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The 7 Best Gift Ideas for New Parents

Choosing a gift for a new baby can seem overwhelming. There is such a large array of options to choose from in many different price ranges. While the baby industry is a booming one, the reality is that new parents will appreciate practical ideas much more than expensive ones.

Click through for the 7 best gifts to give new parents…

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    The 7 Best Gift Ideas for New Parents

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    The 7 Best Gift Ideas for New Parents

    New parents may not fully realize what is needed for the daily care of their baby until they actually need it. Set them up with the basic supplies they need like baby thermometers, nasal aspirator, rubbing alcohol, cotton balls, and related items. Duplicates are okay because of the tendency to misplace these items.

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    The 7 Best Gift Ideas for New Parents

    Bath time supplies are a great idea. Babies need lotions, shampoos, creams, powder, nail clippers, and the like on a regular basis. Keeping parents stocked up on baby-friendly bath supplies is a great, practical gift idea that can go a long way.

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    The 7 Best Gift Ideas for New Parents

    People often invest a ton of money into infant-size clothing and diapers which the baby will quickly grow out of before they can even be worn. Find practical outfits that are comfortable a few sizes up so parents will have clothing on hand kids can grow in to as time goes by. Diapers in upper sizes are also a smart buy.

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    The 7 Best Gift Ideas for New Parents

    Parents will appreciate practical childproofing items for cabinets, the bath tub and stairways when baby becomes more mobile and curious. Look for safety-themed items like faucet protectors, outlet plugs, cabinet locks, and baby gates. 

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    The 7 Best Gift Ideas for New Parents

    Babies go through a lot of laundry so invest in a clothes basket filled with laundry supplies like baby-friendly laundry soap, softeners, and stain removers. Throw in some coupons for these items for parents to use when needed.

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    The 7 Best Gift Ideas for New Parents

    Parents love capturing the many moments of their child's life on their digital cameras so gift them with a professional photography gift certificate that will surely be put to good use. Accompany the certificate with several photo frames in different sizes. 

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    The 7 Best Gift Ideas for New Parents

    New parents will soon need a break from their bundle of joy so if your local, make up some coupons for babysitting. Parents can redeem coupons when they need to get out of the house or stay in for a nap, especially in the early days.

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