2014 Gifts for New Parents

by Organic Spa Magazine

Treat the new family in your life to these gifts for new parents: Fun finds that give much-needed pampering for mom and dad.

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Gifts for New Parents: Super Soft The well-priced pieces in the Burt’s Bees Baby clothing line are all made with super-soft organic cotton and range from infant to size six. We only wish they made the striped Tees and velours in grownup sizes! burtsbeesbaby.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Propose A Toast Life Factory’s eco-chic, sleek, thermal shock resistant glass bottles with poppy-hued silicone sleeves—now available in 2-, 4- and 6-bottle sets—can be used with nipples, sippy cup tops, flat storage caps and, finally, left open as jars for pens or candy. sets from $50; lifefactory.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Go Green! The first book in a new series, Go Green!: A Family Guide to a Sustainable Lifestyle features tips and guidance from Mickey and Minnie on how your family can live a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle. $12.99; eddausa.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Sweet Treat The new six-piece Nectar collection from sustainable baby skincare line, Noodle & Boo, offers some TLC for parents with products like Heavenly Honey Wash, a Moisturizing Body Bar and Blissful Balm (great for chapped hands from over-washing!). from $8; noodleandboo.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Cozy Up Get baby comfy (and cute!) in buttery soft, holiday-themed footies, coveralls and pajamas from KicKee Pants, made from bamboo with organic vegetable dyes with patterns from penguins to chairlifts.  from $24; kickeepants.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Dolled Up Brooklyn-based Hazel Village founder, Jane Van Cleef, considers herself a “professional elf,” creating heirloom-quality, quirky and adorable animal dolls, loosely inspired by her favorite childhood stories like this holiday’s Nicholas Bear Cub in Snowsuit. from $39; hazelvillage.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Picture Perfect Help guide the reindeer to the right room with Ida Pearle’s dreamy and magical, handcrafted “Name Prints” of children at play in tones from coral to green tea. (Monikers and coloring are customizable.) from $98; idapearle.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Baby Basics Everything baby needs—calendula baby cream, oil, diaper care, lotion, shampoo and body wash—in portable TSA-approved sizes. Featuring biodynamic and organic ingredients needed to keep baby soft and smooth all over. $14.50; usa.weleda.com

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Bison Booties These adorable little vegan booties will keep baby’s tootsies toasty. Handmade by a Montana mom, they feature organic cotton and eco-friendly packaging. $28; bisonbooties.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Toy Story PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market teamed up to create a line of eco-friendly toys (made in Vermont from non-toxic materials like locally harvested pine) including three “My Little Scoot!” vehicles (a taxi, van and police car), a produce truck and a sandwich stacker. (A small percentage of sales goes to Whole Kids Foundation to promote healthy eating.) from $6.49; wholefoodsmarket.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Holiday Feast Feed baby her first figgy pudding (or perhaps pureed fig) with an ergonomic, tulip-shaped spoon by Spuni engineered by MIT grads in a non-toxic colorful pair or a Dark Maple wood. from $16; spuni.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Clear Choice The most au courant babies have the new Baby Collection from the natural skincare line Clairvoyant Beauty on their lists—with Lavender Sulfate-Free Shampoo & Body Wash, Baby Lotion with aloe leaf juice and Roman Chamomile and Baby Oil with fruit oils like cranberry and raspberry seed. from $18; clairvoyantbeauty.com

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Gifts for New Parents: Bundl of Love The bundlKit from this new ultra-premium baby line includes newborn necessities (a blanket, mittens, a cap, onesies, burp cloths and tote) in a new, exclusive, eco-conscious, super breathable fabric derived from the eucalyptus plant. (For each kit sold, a blanket is donated to a child in need through Project Night Night.) $125; bundlbaby.com

 

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