It’s that time of year when we need to start thinking about Christmas presents for our nearest and dearest and if, like us, you’ve got a new baby in the family, you might be stuck for something cute, but also useful to gift the new parents and their adorable munchkin. We’ve been browsing the top baby gifts for 2020 and comparing them to our British Baby Box gifts: we’ve even put together a little top ten gift guide to help you!
1. A Teether Toy – Chewy the Hippo by Cheeky Chompers (£11)
Chewy features easy to grip handles designed for little hands to grip like a tippy cup, numerous chewable surfaces and an attachable harness strap so he can’t get lost and is always close to hand. Beautifully made from soft natural latex rubber, this stimulating teething toy provides teething tots with a unique sensory experience – tactile and textured chewable features, a soothing smell and an audible squeak. Perfect for use in the bath too!
2. Dribble Bibs – Muslin Neckerchew Bib by Cheeky Chompers (£10)
The award winning chewy dribble bib with the added natural magic of 100% soft organic muslin. This neckerchief also features a pliable textured teething triangle, it contains no phthalates or BPA and contains an absorbent middle layer – the perfect dribble catcher.
3. A Grow Bag – Baby Sleeping Bag by Superlove Merino (£82)
These gorgeous baby sleeping bags are lined with 240gsm double knitted Merino for optimal comfort and with Merino naturally drawing moisture away from the skin, it offers improved sleep quality all year round. The outer of the sleep bag is made from 100% organic cotton, with travel slots and snap closures for use in car seats and prams. Merino baby sleeping bags can be worn from summer to deepest winter without the need for different tog value bags or the use of fillers or padding.
4. Fleece Baby Wraps – Superfine Merino Wool Shawl (£62)
This beautiful baby shawl in super-fine merino wool is a soft and gentle way to keep your baby cosy. Knitted in a lovely ivory white, it is ideal for use as an elegant Christening shawl or special occasion blanket. Each shawl is hand-finished with a scalloped edge, in the traditional Shetland way.
5. Baby Record Keeper – Baby Feed Wheel by Chiggs (£4.20)
Whether during the sleep interrupted night time, or the sleep deprived daytime when there are so many other things to think about, the Baby Feed Wheel provides a clear reminder of the time of Baby’s last feed. It’s made in the UK and easy to clean with a wipe from a damp cloth.
6. Hats and Mittens – Sleepy Little Star Mits (£3.50) & Beanie (£7.50)
Woven from pure 100% organic cotton, pesticide and chemical-free, ideal for baby’s delicate skin these scratch mittens and beanies will help protect them from themselves as they get to grips with their growing body, whilst keeping them warm and cosy.
7. Baby Grows – Sleepy Little Star Bodysuit (£12) and Sleepsuit (£18)
Keep baby cosy in these cute bodysuits and sleep suits. Woven from pure 100% organic cotton, pesticide and chemical-free, ideal for baby’s delicate skin. They feature an envelope neckline and popper fastenings at the crotch for fuss-free dressing and changing, finished with a delicate embroidered silver star design.
8. Mum-to-be Pamper Pack – Neom Tranquility Body and Hand Lotion (£20)
The Neom Tranquility lotion is a complex blend of lavender, jasmine & Brazilian rosewood, helping to bring a feeling of calm when gently massaged over the skin. Contains nourishing skin loving shea butter and softening argan and sea buckthorn oils. 100% naturally fragranced with NEOM Real Luxury™ fragrance purposefully blended to help you relax and unwind. Perfect for popping by the sink for a wellbeing hit.
9. A Relaxation Candle – Tranquility Scented Candle by Neom Organics (£30)
Nothing affects how you look or feel as much as sleep, or lack of it. Hello Tranquillity. A really special complex blend using only 100% natural fragrances with 19 of the purest possible dreamy essential oils including English lavender, precious jasmine & sweet basil plus little touches of other perfectly chosen natural essential oils expertly blended to help you prepare for sleep.
10. Security Blankets – Muslin Squares by Zoe (£7.50)
Whether used as a security blanket, burping cloth or to provide shade from the sun, these 100% cotton muslins are soft enough for your baby’s skin whilst being strong enough for daily use! In the bouncy grey rabbit and hare print from Zoe’s llustrations, every muslin is bursting with pattern and colour. Soft and absorbant, machine washable at 40°C.
We hope this little guide helped give you some ideas – if you’re looking for something that bit ‘extra’ why not gift them one of our British Baby Box bundles or create a bespoke box to suit. Get in touch to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to help!