50 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for New Moms That She Actually Wants

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Between sleepless nights, learning how to breastfeed, changing dirty diapers, and taking care of herself postpartum, a new mom has a lot on her plate. The thing she really needs—a break—isn’t something you can really send in the mail. Instead, when shopping for a new mom, look for something that will promote rest and relaxation, such as a spa kit or set of bath bombs. Or, find something that will make her life easier, like simplified appliances or useful gear.

You also can’t go wrong with something personalized for her little one. Whether you’re shopping for her birthday, Mother’s Day, or just because, we’ve gathered up some amazing gifts we’re sure she’ll actually use. Here are 50 thoughtful gift ideas for new moms:

1. Sweet Baby Boy Bouquet

Sweet Baby Boy Bouquet

This arrangement features pineapple in the shape of a rocking horse, a teddy bear, and a carriage, with fresh strawberries covered in blue white chocolate. It’s also packed with orange slices, pineapple daisies, and cantaloupe melon.

Cost: $79.99

2. New Baby FruitFlowers®

New Baby FruitFlowers®

This bouquet of gorgeous flowers comes accompanied by a festive box of chocolate-covered strawberries. Each strawberry is covered in either white or semisweet chocolate and topped with pink or blue drizzle.

Cost: $94.00

3. Frida Baby Fridababy 3-in-1 Humidifier with Diffuser and Nightlight

Frida Baby Fridababy 3-in-1 Humidifier with Diffuser and Nightlight

A humidifier adds moisture to the air to prevent dryness that can affect various body parts. This model uses ultrasonic vibration to produce a cool hydrating mist that runs for up to 12 hours continuously.

Cost: $46.97

4. David’s Tea Feel Good Sachet Tea Wheel

David's Tea Feel Good Sachet Tea Wheel

Encourage the new mom in your life to take a moment for herself with this assortment of 36 teas. It comes with a dozen amazing varieties, including blood orange, chamomile, lemon, mint, and so much more.

Cost: $28.80

5. MistoBox Gift Subscription

MistoBox Gift Subscription

The new mom in your life is probably in need of some serious caffeine to make up for sleepless nights. This coffee subscription service delivers a 12-ounce bag of fresh coffee to their doorstep from over 60 artisan roasters, on their preferred schedule.

Cost: $120.00

6. Patchology Eye Gels

Patchology Eye Gels

Your favorite mom can look like herself again despite the lack of sleep with these eye gels. Infused with hibiscus petals, these eye gels moisturize and soften skin while preventing water loss, leaving you looking refreshed and awake.

Cost: $15.00

7. Baloo Weighted Blanket

Baloo Weighted Blanket

Make sure your favorite new mom gets the restful and relaxing sleep she needs with this weighted blanket. It provides the sensation of a warm and cuddly hug to help her gently nod off to sleep.

Cost: $159.00

8. Queepsake Plus


This app provides parents with an easy way to store memories, photos, or milestones right when they happen. All you have to do is open the app or send a quick text message. You can then you can order a keepsake book with all of your favorite memories recorded.

Cost: $47.88

9. Musee Shower Steamer

Musee Shower Steamer

Infused with aromatherapeutic essential oils, these shower steamers transform a simple shower into a luxurious experience. The set comes with five scents, including sea salt and grapefruit, lavender and lime, eucalyptus and mint, and so much more.

Cost: $24.00

10. Willstar Flexible Hot Water Bottle

Willstar Flexible Hot Water Bottle

Recovering from birth is not an easy process. Make things a little better with this hot water bottle. It features a cozy, plush cover and a thick PVC liner that’s durable and provides long-lasting heat retention and uniform distribution.

Cost: $14.65

11. Mulberry Silk Eyemask

Mulberry Silk Eyemask

Sleeping with an eye mask blocks out all light, ensuring a restful night’s sleep and protecting skin from friction damage at the same time. This eye mask is made with real silk in a luxurious charmeuse weave with a soft elastic band to hold it in place.

Cost: $26.10

12. Ultrasonic Cool Mist Aromatherapy Diffuser

Ultrasonic Cool Mist Aromatherapy Diffuser

This beautifully designed electric aromatherapy diffuser fills your home with relaxing and uplifting scents. Plus, couldn’t be easier to use. Simply add water and your favorite essential oil and turn it on.

Cost: $23.99

13. Gold Plated Mama Necklace

Gold Plated Mama Necklace

Made with a sterling silver base and 14K yellow gold plating, this necklace spells out the word, “Mama.” With a minimalistic and sentimental style, it’s the perfect gift for any new mom in your life.

Cost: $100.00

14. PRESSE by Bobble French Coffee Press

PRESSE by Bobble French Coffee Press

Your favorite new mom can make her own coffee with this portable cup that brews freshly ground coffee in minutes. It features a built-in micro-filter to ensure the best quality beverage and triple insulation to keep your drink warm for hours.

Cost: $24.99

15. Gryph and IvyRose Baby Skin Care Gift Set

Gryph and IvyRose Baby Skin Care Gift Set

Choose this set of newborn skin care products, including body oil, body wash, and shampoo. Not only do they smell amazing, but they also help protect against irritants and leave your baby’s skin and hair feeling smooth and soft.

Cost: $76.00

16. Pink Stork Pregnancy Flakes

Pink Stork Pregnancy Flakes

These bath flakes have been designed to support relaxation and provide relief from aches and pains during pregnancy and postpartum. Made with 100% dead sea salt, they turn a simple warm bath or foot soak into a medicinal experience.

Cost: $18.99

17. Organic Nipple Butter Breastfeeding Cream

Organic Nipple Butter Breastfeeding Cream by Earth Mama

Breastfeeding isn’t always easy for new moms, but this nipple cream makes it a little easier. Made with herbs and oils that are traditionally used to soothe and moisturize, it helps alleviate some of the pain associated with breastfeeding and pumping.

Cost: $22.38

18. aden + anais Silky Soft Swaddle Blanket

aden + anais Silky Soft Swaddle Blanket

The new mom in your life can wrap their little one up in comfort with these swaddle blankets. Bamboo viscose muslin creates incredibly soft blankets that get even softer with each wash.

Cost: $48.95

19. Mommy and Me Matching Outfits Taco Taquito Shirts

Mommy and Me Matching Outfits Taco Taquito Shirts

Choose this matching t-shirt and infant bodysuit set to make mom chuckle every time she puts it on. Made of 100% cotton, each piece features a comfortable style that’s soft, comfortable, and breathable.

Cost: $18.95

20. Mom So Hard® Rose Gold Striped Tee

Mom So Hard® Rose Gold Striped Tee

The new mom in your life puts everything she has into her role. Get her this t-shirt with the words, “Mom so hard,” that celebrates her hard work with rose gold lettering and black and white stripes.

Cost: $30.00

21. Smoko Heated Slipper

Smoko Heated Slipper

As cute as a dumpling, these super soft fleece slippers will keep your new mom’s toes warm even into the wee hours of the morning. Plus, they’re USB powered so they can heat up on demand.

Cost: $48.00

22. Therabody Theragun Mini

Therabody Theragun Mini

Choose this massage gun that can help alleviate the cramps, knots, and tension that having and caring for a newborn can cause. It features a 150-minute battery life and three speed settings to deliver powerful muscle treatment wherever you go.

Cost: $159.00

23. Momcozy Universal Baby Stroller Organizer

Momcozy Universal Baby Stroller Organizer

This stroller organizer keeps all of mom’s essentials right within reach. It features insulated cup holders, plenty of pockets, phone slots, and wallet pockets to keep your items safe and secure.

Cost: $25.99

24. Nursing Pullover Sweatshirt

Nursing Pullover Sweatshirt

This sweatshirt makes it easy for the mom in your life to nurse her newborn on the go. It features a hidden zipper along the color block line with pulls on both sides, making it super easy to unzip and nurse anytime the little one gets hungry.

Cost: $45.99

25. Solly Baby Wrap

Solly Baby Wrap

This buttery-soft and breathable makes baby-wearing a breeze. It features a lightweight fabric that keeps you and your baby comfortable for hours on end and provides even weight distribution.

Cost: $69.00

26. Mauve Maternity Robe

Mauve Maternity Robe

Made with a combination of bamboo viscose and spandex, this robe is comfortable enough to relax in all day while looking fabulous. Plus, it allows the mom in your life to breastfeed easily and practice skin-to-skin contact with her newborn.

Cost: $48.00

27. Belly Bundle

Belly Bundle

Belly butter can help remove stretch marks and keep things hydrated postpartum. This kit includes belly butter and belly oil made with luxurious organic oils and herbs that quench dry skin and keep it luxuriously hydrated.

Cost: $39.58

28. Jeni’s Top Sellers Collection

Jenis Top Sellers Collection

Treat your favorite new mom to five pints of delicious ice cream. Each container features a truly decadent flavor, such as salty caramel, darkest chocolate, brown butter almond butter, brambleberry crisp, and more.

Cost: $58.00

29. Sandy Teething Necklace

Sandy Teething Necklace

This necklace provides chewy teething relief for your loved one’s baby in a stylish necklace that mom can enjoy as well. The beads are made of non-toxic materials that are free of BPA, lead, phthalates, PVC, and heavy metals.

Cost: $24.99

30. Kerastase Initialiste Scalp & Hair Serum

Kerastase Initialiste Scalp & Hair Serum

Many new moms deal with postpartum hair loss. Keep that at bay with this scalp and hair serum that thickens hair, reduces breakage, and keeps hair soft with all-natural ingredients, including gluco peptide, wheat protein derivative, native plant cells, and more.

Cost: $53.00

31. Lansinoh TheraPearl Breast Therapy Pack

Lansinoh TheraPearl Breast Therapy Pack

These packs provide therapeutic relief for the most common breastfeeding challenges. Pop them in the refrigerator to relieve engorgement, swelling, and pain, and heat them up in the microwave to relieve plugged ducts and mastitis.

Cost: $11.12

32. Charlotte Tilbury Collagen Superfusion Face Oil

Charlotte Tilbury Collagen Superfusion Face Oil

Made with collagen and potent plant extracts, this face oil smoothes, hydrates, and makes your skin look radiant. It even visibility reduces the look of wrinkles by 80% and the appearance of redness by 74%.

Cost: $80.00

33. Majka Lactation Supplement Breastfeeding Protein Powder

Majka Lactation Supplement Breastfeeding Protein Powder

This lactation protein powder provides mamas with lactation support to boost milk supply, essential protein to restore your body after birth, and probiotics to improve nutrient absorption. It’s a complete and bioavailable postnatal vitamin in powder form.

Cost: $69.00

34. Black Cotton Skin to Skin Top

Black Cotton Skin to Skin Top

Your favorite new mom can hold her little one close and get that vital skin-to-skin contact with this innovative top. Made in the softest stretch cotton, this top is gentle on the skin while providing the perfect level of support for her little one.

Cost: $75.00

35. Zen One™ Classic

Zen One Classic

Gently weighted to mimic the feel of mom’s embrace, this swaddle helps babies learn to self-soothe and fall asleep on their own. It also adapts to changing sleeping styles from newborn through rolling.

Cost: $44.99

36. Haakaa Ladybuyg Silicone Milk Collector

Haakaa Ladybuyg Silicone Milk Collector

These handy devices are easy to pop in your bra to collect breastmilk throughout the day so not one drop goes to waste. They also feature small feet on the bottom so it stands upright to prevent spills after use.

Cost: $28.46

37. WubbaNub™ Giraffe Infant Pacifier

WubbaNub Giraffe Infant Pacifier

This toy combines a soothing pacifier with an adorable plush toy your loved one’s baby will adore. It’s made with a medical-grade, latex-free silicone pacifier that is BPA, PVC, and phthalate-free.

Cost: $14.99

38. Rookie Humans 100% Cotton Sateen Fitted Crib Sheet

Rookie Humans 100% Cotton Sateen Fitted Crib Sheet

With realistic-looking meadow animals, this crib sheet is absolutely adorable. Even better, it’s made from soft cotton sateen with a 230 thread count so that it feels soft and gentle on your baby’s skin.

Cost: $37.99

39. Cutie Captures Milestone Blanket

Cutie Captures Milestone Blanket

With this milestone blanket, your loved one can capture weekly and monthly milestones throughout their little one’s first year. The set includes one blanket made of soft, breathable cotton muslin and two milestone markers.

Cost: $25.00

40. Pearhead 10″x 10″ Letterboard Set

Pearhead Letterboard Set

This letter board allows the new mom in your life to set up, snap a photo, and share with family and friends. It features a dark gray rustic frame with a black backboard and 188 white letters and numbers.

Cost: $12.99

41. Coop Home Goods Original Loft Pillow

Coop Home Goods Original Loft Pillow Queen Size Bed Pillow

Make sure your loved one gets the sleep she needs with this luxurious pillow. Made with a blend of viscose rayon and polyester for softness, this pillow allows you to access the memory foam fill so you can add or remove foam to suit your needs.

Cost: $71.99

42. Teardrop Breastmilk Ring

Teardrop Breastmilk Ring

This kit allows your loved one to make her own breastmilk ring. It includes solvents that preserve your breastmilk forever, a mixing cup and spatula, a teardrop ring setting, and instructions on how you can put the whole thing together.

Cost: $87.02

43. FaceTory Sheet Mask Collections

FaceTory Sheet Mask Collections

This set comes with 19 face masks your favorite new mom can use during rare moments of self-care. Each mask focuses on a main key ingredient that helps support the skin, such as green tea, lemon, oats, and more.

Cost: $32.00

44. Freshly Picked Size 2 The First Pair Moccasin

Freshly Picked The First Pair Moccasin

Made of 100% leather, these leather moccasins are comfortable and stylish. Due to their softness and lack of structure, they make the perfect first pair of shoes for babies, even before they’re ready to walk.

Cost: $35.00

45. Kate Spade Chelsea Baby Bag

Kate Spade Chelsea Baby Bag

This diaper bag looks just like a purse, but with all the functionality you could ever need. It includes a changing pad along with pockets with enough room to store three changes of clothes.

Cost: $119.00

46. On The Go Changing Pad

On The Go Changing Pad

Made with recycled plastic water bottles, this changing pad is durable, water repellent, and stain-resistant. It also features two interior mesh pockets and a velcro closure to keep it all together.

Cost: $59.00

47. The Play Gym

The Play Gym

This play gym is packed with accessories your baby needs for brain development during the first year. It includes a Montessori ball, wooden batting ring, cotton teether with silicone ring, and so much more.

Cost: $140.00

48. Wet Dry Bag

Wet Dry Bag

This wet bag helps your loved one keep dirty diapers, clothes, and bibs separate from her other supplies in the diaper bag. It features a waterproof main compartment and an outer mesh pocket.

Cost: $18.00

49. Honey Cocoon Nursing Cover

Honey Coccon Nursing Cove

Your loved one can transform her look from a nursing cover to a scarf, to a poncho in just a moment’s notice to breastfeed on demand. Plus, its knitted design prevents overheating and makes it breathable.

Cost: $89.00

50. Highwaist Postpartum + Nursing Support Leggings

Highwaist Postpartum + Nursing Support Leggings

Crafted with a high-waisted design, these postpartum leggings sit just below the bra to comfort and cradle postpartum bellies. They’re ridiculously soft with just a touch of gentle compression and 360-degree stretch to provide support.

Cost: $44.40

The new mom in your life deserves something special, whether a gift for her new baby, a sweet treat, or something else you know she’ll love. Get her something that will bring her joy with one of these amazing gifts.