• Shopping: Best Baby Shower Gifts

    A Selection Of Perfectly Precious Baby Shower Gifts Selected By Some Of The Top Voices In The Baby & Maternity World

    By Mia Weber

    Whether you’re an expectant mom-to-be registering for your own shower, or you’re a thoughtful friend shopping for an upcoming shower for someone close to you, the following picks—chosen with care by a selection of writers, bloggers, and industry pros in the parenthood realm—are sure to be as useful as they are delightful.

    • Bump Nest Pregnancy Pillow
      Bump Nest Pregnancy Pillow

      “This is the perfect pregnancy pillow ($99, bumpnest.com)! Especially when sleeping can get just plain uncomfortable at the end of the third trimester. It’s also the perfect pillow for nursing your newborn.” –Desiree Spinner, Founder, La Petite Peach, lapetitepeach.com

    • Perfect Pull Wipes Dispenser by OXO
      Perfect Pull Wipes Dispenser by OXO

      “This is a practical but life-changing addition ($19.99, oxo.com) to any nursery. The lid pops open with one simple push and a weighted interior plate allows you to quickly remove one wipe at a time—taking much of the frustration out of diaper changes! I can’t tell you how many times I used to go crazy trying to wrangle wipes out of disposable containers.” –Leah Black, New York Family Baby Blogger, newyorkfamily.com

    • Freshly Picked Oui Oui Moccasins
      Freshly Picked Oui Oui Moccasins

      “These limited edition moccasins ($60, freshlypicked.com) from celeb baby-fave Freshly Picked—North West and Jessica Alba’s kiddos are noted fans—are hand-made from genuine leather and are available in baby sizes 1-10. They make a great shower gift because they’re luxe (but not too flashy) and are sure to pair well with any fashion-forward baby ensemble.” –Mia Weber, Senior Editor, New York Family, newyorkfamily.com

    • UPPAbaby Vista Stroller
      UPPAbaby Vista Stroller

      “Right now, one of my favorite products is the UPPAbaby Vista—it’s the only stroller you will ever need ($729.99, uppababy.com). It works with the Mesa car seat, bassinet attachment, or toddler seat—then add on another seat when you have another child. There are so many ways you can use it for one or two babies. Plus, it’s getting a redesign for 2015, so it looks even more stylish and sleek. It’s also the perfect group gift for a baby shower.” –Elena Mauer, Deputy Editor of TheBump.com

    • Little Giraffe Chenille Blanket
      Little Giraffe Chenille Blanket

      "This blanket ($34, gilt.com/NewYorkFamily) is hands-down the best baby shower gift. It's the softest, coziest blanket out there. It's great for tummy time, as a stroller blanket, and as a bedtime blanket when the baby gets older. Plus, it can withstand a thousand washes and still feel super soft!" –Melissa Keswin, Senior Director of GILT
      Baby & Kids, gilt.com

    • Coveted Things “Shit Just Got Real” Blanket/Scarf
      Coveted Things “Shit Just Got Real” Blanket/Scarf

      “Nothing says it better than a Coveted Things swaddle ($40, covetedthings.com). Although we're partial to this one, there are other more PG-rated versions too.” –Kaity Velez & Jessica Pallay, Founders, Well Rounded NY,
      wellroundedny.com

    • UPPAbaby Babyganoosh Footmuff
      UPPAbaby Babyganoosh Footmuff

      “The UPPAbaby Babyganoosh Footmuff ($90, uppababy.com) is a DivaMust gift for a baby shower. Not only is this gift most functional for all weather in NYC, it’s also stylish, which all DivaMoms love.” –Lyss Stern, CEO of DivaLysscious Moms, divamoms.com

    • ErgoBaby 360 Carrier
      ErgoBaby 360 Carrier

      “My absolute favorite item for babies is the ErgoBaby 360 Carrier ($160, ergobaby.com). This is the only carrier you will ever need when you have a baby. They offer an infant insert that you are able to use from birth on.” –Brianne Manz, Founder, Stroller in the City, strollerinthecity.com

    • Stars Sleeping Bag from the Project Nursery Shop
      Stars Sleeping Bag from the Project Nursery Shop

      "Baby sleeping bags, or sleep sacks, are a sleep-saving must for babies and sleep deprived parents everywhere ($55, projectnursery.com). Knowing baby is warm, safe, and sleeping soundly is pure peace of mind—the very best type of gift in our opinion.” –Melisa Fluhr & Pam Ginocchio, Founders, Project Nursery, projectnursery.com

    • aden+anais Muslin Swaddle Blankets
      aden+anais Muslin Swaddle Blankets

      “I would gift aden+anais’ Muslin Swaddle Blankets ($49.95, adenandanais.com) to any mom-to-be. These blankets are super soft for baby and have multiple uses. I have used them to swaddle my baby, as a nursing cover, and as a stroller blanket. The prints are really cute and they only get softer with each wash.” –Maria Colaco, Baby Gear Expert, TTPM, ttpm.com

    • Culture Baby Espadrilles
      Culture Baby Espadrilles

      “There’s nothing more aww-worthy than a pair of baby booties, but these baby espadrilles from Culture Baby ($29, culturebaby.com) kick up the cute quotient several notches. With delicate straps and craftsmanship that belies a rich Spanish tradition, these crowd-pleasers will look equally as cute on baby as they do on display when outgrown.” –Elina Furman, Publisher, A-List Mom and A-List Mom Travel, alistmom.com


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