Father’s Day Gifts From The Bump – 100 Ideas

Mother to be Gifts from the bump

100 Gift Ideas From The Bump On Father’s Day

Father’s Day is closing in, and just like you, many people are struggling to find the perfect gift for their dads or father figures. This task can be even more of a daunting when the present is from an unborn child.

As an expectant mother, we understand that you want to make your partner feel loved and appreciated on this special day. So to help, we’ve put this gift guide, we’ve curated a collection of thoughtful and unique gift ideas that will surely put a smile on his face.

We have looked at sentimental items, keepsakes and practical essentials, let’s look and find the perfect Father’s Day gift from your bump!

The aim for putting for this list together is to give you some suggestions, ideas and some inspiration to help find the perfect gift, from technology, to books, clothing and food and drink.

Below is a list of 10 categories to help you find an area that sounds like it might best fit your partner. In each category are 10 sub-categories, to narrow down your search and within each sub-category we have thoughtfully included some examples of gifts you could think about.

In the final section of this guide we have looked at budgeting and suggested 10 ideas which we believe will save you money.

Personalised Gifts:

These are fantastic gifts as you can add your message to the thoughtful idea making it very unique. Consider getting a photo album or a personalised message on a bottle for a sentimental touch.

  • Engraved items: A personalised wrist watch great keepsake present, cufflinks or a smart little keyring with the father’s name or initials engraved on.
  • Picture Frames: A unique picture frame with a hand moulding kit. You can include a photo of the baby’s ultrasound or a picture of the father-to-be, for example.
  • Personalised Books: A customised children’s book with the father’s and the baby’s name or create a scrapbook with pictures and mementos of the wondrous pregnancy journey.
  • Personalised Clothing: Consider A t-shirt, hat or sweater with a personalised message or funny quote that relates to fatherhood.
  • Personalised Jewellery: A customised bracelet, ring, or necklace with the baby’s name or birthdate.
  • Personalised Mugs: If you have photo why not getting him a printed mug with a message or funny quote, simple yet thoughtful gift that can used daily.
  • Personalised Plaques or Signs: A plaque or sign with a heartfelt message or quote can make for a great addition to the father-to-be office or home.
  • Personalised Music: Create a customised playlist of songs that have special meaning to the father.
  • Personalised Stationery: why not look at a personalised pen or ruler? Engrave his name into a pen and match it up with a box! Even think about getting a custom diary or notebook, to keep record of important notes.
  • Personalised Artwork: A custom-made painting or drawing of the father-to-be with the bump can make for a touching and memorable gift.

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Baby Keepsakes

Capture precious moments with a baby ultrasound frame or a belly casting kit that you can both enjoy.

  • Personalised Picture Frames: A unique picture frame with a photo of dad and the baby to treasure the special moments to come.
  • Footprint and Handprint Kit: A set to create a mould of the baby’s little foot or handprint, a precious keepsake to make once the baby is born.
  • Memory Book: A memory book to record the baby’s milestones, first words and photos.
  • Baby Clothes: Adorable baby clothes with special messages or designs. If he has a favourite football club, consider getting a football baby suit to share the love for a team.
  • Baby Toys: Toys with special sentimental value or personalised messages make for a great gift for fathers day. A sharing toy like a build it yourself train set or a little set of musical instruments.
  • Baby Jewellery: Personalised jewellery with the baby’s name or birth date, a perfect gift keepsake accessory. He can take it with him wherever he goes as a good luck charm.
  • Baby Books: A collection of classic baby books or personalised ones to drift your baby off to sleep… the perfect bonding activity!
  • Baby Blankets: Soft and cosy blankets with the baby’s name or a special message, perfect for snuggling.
  • Shadow Box: Used to showcase special items, like the baby’s hospital bracelet or photographs. You can fill this with anything you like and hang it on a wall to display!
  • Photo Album: A personalised photo album to store and organise all the special photos of dad and baby together.


Food and Drink

Treat your partner to his favourite meal or drink with a gift card voucher or a home-made dinner.

  • Wine: Treat him to his favourite bottle of wine, whether he prefers red ,white or even rose! Consider personalising this gift with a message on the bottle or even think about adding a luxurious pewter label on it with your own personalised message.
  • Craft Beer: A selection of craft beers from local breweries or unique and rare selections from around the world. Think about gifting him with a pint glass alongside it to make it a wonderful set. Like an engraved pint glass or a tankard.
  • Gourmet Coffee: A selection of gourmet coffee beans or a coffee subscription box to keep dad’s mornings energized and delicious.
  • Tea: A selection of high-quality loose leaf teas or even tea accessories, like strainers or spoons.
  • Sauces and Rubs: A selection of delicious sauces or seasoning to help dad take his grilling to the next level. If he is a good cook (or likes to think so) then this gift would be perfect to allow him to express himself through his food.
  • Chocolate: A simple yet effective gift is a box of chocolates. With a wide variety to choose from, you cant go wrong with. Consider maybe making a basket and filling it with his favourite choccies and add a few extra items in there to make it more personal to him.
  • Hot Sauce: A selection of spicy sauces from around the world for the dad who loves a little heat to his food! Let him know just how well you know him by selecting these.
  • Meat and Cheese Board: Why not purchase a wonderful chopping board to help him slice his favourite meats and cheeses? There are wide variety’s from different materials, to different shapes and sizes. Why not personalise these with an engraved message or design.
  • Snacks: A selection of healthy and delicious snacks, like nuts or dried fruits, for the dad who is always on the move.
  • Cooking Classes: The gift of a cooking class or subscription box for dad to learn new recipes and cooking techniques.


DIY Gifts

You can use your imagination and make something from hand. DIY gifts are always appreciated because of the time and effort spent putting them together.

  • Memory Book: Create a personalised scrapbook or photo album that documents the pregnancy journey (good and bad) with ultrasound pictures, photos and other memorable moments.
  • Handmade Jewellery: Handcraft a necklace, bracelet or a set of cufflinks with the baby’s initials, birthdate or name if you have agreed on one.
  • DIY Baby Mobile: Create a unique baby mobile that reflects the father’s interests, such as a sports-themed mobile. Just hang it above the crib or changing table out of the baby’s reach and enjoy the handmade touch it gives to the space.
  • Personalised Coffee Mug: Make a customised coffee mug by hand-stamping a personal message or design onto a plain mug. Think about images like the ultrasound scan, or “best dad ever” designs.
  • Hand Crafted Picture Frame: Decorate a plain picture frame with paint, glitter, detailed drawings if you are arty. Complete your frame and add a photo of the father-to-be with the bump.
  • Knitted Or Crocheted Baby Blanket: If you are skilled at knitting or crochet, consider making a cosy and personalised baby blanket, with maybe a knitted image embedded in of the father. Or even send your own knitted blanket away and get a photo professionally printed.
  • Handmade Voucher Book: Create a book with vouchers for things like breakfast in bed, a massage or a date night. These books are a wonderful handmade gift for a dad who needs a break. Let him close his eyes and pick a voucher, whatever the vouchers displays, for example a movie night in or an evening on his games console, he can enjoy that day.
  • Personalised Memory Jar: For him to fill with small sentimental items that represent memories they are going to share together, or things you’re looking forward to as a family.
  • Customised T-Shirt: Use fabric paint or markers to create a custom T-shirt with a funny picture or message for the father-to-be. It doesn’t have to be funny, it could be anything you want, that’s the beauty of it.
  • Handmade Wooden Keepsake Box: Make a wooden keepsake box to store special mementos, such as the baby’s first outfit or the ultrasound picture. You can personalise this box however you like, from painting it to sticking photos all over it, its entirely up to you!


Baby Equipment

Give yourselves a head start on baby essentials by considering getting everyday essentials for when the baby arrives. This can be many things from a pram to a baby car seat.

  • Baby Carrier: A baby carrier is a great gift for fathers who want to bond with their baby and keep them close while on the go. Its important to keep your newborn secure while also having your hands free to do things like shopping or walking the dog for example.
  • Baby Changing Bag: A functional changing bag that your partner can use to carry all of the newborn baby’s essentials, like milk bottles or a spare change of clothes.
  • Baby Monitor: These are very useful, say your partner works from home or is just in the next room, they allow you to keep an eye on your newborn from elsewhere. Make sure your newborn isn’t chewing small objects or climbing out of bed!
  • Baby Pram: A Baby pram is essential for any father who enjoys spending time outdoors, now you can do it with your beautiful newborn and let him/her wonder at the outside from the comfort of their pram.
  • Baby Swing: A baby swing can soothe and entertain the baby.
  • Baby Carrier Backpack: This is a great option If the dad enjoys an adventure. This will allow him to go with the baby where he wishes.
  • Portable Changing Station: Great for changing the baby on the go, making it a practical and useful gift.
  • Baby Bouncer: This can keep baby entertained for hours! Let them bob away on their bouncer while daddy is allowed to finish off some essential chores around the house, or even take a break and put his feet up.
  • Car Seat: A car seat is a must-have for any father who plans on driving with their baby
  • Baby Wrap: A comfortable way to carry their baby close while keeping their hands free. These can be personalised and printed on to make it unique to the dad and the baby.


Dad-To-Be Books

Help your partner prepare for fatherhood with informative books such as “The Expectant Father” or “Dude, You’re Gonna Be a Dad!”.

  • Pregnancy Guidebooks: Consider one of these guides for advice and guidance on how to prepare. If you are unsure what to expect, including things based around physical and emotional changes, these useful step-by-step guides really do help. Make this a bit more fun and personal by adding some of your own advice or even some personal images!
  • Fatherhood Memoirs: Written by other dads explaining their experiences in fatherhood. These can prove to be very helpful for a new dad who like many others, doesn’t know what he’s doing at the start! Fret not, everything falls into place after a while. These are the perfect gifts for helping and encouraging a new dad overcome a new challenge.
  • Parenting Humour Books: Funny books that provide a light-hearted take on parenting and the challenges that come with it. These books are great to help ease the pressures off of parenting, consider personalising your own too!
  • Child Development Books: Books like this are perfect for helping fathers understand their child’s cognitive, social, and emotional growth.
  • Sleep Training Books: Guides to help new dads implement sleep techniques, ensuring their baby gets the rest they need, and lets not forget him too!
  • Cookbooks for children: If your partner is into cooking, why not involve the baby in a new hobby too! Cookbooks that provide tasty, healthy and easy meals for toddlers, delivering delicious new foods whilst ensuring they get the goodness they need! Health is very important, making this gift an essential for any new dad.
  • Baby books: Help your newborn and your partner bond over an adventure reading book! The perfect gift to allow your baby to get a good night sleep and dream big!
  • Positive Parenting Books: Books that promote a positive parenting approach, emphasising mutual respect, communication and empathy.
  • Bonding with Baby Books: Books that offer advice and tips on bonding with the baby, including playtime activities, soothing techniques, and other ways to build a strong bond.
  • Poems: A book with a rhythm to it! The perfect gift for dad to read to the new-born and have the baby nodding off in no time.


Comfortable Clothing

Give the gift of comfort with cosy pyjamas or a soft robe that your partner can wear while snuggling with your unborn child.

  • Lounge Wear: Comfortable and stylish clothing to wear around the house. Cuddle up as a new family together in comfort and fluffiness.
  • Soft T-Shirts: Soft and lightweight t-shirts that are perfect for a casual day out. Whether taking the newborn for a walk or even chilling at home. Consider personalising one too with a printed message or image.
  • Sweaters/Hoodies: Comfortable and cosy get a fun oversized hoodie with two head holes to fit two people in when snuggling up on the sofa together after a hard day.
  • Slippers: Ideal for indoor use. Perfect for keeping your feet warm and cosy and of course keeps your feet clean from a baby mess on the floor!
  • Dressing Gowns/Robes: Perfect for once again, relaxing in the comfort of home. Gift a soft, fluffy dressing gown, ideal for a lazy day in, you can even get this personalised with a message.
  • Pyjamas: Comfortable and stylish pyjamas these are perfect for a good sleep.
  • Socks: The go to gift for the dad socks! that will keep his feet warm and cosy, perfect for everyday wear. There are lots of designs available for the new dad.
  • Sweatpants: Soft and durable sweatpants that are perfect for lounging at home or nipping to the shop for that milk he promised to get on the way home from work.
  • Casual Shoes: Comfortable shoes that are perfect for everyday wear, whether taking the baby out for a morning walk, or going in the garden to tend to nature.
  • Athletic Wear: Is your partner into exercise and fitness? Then purchase some useful athletic clothing for all his sporting needs! Allow him to escape to his hobbies in his spare time.


Subscription Box:

Sign your partner up for a subscription box service that delivers goodies specifically for him, such as snacks or grooming products.

  • Snack Subscription Boxes: Monthly boxes filled with delicious and healthy snacks, perfect for the dad who is always on the go, or a keep fit fanatic.
  • Book Subscription Boxes: These are filled with different and unique books each month, discover new books and genres he might enjoy.
  • Coffee Subscription Boxes: Filled with delicious coffee beans to enjoy on a morning. Nothing can quite beat a good coffee in my opinion. Different ranges of beans and flavours to indulge in each month.
  • Beer Subscription Boxes: Does he enjoy a cold one while watching footie or his favourite programme. These can be local ales from around the UK or beers from all over the world to tickle his pallet.
  • Clothing Subscription Boxes: Full of stylish and comfortable clothing, perfect for the dad who likes to stay on top of the latest fashion trends.
  • Shaving Subscription Boxes: High quality shaving products, perfect for the dad who likes to take care of his appearance.
  • Tech Subscription Boxes: If he enjoys playing his games console or works from home or is just tech savvy, treat him to a big box full of tech every month.
  • BBQ Subscription Boxes: Cram-packed with BBQ rubs, sauces, and other outdoor cooking accessories, perfect for the dad who loves to get the family over and share some burgers and hot dogs in the sunshine.
  • DIY Subscription Boxes: Monthly boxes filled with DIY tools and materials, perfect for the dad who loves to get hands on in his man cave.
  • Gaming Subscription Boxes: Enjoy video games, board games or tabletop games, perfect for the dad who loves to enjoy evenings filled with family fun.


Tech Gadgets:

If he is a tech-savvy dad, consider smartwatch or a high-quality Bluetooth speaker. Take a look at some of our suggestions below and find some inspiration. Consider how much you went to and have a budget in mind as some of these suggestions can be costly.

  • Smartwatches: High-tech touchscreen watches that allow dads to track their fitness, receive notifications and more, all from their wrist. Perfect for a busy dad who needs reminding of the little things to get from the shop.
  • Wireless Headphones: These are great idea if he likes listening to music or podcasts, there is a whole array to consider from with noise-cancelling capabilities including bluetooth.
  • Smart Home Devices: Consider an Alexa and some Alexa smart accessories. With most smart home devices able to be voice activated this means you can ask your Alexa to turn off the bathroom light, for example.
  • Fitness Trackers: Accessories that monitor activity levels, heart rate and more, a must have for an active dad.
  • Portable Speakers: Portable speakers that allow him to take his music with him! Useful for at home too or even when he is in the shower.
  • Streaming Devices: Services that allow him to enjoy streaming services from the television like Netflix, Disney and Amazon Prime, all from their TV.
  • Drones: This will allow him to capture stunning aerial footage or just have some fun flying it around.
  • Tablets: These devices are handy for a range of activities, from games and entertainment to work and research. Enjoy a next gen experience at his fingertips.
  • Gaming Accessories: Accessories like gaming mice, keyboards, or controllers, that allow dads to enjoy their favourite video games to the fullest.
  • Work accessories: Maybe a new webcam for crystal clear clarity, or as always a new keyboard and/or mouse. A new microphone for those office video calls to make him sound clearer.

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Quality Time

Sometimes the best gift is simply spending quality time together, so plan a special date or activity that your partner will enjoy, such as a relaxing day at the spa or a weekend getaway.

  • Movie Night: Plan a cosy movie night, complete with their favourite snacks and drinks.
  • Board Game Night: A fun and interactive way to spend quality time together, playing board games or card games.
  • DIY Project: Choose a DIY project that the partner and bump can work on together when its born, like building a crib or painting the nursery.
  • Virtual Date Night: Plan a special virtual date night for your partner, complete with a fancy dinner delivered to your door.
  • Memory Book: Make this father’s day special and gift him with a memory book filled with photos and mementos of their journey to parenthood.
  • Spa Day: Treat the soon to be dad to a relaxing spa day. Complete with a massage, facial, and other treatments. Relieve all of his anxiety about bringing a new life into the world with this perfectly relaxing gift.
  • Concert or Theatre Tickets: Surprise your partner with a wonderful visit to a theatre and enjoy a fantastic day out.
  • Picnic: Plan a special picnic date with him, complete with his favourite food and drink.
  • Baby Name Book: Spend time together looking through baby name books and thinking about potential names for the little one.
  • Photography Session: Organise a professional photography session to capture the special bond between your partner and your bump.



We understand that it’s important more than ever today to budget and make the most of the money you have. We also know Father’s Day is a special occasion and you want to get something special for the day. But we also went to make sure that you consider the amount of money you are going to spend so you do put yourself under financial pressure. Below are 10 tips which will help to avoid this.

  1. Set a budget: Determine the maximum amount you can spend and stick to it.
  2. DIY: Create a handmade gift or card for a personal touch.
  3. Shop early: Look for deals and discounts ahead of time to avoid last-minute price hikes or out of stocks.
  4. Compare prices: Research the same or similar products from different retailers to find the best deal.
  5. Shop online: Online retailers often offer better prices and discounts compared to brick and mortar stores.
  6. Consider group gifts: Pool funds with other family members or friends to purchase a bigger gift.
  7. Use Vouchers and promo codes: Look for discount codes or coupons that can be applied to your purchase.
  8. Opt for practical gifts: Consider items that are useful and practical, such as foodie gifts or gadget.
  9. Think about experiences: Consider these, such as a virtual cooking class or wine tasting, instead of physical items.
  10. Use reward programs: Check if your credit card offers rewards points or cashback on purchases that can be applied to future gifts.

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This guide has got 100 ideas and suggestions for the expectant mothers who may struggle to find the perfect gift for their partner on Father’s Day. It features a curated collection of unique and thoughtful gift ideas, ranging from sentimental, keepsakes to practical essentials, in categories such as personalised gifts, technology, books, clothing, food, and drinks. It also includes a section on budgeting with ten money-saving ideas. We hope you find this useful and please feel free to contact us if you have any further suggestions as to how we can improve this guide.


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