Best Newborn Baby Gifts

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products.

Name Puzzle

A puzzle personalized with their own name is a great way to introduce letters and spelling. It also makes a fun keepsake and comes in a variety of colors and styles to choose from.

Take a look at this confused parent’s guide to phonics to learn more!

Cashmere Baby Gift Set

If you want to give a swanky baby gift, it’s hard to beat cashmere. This set features a waffle blanket made from 100 percent pure cashmere and a matching bear hat. It comes in either soft grey or dusty rose, and the cuddly factor is off the charts.

Baby Bandana Drool Bibs

With ten bibs in all, this set will have little ones covered. The cute bandanas are made of absorbent material that makes them perfect for mealtime, teething, and beyond.

Premium Solid Wood Milestone Age Blocks

Oh, the cute photos they’ll be able to take with these cute milestone age blocks! From weeks to months to years, these blocks can be arranged to mark a baby’s age. They come in two different color choices and make a fun accessory for nurseries.

Baby Shusher

The Baby Shusher is nothing short of miraculous when it comes to getting newborns to sleep. It features a real human voice that makes a shushing sound and is small and lightweight enough to take on the go. The award-winning product runs on two AA batteries, which are included, so relief is ready right out of the box.

Letters to My Baby

Talk about a gift that will keep giving for years to come. This set of 12 letters helps parents record their hopes, dreams, and memories for their child to read one day in the future. Some letters are blank, while others feature prompts such as “I laugh when you…” and “All the things I hope you’ll try someday…” and they come with stickers to seal them until one day when they’re grown.

Boppy Newborn Lounger

Loved by moms and dads, the Boppy provides a safe place for your baby to lay while they’re awake and supervised. The shape provides support and comfort, and it comes in a variety of cute patterns to complement any nursery.

WubbaNub Infant Pacifier

This sweet duck will be baby’s best friend as it helps hold their pacifier in place. Soft and cuddly, it’s easy for little hands to hold and makes for less frustration when babies struggle to keep it in themselves.

Newborn Baby Handprint and Footprint Photo Frame Kit

Save a memory of your baby’s precious little fingers and toes while you still can. This kit includes “Clean-Touch” ink which is safe for your baby and a wall hook for mounting. This frame is sure to be a treasured keepsake for years to come.

Baby Bee Box

This box is the ultimate gift for any newborn. It contains a crib sheet, washcloths, bibs, shampoo, and much much more. What makes this pick even more special is that it gives back: For every box purchased, Burt’s Bees makes a contribution to Save the Children.