5 Gifts for the New Mom to Be
5 gifts you can get for the new mom to be When a woman is pregnant it's a very special time in her life. But sadly the woman is often overlooked in favor of the upcoming baby as far as gifts. However you can spoil the mom to be
Make her feel pampered
Pregnancy is a beautiful time, but often a woman feels less then beautiful Giving her the a spa day is a wonderful idea. Getting pampered with a manicure, pedicure and massage can do wonders to make a woman feel renewned If a spa day is out of the budget you could give her a home spa kit. Bath salts, bubble bath, some nice smelling lotion from a story like Bath and Body works. You may also want to include creams to help and heal stretch marks, A new mom to be would be very excited to receive such a gift. Other ideas to pamper her include a nice bathrobe and slippers and maybe some new pajamas for the hospital.
A few fun books about being pregnant can lighten her mood and make her feel at home with the changes going on. Knowing your not alone when pregnant is a huge gift. Great books include : The Pregnancy Countdown Book: Nine Months of Practical Tips, Useful Advice, and Uncensored Truths by Susan McGee Every page offers an interesting revelation. On Day 231, your baby will be the size of a blueberry but by Day 168, he'll be the size of a large avocado. By Day 124, you'll need to stop sleeping on your back; by Day 90, air travel becomes a dicey proposition. And if you haven't planned the nursery by Day 45, you're playing with fire. Another recommended book is The Naked Truth about Pregnancy and Childbirth" by Jenny McCarthy.
Back N Belly Pillow
A night out
A coupon book
This is probably the cheapest gift you could give her but is worth a lot to a new mother. You would be surprised to see how pleased she would be with this kind gesture. Coupons can include Cleaning her house, offer to babysit, lunch out, bring over dinner night. Once the baby comes she will be very happy to use those coupons.
I'm sure what ever you buy the new mom to be on your list you will make sure its great. Just keep in mind that in the past year she has been thought of as two, make her gift something that is just for her. Avoid giving her gifts that she can use with the baby.
My sister in law started this with me 33 years ago when I was pregnant. I try to carry it on. The to-be-mommies are always surprised/pleased.