Best Christmas Gifts for New Mums

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Being a new mum is one of the exciting phases that life has to offer the female folk. But then, it can be very chaotic. Adjusting to a whole new schedule, and changing priorities are only a few of the things that new mums have to do. Being responsible for someone other than yourself is no small task.

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Almost every one of us has someone – either a friend or family member, who is a new mum. One of the best ways to make life during this time more manageable for them is by getting a very thoughtful gift for that mummy this Christmas season.

Giving a new mum a present is not just a way of showing them that you love them, but it is also considered a form of support as whatever you’re getting them will one way, or the other make life easier.

Let us also not forget that it is not easy to come up with a great gift idea that you think will be perfect for a new mum. It can really be a confusing task picking the right one even when you have lots of options laid before you.

We have decided to make things easier for you this Christmas season by creating a list of the best Christmas presents for new mums, and we hope that you will find the list helpful. Without further ado, let’s was jump in and explore Top Gift Ideas for New Moms

1. Amazon Kindle

Indeed, new mums will spend most of their time doing many things, but they also will spare a few minutes every day to read if they want to. The good thing about a Kindle is that you can hold it with one hand, which makes it a perfect way to pass the time while feeding a baby with the other hand.

It is also straightforward for the new mum to put the Kindle into her bag when going out. I don’t know about you, but I see this as one of the best gifts or any new mother.

2. House Cleaning Services

The worst thing that can happen to any new mum is struggling between caring for her baby and doing house chores. Trust me; it can be frustrating having to multitask when you have a baby around.

Thankfully, there is such a thing as house cleaning services, and you can order a cleaning session for that new mom this season. There is nothing better than having your home clean wow you focus on other things.

3. YnM Weighted Blanket

New mums are mostly sleep-deprived because they always have to keep an eye on their babies. Whenever these women can find sleep, they should get enough of it or at least quality rest.

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Gifting a new mum, this weighted blanket will help them relax and fall asleep quickly. Don’t worry about how long they sleep when they eventually get hold of the blanket because every single minute they spend with their eyes shut, this definitely well-deserved.

4. YETI Rambler Stainless Steel Tumbler

The YETI Tumbler is a personal favorite. With this Tumbler, new mums can have their favorite drinks whenever and wherever they want, whether hot or cold. And, the best part is they don’t have to worry about leaks or spills.

The Yeti tumblers come very handy not only for carrying drinks around, but also when a mum has to take care of a baby and quickly finish a mug of tea.

5. Drop Dead Gorgeous Dry Shampoo

Taking a shower when you have lots of house chores to finish is usually almost impossible for new mums. And that is why they would hardly have time to wash and style their hair.

Well, thanks to dry shampoo, all that can be behind you. If you’re trying to make that new mom feel clean and look beautiful, gift her a dry shampoo this Christmas season. It will help her keep her hair clean even when she’s too busy to get a full-body wash immediately.

6. Instant Pot 9-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker

Even when you’re not a new mum, an instant pot is a gift the most definitely will appreciate if you have a busy schedule. Meal prep is super fast with a pressure cooker, which means that new mum will be saving some time to relax.

What can it do? It can serve as a yogurt maker, rice cooker, slow cooker, and so much more. Perfect present for a new mum, don’t you think?

7. Kindred Bravely Davy Ultra Soft Maternity & Nursing Pajamas

New mums are not all about being sexy. For them, sexiness is comfort. Nursing and maternity pajamas are one of the best presents you can give to a new mother.

These pyjamas come with elastic waistbands, which make them super comfortable to wear. And also, they have a two-layered top that allows new mums to breastfeed their babies easily.

Add it to your list of Christmas presents, so you don’t forget to purchase one when you go shopping.

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8. The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook

Pregnancy and childbirth come with several emotions, including depression and anxiety. New mums need all the support they can get both from books and from the people around them.

With this workbook, about to be mothers and new mums can better understand the emotions they feel and manage them the best way possible.

This book is recommended because mental health experts wrote it, and it was specially designed to help new mothers feel loved, understood, and not alone.

9. BEBE by Me Teething Necklace

Talk about being able to find a balance between fashion and functionality. This beautiful necklace is perfect for mums and their babies.

It features seven large handcrafted beads that will help your baby relieve teething pain and also look stylish on the wearer. Every new mum will find is one both cute and useful.

10. BLANQI Everyday Highwaist Postpartum + Nursing Support Leggings

Comfortable, supportive, and giving enough above waist coverage, these leggings for new mums are everything wonderful.

Nursing mums would love anything that would provide them with full stomach coverage when nursing their babies, and these leggings also offer additional support for mothers who are recovering from a C-section.

11. eGift Card

If you do not find any of these gifts appealing enough, then the best you can do is allow mum to buy whatever she wants for herself or her baby with an Amazon e-gift card.

This is one of the best ways to avoid shopping, and I think the men reading this would prefer this option.

12. Letters to My Baby Book

Parents are always very busy during the first few years of their child’s life. But with this book, mums and even dads can document some of the most exciting moments of their child’s early years.

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This is not only a great gift for mums, but their babies will find them interesting to go through when they eventually grow up.

13. What to Expect the First Year

Motherhood comes with several surprises and lots of questions. This is a book that can help new mothers experience the first year of their child’s life the best way possible, and it can help to boost their confidence as well.

This book is a must-have for every new parent, so it will be a good idea for you to gift it to a new mum this Christmas.

14. Reusable Bamboo Nursing Pads

If you’re one of the many people who love ecologically-friendly items, then these reusable bamboo nursing pads would make a great gift for that new mum you are thinking about.

These bamboo pads are washable and reusable, which means that an eco-conscious new mum will thank you for it. The pads are very soft because they’re made from organic bamboo, and they come with some for day and some for night time.

15. Mzoo Sleep Mask

Sleep is so essential for new mums that they can never get enough of it. Whenever there is a slight chance to take a nap, it is only reasonable that new mums want to take advantage of it.

This sleep mask is just perfect because it features a 3D design that does not place pressure on the eyes. This sleep masks prevent lights and help new mums fall asleep even on the sunniest day.

16. Naipo Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager

Being a new parent means you will have to deal with more stress and increased fatigue. With the aid of this massager, a new mum can relieve sore muscles and feel relaxed after a hard day’s work.

This massager combines deep kneading massager with heat, which makes it easy to relieve sore muscles that may build up from nursing a baby.

17. New Mama Natural Gift Box

When a woman put to bed, the baby receives more presents than the mother does. But with the new mama original gift box, the mother gets to pamper herself as the box was specially designed for mummy use.

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The new mama original gift box is an all in one package that contains lip balms, body butter, postpartum balancer organic tea, and so much more. Now you understand why it found its way to the list of best Christmas presents for new mums.

18. Vremi Premium Memory Foam Lumbar Support Pillow

Anywhere a new mum decides to sit, she will find this lumbar support pillow helpful as it would relieve back pain.

Mums can use it in the car, on the couch, in a rocking chair, and almost anywhere at all to ease muscle pain and tension. This support pillow is perfect for use while nursing a baby.

19. Traditional Medicinals Organic Mother’s Milk Tea

This organic tea is excellent for new mothers as it supports the production of breast milk. Mums can drink between 3 to 5 cups in a day as a relaxing self-care routine. One of the qualities of this team is that it helps to calm down tensed mums.

20. Spafinder Wellness 365 Gift Card

New mums deserve all the treats they can get, so gifting them a spafinder wellness 365 gift card is a fantastic way to help them relax.

The best part is that the new mum can decide when to use the gift card and most definitely she will use it when she needs it the most. This beautiful gift will enable a new mum to enjoy things like a massage and facial session, amongst others.

21. A pair of soft slippers

I speak for all new mothers when I say being a new mum is the perfect time to enjoy wearing slippers. Yes, no new mum wants to go around in heels when she has so much to do. A pair of soft slippers will be perfect when she has to do some shopping or take a stroll.

So, guys, I hope that you have enjoyed this list of 21 gift options for new mums this Christmas season. Do not forget to be generous and enjoy your holidays.

If you have any other options that you feel should have made this list, please do not hesitate to share them with us in the comments section provided below. We look forward to interacting with you.

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Emmanuella Ekokotu
Ekokotu Emmanuella is a sociologist and Anthropologist, writer, and fashion model who lives in Benin city, Edo state,Nigeria.
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