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12 Irresistible Baby Gifts for Brand New Hotdogs

Here are 12 gifts to bring more style and ease to those first months – perfect to treat yourself or a friend expecting their arrival any day.

1. The Stay & Play Mat from Avery Row London 

Stay & Play Nordic Forest Playmat

The Nordic Forest Stay & Play Mat is a stylish mat to keep pre-crawlers comfy. This soft and stylish playmat is perfect for laying down on hard floors and creates a cosy place for your little one to play.

2. Empowering Mama Merch from Mother Like No Other

Mother Like No Other Scoop Sweater

The first year comes with many unexpected challenges but plenty of fun, Mother Like No Other offers empowering fashion designs perfectly!

3. Stylish Teething Jewellery from Lara and Ollie

Lara & Ollie Lily Teething Necklace

Nip teething discomfort in the bud (or make a good try!) with the handy and stylish modern teething jewellery from Lara & Ollie. Safe, simple, and ready to be chewed.

4. Beautiful Baby Shoes from Inch Blue

Inch Blue Moccasins

Baby’s first shoes are such an important purchase and Inch Blue baby shoes are a gorgeous reason to buy their first pair early, which you can also personalise. Teeny sizes, amazing attention to detail and quality that will withstand time and make them an adorable heirloom.

5. Sensory Muslins from Etta Loves

Etta Loves Extra Large Dandelion Muslin

Bring your baby comfort while keeping them engaged with these lovely sensory muslin squares from Etta Loves. Made from super soft bamboo in various striking patterns carefully designed to stimulate little minds.

6. First Year PlayPROMPTS from PlayHOORAY!


Skip hours spent scrolling Pinterest for fun activities to do with your baby and enjoy these ready-to-go playPROMPTS from Early Years Specialist and play genius, Claire Russell (founder of PlayHOORAY!). Her first year playPROMPTS make setting up stimulating activities possible in just a few minutes!

7. Natural Multipurpose Wonder Cream from Kokoso

Kokoso Baby Coconut Oil

Kokoso’s 100% coconut oil product is an absolute wonder balm that every new parent should own. It’s natural, smells gorgeous, and can be used all over your baby’s body to keep the moisturised and help deal with dry skin, nappy rash and much more.

8. Wonderful First Weaning Bowls from Bamboo Bamboo

Bamboo Bamboo Baby Suction Bowl and Spoon

The first 6 months fly by and soon you’ll be weaning – get their bowls ready with these gorgeous designs. Minimal yet charming, you’ll be proud to have these on the side in your kitchen!

9. Nursery Name Signs from Little Cloud

Knitted Name Signs

We spend so long deciding on their name, it seems only right to celebrate it in their nursery. Little Cloud sell a variety of gorgeous name banners and garlands to suit your home style. All fully personalised to match their name, however unique.

10. Out-of-this-world Eye Masks from Space Masks

Spacemasks Box

In need of a nap? Well you’ve probably already heard of these HUGELY popular Spacemasks eye masks known for their ‘interstellar relaxation’. Pop on for 15 minutes of blissful warmth that will melt your parental anxieties and calm those busy bodies just long enough for you to catch a breath and unwind. Great for use on the go or any chance you get to crash out on the sofa.

11. Perfect Baby Playsuits from Bonnie Mob

Bonnie Mob Organic Cotton Baby Romper LOVE

Preparing those first few outfits is one of the most exciting parts of being an expectant parent and any friend of a mum-to-be knows what fun it is to pick out a sweet romper gift! If either of those are you, take a peek at Bonnie Mob’s collection full of playful perfection.

12. Baby’s First Sunhat from Little Hotdog Watson

Little Hotdog Watson Trailblazer Sun Hat

Lastly, don’t forget we do teeny sizes to help get them prepared for their first summer. All our hats are designed with smart design technology to keep them protected, like UPF50+ sun protection and in-built mosquito repellent. It’s our vibrant prints that will get the most love from tiny Hotdogs though

Shop our babies’ sunhats now (available in sizes 0-6 and 6-12 months)


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