Gift Guide

Which are the best new mum gifts?

Which are the best new mum gifts?

Embarking on a the journey of becoming a new mum is one of the most life-changing and exciting experiences. Yet we also know it can be a time of stress and extreme fatigue. Sleepless nights and long days can leave new mums feeling a little less than energetic, so on Mother’s Day, it’s a great time to show them just how special they are.

We have put together an edit of the best new mum gifts to make them feel pampered, special and loved this Mother’s Day. Discover more below.

12 of the best gifts for new mums this Mother’s Day


New mums don't always have a lot of time to get ready in the mornings, which is why we think this new Lip Balm from Origins is perfect. Slightly tinted for a pop of colour with minimal effort, it's also super hydrating and makes you look more put together in a simple swipe.

Treat a new mum to the Mama Mio Bloomin' Lovely Pamper Pack to help them feel pampered at such a busy time. The gift set contains 4 of the brand's hero products, including the Pregnancy Boob Tube, Tummy Rub Butter, Superstar in a Jar and Way to Glow Facial Spritz.

Give the gift of relaxation this Mother's Day with the ESPA Bath Oil collection packed with 6 of the brand's signature fragrances to help combat anxiety and fatigue. Each made with an expert blend of natural essential oils, they not only have a positive impact on the mind and wellbeing, but also help to soothe aching muscles and soften skin.

Not only is this bottle super cute, it contains the most uplifting scent to help boost energy levels; perfect for new mums. The fragrance is made up of ginger, pomegranate, mandarin and orange blossom, which helps to lift your mood and make you feel a little more awake.

We all know new mums lack a lot of sleep, which is why we think the new Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat High Cover Concealer makes the perfect gift this Mother's Day. With the same amazing radiance-enhancing properties as the original formula, this works wonders on concealing dark circles and signs of fatigue.

The Sanctuary Spa New Mum Box of Treats contains 5 beauty essentials to help pamper and a new mum, including the Wet Skin Moisture Miracle, Stretch Mark Oil, Rose Body Wash, Hand Cream and Thermal Detox Mask. Plus, it comes housed in a beautiful heart-shaped gift box, so no need to worry about extra wrapping.

Treat a new mum to a little skincare luxury with the Little Butterfly London Petals and Bloom Brightening Anti-Oxidant Serum. Safe to use both during pregnancy and breastfeeding, the oil contains a powerful blend of botanicals to brighten and hydrate tired skin.

Give the gift of sleep this Mother's Day with this beautiful and exclusive sleep mask from Slip Silk. Made from the finest mulberry silk, it helps to block out all light; perfect for when a new mum needs a restful and peaceful sleep.

Brighten up a new mum's haircare routine with the SILKE London Frida Hair Ties. Perfect for keeping the hair tied back in the most fashionable way, the silk-infused bobbles don't snag hair or cause damage.

We think this Eye Palette from NARS is perfect for treating a new mum to this Mother's Day. With 12 netural shades that can be worn alone or together, the shades can transform any makeup look in seconds; perfect for when you don't have a lot of time to focus on yourself in the mornings!

Taking time out for yourself as a new mum can be hard but it's important to make sure you don't burn out. Spend 5 minutes on your beauty routine at night for a little self-care using the ELEMIS Rose-Collagen Cleansing Balm, which helps to soothe and hydrate fatigued skin, while the calming rose essential oils help you to relax.

The Natural Birthing Company Bosom Buddies Breastfeeding Oils are perfect for new mums embarking on their breastfeeding journey. Each essential oil has a different purpose, such as reducing tenderness, increasing milk supply and soothing sore nipples, and can help make the breastfeeding experience a little less painful and more comfortable.

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