30 Holiday and Christmas Gifts For New Moms

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What every new mom really wants!

While we may not be having an official baby boom yet, it still seems like everyone knows someone who just had a baby. Whether you're shopping for your partner, child, or friend, the new mom in your life deserves the world. It's not easy to have a baby in a never-ending pandemic! This holiday season is a perfect chance to shop for new moms and soon-to-be moms, but most gift lists focus on the baby instead of the mother! This holiday gift guide will give you the best ideas for new moms that are actually for her, including clothes, beauty, home goods, and more! Save the baby gifts for the baby shower, and spend this holiday season showing the new moms in your life how much you care for them. You may be inspired to treat yourself with this self-care-focused list as well! (We won't tell anyone!)

From a coffee subscription to a silk pillowcase, here are the best stress-relieving holiday gift ideas for pregnant people, new moms, and not-so-new moms who still need love!

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1. Polaroid Instant Photo Printer


Delight and surprise the new mom in your life with this cute and convenient phone photo printer from Polaroid. The starter set comes with 40 printable (and stick-able!) sheets of 2x3 photo paper. Share or scrapbook photos of the family instantly!

Click here to buy the Polaroid Hi-Print Phone Printer Starter Set!

2. Mom's One Line a Day Memory Book


This bestselling journal is a fast and easy way for new moms to record their memories and milestones once a day. The book holds up to 5 years of memories, so the recipient can track her growth as new mom to experienced mom!

Click here to buy the Mom's One Line a Day Memory Book!

3. Bearaby Tree Napper Weighted Blanket


The Bearaby Tree Napper is a top-rated weighted blanket for it's plant-based, cooling weighted fabric. This high-end woven blanket distributes an even, peaceful weight, so new moms can enjoy as much sleep as they can get!

Click here to buy the Bearaby Tree Napper Weighted Blanket!

4. Cook This Book Cookbook


Begone, baby food! The Cook This Book cookbook by chef Molly Baz is made for delicious recipes that are fast, repeatable, and creative! Open the book and you'll find QR codes to video tutorials by the author that are fun and easy to follow. New moms will appreciate this practical gift—or appreciate handing it over to their partner to cook the meals instead!

Click here to buy Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat!

5. Bose QuietComfort® Earbuds


Give the gift of peace and quiet! Noise-cancelling and discreet, these earbuds are an ideal gift for moms who want to filter loud noises, tune into podcasts, or jam out to music during their busy day.

Click here to buy Bose QuietComfort® Earbuds!

6. Haven™ Acacia Wood Tub Tray


Bath time isn't just for babies—moms want them too! This top-rated, luxe wooden tub tray will elevate any bathtub to spa status. Add a candle (see our next gift!) and create the ideal ambiance for some much-needed relaxation.

Click here to buy the Haven™ Acacia Wood Tub Tray!

7. Birth Month Gemstone & Flower Candle


Celebrate the new mom in your life with a baby-related gift she'll actually cherish: a birth month gemstone & flower candle dedicated to her baby's birth month! The personalized scent will feel special—while also masking those less-than-lovely baby smells around the house!

Click here to buy the Birth Month Gemstone & Flower Candle!

8. Dr. Althea Squalane Silk Mask (5 Pack)


These show-stopping sheet masks are made of real silk! Help new moms hydrate and care for their tired skin with these fan-favorite face masks. A one-step beauty routine, moms will love how easy it is to feel pampered!

Click here to buy Dr. Althea Squalane Silk Masks!

9. HATCH Mama Must-Haves Skincare Kit


Keep the pampering coming with the HATCH Mama Must-Haves Kit—an all-over skincare kit designed specifically for pregnant people and new moms! Treat stretchmarks with their all-natural Belly Oil, feet and leg pain with their soothing Down, Girl cream, and sensitive areas with rescuing Nipple + Lip balm.

Click here to buy the HATCH Mama Must-Haves Kit!

10. ILIA Mini Small Wonders Makeup Set


Though babies are the real small wonders, this mini makeup kit from beauty brand ILIA is the next best thing! Treat new mamas to lash and lip heaven with two types of mascara, lip gloss, and balm. Cruelty-free and clean, the new mom in your life will feel good while getting glam!

Click here to buy the ILIA Mini Small Wonders Makeup Set!

11. Gisou Honey Infused Haircare Set


With pregnancy hormones and prenatal vitamins wearing off, a new haircare set is a must. The Gisou Honey Infused Haircare Set targets breakage, dullness, and dryness. Free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates, this natural haircare is worry-free and super sweet!

Click here to buy the Gisou Honey Infused Haircare Set!

12. Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush


Another one-step wonder, new moms will love adding ease to their shower routine. Brush and dry hair at the same time to create an effortless blowout at home!

Click here to buy the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush!

13. Slept Satin Weighted Eye Mask


Help new moms sleep soundly with the Slept Satin Weighted Eye Mask, which also prevents wrinkles and fine lines during sleep! The eye mask can also be cooled in the fridge before wearing to provide relief for headaches too.

Click here to buy the Slept Satin Weighted Eye Mask!

14. HoMedics Shiatsu Deluxe Neck and Shoulder Massager


Provide the ultimate at-home self care with this neck and shoulder massager. New moms will enjoy heated or non-heated massages at three speeds that will—literally!—take the weight off her shoulders.

Click here to buy HoMedics Shiatsu Deluxe Neck and Shoulder Massager!

15. Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Robe


A Women.com favorite, the Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Robe is everything it says it is—cozy and chic! New moms will never want to take it off. Perfect for those early morning wake-up calls!

Click here to buy the Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Robe!

16. Spafinder Gift Card


If at-home pampering isn't enough, let Spafinder take care of everything. Their email-able gift cards are perfect last minute or long distance gifts for new moms anywhere! The Spafinder search engine will allow them to find the best spa in the area for their next self care day.

Click here to buy a Spafinder Gift Card!

17. Blissy Silk Pillowcase


Help her sleep, hair, and skin all in one gift with the Blissy Silk Pillowcase. Award-winning 100% Mulberry silk, the quality of this silk pillow is above the rest. She'll enjoy all the benefits of the hypoallergenic fabric and a blissful sleep.

Click here to buy the Blissy Silk Pillowcase!

18. Get Relaxed Tea For Relieving Stress


This highly-rated tea will help new moms unwind each night after their busy days! The inclusion of lavender and rose also acts as aromatherapy to calm all the senses. There's no better way to get relaxed!

Click here to buy Get Relaxed Tea for Relieving Stress!

19. Rise Brewing Co. Cold Brew Subscription


More tired mornings than sleepless nights? Gift new moms with a cold brew subscription! Rise Brewing Co. cold brews come in a fun variety pack of oat milk-based cold brews. For coffee-loving moms, receiving a monthly subscription of instantly-ready caffeine is gift that keeps giving!

Click here to buy a Rise Brewing Co. Cold Brew Subscription!

20. MUD\WTR Morning Ritual Starter Kit


If the new mom you're shopping for gave up coffee during her pregnancy and doesn't want to go back, try the chai-based drink MUD\WTR. The coffee-replacement is packed with nutrients from mushrooms and spices that give you a balance of energy and focus. No jitters, no crash, just a delicious new morning ritual to start her days right.

Click here to buy a MUD/WTR Morning Ritual Starter Kit!

21. Winc Gift Card


While we're on the topic of drinks, let's not forget a new mom's other favorite beverage: wine! Winc offers one, three, or six month subscriptions that come with a palate profile quiz to help your recipient discover the best wines for her.

Click here to buy a Winc Gift Card!

22. Everlane ReNew Teddy Bomber Fleece


During the holidays, you can't go wrong with a cozy fleece jacket, and Everlane always delivers high-quality outerwear. Their ReNew Teddy Bomber Fleece is soft and simple. (And machine washable!)

Click here to buy the Everlane ReNew Teddy Bomber Fleece!

23. Girlfriend Collective Compressive High-Rise Leggings


Every mom needs leggings! These leggings are ultra-high rise and slip-proof with all the stretch to make them the most comfortable, ready-for-anything leggings! Peruse the many color options to find a shade you can add to even the most legging-loving mom's collection.

Click here to buy Girlfriend Collective Compressive High-Rise Leggings!

24. HATCH Classic Pajama Set


Not just any pajamas, The Classic Pajama Set by maternity brand HATCH is a quality, nursing-friendly set that will make new moms feel truly special. The soft modal fabric on these pajamas is dreamy, and the classic button-down style should be a fixture in every mom's wardrobe.

Click here to buy the HATCH Classic Pajama Set!

25. Everlane ReNew Slippers


These slippers are cozy on the inside, fashion-forward on the outside. The fleece interior will keep feet warm all winter, while the sturdy rubber sole allows for trips to places even further than around the house!

Click here to buy Everlane ReNew Slippers!

26. On THE ROGER Clubhouse Tennis Shoes


The shoe company On is known for making some of the most comfortable sneakers around, and their collaboration with tennis pro Roger Federer is both stylish and supportive. Made for all-day wear, these tennis shoes will help any new mom find her footing.

Click here to buy THE ROGER Clubhouse Tennis Shoes!

27. Tiny Signet Ring


New moms will love a personalized signet ring with the first letter of their baby's name engraved on it like this Tiny Signet Ring from Lumin Jewelry on Etsy. The small ring is a sweet reminder of their new child that is classic and elegant enough to wear every day.

Click here to buy a Tiny Signet Ring on Etsy!

28. Stay Home Club Custom Portrait


An easy last minute gift to send virtually: a custom portrait of the new family from the mom-run brand Stay Home Club. These adorable portraits come customizable with cute characters to represent each family member, text, and decoration. The portraits can be sent as a digital copy or a printed version, easily printable or frameable!

Click here to buy a Stay Home Club Custom Portrait!

29. The Motherhood Journal


From a U.K.-based mother and daughter team, The Motherhood Journal does it all: it's a planner, gratitude journal, and baby memoir. Made for moms by moms, the journal has 42 guided postpartum entries, 12 monthly planning pages, motherhood affirmations, and more! It's everything a mom needs to get her life organized for the new year.

Click here to buy The Motherhood Journal!

30. The Carried Away Convertible Backpack


This versatile travel bag from Samsonite and Sarah Jessica Parker is the ultimate mom bag. It has the one thing moms always want more of: pockets! The inner compartments allow for endless storage without adding bulk. And if Carrie Bradshaw made it, you know it's a fashion must.

Click here to buy The Carried Away Convertible Backpack!

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