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Searching For A Baby Shower Gift Idea

Aug 17, 2007
Finding a baby shower gift is fun and easy! Baby showers are one of the best occasions for gift giving. But if you're one of those people who are completely clueless when it comes to babies, then this could be a difficult situation for you.

Here are some suggestions and tips on how to find a gift for those cute babies:

1. Just go to any mall and browse through the toy department section. You should be able to choose something that a baby will love. Remember that little babies are delicate creatures, so stay away from toys that might potentially harm them. Soft toys, baby books, baby apparels are some of the more ideal presents that are suitable for babies. If you find that you are still having trouble deciding on a purchase, ask a friendly salesperson to assist you.

2. Most pregnant women have a registry account that specifies the items that they need for their babies. This makes the process of gift giving so much easier for friends and family. This also takes out the guess work out of the equation. So if you're not one of those people are not crazy about surprises, you can always just check the list of the new mother to find out exactly what type of gift she wants.

3. Ask your friends who are parents to assist you in your time of need. Ask them to impart their wisdom onto you, and discuss the things that a baby might need.

4. Do an inventory with your other friends whom you know would also be giving baby gifts for this occasion. This way, you do not end up buying the same things.

5. If you feel that your inadequacy when it comes to selecting a baby shower gift is insurmountable, you can always just beg one of your friends who are more baby friendly to tag along with you. This way, you are saved the embarrassment of your severe indecision when it comes time to select the perfect giant rubber ducky.

6.You can just always buy baby clothes! If you consider yourself posh, and live for fashion, then this is your chance to shine! Who knows your style might even influence the future generation to come to carry on your fashion forward sensibilities!

7. Baby jewelry looks cute on babies! Baby bracelets, necklaces, earrings, cufflinks and tie bars for boys, are just dandy! Babies can not have enough cute things in their armory, so do your share and contribute to the storage!

8. Invest on their minds and buy tons of baby books. Who knows, you just might be the honorary aunt or uncle of a future Einstein! You can't go wrong with books. Education is truly a gift!

9. If you want to be loved, then bestow the gift of a baby savings bond. This helps ensure a kids future. This way when the baby grows up, you will always be remembered as the generous person that you are.

10. Baby shower gift baskets are reliable and practical gifts. They contain everything that a baby will need. Baby shower gift baskets have themes. Bath time baby baskets usually contain baby items like a set of comb and brushes, towels, grooming kits and the likes, and of course, the ever reliable rubber ducky.

It is not really that hard to come up with a baby shower gift idea. For those who are not enthusiastic about babies, and consider them little brats, well shame on you! Good thing this is your lucky day, so you can just pick a baby shower gift idea from one of the suggestions written above.
About the Author
C.S.Cox has published many ebooks including the new "Baby Shower Guide" designed for those desiring to plan the perfect baby shower at a fraction of the cost. Find out more about the Baby Shower Planning Guide at http://www.livebabyshower.com.
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