Inspiring gift ideas for NICU families

gift ideas for parents with preemie babies

Many family members and friends of those who have new preemie babies want to provide help and support, especially during the first difficult weeks or months while the baby is in the NICU. But, how do you acknowledge this important event, this precious new little life? 

Choosing a meaningful and helpful gift for a new parent of preemie baby can be a bit challenging task. The following gift ideas will help guide you through this difficult process.

PERSONALISED BABY GIFTS

Personalised book, diaper cake or baby outfit with child’s name will be a memorable and unique gift to welcome the new little bundle of joy. Find them in our catalog of sweet presents that even mom and dad will love here

CAPTURE THE MOMENTS

The NICU experience is overwhelming and usually parents had no desire to remember or document it. However, they will definitely treasure every photo, video, hand print and keepsake from the baby’s first months of life.

Some ideas:

  • Non-toxic, washable ink pads to make baby hand and footprints
  • Professional newborn photo shoot
  • Videos

The first outfits for preemies may come days, weeks, or even months after birth. Dressing the baby for the first time is one of the most exciting milestones. Help parents celebrate this moment with a preemie onesie or preemie gift set that are not only meaningful but can also be a keepsake, helping to remember the early NICU days. Also, you will definitely help parents as they most likely will not have time or energy to search around for preemie or tiny size clothes which are hard to find.

A special NICU Superhero or Fun slogan bodysuits are perfect gifts for baby too!

INSPIRING BOOKS & QUOTES

The journey through the NICU is an emotional roller coaster that families go through when their child in the NICU.   Books written by parents of premature babies who have not only been there, but have come out on the other side can be very helpful and healing. It is an amazing stories of strength, determination, love, and hope.

A framed meaningful picture, inspirational quotes, thoughts, or poems will also help parents of preemies to lift the spirits to keep moving forward, focus on the positive aspects and encourage them during difficult times.

BOOKS FOR PREEMIE PARENTS

These books help parents gain confidence in actively caring for their baby in the NICU as well as caring for their preemie baby or twins once they come home. It is must-have resource for parents for coping and adjusting to preemie life.

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