30 Diaper Gift Ideas New Parents Can’t Live Without

Parents of newborns need a wide variety of diaper and diaper related products when bringing their baby home.

Some of these things they think of immediately, while others they don’t realize they need until it’s too late. That’s where these diaper gift ideas come in handy.

When parents receive them, they’ll appreciate the thought and consideration. It’s our hope this gift guide helps inspire your buying decisions next time you’re looking for diaper gift ideas.

Diaper Gift Ideas

baby universal bag

For Traveling Parents: Koalaty 3-in-1 Universal Baby Travel Bag

Traveling with infants comes with a unique set of challenges. So, why not help parents make things a bit more convenient with this universal travel bag. That way, when they’re in a hotel room, they don’t have to worry about where they’ll change their baby or where it will sleep.

This gift involves giving parents who travel a travel bag that is a portable bassinet crib, changing station, and diaper bag. Parents who have to travel to visit family or who love to go on trips will appreciate the convenience and thoughtfulness behind this present.

Not only does it have plenty of room when folded out for their baby, but it has lots of compartments for all of their essentials.

duty apron

When Dad is on Duty: Daddy’s Diaper Duty Apron – Unique New Dad Gag Gift

When shopping for a gift, you can’t leave dad out of the equation. This gift idea includes an apron that reads, “Daddy’s Diaper Duty.” It’s a white apron featuring a cartoon baby surrounded by the text.

It comes with rubber gloves, a disposable diaper, a colorful baby toy, and colorful clothespins. The apron, itself, has two emergency nipples places in a hilarious area. This apron is definitely an icebreaker at baby showers! If you’re unsure what to get an expectant father, this funny present is definitely a crowd pleaser.

Not only is it unique, but it’s also useful and durable.

daiper organizer

Give the Gift of Organization: Hanging Diaper Caddy Organizer

Keeping things organized, especially after a baby shower, is overwhelming for some new parents. So, why not help them with that effort with a hanging diaper caddy organizer? This gift is a diaper storage soluition, as well as organization for toys and diaper changing supplies.

It can hang from the side of changing tables, as well as cribs. No matter where new parents would like to keep their items organized, the adjustable straps on this caddy will accommodate their needs. With its sweet design featuring clouds and a mesh “see through” fabric enclosure, parents will love this organizer’s convenience and versatility.

baby wipes dispenser

Keep Things Comfortable: Wipe Warmer and Baby Wet Wipes Dispenser

One of the first things new parents are going to notice when diapering their babies is that, when cleaning them, cold wipes are no fun. Therefore, this gift is ideal for both baby and parent. It’s a wiper warmer, and baby wipes dispenser.

The baby will appreciate it a lot more than the parents, especially during the winter months. This wipe warmer also comes equipped with a nightlight to make things easier when changing the baby at night.

So, there won’t be that jolt from the cold baby wipe or discomfort from having to turn on a light during nighttime changing.

diaper caddy

Convenient and Portable Car Storage: Pandiee Baby Diaper Caddy – Diaper Tote Organizer

When parents are always on-the-go because they’re bringing their baby to daycare, playdates, or on visits, this car storage diaper caddy is a great gift idea. Not only does this present hold all of the baby’s essentials, but it also folds down into a small pouch when it’s not in use.

This caddy features a sturdy base, felt cushioning, and it measures 14″ x 9″ x 7″. So, there’s plenty of storage room for diapers, creams, blankets, toys, changes of clothes, and the rest of the essentials that are necessary for car storage.

The modern design of this storage caddy is also attractive and appealing to most any taste.

baby diaper rash balm

For Those Who Want to Keep it Organic: Baby Diaper Rash Balm

Keeping chemicals away from babies has been a priority for parents for years. Therefore, this present is optimal for parents who are looking for chemical-free options. It’s diaper rash balm that’s entirely free from chemicals and completely organic.

It prevents irritation, excess moisture, and chaffing in between diaper changes. Babies are guaranteed to receive instant and long-term relief when parents use this diaper rash balm. Not only does this balm sooth and repair diaper rash, but it also prevents it from occurring as well.

New parents who aren’t sure which option to try when it comes to many varieties of diaper rash creams, balms, and ointments will appreciate receiving this gift.

reusable baby swim diaper

For the Little Swimmer: Eco-Friendly Reusable Baby Swim Diapers (Sizes N–5)

Children of all ages love having fun in the water, and babies are no exception. So, why not select a gift that’s environmentally friendly? This gift involves giving parents an eco-friendly reusable swim diaper.

It’s adjustable, easy to wash, soft, and breathable. Babies can enjoy their time swimming with their parents, and there are no disposable swim diapers left over at the end of the day. These swim diapers fit children ages three months to three years.

This diaper gift is an excellent option for environmentally conscious parents who are always looking for ways to reduce waste, live responsibly, and reuse items.

Stretchy changing pad cover

Keep Things Clean: COSMOPLUS Stretchy Changing Pad Cover

Accidents happen when parents least expect them. These accidents can even happen when parents are changing their babies. Rather than living with the stains on the changing pad, this changing pad cover is a better idea.

You’ll be giving parents a two-pack set of changing pad covers. They measure 16″ wide x 32″ long x 5″ deep. The high-quality microfiber knit jersey fabric is comfortable against the baby’s skin. The cover’s four-way stretch helps keep it in place no matter how much the baby wiggles around during diaper changes.

This diaper gift idea helps keep the changing table clean and stain-free when accidents occur.

diaper bags dispenser

For Odor-Free Disposal: Munchkin Arm & Hammer Diaper Bag Dispenser with Bags

When parents are visiting people who don’t have children, the last thing they want to do is dispose of a stinky diaper in their receptacle. Therefore, this idea helps solve that problem. It’s a diaper bag dispenser and bags featuring a lavender scent.

Each bag is also infused with baking soda for safe odor elimination. The bag dispenser conveniently clips to the diaper bag so, each time a change occurs while parents are out, they can pull out a bag and toss the bag without leaving a scent behind.

Not only will parents appreciate this gift, but those they are visiting will as well!

tier plain diaper cake

For the DIY Enthusiast: Decorate It Yourself 3 Tier Plain Diaper Cake-60 Diapers

When you have the time to decorate a diaper cake, but no patience to put one together, this idea solves that problem. You’ll receive a diaper cake that’s already completely assembled. All you have to do is add the rest of the elements according to the theme of your event.

No matter if you’re using this diaper cake for a baby shower or baby’s first birthday, this cake is going to be a hit. It features sixty diapers in the shape of a three-tier cake wrapped with white ribbon.

So, it’s completely neutral and ready for you to add your decorative flair!

diaper duty gift set

All-in-One Diaper Essentials: The Honest Company Honest Diaper Duty Gift Set

If you have no idea what to get a new parent, this idea has you covered. It’s a diaper duty gift set featuring a bag full of essentials. It includes a vegan leather zip-off changing pad that has a zip pocket, a 72-count package of plant-based wipes, disposable diapers, and diaper rash cream.

This idea is perfect for parents who are on-the-go and are looking for something small to take with them on quick trips. While toting a diaper bag is optimal when parents need to take a lot of items, sometimes small totes like this one are all they need if they’re visiting a friend or making a quick trip to the store.

johnson´s tiny traveler baby set

Caring In-Between Changes: Johnson’s Tiny Traveler Baby Gift Set

If the parent you’re shopping for takes their baby to visit their in-laws or on other travels frequently, having personal care items on hand is a must. That’s where this idea comes in handy. It’s a travel gift set that includes baby bath and skin care essentials.

This idea includes head-to-toe wash, bedtime lotion, diaper rash relief, hand and face wipes, and a travel tote. The travel tote is made from splash-resistant materials and is simple to wipe clean. Both of those features, as well as the essentials in the tote, makes this gift idea perfect for on-the-go messes.

diaper sampler set

Which Brand Should We Try: DiaperPax Diaper Variety Sampler Set

New parents are faced with a lot of overwhelming choices ranging from the brand of the car seat to bring their baby home into the kind of furniture they should use in their nursery. So, when it comes to diapers, the number of brands they have to choose from could be a challenge.

That’s where this idea makes things a bit easier. It’s a variety sampler set featuring seven brands in newborn sizes ready for parents to try. Parents will find Huggies Little Snugglers, Pampers Swaddlers, Luvs Ultra-Leakguard, Seventh Generation, The Honest Company, babyganics, and Parent’s Choice.

This idea comes with a bonus set of Seventh Generation baby wipes as well. Each brand comes with three diapers in a separate sleeve, and the entire set is gift box ready.

diaper pail with starter refill

Customize While You Deodorize: Playtex Diaper Genie Expressions Customizable Diaper Pail with Starter Refill

Keeping the nursery or wherever else the changing table is clean and odor-free is optimal in every parent’s home. This idea is all about focusing on that idea. It’s a Diaper Genie Expressions customizable diaper pail with starter refill.

Parents can customize the outside of the pail with a fabric sleeve, or leave it the solid plastic white if they choose. The sleeves are sold separately but can be bought inexpensively online. Diaper Genies are known for their odor control abilities.

They’re simple, convenient, and compact. Because they don’t take up much room at all, they can be placed directly next to the baby’s changing table. They’re easy to operate, so when the diaper needs to be disposed of, the push and lock technology takes care of everything.

baby pocket cloth diapers

For Cloth Diaper Users: UBBCARE Baby Pocket Cloth Diapers

Cloth diapers have come a long way since the days of folding white pieces of cotton cloth, fastening it on either side and then putting on a rubber pair of underpants to prevent leaks. Now, thanks to diaper gifts like this one, things are much simpler.

Parents can use a cloth insert in pocket cloth diapers when changing their babies. The breathable lining prevents rashes, unlike the plastic linings of yesteryear. There are three rows of adjustable snaps, instead of safety pins, allowing for small, medium, and large fits.

Parents who are looking for eco-friendly options for diapering their babies will love this option. They’ll also love that it’s an economical option as well.

diaper backpack and waterproof fabric

Make Carrying Easier: Diaper Backpack Wide Open Design and Waterproof Fabric

Traditional diaper bags feature a large compartment for blankets, clothes, diapers, a changing pad, toys, books, and small pockets for other essentials. While these bags are roomy, they’re typically inconvenient to carry.

Therefore, ideas like this one are optimal for those who are looking for a way to carry everything conveniently. It’s a diaper backpack featuring waterproof fabric. The front compartment is insulated and is roomy enough to fit water or baby bottles.

The internal space is large enough for diapers, clothes, changing pads, and everything else necessary for taking babies on-the-go. This diaper bag comes with two stroller straps, an internal key hook, a changing pad, and an insulated cooler pocket.

Prefold cloth diapers

For the Traditionalist: Gerber Birdseye 3-Ply Prefold Cloth Diapers, White, 10 Count

Even though there are a lot of different and new styles available for cloth diapering, some still prefer using traditional varieties. That’s where this idea comes into play. You’ll be giving parents a set of ten traditional white cloth diapers.

Even if they don’t want to use them for diapering, cloth diapers have many uses. They can be used as burp cloths, changing pads, lap pads, and more. Each of these cloth diapers measures 20″ x 14″ and come pre-folded.

The lightweight fabric allows parents to roll these diapers up and stow them away into diaper bags for unexpected messes.

portable baby changing mat

The Ultimate in Travel Necessities: Multipurpose Portable Baby Changing Mat

Some parents have to travel a long way to see grandma and grandpa. In other instances, grandma and grandpa like having their little ones over, but they don’t have a bassinet. That’s where this idea is ideal.

It’s a multipurpose changing mat, diaper bag, storage compartment, playpen, and foldable bassinet. No matter if parents are going camping and need a place for their baby to sleep comfortably or are looking for something to use when bringing their baby to the park, this travel bassinet, and diaper bag is the perfect solution.

It attaches to strollers with ease and fits all of the baby’s gear.

diaper rash applicator

Keeping Things Clean and Comfortable: Baby Bum Brush, Original Diaper Rash Cream Applicator

Diaper rash occurs for a variety of reasons, including a baby’s bowels having too much acid. If you know a parent who is going through this with their baby, then they’re also experiencing frequent handwashing.

That’s where this idea comes in handy. Instead of smelling diaper rash cream, balm, or ointment on their hands all the time, they can use a diaper rash cream brush. The applicator gently applies the cream, ointment, balm, or moisturizer.

Not only does it go on quicker, but it also goes on thicker and smoother as well. When parents are finished, all they have to do is wipe it off with an antibacterial wipe. It’s also safe to boil it in hot water or toss it into the dishwasher for sterilization.

munchkin arm and hammer diposable changing pad

Always Have a Clean Change: Munchkin Arm and Hammer Disposable Changing Pad, 10 Count

No matter where parents are changing their babies, they don’t have to worry about the surface being clean. That includes the changing pad they’re using. ideas like this one are for those who feel the changing pads they’re carrying may not be clean enough.

These disposable changing pads are made from paper and can be put over portable changing pads, or used alone. They’re ultra-absorbant and are designed to keep moisture away from the baby’s skin. Once changing is complete, the pad can be tossed away with the diaper.

Each pad is infused with baking soda to help eliminate odor.

baby diaper organizer

For Organizing Cloth Diapers: Baby Diaper Organizer, ANG Waterproof Foldable Baby Storage Basket

Because cloth diapers don’t come in large packages or boxes, ideas like these are excellent. In many cases, when parents are first starting out, they don’t have large quantities of cloth diapers. Therefore, one of those giant diaper organizers isn’t necessary yet.

A small one like this is ideal for keeping on the changing table or carrying to wherever the baby is changed most often. When parents upgrade to a larger storage system, they can use this holder for other items, including hygiene, lotions, balms, or ointments.

This storage basket features a cute whale design on a white background.

portable diaper changing pad

Make Changing Easier On-the-Go: Snoofybee Portable Diaper Changing Pad

Babies love to wiggle around, play, and check things out when they’re having their diaper changed. So, this idea is perfect for making changing-on-the-go easier. It’s a portable changing pad for curious babies.

The sides fold-up and create a barrier between the person doing the diaper change and the baby. The area that folds up has areas for hanging toys that face the baby. That way, their curious hands will reach for those instead of everything else.

When the diaper change is finished, the portable changing pad folds up into a clutch for simple storage in diaper bags.

diaper cover box

For Cute Baby Bottoms: Bearington Baby Pink Blooms Diaper Cover in Gift Box

If you know someone who recently gave birth to a baby girl, this diaper gift is perfect. It’s a diaper cover that fits baby girls ages six to twelve months. This diaper cover features a pink bloom and comes in a box adorned with a pink ribbon.

In the center of the bloom is a sparkling crystal. The diaper cover has three tiers of fabric ruffles, and the pink bloom is removable. The elastic has a fabric cover, making it comfortable against the baby’s skin.

Parents will love showing their baby off in this diaper cover, especially when she’s wearing it with a cute dress.

Huggies little swim diaper

Swimming and Disposing: Huggies Little Swimmers Disposable Swim Diaper

The idea of using cloth swim diapers is out of the question for some parents. That’s where ideas like this one are optimal. It’s a package of disposable swim diapers that comes with a package of wipes.

No one knows when messes are going to occur, so it’s always handy to have wipes available just in case. Disposable swim diapers are designed to hold messes in while babies are swimming. They’re easy to put on before hitting the water and take off when playtime is over.

All parents, or whoever is with the little swimmer, has to do is toss the disposable diaper and wipes away when changing them into dry clothes.

must have diaper pail

When Parents Don’t Want Special Bags: Modern Design Registry Must-Have Diaper Pail

Many diaper pails are available on the market today, but some of them require special bags. This idea is for parents who don’t want to deal with any of that. Instead, they’ll be using a diaper pail that doesn’t require special bags.

This diaper pail is stainless steel, locks in odors, and uses regular tall kitchen bags. Another added benefit of this diaper pail is that it will hold up to fifty-five dirty diapers before it needs to be emptied.

It features a slow-close lid with a child-safety lock. Because it’s stainless steel, the plastic diaper bin won’t release odors into the air because it’s trapped inside the receptacle.

peanut changer

An Alternative to the Traditional Changing Pad: Keekaroo Peanut Changer, Grey

Parents will see a lot of varieties of changing pads when they’re shopping for their new babies. Everything from mattress-like options and portable changing pads is available. This idea features an alternative to the traditional changing pad.

It’s one that’s shaped like a peanut and is crack as well as puncture resistant. Just like traditional pads, this one features a safety strap and side rails. It’s water-resistant, soft to the touch, and has an easy-to-clean protective layer.

The shell covering this changing pad is impermeable to all fluids, so deterioration and bacteria build-up is limited. In addition to featuring an easy to clean up surface, this changing table pad is also safe.

changing pad liners BAMBOO

Reusable Changing Pad Liners: Changing Pad Liners BAMBOO 4-PACK

When you have a newborn, they tend to give parents little surprises during diaper changes. So, it helps to have a changing pad liner beneath them to help with clean-up. For parents who would rather not use disposable liners, this idea is an excellent option.

It’s a package of four soft changing pad liners. Each liner features an anti-slip backing and measures 13.5″ x 26.5″. Each washable pad is made from bamboo rayon fibers, making them an eco-friendly option.

The gender-neutral tone and packaging make this the ideal gift for any parent who is looking for something waterproof, antibacterial, and soft to use when changing their baby.

pads diaper doubler

Help During Extended Travel: Sposie Booster Pads Diaper Doubler, 90 Count

If you know a parent who is going on a long car ride or is going to be traveling where diaper changes can’t occur easily, this idea is perfect. It’s a three pack of diaper doublers. These booster pads are designed for those who are experiencing extensive travel with babies.

They’re also ideal when babies are sleeping and wetting through the night without waking. Each pad is 100% hypoallergenic, as well as pediatrician and dermatologist tested. They promote healthy sleep so, if the baby sleeps through traveling or through the night, these diaper doublers are an effective way to reduce changes.

cloth diaper spray splatter shield

Avoid Messy Cloth Diaper Cleaning: Spray Pal – Original Cloth Diaper Sprayer Splatter Shield

Using cloth diapers means having to clean up the mess afterward. Many parents shy away from using cloth diapers for this very reason. However, when they receive this idea, they may think twice. It’s a cloth diaper spray splatter shield.

Because babies are known for making icky messes that are sometimes difficult to spray away, this guard helps prevent the mess from splattering everywhere. The guard features a heavy-duty clip to keep the cloth diaper in place while it’s being sprayed down.

No matter if parents are new to using cloth diapers or have been using them for a while, they’ll appreciate a gift like this one!

diaper rash cream spray

Touch-Free Relief: Diaper Rash Cream Spray by Boogie Bottoms

Under some circumstances, a baby’s rash is so sensitive; pediatricians say the less touching, the better. So, a gift like this one will give parents and babies relief during those situations. Once the baby is clean, this diaper rash spray can be applied without rubbing or an applicator.

This idea includes a pack of three 1.7 ounce bottles, which means there are over two-hundred sprays available. Wherever this diaper relief is sprayed, it stays and doesn’t cake. Not only does it help treat diaper rash, but it will help prevent it as well.

Even though this is a spray, it will not run, and it seals without wetness.


Many options are available for diaper gifts. If you’re stumped for ideas, we hope this gift guide gave you inspiration for your buying decisions.

New parents need a wide variety of products when they’re bringing their babies home from the hospital. In addition to getting nurseries ready, they also need to stock the baby’s diaper bag and make sure there are enough essentials in their vehicles.

Sometimes the decisions can be overwhelming, so you can help them by giving them some of these ideas.

30 Diaper gift ideas

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