6 Gifts New Parents Will Actually Thank You For



Claire is a personal and professional development expert who believes that a positive attitude is one of the keys to success. You can find her online writing and giving tips about lifestyle and development as a regular contributor at highstylife.com.

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Parenting is the most beautiful job in the world. But also, it is a hard-working job. Parents’ working hours are 24/7 and they always lack time and energy for everyday responsibilities. If you want to make it easier for your friends or family who just got a baby, try with some of these things.

Burp cloth

The first thing that gets on your mind when you think about babies, beside how cute they are, is how they puke and poop all the time. Some of the greatest joys for any parent is when their baby burps, but you can never know if a burp will become a puke.  It is inevitable for parents to be covered in puke, and it is a part of the charm of the parent-baby relationship. But in order to save their washing powder, surprise them with a bulk of burp cloths.

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Protective crib rail cover

One of the most notorious enemies of new parents’ sleeping habits are baby’s growing teeth. Babies love to chew anything they get in their hands to ease the pain of teething and they can get hurt easily if they chew something too hard for their gums. Crib rails are at the perfect height to help a baby stand but also to chew on them. This gift will prevent many unexpected cries and might get parents a few extra precious hours of sleep every night.

Gift card

Sometimes you won’t be able to find out if the parents already have something you’ve planned to buy them. But still, there is something you can do if you want to surprise them. You can buy them one of many prepaid visa gift cards, so they can use the money whenever and however they want. They can use it in any supermarket, department store, or petrol stations, without the fear of spending more than they ought to.

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Baby food maker

This gift will help parents to increase their monthly family budget. Baby food is expensive and packed in small jars, so if the they rely only on buying it in the store, their wallet will soon empty out. Preparing food at home gives you control that the baby gets all the necessary nutrients. Parents will be sure that the food is not loaded with artificial herbicides and fertilizers if they use baby food maker to make pureed carrots, broccoli or potatoes.

Monthly bulk of supplies

Parents don’t have the time and energy to go on frequent shopping tours, so they would be very grateful if you could provide them with the monthly bulk of necessary supplies. We already mentioned the burp cloth, but also you can buy them a huge pack of diapers, wet wipes, rash cream, cosmetic products, soft towels or some other products will that would be very helpful for any parent. Those things are usually inexpensive, and you are making a huge difference in their lives.

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Just be there for them

The best gift you can give to anyone is your time and consideration. Take other children for a walk so the parents can get some rest or watch the kids so the parents can go out for a dinner and have some time for themselves. You can show that you care with any gift that is useful to them but showing them that you are there for them gives them more free time, but also comfort that they are not alone in raising their children.


There are many things you can do to make it easier for new parents to raise their children. But the most important thing is to show that you care. You can surprise the them with your gift and ask them if there is anything they would find very useful. Either way, we hope this list will be helpful to you.



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