There are a number of different things that you can do to share in the excitement of having a child with the parents to be. In most cases, however, you are going to be able to show your involvement by purchasing a gift, either as a baby shower gift or perhaps as a gift for an older child. To be certain, there are many options that are open for these types of gifts, but in some cases, you may be somewhat limited in what you are able to give. That is especially the case when you are going to be going to a baby shower and you are told that you need to follow what is available on the registry at one or more stores very closely. Of course, there are always going to be opportunities for you to do something that is rather unique and to get something for the child that everybody is going to appreciate.
One of those additional items that is often appreciated are baby blankets. Of course, you would want to ensure that you were getting something that was both comfortable and safe for the child. Bibs are also an excellent choice, as most new parents are surprised with how much they are going to use these items and how often they are going to need them. One other suggestion that I would like to give is to purchase trumpette socks, as the child is likely to use them regularly as well. With a little bit of imagination and some thought as to what the parents and the child may need, you are likely to come up with other ideas as well.