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What to Gift a New Mother

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Searching for a unique gift idea for an expectant or new mom? Received a baby shower invitation in the mail? Look no further for what to gift a new mother.

These modern, chic presents will delight delight any new or soon-to-be mother.

Unique gifts for new mothers

Personalized Gifts

A personalized bracelet is a wearable that will remind the new mother of what she has been through while still being beautiful and sophisticated. It’s a thoughtful gift that she will never forget.

A photo frame to put pictures from her pregnancy or from other happy moments in her life, will make this an even more special gift idea because it helps the new mother look back on what she has been through with joy, sadness, and hope all at once to remind her of how much she has accomplished!

“Diaper” Bags

Stella McCartney for LeSportsac’ Mum’ Tote: Give this to a cool mom who craves a “diaper bag” sans bunny and rainbow print. Available in pink or orange, the bag has all the needed essentials – zip closure, four outside pockets, two insulated bottle pockets, as well as a changing pad and zip-top pouch. It even comes with a small stuffed bunny for the baby. Another plus: the bag is made from 100% polyester.

Kate Spade’ Chattanooga – Benjamin’ Baby Bag: This navy and white ticking striped bag is quite chic. Cotton with leather straps, the bag includes exterior side pockets, interior pockets (including bottle pockets), stroller straps, and a changing pad.

DEAL! Skip Hop’ Dash’ Diaper Bag: With all the features of the previous two bags, this funky bag has multi-blue stripes – for a bargain price.


UGG Australia’ Boo’ Baby Bootie with Lacin: These adorable booties are available for babies from newborns to 24 months. In pink or chestnut, they’re made from leather and sheepskin, and they are too cute!

Splendid Littles Infant Mini Stripe Bodysuit: For girls or boys 0-24 months, this adorable red striped bodysuit is a cozy look for any little one.

True Religion Infant Baby Billy Jeans: Jeans for babies? Precious! For girls and boys 0-24 months, these jeans are 100% cotton and come in medium stonewash or dark stonewash.


Chamois Stroller Blanket: This plush blanket can be monogrammed with a name and date of birth. Available in ivory, pink, bright pink, blue, green, and lavender.

Check out Pottery Barn Kids’ “Nursery Storage” section for an affordable selection of canvas buckets, decoupaged buckets, wood storage, baskets with liners, and silver nursery canisters. Make life a little more organized.

Flip Video Ultra Digital Camcorder: This mini camcorder takes great, clear videos that are easily transferred to the computer. Includes software to make mini-movies with a choice of backgrounds and music. Send movies to friends or even upload them onto YouTube!

New Mother Gift Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

A new mother might struggle to find the perfect gift for themselves. So, here are some inexpensive gift ideas that won’t break the bank.

Some of these gift ideas might be offbeat, but they are still thoughtful and unique. A new mother will be grateful for any gift because she is overwhelmed with parenting tasks, but often she will appreciate gifts that make her life easier or provide her with more time to herself.

Here are some gift ideas for new mothers that won’t break the bank:

-Buy her a few days of housekeeping from a service like Molly Maid.

-Buy her a gift card to Starbucks, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.

-Homemade brownie bites, a box of chocolates, or a gift basket of flavored coffee.

-Buy her one or two pairs of yoga pants from Target or Old Navy.

-Get one of those personalized books with baby’s name on it and write something in it yourself

-Bath bombs for new moms: Bath bombs are a great way to relax and unwind after a long day after work with the baby.

– A gift card for DoorDash, Shipt, or Instant Cart because shopping can be hard when you have a newborn, so it’s always nice when somebody else takes care of it for you!

For any gift, wrap it in pretty wrapping paper or surround it with tissue and place it in a decorative bag. If the item is a piece of clothing or blanket, make sure to wrap it in white tissue before wrapping any colored tissue around it. And don’t forget a thoughtful card.

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