ARTICLE by Charlotte Gelstharp

Special Gifts to Send New Parents During Lockdown

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Welcoming a new baby is an exciting time for everyone lucky enough to be part of the little one’s life. A baby’s arrival is normally celebrated with having family and loved ones near to welcome them into the world and shower them with love and gifts. However, things are a little different for new parents having babies during these unprecedented times. They can’t have their loved ones around them for support or just for a good old hug when they need it. But you can still offer love and support from a distance.

The birth of a new baby is a reminder that even during these tough times, there are still things to celebrate and special moments happening all the time. Let’s celebrate these miracles and provide much-needed support to new parents by gifting them some special gifts they can still enjoy and take comfort in. Plus, our gift wrap and gift note service let’s you make the gift that extra special and personal.

Special Gifts to Send New Parents During Lockdown

For Parents

aden + anais bonding top

Those first few months of newborn baby bliss are so special and unforgettable, every mum treasures those early memories for life. The aden + anais bonding top is all about helping parents create that bond with their baby in the first few months and make it easier to nurture your relationship with your little one. Help your loved one create that special bond by gifting them this handy top. The aden + anais Baby Bonding Top allows mum to feel covered and supported while enjoying skin-to-skin contact with her newborn for the closest cuddle. This intimate method of bonding with baby helps ease infants into life outside the womb by helping to promote breastfeeding, regulate their temperature, heart rate and breathing and soothe fussiness—all of which helps to relax both mum and baby making it the perfect gift for any mums or mums-to-be.

Plus for every purchase of this aden + anais product, they are donating 10% to the amazing charity Tommy’s. This charity helps ensure that every parent has a healthy and safe pregnancy.  

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Lulujo Milestone Blankets

The current situation means your family has probably only been introduced to it’s newest member via FaceTime or Zoom, with everyone counting down the days until they can meet in real life and have a cuddle. But a great gift to any new parents at this time is a Lulujo Milestone blanket. Family and loved ones may be missing those special milestone moments, but these blankets help you share with the world all the amazing things your little one has got up to and what they are achieving. Plus, it makes for such cute pictures you can keep forever.

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Nursing Pillow

New parents spend a lot of their days and nights keeping their little one’s tummy full with regular feeding. There is no better gift than a practical one that will help make these moments comfier for everyone. Even if they don’t know it yet, a nursing pillow will become their new best friend. These handy pillows help give optimum comfort and support for both parent and baby during feeding. That will make for 1 very happy baby, and happy parents too!

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HotTea Mama Tea

Motherhood is amazing, but it can be pretty tiring. Give them the gift of a little pick me up with the amazing range of maternity and postnatal natural tea’s from HotTea Mama. The newborn wonder tea is designed especially for new Mum’s to give them a healthy natural boost. This rejuvenating tea is full of anti-oxidants, slow releasing energy and rosebuds to help reduce any post-labour pains. Or take a look at the Milk's Up tea blend which can support milk supply. Or buy a bundle of different varieties to help support any new Mum's with sleep, breastfeeding and relaxation. Every new Mum deserves a bit of me time and a good brew!

Special Gifts to Send New Parents During Lockdown

For Baby


You might not be able to wrap your arms around the new arrival and give them a physical hug yet, but sending a blanket to wrap them in comfort could be a lovely gift. Our super soft and organic blankets make the perfect gift for any newborn to snuggle down with and feel comfort from. Blankets gifted to newborns often become special keepsakes and babies sometimes create strong bonds and sense of comfort from having these special items near them. 

Special Gifts to Send New Parents During Lockdown

Cuddly Toy

Every special baby deserves a special friend to cuddle. Send them a cute cuddle buddy that they can love for years to come with our selection of soft cuddly toys perfect for any newborn to cherish. 

Special Gifts to Send New Parents During Lockdown

Aden + anais newborn knit

These new comfort knit gift sets are a great gift for a precious newborn. This brand new material from our favourites at aden + anais is a super soft against delicate skin which has just the right amount of stretch designed to keep babies feeling comfy and secure. The innovative knotted bottom on the gown makes for easy nappy changes, a win for every parent, and the matching hat completes the look to keep them extra cosy.

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Skin care hamper

A beautiful hamper is always such a lovely gift to send, and it doesn’t get nicer than this one from Green People. Bursting full of organic and natural newborn skincare products designed to gently nurture delicate skin, it’s the perfect gift. Special Gifts to Send New Parents During Lockdown in the post

Olli Ella Dinkum Doll

Gift any new arrival one of the famous Olli Ella Dinkum Dolls. The Dinkum Dolls are full of love and wonder that will become everyone’s most cherished best friend for years. First they will love their doll, then as they grow they will explore the never ending imaginative play they can have with their best friend. The Dinkum Dolls are designed to be snuggled, dresses up and styles, plus they have posable arms and legs to help bring their personalities to life. Made from the softest snuggliest cotton outer, with the cute addition of embroidered features and special rainbow on their heart.  

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Snuz Baby bath and bed set

This beautiful set has everything a new baby needs to have the cosiest bath and bedtime routine. New parents will love this set which includes a hooded towel and wash mitt for baby bath time and a super soft sleepsuit to match. 

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Liewood Comforter

Give the gift of a BFF that they will love. Liewood’s range of comforters come in a huge range of different colours, animals and some with teething rings. They are super soft against baby’s skin, cute and perfect for cuddling.

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Happiness is born pacifier

A gift that says exactly how you are feeling. This pacifier with “Happiness is born” beautifully written on it is the perfect meaningful gift for any newborn. Newborn babies bring so much joy and happiness into everyone’s life who are lucky enough to know them, there really is no better gift to than this one.

Special Gifts to Send New Parents During Lockdown

Gift Wrap

Add that special touch to these amazing gifts with our gift wrap service. We know you can’t give the gifts to your loved ones yourself, instead having to send them in the post, so we wanted to make sure your thoughtful gifts still look and feel special. Your gift will be wrapped by hand by our talented gift wrappers in luxury cream tissue paper, then recycled brown craft paper which is all tied together with a raffia bow. We then add your personalised gift card with the special words you have written to be sent to this lucky recipient. 

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Though times are tough and we all want more than anything to see our loved ones, we can still spread love and joy. Whilst we count down the days until we can all reunite and hug each other again, special tokens of love and gifts such as these can offer a huge boost and sense of support to those who need it the most. Shower those new parents and newborn with love from afar.

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