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Baby shower presents: What to get expecting parents

Why not spoil mom at a baby shower?

Babies are a blessing from God, but it can be hard to figure out what kind of presents they require when a baby shower is being given. A key aspect, though, is many people purchase just for the baby, but some people need to remember the parents of the child to help guarantee they are happy as well and recover properly from the child bearing days. 

A great present to give to the mother is a blanket. These blankets need to be soft and if possible, handmade. When a parent gets these items, they do not have to be concerned about the item not fitting them or the baby at all. Instead, they are able to have these wrapped around them for the frequent midnight feedings and then they can feel the comfort and warmth of the blanket. This warmth, when combined with the parent's body heat may be enough to get the child to sleep. 

Something else that many people may want to get the parents is some relaxing CDs. These can be the gentle waves lapping on the shore, a walk in the forest or the sound of rain falling on the ground. These CDs can both be used for the parents who may use it to fall asleep to or unwind from a long hard day or by the baby, who can fall asleep with these sounds as well.
 
Having a baby can be an exciting time, but for the parents they are typically worn out by the time the child arrives. Since this is possible, some people need to know about having a baby shower for the upcoming child. However, getting gifts for the child is not all that people should do. They need to consider a couple of gift ideas for the parents as well to guarantee they are completely cared for.