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The ultimate Christmas gift guide for new mums


By Dominique McMullan
08th Dec 2022
The ultimate Christmas gift guide for new mums

Whether it's the gift of food, an item for the nursery or a snuggly blanket to encourage them to lean into the baby cocoon, we have the round up of the very best gifts to give the most deserving recipient - the new mum in your life. 

If there’s a new mum in your life, now is the time to spoil her. We would have been over the moon with any if the gifts below. But remember, the best gift you can give a new mum is a helping hand and a listening ear.

Cotton Party Balloons for Nursery Decor, €36.00, Cuando

How gorgeous are these fabric balloons? If you have an interior loving new mum in your life, this is the gift for her. The party balloon baby mobile is carefully handmade in 100% cotton using child friendly fabrics. 

A Post-Natal Training Course, €227, Empowered Mama

Is there a better gift then helping a new mum to find her way back to herself? The Empowered Mama Post-Natal course is a 12-week training programme that can be completed from the comfort of your own home. Your training sessions are all video led by postnatal exercise specialist Emma Dowling with each class taking 25-35 minutes – so they can easily fit into mama life. Emma is a mum of three young kids, so you are in safe and understanding hands. The course includes strength, sweat, yoga, barre and pilates classes that are all core and pelvic floor safe and can be done using minimal equipment. A new mum can commence her training programme once she has been signed off by a medical professional to resume training.

Gift Set – Home Office, €88.50, The Nature Of Things

This set is sold as perfect for a home office setup, but it would be equally as perfect for a new mum setup. It has all you need to create a soothing atmosphere at home, and the diffuser comes in handy to treat any stuffy noses later on. The set includes an elegant essential oil diffuser; Orange, Eucalyptus and Lemongrass Essential Oils and a recipe card.

Merino Wool Bonnet and Booties Set in Fawn, €39, Wild Child

Honestly this set makes me (almost) want to have another baby! This hand knitted, soft and snuggly, 100% Merino Wool set is from the much loved Australian brand Snuggle Hunny Kids. It would make the perfect heirloom gift for a new baby or the expecting mum. 

Extra Large Cotton Throw- Pebble, €240.00, Taylor & Grey 

As founder Jessica Brickenden says “New mum’s should be encouraged to just rest and soak up all the cuddles during the day – lots and lots of hours spent cuddling and soaking up the newborn baby on the couch”. This elegant cotton throw designed in soft pink tones and made from recycled cotton fibres in the UK, will allow just that. Generously sized and heavyweight, it’s super-soft, extremely warm and will keep you cosy all year round.

Crescent Moon Earrings, Gold €150, Silver €85, FAWE

Why not buy something a bit unexpected for a new mum? Something that is just for them? A pair of beautifully crafted crescent moon earrings from FAWE jewellery represent hopes and dreams and would be a beautiful memento of a special time for a new mum.  Every piece from FAWE jewellery is made in house by hand using quality sterling silver and solid 9 carat gold. 

The Mama & Me Deluxe Gender Neutral Baby Gift Box, €188.00, Mama & Me Kids Boutique

Who says boys wear blue and girls wear pink? This luxury box is jam-packed with treats for mum and gender neutral gifts for baby, including Juliana baby wear, a beautifully soft blanket, Dublin Herbalist Natural Skincare, Wilde Irish Chocolates and more. It would also make a particularly great present for a special baby shower. 

How Wonderful Life Is, €4, Pickled Pom Pom 

Whether you buy the card version (that can also be framed of course) or the larger print version of Pickled Pom Pom’s very popular print, it will most certainly go down a treat. What new mum wouldn’t love this on the wall at home? 

 

Starter Weaning Gift Set, €68, Mummy Cooks

For the practical new mum in your life, why not take some of the hassle out of future kitchen endeavours by gifting them the Starter Weaning Gift Set from Mummy Cooks? Founder Siobhan Berry is an Irish mum, certified in infant nutrition, with a passion for straight forward family food. The gift set includes 50 pots and lids in four different sizes, a Baby & Family recipe book, Baby Weaning Milestone cards, and a keepsake gift box. 

Welcome To Parenthood Box, 137, Eatto 

Those who have been there will tell you that there is no better gift than food in those first few months after a baby’s arrival. Eatto’s Little Bundle of Joy meal box is packed to the brim with delicious mains, sides and desserts made with the best ingredients and with no artificial flavours or preservatives. Give the gift of more time with their bundle of joy.

 

MAMA necklace, 79, Crystals & Co

Let them wear their new status with pride with this beautiful mini crystal-encrusted MAMA necklace from Crystals & Co. This delicate 18k gold plated necklace would look perfect layered with any other pieces, and held by a little chubby hand of course.