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44 Most Unique Baby Gifts for Baby Girls and Boys

Looking for something ‘out of the box’ for the lovely new parents in your life? Then take a seat because these wonderfully unique baby gifts are sure to have the pair either full on belly-laughing or swooning in sheer delight (at a time when they really could do with it).

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100 First Words for Little Geeks

100 First Words for Little Geeks

Nerdy parents everywhere will be jumping for joy when they see this pop culture board book, which contains 100 first words which all make reference to something gloriously geeky.

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Kissable Mustache Pacifier

Kissable Mustache Pacifier

This 3 piece pacifier set is sure to make people laugh, as each one comes with a different design, including kissable lips, a mustache, and cutely gruesome vampire fangs.

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Tummy Time Baby Water Mat

Tummy Time Baby Water Mat

A play mat filled with water sounds messy, but this one is 100% leak-proof and provides a brand new experience for babies who love tummy time as they bat at the floating creatures inside.

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Lovery Play Kit

Lovery Play Kit

Designed to suit babies’ ages and stages, The Play Kits subscription service will deliver a box full of safe, age-appropriate Montessori-based toys every 2-3 months to keep little ones leaning and engaged.

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Polar Bear Play Mat

Polar Bear Play Mat

Whichever way they lie on this sweet tummy time play mat, there will be plenty of things to amuse them. The cute polar bear design includes a matching pillow to help babies prop themselves up, while the bear’s head can be lifted to make it easier to access the toys.

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Shopping Cart Hammock

Shopping Cart Hammock

Make shopping with baby a breeze with the Binxy Baby Shopping Cart Hammock. Made from 97% cotton, this hammock can be fitted to any shopping cart to provide a cozy space for babies as their parents shop. It can also accommodate most car seats so sleeping babies won’t be disturbed.

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Baby Handprint and Footprint Kit

Baby Handprint and Footprint Kit

When they’re teenagers, it can be hard to imagine how small they once were. Give parents the gift of memory with this sweet hand and footprint keepsake kit. Once their prints have been cast in the clay, it can be fitted to the frame which also has space for two photographs.

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Portable Diaper Changing Pad

Portable Diaper Changing Pad

Less is definitely more when it comes to carrying baby paraphernalia, and this all in one diaper changing bag is the perfect example. The bag opens out into a removable changing mat, and also incorporates a mesh pocket for diapers and cream, and a handy dispenser for disposable wipes.

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EveryWay Soother Baby Swing with Removable Rocker

EveryWay Soother Baby Swing with Removable Rocker

Different babies like different motions, but the Graco EveryWay Soother Baby Swing can do them all. The front control panel will allow the removable seat to swing back and forth, and side to side, while also mimicking 8 different motions, including bouncing, swaying, and a figure of eight.

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100 First Words for Little Geeks

100 First Words for Little Geeks

Forget ball, cat, and hat – this book will teach little geeks alternative words to fill their ever-growing vocabulary with. Delightfully illustrated, ‘100 First Words for Little Geeks’ is filled with appropriately nerdy words like ‘mutant’, ‘wormhole’ and ‘gigawatt’ that will enthral studious parents and confound visiting relatives.

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Baby Einstein Sea Dreams Soother Musical Crib Toy

Baby Einstein Sea Dreams Soother Musical Crib Toy

The beautiful Sea Dreams Soother will provide a fascinating light show for little ones to help them drift off to sleep. Ocean themed and adorable, they will be treated to under-the-sea scenes with optional ocean sounds, which can be adjusted via the parents’ remote control.

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Elephant Robe

Elephant Robe

Soft and cozy for delicate skin, this little bath robe makes bathtime simple. Warm and comfortable, this beautiful robe is colored a delicate blue, and includes an oversized hood with an elephant’s face to dry those first wisps of hair. One size fits 0 – 12 months.

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Personalized Wooden Name Puzzle

Personalized Wooden Name Puzzle

This stunning wooden puzzle will help tots learn all about letters and colors, while also developing their fine motor skills. Made from high quality Baltic wood, each puzzle piece represents one letter of their name, so they can also learn to recognize and spell it for themselves.

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Baby Wrap Knit Swaddle Blanket

Baby Wrap Knit Swaddle Blanket

Nothing says cozy like a warm knitted sweater, which is why this sleeping bag is so comforting. Made from acrylic with wooden buttons and a hood, this beautiful swaddle wrap comes in 9 stunning colors, and will accommodate babies from 0 – 6 months.

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Buff Baby Rattle

Buff Baby Rattle

New parents will get some awesome photo opportunities with the Fred & Friends Buff Baby Rattle. Made to look like a mini dumbbell, this lightweight rattle has a gentle sound when shaken, and will make passers-by look twice when they see the little bodybuilder at work.

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Monthly Milestone Blanket

Monthly Milestone Blanket

This beautiful blanket will have many uses for a new baby, like swaddling and keeping them warm in the pram or car. By far, however, its most delightful use will be charting the baby’s first milestones. Printed with a calendar and two markers, it’s a great prop for taking memorable photos.

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Letters to My Baby

Letters to My Baby

Letters to My Baby is a wonderful gift for any parent and child. The twelve letters included are each printed with a prompt such as ‘On the day you were born…’ for Mom or Dad to fill out, then seal for gifting to the child at later significant dates.

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Personalized Teddy Bear Baby Blanket

Personalized Teddy Bear Baby Blanket

Available in blue, pink, or brown, this sweet plush cuddle blanket can be personalized with the baby’s first name. A wonderful sleeping companion or comforter, the blanket has a built-in teddy bear and measures a large 40” x 40”, making it a touching keepsake for them to treasure.

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Hudson Baby Cozy Fleece Booties

Hudson Baby Cozy Fleece Booties

Totally cozy and perfect for colder days, these Hudson hook and loop fleece booties will make a wonderful gift for babies. Machine washable and gentle on delicate skin, these booties come in such a wide variety of beautiful colors that they could be matched to every outfit.

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First 5 Years Baby Memory Book with Sonogram Photo Insert

First 5 Years Baby Memory Book with Sonogram Photo Insert

This album will be a joy for parents to fill in, and will make a much-loved keepsake for the child to look back on in the coming decades. With space for a sonogram photo on the front, the book is filled with prompted pages to document the baby’s early life.

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Baby Car Mirror

Baby Car Mirror

It can be tempting for parents to turn around to see what their passengers are doing, which can be dangerous. This baby car mirror consists of a camera that fits on the rear headrest, and a monitor for the front console so the driver can see their child without looking around.

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Aveeno Baby Essential Daily Care Gift Set

Aveeno Baby Essential Daily Care Gift Set

Treat Mom and baby to soothing skin care with the Aveeno Baby Essential gift set. There’s products for newborn skin including wash & shampoo, moisture lotion and moisturizing cream, as well as an SPF 15 moisturizer and a daily moisturizing lotion for Mom. A natural canvas tote is also included.

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Little Remedies New Baby Essentials Kit

Little Remedies New Baby Essentials Kit

The Little Remedies New Baby Essentials Kit is a mini first aid kit for babies to treat minor ailments. With saline drops and an aspirator for stuffy noses, gas relief drops and gripe water for tummies, and a fever/pain reliever, there’s also Boudreaux’s butt paste to keep tushies rash-free.

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My First Sports Bag Stuffed Plush Toy Playset

My First Sports Bag Stuffed Plush Toy Playset

Hedge your bets as to which sport they’ll take up by giving them this fabulous set from GUNDT. The soft plush sports bag carries a squeaky basketball, a crinkly soccer ball, a noisy baseball, and a rattle football, all in miniature versions to suit the teeniest hands.

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Funny Baby Socks

Funny Baby Socks

You wouldn’t normally think of socks as a unique baby gift, but these ones are adorable! Suitable for 3-15 months, there are 4 pairs in this set, and all of them sport a different funny message on the non-slip soles, with half on the right, and half on the left.

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Solid Wood Milestone Age Blocks

Solid Wood Milestone Age Blocks

Parents take hundreds of photos of their children, but props make them even more interesting. These sweet wooden blocks are numbered from 1-40 with weeks, months, years, and grade on the other, so you can chart their journey in pictures with the appropriate signage.

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Elephant Activity Cube Toy

Elephant Activity Cube Toy

With five sides of fun, this cheerful elephant makes a great gift for curious tots. Incorporating spinning, turning, counting, and pulling activities, this elephant cube also has a removable maze on which toddlers can move the brightly colored beads through the twists and turns, from one side to the other.

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Mom's One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

Mom's One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

The first years of parenthood can leave moms with barely enough time to breathe, let alone write a journal. This one is different, because it has space for just one thought every day for five years. It will be a wonderful way to look back and reflect as the years go by.

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Tactical Baby Carrier for Dads

Tactical Baby Carrier for Dads

If Dad doesn’t fancy wearing that floral carrier that Mom loves, give him this Mission Critical S.01 Action Baby Carrier instead. Rugged and manly, this khaki carrier resembles tactical gear, and is ideal for Dad and baby bonding adventures. Multi-positional, it’s also compatible with the S.01 Action Daypack.

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White Noise Sound Machine

White Noise Sound Machine

Mobile phones are often the last resort for babies who like white noise, but parents can reclaim their devices when they have the Homedics white noise sound machine. With sounds like thunder, ocean, rain, summer night, and brook, it also has a white noise option to soothe them to sleep.

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Whose Feet Soft Activity Baby Book

Whose Feet Soft Activity Baby Book

This wonderful book from Melissa and Doug would make a fun gift from children from 1 month to 3 years. Even before they can read, tots will adore the funny pictures and dangly legs, while new readers will enjoy reading the silly verses and matching the legs to the animals.

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Locally Brewed Onesie

Locally Brewed Onesie

Made from 100% cotton, this baby onesie has a hilarious beer design on the front, making it the ideal baby gift for parents who love to enjoy a locally brewed craft beer.

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Personalized State Birth Announcement

Personalized State Birth Announcement

Get patriotic with these super lovely Personalized State Birth Announcements made by Jill McDonald. Each one is a wonderful, custom piece of artwork that’s all about your new bundle of joy, the awesome great state they were born in, and packed with cool features and eye-catching illustrations.

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HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper

HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper

This bassinet will make life so much easier for a new parent, thanks to the Soothing Center and the 360 swivel, which means getting baby in and out of bed is a breeze.

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Hatch Baby Rest Sound Machine

Hatch Baby Rest Sound Machine

All parents need gadgets to make their lives easier and this multi-functional one combines a nightlight, sound machine, and a time-to-rise alert which can all be controlled via a smartphone.

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Counting Hands Blocks

Counting Hands Blocks

Counting is a skill which is taught from an early age, so use these maple and walnut blocks as a starting point to show children how to count to 10 using their fingers.

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Sometimes You Fly

Sometimes You Fly

Life isn’t always easy and it’s full of ups and downs, but read this beautifully illustrated book with children and it will encourage them to keep going, even when things get tough.

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Baby Shusher

Baby Shusher

This gift pack contains two, 100% cotton muslin swaddles, 2 pacifiers and a Baby Shusher which uses a real human voice to lull even the most restless babies to sleep.

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Table Baby Chair

Table Baby Chair

Eating out at restaurants with babies can be a logistical nightmare, but as long as parents have this portable highchair, which can support up to 37lbs, dining out will be a breeze.

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Brooklittles Crib Sheets

Brooklittles Crib Sheets

Send them off to sleep in style with these luxurious crib sheets. Made from 100% cotton and in a range of patterns, they’ll never fight bedtime again.

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Origami Boat Bath Toy

Origami Boat Bath Toy

Made from natural materials and dyes, this origami boat-shaped toy is available in a range of colors and is ideal for teething, using in the bath, or simply sparking their imagination.

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Cloud b Twilight Turtle

Cloud b Twilight Turtle

Soothe their nighttime worries with this turtle shaped nightlight. With a star projector and three color cycle, this will be the only companion they need to drift off to sleep.

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Blooming Bath

Blooming Bath

The blooming bath is an adorable sunflower-shaped cushion which holds babies securely so they can be bathed in even the smallest of tubs, or even the kitchen sink.

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See-Me Sensory Balls

See-Me Sensory Balls

Sensory play is an important part of childhood development. Give them these 4 brightly colored, translucent balls to encourage their gross and fine motor skills, logic, and color recognition.

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Diy Sensory Mats

Diy Sensory Mats


Sensory toys are excellent for tots as they begin to explore the world, and this tutorial will show you how to make a variety of sensory mats using wooden coasters and craft supplies. Beads, pompoms, and even scrunched-up aluminum foil are perfect, but there are lots of other suggestions, too.

Diy Baby Sundress

Diy Baby Sundress


If you have a sewing machine and a little bit of time, you could make one or more of these super sweet sundresses for a baby girl. The guide shows you how to make your own pattern, and then runs through the steps needed to bring it all together beautifully.

Diy Toy Bag and and Playmat

Diy Toy Bag and and Playmat


Small toys can take an age to pick up at the end of each day. Make it easy with a DIY drawstring storage bag. Simple to make, this bag opens flat for easy access to the contents, and brings them all together in one easy movement when it’s tidy-up time.

Diy Contoured Burp Cloths

Diy Contoured Burp Cloths


This tutorial includes a handy free pattern for making these simple contoured burp cloths. Backed with a soft, absorbent flannel, these cloths are designed to fit neatly on the shoulder to mop up spills after feeding, and can be made in any color or pattern you choose.

Diy Baby Felt Quiet Book

Diy Baby Felt Quiet Book


The fact that there are no instructions to follow for this Quiet Time Book means you can put your own slant on the design. Ideal for times when things need to calm down, this book should include lots of textures and colors to keep babies interested – follow the photos for inspiration.

Diy Bow Tie Drool Bibs

Diy Bow Tie Drool Bibs


These bibs are adorable, and would make a fabulous DIY gift for little boys who attend lots of functions with their parents. Made from a man’s shirt, each bib retains the buttoned front, and is finished off with a contrasting fabric bowtie to keep him looking totally dapper.

Diy Carseat Canopy

Diy Carseat Canopy


Car seats definitely make life easier, as babies can be moved from vehicle to home without waking up. However, the weather can get in the way. Make one of these pretty fabric canopies that can be attached to the car seat handle to protect tots from the wind, cold, and sunlight.

Diy Baby Hats

Diy Baby Hats


If you use old t-shirts for this easy project, it will cost absolutely nothing to make. These hats are ideal for covering tiny heads, and are best made in stretchy cotton fabric for a nice, comfortable fit. With free downloadable patterns included here, you can easily create three different types.

Diy Baby Dinosaur Costume

Diy Baby Dinosaur Costume


Perfect for Halloween or just as a cute outfit, this dinosaur onesie is surprisingly easy to make. Using any romper pattern (there’s a free one included here), it’s made from green fleece so it’s nice and warm, and features bright orange fabric for the spikes, tummy, and toes.

Diy Sheep Baby Blanket

Diy Sheep Baby Blanket


This utterly enchanting sheep blanket will make a unique baby gift that will be treasured for years to come. This one is made using a particular knitting pattern, but if you are au fait with knitting techniques you will be able to make your own without any trouble at all.

Diy Baby Soft Rattle Blocks

Diy Baby Soft Rattle Blocks


These impressive soft rattle blocks will make a fabulous gift for a new baby, and they look far more complicated than they really are. Using a variety of fabrics, simply follow the easy instructions for cutting and sewing the cubes, then stuff with fiberfill and a small rattle.

Diy Baby Barefoot Sandals

Diy Baby Barefoot Sandals


Tiny toes are too adorable to cover, but that doesn’t mean they can’t wear pretty things to show them off. These barefoot sandals are incredibly easy to make, and can be as dainty or full as you like. Using chiffon flowers, felt, and elastic, they’ll take no time to make.

Diy No Scratch Baby Mittens

Diy No Scratch Baby Mittens


From Made to Be a Momma come these genius, yet rather cute, DIY No-Scratch Baby Mittens. It’s unbearable watching babies accidentally hurt themselves, especially since it always happens to be in the few seconds you take your eyes off them, which is why these clever mittens are a must-have.
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How to Make Baby Sock Roses

How to Make Baby Sock Roses


You can’t go wrong with a gift that’s not only cute but useful – so have a go at making one of these sweet Baby Sock Rose Bouquets. It may take a few minutes to get the hang of making your first ‘rose’ but once you’ve mastered it, you’ll have a bouquet in no time.
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