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Give A Little More: 10 Baby Gifts With A Charitable Spin

photo(55)Summertime is a busy season for new moms, with the highest number of births than any other season. August usually has the most new babies born, followed by July and September. If you’re looking for a gift for your next baby shower or welcome home baby occasion, look no further.

Here are 10 great baby gifts that do more than make new parents happy — they make the world a better place. From cute baby booties to adorable onesies, these gifts provide a warm welcome for any new parent, and help support great causes at the same time.

  • Fun Food 1 of 10
    landofnod

    Five percent of the purchase price of Land of Nod's play food and kitchen gear goes to the No Kid Hungry Campaign, which works to end childhood hunger in America for the almost 17 million kids who are food insecure. These machine washable toy desserts make a fun gift for a new baby, or an older sibling who deserves a little love when the new baby arrives, too. 

  • Baby Bib and Blanket 2 of 10
    UNICEFblanket

    Proceeds from the purchase of this soft zoo animal print bib and blankie support UNICEF's important work around the world.

  • Adorable Booties 3 of 10
    babybooties

    Kahniwalla's booties, hats, and snuggly toys are handmade by artisans in Bangladesh, providing women in rural areas with a way to support their families. These baby blue organic cotton booties would keep any baby's feet nice and cozy and also help women move out of poverty.

  • A Cute Shirt for Mama 4 of 10
    Goodnightmoonshirt

    Package this t-shirt from Out of Print books for mama with a copy of bedtime favorite Goodnight Moon. Each purchase of an Out of Print t-shirt provides one book to a community in need.

  • Egg Playmat 5 of 10
    Egg_Mat

    The Sunny Side Up play mat makes tummy time more fun. It's handmade in Brooklyn, and each purchase through the MoMA Store supports the museum's work.

  • Brand New Bag 6 of 10
    Everymothercountsbag

    Christy Turlington Burns collaborated with Ergobaby to create a line of baby carriers and diaper bags like this one, to support Every Mother Counts' efforts to advance maternal health around the world. The unique pattern was created by an artisan in Togo.

  • Nursing Tank 7 of 10
    RMnursingtank

    Rebecca Minkoff created this limited edition nursing tank with Bravado. Twenty percent of each purchase supports Baby Buggy, a nonprofit that provides critical supplies to babies, children, and their families.

  • For Twins 8 of 10
    Twinonesies

    Looking for a gift for twins? Here's a cute set of onesies from Etsy seller Sunday Rookery. A portion of the profits go to support a no-kill animal shelter in Mississippi.

  • Drool Catchers 9 of 10
    Feedbibs

    As a part of Lauren's FEED USA, a collaborative between Lauren Bush and Target, each purchase of this set of three baby bibs provides 12 meals for hungry families in America. Also available in blue!

  • Honorary Gifts 10 of 10
    photo(55)

    For the new parents that have everything, consider giving a gift in their honor to a non-profit that provides baby gear for families in need. You can host a baby shower and ask that each guest bring diapers for Baby Buggy.  Or, provide a gift to support military moms-to-be through Operation Shower, where just $25 will provide a new diaper bag.

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