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    Default New father gift

    I'm 31wks with #3 but this is dad's 1st. I was thinking of putting a small gift together and putting it in the top of my hospital bag and just after bub is born I was going to ask him to grab something from the bag.

    Only problem is I'm stuck on what to get. Price isn't an issue but I'd really appreciate some ideas

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    I'd be thinking along the lines of jewellery, something he can treasure forever. Make it personal and have it be a reminder of it's significance in regards to him becoming a father; maybe have a piece engraved with a special word, or simply the word "dad".
    If he isn't a jewellery man, maybe a watch instead, which you can also engrave.


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    Penfolds Grange or equally nice cellar able wine. To be kept and opened with bub on their 18th?

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    Dog tags are popular, but normally they have the date hand embossed which will be difficult without the birth date!

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    There was a website I saw today with some more 'manly' jewellery that's personalised. Alternatively if you've picked a name, my friend hot her DP some engraved cuff links.

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    Or something like this, depending on his tastes... google "willow tree figurines -new dad".


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    A nice watch, maybe engraved with dad?

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    Love the jewellery idea 😉 can't really do the wine idea as he doesn't drink however im leaning towards the jewellery. What else could I do? Thinking of an assortment of little gifts to go with the jewellery

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    A 'dad' picture frame that he can put a picture in.

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    Doesn't drink? Well there goes ninety percent of my suggestions :-) (Busy sipping a very nice Douglas Laing vatted malt right now, Big Peat, but I digress...)

    If money isn't an issue, how about a camera? There will be lots of photos to take with a new baby on the way, and a nice camera will cover all the bases - gadgetry, new toy, bonding for the whole family, new skills to learn and show off,...

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