What to gift the baby who has nothing because, you know, they’re just a new baby?!  Help stock up their “stuff” supply with these cute little ideas.

New Baby gifts 2023 - Best Gift Ideas For Newborn Baby & Toddler Girl & Boy Christmas 2023

Babies are probably the most fun people to shop for out of everyone on your list because everything out there is pretty much too cute for words, they can’t really be annoyed at what you chose for them, and there are so many new cool options out there for them that we never had available to us.  I think we used to just be given candy cigarettes and plopped in front of the television.

There are plenty of ideas for your baby out there already, but so many of them are geared more towards us as the parents.  We researched, played with, tried out, and obsessed over so many different products, and then narrowed down our picks so there’s something perfect for newborns, babies 3 months – 9 months, 2 years, and even some 3 year old toddlers.  Ok, fine, we also tossed in some options to make your life a little easier too.

Shop our picks for some of the best new gifts for your baby (or the babies in your life) in 2023.

Best Baby Gift of 2023

The Turtle Ball Pit – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  9-months – 2 years old
What It’s Good For:  Physical, cognitive & social skills

It’s one of the best-sellers of the year! This super fun turtle ball pit from Melissa & Doug comes with 60 balls for baby to play with, sit in, and more.  While the ball pit is fun on its own, it also comes with holes to push and pull balls through, a non-slip bottom, crinkling feet, squeaking button, textured ring, mirror, silky fabric tags, and attached soft ball rattle.  Learn more here.


The Animated Pick

The Animated Flappy the Elephant Stuffed Animal – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  6-months – 2 years old
What It’s Good For:  Play, peek-a-boo, fun

This cute little animated elephant actually moves his big floppy ears to cover his face, plays peek-a-boo, and even sings “If your ears hang low.”  How cute!  Learn more here.


The Motor Skills Pick

The Bumpy Ball – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  6-months+
What It’s Good For:  Motor skills, reaching, grabbing, neural connections

The little ones love the Bumpy Ball and so do parents!  According to Amazon, it currently has a 4.6 out of 5 star rating and over 2,000 customer reviews!  It’ll help develop their motor skills, including grabbing, reaching, transferring from one hand to the other, and its bright colors are even appropriate for their developing vision.  Learn more here.


The Exercise Pick

The Fisher Price “Dance & Move” BeatBo – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  9-month to 3 years old
What It’s Good For:  Motor skills, standing, dancing, and moving

It’s never too early to get baby moving all around!  The super colorful lights, really fun dancing motions, amazing music, lights and all different kind of textures will  all help stimulate baby’s senses of sight, hearing and touch. With 3 different modes it’ll help grow as your baby grows too.  Learn more here.


The Sleep Helpers Pick

The Hatch Baby Rest Sound Machine – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  Newborn to 3+ years old
What It’s Good For:  Sleeping through the night

It’s something they’ll love, but you’ll totally love too!  This amazing (seriously amazing) white noise resting machine/night light does it all!  It works as a night-light, sound machine, and time-to-rise alert in one easy-to-use device that you can control from your phone! You can easily choose the color, sound, and volume, and more right from your own smartphone.  Make changes as your baby sleeps, grows, and changes.  It’s truly a nighttime savior!  Learn more here.


The Cute AF Pick

The Baby Aspen Unicorn Hooded Robe – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  Newborn to 9+ months
What It’s Good For:  Getting dry, warm, and cozy after tub time

These kind of “shower” robes are our absolute fave.  This year it’s all about the terry cloth unicorn hooded robe and, don’t worry, it’s totally machine washable and can be tossed in the dryer too.  If unicorns aren’t their thing, check out the cute little shark, cat, lamb, bunny, princess, and more.  Learn more here.


The Helpful Monkey Pick

The WubbaNub Monkey Pacifier – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  Newborn to 3+ months
What It’s Good For:  Never losing their pacifier again

Seriously, this just might be the cutest little monkey we’ve ever seen!  He’s quite the helper since he makes it really easy for your baby to grasp and he’s big enough that he’ll likely never go missing again.  Learn more here.


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The Fun Pick

The Playskool Poppin Pals Activity Toy – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  9-months+
What It’s Good For:  Introducing cause-and-effect play

This awesome activity toy is perfect for those little fingers so they can pull, push, press, twist, slide, and more.  Outside of just being plain old fun, it’ll also help intro the little ones to shapes, animals, colors, and cause-and-effect.  Learn more here.


The Organized Pick

The Boon Frog Bath Scoop – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  Any age!
What It’s Good For:  Staying organized during tub time

Ok so this one just may be more for the adults in charge of baby than the baby themselves!  Simply pop this cute frog onto just about any surface (it comes with the adhesive strips), remove the frog scoop from the wall and dump in the toys or scoop up the ones in the tub, rinse all the toys under the tub faucet, and then simply place it back onto the wall.  It’ll drip dry all the stuff inside, totally reducing all nasty mold and mildew that can normally get in there.  Learn more here.


The Teething Pick

The Sophie la Girafe Teether – Buy It Here

 

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Perfect For Ages:  Up to teething age
What It’s Good For:  Teething (duh!)

This is been a top seller for more than 50 years and only keeps getting better and better.  Sophie is made of 100& natural rubber, is BPA-free, is super easy to grip and, most importantly, will help sooth their sore gums while they’re teething.  Learn more here.


The Snuggly Pick

The Slumberkins Alpaca Snuggler – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  Newborn to 3+ years old
What It’s Good For:  Stress relief and anxiety management

This cute and cuddly alpaca will be their first official best friend!  They’ll love snuggling up with it, bringing it just about anywhere, and it can actually help reduce their anxiety and stress levels.  Think of it as a cute little security blanket on the go.  It also comes as a fox or even Big Foot!  Learn more here.


The Calming Pick

Myla the Monkey Sleep Soother – Buy It Here

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Perfect For Ages:  Newborn to 3+ years old
What It’s Good For:  A peaceful and sound sleep

Sleep is so important for the little ones (and all of us, actually) so this cute little monkey sound machine works as a white noise machine to help calm and soothe, has 5 different soft ambient sounds, 5 different super calming melodies, and even works as a soft night-light.  Plus, his tail comes in handy so you can easily hook him around a doorknob, car-seat, or just simply take it just about anywhere go!  Learn more here.


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