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The perfect baby shower presents for mum and baby

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Need a gift for a baby shower? If you're struggling to think of the perfect gift then fear not as we have you covered. Here's our round up of the best presents for the little one and a few thrown in for mum-to-be too. From adorable clothes to practical items that she won't be able to live without, this list has it all.

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Best baby shower gifts for babies

Striped Smocked Set, £89, rachelriley.co.uk


Baby clothes don't get cuter than this set from designer Rachel Riley, who counts the Duchess of Cambridge among her famous clientele. With its hand-smocked style across the chest, the vintage look and adorable collar make the outfit even more charming. Available from three months to four years.

Lobster print swim bubble, £39, Rachel Riley


Another adorable piece by Rachel Riley, this lobster-printed swimsuit is one to bring out over summer. 

nutmeg kind borg sweatshirt, £4.20, Morrisons


Who doesn't love stylish baby clothes? Beautiful outfits from Nutmeg Kind at Morrisons are great baby shower gifts as they are made in genderless styles - no need to worry if you don't know what mama is having! We're obsessed with this borg sweater, it costs just £4.20 and is so on trend.

Lobster dress, £68, Annafie


Annafie is known for its gorgeous traditional childrenswear, such as this hand-smocked and embroidered lobster dress. It's perfect for a summer's day out and comes with a matching nappy cover in sizes up to 24 months.

Lion hooded towel, £19, JoJo Maman Bebe


This sweet lion hooded towel will keep baby warm when they're done with bathtime. It also comes in different animal faces, including a crab, duck and dinosaur.

Plant print playmat, £75, Etta Loves


This playmat provides the perfect stimulation for tummy time and playtime. Designed alongside a consultant orthoptist specifically to support babies' visual and cognitive development throughout their first year. The patterns also encourage your baby to use their back, neck and shoulder muscles (helping them prepare for rolling and crawling) as you'll notice them trying to push up to make more sense of the print before them.

Baby Bear Set, £25, Needi


These pair of cream booties, made with super soft cunky yarn, just make us go aww! The set also comes with a matching hat and is available in stone, grey and brown colours.

Organic Knitted Baby Blanket, now £25.95, The Little Green Sheep


This luxuriously soft baby blanket is gentle enough for newborn skin, providing comfort and warmth to your little one. This 100% organic baby blanket is breathable, soft and lightweight to gently mould around your baby keeping them safe and cosy all year round. The perfect gift. 

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Peter Rabbit dungaree set, £25, JoJo Maman Bebe


Peter Rabbit is synonymous with childhood, and who can resist this heartwarming dungaree set? Available in newborn sizes up to 18 months, it comes with a printed bodysuit and coordinating dungarees. Babies will feel super comfy all day long!

Marie-Chantal star and crown set, £45, Scandiborn


Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece has some beautiful baby clothing and gifts, but we think this set is perfect for the little Prince in your life. Featuring a crown and star pattern, it comes with a hat, bib and mittens, all made from the finest Pima cotton. The set also comes in a pretty pink colourway.

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Personalised Disney Dumbo record book, £20, My 1st Years


Cherishing precious moments with a brand new baby is something all mums love to do. Recording moments such as first steps and first smiles can be done in this gorgeous Disney book from My 1st Years, which can also be personalised.

Elphee the Elephant, £32.95, The Hut


You can't beat a cuddly toy. Super soft and machine washable, this adorable little elephant will be cherished for years to come.

Baby Nest, £59.99, Kally Seep


This adorable baby nest is the perfect addition to any new mum's collection. The Kally Baby Nest features a 100 percent cotton hypoallergenic re-washable cover, with premium diamond stitching for additional comfort. It's designed to be the perfect width and is specially developed for babies aged 0-8 months old.

UGG Bixbee Booties & Lovey Blanket Gift Set, £50, Childsplay Clothing


How cute is this adorable set for the fashion-savvy mum-to-be in your life? It features a pair of Bixbee booties, including a hook-and-loop fastening and a cosy textile insole. The set is finished with a matching Lovey blanket.

Personalised smiley bear baby towel, £21.99, Needi


Bath time couldn't look more adorable with this smiley bear towel, which can even be personalised with your baby's name.

Baby Touch I Love You, £7.99, Penguin


With high-contrast colours and textured patches to touch, feel and explore, this sweet babies' book features a range of animals and objects to introduce your little one to.

Baby Kingdom Luxury Gift Set, £65, Baby Kingdom


Containing Baby Kingdom's award-winning products, the range comes in a reusable  gift box that's perfect for new mums to store nappies, wipes and all the other baby paraphernalia!

Best baby shower gifts for mums

Mum To Be Gift Set, £105, Spotlight Oral Care


Created by mothers and dentists Dr Lisa and Vanessa Creaven, this gorgeous gift set supports oral health throughout pregnancy and breastfeeding. Toxin-free and vegan-friendly, the pregnancy toothpaste is safe for both mum and baby, and can be used with the three-speed electric sonic toothbrush. Mum can also indulge in a pamper session using the 100% Jade facial roller designed to de-puff, soothe and relax tired skin, before heading to bed with the hypoallergenic silk eye mask.

Backpack Changing Bag, £49.99, Jojo Maman Bebe


The BabaBing Mani can be used as both a tote and backpack. Designed to be multifunctional and unisex, new parents can use the changing bag whenever and wherever whilst on the go!

Leopard Baby Carrier Mini, £80, BabyBjorn


Looking for a baby carrier that you can use from day one? BabyBjorn's carrier, which comes in a range of colours including leopard print, dusty pink and vintage indigo, is super soft and small enough to pack in your hospital bag. It's easy to use and simple to take on and off; you can even unfasten the entire front section to gently lift out your sleeping baby.

Maternity Hospital Bag Bundle, £99, Seraphine


Made by a brand loved by the royals including the Duchess of Cambridge, this maternity hospital bag bundle is the perfect baby shower gift for mum-to-be.

Not only does it include a maternity and nursing nightie that features handy buttons for skin-on-skin contact, it also comes with a matching dressing gown to cover mum up on labour ward. The handy pyjama top is also ideal for breastfeeding. She'll be hospital ready in no time.

Baby Handprint Kit, £20, Jojo Maman Bebe


This adorable baby handprint kit contains everything she'll need to create hand or footprint keepsakes to cherish for years and years. Beautifully packaged in a smart suitcase, it's also ideal for christenings or as a first birthday gift.

Mother and Baby Collection, £45, Neal's Yard Remedies


Treat mum and baby to this award-winning skincare collection by Neal's Yard Remedies. Natural and organic, the baby range has been lovingly crafted to protect and care for your baby's delicate skin while the nourishing mother’s range helps expectant mothers during and after pregnancy.

Japanese Camellia Body Oil Blend, £40, Elemis


This luxurious oil from Elemis is the perfect treat for the mum-to-be. With the finest grade oil for Aromatherapy, this oil nourishes nails, hair, skin and scalp. Rich in plant collagen, it'll also keep skin moisturised and supple, helping to prevent stretch marks.

UV steriliser and dryer, £129.99, Vital Baby


One of the more practical gifts to give, the NURTURE advanced pro UV steriliser & dryer safely destroys 99.99 per cent of bacteria, viruses and mould in just seven minutes using UV LEDs. From bottles, soothers and toys, baby's items will be sterilised and dried in no time.

Mother Fit subscription, from £7.50 per month, Mother Fit


Now this is a gift that will keep on giving. Designed for pregnancy, post-partum, and beyond, a subscription with Mother Fit will ensure that mum or mum-to-be feels mentally and physically supported on her journey.

The online platform, which offers a free trial for 14 days, offers a range of workouts you can do from the comfort of your home like yoga and weight training, plus a hypnobirthing course, and access to experts such as lactaction consultants. The post-partum programme, designed for the fourth trimester, helps you on your recovery journey and also offers meal plans. 

Best baby shower kits and games

Baby Shower Party Pass The Parcel Game Kit, £8.99, Not On The High Street


This pass the parcel kit provides everything you need for a grown-up version of the classic party game. Unwrap each layer and you'll find fun treats and forfeits.

Baby Show in a Box, £32.99, Bonjour Baby Showers


Get the party started with Bonjour Baby Showers' Baby Shower in a Box kit. It has everything you could possibly want to throw the perfect baby shower, including bunting, balloons, confetti, a banner, baby shower games and more. Organised or what?

Best baby shower food and drink

Biscuiteers Beatrix Potter selection tin, £38, JoJo Maman Bebe


No baby shower is complete without sweet treats. These Beatrix Potter-themed biscuits, hand-iced by Biscuiteers, are almost too pretty to eat and feature some much-loved characters, including Mrs. Tiggy Winkle, Jemima Puddle-Duck and Peter Rabbit. The tin can be used afterwards as a handy keepsake box.

Mummy's Tea Collection, £26, Mummy's Organics


Available in loose leaf or tea bags, Mummy's Tea Collection offers the perfect range of tea for every occasion, whether mum or mum-to-be needs an iron boost, help with sleeping, or a breast milk booster.

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