Best Holiday Gifts for New Moms & Moms-to-Be

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From new mom must-haves like a glider and bassinet to thoughtful ways to treasure her pregnancy and baby, these are the holiday gifts that top pregnant and new moms’ wish lists. Self-care treats, stylish (and practical!) fashion, even mom-friendly recipes; you’ll find them all here.


New Parent Wisdom Book from Impart

$50+   BUY NOW

Family and friends contribute parenting advice and supportive messages that are then bound into this beautiful keepsake books for first-time parents. Share family traditions, words of encouragement, favorite quotes and best wishes for the new parents.


Cozy-Up 2-in-1 Bedside Sleeper & Bassinet from Skip Hop

$200   BUY NOW

As a bedside sleeper, there's a door panel that lets parents lean over to nurse, provide comfort and gaze at that beautiful sleeping face. In bassinet mode, baby has a cozy sleep spot, and pivot-and-lock wheels let you move the bed between rooms.


Women’s Rib-Knit Bamboo Lounge Pant

$109   BUY NOW

You will live in these rib-knit lounge pants (with pockets!) as you nest with your baby. The fabric is viscose from bamboo, meaning it's super soft, drapes like a dream and is moisture-wicking to regulate body temperature. The line also comes in dresses, shorts, capris and tops.


Birth Boxes from Fourth Phase

$150-165   BUY NOW

Kits include a belly wrap, body butter, nipple cream, a hot and cold compress, a journal, massager, tea, postpartum panties, pads and more. The products are organic, non-toxic, cruelty-free, sustainably sourced and free from phthalates.


How to Eat with One Hand by Christine Flynn & Emma Knight

$18   BUY NOW

Recipes are grouped into cravings (hamburger, spicy noodles), freezer meals to thaw post-baby (curry chicken, turkey chili), what you can prepare while holding a baby (chia pudding, tacos), dishes your child will eat (pancakes, beans & rice), home economics (play dough, finger paint), and family-friendly basics (pizza dough, roasted applesauce).


The Short Film from Little Laughter Films

$150   BUY NOW

Turn those magical maternity or new-parent moments into a professionally edited film to share with family and treasure forever. Send in up to 75 video clips to Little Laughter Films and they will produce an edited 1- to 2-minute custom video.


Limited-Edition-Print Nursing Pillows & Carriers from Boppy

$15+   BUY NOW

If you're looking for baby gear with a specific aesthetic or you just don't want to look like every other mama, check out Boutique by Boppy for exclusive products and limited-edition prints for nursing pillows and baby carriers.


Planetary Photo Blanket & Milestone Set from Little Unicorn

$25   BUY NOW

Your Instagram photos will be out of this world with this muslin photo blanket set. Artisan illustrations and high-quality milestone cards for up to 2 years old make this set stand out from the crowd.


3-in-1 Baby Cover from Quilbie

$70   BUY NOW

Block light and reduce sounds with this water-repellent car seat cover. Use it all year round to keep out rain, light, cold, wind, UV rays, heat, bugs, germs and more. It attaches to your car seat handle and provides 100% blackout light blocking.


Mama Slogan Hooded Sweater from MORI

$64.50   BUY NOW

Cover your bump or breastfeed in this cozy, oversize hooded sweater. Snaps on the front open for nursing access, and the generous fit accommodates a growing bump. The blush pink color has the words beautiful-powerful-brave on the neckline, while the black version reads MORI mama club. Comes in S-L.


New Moms Rock gift basket from Bite Society

$295   BUY NOW

If your favorite new moms aren't the traditional type, they'll appreciate this gift basket full of practical new-mom items and decadent treats just for her. The basket includes a Born to Raise Hell onesie and matching coffee mug, which is on autofill with Bite Society's Ethiopian Coffee.


Parenting Pack R1 by Beau Industries

$125   BUY NOW

This dad-friendly backpack is a neutral black and comes with a fold-up changing pad, exterior wipes pocket, padded nine-pocket organizer and two insulated water-resistant pouches for bottles.


Lockable Storage Containers from Ally

$85   BUY NOW

Lock away your meds, valuables, favorite snacks or anything else you want to keep away from your curious kids (we won't judge). These storage containers are small enough that you can tuck them in a drawer but cute enough to display.


The Rise Necklace from Love Talla

$170   BUY NOW

What makes the Rise necklace unique is that the pendant is crafted from the fingerprint of your partner or new baby. Comes in silver, yellow gold or rose gold.


The Swivel Glider & Ottoman from Nurture&

$699   BUY NOW

This glider is super comfortable, thanks to the included lumbar pillow and the matching ottoman, sold separately. It looks sleek and has a small footprint so it works in compact spaces. Comes in gray or ivory.


Talli Baby One-Touch Tracker from Talli

$100   BUY NOW

Log feedings, diaper changes, sleep, nursing, pumping and more with this one-touch tracker. It syncs with the company's app so you can monitor baby's routine and give quick answers to the pediatrician's questions.


Deliberately Minimal Diaper Bag from Kibou

$79+   BUY NOW

Store 20+ wipes (or soiled items) in the waterproof pocket. The detachable changing pad unfolds from the exterior pocket. You'll fit a lot more than you think, and you can wear it around your waist or on your shoulder.

—Eva Ingvarson Cerise

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