The Best Father’s Day Gifts for First-Time Dads

It's his first Father's Day and we've rounded up awesome gift ideas to make him feel like he's the best baby daddy ever.

By Sarah Yang for TheBump.com

Man Bag
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Trust us, he doesn't want to carry around a floral or girly diaper bag. Give him this manly messenger bag from Diaper Dude so he can blend in with the other guys. $98, DiaperDude.com

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Graphic Tee
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This T-shirt might turn diaper changing into a proud accomplishment for your guy. $15, Etsy.com

Baby Carrier
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He's going to need a manly baby carrier when he's hanging out and running errands with baby. Get him the newest BabyBjorn carrier, the Miracle. It's high-tech enough to appeal to his geeky side. $128, Amazon.com

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Handheld Vacuum
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Our dad blogger, JD Roberto, recommends all new dads get a cordless hand vacuum to deal with all the crazy messes. Why not splurge on this sleek Dyson? Bonus: It looks more like a power tool than a vacuum, so he'll actually want to use it. $220, Dyson.com

Dad's Guide
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If he needs a little inspiration (well, coaching, really) about this whole fatherhood thing, get him this fun read. He'll be prepped for game time (ahem, diaper and bath duty) with wise words from legendary coaches. $13, UncommonGoods.com

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Unbreakable Cell Phone Case

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This heavy-duty cell phone case will give his most prized possession (after baby!) the extra armor it needs. It has three layers of protection and a built-in screen protector. With all the baby juggling he's doing, he's guaranteed to drop his phone at some point. And it stands up to spills (and drool!) too. The Defender series from OtterBox has cases for BlackBerry, iPhone, Android and other smartphones. $60, OtterBox.com

Cool Baby Monitor
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If his iPhone is an extension of his hand, make it do double duty as a baby monitor. He can hook this monitor up in conjunction with his phone to watch what baby's doing, talk to baby and even play music. This one's perfect if he's on date night (with you!) and wants to check up on baby. It's better than a nanny-cam! $299, Withings.com

Typewriter Cuff Links
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Cufflinks are always a classic choice for guys who dress up. These typewriter ones have a vintage vibe and can be personalized with baby's initials. $45, Etsy.com

Canvas Print
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We love that this canvas works with or without a frame. Celebrate your new (and growing family) by turning a photo into a piece of art. From $64, Shutterfly.com

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