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27 Gifts For Expecting Moms That She Will Absolutely Need

Updated on July 22, 2021 Updated on Jul 22, 2021
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    Getting ready for the arrival of a new bundle of joy calls for a lot of new stuff – from the stroller to the diapers to the cute little clothes. But mom needs some love too. She’s growing a new life inside of her. Support her with a thoughtful, helpful gift to let her know that you’re thinking about her. If you are looking for a gift for an expecting mom here are the best gift ideas and pregnancy must haves for the mom-to-be.

  1. A Comfy Robe
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    This cotton robe is made with a super soft breathable stretchy fabric that she can wear during her pregnancy and hospital stay. This stylish maternity bathrobe has a versatile design that allows for an easy transition during all phases of motherhood: pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond! 

  3. Tummy Butter
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    I used this belly butter every day of my twin pregnancy and didn’t get a single stretch mark!  Tummy Butter helps visibly improve skin elasticity & reduce the appearance of stretch marks due to pregnancy or weight fluctuation. Works well with all skin types, including sensitive skin and it smells like a dream. This is a pregnancy essential so lotion up! 

  5. A Fun Book
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    She will most likely already have all the usual pregnancy books like What to Expect so get a more fun read about parenting. When American journalist Pamela Druckerman had a baby in Paris, she didn’t aspire to become a “French parent.” But she noticed that French children slept through the night, they ate braised leeks and played while their parents sipped coffee. Why? How? Druckerman set out to investigate—and wound up sparking a national debate on parenting.

  7. Silicone Ring
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    Pregnancy is a magical time when a woman’s body changes as it creates a new life. Except, sometimes it’s not so magical. Sometimes, pregnancy seems to be about swelling. When her wedding band is getting a bit tight these silicone bands can comfortably hold their place until it can be slipped on again.

  9. Cocktail Scrub Gift Set
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    Tart, fruity, and ultra-refreshing, shrubs have been around since colonial days. Charlie Berkinshaw and Angela Hsu came up with their organic apple cider versions when Angela was pregnant. She craved a non-alcoholic mixer that had the complexity of a cocktail, was made with real ingredients and didn’t have a ton of sugar. Together, the couple dreamed up five original flavors—blueberry rosemary, chai pear, cranberry hibiscus, ginger lime, and pineapple turmeric—that add tangy zip to cocktails, mocktails, even cooking.

  11. Keepsake Photo Frame
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    Three photo openings to display your trimester ultrasound photos throughout pregnancy.
    The white, hand-finished wooden shadowbox frame makes a great gift for expecting parents. The beveled mat features “1st trimester”, “2nd trimester,” and “3rd trimester” stamped in silver beneath the sonograms.

  13. Anything To Help Nausea
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    The Morning Sickness Bundle features four Pink Stork products: Pro, Morning Sickness Tea, and both flavors of our Morning Sickness Sweets. Supports relief from the root cause of nausea by balancing the bacteria in your gut. The organic tea with herbs to provide morning sickness relief and the organic lozenges containing vitamins for quick, on-the-go relief. One of the best gifts for pregnant women is the gift of nausea relief.

  15. A Basket of Healthy Snacks
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    These tasty snack boxes so that you can make sure they have the tastiest treats coming straight to their door anytime you want to send them a sweet little surprise. These pre-packaged delicious snack boxes, you can easily ship a box of love their way.

  17. Mama To Be Necklace
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    This pregnancy gift box comes with a thoughtfully written message, a soft black velvet bag, and a blank note card enclosed in matching envelopes for a personal touch. A simple necklace that can go with any style and wonderful keepsake.

  19. Funny Mama Mug
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    This is sure to put a smile on her face for sure. This Freddie Mercury mug is a great gift for the new mama especially if she is a Queen fan. This is a high-quality ceramic mug with a flawless design that is dishwasher and microwave safe.

  21. Comfy Maternity Leggings
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    Having comfy maternity clothes is so important. Highly attuned to your growing belly, never leaving you feeling squeezed or uncomfortable thanks to this unique 4-way stretch knitting-technique. The feel is ultra-soft & silky, ensuring nothing less than ultimate comfort. A unique silicon elastic in the waist for a never-failing stay-up effect. Support zone in the lower back area for extra care. 

  23. Pregnancy Safe Nail Polish
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    Get the gloss of a gel mani without stepping into the salon with the Gel Lab Pro Polish. Its innovative contour brush features 320 bristles to evenly coat each nail for a smoother finish, and it has a rounded tip that follows the nail shape for easy application. Bringing together the technology of Gel Lab Pro with a nail color, this dual-patented formula is enriched with 10 active ingredients to help deliver the gloss and cushion of a gel mani without the damage.

  25. Drink Your Water Bottle
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    Staying hydrated is critical to a healthy lifestyle and, sometimes you need a reminder and some motivation to remind you to hydrate and keep you on track to hit your goal. Whether you are focused on weight loss, fueling a workout, a health challenge, or taking extra care of yourself during pregnancy, this hourly intake tracking bottle is perfect for you! A practical gift for a pregnant mom.

  27. Comfy Sandals 
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    This is the real deal. Cork, leather, a buckle, or two: these are the simple ideas that have made feet happy for over two hundred years, and that’s the original Birkenstock.  You walk, the shoe molds to your foot. The shape of the Original Birkenstock Footbed enables body weight to be distributed evenly over the whole foot, providing it with optimal support. Comfortable shoes are a must for pregnant ladies and new moms alike.

  29. Mocktail Recipe Book
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    Selected as one of Food Network’s “Best Healthy Cookbooks of 2019” and as a “favorite must-read” by The Bump, Drinking for Two is perfect for pregnant women, the health-conscious new mom, or any woman just trying to stay healthy. It also makes a great baby shower or pregnancy gift! This mocktail recipe book features 45+ delicious, plant-based recipes carefully crafted to deliver essential nutrients and antioxidants.

  31. Pampering Gift Basket
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    Give the mama-to-be some pampering with this gift set. This set includes nine items, soap, body scrub, bath salts, lip balm, candle, clay mask, and sponge, and more and all are made from all-natural ingredients. 

  33. Pregnancy Journal
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    Bump for Joy is a wonderful way to create a unique keepsake of the most memorable moments of your pregnancy. The guided journal is arranged by trimester and contains thoughtful prompts, checklists, and fill-in-the-blanks to help you plan for Baby’s arrival. This 144-page journal has room for 32 photos, 5 pockets for extra photos and mementos, space for over 40 weeks of personal notes plus pregnancy facts and helpful tips for first time moms.

  35. Pregnancy Pillow
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    Snoogle is the original total body pillow. The Snoogle is uniquely designed to follow the natural contour and shape of your body from head to toe. Perfect for sleeping and relaxing. Complete with removable/washable cover. The horseshoe-shaped head pillow allows you to attain the position and height that is just right for you. 

  37. Mama Bear T-Shirt
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    Every expecting mother needs a cute mama bear t-shirt. Made of cotton, this tee is comfortable stretchy and fits its amazingly. The ruched sides will give her room for her growing belly during the whole pregnant and postpartum. 

  39. Back Massager
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    Pregnancy comes with aches and pains. If they need to get rid of back pain or unbearable knots this Mighty Bliss handheld massager is perfect. Super powerful to increase blood circulation & relax your muscles effectively and relieves pain in seconds.

  41. Eating For Two Spoon
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    Great vintage silverplate spoon hand stamped “Eating For Two.” Great for the expectant mom. The pattern of the spoon will vary depending on the pieces that are currently in stock. I will always make sure they are just as beautiful! No two pieces will be totally alike because of the silver plate pattern, depth of impression, and uniformity of letters.

  43. Awaken And Refresh Shower Steamers
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    It’s the end of a long, long day….or maybe it’s the start of one. Get a lift or just relax with Anusha Moodley’s essential oil-infused tablets. Place one on the floor of your shower and turn on the water. The tablet will gently fizz, releasing spa-inspired scents that mingle with the steam for that oh…em…gee effect. Smell that? You have now entered the portal of euphoria. Stress is melting away. Your mood is lifting. You’re becoming energized and refreshed. 

  45. Bump Box
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    You can feel confident that your new box each month is helping you celebrate pregnancy and protect your bump! You want safe products to protect your baby during pregnancy, but so many products have harsh chemicals in them. We choose every single product in our boxes carefully. 

  47. Maternity Underwear 
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    When that bump starts getting big she will need some over the bump undies. Engineered with long-lasting comfort these buttery soft, moisture-wicking fabric to keep you cool and comfortable through from your first trimester to your third trimester.

  49. Clean Lipstick
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    Color Splash Lipstick offers intense pigment with buttery-smooth conditioners for moisture-rich, long-lasting, matte color that won’t bleed. It’s formulated with antioxidant-rich marine plant extracts to help make lips look firmer, fuller, and smoother. Color Splash Lipstick is offered in 24 shades so you can switch up your lip color as often as you change your mood.

  51. Personalized Prenatal Vitamins
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    Research has shown that certain nutrients, like folic acid, DHA, and iron, are essential for a healthy pregnancy and can reduce the chance of birth defects. Taking a prenatal multivitamin can help ensure that you get sufficient nutrients when your diet isn’t keeping up with your changing nutritional needs and meaningfully impact the health of your baby.

  53. Maternity Belt
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    This elastic maternity belt gives support for pregnant women who seek relief from hip and pelvic pains and other common stretching pains during pregnancy. Provides the lift you need to keep up with daily activities while correcting your posture and supporting abdominal muscles. It gives enough stretch and compression to reduce bladder pressure and distribute the baby’s weight more evenly.