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    So three of my closest friends are pregnant and due in February, April and May.
    I'm looking for practical gift ideas. For my friend in February she has already had a baby showed but I had just had my LO in hospital 3 days prior so couldn't attend.
    Having received countless amounts of clothing, teddy bears and toys, I was hoping to gain some inspiration what to buy. I plan to make up little packs with items I've found of great use such as:
    - infants friend
    - fess nasal saline and sucker thing
    - burp cloths/bibs etc
    - quality thermometer

    I also will do a feel good pack for all the mums including body lotions etc as the mummy's are usually forgotten about when bub arrives.

    What are items if practical use that I should include? Some are breast feeding and some formula fed, some disposable nappies and other MCN.

    Thanks in Advance

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    A woombie!!

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    That's a great idea, I would of loved practical stiff. I got so many toys & a heap of clothes that DS will never get to wear.

    Could u also include baby bath stuff, moisturizers, cotton tips, baby sunscreen, bath thermometer.

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    Baby nail clippers ( I loved mine still use them on dd2)
    Baby panadol
    Face washers

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    Woman's Weekly Cake Cookbook, and a box of nappies in crawler size, because I only noticed the infant ones were too small when they didn't fit, lol

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    baby nail filer nail clipper
    breast pads
    lansinoh
    baby comb
    dummies
    night light

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    If you know what gender bub is, nappies in infant or crawler... A gumdrop dummy, curash baby power, bath wash... Oh and teething relief stuff, when DDs baby shower was happening my close friend gave me a tube of bonjella and at the time I was wondering what the? Lol we got to teeth so fast I was so glad to have had it. Wipes also... Can never have too many wipes
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    a love to.dream swaddle
    subscription to practical parenting or another parenting magazine

    Sent from my GT-I9305 using BubHub

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    I second the love to dream swaddle and women's weakly cake book. Also some really nice nappy cream like moo goo or Weleda from the health food shop. A Sophie the giraffe is also a great present.


 

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