That is common in many kinds of celebration people give a welcome gift to those who are present. Wedding parties, Babies birth, birthday parties — even in funerals you might get some memento/ souvenir as a welcome gift.
These things can be cute, kitsch, fancy… But save the sweet and edible ones, they are all but useful. From this blog entry, I figured out one that can be fancy and useful welcome (cheap) gift.
A clothespin with good taste patterns, some nice message and/or the name of your baby. If you put a magnet behind it, people can use to metal boards or on the fridge’s door so to hold notes, memos, recipes etc. Or even your babies pictures when they come to his/her one year-old party!
Thanks for the insight, O Jeito Brasileiro
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