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21 Amazing Baby Gifts for Every Budget in the UK

There’s no joy quite like buying baby presents. While it warms the heart to give any kind of gift, whether it’s a Christmas present or a birthday present or a present just because, there’s something so exciting about shopping for a baby. It might be because there are so many amazing gift ideas to choose from, including presents that the little one themselves will cherish, but also those that will make life easy for the parent. There’s just one problem: how do you narrow it down to the best possible baby gift with so many choices?

We’re here to help! The following list includes all types of baby presents for all types of budgets, from new baby gift ideas to baby shower gift ideas to those that the parents will love you for. Take a look!

1. Round Baby Ball Pit

The ultimate luxury baby gift

Round Baby Ball Pit – The ultimate luxury baby gift

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A baby ball pit is the type of lavish baby gift that few other bubs will have. They’re tons of fun and are said to help a baby to start developing sensory and fine motor skills. Plus, they look pretty luxe!

For another kind of luxury baby gift to buy in the UK, you could also consider a soft play set. Similar to the baby ball pit, a soft play set will be like bringing a playground home! Alternatively, a cuddly humming friend is another lush gift a baby will love.

2. Play Teepee

To create a magical space for the little one

Play Teepee – To create a magical space for the little one

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A play teepee brings a touch of magic and enchantment to a nursery or bedroom. This is an ideal baby gift if you’re looking for something unexpected that will help to create a warm and cosy environment for the little one. While a play teepee starts as just decor for a baby, it can inspire imagination and make-believe play as they get older. Bonus!

Otherwise, you could check out some other furniture and nursery fittings to help decorate the baby’s room. You might like a beanbag or even a playmat for the baby to enjoy.

3. Baby White Noise Machine

Help the baby drift off to sleep

Baby White Noise Machine – Help the baby drift off to sleep

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The gift of sleep is the very best present you can give to a baby and their family. Enter white noise machine, a blissful little device that will help the little one unwind and fall into a deep sleep. It’s guaranteed that the baby’s parents will love you for this!

For other gadgets to ensure quality relaxation for the whole family, you could also look at a portable sound machine or video monitor, so the parents can relax knowing their baby is totally safe.

4. Engraved Baby Rattle

A keepsake baby gift to treasure forever

Engraved Baby Rattle – A keepsake baby gift to treasure forever

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Baby rattles will never go out of style. But an engraved baby rattle makes for the ultimate keepsake baby gift that will come to be treasured for years. It may even be passed down to the next generation one day! If you know the name of the baby already, this is a meaningful gift the parents (and the baby!) will love.

For other keepsake gifts the family will cherish for years, you could also look at a customised baby memory box or some personalised wooden blocks.

5. Baby Food Processor

An unusual baby gift the whole family will love

Baby Food Processor – An unusual baby gift the whole family will love

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A baby food processor might not automatically come to mind as the perfect baby present, but it will definitely make any parent’s life a thousand times easier! These handy gadgets revolutionise the feeding process, allowing parents to make delicious and nutrient-packed food for the baby quickly and easily through blending, steaming, and more.

The Babycook Original Processor is a particularly great choice, as it blends, heats, steams, and defrosts food all in one! Alternatively, you could look at a baby bottle warmer for another baby gift that will help to streamline things in the kitchen.

6. Girl’s Nappy Cake

The perfect gift for a baby girl in the UK

Girls Nappy Cake – The perfect gift for a baby girl in the UK

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A nappy cake is a brilliant baby shower gift idea, whether it’s a boy or girl. But girl nappy cakes, in particular, with all the pink trimmings, are too cute to resist. Not only does a girl’s nappy cake look like a big bundle of love, but it’s also typically filled with things that the parents-to-be will get a lot of use out of, like nappies, blankets, and more!

A personalised nappy cake makes an extra-special baby girl gift, as does a Disney-inspired nappy cake complete with a Minnie Mouse plush toy.

7. Baby Boy Hamper

To welcome a little boy to the world

Baby Boy Hamper – To welcome a little boy to the world

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If you’re looking for a baby boy gift in the UK, a specialised hamper is a great way to go. Loaded with blue goodies like booties, beanies, and blankets, a baby boy hamper will be much appreciated by any parent and makes a wonderful gift to bring either to a shower or to the hospital.

If the baby has already been born or you know their name, you can even organise personalised baby boy hampers to welcome them to the world. Another great gift idea for a baby boy is an ultra-gorgeous dinosaur romper, although there’s nothing to say that you couldn’t buy this for a little girl too!

8. Unisex Newborn Baby Box

An ideal new baby hamper

Unisex Newborn Baby Box – An ideal new baby hamper

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Don’t know what gender the baby is? Find the colours of blue or pink a little dated? Then a unisex newborn baby box might just be the perfect gift! Only including neutral colours and designs, these unisex boxes contain the basics a newborn needs. They’re the ultimate baby starter pack!

The Little Teddy New Baby Gift Hamper is an especially cute unisex baby box, featuring a teddy-themed gift set. You might also like to consider a baby activity box, which includes educational activities for babies up to four months old. This is a very unique newborn baby gift that is sure to please!

9. Peter Rabbit Nursery Prints

The cutest Peter Rabbit baby gift

Peter Rabbit Nursery Prints – The cutest Peter Rabbit baby gift

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No matter how many years pass, Peter Rabbit will forever be a baby’s best friend. These Peter Rabbit nursery prints make gorgeous decorations for both boy and girl babies. They make marvellous baby shower gift ideas!

Along with Peter Rabbit nursery prints, you could also buy some personalised Peter Rabbit bookends to make the nursery even more beautiful! Peter Rabbit booties also make precious newborn baby gifts.

10. Baby Grooming Kit

A unique baby gift parents will love and use

Baby Grooming Kit – A unique baby gift parents will love and use

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Baby kits make great gifts because they come with lots of useful products and make the parenting process a little less overwhelming. A baby grooming kit will help take the pressure off parents at bathtime, featuring everything from a baby brush to nail scissors. This makes them one of the best baby gifts for new parents!

This 4-in-1 baby grooming kit is one of the best choices as it neatly compiles all the items in an adorable owl case. If you’re looking for other baby presents for bathtime, you could consider a fun spout cover that can also be used by older children.

11. Tranquil Cot Mobile

A John Lewis baby gift they’ll love

Tranquil Cot Mobile – A John Lewis baby gift theyll love

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Anything that promotes sleep will make an amazing baby gift that any parent will appreciate. A tranquil cot mobile from John Lewis will not only help the little one to catch some Z’s, but also helps to decorate the nursery and foster a peaceful environment.

The night sky mobile is a particularly cute choice and works for any baby gender. Alternatively, you could look at a night light to create a glowing ambiance in the baby’s room at night. No doubt, a night light will also come in handy as the baby grows older!

12. Hooded Bath Towel

One of the cutest baby gifts you can get online

Hooded Bath Towel – One of the cutest baby gifts you can get online

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Help to keep a baby warm, dry, and happy after bathtime with a cosy and comfortable hooded bath towel. Baby towels feel soft to touch and are very absorbent, plus they’re seriously cute. Parents will be obsessed with this baby gift idea!

For an even more personal touch, you could also look at a customised bath towel with the baby’s name on it. This is easily one of the cutest personalised baby gifts! Otherwise, a baby bath robe also makes for an adorable present the baby will love.

13. Crotchet Baby Yoda Soft Toy

One of the best Baby Yoda gifts in the UK

Crotchet Baby Yoda Soft Toy – One of the best Baby Yoda gifts in the UK

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These crochet Baby Yoda soft toys are way too cute! If the baby was born into a Star Wars-loving family, or even a family with their finger on the pulse of pop culture, this soft toy is one of the very best baby gifts available.

There are many other Baby Yoda gifts to choose from too, from a Baby Yoda security blanket for a newborn to a Baby Yoda pillow-doll.

14. Personalised Story Book

A personalised baby gift to make the little one feel special

Personalised Story Book – A personalised baby gift to make the little one feel special

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For a little person, the only thing better than a story book is seeing yourself in the story! A personalised story book makes a child feel special, whether their name appears on the front cover or in the actual story itself. This is the kind of gift a baby will keep forever.

In particular, this Promises to You book is one of the most sentimental personalised baby gifts in the UK. If you like the idea of a customised baby gift with their name on it, you could also go for a super-cute personalised teddy bear.

15. Disney Plush Toy

A Disney baby gift guaranteed to impress

Disney Plush Toy – A Disney baby gift guaranteed to impress

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A baby’s never too young for their first touch of Disney magic! A plush toy is perfect for newborns and older children, and there are a variety of characters to choose from. Introduce them to your favourite Disney story or, if they’ve already got a favourite, help bring it to life with their very own soft doll!

There are also endless other Disney gifts for babies, from Disney bodysuits and rompers to a stylish Disney throw rug to decorate the nursery.

16. Portable Changing Station

An amazing gift to buy for a baby shower

Portable Changing Station – An amazing gift to buy for a baby shower

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A portable changing station is a life-changing necessity for any parent. Coming complete with a wipeable mat and secure compartments, this baby gift means that a parent can comfortably keep a baby dry and happy, no matter where they are.

This Vicroad Waterproof Changing Mat comes with a chic striped design and is lightweight, making it a great choice for a baby shower gift. A diaper backpack also makes a brilliant present for both baby and parents as it helps parents to stay organised when it comes to changing nappies on the go.

17. Age-Range Closet Dividers

A cool baby present parents will be obsessed with

Age Range Closet Dividers – A cool baby present parents will be obsessed with

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Most people don’t realise how helpful age-range closet dividers are until they have a baby growing at the speed of light! These dividers will help parents to organise closets and keep track of what their baby wears while getting bigger each month.

In particular, the Cozy Hedgehog Dividers make a gorgeous addition to a baby’s closet. For more baby accessories parents will actually use, you could also consider a “Shh, baby sleeping” sign to hang on the door, which are readily available online.

18. Portable Nappy Caddy

One of the best baby gifts for new parents

Portable Nappy Caddy – One of the best baby gifts for new parents

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Changing nappies is probably one of the least-fun parts of having a baby, but you can help to make it easier for the ultimate baby gift for new parents: a nappy caddy! Most nappy caddies have useful compartments for parents to store nappies and other changing accessories, making them easily accessible at changing times.

Otherwise, you could look at a hanging crib organiser or even a crotchet storage basket for the nursery to help keep parents organised and the little one happy.

19. Bedtime Stories Book

A wonderful gift for babies of all ages

Bedtime Stories Book – A wonderful gift for babies of all ages

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You can’t go wrong with a classic book of bedtime stories! While this baby gift is ideal for babies old enough for a bedtime story, classic fairytale books make for a beautiful addition to the nursery or bedroom. And sooner or later, the baby will be hooked!

If you’re looking for a Christmas present for a baby, this Little Stories for Christmas book is the perfect gift. Alternatively, you could get a baby sound book for a more interactive experience.

20. Silicone Feeding Set

One of the most useful baby gifts

Silicone Feeding Set – One of the most useful baby gifts

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You’d like to buy a baby gift in the UK that will go to use every single day? Here’s the answer! A silicone feeding set is a baby necessity while also being adorable. Coming in a variety of colours, styles, and with different utensils, you can easily pick a feeding set to totally suit the baby you’re buying for.

There are plenty of other options if you like the idea of a baby feeding set! Take a look at some personalised baby cutlery or even this adorable personalised egg cup.

21. Swaddle Wrap

What to buy a newborn baby

Swaddle Wrap – What to buy a newborn baby

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A swaddle wrap sounds simple but is one of the most perfect newborn baby gifts. The ultimate calming and soothing tool, these wraps will help the bubs feel safe and secure as they slowly get used to the world around them.

A pack of muslin burp cloths would make a lovely accompaniment to a swaddle wrap (any parent knows that you can never have too many!), as would a breastfeeding cover. You could give these gifts together as a bundle or just on their own!

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Vanessa Elle
Vanessa Elle

Enthusiastic freelance writer who has a passion for the written word, is obsessed with reading, and gets a little too excited at Christmastime. Loves surprising friends and family with gifts they’re not expecting and is never happier than when the presents she buys make people smile. 

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