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Today I am sharing 8 great new mom must-haves that would make great baby shower gifts for moms-to-be.
Who better to recommend the best gifts for moms-to-be than a new mom herself?
We just celebrated my son's first birthday. This means that just 1 year ago I was a new mama myself. Being a brand new mom is still fresh in my mind, and I know what kind of gifts new mothers can really use.
Today I want to share some of my favorite baby gear with you — products that would make great gifts for new and expecting mothers.
Whether you are shopping for a baby shower gift or you are just looking for a little something to give to a new mom to celebrate her new arrival, I am sure you will many great gift ideas for moms-to-be below.
You can't go wrong with giving a new or expecting mama an outfit for her little one.
Plus, baby clothing is just so much fun to shop for, isn't it? So many cute options to choose from whether you are shopping for a baby boy or a baby girl.
Did you know that OshKosh now has a baby clothing line? Baby b’gosh Baby and Toddler Clothing offers the great style and high quality of OshKosh clothing in sizes 3 months – 24 months.
I have found that Baby b'gosh clothing is great for everything from special occasions to day-to-day wear. We love our son's “bear hugs” hooded shirt and cuffed jeans from Baby b'gosh, and look forward to picking him up more Baby b'gosh outfits. I am sure that any mom-to-be would love to have some adorable Baby b’gosh gear for her little one as well.
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I believe every baby needs a Baby Banana Infant Toothbrush, which is why I think that they would make a great baby shower gift.
As you can see, we have no problem getting Nathaniel to brush his teeth with this fun banana-shaped toothbrush. He loves brushing his teeth and chewing on his toothbrush. The soft bristles help to massage his sore gums, providing him a bit of relief from teething pain. Plus, they work to remove any sugars or food residue that may be present on his teeth and gums.
Thanks to this fun toothbrush, our son is well on his way to developing healthy dental habits.
Shop Baby Banana products here.
Help mom be prepared when teething time strikes with a Smoothie Soothers Fruit Teether 3-Pack.
My little guy is currently teething and in love with his Smoothie Soothers Fruit Teethers. He enjoys carrying them around and chewing on all their different textures. I love that they are made from 100% food grade silicone and are dishwasher safe – which makes clean up a breeze. I just pop them into the dishwasher each night so that in the morning that are clean and ready for him to gnaw on again.
Shop Baby Banana products here.
Nursing Bra & Maternity Panty
It is no secret that pregnancy changes a woman's body. In fact, once you hit a certain point in your pregnancy, you no longer fit in the bras and underwear you had previously worn.
So why not gift mama a high-quality nursing bra and maternity panty that she can wear while pregnant as well as post partum?
I love my Playtex Nursing Sports Bra with Racer Back. It is made with this awesome Cool Comfort™ fabric so that it is soft, breathable, gentle on the skin, and super comfortable to wear. Plus, the easy-access QuickStrap ® clips make breastfeeding a breeze.
Pair the Playtex nursing bra with their Fold-Down Modern Brief to make it a set. While the Fold-Down Modern Brief is perfect for maternity wear, it is also a very comfortable panty to wear postpartum. The versatile design can be worn folded down under the belly or pulled up for more coverage.
Shop Playtex products here.
Help mom prepare for breastfeeding with nursing must-haves such as a nursing shawl, nursing pads, and nipple cream.
A nursing shawl is great gift for mom to wear when she is out and about. The bamboobies Open Nursing Shawl is a fashionable way to give mama and baby a bit of privacy while nursing. The shawl's unique design is open yet provides the coverage that mom needs. This is a wardrobe piece that mom is likely to wear even after her years nursing come to end, it is just that cute and comfortable.
If you have ever breastfed, then you know how essential nursing pads are to preventing leaks. Gift the new mom a set of bamboobies ® Washable Nursing Pads that she can wash and wear again and again. These eco friendly nursing pads are made from ultra-soft and absorbent fabrics with a milkproof™ liner to help prevent leaks. I especially love that they come in a combination pack with a pair of thin nursing pads for daytime wear as well as a pair of thicker pads for overnights.
Another item that nursing mothers will need is a good nipple cream to help keep their nipples from getting dry and cracked. A great choice is boob-ease 100% Organic Nipple Balm. This non-toxic nipple balm is Lanolin-free and made with organic ingredients that are safe for mama and baby.
Shop bamboobies products here.
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When it comes to classic baby toys, you can't go wrong with a rattle, plush, or stroller toy.
Our son Nathaniel loves his Apple Park Organic Cotton Owl Stroller Toy. He loves to pull it to make it shake. This cute owl is made from 100% organic cotton fabric and is packed with an organic cotton corn fiber filling as well. It has a Velcro closure on top so that it can be attached to his stroller, high chair, or playpen.
Apple Park has tons of adorable and eco-friendly baby toys available that would make great gifts.
Shop Apple Park toys here.
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Hooded Bath Towel
From an infant bathtub to infant shampoo, babies sure do need a lot of supplies for bath time. Why not gift the mom-to-be something to help baby enjoy bath time, such as a nice hooded bath towel?
We love our Apple Park Hooded Owl Towel. This adorable plush hooded infant towel is made from 100 % organic cotton terry. I love how soft and gentle the fabric is on baby's delicate skin. Plus, doesn't he just look adorable in it?
Get an Apple Park Hooded Owl Towel here.
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Something Just for Mom
Have you ever heard the saying:
You can't pour from an empty cup?
New moms pour all of their energy into caring for their little ones. So much so, at times, that they forget to care for themselves.
This is why I finishing up this list of mom-to-be gift ideas with the suggestion of gifting mama something special and just for her. Whether it is a gift certificate for a massage or a little something that mom can use to pamper herself with at home, it will be much appreciated.
Lately, I am loving Vichy LiftActiv Vitamin C Serum. The serum brightens and firms skin in as little as 10 days. As a new mother myself I find it difficult to keep up with a complex anti aging skin care routine, and forget about making it out to see the dermatologist. With Vichy's serum it takes me just a few seconds a day to give my skin a dermatologist grade treatment, right at home. And at under $30 per bottle, Vichy LiftActiv Vitamin C Serum would make a great gift for the new mom in your life as well.
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