It is always a joy to buy for babies at Christmas, toys, clothes and a few things to help new mums and dads can make an amazing Christmas. Here are a few ideas…
For new parents this year, why not give them a helping hand (or nipple) and get them the revolutionary Comotomo baby bottle. It is dubbed to be the next best thing to actually breastfeeding the baby, or to help with moving baby from breast to bottle by avoiding ‘nipple confusion’. The bottle has a 3 inch wide mount that is shaped like the breast and allows baby to latch on with ease.
Made from 100% BPA free medical grade silicone, the bottle safe for baby and even comes with a colic-preventing air vent system and a wonderful non-drip design. It is easy to clean an takes away the worry of feeding with a bottle.
Suitable for babies aged 3 months and over, Comotomo is available from Amazon for just £14.99
Blade & Rose
If you are buying for a little one between the ages of newborn and 4 years old, then it is definitely worth checking out the adorable and iconic British brand Blade and Rose, for some cute little legging and accessory sets.
Gifting one of these sets with almost certainly start the little ones off as sweet fashionistas with the amazing and funky unisex designs, as those specifically for little boys or girls. They will keep the kids warm and cosy, but allow them the freedom to move about, whilst looking fabulous!
Our favourite designs have to be the green and orange hedgehog design and the mini punk princess set, absolutely adorable in every way and made from high quality material, right her in the UK.
Each set of leggings can be purchased alone or with matching bibs, socks and hats and are available from £10 at Blade and Rose.
Twinkle New Beginnings Gift Set
Babies first Christmas has to be one of the most magical days for new parents and the Twinkle New Beginnings Gift Set is a wonderful present to leave under their tree. It is presented in a lovely green gift box that hints at luxurious items contained within.
The first items that you uncover in this fabulous set are the two swaddles made form 100% cotton muslin, the material is breathable so as not to overheat the little one. You even get instructions on how to correctly swaddle!
Next you will find a Burpy Bib® that will keep baby clean whilst feeding and doubles as a cloth for cleaning their face afterwards!
The gift set also contains a Musy, a square of muslin that can be used for a variety of things, making it versatile and really a staple of any nursery.
Finally and it has to be said the most adorable item in our opinion, is the Musy Mate™ Lovey. This cute little cuddly character is made from muslin and has a little blanket body, making him, or her, double as not just a fun friend, but also as a security blanket.
The whole set is decorated with little twinkle stars in grey and silver which just adds to the appeal. A perfect gift for anyone with a new baby and one that will serve them well for some time!
Available from Aden + Anais for £64.95
Shmunckï – Woodland Leggings & Hat
This adorable little set is going to go down a treat, loved by not just the little one who receives it, but by their whole family!
This little collection features a pair of super soft leggings and a little hat, just what baby needs as the days get colder, so what a perfect time to give them as a gift. They have the cutest woodland themed design on them, sweet owls and hedgehogs printed in soft pink atop the cream material.
They are made from interlock cotton and have non roll elasticated cuffs and waist, leaving the comfortable for baby as they move about.
You can pick up this set online from Shmunckï for £16
Nursing can be uncomfortable and awkward for anyone, so Bravado have created a gorgeous looking, yet incredibly comfortable nursing bra that is perfect for new mums.
This beautiful piece of underwear is luxurious and very soft to touch, feeling silky smooth against the skin. It is also seamless and wire free meaning that it is the most comfortable a bra can be against skin that is sensitive and going through the mill.
They have thought of everything when creating this stunning under garment, as they have included removable foam inserts that allow you to have a little more desecration over your nipples and aids comfort in such a tender area.
Available from Bravado
A Grobag is a brilliant invention for little ones, making their time in bed more comfortable and safer than ever before.
Essentially, it is a little sleeping bag that keeps baby’s arms and head free, made from 100% cotton fabrics, the Grobag will keep baby safe and warm and has a double popper system for extra security an easy access for changing during the night. It also comes fitted with a chin guard and zip guard to stop rubbing!
The Grobag is recommended by The Lullaby Trust and meets British Safety Standards, giving you peace of mind whilst your little one is sleeping. It even comes with a Nursery Thermometer so you an ensure that the room is at optimum temperature for a peaceful nights sleep.
Available from Gro Store for £34.99
Snuggle Pal Croc
Introduce baby to their first friend with Snuggle Pal Croc, the most snuggly, soft and sweet little pal they will ever have.
Snuggle Pal Croc is made from velour, which is extremely soft and smooth, making it so tactile for baby, they wont want to put it down. Hi head is gently padded and around his sides are ribbon tags and a teething block. His arm and legs have material inside that make them crackle, meaning there is lots to interest and excite baby.
Available from Galt for £7.99
The famous national pre-school dance classes, Diddi Dance, have just launched their first CD collection. It is aimed at giving families the chance to join in with all of the dancing fun that can be had at classes, but in the comfort of their own home.
The CDs are packed full of fun, quirky and original songs that will get little ones embracing their inner ballerina or perhaps they will just want to groove away, marching to their own drum. So, pop on a CD, grab your boogy babe, put on your dancing shoes and get on down to the Diddi Dance CD Collection for some fun exercise.
All three CDs are available from Diddi Dance for £22.00