Preparing for a new baby is an exciting time, but can also get frantic! So much to do, so much to buy, all before the Big Due Date! And on top of all that, you want to cherish and document every single minute, right from that very first scan. How does anybody do it?
So, we at Very HQ have come to the rescue with a list of our top 10 fave buys, from the cutest clothing Sets to keepsake items like record books and photo frames. Whether you’re buying for your expecting best friend or sister, or even if you’re a new mum wanting to treat you and baby, why not take a look at our pressie picks. And with Mother’s Day quickly approaching, what more of an excuse do you need?
A great gift for boys and girls, this unisex 15 piece starter set by Ladybird has got all baby’s essentials covered from snug sleep suits to even bibs. With little ladybirds and striking star prints, they’re just adorable. And we just love the ‘my little world’ slogan – because every little one means the world to mum!
This 8 piece pretty pink slogan set is the perfect gift for the “purrfect girl”. With a selection of short and full length sleep suits, hats and mitts, they’ll see her through the seasons. Featuring cute cat prints, spectacular spots and stylish stripes, they’re gorgeous and girly.
For those in the exciting earlier stages, this Mamas & Papas photo frame is a must-have for all proud parents-to-be – the perfect way to display their much anticipated little one and to hold on to when they grow up! A lovely choice, it features a cute and colourful elephant design with “Made with love” print. And it comes complete with a keepsake box so it can always be cherished and taken care of.
A precious and personalised gift idea, this imprint kit marks your baby’s first special year. With 12 photo windows inside a luxurious wooden frame, it beautifully showcases their month-by-month development. The charming centre box allows you to display an imprint of your baby’s hand or foot print along with their name written beneath – a gift that’s bound to make an impression.
This stunning and special record book comes with handy envelopes and sleeves to lovingly store precious photos and clippings – a great way to capture those treasured first moments and hold onto sweet memories.
Every mum needs a mobile to help send their new baby softly asleep, and this one from Tiny Love can be used on cots, prams and even car seats, and it’s easy to pack. With colourful animal characters (a cheeky monkey, a happy hippo and a lovely lion), and up to 30 minutes of soothing tunes, it’s such a cute choice!
Designed to help baby settle and sleep soundly for longer, this projector soother from Fisher-Price features colourful light-up animal figures, which act as night lights, and coloured light ceiling projection. With lovely lullabies, sound effects and white noise, baby will feel calm and comforted all night long.
This activity mat provides a snuggly soft surface that’s perfect for when baby starts to wriggle and roll. Designed to stimulate sight, sound and touch senses, it features hidden sounds and textured fabric tags. Not just for the indoors, this mat has a waterproof backing so can also be used outdoors.
See you soon! Lots of love, Very_Gemma xxx
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