First father’s day On the horizon for your son, brother or best friend? Shopping for a new dad was as simple, it seems, as buying a crib and some nappies and calling it the day. Now there’s high-tech equipment, screen-free gadgets to counter the said technological innovations, and beautifully designed strollers, baby carriers and bottles. The best gifts for new parents are items that make raising a newborn a little easier.
Even if it’s not Father’s Day and you’re just shopping for gifts for new dads, the options below will help him and his growing family in everyday life – and hopefully help everyone get more ZZZs.
Best gifts for new parents
1. Evenflo Pivot Xport All Terrain Stroller
They hosted us in All Terrain. But in all seriousness, like a father, like a newborn. If you crave adventure, chances are you’ll want to take your little one along for the fun. This high-quality stroller has sturdy tires to handle sand, cobblestones and even trails. Each seat holds a child up to 55 pounds and includes UPF 50+ canopy attachments for shade and weather protection.
[From $299; evenflo.com]
2. UNest . Contribution
In a jiffy they’ll be 18 To a close friend, sibling or son, consider contributing to a child’s college savings account with this first-of-its-kind app. The gifting feature allows you to send money in just a few clicks, but first you’ll need to set up a tax-granted investment account (you can start with an investment of as little as $25). Once the account is created, you can sit back and watch your savings grow with contributions from others, and special rewards from brands like Nike, DoorDash, Disney+, Old Navy, Intuit TurboTax and more. Note: Once family and friends sign up, they don’t think about what they will get for your child’s birthdays, holidays, and other milestones.
[from $25; unest.co]
3. Matching Mini Pajama Sets
Whether you choose the new Father’s Day collection Or one of the brand’s signature matching prints, you can’t go wrong with custom-made milled bamboo pajamas. It’s super soft, and the large version comes with pockets.
[From $28 per pajama piece; littlesleepies.com]
4. Relaxing melodies app
This app is regularly flagged as Apple’s “App of the Day,” because it’s a real way to keep new parents healthy – especially when sleep training is on the agenda. With soothing audio scenes, bedtime stories, guided meditations and more, drifting away for tired parents just got a whole lot better. With over 55 million downloads, and sleep-improving rates of 91 percent, you can currently get 50 percent off this sleep hero with the DAD50 at checkout from the brand. website.
[$60/year for Premium access; relaxmelodies.com]
5. JP Outdoor CoPilot CarrierPak
The CoPilot is said to be the first baby carrier built into a backpack, and we appreciate that it’s a separate diaper bag too. Designed by parents, the carry-on includes plenty of thoughtful details like waterproof fabric, removable mesh and nylon pouches, and an integrated bottle cooler. All his friends will be jealous.
6. Dreame Bot L10 Pro Robot Vacuum & Mop
New parents face a lot of chaos in the coming months. That road – eg the kitchen, living room and bedroom floor – will be smoother and cleaner with this smart vacuum and mop that uses obstacle avoidance technology to navigate your home. You don’t have to worry about it hitting small toys or getting things stuck under it. With incredible suction power (4000Pa compared to competitors’ typical offering of 2500Pa) and 2.5 hour battery life, hands-free cleaning has never been better.
7. Yoto Player
Oh, hello, Tots in Wonderland. Controlled by physical cards, this speaker can be loaded with a plethora of amazing audio content including classics like “Winnie the Pooh($11.99) andAlice in Wonderland(US$11.99), as well as music content like Children’s songs And the “wheels on the bus(US$8.99). Yoto Player recently launched a Disney/Pixar exclusive (as”5 minute frozen stories”) as well as LEGO DUPLO content. For ease of use, the free-to-download Yoto app allows parents to control the Yoto player remotely, so they can monitor their children’s use of the device as needed.
8. Filtrete™ Smart Console Air Purifier
Launched by 3M, the leading manufacturer of residential HVAC air filtration, this purifier’s simple design will not spoil the atmosphere of a nursery and provide the best air purification, while capturing up to 99.97 percent of airborne particles passing through the filter. In addition to using True HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration, it is easy to operate as it is compatible with smartphones, Google Home, Alexa and Siri.
9. CALPAK Car Organizer
Image credit: CALPAK
Finding things in the trunk shouldn’t take more than an hour. That’s why we love this foldable storage bag that has three main compartments along with a carry handle so you can easily slide it in and out of the car as needed. Stock up on emergency supplies, baby toys, spare diapers, and the like. This product will become an everyday essential for those who drive.
10. Owlet Monitor Duo 3 Smart Sock & HD Camera
The innovative heart rate and oxygen monitoring foot wrap is suitable for babies up to 18 months old. Parents can track heart rate, oxygen, sleep patterns and sleep quality, as well as receive notifications if readings come out of “safe zones” on their phones. Meanwhile, the camera streams a high-resolution feed directly to your phone, so you can monitor it from afar. Technology This chicken soup is comforting to the soul of new parents.
11. PureBaby Scan Warmer Digital Screen
Well, changing your baby won’t be “fun” at all, but this tool makes him suck less. In addition to featuring an LCD display for temperature display (choose three settings from low to high), the wipe warmer features an easy-to-use one-hand flip and holds up to 80 standard wipes—not to mention the magnetic lid makes restocking easy.
12. Philips Avent Natural Baby Bottles (3 Pack)
Who knew you could become a bottle geek? BPA-free and featuring a breast-shaped nipple for a breast-feeding experience, these cleverly designed bottles are easy to grip and feature the trademark anti-colic technology to reduce discomfort.
13. Moshi silicone bib
Unlike cloth bibs that need to be washed at every other meal, silicone bibs require only a quick swipe with a damp cloth and soap. The front pocket here also helps keep spills and dirt in a specific area. Designs on display include dinosaurs, cardboard, vintage cars, and solid colors.
14. BABYBJÖRN Bouncer Balance Soft
Whether he’s a new dad putting on his bundle of joy to facilitate communication or hoping to soothe his child from a raucous celebration, the bouncer is an asset to his kit. This one is plush and comfortable, and holds kids between eight and 29 pounds. It also helps children develop motor skills and balance.
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