How Much Should You Spend on a Baby Shower Gift in 2023?

How Much Should You Spend on a Baby Shower Gift in 2023?

So you're walking up and down the baby aisle at Target looking for a gift for your cousin's  baby shower that she's having in 2 weeks. And you've looked at their baby registry and the ones left are the more expensive baby items  that you can't afford. 

At this point, you're thinking, "should I just give them a card with a gift card?"

baby shower gifts by a window with a Bunso bag

Sure, you can.  But you want them to feel that you've put some thought and care in the gift you get them. 

But what's a good dollar amount to spend on baby shower gifts anyway? According to,  here's a breakdown on how much to spend in 2023 based on your relationship with the soon-to-be-parents. 

  • Co-workers:  $25
  • Distant Family: $50
  • Friends: $75
  • Family: $100
  • Closest friends/family:  $150

baby shower spend guide

A baby shower gift can be a thoughtful gesture to celebrate the arrival of a new baby and support the parents-to-be. Here are five tips to help you select a meaningful and practical gift without breaking the bank:

  1. Think Practicality:

    • Babies require a lot of essential items like diapers, baby clothes, bottles, and more. Consider practical gifts that will be useful for the parents in their day-to-day life. You can't go wrong with items like baby clothing sets, diaper bags, feeding supplies, or baby blankets.
  2. Think of a gift that both mom and dad can use for a long time  and a gift that not alot of people will give.

    • Diapers are definitely a necessity but these are disposable items and chances are, half of the guests at the baby shower will probably all give diapers. And they will probably get a ton of those really nicely wrapped diaper gift baskets. Onesies are great, but what size do you get? Do you get newborn or 6-12 months? But what if the baby comes out as a 10 lb baby? Yeah, too many things to consider.
  3. Think versatility Long-Term:

    • Sometimes, parents receive many newborn-specific gifts at the baby shower and after a few months, it's no longer usable. Consider giving a gift that the baby can use as they grow or would still be practical for both parents to use.
And this is why so many people choose the  Bunso Baby 2-in-1 diaper bag as their go-to baby shower gift! With its pop out changing station, which comes in handy for all those times that parents need to do a quick diaper change  when they're out and about and have no time to look for a changing table. 
With its high quality material, noone will even think that you only spent this much on this practical, stylish and functional gifts!
Not only do you get optimum functionality with this diaper bag, but you also get:
  •  stylish and minimalist design that both mom and dad won't mind wearing
  •  water resistant material for easy cleaning
  • insulated aluminum foil insulation for bottles
  • charging port for cel phones (battery not included)
  • pacifier case
  • slot for wipes 
  • soft PU leather backpack straps for comfort

bunso 2-in-1 bag insulated bottles

diaper bag bunso 2-in-1 features

All this without breaking the bank and something that that can benefit the whole family. Choose from 3 colors: gray, black and navy.

And if you have a bit more room in your budget, the Bunso Neoprene is also a great choice that parents can use long after their kids are out of diapers or even in school! 

black neoprene bunso bag on stroller

Choose from 3 colors - black, gray and olive! 

Do more and be more with Bunso Baby  - it's more than a diaper bag! Happy shopping!


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