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27 Gifts For Pregnant Women They’ll Absolutely Need

Updated on October 17, 2021 Updated on Oct 17, 2021
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    Preparing for a bundle of joy calls for a lot of new stuff, but Mom needs some love too – she’s growing a whole new human! Let her know you’re thinking of her with a thoughtful gift. Here are some of the best gift ideas for pregnant women, that’ll continue to treat her even after birth.

  1. Pampering Gift Basket
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    Give the mama-to-be some pampering with this gift box, including soap, body scrub, bath salts, lip balm, candle, clay mask, sponge, and more – all made from all-natural ingredients. You can also find a list of the best new mom gift baskets here.

  3. 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 for a personal touch. A simple necklace that can go with any style and that would make a wonderful keepsake.

  5. Keepsake Photo Frame
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    This white, hand-finished wooden shadowbox frame makes a great gift for expecting parents with three photo openings to display three trimesters worth of ultrasound photos. The beveled mat features “1st trimester”, “2nd trimester,” and “3rd trimester” stamped in silver beneath the sonograms.

  7. A Comfy Robe
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    This stylish cotton robe is made with a super soft breathable stretchy fabric that she can wear during her hospital stay. It also allows for an easy transition throughout all phases of motherhood: pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond.

  9. Pregnancy Pillow
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    Snoogle is the original total body pillow, uniquely designed to follow the natural contour and shape of the body from head to toe. It has a removable/washable cover and the horseshoe shape allows the mama-to-be to attain a position and height that’s just right for her

  11. Bump Box
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    Bump Boxes are the gift that keeps on giving. Sign up for a set amount of months and your fave pregnant mama will receive a new box of treats every month. All products are designated safe during pregnancy and are carefully selected.

  13. Mocktail Recipe Book
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    This mocktail book was selected as one of Food Network’s “Best Healthy Cookbooks of 2019” and a “favorite must-read” by The Bump. It’s a perfect gift for any health-conscious woman and would make a great baby shower or pregnancy gift. This recipe book features 45+ delicious, plant-based recipes crafted to deliver essential nutrients and antioxidants.

  15. Pregnancy Journal
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    This guided journal is arranged by trimester and contains thoughtful prompts, checklists, and fill-in-the-blanks to help you plan for a new baby’s arrival. It has room for 32 photos, plus 5 pockets for extra photos and mementos, over 40 weeks of personal notes, and helpful pregnancy tips for first-time moms.

  17. 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 Morning Sickness Sweets. It supports relief from the root cause of nausea by balancing the bacteria in your gut. One of the best gifts for pregnant women is truly the gift of nausea relief. She’ll thank you for it.

  19. Comfy Maternity Leggings
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    Having comfy maternity clothes is so important. You want them to be highly attuned to your growing belly, but never leave you feeling squeezed or uncomfortable. These leggings are ultra-soft and silky, with a unique silicon waistband that provides ultimate “stay-up” power as her due date approaches.

  21. 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 and reduce the appearance of stretch marks. It works well with all skin types, including sensitive skin, and smells like a dream. This is a nourishing pregnancy essential so lotion up! 

  23. 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 a new one. Give mama a lift with these essential oil-infused shower tablets. Place one on the floor of the shower and turn on the water. The tablet will gently fizz, releasing spa-inspired scents that mingle with the steam to melt stress away. 

  25. A Basket of Healthy Snacks
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    These tasty snack boxes make a great gift right when the baby arrives. They will ensure that the new parents have the most scrumptious treats coming straight to their door right when they need them the most. 

  27. Funny Mama Mug
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    This Freddie Mercury mug is sure to put a smile on her face. It’s a great, fun gift for a new mama especially if she’s a Queen fan. Thankfully it’s also dishwasher and microwave safe, as she isn’t going to have spare hands anytime soon.

  29. A Funny Book
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    She will probably already have all the usual pregnancy books, so gift her a super fun read about parenting. When American journalist Pamela Druckerman had a baby in Paris, she noticed that French children slept through the night, ate gourmet cheeses at daycare, and played while their parents sipped coffee. Why? How? Druckerman set out to investigate!

  31. Eating For Two Spoon
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    This vintage-look silverplate spoon is hand stamped with the phrase “Eating For Two” and is an excellent gift for the expectant mom. Deliver it with a pint of her favorite ice cream for maximum gifting effect.

  33. Back Massager
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    Pregnancy (and motherhood!) comes with many aches and pains. If they need to get rid of back pain or unbearable knots this mighty handheld massager is the perfect self-care gift. 

  35. Maternity Belt
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    This elastic maternity belt supports pregnant women who seek relief from hip, pelvic and other common stretching pains during pregnancy. It provides the lift required to keep up with daily activities while helping to correct posture and support abdominal muscles. It also gives enough compression to reduce bladder pressure.

  37. Motivational Water Bottle
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    This hourly intake water tracking bottle is a perfect and practical gift for a pregnant mom to tote around. Staying hydrated is critical to a healthy pregnancy but everyone needs a little motivation from time to time.

  39. Snuggly Wool Blanket
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    This throw blanket will be there for her along the journey from the early days of morning sickness to becoming a brand new mom. Nothing pampers quite like super soft 100% wool, and it’ll come in particularly handy for those chilly wee hours of the morning.

  41. Comfy (And Classic) Sandals 
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    Comfortable shoes are a must for pregnant ladies and new moms alike. Enter the original Birkenstock which enables body weight to be distributed evenly over the whole foot, providing optimal support. These shoes are world-famous for a reason!

  43. Mama Bear T-Shirt
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    Every expecting mother needs a cute mama bear t-shirt. Made of cotton, this tee is comfortably stretchy and flattering, and the ruched sides grow with her belly. 

  45. Decaf Mommy Coffee 
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    Mom-to-be love her coffee? Here’s a decaf brew made especially for the mom-in-waiting. It’s low in acid, so that it won’t flare up her heartburn, and it’s also Fair Trade Certified, organic, and processed with no harmful chemicals.

  47. Maternity & Nursing PJs 
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    Comfy and stylish, these PJs will keep Mom cozy with both her bump and a breastfeeding baby. An elastic waistband extender allows the PJs to change sizes with her, while a secret nursing panel means she can stay toasty while feeding.

  49. Letters To My Baby 
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    A super sweet (and easy) way to journal to your new tiny human. These letters make a thoughtful gift that will give babies a piece of history that they can treasure forever – in Mom’s actual handwriting.

  51. Natural Skincare Set
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    Here’s a perfect organic pregnancy or baby shower gift set, formulated by a nurse and herbalist. The six-piece skincare set includes travel sizes of Earth Mama’s pregnancy essentials: Ginger Fresh Deodorant, Morning Wellness Body Wash, Belly Butter, Belly Body Oil, and Orange Ginger Lip Balm. 

  53. Mama Bear Slippers
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    Dearfoam slippers are bestsellers and renowned for their cozy memory foam and “walking on a cloud” feeling. This Mama hibiscus-themed clog pair is perfect for expecting moms as they slide on and off without her needing to bend down.