Before your baby is born, there is a trend in the parenting world you need to know about – hospital gifts. With this trend, new dads are expected to give their wife a gift while they are in the hospital to give birth. And, although some people think this trend is ridiculous, at TEKDADDI we are totally on board.
Your wife has worked hard for nine months growing a baby (your baby) in her body. She has been through sickness, pain, and sleepless night and is about to go through an experience that will only bring her more of those things. A gift from you is simply a gesture that says “I love you” and “Thank you for all you have done and are about to do.”
So, new dad, as you pack your hospital bag, remember to pack one more thing – a gift for your wife. And, if you aren’t sure what to get her here are a few ideas.
The day your baby is born (whether it is your first or your fifth) is extremely special for you and your wife. One of the best ways you can commemorate it for her is with a piece of custom jewelry. There are multitudes of necklaces, bracelets, or charms that can be engraved or designed specifically for your wife with your baby’s name, birthdate, or birthstone. If you haven’t settled on a name, or want to engrave the date of your baby’s birth you can always purchase the piece, gift it to her and then explain that your intention is to have it engraved with those sentiments. We guarauntee she will love it and wear it proudly for years to come!
Luxurious Pajamas or Loungewear
For the days and weeks after your wife gives birth her body will feel foreign to her. During this time it’s important for her to have something that is not only comfortable to wear, but that makes her feel good about her body as well. As a hospital gift purchase her a pair of luxurious pajamas or a new lounge outfit she can wear around the house or out to the store that makes her feel put together. She will greatly appreciate the sentiment and thoroughly enjoy the clothing.
Professional Family Pictures
If your wife hasn’t made plans to have family or newborn pictures taken within the first few months of your baby’s birth, they make a great hospital gift! Professional quality photos are something your wife (and you) will be able to enjoy together for years to come. Some women even enjoy having a photographer capture the birth – but that is a gift you would definitely want to run past your wife before you make the purchase!
A Handwritten Letter and Journal
Chances are, you have a lot of feelings about the birth of your child. You are proud of your wife, excited for this new chapter of your lives, and thankful for the time you had together before you became parents. Take the time to write all of those thoughts down in a letter or journal for your wife and gift it to her on the day of your child’s birth. There is no better gift than letting her know your true feelings for her.
No matter which gift you choose for your wife, she will absolutely love that you took the time to go the extra mile and give her a gift that showcases your love. So, choose what feels best for you and don’t forget to pack it in your bag to take along!