So your friend is expecting a baby. You know what else she’s expecting? An amazing baby shower gift. This is your cue to bag something that is cute, thoughtful, unique and useful. That’s right. While something for the shelf will look pretty in the nursery, what mama-to-be really wants and needs are practical pressies that she can use on a daily basis. We know what you’re thinking… Where’s the fun in that? Well, the good news is we’ve put together a list of useful – and adorable – gift ideas. Bag one of these useful baby shower gifts and mama-to-be will be very happy come baby shower day.
20 Useful Baby Shower Gifts
Handed By Pisa Storage Basket – Dhs47.50
One word. Storage. It’s amazing how much stuff little humans need, so having some well-placed storage boxes is always helpful.
Elodie Details Store My Stuff – Dhs310
A little order and space will bring a bit of style to bub’s nursery.
Just Essentials Nursing Pillow – Dhs350
A very useful gift, nursing pillows are contoured to fit against the body, which helps to position baby to latch.
Just Essentials Neck Support – Dhs59
Babies are so delicate when they’re teeny-tiny, so a neck support gives them a little extra stability in the early days.
Snuza Trio Plus Baby Monitor – Dhs2,050
You might want to club together with a few friends on this one. Lightweight and cordless, the Sunza Trio Plus monitors breathing and movement to give mum total peace of mind.
Buggy Love Stroller and Carseat Cleaning Kit – Dhs199
Mum-to-be won’t want any harsh chemical cleaners around her cherub, so gift her this Buggy Love Stroller and Carseat Cleaning Kit.
Just Essentials Gift Box – Dhs230
Gift boxes are such a lovely pressie, but if you don’t have time to put one together, please allow us to direct your attention to the Just Essentials Gift Box, which includes a jumpsuit, a sleepsuit, a knot hat and an organic teddy bear.
Just Essentials Diaper Bag – Dhs395
A practical and stylish diaper bag is always a winning gift. The Just Essentials diaper bag has roomy storage pockets, an integrated changing mat and a foil-lined pouch to keep food and drinks warm or cool.
Boon Frog Pod – Dhs186.75
The Boon Frog Pod is a bath toy scooper, holder and rinser all in one.
Puj Bath Treads – Dhs80
Bub won’t be trotting around the bath anytime soon, but it’s never to early to stock up on safety bits and pieces, which is why these Puj Bath Treads will come in very handy down the line.
3 Sprouts Hooded Towel – Dhs189
Ideal for baths or dips in the pool this super-cute hooded towel is perfect for newborns to age 18 months.
Bottle Pets Baby Bottle Cover – Dhs99
Created by two moms who wanted to make feeding time more fun, these cute cuddly covers make it easier for babies to hold their bottles or sippy cups.
Just Essentials Muslin Wrap (pack of three) – Dhs175
This is possibly the most useful baby shower gift. There are bound to be a few milk eruptions during those first few days and muslins are great for mopping up the mess and shielding you from spills.
Elodie Details Gold Bib – Dhs105
Mum-to-be will go ga-ga for this super-cute Golden Wings Bib from Elodie Details.
Pearhead Milestone Blocks – Dhs60
Help mum-to-be mark those precious milestones with some adorable Pear Head Milestone Blocks.
Blooming Bath Baby Bath – Dhs249
Handmade from incredibly soft materials, Blooming Bath’s petals pad the sink to create a comfortable bath time experience for bub.
Dreambaby Corner Protectors – Dhs30
Ok, not exactly adorable, but very useful. These corner protectors help to save on-the-go children from nasty injuries.
Baby Dan Cooker Guard – Dhs155
Again, low on cute factor, but high on useful factor. Mum will love the peace of mind this cooker guard gives her.
Gro Clock – Dhs295
A useful pressie for a year or two down the line, the Gro Clock uses images of the sun and the stars to tell munchkin when to go back to sleep and when it’s time to wake up.
Just Essentials 3-In-1 Carrier – Dhs249
The Just Essentials 3-in-1 Carrier is wearable in three different ways: face in, face out, and can be carried on the back.