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Baby Shower Gift Ideas – Part 1: Baby Basics

Baby Shower Gifts :: Everyday items

Baby Shower Gifts :: Everyday items

When shopping for a baby shower gift, it can be hard to resist adorable onesies and teeny tiny footwear. And, if the Mom-to-be is a first-timer, baby essentials like blankets and diapers are practical though somewhat impersonal options.

If you’re looking for gift options with a little more longevity, we’ve collected ideas that are sure to please stylish parents-to-be and their stylish babies. Let’s start with baby basics.

Baby Comb and Brush Set

Stylish babies need equally stylish grooming tools. This modern set is cute and compact: bunny ears are actually a gentle brush and comb, while the base has a round, baby-safe mirror. Bonus: it’s BPA- and PVC-free.

Swaddle Blankets from Aden + Anais

There’s no shortage of beautiful baby blankets on the market, but these sweet swaddlers are practical too. Made of lightweight cotton muslin, the blankets are gentle on skin and allow a baby’s body to breathe. Check out this brand for other prints and organic options too.

Lifefactory Glass Baby Bottles

With so much worry about chemicals in plastic, when it comes to baby bottles, glass is the way to go. These non-toxic, colorful baby bottles from Lifefactory include a silicone sleeve and convert into cups when your child is ready.

Sophie the Giraffe Teething Toy

Though Sophie has been in production since 1961, in recent years the popular teething toy has re-emerged mostly due to it’s safe-for-baby materials. Sophie is made from 100% natural rubber and non-toxic paint to soothe baby’s gums while teething.

+ Baby Comb and Brush Set from SkipHop $20 USD
+ Swaddle Blankets from Aden + Anais $45 for set of 4
+ Lifefactory Glass Baby Bottles from $12.49
+ Sophie the Giraffe Teething Toy $26 CAD at Indigo

  • Charlotte
    January 4, 2011 at 23:57

    J’ai eu la girafe Sophie quand j’étais petite. Ma petite soeur aussi. Et je l’ai offerte au fils d’une amie. Un classique !!