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Traditional gift for newborn?

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A Khmer couple who we are very close to had their first baby today. Anyone advise on an appropriate gift and whether to visit at the hospital? We've already given a significant gift, but unsure whether to give fruit, flowers, 4WD...
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Bracelets and a bag of books. They will be in business on the riverside within a week.
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Ha!
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some chips for naga world, gift voucher for child boutique, the classic -gold (small coin, these tiny bars or a chain), a savings account with some money.

wouldnt go to hospital, if your not a female relative, imo.
normally gifts are given at the baptism party? O:-)

but your all the while coming along with "substantial" gifts or what?
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potty wrote:but your all the while coming along with "substantial" gifts or what?
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StroppyChops wrote: already given a significant gift
sorry, this.
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Still not sure what you're saying... is it Klingon? Hab SoSlI' Quch!
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StroppyChops wrote:...We've already given a significant gift,...
Come on, curiosity is killing me...
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Go to the hospital and take a fruit basket with you. That's more than enough.

When we had my daughters we had everyone turn up with fruit, we had so much I thought about renting a stall at the market the get rid of some. The wife loved it though. Whenever she goes to visit her friend after they have had a baby this is always the gift given.
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Gold, incense or myrrh.
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