13 Useful Gift Ideas for New Moms

Are you looking for the best gift ideas for a friend or family member who’ll soon turn into a new mom? You’ve come to the right place!

Motherhood is a tough job. Often times, new mothers struggle in managing their new life while taking care of a baby. Having the supplies that they need will totally make a huge difference.

If you are in the position of buying a gift for a new mom and need some ideas, keep reading. We will share some useful gift ideas for new moms.

1. Nursing Clothes

Nursing clothes are a useful and thoughtful gift for new mothers. They are designed to provide support and ease of access for breastfeeding which she may appreciate. They are also made with stretchy fabrics, providing comfort and ease of movement.

Nursing tops are often designed with a front-opening flaps to facilitate breastfeeding and with no restrictions on movement. Nursing bras may have flaps and clips to allow better and easier access. Nursing dresses are stylish and practical.

Some of our favorites are Smallshow Women’s Sleeveless Nursing Dresses and Momcozy Nursing Bras.

2. Nursing Pillows

Nursing pillows provide a nest of comforting support to elevate baby to a comfortable height, distributing the baby’s weight across the mom’s body. They also help reduce strain and fatigue on the mom’s neck and arms, which is especially helpful as newborns nurse frequently.

Nursing pillows are available in several different sizes, colors and fabrics. Many feature adjustable straps and removable covers that can be washed in a machine. 

Some of our favorites are Lat Lee and Town Dinosaur Multifunctional Nursing Pillow and Battop Nursing Pillow.

3. Lactation Massager

A lactation massager can be a highly useful and unique gift for new moms. A lactation massager is specifically designed to massage the breasts and increase milk production. It also reduces pain and swelling in the breast tissue, providing instant relief and comfort.

Because of its ergonomic handles, the massager is easy to maneuver, making it an ideal gift for moms with tired, aching breasts. It’s adaptable to fit all sizes and is light, portable and rechargeable.

Some of our favorites are LaVie 3-in-1 Warming Lactation Massager and Frida Mom 2-in-1 Lactation Massager.

4. Silicone Milk Collector

Silicone milk collectors are made of eco-friendly silicone and is BPA-free, which is perfect for a breastfeeding mom. This collector is great for on-the-go and helps to relieve engorgement while collecting breastmilk, which would otherwise be lost.

It’s easy to use, dishwasher safe and comes in a convenient carrying case. It’s also easy to store and small enough to fit in a diaper bag, making it a very helpful accessory for nursing mothers.

Some of our favorites are HaaKaa Silicone Manual Pump and Medela Silicone Milk Saver.

5. Hot Compress Bag

A hot compress bag is an excellent gift idea for any new mom. Not only is it practical and comfortable, but it can also be a great relief to other common ailments.

Of particular benefit to busy moms, a hot compress bag can provide quick relief for headaches, neck and shoulder pains. They can even provide relief for other issues related to pregnancy, such as abdominal cramps. 

Our favorites are HomeTop Premium Classic Rubber Hot Water Bottle and My Heating Pad Microwavable Heating Pad.

6. Spa Kits

Spa kits are the best gifts for new moms. It provides a great way to rejuvenate and relax, helping ease the physical and mental stress of motherhood. It is difficult for new moms to actually go out so it is best to gift them with a spa experience that they can enjoy at home.

A spa kit can include a variety of items such as bath bombs, body scrubs, potpourri and other items to provide the new mom with a truly indulgent experience. Many spas offer customized spa kits, allowing you to create a special gift one-of-a-kind. A spa kit is the perfect way to let new parents know you appreciate them, and can give them a much-needed dose of relaxation.

Our favorites are Green Canyon Spa Gifts for Women and Relax & Calm Spa Gift For Women By Nurture By Nature.

7. Temperature-Controlled Mugs

Temperature-controlled mugs are an excellent gift idea for new moms. These mugs keep coffee or tea at the perfect temperature, allowing moms to re-energize throughout the day. 

Temperature-controlled mugs are made of non-toxic materials and are microwave and dishwasher-safe. They also feature a leak-proof lid, so moms don’t have to worry about spills, saving them time and energy. They will make it easy for new moms to indulge in their favorite beverages without having to worry about their temperature.

Our favorites are Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2 and Thermojoe 16 Oz. Rechargeable Heated Smart Travel Mug.

8. Sleep Masks

Sleep masks are a great gift for a new mom that can help her get that much-needed rest. They can help to block out light for deep, rejuvenating sleep, reduce stress and fatigue, and help with eye puffiness.

Sleep masks come in many shapes, sizes, and styles so you can find one that suits her needs and personality. Many eye masks are made with natural fibers, like silk or satin, so they are not only comfortable but also good for her skin. If you want to make it extra special, you could get an eye mask with a personalized message or special design. 

Our favorites are BeeVines Silk Sleep Mask and LC-dolida Silk Sleep Mask with cooling and heating gel.

9. Baby Stroller

A baby stroller is a useful gift for new parents because the stroller can be used any time the mom takes her baby outside the house. Whether it’s for a walk, to the park, or to the grocery store, it will make going out much easier.

There are many different types and price points of a stroller to choose from. When selecting one, it’s important to consider the mom’s lifestyle, as well as safety features and ease-of-use. 

Our favorites are UPPAbaby VISTA stoller and Graco Modes Pramette Travel System.

10. Sling Wrap

A sling wrap is a great gift for new moms! It provides comfortable, hands-free access to your baby throughout the day. The fabric is made from lightweight, breathable material that is ultra-supportive and offers a snug fit.

The wrap distributes baby’s weight evenly across the back and shoulders, taking stress off from the arms and neck. It can also be used as an infant seat when baby is going to sleep or just needs a break.With a variety of colors and prints to choose from, the sling wrap is an excellent and practical gift for any new mom. 

Our favorites are Sleepy Wrap Baby Carrier and Boba Wrap Baby Carrier.

11. Diaper Bag

A diaper bag is great for new moms and can be filled with all the necessary diapering needs. Diaper bags come in a variety of sizes, colors and styles, from designer to basic bags, to fit a new mom’s unique style and lifestyle.

They come with plenty of compartments and pockets, providing ample storage for diaper supplies, and many have wipes cases and extra pockets for bottles, toys or snacks. They’re often inexpensive and make the perfect gift for the fashionable new mom on the go.

Our favorites are JuJuBe Zealous Diaper Bag and Herschel Strand Sprout Shoulder Bag.

12. First Year Wall Decor

First year wall decor provides the perfect gift for a special new mother! By creating a personalized custom wall mural that showcases the baby’s first year with precious monthly photo memories, it will truly be a gift that lasts a lifetime.

Not only that, but it’s an excellent way to brighten up a nursery or living room and make a memorable home decor statement. It’s a fun way to document the baby’s changes as they progress over their first year.

Our favorites are Pearhead My First Year Photo Moments and Green Pollywog Baby’s First Year Frame.

13. Mom and Baby Matching Clothes

Mom and baby matching clothes make a great gift idea for new moms! They incredibly cute and they can also be a source of bonding between mother and child.

With a wide range of options and sizes available, it is easy to find the perfect set that suits your budget. Matching sets come in a variety of colors and styles, from traditional floral designs to trendy graphic tees, so there is something for all tastes. Moms can also take photos of their little munchkins in their matching clothes to treasure forever!

Our favorites are Mommy and Me Matching Jumpsuits and Double the Sprinkles Matching Robe and Swaddle Set.

Show New Moms Some Love

New moms deserve to be spoiled and pampered! Whether you opt for practical items like diaper bags and nursing pillows, or a more indulgent spa day or clothes, there are many useful gift ideas for new moms to show appreciation for all their hard work! Show your love and celebrate the special occasion with meaningful gifts that will make the new mom in your life feel cherished. 

Make sure to stay tuned on our website for more great ideas!