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Top 10 Gifts for Pregnant and New Moms: Self-Care Essentials for the Journey Ahead

If you’re looking to buy a gift for a pregnant or new mom, it’s so tempting to buy something cute for the baby. While you can certainly buy the baby a gift too— buying something specifically for the mom, is the best way to go.

New moms need gifts that will make their lives easier and will help them practice self-care. Here is a list of 10 ideas for pregnant or postpartum moms that is perfect for a baby shower gift or after the baby is born!

  1. Aromatherapy Diffuser - An aromatherapy diffuser can help a new mom create a calming and relaxing atmosphere at home. Look for one with different settings, a timer, and a variety of essential oils.

  2. Weighted Blanket - A weighted blanket can provide a sense of comfort and security, and can be particularly helpful for new moms who are dealing with anxiety or trouble sleeping.

  3. Healthy Meal Delivery Service - Eating well can be a challenge for new moms, who are often short on time and energy. A healthy meal delivery service like Freshly or Sun Basket can take the pressure off, and ensure she gets nutritious meals.

  4. Foot Massager - A foot massager can be a great way for a new mom to relax and unwind at the end of a long day. Look for one that has different settings and is easy to use.

  5. Bathrobe and Slippers - A soft and cozy bathrobe and slippers can help a new mom feel pampered and comfortable. Look for materials like cotton or bamboo that are breathable and gentle on the skin.

  6. Personalized Self-Care Kit - Put together a customized self-care kit that includes items like a journal, a scented candle, a face mask, and a good book. Consider adding in some of her favorite snacks or drinks as well.

  7. Mommy & Me Photoshoot - A photoshoot with her baby can be a beautiful and meaningful gift for the mom-to-be. Consider booking a professional photographer to capture some precious memories of her and her little one.

  8. Subscription Box - There are subscription boxes for just about everything these days, including new moms. Consider getting the mom-to-be a subscription to a service like Bump Boxes or Mama Bird Box, which will send her a monthly box of goodies tailored to her stage of pregnancy or postpartum.

  9. Spa Day Gift Certificate - Get her a gift certificate for a massage, facial, or pedicure, so she can indulge in some much-needed pampering.

  10. Personalized Jewelry - A piece of jewelry with the baby's name or birthdate on it can be a sweet and sentimental gift for the new mom. Consider getting a necklace, bracelet, or ring that she can wear every day as a reminder of her little one.



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