15 Adorable New Baby Gift Baskets for Every Budget

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7/31/20233 min read

A new baby's arrival is always an exciting time. As a friend or family member, you'll likely want to gift the new parents and child with something thoughtful to celebrate the occasion. Baby gift baskets make wonderful presents for welcoming a newborn. Filled with essentials and sweet treats, these hampers provide both practicality and delight.

In this post, we'll share 15 creative new baby gift basket ideas tailored to a variety of budgets. Whether you want to splurge on a special baby shower showstopper or stick to a modest price point, these adorable basket themes have you covered. Read on for baby gift inspiration!

Budget-Friendly Baby Gift Baskets

If you're looking for an affordable baby gift basket, here are some ideas costing $30 or less to fill with useful supplies.

Diaper Duty Basket

New parents can never have enough diapers! A basket stocked with multiple packs of diapers in various sizes will be greatly appreciated. Include baby wipes, diaper cream, and changing pad liners too.

Bath Time Basket

Fill a cute basket with soap, shampoo, lotion, washcloths, soft towels, rubber ducks, and toys to make bath time entertaining.

Nursery Basket

Help decorate their nursery with a basket containing crib sheets, swaddle blankets, wall art, a nightlight or lamp, book, stuffed animal, and picture frame.

On-the-Go Basket

Make errands easier with a gift basket including bottle warmer, formula dispenser, portable changing pad, burp cloths, pacifiers, bibs, and stroller toys.

Baby Healthcare Basics

Equip them with healthcare essentials like a digital thermometer, snot sucker, gas drops, saline spray, soothing lotion, and nail clippers.

Mid-Range New Baby Gift Baskets

Stepping up your budget to $50-75 allows creativity with themes and higher quality contents.

Bathtime Spa Basket

Pamper the new mom and baby with an assortment of chamomile bubble bath, scented lotions, bath bombs, loofahs, plush robes, slippers, and more.

Books and Blankets Basket

Encourage bonding time with a book lovers basket. Include board books, nursery rhyme books, soft blankets, book light, stuffed animals and a keepsake journal.

New Mom Survival Basket

Support new mothers by gifting self care items like herbal tea, face masks, candles, Epsom salts, lip balm, lotion, and chocolate.

Homemade Baby Food Basket

Provide nutrition with organic produce like apples, squash, carrots, sweet potatoes and tools to make homemade purees like a blender, ice cube trays, spoons and bibs.

Laundry Care Basket

Make laundry less of a chore with baby detergent, stain remover, fabric softener, hanging drying rack, and reusable wool dryer balls.

Splurge-Worthy Luxury New Baby Baskets

For extra special baby showers or relatives, go all out with high-end baskets $100+.

Layette Basket

This gorgeous wicker basket overflows with quality layette essentials like quilty pajamas, nursery décor, plush blankets, grooming items, clothing, and keepsake gifts.

Dream Nursery Basket

Create a picture-perfect nursery with a basket stuffed with an elegant crib bedding set, window valances, artwork, lamps, rugs, storage and organization.

New Mom Pampering Basket

Treat the new mom to hotel-style luxury with scented candle, bath bombs, plush robe, slippers, massage oils, body scrubs, hydrating masks, and indulgent chocolates.

Babymoon Retreat Basket

Encourage rest and relaxation with a spa basket containing gift cards for prenatal massages, meals delivered to their home, house cleaning service, and more.

Premium Baby Gear Basket

Provide top-of-the-line essentials like a state-of-the-art baby monitor, designer diaper bag, high-end stroller, carrier, playmat, toys, teethers and more.

Tips for Baby Gift Baskets

Pair necessities with some fun treats like stuffed animals, books, toys and yummy snacks for new parents.

Add gift receipts in case they get duplicate items or need to exchange sizes.

For baby showers, coordinate with other guests so your gift complements what they buy.

Include a personal card with congratulatory wishes, advice, or sweet memories to make it more meaningful.

For parents with multiples, double up on items or size up the basket.

Know baby's gender to select themed items and colors if that's important to the parents' style.

From budget-friendly basics to indulgent splurges, these new baby gift basket ideas will delight any expecting parents. Browse more inspiration at Baskets & Kits and baby's arrival will be celebrated in style!

baby under purple blanket
baby under purple blanket