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Top 8 Must-Have Baby Shower Gifts for Expecting Parents in London

Becoming a parent is an exciting, but overwhelming experience. With so many baby products on the market, it can be tough to decide which ones are worth investing in. As a London parent, you want to make sure you give the best baby shower gift to your expecting friends. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of the best baby shower gifts for expecting parents in London.

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It’s no secret that babies go through a lot of diapers. As a new parent, you can never have too many! Consider gifting a diaper subscription service, such as Kit & Kin. These services deliver high-quality, eco-friendly nappies to the new parents’ doorstep on a regular basis, making sure they never run out of this essential item.

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  • Baby Clothes

Babies grow quickly, so new parents will appreciate receiving a range of sizes for their baby. You can’t go wrong with a classic baby grow or a cosy blanket. For something a bit more unique, consider a personalised outfit or a stylish baby accessory like a hat or a bib.

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  • Pram

A good pram is a must-have for new parents. It allows them to take their baby on walks and outings without having to carry them the whole time. Look for a lightweight, easy-to-fold stroller that can fit into the trunk of a car. The Babyzen Yoyo2 is a popular option in London for its compact size and versatility. It’s great for taking on the tube or squeezing onto buses!

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  • Car Seat

Safety is a top priority for any parent, and a car seat is a crucial piece of equipment. Consider gifting a convertible car seat that can be used from infancy through toddlerhood. The Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 is a popular choice for its safety features and comfortable design.

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  • Baby Carrier

For parents who want to keep their baby close while on the go, a baby carrier is a great gift. Look for one that’s comfortable for both the baby and the parent, with adjustable straps and support for the baby’s head and neck. The Ergobaby Omni 360 is a versatile carrier that can be used in multiple positions and fits babies from 7 to 45 pounds.

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  • Baby Monitor

A baby monitor allows parents to keep an eye on their baby while they’re in another room. Look for one with video and audio capabilities, as well as features like night vision and two-way talk. The Motorola Halo+ is a popular choice for its 1080p HD video and integrated Alexa voice control.

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  • Nursery Rocker or Glider

A comfortable chair for feeding and snuggling with the baby is a must-have in any nursery. Consider gifting a nursery rocker or glider that’s both comfortable and stylish. The Charlie Crane Baby Rocker is the most popular amongst my clients for its plush seating and classic minimalist design.

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  • Changing Pad

Changing diapers is frequent for new parents, so a comfortable and convenient changing pad is a thoughtful gift. Look for one that’s easy to wipe clean and fits standard changing tables. The Keekaroo Peanut Changer is a popular choice for its durable, waterproof design and comfortable support for the baby.

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  • A Newborn Photography Session

This is a huge investment for some families and truly the best gift because it lasts for a lifetime and can be passed down for generations. This gift will last longer than any item of clothing or pram will. While often a more expensive option, it can be a great idea in a group of friends to all chip in for the session. Contact me here to enquire about pricing for a newborn photography session in London.

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  • Bellycasting

You have to make sure you gift this present before baby arrives but it is such a beautiful momento of one’s pregnancy. There are so many amazing companies in London that do bellycasting.

There are many baby shower gifts available for expecting parents in London. From nappies to prams to newborn or maternity photography sessions, there’s no shortage of useful and thoughtful gifts. By keeping in mind the needs and preferences of the parents, you can give a gift that will make their transition into parenthood just a little bit easier. Happy gifting!