Do you know someone celebrating Mothering Sunday for the very first time? A mum’s first mother’s day is of course a special one, so all the more reason to make it memorable!
What should I get my wife for her first Mother’s Day?
If you’re wondering what to buy a partner or mum friend for her first Mother’s Day on Sunday 27 March or whether you’re a first-time mum yourself who might just want to send this article to a husband, boyfriend or partner, (ahem ahem hint hint) we’ve got you covered.
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What are the best gifts for a first-time mother?
There are so many great present ideas that mum can keep as mementos forever. Read on for our pick of first Mother’s Day presents that any new mum celebrating her first Mother’s Day would love!
Personalised Adventures of Mummy book, £19.95, Letterfest
This is such a special and thoughtful first Mother’s Day gift. It celebrates mum’s life and is packed with her loves and interests and everything about her, from her job, the places she loves, favourite food and achievements. Sure to be a bedtime favourite for years to come.
Cashmere bed socks in grey marl, £36, The White Company
Any new mum will tell you she spends a lot of the first year chilling with baby at home – she can do it in ultimate comfort and luxury if you treat her to these best-selling cashmere socks.
First Mother’s Day t shirt and babygrow set, from £12.99, Etsy
Mum and baby can wear these cute first Mother’s Day matching set on 27 March, and cherish them forever. Choose between peach, grey, olive, mauve or blue and personalise with mum and baby’s name.
Trimester 4 Oil bundle (worth £54), £49, Mamma Mio
This lovely vegan Trimester 4 Oil set is perfect for new members to the mummy club, to prevent stretch marks and keep skin hyrated in the fourth trimester. Did you know it’s possible to get stretch marks even after baby is born? Us neither! No need to worry about that that with this set though – use the Tummy Rub Oil morning and night over bump and thighs and the gentle shower milk to help soothe skin whilst washing. Breastfeeding mamas will love the breastfeeding safe 100% natural nipple balm for protect ingand soothing sore nipples before baby lates on.
Ladies Michael Kors Brilliance Sterling Silver Earrings, £89, Watch Shop
A bit of bling always goes down a treat – and these these sterling silver, pavé encrusted heart-cut cubic zirconia studs by Michael Kors are just perfect. Studs, rather than hoops or dangly earrings are the best idea when little hands are at the stage where they want to grap everything that comes into their orbit!
First Mother’s Day picture frame, £18, Etsy
This sweet picture frame is selling like hot cakes on Etsy and it’s easy to see why. It’s a great first Mother’s day gift to mark mum’s special day that is fully customisable – add mum and baby’s name and pick the colour of the gorgeous felt flowers.
Baby handprint set, £21.97, Amazon
What could be better than looking back on when their little hands and feet were teeny tiny? – This baby’s foot and hand print kit is a beautiful first Mother’s Day keepsake.
Mum’s One Line a Day journal, £11.99, Amazon
This gorgeous memory book has space to record memories and moments of motherhood over a five-year period – you just write a quick sentence or two before you fall asleep. Looking back over the space of five years and seeing how things have changed, or what you were doing this time last year is just fab. It is a really lovely way to capture the fleeting newborn years forever.
Kielh’s Midnight recovery concentrate, £42, Kiehl’s
How about a magic facial oil that banishes tired-looking skin overnight and leaves you waking up with smooth and soft rejuvenated skin in the morning? This is a must-have gift idea for new mums, trust us, she’ll thank you for this one!
Mama necklace, £65, John Lewis
No explanation needed for this sweet necklace. She’ll wear it with pride for years to come for sure!
Mama & Mini nautical jumpers, £69, Seraphine
Princess Eugenie and Kate Middleton are both proven fans of maternity brand Seraphine – we just know they’d both love this matching mom and baby nautical jumper set. Just adorable!
The Duchess Necklace, £139, Merci Maman
Royal fans will recognise this cute necklace from when the Duchess of Cambridge wore hers to celebrate the birth of Prince George. It can be personalised with baby’s name or birth date and makes a gorgeous gift for new mothers.
Personalised Manic Mumday mug, £12.59, Etsy
Coffee is a new mum essential – though you might not always be able to drink it while it’s hot. At least this funny mug will make her smile! You can customize the year if baby made their entrance in 2020, and you can get it in jumbo 15oz size – because sometimes you do need that extra caffeine to get you going!
Bamboo bath tray, was £49.99, now £29.99, Amazon
What could be a better first Mother’s Day gift than an hour or two to soak in the tub. This bamboo bath tray will make bath time more luxurious than ever. It comes in mahogany, grey or pine, and you get some bamboo exfoliating gloves, face towel and soap dish for the full spa-worthy experience.
Letters to my baby, £10.31, Amazon
This first mother’s day gift is so lovely it almost makes us cry thinking about it! It’s a love letter – well 12 to be exact – to your baby as a future grown up. Each letter begins with a different prompt such as: “On the day you were born…”, “My future wishes for you are…” and “Your first home was like this…” All you need to do is fill them in, date them and seal them with the included stickers and store them away for you future child. Though they’ll grow up, they’ll always be your baby!
Mini skincare essentials, £42, Glossier
You may not be able to gift mom a full night’s sleep, but this gift will help her look like she’s had one. All of Glossier’s skincare bestsellers in miniature sizes so she can have a daily skincare routine (whatever her skin type) for fresh moisturized dewy skin.
Havana mini-chain bracelet (available in plated gold, plated rose gold or sterling silver), from £140, Monica Vinader
This lovely bracelet – by Monica Vinader, one of Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle’s favourite brands – can be engraved free of charge with baby’s name or birth. Such a lovely gift for a first Mother’s Day.
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