30 Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts for New Moms

First Mother's Day Gifts

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New moms are used to marking milestones. From the first giggle to the first step, first-time moms are constantly celebrating their babies' achievements. If you know a new mom, make sure she doesn't forget another important inaugural event: her first Mother's Day.

In this selection of first Mother's Day gift ideas, you'll find a perfect pairing of practical and sentimental products. Some—like the “survival kit” and quirky coffee cups—assist new moms as they navigate through their sleep-deprived schedules. Others—like the thumbprint pendant and family portrait—make the holiday as personal as possible. And some—including the treasure boxes and time capsules—make it easier for moms to immortalize their babies' most memorable moments.

Motherhood can be all-encompassing, and so it's easy for the new mama in your life to forget how important it is take care of herself. That's why we've also included some thoughtful self-care items. These include monthly subscription boxes full of goodies as well as spa essentials for some much-needed rest and relaxation.

In addition to the new mom in your life, make sure you also celebrate your own! Make your mom's day with a homemade creation or other creative gifts for Mother's Day.

These thoughtful gifts are the perfect way to celebrate new moms on their first  Mother's Day.

Thumbprint Pendant


Mommy Mug 

Personalized New Mom Mug

Cuteling | $23.38+


Personalized Photo Collage

Photo Collage for Mother's Day

Minted | $29+


Plaster Footprint and Handprint Kit

Mother's Day Gifts for New Moms

Bubzi CO | $22.95


Mindfulness Manual


Mom Belt Bag with Built-In Changing Pad

Mom Fanny Pack with Changing Pad

Kibou | $98


Comfortable Cotton Robe

Woman's Short Butterfly Robe

Reverie | $65


Baby Keepsake Library


‘Do Not Disturb' Sign

Do Not Disturb Baby Sign

Coastal Ember | $23.17


Personalized Baby Photo Album

Personalized Baby Photo Book

Kerri Lee | $60


‘Mama Bear' Bracelet


Birth Month Flower Lounge Pants


First Mother's Day Matching Outfits

Mommy and Me Matching Mother's Day Outfits

T Stars | $18.95+


Therapeutic Heat Pillow


Baby Cookbook

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Leena Saini | $19.99


Dead Sea Salt Bath Soak


Illustrated Family Portrait


Baby and Toddler To-Do Cards


Baby's Name Necklace


‘Letters to My Baby'

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Lea Redmond | $11.70


Mom & Me Coffee Mug


New Baby Crest


Baby's Birthstone Necklace

Gifts for New Moms

delezhen | $39.97+


Keepsake Boxes

Mother's Day Gifts for New Moms

Kerri Lee | $125


Personalized Mom Candle Spa Set

New Mom Personalized Candle

Endless Aster | $35.62+


New Mom 5-Year Journal

New Mom Memory Book

Potter Gift | $11.65


Pampering Spa Gift Basket


Looking for a long-lasting gift? These subscription boxes give new moms a monthly treat.

Cater to Mom Subscription Box

Presents for New Moms

Cater to Mom | $37.39+ per month


Self-Care Subscription Box

Self Care Subscription Box

TheraBox | $35+ per month


Mega Mommy Subscription Box

Best Gifts for New Moms

Boxy Momma | $50+ per month


Need more options? Check out the My Modern Met Store‘s custom selection of gifts for mom.


This article has been edited and updated.

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Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. An art historian living in Paris, Kelly was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Art History from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. When she’s not writing, you can find Kelly wandering around Paris, whether she’s leading a tour (as a guide, she has been interviewed by BBC World News America and France 24) or simply taking a stroll with her husband and two tiny daughters.
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