38 Best Gifts for New Dads in 2020

Having children truly does change everything. There’s no greater gift or bigger challenge than parenthood. And while everyone seems to make a big fuss over the new mom and baby, there’s another essential party who is often overlooked – the new dad. So, here are some great baby shower gift ideas that will make any new dad feel appreciated and confident in his new important role of daddy, so he can focus on the joys of fatherhood and look like a pro doing it!

38 One-of-a-kind New Dad Gifts

1. Full and Low Battery Infant Bodysuit & Men’s T-Shirt Matching Set

Gift for new dads: Baby & dad matching set, bodysuit and t-shirt

Being a dad is exhausting, which is why you can’t go wrong with this adorable Threadrock matching set for the fully charged baby and the dad running on empty! The unisex bodysuit for baby is designed for easy on-off and has a three-snap closure to withstand even the most serious crawlers. The matching T-shirt for dad is made from pre-shrunk cotton with double-hemming on the bottom and sleeves for long-lasting durability. This classic set comes in an assortment of color options and makes a great baby shower gift for any dad!

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2. Baby Monitor with Camera and Audio

useful gift for first time dad

Keep new dad in the loop with this awesome baby cam! Much more than a baby monitor, the Infant Optics DXR-8 is loaded with features to help dad relax while baby sleeps. It has remote digital zoom, pan/tilt, and two-way sound. Plus, unlike web-based monitoring systems, there’s no delay with this baby – it delivers true real-time monitoring! The kit comes with all the bells and whistles, including changeable lenses, night vision, and much more. This baby monitor is designed to keep dad calm while baby sleeps. And maybe dad will sleep like a baby too!

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3. Beardo Dad and Baby Matching Tees

Beardo Dad and Baby Matching Tees cool new dad gift

Okay, let’s face it: Men love beards. Women love men with beards. And babies love tugging on beards. And who doesn’t love dad and baby matching onesie sets? Wait a minute! Dad in a onesie? I guess if that’s what you’re into, we won’t judge! But, seriously, only a weirdo wouldn’t fall in love with this charming Beardo set! It is the perfect baby shower gift for the bearded dad.

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4. Diaper Bag

New fathers gifts Diaper Bag

Boost his confidence and efficiency with the Bagitalist diaper bag. It’s 100% waterproof and has a unique modern design and sturdy structure that is built to endure any adventure the day might bring. With tons of strategically-placed compartments – insulated bottle sleeves, waterproof front pockets, dry storage on the inside, and an easy-access wipe pouch – this diaper bag stands in a class of its own, and it stands up on its own too! Plus, it comes with detachable stroller straps and a large, comfy changing pad! This backpack multi-functional stroller accessory is a must-have for every cool dad!

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5. Lalabu Dad Shirt

First time dad gift Lalabu Dad Shirt

The adventurous dad is sure to fall in love with this easy-to-use infant pouch shirt! The Lalabu shirt has a simple design that naturally calms newborns. Plus, it’s easy to use – no wrapping, adjusting, or tying – just slip baby into the pouch and off you go! The shirt is a sporty v-neck design with a slim fit and short sleeves made from premium fabric, so it’s super soft and wrinkle-free. The breathable mesh panel encourages daddy/baby bonding and the adjustable head support pouch extender grows with baby. Help him cultivate a father/baby bond that will last a lifetime.

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6. Daddy’s Diaper Duty Device

Gift ideas for new dads Daddy's Diaper Duty Device

The Daddy’s Diaper Duty Device is a hilariously-cute baby set, complete with plastic tongs (for Daddy’s nose), safety glasses and travel-sized baby products, presented in a fun apron-style tool belt, with a funny poem especially for new dads. Everyone at the baby shower will get a kick out of this gift, but it’s not just for kicks! This set comes fully loaded with diapers, wipes, and all the travel-size baby necessities dad needs to get the job done!

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7. Like Father, Like Son Shirts

New dad gifts from mom matching Shirts

Like father, like son – as the saying goes. This matching set for dad and baby is sure to be a favorite gift for a new dad – with over a dozen themes to choose from, including: video gamer, body builder, papa and baby bear, Jedi fan and several more. The artwork is screen-printed on superior-quality cotton for extra softness and the durability to survive any adventure the day brings!

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8. Father & Daughter Matching Set

Father & Daughter Matching Set Girl Bodysuit & Men's Shirt gift idea for new fathers

It’s well-known that every daughter is her daddy’s little princess! But, in case anyone doesn’t know it, this father/daughter set is sure to set them straight! He’ll be proud to show off his little princess in this classy set that tells the world he’s the daddy of a princess! Made with 100% high-quality cotton and shipped super fast, this set is the perfect baby shower gift for a new dad of a baby girl!

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9. Fujifilm Instax Mini 90

New daddy gift to capture every great moment: Fujifilm Instax Mini 90

This definitely isn’t your grandpa’s old, bulky instant camera that produced hazy photos which faded over time – it’s much more awesome! Fully-loaded with features like instant print photos, double exposure, macro mode, high performance flash, and the ability to clearly capture fast-moving crawlers, the Fujifilm Instax 90 is sure to bring joy to any new dad by helping him capture and instant get pictures and preserve precious moments with baby for years to come!

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10. Baby Jumpsuit: Handsome just Like Dad

Gift for new dad from wife Baby Jumpsuit: Handsome just Like Dad

This is a great new dad gift from wife. Boost dad’s confidence and let him know he’s still Number One – with this adorable baby jumpsuit that says: Handsome just like Dad. This baby is extra soft and built for long-lasting comfort with pull-on closure and superior workmanship in every seam! Every dad on earth will jump with joy over this simple, yet adorable baby jumpsuit that will make him feel especially proud and appreciated!

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11. Braun Electric Shaver

Cool gift ideas for new dad Braun Electric Foil Shaver

With the cordless Braun electric shaver station, no need for daddy to worry about scratchy stubble during face time with his favorite little one! With an innovative 100% waterproof design and intelligent sonic technology that automatically increases power while shaving in difficult areas, it’s all smooth shaving from here! Braun shavers are built to last, so this is one gift he won’t soon forget. As an added bonus, he’ll spend less time shaving, and have more free time to spend with the family!

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12. Baby Rest Sound Machine

Things for new dads Baby Rest Sound Machine

One thing every new dad needs is rest! And he’ll certainly get more of it with the Rest Sound Machine Night Light by Hatch Baby. One of the coolest things about the Rest night light is that it’s simple and high tech at the same time! The color, sound, brightness, volume and alarm settings are easily controlled from your cell phone! Just tap to turn on. Preset sound and color combinations are scientifically designed to create the optimal sleep environment so your child gets the best sleep possible!

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13. Baby Carrier

Newborn daddy gifts baby carrier

What Dad isn’t going to flip for the Flip 4-in-1 Convertible Baby Carrier? With four carry positions to choose from, it adjusts as your baby grows – so it provides maximum support and comfort at every stage of development from 8 to 32 pounds. For a useful and innovative gift, you can’t go wrong with the Flip carrier. This machine-washable baby carrier is so flippin’ cool we think every dad should have one! We guarantee he’ll love it too!

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14. Dad’s Beard Better Than Yours Funny Baby Bodysuit

Cute gift Dad's Beard Better Than Yours Funny Baby Romper Bodysuit

If you agree with the fact that babies are simply too cute to not spoil, brace yourself. They’re about to be even cuter with baby apparel from Brisco! With tons of designs to choose from – humorous to simply adorable – there’s something for every baby. All made in the U.S.A., using eco-friendly inks and 100% ring-spun cotton with double-needle ribbed bindings and durable snap closures, you can’t go wrong with a romper by Brisco! Available in sizes newborn to 18 months.

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15. Why a Son Needs a Dad: 100 Reasons

Great book for all dads: Why a Son Needs a Dad: 100 Reasons

A new dad is sure to find inspiration for years to come with this heartfelt collection by best-selling author Greg Lang of 100 reasons why a dad truly is his son’s hero. This beautifully-designed book has over 40 inspirational black and white photos and page after page of reminders of how valuable a dad’s love truly is. This book will make a great gift for the baby shower, Father’s Day, gift for new dads from wife, or for any occasion.

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16. Nanopresso Portable Espresso Maker

Gift for new dads to better fight with sleepiness

As sleepless nights become the norm, caffeine becomes a necessity! New fathers can easily “not rest” with the Nanopresso Portable Espresso Maker, an extra-small travel coffee maker that requires no electricity or batteries – just a tiny bit of manpower! On-the-fly and off-the-grid caffeine recharge in under a minute is no longer a fantasy! What Dad wouldn’t love this revolutionary brew machine? It comes in bold color choices of black, red, orange, or yellow. It’s hot – It’s sleek – It’s bold! Power Dad up with Nanopresso!

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17. Leveled Up To Daddy Travel Mug

Travel Mug Gifts Leveled Up To Daddy

This very cute “Leveled Up to Daddy” travel mug is a great gift for gamer dads. It holds 14 oz. of liquid and has an easy-grip handle and thumb rest for those hands tired from video gaming. The tapered bottom fits in all standard cup holders and the lid has a slide opening and a slanted drinking surface, so he really never even has to take his eyes off the game – or the baby! This classy mug is stainless steel with double-wall insulation to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold much longer than the average cup.

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18. Lillian Rose “Daddy’s Little Project” Diaper Bag

Gifts for soon to be dads Lillian Rose "Daddy's Little Project" Diaper Bag

There’s a builder in every dad, right? Well, maybe not, but he’ll still love this macho diaper bag – cleverly designed to look like a real tool bag. This awesome daddy diaper bag is made of high-quality, durable vinyl and has seven outside pockets, a small zipper pocket on the inside, and a hook and loop closure. The decal on the front of this unique diaper bag says: Daddy’s Little Project. This bag will make a memorable and useful baby shower gift for a new dad!

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19. Daddy’s Survival Kit

Daddy's Survival Kit

This attractive, tall drinking glass by Fredericks Engraving makes a great simple baby shower gift or Father’s Day gift for any dad that enjoys having a refreshing drink to unwind. It’s made in America from durable, thick glass that will retain its opacity for years to come and it’s totally dishwasher-safe. The funny etching, which says: Daddy’s Survival Kit, is super smooth and will never fade or wear off like printing on glassware commonly does.

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20. Willow Tree New Dad Figurine

Willow Tree New Dad Figurine

Perfect for the dad who loves art sculptures, wood-carving or who is just the sentimental type. Hand-carved and hand-painted, this piece serves as a timeless reminder of the memory and emotion of becoming a new father. The willow tree is historically a symbol of courage, hope and love. And this heartfelt sculpture captures all of these things perfectly! The Willow Tree New Dad figurine is sure to be a gift he’ll treasure for many years to come!

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21. Death Wish Coffee

The World's Strongest Coffee for new dad to stay awake after sleepless nights

Let’s face it: The number one threat to a new dad is exhaustion! But no need to worry, just fill his cup with Death Wish – certified to be the strongest coffee on earth. We’re not sure if it’s actually certified to be the strongest coffee on earth, but it is certified to contain no toxic chemicals, like pesticides or artificial ingredients, or anything else that could potentially slow daddy down! One thing’s is for certain and that’s the fact that this truly is delicious coffee full of caffeine that helps new dads to stay awake after sleepless nights!

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22. Memory Card

Memory Card gift for new dad to have enough memory to store all baby videos and pictures

With a new baby in the family, there’s guaranteed to be a whole lot of laughing and napping and walking and talking going on! So, it’s important to make sure Dad has plenty of digital storage space for all those priceless, precious moments that he’ll want to treasure for a lifetime. No need to worry with the Sandisk Ultra Micro UHS I-Adapter, he’ll have digital memories even the Paparazzi would be jealous of!

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23. The Baby Owner’s Manual

The Baby Owner's Manual funny unique gift for first time dads

Being a new dad is tough! That’s why he needs this Baby Owner’s Manual Troubleshooting Guide – filled with tons of useful beginner tips and practical guides to help him stay calm and get things done when things get crazy! The book has a funny tone, but contains seriously valuable information like how to change a diaper, how to pick up and hold your baby, and all the basics–with easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions. This Baby Owner’s Manual is a must-have for every new dad as well as for soon to be dads! Not only will baby be happy, but daddy will proudly be looking like a pro!

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24. Glider Chair

Fathers day gift for new dad glider chair

Just imagine how adorable daddy and baby will be taking an afternoon nap together or just kicking back watching the game in this luxurious Storkcraft glider chair. It’s so comfortable that you might as well go ahead and get two! The cushions are easy to spot clean and the framework is built to last. This comfy chair with side pockets and ottoman will be his favorite place to put his feet up for years to come!

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25. Book Quotes about Fatherhood

Gift that will show any new dad how fatherhood is the best thing ever

DAD: Hundreds of Awesome Quotes about the Guy Who Does it All. The title says it all! Fatherhood is a blessing and new dads need some time to understand that. This gift will show them what other fathers think about fatherhood. The attractive 256-page book contains a variety of inspiring dad quotes from all walks of life – famous actors, authors, former U.S. presidents, athletes and more. It truly has something for everyone – ranging from cute and clever humor to inspirational words of wisdom. Not only is this book a wonderful gift to let a new dad know how special he is, it also provides a place he can go for quick inspiration or confidence when things get real!

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26. New Daddy Kit

Gag New Daddy Kit

This New Daddy Kit made especially for first-time dads is sure to raise a smile! It comes complete with a pair of ear plugs for when it’s Dad’s turn to sleep, matchsticks to keep him awake when he can barely keep his eyes open, a clothespin for changing stinky diapers, and a card to log all the important info everyone keeps asking but he can’t remember. This novelty gift set is for laughs, but hopefully it will help Dad remember to relax and have some fun!

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27. The Man Behind the Bump Proud New Father T-Shirt

The Man Behind the Bump Proud New Father Men's T-Shirt

We think every New Dad-to-Be will be proud to wear this “Man behind the Bump” father T-shirt! It’s made from 100% high-quality cotton and comes in a variety of popular color options. It even comes in long or short sleeves. Makes a great shower gift for dad or just a gift to say: Dads Rule! Get Dad pumped up for the baby’s birth and help him show his pride and excitement with this great father-to-be shirt just in time for Father’s Day.

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28. Canon IVY Mobile Mini Photo Printer

Gift for dad when baby is born Canon IVY Mobile Mini Photo Printer

When baby is born dad will need a gift that can print instant all that awesome picture that he is captured on his phone. With this cool gift, the portable Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer, dad won’t have to wait to print and share a photo of his little bundle of joy! With super speed and superior quality, this printer prints from all Bluetooth mobile devices and social media platforms stress-free! It prints 2″ x 3″ photos with peel and stick backing – great for scrapbooking or memory boards. He can even stick it to the wall if he wants – precious memories will never be lost! Any dad will fall in love with this super-portable, super cool photo printer!

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29. Echo Dot (2nd Generation)

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) very helpful gift for all first time, soon to be, or new dads

Because holding baby is top priority now, every new dad needs an Amazon Echo Dot to play music, control smart devices, make calls, answer questions, set timers and alarms, and so much more. The Echo Dot has new advanced microphone technology that hears you from across the room, even in noisy environments or while playing music. Alexa now has over 50,000 skills, including Jeopardy, Lyft, Domino’s and Audible. With all of this assistance, Dad will have much more time to bond with baby. And isn’t that what it’s all about?

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30. Mute Button Pacifier

Funny gift for new dad Mute Button Pacifier

Let’s face it, sometimes you just need your little angel to be a little less…Noisy. The Mute Button Pacifier is an adorable way to accomplish just that. This German-engineered pacifier is made of quality non-toxic, natural bite-resistant materials that are designed to form naturally in the mouth – satisfying babies need for supplemental sucking, while also providing parents with peace of mind.

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31. Dad’s Playbook: Wisdom for Fathers from the Greatest Coaches of All Time

Dad's Playbook: Wisdom for Fathers from the Greatest Coaches of All Time

Great dads and great coaches have a lot in common – they motivate, mentor, discipline, and love. In this wonderful collection of more than 100 inspiring quotes, parenting expert Tom Limbert takes wisdom from some of the greatest coaches of all time and applies it to fatherhood. With foreword by Steve Young and lots of photos of famous coaches in action, dads will fall in love with this book and find inspiration in its pages for years to come!

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32. Beer Chillers – Dad’s Edition – “Worlds Coolest Dad”

Beer Chillers - Dad’s Edition - “Worlds Coolest Dad”

These awesome beer chillers are much more than a novelty gift! They’re stainless steel, freeze in as little as 45 minutes, and keep drinks incredibly cold for an incredibly long time! Not to mention, they look really cool! With the words “Worlds Coolest Dad” engraved on each stick, what dad wouldn’t love this set that includes two drink chiller sticks and instructions for use. Summer’s coming and he’s gonna want to keep his drink cold while chilling by the pool or wherever the adventure takes him! This is an affordable gift he’s sure to love!

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33. Dad Life: A Manly Adult Coloring Book

One of the best new daddy gifts Dad Life: A Manly Adult Coloring Book

Being a dad is a lot of hard work! So, help him adjust to his new hectic life with his very own manly coloring book! He may laugh at first, but he’ll thank you once he realizes how relaxing a cold beer and a coloring book can be! Plus, now he can be a super cool dad and color with the kids! This quality-made coloring book is printed on 60-pound bright white paper stock. #DadsNeedFunToo!

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34. Baby Backseat Mirror for Car

New father gift Baby Backseat Mirror for Car

The So Peep Baby Backseat Mirror is a must-have accessory for every dad on the go! Made from baby-safe, shatterproof acrylic glass, this quality-engineered mirror installs in under a minute – with no assembly required. With an extra-large, fully-adjustable convex viewing area, this mirror is a wonderful gift for a new dad! Purchase before Father’s Day and also receive a free e-book of nutritious baby recipes. Comes with a 100% Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee!

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35. Earmuffs Infant Hearing Protection

Earmuffs Infant Hearing Protection useful gift for little ones to protect their ear

Did you know that noise-induced hearing loss is NOT reversible? Once hearing is gone, it’s gone for good! And how do you know what level of loud noise is safe for a baby’s sensitive ears? You might be surprised to learn that a lot of everyday noises can permanently damage your baby’s hearing (or even your own.) No worries! With these Baby Earmuffs on hand, Dad will rest easy knowing he’s done his part to protect baby’s hearing!

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36. Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones

The best gift for new dad who need just a little bit more silence Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Every new father will need a moment of silence for himself. This one of the best gifts will ultimately bring him peace, silence and a clearer thoughts. Any dad will love the convenience of these Bose Quiet Comfort Wireless Headphones with hassle-free Bluetooth and built-in Amazon Alexa to answer first-time dad questions or help him plan his day. With three levels of world-class noise cancellation (I can not lie this is key feature), these headphones truly offer an unparalleled audio experience for better listening or even better resting! (and every new dad will need that moment of rest). He will fall in love with these high performance, totally-hip headphones.

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37. Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses

Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses gift that will help new dads to look better and hide the bags under his eyes

Ray-Ban Aviator Classic sunglasses are a timeless addition to any dad’s wardrobe. With several lens colors to choose from – crystal brown, crystal green, G-15 polarized, and more – these iconic sunglasses will do more than make dad look cool! They also provide optimum visual clarity, 100% UV protection and also do a great job at hiding the bags under his eyes from being up all night with the baby.

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38. Copy Paste Dad and Baby Set

Perfect gift for awesome new dad Copy Paste Dad and kid set

The Copy Paste Daddy and Me Matching T-Shirt set is adorable for any duo, but especially for the dad who’s into design, programming, publishing or even Internet-surfing! The awesome message put this unique set over the top on the cuteness meter! With several great colors and options to choose from, this is the perfect baby shower gift set for any proud new Daddy or Daddy-to-Be!

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