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Do you have a new mom in your life? Bringing a new baby home is one of the most challenging yet rewarding times in your life. It means plenty of sleepless nights, gummy smiles, and lots of diaper changes. You’ve probably picked up a present or two, such as an adorable onesie or sweet book, for the sweet bundle of joy, but what about a gift for the new mom? She’s embarking on a wonderful new journey and needs a gift all of her own. Here’s how to choose the perfect gift ideas for new moms.
How to Choose a Gift for a New Mom
Choosing a gift for a new mom can be a bit tricky. Baby-focused gifts may be the first thing you think of when you hear that someone you love just welcomed their baby. But, by this point in the journey, many parents already have enough onesies, bottles, and other essential supplies stocked up at home. Instead of giving mom something for the baby, consider giving her something she could use in her new life as a mom. A gift that promotes rest and self-care might just be more appreciated than another onesie or pacifier.
Something practical and functional, such as cozy pajamas or a spa kit, can help ease the burden of all the changes that have occurred along with the birth of a child. Self-care is essential during this time of transition, so consider gifts that remind your loved one to take care of herself and nurture her pre-baby self. Additionally, gifts that save your loved one time, such as organizing tools or even a meal service can be a serious lifesaver.
Top 10 Gift Ideas for New Moms
If you’re not sure what to get the new mom in your life, you’re in luck. Here are ten amazing gift ideas for new moms:
This set is full of cake-shaped pineapples covered in chocolate and topped with colorful glaze and sprinkles. It also has chocolate covered strawberries topped with white chocolate “Congrats” sentiments.
Succulent pineapple slices are shaped into a rocking horse, teddy bear, and carriage, and fresh strawberries are dipped in blue or pink white chocolate to create this spectacular gift for new moms. This arrangement also includes orange slices, grapes, and more.
Mama deserves a relaxing and pampering skincare routine as well. These products have been designed for postpartum moms’ skin. The set includes body lotion, body wash, belly butter, and more.
Let the new mom in your life fill in everyone she meets on the good news — she just became a mama. This t-shirt comes in your choice of 20 different colors, and the lettering comes in your choice of black or white.
New moms are notoriously short on sleep. Make sure the new mom in your life gets the most out of the minimal sleep she does get with this silk mask that provides the best combination of shine, softness, and durability.
This cuff bracelet features a mama bear and her baby. It comes in 18k gold-plated, rose gold, or silver and can be engraved with the number of bear cubs that your loved one holds dear.
We all know many new moms run on very little sleep and a whole lot of coffee. This ceramic campfire-style mug pokes fun at this fact with the words “mom fuel” in black script.
Make sure she has something comfy to hang out in while at home taking care of her new baby. These PJs are 95% rayon and 5% spandex for a super comfy and lightweight feel that’s trimmed in just the tiniest amount of super soft lace.
Keep her feet warm and comfortable all day and all night long with these slippers. Filled with all-natural grain and dried French lavender, you can even microwave them to provide soothing comfort to aching feet.
This cute necklace doubles as an on-the-go teething ring for baby. It’s made with high-quality food-grade silicone that’s non-toxic and free of BPA and heavy metals to ensure the utmost in safety.
The new mom in your life is sure to appreciate a gift that reminds her to take the time to relax and rejuvenate or something that makes her life a bit easier. She’s sure to feel loved and cared for during this wonderful (but tiring) transition in her life.