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Thoughtful First Mother’s Day Gifts That Will WOW the New Mom

What does the new mom in your life really want for their first Mother’s Day? Probably a clean house. But since that doesn’t ever last too long, how about some thoughtful gifts that do? Mother’s Day is a special occasion to show appreciation for the new mom in your life but whether it’s your wife, sister, or friend, finding the perfect gift can be a challenge. Check out our gift guide for some thoughtful and unique ideas to make her feel loved and appreciated on this special day.

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Three MantraBand bracelets stacked on top of each other

Heartfelt reminder

The first year as a parent can be hard. Gift a heartfelt reminder to the new mom in your life from MantraBand for Mother’s Day, she’ll love it! Choose from engraved affirmations, messages, and words of encouragement from a variety of bracelets and necklaces to let her know she’s enough, she’s strong, she can do hard things, and that she makes the world a better place.

MORI matching mom and kids pjs

Matching pajamas

Comfortable clothes are always a great gift but organic matching PJs are especially sweet for a new mom’s first Mother’s Day. MORI’s matching family pajama sets are sentimental, soft, adorable, and available in Mama, Papa, Bro, and Sis.

Kedzi purse in rbown vegan leather

New gear

Help the new mom in your life avoid the overwhelm that comes with transitioning from who she was to who she is now with this thoughtful gift idea — a vegan leather purse that’s just for mom’s things, no baby stuff allowed. Kedzie’s beautiful assortment of vegan leather crossbody purses and interchangeable straps (Amazon affiliate) suit any outfit and adventure. Add a homemade card inside with a coupon for a massage or “me time.” to complete the gift.

tubby todd baby massage oil

Massage Oil

Another thoughtful gift idea for a new mom on her first Mother’s Day is Tubby Todd’s Baby Massage Oil with our Navigating Nurturing Touch on-demand infant massage course. Not only is infant massage a great way for new moms to bond with their baby but if offers tools to support parents in learning to understand and communicate with their baby. Not to mention, it can help calm everyone down and improve sleep.

Pedipocket blanket in smokey grey color

Fluffy comfort

If the new mom you’re shopping for is a soft blanket person, she’s going to love the PediPocket Blanket — it has a pocket for your feet so they’re never sticking out or cold! It’s like this blanket was created for new moms spending countless hours up at night on the couch.

Shari Stamps

Founder at Navigating Parenthood
Shari created Navigating Parenthood so that expecting, new and new parents can find helpful gentle parenting & eco-focused resources as well as virtual & in-person support, services, events, and classes. As a mom of 5, postpartum educator & doula, lactation educator counselor, breastfeeding specialist, infant massage instructor, ICST, and baby-led sleep & well-being specialist she’s always learning something new. Join the journey via social at @NavigatingParenthood
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36 Comments

  1. Isabelle Grace Sugarpearl Necklace, WHY: because this lady LOVEs jewerly.

  2. Love the mom and me shirts

  3. Sonya Allstun says:

    The bath bombs look great

  4. Crisie Woolard says:

    I really like them all but one of my favorite is the Sugar Pearls Necklacr. They are so pretty

  5. Jillian Too says:

    I love the RUMI X gear, especially since it uses recycled plastic.

  6. Kirsten K says:

    Love the Mommy and Me Tenth & Pine Shirts!

  7. Danielle T says:

    the bath bombs would be super fun to try!

  8. My favorite things are the bath bombs.

  9. Amber Richardson says:

    This is such a CUTE giveaway! I love the necklace! My mother would absolutely love it. Thanks so much for hosting this =)

  10. The Withings Steel HR watch is very nice but c’mon, chocolate! 🙂

  11. Emily Smith says:

    My favorite thing on the list is the Withings Steel HR. So much nicer looking than other fitness trackers.

  12. That watch! ? I always wonder how many steps I take now that my girl can walk… It’s basically exercising all day, right?!?

  13. Neeha Agarwal says:

    Want to try the Naples bath bombs