10 Best Newborn Baby Gifts

December 26, 2022 3 min read

10 Best Baby Newborn Baby Gifts Australia

Unique Newborn Baby Gifts that will Make Mums Smile

If you're looking for a great gift for a baby shower, or just want to buy something special for a newborn, you've come to the right place. Check out our list of the 10 best unique gifts for newborn babies. These hand-picked items are sure to bring a smile to the parents and set your gift apart. So take your pick – from gorgeous swaddles and adorable outfits, to sweet keepsakes – and surprise the new little one in your life! 

1. Personalised Lion Plush

Personalised plush toy for newborn

This personalised lion plush is the perfect newborn gift. It can be customised with baby's name and date of birth to make it extra special!  At 20cm high, it's the perfect size for cuddles and is sure to become a much-loved favourite. 

Personalised Plush Toy Lion, $54.95



2. Personalised Baby Birth Plaque

Birth scale plaque - actual size of baby - engraved with baby's details

Never forget just how small they used to be.  This personalised birth plaque is made to match baby's actual length at birth. Engraved with their birth details like baby's name, date, time, length, weight, and place of birth, it will be a treasured keepsake for years to come.

Baby Birth Plaque - Life Size, from $124.95 (free shipping)  



3. Baby's First Hair Brush

Baby's First Hair Brush

Made from quality beechwood timber with soft goat hair bristles, this baby hair brush makes a beautiful and practical gift.  Your hair brush can be personalised with baby's name or a message of your choice to make it extra special.  What a beautiful, unique gift this would make for any expectant parent! 

Baby's First Hair Brush, $35.95



4. Baby Rompers 

Baby rompers, bodysuits and one pieces from Lulu Babe 

You can't go wrong with cute baby onesies! New parents love them, as each item can be worn by itself so there's no need to dig around in the cupboard to find matching tops and bottoms.  Rompers stay comfortably in place all day… and they also make nappy changes a breeze!  We have adorable collections for baby girlbaby boy and gender neutral.  Check out our baby basics collection if you're after some no-fuss one pieces in beautiful ribbed fabric. Complete the outfit with a pair of baby shoes. 

Willow Ruffle Romper, $18.95

Alex Romper, $18.95



5. Wooden Name Sign for Nursery

wooden name sign for nursery

This personalised wooden name sign makes a unique and thoughtful gift for a new baby.  Made from high quality natural plywood, this gorgeous sign is custom made with baby's name in a beautiful font. You can choose the length of your sign, from 30cm up to 100cm.

Wooden name sign, from $37.95



6. Silicone Feeding Gift Set

silicone feeding gift set

Welcome to the world, little one! This adorable silicone Gift Set is the perfect way to celebrate bub's arrival. The set includes a silicone feeding bib, suction bowl, spoon and sippy cup, plus a silicone stacking toy and rainbow milestone cards. It's all housed in a cute cane suitcase!

Silicone Feeding Gift Set, $92.95



7. Funny Baby Outfit 

funny baby onesies

Looking for a unique and funny baby gift? New parents often receive many of the same items at a baby shower. A funny romper featuring a cheeky slogan or saying will stand out from the rest!  Browse our full collection of funny baby outfits for more ideas.

I'm Cute Mom's Hot Dad's Lucky Romper, $16.95 

Nana Was Here Onesie, $16.95



8. Nappy Bag 

Sofia Faux Leather Nappy Bag from Lulu Babe

A new mum will appreciate a beautiful and functional nappy bag that can be used for months (or years) to come!  Choose from our full collection of baby bags, nappy backpacks and change wallets for a truly thoughtful gift.

Sofia Nappy Bag, $129.95 (free shipping) 



9. Baby Wardrobe Dividers

These handmade wardrobe dividers from Timber Tinkers make a beautiful and practical gift that new mums will love as they get the nursery organised for bub.  The set includes dividers for sizes from newborn up to 24 months, and features a gorgeous leaf print etched on 3mm natural wood ply.

Baby Wardrobe Dividers, $47.95



10. Baby Bean Bag

newborn bean bag by Mini Beanz

This amazing bean bag from Mini Beanz is designed to be used right from birth, with a safety harness to hold bub securely in place. It provides parents with a hands-free moment while giving babies a safe and comfy place to kick and coo in comfort. This clever bean bag reduces the risk of flat head. It moulds around baby’s head to create support without placing any pressure on their fragile skull.

Baby Bean Bag - Mini Beanz, $134.95 (free shipping)



Let Them Choose

Lulu Babe gift card

If you’d like to offer a little more flexibility in your gift, consider a Lulu Babe gift card so your friend or loved one can choose exactly what they'd like... from baby clothes, shoes and accessories to nappy bags and nursery decor.

Browse Lulu Babe's full collection of Baby Gifts for more gift ideas.

If you are looking for a unique gift for a newborn, hopefully this list has given you some ideas. With so many adorable and practical items available, it can be hard to choose just one!