TRADITIONAL GIFTS In this section, you will find some of more traditional gifts. Keep in mind that you can alter any one of these to be more creative or personal.
Gift baskets are something you can buy or make. If you want to save a little money, purchase a nice, inexpensive basket from Wal-Mart, Target, Kmart, or other retail chains and then fill it with items like baby powder, lotion, diaper cream, washcloths, bibs, sleepers, bottles, teething ring, pacifiers, and so on.
For a nice, added touch, purchase a second basket for parents. In this basket, add some crackers and cheese with sparkling grape juice, Godiva chocolates, bubble bath, gourmet coffee, homemade cookies or muffins, two movie tickets, and so on.
Beautifully, hand knitted blankets, bonnets, jackets, and other gifts are always a welcomed gift. With this type of baby gift, it is apparent that person put tremendous time and effort into making something special, something warm and cherished.
This continues to be a cherished tradition. Bronzed shoes could be given as a certificate for couple to have done after birth of baby or this makes an excellent gift for adopted babies.
Today, more than 14 million baby shoes have been bronzed. While only shoes were bronzed at one time, today other baby items can be bronzed to include stuffed animals, pacifiers, baby bottles, etc.