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What to Give New Moms This Mothers Day

On Mother's Day, we celebrate the unique women in our lives who have provided us with love, support, and wisdom.

For those stepping into the rewarding role of motherhood for the first time, the transition can be as challenging as it is beautiful.

As such, finding the perfect gift for new moms means looking beyond the baby essentials, to thoughtful items that nurture her well-being, celebrate her new identity, and offer a touch of luxury in her new routine.

And if your loved one is a new mom this year, you know that celebrating them on their first Mother's Day holds a unique and profound significance.

Clearly, this marks her inaugural journey into motherhood, a role that brings with it an immense sense of love, responsibility, and transformation. This special day serves as a milestone, acknowledging not just the birth of a child, but the birth of a mother too—the woman who has embraced a new facet of her identity with grace, strength, and unconditional love.

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This celebration is an opportunity to honour the countless, often unseen, sacrifices a new mom makes as she navigates the challenges and joys of caring for her newborn. It's a day to recognise her resilience, her sleepless nights, her worries, and her boundless love that knows no fatigue. 

In addition, it's a chance to remind her that amidst the diapers, feedings, and lullabies, her well-being remains paramount.

It's a day to encourage her to take moments for herself, to rejuvenate, and to reflect on the incredible journey she's embarked on.

Celebrating her first Mother's Day is about making her feel seen, valued, and cherished—not just as a caregiver, but as the remarkable woman she is, who has taken on the most beautiful and challenging role of her life.

Ideas for New Mum Gifts

For new moms, this day is particularly meaningful as they celebrate their first Mother's Day. As a friend or family member of a new mom, you may be wondering what to give her on this special occasion. Let’s explore some thoughtful and meaningful Mother’s Day gifts that will make any new mom feel loved and appreciated.

Relaxation Gifts

Being a new mom can be exhausting, so a gift that promotes self-compassion, relaxation and self-care is always appreciated.

You can create a spa basket filled with bath bombs, candles, and luxurious lotions, or gift a cosy robe and slippers for lounging at home. A relaxation gift will help new moms unwind and take some much-needed time for themselves.

Caffeine-Free Tea

tea gifts for new momsMama Needs a Break by Positivithé

Packed with antioxidant-rich Goji Berries, Hibiscus, and Cranberries, give the new mom a well-deserved ‘me time’ with Mama Needs a Break by Positivithé. Let them feel the worries of the day fade away with each sip of the brand’s well-loved Restorative Elixir.

The perfect brew for an imperfect world, Positivithé’s caffeine-free teas are concocted to promote a little bit of positivity through the health benefits that each ingredient offers. Inspired by the wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda and Herbology, their tisanes are crafted to help ease the stressors of modern life and to reduce anxiety, balance mood, and help one find their centre.

Tea Gift Set with Infuser

new mum gifts tea set
Shinrinyoku Tea Gift Set

 With your choice o premium loose-leaf teas like Chocolate Black Tea, Lavender Grey Earl, Jasmine Peach Green Tea and many others, this gift set from Shinrinyoku also comes with an adorable ceramic tea infuser.

Known for its calming and soothing properties, tea is an ideal beverage for relaxing after a long day. A cup of tea as a Mother’s Day gift can help new moms relieve stress, reduce anxiety, and improve mood.

Self-Care Bundle

Mum’s Self-Care Essentials

Featuring our award-winning Manifest Shower Steamer, we've added an Ichichee Body Lotion and Body Wash so this bundle is more than just a gift —it's a heartfelt reminder for Mum to carve out moments of well-deserved tranquillity amidst the hustle of daily life.

Shower Steamers..and a whole lot more!

A premium bundle that includes our best sellers (shower steamers, Sweet Child O' Mine Room Spray and I AM LOVED Affirmation Candle), we've added on a scented crocheted flower bouquet to make it a grand gesture.

We just think that all these (plus a body lotion and perfume roll-on) is an invitation for Mum to bask in the glow of self-care. This bundle is a reminder of the importance of her well-being — and our own way of showing just how deeply cherished and appreciated she is.

Flower Gifts

Flowers on Mother's Day? Absolutely perfect.

They're like a universal love language, saying everything we sometimes forget to voice out loud. Whether it’s their stunning colors, the way they light up a room, or just the feel-good vibes they bring, flowers have this magical way of making moms feel super special and loved.

Plus, picking out her favorite blooms or a bouquet that screams "you" shows her just how well you know her. It's a sweet, simple gesture, but man, does it pack a punch of thoughtfulness.

So yeah, when it comes to saying "Thanks, Mom" in a chill yet totally meaningful way, flowers are your go-to.

Flower Bouquet

Mother's Day bouquet from Hello Flowers! 

We all know that a flower bouquet is a classic and popular gift for Mother's Day. Flowers have long been associated with emotions such as love, gratitude, and admiration, making them a perfect gift for Mother's Day. Therefore, a flower bouquet is a beautiful and meaningful way to express love and appreciation for the mom in your life. 

To make your gift even more meaningful, why not support a social enterprise flower studio with your bouquet purchase? Hello Flowers! is our favourite flower shop in Singapore for Mother's Day gift ideas! Among their social initiatives is a sustainable cooperative that provides opportunities for participation and empowerment to women from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Preserved Flower Diffuser

scented preserved flower bouquet
Sustainable and eco-friendly, these bouquets (which also function as a reed diffuser) from our Scented Eternal Bouquet Collection are made with preserved flowers that can last for up to three (3) years. They are also scented with 100% pure essential oils — so aside from their pleasant fragrance, they bring in a little bit of aromatherapy for mom!

Mini Bouquet

mini flower bouquet gifts for new moms
Three Wishes Mini Bouquet

Featuring preserved flowers that have been scented with 100% pure essential oils, the flowers from our Mini Bouquet collection can last longer than your fresh flowers! Adorable in size, they are perfect for those looking for small gifts for new moms.

Other New Mum Gifts

For those new moms out there, the gift ideas above are just the start.

Now think about gifts that pamper her, make her life easier, or even give her a few moments of peace in her busy day. How about a super cosy robe for those late-night feedings, or a subscription to a meal delivery service to take the dinner stress off her plate?

Even something as simple as a journal can mean the world, giving her a space to jot down thoughts, feelings, or those unforgettable baby moments.

The key is to get creative and consider what would really make her day a little brighter. Remember, it's all about making her feel seen, supported, and seriously appreciated as she navigates this amazing, whirlwind adventure of motherhood.

Personalised Jewellery

mother's day gift bracelet
Rose Quartz Bracelet from soulviiibes

 A piece of personalised jewellery is a timeless gift that new moms will cherish for years to come. You can have a necklace or bracelet engraved with the baby's name or birthdate, or choose a charm that represents motherhood. Personalized jewellery is a beautiful and sentimental gift that will remind new moms of their special bond with their children.

You can also choose to give a new mom a bracelet with her or her baby’s birthstone. These bracelets from soulviiibes are a wonderful way to celebrate life and love on Mother’s Day. 

Photo Gifts

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New mums love to capture every moment of their baby's life, so a photo gift is a thoughtful and practical choice.

You can create a photo book or album filled with pictures of the baby's first year, or have a canvas print made of a favourite family photo. A customised photo gift will be treasured by new moms as they watch their little ones grow up.

Baby Gear

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New mums are always in need of practical baby gear, and gifting a useful item can make their life a little easier.

You can choose a high-quality stroller, a comfortable baby carrier, or a stylish diaper bag. A useful gift will be appreciated by new moms who are navigating the challenges of parenthood.

Quality Time

One of the most valuable gifts you can give a new mom is your time. Offer to babysit for a few hours so she can have a much-needed break, or cook a meal and bring it over to her house.

Spending time with a new mom and offering your support is a meaningful and heartfelt way to celebrate Mother's Day.

Find the Best Gifts for New Moms

There are many thoughtful and meaningful Mother’s day gifts you can give new moms on this special day. Whether you choose personalized jewellery, a photo gift, a relaxation gift, baby gear, or your time, your gift will be appreciated and treasured. 

As we celebrate the special women in our lives, let's remember to honour and support the new moms who are embarking on an exciting and challenging journey.

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