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10 Christmas gift ideas for new babies

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If you’re looking for a Christmas gift idea for a new baby, we have you covered!

Here are 10 gifts to delight and soothe new babies, as well as making a new parent’s life a little easier.

1. Hape’s Baby Bug Book

Introduce a lifelong love of the natural world with this colourful and well-illustrated Hape baby bug book.

Hape Babys Bug Book - Tell Me Baby

This educational toy will teach your baby all about bugs with bright and colourful illustrations on each page that are engaging to young eyes, ready to discover and explore the world around them.

It’s made of durable wood from sustainable sources and child-safe paints, and with solid wood construction, this book will last for a long time and provide many hours of fun with bugs!


2. Magical play with Magicubes

Magicube is a construction system of toys for children aged 1+ and it’s guaranteed to hold their interest and spark their big imaginations and creativity.

These beautiful sets, available in Animal Friends, Transport, Insects or Fruit sets, feature fun cubes that can be attached to each other and constructed into multiple imaginative creations.

Find out more about Magicube Sets here.

3. Skip Hop Cry-Activated All Soft Soother

Soothe your baby with sweet songs, nature sounds and your recorded voice – even in the middle of the night!

Skip Hop Sooother

This soft bedtime friend features an innovative cry-activated smart sensor that automatically responds to cries, so baby and parents get a good night’s sleep.


4. Ollie the Owl Night Light

The perfect sleep companion! Playing four comforting sounds (Heartbeat, Rainfall, Static White Noise or Brahms Lullaby) and with a gentle warm glowing tummy, Ollie the Owl creates a lovely calming environment for your baby to drift off to sleep in.

Gro Company Ollie the Owl Light & Sound Sleep Aid
The built in Cry Sensor cleverly listens in and reactivates to help keep calm them should they stir.


5. Gilly Goat bibs

Proudly Australian owned and made, Gilly Goat is a premium lifestyle baby brand with products designed from nature for sensitive little souls. Gilly Goat creates baby and childrens’ care essentials that are as useful as they are beautiful.

The Gilly Goat bib is a reversible bib that makes mess time a fun time! Roll it up and pop into your nappy bag for mealtimes away from home.

It’s made from beautiful ultra-soft double layer cotton jersey, is absorbent and super gentle on little delicate faces. Plus, it has an easy Velcro closure and is machine washable for easy maintenance.

Gilly Goat Bibs - Tell Me Baby

Click here to find out more about Gilly Goat, and you can read and write reviews on the range here.

6. Soothing swaddles

When it comes to sleep-time, One Eco Step believes that the age-old tradition of swaddling newborn babies helps them to feel calm and secure as though cocooned in their mother’s womb.

Their luxuriously soft Natural Bamboo Muslin Swaddle is made from 100% bamboo viscose.

One Eco Step Bamboo Muslin Swaddle - Tell Me Baby

It’s as soft as cashmere and helps to keep your baby warm in winter and cool in summer and its breathable fabric helps to reduce the risk of overheating.

Find out more about the One Eco Step range here.

7. Safe bath chair

Kneeling and bending over a baby bathtub can take its toll – but Charli Chair is here to take the stress away!

Charli Chair

This clever chair, which has been featured on Shark Tank, safely positions babies at a comfortable height in the shower or bath.

The Charli Chair 2-in-1 has an extra bath feature that allows babies to be submerged in water too. This innovative, back-saving chair helps make bathtime the fun, safe and relaxing experience it should be for both parents and bubs!

Find out more about the Charli Chair here and read reviews from other parents here.

8. A Happy Hairbrush just for babies

The Happy Baby Brush, designed by mums, is a gentle and effective baby hairbrush that brushes hair whilst gently massaging baby’s scalp at the same time.

Happy Hair Brush Mum & Bub Pack - Tell Me Baby

Its clever black bristles help to remove dead skin cells and cradle cap off the scalp, keeping your baby’s hair and scalp clean.

All the baby Happy Hair Brushes are animal product free, cruelty free and 100% vegan. Check out Happy Hair Brush as they’ve got a brush for every family member.

Find out more about the Happy Hairbrush range here.

9. A Munch Mitt to soothe sore gums

For babies aged 3 to 12 months, Malarkey’s Munch Mitts are a must-have. And they come in an assortment of colours!

The world’s first silicone teething mitt, the Munch Mitt is a wearable teething toy for infants who can’t grasp or hold a standard teether.

With a textured flexible silicone surface that provides soothing teething relief, this mitt also has an easy hand to mouth access for your baby to self-soothe sore gums.

Malarkey Munch Mitt - Tell Me Baby

It also protects your baby’s hands from excess saliva and chewing and can be worn on whichever hand your baby prefers.

Find out more and buy your own Munch Mitt here.

10. Natural and gentle essentials for baby’s skin

Your baby’s first bathtime is such a beautiful and memorable occasion, and gentle, natural skin care is a must.

GAIA’s Baby Starter Kit has convenient, 100% recyclable sizes of some of their most loved products, including Sleeptime Bath & Body Wash, Sleep-time Bath, Shampoo, Moisturiser and Baby Massage Oil.

GAIA Baby Starter Kit - Tell Me Baby

These lovely treats contain carefully selected natural and organic ingredients such as evening primrose oils, avocado, lavender, sweet organic oils and gentle chamomile.

Whether it’s a gift for new parents, for the hospital bag, or to take on the family’s first holiday, this gorgeous set is a perfect choice!

Read GAIA reviews from other parents and find out more about the GAIA Baby Starter Kit.

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