30 Holiday and Christmas Gifts For New Moms
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!)
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
We Want to Hear From You
What are you giving the new mom in your life this holiday season?