Eco-Friendly Gifts: Find The Perfect Present For New Parents

Charlie Bulmer

Unique gifts for new parents.

This festive season at Oscha we are sending seasons greetings to all the bonny new parents or parents to be. Maybe you’ve just welcomed a friend’s baby into the world or a family member is expecting a new arrival. We hope this wee gift guide can help with making the journey into parenthood a bit easier and most importantly, special.

Zorro River Baby Blanket

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Swaddle any newborn in our beautiful Zorro print baby blanket and know they will be safe and secure. The colour-way and design of this blanket is beautifully fresh and wholesome.

An ideal gift for both a boy or a girl. This brushed organic cotton blanket with the Quilted Weave technique brings an intense cush, making it a perfect warm addition to any hobbit home. Ideal for the bairns cot, basket or bed this coming festive season. 

For more of our cosy blankets, check out our full range here.

Sekai Riva Baby Wrap

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A wrap is a really great way to start with any new born and is especially ideal if the baby was born prematurely. This stunningly wholesome duck egg blue hue will look great for dad or for mum. This particular baby wrap combines organic cotton with a finer wetspun linen weft. Creating an elegantly softer wrap, ideal for delicate skin.

Even though this is one of our softer blends, don’t fret, as the linen weft ensures security and strength. Surprise the special parents with one of our newest arrivals and most affordable options.

Head over to our blog post Choosing a Sling for a New Baby if you need some extra reassurance with making the right choice.

Zorro Dew Throw

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When the new parents get a small window to relax, why not gift them one of our popular Organic throws. The Zorro Dew features one of our most sought-after designs. The contemporary wilderness motif and neutral colours will add a beautiful softness to any nest space.

Blended with brushed organic cotton, this throw is velvety soft – a comforting addition for when they want to just curl up on the sofa and hibernate this winter.

Why Babywearing Matters’ Book

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If you’re not sure which option would be best for the new parents, gift a copy of this handy little guide. This gentle introduction into the world of babywearing and attachment parenting, is great for anyone wanting some well rounded advice.

Dr Rosie Knowles has created this informative book from her years of experience as a GP. A reliable scientific overview of the benefits might be just what they need to reassure them on their journey. It also includes a helpful non biased guide through the minefield that is the baby sling market, exploring all the different options that are out there. 

Why Pregnancy & Postnatal Exercise Matter Book

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Another great addition to the “Why … Matter” book series, Rehana Jawadwaia, an exercise physiologist and perinatal yoga teacher, looks at the evidence for supporting physical activity in mothers. Throughout she explores how women’s physiology changes during pregnancy and after they give birth, answering the questions new mothers want to know.

This is a perfect present for any new parent or parent to be to help reassure women of what exercise is appropriate and safe through pregnancy and beyond.

Starry Night Ocean Ring Sling

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Starry Night Ocean Ring Sling

This ring sling is particularly popular due to its fresh ocean blue starry night print and easiness to use. Woven with soft organic cotton blended with fine Scottish wetspun linen, this sling is wonderfully supportive, yet soft on the little one’s delicate skin. This soft but strong blend makes for a brilliant gift for those with newborns for a wrap that will last them right through toddlerhood.

Rei Harbour Bairn Carrier

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This popular carrier is a perfect gift for any new parents or parents-to-be. If you’re worried a wrap could be slightly intimidating to begin with, start off with one of these. All our carriers are able to be worn throughout a child’s development but the Bairn Carrier is suitable for the newest of new arrivals. With extra support for the head; they also come with a simple, yet strong buckle tie around the waist, padded shoulder straps, for ease and comfort, and a hood to protect your little squish. 

To see our full range of Bairn Carriers click here.

We hope this gift guide has managed to spark some ideas for you. But don’t forget we have more Gifts for new parents over on our shopping page. (Please follow link)