The 29 Best Gifts For Pregnant Women and Mothers-To-Be

  • BY Joe Palinsky
  • July 5, 2021
The 29 Best Gifts For Pregnant Women and Mothers-To-Be

When a woman in your life is expecting a child, you may want to shower her with the best pregnancy gifts anytime possible. The presents should be practical and help her prepare for the arrival of the little bundle of joy. In this gift guide, we help you find the best gifts for pregnant women to celebrate special occasions during maternity, including her birthday, her baby shower, Mother’s Day, the holidays, or anything in between.

Whether your pregnant friend or family member is a first-time mom or fourth-time mother, she will appreciate any of these gifts. So without further ado, let’s dive in and take a look at the best gifts to get a pregnant woman.

Gift Ideas for Expecting Mothers

1/ Ultrasound Photo Frame

a desktop plaque with sonogram - a gift for a pregnant woman

Gifts for pregnant women do not need to be complicated or lavish to be significant. Sometimes, a picture frame is enough. This frame displays the ultrasound photo that parents first receive when visiting an OB/GYN about the baby. Giving this photo frame is sure to put a smile on her.


2/ Mom Tumbler With Established Year

mom established 2022 gift ideas for expecting mothers

Any expecting mom can never get enough of hearing people call her ‘Mom!’ because becoming a mother is a celebratory moment in a woman’s life. So you can easily find a perfect gift by simply selecting an item with her new title on it. This tumbler is a fantastic present on several occasions, especially first Mother’s Day, that she will put to good use.


3/ “Nutritious Mocktails for the Mom-To-Be” Book

Drinking for Two - A Book for the Mom-To-Be

Does a good friend miss the freedom of drinking now that she is pregnant? While alcohol is off the table, there is nothing wrong with a mocktail or two! Moms-to-be will love a guide on making tasty, alcohol-free drinks to bide the time until she can have the real deal again.


4/ “Letters to Our Baby Girl!” Journal

letters to our baby girl journal for pregnant women

Is she expecting a little girl? This personalized journal makes for a touching present in many ways. She can fill out the journal, write letters to the unborn baby, and create a gift that she can give back to the girl later in life.


5/ Essential Oil Diffuser

elephant Essential Oil Diffuser As A Christmas present for moms-to-be

Aromatherapy can be incredibly helpful to ease nausea and morning sickness. Some experts suggest using lemon inhalation aromatherapy to alleviate nausea and vomiting. So if you want a gift that will help her feel at ease, a diffuser is the way to go.


6/ Candle

candle for pregnant women

The Love Light Candle is a blend of peach, water blossoms, and ripe mixed berries with soft notes of sweet vanilla beans. It delivers a delicately soothing scent and a relaxing atmosphere, which are much needed during stressful pregnancy.


7/ Pregnancy Flakes

Pregnancy Flakes Bath Salts with Pure Magnesium

Natural Magnesium salt flakes from the Dead Sea help support relaxation and relief from nausea and body aches and pains during pregnancy and postpartum.


8/ Sweet Snack Gift Box for Moms-To-Be

a box of sweet snack for moms to be

A little pampering can go a long way in finding the ideal gifts for pregnant women. Give her gift box including a decadent mix of artisan snacks, unique every day essentials, and a serious dose of ‘Mama, You Got This’.


9/ Maternity Kimono Bathrobes

Pregnancy Nightgown Soft Kimono Bathrobes

Since pregnancy can be an uncomfortable experience, comfort gifts for pregnant women are always appreciated. When you need an item that fits this description, maternity kimonos are one of the best options. Silky and smooth, these bathrobes are a great way to help her feel comfy.


10/ Non-Skid Push Socks for Maternity

Fun Non Skid Push Socks for Maternity

Swollen feet are par for the course during this period. However, shoes may not fit right, and regular socks can be slippery. So non-skid maternity socks are fantastic gifts for a pregnant friend or family member. The grip on these socks helps her feel safe and stable when she moves around the house in the final weeks of pregnancy.


11/ A Full-Body Pregnancy Pillow

A Pregnancy Pillow For Pregnant Women

Her body goes through tonnes of changes when a woman is pregnant. Plenty of these changes are downright uncomfortable. Therefore, a full-body pregnancy body pillow can be a fantastic gift option for her. Help her relax and find a little bit of comfort with a pillow that is dedicatedly made for her changing body.


12/ Maternity Belly Band

Maternity Belly Band for Pregnancy

A supportive belly band is a thoughtful gift for your pregnant woman. The item helps evenly distribute weight around her hip and pelvis to provide optimum support for your pregnancy belly. It gives her more comfort and confidence to face the day!


13/ Belly Butter

belly butter with shea butter as a gift for a pregnant woman

Belly butter is a fantastic present for pregnant women because of a few key reasons. This butter helps nourish the skin throughout pregnancy. It also provides essential vitamins and hydration to the area, limiting the odds of any permanent stretch marks.


14/ “A Little Something for Mama-to-Be” Gift Set

a skincare gift set for a pregnant woman

The organic herbal products gift set includes travel-sized Ginger Fresh Deodorant, Morning Wellness Body Wash, Belly Butter, Belly Oil & Orange Ginger Lip Balm. Perfect and effective for pregnancy, this set will be an awesome gift for a mom-to-be.


15/ Foot Massager

Foot Massager Machine

Everyone appreciates a good foot massage. Since pregnant women are carrying around a child, this fact goes double for them. Therefore, a foot massager is a fantastic product to consider. Help her work through the tension with a gift that encourages relaxation.


16/ Pregnancy Water Bottle

Pregnancy Water Bottle Intake Tracker with Weekly Milestone Stickers

Staying hydrated is important for all people, but she is drinking for two! If you need a good and simple gift for first-time pregnant women, a water bottle is a way to go. She can take this wherever she goes, from doctor appointments to errands, and ensure that she always has water on hand.


17/ “Bump for Joy!” – A Pregnancy Journal

A Guided Pregnancy Journal

A keepsake gift is always a good gift option for an expecting mom. This journal is a present that helps a woman write out her thoughts and feelings about her pregnancy. And later in life, she can reflect on this time and see where motherhood has taken her since.


18/ “Guide To A Healthy Pregnancy” Book

guide to a healthy pregnancy book - gifts for newly expectant mothers

First-time moms are usually inexperienced and have plenty of questions about the baby’s growth, month-by-month changes for mom, etc. While some of these will be answered by doctors or relatives, there will always be additional concerns. So, a book that explains how to encourage a healthy pregnancy is a gift that is going to be useful in her next nine months.


19/ “Real Food for Pregnancy” Book

Real Food for Pregnancy Book for Pregnant Women

Knowing what to eat in the 40 weeks of pregnancy can be difficult. You want to avoid some foods entirely and make sure that you eat ample amounts of others, but which? This guide helps moms-to-be know exactly what they should and should not consume in the months while carrying a child and the time right after the baby’s birth.


20/ A Kit for Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum

A Hospital Packing Kit for labor, delivery and postpartum - gift for pregnant women

The hospital bag keeps everything moms-to-be need within reach during labor and delivery and the first few weeks of recovery. Including essentials like Instant Ice Maxi pads, Disposable Postpartum Underwear, Peri Bottle, Perineal Healing Foam, and more, this kit is the perfect gift for expectant moms.


21/ Personalized Jewelry

personalized jewelry for pregnant women

Jewelry is a classic gift to consider for any occasion. Even though she’s got her mind on the arrival of her baby, she will still appreciate a necklace. This personalized jewelry is a simple and thoughtful present that is sure to make her feel special.


22/ Elephant Pendant Necklace

an elephant necklace for expecting moms

Are you looking for a simple and sweet way to congratulate your pregnant friend and family member on Mother’s Day? An elephant pendant necklace is a lovely idea because the animal is a symbol of good fortune in many cultures. This beautiful piece of jewelry is an effective way to show them how much you care.


23/ “You Are a Cool Mom” Gift Box

You're Not a Regular Mom, You're a COOL Mom Gift Box for Expectant Moms

Tell her that she is not a regular mom and she is the COOL mom with this gift box. The perfect little pamper box includes items that the newly expectant mom will adore: a natural clay face mask, a shea-butter lip balm tin, a mini bath bomb, and more.


24/ Morning Sickness Support Tea

Pink Stork Morning Sickness Tea For pregnant women

Morning sickness is not a pleasant experience during pregnancy. To make it a little easier for her to handle, consider this morning sickness support tea. She will appreciate the thoughtful present and the relief that these herbal drinks can deliver.


25/ Personalized Coffee Mug

Promoted to Human Mama Custom Mug - Gift for Pregnant Women and First Time Moms

Personalize the mug with the sonogram, and this will be a small keepsake guaranteed to warm her heart.


26/ Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries For Expecting Moms

Some mothers-to-be crave chocolate. So consider the decadent gift of chocolate-covered strawberries. The sweetness of the chocolate mixed with the flavor of the strawberry is easy to enjoy. Eating chocolate during pregnancy, combined with strawberries, will give her a complete package of needed vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants which help blood pressure and fight inflammatory.


27/ “Baby On Board” Bracelet

A PERSONALIZED BRACELET FOR EXPECTING MOTHERS

Everyone has seen the classic car window sign stating Baby on Board. The Simpsons even featured a song about it in the 90s. This well-known symbol of parenthood comes to life in this Baby on Board bracelet. Personalize the estimated due date and gift a great present to the expectant mother.


28/ Baby Belly Bump Weekly Milestone Stickers

Baby Belly Bump Weekly Milestone Stickers

These days, it is common for a woman to track each week of her pregnancy. Some will take photos and post them on the internet in clever ways. Others will write down notes in a journal. If you want a fun and silly present, belly bump stickers are a great way to help her celebrate each milestone.


29/ “For This Child, I Have Prayed” Sign

a canvas print with the quote for this child i have prayed

This canvas sign is one meaningful and sentimental gift for someone who has longed for a child and is now blessed. The expecting mom will be thrilled to place it in the nursery.


Conclusion

We hope our gift guide has helped you find gifts for the pregnant women you love. Get the expecting mother something that is pampering, functional, or will come in handy. This simple gesture can go a long way to show how much you care.

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