Welcoming a new family member is one of the most exciting moments in a parent’s life. Whether they’re caring for a newborn, a foster child, even a fur baby, why not make their first Mother’s Day a memorable one? Some of the best gifts for new moms are thoughtful presents they wouldn’t consider for themselves — think meal delivery services that take the hassle out of planning dinner, or stylish jewelry for showing off their new mama status.
Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best Mother’s Day gifts for new mothers — check out our favorites below, including comfy slippers and a robe, the latest cookbook from Ayesha Curry, and personalized items.
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1. Happy Dance CBD Head-to-Toe Coconut Melt
Kristen Bell co-founded the vegan and cruelty-free line Happy Dance “to make trusted, high-quality, everyday CBD skincare products more widely available to busy moms and consumers everywhere at a price that wouldn’t break the bank.”
The brand’s multi-purpose Coconut Melt is formulated with 225 milligrams of cannabinoids from premium full-spectrum hemp extract. This CBD-infused moisturizer can also be used as a hair mask or makeup remover, and it doesn’t contain formaldehyde, parabens, phthalates, propylene glycol, sulfates, and synthetic dyes and fragrances.
2. Papinelle Louis Pink Floral Cotton & Silk Robe
Famous moms Jessica Alba, Jaime King, and the Kardashians are just a few who love draping themselves in Papinelle’s breezy sleepwear. The label’s lightweight cotton and silk robe will make anyone feel luxurious at home, thanks to the chic shawl collar and removable tie belt.
3. Dr. Scholl’s Staycay OG Slipper Sandal
Moms won’t want to take off these cozy faux-fur slippers, which are made from recycled plastic bottles. These sustainable slip-ons with a one-inch sole are designed with Dr. Scholl’s signature anatomical cushioning and a flexible foot bed for excellent insole support.
4. The Full Plate by Ayesha Curry
For the new mom who loves cooking, TV star and New York Times bestselling author Ayesha Curry’s The Full Plate will help her easily whip up healthy, home-cooked meals in under an hour. The 256-page cookbook is packed with 100 recipes such as substantial salads, kid-friendly fare, sheet pan dinners, vegetarian bites, and much more. A few mouth-watering samplings include mushroom tacos with avocado crema, spicy Margaritas (for the grown ups), sheet-pan pork chops, and others.
5. Bodily The Everything Bra
Brooklyn Decker is a fan of Bodily’s The Everything Bra, which was designed for all-day comfort and helps to potentially lower the risk of mastitis and clogged ducts. It’s made of soft, stretchy fabric that allows it to adapt to women’s changing bodies during pregnancy and nursing.
6. Aura Carver Digital Frame
Among the challenges of being a new mom is keeping that camera roll from quickly filling up. This stylish digital photo frame by Aura lets mamas display their favorite images at home on a substantial 10.1-inch screen in 1920 x 1200 224 PPI resolution. It includes unlimited free storage, and Aura’s smart technology uses AI to group similar images, so recipients will always enjoy a heartfelt surprise. The frame is also compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.
7. Tiny Tags Script Mama Pendant in Gold
Tiny Tags’ chic script necklace emblazoned with the word “mama” in cursive will let your favorite new mom show off her new status with style. It comes on a 16-inch, 14-karat gold-fill chain and the 24-karat gold-fill pendant measures one inch wide by a quarter-inch long. Also available in sterling silver and 14-karat gold.
8. Wonderbly Personalized “I Love Mommy This Much” Book
Don’t forget to gift this with a big pack of tissues, as this personalized book (available in hardcover or softcover) will get moms teary-eyed after reading heartwarming stories about how much their kiddos love them. The 34-page tome can be customized with up to four kids’ names, and it’s great for grandmas, stepmoms, and any other maternal figure.
9. Keababies Baby Handprint Footprint Keepsake Kit
Some of the best gifts for new moms are personalized ones, such as Keababies’ handprint and footprint keepsake kit. It comes with food-grade quality clay (so it’s safe for newborn skin) and a wooden photo frame so your recipient can display their little ones’ tiny prints on a wall or tabletop. The frame measures 11 inches by 8.8 inches, and you can also add photos in the two 2.75-inch by 2.75-inch areas.
10. Tubby Todd The Mama Gift Set
Tubby Todd’s natural skincare will help new moms pamper themselves during pregnancy, breastfeeding, and beyond. The brand’s Mama Gift Set comes with an organic nipple balm, moisturizing hand cream, belly oil, and a refreshing floral body spray (because we all know those showers get put on the back burner).
11. Shari’s Berries Deliciously Decadent Lavender Garden and Strawberries
Sweet-toothed moms will appreciate these chocolate-dipped strawberries, which come with an elegant vase of white roses, lavender poms, Peruvian lilies, and lavender carnations. This gift set includes 12 fresh-picked juicy berries dipped in white and milk chocolates.
12. DoorDash Gift Card
Whipping up food is the last thing that most new moms want to do, so treat her to a meal delivery service gift card that takes the guesswork out of the next dinner. DoorDash offers a variety of restaurants, so recipients can select grub that they really want. The card will be conveniently delivered instantly via email.