The Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Guide 2013

Searching for for the best baby gift ideas around? Look no further! We’re excited to present our biggest, best Baby Shower Gift Guide yet, with more than 150 of the coolest gifts for new moms, gifts for new dads, personalized baby gifts, and the most unique gifts to celebrate all kinds of families. We’re also exceptionally thrilled to be partnering with our amazing sponsor babyGap (yay!), one of our favorite stylish, gift-giving destinations, because they share our commitment to honoring diverse families and showering every baby with love–whatever the gift.

Our Baby Shower Gift Guide Sponsor, babyGap + Cool Mom Picks favorites

The only rules to welcoming a baby are that the parents-to-be are showered with lots of love–and hey, maybe a thoughtful gift. We’ve been long-time fans of babyGap, from their First Favorites line of newborn essentials, to their stylish seasonal collections, all of which make gorgeous, treasured baby shower gifts for all kinds of parents. Bonus: We’ll be giving away awesome goodies and gift cards from them all year long on Cool Mom Picks if you keep an eye on our site. So happy shopping mamas! We hope you find something here you love, whatever your price range, and whomever that cute little baby-to-be.

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: handmade hedgehog baby toyhandmade hedgehog baby toy $14 at woodenplay

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: personalized embroidery artpersonalized embroidery art $20 at blue without you kids

15% off with code COOLMOMS

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: tim and leslie diaper bagsophia diaper bag $179.99 at timi + leslie

10% off with code 2013coolmom10

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: organic scooter biborganic scooter bib $16 at finn and emma (matching blanket $45)

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: stokke strollerstokke xplory 2013 $1099 at magic beans

$15 off purchase of $75+ with code CMP2013

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: minimalist parenting bookminimalist parenting $13.57 at amazon

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: organic skin creambaby bee skin creme $10 from burt?s bees

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: handknit baby dollhandknit baby doll $56 at blabla kids

10% off with code coolmom13

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: pickle of the month subscriptionmonthly pickle subscription $140/3 mos at new york mouth

15% off code COOLMOMPICKLES

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: welcome baby cardwelcome baby card $4.50 at 1canoe2

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: metal speedstermetal speedster $94.40 at my sweet muffin

SERVICES MAKE GREAT GIFTS TOO

There’s plenty that new parents appreciate that doesn’t come in a gift-wrapped box. We’d love to receive any one of these: *local postpartum doula services *meal delivery *Dr. Harvey Karp?s The Happiest Baby Classes *babysitting service gift card *a professional photo sitting *massage gift cards (always!)

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: door hangermommy time door hanger $16 at tree by kerri lee

10% off with code COOL10

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: portable changing padpatemm changing pad $69 at pottery barn kids

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: robot crib sheetrobot crib sheet $45 at little auggie

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: rose gold initial necklacerose gold initial necklace $38 from olive yew

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: beaba baby food makerbeaba babycook pro $149.99 at magic beans

$15 off purchase of $75+ with code CMP2013

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: custom letterpress baby keepsakecustom letterpress baby keepsake $60+ at sweet letterpress

10% with code CMOMP13

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: iphone baby teetheriphone baby teether $12 at 3princesses/$15 personalized

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: baby sunglassesuva/uvb baby sunglasses $19.99 at babiators

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baby shower gift on cool mom picks: handmade wooden baby toy of the month subscriptionhandmade wooden baby toy of the month subscription $67/3 months at little alouette

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: phil + ted?s dot strollerphil + ted?s dot stroller $449 at buy buy baby

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: star wars alphabet printstar wars alphabet print $16 at society 6

DON’T FORGET DADDY! New papas like baby shower love too. A few of our favorite gifts for new dads: *a daddy diaper bag *new dad t-shirt *rules for my unborn son book *personalized braille keychain *baby carrier just for dad *box of cigars for the traditionalist *beer

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: personalized silhouette thank you cardspersonalized silhouette thank you notes $25 at le papier studio

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baby shower gift on cool mom picks: 3 ball rattles3 ball rattles $39 at land of nod

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: soothing mobileb kids dream station $60 at amazon

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: pirate baby sneakerspirate baby sneakers $30 at boy girl boy girl design

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: benbini feeding tracker watchbenbini feeding tracker watch $99 at benbini

20% off with code CMP20

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: 529 fund donation529 fund donation $ varies through instagrad app

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: multicultural baby mobilemulticultural baby mobile $65 at a size too small

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: artisan coffee tasting box subscriptionartisan coffee tasting box subscription $22.49/mo for 6 mo subscription at craft coffee

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: tiffany silver feeding spoonman in the moon silver feeding spoon $150 at tiffany + co (optional engraving)

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baby shower gift on cool mom picks: muslin baby swaddlemuslin easy swaddle $24.95 at aden + anais

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: colorful diaper pailsubbi diaper pail $79.99 at ubbi

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: modern sesame street postersmodern sesame street poster $30 at symbol society

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: sterling dada key chainsterling dada key chain $250 at tali gilette

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TWIN AND MULTIPLE GIFTS

Got a mom friend with multiples on the way? Consider a few of these options. And don’t forget the massage gift card! *matching twin sets of onesies *twin stroller *keepsake necklace with multiple charms *dual photo frame *double time by jane roper *homemade meals. Lots of them!

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: organic teethersveggie crate of organic teethers $28 at uncommon goods

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: custom mom necklacecustom mom necklace $128 at alice roche

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: serenity star feeding + sleep systemserenity star feeding + sleep system $89.95 at aden + anais

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: boy dollwee wonderfuls boy doll $39 at land of nod

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: diaper cream travel packdiaper cream travel pack $18 at mayron?s goods

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: rocking mooserocking moose $39.99 at IKEA

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: vtech audio baby monitorvtech audio baby monitor $29.99 (limited time) at target.com

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: maurice sendak nursery art maurice sendak nursery art $5 printable at olive + birch

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: maxi-cozi infant seatmaxi-cozi prezi infant seat $289.99 at babies 1st

LIZ’S 5 CITY MOM MUST-HAVES

1. Strollaway stroller hanger because space is a premium! 2. ABC NYC alphabet book by Joanne Dugan. A longtime favorite. 3. Clip-on travel high chair for restaurants. 4. Lightweight, easy-fold stroller like UPPAbaby G-LUXE for cabs and those subway stairs. 5. One awesome postpartum black dress for everyday wear (this one from Gap).

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: canon n powershot cameracanon n powershot $299.99 at canon

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: eco-friendly plate + bowl seteco pink peace plate + bowl set $36 at smiling planet

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baby shower gift on cool mom picks: boon flair high chairboon flair high chair $229.99 at target

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: sumo wrestler mobilesumo wrestler mobile $140 from pink cheeks studios

10% off with COOLESTMOM10

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: bugaboo bee neon edition strollerbugaboo bee neon edition $699 at giggle

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: gender-neutral baby pouchgender neutral baby pouch $99.99 at rockin baby slings

free ship with code ROCKINFREE

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: personalized picture bookpersonalized picture book $31.95 at paper hat press

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: waterproof baby bibwaterproof baby bib $8.49 at piyopiyo

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: leaf infant to child seatleaf infant to child seat $229.95 at nuna

KRISTEN’S GIFT IDEAS FOR NOT-SO-NEW MOMS

1. A really good sling. My favorite: Rockin’ Baby Pouch 2. Diaper delivery. Honest Co. drops them off right at her doorstep. 3. A keepsake necklace she’ll never want to take off, like this one from Heart and Stone Jewelry. 4. The Rain or Shine Kids blanket has tons of other uses too. 5. Bucketload of coffee. Tonx sends it every other week.
baby shower gift on cool mom picks: talking elephant medicine dispensertalking elephant medicine dispenser $9.99 from ava the elephant

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: convertible diaper backpack/messenger bagconvertible diaper backpack/messenger bag $109.99 at diaper dude

15% off with code 15CMP2013

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: portable cribalma mini crib by bloom $339.99 at buy buy baby

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: baby blocksbaby blocks $12 at uncle goose

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: lotus everywhere travel criblotus everywhere travel crib $199.95 at guava family

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: teething necklacesteething necklaces $29.50+ at chewbeads

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baby shower gift on cool mom picks: portable changing padbaby ohm change mat $20 at zoli baby

10% off with code CMP013

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: strong girl postersstrong girl posters $30 from amand vissell

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: nursing shirtnursing shirt $29.95 at gap

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: stainless steel baby bottlestainless steel baby bottle $13.99+ at pura

ADOPTION GIFTS

We’ve been recommending adoption gifts for years, and it’s so nice to see that there are more and more great options all the time. Here, just a few of our favorite recos. * Personalized “Chosen” Necklace * Where You Were Born Ornament * My Family, My Journey Memory Book * Longitude/Latitude Ring * Instant Mom by Nia Vardalos

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: hand-embroidered baby caphand-embroidered baby cap $28 at tiny sprouts

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: baby milestone postersbaby milestone posters $45 at strange birdy studios

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: baby cargo handlebar stroller bagbaby cargo handlebar stroller bag $59.99 at diapers.com

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: eco teethereco teether by green toys $10.99 at yoyo

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: diaper bag backpackdiaper bag backpack $179 at petunia

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: taro gomi board book settaro gomi board book set $13.59 at amazon

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: handmade cloud pillowshandmade cloud pillows £25 from ohNOrachio

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: bathtub toy storagebathtub toy storage $25.99 at 3 sprouts

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: gro convertible cribgro convertible crib $1090 + convertible kits at module-r

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: natural diaper and wipes bundlenatural diaper + wipes bundle $79.05/month at honest

baby shower gift on cool mom picks: dinosaur wall decalsblik dino wall decals $45+ at babybot

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: handmade children?s table + stool sethandmade children?s table + stool set $475 at mod mom furniture

10% off with code CMP10

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: gingham airplane soft toygingham airplane soft toy $30 at sunday in color

10% off with code coolmompicks

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: personalized toy camerapersonalized toy camera $34 at keepsake toys

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: numbers animal printnumbers animal print $95 at creative thursday

10% off with code coolmompicks

CHARITY GIFTS

For the parents who have everything, here are some of our favorite orgs that support families, but pick your own! *baby buggy *starlight foundation *st jude?s research center *kiva card for charity of your choice *feeding america

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: handmade baby shoeshandmade baby shoes $60 at zuzii

10% off with code COOLMOMS

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: hands-free baby towelpuj hug baby towel $34.99 at puj

free ship on puj hug with COOLMOMFREESHIP

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: elephant pull toyelephant pull toy $64 at romp

BIG SIBLING GIFTS

Big or not quite so big, don?t forget the new older brother or sister with an idea beyond a ?big bro? shirt *BIG by Colleen Paratore *Kids? camera to document the new baby *Personalized journal for older kids *New baby doll + stroller *Coupon for playdate just with mommy or daddy

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: handmade baby quilthandmade baby quilt $225+ from deer + hippo

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: folding high chairfolding high chair $119.99 at mamas and papas

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: fox shape sorter puzzlefox shape sorter puzzle $19.95 at land of nod

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: led nightlightled nightlight $14.99 at IKEA

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: luxury baby sleep sackluxury baby sleep sack $90 at bella bundles

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: baby animal art printsbaby animal art prints $25+ at the animal print shop

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: graco travel bouncergraco travel bouncer $62 at albee baby

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: personalized wall hangingpersonalized wall hanging $48 at lisa leonard

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Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: natural new mom gift setnatural new mom gift set $57 at farmaesthetics

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Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: kerchief bibkerchief bib $14.50 at kitsel

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: nursery style booknursery style book $19.95 at serena and lily

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: asleep/awake door hangerasleep/awake door hanger $15 from kata golda

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: non slip bath matnon slip bath mat $15 at skip*hop

GREAT GIFTS FOR SAME-SEX PARENTS

While all parents appreciate diaper subscriptions and cute layettes, there are a few special gifts perfect for two mommy or two daddy households too. * Todd Parr’s Family Book * Family Tree Art * Custom Family Embroidery * Two Moms Card * I Love My Daddies Bib

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: instabook brag bookinstabook brag book $21 at rag + bone bindery

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: 4-piece bath set4-piece bath set $50 at maclaren us

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: scratch and sniff stroller toyscratch and sniff stroller toy $9.75 at cattiwampus

25% off non-sale items CMPSHOWER

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: birdie crib sheetbirdie crib sheet $24 at giggle

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: personalized superhero picture framepersonalized superhero picture frame $34 at psychobaby

15% off with code CMPBABY15

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: korean alphabet blockskorean alphabet blocks $17.50+ at korable

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: angry birds swaddle blanketangry birds swaddle blanket $7.50 at swaddle designs

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: n is for nitrogen printn is for nitrogen print $20 at modernPOP

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: breast pumphygeia enjoye lbi pump $362 at amazon

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: baby hangersbaby hangers $9.95/2 at grandma?s chalkboard

10% off with code COOLMOM

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: personalized adoption posterpersonalized adoption poster $24 at my place in the world

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: will return sleep maskwill return sleep mask $22 at flight 001

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: double picture frametwin picture frame $16.90 at zara home

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: twin baby bootiestwin baby booties $64/set at lala shoes

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: building sethandmade 4 elements building set $74.95ca at natural pod

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: giraffe baby bookgiraffe baby book $20 at eco jot

10% off with code MOMPICKS10

PARENTING BOOKS TO KEEP YOU LAUGHING

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: handmade fox pillowhandmade fox pillow $28 at gingiber

15% off with code COOLMOMPICKS

Baby Shower Gift on Cool Mom Picks: indie lullabiesindie lullabies $9.99 at amazon

All 2013 Baby Shower Gift Guide discount codes are good through 3/31/14, whoo! All picks are entirely determined by our editorial staff; there has been no compensation in exchange for reviews. Cool Mom Picks is an Amazon affiliate and we are proud to work with our sponsor babyGap who helped make this guide possible. Want even MORE great ideas? See our 2012 Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Guide, 2011 Baby Shower Gift Guide, 2010 Baby Shower Gift Guide, and 2009 Baby Shower Gift Guide too!

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