One of the best parts of attending a baby shower for an expectant mother is picking out a gift. While many expectant parents decide to find out the gender of the baby ahead of time, there are many parents who wish to keep the gender a surprise. This may leave you wondering how to pick the perfect baby gift. Thankfully, there are many perfect gender neutral baby gifts available to you that will delight any expectant parent.
Beautiful Gender Neutral Baby Clothing
All new parents quickly find out how many clothing changes babies go through each day due to messy feedings, diaper accidents and the many other mishaps that come with a newborn. While you will find plenty of pink for girls and plenty of blue for boys, there are still many gender-neutral onesies and outfits available in colors such as gray, white, black, green, yellow, and orange. You can find them in solid colors as well as fun patterns that work equally well for boys or girls.
Gifts That Pamper Mama
Any mother who has welcomed a new baby knows how exhausting the first few weeks and months are as she learns to balance the needs of the baby with all of the other household needs. Give the new mama some help with a gift card for food delivery, a massage or facial, or perhaps a month or two of home cleaning services. You may consider giving her a cute new shirt or blouse or even a nightie to help her feel great after she delivers the baby and her shape has changed.
While baby gear can definitely be gender-specific, there is a big market for gender-neutral baby gear as well. Find a beautiful, neutral-colored baby blanket or a nursing pillow with a changeable cover, or splurge on a neutral-colored highchair for the first meals baby will eat. You might get a few friends to go in with you on a neutral car seat or stroller. There are also lots of options for newborn baby toys that come in an array of colors and styles that any baby will love. Think rattles, rings of keys, teething toys and board books.
Shopping for a baby gift does not have to be stressful, even if the gender will be a surprise. Enjoy picking out a special gift for him or her and relish the excitement of finding out if it will be a boy or a girl really soon.