51 Helpful Gifts for Rockstar New Parents

51 Helpful Gifts for Rockstar New Parents

Ease their transition into parenthood with these sweet gifts.

In lieu of a casserole, we propose gifting these colorful toys, soothing balms, and adorable accessories to your family, friends, and acquaintances who are totally ready to rock parenthood—but could maybe use a little help.

Brooklinen Baby Swaddle Set
Includes 3 OSFA cotton-bamboo swaddles. Photo Courtesy of Brooklinen
Frida Baby BreatheFrida 3-in-1 Humidifier
The BreatheFrida 3-in-1 Humidifier not only brings moisture back to baby’s room, it is also equipped with an essential oil diffuser and a range of nightlight colors.
Coyuchi Baby Gift Set
The littlest one on your list deserves only the softest, most gentle snuggle sessions.
Lovevery Baby Play Kits
Perfect play essentials designed by experts, for months 0 to 24. Wonder-inducing playthings, delivered by stage.
Baby’s First Eames: From Art Deco to Zaha Hadid
This whimsically illustrated board book offers a delightful A-to-Z overview of modern design icons for the toddler set. Parents who appreciate architecture and modern design will get a kick out of sharing their passion with little ones.
Ekobo Baby Feeding Set
For tiny tummies.  The tot’s cups and bowls have to put up with more than your average wear and tear, and luckily this pint-sized set is up for the challenge.
Parachute Baby Washcloth
Turn bath time into quality time with this gentle terry washcloth. Made from soft, natural long-staple Turkish cotton that will soothe your little one. Free of any harmful chemicals or synthetic materials.
A to Z Menagerie
Step right up to Suzy Ultman's alphabet menagerie! This unique multi-sensory reading experience features a die-cut letter to trace and a satisfying pull-tab reveal for each letter of the alphabet.
Fridababy Baby Basics Kit
Take the fuss out of newborn health and grooming with this convenient kit for dealing with everything from snotty noses to hangnails. A baby-shower hit that's perfect for first-time moms, the kit also features a zip-up travel case that makes it easy to organize the essentials on the go.
East Fork Onesie
For babies who love banging, throwing, and tipping over mom and dad's East Fork Mugs. Soft and organic cotton is healthy for little ones and easily cared for by machine washing and drying.
Lalo the Daily Stroller
The stroller built for your everyday life. All accessories are included at no extra cost. The Daily is ready for your first stroll. The newborn bassinet and car seat adaptors make it easy for you to get out as soon as you're ready.
Babyganics Toy & Highchair Cleaner
Let the games begin! They play with their food and put toys in their mouth. It’s a baby’s world, we just live in it. With this cleaner, there’s no dirt, no grime, and no yucky stuff left behind-you’re good to go from high to low.
Minna Cozy Cotton Baby Blanket
Call the cuddle crew. When it comes to littles, these snuggly blankets are just the thing. Handwoven by artisans in Chiapas, Mexico on an authentic backstop loom, each panel is embroidered together by hand for a lovely, one-of-a-kind piece of textile art baby will feel snug as a bug in.
Weleda 2in1 Gentle Shampoo + Body Wash
Weleda 2in1 Gentle Shampoo + Body Wash gently cleanses both hair and body with natural, plant-based ingredients. Featuring a tender formula with calendula extract and moisturizing almond oil, hair and skin are softened for easy detangling and improved hydration.
First Year Baby Calendar & Photo Prop Cards
Capture favorite moments from your baby's first year and add a sweet touch to monthly milestone photos with this adorably illustrated desktop calendar. This is an essential all-in-one for new parents looking for quick, simple ways to record and share precious memories of their newborn.
Arlo Baby Monitor
1080p HD Video Quality - View live or recorded videos in excellent detail and rich color, from anywhere in the world. 2-Way Wireless Talk - Comfort and talk to your baby from anywhere, whether you're at the office or in the living room.
Art for Baby
A collection of fascinating black-and-white images created by some of the world’s leading modern artists. Each one has been specially selected to help babies begin to recognize pictures and connect with the world around them.
Ubbi Diaper Pail
Exceptionally easy to load and clean, the Ubbi Diaper Pail can be used with ordinary trash bags or reusable cloth liners. It features a sleek, clever design and will minimize odors while cutting down on waste.
Parachute Linen Crib Sheet
A miniature version of our best-selling Linen Fitted Sheet. Light, airy and soft for your baby’s best sleep. Accommodates standard size cribs and toddler beds. Photo Courtesy of Parachute
Erbaviva Baby Essentials Duo
What it is: A Nordstrom-exclusive cleansing and hydrating set featuring two products perfect for baby's sensitive skin.  Duo includes:  Baby Body Wash (16 oz.): a cleansing wash naturally nurtures and cleans even the most sensitive and delicate skin and is made with soothing chamomile and...
Doddle & Co 2-Pack The Pop Pacifier
Brilliantly engineered so that the nipple pops back into its protective bubble when baby drops (or throws) this pacifier, you won't have to worry about washing it when you're out and about—and, since it's 100% silicone and dishwasher safe, you might even have time to sit down and relax for a few...
Rive Droite Darcy Changing Bag
Details : Zip fastening, 1 changing bag, 1 Elastic Baby Bottle Pouch, 1 Large adjustable strap, 2 Handles, 1 Large zipped pocket, 2 Patch pockets, 1 Removable pouch(es), 1 Discrete back-flap, which allows the bag to be carried easily atop of luggage.
Radius Pure Baby Toothbrush
You only want the best for your baby, and so do we. As sensitive as it is effective, the Pure Baby is exactly that — free of BPA, dyes, and harmful chemicals.
BabyBjörn Bouncer Bliss Convertible Quilted Baby Bouncer
Baby-powered and battery-free, this ergonomically designed bouncer supports your baby's back, neck and head as it rocks gently to every kick and wiggle. Three adjustable positions take your little one from play to rest to sleep, and it folds flat for easy storage or travel.
Baby Art Gallery: Turn Your Baby Into an Art Critic
It's never too early to look and learn together! As soon as they are born, babies are learning to focus on high-contrast images. Stimulate and entertain your little genius with these striking black-and-white art cards, inspired by the world's greatest artists.
Banz Baby Earmuffs, Sky Blue
Finally! Infant hearing protection! You now have a solution to providing hearing protection for infants with sensitive hearing and need hearing protection. Banz Infant Hearing Protection Earmuffs effectively attenuate harmful loud noises without shutting out other ambient sounds.
Thisworks Baby Sleep Pillow Spray
When spritzed onto bedding shortly before bedtime, this safety-approved sleep solution will help settle your baby. It helps gently soothe them to sleep with no risk of skin irritation. Its scent is an expert blend of relaxing and calming lavender, vetiver, and chamomile.
Nuna MIXX Bassinet for Stroller
A lightweight, sturdy bassinet makes it easy to maneuver snoozing little ones from stroller to crib in a snap with quick and quiet connections to the MIXX stroller frame (sold separately).
Crane 4-in-1 Top Fill Drop Cool Mist Humidifier
This ultrasonic cool-mist humidifier features customizable output control for relief from dry air.
D Is for Design Board Book
Mudpuppy's D is For Design Board Book teaches kids that everything from the hat on your head to the chair you're sitting in has been thoughtfully designed. Learn your ABC's as well as explore the archives of the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum with 34 pages of designer fun.
Bibito Modern Silicone Baby Bib
Messy meal approved. Mealtime just got a little less sticky, thanks to these lifesavers. Each bib is made from soft, lightweight silicone that not only feels comfortable around baby’s neck but is also a breeze to clean.
Parachute Toddler Linen Quilt
This miniature version of our Essential Quilt is soft with a medium weight ideal for layering. Drape over the side of the crib, inside a stroller or on the floor for tummy time.
Halo Bassinest LUXE Plus Bedside Swivel Sleeper
A rotating bedside bassinet gives you the closeness and convenience of co-sleeping, while allowing baby his or her own protected space.
MADE OF Moisturizing Organic Baby Lotion
What it is: This non-greasy organic baby lotion helps maintain moisture levels in baby's soft skin.  Who it's for: All skin types.  What it does: It absorbs quickly and is made from soothing aloe vera and organic oats.
Keekaroo Peanut Changer Diaper Changing Pad
Keekaroo's Peanut Changer changing pad makes diaper changes hassle-free for you and more comfortable for your little one. This soft polyurethane pad is water- and puncture-resistant, and the changing surface easily wipes clean. 
Parachute Cashmere Baby Blanket
Knit from pure cashmere, our baby blanket is the perfect gift (for you or a new parent). Adds a soft touch of luxury to nurseries, strollers or even car seats.
Lovevery The Play Gym
We did all the research and built The Play Gym for you. Lovevery’s award-winning debut product includes everything you need in an activity gym—from batting to teething to learning to focus—for a whole year of play. Designed by child development experts.

Brooklinen Crib Sheet Set
Mix and match from four gender-neutral prints to fit your nursery. The internet-famous sheets grow with your little one, from cribs to toddler mattresses. 

Morihata International Organic Cotton Japanese Baby Bib & Rattle Gift Set
Shake, rattle and roll.  We take so much care when choosing which shampoos, soaps and lotions to use on our babies’ skin. Now how about everything else that touches their skin? Opt for this ultra-soft, 50% organic cotton baby bib and rattle set.
PlanToys Palomino Mono
This classic rocking horse comes with a saddle and is built on parallel rockers so minis can rock back and forth. Final sale - no returns. Photo Courtesy of Maisonette
Stokke Convertible Sleepi Crib and Toddler Bed
A lovely beechwood crib grows in sync with your little one to form a comforting, seamless sleep environment for those first years. Beginning as a rolling full-sized crib, it converts to a stationary toddler bed when you remove the wheels and the side panel.
Louise Gray Myna Little Blanket
Breezy and carefree. The Myna is equally at home on or off the wall. Create a comfortable, nap-worthy space to settle into.
Lovevery The Organic Cotton Play Tunnel
The Organic Cotton Play Tunnel is perfect for playing hide and seek. Crawling helps develop strength and balance even after your toddler has started walking. Tie it together on one side to make a corner, stand it on its end to create a silly costume, or scrunch it up and watch it bounce back.

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