Holiday Gift Guide for New Moms

Mark her first holiday season as a mom with a special gift

What does a new mom want (besides more sleep, of course!)? When you’re caring for a baby around the clock, little luxuries go a long way. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite gifts to give and receive as new moms. Use these ideas to treat the hard-working mom in your life—or if that’s you, reference these as you create your own wish list!

Listening on the go: Cozy headphone earmuffs

Venturing out for a stroller walk in the wintertime can require some serious bundling up. These cozy earmuffs have built-in speakers nestled inside, so mom can chill out with some music and keep her ears toasty warm.

Nordstromrack.com; UGG Shearling Headphone Earmuffs $39.97

Macys.com; UGG Sheepskin Bluetooth Earmuffs $100

Amazon.com; Bluetooth Headphone Headband & Ear Muffs $21.96

Pair with: an Audible membership or Spotify Premium gift card

Cozy pampering: Fuzzy slippers

She may not be snoozing much, but there’s a good chance she will be shuffling around the house at all hours. Warm and comfy slippers make middle-of-the-night wakeups a little easier to handle.

Loft.com; Faux Fur Slide Slippers $34.50

JCrewFactory.com; Suede shearling moccasin slippers $24.50

LandsEnd.com; Suede leather moccasin slippers (with option the to monogram) $44.95 *currently on sale for 50% off

Pair with: a mani-pedi gift card or a super-soft plush throw

Warmth of home: Comfort food

Send a simple, soothing meal or yummy treat that she doesn’t have to prepare! This gesture will not only fuel her through her busy days and nights (and many breastfeeding sessions) but also offer an extra dose of comfort.

SpoonfulofComfort.com; Gourmet cookies $24.99 or soup + cookie gift baskets starting at $69.99

Pair with: a canvas and wood sign for her home or a festive candle

Salon style: At-home blowout tool

A great hair day makes everything feel better, right? This genius hair tool cuts down drying time, smooths frizz and boosts volume. She’ll look like she just stepped out of the blowout bar—and feel like she can conquer the world (or at least her next pumping session!).

Amazon.com; Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush $38.99 *price subject to change

Pair with: the perfect dry shampoo or a spa-worthy hand cream

Statement accessory: On-trend scarf

Even if she’s wearing the same outfit for the third day in a row, one bold accessory can elevate her look and put a spring in her step. Throw on this fashion-forward pull-through leopard scarf and no one’s gonna notice the spit-up on her shoulder.

Anthropologie.com; Wrap scarf $48

Pair with: sparkly ear-crawlers or a clever clasp for tangle-free necklace layering 

Caffeination: Fancy frother

When she can’t make a stop at the coffee shop, how about elevating that homemade brew? A milk frother will whip up some fluffy foam for a special start to her day. It’s also great for hot chocolate!

Macys.com; Nespresso Aeroccino4 Milk Frother $149.99 (currently on sale $119.99)

Bedbathandbeyond.com; Aerolatte Steam Free Milk Frother $19.99

Pair with: a pretty (microwave-safe) monogrammed mug or a gift card to Starbucks, Dunkin or the local coffee shop

Capturing memories: A journal just for her

She may feel like she barely has time to brush her teeth some days. But a notebook for scribbling quick thoughts or noting new milestones can encourage her to take a moment to reflect (and breathe!). Whether it’s a blank journal or one with mom-related prompts, this gift serves as a welcoming spot for recording her personal musings.

Riflepaperco.com; Memoir Notebook $9 (sale price)

Togetherwemother.com; Postpartum Journal $38

Pair with: a tabletop frame for her bookshelf or desk or an instant camera

As you can tell, we’re all about gifts that embody style, comfort and self-care. It’s what new moms need and deserve! Wrap up one (or a few) of these sweet presents for the supermom in your life. Need more ideas? Our team is here for you during the holidays and all year long.