10 Baby Memory Books You’ll Want to Treasure Forever

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There’s nothing like a baby keepsake book to honor a new mom’s sentimental side. From preserving ultrasound images to recording baby’s first smile, a memory book might just be the next best thing to actually freezing time.

A proper book will have you celebrating the special moments in your little one’s life, marking the major milestones and tucking away photos to ohh and ahh at when baby’s grown.

And while there are myriad memory books to suit a wide range of styles and preferences, we’ve compiled some of our favorites for you here. Below, you’ll find stunningly beautiful and classic designs that welcome parents to commemorate those first years with baby at their side.


1. A Modern Memory Book for Baby

This memory book from author and illustrator Korie Herold is a true work of art. As lovely as it is useful, this one will delight any new parent as they record the important moments from those fleeting baby years.


2. My Baby's First Years

Not only does this book feature an adorable, whimsical design, but it also uses language that is inclusive of all families—whether they're LGBTQ+, have a single parent, adoptive parents, and more.


3. You're Here!: A Keepsake Baby Book

A beautiful cloth cover, thoughtful prompts, and all the space you need for sweet photos of your little one—these are just some of the special details that abound with this stylish take from Amelia Riedler on the classic memory book.

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4. The Story of You

Billed as a photo journal, this item features a simple, classic design and writing prompts to inspire you to record sweet memories of your newest addition.


5. Golden Blossom Memory Book

This beautiful book by Lucy Darling will inspire new parents to record the essentials of pregnancy, birth, and the first year, as well as timely cultural details that mark baby's birth year. This one is part keepsake, part time capsule, and you'll want to treasure it forever.


6. Le Petit Baby Book

Sweet and old-fashioned, this book features plenty of room for photos and memories, as well as pockets and envelopes to store keepsakes from baby's first year.


7. Pearhead Hello, Baby Memory Book

This item has all the details a classic memory book needs: space to record milestones, memories, and include photos—all with a simple, stylish design. What's special? This one goes beyond babyhood and into the school years.


8. The Wonderful Baby You Are

Showcasing Emily Winfield Martin's trademark magical drawings, this memory book is truly something to cherish. It even includes pockets and illustrated stickers to mark special occasions.


9. Dream Big, Little One

A dream come true for the Type A mom, this minimalist book gives you absolute control over what goes into baby's memory book. With a rose gold embossed title, flat-lay design, and blank pages, you have license to create your ideal keepsake.

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10. Little Animal Lover Memory Book

Another winner from Lucy Darling, this version brims with sweet animals and the same useful and adorable prompts to record every moment of baby's first years.

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