Whether you're a new mom or you're shopping for someone else's first Mother's Day, gifts for new moms can be challenging to select. Time with a newborn is so special, and those sweet (and sleepless) moments are unforgettable. Becoming a new mom is a huge learning curve, so she'll need to try out a lot of different things to see what works for mom and baby. From carriers, journals, sleep sacs, play gyms, personalized board books, and a high chair to a more sustainable diaper option, this list has a bit of everything. And every mom needs to take care of herself, so consider giving a new mom a gift for herself as well. Happy first Mother's Day!
Coming home from the hospital can be stressful. This set ensures new parents will have the basics of washing and diapering covered.
When you're a new mom, people always give gifts for the little one. This set from Cartier features three unforgettable scents that will linger after a long day and remind mom that she's a star too.
A beautiful charm to add to a necklace or bracelet and wear forever. Engrave the front with the baby's name and add a birthstone. On the back, you can include the date of birth.
If you choose to nurse, it's a rigorous physical activity, and remaining hydrated is the single most important thing. Having an easy access water bottle handy for mom is essential.
No blankets are allowed in the crib for infants. A sleep sac is the way for babies from 6 months| to sleep safely. This one has double zippers from top and bottom so you can do middle-of-night diaper changes if needed.
There's nothing sweeter than a newborn in a white cotton onesie.
The reality of new mom life is that your house will be full of toys for many years to come. Some pretty storage solutions to solve this issue are key.
For cool babies everywhere, Worthy Threads is an excellent female-founded small business making baby clothes in small batches.
We all know the expression: When you look good, you feel good. It's hard to put some time aside for some TLC when you're a new mom, that's what makes this blush stick from Westman Atelier such a breeze. Swipe the stick over your cheeks, and hit the road feeling fabulous. They're donating 100% of their proceeds to Every Mother Counts in honor of the holiday too!
A small waterproof speaker makes bath time so much more fun. It's great for mom to use in the shower.
Playtime activity ideas for infant through to four-year-old development.
Who knew that bandages would be a reward system? Kids know! These fun, colorful, printed Band-Aids are such a treat that kids ask for them all the time.
This wagon is great for taking gear to the beach or playground, and when the little one is a bit older they can even ride in it. It seats two! An added bonus, it folds up small for easy storage when not in use.
For any animal that baby loves to sleep with, it's important to have a backup that you keep out of sight in a closet. You never know when one might get lost and you'll need the emergency companion.
If you live in a city, this is a must-have. Car seats are, of course, a necessity for traveling with a baby. This one easily flips in its stroller wheels to transform into a carseat.
This rainbow may seem like just a decor item but it's also a newborn’s teether (it's made from 100 percent food grade silicone). When the baby becomes a toddler, it's useful for learning colors, counting, and even feats of engineering. It's so versatile and pretty to have in a nursery!
New moms will be amazed at how much waste is created from diapering. Reusable diapers are not for everyone, but if you're interested, this one is worth a try. It has the option for reusable OR disposable diaper inserts.
New moms will have their home space taken over by toys very quickly. A play gym usually sits in the middle of a living room, so why not get one that's nice to look at? This one can be used from the minute baby comes home and will help the infant learn to focus on high contrast cards, exploring sounds, colors and touch.
This baby carrier is not only cool-looking but works for babies from infancy (front-wearing) to 30 lbs (back-wearing). If animal print isn't your style, they also have black, navy and other prints.
A diaper bag in GG printed canvas will hold everything a new mom needs and then some! This pattern has been used by Gucci since the '70s, so it's a classic that will never look dated. This bag will certainly be used for years long after the fold-out padded changing mat isn't needed anymore.
Many women don't want to use an actual diaper bag—too many bells and whistles! For them, a classic nylon tote can work perfectly well as a diaper bag. This one is expandable for when you're traveling with the baby, and can be easily shrunken down for day trips.
Babies are cool kids too! We love gender-neutral children's wear brands that make us wish we could wear kid's clothes as well.
New mom life can be stressful! Candles help bring a calming atmosphere and scent to the space.
Having several wet/dry pouches available is always handy when traveling with an infant.
A custom board book is such a thoughtful gift for a new mom. Fill it up with family photos, and the baby will be looking at it for years to come.
You can never have enough bath care products when a new baby is in the house.
This high chair is a total shape-shifting game changer. After its years of service as a high chair, you can shorten the legs and remove the tray to make it a toddler sized chair!
When baby starts eating food, this is the best way to steam, prepare, and blend fruits and vegetables. Even for grown ups, it's useful for making hummus. Just saying!
This multi-functional bag can be used as a backpack, since it fits a laptop and everything the baby needs. Most importantly, it also has special clips so it can easily be attached onto to a stroller.
This bouncer is a safe place for baby to chill where you know they will stay upright. When they outgrow it, you can turn the cloth sleeve around and it acts as a comfortable bouncy toddler chair.