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8 of the Best Christmas Gifts for Babies 2022

Your baby’s first Christmas is such a special milestone for the whole family and of course, you want to mark the milestone with the perfect gift. But what’s the perfect gift? Let us help you out with these brilliant gifts for babies – from keepsake blankets to playmats and all the toys in between.

Just because your baby won’t remember their first Christmas doesn’t mean you can’t spoil them a little … after all, you only have a FIRST Christmas once! Without further ado, come check out our gift suggestions and don’t forget to take advantage of the discount codes.

8 brilliant Christmas gifts for babies

ergoPouch Mama and Mini Gift Pack

RRP: $99.95
WHERE TO BUY: ergoPouch

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For a beautiful gift for both a newborn bub AND mum, give the gift of luxurious comfort … all while matching and looking extra adorable, of course. ergoPouch is the creator of organic, sustainable and ethical sleepwear, and has little ones (and their mums) covered this Christmas!

The Mama and Mini Gift Pack will have mums feeling extra special with a gorgeous sage Matchy Matchy Robe (one size fits most) together with a coordinating Organic Cotton Eye Mask to enjoy. Meanwhile baby is sweet and cosy in a Cocoon Swaddle Bag 1.0 TOG (size 0000), in matching sage.

The breathable organic cotton and bamboo Cocoon Swaddle Bag is designed to contain the startle reflex while keeping your baby warm, comfortable and securely swaddled without the need for tricky wrapping techniques or blankets. It’s a super easy and safe sleepwear solution and perfect for new and tired parents!

All of this is stylishly packed in a kraft box, ready to wrap from the get-go. This gift pack is value-packed and also includes a super handy room thermometer and an ergoPouch ‘What to Wear’ guide!

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Namely Co Personalised Knitwear and Blankets

RRP: $79

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A baby blanket to cherish forever? You’ve got it! What better practical, keepsake gift could there be to gift to a baby than a stunning blanket emblazoned with their very own name?

Namely Co bassinet and cot blankets are custom-made with your child’s name in the highest quality yarns, making them the perfect gift to both treasure and snuggle into for a lifetime.

Made from 100% organic cotton with ribbed edges, Namely Co blankets personalisation features a signature style with capital initials and lowercase. Perfect for your baby’s sleeping space, a photo backdrop, snuggling in a nursing chair or out and about in the pram – these blankets are oh-so-soft and designed to last.

Be sure to check out the entire personalised range on Namely Co’s website – there are beautiful pillows, cushions, jumpers, playmats and even Santa sacks available. Jump on your order quickly to get it in time for Christmas as items are all made to order, allowing 4-6 weeks for delivery.

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Grace and Maggie Baby Driver Boho Large Padded Playmat

RRP: $189
WHERE TO BUY: Grace and Maggie

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If you’re after a playing surface that’s the perfect mix of style and fun – Grace and Maggie are it! Grace and Maggie playmats are safe, eco-friendly AND aesthetically pleasing so you don’t need to sacrifice your decorating style for a comfy spot to play!

Practical for children from birth and beyond, these playmats have been designed by parents, with both the child and caregiver in mind. Double-sided playmats provide a fun and whimsical design on one side and a stylish rug-like look on the reverse.

Beautiful playmats for functional spaces, Grace and Maggie’s designer range of playmats provide a safe surface to play, without the sensory overload or a mash of primary colours. The colour palette is bold enough to create interest whilst being neutral enough to look fabulous in a styled space.

Grace and Maggie playmats are water-resistant, easy to clean and made from the safest, softest, coated memory foam available and free from nasty chemicals. Babies can learn, play and grow with Grace and Maggie!


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Roshambo Baby Australia Sunglasses

RRP: $35.95
WHERE TO BUY: Roshambo Baby Australia

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With the risk for retinal damage from the sun’s rays being greatest in children less than 10 years old, baby sunglasses are a must-have accessory for not only cool outfits – but good eye health too!

Roshambo Baby Australia’s baby sunglasses are Italian-made and of premium quality with bendable, flexible and virtually unbreakable frames. These classic sunglasses are small parts tested, free of any chemical nasties, fully polarised, UVA/B/C protected and are of a category 3 darkness. Plus, most babies keep them on because they’re 25% lighter than competitor sunglasses!

Functional, durable and available in a rainbow of colours, Roshambo Baby Australia has thought of everything to keep your baby’s eyes protected. Plus, little people deserve big people’s sunglass quality too! Eco-friendly and made from recycled materials, Roshambo Baby Australia are so confident their polarised sunglasses can withstand what babies and kids throw at them, that they offer a replacement guarantee if the frame breaks or you lose or scratch a lens within the first year of purchase.

Give a gift this Christmas that gives back with Roshambo Australia giving back with a portion of each sale going towards Ronald McDonald House Charities. Amazing!

* One use per customer

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Playgro Dreamtime Soothing Sounds and Lights Hedgehog

RRP: $59.95
WHERE TO BUY: Baby Bunting

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Get ready to dream a little dream because sleep never looked or sounded so good! When bedtime calls, Playgro Dreamtime Soothing Sounds and Lights Hedgehog is the ultimate bedtime buddy, providing comfort and reassurance, and assisting baby to self-settle and drift off to sleep with minimal intervention.

Using cry-sensor technology, this sweet hedgehog listens for baby’s cry and responds by activating one of four pre-selected modes. Featuring heartbeat sounds, pink noise, nature sounds and lullabies, or a colour-changing nightlight, this little cutie will soothe and settle baby while it continues to listen to baby for 90 minutes.

Designed to safely attach to the side of the cot, this hedgehog has a soft cuddly body, tactile spikes and jumbo corduroy fabric, so it also offers comfort through touch too! Suitable to use from birth, the Playgro Dreamtime Soothing Sounds and Lights Hedgehog promotes positive sleep associations for new babies. It really is a dream product for both babies AND parents this Christmas!

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Aster and Oak Heirloom Baby Blanket

RRP: $89.95
WHERE TO BUY: Aster and Oak

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A super special gift for a special little someone, Aster and Oak’s deliciously soft, knitted Heirloom Baby Blankets are sure to be a nursery favourite for not only the baby in the family but the future generations to come too.

Made from 100% organic cotton and generously sized at 120cm x 100cm, these Heirloom Baby Blankets provide a perfect light layer of cosy comfort for a soothing touch. Unlike typical heirloom blankets, Aster and Oak’s are brilliantly gentle on your baby’s delicate skin with no nasties or itchy wool irritants – a blanket you’ll be proud to pass through the family.

No matter your décor style, there’s an Aster and Oak Heirloom Baby Blanket to match your nursery too! Their blanket collection is brimming with stunning neutral tones and pretty pastel hues. The perfect baby shower, Christmas or newborn gift, Aster and Oak Heirloom Baby Blankets are organic, ethically made, Australian designed and destined to be loved not just this year, but for many years to come!

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Jellycat Bunnies and Friends

RRP: From $29.95
WHERE TO BUY: Cherrie Baby

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Lop-eared Bashful Bunnies, bright and exotic Ocean Critters, oh-so-fluffy and friendly Puppy Dogs, mighty Dinosaurs, magical Mystical Creatures and the odd but loveable Amuseables are just SOME of the adored and highly sought-after Jellycat plush toy collection. With so many colourful characters available, you’ll surely find the perfect sidekick for your baby boy or girl with Cherrie Baby.

The Jellycat Bashful Bunny is a bestseller and for good reason – just look at that sweet face and its long, buttery soft ears. You won’t believe just how exquisitely soft he is to cuddle until you meet him. Bashful Bunnies make a stunning gift for little ones and they’re available in different colours and sizes too! You can even personalise your medium or large-size Jellycat Bashful Bunny by having your child’s name embroidered on their sweet new friend.

These wonderful Jellycat Bunnies and friends make a great gift for newborns as they are the perfect comforting companion from birth lasting well into childhood and are so cute, you’ll want to collect them all!

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One Little Day Personalised Cream Diamond Knitted Blanket and Bear Comforter Baby Gift

RRP: $93.90
WHERE TO BUY: One Little Day

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Perfect for a little one who loves to cuddle, One Little Day’s Personalised Cream Diamond Knitted Blanket and Bear Comforter Baby Gift includes a luxuriously soft-knitted blanket and a huggable bear comforter.

The elegant cream diamond blanket is cosy yet light enough to use all year round and is an excellent addition to the bassinet, cot or pram with its 100cm x 75cm size. Your bub has an adorable new friend in the sweet bear comforter, for he loves cuddles too! Incredibly soft to the touch yet strong enough to withstand the tightest of squeezes, he’s bound to become baby’s new BFF!

Both items in this gift set can be personalised with up to 12 characters too. Simply select your favourite font and colour of choice, then type in the baby’s name (and be sure to make sure the spelling is correct!). A truly special and thoughtful gift for baby’s first Christmas, these comforters will become loved keepsakes for years to come. So sweet!

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Christmas gifts for babies and kids of all ages

Mum Central knows how stressful shopping can be, especially if you’ve got several people on your list. Our Christmas gift guides are designed to help take the confusion out of shopping and always feature the hottest toys and gifts of the year. With Christmas gifts for babies sorted, it’s on with the rest of the list!

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