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Spread the joy with this list of the best gifts for baby’s first Christmas

The first Christmas is always the most special.
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The first Christmas with a new bub in the family is something particularly special. From their very first stocking to helping out with the Christmas tree and of course the endless presents they are sure to be spoilt with.

Buying gifts for little ones, particularly when they’re especially little, can be a challenge.

There are many things to consider when shopping for babies, are they going to grow out of the clothes in less than a month, what will be used and appreciated and what do babies actually find fun?

Ideally gifts for bub’s first ever Christmas should be the perfect combination of thoughtful, useful and engaging. No pressure!

But have no fear as we have done the hard yards and rounded up our top picks of gifts for the little one in your life’s first Christmas so you can focus on enjoying the happy memories.

The best gifts for baby’s first Christmas

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Personalised baby name swaddle blanket, $75 at Caden Lane

Perfect for your newborn, this swaddle blanket can be personalised with their name and is “so soft” and “high quality” according to a five-star reviewer.

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Lenny Lion soft toy, $29.95 at Bed Bath N’ Table

A toy that they will cherish forever, this adorable stuffed lion is made from soft cotton, perfect for cuddling.

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Call Me Jackie inflatable pool, $149 at Hardtofind

Nothing says Christmas like spending it by the pool, and with this adorable inflatable pool your little one can enjoy the summer fun too. Easy to use and no nasties like BPAs involved in the making, your baby can splash to their heart’s content.

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Cameron long sleeve swimsuit, $29.99 at Cotton On Kids

Sun safety is paramount in Australian summer and not only will this long sleeve suit protect your bub from harmful rays, with a UBF of 50+, it’s also adorable.

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Littleares quilted nap bed, $219.95 at Hardtofind

A luxurious gift that is guaranteed to be used, this nap bed is made from high quality materials like organic cotton and hypo-allergenic polyester. Not only that but it is easily washable and can roll up to take on the go.

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Jenjo wooden baby play gym, $76 at Myer

Get your baby moving with this solid play gym featuring engaging toys that promote sensory stimulation and help with hand-eye-coordination.

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Skip Hop Camping Cubs activity gym, $199 at The Stork Nest

This whimsical play mat will have bub fully stimulated with multiple ways to play and engage. It has 17+ developmental activities including mirrors, rattles and musical toys.

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Xmas romper, $19.95 (usually $39.95) at Seed

A must have for Christmas day, this adorable romper will have your little one in the festive spirit. It is lightweight and made from premium cotton, which means no overheating in the hot Aussie summer and snap fastening for quick changes.

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Personalised name crayons, $31.95 at Hardtofind

Ideal for little hands and a great way to get bub’s creative juices flowing, these custom crayons are handmade 100% natural. A great way to start your little one with drawing and fine tuning those motor neuron skills.

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Izimini outdoor baby chair, $89.95 at The Stork Nest

Take bub with you to the beach and they’ll be sitting pretty in this adorable beach chair that can fold up and go anywhere.

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Personalised first Christmas baby book, $49.95 at Hardtofind

You can’t get much more perfect of a gift than this stunning personalised book, which makes a wonderful keepsake.

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