On Tuesday, February 5, we celebrate Chinese New Year and ring in the Year of the Pig. We’ve always loved Chinese New Year animal gifts as thoughtful baby gifts — and I’m kind of amazed realizing we’ve now come full Chinese Zodiac circle, having first shared Year of the Pig baby gift ideas 12 years ago! (Whoa.)

But there are so many more great ideas these days, and here are just a few for that sweet new piglet in your life in 2019.

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Year of the Pig baby gifts: Happy Chinese New Year baby onesie

Happy New Year Chinese Pig Baby Onesie

How adorable is this design! Modern, cool, and perfect for the 2019-born piglets coming this year.
$24.75, Birthy People Inc

 

Year of the Pig baby gifts: 12 Lucky Animals Chinese Zodiac Board Book

12 Lucky Animals: A Bilingual Baby Book

You can never go wrong with board books as baby gifts, and this new Chinese Zodiac guide from Vickie Lee and Joey Chou is perfect, whether you’re raising a bilingual baby or not.
$7.99, Amazon

Year of the Pig baby gifts: 2019 Chinese Zodiac Pig keepsake box from Tree by Kerri Lee

Year of the Pig Birth Year Wooden Keepsake Box

We’ve loved Tree by Kerri Lee’s lovely Chinese New Year baby gifts for years, and a favorite is this charming keepsake box that details all the wonderful qualities you can expect from your little piggie.Three different colors available.
$48, Nordstrom; order from the artist’s site if you’d like it personalized for $60

 

Year of the Pig baby gifts: Hand-crocheted pig baby rattle

Year of the Pig Soft Crochet Pig Baby Rattle

Cheengoo makes some of the sweetest hand-crocheted baby goods, and this rattle is perfect for 2019-20 Year of the Pig babies, at a great price too.
$12.95, Amazon

 

Pig Minkie Baby Blanket

I don’t usually think of a pig fabric as being “romantic,” but that’s just how I see this gorgeous, luxe handmade double minkie baby blanket  — yep, it’s minkie on both sides, making it super soft and cuddly.
$84, Dwell Darling; add $15 for custom embroidered personalization

 

Year of the Pig baby gifts: Baby Pig Pewter Keepsake Cup 

Baby Pig Pewter Keepsake Cup and Pewter Keepsake Feeding Spoon

If you’re looking for more of an heirloom keepsake Year of the Pig gift, this lead-free pewter cup and matching spoon are each so classic and sweet. While they’re food-safe, I’d use the cup as decor, for storing tiny treasures that babies somehow accumulate in that first year.
$94/$32,  Maisonette

 

Year of the Pig baby gifts: Scruffy plush pig

Hammie the Pig Plush Doll

While babies get a whole ton of plush toys, when it’s as meaningful as a Chinese birth year animal, it will be adorable on a shelf until it’s ready to go into the crib. I love this little guy so much! Soft, scraggly, and 100% Instagram-ready.
$24.95, Bunnies by the Bay

 

Year of the pig printable 2019 notecards make great thank you notes from new parents for shower gifts

Year of the Pig 2019 Notecards

New parents are definitely going to need some thank you notes for all of those baby gifts, and this wonderful design shop on Etsy sells several modern, printable Year of the Pig designs that are pretty fantastic looking. Just download the design, print and send. Then cross one big to-do off your list.
$10.50, Eden Creative Studio

 

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