Present for new neice/nephew

Helen

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Hi

As some of you know, my brother and his wife are expecting their first at Christmas. I've said to them that either which way things go with us, I think it's unlikely that we'll go and visit when the baby arrives. It's a 2 hour drive which is not terrifically far but if things don't work the last thing I'll want is to coo over a new born baby and if they do, I am going to be the most anal mother to be in the land and won't want the drive during a risky period. (Risk of miscarriage with IVF is pretty high).

So, my question is.... I want to be able to get something really nice for my new neice or nephew so that my brother and sis-in-law know that there is no hard feelings and the new addition will be very much loved. I also want something I can buy online as I try to avoid wandering around baby stuff shops as I find it all too painful. My parents will go up to visit so it can be biggish and I want something that will last more than a couple of months.

Any ideas?

H

xx
 
I saw the new Christmas tatty teddy range in Clintons...
And they have a 1st tatty teddy thats also a baby's 1st christmas one.

Dunno if its the kind of thing you'd be looking for, but it is v cute

xox
 
these are a couple of nice sites hun
https://www.baby-gifts.co.uk/index.html

https://www.borngifted.co.uk/baby-gifts/main

https://www.abcbabygifts.co.uk/
i love the gift baskets https://www.abcbabygifts.co.uk/acatalog/baby-gifts-box-sets.html
 
If you wanted a toy this would be a good one, my niece has had it since birth, shes now 15 months and still loves it!

https://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/3478189.htm
 
Thanks for the suggestions. These are great. Keep 'em coming!

Really liked Jo's idea of a basket of things, maybe I could do my own..... :-k
 
Good idea Helen
You can make it more personal then :D
 
I was thinking of doing my own basket for my sister when she has hers too, I think it will be more fun as well as more personal........Good luck babe, and show us a piccy when ya have done, if ya do it :wink:
 
I've been looking all over for really nice wooden toys. I'd like a wooden cow or elephant or something like that.

Any suggestions where to look?

Tam, I'll show you mine if you show me yours! :shock:
 
weve got a handmade shop here in dundee they have some nice(though very pricey)things, do u maybe have something similar?
 
i dont know if its the kind of thing you're thinking about but the new tickle me elmo doll? its for 18months and up, but would be a good gift for a long time i'd think? they are a bit expensive tho... but heres a linky thing anyways :D

https://www.bbtoystore.com/store/FP_TMX_Elmo.html
 
OK... bought first thing today.

https://www.next.co.uk/items/G42/shotview/310/112-190-G42w.jpg

Soooo cute :D Look at the little feet on it.
 
Have also got some Natalia New Mother Bath Soak and Mozart for Babies CD. I'm going to get a mini bottle of Moet and have ordered a book of nursery rhymes. Only thing left that I want to get (aside from a box!) is a teddy bear of some kind. I've given up on the wooden toys as I just can't find what I want! Hard to please.

Can anyone recommend a nice teddy bear for a baby? I'm thinking something traditional...

Ta
 
thank you all for the websites recommendations .. let me know if you have more baby gift websites xxx
 

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