There are a vast variety of baby gift options out on the market to choose from when purchasing for a friend or loved one who is expecting a baby. The most typical gifts include clothing, accessories, and gear. While the mother often needs these items, they can overwhelmingly be gained in abundance at baby showers. In return many of these items need to be returned and exchanged. If you want to really make your gift stand out and give the mother to be a unique item to show off to friends and family, consider a personalized baby gift.A personalized baby gift adds a special touch to a diaper bag, diaper cloth, outfit, or baby accessory. It adds meaning to the item and gives the baby a keepsake to treasure for a lifetime. Personalized baby gifts may involve having the baby’s name engraved or embroidered on a gift. In some instances, gift givers choose to have the baby’s birth date, weight, and length also on the gift. This, of course, assumes the gift is given after the baby is born.The most popular types of personalized items for a baby are diaper bags, burp cloths, blankets, and clothing items. These items are purchased from or taken to an embroider store where either the baby’s name or initials are added to the item. Other personalized gift ideas include picture frames or wall hangings with the child’s name and/or birth date. Baby girl gifts may include personalized rings or bracelets for the infant child.There are several different options for finding vendors or stores that offer customers the option of personalized baby gifts. One common way to find the stores offering this service is to complete an online search for personalized baby gifts. However, if you find a gift from a store that does not include personalization, contact a sewing company or a jewelry store to add the personal touch. Most embroider or engraving stores will carry out the process on items for a small fee.While most personalized gifts are directed toward use by the baby or by baby products, some personalized baby gifts are more directed toward the mother. Charm bracelets and necklaces with the baby’s name engraved can be given to and worn by the mother. These are also acceptable gifts to give at a baby shower or baby tea.Choosing to give a baby gift specially designed for the infant is a touching and thoughtful gift. The name on the item shows that the gift giver put advanced thought into the gift because most personalized items take longer to receive for gift giving. It also gives the mother a special item that is different from the rest. Opening a gift and seeing your new little one’s or little one’s to be name written is a wonderful and warm feeling. When shopping for a gift to give to someone who has had or is expecting a baby, consider adding a personalized touch to the gift with the baby’s name, initials, or birthdate.