The Best Father's Day Gifts For New Dads
A new parent's first Mother's Day or Father's Day is a very special time — and if you've giving them a gift, you want it to be something that reflects the occasion. For new dads, Father's Day might not even be on their radar — or it might be something they're eagerly anticipating. Either way, we rounded up 15 gifts that are perfect to celebrate this fun and happy milestone.
A few things to keep in mind when selecting Father's Day gifts for new dads: anything that might help make the first year of newborn life easier will be appreciated. So will anything that helps the new dad boast about his new dad status. Personalized Father's Day gifts are also beloved, if you have time to order ahead. But if not, there are plenty of Father's Day gifts you can purchase for quick delivery that'll still make the new dad you know happy.
Here, 15 Father's Day gifts for new dads — including products for the baby and products just for him.
For Handy New Dads: A Different Type of Toolbox
Don't underestimate the power of the perfect card. For smaller kids, this printable Father's Day card gets them involved — they can cut out the shapes and color them in, and gift it to their favorite guy along with the promise of dinner out (or a morning spent sleeping in).
Best Baby Carrier: Infantino Flip 4-in-1 Carrier
Infantino Flip 4-in-1 Carrier ($33, originally $36)
New dads love to keep their little ones close, and this ergonomic baby carrier lets them do just that.
For the Sleep-Deprived Dad: A Smart Sleeper
Snoo Smart Sleeper ($1,695)
OK, the Snoo Smart Sleeper is a splurge. But there are rental options available too. And if the new dad in your life is totally sleep deprived because of a fussy newborn, we guarantee you'll be his new favorite person if you gift him a month or more of a Snoo. Plus, it just got FDA authorization as a medical device — a really big deal.
For the Foodie Dad: A Smart Toaster
Our in-depth review of the Revolution InstaGLO R270 Touchscreen Toaster has more details, but suffice to say: if the new dad you know is particularly fussy about the shade of his toast (or if he's also got a toddler who is), this gift will be so appreciated. It has a ton of settings that lets you choose between different types of breakfast breads and different toasting settings.
A Unique Father's Day Gift: The Dad Hoodie
The Dad Hoodie ($108)
This clever item is a hoodie lined with six internal pockets that can carry everything a newborn could possibly need. We're talking bottles, diapers and wet wipes, baby's favorite toys, his phone, and more. Plus, it's made with an ultra-soft fleece blend. It comes in gray, navy blue, black, and a dark gray. With this, he'll be a walking and talking diaper bag.
For the Girl-Dad: Personalized Night Sky Father Daughter Print
The message on this print will have Dad tearing up: "The stars aligned on the day you became my dad." It's such a meaningful Father's Day Gift for the ultimate girl-dad. You can choose the style, framing, and sizing of the print, as well as personalize it with your details.
For the Proud New Dad: A Baby-Wearing Shirt
Lalabu Dad Shirt ($80)
This shirt comes with a clever pouch that can hold up to 15 lbs — so until your baby is around 3 to 5 months old. He won't have to fuss with baby wearing carriers (they can be tough, let's face it), and he'll be able to start toting his little one around on all his adventures. A new dad dream.
For the Comfy Dad: A Classic Crewneck
You can't go wrong with this heavyweight Gildan sweatshirt, proudly proclaiming the new dad you know as the world's greatest papa. (Also works for grandfathers who are going by papa)
For the Sentimental Dad: A Customized Bracelet
Help the new dad you know keep his kids close to him always with this personalized bracelet, which comes with custom engaged beads bearing the names of his favorite people.