a hooded towel which covers their ears and protects them from cold.

A must: Pack your stuff in attractive gift wraps. Babies love shine and shimmer

2. Feeding accessories

Consider buying feeding cup, baby spoons and dishes. The market is flooded with such items.

3. Diapers

Sounds weird? Trust me it is one brilliant idea! A new born baby needs about 10 to 12 diapers each day. Go for the large money saver packs or diaper pants.

Diaper wipes
Giving diaper wipes is another good gifting option. Go for branded wipes, these are hygienic and medically proven. These are soft, a must for babies.

Diaper cream and jelly
It is necessary to protect baby’s skin from rashes. These creams will keep baby’s tender skin smooth and soft.

Diaper disposal bin
You get these bins in which you can dump the used diapers. These keep home odour free.

Well, why not buy all of these and gift wraps nicely!

4. Baby’s bathtub

Consider buying a bath tub. Utmost care must be taken while giving a bath to a baby. Bath tubs are comfortable.

5. Crib

Go for a baby crib or baby cot with firm foam mattress and two sets of sheets. Include a soft fitted baby blanket.

6. Stroller

Buy a nice branded Stroller. They are of great help to mothers. It’s not an easy task to hold a baby and roam around. Even babies don’t feel comfortable. Buy a flat stroller wherein a baby can lie comfortably.

7. Car seat

Though traffic rules in India don’t specify that a car seat is a must while driving with a baby around, it is a must from the safety point of view, especially if you are taking a road or a flight.Baby in stroller

8. Infant swing

Swing is a good gifting option. Once a baby gets comfortable in a swing, mothers gets a lot of free time to do so many others things. There are various options in the market; jolly jumper is a good option.

9. Baby bouncer

Baby bouncer is like a chair with straps. Once you make your baby sit in it, its vibration mode puts babies off to sleep.

10. Nightlight

Nightlights are a good option. You may have to wake up many times at night to feed a baby or to change her diapers. Nightlights allow you to do all this without switching on the main light. They are available in beautiful shades and colours, babies just love them.

What do you think?

Written by Bhakti D

Bhakti is a dedicated full-time certified yoga instructor and follows yogic teachings as a way of life rather than a fitness goal. Yoga has helped her lead stress-free life for herself as well as has a calming influence on the family. After she realized the goodness of Yoga, she decided to pursue Yoga more seriously by building on Yoga related competencies. She has done a number of classrooms as well as one to one teaching sessions in Mumbai, helping her clientele achieve a happy and healthy lifestyle.

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