Are you looking for some great gift ideas for a new daddy? I have the best collection all hand picked and carefully selected. I am sure you will find something for yourself so check them below (skip the text if you are in a hurry, it would be a shame to miss these ideas).
In the process of bringing a new baby in this world it is mostly the woman that gets the attention. It is true that she is the one that carries the baby and the biggest burden is on her: it is her body that is changing, she has to watch for food and exercise and make sure that her body is as healthy as possible for the best development of the baby. I have had several friends having unexpected pregnancy and they had to quit smoking instantly and they were really die hard smokers. So yes, the woman surely deserves all the pampering from the people around her.
But let’s not forget the other big force in the baby’s life: the father. New dads have to walk on the tip of their toes when their wife is pregnant. I had a friend who had a sudden urge for a specific sandwich on midnight one weekend when I was their guest. She just asked and the husband simply went out to get her the desired food in the middle of the night.
It is not so easy for them either and even though those are sweet efforts they still count as efforts. If there is physical labor required while the wife is pregnant a good husband is the one that will get the job done.
And if the new dad is young it is not so hard. But today we have increasing number of pregnancies from people above their thirties, people that all have jobs and come home exhausted. So the efforts that new dad put during the pregnancy period are not insignificant. They may be also tired for whatever needs to be done. And I believe a loving wife would like to surprise the new dad with some gift to show gratitude and appreciation and above all love.
A gift for new dad can be given after the baby is born like a thank you gift or as a congratulations gift for new dad or simple whenever the wife feels like getting a gift for the new daddy. I personally love those unexpected gifts, they seem to be colored with the purest feelings.
What To Get For A New Dad As A Gift?
This gift may not be very easy to find. Mostly because pregnancy gifts are directed towards women and dads are put in the background. But I have done a search online and I am bringing you the best gift ideas for a new dad. I hope you will be able to find that perfect gift for a new dad from the collection below. Oh and congratulations new mom and dad, wishing you all the best for your family.
A Fun Gift For The Proud Daddy
I bet this gift will make him smile. It is usually the mommy that takes care of the baby’s diapers but I am sure that every new dad has had the privilege to do this job. And as they say for every job there is the right tool so here are all the right tools for the new dad.
It’s a fun gift but it also has quite a big number of useful items in it. Here is what you get inside:
- Disposable changing pad
- Goggles – this one made me giggle
- Diaper cream
- Hand sanitizer – they really thought of every detail
- A cute toy to distract the baby
With this toolbelt there is no more excuse for the father not to know it’s trade.
If there are more people present when you give this gift just wait for the comments and the laughter. You’ll have awesome time.
A Practical Book For The New Dad
A list of gift ideas is never complete without a book suggestion. My search for the best book to be given as a gift for a new dad has resulted in this one. It’s a book with many handy advises on what to do in various situation with the baby.
The toolbelt on the image made me smile: just look at the “tools”, baby bottle and baby toys. And the image reminds of a working dad, but this time the work is on the baby.
Inside books you will find a lot of advises illustrated with images and diagrams, all written with a mix of refreshing humor. It’s an easy to read book that will give the new dad knowledge for what to be prepared. I believe every first time father should own this book and it is also recommended for experienced fathers too as one can never know it all so they might find a few gems inside.
A dad to be will have a good laugh while reading it and I’ve found a few moms in the reviews having a good time reading this book as well. The best thing that makes this book so popular is the humorous way it has packed useful information. Even if he doesn’t like reading a full book on parenting he will read this one because of its easy style of writing.
Many readers say that once they read this book it has become their number one book to give to their friend who are soon-to-be-dads. A clear sign guys enjoy it and find it helpful.
A funny, easy to read, informative, and well-illustrated this book is a perfect gift for new dad from wife.
A Willow Tree Decorative Figurine With Dad And Baby
What a lovely memory this figurine will be, bought in time when the baby is born to celebrate its arrival in this world. And what a perfect home decor it is.
Willow tree figurines are truly special in our modern world which as we can all witness has suspicious moral values and families seem to fall apart too often. Just look at how simple the figurine is made, how modest but how full of love. People recognize the inner value it carries and that’s why it so beloved. I don’t see very often products with full five star ratings and this is one of them.
A lovely gift idea for father of a new baby and a beautiful decor for home or his office. If you are looking for a gift that is designed for a new dad then this is definitely one of those gifts. It captures all the tender feelings and the strong bond between a father and its child. He will love looking at it. A beautiful way to make his days brighter and spend time surrounded by the things that mean most to him in life.
A Teasing T- Shirt He’ll Be Proud To Wear
This is one cute and funny gift and very appropriate for a new dad. You can get him this set when you find out you are pregnant as a part of the surprise.
The black color will match any clothes and it is actually a very sexy t-shirt. I am sure you will both have a lot of fun when he wears it. It can be a subject to many jokes between both of you or even when casually seeing friends.
This shirt set will surely turn heads and make people smile and notice the dad and the baby. One very amusing gift to cheer everybody up and make the new daddy feel very proud.
Soon To Be A Daddy T Shirt
What a lovely gift for a new daddy! I bet he will melt down when he sees this shirt!
A t-shirt seems to be a very popular gift for new dads – and it matches exactly the time frame of waiting for the new baby.
Besides being an amusing gift that will make both of you smile every time he wears it, it’s a very practical gift. He will surely wear it and it will be a useful gift at the same time.
I personally think that teasing gifts for a new dad are among the best gifts. It’s a very happy time being a soon to be dad so make the most of it, enjoy it and laugh as much as you can.
Onesie With Funny Writing For A New Daddy
This onesie will be a good surprise gift for a new daddy. It will be a great source of laughter every time you use it. You can make jokes about it, friends can tease the father, people will comment while walking the baby. Everyone will smile when they read the writing. What a great and joyful thing to choose as a gift.
To be honest I didn’t find it myself but someone bought it through me and gave me this great idea. I really love when people find this gems so I can turn everybody’s attention to these great little products that you may not be aware of otherwise.
Make His Days At Work More Inspirational – A Desk Sonogram Frame
You know that practice of surrounding yourself with photos of your children at work? People put pictures of their babies on their computer wallpaper, they hang drawings from them on their cubicle walls, they put them on their fridge with magnets. And I believe it helps them get trough the day easier. It gives motivation to endure whatever comes.
Work days can be sometimes be very hard and can drain all of one’s energy. But nothing is hard when you have the right motivation. And with the image of the unborn baby – the greatest force on this planet pushing the dad forward.
A sonogram of the baby – no picture in the world could be more inspiring to a new dad.
This sonogram frame can be put on a desktop or hanged on a wall – whatever the new dad prefers. But it will such a wonderful sight for his eyes.
It’s a lovely gift to give an expectant dad. He will be so glad and every time he looks at the pictures he will have a surge of tender and positive emotions making his day more beautiful and giving him the right motivation and inspiration. Wonderful gift for a dad to be.
A Hiking Child Carrier For The New Dad
I see a lot of new parents walking their babies in nature. Actually I think it is necessary to walk in nature several times a week when you have a little baby. It helps the baby’s development and keeps it healthy. Cities are full of gasses, harmful particles so every moment spent in nature with your little one means healthy growing.
And it’s usually the dad that does the heavy lifting. And as they are the stronger half it is the right way to go. So why not help the dad as much as possible?
There is a good video on this page that explains how this child carrier works. I personally think it’s an amazing thing to have and I can imagine that a parent might be using it even when not hiking or walking in the mountain. I bet it will come handy when only one parent has to take care of the baby. I have read a customer review from a mom that she actually uses the pack when she is doing some home work. It is very practical that both parents can use it with small and easy adjustments.
Besides giving your little one a great position and an adult high view, this child carrier pack will make hiking or mountain walking much more easy. The pack has lower storage compartment in which you can put some blankets, toys or lunch. It also comes with a separate day pack bag that you can use for diapers.
You know how they say for every job there is the right tool to do it. Well for nature walking and hiking this child carrier is as perfect as it gets according to the 5 star ratings from satisfied users.
In the questions and answers section the start age of the child that can be put in this carrier is 6 months old. So I believe this product fits just fine to be given as a gift for new daddy.
Unisex Diaper Bag
When having a new baby you are going to need a diaper bag. And sometimes that diaper bag will be carried by the new dad, so why not get a diaper bag that will look good on both of you?
Or if you would like some more feminine look of your bag as a mommy, then get this bag just for him. I am sure he wouldn’t feel comfortable wearing a female diaper bag when taking the baby out for a walk. I have seen many fathers with babies in parks, specially on weekends, and very often it’s just the dad and the baby. Once I even asked where is the mommy and the answer was she had work to do at home. Maybe mommy will get some sleep during that time or get some other stuff done, like getting a hair cut or similar things. It is a fairly common situations for a dad to walk the baby outside.
As you can see this is quite a large diaper bag that will fit everything required for the baby.
Here is a brief description of the bag itself:
- 11 pockets (that’s a pretty big number if you ask me, I am sure you will fit all your stuff inside with ease)
- Waterproof pocket for items that must be dry at all times
- Insulated pocket for keeping food and bottles at consistent temperature
- Safe pocket for keeping valuable items like keys
- Extra large padded mat for changing the baby
- Easy to open zippers, designed specially to be able to open with just one hand
- Big front flap
- Did I mention the bag looks perfect for a men? Very stylish and will fit all his outfits.
- Comfortable to wear
I am sure this bag will be very practical to you both as new parents and you will be able to convince him more easily to walk out the baby having this bag: no embarrassing looks while the proud dad and the baby walk around. It’s truly a very good gift for a new dad from a new mom.
Best Car Mirror For Baby
This car mirror reflects 180 degrees of the back seat, which is wide enough to check on all activities going on back there. It’s a perfect solution for a driver that has become a new daddy.
I wish I had one when I was driving my baby niece. I would brake my neck turning around on every red light stop. Not to mention that taking your eyes off the front while being in a car, specially with a baby, is not recommended at all.
A nice feature of this mirror is that it works both ways – you can see all of your kids in the back but they can also see you. It’s good for calming them down if getting afraid for some reason. Just a look at their dad’s or mom’s face will give them comfort. It is especially handy when going on longer trips with the car or maybe visiting distant family or friends.
Besides having a wide angle this mirror allows a vertical view of your children, which is good for checking their overall body position. A rear view of the car is enabled by default but there is something extra with this mirror: it covers the blind spots of a car. That way you can enhance security and protection while being in traffic.
It is easy to install: it attaches over the default car rearview mirror. It has been designed to have sharp visibility while you can monitor a wide area of the back of your car.
I truly believe this is a must have item for every parent. You can get it when the baby arrives and you will use it for years to come as the kids grow up. Maybe you will like it so much that you will never go back to using the old, limited rearview mirror.
It is also one great gift idea for new dad from wife. Guys love their cars and they like little enhancements for them and there is no way that he won’t find it useful.
A Baby Lullaby Machine Is One Of The Best Gifts For New Dad
The fact that every parent is prepared for changes in life when the baby arrives doesn’t sometimes cover for hours of crying. It can literally drive you nuts. Especially if it happens at night and when for some reason the baby just won’t stop crying.
This can be particularly bad when the new dad has a serious work day and needs concentration. Keeping a job when you have a baby is not a joke. As a parent of a new baby the father simply can not afford to be sloppy at work.
So getting a lullaby machine that will help you calm the baby and make it sleep is something that will be worth every penny. I have searched online and found this inexpensive lullaby sound machine that you can use.
Here are the things that this MyBaby sound machine is capable of doing:
- Play soothing sounds of heartbeat, rain and ocean. I can imagine that these sounds will have effect not only on the baby but on the mommy and daddy as well. And these are the proven sounds to have relaxing and calming effects on humans. I mean they are as natural as it gets.
- It can play some songs that babies love like Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. This song is engraved in my memory because when my niece was a baby we played it over and over again. I can tell you from first hand experience that babies adore this song. Another song included is Rock-A-Bye Baby.
- This machine is a projector as well. You will receive three image disks that you can project on a ceiling or a wall. It will be very fun and interesting for the baby.
- You get an auto timer. If you are lying next to your baby or trying to make it sleep you can easily fall asleep yourself. The auto turning off will allow you not to worry about it. One worry less and no waking up realizing that you left the machine play all the time. Silence is still the best environment for a young, developing baby when it sleeps.
For such a low price I think it is one of the best options to choose as a gift for a new father. And besides for the dad, it will be a gift for you too.
A New Daddy Will Surely Need A Lot Of Coffee
Espresso is known to be a very strong coffee, short and sweet. I found one inexpensive espresso coffee maker and I think this is a terrific new dad gift from wife. Actually it will be a gift for both of the parents and I know they will need something to keep them awake at night.
This Mateo Jo Stovetop Espresso Maker is very easy to use: you put water in the bottom part, the grind espresso coffee comes in the middle, then you place it on a stove top, turn it on and wait for the magic to happen. The top part will have your strong coffee ready to be consumed.
The product page states the Mateo Jo esspresso maker will make about 6 cups of coffee but that depends on the size of the cups I guess. I would use it to make 2 big cups f strong and tasty coffee for both mom and dad.
It’s a great little product, quite inexpensive, looks awesome and makes a great gift for a new dad (and mom too!).
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