Birth gifts: Alternatives to money

From the experts at Studio Belize® - Design studio for children's products:

The birth of a child is wonderful and is often accompanied by gifts for the birth. While monetary gifts are simple, practical and of course versatile, there are other gift ideas that can be just as useful and perhaps a little more meaningful.


  1. Montessori Gifts
  2. Baby first equipment
  3. Gift cards for birth
  4. Handmade gifts
  5. Birthday gifts for 1 year old
  6. Gifts to share
  7. For next year already some ideas: Gifts for the first birthday

What gift for birthday?

    1. Montessori gifts


    Pikler triangle with slide


    Montessori gifts are designed to encourage the child's natural curiosity and learning. They are meaningful and show that the giver wants to give something that will help the child develop.

    • Montessori Mobile
    • Climbing Triangle with Slide is a perfect example of a Montessori gift that helps the child develop motor skills while having fun. Discover now!

    More about Montessori toys & room design in the magazine of Studio Belize: Montessori: Encouragement through room design & toys.

    2. baby first equipment

    • A cozy baby blanket, whether crocheted or knitted
    • A crawling mat or Play mat for babies
    • A high quality changingmat

    3. gift cards for the birth

    Gift cards to baby stores or online stores are another great option. They give parents the flexibility to buy what they need for their baby while being more personal than cash.

    Read more about congratulations on birth in Studio Belize's magazine:

    Congratulations on the birth: the secret of loving greetings.

    4. handmade gifts

    Handmade gifts are a wonderful way to express your love and care. They are unique and can be treasured for a lifetime.

    5. souvenirs

    Keepsakes are gifts that capture the special moments in a child's life and preserve them forever.

    • Gifts like a personalized baby book or a handmade picture frame.
    • A cuddly toy, good choice for birth is a Steiff cuddly toy

    6. gifts to give together

    Some gifts may require a larger investment, but they can have a long-term impact.

    7. for next year already some suggestions: Gifts for the first birthday

    The first birthday is a special milestone. It is a time when the baby begins to discover his world and a perfect occasion to give a special gift.

    • A footmuff for the stroller

    Choosing the perfect birth gift can be a challenge, but with a little thought and creativity, you can find a gift that is both useful and meaningful. Remember that the best gift is one that comes from the heart.

    Read more about gifts for 1st year olds in Studio Belize's magazine: The perfect gifts for 1st year olds

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