Creative Baby Shower Gift Reviews

Why Buy Creative Baby Shower Gifts and Where to Purchase the Best Online

Baby shower gifts serve one of three purposes:

  1. Help the mother care for her baby.
  2. To be used by the baby him or herself.
  3. To be used beneficially by both.

The focus of these baby shower gift idea reviews is to shed light on the most appropriate, practical, and useful gifts for both the expecting mother and baby.

Sure, diapers and clothing is important, but when 10 other invitees are giving the recipient diapers and clothes, too, it neglects other short, mid and long-term needs of the mother-to-be.

For example, secretly she may desire a quality breast pump machine or stroller if she’s an active mother, a baby crib if she’s struggling to find a decent one herself, a baby formula maker to reduce prep time (and a crying baby), a child carrier, or even a playset for her baby to keep occupied.

These are all very useful gifts she may already expect not to get, so if you were to give her any ONE of the inexpensive baby shower gift ideas below in this review, you would have single-handedly turned her baby shower event from an afternoon of mundane pleasantries to a rock n’ roll concert. It’ll blow her mind because while others are giving her what she already expects (mostly diapers, clothes, and cheap baby toys), you’re giving her one of the gifts we reviewed below.

The best place to purchase baby shower gifts online varies for different needs. Some love Walmart, Kmart, Toys R’ Us, eBay, Amazon, and smaller establishments that specialize in shower gift giving.

We’ve narrowed down some of the best we’ve personally found and love to share with you in the compiled list below:

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Infant Optics Portable Video Baby Monitor by Infant Optics

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

Sleek, stylish, and portable, Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitor’s audio and video is good on both the receiver and transmitter unit, picking up the faintest whispers down to the pitter patter of church mice.

Though it cost more than your average big box retail monitor, you get what you pay for: quality, peace of mind, safety, and longevity.

ONE CUSTOMER EVEN SAID…

“I love this monitor…it is very clear, the sound quality is amazing, and I love the portability.” – (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** Customizable Optical Lens

** 3.5 Inches Full Color Sound Activated LCD Display

** Remote pan, tilt and digital zoom

** Long battery life: 10 hours on power-saving mode, 6 hours with screen on

** One (1) Optical Zoom Lens included (others sold separately)

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

There is ONE caveat to address. If there were a docking system to slide this puppy Into for maintaining a continuous charge, it would make us happier than a bunch of spoiled brats waving down an ice cream truck.

Other than that this is the perfect gift for any parent-to-be if there ever was one.

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Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

Your baby will look forward to this entertaining jumper for long periods of time. He’ll bounce around until he’s pooped (figuratively and literally), leaving you with a happier baby and a happier you!

The seat rotates 360 degrees so your child never feels restricted. Plus, it has soothing tunes that never wears thin on your nerves while putting your child in a happier mood.

ONE CUSTOMER EVEN SAID…

“For the price this is great! it’s still a decent size but not as huge as some others and good for people with smaller spaces. Daughter loves it.” – King (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** Designed for children who can hold his or head up unassisted, and not yet able to climb out or walk

** Safe For Babies To Jump; No Wall Barrier Required

** Lights, sounds and music rewards babys’ jumping efforts

** Soft overhead toy bar + squirrel roller ball and two spinners

** Light-up musical piano

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

It’s extremely easy to put together in less than 15 minutes. Stable. Lightweight. Foldable to be portable.

What more could you ask?

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Britax B-Safe 35 Infant Car Seat

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

This sturdy, well-designed baby vehicle seat is like a protective butterfly cocoon. It’s a breeze to install and easy to use.

ONE CUSTOMER EVEN SAID…

“This car seat is beautiful, well designed, and feels like it will definitely protect my baby in a crash” – SamR (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** Integrated Impact Protection System Safeguarding Your Child BEYOND Government Standards

** Total Side Impact Protection Surrounding Your Baby In A DEEP Protective Shell Covering to Absorb Any Crash While Shielding Your Child

** Impact Absorbing Base Reduces Injury Potential by Absorbing Crash Energy

** Strong Stabilizing Steel Frame Gives You Peace of Mind

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

If there’s one misgiving it’s that it’s heavier than most modern car seats. You don’t need Incredible She-hulk strength to haul it around, but it can be cumbersome. A small price to pay for your child’s security.

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Graco Pack ‘n Play On The Go Playard

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

First thing you’ll notice is how incredibly simple and fast it is to set-up in 3 Minutes from start to finish. It can be done with one hand tied behind your back, two if you have telekinesis. It’s designed to be ‘popped up’ when needed and put away at a moments notice. Once functional you can roll it anywhere on its two wheels with ease.

ONE CUSTOMER EVEN SAID…

“I Love this. I bought the matching stroller and car seat as well and I am very please with this product.” – O’ Doherty Family (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** Bassinet Folds With Pack-and-Play Portable for Fast Set-up and Take-down

** Easy to Store and Carry w/ Folding Feet and Wheels for Better Compact Fold

** Removable Bassinet Allows Your Baby To Nap, at Home or Away

** Soft Toy Bar Included To Entertain Your Young One

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

There is a chemical odor upon receipt. We’d recommend removing the item from the box to ‘air out’ a few days before repacking to give as your baby shower gift.

This ‘Pack n’ Play’ is mommy and baby aproved.

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Spectra Baby USA S1/S2 Double/Single Breast Pump with Rechargeable Battery

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

Designed with the cost conscious expecting mother in mind, Spectra’s Breast Pump, quiet, comfortable, portable, durable, even transferable because it’s a closed-system (S2 model). It has a digital screen with two settings: “Message Mode” stimulating letdown, than “Expression Mode” maximizing milk output.

ONE CUSTOMER EVEN SAID…

“I’ve used two different hospital grade pumps and so far spectra is my favorite. It’s quiet, efficient and portable.” – Moonchi (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** The Most ADVANCED Hospital Grade Pump w/ Rechargeable Battery (S2 Model)

** Closed System Promotes Hygiene for You and Your Baby

** Night Light and Time; Adjustable To Suit Your Body

** Powerful, Yet Comfortable Suction Single/Double Suction

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

Feeding is the most time consuming reality of a mothers job. Be the light at the end of her tunnel. Make her life a little easier. A hospital grade pump without the hospital grade price, it’s the best bang for your buck. The recipient will be THRILLED!

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Cuisinart BFM-1000 Baby Food Maker and Bottle Warmer

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

No longer will you need to cook each ingredient separately, just dump it all in the container and it steams and puree’s automatically. Less dishes and less time prepping and cooking. Set it and forget it!

ONE CUSTOMER EVEN SAID…

I received this as a gift with my first baby (almost 3 years ago) and loved it.” – Staci (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** Equipped to Steam, Chop/Puree, and Warm Bottles

** Blade Locker Keeps Blade Steady While Pouring

** Steam Blade Evenly Distributes Steam For Fast Action

** Bowl Sealing Technology Prevents Spitting Whilst Improving Steaming Capabilities

** Strong Motor To Steam Baby Food Fast and Chop Food Precisely

** Includes: Recipe Pamphlet, Bottle Adapter Ring, and Measuring Cup

** 18-Month Warranty

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

This machine makes an assortment of healthy veggies, fruits, and meat purees. It’s consistent and functional. Clean ups a piece of cake. Just throw the bowl, blade, and lid into the dishwasher and let her whirl.

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RECARO Performance Denali Luxury Stroller

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

This beauty is spacious providing ample space for children up to 2 – 2 ½ years of age. Metal frame construction makes you feel safe knowing your baby is well protected from his or her surroundings.

Bottom-line, this stroller is top of the line. Rides smooth. Generous sized basket. Surprisingly light with intuitive folding technology. It masterfully handles paved roads as well as off-road terrain.

ONE CUSTOMER EVEN SAID…

“If there is a Mercedes Benz or BMW of Strollers then RECARO Performance Denali Luxury Stroller is the equivalent” Michael P. (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** Snooze Friendly, Total Recline, and Flat Rest Positioning

** Adjustable Handle Bars For Better Stride Length

** Puncture-Proof Locked-wheels To Prevent Swiveling

** Fast n’ Easy One Hand Fold + Auto-Lock For Double Safety

** Hearty, Strong, Built-To-Last Frame Work

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

Take comfort this stroller has been tested to all government standards, and in fact, exceeds them. It’s ASTM F833 safety standards and is ISO 9001 certified. The lucky recipient of this gift will be pleased!

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‘Dream On Me’ Violet 7-in-1 Convertible Life Style Crib

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

This crib is not only more beautiful than the photos suggest, it’s sturdy construction, height adjustable, and of exceptional quality for the price. It’s quite unique and we love the wavy side design for that subtle touch of flair. Plus, it’s easy to put together in roughly 20 minutes.

ONE CUSTOMER EVEN SAID…

“Lovely crib! Sturdy construction, and easy to put together. My wife’s 4’11 so the adjustable height was very nice.” – Snafu13 (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** Crib, Toddler Bed (using DOM toddler guardrail), Day Bed, Twin Bed (2 setup options) or Full Bed (2 setup options)

** Assembly Tools Included.

** Dimensions: 58Lx29Wx39H – Weight: 44 lbs – Weight Capacity: 50 lbs

** New Zealand Pine Wood Construction

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

This is a wonderful baby shower gift that doesn’t break the bank. It’s strong and sturdy through and through. We highly recommend it!

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360° Ergonomic Baby & Child Carrier by LILLEbaby

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

This child carrier has 6 different carry positions: Front-Fetal, Front-Infant, Front Facing Out, Front-Toddler, Hip and Back. It’s great for traveling and being ‘on-the-go’.

It comes COMPLETE without needing to add any uncomfortable inserts like most famous brands. It’s breathable with the option to make it more so with the front panel unzipped. The re-positional seat is perfect to adjust for the baby (no other maker does this). It’s super easy to put on and take off in just a few clicks before you’re out the door. It’s lightweight, the colors are great and non-invasive, and the hood is wonderful.

TWO CUSTOMERS EVEN SAID…

“I have had several carriers and this one tops the chart! Great padding, love the extra back support piece and the clips that you can undo with one hand.” Mr. Joboproductions (Amazon Customer)

“This is the best carrier ever!! This was the 4th carrier I have tried ( Bjorn, Infantino, Ergo) and finally- one that is perfect!” – RPope (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** Soft, Durable, and Pure Cotton with 3D Mesh Temperature Control Insert For Your Baby’s Comfort

** Multiple Carrying Positions – Extended Lifespan (newborn to 45lb)

** Includes Lumbar and Neck Support, Sleeping Hood, 2-way Shoulder Straps, and zippered Pocket.

** Lightweight – Compact – Machine washable.

** Alleviates Pressure on Wearers Back and Shoulders Evenly Distributing Baby Weight

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

This is one of the most useful and versatile baby shower gifts you could present to an expecting mother or for your registry. It makes it 10x easier for a mother to run errands without having to manually carry the child or use a stroller. Plus, it creates a constant ‘bonding’ effect with the mother and child near to her heart.

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Gerber BabyNes Baby Formula Dispenser

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WHY WE LOVE IT (AND YOU WILL, TOO)

It saves tons of TIME producing formula ‘so fast’, mustard has a hard time ketching up (get it?)

It’s compact, portable, and easy to clean. Simply wipe it down, rinse it every now and then and you’re back in business.

The formula itself is top notch. The recipient of this gift will notice a difference in their baby’s growth spurt.

Plus, it has a 90 day Money Back Guarantee.

ONE CUSTOMER EVEN SAID…

“Every minute counts when my baby is hungry!…only takes seconds to prepare a perfect bottle.” – Janette Morales (Amazon Customer)

THE WHOLE ‘SPEC’ AND NOTHING BUT THE ‘SPEC’

** Baby Bottled Prepared In Less Than 1 Min, PERFECTLY Mixed and Measured at Desired Temperature

** Hygienic Formula Flowing Straight From Capsule to Bottle with Built-In Water Filter Ensuring Quality

** Fist Box of Formula FREE Along with On-The-Go Capsule Opener

** Functional with ANY Sized Bottle; No Pre-Heating; Includes Removable Water Tank

** BabyNes Formula Designed To Meet Babies Nutritional Needs At Every Developmental Stage

NITTY-GRITTY FINAL THOUGHTS

We’ve found that although it doesn’t dispense the same amount of formula all the time (for every 10 bottles you fill, one will be slightly off measure), this item comes in handy for any busy mother juggling a million-and-one things at once.

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