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11 Father's Day 2017 Gifts For A First-Time Dad On His Special Celebration

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Celebrating Father's Day for the first time can put a lot of pressure on moms. Your child is obviously too young to get in on the gift buying or cute crafting, so it's up to you to make Dad's day special. If you're stressing out about finding Father's Day gifts for your husband who is a first-time dad, don't worry about it. There are so many options out there that he'll love unwrapping on the big day, from the playful to the practical.

When you're buying a gift, you have a few different directions you can take. You can go the silly route, or even the sentimental route. Some of these gift ideas actually check both boxes, because what dad wouldn't look heart-meltingly adorable and also completely hilarious dressed in matching superhero outfits with their baby? You can also go the practical route, with the added benefit that some of those types of gifts will actually benefit you, too. Whichever option you choose, he's sure to spend the day with a huge smile plastered all over his face.

Here are 11 gift ideas to show your husband or partner how proud you are of him on his first Father's Day.

1'Daddy Hugs' by Karen Katz

Daddy Hugs, $5, Amazon

Daddies and babies will both have a ball reading Daddy Hugs. Not to mention it'll give them some quality bonding time.

2Keurig Coffee Maker

Keurig K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, $93, Amazon

Sleep-deprived dads often need a little jolt of caffeine to get their day going. The Keurig coffee maker will make sure he has enough energy to take on the day, without having to wait too long for it.

3Batman and Batbaby Outfits

Batman and Batbaby Outfits $33, Etsy

In the eyes of his kids, a good dad is even better than a superhero. He can kick butt with his little sidekick in these cute matching Batman outfits.

4Ergobaby 360 Baby Carrier

Ergobaby 360 Baby Carrier, $158, Amazon

What kid doesn't love going for a ride on dad? The Ergobaby carrier will help him keep his hands free while hauling around your little one.

5Personalized Picture Frame

First Father's Day Rustic Picture Frame, $21, Personalization Mall

His first Father's Day only comes around once. Make it one he'll never forget with a personalized picture frame.

6Jogging Stroller

Baby Trend Expedition Jogger Stroller, $88, Amazon

If your partner loves to run, let him bond with baby while doing it. This jogging stroller gives baby a comfy ride while Dad works on his fitness — and you get to relax on your own while they're out pounding the pavement.

7Diaper Bag

OiOi Mens Crushed Canvas Satchel Diaper Bag, $110, BuyBuyBaby

Diaper bags don't have to glorified purses. He can tote all the essentials in this men's diaper bag that could easily pass for a work satchel.

8Baseball Glove

Baseball glove, $24, Amazon

It might be a few more years until baby can actually catch a ball, but Dad can get ready now with a baseball glove. Not to mention it'll come in handy when trying to snag a foul ball at baby's first ball game.

9World's Best Dad Mug

World's Best Dad mug, $15, Etsy

It's a classic gift for a reason— what dad wouldn't want to start his day with a little confidence boost? This "World's Best Dad" coffee mug will remind him what a great job he's doing every time he sips.

10Dad Journal

Personalized Dad Journal, $25, Etsy

Dads can be sentimental, too. Let him capture his thoughts on early fatherhood and family life in this sweet journal that he'll be able to look back on years from now.

11"Hacking Fatherhood" by Dr. Nate Dallas

Hacking Fatherhood, $16, Amazon

It's a tough job, and it doesn't always come easy. Hacking Fatherhood will give him plenty of tips to get through the years to come.