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44 Most Unique Baby Gifts for New Moms and Dads

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).

Avoid the usual diapers, bottles, and blankets this time around and try something different but welcome, with these unique baby gifts.

Lil Stinker Booties

Everything is so delightfully overwhelming when you have a baby; their soft skin, perfect nose, tiny hands – that is until you have to face the diapers! You’re soon hit with a stench like no other, which is why they fit the face for these hilarious yet adorable handmade Lil Stinker Booties.


Personalized Baby Pillow

These handmade pillows are sure to make any parent smile, each one is personalized with the baby’s name, date of birth, and you can also choose the color of the thread, which stands out nicely against the hemp canvas background. They’d make a great addition to any little one’s nursery.


Superfood Teething Toy

‘Kale’ we help you? Yes, we ‘avo-can-do’ with these quirky Superfood Teething Toys. Everything is always 100% cuter when it’s food shaped, so you know their toy box needs this tasty, chomp-tastic teething trio – especially since they’re made with no horrible nasties, just 100% natural latex.


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.


Sloth Pals Mobile

Sloths are funny creatures, though we should all take a leaf out of their book and slow down a little, especially to take in those precious moments with your newborn. So what better way to decorate their nursery than with this lovely Sloth Pals Mobile – the knitted sloths will definitely bring a touch of charm.


Ice Cream Baby

When having visitors over to see the new babe, you’ll hear “oh I just want to eat them up!” often – well, now they can (just joking) with this adorable Ice Cream Baby swaddling set, though they are going to look irresistibly scrummy, even more so with those sweet sprinkles and ‘cherry on top’.


Foodie Rattles

Tempt your baby’s tactile tastebuds with either one of these delicious looking rattles. Choose the brilliant burger or terrific taco (or why not go for both?) and she won’t be able to resist. Handmade in Kyrgyzstan with natural wool, they’re the perfect material for your little one to get a shake-on with.


Llama With Poncho Plush

You may have seen llama toys, but we’re sure you’ve never seen a llama with an authentic knitted poncho. These funny handmade llama toys are actually made with alpaca wool, which is certainly very different to the usual plush toys you’ll find in the stores!


Organic Cotton Teethers Veggie Crate

These sweet Organic Cotton Teethers are here to ‘grow’ with your baby. They’re sensationally soft, making them the perfect first toys for your baby and once they get their movements down, they’ll be chomping on them in no time. Toddlers can use these friendly veggies for role play, too.


Teething Mitt

Meet ‘Munch Mitt’ the genius mitten that will help soothe your baby’s gums. This mitten is perfect for little ones who can’t grasp, though we’re sure you’ve found out they’re well acquainted with their fists, so you can’t get any better than this. Plus, they’re made with food-grade silicone, so there are no horrible nasties.


Day In The Life Baby Blanket

New parents will find this ‘Day In The Life Baby Blanket’ very humorous, because really, it is ALL babies do (besides crying every now and then). It’s a wonderfully unique baby gift as it will definitely bring a smile to their faces while they’re up for the 4th time that night feeding him/her.


Owls and Stars Mobile

Handmade items really do bring a loving touch to a baby’s room, so you can’t go far wrong with this fabulous Owls and Stars Mobile. Babies will soon drift off to a deep sleep in no time when watching their new hooting friends, yellow stars and moons sway around.


I’m A Keeper Harry Potter Onesie

Send those Harry Potter fanatics into a ‘spell’ of giggles with this “I’m a keeper” baby onesie. If you’ve seen (or read) Harry Potter, you’ll know that Quidditch is their equivalent to soccer or baseball and it’s the dream of every wizard to be the best at it.


Sriracha Baby

Everyone is sure to get a ‘kick’ out of this hilarious Sriracha Baby outfit. This is the perfect gift for those who consume hot sauce like water – and who could blame them, it is delicious, just like their sweet new babe. Just remember, you don’t want to shake this babe-shaped bottle!


Sweet Corn Booties

Get them all laughing with these ‘corny’ yet SO adorable Sweet Corn Booties. These handmade booties will make great photoshoot props (especially for funny photos you want to embarrass them with once they turn 18) though as delicious as they look, you may want to leave the butter off these ones.


Ice Cream Rattles

Looking for something just as sweet as your baby? Then take a look at these wonderful Ice Cream Rattles. Little hands won’t be able to resist ‘scooping’ these lovely rattles up and happily shaking them til their heart’s content – sure to give any parent a ‘sprinkle’ of joy.


Vibrating Saw Grasp Toy

Set them off to work nice and early with this neat Vibrating Saw Grasp Toy – just kidding, though it will be incredibly cute to see them holding the same (safe) tools as Daddy or Grandpa, won’t it? This toy is more than just looks though, it vibrates and crinkles, keeping baby engaged and stimulated.


Cactus Rattle Socks

Celebrate your new baby in southwest style with these awesome Cactus Rattle Socks. On each snazzy sock is a cool design and awesome cactus rattle, sure to get their lil’ toes moving. With this set, you get 2 pairs so even when it’s washing time, they still have a pair to play with – yay.


Finger Puppet Tooth Brush Set

Did you know some babies are actually born with teeth? How crazy is that! Regardless of when their first teeth appear, it’s important to look after them from the get-go, and with this Finger Puppet Tooth Brush Set, any new parent will find the somewhat awkward task a breeze.


Taco Booties

These unique booties are certainly something to ‘taco-bout’, for all the right ‘seasons’. Handmade with natural wool in Kyrgyzstan, these yummy looking booties aren’t like any of the mundane ones you’ll find in the usual baby stores – so ‘guac’ are you waiting for? Go and join the fiesta!


Cuddling Otters Baby Blanket

Created by Betz White are these ‘otterly’ sweet baby blankets, made from recycled cotton, and featuring a cute family of otters who are taking a relaxing swim together down the stream, with the baby otter carrying his fave shell – isn’t this the cutest thing, ever? We think so, too.


Coat Of Arms Personalized Birth Announcement

Announce your special bundle with their very own custom Coat of Arms. Hand drawn by Patricia Carlin, you can personalize the art with the baby’s name, birth weight, star sign, parents names, birth date and more! What a sweet yet delightfully royal way to celebrate the newest family member.


Tortilla Baby

What filling do you like in your tortillas? Chicken, beef, melted cheese, some hot sauce perhaps? Well, you’ve probably wanted to just wrap your newborn up and take a munch, with them being just SO scrummy, and now you can with their very own Tortilla Baby Outfit – a must-have for fun family photos.


Elephant Finger Puppet Blankie

Have fun ‘trunking’ around and making your babe laugh with this sweetly unique baby gift. This incredibly soft blankie is the perfect all-rounder gift; not only does it make the best cuddling companion, but once they’ve woken up from their nap, it becomes a playful puppet pal for parents and babies to interact with together.


Forest Friends Stroller Toys

Feel just like Snow White with these Forest Friends Stroller Toys – sadly these don’t help with the cleaning, but they will keep your baby happy and entertained when out and about with their crinkling and rattling features. You can also hang these on cribs and car seats for fun wherever you go.


Triceratop Booties

Your own ‘stomposaurus’ will go crazy for these roarsome Triceratop Booties. These woollen handmade booties are great for little boys – especially if you’re going to have a dino-themed photo shoot, or maybe their nursery is a prehistoric wonderland, whatever it may be, it will be done with comfortable talons, um…feet.


Future Metal Head Baby Romper

Whether the baby’s parents are a pair of avid moshers, or they just enjoy relaxing with their favorite metal bands blaring in the background, they’re sure to get a ‘drum-kick’ out of this super funny “future metal head” onesie. Plus, it’ll help prepare baby for the awesome tunes that are soon to come.


Mountain Baby Swing

Why go for a classic plastic swing, when you could ‘push’ the boat out and gift the new parents one of these utterly gorgeous handmade swings, instead? Made in a lovely modern mountain print, this versatile swing comes with a carabiner so you can install it inside or out for instant playtime fun.

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Don’t Knock Sign

Nothing is more frustrating than just getting baby to sleep and then receiving an unexpected knock at the door (even more so if it’s just a pesky door salesman). So warn off all unwanted visitors with this funny tongue-in-cheek sign that tells them all that if “they wake it, they take it” ha!


We Match! Ctrl + C & Ctrl +V T-Shirt and Bodysuit Set

Celebrate the new mini-me with these quirky Copy and Paste matching shirts. Whether the new babe looks just like Mom or Dad, they’re sure to adore these lovely shirts in a choice of white or pink. They’d make great photo props to look back on in a few years time, for sure.


Baby Boy Oxford Socks

What is your little man wearing? Whatever the outfit of choice is, everyone knows you always have to have matching socks! With these Baby Oxford Socks, you’ll have every color you need to have him looking smart and as cute as possible. Plus, they even have super sweet shoe designs on, aww.


Baby Shark Tail

Quick, save the ba- oh no, wait it’s just a blanket, it’s fine, everybody chill out. With this snappy, unique baby gift, you’ll have everyone laughing, other than the baby who couldn’t give a damn because he’s just SO comfortable and cozy in his new shark tail blanket – ahh, bliss.


Accio Auntie Harry Potter Inspired Baby Outfit

If baby isn’t getting their own way, chances are they wish they could summon up their favorite auntie who never says no and always allows that extra bit of chocolate – and while they may not be a wizard, they sure can feel like it with this ‘wand-erful’ “Accio Auntie” Harry Potter inspired Onesie.


Donut Rattle Socks and Teether Set

‘Donut’ you wish you had a pair of these? Brings a whole new meaning to ‘sprinkle’ toes, and you just know your little madam HAS to have a pair of these. Not only do you get the coolest socks ever but they come with a donut-shaped teether toy, too, perfect for getting her chops on.


Temporary Tattoo Sleeve Shirt

He or she will undoubtedly be the coolest kiddo on the block with these neat Temporary Tattoo Sleeve Rompers/Shirts. Parents who have tattoos themselves will have a great laugh with these (especially fooling gullible friends and family members). Plus, besides the tattooed sleeves, they do make a very comfy shirt – win win.


Taco Dreams Mobile

While they may be too young to tantalize their taste buds with the utter joy of tacos, that doesn’t mean they have to go without. With this glorious handmade mobile, you can still stimulate their senses in, let’s face it, a pretty dang cool (or should we say hot) way.


Personalized Storybook Pillow Legend

Have them embark on their very own adventure with this lovely Personalized Storybook Pillow. Not only can you customize the main ‘character’ by having it match the baby’s hair color, skin tone, and name, but parents become the ‘authors’ and family members can even leave a great review, how neat is that?


Pacific Northwest Wool Booties

What better gift for a new baby than one that treats their delicate little tootsies to supreme softness and comfort (plus, they are ultra stylish, too)? You simply cannot beat these Pacific Northwest Wool Booties; they’re so cozy, they could even be worn as slippers, to keep them nice and warm on those cold evenings.


Southwestern Rattles

Get your shimmy on with these funky Southwestern Rattles. You can choose the friendly-looking llama or the (non prickly) cacti, or why not go all out and have the desert-themed set? They’d look great in any nursery and little ones are sure to have a ball shaking them til’ they can shake no more.


Sara Kety Baby-Boys Newborn Tiny Tux One

Oh gosh, just how adorable will their little man look in this uber handsome Tiny Tux (for newborn baby boys)? Only the most dapper baby could pull this super smart outfit off; team them with a pair of previously mentioned Oxford Socks for a get-up that will have everyone swooning and begging for a squeeze.


Bamboo Suction Baby Bowl Set

If you’re a parent yourself, then you’re sure to appreciate the sheer excitement you get when you find a revolutionary gadget that really does make parenting just a touch easier. Which is why you already know this Bamboo Suction Bowl will make a brilliant gift for the new parents in your life.


We Match! Bear Set

Oh gosh, these matching family shirts/onesies are incredibly heartwarming. This awesome shirt set from We Match! will make adorable outfits for family days out or for your first ever photoshoot as a trio. The shirts read “papa bear” “mama bear” and “baby bear” and are just completely aww-worthy.


Curious Otter Bucket Bib

Talking about brilliant baby gadgets, are you aware of bucket bibs? These parenting must-haves not only protect babies’ clothing, but they also collect all their crumbs, spills and dribbles making meal-time cleanup a breeze! This Curious Otter Bib may make a unique baby gift, but it’s sure to be very much appreciated.



How funny will baby look with these Mustachifiers? They give the little cherub all the comfort they seek from their pacifier while unknowingly looking somewhat cute yet SO hilarious with their new lip caterpillar. Every visiting family member will soon be in stitches once they catch a proper look at the innocent babe.


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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.

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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