We’ve rounded up the most useful baby shower gifts you can give your mommy friends.
So a friend or loved one just made the announcement—they’re having a baby! After giving the initial congratulatory hugs and messages, you are now left with the task of finding the perfect baby shower gift for the little bun in the oven.
First off, you need to familiarize yourself with the couple and their interests. Are they very eco-friendly? Do they travel a lot? What kind of movies do they enjoy? This will tell you a lot about how they will plan to raise the baby as well as the products they will most likely use apart from the essentials. Aside from that you can also check the baby shower invite for some hints you can use to choose your gift including the baby’s gender or the theme for the celebration.
Here’s a quick guide to help you get started with shopping for a gift.
1. Pureen Baby Head to Toe Wash
Getting something mum can use to bath baby from head to toe is practical and very convenient. She won’t have to reach for a shampoo and a separate soap while bathing the little one. Pureen’s baby head to toe wash is perfectly formulated for baby’s sensitive skin and is even gentle to eyes. It has Pro-vitamin B5 and Vitamin E for baby’s delicate hair and scalp.
2. Baby swaddle wraps
This is useful for the first few months but can be also be used as a towel or a nifty blanket for when the baby’s a little bit bigger. Choose a hypoallergenic one made from soft cushiony fabric to keep baby comfy.
3. Pureen Liquid Cleanser
This is very useful especially since mum will be washing a lot of bottles everyday. It’s made from plant-based substances which makes it even ideal for washing vegetables and fruits. It effectively washes off milk fats and stains from bottles.
4. Baby scrapbook
Help mum keep precious track of her baby’s milestones and special moments with a fancy baby scrapbook. Choose one made from sturdy material that can last a lifetime so that when baby grows up and mum wants to share these memories with him or her, the scrapbook is still in good condition.
5. Pureen Nappy Rash Cream
This is definitely a must to have for newborns who will have to change nappies a few times everyday. You will also need one that’s especially made for baby’s ultra sensitive skin. This one is formulated to prevent nappy rash-causing bacteria.
6. Toddler gate
This is one of the most useful products a mum can get. One who puts a premium on her baby’s safety. Choose a sturdy one that can last a few years—from when the baby starts crawling up to around age 3 or 4.
7. Pureen Anti-Bacterial Detergent
Because babies have very sensitive skin we need to make sure everything his skin comes in contact with is clean. It’s also best to get detergent that won’t leave the fabric feeling starchy rough. Pureen’s Anti-Bacterial Detergent gives fabric a soft smooth feel. It’s formulated with germicides to kill stubborn germs on babies’ bibs and towels.
8. Emergency diaper bag
Gift mum an emergency diaper bag if she is always on the go, travels a lot, and is almost always busy with errands. Get her this little life-saver she can put in the car and bring out when she forgets to bring her diaper bag. This emergency diaper bag can be a small one with essentials like diaper, nappy rash cream, extra bottles and extra shirts.
9. Pureen Baby Wipes
This one’s a must-have inside baby’s diaper bag, for diaper changing on the go. You need one that’s hypoallergenic and alcohol free that won’t irritate baby’s sensitive skin. Pureen’s wipes are made with “flushable” and biodegradable plant materials for easy disposal.
10. Pureen Mosquito Repellant
Mums would love how this product keeps not just mosquitoes away but also other insects like ticks, flies, wasps, bees, and even lice. It is DEET and alcohol free and has been tested safe for use for children.
Pureen products can be conveniently purchased online from Qoo10, Lazada and Shopee. Also available at Kiddy Palace, Giant Hypermart, Tom & Stefanie, CK, various department stores and neighbourhood personal care shops.