The 27 Best First Mother’s Day Gifts for New Moms

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The first Mother’s Day is one for the books! It’s the perfect occasion to shower new moms with love, gratitude, and maybe even a break. Of course, a gift doesn’t hurt either. The right first Mother’s Day gifts for new moms can not only show her love but could also offer her much-needed rest, take something off her to-do list, or be saved as a meaningful memento.

From keepsake monogrammed jewelry to cozy pajamas she will live in to a sweet space to house all of those baby photos, plenty of coffee, and more, these first Mother’s Day gifts are sure to make her feel the love. The list of gifts for new moms below is curated just for her, so you won’t be finding any baby gear on here—just things that will make her feel as special as the new title of “mama” should.

Keep scrolling for our favorite first Mother’s Day gifts for that special lady in your life. And if you’re shopping for more mamas, don’t forget to check out our full Mother’s Day gift guide.

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Radiant Glow Set

Give yourself (or a friend!) the gift of glowy, healthy-looking skin. Designed with moms in mind, this set is perfect for all skin types.

Get up to 40% off select products for mom and baby during Pipette's Mother's Day sale, running through 5/8!

gifts for new moms
Spoonful of Comfort

Mother’s Day Classic Soup Package

What new parents need more than anything is a break from cooking! Get delicious, handcrafted soups and cookies delivered right to their door.

Use code EVERYMOM10 for 10% off your first order!

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Little Spoon


Give the gift of fresh organic baby food to make a mama's life a little easier. These healthy and delicious Babyblends are organic and free from additives, artificial sugar, and other junk.

Use code EVERY35MOM for 35% off your first order!

Etsy | Wildly Free Tee Shop

Matching Mama and Mini Sweatshirts

There's nothing cuter than a mommy-and-me matching sweatshirt moment. New moms will love to sport this adorable set.

Fawn x Nordstrom

Diaper Bag

For new moms on the go, a nice diaper bag that doesn't look and feel like a diaper bag makes for a great gift.

also available in black


One-of-a-Kind Advice Book

New parents will love a special keepsake survival guide full of personal advice and wisdom from their friends and family.

Pottery Barn

Modern Silver Heart Picture Frame

Those adorable baby photos need a proper place to be displayed, and this sweet heart-shaped, stainless-steel frame is the perfect way to keep the memories.

Made By Mary

Sweetheart Initial Necklace

Fully customizable, this heart-shaped necklace is the perfect way for mama to keep the new little one close to her heart.

Pura x Capri Blue

Smart Diffuser & Fragrance Set

These fancy plug-in difffusers allow you to customize your scent from your smartphone. In addition to this set, you can also buy scents that support rest and sleep (something all new moms could use!).


Kindle E-Reader

Give moms the gift of a distraction with a good book for those moments when baby is feeding or sleeping.

Barefoot Dreams

CozyChic Throw Blanket

These cozy and cute, celebrity-favorite blankets are perfect for curling up with baby.

4 colors available


Seachange Slide Slippers

Who doesn't love a fuzzy slipper? These cozy must-haves are sure to be a new mom's favorite!

also available in charcoal gray


Belly Oil

For expecting moms, this luxurious quick-dry body oil helps reduce stretch marks and scars while hydrating the skin with vitamins.

Amazon | LATME

Ice Roller

This is a favorite around The Everymom and The Everygirl, and we can vouch for the ice roller's miraculous de-puffing and headache-relieving abilities.

more colors available

Amazon | REDUCE

40 oz Tumbler Cup with Straw

Believe us, hydration is super key in those early baby months. Moms need a killer (and huge!) tumbler to make sure they're getting enough water.

more colors available

Jimmy Fallon

Everything Is Mama Book

She'll love reading this book that's all about mama with baby. After all, everything should be about mama!

Jancee Dunn

How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids Book

This highly-recommended book is an authentic and real-life recount of how to adjust your marriage to a post-kids life.

Farmer's Fridge

Meal Delivery Gift Card

Help a new mom remember to take care of herself with this service offering fresh-meal deliveries.


The Mama Box

Full of nutritious and delicious ingredients, these subscription boxes were created with mama's every need in mind. From supporting breast milk production to hormonal balance and sleep, this is a must-have for new moms.

Nurtured 9

Healthy Happy Hacks Pregnancy Gift Box

For the mom-to-be's first Mother's Day, this is a sweet care package full of pregnancy-friendly items curated with her in mind.


The Double Shot Round Blow-Dryer Brush

Give busy new moms the gift of faster styling! Combining the hot air of a typical hair dryer with a soft brush equals perfect hair without the hassle.


Washable Silk Tank PJ Set

This machine-washabale silk pajama set is the coziest gift for new moms. No bunching up, riding up, or heating you up in the middle of the night, guaranteed!

more colors available


Stoneware Mama Travel Mug

New moms will soon find out that finishing their morning coffee is a daunting task. This stoneware travel mug is the sweetest way to get the caffeine fix on the go.


Gift Coffee Subscription

Let's face it: New parents are short on only one thing—sleep! A coffee subscription plan will be a most welcome gift.

Etsy | Embroi Wear

Custom Embroidered Mama Sweatshirt

Handmade and embroidered to fit the new mom in your life, this cozy and stylish sweatshirt is the perfect addition to her closet.

more colors available

Amazon | Intelligent Change

The Five Minute Journal

For new moms short on time for self-care, five minutes is all they need to get a daily dose of gratitude and inspiration.

Etsy | Love Dot Nett

Mother's Day Planters

Is she a new mom and a plant mom? These custom planters are the cutest way to show a little love this Mother's Day.

The Everymom's Mother's Day Gift Guide

This post was in partnership with Pipette, Spoonful of Comfort, and Little Spoon, but all of the opinions within are those of The Everymom editorial board. We only recommend products we genuinely love.