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11 Perfect Gifts for First-Time Dads

Looking for a Father's Day gift for a new dad? We're here to help! From silly gifts to things he'll really need, here are some great options for Dad.

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New Dad Tool Beltvia

New Dad Tool Belt

It’s time to turn in the tool belt for a baby belt! Newborns require a lot of diaper changes and this gift will keep everything you need close at hand. Stuffed with baby powder, tongs, goggles, a face mask, five diapers, baby wipes and a travel pacifier, the apron is available in blue, pink, green and yellow.

Purchase on Amazon.

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Daddy Diaper Bagvia

Daddy Diaper Bag

When it comes to babies, a diaper bag is a must. This backpack is perfect with its 10+ internal compartments, insulated pocket that can hold two bottles and changing pad. Plus, it’s waterproof, because accidents happen! Available in light or dark grey, black and Army green, this backpack makes a great 1st Father’s Day gift. Plus: Check out these last-minute gifts you can get on Amazon Prime.

Purchase on Amazon.

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Coffee Travel Flaskvia

Coffee Travel Flask

Keep the effects of newly sleepless nights at bay with a travel mug from Hydro Flask. The vacuum insulated stainless steel bottle keeps liquid hot for up to six hours, or cold for 24 hours. Its sleek design means the travel mug can go easily from a car cup holder to a stroller cup holder or a diaper bag bottle pocket.

Purchase from Amazon.

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Snack Box Subscription

Speaking of being on the go, make sure the new dad in your life has plenty of healthy snacks on hand. Food with Love is a monthly snack subscription box that’s packed will all-natural, up-and-coming munchies that are free from artificial colors and flavorings, trans fat, hydrogenated oils and high fructose corn syrup. The boxes range from $7.99-$24.99 per month, depending on the size of the box and subscription plan. Or, rather than purchase a gift, why not  make one of these DIY projects with your dad this year.

Purchase at Food with Love.

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Dad Jokesvia

Dad Jokes

Embrace slightly cringeworthy dad humor by gifting a book filled with it. These 101 jokes will help any new dad get a good laugh or two.

Purchase on Amazon.

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Personalized Docking Stationvia

Personalized Docking Station

Has daddy brain lead to missing keys, lost watches and a dead cell phone? Help him keep everything he needs in one place with this sharp docking station. It’s fully customizable with eight finish options, two font choices and the ability to add a name, initials or a phrase to the front of the station.

Purchase from Amazon.

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Comfy Slippersvia

Comfy Slippers

Make getting up and walking around in the middle of the night a little bit easier with a pair of ultra-comfortable slippers. Made by Ugg, these slippers are made with suede and shearling, providing a pillow-like softness for tired feet. Also, the durable rubber outsole means these slippers will last for years. Need even more ideas? Here are some other gifts your dad is sure to love.

Purchase from Nordstrom.

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Rocking Reclinervia

Rocking Recliner

Or, you can let the new dad kick his feet up for a bit with this reclining sleigh glider. This rocker comes with an ottoman and reclines to six different positions, meaning dad can try to catch some z’s while rocking baby.

Purchase on Amazon.

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Fishy Keychainvia

Fishy Keychain

This aluminum hook and fish keychain makes an adorable gift for a new dad. With the ability to add the baby’s name, birthdate and weight, he’ll always be reminded of his “best catch”!

Purchase on Amazon.

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Weekend Vacation

As wonderful as being a new parent is, sometimes a little break is needed. Book a quick weekend getaway with Airbnb’s easy online vacation rentals. Choose from a beachside apartment to a cabin in the woods (or even a treehouse!) in over 81,000 towns and cities worldwide. This makes an especially great gift for a first father’s day from a wife so mom can take a vacation, too.

Rent on Airbnb.

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DadWare Bondaroo Shirtvia

DadWare Bondaroo Shirt

Skin-to-skin is so important in a newborn’s first few months of life. It helps regulate breathing patterns, heart rate, body temperature, sleep cycles and bonds the baby to its parents. This cotton and spandex wrap shirt makes skin-to-skin contact easy with a velcro panel that can be opened for close cuddles.

Purchase on Amazon.

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