Holiday

The Best Holiday Gifts for New Moms and Moms-to-be

written by THE EVERYMOM EDITORS

The Everymom’s gift guide is curated by our editorial team with some items hand-picked by editors from our sponsors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission, at no cost to you. As always, we only choose items we genuinely love, use, have purchased ourselves, or recommend.

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gifts for new & expecting moms
Graphics by: Caitlin Schneider
Graphics by: Caitlin Schneider

Babies are cute, but new moms deserve some attention, too! From baby showers to the fourth trimester, babies tend to get most of the gifts. This guide is all about the mamas—filled with holiday gifts for new moms and moms-to-be. Think delicate jewelry, meal delivery kits and other ways to help her take some well-deserved time for herself. Whether she just brought a new little one into the world or just got the good news that she’s going to be a mom. We did the hard work for you and picked more than 40 thoughtful gifts for new moms. Keep scrolling to shop our favorite holiday gifts for new moms and moms-to-be.

Need more ideas? Look no further! Our full holiday gift guide has loads of ideas for everyone on your list. Gift shopping has never been easier! m

ugg minis
Nordstrom | UGG
Classic Ultra Mini Boots

Not only are UGG boots trendy and warm, but they’re easy and comfortable to slip on—a must-have for a new or expecting mom. We love the idea of gifting these to someone on your list as they may not be something she would buy herself.</p>

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Babyletto
Organic Muslin Cotton Quilt

A soft and cozy blanket is always a great gift for a mama-to-be or a new mom. We love this one from editor-favorite brand Babyletto because it’s made with three layers of organic muslin cotton, is lightweight and breathable while still keeping you warm, and is machine washable.

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petite keep holiday gifts
Petite Keep
Grand Classic Keepsake Trunk

This timeless, heirloom-quality trunk is a wonderful place for new parents to store baby’s first keepsakes. Plus, it has space to add even more
</span><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>extra-special mementos as their little one grows. Use code EVERYMOM10 for 10% off on all trunks!

SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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gifts for new moms
The Everygirl x Day Designer
Folknight Sage 2024 Planner

A pretty planner would be a thoughtful and helpful gift for a new mom to track doctor’s appointments, feedings, milestones, and more. This 2024 planner includes weekly layouts with tabbed monthly views, a storage pocket, and cute stickers. Plus, it’s conveniently-sized to fit in a tote or diaper bag.

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pajamas
Cozy Earth
Long Sleeve Bamboo Pajamas

Made with soft stretch-knit fabric, this PJ set is designed to keep you cool and oh-so-comfortable all night long. Plus, its button-front top is nursing-friendly for feedings at any hour. More colors available.

SMALL BUSINESS | ECO-FRIENDLY
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New Parent Care Package
Spoonful of Comfort
New Parent Care Package

One gift a new parent will never turn down: delicious food delivered right to their doorstep. This new parent care package includes soup—choose from several yummy flavors—rolls, and cookies.

WOMEN-OWNED
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belt bag
Kibou
Diaper Belt Bag

An Everymom reader-favorite item of 2023, this diaper belt bag allows you to ditch the bulk and carry just the essentials—while still looking fashionable.

SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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mama mini sweatshirts
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 and comfy crewneck while coordinating with their mini.

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bag insert organizer
ToteSavvy
Tote Bag Organizer

Nothing makes a new mom’s life easier than a bit of organization. Perfect for large totes and oversized handbags, this organizer with 11 pockets allows for easy access to everything she needs. There’s even an insulated pocket to keep things fresh, and a washable changing mat built in.

SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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dagne dover diaper bag
Dagne Dover
Diaper Bag

Available in five pretty colors, this diaper bag backpack includes a changing mat, removable pouches to help moms stay organized, a front zipper opening for easy access to wipes, and stroller clips. The best part? It’s made from 15 recycled bottles!

BIPOC-OWNED | ECO-FRIENDLY | WOMEN-OWNED
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lovevery play kit
Lovevery
The Looker Play Kit

It’s no secret that newborns are fascinated by the world and that high-contrast images help their development. That’s why these subscription play kits from editor-favorite brand Lovevery are a great option for new parents to aid their little one’s visual exploration.

WOMEN-OWNED
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necklace
Etsy | Caitlyn Minimalist
Oval Locket Necklace

Great for moms who love to wear gold jewelry, this oval locket is both classic and minimalistic. Plus, you can add a sentimental touch with a photo in the locket.

BIPOC-OWNED | SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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sound machine
Hatch
Rest Go Sound Machine

Hatch’s latest innovation, the Rest Go, is a portable sound machine that helps baby sleep anytime, anywhere.

WOMEN-OWNED
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baby bouncer
Target | Baby Delight
Deluxe Portable Bouncer

A great budget-friendly dupe for the popular BabyBjorn bouncer, this aesthetically-pleasing bouncer will fit in with any home’s decor and offer a new mom a few hands-free moments with baby.

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swaddles
Target | Aden + Anais
Muslin Swaddle Blankets

New moms can never have too many swaddles. You won’t be able to find a better set than these breathable and soft swaddle blankets by editor-approved and Everymom Registry Award-winning brand Aden + Anais.

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Lululemon leggings
Lululemon
Align High-Rise Leggings

These leggings have a cult following—and for good reason. They’re buttery soft and stay on, no matter what you’re doing. They’re a bit of a splurge, but our editors love them during pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond.

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pregnancy pillow
Newton
The Pregnancy Pillow

Popular baby brand Newton just launched their new u-shaped Pregnancy Pillow that’s designed to be ultra-comfortable for expecting mamas due to its unmatched support and breathable materials.

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mom book
Amazon | Glenn Boozan
There Are Moms Way Worse Than You

We could all use a good laugh—especially in the early days of being a new parent. For the mom with a good sense of humor, gift this playful reminder that she’s doing great.

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spa salon gift card
Soothe
Spa or Salon Gift Card

No one needs a little pampering like a new mom! Treat them to a special salon or spa day with this gift card that can be used for services in over 70 major cities across the U.S.

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ember mug
Ember
Temperature Control Smart Mug

Moms are no stranger to microwaving their coffee one too many times each day. Instead, help keep her much-needed morning cup of joe warm with this temperature control smart mug that comes in 10oz and 14oz sizes.

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baby carrier
WildBird
Aerial Baby Carrier

A baby carrier that’s not only comfortable for mom and her little one, but also features beautiful designs and trendy colors? We’re obsessed!

SMALL BUSINESS | ECO-FRIENDLY | WOMEN-OWNED
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under eye patches
Amazon | Patchology
Happy Place Under Eye Patches

These vegan, tea-infused eye patches offer aromatherapy and antioxidants that reduce dark circles and puffy eyes, all while brightening and smoothing skin.

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slippers
Parachute
Turkish Cotton Slippers

Being as comfortable as possible is the name of the game for an expecting or new mom—and a new pair of slippers does just that. This pair is super soft and comes in six pretty colors.

ECO-FRIENDLY | WOMEN-OWNED
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sweater
Quince
Cashmere Cardigan

This versatile cashmere cardigan from editor-favorite brand Quince is perfect to wear during pregnancy or postpartum and its button-front design makes breastfeeding easy, too. The best part? Its budget-friendly cost won’t break the bank.

BIPOC-OWNED | ECO-FRIENDLY
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baby carrier
Target | Tushbaby
Hip Seat Baby Carrier

Recommended by physical therapists, pediatricians, and more, this hip carrier helps with hip health and comfort while carrying a little one by evenly distributing the baby’s weight. The carrier is also equipped with space to hold diapers, wipes, and other essentials.

SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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ice roller
Amazon
Ice Roller and Gua Sha Set

Tired and puffy eyes are no match for this inexpensive gua sha and ice roller set that will offer a new mom cooling and soothing relief.

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silk pillow set
Amazon | Kitsch
Satin Sleepset

Make the few hours of sleep she’s getting good for her hair and skin with a satin sleep set. Satin pillowcases can help reduce frizz and breakage, promote youthful skin, and protect eyelashes. More colors available.

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jumpsuit
Hatch
Feeding Jumpsuit

A comfortable jumpsuit is a great option for a pregnant or postpartum mom, and this one from Hatch is extra-special because it’s specifically designed to be nursing-friendly. It comes in four pretty colors and, of course, has pockets!&amp;amp;amp;lt;/p&gt;</p>

WOMEN-OWNED
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memory box
Etsy | K & J Keepsakes
Personalized Baby Keepsake Box

Give a new mom the gift of organization with this bespoke personalized keepsake box designed to house all of baby’s special mementos.

SMALL BUSINESS | ECO-FRIENDLY | WOMEN-OWNED
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mom book
Amazon | Paige Carlson
You’re a Good Mom: Positive Affirmations for Moms Journal

From lack of sleep to unfamiliar new parent challenges, first-time moms deserve a reminder that they’re doing great. This book includes both journal prompts and positive affirmations written specifically with moms in mind.

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night gown
Lake
Maternity Nightgown

An editor-favorite gift, this oh-so-cozy nightgown is made from super-soft pima cotton. Its roomy fit comfortably accommodates a bump during pregnancy and postpartum and its scoop-neck with snaps is perfect for nursing. More colors available.

SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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baby breeze
Baby Brezza
Bottle Washer Pro

A splurge gift that new parents will thank you profusely for giving them, Baby Brezza’s latest innovation is the Bottle Washer Pro that washes, sterilizes, and dries up to four bottles at a time.

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robe
Under the Canopy
Organic Cotton Robe

Give her the gift of at-home luxury with this 100 percent organic cotton robe. It’s soft, breathable, and stylish while ensuring a new mom can be comfy and feel her best at any stage.

SMALL BUSINESS | ECO-FRIENDLY
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stanley tumbler
Stanley
40oz Tumbler

Stanley cups are beloved by many, but are especially great for keeping moms hydrated during pregnancy and postpartum. Not only does it keep water ice cold for hours, but its ergonomically-designed handle makes it easy to carry and its slim base fits in any cup holder. Many colors available.

ECO-FRIENDLY
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birthdate candle
Birthdate Co.
The Birthdate Candle

Help her unlock the secrets of her little one’s personality with this custom birthdate candle. Taking into account astrology, numerology, and tarot, the candle offers a fun, mythical peek into the unique birthdate of baby—with a scent that is sure to fit their personality!

BIPOC-OWNED | SMALL BUSINESS
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mama sweatshirt
Etsy | EmbroiWear
Custom Embroidered Mama Sweatshirt

Simple, subtle, and sweet, this comfy sweatshirt can be customized with kids’ initials and “mama.” She’ll live in this!

SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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gifts for new moms
Levain Bakery
New Parents Bundle

Another great gift box to send to new parents near or far, this bundle includes four decadent cookies, rich (and likely much-needed) coffee, and a too-cute onesie for their “freshly baked” little one.

WOMEN-OWNED
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the story of you book
Artifact Uprising
The Story of You Baby Book

A personalized baby book that a new mom can personally fill out for her little one is something they both will cherish forever. We love that this one is filled with prompts to help her document baby’s first year.

SMALL BUSINESS | ECO-FRIENDLY | WOMEN-OWNED
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mama tote
Etsy | Sunflower Motherhood
Mama Canvas Tote Bag

Whether using it as a hospital bag or to show off her new title once the baby arrives, this adorable canvas bag is the perfect size for all of her essentials—and then some!

SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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birthstone ring
Etsy | Shine by Liz
Family Birthstones Ring

A beautiful gift for a new mom (or any mom!), this personalized family birthstone ring can be customized with up to five gemstones and is available in gold, rose gold, and silver finishes.

SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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baby stats ornament
Etsy | Do Tell Design Studio
Personalized Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

What better way to commemorate the excitement of a new addition to the family than with an ornament with all of the baby’s birth details? Put a smile on mom’s face year after year when she pulls this out for the holidays and looks back on baby’s first Christmas.

SMALL BUSINESS | WOMEN-OWNED
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diffuser
Aera
Mini Diffuser

This mini essential oil aroma diffuser plugs into any outlet and is perfect for any small or medium-sized room. And Aera’s app allows you to create schedules and control the diffuser right from your phone.

ECO-FRIENDLY
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skincare
Roe Wellness
Mommy & Me Bundle

Help her care for baby and herself with this luxurious bundle meant for them both. With products intended to prevent damage and nourish her skin, as well as hydrating products for baby, they’ll both be feeling well taken care of with this set.

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doen gift card
Dôen
Digital Gift Card

Dôen is a brand loved by both our editors and readers for being a great brand for moms at any stage, but especially for comfortable and oh-so-pretty maternity and postpartum clothing.

ECO-FRIENDLY | WOMEN-OWNED
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the everymoms holiday gift guide 2023

The Everymom commits to highlighting BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and women-owned brands as well as environmentally conscious companies and small businesses. Our gift guides bring value and variety to our readership by supporting brands that celebrate this diversity.

We pledge that half of the products in our gift guide fit the above categories. With an added commitment that 15% of the products will be from BIPOC-owned businesses. Additionally, we source size inclusive items that represent different bodies and aesthetics to fit the needs of our entire readership. 

If you see a label next to a product, that means it is a business owned by, a product produced by, or a brand that has an initiative associated with these core values.