Ultimate Guide to Vegan Baby Shower Gifts

After nine long months spent running around to get everything ready for their little one, expecting parents deserve nothing less than the royal treatment – and giving them presents that they can put to good use during the first few months with their new arrival is one of the best ways to make their lives easier. Luckily, there are tons of vegan and cruelty-free products out there for newborns. Here are some of our favourite gift ideas for conscious parents:

  • Bramble Crafts Cardigan

    In celebration of the royal family’s new arrival, PETA sent Harry and Meghan this cardigan. Ideal for giving any newborn a cosy welcome, this wool-free knit is as soft and warm for a baby as it is kind to sheep.

  • BellaStoria Baby Bamboo Socks – Mum & Dad

    These bamboo socks will not only make parents smile with their sweet message but also keep the newborn super-comfy and happy. Plus, choosing bamboo socks over woolly ones helps prevent baby lambs and their mothers from suffering. It’s a win-win-win.

  • Vegan Recipe Box

    Buy a recipe kit from The Vegan Recipe Box Company and the lucky recipient will be sent a box packed with the exact ingredients needed to make a delicious vegan meal. This will make life so much easier for parents who are balancing baby, work, the household, and everything else in life.

  • Lush Couple’s Massage

    No matter how well prepared they are for their bundle of joy, all parents need a break sometimes. Help them schedule in some essential R&R with 30 minutes of complete pampering, courtesy of a rejuvenating deep-tissue massage – they deserve it!

    The Lush Tailor Made double spa treatment can be customised for vegan clients during the consultation.

  • Marks & Spencer Lamb Soft Toy

    This little lamb just loves a cuddle. This gift is totally animal-friendly and makes a perfect first soft toy for babies.

  • Hayley & Co Little Animal Dribble Bib

    Whether you pick the fox, fish, or penguin design, any of the three sweet Little Animal Dribble Bibs will no doubt come in handy for new parents.

  • Fabelab Animal Cuddle Comforter

    Comforters are said to help babies sleep, so mama and papa will surely love you for this one. Fabelab’s designs are made of 100% organic cotton and are just as soft as they are cool.

  • Dr Brown’s Coolees Watermelon Teether

    Dr Brown’s Coolees Watermelon Teether will be a life-saver for parents once their baby starts teething. Its solid yet flexible design relieves mouth pressure and pain. Also, watermelons are wonderfully vegan!

  • Pottery Barn Kids Metallic Stars Sherpa Baby Blanket – Ivory 

    Crafted from lightweight polyester, this blanket will keep baby warm while out and about in the buggy. Epitomising on-the-go style and practicality, it’s soft, chic, and free of animal-derived materials.

  • A Night Away: Vegan-Friendly Weekend Breaks in the UK

    There are plenty of delightful places for vegans to escape to across the UK – and there’s plenty more than salad on their menus. For new parents, a weekend getaway will be like a dream come true.

  • Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes

    This book gives parents a great introduction to cooking for and with their kids. It’s packed with family-friendly recipes like Creamy Fettuccine, Sneaky Chickpea Burgers, and Apple Pie Chia Pudding.

  • Matt & Nat Isla Changing Bag

    The Matt & Nat Isla changing bag can be worn as a backpack, slung over the shoulder using the long strap, or carried by hand using the top handle. It is multifunctional and has plenty of space for storing everything from bottles to nappies.

  • Ethcs Black Stealth Sweatpants

    For those days when parents just want to lounge around, these comfy and cosy sweatpants are ideal.

Buying vegan and cruelty-free gifts is a powerful way to help kids learn about compassion. It’s crucial that we foster empathy in children from an early age, as teaching them to see every animal – whether a cat, a dog, a pig, or a chicken – as an individual will help them grow up understanding that every sentient being deserves respect.

Teaching young people about the impact their choices have on animals, the environment, and their own health enables them to make smart choices and become responsible citizens. With the help of the next generation, we can end speciesism and make the world a much better place for all animals.