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10 Brilliant Baby Shower Gifts

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What every new mum needs (even if she doesn't know it yet). These are our top 10 baby shower gifts, safe buys for those with no baby knowledge.

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Ewan The Dream Sheep, £29.99, Kiddcare

Ewan mimics the noise babies hear in the womb so settles and calms along with a comforting pink glow – a mum must-have he constantly gets rave reviews.
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Sophie The Giraffe Teether, £12.95, Mothercare

This little rubber giraffe has been around for over 50 years! The classic teether relieves sore gums, acts as a squeaky toy and is super lightweight for little hands to hold.
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Muslins, £19.95, Aden and Anais

New mums can never have to many muslins, they’re a changing bag must. But there’s no reason they can’t be pretty. Aden + Anais’ are the most desirable… the Ferrari of the muslin world!
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Newborn bodysuit, £12, Petit Bateau Petit Bateau

Boy or girl? No idea. No problem. Most mums will just want simple but beautiful little gender-neutral white babygro’s if they don’t know what they’re having. Go for one from Petit Bateau and get it giftwrapped.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar, £3.85, Amazon

Don’t want to spend a fortune? Many people prefer to wait till after baby arrives to shower it with gifts but if you still want to take a token along to the shower take a copy of your fave childhood book and write a little note in the front. Thoughtful and under £5!
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Facial Spritz, £15, Bloom & Blossom Bloom & Blossom

Specially developed for pregnant women and new mothers Bloom & Blossom’s facial spritz is a great refresher to use throughout the day. Or throughout labour. Or afterwards when mum’s had no sleep for hours (read days).
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Jellycat Bashful Bunny, £16, John Lewis

Jellycat’s are the softest, most luxurious toys. They look great on a stylish nursery bookshelf too. Just wait for the oohing and aahing when the expectant mum opens him up.
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Cashmere blanket, £99, Olivier Olivier

A warm and cosy Scottish cashmere baby blanket that’s the perfect size for a cot or buggy. Mum will probably want to keep it for herself.
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Drool monkey, £19.99, Cinnamon Sue Cinnamon Sue

Drool Monkey may not sound that appealing but to baby it really is. All babies teethe and put everything in their mouths. This organic teething toy is totally safe for both. It also works as a rattle, cloth and blanket.
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Baby Box, £70, Bamford Bamford

Bamford’s baby range is made with the purest ingredients for delicate young skin. This set includes a baby balm, massage and bath oil (that mum can use to) and talc-free baby powder.
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