If you are among that vast majority who get thoroughly confused when it comes to buying gifts for a newborn baby, then the best thing to do is gift the baby a wonderful gift basket. A gift basket is usually loaded with various types of goodies that can be useful for the baby in its daily routine.
Gift baskets for the babies are available off the shelves in many baby gift stores. However, creating your own baby gift basket can be really exciting. It is not a tough thing to do and you have the liberty of adding the gifts of your choice and designing the basket in your own creative way.
There are no two ways about the fact that the best gifts that you can fill in the basket are those which can be useful for the baby. Diapers, baby lotions, baby bathing soap and powders are items that usually find their way into the gift basket. A wonderful way to gift something useful for the baby would be create a basket using a baby bathtub. The tub can then be filled with bathing time accessories such as baby shampoos, soaps, washcloths, soft towels, baby oil and items such as petroleum jelly and diaper rash ointments.
A basket full of necessities is also a great idea of gifting. Items such as bottles, rattlers, baby spoons, outfits of various colors, cloth diapers, sleepers, booties, socks and many such items of daily use can go into the basket. You can also add some more things such as receiving blankets, bibs, soft toys and maybe even teething rings.
Gift baskets for the baby are actually a way of congratulating the parents. Baskets need not be bland and boring just because it is for a baby. The more colorful and decorated they are the more impressive will they look. It is always advisable to create your own gift basket for the newborn baby. The ones which you buy from the shop may not contain things that are actually suitable for the small bundle of joy. Putting together a basket and decorating them with your own handpicked decorations and items can be a thrilling feeling.
Gender neutral as well as basket for the baby boy and girl are available at every baby gift shop. Make sure that you add your personal touch and style to it.