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Make any new mom's first Mother's Day special with these 38 gift ideas

Hint: They don't want more stuff for the baby.
Loving and affectionate mother holding newborn baby indoors at home
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Looking for some first Mother's Day ideas? Before you buy a pregnant woman or the mom of an infant more stuff for the baby, remember that this holiday is all about Mama. So ditch the soft stuffed animal or bespoke baby book this Mother's Day and buy her what moms really need in those exhausting-but-wonderful months of pregnancy or first months of motherhood.

We've rounded up all the things you need to make the special mom or mom-to-be in your life feel spoiled on Mother's Day, from the comfiest clothing to the perfect ingredients for a good night's sleep, which, let's be honest, she probably needs most.

Comfortable clothing for new moms

Because moms want to be comfy, but they don't want to sacrifice style. These first Mother's Day gift ideas will make sure she gets the best of both worlds.

Ugg Fluff Yeah Shearling Slingback Slippers

These slippers are peak cozy. Ultra soft and comfy, this pair of plush slides will keep Mom's feet comfortable and stylish whether she's relaxing at home or out and about.

Spanx Faux Leather Leggings

Spanx has new moms covered with these fashionable leggings. Great under another layer or on their own, shoppers love that these leggings are shaping, supportive and never give the wearer that pesky camel toe!

Swomog Silk Satin Pajamas

When she finally gets a chance to relax, make sure she does so in the most comfy pajamas possible. This silk satin set is loved by over 13,000 shoppers, plus it comes in dozens of colors and is offered in sixes up to 3X.

Coolibar Marietas Sun Wrap

A sun-protective cardigan that comes in tons of colors and prints? Mom is sure to love this soft and cozy sweater that works perfectly for shielding skin (like growing bellies) from the summer sun.

Puma Suede Classic XXI Sneakers

Effortlessly stylish and oh-so comfortable, these iconic Puma sneakers are available in pink and blue, making them a cute gift for the mom who's expecting or has just welcomed a baby boy or girl.

JJ Winks Hostess Maxi Nightgown

This incredibly soft maxi dress from JJ Winks is designed as a nightgown but doubles as the perfect comfortable maxi dress for a day out.

Strong coffee for new moms

Because little sleep and lots to do makes a new mom desperate for a pick-me-up.

Mueller French Press

She's going to need plenty of caffeine to get her through those first few months. For the moms that take their coffee very seriously, consider gifting this triple-filtered French press. It is well-loved by shoppers, with over 23,000 perfect five-star ratings on Amazon.

Best Mom Ever Coffee Mug

For a first Mother's Day gift, this is a sweet daily reminder that the new mom is the "best mom ever." This ready-to-gift coffee set includes a 14-ounce ceramic mug, marble coaster, and gold spoon.

Coffee + Chocolate Tasting Box

This box comes with four artisan coffees and four chocolate bars so mom can test pairings every day until she finds her favorite. Not only will she appreciate the caffeine boost, it'll also give her something to look forward to in her daily routine.

Brümate Imperial Pint Tumbler

Big and bright, this tumbler from Brümate is perfect for keeping Mom's coffee warm while she changes a diaper or soothes a crying baby.

Beautiful by Drew Barrymore Electric Kettle

If Mom's a tea drinker, help her warm hot water fast with this beautiful electric tea kettle, part of Drew Barrymore's latest line for Walmart.

Corkcicle Travel Coffee Mug

Whether Mom prefers light lavender or glossy turquoise, this coffee mug from Corkcicle comes in a variety of colors and is designed to keep her coffee hot both at home and on the go.

Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista

The easiest way to make cafe-quality coffee from home, this simple-to-use espresso machine makes cappuccinos, lattes and espresso shots at the touch of a button.

Help getting organized for new moms

Because figuring out mom life can be overwhelming.

Threshold Hair Tools Organizer

This organizer is perfect for the new mom with a lot of hair tools. She can toss her bigger tools in the square and round compartments, while magnets in the wood let her easily stick smaller magnetic accessories along the outside.

Backseat Car Organizer

Does Mom spend a lot of time driving in the car? She might appreciate a functional gift that serves multiple purposes, like this dual organizer and kick mat seat protector.

All in Organization Vault

This organization vault will keep all of the documents Mom has to manage for the new baby, herself and the rest of the family in a safe and accessible place. When closed, it can easily be slide underneath a desk or on a bookshelf to be hidden in plain sight.

Erin Condren Collage Daily Parent Planner

Personalize the cover of this Erin Condren planner with photos that will make Mom smile. With dated planner pages, sticker sheets and a folder to keep loose papers, it's sure to help her stay organized in this new phase of life.

Kibou Mom Belt Bag

This colorful vegan leather bag can be work as a fanny pack or a crossbody bag. With an interior hook, a pocket for antibacterial wipes and a detachable changing pad, it's the perfect accessory for a mom who wants to be a bit more hands-free than she'd be with a diaper bag.

Scout Glam Squad Bag

This Scout bag is designed to be a travel makeup carrier, but with its drawstring center, zipper compartment and multiple side pockets, we think it's perfect for tossing in a diaper bag so Mom knows where her own must-have items are located.

A good night's sleep for new moms

Because babies are cute, but they're also up all night.

Bearaby Cotton Napper

When the baby starts sleeping through the night, Mom might have trouble getting shut eye herself. This luxurious, organic cotton weighted blanket from Bearaby could help her sleep better and also reduce anxiety and stress.

Contoured Sleep Masks

A sleep mask might be just the thing a new mom needs to catch some zzz's. These contoured ones have more than 30,000 perfect five-star ratings on Amazon.

Morphée Meditation Box

This meditation box can help her drift off to dreamland. It's non-digital so she won't deal with pesky blue light from a screen keeping her up even longer. With the keys, she can control which theme, session and duration she wants.

Blu Sleep Aloe Ice Pillow

This heavenly pillow is cool on both sides and made from an advanced water-formed gel that's more breathable than memory foam. It's also infused with calming and cooling aloe vera extract.

Zum Rub Moisturizer

Made with simple ingredients like goat milk, coconut oil and shea butter, this lavender-scented body lotion is perfect to smooth on before bedtime for relaxing aromatherapy all night long.

Stanley Ice Flow Straw Jug

No more waking up thirsty with this Stanley water jug, which keeps water ice cold for hours and holds up to 64 ounces. When Mom has this cooling water bottle by her bedside, she can take a few sips and go right back to sleep.

Delta Adley Nursery Glider

If Mom wakes up with the baby at night, she'll be able to rock her little one back to sleep peacefully with this beautiful glider chair. It's also the perfect place for reading a book and settling down before bed.

Pure Daily Care Pink Himalayan Salt Diffuser and Aromatherapy

This wellness product delivers double benefits: In addition to diffusing essential oils, it releases air purifying Himalayan salt. It also looks beautiful when gently lit and comes with 10 different essential oils to diffuse.

That fancy feeling for new moms

Because it can be hard to feel like a person when you're taking care of a tiny one.

L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream

New moms' hands go through a lot — sometimes they need a little TLC. This creamy balm nourishes, moisturizes and protects skin for softer hands.

Fekkai Prep and Prime Mist

New moms might not have much time to spend on their hair, but this priming spray can add a little bit of pampering into any morning routine. This micro-mist serum primer smells so good, and will give Mom a quick boost of luxury as she gets ready for her busy day.

BioRepublic Skin Care Hydrating Sheet Masks

New moms deserve to pamper themselves. Sheet masks are an easy way to make her feel luxurious and refreshed without having to leave the comfort of her bed.

Kate Spade Shining Spade Pearl Heart Hoops

These heart-shaped hoop earrings are delicate, beautiful and guaranteed to make Mom feel a bit dressed up when she wears them.

HipDot Monopoly Money Moves Palette

Any mom who grew up playing video games will appreciate this Monopoly-themed eye shadow palette from Hipdot. Evoke childhood memories while playing in these colors with locations stamped into them like you would see on the classic board game.

Exfoliating Sugar Scrub

These great-smelling sugar scrubs are perfect for exfoliating and moisturizing in one step in the shower — a perk for new moms who are pressed for alone time.

Arishine Magnetic Eyelashes with Eyeliner Kit

Easy to apply with major staying power, these magnetic lashes are perfect for days when Mom wants to up her makeup routine without the continued maintenance of eyelash extensions.

True Botanicals Mama Glow Set

This skin care set is made from pregnancy-safe ingredients like vitamin C and mango. It's also simple to use — in just three steps, Mom can boost and hydrate her skin.

Custom Birthstone Necklace

This bestseller from Etsy can have up to 10 personalized birthstone leaves and has a selection of four different chain colors.

Kay Jewelers Color Stone Family Necklace

For a less traditional take on a Mother’s Day classic, this customizable birthstone necklace features an adorable lineup of baby birds standing on a branch with Mom.

The Sill White Orchid

Exquisite and delicate, this orchid is also a pet-friendly plant. It requires little care and can live and thrive in its planter for up to two years.

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