Affordable Baby Shower & New Mother Gifts

 Looking for affordable and practical gift ideas for new mothers and mothers-to-be? The gift ideas listed below are both unique and useful. They are a thoughtful way to welcome a new baby.  Click on any product link to learn more….

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Baby’s 1st Year Calendar:  A precious keepsake for many years to come! Makes a great baby shower or baby gift!

Guess How Much I Love You: A Baby’s First Year Calendar

This absolutely adorable calendar helps busy moms keep a record of their baby’s milestones throughout the first year. This calendar is a reproduction of the extremely popular children’s book, divided into 13 months of illustrations and text. Complete with 49 milestone stickers such as 1st smile, 1st  tooth or 1st step, this calendar makes it easy to keep track of baby’s progress.


Baby Care Books: What a useful gift! Parents can never have enough baby care books! New parents are often overwhelmed and in need of information and support. These practical and informative Baby Care resources are guaranteed to be used over and over again. Click here to see the complete list of Little Ones Recommended Baby Care Books along with helpful book reviews.

What to Expect the First Year, Second EdWhat to Expect The First Year

Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care: 8th EditionDr. Spock’s Baby & Child Care

0452285801The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding: (La Leche League International Book)

The Complete Book of Breastfeeding

0976896931Mothering Multiples: Breastfeeding and Caring for Twins or More! (La Leche League International Book)

 Quality Educational Dinnerware: Before you know it, little ones get bigger and enter the world of table foods. Giving the gift of feeding accessories is a useful and unique. These products from Crocodile Creek are not only practical, but have delightful educational designs as well. (See the Little Ones Crocodile Creek products review.)

Dinosaur Gift Set with Plate, Bowl, Cup, Spoon, and Fork

Crocodile Creek’s Dinosaurs 4 Piece Children’s Melamine Plate Set

Crocodile Creek’s Garden 4 Piece Children’s Melamine Plate Set

Crocodile Creek’s Jungle Jive 4 piece Children’s Plastic Tumbler Set

Crocodile Creek’s Garden 4 Piece Children’s Plastic Tumbler Set

Dragonflies Bib by Crocodile Creek

Barnyard 123 Placemat

Crocodile Creek Placemat Barnyard

Stainless Steel Drinking Bottle (Butterfly World) By Crocodile Creek

Parenting Magazine Gift Subscriptions: Give the gift that parents appreciate all year long. Parenting magazines are filled with useful and current information. A perfect choice for a gift to send across the miles. Choose from parenting magazines such as Parents Magazine, American Baby, Working Mother, Twins Magazine

Parents (1-year)Parents MagazineOne of the most popular and informative parenting magazines around! Parents Magazine is filled each month with the latest parenting issues and important  safety and health information. This magazine addresses solutions to common baby problems and parenting questions; medical concerns; product recalls and reviews; household tips and more! The Parents Magazine special monthly feature, “As They Grow”  covers the stages of development for age groupings from infancy through young adults, highlighting their milestones and challenges.  It’s a wonderful resource that keeps parents up to date and well informed.

Twins MagazineThis bimonthly magazine will arrive at your doorstep chock full of special articles and features designed to enlighten and assist parents of multiples. Each issue contains techniques for parenting twins, wonderful stories of real life twins, the latest twin research, pen pal support, news briefs, listings of twin organizations, recommended books, advertisements for vendors of useful twin products and a whole lot more. Keep up to date and in touch with the world of multiples with the help of this outstanding publication.


Books for Babies: Choose from this adorable selection of baby’s first books perfect for reading to even the littlest ones. Personalize your gift by writing a message to baby on the inside cover! It’s never too early to start nurturing a lifelong love of reading while bonding with baby.  See the complete Little Ones’ article Books for Babies for more baby book choices and tips on introducing books to young children.

On the Night You Were Born  (**see Little Ones Book Review) THE perfect baby gift! ! Absolutely beautiful book describes Earth’s tremendous celebration on the night of your child’s birth.

Baby Love (Message from the Heart) A real treasure! This accordian-style quilted book makes a wonderful gift book for babies, and doubles as a decorative crib bumper or wall hanging.

Guess How Much I Love You   (**See Little Ones book review)

Time for BedTime for Bed

 Goodnight MoonGoodnight Moon

Baby Einstein: Neighborhood AnimalsBaby Einstein

Sassy Who Loves Baby? Photo BookSassy Who Loves Baby? Photo Book

Hey Diddle Diddle (My First Taggies Book)Hey Diddle Diddle (My First Taggies)



Amazon Gift Card: Can’t decide? Give the gift of choice. An Amazon gift card is always appreciated! New moms can get virtually anything baby needs or wants delivered right to their door. Easy to order…a practical gift to give!


For additional suggestions, please see Baby Basics & Marvelous Multiples for a superb selection of nursing pillows, breast pumps, educational baby books, toys & dvds along with infant feeding schedules, practical new parent advice and much more!

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