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The birth of a child is a wonderful event in the lives of the parents and the relatives. All cultures celebrate the birth of child. There are many traditions regarding it. Most of these traditions are a variation of baby showers. In a baby shower, the mother is inundated with gifts for the baby to use when he or she is born.

 There are many gifts that can be presented to the expectant mother. One thing that will be common to all the gifts is that they are meant to be used by the baby. If you are looking for gift for a new born baby you need to know what things will be truly appreciated.

 Sleeping Kits

 An assortment of items meant for used in the nursery can be a great baby shower gift. You can choose to include items that can increase the comfort of the baby as it sleeps peacefully. Items like soft nightlights, calm music meant for babies, comfortable baby blankets are in great demand.

 Baby monitors

 Technology is a wonderful thing and baby monitors can help parents a lot. There are now many different types of monitors available with a variety of functions. Parents can monitor their baby even if they are working in a different room. Parents are after all prone to worrying about their babies.

 Activity Gyms for Babies

 Babies are inherently curious. They wish to increase their knowledge about the world in general and they can get easily fascinated with different things. An activity gym can help them develop their fascination and make their activities a much more enjoyable one. You can also get portable activity gyms in the market as well.

 Handmade gifts

 Handmade gifts are the ones that are appreciated the most by mothers. These will include items like blankets, cardigans and even hats. Handmade gifts are made with love and that feeling itself is appreciated by the mothers. Family members can gift family heirlooms to the new baby. These can be items that were used by the parents and the grandparents.

 Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers are one of the most popular presents that a mother can receive at a baby shower. This is a very practical option and will be enjoyed even more by parents who already have children. These vouchers can be bought from any store that specializes in baby clothes and other products. Mothers will require copious amounts of nappies and other similar baby items. So a gift voucher that can help the mother buy such items in bulk will be appreciated highly by them.

 Gifts for the parents

 While the baby is of course the center of attention during a baby shower, sometimes the parents need love too. Instead of giving a gift to the baby, the parents can be gifted instead. The parent can be given a weekend vacation which has been paid for in advance. The parents might be given a gift certificate which enables them to enjoy a night or a weekend with their baby together.