25 First Mother's Day Gifts You'll Want for Yourself

No matter what mom's taste is, you're sure to find something she'll love in this list of pretty Mother's Day gifts—fit for every budget.

25 First Mother's Day Gifts You'll Want for Yourself

We found all the best first Mother's Day gifts for moms of every age, stage and style this year.  From punchy spring fashions to the best nursing pajamas, these gifts for Mom are designed to spoil her and help her find joy in life’s simple pleasures this Mother’s Day. So, go ahead and treat her (or yourself) to something special—she deserves it

What are the best first Mother’s Day gifts?

Mother's Day 2023 is shaping up to be her best one yet. Gifts for moms who travel, Mother's Day gifts for pregnant moms, comfy classics to add to her hospital bag checklist and newborn checklist are all good starting points. No matter which item you choose from our list of the best gifts for Mom, make sure you attach a sentimental card. Your feelings are what matter most.


Matching First Mother's Day Shirts

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You'll get the cutest photos in the history of the universe when Mom and your little one are posing in these adorable matching outfits. Choose her size and baby's onesie size and then go to town showing your gorgeous duo off. The best part? The set is under $35 and ships fast and free—even if you wait for the last minute.

Petunia Pickle Bottom Sling

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This stylish upgrade to typical diaper bags can be worn across the chest for easy access or on the back for simplicity. We love the elegant two-tone color offerings and high-end metallic hardware. It's surprisingly affordable, and one of the first Mother's Day gift ideas she'll really use every single day.

Cozy Earth Pajamas

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These cooling, organic bamboo fiber Cozy Earth pajamas are great for moms of all types. They're high on our list of the best first Mother's Day gifts though because they offer easy access for nursing and a temperature-regulating silky-soft material. They wick moisture away when her hormones are throwing her into sweat flashes and keep her cozy when it's time to snuggle up on the sofa for movie night.

Plus, these are offered in a variety of colors and prints—and sizes XS through XXXL.

Linenspa Mattress

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Believe it or not, this versatile Linenspa mattress is more versatile than you think. It's one of our favorite affordable adult mattress options that promises endless dreamy pampering for mom's tired back. The firm feel even makes it a good choice for co-sleeping, and twin-size options rank it among our favorite kids' mattresses too.


Go for the king size—it leaves plenty of room for kids to hop in when the time comes.

Momcozy M5 Breast Pump

25 First Mother's Day Gifts You'll Want for Yourself

This Mother's Day, give the gift of freedom and comfort with the Momcozy M5 all-in-one hands-free breast pump. Mimicking a baby's natural latch for pain-free pumping, the M5 also features a unique vibration mode to stimulate milk flow and speed up the process. Compact and discreet, busy moms can pump anywhere without interrupting their day, and the stylish carrying case keeps everything protected on the go. The M5 all-in-one set includes everything moms need to start pumping right away, making it the perfect Mother's Day gift for busy moms who prioritize comfort and convenience.

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Ninja Creami Ice Cream Maker

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If she loves ice cream, the Ninja Creami is the best home ice cream maker we've tried yet. It makes smooth, creamy gelatos, ice cream, smoothie bowls and even protein-packed frozen treats. Seriously—it's as easy as loading the ingredients into the including containers, slipping them into position and pressing a button.


Pro tip: if she's pregnant or nursing and needs to get more protein in her diet, consider using Greek yogurt and adding a scoop of vanilla or chocolate protein powder to the ice cream base. It's delicious and contains about half a day's worth of protein in one dessert!

Fresh, fancy roses

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These roses only look expensive, because guess what? They deliver right to your door (or hers) quick and shipping is free thanks to the brilliant pricing at Sam's Club. Bouquets start under $40, and yes, we've given these a whirl—they're great and easily compare with flower delivery options three times the price.

Matcha White Chocolate Bar

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She'll be obsessed with the velvety, decadent texture of this Sugarfina Matcha White Chocolate bar. It's rich enough to break off just a square or two, but really, let's be honest—this first Mother's Day gift is screaming to be eaten all at once. Buy a few.


Momcozy U Shaped Maternity Body Pillow

25 First Mother's Day Gifts You'll Want for Yourself

Pamper expecting moms this Mother's Day with the Momcozy full-body pregnancy pillow. Designed to ditch those piles of pillows, it cradles your whole body—head, back, belly, sides, knees, hips, and even your feet. The Momcozy pillow helps moms-to-be sleep well by improving circulation and reducing pressure, so they can say goodbye to backaches, hip pain, and swollen legs. This gift is pure comfort and sweet dreams for moms-to-be.

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Cotton Modal Super Leakproof High Rise

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These super cute panties also made our list of the best sustainable period products. They're the perfect marriage of form and function. While they're designed for menstruation, these are actually some of our favorite postpartum panties and make a brilliant Mother's Day gift idea for brand-new moms and those who have recently given birth.

Lactation Cookies

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If she's constantly worried about keeping up with milk production, make her a mouth-watering brunch filled with the best foods for milk production and top it off with delicious lactation cookies. These milk-making little bites are fun to eat at home while she's watching a movie, hanging with the little one or even at her desk.

Wild Rose and Berry Lip Butter

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You don't have to spend a fortune to give Mom something thoughtful and rosy on her special day. This hydrating Burt's Bees lip butter is just the pocket-and-purse ticket she'll love using. Plus, it's affordable enough for the kids to pool their money and feel proud of presenting.

Dyson Supersonic Hair System

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She's been absolutely fawning over the Dyson Supersonic hair system for ages—and for good reason. It's an absolute miracle for making good hair days the usual thing. It's fast, easy and shaves several minutes off otherwise choresome beauty routines. You're going to look like a hero for this one—promise.

PeachSkinSheets for Hot Sleepers

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Every day is Mother's Day when you're slipping into cooling, comfy sheets that make limited sleep hours feel somehow restful. Available in dozens of colors and multiple sizes, these breathable, deep-pocketed beauties promise a cool sleep and all-night temperature regulation. Plus, the price is excellent.

Bala Bangles Resistant Weights

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If she's a fitness-fueled gal who loves a good Pilates class, powerwalk or home workout session, these stylish Bala bangles are non-negotiable. We love how easy they are to adjust for different wrist and ankle sizes, the reasonable price point and the stylish design.

APTO Skincare Orange Blossom Lip Balm

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This 100% vegan, coconut oil-infused lip balm adds plenty of moisture and just a touch of rich, glossy sheen. The nourishing natural formula soothes and replenishes dry, chapped lips. The result? Soft, hydrated kissers to plant big smooches on the baby.


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If cool, casual comfort is the name of her style game, these life-affirming Swoveralls are sure to be her favorite first Mother's Day gift of all. They come in sixes XS through 3XL and are made of the softest sweatpants-like material, only in a more pulled-together and trendy overalls silhouette.

We love how easy these are to wear, match and throw in her laundry machine when it's time. Plus, they come in plenty of versatile colors.

Umbra Hanging Jewelry Organizer

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If you're working with a tight budget but want to give Mom something both beautiful and functional, this clever Umbra jewelry organizer is one of the best first Mother's Day gift ideas. It neatly displays all her best baubles in one fun-to-look at display, offering peace to cluttered counters while keeping everything within reach.

Simple Modern Drink Tumbler

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Tell Ma to ready her summer drinks and get her breastmilk hydration game on with this flawless Stanley cup dupe. It's about half the price, twice as stylish and keeps 40 ounces of icy cold beverages at the perfect temperature for up to 24 hours.

Naot Santa Cruz Sandals

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Good for pregnancy or after baby is born, these fun-to-wear Naot slides are the perfect combination of comfort and style. They're ideal for the dog days of summer and when the bump just gets too big to bend down and tie, buckle or fasten. Plus, they've got the best added arch support we've tried yet.

Proctor Silex Electric Hand Blender

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If you're looking for one of the best budget first Mother's Day gifts of all time, this Proctor Silex hand blender is just the ticket. Mom will use it to make the creamiest soups and smoothies for herself, and then in just a few months, it becomes a must-have kitchen tool for whipping up homemade, delicious baby food blends that are worthy of professional kitchens.

TIJN Blue Light Blocking Glasses

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She's spending hours in front of her phone snapping the best pictures of her bump (and then baby), so give her something she can really use—these blue-light-blocking glasses that come as a brilliant two-pack under $20.

Sonos Roam

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Sweet Bluetooth jams by the beach, park or pool? Yes, please. Sign 'er up! She'll never want to leave home without this thing, whether it's to get down with some Baby Shark lyrics or her favorite throwback jams from before kids.

Yeti Wine Tumbler

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We love that this thoughtful tumbler is perfect for a variety of drinks ranging from iced tea to soda, wine to water. Plus, it's super cute looking and fun for an adult patio gathering now that the weather is warming.

Mama Beaded Bracelet

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This beaded 'MAMA' bracelet is one of our favorite first Mother's Day gift ideas under $10 and a timeless piece she'll be proud to show off. It's stretchy, cute and easily stacked with her higher-end pieces.

Cricut Joy

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Crafty moms will go totally ga-ga for a new Cricut Joy. It'll bring all her most creative dreams and visions to life in a neat, compact machine that's easy to set up and use.

Clorox Air Purifier

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Clean air is the name of the game whether she's doing the most for baby or just trying to live without sniffly, gross allergy symptoms. The easy-to-use Clorox Air Purifier removes 99.9% of mold, viruses, pet allergens and other air ickies with whisper-quiet running.


What is a good first Mother's Day gift?


A good first Mother's Day gift combines a small luxury she might not normally treat herself to with a sentimental angle. After all, you only get one first Mother's Day and she's going to want to remember this one with a special memento.

How much should you spend on a first Mother's Day present?

You're in charge of your budget, but somewhere between $50 and $100 seems to be the most common amount to spend on a first Mother's Day present and gifts for new moms. It's important to be mindful of all the expenses that quickly add up when you're raising a brand-new human!

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This article was originally published on Apr 27, 2022

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