11 Incredible Gifts for Expecting Moms
She can't have wine, brie or prosciutto but she can have the best friend on earth when you grab her something off our expecting mom gifts list.
Newborns need a lot of stuff, but what about mom? If you want to make momma-to-be feel special, skip the flowers and chocolates. It's easy to forget that she's about to embark on the trip of a lifetime. Expecting mom gifts get made easy when we break down what someone who is about to get very busy, very sleep deprived, and very emotional really needs.
Comfort U Total Body Support Pillow
A very well-made item and much bigger than the box it came in. If I'm using it, I tend to sleep better and for a longer period of time.
It’s almost everyone’s dream to have a full-time snuggle buddy. The Moonlight Slumber - Comfort U Total Body Support Pillow is a fantastic birthday gift idea for anyone who would love to rest in extreme comfort, with a super soft, huggable pillow. It is made of premium synthetic down, which makes it odorless, hypoallergenic, and machine-washable.
Hatch Baby Grow Smart Changing Pad and Scale
The Hatch Baby is fantastic. As a new mom, it was amazing not only to know that my baby was growing and thriving, but also to get a sense of how much milk he was eating. This was also critical for when I was going back to work to make sure I understood how much I would need to be pumping. I highly recommend the Hatch Baby. Also, I love the easy to clean design!
New babies frequently need their diapers changed, and the Hatch Baby Grow Smart Changing Pad and Scale is the place to do that while measuring the baby’s weight! This lovely gift idea is one of the best baby gadgets out there. Besides the built-in, wireless smart scale, it also features the Hatch Baby App, a highly rated tracking app, that records nursing sessions, pumping amounts, sleep, and more.
The Happiest Baby on the Block
The Happiest Baby on the Block; Fully Revised and Updated Second Edition: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer is one of the best expecting parents gifts out there. Any parent will struggle with sleep deprivation when they have a newborn, and the book will give them methods, tips, and tricks to calm a baby down, and get more sleep.
If you’re looking for a fantastic expecting parent gift, you’ve found it. “Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know” is written by the award-winning economist Emily Oster, and in this book, she debunks myths about pregnancy, by digging into the real data behind some of the best known pregnancy advice. Oster analyses the real effects of caffeine in pregnancy, the dangers of gardening, and more!
Bringing Up Bébé
“Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting” is one of the best expecting parent gifts out there for those who are seeking inspiration on how to raise their soon-to-be child. In this book, the American journalist Pamela Druckerman discusses how French parents parent in a way that their kids sleep all night long, play by themselves, and more.
NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children
“NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children” by the award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman is a fantastic gift for expecting parents, and parents in general. This excellent book is an in-depth study that investigates and discusses the strategies used by society to nurture children and the things we are doing wrong as a whole.
Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better Parenting
A book about decision-making in the early years of parenting, the “Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool” makes a fantastic gift for a new or expecting parent. This is the second book from award-winning economist Emily Oster, author of runaway best seller "Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know".
Bluetooth-Enabled high-tech Baby Swing
The best invention ever made for a baby. If only they did one in adult size!! Helps sooth baby in minutes if not seconds. A must buy!
Regular swings don’t swing babies with the same movements parents do. The 4moms mamaRoo 4 Bluetooth-Enabled high-tech Baby Swing though, has 5 different swing movements, that imitate parents bouncing. One of the best baby gadgets, this baby swing has a soft, velvety surface, and machine-washable fabric seat. It’s a lovely gift, and parents get to choose between motions like car ride and tree swing, and from five different speeds.
4 in 1 Steam Cooker and Blender
By far my most favorite baby item. This thing is awesome. So Simple and clean and they cooked everything so well. If you are planning on making your own baby food. I highly recommend this cooker.
All babies should have their own baby blender. This is what the BEABA Babycook Plus 4 in 1 Steam Cooker and Blender is. Besides blending, it steams fruits, vegetables, meat, or fish. This is one of the best baby gadgets out there, able to prepare baby food in 15 minutes, and can be given to parents as a gift. It includes a mixing lid/smoothie filter, a spatula, and a recipe booklet.
Travel Crib - Backpack Portable
The best baby gear item we have! For traveling and adventuresome families, you can't go wrong!
A lovely, comfy crib is all the bed a baby needs! The awesome Travel Crib - Backpack Portable, Lightweight, Easy to Pack Play-Yard is a baby travel essential for sure. It makes an excellent gift for babies and parents, designed with a light carrying case and with a fast 15-seconds setup. The access door can be left open or closed for a safer sleep - and the mattress is made from a thick, soft foam, approved by newborns and infants.
SkyBaby Travel Mattress
Babies should be as comfy as possible during plane journeys. Usually, they don’t get their own seats, and that’s why the SkyBaby Travel Mattress is a baby travel essential. Lightweight and compact, this mattress fits nicely into hand luggage, or on the bag provided.