When you’re a new mom, or about to become one, it can be so overwhelming to tackle a baby registry or sort through the thousands of must-have items that every big retailer claims you need to be a successful parent.
Can we let you in on a little secret? You really don’t need much at all. However, there are a few things that are definitely nice to have and will make life easier for both you and your baby.
Whether you’re shopping for yourself or a special new mom in your life, here’s our tried and true list of 20 gifts she is sure to appreciate.
Let’s be honest—if you’re a new mom, comfort is of the utmost importance when it comes to clothing. These kimono-style robes have more than 17,000 ratings on Amazon and are made of soft and lightweight fabric. They’re extremely flattering, nursing-friendly, have handy pockets (a must!), and come in dozens of different patterns and colors.Shop Online
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There’s nothing more precious than sleep, but it can be so difficult to recreate the right environment for your baby when you’re traveling or on the go. The Hushh portable white noise sound machine is the perfect solution and effectively cancels out noises that may disturb or distract your baby for improved sleep and soothing.Shop Online
Is there anything more adorable than this “Handful, Heart-Filler” onesie? We don’t think so. Get a matching tee for yourself that reads, “Full Hands, Filled Heart” and people will be stopping you constantly to tell you how sweet you both look.Shop Online
It sounds disgusting, we get it, but this is another baby must-have we swear by. When your little one gets their first cold, this is the go-to for relieving that uncomfortable congestion. It’s not exactly fun, but it’s a gentle, hygienic, non-invasive method of getting rid of snot.Shop Online
This creative and engaging water-fill playmat makes tummy time fun! Your infant will be fascinated by the bright colors, sharp contrasts, and cute floating toys while they strengthen their head, neck, and shoulder muscles. It’s obviously a top choice for parents with over 40,000 ratings.Shop Online
We couldn’t resist this adorable toy set! The fabric taco features a variety of textures for babies to explore, and the avocado rattle with rollerball and the citrus clackers are perfect for shakin’ up playtime. These would make a great gift for any taco-lover mom.Shop Online
This portable rechargeable mini fan is a game changer for those sticky, hot summer days. The flexible base allows you to easily clip it on most strollers, cribs, car seats, etc. Now you can have peace of mind knowing that your baby is enjoying a cool and comfortable ride wherever you go.Shop Online
Made of 100% organic, GOTS-certified, breathable cotton, these zip-up footie pajamas are some of the best on the market. They’re perfect for sensitive skin, easy to get on and off for diaper changes, and the feet have non-slip grips for busy little bees on the move.Shop Online
The Hatch Rest is a night light, sound machine, time-to-rise, and time-to-sleep clock all in one. It can be controlled via WiFi with an easy-to-use app, and we love the flexibility of being able to program the sound and light settings to meet our children’s sleep needs.Shop Online
If you haven’t heard of Dr. Becky yet, it’s only a matter of time. She has quickly become the go-to for her empowering, forgiving, and effective approach to parenting. Best of all? You can currently get her book FREE with an Audible trial, which is the easiest way for readers to still get their fix when their hands are busy.Shop Online
Is there anything more adorable than a just-out-of-the-bath newborn snuggled up in a soft, fuzzy, animal robe? We think not. This one comes highly rated, well-priced, and ready to ship! Choose from a variety of animals and characters ranging from an alligator to a zebra.Shop Online
Go ahead and hit “Add to cart” on the softest, prettiest, most breathable swaddling blankets you’ve ever put your hands on. They are made from the highest quality muslin and they’re the perfect size for receiving blankets, swaddles, or as stroller and car seat covers.Shop Online
If you’ve had a baby, you know the importance of ransacking the hospital stash before you go home, but this starter kit has all the things new moms need to make it through those painful first few weeks of recovery. The kit includes disposable underwear, instant ice maxi pads, perineal cooling pad liners with witch hazel, and perineal healing foam, all in a toilet-top caddy.Shop Online
Talk about things you never know you needed. These butt paste applicators seem excessive, but the first time your little one gets a bad rash and you have to smear thick white paste all over their tushy, you’ll be thrilled to have one. Simply apply cream directly to the spatula, spread on your baby, wipe the end off with a baby wipe, and voila!Shop Online
These baby fruit feeders are made with certified premium 100% food grade silicone that’s BPA, PVC, latex, metals, phthalate, toxic, and rust free. The feeders allow your baby to gum on solids long before teeth come in. Best of all, you don’t have to worry about your baby putting choke-sized chunks of food into their mouth!Shop Online
Enjoy a relaxing, spa-like experience when you sneak away for a hot shower by yourself. This 12-pack of shower steamers comes in 6 scents: menthol and eucalyptus, lavender field, rose garden, cypress sage and patchouli, virgin forest, and lemongrass tea.Shop Online
You can never go wrong with an Amazon gift card! Sometimes you don’t know what you’re going to need until, well, you need it! Believe us, a simple gift card in any amount will always be met with gratitude.Shop Online
Best. Gift. Ever. Coffee that never gets cold is every mom’s dream—and now it can be your reality! We love the sleek new rose gold, copper, and stainless steel finishes. Snag one and never stick your coffee back in the microwave (where you’re guaranteed to forget it) again.Shop Online
When you’re a new mom, you’re practically living out of your stroller, and this organizer is perfect for holding ALL the things. It has not one, but TWO insulated cup holders, a slot for your phone, and a wallet pocket. You can also remove the entire organizer from the stroller and wear it over your shoulder using the included straps.Shop Online
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