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The First Mother’s Day: 7 Special Gifts to Give Someone on Their First Mother’s Day!

Do you have a first-time mom in your life and don’t know what gift to get her? New moms need all the help they can get, so your gift should be functional and something she’ll use often.

She probably got all the baby gifts at her baby shower, so now she needs something for herself. Whether it’s a meal delivery or grocery service, a massage voucher, or personalized jewelry, gifts for new moms should be all about her.

Here are 7 useful and thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts for new moms that’ll make her life with a newborn easier.

1. Audiobook Subscription

New moms don’t have time to sit down and read a physical book, which is why audiobooks are perfect Mother’s Day gifts. She can listen on the go, in the shower, or while taking care of the baby. She can also play bedtime stories for the baby or listen to parenting books with her partner.

Most audiobook subscriptions include some free books, but you can also get her extra ones so she doesn’t have to worry about getting new ones. Another alternative is a voice-controlled intelligent personal assistant like Amazon Echo, Google Home, or Apple HomePod.

2. Video Book With a Sweet Message

The most personal and meaningful gift for her first Mother’s Day is a video book with a sweet message. You can add photos or record a video message for the new mom, attach everything to our website, and we’ll turn it into a beautiful video book.

This is a wonderful gift for new moms to remind them they’re still important and they deserve all the self-care in the world. Even if you’re on the other side of the world, this gift will remind the new mom you’re thinking of her.

3. Essential Oil Diffuser

Essential oil diffusers are an absolute necessity for new moms (and their babies). The right oils and blends can promote relaxation, sleep, milk supply, calm a fussy baby, and even energize the mom when she’s tired.

Choose a quality diffuser, but make sure to research the oils before you buy, as not all are safe and suitable for mom and baby. The best essential oils that promote rest, relaxation, and quiet time are:

  • Orange
  • Lavender
  • Chamomile
  • Bergamot
  • Peppermint
  • Sweet basil
  • Rose

If you’re making your own care package, make sure to add instructions for use for the oils. They cannot be used directly on the skin and only in small amounts in the baby’s nursery.

Another alternative is an air humidifier or air purifier to help keep the mom and baby healthy. White noise generators are also great gadgets for new parents, as they help the baby fall asleep faster. It mimics the sounds the baby hears in the womb, which is why it’s so effective, especially with fussy babies.

4. Baby Memory Book

A baby memory book is one of the most popular gifts for new moms. Every mom wants to record her baby’s first year because time seems to be going so fast. With this gift, she can write down the most special moments, put photos and cards in the book, and write letters to her baby.

You can also give her a gift card for our video books so she can record her own message for the baby and include all those first moments and memories. When the child is older, she can give it to them to listen to the message and look back at their first steps.

5. Personalized Jewelry

Another great Mother’s Day gift is personalized jewelry. This can be an engraved necklace with her baby’s name and birthday, a birthstone charm bracelet, an infinite love pendant necklace, or a birthstone ring.

Jewelry is eternal and it’s something she’ll keep close to her heart. Make sure to research and confirm the baby’s birthstone before you order. You can also add a sweet engraving for her on the back of the jewelry.

Another lovely idea is to get her matching jewelry with her baby. Then, when the child grows up, the mom can give her the matching set as a family legacy.

6. Massage or Spa Voucher

After a long day caring for a newborn baby, most new moms go to bed super tired and rarely sleep through the night. Help her relax and take some time for herself by giving her a spa or massage voucher.

This is a great gift if you can’t be there physically or don’t want to bother the new mom, but still want to show her you care. A happy, content, and well-rested mom means a happy, content baby.

This gift will also help the new mom feel better about leaving the house and getting some well-deserved alone time. Mom guilt is real, but if you show her you care about her well-being, she’ll enjoy the massage that much more.

7. Meal Subscription

New moms are busy, tired, and overwhelmed caring for their baby. They don’t often have time to sleep, clean, cook, or even take a shower.

Make her life easier by giving her a meal subscription box that’ll deliver easy-to-prepare meals right to her door. Better yet, give her a monthly food delivery service with fully cooked meals.

Some of the best such services include Blue Apron, HelloFresh, Home Chef, Sun Basket, and Plated. If she has a favorite restaurant, give her a voucher or a gift card, or arrange with the restaurant to deliver a few meals per week to her. You can also buy her groceries, baby essentials, or ready-made meals for the entire week.

These Mother’s Day Gifts for New Moms Will Make Her Feel Loved and Special

If you’re not sure what the best Mother’s Day gifts for new moms are, these ideas should help you pick the most useful one for the new mom in your life.

From photo and video books to essential oils and meal delivery services, the new mom will appreciate useful, thoughtful gifts that make her life easier and better.

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