The 10 Best Gifts to Buy for New Parents in 2017

These items are perfect for a new mom or dad

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It’s official — they’re parents! So it’s only fitting to help them celebrate this exciting moment in their lives with a thoughtful gift. It’s bound to be a few action-packed years ahead, so there are a variety of items you can give them to make the transition into their new roles easier.

Whether you’re a parent yourself and are looking for something to ease the burden, or perhaps a new grandparent wanting to help out, we’ve rounded up 10 products they’re sure to be so appreciative of. From items...MORE that will help get a hot plate of food on the table to a streaming stick that will help midnight feedings a little easier these are the gifts that will make those first few months a little easier. If only you could gift them sleep!

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     Being up in the middle of the night is inevitable for newbie parents, but you can make the wee hour feedings more bearable with their favorite television at their fingertips.

    With the Fire Stick, they can move their must-have shows easily from room to room with its easy USB cable that just unplugs. And sleepy eyes and foggy brains will appreciate the Alexa enabled remote that they can just tell her what to play. And besides movies, Alexa can order them pizza or play the babies favorite lullaby...MORE giving parents those extra set of hands that they really need. 

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     With sleep being a top priority, they'll take it whenever and wherever they can get it, meaning sometimes its in the middle of the day. Help them block out the sun and get a few minutes of uninterrupted sleep with this sleep mask that is made from mulberry silk which prevents wrinkles and is breathable keeping you cool. An adjustable velcro strap ensures the right fit and prevents any hair tangles. Quiet, sleeping baby not included. 

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    Trust us: Caffeine is one thing they will definitely need during these next few months. The quickest way to ensure they have a steady supply? The Keurig K55 Single Serve Programmable K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker. Whether they like their coffee strong, mild, decaf, or flavored, this Keurig brews a delicious cup every time with the simple touch of a button. With multiple sizes to choose from, and a capacity of up to six cups a serving, getting their next fix of energy will be easy and stress-free!

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     Comfort is king, especially when you're sleep deprived. This plaid plush robe is great for both him and her because it will keep them warm whenever they need it while also keeping them covered up when guests arrive to help at all hours of the day. 

    When spit ups and leaks happen they can just toss this in the washer machine for a fresh smelling robe. And for an even bigger gift, you can throw in a pair of the matching booties to keep their toes warm when night wakings occur. 

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     Getting a hot, fresh and healthy dinner on the table right after you've had a baby might be one of the hardest thing for new parents. With the Instant Pot, they can make delicious meals quickly with the use of its seven programs, including a slow cooker, pressure cooker, yogurt maker, rice cooker and more. And once the baby starts eating solids, it will be a gift for the whole family. 

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    Let them rest easy — on the nights they get to — with the softest bed sheets around. Made from the highest quality microfiber, users rave about this silky smooth set that practically puts you to sleep the second you sit on it. With several sizes and colors to choose from, there’s a style that’s sure to cater to their room. And with Mom and Dad feeling more relaxed, they’ll feel better about their new parenting gig every day.

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    Those initial months are filled with so many firsts. Help the parents document these so they don’t miss out on a moment with the Pearhead Chevron Baby Memory Book. This book includes 50 fill-in journal pages that give an easy guideline to build a timeline of these precious moments. The cover also includes openings for their infant’s photo and spot for a customized handprint or footprint. Finished off with a neutral chevron pattern and a durable cloth lining, and this book works as a great gift...MORE for a new baby boy or girl!

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    Here’s another gift just for the parents to promote extra comfort in their crazy new world. The Zyllion Shiatsu Pillow Massager provides a luxurious massage right from the comfort of their home. It’s designed to fit perfectly into the small of their back or neck while four deep-kneading nodes work to relieve all the aches and pains that come along with being a new parent. Once they hit the “On” button, Mom or Dad will be instantly be at ease, ultimately helping them through the long days ahead.

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    Here’s a gift that help the whole new family. Here’s why: This essential oil diffuser operates quietly to fill a room with a fragrance that can lift the mood and guarantee a peaceful night's sleep. It also prevents dry, stuffy air and germs from affecting the area, especially during the colder winter months. Complete with seven mood changing lights and automatic turn-off, and it’s the perfect aromatic gift both Mom, Dad, and baby will love.

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     A few minutes of alone time is really all Mom or Dad want. Gift them this vegan bath bomb set with a plan to watch the baby for an hour so they can slip away (alone or together) and indulge in a few minutes of quiet. The bombs will soothe tired skin, while helping her or him indulge in a few minutes of self care which is always the first thing they forget about with a baby attached to their arms. 

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