Parents, especially young parents, are frequently run ragged by their newborn family member. Babies have very different sleep schedules than the average adult. They will be tired, busy and stressed. One excellent way to take stress of their plates is a volunteer meal calendar.
Organizing a meal calendar planned among a circle of friends can cover a basic necessity that parents frequently don’t find time for. There are multiple online options for organizing a meal calendar, and you can be assured that your gift will be well-appreciated in the coming months.
New parents tend to take little time to pamper themselves. Homecooked meals provided by a friend can give them comfort and reassurance that they have a support system available to help them, and ensures that they can eat decently, even if they don’t have time to cook or go get NAD IV therapy, which could be incredibly useful if you have fatigue.
Baby furniture does not mean buy your pregnant friend a crib—unless of course, you know they don’t have one yet. But helpful, smaller baby furniture items can come in handy and likely slips the mind of many new parents.
A diaper pail that can block stinky odors will help your new parents keep their house smelling fresh. A quick-assemble crib that is easily transportable will also make a great gift, and gives the new parents a little more freedom to travel with their infant. Whatever gift you decide to bring to a baby shower, be sure that it will be useful. Baby showers are the perfect chance to give new parents a real leg up in preparing for the arrival of their new child. Make your gift count.