Any color but pale or teal are shades I like and would use. Basically anything from ice cream green - Tiffany blue and anything in between but Aqua/turquoise is a safe bet for a color. Any shade bright or light...there will be something similar and blend able for either gender.
Rainbow Crochet Blanket. 41" Granny Square. Baby Afghan Throw. Yellow Orange Red Purple Blue Green Turquoise. Multicolor Children Bed Cover