Gifts for Pregnant Moms
For the First-Time Pregnant Mom
Anyone who's been pregnant before knows how awkward the first months are when your pants don't quite fit but you're not big enough to shop for full-blown maternity pants. You'll notice the first-time mom is having this problem when you see her wearing yoga pants every day. Help her through this first-time, first trimester phase with the Belly Belt Combo Kit. From the time she announces her pregnancy until the time baby is weaned, she'll be able to use this kit to help all of her pants and skirts stay up and fit properly.
Belly Belt Combo Kit, $19.95
For the Pregnant Mom Who Loves the Spa
The Novena Maternal Skin Care Full Collection is just the thing for the mom-to-be who wants to glow through motherhood knowing she's wearing pregnancy-safe skin care. With spa-quality products formulated by an aesthetician, this collection includes pure, organic skin care products designed to pamper her and protect her baby. Specially formulated to respond to the unique skin care concerns of pregnancy, items include a gentle face wash, acne lotion, moisturizer, sunscreen, eye gel, and two stretch marks lotions.
For Your Pregnant Wife
Let us let you in on a little secret: this gift suggestion will help you almost as much as it helps her! When your wife is pregnant, you're asked to do a lot of things: rub feet, fetch ice cream, paint the nursery, take birthing classes, and watch helplessly as she bursts into tears while watching car insurance commercials. You may also be asked to give up your pillow-or even your side of the bed-as she tosses and turns and tries to get comfortable. The Pregnancy Body Pillow is a specially designed sleep aid to support her pregnant body and help her comfortably fall asleep and stay asleep. She'll be so grateful for the better night's rest, and we bet you will, too.
For the Pregnant Fashionista
She's always so stylish, and you just know she won't lose her fashion sense after baby is born. If you can't picture her ever toting around a pastel diaper bag with polka dots and teddy bears on it, give her a knock-out diaper bag from OiOi Sophisticated Baby Bags . Each style of OiOi diaper bags is easy-to-clean, comes with color-coordinated accessories (like a hard case for diaper wipes), built-in stroller straps and the best feature-they're BPA-free and phthalate-free. So she stays stylish and keeps baby safe from toxic chemicals.
OiOi Sophisticated Baby Bags , range from $80-$250
For the "I'm-Finally-Pregnant!" Mom
More than 12 percent of women today have difficulty getting pregnant. For the woman who's experienced a miscarriage, fertility treatments or other challenges with conceiving, help her share her excitement over the long-awaited good news with the Due Date Necklace . The lightweight zinc charm and silver chain is hand-stamped in Oregon and perfect for daily wear on the journey she'll treasure forever. After birth, it makes a nice inclusion in her baby's scrapbook.
Due Date Necklace , $48
For the Type A Pregnant Mom
She never shops for groceries without her list. She's conscientious, organized and knows how to both write a plan and execute it. And you know she's going to be a great mom. Help her preserve, annotate and organize the experience of her pregnancy with a Tummy Talk Pregnancy Journal & Album. The 105-page book has space to store and preserve ultrasound photos, details of appointments and lots of blank, lined pages for recording the once-in-a-lifetime moments on the journey that she'll treasure forever.
For the Pregnant Mom Who Has Everything
Some women just take all the fun out of pregnancy gift-giving because they're so thorough, so organized, and such fabulous shoppers themselves that they seem to already have everything they need for baby's arrival. Diaper bag? She's got one. Maternity hospital gown? Already packed. Beauty care? All set. No matter how much she already has, we bet she hasn't yet picked up a Guesstation Belly Chart . This unique chart unfolds to allow her to mark the size of her belly along her pregnancy journey and keeps her smiling as it describes, with amusing wordplay, some of the highlights she'll experience (like "Mind Over Bladder").
Guesstation Belly Chart , $12.95
For Her Pregnant Beauty
She's had to give up so many things throughout her pregnancy-from sushi and brie to wine and her favorite shoes. But some parts of being pregnant are delights, especially her vibrant hair and stronger, longer fingernails. Imagine her dismay, however, when she learns that nearly all nail polish contains toxins that are not only carcinogenic, but also poisonous. To her rescue, introduce her to Scotch Naturals nail polish. Made with only four ingredients, all of them non-toxic, this water-based nail color comes in exciting, beautiful shades that she'll love to put on her fingers and toes. As a bonus gift, do her nails for her while she relaxes with a chocolate truffle.
Scotch Naturals Nail Polish , $14.99
For the Pregnant Hostess
A bottle of wine is the ubiquitous hostess gift when we attend a party, open house or holiday soiree, but what to do when the hostess is expecting? Give her something she'll enjoy now. This elegant presentation includes miniatures of rich, organic stretch mark protection—Bump Gloss Stretch Mark Oil, Tummy Butter and Extreme Mama Creme—all wrapped and ready for presentation. Aren't you a thoughtful guest?
Bump Box Sampler, $18