The Best Baby Shower Gifts and Gift Sets

A baby shower is a special event held to honor and celebrate a new baby on the way. The parents-to-be are "showered" with baby shower gifts from friends and family to help make the transition to parenthood a little easier. Whether you're a shower guest searching for the perfect gift or an expectant parent building a registry, Pottery Barn Kids has great gift options for you. Browse the collection of top baby shower presents now to get inspired.

Newborn Essentials

At a typical baby shower, most (if not all) of the baby shower presents revolve around the newborn and their needs. From clothing to baby equipment, there are plenty of newborn essentials to choose from that new parents will be grateful to have on hand. The baby shower gifts and gift sets in this collection also come in stylish colors and patterns and with modern features that make them nursery must-haves.

  • Newborn swaddle sets include three cozy, breathable swaddles crafted of organic cotton muslin.
  • Smart baby monitors give new parents peace of mind when they aren't in the same room as their newborn.
  • Newborn support pillows are available in several colors and are essential items when nursing or cuddling with the baby.
  • Baby carriers, baby stroller and stroller toys are all great gifts that make outings with an infant or toddler much easier. Baby carriers can also be used around the house to carry the child without causing excess stress to the neck and shoulders.
  • Baby bath gift sets include absorbent towels and animal-shaped bath mitts to make bath time more fun.
  • Baby bouncer chairs are lightweight and portable and are perfectly designed to support an infant's head and neck.
  • Newborn changing essentials, like cozy changing pads and large diaper bags, are also great gifts that will get a lot of use.

New Baby Keepsakes

Having a new baby in the home is the start of a beautiful new life chapter for everyone involved. Personalized newborn keepsakes help new parents to capture some of the precious memories from the newborn and infant life stages. Give the gift of a monogrammed baby blanket in blue, pink or neutral white or gray. These personalized blankets are sure to get plenty of use throughout the years and are beautiful and special enough to be saved as a childhood keepsake.

Plush toys and stackers are another top baby shower gift idea that will hold plenty of sweet baby memories once the child gets older. These soft toys are comforting to newborns and toddlers and make adorable nursery decor. Crafted of extra-soft polyester, there are plush lions, bunnies, piglets and various other types of animals available to choose from.

Browse the collection of top baby shower gifts to build your registry or find a great present for the parents-to-be in your life. These thoughtful newborn essentials and keepsake items make useful and beautiful additions to any baby nursery.