Ready for a great list of delightful pregnancy gifts for your newly pregnant friend?
You can easily stock up on some of these best pregnancy must-haves that are great for the new mom. Because in a short amount of time, adding a baby to the family is about to change their world.
Why not pamper her with some gifts that she can use to then turn around and pamper herself?
What should I get my newly pregnant friend?
So your friend just told you some exciting life changing news! She is expecting! Now you want get her a congratulations on the new baby gift to welcome her to motherhood.
If your friend told you that she’s having a baby pretty early on during the pregnancy, she probably trusts you to share this important info.
Additionally, that means you also have time to get her something that focuses on just HER. There will be plenty of time to obsess over the cutest baby stuff a little later.
How do you spoil a pregnant woman?
Spoiling a woman who is pregnant is so much fun! Not only is this a great time to make certain that they’re focusing on themselves but it’s also a great time to give them a little bit extra, too.
When it comes to spoiling the pregnant momma, there’s no such thing as going too far! All of these pregnancy gifts would be great for a pregnancy gift basket at a baby shower or just a fun gift for the mom to be.
The more that you can boost the confidence and happiness of the expectant mother, the more that you can show her how much she matters and that she’s doing a great job of raising another human life in her belly!
My best friend is pregnant! Now what?
So you want to buy a present for your pregnant friend that is just for her and not for the baby? You’re a kind soul. It’s so easy to get wrapped up in all those cute little baby essentials and forget about the mom!
The good news is that there are a lot of gift ideas to give to someone newly pregnant. These are just a few fun gift ideas, perfect for first time moms too! The more gifts that you want to give, the better! All of these easy gift ideas are great for that soon to be momma.
1. Mom To Be Shirt
You will find out that I’m pregnant shirt
Mom to be shirts can be as cute or funny as you want them to be! If your friend wants to officially let the world know she’s in #mommode or eating tacos for two, there’s a shirt for that.
2. Bump Box Pregnancy Gift Box
I don’t know how you feel about it, but to me receiving packages in the mail is the adult version of the ice cream truck in your neighborhood. Bump Boxes are boxes designed to pamper the mom to be throughout her entire pregnancy. Each box contains 5-7 full size products that are specific to each trimester that she’s in!
I bet your friend will love receiving these pregnancy gift boxes in the mail!
3. U-Shaped Pregnancy Pillow
One thing that most pregnant moms miss is their ability to get a good night’s rest. And can you blame them? That big ol’ belly can make it a nightmare to get to sleep. But this pregnancy pillow creates a comfy place for the mom to rest and try to sleep the night away.
4. Comfortable Slippers
At some point during her pregnancy, your friend will want to trade in her old shoes for a comfortable new pair that support her tired, swollen feet. Slip on shoes are PERFECT because she won’t have to bend over to put them on or tie shoe laces. Plus, these Jessica Simpson faux fur slippers are so cute!
5. Beautiful Mom to Be Gift Basket
This is a time in the mom to be’s life that she NEEDS to be pampered. This gift basket is full of items that will make her feel like she’s at the spa. From lip balm to a nice scented candle, the delivery of this beautiful gift box is certain to help them have a relaxing night at home.
6. Organic Peaceful Mama Tea
Pregnancy has been known to make life stressful at times and a nice glass of tea can help soothe that. This tea gift is a relaxing tea blend that can help ease tension, quench her thirst AND promote sleep. A nice cup of tea to end the day sounds about perfect!
7. Love at First Sight Picture Frame
There’s no doubt that as soon as the baby is born, there are going to be pictures galore hanging up all over the house. But let’s not forget about displaying the baby’s first picture ever, their ultrasound!
This “Love at First Sight” photo frame will show off that adorable ultrasound and can then be switched out once the baby arrives.
If your friend is into writing, journaling or you just want her to be able to document the most important things, get her a pregnancy journal! After some time passes and she’s all wrapped up in newborn life she won’t remember everything about her pregnancy. Journaling her experience is a perfect keepsake for her and something she can share when her child gets older!
9. Maternity Robe
Because sometimes, the pants just don’t fit. All pregnant ladies know that once the baby starts growing, the belly isn’t going to stop growing, either. This robe was meant for growth around the mid-section and takes it into account.
Plus, lounging around the house in a robe sounds like a pretty relaxing day. Clothes are optional at a certain point in time during pregnancy, as long as you don’t have to leave the house and go anywhere!
10. Belly Casting Kit
Trying to remember your pregnancy belly once the baby is here is hard. How quickly we forget how “big” we really were. Why not give this Belly Casting Kit so that the mom to be can forever remember the time that she was carrying her baby in her tummy.
What a fun keepsake so that she’ll always remember this special time in her life.
11. Labor and Delivery Socks
Add a bit of fun to this time and get her these socks. Made to be “grippers” for a slick floor, these “If you can read this I’m in labor” socks are a great gift that is certain to be used! There’s nothing worse than being in labor and realizing that your feet are cold!
You can also gift these socks earlier, too. It’s totally up to you!
12. New Parents Mugs
Spoiling the mom is important but don’t forget about dad, too! These coffee mugs are a great surprise and a needed one as well. With many sleepless nights ahead of them, they’re going to need all the caffeine that they can get!
13. Pregnancy Coloring and Activity Books
Adult coloring books are definitely a thing, they can be relaxing. But if you are looking for a funny pregnancy gift for your friend, try one of these pregnancy coloring books! There are even pregnancy activity books for the mom to be with a sense of humor. The activity book includes jokes, puzzles, and even journaling pages.
14. Mama To Be Necklace
This mom necklace with 2 interlocking asymmetrical circles comes in rose gold, gold, and silver. If you want to give your friend something she can wear daily, this is the perfect gift just for her! It comes in a gift box all ready for you to give to her, complete with a blank gift card so you can write a message.
15. Baby Milestone Stickers
A milestone sticker pack is great for documenting how far along she is in those bump pictures. Comes with 16 stickers to track her bump size from weeks 8 to 40!
If your friend doesn’t mind the DIY version, be sure to check out my free baby milestone cards printable!
Fun Ways to Give Gifts to To Your Pregnant Friend
The good thing about this is that there aren’t any rules about gift giving that you have to follow! Go with the flow and do what you want to do. The best part about gift giving to your newly pregnant friend is that you can give them one nice and easy gift basket or sprinkle out multiple gifts over a range of time.
These are also good gifts for her if her birthday happens to be during the same time that she’s pregnant.
How fun would it be to plan a big gift for her for every trimester, too? That would be a chance to give her three main gifts so that she would feel loved and supported throughout her entire pregnancy.
This list of pregnancy gifts for expecting parents is certain to be full of items that you like. The hardest part will be narrowing it down and seeing what you want to choose!
Which of these gifts for your pregnant friend is catching your eye? For even MORE gift ideas, check out this post all about ideas for a new mom gift she will LOVE.
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