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30 Best Gifts for New Moms

Celebrate the journey of motherhood with these top picks.

best gifts for new moms
New Moms

Welcoming a new bundle of joy into the world is an exhilarating experience, and it also comes with its fair share of challenges. As friends and family gather to celebrate the arrival of the newest member, it's essential to honor the new mom with thoughtful gifts that cater to her needs and make her feel cherished during this transformative time. 

Create a Photo Book of Baby's First Milestones
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Create a Photo Book of Baby's First Milestones

Capture precious moments from pregnancy to parenthood with personalized photo books that contain snapshots of baby's first milestones or create a journey through pregnancy with heartfelt captions and designs.

Memory Lane Calendar
Memory Lane Calendar

Create a custom calendar filled with nostalgic photos and memorable dates to help the new mom stay organized and inspired throughout the year. Add special occasions like baby's first smile or mom's first Mother's Day for an extra touch of sentimentality.

Baby's First Year Journal
Baby's First Year Journal

Help the new mom document every milestone and precious moment of baby's first year with a dedicated journal using a Classic Photo Book. From first words to first steps, she'll cherish the opportunity to record and reflect on these early memories.

Date Night Vouchers
Date Night Vouchers

Treat the new parents to a series of date night vouchers redeemable for quality time together. Include a Chatbooks subscription to capture these special moments and create lasting memories as a couple, so they can print some romantic photos amongst all the cute snapshots of their new baby.

Create a Baby Book Subscription
Create a Baby Book Subscription

Gift a monthly subscription to Chatbooks, allowing the new mom to effortlessly turn her favorite memories into tangible keepsakes. Each month, she'll receive a beautifully curated photo book featuring highlights from the previous weeks. Plus, it’s an easy way for her to make a baby book, minus all the scrapbooking!

Self-Care Package
Self-Care Package

Put together a self-care package for the new mom, complete with soothing bath salts, luxurious skincare products, and a personalized photo book filled with images of tranquility and relaxation, including captions with quotes and memories that create a serene environment.

Motherhood Manifesto
Motherhood Manifesto

Create a heartfelt manifesto celebrating the journey of motherhood, filled with empowering quotes, affirmations, and personal anecdotes. Pair it with a Chatbooks photo book featuring snapshots of maternal strength and love.

Adventure Scrapbook
Adventure Scrapbook

Encourage the new mom to embrace adventure and explore the world with a travel-themed photo book. Fill it with photos from past trips and inspirational quotes to inspire future adventures with baby in tow.

Mommy and Me Photo Shoot
Mommy and Me Photo Shoot

Treat the new mom to a professional photo shoot capturing precious moments between mother and baby with a Classic Photo Book to preserve the memories for years to come. Or, snap the photos yourself, finding inspiration from this DIY Baby Photo Shoot and this Newborn Photoshoot Ideas video.

Digital Detox Kit
Digital Detox Kit

Help the new mom disconnect from screens and reconnect with the world around her with a digital detox kit. Include a Chatbooks gift card or Gift a Subscription as a reminder to savor real-life moments offline.

Create a Personalized Cookbook
Create a Personalized Cookbook

Compile a collection of family-favorite recipes into a Chatbooks photo book, complete with photos of delicious dishes and handwritten notes from loved ones. Combining practicality with sentimental value, this gift is la crème de la crème.

Baby's First Words Journal
Baby's First Words Journal

Create a dedicated journal using a Classic Photo Book for recording baby's first words and milestones, complete with illustrations and prompts for documenting memorable moments. Take pics and add baby’s words as captions to capture the journey of language development.

Spa Day Experience
Spa Day Experience

Treat the new mom to a day of pampering and relaxation at a local spa. Take photos of the experience and give her a custom photo book to preserve the memories of blissful indulgence and self-care.

Subscriptions to a Meal Delivery Service
Subscriptions to a Meal Delivery Service

Gift a subscription to a meal delivery service, providing the new mom with nutritious and convenient meals during the busy postpartum period. This is also a perfect time for the new parents to create their own family recipe book to document family meals and culinary adventures along the way.

Digital Photo Frame
Digital Photo Frame

Curate a collection of digital photos from friends and family, then surprise the new mom with a digital photo frame preloaded with cherished memories. She’ll love seeing her fave memories while she’s got her hands full with her little one!

Monthly Letter Subscription
Monthly Letter Subscription

Start a monthly letter subscription for the new mom, filled with words of encouragement, advice, and love from friends and family. You can save a photo of each and upload them to a Classic Photo Book so mom has a whole book filled with love from all!

Personalized Blanket
Personalized Blanket

Customize a cozy blanket or pillow with baby's name or birthdate for a thoughtful and practical gift. Pair it with a photo book full of family memories to create a cozy reading nook for bedtime stories and cuddles.

Create a Custom Gallery Wall For Baby's Nursery
Create a Custom Gallery Wall For Baby's Nursery

Transform ordinary memories into extraordinary home decor with a custom collage made from Canvas Wall Tiles. Whether it's a gallery wall of family photos or a statement piece for the nursery, it's a gift that adds warmth and personality to any space.

Nature Walk Scrapbook
Nature Walk Scrapbook

Encourage the new mom to embrace the great outdoors with a nature-themed scrapbook from Chatbooks. Fill it with photos of scenic landscapes and outdoor adventures, inspiring moments of serenity and connection with nature.

Family Adventure Journal
Family Adventure Journal

Create a journal for recording family adventures and spontaneous outings, complete with maps, journaling prompts, and space for photos. You can also send a Chatbooks gift card so the new parents can print their photos of all their adventures later on!

Babysitting Services
Babysitting Services

Purchase a gift card for babysitting services or offer your own, allowing the new mom to enjoy some much-needed downtime or self-care. You can also send a Chatbooks gift card so the new parents can print their photos!

Custom Artwork
Custom Artwork

Commission, or create, a piece of custom artwork featuring the new mom and baby, then surprise her with a Classic Photo Book commemorating the creative process and final masterpiece.

Baby Shower Memory Book
Baby Shower Memory Book

Create a memory book, aka a Classic Photo Book, filled with photos and messages from the baby shower, capturing the joy and anticipation surrounding baby's arrival. This way, mom can always look back at messages from her support system.

Pamper Hamper
Pamper Hamper

Assemble a hamper filled with pampering essentials like scented candles, bath bombs, and plush robes. Include a Chatbooks subscription to remind the new mom to prioritize self-care and relaxation amidst the joys of motherhood.

Baby's First Year Calendar
Baby's First Year Calendar

Design a custom calendar featuring photos of baby's first year milestones, from the first smile to the first birthday.

Virtual Cooking Class
Virtual Cooking Class

Arrange a virtual cooking class with a professional chef, focusing on easy and nutritious recipes for busy moms (and don’t forget to check in and see if mom needs someone to watch baby during the class!). She'll love capturing and keeping candids in a Classic Photo Book.

Parenting Podcast Playlist
Parenting Podcast Playlist

Curate a playlist of insightful parenting podcasts to help the new mom navigate the joys and challenges of motherhood. And share your favorites with her, including the MomForce Podcast, where Chatbooker-in-Chief Vanessa Quigley shares her fresh take on motherhood, and all its ups and downs, with tips and tricks from other parenting experts.

Baby Keepsake Box
Baby Keepsake Box

Create a personalized keepsake box for storing mementos like baby's first outfit, hospital bracelet, and ultrasound photos. Plus, a photo book featuring photos of the first few days at home. She’ll want to look back at these later—and so will baby!

New Mom Book Club
New Mom Book Club

Start a book club for new moms, selecting titles that offer support, guidance, and inspiration on the journey of motherhood. Gift her a Chatbooks subscription to complement her reading with visual reminders of shared experiences and insights.

Yoga or Meditation Classes
Yoga or Meditation Classes

Purchase a gift card for yoga or meditation classes to help the new mom find moments of peace and relaxation amidst the demands of motherhood. You can also send a Chatbooks gift card so the new parents can print their photos!

Celebrating the arrival of a new bundle of joy is a momentous occasion, and choosing the perfect gift for the new mom is a heartfelt way to express love and support during this transformative time. Whether it's capturing precious memories, promoting self-care, or fostering moments of connection, each gift is a testament to the joy and wonder of motherhood. As she embarks on this incredible journey, these thoughtful gifts serve as reminders of the love, support, and encouragement surrounding her every step of the way.

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