If gift choosing is the cause of your headaches then do not fret call mom-to-be and ask her what she would like. Doing it this way may spoil your intention of surprising the couple so you have a catch 22 situation. A good option is to ask the host what has already been donated this will help so you do not repeat buy. With this information you get to surprise as planned.
Baby shower gifts are usually useful items for the mother in help to raise her new born baby. But how do we know what she really wants. What if this mother has everything? A unique gift is a sure way of getting it right.
Fabulous shower gifts worth considering is announcement plates which you can have personalised with little ditty engravings. By doing this you gain assurance that the parents will not have another same. Designs markings and styles are plentiful. Having poems inscribed onto the plate is a nice gesture with your own choice of poetic wording.
Baby Blankets and pillows are high on the list of favourites given at baby shower parties. By adding more embroidery stitch patterns or a theme will give this gift a more unique look and feel.
Has the new baby got name yet if so have it engraved onto a guilt edged photo frame.
Making a small donation into babys first piggy bank is a rewarding gift and if you have money to burn then open a bank account and deposit some real cash into it.
Vouchers for different baby stores given to the parents to spend as they wish, is another practical gift idea. Mother gets to buy what it is she wants and more to the point needs.
Music tapes are worth a thought to give as a baby shower gift. Word has it that music can boost and enhance creativity and ease stress in babies. With the help of easy listening baby claims quality sleep therefore more intelligence. (Thats what they say)
Mum tells me there was no music in my day maybe this is the answer to why I never claimed quality sleep need I say more, I leave the rest to your imagination.