Top 10 Gifts for Newborns & New Moms

Become the favorite aunt or uncle in 3…2…1….

Kim Kornfeld
4 min readDec 8, 2021

The holidays are right around the corner and one of the best people to shop for? Babies & new moms. The possibilities are endless and the options for baby gifts have grown dramatically over the last few years. But how do you choose? We rounded up the top 10 choices to make you the favorite family member of the year.

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Bugaboo Stardust Play Yard ($329)

Play yards are essential when it comes to newborns. This one from Bugaboo makes naptime easier by combining unique aerospace technology and smart design to offer you an all-in-one, ultra-comfortable play yard that you can use at home or on the go. Available on


OshKosh Reindeer Crochet Booties ($7)

These non-skid, holiday booties are designed in a soft cotton blend to make any baby comfortable. Available on


Skip Hop Silver Lining Cloud Activity Gym ($85)

This fluffy activity gym offers hours of playtime and features a soft color palette to complement modern decor along with pops of bright colors to stimulate the baby’s sight. Five celestial-themed hanging toys will engage baby with lights, music, and other stimuli while the cushy mat offers ultimate, cloud-like comfort. Available at,

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Good Behavior Mama Weekender Bag ($300)

This bag is 100% handcrafted by Kenyan artisans, from upcycled sails. Any purchases made from GB provide living wages for six workers and their families for a month. Available at

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MOBY Ring Sling ($59)

The Ring Sling is crafted from a high-quality woven cotton fabric and provides an approachable, easy-to-wear alternative to the classic wrap design. Available on and Amazon


Disney Princess Meta Backpack ($169)

The META Backpack in Disney Princess features an enchanting print that celebrates courage, kindness, and the magic of dreams come true. This backpack features intuitive pockets, a spacious interior, a hidden insulated bottle pocket, and padded backpack straps. Available at


Inspiration Play Fill N’ Splash Submarine Bath Toy ($20)

This bath toy is engaging, interactive, and educational. It encourages independent play and experimentation, improves hand-eye coordination, teaches cause and effect, and is visually stimulating. Available on Amazon

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Demdaco Pink Puppy Chair ($131)

This plush seat is the perfect little spot for a newborn to grow into and makes a memorable gift. Available on


Personalized Name Puzzle (Starts at $17)

This personalized gift is more than just a keepsake but can eventually be incorporated into playtime to improve hand-eye coordination as the baby grows. Available on Etsy

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Cybex Lemo Bouncer ($150)

This innovative and sleek 3-in-1 bouncer was designed for use from birth so baby always has a seat at the table. From 6 months up to 3 years, the LEMO Bouncer can be used without a harness system and is the perfect place for babies to bounce. Available on, Amazon, BuyBuyBaby