Best Holiday Gifts for Pregnant or New Moms
Struggling with what holiday gifts to get for the pregnant…
We rounded up our favorite picks for gifts for the modern mama; being a modern mama means loving bold colors and modern style, while also keeping an eye on efficiency, functionality, and safety of all products. These would make wonderful baby gifts, or add them to your registry.
Nook LilyPad in Peacock: If you’re looking for a safe place for baby to play, which is also not an eye-sore to your home decor, the Nook LilyPad is your answer. The LilyPad is a 1-inch, non-toxic PETE air-spacer cushion is topped with a 100% organic Pebble cover for a comfortable, healthy place for your little one to spend her time. When it’s time to clean it, just throw the entire playmat in the washing machine! This makes a wonderful gift for a modern mama-to-be, as the playmat comes in bold colors, is safe for baby, and can be used from the newborn stage and beyond.
Ubbi Diaper Pail in Chevron Grey: Keep unpleasant odors at bay and your baby’s nursery clean and organized with the Ubbi Diaper Pail in Chevron Grey. In a chic chevron pattern, this essential and durable nursery accessory adds style and function to your space. We love the modern design and think this would be perfect in a baby boy or girl’s room – or even spruce up a bathroom!
Ubbi Diaper Caddy in Grey: The Ubbi Diaper Caddy provides convenient storage of your diapering essentials in one handy unit. Sleek and modern with two compartments, and coordinating changing mat, this caddy will keep your diapers and wipes organized and accessible.
The Baby Box Co.: Inspired by the Finnish tradition of using a box for a baby bed, The Baby Box Co. has created a simple way for babies to sleep soundly, and most importantly, safely. The Bed Box serves primarily as a safe, comfortable place for infants to sleep, similar to a bassinet. Some parents keep the box next to their bed, while others use it in all rooms of the house to keep baby in while they clean, cook, or work. Once baby outgrows the box, it can easily be repurposed for clothing or toy storage!
Body Silk Seamless Nursing Cami from Bravado: This amazing tank is a full length smoothing cami with a body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra knitted right in! It is the perfect layering piece for a nursing mom (or even a non-nursing mom, as it is so comfortable), and makes nursing in style easy. With a 4-way stretch fabric hugs your changing shape, it is luxuriously soft and seamless, with no back closure and wire-free. It is the ultimate wardrobe essential piece, because it is perfect for maternity and nursing, features convertible criss-cross straps and has removable foam inserts for shape and discretion. It comes in classic black and white to amp up your mom style.
Venta Evaporative Humidifier + Air Purifier, with No Filters: When setting up a nursery, the most important aspect is that the air is clean for newborn and baby lungs. Venta’s Airwashers are the most compact humidifier and room air purifier on the market, containing advanced technology to remove dust, particles and allergens from the air you breathe. So, whether you live in an apartment or house, or even if baby doesn’t even have their own room, the Venta Airwashers are an essential item for your baby registry – they fit in any room and keep the air fresh and clean for your little one. Plus, The Airwasher is fully recyclable, with no expensive filters to throw away and replace and extremely low power consumption.
The Ollie Swaddle, Nature Collection: If you’re looking for a unique way to keep your baby warm and sleepy this holiday season, look no further than this gorgeous swaddle collection from Ollie. This swaddle features patented moisture-wicking threads interwoven into the fabric reduce the risk of overheating, keeping your baby at a safe temperature all night long. The velcro helps keep the Ollie secure and allows fit to be individualized meeting the need and size of each baby – even as they grow. Diaper changes made accessible via opening at the bottom – no need to un-swaddle (this is huge!). Most importantly, because it is only one-size, it means the Ollie swaddling blanket grows with your little one and eases transitional stages. This would make a wonderful baby shower gift!