The 37 Best First Mother’s Day Gifts That New Moms Will Love (2023)
Know a new mom who recently welcomed her first child? This year, surprise her with thoughtful first Mother’s Day gifts.
We curated a list of sweet gift ideas for Mother’s Day to celebrate her very first holiday. Whether she’s your wife, daughter, sister, or friend, make her feel extra special with these presents. Any first-time mom will definitely love it.
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Love You Forever Photo Plaque
For thoughtful gift ideas for a new mama, turn her precious photo into a great picture frame. This custom plaque is a sentimental yet versatile decoration. Put it in the nursery or a place of honor on her desk. This sweet gift will be a hit on this holiday.
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Custom Star Map Print
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Welcome her firstborn with a truly special night sky print. This personalized Mother’s Day gift for her first holiday lets you input the baby’s birth date and location. The print also features a sweet message. It will look great in the nursery or her space.
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“Hello My New Name Is Mommy” Mug
This flower-adorned mug makes an excellent present for her first holiday ever. She’ll love the generous size for her morning tea or water while she’s breastfeeding. This item is one of the most inexpensive gifts on our list. You’ll love the price, and she’ll be reminded of those early days of motherhood every time she uses it.
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Bear Family Retro Map
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Where did her baby come into this world? If you want it to be recorded in a beautiful keepsake, this wall art is an ideal item that every new mom will love to the core. It’s also a great gift idea for your daughter-in-law this Mother’s day.
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We Love You, Mom You Are Our Hero Blanket
Are you looking for a perfect gift to get her? The collage photo blanket is a creative and unique gift option. The blanket will not only be a meaningful keepsake with adorable photos of her baby but also a practical item to keep her warm.
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“To The World You Are A Mother” Pillow
If you’re looking for thoughtful first Mother’s Day gifts, consider this elegant pillow. Simple printed text on a plain background makes it look perfect in any room. Choose from three sizes for a great fit in the bedroom or on the sofa. The cover is even washable, which is essential when there’s a little one in the house.
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Baby Stats Bracelet
This adorable bracelet is one of our favorite gift ideas from a baby. The delicate cuff wristband is hand-stamped with leaves on the outside. Turn it over to reveal all of her newborn baby’s birth stats. She will love the idea of keeping her little one close while also maintaining privacy. This beautiful jewelry is available in gold, silver, or rose gold.
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Custom Photo Mug
A favorite song makes this mug a perfect gift from a baby. Celebrate her with this cute keepsake that she’ll cherish forever. Liven up one side of it with a precious picture of mom and her little one. The other side will bear the inscription “you are my sunshine.” You can’t go wrong with this cheerful piece.
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All-in-One Baby Keepsake Box
What was her babywearing when you return from the hospital? Where is the hospital band that she wore when she was admitted in the hospital?… and so many other things that you’d want to hold on to forever. Nostalgia can be a powerful force. An all-in-one keepsake box is an ideal gift that allows her a simple place to store important items for the future.
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Because Of You Photo Canvas
Create an exceptional present for your favorite mom this year! Put her favorite photo of her child and simply add the name. Beautiful and creative, this Mother’s Day gift for young mama will make her heart sing.
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Personalized Baby Pillow
If you’re looking for something to show the baby’s name, pounds, ounces, inches, time, and date at one place, check out this pillow cover. All new moms will love it for sure.
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Personalized gifts are always special. This year, wow the women in your life with a great necklace. Customize this design however you want! Choose both her and her baby’s name, baby’s name and birthdate, and more. She can wear it every day, and it’s elegant enough for a night out, too. This piece is one of our favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas for new moms.
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This is not a normal bag. It’s huge. So she will have enough space to store all the baby’s bits and bobs.
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With this handprint kit, the new mother will remember her first baby’s little hands and feet for decades to come. This easy-to-use kit comes with everything she and her kid need to create a meaningful keepsake.
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Mama and Me Shirt Set
Make her year by gifting her these cute matching outfits! These garments are one of the best gifts for first-time moms! She’ll love twinning with her baby while wearing such clever pieces. You can choose the colors, making it great for a daughter or son. Just pick the customization you want. Then, watch how happy she’ll be dressing her mini-me to match!
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Handmade Soap And Lotions Set
Luxurious natural soap and lotions set this mom and baby gift box apart! Handmade with care, this box contains goodies for mama and the wee babe. Soothing creams for nursing and stretch marks will please her. Gentle bath balms and soaps will relax the little one. This thoughtful gift box is tops among gift ideas for young moms.
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House Cleaning Service
A gift certificate for a cleaning service is a quick but practical gift. New parents might be okay handling laundry, cooking, and adjusting to baby, but cleaning? Not so much. Having a service come in and take care of basic household duties will give mama a little break. A clean house will leave her feeling calm, especially since she won’t have to do it herself.
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Postpartum Recovery Tea
For a different gift for her, check out this delicious postpartum tea. The caffeine-free tea is made by and for women and contains organic herbs to help new moms recover. Staying hydrated while breastfeeding is a must, as is getting the proper vitamins and nutrients.
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Letters to My Baby
There are so many things that a mom would want to say to their children. But she is no babilist – that means they cannot speak in the baby language. They have to make use of the same ol’ method of communication – the letters. Letters to My Baby is a great product that allows her to write down their feelings for their children in one place.
It’s also a good gift for single mothers to save all their thoughts and gift them to their children when they grow up.
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Mom’s One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book
This keepsakes journal is one of the best gifts for first-time moms. Your sister or friend will love being able to record her baby’s milestones for a full five years. This diary will be a fantastic baby book. So much easier than writing a page or more every day, she’ll appreciate the simplicity of this format.
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Monthly Milestone Blanket
A multi-purpose blanket is an amazing gift for her. This super-soft bamboo blankie features pine boughs on one side. The other side marks your baby’s monthly milestones with Instagram-worthy cuteness. When not in use for photoshoots, let your little one cuddle with it. It is also useful as a nursing cover-up or emergency changing pad.
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Instant Photo Printer
After the baby is born, she is going to use her phone to take endless photos of her little one. This photo printer is the best choice for moms who love keeping the hard copy of their child’s photos.
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Willow Tree “Our Gift” Figure
Celebrate your wife’s first Mother’s Day with this beautiful figurine. It portrays the gift of new parenthood with elegant simplicity. The figures are cast in a hand-carved mold and made with love. Display it with other items on a mantel or shelf. Either way, she’s sure to love this sweet statue.
READ MORE: The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Wife
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How to Traumatize Your Children
Give the gift of humor this year! This hilarious book is an excellent gift for the mom who loves satire. Learn all about how to make sure your kids grow up and go to therapy! If funny gifts are on your radar, this one’s a no-brainer. It is also something you can pick up last-minute as a shower gift.
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The Big Book of Organic Baby Food
Which food is safe for the baby? Should you give packaged or processed food to your baby at a young age? “The Big Book of Organic Baby Food” is a cookbook that educates about nutrition and teaches new moms and dads how to make some tasty purees.
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The Sh!t No One Tells You
Parenting is hard. And what is even harder is to get done with parenting in the absence of any guidance or a book. However, thanks to existing parents, we have some literature available that can help us deal with the babies in a better manner. This book is just that!
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Skin Recovery Set
Among the best gift ideas for her are things that will promote self-care. The lotions and creams in this gift set contain cocoa butter for ultimate softness. Included are moisturizers to help soften and tighten skin and to protect against chapping from nursing. Honor her hard work and help her body recover with some special goodies just for her.
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Foreo Luna 3
If you think the new mom in your life would appreciate some revolutionary skincare products, a FOREO skincare set is a great option. Provide her with a unique sonic facial cleansing experience that firms and tones skin.
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Faux Fur Slippers
Give her the gift of comfort. These scuff-style faux fur slippers are the ultimate in cozy footwear. The non-skid sole means she can carry the baby on all surfaces without worrying about a fall. They’ll keep her feet warm during middle-of-the-night feedings. Pick her favorite color and make her happy with a little goodness.
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She’ll be ready to go out with this cardigan sweater. It comes in 21 colors, so the she will have more options to fit her style.
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Essential Oil Diffuser
This year, make her day with the gift of aromatherapy. This cool, easy-to-use diffuser can provide her with stress relief throughout the day. At night, it’s safe for the baby. It will keep the nursery humidified, and a few drops of lavender oil will help her little one sleep. The color-changing light can even act as a nightlight for added safety!
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Multi-Function Diaper Bag Backpack
Ask a mom and she’d tell you that a baby can have the ‘pee-pee’ time any time. For that, moms have to carry diapers, baby wipes, and an additional baby suit with them, besides other important stuff. Carrying all this in a handbag is not an option. So, get the new moms a diaper bag backpack so that they can carry the essentials easily.
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Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager
Not every mom has time to go to the spa, but this massager is perfect to have at home and help ease some of the pain. It’s one of our favorite new mom gifts for Mother’s Day because it’s a dual-purpose present. It’s safe to use post-pregnancy to ease back and neck pain fast.
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Bamboo Wood Bath Tray
Give your wife the gift of some alone time this year. Draw her a bath and then set up this tray with snacks and a beverage. Her favorite book or tv show, some soothing bath oils, and she’ll be good to go. You’ll take the baby off her hands for an afternoon. This gift idea from her husband will leave her refreshed.
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Spa Bath Pillow
Moms love to relax! Get her a spa bath pillow so that she can make her bubble bath a bit longer – the more relaxed the mom, the happier the baby.
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Love At First Sight Desktop Photo Plaque
This photo plaque makes a perfect Mother’s Day gift from the baby. Featuring a sentimental quote “I believe in love at first sight because I’ve been loving my mom since I opened my eyes”, it will surely make her shed some tears.
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Mommy You Are The World Photo Canvas
This thoughtful gift is perfect for celebrating her very first holiday. Simply add three photos of her and her kids. This wall art will be cherished for many years to come.
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Knowing what to get as a first Mother’s Day gift for a new mom can be quite confusing. Do you gift something just for her, for the baby, or both? Regardless of which direction you decide to go, our guide can certainly help. These handy ideas are sure to satisfy!
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