7 Mother’s Day Gifts for New Moms (since babies can’t buy pressies!)

There are so many exciting things for new moms to look forward to after becoming a mother for the first time. One of the biggest new experiences they get to have is being the center of attention on one holiday that they weren’t able to be before- Mother’s Day! Help to make the new mommy’s first Mother’s Day special by getting her something she will love and enjoy upon embarking on this new journey of her life.

Check out our picks of 7 wonderful new mom gift ideas for Mother’s Day and help to make her first mommy holiday a memorable one!

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1. Max Daniel’s Baby Blanket
Max Daniel Designs has created an amazing luxury adult and baby blanket line that is made in the US with only the highest quality of fabrics. The line consists of ultra-plush baby blankets, baby security blankets and adult throws perfect for a new mom and her baby to enjoy together! The blankets come in a variety of prints and colors, with a beautiful new Blossoms Collection that is adorable for Springtime. Your special new mom will feel like a star sporting comfort and style, as many celebrity mom’s already do with their Max Daniel’s blankets. Moms in favor include Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Garner and more! SRP $225 for the Max Daniel Chocolate Rosebuds Adult Throw we LOVE!

2. ‘Mommy and Me’ Pieces from Pink Chicken New York
Designer Stacey Fraser has created a line of very chic bohemian-style clothing for babies, tweens, and women. Her designs can be perfectly paired for ‘Mommy and Me’ looks, where new mommy and her baby can full on match or color coordinate their outfits. Pieces include beautiful dresses, tops and two- piece sets that highlight unique Indian block printing and zigzag patterns that come in vibrant blue, purple or crisp green. Perfect for a new mom who wants to show off her and her baby’s fashionable style, just like Halle Berry, Katie Holmes, Brook Shields and Nicole Ritchie all do when they sport their gorgeous Pink Chicken attire. The line can be found at over 250 fashion boutiques across the US and on their website.

3. A Fierce Diaper Bag
Any new mom is going to find themselves a little disorganized at times, especially when it comes to outing with their new baby. They at times will find themselves in a panic, rummaging through toys, pacifiers, open snack containers, bottles, lotions and more while they are on the go. Our idea for Mother’s Day is to make it up to them in a gift that will make them still look stylish even while doing so! Enter the fierce diaper bag: One that has all the same conveniences of a diaper bag but hits a home run in the fashionable mom department! We chose Vera Bradley Make A Change Baby Bag for two reasons: 1.The many different stylish patterns and designs (yes, aside from florals, a bag in chic black is included!) and 2. The bags have a sleek fold-out changing pad feature…awesomely convenient!

We also love the price – signature diaper bags for under SRP $100 – we likey!

 4. For a new mom who loves to laugh, give her the books Belly Laughs and Baby Laughs by Jenny McCarthy.

Both of these books are perfect for new moms! They offer truthful and comical insight into pregnancy and a new mommy’s first year with her new baby by laugh enthusiast Jenny McCarthy. We have heard wonderful reviews about how these books are guaranteed laughs while at the same time are truly a good read. Belly Laughs is still a good book for new moms who aren’t pregnant anymore because it will be enjoyable for a new mom to remember all those funny pregnancy moments that she finally got over with and doesn’t have to go through again- until of course she wants to! And Baby Laughs is a good choice for insight on all the wonderful and hilarious things to come for new moms. You can find both books at  for under $11 each at BarnesAndNoble.com.

5. Mommy and Me Jewelry (a good gift from Dads!)

MommyJewelry.com offers wonderful jewelry pieces that can be customized with names, dates, images and monograms onto gold, sterling silver jewelry and more. Dad’s and other loved ones can surprise new moms by giving her jewelry made special that will tie to her new baby, such as their name and birth date with a heart or their birthstone. You can offer a ring, a necklace or even begin a charm bracelet as Mommy Jewelry offers charms. She will be happy to show off her something classy, stylish and still sentimental. Order online, prices begin around $20 and up.

6. A Helping Hand with her Hair

New mom’s know that one of the pitfalls of post preggers is hair horror – it is thin, breaking and at times, it is even bald patching. Get your new mommy the most deliciously decadent Densifique by Kerastase Paris. Designed for “Life Stressed Hair” it aims to restore density, shine and resilience and uses a multi-approach suitable for anyone frustrated by loss of hair for any reason (including pregnancy).    New Densifique helps hair go from less to more – because more is ALWAYS better 🙂  The range consists of shampoo, hair masque, a mousse and the ever so luxe in-salon treatment Concentre Desifique and Booster Densifique. If that is all French to you, just know it equals FABULOUS for your new mommy on Mother’s Day – exclusively sold at salons – products range from $30 to $63; in salon treatment varies by location (we suggest Brush Salon in Long Branch, NJ for my local folks – top notch service and an exclusive Kerastase Salon – tell them Christabelle sent you).

 7. (Just for the Mommies) Forever Youth Liberator gift set from Yves Saint Laurent Beaute

We all know that new moms are highly sleep deprived, and this can wreak havoc on their skin, especially their eyes and face. As we lose sleep, we begin to form circles under our eyes, facial skin dulls out and we look sunken, which is not a good look for anyone! With so much to deal with and no time for themselves, a new mom would certainly love and appreciate a product that will take care of their eyes and skin for them. Enter the Forever Youth Liberator Face + Eye Serum Set™ by Yves Saint Laurent Beaute. It will revitalize her skin for a more radiant look and youthful look and rid her eyes of those dark circles, while making you the best gift giver ever! You can purchase for SRP $180 for the set.



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