what to buy for the newly preggo.

Happy Wednesday! Something must be in the water because I've had multiple friends report their good news to me lately: they're due with their first baby next spring! As exciting as this news is, my gift-giving anxiety starts to rise. What do you give to someone who just found out she's pregnant and doesn't know what she's having? Here are a few little gender-neutral goodies which caught my eye...


find them here: striped one-piece + whale bath spout cover + cozy pack of socks + Burt's Bees wash time tin + Sophie la Girafe teething toy  + sweet pea bunting set + Big Bird stuffed animal + baby hands keepsake + basket weave blanket

Before the question even comes up, we are not on the baby wagon just yet--so back to the topic at hand! Since showers often come later, I would love a few go-to gifts for friends when they first share their good news. I can't wait to get your input on the perfect gifts for the newly preggo lady!

34 comments:

  1. Such sweet gifts! Baby Gap always impresses me with their selection of gender neutral goodies, when my sister found out she was pregnant I hopped over there and found the cutest little white onesie with 'Grandma says Yes!' written across the front :) Have a great day!

    xoxo andrea
    www.yeterdaystomorrowblog.com

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    1. Hello,
      I Read the article of a very great spell caster and it seems very helpful
      to me. I haven’t had the chance to have a proper relationship with my ex
      because we work together. This will be the final week or work and then I
      wont be around him constantly. Unfortunately, I broke one of the rules in
      the article and have been sleeping with him. Something I’m not proud of,
      especially since he has a girlfriend. Not to mention that she’s a girl he
      dated off and on for 3 years before he dated me.
      When I asked him why he kept sleeping with me even though he was in a
      relationship, his response was because I wanted it, and he wants me to be
      happy. But obviously what would make me happy would be to have him all to
      myself. That was when i read about Dr alexzander on how he help people in
      saving their relationship and i was really desperate for his help. There
      were things in our relationship that were tough. We traveled for 4 months
      right in the beginning, and it was hard due to different expectations. When
      we returned our living situation was unstable which caused a lot of stress
      on my end. And when I ask why he didn’t give me a chance to make things
      better he said he gave me tons of chances. Oh, and he compared our
      relationship with his past. He says that things were great, and then they
      went bad really fast, and that why his back with is Ex. Because it at least
      took them years for things to get that bad. So i was very sad and
      disappointing and decided to contact this spell caster for help with tears
      running out of my eyes and Dr alexzander promised to make things right in
      my relationship and also assured me that my boyfriend is going to come back
      to me within 78hrs. At first i was shock and didn't believe him because i
      thought it was impossible to do. But i gave it a try and trusted him. Dr
      alexzander asked for my details and his, then guarantee me of his return.
      Truly my ex lover started calling me and also begging me to forgive him and
      that's his willing to give us a second chance, then promised me never to
      love any other woman apart from me. it all seem like a miracle to me till
      now. Dr alexzander. Words can't express how i feel right now. it been 2
      month now since you caste that love spell for me and nothing have gone bad
      between us. his now caring more than ever and also the loving kind of Man i
      have ever wanted for myself in life. I thank you Dr alexzander for saving
      my relationship. Indeed you are the best. I want to use this media to share
      my testimony for the whole world to see and know that there is still hope
      in your broken relationship, No matter how bad it seems don't give up hope
      and also contact this man who saved my own. you can reach him through his
      website address http://alexzanderhightemple-com.webs.com or contact him
      direct with his email address alexzanderhightemple@gmail.com. I thank you
      Dr alexzander for helping me and i will always share my testimony in every
      social media or place i may go to.
      (From United State Of America).
      Mrs Tracy Grilli.
      http://tracygrilli.blogspot.com.tr
      https://tracygrilli59.blogspot.com

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  2. I love all this! Makes me want another baby! NOT! HAHA lol jk

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  3. eppp! so exciting! i love this little round up! i would defiantly want the little giraffe! xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

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  4. As a mama to be I will say that your picks are great! I'd be thrilled to receive any of them.

    Memoirs & Mochas

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    1. Hello,
      I Read the article of a very great spell caster and it seems very helpful
      to me. I haven’t had the chance to have a proper relationship with my ex
      because we work together. This will be the final week or work and then I
      wont be around him constantly. Unfortunately, I broke one of the rules in
      the article and have been sleeping with him. Something I’m not proud of,
      especially since he has a girlfriend. Not to mention that she’s a girl he
      dated off and on for 3 years before he dated me.
      When I asked him why he kept sleeping with me even though he was in a
      relationship, his response was because I wanted it, and he wants me to be
      happy. But obviously what would make me happy would be to have him all to
      myself. That was when i read about Dr alexzander on how he help people in
      saving their relationship and i was really desperate for his help. There
      were things in our relationship that were tough. We traveled for 4 months
      right in the beginning, and it was hard due to different expectations. When
      we returned our living situation was unstable which caused a lot of stress
      on my end. And when I ask why he didn’t give me a chance to make things
      better he said he gave me tons of chances. Oh, and he compared our
      relationship with his past. He says that things were great, and then they
      went bad really fast, and that why his back with is Ex. Because it at least
      took them years for things to get that bad. So i was very sad and
      disappointing and decided to contact this spell caster for help with tears
      running out of my eyes and Dr alexzander promised to make things right in
      my relationship and also assured me that my boyfriend is going to come back
      to me within 78hrs. At first i was shock and didn't believe him because i
      thought it was impossible to do. But i gave it a try and trusted him. Dr
      alexzander asked for my details and his, then guarantee me of his return.
      Truly my ex lover started calling me and also begging me to forgive him and
      that's his willing to give us a second chance, then promised me never to
      love any other woman apart from me. it all seem like a miracle to me till
      now. Dr alexzander. Words can't express how i feel right now. it been 2
      month now since you caste that love spell for me and nothing have gone bad
      between us. his now caring more than ever and also the loving kind of Man i
      have ever wanted for myself in life. I thank you Dr alexzander for saving
      my relationship. Indeed you are the best. I want to use this media to share
      my testimony for the whole world to see and know that there is still hope
      in your broken relationship, No matter how bad it seems don't give up hope
      and also contact this man who saved my own. you can reach him through his
      website address http://alexzanderhightemple-com.webs.com or contact him
      direct with his email address alexzanderhightemple@gmail.com. I thank you
      Dr alexzander for helping me and i will always share my testimony in every
      social media or place i may go to.
      (From United State Of America).
      Mrs Tracy Grilli.
      http://tracygrilli.blogspot.com.tr
      https://tracygrilli59.blogspot.com

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  5. I know nothing about being pregnant or shopping for pregnant people, but all the babies I see on FB have that giraffe. Good pick!

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  6. love this round up (: duh! you're the best gift giver there is. and little may baby you're gonna get something in your mail box in a few days (:

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  7. Such cute pressies!

    I love giving something really cute like an outfit or blanket or something special like a handprint mould or engraved frame but I also like practical ideas like nap pies and bum creme (you can never have enough!!)

    Another nice idea is a newborn shoot voucher.
    x

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  8. This comes at the perfect time! I just found out my good friend is expecting her first baby! I'm on the lookout of things to spoil Mom and baby with :)


    <3
    carelsesly graceful

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  9. aww this is so cute! we don't give gifts to newly pregnant friends here but i might just start the trend :) xx

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    1. Hello,
      I Read the article of a very great spell caster and it seems very helpful
      to me. I haven’t had the chance to have a proper relationship with my ex
      because we work together. This will be the final week or work and then I
      wont be around him constantly. Unfortunately, I broke one of the rules in
      the article and have been sleeping with him. Something I’m not proud of,
      especially since he has a girlfriend. Not to mention that she’s a girl he
      dated off and on for 3 years before he dated me.
      When I asked him why he kept sleeping with me even though he was in a
      relationship, his response was because I wanted it, and he wants me to be
      happy. But obviously what would make me happy would be to have him all to
      myself. That was when i read about Dr alexzander on how he help people in
      saving their relationship and i was really desperate for his help. There
      were things in our relationship that were tough. We traveled for 4 months
      right in the beginning, and it was hard due to different expectations. When
      we returned our living situation was unstable which caused a lot of stress
      on my end. And when I ask why he didn’t give me a chance to make things
      better he said he gave me tons of chances. Oh, and he compared our
      relationship with his past. He says that things were great, and then they
      went bad really fast, and that why his back with is Ex. Because it at least
      took them years for things to get that bad. So i was very sad and
      disappointing and decided to contact this spell caster for help with tears
      running out of my eyes and Dr alexzander promised to make things right in
      my relationship and also assured me that my boyfriend is going to come back
      to me within 78hrs. At first i was shock and didn't believe him because i
      thought it was impossible to do. But i gave it a try and trusted him. Dr
      alexzander asked for my details and his, then guarantee me of his return.
      Truly my ex lover started calling me and also begging me to forgive him and
      that's his willing to give us a second chance, then promised me never to
      love any other woman apart from me. it all seem like a miracle to me till
      now. Dr alexzander. Words can't express how i feel right now. it been 2
      month now since you caste that love spell for me and nothing have gone bad
      between us. his now caring more than ever and also the loving kind of Man i
      have ever wanted for myself in life. I thank you Dr alexzander for saving
      my relationship. Indeed you are the best. I want to use this media to share
      my testimony for the whole world to see and know that there is still hope
      in your broken relationship, No matter how bad it seems don't give up hope
      and also contact this man who saved my own. you can reach him through his
      website address http://alexzanderhightemple-com.webs.com or contact him
      direct with his email address alexzanderhightemple@gmail.com. I thank you
      Dr alexzander for helping me and i will always share my testimony in every
      social media or place i may go to.
      (From United State Of America).
      Mrs Tracy Grilli.
      http://tracygrilli.blogspot.com.tr
      https://tracygrilli59.blogspot.com

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  10. Everyone around me is starting to announce new additions also so this post is super helpful! I love the idea of giving someone a gift when they announce the pregnancy instead of waiting until the shower. That whale spout cover is too cute.

    Stephanie

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  11. I got that same exact bath spout cover for our family friend earlier this year! I couldn't resist the whale!

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  12. We always result to college football stuff for non-sex knowing babies. A mini baby football onesie is cute on everyone!

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  13. I love that striped onesie -- so, so cute! :-) The past five or so weeks have been FULL of births in terms of my friends. Five in total!!

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  14. That sweet pea set is too cute! M and I just found out some friends were preggers and this is PERFECT! :)

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  15. oh my gosh - i was just discussing this with a friend today! thanks for this post. :)

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  16. I love baby shopping!
    It's a wonder I don't have a chest full of "just baby" items :)
    Eat Cake

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  17. My cousin and his girlfriend are expecting their first baby on December 23 and I'm planning to take home several gifts for them over Thanksgiving. I love the giraffe and the burts bees set!

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  18. Haha cute post! Every baby seems to have that little giraffe, I don't know what the craze is all about! lol

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  19. We need to talk about the pea pod onesie! So so cute!

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  20. oh MY the sweet pea outfit ...awwwww!!

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  21. Adore this list! I have the whale, giraffe, and blankie and love them all! So exciting about your friends...are you next?? ;)

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  22. love these choices -- especially the sophie giraffe!! and the whale is just too cute :) xoxo

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  23. So weird! I have had 4 friends tell me in the last 3 weeks and they are all due within a month of each other! Crazy!

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  24. Sophie the giraffe and a bunch of onesies that have buttons on bottom half so that the parents don't have to waste a whole outfit on one dirty diaper.

    Jamie
    greyskysaturday.wordpress.com

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  25. Great picks! Gender neutral can be tricky because I feel like they almost always lean male. When it's a girl I always buy they baby Stuart Weitzmans. The are packaged so cute and say "My First Weitzmans".

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  26. oh my gosh...swoon! :) blankets i hear are such an important thing to have in abundance!

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  27. If it's a friend that just found out she's pregnant...buy HER a gift! You'll have plenty of opportunities to buy stuff for the baby between showers and after the baby is born! My sister said that as soon as she got pregnant...all she got we're things for the baby, even during the Holidays and on her birthday! Maybe get her some cute maternity clothes or a certificate to a pre-natal massage or pre-natal yoga class! If I'm shopping for a friend that just found out she's pregnant, I always buy a little something for her and use another opportunity to buy stuff for the baby down the line!

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  28. Everything on your list looks great. Here is my two sense: Don't buy clothes, blankets, socks, or anything too cutesy because EVERYONE wants to buy that. We seriously received over 50 blankets and swaddles.

    One of my favorite gifts is a gift certificate to a restaurant (even just enough to cover apps and a drink) for a pre-baby date night and a book to baby. Here are some of our favorite books: http://www.thescribblepadblog.com/2012/05/family-favorite-books-giveaway.html

    I also received a join gift to A Pea in the Pod from some friends so I could kick start my maternity clothes shopping guilt free. It allowed me to get a few key pieces that lasted the whole way through.

    Finally, I love giving dear friends a gorgeous wrap sweater. You spend a lot of time pregnant and post-baby in sweats, being able to throw on the perfect cardi/wrap above your t-shirt and leggings makes the day more beautiful, even when there wasn't time or energy for a shower.

    I realize these gifts ended up being on the pricier end...whoops!

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    1. okay, I know I said no socks and clothes, but baby booties (not newborn size - pointless when they are that little) are always a hit for me. Here are some more suggestions: http://www.thescribblepadblog.com/2011/11/saturday-shoes-for-behr.html

      And I really appreciated when folks got me a special print or wall hanging for the nursery. Even with limited space, the few extra details from people who know my style well are cherished.

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  29. I love the idea of pampering gifts for the momma to be. After the baby is born I think books are the best!! I always write a little note to the new addition inside the cover.

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