12 Meaningful Rainbow Baby Gift Ideas

Updated: July 10, 2020
If you're looking for a way to celebrate a rainbow baby, these rainbow baby gift ideas from Amazon are sure to exude joy and celebration, and show your love and support for the new parents.
12 meaningful rainbow baby gifts

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Rainbows represent hope and new beginnings and are said to be omens for those who need encouragement during a life crisis. When parents are given the gift of a healthy newborn after the loss of a baby, we coin the new child a “rainbow baby.”

Aptly named, this is the parent’s radiating bridge to hope and healing after a very stormy time. As friends and family, we can celebrate with them by providing gifts that represent rainbows. If you’re looking for ways to share your joy, perhaps these rainbow baby gift ideas will help to inspire your search.

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Little Rainbow Memory Book

This sweet baby journal, designed by Lucy Darling, is a whimsically simple way of cataloguing the rainbow baby’s firsts all the way through to first grade. When a parent has a rainbow baby, important milestones can feel even more special and celebratory. This book has just enough important dates and milestones to fill out without feeling overwhelmed or pressure to keep up.

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A Rainbow Baby Story

The Rainbow After the Storm is a colorful children’s book used to open the lines of communication about the loss of a sibling through miscarriage or stillbirth. One of the nice things about this book is that it explains the loss in a child-friendly way while using the story of a baby bird to illustrate the meaning of a rainbow baby. Plus, it’s not just for kids. One reviewer who goes by the name Mama B says, “It brought me to tears having a rainbow baby of my own.”

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Rainbow Outfit

Wear the rainbow with pride and joy in this happy little romper, pant, and beanie set. This is the perfect gift for rainbow baby parents who are not ashamed of their history, and may even plan to do a rainbow-baby photoshoot or announcement. It also makes for a perfect coming home outfit for baby.

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Rain-Glow Squeeze Toy

Little rainbow baby hands can give this Rain-Glow a shake to see the happy cloud glow. The small textured raindrops are chewable, and the pretty rainbow-colored beads give a little rattle and color exploration. Watching your baby play and explore this rattle will be a constant reminder that they are your own little rainbow.

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Bamboo Swaddle Blanket

Wrap the little rainbow baby burrito up into a warm swaddle blanket. With happy depictions of rainbows, clouds, and sunshine, this bamboo blankie can be used as a swaddle, receiving blanket, nursing cover, or whatever happy hearts desire. Plus, it will serve as a reminder that your baby is a rainbow of joy, even when you’re feverishly trying to master the ultimate swaddle.

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Rainbow Monthly Milestone Blanket

Each day, week, or month can be celebrated with this rainbow baby monthly milestone blanket. Use it as a photography backdrop or, since it’s made of soft, premium fleece, as an ordinary baby blanket. It comes with little star props to signify the baby’s milestone.

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Rainbow Wings Unicorn

Unicorns and rainbows go together better than peas and carrots. This adorable stretch velvet unicorn is so sweet and cuddly, the little rainbow baby may want to keep it forever. There will be nothing sweeter than seeing your little rainbow curled up to its best unicorn friend.

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Rainbow Letterboard

Glorify the rainbow baby’s milestones, expressions, and funny quotes with this felt letter board wrapped in an oak frame. It also comes with 300 white plastic letters to help you write inspirational and heartfelt messages about your rainbow baby.

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Rainbow Baby Bump Maternity Shirt

Be proud of the rainbow bump with this maternity t-shirt. It’s sleek black (but also available in gray and navy), short-sleeved, and slightly v-necked with a trim fitting. The best part is the rainbow heart wrapped around the baby bump with the quote, “You’re looking at a rainbow!”

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Share happy dreams of rainbow babies and new beginnings with this wall hanging depicting the most inspiring lyrics from The Wizard of Oz, “Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue. And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.” Seeing this hanging in the nursery will be a forever reminder of how special your little rainbow baby is.

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Rainbow Christmas Tree Ornament

Every Christmas can be a rainbow celebration with this old-world style, glass-blown ornament of a rainbow sitting on top of a fluffy white cloud. This is a great gift option for a parent-to-be who is not as vocal about their rainbow-baby experience, but will appreciate the gentle reminder during the holidays.

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Suncatcher Rainbow Maker

Make real rainbows dance throughout the rainbow baby’s bedroom with these crystal glass suncatchers. When sunlight hits the prisms, tiny rainbows appear, making magical moments. This set comes with six, so you can share the beauty with siblings.

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Looking for more gift ideas for babies? Check out 11 Sentimental Baby Gift Ideas Inspired by Family History and Traditions.