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September 6, 2022

Best push presents

By Angela Garretson

Giving birth is one of the most strenuous, exciting, and life-changing things that anyone can do. While a new baby is the best gift, push presents are a way to show her extra love and appreciation after all she’s been through. Whether you’re giving her perfume, jewelry or a keepsake to remind her of the special day, showering her with thoughtful presents to celebrate her can go a long way in making sure that she feels special and cared for, too.  

Keepsakes

Just for Mom

Amazon Echo Show 8

 

Convenience is key in the first few months following the birth of a baby, so Amazon’s voice assistant device with a screen makes a great push present. The new mom can video chat with loved ones, place orders, and play music, white noise, and lullabies. The Echo Show doubles as a digital photo frame so Mom can enjoy pictures of the new baby.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

 

TOZO A1 Mini Wireless Earbuds

 

A new mom will love to listen to calming apps or her favorite music while recovering and adjusting. These earbuds won’t get in the way of baby care or self-care and are waterproof.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

"The Fourth Trimester" Book

 

Having a new baby is life-changing in many ways, so having a reference on hand to help ease the transition benefits a new mom. This book can help them become more comfortable with newborn baby care and postpartum self-care.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

"A Heart So Full: Inspirational Messages for New Moms"

 

This book is packed with encouragement for new moms who may be dealing with hormonal changes and lack of sleep. It includes daily sentiments for three months postpartum so Mom can make it a routine to practice mindfulness for a few minutes.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

SassyCups Best Mom Ever Tumbler 

 

When you have a new baby, it can be hard to sit and drink a beverage before it gets cold or warm. This encouraging cup insulates drinks and has a straw and lid for fewer spills. A new mom who loves coffee will use this push present every day.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

TGELATA Preserved Flower Rose Gift

 

Flowers brighten someone’s day, especially a new mom healing from delivery and adjusting to her new daily routine. This push present is made with real flowers that are preserved to last for years. The gift has LED lighting, so it doubles as a subtle night-light for nighttime baby care.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Keepsakes for Mom and the baby

Butizone Shadow Box Frame

 

A new mom can save the baby’s hospital bracelet, first outfit, and other items from delivery day in this stylish shadow box that coordinates well with most decor. The addition of a drawer means Mom can keep extra items safe that can’t be pinned to the frame.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

 

Little Hippo Baby Ornament Keepsake Kit

 

No matter what time of year a baby is born, saving the first hand or footprint will be a treasured ornament for years to come. This set lets Mom add the baby’s name, important dates, and colors. The kit even comes with a tabletop stand to enjoy the baby’s print year-round.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

 

Pearhead First 5 Years Baby Memory Book

 

One of the most traditional gifts for a new mom and baby is a baby book. This sweet book saves a picture and hand or footprint on the cover. There are different prompts on each page to record memories from the child’s first five years.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Luna Bean Baby Keepsake Hand Casting Kit

 

A newborn baby is brand new for only a short while. This plaster kit is a beautiful way to save a 3D sculpture of the baby's hand or foot. The ingredients are safe and the process is easy, quick, and works even if the baby is moving. 

 

Sold by Amazon

 

The Gifted Oak Personalized Birth Announcement Picture Frame with Stats

 

This wood frame is personalized with the baby’s name, birthday, and other birth details. It comes with a stand or can be mounted on the wall. You can choose from a variety of wood colors for the frame.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

KeaBabies Baby Hand and Footprint Kit

 

This frame is a beautiful piece of wall art for the baby’s nursery and a way to preserve hand and footprints. The kit comes with clay to take the prints and is safe for the baby’s skin. The gift also includes paint and letter stamps for extra details, if desired. The frame has space for two pictures so Mom doesn’t have to choose only one.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

 

My Personal Memories Custom Etched Glass Flower Vase

 

Give a new mom a keepsake with a personal touch to hold the flowers she’s gifted following the birth of her new baby. You can customize this glass vase with any writing you’d like, from a short quote about motherhood to the baby’s name and birth date.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Savor Baby Keepsake Box

 

This box gives a new mom an organized place to save sentimental baby items over time, from the hospital footprint certificate to first teeth. It comes with a variety of boxes in different sizes and a long list of labels for customizing the drawers. A new mom will love looking through this box over time, and her child will cherish it when they’re older.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Dust and Things Personalized Baby Keepsake Box

 

This memory box is a great gift for a new mom to save precious baby items. It also works well as a treasure box for the child when they’re older. The solid wood box is engraved with text and has an elegant clasp. The gifter can add an engraved personal message to the bottom of the box for the baby to have forever.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Letters to You: Write a Letter to Your Child Each Year

 

This book is a beautiful sentiment for a new mom to write a letter each year to her baby. She can give it to them on a special occasion in adulthood or continue to share it each year. This is also a great place for Mom to record her labor and delivery story.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Things Remembered Musical Keepsake Box

 

This elegant and ornate silver music box can be personalized for a new mom and is a wonderful place for her to organize jewelry. The box also plays music, which might help to lull a newborn baby to sleep.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Other top keepsake deals 

  • A handmade tabletop sculpture commemorating new motherhood
  • A pair of funny socks for a new mom with anti-slip grips
  • A cozy and cute sweatshirt for Mom to be comfortable postpartum
  • A beautiful and sweet keychain for Mom’s car keys
  • A wristlet from a premium brand so Mom can organize her cards easily

Self-care gifts 

At-home spa

Therabody Theragun PRO

 

A top-of-the-line massage gun, this powerful and quiet massager is a welcomed present that you can use on your partner. It features attachments for different body parts to relieve muscle tension. The high-end brand also sells a mini Theragun for a portable and less expensive option. 

 

Sold by Therabody

 

 

Freida and Joe Wooden Massage and Reflexology Kit for Women 

 

A mom may not have time to run out to the spa, so bring the spa to her with this gift basket with massage and reflexology tools she can use on herself or with a partner. It comes with a refreshing shower gel and bubble bath, plus a loofah and a scented candle to set her up for a relaxing bath. 

 

Sold by Amazon 

 

Arus Women’s Hooded Classic Turkish Cotton Robe 

 

This full-length, cozy robe wraps up a mom in spa luxury. Its authentic Turkish cotton terry is comfortable and thick. The built-in hood helps hair dry for moms who don’t have spare time or hands to blow-dry their hair. It comes in eight color choices. Pair it with spa slippers for bonus points.

 

Sold by Amazon 

 

Vionic Women’s Gemma Mule Slipper

 

You’d never be able to tell that these slippers are orthopedic by the look of them. The mule-style slippers come in animal prints. They offer arch support to relieve achy backs and are a great gift for postpartum women who live in their slippers. The specialized footbed supports the shape of a woman’s foot and helps align her stride. 

 

Sold by Amazon 

 

UGG Women’s Cozette Slipper

 

This genuine shearling slipper is plush and cozy to the max. The sole is sturdy and provides impressive lightweight traction. This name brand is a favorite for house shoes, and this stylish pair can be worn outside for a run to the mailbox without ruining the fluffy upper. 

 

Sold by Amazon 

 

HoMedics 3D Shiatsu Body Body Massager with Heat

 

A massage pillow is an ingenious solution to aches and pains when a trip to the masseuse is not an option. A mom can place this portable cushion in a chair as they nurse to massage the lower back, shoulders, or neck. The pillow heats up and offers different vibration settings to loosen up muscles.  

 

Sold by Amazon  

 

Conair Waterfall Foot Pedicure Spa

 

Another gift a mom can use to pamper herself while nursing is the foot spa. This one provides a relaxing foot soak with massaging bubbles, plus a waterfall action. All its controls and features are toe-operated, so no leaning over is necessary. It also includes pumice stones and soothing massagers.

 

Sold by Amazon  

 

Beauty and pampering 

Chanel No. 5 L’Eau Eau De Toilette Spray 

 

Nothing says luxury like Chanel, and Chanel No. 5 L’Eau is a modern twist on the classic Chanel fragrance. This floral perfume exudes the essence of femininity and can be spritzed on day or night. It’s a classy gift that never goes out of style.  

 

Sold by Sephora 

 

Tatcha Gold Camellia Beauty Oil

 

New moms can continue their pregnancy glow postpartum with a 23-karat gold-infused facial oil. This beauty elixir moisturizes without causing breakouts and leaves a dewy finish. It refreshes dull or dry skin. It feels luxurious to put on and gives a postpartum mom a blissful moment of self-pampering.  

 

Sold by Sephora

 

BeautyBio Cryo Skin Icing Dual-Ended Roller

 

Sleepless nights are a fact of new parenting. This high-end ice roller depuffs eyes like nobody’s business. The cooling metal roller instantly relieves inflamed skin and can be used to massage the face. Many users stash it in the freezer or fridge to seriously combat under-eye puffs after a bad night’s sleep.  

 

Sold by Sephora, Ulta and Amazon

 

Drunk Elephant Shaba Complex Firming Eye Serum

 

This highly rated eye serum tightens up skin underneath the eyes with potent ingredients that are also gentle enough for sensitive skin. The serum absorbs quickly, unlike thick eye creams. The formula also smooths fine lines and fades sun spots. 

 

Sold by Sephora, Ulta and Amazon

 

Oscar Rossa Women’s Luxury Silk Robe 

 

While a silk robe may not be for everyday wear (especially where spit-up and babies are involved), this is a luxury gift that’ll make your partner feel oh so special. The 100% mulberry silk is soft and sumptuous on the skin. This robe fits well and is elegant.

 

Sold by Amazon

 

For the wellness-obsessed  

Lululemon Align Full-Length Leggings

 

These high-end yoga pants are popular for postpartum wear and won’t rub against C-section scars. Whether your partner is getting back into yoga or just needs comfy pants that can conform to her changing body shape, Lululemon leggings are the go-to leggings for moms. 

 

Sold by Amazon 

 

Vitruvi Stone Diffuser

 

This attractive ultrasonic essential oil diffuser will bring calming aromatherapy to both Mom and the baby. Its matte ceramic covering looks natural and beautiful. The operation is ultra-quiet for misting in the nursery. Include an essential oil set to complete the gift. 

 

Sold by Sephora

 

 

Dr. Teal’s 3-Piece Epsom Salt Variety Pack Gift Set 

 

Pouring these essential oil-infused Epsom salts into a bath not only provides an aromatic experience but also soothes and revitalizes sore, achy muscles associated with childbirth. The three scents of these salt soaks boost the mood, and the natural magnesium content relaxes the mind and body. 

 

Sold by Amazon 

 

Slip Silk Sleepmask 

 

For some much-needed shut-eye, this hypoallergenic eye mask is made from mulberry silk and won’t tug on skin or cause wrinkles. It can double as a meditation mask to shut out light. The material feels cooling on the skin and is made from the highest grade of silk. 

 

Sold by Sephora  

 

Other top self-care deals 

Jewelry and apparel 

New mom jewelry

Kate Spade 12-Karat Gold-Plated Initials Pendant Necklace

 

Show her how special she is with this monogrammed necklace. The back is inscribed with the message “one in a million.” This pendant includes a three-inch extender for the 17-inch chain and a lobster-clasp closure. If the special person doesn’t care for gold, it’s available in silver, too.

 

Sold by Macy’s

 

Benevolence LA Mama Necklace 

 

Let her embrace her new title with a dainty necklace from Benevolence LA. Made in Los Angeles, this “Mama” necklace is plated with 14-karat gold. It’s perfect on its own or layered with other necklaces, and it’s a great choice for sensitive skin. 

 

Sold by Amazon

 

AJ's Collection Baby Footprint Sterling Silver Necklace

 

Remember this special day with a commemorative necklace from AJ’s Collection. Inscribed with the new baby’s name and birthday on the front of a sterling silver pendant, it’s a precious way to show love for a new mom. Plus, the heart and pearl charms attached to the pendant are a sweet touch. It’s available with three different chains: ball, box, or cable. 

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Clothes to feel dressed up

Nina Leonard Button-Front Shirt Dress

 

For the mom who likes to look put together, consider this classic Nina Leonard shirt dress. It’s loose and flowy enough for comfort but structured enough to wear to a number of places. The dress works well with or without tights. There are five bright and neutral colors to choose from, and there are pockets.

 

Sold by Kohl’s

 

Adidas Adicolor Classics Big Trefoil Tee Dress (Plus-Size)

 

No one needs to sacrifice looking cool just because they had a baby. The Big Trefoil Tee Dress is fresh and sporty. It’s 100% cotton, breathable, loose-fitting, and has small side slits. The bright melon color is cheery, and the Adidas trefoil is plastered across the back of the dress and on the upper right-hand corner of the front.

 

Sold by Adidas and Amazon

 

Smallshow Women's Maternity Nursing Top

 

Sold in economical packs of three, these maternity tops are made for easy breastfeeding access. They’re stretchy, soft, and run a little big. While nursing isn’t necessarily a comfortable activity, a new mom will feel soothed by the gentle fabric. This top can be worn at home or out and about. 

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Supportive undergarments

Upspring C-Panty C-Section Recovery Underwear

 

Made especially for new mothers recovering from a C-section delivery, this Upspring panty compresses the tummy and waist comfortably, helping to support weakened abdominal muscles. The high waist design covers the bra line all the way down to the hips. 

 

Sold by Amazon 

 

 

 

Motherhood Maternity Seamless Full-Coverage Clip-Down Nursing Bra

 

Motherhood Maternity’s nursing bra is ridiculously soft. It’s well-suited for lounging around the house. Even without underwear, the bra is comfortable without sacrificing support and ideal for D cups and above. It’s also pretty reasonably priced and is available in three colors.

 

Sold by Macy’s and Amazon

 

Care for the baby in comfort

Calvin Klein Performance Women’s Zip Hoodie  

 

Who doesn’t love a cozy hoodie? Suitable for staying in the house or stepping out, this soft, fleece option, which is available in four colors, is a wardrobe staple. Featuring a drawstring hood and front pockets, it has a zipper closure, making it ideal for breastfeeding.

 

Sold by Macy’s

 

Alfani Super Soft Modal Basic Wide-Leg Pants

 

Soft enough to live in, these Alfani pants are made for relaxation. They include an elastic waistband and pockets at the sides. Made from Tencel and Spandex, the pants stretch as needed. They’re available in charcoal gray and black. 

 

Sold by Macy’s

 

Adidas Loungewear Essentials High-Waisted Logo Leggings

 

Mom will appreciate these high-waisted, breathable Adidas leggings. With their 93% cotton and 7% spandex makeup, they are made to last. Available in four color combinations, they come in handy for exercise, running errands, or showing off some street style. 

 

Sold by Adidas 

 

Evshine Women's Fuzzy Slippers 

 

These fashionable fuzzy slippers are outfitted with faux fur and include a memory foam insole. With anti-skid soles, rest assured that she’ll feel secure amidst any spills that newborns are so fond of making. They’re easy to maintain, too — just pop them in your washer. They’re available in several different colors, from black to light purple. 

 

Sold by Amazon

 

Other top jewelry and apparel deals 

 

Contributing authors: Margot Malverty, Ana Sanchez and Ola Faleti 

 

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