You’re about to bring new life into the world. It’s a meaningful, beautiful time in your life. Before this gift of life enters your life, however, how about gifting something useful – or two – to yourself as well? After all, a mama’s wellbeing is just as important as her baby’s, and you deserve gifts that aren’t just for your baby alone.
So whether you’re a first time mom-to-be, or have been through this wondrous journey before, your pregnancy journey will no doubt be a comfier one with any of these gift ideas listed below. Here are 10 gift ideas that you expectant moms out there will find practical before – and after – your little bundle of joy arrives.
Disclaimer: Make sure to purchase only from trusted, verified, and pregnancy-safe brands.
Now, before we go on, stretch marks are perfectly fine and normal, but if you’d rather not have the look, then go for this moisturising, pregnancy-safe product. Besides, it improves skin elasticity too.
Bath salts, specifically, dead sea salts; they’re known to provide relief for nausea, aches, pains, stresses, and more. Great even if you’re not pregnant.
Journaling has several proven benefits such as reducing stress, keeping track of your emotions, and improving memory among other things; why not have one specially for your pregnancy journey as well? From baby’s first ultrasound pics to their first pair of tiny, adorable shoes, keep all your baby’s precious firsts here.
Stay organised and jot down all your important prenatal appointment dates in one place. With this, you can reflect and remember special moments and feelings throughout your pregnancy with this.
Super Soft House Slippers
Swollen feet are a very common pregnancy ailment. A pair of super comfy slippers that feels like marshmallows below your feet especially at the end of a long day is bliss.
Go for materials like fleece, suede, and shearling, although be mindful as these materials can also cause your feet to perspire with long wear. For extra security, get ones with gripped bottoms to guarantee no slips.
A quality, ergonomic one can help alleviate the pains and aches that often come with a changing body during pregnancy.
Go for one with a multi-use option that offers triple support – hips, back, and baby bump.
A Clip & Pump Hands-free Nursing Bra
A clip & pump hands-free nursing bra is convenient for so many reasons and saves time by providing moms extra time to do other things and multitask worry-free and with ease.
Maternity belts stabilise one’s body by supporting some of the belly’s weight and potentially alleviating pressure off one’s back as well.
Maternity belts provide gentle support around the tummy area.
Maternity undergarments are sensible, practical, comfortable and necessary, one can’t go wrong with this gift.
Keep yourself comfy and cozy throughout your pregnancy with the softest set of pyjamas/ maternity wear.
It can often be a challenge to nourish your body with all the nutrition it needs.
As your body continues to undergo changes, prenatal vitamins help ensure you get sufficient nutrients that are essential for baby’s healthy growth too.
Hospital Bag Goodies
Be it travel-sized toiletries, comfy slippers for swollen feet, fuzzy socks, snacks etc.
Better to be overprepared rather than underprepared.