Christmas is such a special time of the year, with family and loved ones gathering together to celebrate the winter season in style.
If you have a newborn baby about to experience their first Christmas, that means that the festive season is even more special.
Whether it's for your own precious bundle of joy or as a gift for someone else's, we are positive that these 12 goodies would be absolutely perfect for a baby's first Christmas experience.
Ranging from adorable, stylish, comfortable to just plain cute...we want pretty much ALL of them. Happy shopping, mums.
1. Slumbersac Design Your Own Christmas Sleeping Bag
Award-winning sleeping bag company Slumbersac have something very exciting in store for parents looking for a unique gift for their little ones this Christmas.
Design Your Own Sleeping Bag is a fun platform on their website that allows you to not only choose your sleeping bag colour, size and tog but you can also pick from a range of cute motifs to customise your sleeping bag and then further personalise it with name embroidery, making it a truly personalised gift.
2. Cuddledry Toddler Towel
Cuddledry have launched a new range of bamboo toddler towels for ages 1-6 years. With an exciting revamp to their adorable toddler range, the much loved Cuddleroar will be joined by two new characters - the Cuddlebunny and the Cuddlepanda.
All three beautiful designs will be available in the two new sizes, 1-3 years and 3-6 years, providing luxurious and practical bath time fun for all.
3. BabyBoo organic cotton blankets
BlankieBoo blankets are made from organic cotton, and are especially made to suit babies with sensitive skin and eczema.
Two mums from South Cork came together to create their own gorgeous blankets after struggling to find ones which suit both mother and baby. The range are great value and have beautiful colours, or monochrome stars. Perfect for Christmas, we reckon.
4. The Little Art Collection Bamboo Muslin Swaddle Blanket
The Little Art Collection, was created to offer a truly unique collection of practical and luxurious baby essentials featuring original art works by aspiring British-based artists.
Their stunning ‘Baby’s First Christmas’ collection by artist Lucy Gander features a luxuriously soft bamboo muslin swaddle blanket, muslin, dribble bib and natural wooden teether. There is also a selection of gorgeous gift sets all beautifully presented in a gift box along with a card telling you more about the artist.
5. Dotty Fish Soft Leather Baby Shoes
Dotty Fish specialise in soft leather shoes for babies and toddlers. They offer a large selection of designs for both boys and girls aged 0-5 years. From their festive reindeer, penguin and polar bear to their stylish suede moccasins and cosy slippers, with over 50 designs to choose from you are sure to find a design to delight that special little one this Christmas.
Priced from just €10.10, each pair comes presented in an organza drawstring gift bag.
6. Babyboo sleepsuits
Babyboo have created the most adorable unicorns and rainbows themed SnuggleBoo sleepsuits, we can't stop looking at them. Made from organic cotton to suit your little one's sensitive skin, and ranging in sizes, these are absolutely the perfect gift for Christmas. They even have detachable sleeves just in case your baby gets too warm inside them, so can be worn all year round. They will give any baby the softest and cosiest sleeping experience imaginable.
7. Moccis Traditional Swedish Moccasins
Moccis® are the first and only luxury hand sewn Swedish moccasins to bring fashion, function, and fun to adult and children’s indoor footwear worldwide. Moccis are a hybrid of a sock and slipper in one, making them the perfect indoor footwear.
They feature a soft leather sole that prevents you from slipping and falling down and are super soft and cosy, yet indestructible. Moccis are available for babies, children and adults.
This wonderful brand have put together a carefully curated selection of small, independent, design-led and sustainably made clothing and decor brands that both kids and adults will love, and are trying to discourage the practice of fast fashion.
They search out the best children's brands for this purpose and work with over eleven small brands with stunning clothing designs and adorable accessories. It's a beautiful and conscientious gift idea for any loved one.
9. Mo Leanbh Beag Boutique
Mo Leanbh Beag Boutique is an Irish-owned children's clothing boutique which stocks luxury brands from around the world. Their apparel ranges from newborn up until the age of six, and they pride themselves on only stocking chic and exclusive, high quality clothing.
Many of their brands are regularly worn by members of the British, Danish and Spanish royal families, so your baby would be in good company.
10. Babyboo Christmas bibs
Renowned baby brand Babyloo have released their 'A week of Christmas' bibs luxury gift box, with seven doting bibs to choose from.
From reindeers to snowmen to owls, Christmas trees and candy canes, each design has something special to offer. With all those delicious Christmas meals happening in December, we're sure your little one will need more than one bib for the occasion.
11. 'When You Were Born' by Benji Bennett
'When You Were Born' was written by an award-winning Irish author, Benji Bennett. It affectionately touches on every child's favourite story about how they chose their mum and dad on the day they were born, a great gift for any parent to read to their child.
The Ulluv suite of products include the book as both Benji and Ulluv agree that reading this book to your newborn in hospital would be a hugely special moment. It's now also included in the Deluxe Hospital Pack.
12. Dainty Bear hat
Dainty Bear was created when a new mu couldn't easily source comfortable, stylish, quality footwear and accessories for her little girl, Annabel.
She decided to personally select a range of products suitable for boys and girls which will 100% make it easier for you to coordinate your babies footwear and accessories whether it's for your own child or as a gift idea.
Each of these 12 gorgeous baby gifts offer something truly special, both to the baby as well as the parents.