26 Best Gifts for New Moms in 2023
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Motherhood is the hardest job of all, full of long days and sleepless nights. That's why, if this is her first Mother's Day, if she's pregnant or if she just welcomed another baby, you're going to want to get her one of these best gifts for new moms that aren't for the baby, but rather, just for her.
These unique presents will show her how special she is and that she's got this, no matter what hiccups might arise during this first year. This curated list is a mix of practical, sentimental and semi-DIY gifts. There are picks to help relax her during this special journey to make sure she maintains her self-care routine. We've even included jewelry that'll give her a little bit of glamour without blowing your shopping budget. And if you're shopping at the last-minute this year, don't worry, most of these gifts will ship in just one day with an Amazon Prime account.
No matter who you're shopping for, we've got gifts that your sister, BFF, or any other new mom in your life will love.
This beautiful minimalist necklace will have a permanent place in her wardrobe. Available in gold, rose gold and silver finishes, it's a steal for under $20!
Airbnb Gift Card
After nine long months, she's ready for a getaway. Even if you can't leave right away, make sure she knows a trip is being planned by getting her an AirBnB gift card that can be used for anything on the site.
She'll likely be losing a lot of sleep this first year. This weighted blanket will give her some much needed rest without being too heavy to sleep comfortably.
Birth Flower Necklace
She'll absolutely love this birth flower necklace because not only is it pretty, but it is light but sturdy enough to be worn every day.
Kodak Mini Portable Printer
She's taking baby photos all day, every day. But instead of just keeping them on her phone, she can use this printer to print them out instantly, so they can be framed.
Two Piece PJ Set
Available in so many different colors, you can't go wrong by gifting her a new pair of silky smooth pajamas. They also feature a drawstring for extra comfort.
Soothing Pedicure Foot Spa
Help pamper her achy feet. Our experts named this model the best value foot spa because it's compact, easy to clean and really gets the job done. Amazon reviewers have also given it over 13,000 5-star reviews.
Original Loft Pillow
Our labs loved this pillow for its hybrid fill, shape retention and an ability to adjust to different sleep positions. It's a great gift whether she's a side, back or stomach sleeper.
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Spa Finder Gift Card
Give her a self-care day (and a much-needed escape) with this spa gift card. It can be loaded with any amount, and can be used at dozens of locations. All she has to do is type in her zip code to find the closest one!
Mother's Day Gift Card
Perfect for eleventh hour shopping, this Mother's Day Gift Card can be delivered over email for an instant gift. The best part? She will love whatever she gets since she picked it out herself.
Inkless Baby Hand And Footprint Kit
It will be become an Instant keepsake. The ink pad used here is 100% safe for babies and won't cause a mess afterwards. Just make sure you print out her favorite photo to go with it.
7/8 Joggers With Pockets
Comfort will be important during the first year and these joggers are just the ticket. Made of nylon and spandex, they are super comfy and can be used for traveling, running errands or lounging at home (if she has time for it)!
Aromatherapy Shower Steamers
Add some self-care to her daily routine with these shower steamers. They come in scents like lavender, vanilla and more, so she can enjoy her morning shower to the fullest, even if it lasts just 10 minutes.
New Mom Affirmation Cards
She might need a little pick-me-up during those first few months, and these affirmation cards are designed to do just that. Each one will remind her that she's doing great, no matter what challenges new motherhood brings.
Baby Footprint Necklace
Have you ever seen a cuter necklace? Adorned with cubic zirconia crystals, it's perfect for moms-to-be, it also comes in a gift box that features the sweetest Mother's Day message.
Women's Naked Feeling Tummy Control Leggings
She might have picked up a few pounds during her pregnancy, making these stretchy, tummy control leggings a perfect gift. "I don’t usually feel inclined to write reviews but these are a must-have," one Amazon reviewer wrote.
Baby Foot and Hand Casting Kit
She can't stop kissing those hands and feet, so it makes perfect sense that she would love this set that allows her to remember their little size forever. In total, it takes about 6–8 minutes to complete.
So Good Fluffy Slippers
Since she'll be spending more time at home, at least for a few weeks, she'll need a pair of cozy slippers. Made of faux fur, these fit the bill, and are event available in a few different colors.
"Mama" Tote Bag
She'll love this cute tote bag that's large enough to hold her and her little one's essentials. Made of canvas with a polyester lining, it has two different designs and colors to choose from.
Beauty And Self-Care Subscription Box
Let's face it, she deserves more than just one gift. With this subscription, she'll get 5-8 full-size beauty products sent to her every month i
These cushy slides will keep her feet comfortable during maternity leave and compliment her work from home outfit. Amazon reviewers describe the feel of these slippers as "walking on clouds."
Everywhere Belt Bag
She might be feeling, well, a little absent minded these days with her new responsibilities, so keep her essentials within easy reach with this bag. More stylish than your average fanny pack, we promise she'll love it.
Pure Mulberry Silk Pillowcase
This silk pillowcase impressed our labs enough to earn the Good Housekeeping Seal. It's moisture-wicking, durable and even claims to fight wrinkles and frizz.
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Coupons for Mom - 52 Gift Coupons
This box of 52 gift coupons is the perfect gift from husbands. It'll make her feel loved and is under $6 to boot!
Go the F**k To Sleep Book
Praised by the New York Times, NPR, the Washington Post, Readers Digest and others, this book is "the bible" for new moms (and dads)! It's filled with beautiful illustrations and funny writing all new parents will relate to.
Silk Eye Pillow For Sleep
This silk eye pillow will improve her sleep and feel luxurious in the process. "The weight of the mask is so soothing, and the cover is skin friendly," one reviewer on Amazon wrote.
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