2017 Must-Have Gift Guide for Expecting Moms

When you’re an expecting mother, you can sometimes lose sight of yourself among the preparations for your upcoming bundle of joy. It seems even more so if you are having a baby close to the holidays. One thing that my mom has tried her hardest to do during my pregnancy is to make sure that I haven’t been forgotten. For my birthday, she picked out gifts for me, not for Lil Bean. The same can probably be said for the Christmas holiday as well.

So I wanted to share some of my favorite gift ideas perfect for giving to the expecting mom in your life! These gifts are perfect for the upcoming holiday season or whenever you want to spoil that mama-to-be.

She deserves it.

Here we go!

Black Floral Pajama Pants from PinkBlush Maternity

PinkBlush Maternity has been my go-to for cute, comfortable clothing throughout my pregnancy and their pajama pants absolutely ROCK! The print is gorgeous, the fabric is so soft that the pants feel like butter against your skin, and the drawstring allows you to adjust the waistband as needed.

You can’t go wrong with pretty much anything from PinkBlush Maternity. Seriously.

Want more ideas on what not to get for a new mom? Then you need to see this gift guide from Priscilla at Multiwear.

Floral Bouquet from The Bouqs

When you’re pregnant, there will be days when you just aren’t feeling your best. Sometimes all it takes it a sweet little bouquet of flowers to brighten your day and The Bouqs has been my source for flowers for quite a few years now. The arrangements change frequently throughout the year and what I like most about the company is that they really work to build a relationship between the growers and the florists.

[Bonus: Order November’s Bouquet of the Month – the Chai Bouq – and Save 10% using coupon code NOV10! Valid 11/1-11/30]

Ecocentric Mom Gift Subscription

Ecocentric Mom box

I’ve waxed poetic before about how much I love receiving the Ecocentric Mom Monthly Subscription Box. The boxes are a mix of practical and pampering items tailored to the stage of motherhood. The contents vary every month but include some of the best non-toxic, organic, natural and unique products for moms, their babies and their homes.

[Bonus: Get 30% off your first monthly box with coupon code GETSTARTED]

Lavender and Calendula Hand Salve from The Southern Belle’s Garden

Filled with nourishing oils such as olive oil, sweet almond oil, coconut oil, and my favorite, kukui nut oil (which is known for its soothing properties helps sooth sunburns and chapped skin), this salve is perfect for dry skin. The added bonus of lavender, lemongrass, and cedar wood essential oils creates a relaxing sensation as you apply this salve to your hands. It’s a great pampering product to gift.

Looking for more of the best gifts for new moms? Alyssa over at Feathers and Stripes has some great suggestions.

Guided Pregnancy Journal from Studio Oh!

Time WILL fly by when you are pregnant. I’ve tried to keep up with my pregnancy journal the best that I can but even I have slacked off at times (right about the time I started blogging more up here actually). This pregnancy journal from Studio Oh! is super-cute and a great way for any pregnant woman to keep track of some of the most memorable moments of her pregnancy.

Milestone Pregnancy Cards from Our Green House

As I have learned during my pregnancy, it is amazing how quickly time will pass by. These cards will help a mom-to-be document the special moments of her pregnancy. The set includes a card for weeks 8-40 of pregnancy as well as other special moments such as “first kick” and “pregnancy cravings.”

Better Grip Yoga Mat from Clever Yoga

These yoga mats come in a wide array of colors and are made from premium 100% Recyclable and ECO friendly TPE material which is UV resistant, odor-less and free from PVC, Phthalates, Silicone, Latex and other toxic materials.

Kinesiology Tape Pro from Mytape

An odd choice, but I know that this would make a great stocking stuffer for any expecting mom. Kinesiology tape (which you’ve probably seen mostly athletes wear up until now) is a safe alternative to medication that can help to relieve many pregnancy symptoms including swollen feet, back pain, sciatic, etc. It serves to lift the skin and help promote better blood circulation to relieve pressure on pain receptors.

Amazon Gift Card

This is a no-brainer. Even though a lot of people think that giving gift cards might be tacky or impersonal, I LOVE to receive gift cards. It allows me to purchase what I really want. Get that mom-to-be a gift card to her favorite store and let her pick out what she really wants.

So there you have it – some of my top picks for holiday gifts for expecting moms. I hope this gift guide gives you some wonderful ideas for the holidays and after!

This Gift Guide is in participation with a Gift Guide Blog Hop. For the full list of Gifts for new or expecting moms, click here.


  1. wegowithkids
    November 8, 2017 / 9:04 am

    I’m a big fan of #5 – it seems so impersonal but ends up being the most useful and appreciated gift, I think!

  2. November 8, 2017 / 11:57 am

    Those pregnancy jourmals are so cute and i need these pajama bottoms asap!

  3. November 8, 2017 / 1:02 pm

    I love the idea behind this!! The mom is just as important as the baby she’s carrying, and I love how you focused on that with the gift ideas. Also, those PJ pants look AMAZING… I’d want them whether or not I was pregnant haha.

  4. sashaatsuchatimeasthis
    November 8, 2017 / 2:15 pm

    Such cute ideas! We had a baby last year and this is a great list.

  5. November 9, 2017 / 9:09 am

    These are such great ideas! I would absolutely love to have all of these if I’m expecting!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

  6. lacyngo
    November 9, 2017 / 9:34 am

    Gift ideas post are my favorite to read right now. I am working on my Christmas list right now. Thanks for sharing

  7. November 9, 2017 / 11:54 am

    #5 is the perfect gift for me. it may not seem like much but anything that will help with those extra expenses count

  8. November 9, 2017 / 9:20 pm

    These are wonderful gift ideas! I’ll keep this in mind for my expecting friends!

  9. November 10, 2017 / 8:42 am

    This is great! You’re absolutely right, with all the focus on baby moms are left in the dust. So glad you had people who still thought about you.

  10. November 10, 2017 / 8:53 am

    ahh I love the guided journal idea! That is really something you can keep and look back on, what great ideas!

    – Kiarna Jayne xo

  11. November 10, 2017 / 8:57 am

    Such great ideas! Great for anyone pregnant or someone needing a shower gift!

  12. Shanis
    November 10, 2017 / 9:17 am

    Such great ideas for gifts!!!! Love those floral pants!

  13. November 10, 2017 / 11:22 am

    These are wonderful gift ideas. Those pajama pants are super cute!

  14. November 10, 2017 / 11:22 am

    You’ve got such a wonderful collection here ~ thank you! Weill refer to this as I check off my holiday list for sure! Blessings <3

  15. babiestobookworms
    November 10, 2017 / 3:33 pm

    I loved the pregnancy journal that my mother bought for me when I was pregnant. It was so much fun to write about the journey and it has helped me remember things that I wouldn’t have otherwise!

  16. November 10, 2017 / 10:11 pm

    I lovelovelove all these gift ideas for expecting mamas! I especially love those pants. I’d wear them and I’m not pregnant!

  17. angelmira31
    November 11, 2017 / 8:36 am

    These are great ideas that most people do not think up, but would’ve benefited me greatly during pregnancy, especially the tape and yoga mat to help my lupus!

  18. November 11, 2017 / 12:28 pm

    Great ideas for the expecting mama! I was preggo last christmas and would have loved some of these items:)

  19. November 13, 2017 / 8:40 pm

    yes yes yes! just had my 3rd baby in May and i needed K Tape all day! that was such a lifesaver during the last few weeks when the baby was low.