The 14 Best Valentine’s Gifts for Babies of 2022

Show your love to your little sweetie

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There might not be anyone in the world that can tug at your heartstrings more than your new baby. Those ever-curious eyes, chubby cheeks, and big gummy smile—no wonder they're called little bundles of joy!

You don't need any more reason than that to commemorate your infant's first Valentine's Day with a special gift just for them. Check out gifts that are sentimental, can be personalized, and are overall safe for littles to enjoy or pass through the years.

Keep reading to peruse 14 (get it?) of our favorite V-Day gifts for infants—including a couple of pick-me-up treats that are sure to perk up any tired parent.

Our Top Picks
A perfect bedtime, or anytime, book, it'll be fun to read to your little love on Valentine's Day and beyond.
The sleeper fits snug, allowing the zipper to quickly open and shut, and is also machine washable.
Made of 100 percent acrylic, this knit hat features the brand's signature logo in front and fold-over brim.
The simple story and lovely illustrations are a beautiful expression of love that will be special to read all year long.
Measuring 30 inches wide by 40 inches long, this baby blanket can be personalized with a monogram in a stunning serif font.
This book features animals, humans, and felt flaps for littles one to lift to reveal just how much they are loved.
The experts at GUND created a huggable bear that’s suitable for all ages, ready for love and cozies.
Wrap a new baby in love with this beautifully-made, soft blanket that makes a great gift for Valentine's Day or any day.
It's made from 100 percent organic cotton knit, and features a rib collar, cuffs, and a zipper and snap closure.
Meet Slumberkins: Snuggly animal friends who each promote something special for children, like family bonding.

Sandra Boynton’s board books are well-loved favorites for many young kids and can help your baby enjoy reading as they grow up. This “little love song” is no different and will be fun to read to your love on Valentine’s Day and beyond. A perfect bedtime, or anytime, book, you’ll love reading this one again and again to your bundle of joy.

Hanna Andersson Baby Zip Sleeper

Hanna Andersson Baby Zip Sleeper

Baby can stay comfy and adorable all day long in this sleeper made from organic cotton. Made with a gender-neutral print or other fun patterns, this sleeper is available for newborns and up to size 3 for toddlers. The sleeper fits snug, allowing the zipper to quickly open and shut, and is also machine washable.

Carharrt Infant/Toddler Knit Hat

Carhartt pink hat

Whether your little one is playing in the snow or has to be bundled up for cold weather, rest assured this hat will keep them warm. Made of 100 percent acrylic, it's available in many different colors and features the brand's signature logo in front and fold-over brim. We love the pretty pink color for the holiday, though.

LOVE From the Very Hungry Caterpillar

LOVE From the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Fans of Eric Carle’s "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" will appreciate this sweet, love-focused board book that’s a perfect read for Valentine’s Day. The simple story and lovely illustrations are a beautiful expression of love that will be special to read all year long. "LOVE" also makes a sweet gift from your baby to a special babysitter, grandparent, or anyone else who enjoys reading to your young kiddo.

Pottery Barn Kids Love Bug Heirloom Baby Blanket

Pottery Barn Kids Love Bug Heirloom Baby Blanket

While babies can't sleep with a blanket because it's unsafe, this baby blanket is the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your little one to snuggle with or play on during down time. Measuring 30 inches wide by 40 inches long, this baby blanket can be personalized with a monogram in a stunning serif font. Choose up to 18 letters, numbers, or punctuation marks, or you can leave it as is.

Love Can Come In Many Ways

It's no secret love can be shown through many different ways, and this book does just that. This book features felt flaps for littles one to lift to reveal just how much they are loved. Follow along with animals, humans, and other characters as you watch how love can be demonstrated with hugs, rides, and more.

GUND My First Teddy Bear

GUND My First Teddy Bear

Gift your sweet Valentine their own first teddy bear plush. The experts at GUND created a huggable bear that’s suitable for all ages, ready for love and cuddles, and thankfully machine washable. Choose from two sizes, 10 inches or 15 inches. No matter the size, the bear is made with the highest safety standards and has embroidered eyes and nose details, ensuring safety for all ages. 

Elegant Baby Love Heart Knit Blanket

Elegant Baby Infant Love Knit Blanket

Wrap a new baby in love with a beautifully made, soft and cuddly blanket. Reviewers praise the quality of the knit blanket, which makes a great gift for Valentine’s Day or any day. Printed with “LOVE” and heart images, choose between blue or pink colored accent border stripes. Made of 100% cotton, the machine-washable blanket measures 30 by 40 inches. 

Pottery Barn Kids Kisses Organic Nursery Pajama

Pottery Barn Kids Kisses Organic Nursery Pajama

Snuggles have never looked so sweet with this adorable pajama onesie from Pottery Barn Kids. It's made from 100 percent organic cotton knit, and features a rib collar, cuffs, and a zipper and snap closure. You'll find it available in sizes newborn to 24 months.

Slumberkins Snuggler & Board Book

Slumberkins Snuggler & Board Book

Meet Slumberkins: Snuggly animal friends who each promote something special for children. For example, the Otter Kin promotes family bonding and lets children know even if you're far from family, the love is still there. Slumberkins can be machine washed, and were designed without plastic pieces so children of all ages can enjoy them.

Chewbeads Heart “Where’s the Pacifier” Clip

Chewbeads Heart “Where’s the Pacifier” Clip

Never lose another pacifier again! The handy clip attaches to most pacifiers and the other side attaches to the baby’s clothing. A super cute heart design is perfect for Valentine’s Day and every other day. Best for kids ages 1 through 4 years old, it’s no surprise that this company was founded by a mom who wanted safe, chewable toys for kids that also look good. 

eCreamery Ice Cream My Love For You Collection

eCreamery Ice Cream My Love For You Collection

Make Valentine's Day a little bit sweeter with this delicious ice cream collection from eCreamery just in time for the love-filled holiday. The custom-churned ice cream collection comes in several different flavors, like sea salt caramel and mint cookie crunch with fudge swirls. The company says you will find a "cupid-approved" message in each pint, and also offers other yummy treats for your little one to enjoy.

Piggy Paint Natural as Mud Piggy Paint Nail Polish Gift Set

Piggy Paint Natural as Mud Piggy Paint Nail Polish Gift Set

Even the smallest of fingernails can be painted with this water-based nail polish from Piggy Paint that's made with a chemical-free formula. Designed with 75 percent water, it's safe for all ages. Created without the funky polish odor, the company says because of its specially-designed formula, it may take longer for a baby's fingernails to dry.

Hanna Andersson Long John Pajamas

Hanna Andersson Long John Heart Pajamas

Who says you can’t have matching Valentine’s Day pajamas? Hanna Andersson’s well-loved pajamas are made from extra soft, organic cotton. There is sizing ranging from 3 to 6 months all the way up to 12 years old, so if you’ve got a bevy of beauties, they can all look adorable this February in matching Valentine's Day jammies. 

When it comes to babies, books are just a gift you can't go wrong with for any holiday. Check out LOVE From the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (view on Amazon), a well-known children's author. "LOVE" also makes a sweet gift from your baby to a special babysitter, grandparent, or anyone else who enjoys reading to your young kiddo. There's also Slumberkins Snuggler and Board Book (view on Amazon), which gives little ones an animal friend to snuggle and helps children understand feelings.

What to Look for in Babies' Valentine's Day Gifts

Sentimentality

It's a hard truth, but our little ones don't stay little forever. Even more the reason why you should look for a Valentine's Day gift that will stand the test of time. After all, you'll want to cherish these precious moments for as long as you can.

If you're wanting a gift that's sentimental, check out a gift that can be personalized or handed down through generations. Whether you're buying for your own child or another, sentimental gifts will always be cherished throughout the years.

Engaging, Safe Design

Babies are like bees to honey when it comes to lights, music, sound, or a shiny surface. Find a present that won't just be pretty, but engage their senses too. There is one caveat: Be sure that there are no small parts, loose strings, or sharp corners that could pose a risk to your infant.

Think "LARGE" when it comes to buying for babies because they love to put anything (and everything!) in their mouths. If it can fit in their mouth, avoid adding it to your cart. Also, you'll want to avoid gifts that are too loud, have small buttons or magnets, and aren't durably built.

Personalization

One quick search and you'll see there are endless possibilities when it comes to customized baby gifts—and Valentine's Day designs are no exception. Set this very special present apart from all the rest by getting your baby's name, birthdate, year of their first V-day, or even a special message to them emblazoned on the present. You can choose from onesies, blankets, toys, and more.

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Maya Polton is a former marketing manager and current freelance writer who covers food, home, and parenting. She’s also the mom of a 10-year-old son, 7-year-old son, and 3-year-old daughter. Valentine’s Day falls a week after Maya’s birthday, so it’s always a more low-key holiday in her house, although a special sweet treat dessert is a menu requirement. 

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