A baby shower is such a precious occasion, a moment to celebrate the mum-to-be before she gives birth to her new baby. Often a baby shower is compiled of a few close friends and family, so being invited is a huge privilege. It is custom to buy the new mum a gift for either herself or the new baby , but it can be difficult to know what to buy for a baby shower gift? If you don’t know the gender or the name of the baby-to-be don’t worry, our gifts can be personalised with a surname, nickname or a date – still making them an extra special baby shower present.
WHAT IS A BABY SHOWER?
Despite baby showers originally being more popular in US, here in the UK the tradition of throwing a baby shower for Mummy-to-be has been increasing in popularity. The main aim is to shower the parent-to-be during the end and more difficult stage of pregnancy, just before her new baby arrives. Baby showers are usually planned by a close friend or relative and can be held either in a home, hall, garden or local eatery, many people theme the baby shower to something they know the new Mum will adore, but this isn’t essential. On the day there are usually a number of games played, food on offer and a present giving.
WHAT TO BUY FOR A BABY SHOWER GIFT?
When it comes to baby shower gifting there are two main routes you can take: A) Gifting something special for the mum-to-be or B) a keepsake gift for the new arrival. Whichever you pick, My 1st Years have a gorgeous collection of gift ideas for Mum or baby on their baby shower. Don’t worry if you don’t yet know the baby’s name or gender we have a huge selection of unisex gifts which can be personalised with a surname, date or nickname meaning it is still a beautiful keepsake.