A baby shower is a special occasion where the expectant mom spends a few hours with family and friends while receiving practical gifts that will be essential for her unborn child. The shower is important because it helps her obtain the gifts that will prepare her for the following year. The first year of a baby’s life is going to be a time for bondage with the new mother and her loved ones want to make sure that the baby remains comfortable by receiving the accessories that will help accommodate the infant throughout the year.
It’s a good time to start thinking about a nice gift that’ll be useful during the first 12 months of an infant’s life. There’s usually a gift registry where guests can choose something from a list, but gift baskets area good option because the new mom will receive all the items she’ll need. Some retailers do sell already made baskets, but it is fun to create one that will be special. The traditional colors for babies are blue for a boy and pink for a girl. The mother would know the baby’s sex through an ultra sound, but if not confirmed, it’s best to use neutral colors such as pastel yellow, mint green, violet, orange or red.
A bath basket contains all the accessories that are needed to keep a newborn clean and fresh. The items in this basket will be a bottle of Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, conditioner, baby wash, baby lotion, Baby oil, baby powder along with some wash cloths and a towel. The base can be a weaver basket or a baby bath. Use clear plastic wrapping paper to cover it and a ribbon tied on top to transform it into a unique gift.
This type of basket consists of all the stuff will be used for the crib. It will contain two sets of crib sheets, a blanket, three pairs of baby pajamas and a stuffed toy that goes according to the infant’s age. The base can be either a weaver basket or in a Moses basket. Most baskets make great shower gifts because they can become a carrying bed for the infant and a storage carrier when the baby outgrows it.
Giving diapers may sound unusual, but it happens to be crucial because a mom will go through between ten to 12 disposable diapers per day. The traditional pattern will be to roll up the diapers and place them in a circle with some wash cloths then tie them with a large ribbon, but to be more creative, use a wooden basket with a handle, decorate it with some pastel colors, use a crochet baby blanket to put inside the basket then place the diapers in with some wash cloths, baby wipes and other accessories such as, a teething ring and a pacifier.
A feeding basket doesn’t have to contain food, but all necessaries that will help accommodate the baby during feeding time. A weaver or wooden basket can be used as the base, a few baby bottles with some baby bowls, plates and utensils. Plates, bowls and utensils come in a variety of colors and decorations that fits in with the baby’s gender, there’s the princess designs for girls and superheroes for boys. A set of bibs are essential because a baby will be messy during feeding time and a bib will help keep the infant clean.
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