15 Unique Off-the-Registry Baby Shower Gifts

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For those who have been invited to a baby shower and are hoping to give a gift that's as original and special as the mom-to-be, they might not want to shop off the gift registry. Instead, why not dazzle a pal (and fellow guests) with a little something creative? Fortunately, there are plenty of presents out there that make life easier, happier, and even more fashionable for new parents. Take a look at some outside-the-box gift ideas that mom will adore. 

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Perhaps the worst has happened. A close friend is having a baby shower and there was no time to buy a gift on her registry. What to do? Well, we have got it covered. Whether one is looking to be a little different or get something maybe no one else will buy, we found practical and unique gift ideas that are perfect for a mom-to-be. These gifts are sure to impress any friend or family member pregnant with baby number 1, 2, or 3 (or more!) and won't end up as something they'd throw in the return pile. 

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We even got real moms to get in on the action! We asked which gifts they wish they'd gotten, and the answers they told us are doable for any person who wants to think outside the box. 

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