Gifts for New Moms


As friends of mine are in that phase of having babies, I enjoyed this post and felt inspired to copy a list of things I would take with me when I next go to visit as in that moment you are often at a loss of what is appropriate.

  1. Time – to listen, help out with her errands, carry baby, fold laundry or cook. Just time.
  2. Easy to warm and eat with one hand food. Also drinks.
  3. What food did she miss during pregnancy that she can now eat? Stock up on that!!
  4. A cozy gown as the new mom will be nursing or up in the cold of the day or night.
  5. Comfy chill at home shoes/ other clothes.
  6. Hand cream/ hand sanitiser because new baby = washing hands often.
  7. A beautiful mug or water bottle as she might be drinking a whole lot more if she is breastfeeding.

When you had a baby, what would you have loved OR what great gift do you get new moms?

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2 responses to “Gifts for New Moms

  1. Time!! I always appreciated the guest that came over to hear me complain about my sore nipples and helped me to fold the many baby clothes. Time still is (and was) the best gift post-baby

    • I went through so many of the comments on the posts I linked to and time was the unanimous gift. But time in a way that is meaningful for the said mama. For your next one,I will bookmark that this your preference 🙂

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