Let’s face it. Being invited to a vegan baby shower, or buying for vegan parents, can be a daunting task. Not wanting to be present mum and dad with a gift that isn’t cruelty-free, you’ll likely search high and low for vegan baby gifts UK and gifts for the parents, and yet, still have no idea what you are doing. At Yellodoor, we believe that the process of buying gifts for a baby and expecting parents should be both fun and exciting. For that reason, we’ve compiled this list of vegan-approved items to make your gift-buying that much more simple.
Vegan Baby Gifts UK
When purchasing a gift for a vegan baby or vegan parents, it is important to keep in mind the purpose of veganism.
Veganism is marked by compassion for animals and a willingness to forsake all animal products, byproducts, and even locations, to further advocate for the cause.
For many vegan families, events like baby showers and birthdays can be a nail-biting experience. While all recipients of gifts will likely appreciate the thoughtfulness of whatever you purchase, the truth is that many gifts may go unused, or may even be looked at as offensive, depending on what you’ve purchased.
Gifts like snacks that contain animal byproducts, fur or leather are always a no-go for vegan gift-giving, and you’ll also want to avoid less obvious gestures like giving a vegan family tickets to the zoo.
With all of that in mind, the following are some great vegan baby products UK that you might wish to consider the next time you want to buy for a vegan couple that is expecting a new baby:
- Wearth London Gift Basket
- Yilaku 100% Cotton Baby Pyjamas
- Plant-Based Baby: A Guide to Feeding YOur Baby on a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet
- Unisex Vegan Leather Change Bag
- Plastic-Free Pura Baby Wipes
- Yellodoor Mother Goose Baby Health Care Kit With Digital Thermometer
- Yellodoor 52-Piece Baby First Aid Kit Refill Pack
- Goochy and Goose Cruelty-Free Hair Brush
- Best Years Large Knitted Ice Blue Diplodocus Dinosaur Stuffed Toy
- Althaea Tomlin Organic Cruelty-Free Pamper Gift Set
- Humpty Dumpty Plasters for Children
Vegan Baby Gifts UK: Top 10 Ideas
When it comes to presenting a gifts at a vegan baby shower, cruelty-free vegan baby gift baskets UK are a given!
Stuffed with products for both mum and baby, this Wearth London Gift Basket includes goodies like soothing belly balm, a wondrously soft cotton onesie and even handmade lotion.
All items in this particular vegan basket are composed of natural ingredients, from the handmade lavender hand cream all the way down to the cotton and wood teether.
Thus, this gift basket is a must-have for new mums.
You may be confused as to what kinds of baby items are okay to buy for vegan littles, but don’t worry.
This is to be expected. Which is why we detail what exactly to look out for when buying for a vegan baby shower later in this post.
Available in a few different colours and styles, your vegan family will be delighted with these soft jammies, and so will baby!
Vegan parents likely already know the nutritional value in carefully planning a vegan diet.
However, making sure that a baby gets the right nutrients can get tricky.
Purchase this book for expecting vegan parents and it’ll take all of the guesswork out of meal planning for a happy and healthy vegan baby.
Want to purchase a chic diaper bag that both mum and dad will enjoy? Look no further than this unisex vegan leather change bag.
Despite its leathery look, this fashion-inspired change bag had no part in the harming or maltreatment of any animals.
What’s more is that dad can lug this thing around without feeling embarrassed, which might just give him more motivation to help out while you are all on-the-go!
Essential vegan baby toiletries? Yes, please!
Expecting parents will love these plastic-free baby wipes that are made of 99% water and vegan pure aloe for a soothing and refreshing clean with every stroke.
With the multitude of things that are needed to purchase for a brand new baby, sometimes it is nice to have everything in one place.
This Mother Goose Baby Health Care Kit from Yellodoor is a show-stopping gift that comes with a variety of baby healthcare items, all of which are vegan-approved.
From the digital thermometer to the nail clippers and hair brush, this kit has all that new parents need to keep baby healthy and well-groomed.
Speaking of keeping baby healthy and well-groomed comes the need for first-aid equipment in the event that, heaven forbid, the little one suffers an injury.
At Yellodoor, we’ve put together what we believe are essential must-haves for vegan and non-vegan parents alike in this 52-piece pack.
Even the plasters are cruelty-free, and that is something to celebrate!
Out of the many essentials required for a little one, a hairbrush is certainly at the top of the list.
To keep baby’s hair free of knots and tangles, your vegan recipients will likely love this Goochy and Goose cruelty-free hair brush.
Made without the use of animal fur, yet still able to deliver smooth results.
Looking for some unique vegan baby toys to present at the next vegan baby shower? Try this knitted ice blue diplodocus dinosaur from Best Years.
Its soft knitted exterior was made from safe, organic and vegan-approved materials making this a must-have on a baby list.
Sometimes mum just needs a little pampering, especially after 9 months of significant changes to her body and hormones.
UNE pampering set is one of the most perfect vegan new mum gifts to provide mum-to-be with added relaxation throughout the remainder of her pregnancy journey and thereafter.
Providing hand cream, foot cream and bath oil, this set offers organic, vegan-approved and cruelty-free options to the vegan mum that she can use to pamper herself, without guilt.
What Are the Best Baby Gifts?
Many wonder, “What gifts should you be looking for during a baby shower?” or “What is the best gift to give a newborn baby?” These questions are valid, and even moreso when talking about a vegan baby shower and purchasing vegan baby stuff.
First and foremost, you’ll want to educate yourself on what it means to be vegan. Following that, you’ll want to take note of items to steer clear of when purchasing baby gifts for the couple, based on their convictions.
Some of the things you’ll want to avoid is anything that consists of fur, cashmere, leather (except leather that is designated as “vegan”), pearls, honey and of course, meat.
Once you’ve educated yourself on the parameters of veganism, you can go shopping. Check out PETA’s ultimate guide to vegan baby shower gifts or compose a list of items you’d like to purchase on your own. Pay close attention to tags and labels and, if you wish to buy mum and dad snacks for the labour room, just be sure to double check that the snacks are indeed vegan. See our post on how to pick delicious vegan sweets in the UK.
Bearing the above restrictions in mind, some great baby gift ideas for vegans and non-vegans alike include essential items like diapers, wipes, bibs, clothing and blankets. Other ideas are things like diaper rash balm, vegan baby toiletries, swaddles, baby hats, socks and cruelty-free vegan diaper bags.
If you are interested in treating the couple (Babymoon, anyone?) consider purchasing a gift certificate for a couple’s massage or a night out on the town at their favourite vegan restaurant.
No matter what you choose, just be sure to do your research beforehand. We’re sure the vegan parents-to-be will appreciate the effort you’ve put into purchasing something they and their baby can use… and you’ll be relieved, too!
Buying For Vegan Parents and Baby Is Fun!
Remember, this is a joyous time for everyone involved.
To be sure that your gift is okay, do your research, look closely at labels and check in with the parents about your gift ideas ahead of time, if you need to.
To be extra safe, you may wish to look over the couple’s registry if they have one, and purchase only the vegan baby products that they’ve requested.
At the end of the day, if you purchase something that violates their beliefs or offends them, it won’t be of much use to them, anyway.
We hope this helps! Happy shopping!