42 Perfect Gift Ideas For New Moms | Gifts For New Moms

New moms need A LOT of stuff. Onesies, diapers and most importantly wine. Here are 42 awesome and thoughtful gift ideas for new moms.

#1 Blue Whale Tub Kneeler

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Blue Whale Tub Kneeler is the only tub kneeler with a removable, washable neoprene cover. It's extra-wide and super comfy, to cushion your knees so you can spend more one on one tub time with the littles. Great for grandma when she comes to babysit! 

Contributor: Laura McKenna from Uncommon Markets LLC

  1. I was so happy when I received this as a gift. I never realized how uncomfortable bathing my toddler could be without this mat, my knees thank you! I will definitely surprise my new mom friends with this!

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#2 Cozy Caterpillar Crib Mattress Protector Pad

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The Cozy Caterpillar Crib Mattress Protector is a perfect gift for a new mom. Why? It allows new parents the comfort and peace of mind, knowing that their child is comfortable and safe while sleeping in the crib.

The Cozy Caterpillar was designed by 2 moms looking for a solution to their child’s soiled, stained, and always wet mattresses after their baby has had an accident.

The answer? A perfectly designed, super comfy, one size fits all, hypoallergenic, and 100% waterproof, machine washable mattress topper, made out of super high quality bamboo velour for their baby’s crib.

Now accidents are cleaned up and contained effortlessly.

Contributor: Kelly from The Cozy Caterpillar

#3 Javamelts AwardWinning Flavored Coffee Sweetener

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JAVAMELTS are individually wrapped flavored sweeteners for coffee and tea! They are made with 5/6g of Real Cane Sugar, are Non-Dairy, Only 20 Calories Each, Certified Gluten Free, Shelf Stable for over 1 Year, are absolutely delicious and come in 4 gourmet flavors.

Contributor: Carolyn Barbarite from JAVAMELTS, INC.

#4 Will & Fox Babies Swim Diaper

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Saving families hundreds by ditching the disposables and all those swim pants they go through as they grow super fast!

With a 100% waterproof shell and the silkies stretchy edging to maximize protection from poo blow outs, our swim diapers are the most reliable on the market.

Echo friendly families go wild over our trendy fashionable swim diapers!

In addition, they are adjustable to fit your little ones from their first swim until they turn 3 years (average sized 3 year old).

Contributor: Mama Fox from WillandFox

  1. Thanks for posting this, I have been looking for a quality pair swimwear that has the inbuilt diaper for a long time. Everything I have seen has been really boring but I just checked out their website and they have so many fashionable designs. Thanks

  2. What!? The one pair of pants fit from birth until they are the size of a 3 year old? That’s amazing! They just look like normal swim pants. I am impressed. Magic pants lol! Do they make them in adult sizes!

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#5 Stylish Designer Baby Diaper Bag

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This bag is a beautiful unique design that celebrates the uniqueness and beauty of Motherhood. The bag has a large capacity, multiple pockets and comes with a matching change mat and stroller straps. The fabrics and hardware were all chosen for quality, durability and from materials that are Non-Toxic and Eco-friendly. All of the fabrics and hardware were 3rd party tested to ensure they met multiple stringent standards. Using baby safe materials passing CPSIA for lead, azo dyes, phthalates, heavy metals, cadmium, nickel It is the perfect gift for a new mom celebrating her beautiful entry into motherhood.

Contributor: Nicole from O&B Oliver & Benson

  1. This bag is great! For long trips, multiple children, outdoors, it holds so much without being overwhelming on pocket number. Especially love the zipper closure, shoulder strap, and square size. It shows no dirt after being dragged everywhere!

  2. This diaper bag is so worth it !! Highly highly recommend but this bag ! It’s beautiful and it’s the perfect size the material is easy to clean and it’s very light weight I’ve gotten so many compliments on mine ! Best diaper bag I’ve ever had by far!

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#7 Sonic Soak

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A perfect gift is a thing that can help your mom to do her daily tasks at home like a cleaning machine. The ultrasonic cleaner can help clean almost everything in the home, from laundry, Jewelry, and kitchenware to food items and other things that can be cleaned in water. Sonic Soak is the newest evolution in washing technology that utilizes ultrasonic technology to result in a deeper clean, saved time, water and energy, all in a compact package that can be taken anywhere.

#8 Otteroo Bath and Pool Toy

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Otteroo transforms bath time from a scary new chore to a fun bonding experience for both mom and baby. The Otteroo allows a baby as young as 8 weeks of age to play, kick and float. It's the first time that an infant can move on their own, and they love the mobility! And, if mom wants, she can get in the tub with her baby for some relaxation time too. 

Contributor: Julie Forbes from Otteroo

#9 SNOOZ White Noise Sound Machine

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Few things are more distressing to new parents than a baby in discomfort or pain who won’t stop crying, no matter what you do. And, while the infant will never remember having colic, parents will never forget. However, a simple cure exists. It’s called white noise, and it helps recreate some of the experience of being in the womb, calming babies down and putting an end to the screaming. But, before you plug in a fan or vacuum — or even put in a white noise CD or turn on a white noise app — be aware that noise levels which don’t bother us can give a baby permanent hearing damage.

That’s why Snooz is the ONLY white noise machine on the market with a unique nursery setting. With a real fan inside its stylish body, Snooz creates a natural, comforting sound with customizable levels without blowing cold air on infants. And, its app for iOS and Droid provides control, including off and on times, from a distance so there’s no disturbing sleeping babies. 

Contributor: Matt Snyder from Snooz 

#10 The Learning Lovey Comfort Blanket

Kids of all ages have a comfort object that soothes them when mom is not near, giving her peace of mind and teaching baby self-soothing techniques. Typically new moms put their scent on the blanket and baby gets comfort feeling mom is near.

The Baby Jack Learning Lovey is a perfect first and forever security blanket that can grow with a child. Designed by kids, building pictures using shapes, letters, and numbers creating a look and find a concept for a product that is far beyond baby.

All Baby Jack products are accented with ribbons sewn shut for safety; this unique design ensures that little fingers do not get intertwined in ribbon loops. The variety of textured ribbons encourage tactile play. Children develop cognitively, socially and emotionally through sensory interaction.

Contributor: Kelley Legler from Baby Jack & Co.

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#11 Eat Your Coffee Bars

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Eat Your Coffee Bars are the perfect gift for new moms! Natural caffeine to help them through the tiring adjustment period filled with late nights. Each bar is caffeinated with an entire cup of real fair trade, organic coffee and packed with whole food ingredients to keep moms nourished and energized! 

Contributor: Johnny Fayad from Eat Your Coffee

#12 Funny Wine Glasses for Gifts by Wine Accents

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These fun and gorgeous glasses come in 12 different designs to fit anyone's personality. Moms especially appreciate a glass of wine in “Tiny Humans Stole My Sanity. Pass the Wine.” 

Made of crystal with a modern V-design, they hold 18.5 oz. They also come in a wrapping-printed gift box tied with a ribbon so there’s no need to wrap. These glasses sell on Amazon in the US, Canada, and Australia for US $16.99. 

Of course new moms like most anything that will hold wine after surviving the day.

Contributor: Mary Poul from Wine Accents

#13 Vliba Individual Disposable Diaper Sacks

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Vliba thick and sturdy diaper disposal sacks provide an easy and convenient diaper change product for moms on the go. One package contains 4 easy to dispense packets for Mom’s purse, car, stroller, and diaper bag and eliminates the problem of dealing with a messy diaper while visiting friends, shopping, traveling or taking a stroll in the park. Mom is ready for anything and ready to be out with baby.

While raising their own children our parent inventors saw a significant need for a thicker diaper disposal sack without clumsy handles. Competitive sacks are about as thin as a grocery store bag and can and do tear. The handles also leave gaps when tied, leaking odors and occasionally spilling contents. The innovative Vliba Diaper Disposal Sacks are extra thick and strong, made from high-density polyethylene to effectively seal in wetness and odors.

The Vliba Individual Disposable Diaper Sacks are perfect for diaper changes on the go. For a quick change in the car, simply place the soiled diaper, wipes and other messy items inside a Vliba Diaper Sack. The sack and its contents can later be thrown away in a trash can when you arrive at your destination. The Vliba Diaper Sacks are also great for changes at the home of friends or relatives. Once tied, the sack and its messy contents can be placed in any trash can – no mess, no smell, no problem.

Contributor: Sharon Tecklenburg from Vliba Products LLC

#15 The Best Planner Ever

The Best Planner Ever would make a good gift for new moms because it helps them keep track of everything in their lives including scheduled appointments, things to do, taking care of themselves, and daily health & exercise tracker. The planner gives them a full page to plan their day - making it easy to keep track of all the new things going on in their life as a new mother. 

Contributor: Jennifer Dawn from Best Planner Ever

#16 Meditation Illuminated: Simple Ways to Manage Your Busy Mind

Meditation Illuminated: Simple Ways to Manage Your Busy Mind, is a quick read that shows people how to find some peace of mind through meditation.

Contributor: Joy Rains from JoyRains

#17 Oh Baby! A Mom’s Self-care Survival Guide

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There are plenty of books and resources about how to properly care for your new baby, but what about caring for yourself during that first challenging year?

Oh Baby! A Mom's Self-Care Survival Guide for the First Year keeps the focus on moms - because you can't draw water (or breast milk, for that matter) from an empty well!

Contributor: Maria Lianos-Carbone from AMotherWorld

#19 MilkBarn Organic Cotton Newborn Gown & Hat Set

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Every new parent needs that special piece for the first trip home. Each Milkbarn newborn gown and hat are created of GOTS certified organic cotton. The natural, breathable fiber not only protects the most sensitive of skin but also helps preserve and protect our environment. All Milkbarn fabrics are exclusive designs by Stacy Phillips, the founder and a mom of three.

Contributor: Scott Cook from Milkbarn 

#20 Airtight Food Storage Container Set

New moms will love this gift to keep foods super fresh! Birtanwares set of vacuum sealed food containers are perfect for storing both wet and dry foods. The vacuum seal is a great way of keeping foods really fresh. They are great for storing delicious breakfast overnight oatmeal, fruit salad that is prepared to be whizzed up in the morning for smoothie/shake, and so much more! Of course the containers could be used for anything that benefits from being in a vacuum seal including playdough! 

Contributor: Tahira Rafi from Birtanware 

#21 Lose That Mommy Guilt: Tales and Tips From an Imperfect Mom

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Cara Says " I often found myself overwhelmed, easily derailed and feeling guilty as I tried to balance a demanding job and my growing family. Over time I learned how to let go of my insecurities and guilt, embrace imperfection and practice self-compassion. 

This book serves as a reminder to other moms that you are not alone in the struggles of parenting. We don't have to beat ourselves up when reality doesn't match your expectations. I also offer practical tips for things like getting organized, dealing with homework, breastfeeding and getting rid of with the ever-so-annoying head lice. 

So whether you’ve just found out you are pregnant, or have a child in school I hope that by sharing my mistakes and lessons learned along the way, I can help you gain confidence and let go of the guilt that can make parenting so much tougher. That darn mommy guilt! So many of us feel it when we fall short of perfect. We are all far from perfect and that's okay! "

Contributor: Cara Maksimow from Maximize Wellness Counseling and Coaching 

#22 Bonblissity Indulgent Bath & Body Treats

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Natural pampering bath and body care line BONBLISSITY is a pampering and convenient gift for new moms with a line of soaps, body and hand scrubs in a range of scent-sational “flavors” - Ocean Mist, Lavender Luxury, Fresh Lemongrass, Mango Sorbet, Sweet Satsuma, and Vanilla & Brown Sugar that effectively cleanse and moisturize.

For added convenience, the brand offers these in individual one-use sizes. Must-haves include the Sweet & Single Candy Scrub ($20 for 30), Body Truffles ($4), petite, individually-wrapped body scrubs after the gym or on the road; Bath Bombs ($8), that release natural oils and fragrance into a warm bath for an at-home spa-worthy experience

Contributor: Joseph Pastrana from New York Style Guide

#23 Huso Home Frequency and Sound Therapy Machine

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Sleeplessness, exhaustion and new mom jitters are huge issues new mom's deal with. 

Let's face it, a good night's sleep is hard to come by for new moms (and dads!). Imagine a product that helps relieve anxiety, stress and sleeplessness. Nashville-based technology company, HUSO, has developed a product that helps women (and men!) do just that. 

HUSO was founded by a longtime sound therapist who wanted to harness ancient healing techniques through modern technology. Think: sound therapy made *accessible*. HUSO delivers *uncompressed *human toning sounds to the body. This is no cheap iPhone app - through headphones and strategically placed pads, the tones create a natural resonance in your body. It fights anxiety, stress, ADHD and sleeplessness. People around the world have reported improved well-being as a result of using the technology, including doctors, CEOs and professional athletes. 

New mom's spend thousands of dollars on their children, from strollers to car seats to diapers. Why not invest in their mental health too? HUSO can be found on Amazon for $469.00 to $499.00 and is a gift that not only helps mom, but the whole family. 

Contributor: Katie Higgins from Emboss Communications

#24 Mama Java Coffee for Moms

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We all know that mom life is no joke... it's tiring, demanding, and basically REQUIRES caffeine - lol! Unfortunately, though, almost every mom that I know (including myself) NEVER gets to finish her cup of coffee when it's fresh and warm. We're always drinking it cold, letting it sit, and reheating the same cup over and over - leading to...well, I'll just say it - one crappy cup of coffee. 

So why, if we need this magical drink to survive, do we all suffer through a gross cup of java day after day? Here's where we come in!! At Mama Java, we *very* carefully select our beans and roast them to pass what we lovingly call the motherhood test. 

You can let a cup of Mama Java sit, reheat it, even drink it cold and old and it will STILL be a great cup of coffee. If that's not enough, we've made our roast names and descriptions funny and relatable to REAL mom life. You know, dishes in the sink, laundry piles sitting, wondering what in the hell you're going to make for dinner.... we've all been there and understand the challenges of #momlife and that's why we roast coffee JUST FOR MOMS. 

So I say give mom something she's truly going to use as a gift this year...a bag of this amaze-balls coffee!! Let me know if you'd like to hear more, want high res images or better yet - try a sample for yourself! 

Contributor: Kim Roman from Mama Java Coffee

#26 Dreft Baby Liquid Laundry Detergent

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Did you know that the bonding process might actually start in your laundry room? A recent survey has found that 8 out of 10 parents claimed that the iconic scent of Dreft baby detergent actually helped them bond with their little one. Furthermore, 94% of parents surveyed said that the scent of Dreft reminds them of baby and when they are apart, 87% of parents agreed that the Dreft scent helps them feel more connected and closer to their little one.

More about Dreft purtouch

  • 65% plant-based baby detergent that is hypoallergenic and made with naturally-derived ingredients to be gentle on baby’s skin.
  • 65% Bio-based (certified through USDA BioPreferred program)
  • Helps remove 99% of baby-food stains
  • Formula is made with 100% renewable wind power electricity
  • Formula is made at a zero manufacturing waste to landfill site
  • 100% recyclable bottle

For more than 80 years, Dreft detergent has been designed especially for babies to be gentle on their skin and is the #1 Dermatologist Recommended for baby clothes - making it a baby care essential.

We've seen many parents create new mom bundles/ gift baskets and include items like onesies, blankets and then Dreft (an essential item for washing all of these adorable baby fabrics).

Contributor: Robyn Rosenzweig from Citizen Relations

#27 Raise Them Kind Adult Tee

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This tee represents all things motherhood. The saying “Raise Them Kind” is something we can all relate to, regardless of our stage in motherhood. The tee is soft and comfortable, which is perfect for women especially during those postpartum weeks. The print and colors are so delicate and modern, you can tell it was made by a mom for moms 

Contributor: Leah Longueville from Polished Prints

#28 Bounce Back Fast! Post Natal Core Conditioning

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Unlike most postnatal exercise routines, which are really nothing more than generic toning exercises, my program: 

  • systematically rebuilds all four layers of the abdominal wall, 

  • repairs diastasis recti (abdominal separation), 

  • eliminates back pain and pelvic instability, 

  • realigns the spine, 

  • and develops functional core strength and stability. 

Best of all, my system re-flattens the abdominal wall and narrows the waist, FAST! 

The DVD features three progressive workouts (one just for women with diastasis recti) and uses a fitness band (included free) so that women can adapt the intensity of the exercises to their individual fitness levels. The first workout, “Gentle First Moves” is ideal for post C-section recovery. All the workouts are short enough to do while baby naps. 

Thousands of moms, from all over the world have transformed their bodies with my powerful, yet easy to do, specialty exercises. 

Contributor: Helene Byrne from BeFit-Mom

#30 Abiie Beyond Wooden High Chair With Tray

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Abiie’s Huggs Contour, recently awarded a top baby carrier in the 2018 TTPM Baby Awards, provides protection for your child all year long. Designed to provide heavier babies with all-day comfort and versatility, this stylish seat offers support and above all ensures a healthy sitting position at all times!

Discover the protective features of Abiie’s Huggs Contour:

  • Hip Seat Technology: There’s nothing more important than the happiness of your child. The carrier booster seat provides all-day comfort, and keeps your baby ergonomically seated in a healthy hip position. 
  • Double-layer Center Panel: Easily folding up for added heat, the double layer of the center panel folds down, exposing breathable 3D mesh for fresh air, and also stays dry, keeping your baby comfortable at all times, be it a cool windy evening or a hot summer day. 
  • Hands-in Connection: Quick releasing the side buttons allows parents to place a hand inside the center panel, and offers parents an efficient, hands-on proximity to their newborn. 
  • Weight Distribution: The padded shoulder straps help to evenly distribute your baby's weight in combination with the waistband to maximize parent comfort by alleviating pressure on the wearer's back and shoulders.

Contributor: Susana Franco from ChicExecs

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