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Unique Handmade Gifts For New Moms

When you think about it, gifts for new moms often tend to end up being gifts for the new baby and while cute baby clothes and postpartum essentials are always welcomed, don’t forget to make room on your list for something for mom herself.

A unique gift for a new mom to enjoy when baby is finally sleeping or maybe a keepsake piece of jewelry will be a treat that she will treasure in those first, sleep-deprived days and beyond.

handmade gifts for new moms

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I love getting gifts from Etsy as you know the gift will be unique and original plus it’s nice to support smaller artists.

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Unique Gifts For New Moms

Mama Bear Mug

This gorgeous mug will let mom have her caffeine fix in style. Just the thing she needs after yet another sleepless night rocking baby at 2am.

If you want to make up a great gift hamper of goodies for the new mom in your life, check out this list of tea related goodies from Mottram Hall Spa.

Buy from: The Giftable Goodies, Etsy

Teething Necklace

Dangly necklaces and earrings are pretty much a thing of the past when you have a new baby so help mom stay stylish with a silicone teething necklace that can double up as a teether for baby.

Buy from: Quinn & Lane, Etsy

Bird’s Nest Necklace

These beautiful necklaces can be customized  with 1-9 pearls (eggs) depending on how many children mom has. This necklace would make a wonderful gift for a new mom or the more experienced mama!

new mom gifts bird nest necklace


Buy from: IrisJane, Etsy

Personalized Letterbox Gift Box

This beautiful gift box is full of treats that will help any new mom take a moment and remember to look after herself.

The box comes with a note that reads ” ‘It’s exhausting making a tiny human so this is a gentle reminder to take some time out for yourself, because new mums need looking after too’ and inside you will find a Prosecco scented candle, a mom journal and  a beautiful keepsake necklace.

new mom gift box

Buy From: MillyInspired, Etsy

Mama & Baby Shirts

If you just can’t resist some cute clothes for baby, at least get a matching tee for mom! This set is really cute and would be great for photo shoots and birthdays.

Buy from: BittyandBoho, Etsy

Wooden Baby Stats Sign

This hand-carved sign can be customized with baby’s name, birthday and other stats.

Baby stats sign - Etsy - Unique gifts for new moms


Buy from: Knotted Timber, Etsy

Sarcastic Mom Mug

This sarcastic mug will be a hit with new moms who know that you have to keep expectations low when dealing with a newborn!

Etsy - Unique gifts for new moms - Keep the tiny humans alive mug for moms

Buy from: BeUniqueLtd, Etsy


More Tips for New Moms:

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