7 Best Baby Shower Gift Ideas for New Mums

Cute, Cuddly & Colourful Keepsakes She Will Adore


Welcoming a little bundle of new life is a special moment and a time to celebrate and shower the love around. Whether you choose an adorable gift for the baby, something they can share together or a family heirloom to create family memories, the act of giving shows your joy.


The best baby shower gifts should take you to a whole new stratosphere. It’s no longer about choosing something that looks cute or fits with mum’s vibe. You’re carefully picking beautiful items that will pamper and de-stress, make new memories, and even help bub to learn life skills like reading.


Here at Gifts Australia, we’ve compiled our favourite selection of gorgeous functional and fun baby gifts they’ll adore. From luxury mixed hampers perfect for group gifting to the best add-on gifts that are both practical and irresistible. There’s a choice for every budget that will pull on mum’s heartstrings! 

10 Wonderful Keepsake Baby Shower Presents

Cherish the moment and the excitement of the approaching patter of tiny feet in a unique way. Some baby gifts will be treasured for a lifetime, no matter how well-loved or threadbare they become. Newborn baby shower gifts like these will become beautiful keepsakes and are a very special thought. They’ll be treasured by mum and can also help children to learn as they grow.  


Try these 10 unique baby shower gifts for some creative inspiration:

7 Popular Baby Shower Gifts For Mum & Bub


When you’re planning what to buy for a baby shower, it’s a good idea to follow mum’s registry first, as these are essentials. You can always add a lovely little something extra for her or a personalised baby gift she’ll love. Eternal favourites for the nursery will never go amiss. 


Here are some beautiful newborn gift ideas to get you thinking:


Soothers And Swaddles

Most new mums can't have enough soft baby blankets and warm wraps. All babies need comfort and security, and these are perfect for swaddling to cuddle and calm. Choose high-quality materials like muslin and pure organic cotton in classic colours. Add in matching towels, a bamboo bib set or lovely wooden teething rings to complete your soothing gift.  Shop Now


Cute Favourite Characters

Famous children’s characters on everyday items make a memorable gift for any new baby. You can find the sweetest options for the nursery with popular themes like Winnie the Pooh, Peter Rabbit or Jemima Puddle-Duck. Adorable meal sets, mugs and money boxes are all great choices. They’re timeless baby shower gift ideas the whole family will use and treasure. Shop Now


Hardcover Keepsake Books

Babies grow quickly, so it’s important for mum to take the time to record those milestones and memories. Photos and notes are a great way to create a personalised record of each little exciting step along the way. Beautiful baby photo albums, journals and diaries are fabulous ideas for baby shower gifts, making a heart-warming compendium to look back on. Shop Now

Squishy Stuffed Animals 

Soft, plush stuffed animals always make a cute gift and will be well-loved and cuddled for years to come. From fluffy bunnies and kittens to the iconic teddy bear, they embody comfort and safety. They may not be unique gift ideas for a baby shower, but no nursery is complete without a collection of them. Most will journey through life and be handed down in the family. Shop Now


Baby’s First Books

Nothing beats starting baby’s library and choosing fabulous books for those bonding bedtime reading sessions. Choose quality material or board books with chunky pages and colourful illustrations. Fun themes, favourite classics, rhyming stories and tactile designs make fantastical baby shower gifts. They’ll be enjoyed at snuggle time and read for a lifetime to come. Shop Now


Classic Retro Collections 

Baby toys come in a whole variety of options, and you can gift gorgeous bath splash buddies or push and pull toys, perfect for little ones. Why not add a timeless element with retro designs that parents will love and keep? Classic finger puppets, wooden animal and number blocks, or a colourful abacus will all keep bubs engrossed and are beautiful classic additions to the nursery. Shop Now


Newborn Gift Baskets

Baby gift baskets will never go out of fashion and make a lovely surprise for mum. They can be brimming with all sorts of useful luxury goodies to nurture and pamper. The best thing about them is they have mixed contents from beautiful wraps and organic skincare to cuddly toys and cute accessories. You can even choose one with bubbly and foodie treats for the mum-to-be! Shop Now

Beautiful Baby Surprises For Mum From Gifts Australia


Here at Gifts Australia, you’ll find the best baby shower present ideas, just perfect for any excited mum-to-be. There are baby shower gifts for girls and boys and handy gender-neutral options for those little surprise arrivals. Take a peek and add some sunshine and sparkle to the baby shower celebration - you won’t be able to resist them! 


Although new life is the main focus at any baby shower, it’s lovely to treat the parents too. With all the planning and anticipation, they can sometimes be forgotten, especially dad. So while you’re browsing our delightful collection, why not slip a little taste of luxury into your shopping cart? You can’t go wrong with pampering products, scrumptious treats or sparkling champagne to toast a new life. 



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