Gift Ideas for New Mom

posted 2 years ago in Babies
Post # 2
42101 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999


You can buy the baby a gift of a stock like Disney, Tiffany, Dreamworks, Mattel etc.

Or start a library for the baby with a gift of books.

Post # 3
602 posts
Busy bee

New parents need food. Since you’re not local, my suggestion is to arrange for a few meals to be delivered to them when they get home from the hospital. If you don’t want to actually order the food, you can always get some restaurant gift cards. Another option is a gift certificate for a local maid service. However, that can get pricy depending on how large their home is. 

Post # 4
715 posts
Busy bee

how much do you want to spend? would she like a spa certificate?

or maybe a baby’s 1st  photoshoot paid by you… 

or maybe start a college fund for the baby? 

Post # 5
218 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I would have personally loved anything that would get me more rest and sleep.  I don’t know how the logistics would work but a gift certificate towards a baby sitter or night nanny would have been a great gift for me.

Post # 6
318 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I would have loved a gift certificate for a cleaning service – not sure if those exist!


Post # 7
4483 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

My friend recently became a mom to a second baby girl. She already had all the big stuff plus hand me down clothes, so I gave her a Groupon for a massage and offered to babysit while she went.

ETA: I know you can’t ship childcare, but you could give something like a SpaWish gift card that can be used across the country.

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