The Baby Christmas Gift Guide
Our round-up of gorgeous gifts to buy your loved ones for a truly magical Christmas.
Our round-up of gorgeous gifts to buy your loved ones for a truly magical Christmas.
Personalised Initial Pastille Necklace, £99, Merci Maman
NEOM’s new Christmas collection offers a brand-new fragrance, Cosy Nights. Cosy Nights is a rich blend of pure essential oils including sandalwood, frankincense and nutmeg, perfect to gift to a new mum to help them relax on a a cosy, winter night. From all natural candles to essential oils, this is the perfect gift to spoil them this Christmas.
Cosy Nights Scented Candle (3 Wick), £50, NEOM Organics
Perfect for cosy sleeps and lazy days at home, Elizabeth Scarlett’s pyjamas are a beautiful gift for a new mum to add a touch of luxury to her – probably limited! slumber. It’s also made from 100% sustainable cotton, supporting the Better Cotton Initiative.
Tiger Conservation Pyjamas, £75, Elizabeth Scarlett
The Signature Birth Recovery Box includes all the must-have postnatal products designed (with lots of feedback from mums!) to make the post birth recovery period as comfortable as possible. The box comes with a handy guide for the week post birth to prep mums for what to expect.
Signature Birth Recovery Box, £99.99, Rock Me Momma
The London-Olivia Baby Changing bags aim to fill the gap of fashionable yet affordable baby changing bags, that can still be used once your little ones grow up. The bags are made out of vegan leather, with no plastic packaging and with a portion of the profits going towards Unicef.
Notting Hill Backpack Grey Baby Changing Bag, £89, London-Olivia
A wearable long hot water bottle is a great gift for new mums. The ultimate self-care accessory, they’re fantastic at easing aches and pains as well as keeping you snug and cosy. Because they can be strapped onto the body they allow you to be hands-free, meaning relief and comfort whether nursing, nappy changing, cooking, playing, working, snuggling, or watching from the pitch sidelines…
Stars Wearable Hot Water Bottle, £55, Joiful Designs
Give the gift of comfort and closeness this Christmas, thanks to this ergonomic, unisex baby carrier. Made with baby carrier experts Isara for the Tiba + Marl collaboration, it was developed by working with a baby wearing consultant and a team of specialised orthopaedics. Its breathable organic cotton, and design suitable for front, back and hip-wearing (with baby facing inwards) makes for greater intimacy and connection.
Gaia Organics Baby Carrier Wrap in Graphite, £39.99, Mamas & Papas
Finding the right kind of changing bag can be a bit of a minefield for dads. This understated streamlined backpack looks like an on-trend messenger bag and is suitable for both Mum and Dad. Available in charcoal grey, not only will parents love wearing it, but the unique pod organisation system consists of separate feeding and changing pods, keeping parent essentials hygienically separate and easy to grab in a hurry. The different sections allow for maximum organisation, which is what every new parent needs, plus being a backpack it’s much more efficient when trying to save time on the go. It’s a perfect purchase for Christmas, for new or soon to be parents.
Thule Changing Backpack in black, £129.99, Thule
You can’t beat a cosy new jumper for Christmas, and this British made jumper is perfect for the colder months, made from cosy British Wool and featuring a roll neck or ‘sausage’ collar. It features a traditional Aran pattern and is in a classic ‘cream nep’ colour, perfect for outdoor activities or winter walks.
100% Wool Roll Collar Aran Jumper, £79.95, Glencroft Countrywear
Just because he’s a new dad, don’t compromise on style! This original slim card holder can be personalised, with a choice of stylish colours: Forest Green, Black Camo, Coastal Blue, Black and Stone Grey. We love that it’s crafted from Apple Leather, a premium plant-based material made from waste apples.
Premium Personalised Slim Card Holder, £61, Oliver Co
This super cute box, with a little clock on the front, is the perfect gift for a baby or toddler – who’ll likely receive lots of books for Christmas! It makes it easy for your baby to pick out favourite books (and tidy up!).
Children’s Book Storage Box, £99, The Tidy Books Box
Give the gift of sleep with SnuzCloud this Christmas. Created with the softest plush fabric, the adorable cuddly cloud features four soothing sounds that play for 20 minutes per cycle and has two light options to use depending on the mood. Parents can choose the calming pink glow from the friendly cloud’s rosy cheeks, or a brighter soft white light that’s not only ideal for feeding in the dark but can also double up as a night light when little ones get older.
SnuzCloud Baby Sleep Aid, £29.95, Snuz
For a cute gift you KNOW they will use, you can’t go wrong with muslins. These gorgeous Aden + Anais options come in a variety of designs to suit every taste and in a beautiful gift box.
Boutique Cotton Muslin Newborn Gift Set in Jungle Jam, £69.85, Aden + Anais
Father Christmas loves introducing himself to new little girls and boys on their first Christmas. In this personalised letter he will explain who he is and what the magic of Christmas is really about. Each letter is uniquely personal to the recipient with a high level of personalisation including the big man’s comments on the baby’s first year. A very special keepsake for baby’s first Christmas!
Bespoke First Letter from Father Christmas, £22.99, A Magical Letter
This 100% natural merino sheepskin is the perfect present for the winter months. This one is for the aesthetically enlightened mamas looking for sustainable luxury, with temperature regulating and naturally hypoallergenic properties.
Binibamba Yin Yang Snuggler, £109, Selfridges
An essential from day dot, whether it’s during the newborn phase, or when toddlers are having a splashing time, the iconic towel from Sweet Dreamers promises a snuggly cuddle for everyone.
Best known for its iconic Hands-Free Baby Bath Towel, it’s an absolute must have for life with a baby – turning struggles into cuddles at bath time. Thanks to its thoughtfully clever design, Cuddledry makes bath time safer, simpler, snugglier and calmer. The unique towel, attaches to the parent/carer like an apron, allowing them to be hands free (and keeping them dry), while lifting baby out of the bath.
[promotional content] Your mini me will love the Migno Doll’s Pram which is every bit as good as mum and dad’s version in both quality and function, offering everything a child could wish for. This doll’s pram is very popular with stylish little toddlers thanks to its grown-up design, with push-bar grip and bumper bar that have high-quality imitation leather handles.
Migno Doll’s Pram with Carrycot and Stroller Seat, £169.90, ABC Design
For more gift ideas for newborns and little tots, take a look at our guide to Baby’s first Christmas.
After a tough couple of years in the midst of a pandemic, there’s never been a better time to rally round and support small businesses this Christmas. Offering up a wide range of unique, beautiful gifts for mum, dad and baby, this year we’ve dedicated a gift guide to some of our favourite small businesses.
When it comes to sustainability, even small changes can help make a positive impact on the environment. So, this year we’ve rounded up the best sustainable, organic and eco-friendly Christmas gifts for both new mums and babies this season.
‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to feel the festive spirit than by spreading a little joy and style to busy parents than the Thule Shine, Thule’s compact city stroller? Suitable from newborn to toddler, the nifty design is super practical and stylish, perfect for parents and their little ones to enjoy days out together. The all-wheel suspension ensures a smooth ride no matter the terrain, so whether it’s wandering round a quaint Christmas market or dashing around town running errands, the convenient one-hand fold makes it easy to carry on the go.
Thule Shine City Stroller, from £649.99, thule.com
For something fun and a little different, whether they’ve just had their baby or you simply want to send them some Christmas cheer, all new parents will appreciate this giant Christmas cookie from delicious cookie company Blondie’s Kitchen, which can be personalised with baby’s new name.
Giant Personalised Cookie, £34, Blondie’s Kitchen
Whether it’s a ski trip, Christmas staycation or if you’re driving home for the festive season, it’s more than likely you’ll have extra luggage in tow. Travelling surrounded by carefully packed gifts and suitcases – and your little ones! – isn’t an enjoyable experience, so for those that want to travel in style and comfort it’s time to hit the roof. Thule are the market leaders in roof boxes and the Thule Vector M has a premium felt-lined interior and integrated lighting, allowing you to pack or unpack your belongings at whatever time of day. This elegant and sporty design holds 360L of packing and the lid conveniently locks in place when the box is closed, providing a safe and secure solution.
Thule Vector M Roof Box in titan matte, £1,350, Thule
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