Gift Ideas for New & Soon-to-be Dads

Here are our best gift ideas for new or soon-to-be dads on your list this holiday season.


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Gifts for New and Soon-to-Be Dads

A gift so dad can twin with his little one:

Shop our favorites: 1. Matching Hats for Dad* & Baby** 2. Happy Socks* 3. Brew Dad & Micro-Brew*


A custom gift featuring his littlest love

Shop our favorites: 1. Personalized Photo Calendar 2. Minted Photo Art 3. Custom Silhouette Art 4. A Custom Journal or Planner


A funny gift to congratulate him on new fatherhood:

Shop our favorites: 1. Star Wars Shirt / 2. Pregnancy Book** / 3. Funny Mug** 4. Man Behind the Bump" T-Shirt**


A gift to help him pack HIS diaper bag for life with baby on-the-go:

Shop our favorites: 1. Herschel Backpack (splurge) / 2. Canvas Backpack / 3. Nike Backpack / 4. Convertible Backpack / Messenger Bag


A wireless gift so he can hold baby while listening to his favorite playlists, podcasts, or books:

Shop our favorites: 1. Apple AirPods (splurge) / 2. Echo Dot Speaker / 3. Wireless Earbuds /4. (not pictured) A Gift Card for Audio Books on Audible


A gift with noise-cancelling or noise-reducing features just in case he needs to "turn down" baby:

Shop our favorites: 1. Bose Headphones (splurge) / 2. Beats Solo Pro (splurge) / 3. Cowin Headphones (splurge) / 4. Or maybe a strong drink ;) with a fun accessory like these whiskey stones & glasses, to toast a new chapter


The gift of more comfortable sleep (or at least easier mornings):

Shop our favorites: 1. Eye Mask & Ear Plug Set** / 2. Luxury Plush Gel Pillow / 3. Nespresso Mini Espresso Machine (splurge) / 5. Yeti Rambler