For those with a baby shower in their future, we round up our favorite fun and infant-friendly new gifts.
We love this hand-stamped tag necklace from Baby Bliss. Inscribe the baby's name or due date on the two sterling silver discs. A pretty bit of bling for a new mom-to-be. $57. 1236 Prospect St., Southlake Town Center, 817-251-6600.
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Want to rock baby to sleep with a version of Queen's We Will Rock You? Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Queen features gentle instrumental renditions of some of the band's most popular tunes, including Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are the Champions, Somebody To Love and You're My Best Friend. From Rockabye Baby! Music, $16.99 at Pottery Barn Kids, www.pbkids.com. (You can also hear samples of the tunes on the site.)
Bath time can be a bonding experience with the new Tummy Tub, a womblike alternative to traditional baby bathtubs. The idea: Baby will feel warm, relaxed and reassured while sitting in the fetal position, just like in Mommy's tummy. The manufacturer says the tub helps ease baby's indigestion and colic. Tummy Tub connects to the Two Step Stool, which raises it up and makes it easier to bathe the infant. Tummy Tub, $53; Two Step Stool, $68. Zoe & Jack, 5137 Birchman Ave., Fort Worth, 817-989-2200.
For special occasions, indulge baby in a little luxury. These infant rompers are made from soft but machine-washable cashmere blended with cotton. There are three nature-inspired designs: polar bears (light blue), birds (pink) and giraffes (white base). Accessorize with a matching cashmere blanket. Sizes range from newborn to 24 months. Rompers, $89 each; blankets, $105. Zoe & Jack.
Every baby will ride in style with colorful covers for car seats. The Baby Ritzy Rider Infant Car Seat Cover fits all infant car seats, and is reversible to create four distinct looks. Each cover includes a pacifier pocket and canopy hood and comes in a variety of patterns, prints and styles. The photo shows the Avocado Damask cover. $130. Ella Bella, 2001 W. Southlake Blvd., No. 143, Southlake, 817-488-3640.
This pink and green stroller liner from Pure Joy adds a pop of panache to your baby's wheels. $72. Ella Bella.
Sock monkeys will always have our hearts, but we also love these handmade Blabla dolls. Characters such as Prudence the Owl and Socks the Fox are made from all-natural fibers and are soft and cuddly. These 12- to 18-inch-tall friends are contemporary-inspired with a vibrant, simple style. 12-inch dolls, $37.95; 18-inch dolls, $48.95. Babies on the Boulevard, 6200 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, 817-737-7171.