Have you ever met anybody who doesn’t like gifts? We think not. Everyone loves gifts. And if the gifts are thoughtful, useful, and meaningful, they become even more exciting and precious. Now, when it comes to women who are expecting a child, gifts are a fantastic way to show your love.
Pregnancy brings a lot of changes in a woman’s life (yes, a man’s too). She has to deal with the changes in her body while trying to prepare the house to accommodate a newborn. For women who are pregnant for the first time, it becomes even more stressful and confusing. There are so many things that have to be done!
In such times, a carefully chosen gift can make her feel cherished! While there is no end to the things you could gift her baby, keep in mind that your dear one also needs something for herself. It could be something as simple as her favourite book or something useful for her and the baby.
In this blog, we’ve compiled a list of 51 gifts for pregnant women for you to choose from. Scroll through the list and pick the ones your lady would love. Nothing like a bright smile on her face to make your day, is it? There is such happiness in gifting; it’s time to spend a little more time and energy in doing it right.
Table Of Contents
- 1 The Must-Have List
- 1.1 Button-up Pajamas
- 1.2 The Big Fat Activity Book for Pregnant People
- 1.3 Ingrid & Isabel Maternity Bellaband
- 1.4 Silk Sleep Masks
- 1.5 TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller
- 1.6 Drink More Water Bottle
- 1.7 Pregnancy Gift Basket
- 1.8 Nursing Dress, Maternity Robe, and Baby Blanket Set
- 1.9 Pregnancy Pillow Wedge
- 1.10 Glow Stick with SPF 50 by Supergoop
- 1.11 Plush Indoor/ Outdoor Slippers
- 1.12 Diaper Backpack
- 1.13 Birds & Bees Teas
- 1.14 Celfie Vase
- 1.15 40ish Weeks: A Pregnancy Journal
- 1.16 Pink Stork Morning Sickness Tea
- 1.17 Kindred Bravely Nursing Sleep Bra for Maternity
- 1.18 Stylish Outfits for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women
- 1.19 Personalized Watercolor Sonogram Keepsake
- 1.20 Prynt Pocket, Instant Photo Printer for iPhone
- 1.21 BellyBuds- Baby-Bump Headphones
- 1.22 Mama Jewelry
- 1.23 Prenatal Massage Gift Cards
- 1.24 The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year
- 1.25 Triple Sonogram Pregnancy Keepsake Frame
- 1.26 Lavender Bath Pampering Set
- 1.27 New Mom Wine Glass
- 1.28 Non-alcoholic Champagne
- 1.29 Maternity Total Body Pillow
- 1.30 Stretch Marks Creams
- 1.31 Nursey Glider
- 1.32 Preggatinis: Mixology For The Mom-To-Be
- 1.33 Mommy Ice Creams
- 1.34 Mama Bee Belly Butter
- 1.35 Prenatal Yoga DVD
- 1.36 Personalized Blankets by Pottery Barn
- 1.37 Pregnancy Belly Cast Kit
- 1.38 VIKTOR JURGEN Handheld Back Massager
- 1.39 Letters to my Baby
- 1.40 Maternity Photoshoot
- 1.41 Mambino Organics Skin Care Kit
- 1.42 Baby Monitor
- 1.43 New Mommy Mug
- 1.44 Grabber Gun
- 1.45 Customized Monogram Baby Blanket
- 1.46 Babyganics Gift Set
- 1.47 Neck Heat/ Cold Wrap
- 1.48 Countdown to Mama Box
- 1.49 Morning Sickness Inhaler
The Must-Have List
A woman knows valuable pajamas are. Being pregnant makes it hard to fit into her existing clothes. All she is looking for right now is comfort. With a growing tummy, a baby kicking inside, and a whole lot of pains or irritations, a pair of matched pajamas can cheer her any day. The advantage of button-up pajamas is that she can wear them post-delivery. They are very comfortable for nursing the baby.
The Big Fat Activity Book for Pregnant People
Written by Jordan Reid and Erin Williams, this book is quirky, funny, and outright hilarious. It has puzzles, mazes, quizzes, journaling pages, and musings related to pregnancy. Available for a cost-effective price, you can give your pregnant friend a worthy gift without crossing the budget. The book is 172 pages of pure fun and is what she needs to keep her mind off the stress that is building up inside her.
Ingrid & Isabel Maternity Bellaband
This is another of those useful and budget-friendly gifts to give your pregnant lady. One thing most expecting women miss is wearing their pre-pregnancy clothes, especially that pair of pants they’ve been using for years. Hence, Belly bands have become a part of maternity wear. They allow pregnant women to wear their favourite pair of pants and not worry about the fact that she can’t button it up. The belly bands will hide the waist of the pants while ensuring that it stays in place and is comfortable.
Silk Sleep Masks
Ask a pregnant woman what it is to be able to sleep well. And things have just begun. She’d be even more restless post-delivery, trying to give her body and mind the rest they deserve while adjusting to the baby’s sleep timings. A soft, silky, and smooth sleep mask is one of the best gifts for pregnant women. It will allow her to get back to sleep and get some rest at any time of the day. There’s no need to turn her room into a dark cave. The sleep mask will do the job.
TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller
Swollen feet are a part of pregnancy. As her due date comes closer, she will experience pain in her feet. Finding a comfortable position to sit or rest her legs also becomes a problem. This dual foot massager roller by TheraFlow is a thoughtful gift to relieve pain from her throbbing feet. Best used when sitting, your pregnant lady can place her feet on the massager without worrying about tripping over. If there is no one to give her a foot massage, this gift solves the problem.
Drink More Water Bottle
Are you wondering how a water bottle makes a good pregnancy gift? Here is how. Pregnancy changes a woman’s body in many ways. From morning sickness to bizarre cravings, just about everything is different from before. At times like this, it is easy to forget the essential activity of drinking enough water to stay hydrated. This water bottle has cute instructions on it that tell her how much water she should drink during the day. Having one with her itself is a reminder to keep sipping some of the water regularly. Moreover, the bottle is equally useful after delivery when she has even less time to care for herself.
Pregnancy Gift Basket
Nurtured 9 has created beautiful pregnancy gift baskets for expecting women. They have various gift baskets for different stages of pregnancy, delivery, and post-delivery. Founded by two moms, these gift baskets have been crafted with luxury in mind. The baskets are full of goodies, which a mom-to-be needs to take care of herself. Give her a gift that shows how important it is to pamper a pregnant woman. Her happiness is essential.
Nursing Dress, Maternity Robe, and Baby Blanket Set
This 3-in-1 set is highly comfortable and useful. From pre-delivery to post-delivery, the robe, nursing dress, and baby blanket can be used for quite a while. The matching patterns will make the mom and baby look super adorable together. Also, you can get her some dark-coloured sets, which make it easier to hide stains. She can stuff into her bag and carry it anywhere. Easy to wear and still look presentable.
Pregnancy Pillow Wedge
This is a multi-use pillow though it works the best to cushion the heavy belly during the last trimester of her pregnancy. As the baby grows inside, it becomes mighty difficult for her to sit or sleep. Back pain becomes a constant part of her life, and if she can get rid of it even for a while, it would be a blessing. This soft pillow can be placed under her belly so that she can turn to her side and find a comfortable position to sleep. It can be placed between her knees or behind her lower back to provide relief.
Glow Stick with SPF 50 by Supergoop
Your pregnant friend might already be glowing with happiness, but you know there will be times when she needs to spark up her appearance. This glow stick is non-sticky and is infused with exotic Amazonian oils that will make her skin soft, moist, and healthy. It will also keep her safe from sunburn when she sits outside to get the daily dose of Vitamin D. Easy to carry and use, a couple of these glow sticks will be a great gift to give to a pregnant lady. They also subtly emphasize the importance of self-care.
Plush Indoor/ Outdoor Slippers
We cannot put enough stress on the importance of taking care of her feet during pregnancy. These cosy footwear are best suited for the second trimester and can be worn around the house. They are anti-skid (yes, we know it’s crucial) and provide extra comfort to the aching feet. Whether she is walking at home, in the garden, or the driveway, her feet will stay cushioned from the hard surfaces!
Diaper bags are a necessity for every new mother. We see so many new mothers carrying diaper bags around, loaded with all their babies’ stuff. But what if the diaper bag can be a backpack? Wouldn’t it allow her to use her hands freely? She doesn’t have to keep adjusting the bag and moving it from one arm to another. Give your pregnant friend this backpack and even help her pack it for the first outing outside with the newborn.
Birds & Bees Teas
This can be one of the best gifts for pregnant women, especially if she is a tea lover or is turning into one. The tea sampler set comes with nine flavours (and five servings for each one). It also has a wide rim tea infuser so that she doesn’t have to hunt for one in her kitchen cupboards. The teas are non-GMO, pregnancy-safe, and 100% organic. You don’t have to worry about any side-effects either. And did we mention they are gluten-free as well? The tea samplers cater to all the nine months for her pregnancy.
No, no. We didn’t get the spelling wrong. Just take a look at the picture, and you’ll understand what we are talking about. These cute feminine-looking vases make a lovely gift for pregnant women. When you plant a few seeds and succulents in them and give them vases, it’ll not just brighten up the house but also add new life in addition to the one growing in her womb. And if the expecting mother loves gardening and greenery, she will doubly appreciate the gift along with the idea behind it.
40ish Weeks: A Pregnancy Journal
Author Kate Pocrass created this cutest pregnancy journal for soon-to-be mothers to record their random thoughts, musings, pictures, and make lists. The book isn’t too feminine and suits women with varying tastes. It has quirky and funny commentary throughout so that pregnant ladies will know they aren’t the only ones who think that way. This is an affordable and beautiful gift to give your pregnant friend. It is sure to keep her company and remind her of you each time she takes it out to write something.
Pink Stork Morning Sickness Tea
This caffeine-free tea has been specially created to help pregnant women alleviate morning sickness. Owned by women, Pink Stork has a collection of teas, candies, etc, for expecting mothers in various flavours. They tackle morning sickness and nausea while making sure that the products are absolutely safe for pregnant women. This ginger peach tea is soothing and is GMO-free, gluten, and dairy-free. The moms-to-be can enjoy it hot or cold to relieve cramps, nausea, and morning sickness, keeping her hydrated.
Kindred Bravely Nursing Sleep Bra for Maternity
This easy-to-pull-on nursing bra is made from ultra-soft fabric that is smooth and highly comfortable. It is wireless and has no clasps or hooks. The bralette has been explicitly been designed for new mothers to wear throughout the day. They can sleep, do yoga, and breastfeed their babies without any discomfort. If your pregnant friend is worried about not finding comfortable innerwear post-delivery, you know what to give her. These come in quite a few colours, so pick some of her favourites.
Stylish Outfits for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women
So what if she loves her pajamas the best? You know that she can never say no to the right dress. And if it slides over her baby bump, is comfortable, and looks stylish at the same time, wouldn’t she love it? Whether she has to meet friends and family or go out, choosing clothes from the existing wardrobe becomes impossible with a growing belly. You can give her a trendy outfit that is loose, soft, and colorful. And guess what, the dresses are not just useful during and after her delivery either. They make great summer wear and can be used for a long time afterward.
Personalized Watercolor Sonogram Keepsake
The first image of a tiny life growing inside her will always be special to a mother. By giving her a personalized watercolour sonogram painting, you are giving one of the most beautiful gifts that will stay with her for the rest of her life. As it comes painted in single colour soft pastels, the watercolour painting depicts the life growing inside her. She can place it wherever she wants to- her bedroom or the baby’s nursery.
Prynt Pocket, Instant Photo Printer for iPhone
If budget isn’t an issue, this is a super cool gift to give your pregnant friend. If the lady in question happens to love taking pictures, be assured that you can’t go wrong with this one. This portable photo printer works with various iPhone models and takes 30 seconds to print a picture. Yes! All she needs to do is put the phone into the slot in the printer and choose the ones she wants to print. This is a no-ink printer (another plus), so the only thing that needs to be changed is the paper cartridge. She can remove the sticker behind the pictures and stick them anywhere.
BellyBuds- Baby-Bump Headphones
Do you know that babies in the womb can hear sounds when they are 20 weeks old? Scientists have said that when babies are exposed to good music (from when they are within the mother’s womb), it will bring a lot of advantages. This helps in improving learning abilities. So why not give a gift that allows your expecting friend to share her favourite music with her baby? These belly buds can be placed on the belly to help babies listen to some great music within.
Women love jewellery. Yes, the tastes may vary from minimal to chunky, but a thoughtful piece of jewellery as a gift is always welcome. Are you aware that special jewellery is available for soon-to-be moms? Gift her a ring or a bracelet that says ‘mama’. You can also give her a pendant with the first letter of the child’s name once they finalize it. Simple, elegant, and tender; these special gifts will bring a smile on her face.
Prenatal Massage Gift Cards
The pleasure of getting a massage when the body is still trying to adjust to the changes that come with pregnancy cannot be explained in words. The soothing atmosphere, relaxed backdrop, and some experienced massagers can give your pregnant friend an excellent massage to get rid of the stress, aches, and sore muscles that have become her new companions. This is truly the best of gifts for pregnant women.
The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year
Written by Dawn Dais, this is a witty guide for new mothers. The book has advice and tips from moms and dads who’ve been through the process and aren’t afraid to tell you the truth. It has some smart tips coupled with funny anecdotes, which will prepare your expecting friend for the year and become her trusted handy book in understanding kids and caring for them and herself.
Triple Sonogram Pregnancy Keepsake Frame
Sold by Pearhead Store, this is another gift that allows the expectant mother to cherish the images of the life growing inside her. She can place three sonograms in the frame, each belonging to a different trimester and marvel at the miracles of nature.
Lavender Bath Pampering Set
Yes, yes, we might keep coming back to such sets, but think about it. A pregnant woman can never really have too many of these. Put together by Lovestee, this set consists of shower gel, body lotion, hand lotion, bath puff, Eva Sponge, and bath salts. The soothing fragrances of the gels and lotions are enough to make her sigh and relax. Isn’t that what a pregnant woman wants?
New Mom Wine Glass
Being pregnant puts quite some restrictions on her diet. She has to steer clear of a few things, including wine or any other alcoholic beverages. If your mom-to-be friend has loved an occasional glass or two of wine, it will be a cute little gift that will also make her laugh. Choose a glass in her favorite color, and let her flaunt her new-mom status while sipping some wine (at last!).
Why stop dietary restrictions stop an expecting mother from enjoying the celebrations. With these flavoured non-alcoholic champagne drinks, your pregnant friend doesn’t have to sip orange juice in her baby shower while others enjoy their bubbling champagne.
Maternity Total Body Pillow
Is your pregnant friend struggling with a load of pillows and cushions? Is she still unable to find a perfect position to sit or sleep? This total body pillow by Leacho Store is a very useful gift for her. This one pillow will let her rest in any way she wants and can be a suitable replacement for other pads. It cushions her head, belly bump, back, and knees and keeps the pain at bay.
Stretch Marks Creams
Stretch marks are common after pregnancy. They just don’t seem to go away unless something is done. Gift your pregnant friend the best quality stretch marks creams available in the market. Some of them can be used when she is a few weeks pregnant. These are free from paraben and other chemicals that can cause harmful side-effects.
Let us warn you that this is not exactly a budget-friendly gift. Sold by the DaVince Store, you can get this nursery glider with ottoman and a pillow for around $330. If you want to give your special pregnant friend a gift that will help her during and after pregnancy, this might be the one for you. The material hasn’t been chemically treated and is safe to use. The glider can swirl 360 degrees and allow the mom to spend all night holding the baby.
Preggatinis: Mixology For The Mom-To-Be
Written by Natalie Bovis Nelsen, this book contains refreshing mixes of cocktails that are absolutely safe for pregnant women. The book also has some quotes from well-known moms and other such pregnancy tips. If your pregnant friend is feeling low because she can’t entertain guests over drinks, this book is going to cheer her up and help with mixing some delicious drinks.
Mommy Ice Creams
Ice creams are a woman’s best friend, and thankfully no one is going to stop an expecting mother from enjoying her favourite ice cream as long as it’s taken in moderation. eCreamery has released four yummy flavours for pregnant ladies. And these will be delivered right at her doorstep. Surprise!
Mama Bee Belly Butter
We’ve found yet another skincare product for pregnant women. Made using Shea butter and Vitamin E, this helps nourish the skin around her belly and make it soft again. The lotion is fragrance-free and light. If your pregnant friend has nausea attacks due to random scents, this could be the best choice for skincare.
Prenatal Yoga DVD
Exercise, yoga, and meditation help expecting mothers to keep their bodies flexible and free of pains to a large extent. But care has to be taken to perform these exercises. She should try them only if she is comfortable. Since going to the yoga center is not possible for everyone, a DVD can be exceedingly helpful.
Personalized Blankets by Pottery Barn
Lightweight, soft, smooth, and usable at any time of the year, the personalized throws by Pottery Barn are lovely gifts for pregnant women. They are made from 100% acrylic and come in vibrant colors. Moreover, these can be washed in a machine. This means that your pregnant friend doesn’t have to wash them herself or depend on someone else to do it.
Pregnancy Belly Cast Kit
Sold by Proud Body, this pregnancy belly cast kit will help her create a cast of her belly and save it as a keepsake. It comes with innovative decorating ideas to color and the cast once it dries. The decorated piece can be displayed at baby showers, used as baby cradles during maternity photoshoot, etc.
VIKTOR JURGEN Handheld Back Massager
A compact massager can help relieve back pain for your pregnant friend. This handheld back massager can be used without much effort, whether she has someone to hold it for her. The non-slip grip makes sure she has a firm hold on it. The motor pulses around 3350 times per minute. The massager comes with removable heads. She can choose which one she wants based on how much they provide her comfort.
Letters to my Baby
If you are on a tight budget but still want to show your mom-to-be friend how much you love her, get this 12-page set of Letters to my Baby kit as a gift. While journals will help her write down the thoughts, these letters will serve to share her thoughts with the kid and give them a future date. This would be your gift to her, which she would give her child. Such a thoughtful idea, isn’t it?
Photoshoots are super fun. Surprise your pregnant friend with a photoshoot session. If she has been talking about it already, get the hint and book one as soon as you can. Does she have any favorite photographers? Does she have a theme in mind? Steer your conversations towards the topic, find out her ideas, and implement them.
- Pregnancy Chalkboard for Pictures
Taking pictures at every stage of the pregnancy is the in-thing right now. While there are many creative ways to do so, a chalkboard is something that can be used for a long time. Apart from writing the details on the board for the pictures, she can make her to-do lists and even teach her kid alphabets on it, a few years down the lane.
Mambino Organics Skin Care Kit
From serums to lotions to lip balm, this kit has it all. You can choose a different kit at each stage of her pregnancy. Or split up among friends and give her one of each kit mentioned. A skincare kit is not something you can go wrong with, ever. These are organic and safe to use. Pregnancy care gifts are the best option when you are too confused to decide a particular gift.
A baby monitor is another essential item for a new mother. With a decent display screen and infrared night vision, it will allow her to relax and get her work done while the baby sleeps peacefully in the nursery.
New Mommy Mug
A new mommy mug is cute and a sweet little gift that will make her smile each time she sees it. It is a budget-friendly yet warm and useful gift to a pregnant woman. Whether you pick from the various options available in the market or get one personalized exclusively for her, a mug will also act as a reminder for her to drink milk/ tea/ coffee on time.
This is undoubtedly one of the coolest gifts for pregnant women. Imagine how difficult it would be for her to bend and pick up something from the floor. She can’t always have someone to help her, either. It is a lightweight 32” claw grabber that makes it easy for her to pick things off the floor. Oh, by the way, it’s sure going to make her laugh as well.
Customized Monogram Baby Blanket
CarefreeTrees is offering customized monogram baby blankets using plush velvety fleece that is perfectly soft and cozy for baby’s skin. It can be used in cribs, car seats, or strollers and is about 30” * 40” in size. Gifting an expecting mother a personalized baby blanket with the names and initials on it is a fabulous idea.
Babyganics Gift Set
Buying the essentials for newborns can be terrifying. The new mother needs to start her research months before to read about various products and choose the best ones. Save her the trouble by gifting your pregnant friend a babyganics gift set that includes a bubble bath, body wash, shampoo, hand sanitizer, high chair wipes, lotion, and dish & bottle soap. These products have been dermatologically tested and approved by the paediatricians. They are fragrance-free and tear-free.
Neck Heat/ Cold Wrap
This neck wrap can be used to warm up or heat up the upper body. Your pregnant friend might be suffering from neck and shoulder pains. But too much of a massage isn’t good either. So when the pain persists, she can use this comfy neck wrap to get relief. She only has to heat it in the microwave for a few seconds or place it in the freezer, depending on which temperature she wants it to be.
Make sure your soon-to-be-mom friend is not suffering from iron deficiency during her pregnancy. This Lucky Iron Fish is a safe and easy way to add the required amount of iron to her diet. However, it is better to consult her gynaecologist before using it.
Countdown to Mama Box
This is a charming ‘advent calendar style’ gift box with gifts in each of the 14 drawers. The gifts are useful apart from being packed in delightful wrappers. You can give your pregnant friend not one but 14 gifts in a single gift box. Get this on Countdown to Mama website for a discounted price.
Morning Sickness Inhaler
Soothing Scents has released an inhaler to prevent morning sickness in pregnant women. A nurse invented it by combining five essential oils. The pregnant lady can dab a little on her wrist by twisting the cap to ward off nausea. That said, not every pregnant woman has the same results as every human body is different.
We hope that you now have a good idea about what you want to give your friend a baby soon. Make her feel happy, loved, and cherished by choosing any of these gifts for pregnant women. You can also contribute to ‘Fund a Birth’ by donating for the safe birth of another child in a developing country. Take your pick, and choose what you know will appeal to your pregnant friend the most.