There are so many gorgeous gifts for new babies around at the moment, the choice can seem overwhelming. Here's my pick of the best of the bunch. Pick just one or, for a very special arrival, pop the lot in a hamper and deliver with a pre-cooked meal and offer of a break for the parents.
Luxe baby potions are a real indulgence you might not buy yourself – this organic-certified, dermatologist-approved set contains a top-to-toe wash, body lotion and nappy cream. Essentials Kit, £59, Little Butterfly London.
Pretty much anything from Olli Ella makes a great baby gift – from rattan rattles to exquisite changing baskets. The new play sets, made from super-soft wool, are adorable. Holdie Safari set, £29.90, Olli Ella.
Books will always be appreciated by new parents – and babies. The Every Baby Book by Frann Preston-Gannon (Magic Cat, RRP £7.99) is a gorgeously inclusive board book celebrating all families and exploring a baby's daily routine.
Danish company BIBS bring sleek Scandi style to functional baby products. The minimalist cuddle cloths are a case in point – pretty and practical, they have a pacifier pocket and buggy clip. Kangaroo Cuddle Cloth, £17.50, BIBS.
Teething is one of the most challenging times for new parents. Help ease everyone's pain with this Teething Survival Kit, £24.99, Cheeky Chompers, containing a bib, teether toy and flexi brush for sore gums, all in a zipped carry case.