15 Beautiful Baby Gifts Australia 2023
A list of baby gift ideas Australia. If you are looking for that perfect baby shower gift, or a special gift for a new mum, you can surprise her with one of our unique gift ideas for babies, all while supporting a local business. Find below a list of the best baby gifts Australia, with many based in Melbourne!
Best Baby Gifts for Newborns & New Mums
Celebrate a new arrival with these gorgeous baby gifts that any parent will love. Including baby gifts for girls and boys, with many unisex baby gifts too. Plus we have included a few treats for the new mum too.
18 Baby Gifts Melbourne / Australia
A good baby gift is something that is thoughtful, practical, and considerate of the needs and preferences of both the baby and the parents.
The best baby gifts are those that can actually be used, but are safe and durable. Make sure to choose a baby gift according to the baby’s age and of course the more unique the better!
Here are our top 15 baby gift ideas that you are going to love! Perfect for a baby shower gift or meeting that special little one in your life.
1. Baby Sleepsuits & Sleeping Bags
One of the most beautiful baby gifts a mum can receive is a baby sleepsuit or swaddle. They are not only a practical baby gift and will be used constantly as the little one grows, but they look sweet too.
Ergopouch have an amazing range of sleeping bags and swaddles for infants that help little ones sleep more soundly. The sleeping bags are great for infants and newborns, then as they get older they may transition to the sleeping suits which have legs.
There are a range of sizes and designs for all seasons too. Choose the smaller togs such as 1.0 for warmer nights and for winter go for the 2.5-3.5 tog.
See the different types and colours here>>>
2. Sophie the Giraffe Teether Set
The perfect gift for any baby, the Sophie the Giraffe Teething toys are great for stimulating the baby’s senses and soothing painful gums. Sophie is loved by babies and kids all around the round and also doubles as a toy for the little one too so it’s a win win.
Find it online here >>>
3. Baby Carrier
A baby carrier is a such a practical baby gift for a mum who likes to be on the move. They are also great for when bub won’t settle, but mum needs to get things done. Ergo Baby carriers are one of the best on the market. Soft, cozy and super comfortable, the Ergo Embrace newborn carrier has no complicated wrapping or tying and keeps baby close at all times.
See all colours of the Ergobaby here>>>
4. White Noise Machine
One of the best baby gifts you can give a new mum is the gift of sleep! The Noodie Sleep Assist Smart Pro is a white noise machine and night light in one, all controlled by your smart phone. It makes scheduling naptime, bedtime and wake-up times easier with access difference colours, lights and times that all be controlled via the APP.
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5. Baby UGGs
Every Aussie baby needs a pair of UGGs. Keep your bub warm throughout winter with the Australian Shepherd Baby Erin Booties. Such a beautiful baby gift and practical too.
With a Velcro tab and sheepskin interior, they are easy to pull on and off and will allow you to adjust how tight the shoes are, ensuring they stay on.
The Nano-tech coating repels dirt, and water so they provide protection inside and out.
Choose size and colour online here>>>
6. Gourmet Bubs Baby and Toddler Feeding Set
One of the most fun and practical baby gifts is a feeding set. Feeding accessories are an essential item for when babies start to eat solids. We love the Gourmet Bubs silicone feeding sets as they are not only beautiful, but so practical and include everything you need to start feeding your baby.
The all inclusive pack comes with a non-slip placemat, and includes a silicone bowl and plate with suction underlay, anti-choke spoon and fork for when babies start to feed themselves, and then a bamboo toddler size spoon and fork to use as they grow and get better at feeding. Everything is waterproof, stain-proof and easy to clean and dry. And the best thing is that it is all dishwasher and microwave safe.
Find Online Here>>> For 10% off use the code GB10.
A play mat is a home essential when you have a baby. Every little one needs their own space to roll around on safely. The Freddy & Co reversible play mats are designed in Australia and are perfect because they are soft and comfortable, waterproof and easy to clean.
These large playmats are also reversible, with an educational print on one side such as the alphabet, or a car track, sand a more simplistic option such as geometric shape or dots on the other. This means you can choose the perfect style for your home.
See the range of mats here>>>
8. Cute Baby Clothing
Micro Organic make the most beautiful microsuits, and baby wraps and are the cutest baby gifts for newborns and young babies. Made from the gentlest GOTS Certified Organic Cotton, they have a practical design for all night and day wear and it is the perfect all-in-one outfit to effortlessly convert from sleep to play whether you’re at home or on the go.
Find colours and designs here>>>
9. Pram Footmuff
No matter when in the year, the bub is going to be born, a footmuff is always a fantastic baby gift. No need for blankets that often fall off and aren’t warm enough. Just pop it in the pram for bub to snuggle up in when out and about.
We love these Baby Luno Nordic style footmuffs which come in 2 different togs. The original version is perfect for those who live in areas with freezing cold winters. The LITE version is great for those who live in a milder climate or to use in Spring or Autumn.
See the Footmuff designs here>>>
10. Welcome Baby Hamper
Baby and Mumma Gifts is a small Victorian-based business that specialises in beautiful hampers for new mums and babies. These hampers make the perfect baby gifts.
Each quality item in the hampers has been carefully selected from Australian brands and include products selected just for new babies, including hand-knitted beanies and booties, certified organic and cruelty-free skincare products, and the cutest little jumpsuits and rattles.
Read More Here>>>
11. Stroller Caddy / Pram Organiser
Organisation is key for a new mum, and a stroller caddy is such a practical baby gift that will be well received. These stunning pram caddies from OIOI make heading out with little one in the pram so much easier. No need to bring the big nappy bag, a stroller caddy fits all the basics to take out on a quick walk such as keys, phone, a change of clothes, bottle and a dummy.
See the OiOi Pram Caddy Range here
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12. Baby Book & Other Keepsakes
One of the most precious baby gifts are keepsakes to record all of those special moments and have memories to look back on.
We love the Pearhead range Bloom and Grow. The baby has pages to write about mum and dad, and all of those precious milestones that parents will want to remember. But the most unique aspect is that it includes special ink to record the baby’s footprint in the cover.
See some beautiful keepsake ideas here
13. Change Mat Clutch
A must have item for parents on the move is a change mat so that mum can change the babies nappy anywhere. We love these Change Mat Clutches from OIOI which combine practicality, with style.
The premium fabric is water resistant and can be wiped clean easily to make baby changing hassle free. With a section for nappies, creams and other essentials, it also includes a removable strap to hang on your stroller or even around your wrist for convenience. They have matching pram liner designs too which we have mentioned above.
See the whole range of nappy clutches here
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14. Upsy Chair
If you are looking for a baby gift to use as the little one gets older, then check out the Upsy. The Upsy’s are laminated cotton upholstered little booster chairs that look adorable in a kids room. They can be used as a little floor chair, or as a booster at the dining table. There are so many super cute colours and designs to suit the bedroom and house décor.
See all upsy designs here
15. Hooded Towel
Hooded towels are such a fun and versatile baby gift. Perfect for bath time, but also at the beach and baby swimming lessons. Sammimis baby hooded towels are our favourites.
Take the little one straight from the water, wrap in a hooded towel and zip up. The Sammimis hoooded baby towels are such a practical baby gift but also absolutely gorgeous too, and they come in all different colours including unisex.
See all hooded towel designs here
16. Personalised Dummy Clips
You may want to ask to see if mum plans to give her baby a dummy for this one, but you will find that most will love to have the option in case they want to. Dummies are great for soothing babies and there are some super cute dummies out there with beautiful dummy clips to match. The CMC Gold personalised dummy clips are gorgeous, and match perfectly with their stylish dummy selection.
Design your dummy clips here
17. Nappy Bag
One of the must have baby gifts you can give a new mum is a good quality nappy bag. It needs to be large enough to hold all of the baby essentials, however still comfortable enough to carry around.
Check out our top picks for the BEST NAPPY BAGS which are both excellent quality and look fabulous too.
18. Bath Towel
Every baby needs a soft towel after a nice warm bath and the cuddlebee large baby towel is perfect because you can pick up the baby without getting yourself wet. It is a mix between an apron and a towel.
Designed to fasten around your neck it leaves you with both hands free to wrap your baby up straight out of the bath tub, and making sure mum stays nice and dry. The cuddlebee towel is 100% cotton, soft and gentle on baby’s skin, and machine washable.
See the cuddlebee here
Baby Gifts Australia
Hopefully this list has given you some inspiration for baby gift ideas. Whether you are looking for gifts for your own baby, or to buy for a baby shower, there is sure to be something on the list that they will love.
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