Holiday Gift Guide: Essentials for a New Parent

Holiday Gift Guide: Essentials for a New Parent

Kelly Collopy

Shopping for a new parent, or perhaps you’ve become one yourself? At Stork Exchange we’re here to take the guesswork out of your holiday season by offering a carefully curated ‘For a New Parent’ gift guide. Take a peek below at our selection of must-have baby essentials, pulled straight from our 'Customer Favorites,' list, which means these items are preferred by new and veteran parents alike! Designed to make the early days with your little one as smooth as possible you'll find everything from a top rated baby wrap to a convertible, multi-use diaper bag.

Enjoy products from well known and well loved baby brands such as Babybjorn, Frida Baby, Skip Hop, Graco and more – but without the steep price tag.That’s the beauty of shopping at our secondhand baby store, you get all the benefits of quality, convenience, and trust, while spending less than typical retail. 

Without further ado, here are our gift ideas for a new parent, that are sure to bring the happy to your holidays:

Babybjorn Bouncer Balance

The Babybjorn Bouncer Balance will be sure to keep your little one entertained for hours! When baby moves, the Babybjorn Bouncer will rock with them, no batteries or charging is required. After your little one outgrows the bouncer, simply flip the seat fabric around to use as a chair!

Solly Baby Wrap

The Solly Wrap creates a snug, intimate embrace for your baby! Easy to tie, the Solly evenly distributes weight across the wearer's shoulders while ensuring your baby remains in a safe, hip-healthy ergonomic position. The Solly is a great way to keep your baby close while freeing up your hands!

Graco 4Ever DLX 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

The Graco 4Ever DLX 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat is the first and last car seat you'll ever need! The Graco 4Ever Convertible Car Seat has 4 modes of use to meet your growing child's needs: rear-facing, forward-facing, highback belt-positioning booster, and backless belt-positioning booster!

My Brest Friend Original Nursing Pillow

One of the original breast-feeding pillows, My Brest Friend's Original Nursing Pillow is a favorite of parents and lactation consultants alike. The wrap-around design facilitates improved posture for the wearer and helps baby latch! Not nursing, no problem – this pillow adds the same level of comfort and support for bottle fed babies as well!

Skip Hop Greenwich Simply Chic Convertible Backpack Diaper Bag

Wear your diaper bag any way you'd like with Skip Hop's Greenwich Simply Chic Convertible Diaper Bag! The beautifully designed bag is made of vegan leather and has several large pockets to store all of your baby's essentials! It also includes two easily accessible insulated bottle pockets and features a magnetic flap to reach for anything inside quickly!

Frida Baby Baby Basics Kit

Get ready to embark on your parenting journey with our Frida Baby Baby Basics Kits! Packed with all the essentials you need to care for your precious little one, these kits are a must-have for new parents. From nail care to nasal relief, we've got you covered!

New Parent Gifts

Choosing the right gift for a child or parent can be overwhelming, but not anymore. Our Holiday Gift Guide is here to help you find the perfect present for anyone on your list. Oh and here’s a hot tip! Order by December 13th to receive in time for Christmas!

And if you’re skeptical about secondhand…

We take pride in ensuring that every item we sell is thoroughly inspected and sanitized. All of our preloved items go through a rigorous process to ensure that they meet our high standards of quality and cleanliness. When you shop with us, you can be confident that you are getting safe and reliable products for your little ones.

PS: Be sure to join our parenting community over on the @Stork_Exchange Instagram where we love to share advice and recommendations for all parts of your sustainable parenting journey!