95 Best Baby Shower Gift Ideas for Dads-to-Be 2020
Often unfairly overlooked in the whole experience of a baby shower is the dad. It’s true, the new mom and the upcoming baby deserve loving, thoughtful gifts, but it’s important not to ignore the final part of the equation.
Since baby shower gifts for dads-to-be aren’t as traditional or commonplace as those for mom and baby, shopping for them can be an ordeal. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the best gift ideas for upcoming fathers—no matter his likes and dislikes, you’ll be able to find a gift that will make his experience of fatherhood easier and more rewarding.
It's pretty spacious and full-featured to boot, boasting a changing pad, an insulated bottle pocket, a removable cell phone pocket, to name a few. It even has a "dad checklist" stuck on a magnetic flap, as well as a "Baby Owner's Manual." The guys who made this thought of everything! Anything and everything that both dad and baby might need on their day out, this trusty bag can carry.
This pair of knee pads truly live up to the “heavy duty” label, because it’s made out of heavy nylon thread and a sturdy yet breathable polyester mesh. Dad’s tired old knees themselves would be cradled by comfy yet durable EVA foam padding layered on top of a soft gel core. With these things, he can practically spend the rest of his life on his knees!
The portable changing station itself is incredibly lightweight, but still manages to be spacious and very well organized. Everything you need for a quick nappy change – wet wipes, baby oil, creams, toys to keep baby entertained, and a full pack of diapers – can fit nicely in this portable station’s mesh pockets, with still some room to spare.
There’s even a little instruction infographic for posting to keep the untrained laymoms of the house informed about standard decontamination procedures.
The rattle measures 5 and ½ inches by 2 inches and is around 1 pound in weight – just right for baby’s tiny arms. It’s also phosphate and BPA-free, making it completely safe for baby’s curious mouth.
This handy carrying clip takes away a big chunk of the difficulty of carrying the car seat by hooking onto Dad’s waist or diaper bag and supporting baby’s car seat on one end, giving him a “helping hand” and freeing up one hand for simple activities.
There's also the option of having text engraved on the other side. All you need to do is to find a way to get your hands on the baby's sonogram without him knowing if you intend to give it as a surprise.
If Dad is the kind of guy who likes to go on road trips where you stay in the car for hours on end, this booster seat would be brilliant for keeping all the necessary supplies in one place.
Hopefully, with a couple of months of use, dad wouldn't even need this thing anymore, but it's great for getting him in the parenting groove.
The Beebo Free Hand Bottle Holder gets rid of that conundrum, by hanging over the shoulder of the dad in question and holding a bottle that dangles right in front of that hungry baby’s face. Its rotatable design allows for maximum adjustability, making sure that there are no awkward feeding angles.
That's why a high quality, the crystal-clear mirror comes in incredibly handy for peering into how well baby's handling the car ride. Matusse's offering is not only that but is shatter-resistant and glare-proof as well. It offers all of the pros of having a baby car mirror while minimizing the cons. What's not to love?
Now that they’re dads, comic books like this one are still here to offer their support by poking fun at all of the aspects of parenting that’s almost enough to drive a man insane. Featuring a cast of fatherly fowls, the dad you’re gifting this collection of comic strips will soon find everything in it relatable a few weeks into parenting, if he still doesn’t from the get-go.
With all of the science-backed tips in this book, Dad will have no problem at all, making baby sleep like a… well, baby.