Clever, unique gift for triplets?
March 12, 2012 12:55 PM   Subscribe

Looking for a cool / clever / unique gift for a friend who is pregnant with triplets.

I'm going to visit my friend this weekend who is 35 weeks pregnant with triplets. She already has three other children (I know!), so she has all of the basic necessities already. I'm bringing a huge box of diapers with me, but I want to get her something clever for the kids (the three new ones or all 6). I think she's having two boys and girl. She has a sharp, sarcastic sense of humor, so just about anything goes. Any suggestions?
posted by SheIsMighty to Human Relations (9 answers total)
A box set of Jon & Kate plus 8.
posted by AlliKat75 at 12:56 PM on March 12, 2012

A copy of the book Cheaper by the Dozen. Only put a piece of tape with 1/2 written on it before the word dozen. I remember reading it when I was a teenager and it was quite interesting.
posted by mareli at 1:16 PM on March 12, 2012 [1 favorite]

Basketball jerseys -- since she'll soon have a full team + a benchwarmer?
posted by pantarei70 at 1:28 PM on March 12, 2012

A nesting doll.
posted by munchingzombie at 1:29 PM on March 12, 2012 [2 favorites]

T-shirts for each kid, numbered 1-6.
posted by rebeccabeagle at 1:46 PM on March 12, 2012 [1 favorite]

posted by AlliKat75 at 1:47 PM on March 12, 2012

3 infants is not the same as 3 kids, 1 at a time. Even if she has onesies, blanket sleepers, baby socks and flannel blankets, they're going to need a lot more. Most Moms really, really like getting gifts for their babies. I loved getting really nice quality oufits from Baby Gap, etc.

If you really want something unique, try this site. What she's really going to need, when the babies are born, is meals, errands and extra hands. 3 visits from a housekeeper would be fantastic.
posted by theora55 at 2:47 PM on March 12, 2012 [1 favorite]

I like Sycamore Street Press's 'subliminal messaging' letterpress art prints:

Crying is for babies (other babies)

Nothing says you care like a clean diaper

You're getting very sleepy
posted by His thoughts were red thoughts at 3:41 PM on March 12, 2012

Mefi's own Pyjammy has identical triplets and she has some cute stuff in her CafePress shop.
posted by radioamy at 5:21 PM on March 12, 2012 [1 favorite]

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