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Best Gifts for Baby

After years of grinching your way through the holiday season, you might have noticed that now that you have a brand new baby you’ve suddenly changed your tune. So whatever your holidays, deck those halls and get shopping. Since we know baby is at the top of your list, we compiled a list of the best gifts for baby in 2016.

1. Baby Jives Luxe Star + Moon Mobile

Send baby to dreamland each night with a natural dyed cloud by Baby Jives. Featuring real leather metallic stars and a cloud made of linen/cotton fabric dyed with organic indigo dyes by Honest Alchemy Co, this mobile is the sweetest addition to your baby’s nursery. $108, buy here.

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2. Erbaviva Winter Baby Bundle

The dry winter weather can be tough on baby’s gentle skin. So gift him or her with healthy, hydrating and nourishing skin essentials with Erbaviva’s Winter Baby Bundle. This luxurious and organic bundle includes a full size Limited Edition Organic Baby Butter, Organic Lip and Cheek, Baby Cream, and an adorable Cotton Canvas Tote for you to store them away in. $44, buy here.*

3. Donsje Amsterdam Guitar Lining Booties

Baby may not be walking just yet, but that doesn’t mean he or she doesn’t absolutely NEED the perfect pair of booties. Especially when they’re warm, cozy and come in a gorgeous hue that will pair well with just about anything. These Donsje Amsterdam from A Gifted Baby will keep on giving. $59, buy here.

4. June and January The Knee High Socks

Teeny tiny baby socks have a hard time staying on. So add knee high socks to your little one’s collection, and make them as cute as can be. These June and January Knee High Socks, for instance? They’re basically all you’ll want to put on baby’s little feet when you’re hibernating and instagramming away. $11, buy here.

5. Rookie Humans Sheets

You’ll realize soon that anything keeping baby in the crib longer is clutch, and the Moon's Birthday sheet by Rookie Humans is just the thing to keep their attention. Made with 100% cotton sateen and illustrated with love by Swantje Hinrichsen, this gorgeous limited-edition sheet is like a party in the crib night after night. $34.99, buy here.*

6. Maileg Radish Rattle

Rose and rex is all about building baby’s senses, and this radish rattle engages at least 3 of them -- sight, sound, and touch. Made of soft pure cotton and ripe with fun details, this rattle will be a toy your baby reaches for over and over again. $18, buy here.

7. A is for Activist Board Book

If all the chaos in the post-election news has you worried, start the change at home by raising a pint-sized activist. This book is visually stimulating for baby and a great way to start inspiring positive actions at home. $7.34, buy here.

8. Skip Hop Giraffe Safari Crocodile Xylophone

The best toys are the ones that grow with baby beyond just one stage. With this Skip Hop Giraffe Safari Crocodile Xylophone, baby will oohh and make music. Once your little one starts walking, he or she will be able to pull it along the floor and take it on many adventures. Plus! You’ll rest easy knowing it’s made with the safest material. $25, buy here.

9. Coveted Things swaddle

Who knew that swaddles were just about one of the most versatile baby accessory ever made. And with all of their sweet and zesty sayings imprinted in their designs, they’ve quickly made their way to the top of our baby gifts. $40, buy here.

*Thank you to our sponsor Erbaviva and Rookie Humans for supporting our Well Rounded gift guide.

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When I was expecting my first child, I wanted to know everything that could possibly be in store for his first year.

I quizzed my own mom and the friends who ventured into motherhood before I did. I absorbed parenting books and articles like a sponge. I signed up for classes on childbirth, breastfeeding and even baby-led weaning. My philosophy? The more I knew, the better.

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