What to Get a First Mom for Mother’s Day

Being a new mom is scary, so help take the stress away with thoughtful gifts she’ll appreciate on her first Mother’s Day. Who doesn’t need an at-home spa day or a diaper subscription service that’s a lifesaver? Why not spoil her with meaningful jewelry she can pass on to her kids? Shop 15 gift ideas for first-time mamas with this roundup—and don’t forget to give her the best gift of all: babysit every once in a while.

Diapers & Wipes Bundle

Honest
try.honest.com

$79.95

Diapers, diapers, diapers: A new mom will be forever grateful for you setting them up with a subscription service from Honest, which supplies products made from sustainable materials like plant-based wipes. 

Baby Books First Year Memory Book

Lucy Darling
amazon.com

$34.99

This book will help them keep track of every moment of their little tyke’s first year here on earth. 

Teak Bathtub Caddy

Haven
bedbathandbeyond.com

$39.99

No one deserves a bath more than a new mom. Set up a soak and fill this caddy, with strategically placed snacks, drinks, and a new book. 

Tie Dye Organic Baby Polo Bodysuit

Burt’s Bees
burtsbeesbaby.com

$11.95

Burt’s Bees doesn’t just make lip balm, they make super cute baby clothes like this organic onesie, too.  

Food Subscription Boxes

The struggle of cooking an adult meal (beyond baby food) can be daunting. Take the thinking out of the equation by setting your new mom up with a tasty meal plan. 

Flap Diaper Bag

BURBERRY
nordstrom.com

$1,190.00

Designer diaper bags are kind of silly, but this chic bag is one she can continue to wear past her baby’s toddler phase. 

Cece Polished Leather Chain Shoulder Bag

Michael Kors
macys.com

$378.00

If you want to gift a less baby-focused bag, check out Michael Michael Kors’ newest style, the Cece. It’s the kind of bag teenage-you would steal from your mom’s closet. 

V-10 Sneakers

Veja
net-a-porter.com

$150.00

Running around with a tiny tot requires comfortable footwear. Treat her to a pair that are easy to wear daily, but still look super stylish. 

All Natural Retinol Infused Eye Mask

KNC Beauty
net-a-porter.com

$40.00

She. Is. Tired. Help combat eye bags with a massive set of under eye masks. We love KNC ones because they’re infused with collagen, retinol, and Hyaluronic Acid to combat puffiness and dark circles. 

Letter Cutie Charm

Catbird
catbirdnyc.com

$186.00

If birthstones aren’t her thing, opt for meaningful pendants instead. Create a multi-charm necklace by loadiong it up with meaningful talismans like her baby’s initial, lockets, and more. 

Matcha Golde Tumeric Tonic Blend

Golde
shop.goop.com

$29.00

She gave up coffee, but still needs a daily pick me up. The trendy beverage du jour is a tumeric matcha latte, which is basically a wellness retreat in a cup. 

Julliard Sweater

Ganni
net-a-porter.com

$505.00

Everyone, especially moms, needs a sweater that makes you instantly happier. This bubble gum number is the kind of thing they can throw on and go and automatically know they look cute. 

Temptation Underwire Maternity/Nursing Bra

Hotmilk
nordstrom.com

$69.99

Sadly nursing bras are…not cute. Make her feel great with this racy bra by Hotmilk, a brand on a mission to revamp boring maternity undergarments.

Make My Day Soft Silicone Baby Bib with Gift Box

Make My Day
amazon.com

$17.99

A silicone bib is practical. A silicone bib that will make her baby a teeny cowboy is ridiculously adorable. What I’m trying to say is that this is the perfect gift.  

Sylvia Perforated Slim Continental Wallet

kate spade
katespade.com

$178.00

Now that she’s a mom, it’s time for her to have a Mom Wallet, i.e. a giant zip-around style that can hold years-old receipts. 

Justine Carreon is the market editor at ELLE.com covering fashion, Dutch ovens, and fashion again.