Finding the perfect gift for the ones you love is not always an easy task. The matter can be further complicated when you are shopping for new moms. Avoiding duplicate gifts or purchasing something that they don’t need for their baby can be tough. Don’t worry though; we are here to help you figure out the best gift for the new mom in your life. Below, you can find tips to help with Christmas shopping for new moms.

Necessities First

It is often tempting to gravitate towards toys or cute outfits when shopping for new moms. However, you aren’t the only one having that thought. As a result, parents tend to receive a ton of toys and clothes and few (if any) of the things they need to care for their child. While it may not be glamorous, a practical gift or something that they can use will be greatly appreciated throughout the year. As a bonus, they will think about you every time they use your gift.


Regardless of whether or not they have had a baby shower when shopping for new moms, their registry can provide a wealth of ideas and gift inspirations. Additionally, many retailers like Amazon, buybuyBABY and Babies R’ Us offer completion discounts or bonuses. Therefore, using the registry not only helps you find a gift they will love but other perks and rewards for them as well.

No Harm in Asking

If you ask any first-time parent, they will certainly tell you that there were several items they needed that they didn’t think about or realize before the baby arrived. When shopping for new moms that delivered recently, there may be needs that have arisen since their child was born or were prompted by a recent change or development in their life situation. Most moms will appreciate you asking them what they need rather than taking a shot in the dark. It may not be overly creative but it is also not risky, and you can feel good about your choice because you know it is something they can use.