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5 Holiday gift ideas for the new dad

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Christmas gifts for new dads

Sometimes new dads get lost in the shuffle with all the attention on mommy and the baby. This holiday season, don't forget about daddy. Here are some terrific holiday gift ideas that any new dad will love.

Christmas gifts for new dads

DadGear Diaper Bags for Dads

No dad wants to carry around a girly diaper bag all the time. Get him a manly bag designed just for new dads. DadGear offers a line of messenger bags, backpacks, courier bags and their classic diaper bag. The Classic by DadGear comes in a variety of colors and is made from durable material. It offers a quick access wipes case, two large interior pockets, two bottle pockets, a removable changing pad and more. Get this diaper bag for dads at, priced at $109.00.

Christmas gifts for new dads

Diaper Changing Tool Belt

This Diaper Changing Tool Belt comes stuffed with 12 items, ranging from diapers and wipes to goggles and a nose clip. This fun gift has been popular at couples' baby showers and it also makes a terrific Christmas gift. You can get the Diaper Changing Tool Belt by Daddy's Tools of the Trade at This affordable gift idea is priced at just $29.99.

Christmas gifts for new dads

"I'm the Daddy" Hat

This vintage-styled hat features a worn-in look that any new daddy will love. This ultra comfortable "I'm the Daddy" hat is priced at $19.95 and available at This website offers a lot of other wonderful gifts for dads, including scrubs to wear in the delivery room, hoodies, tees, coffee mugs, books and gift sets.

Christmas gifts for new dads

The New Dad's Survival Guide (Paperback)

Who gives better advice than other dads? This book for new daddies, The New Dad's Survival Guide: Man-to-Man Advice for First-Time Fathers, is a manual that deciphers the confusing world of fatherhood. This book is a hilarious look at fatherhood and also features essential tips and advice that every new dad needs. Snag this book on for just $12.99.

Christmas gifts for new dads

Personalized Daddy's Tie

If your hubby is a new dad, tug on his heart strings this Christmas with a keepsake tie that features your baby's handprints or footprints. You choose a blue, yellow or pink silk tie and it comes with the ink pad, design ideas and instructions to create a gift that he'll cherish forever. You can get the Daddy's Tie at Uncommon Goods for $29.95.

Christmas gifts for new dads

Get more great gift ideas in The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide >>

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