The 23 Best Gifts for Baby Girls of 2019

Thoughtful presents for a new bundle of joy

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First Look

Best Personalized: Custom Catch Personalized Baby Blanket at Amazon

"Sure to be a cherished lovey for years to come."

Best for Teething: Vulli Sophie la Girafe at Amazon

"This sweet giraffe is made of natural rubber and food paint."

Best for Bathtime: Baby Aspen Unicorn Hooded Spa Robe at Amazon

"Ties with a pretty pink, satin ribbon."

Best Skincare: Burt's Bees Baby Getting Started Gift Set at Amazon

"Great for taking on the go."

Best Accessory: Trumpette Baby Girls Sock Set at Amazon

"Perfect for any occasion."

Best Book: Personalized Bedtime Story at Amazon

"Can be personalized to feature her name."

Best Keepsake: C.R. Gibson First Five Years Baby Book at Amazon

"Has 64 pages to capture all the milestones of her first five years."

Best Swaddle: Lily Pulitzer Swaddle Set at Pottery Barn Kids

"These swaddles come in sweet tropical prints."

Best Outfit: CozyChic™ Ultra-Lite Set at Nordstrom

"Soft, sweet, and chic."

Best Plush Toy: GUND Baby Animated Flappy The Elephant at Amazon

"Plays peek-a-boo."

Our Top Picks

Best Personalized: Custom Catch Personalized Baby Blanket

This blanket offers a personal touch: you can have it customized with her name. Made of cotton jersey and sherpa, it measures 36 x 36 inches. It’s soft and cuddly and is sure to be a cherished lovey for years to come.

Looking for more options? Read our article on the best unique baby gifts.

Best for Teething: Vulli Sophie la Girafe

giraffe toy

Vulli

Those sore little gums will find relief in Sofie. This sweet giraffe is great for teething: it's made of natural rubber and food paint, so it’s safe for gnawing.

Best for Bathtime: Baby Aspen Simply Enchanted Unicorn Hooded Spa Robe

Add a little magic to bathtime with this adorable unicorn robe. Made of cotton terry cloth, it's incredibly soft and ties with a pretty pink, satin ribbon. The hood features a unicorn face, complete with a golden horn.

Best Skincare: Burt's Bees Baby Getting Started Gift Set

To keep her skin soft and clean, there’s this set of products from Burt’s Bees. The set contains shampoo and wash, diaper cream, body oil, and soap—all in sizes perfect for taking on the go. All the ingredients are natural.

Best Accessory: Trumpette Baby Girls Sock Set

These precious socks are perfect for any occasion. There are six pairs in each set and they come in a variety of colors to match any outfit. The soles feature rubber grips to keep baby from slipping when she gives walking a try.

Best Book: Personalized Bedtime Story

This book has her written all over it—literally. It can be personalized to feature her name throughout the sweet bedtime story that’s sure to be a favorite. It’s 20 pages long, with gorgeous illustrations by Mary GrandPre, who illustrated the Harry Potter series.

Best Keepsake: C.R. Gibson 'Sweet Baby Girl' First Five Years Book

This beautiful pink-and-white baby book makes a cherished keepsake. It has 64 pages to capture all the milestones of her first five years. 

Best Swaddle: Lily Pulitzer Zebra Palm Muslin Swaddle Set

Swaddle set
Lily Pulitzer

This bright fun pattern from Lily Pulitzer makes for a sweet swaddle. The set comes with three cloths and the muslin fabric is breathable, keeping baby comfortable.

Best Outfit: CozyChic™ Ultra Lite Pointelle Cardigan, Pants & Beanie Set

Cardigan set

CozyChic

Soft, sweet and chic, this beautiful set from Barefoot Dreams makes a great gift. It comes with a cardigan, pants, and matching beanie in a gorgeous soft Shell color.

Best Plush Toy: GUND Baby Animated Flappy The Elephant

This interactive toy is sure to become her new best friend. With huge floppy ears and a soft body, it also plays peek-a-boo and plays the song, “Do Your Ears Hang Low?”.

Baby Girl Headbands and Bows

This set of headband bows will add a pop of style to whatever she wears. It comes with 10 different bands in lace, stripes, suede, and more, so there’s always the perfect one for any occasion.

Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy

This crazy cute caterpillar toy lets her take her tunes on the go. There are seven melodies to switch between, and lights add an extra-fun effect.

Need more ideas? Check out our roundup of the best developmental toys for babies.

Baby Handprint Kit

This handprint kit makes a great sentimental gift that will be cherished for years to come. It features everything needed to make and display the prints, and there’s space  in the wooden frame for pictures as well.

Simple Joys by Carter's Baby Girls' 3-Pack Cotton Sleeper Gown

Her dreams will be as sweet as can be in these cotton sleeper gowns from Carter’s. Three come in a package, each featuring a cute print. The elasticized bottom makes those middle-of-the-night changes a snap too.

Bunny Shaped Milestone Letter Board

Letter Board

Pottery Barn Kids

There’s no limit to the uses for this fun bunny-shaped letter board. It comes with 290 letters, numbers, and symbols that can be used to mark milestones, display messages, and more. It can stand on a flat surface or be hung on a wall with the hardware that’s included. 

GZMM Baby Girl's Waterproof Dress Bibs

Any outfit becomes a stylish ensemble with this dress bib. Featuring a pretty floral print and a faux collar, it’s made of cotton on the front and coated with polyester on the back for waterproof protection.

Baby Monthly Milestone Blanket

This blanket makes a great backdrop for photos for baby’s first year. It also comes with a flower wreath to mark the month as well as a headband.

Toddler Name Puzzle

toddler name puzzle

Etsy

This personalized puzzle is a great way for little ones to eventually learn to spell their name, and it makes a beautiful display while they're still too young to play with it. You get to pick the color scheme and can even include a personal, engraved message on the back for an extra-special touch.

VTech Busy Learners Activity Cube

This fun cube from VTech is full of all sorts of activities no matter which way you turn it. The sides light up and help teach animal names, sounds, and shapes.

California State Rattle™ Wood Rattle Baby

wooden rattle

Etsy

These wooden rattles shaped like their home state make a great, unique gift. You can personalize them too with their name, date of birth, or another message if you like.

Take a peek at our reviews of the best wooden baby toys.

Fisher-Price Taco Tuesday Gift Set

Tuesday and every other day will be fiesta-worthy with this set of taco-themed toys from Fisher-Price. There are three in all, including an avocado rattle, a taco toy complete with tomato teethers, and a lemon and lime clacker.

Letters to My Baby: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever

This sentimental gift will keep giving for years to come. It contains 12 letters with prompts for parents to write to their memories and milestones. Stickers are provided to seal them, then parents can save them to surprise and delight their child when they give them to them in the future. Priceless!

Hatch Baby Rest Sound Machine

For soothing, restful nights, there's this sound machine. It can also serve as a night light and a time-to-rise alert, all of which can be controlled using an app on mom or dad’s phone. 

Our Process

Our writers spent 5 hours researching the most popular gifts for baby girls on the market. Before making their final recommendations, they considered 40 different gifs for baby girls overall, screened options from 30 different brands and manufacturers, read over 150 user reviews (both positive and negative), and tested 4 of the gifts themselves. All of this research adds up to recommendations you can trust.

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