Personalized baby gifts are always so special, but what lots of people don’t realize…personalized baby gifts don’t have to be expensive! From sweet, thoughtful small gifts to some bigger splurges, we’ve put together our very favorites this year, lots supporting the small businesses and makers that we adore.
So enjoy your picks for 10 of our very favorite personalized baby gifts in every price range, any of which is sure to turn into a treasured keepsake. Sniff.
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Our guide is brought to you in part by Chicco, who makes the kinds of practical, affordable baby gifts
we’ve always included in our guides.
All gifts have been editorially determined by our staff. Just the stuff we love! We’ve included gifts from a range of stores, but as always, we urge you to consider independent retailers and support small businesses. This post contains affiliate links, which means we may receive a small commission from certain purchases to help support the work we do at no additional cost to you.
The Best Personalized Baby Gifts: 10 Ideas We Love
Personalized baby swaddle
Personalized big announcement swaddle | $65, Uncommon Goods
A personalized baby gift that’s as practical as it is instagrammable.
A personalized baby board book
Custom baby board back from your photos | $40+ Artifact Uprising
Help the baby learn faces, colors, shapes, or all the loving members of the family.
Personalized keepsake baby rattle
Custom wooden rattle | $14, HC Woodcraft
One of the best personalized baby gifts at an incredible price — we love this small Etsy woodworking shop!
Personalized baby album
Custom engraved baby memory book | $50, Tree by Kerri Lee
We’ve been recommending Kerri’s spectacular baby gifts for years, and the collection has grown so much!
A personalized baby album is a must-have for new parents, and this one is modern and timeless.
Personalized baby shoes
Personalized baby high tops | $36.99, My 1st Year
This shop has so many adorable styles, and you can even customize the font and thread color.
Personalized baby name art
Custom felt name banner | $10/letter, Feltnjoy
This wonderful shop custom makes each one by hand. You can even include animals and shapes.
About our sponsor
You probably know Chicco as the maker of top-rated car seats, strollers and high chairs that parents love getting as baby gifts, but they also happen to make some wonderful baby feeding essentials designed for the ultimate combo of safety, function and style. That includes their brilliantly designed new Chicco Duo Hybrid Baby Bottles.
Each one blends the convenience, durability and lightweight design of a plastic bottle, with best of a glass bottle — no odor, medical grade, dishwasher safe, and above all, no chemicals to leach into breast milk or formula.
The gift of peace of mind? That’s a gift we can get behind.
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A personalized baby onesie
Custom name sports jersey onesie | $18, Rocket Bug
There’s no shortage of personalized onesies for baby, but one in a parent’s fave team color? Amazing!
A very special personalized baby blanket or quilt
Made to order personalized baby name quilt | $112 and up, Tracy Bug Quilts
We adore the work of this San Diego quilter who has tons of gorgeous fabrics ready to go, or can work with you on something extremely custom.
Personalized baby blocks
Custom wooden baby name blocks | $23.75, Little Blocks of Mine
(for 4 letters + extra as shown here)
This shop has so many sweet designs and options, allowing you to create the personalized baby gift that feels just right.
A custom keepsake photo locket
Diamond and 18K twinkle star locket | $4,050, Monica Rich Kosann
(Don’t worry, other designs start at $145)
Personalized baby gifts aren’t just about names — customize this stunning heirloom locket with your own favorite photo of parents, grandparents, a newspaper clipping from their day of birth, a handprint — get creative and you’ve got a really special keepsake. Whether it’s for a new mom, or for the baby to save until she’s a little older.