Dad’s First Father’s Day: Gift Ideas for the Expecting Dad


Fatherhood is a new adventure for every dad. It can be both exciting and overwhelming at the same time.

This Father’s Day, why not get your expecting dad a gift that will help make his journey into fatherhood a little bit easier?

We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite fathers day gifts for the new dad!

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Cool Gift Ideas for Expecting Dads, If You’re on a Budget

If you are looking for gift ideas for expecting dads, then you can find some great gifts at There are many products available for expectant fathers. Here are our top picks if you’re on a budget:

1. May the Odds Be Ever in Their Favor with This Coin to Help Choose Whose Turn it is to Change the Newborn Baby’s Diaper.

When the smell hits the dad-to-be, it’s going to be an instant debate on whose turn it is to deal with a dirty diaper. The coin helps even out the odds by making the decision easy.

The coin has two sides – one side says “Daddy’s Turn” and the other side says “Mummy’s turn”. This gift is will not only come in handy for the dad to be down the road but will probably get a good laugh too!

New Baby Gift Mom Daddy Funny Decision Coin
  • New Parent Gifts for Him Her💑 Funny new baby gift decision coin for new parents who are going to start a new journey. Try our cute coin to make decisions easier for you and your other half, your wife, your husband, or your best friend, sister, brother, son, daughter, cousins, neighbor who is gonna be a new mommy or daddy.
  • First Time Dads Moms Gifts💗 For yourself and your spouse, your friends or colleagues whoever may be first-time dads or moms, it’s sweet to give them a decision coin to help them handle new challenges in life. Great first time moms dads gifts for mother’s day, father’s day, valentines’ day, family gathering or the Date of Birth.

2. Get them Going with the Kids Songs Right from the Start with this Tumbler

A tumbler is both functional and adorable. This tumbler features a fun play on “daddy shark” that will not only keep his coffee hot all day, but introduce him to the many dad jokes he is sure to start sharing. 

Father's Day Gifts Papa Shark Needs a Drink Do Do Travel Tumbler
  • KEEP HOT OR COLD: Dad gift tumbler has the double wall vacuum insulated design. This dad stainless steel insulated tumbler can keep the drinks hot for 5 hours and cold for 9 hours.
  • UNIQUE DESIGN: Its sweat-proof design can keep the papa travel tumbler surface dry all the time. The shape and size of the tumbler fits cup holders. Its exterior design is very fashionable.
  • BPA FREE LID: BPA free lid is very safe, because it is non-toxic. The rubber gasket of the lid can sure that the tightness of this dad travel tumbler is good. Lifting lid and sliding lid design brings you two different experiences.
  • EASY TO CLEAN: You can simplify your cleaning process by using these two brushes-a cup brush and a straw brush. There are also two BPA free lids and two straws in the beautiful gift box.

3. Get Him a Keychain that Helps Brag About the Fact He is a Dad!

This keychain is a fun and unique way for your new dad to show off his fatherhood status. It’s also a great conversation starter, which can be helpful for breaking the ice in social situations.

Father’s Day Keychain Gifts From Son Daughter To Daddy
  • Personalized fathers day gifts-this year make a sweet surprise for dad as small funny father’s day gifts, christmas stocking stuffers, or birthday gifts, from daughter and son. Cute gifts for husband, hubby on fathers day from wife, wifey, girlfriend. This lovely gift may put a warm smile on your daddy’s face or bring touch and tears to him
  • Father's day gifts from son-best dad gift ideas for father, daddy’s birthday, xmas secret santa, thanksgiving, valentine's day, anniversary, easter, any occasion. First-time dad gift for fathers day. Father of the bride/groom wedding gifts.
  • Perfect Son Daughter to Dad Gifts -- Stepdaughter and stepson also can make a good fathers day gift for stepdad, step daddy or for stepfather Birthday, Christmas party. Love keychain gifts is a wonderful new dad/dad to be/daddy to be gift. Because a great new dad is definitely awesome in son daughter's heart

4. A Mushy but Cozy Gift – Socks 

Socks are a practical gift that every new dad needs. But they don’t have to be boring! These socks are cozy and practical, but the words on them can make them seem quite sentimental too. On the bottom, they read “When a Child is Born, So is a Dad”. Making them a perfect gift for a dad to be. Your new dad is sure to appreciate this thoughtful gift.

New Dad Socks - Gift for Daddy To Be Gift
  • Material and Quality:80% Cotton, 17% Polyester and 3% Elastane,It is made from a super-soft cotton blend with polyester and elastane. This means it will l will not distort when worn.The good quality construction gives these socks extra durability and flexibility during wear. For you, this means a pair of socks great for all day wear, no matter what you're up to.
  • Size:total length of socks:36cm(14.2inch), width:9.5cm(3.7inch),It will fit unisex size 4-12 for women or men.
  • Care instruction & washing instructions: It should be washed with similar color clothes. Machine wash cool, tumble dry low, use non chlorine bleach.

5. A Joke Book – Exceptionally Bad Dad Jokes

New fathers are often so busy and stressed that they don’t have time for things like reading books or watching TV. However, they can always find time for a quick laugh!

This joke book is the perfect way to help your new dad relax and enjoy a few laughs. They will surely enjoy reading through these and then retelling them later.

Most Memorable and Sentimental Gift Ideas for the First-Time Father

Being a dad is a big deal, so make his first Father’s Day extra special by giving him one of these unique gifts.  From personalized gifts to father-child bonding experiences, these are the best gifts for new dads.

1. If your baby has already been born, then this keepsake kit is perfect.

This Baby Handprint & Footprint Keepsake Photo Frame Kit includes everything you need to create a beautiful keepsake photo frame featuring your newborn’s handprints and footprints. 

Baby Handprint & Footprint Keepsake Photo Frame Kit
  • PERSONALIZE & CUSTOMIZE - New parents love our bonus stencil kit featuring letters, numbers, shapes and symbols so you can customize your memento! Add your newborn baby's name and/or birthdate to your keepsake!
  • PREMIUM, SAFE & NON-TOXIC CLAY - Made in small batches so it's fresh and easy to work with, and of course, 100% safe and non-toxic for babies fingers and toes
  • LIFETIME GUARANTEED - Our easy-to-use clay is made to produce perfect impressions that last without cracking! Our premium quality frame, back, and mounting equipment is beautiful and durable. Buy with confidence and stay protected with our lifetime guarantee.

2. Gift Box Set Designed for New Dads

This gift set has everything a new dad needs to get through those first few months of fatherhood.

Bump Boxes Dad To Be Gift Box for First Time Fathers
  • HANDBOOK FOR NEW DADS – With "Be Prepared - A Practical Handbook for New Dads", expecting fathers will feel equipped and empowered to care for their first baby. Gift him with this fun and informational read!
  • BABY ONESIE AND KID’S BOOK – There’s nothing like a baby’s love for their dad. Dress them in this “I (heart) Daddy” onesie to show their affection. The "Daddy Hugs" children's book makes a perfect bedtime read that they’ll remember for years to come.
  • BUFFALO TRACE BOURBON SOAP – This Buffalo Trace soap comes in an earthy, elevated Oak Barrel scent. Stay fresh & clean with this unique and refreshing soap!
  • #1 DAD SOCKS AND KEYCHAIN – Being a dad is the best job in the world! Gift a new father the ability to showcase his dad status with this "Super Dad" black keychain and cozy BumpLife #1 Dad Socks.

3. Books for Him to Enjoy Reading to His Child

There’s nothing like snuggling up with your little one and reading a bedtime story. These books are perfect for new fathers to read to their children.

Funny Gifts For Expectant Father

If you are looking for funny gifts for expectant dads, then you have come to the right place! We have compiled a list of some of the best gifts for expectant dads that will make them smile and laugh.

The Onesie that Is Perfect for a Middle of the Night Changing

This onesie is perfect for those late-night diaper changes. It’s also super soft and comfortable, so your baby can sleep soundly through the night. But foolproof with its directions when Dad is so tired he doesn’t know up from down.

You Can Do This Dad Cute Infant One-piece Baby Bodysuit
  • DESIGNED AND PRINTED IN THE USA: We proudly design and print all our products in USA. All items will be shipped from USA; the beautiful design You Can Do This Dad is printed using a high quality ink transfer process which is meticulously applied to the onesie for a truly outstanding result. All of our bodysuits are 100% cotton so they are very soft, durable and stretchy for your little ones. Keep your little one feeling comfy all day long while wearing his or her snapsuit.
  • UNIQUE AND ORIGINAL GIFT IDEA: This cute and adorable You Can Do This Dad one piece infant bodysuits is the perfect gift for a baby shower, pregnancy announcement, baby birthday, gender reveal, future baby coming, due date, Christmas, New Year, gift for mom-to-be, Mother's Day or any other gift occasion for a baby. This baby creeper makes a great present from a grandpa, grandma, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew or expectant mother.

You Can Never Go Wrong with A Good T-Shirt

T-shirts are always a good gift, especially for new dads. They can never have too many! This shirt is perfect for fathers who want to show their love for their new (or on-the-way) baby.

Dad Joke Loading Bad Pun Humor T-Shirt
  • MICHIGAN ARTISTS & PRINTERS | this design was drawn and screen printed (silk screened) with pride by our skilled illustrators and printers in Ann Arbor. If you're ever in the area, stop by for a free tour and see how we make your apparel! Tagless tag is printed on fabric inside collar, you can't feel it.
  • SOFT FABRICS | This shirt is a ringspun, 30/1 fine jersey knit on 90% USA-grown cotton (10% polyester for the two-tone effect). If you don't speak t-shirt geek, that means they are soft and smooth with a high thread-count, tight knit made out of fuzzy plants grown by American farmers. These are mid-weight shirts - a bit lighter than your mass-market, thick gym class t-shirts, but substantial / not see-through. It's a nice balance between comfort and durability
  • TOP QUALITY INKS | We use QCM screen printing inks, manufactured in Pineville, North Carolina. These are high quality inks - vibrant and durable, and highly crack resistant. Some of our designs are intentionally faded or cracked (see product photos), but our inks always "do what they are told" by our printers. We use top of the line printing presses and ovens (to cure inks) made by M&R in Illinois

A Toolbelt Perfect for Dads

This is the perfect gift for fathers who are expecting their first child. The Diaper Duty Toolbelt comes with plenty of pockets, room for everything a new dad needs to change a diaper, including wipes, a changing pad, and a diaper rash cream.

Big Dot of Happiness Daddy's Diaper Duty Device
  • Daddy’s Diaper Duty Device INCLUDES diapers and wipes, plastic tongs, safety glasses and travel-sized baby products, all tucked into a fun apron tool belt and accented with a funny new dad poem.
  • Daddy’s Diaper Duty Device apron holds multiple baby changing necessities: 6 diapers, size 3; baby wipes, 10 count; sanitizer, and diaper cream; plastic tongs; safety glasses; and funny poem.
  • ARRIVES FULLY ASSEMBLED: Daddy’s Diaper Duty Device is carefully packaged by hand, making it an adorable and easy baby shower gift for Daddy-To-Be.

Our Top Picks for Father’s Day Gifts for Dads

A Diaper Bag along with a Portable Changing Pad

Anyone with kids knows that eventually (and probably pretty regularly), you’re going to be in a rather inconvenient place to change a diaper. This combo of gifts, sets dad up for success anywhere, especially since Men’s rooms rarely have changing tables, making it the ideal gift for new dads.

Portable Diaper Changing Pad
  • PERFECTLY PORTABLE CHANGING STATION - with Kopi Baby’s diaper changing pad, you can have a clean, waterproof and safe changing mat everywhere you go!
  • CONVENIENT TO CARRY – Attach your changing table pad to strollers, bags, headrests wrists or wherever you choose alike with its Velcro straps or buckle loop!
  • SMART WIPES POCKET – Opened or folded, this baby changing station grants easy access to wipes with the smart wipes pocket! Simply place your favorite wipes or reusable pouch in the pocket, and you’ll never need to search for wipes again!

A Perfect Gift from Bump to Daddy

This is the perfect gift for fathers who are expecting their first child. It includes a letter from his future child and is great to feature a sonogram picture to go alongside it.

Father to be Gift for New Dad, Add Baby Ultrasound Photo
  • Great gift idea for a new dad...let the baby tell the Dad to be on his birthday or Christmas just how happy he or she is to have a daddy like him
  • Two attached 4x6 inch frames - left frame contains poem printed in kid's lettering - right frame has area for a 4x6 inch photo of Daddy or an ultrasound of the baby
  • Brushed silver metal frames with glass fronts and with black velour backing - tabletop display
  • Personalize this gift by inserting a standard 4x6 photo or part of any larger photo
  • Entire poem appears in Product Description

Bottom Line

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what to get that new dad in your life. If you’re looking for a gift that will help him make the transition into fatherhood a little bit easier, we’ve got you covered with this gift guide.

From books that teach dads how to be better fathers, to gadgets and tools that make taking care of baby easier, we’ve got something for every new dad on your list. So don’t wait any longer! Order the perfect Father’s Day gift today.

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