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Maternity Gifts for Moms To Be

Updated on April 16, 2015

Gifts for Pregnancy

Maternity Gift Ideas for Her

Wondering what maternity gift to buy for that special expectant mom-to-be in your life? Help your favorite mom-to-be celebrate this very special time in her life with something fabulous for her and baby by following this maternity gift guide. Taking care of a baby starts with taking care of mommy and the new mom-to-be probably has many concerns, too. Help make it a fun time for pregnant mom-to-be by choosing from these truly special gifts for expectant moms. She can surely use some new maternity wear and so many things for the new baby, too. Any of the recommended maternity gift ideas are perfect to give as baby shower gifts or special gifts and are certain to put a smile on her already glowing face!

Maternity Wear and Gift Ideas for Expectant Moms

Pregnant Women Gift Guide

  • First of all, you can start thinking about the very unique pregnant woman that is on your shopping list. Find out what she has and what she needs for herself that make being pregnant more of a happy, pleasurable experience for her. Sure, it is always a good idea to shop for maternity gifts that moms-to-be can really use, but consider that she is in a delicate condition too and could use extra pampering. After having two children I can tell you that the maternity wear and featured gifts for moms-to-be are ones that I certainly enjoyed.
  • There's so many issues that need addressed during pregnancy. Having a good maternity book is something every new mom can refer to any time she has a question about prenatal issues or women's health during pregnancy, which I assure you will probably be very often. The maternity book featured here is the # Maternity Book on the market and make for an excellent maternity gift that she'll use many years to come.
  • Of course, the mom-to-be will need maternity wear. Her old clothes, I assure you, will no longer fit. Try shopping online at Motherhood Maternity, a Pea in a Pod, or Destination Maternity for all her maternity clothing needs. There's a wide selection and great modern styles that she's sure to love! All you need to know is her regular clothes size whether it be small, medium, large, extra-large, or plus size. Try to pick up something that she liked wearing before she found out she was pregnant. You can't go wrong with casual wear or pajamas.
  • You can also opt for my favorite maternity gift idea, Sound Beginnings, which is a maternity belly belt that allows you to share music with your prenatal baby! This idea is perfect for the young woman that really loves music and wants to share it with her unborn baby.
  • All moms need to stay in shape in order to make for an easier delivery of the baby. A pregnancy workout dvd can allow her to do just that! Perfect for the active woman, you be assured that these exercises are safe for her health and for the baby too. Believe me, she'll thank you many times over for this maternity gift.
  • Another truly special maternity gift idea is one of flowers or even better a floral designed gift of baby must-haves. Be sure and consider the beautiful crafted newborn layette bouquet featured here.

Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Maternity Gift Idea - Perfect Newborn Gift

Newborn Gift

The latest buzz in the nursery is that this truly original layette bouquet is the perfect newborn gift and is one that baby will really use a lot. Crafted from beautiful baby must-haves, a cushy, quilted changing pad is used to hold 18 pieces of 100% cotton, soft baby basics in blue or pink, as well as an adorable bee wrist rattle. Both Mom and baby are sure to "bee" smiling with this maternity gift idea. Purchase it at

Maternity Gift of Music

Maternity Gift of Music
Maternity Gift of Music

Maternity Gift - Share Music and Voice with Baby-to-Be

Sound Beginnings makes a great gift for any expectant mother and is the perfect gift for baby showers. No other product on the market allows an expectant mother to play music and sound for her baby that is as simple to use, as comfortable, or as affordable as Sound Beginnings.

Sound Beginnings Monitoring Device, Black, Medium Size C
Sound Beginnings Monitoring Device, Black, Medium Size C

Maternity experts and pregnant moms selected Sound Beginnings as the most comfortable and convenient way for pregnant women to share music with their prenatal babies.The award-winning Sound Beginnings is the BEST way to share music and voice with baby-to-be. This innovative maternity gift has a patent pending design that incorporates high-quality speakers into a comfortable double-ply fabric belly band. There is no assembly or disassembly required to wear this maternity band and the entire piece of maternity wear is machine washable, speakers and all.

Sound Beginnings maternity gift connects to any MP3, including the iPod, and the volume output is limited to a level safe for baby. Sound Beginnings fits easily under clothing and is comfortable enough to be worn all day.


Maternity Pics Make a Great Gift

Pregancy Workout DVD

Pregancy Workout DVD
Pregancy Workout DVD

Maternity Gift - The Perfect Pregnancy Workout - For every sale from Amazon on this page, Squidoo donates $1 to Room to Read

The dos and don'ts of exercise during pregnancy. These workouts are great for pregnant women. I like the way they provide exercises that are beneficial to you and baby's health and also help make for an easier delivery.

The Perfect Pregnancy Workout, Vol. 1: Sculpting
The Perfect Pregnancy Workout, Vol. 1: Sculpting

You've got nine months to prepare for the baby to arrive and ensure a healthy delivery. Use every minute! The Perfect Pregnancy Workout will benefit your pregnancy and improve your mood, reduce lower back pain, develop mental discipline to control labor pain, -one your lower body to handle the demands of labor and birth,-make it easier to lose weight after your baby is born, strengthen your upper body to lift and hold your baby, and help eliminate or avoid incontinence and hemorrhoids.

Each move on this pregnancy dvd comes with options to make it more challenging, and even advanced exercisers will find it hard to get bored with this exercise tape. All you'll need to complete your workout is a straight-backed chair, two big pillows and a set of hand weights.


Maternity Book

Maternity Book
Maternity Book

Best Maternity Book - Maternity & Women's Health Care

Maternity and Women's Health Care, 10e
Maternity and Women's Health Care, 10e

With so many changes taking place in your body while your expecting, you are certain to have a lot of questions as to what is normal and what isn't. Addressing issues from anything from back pain to nurturing your child starting from conception, a good prenatal books can be a big help!

It's the #1 maternity book in the market! You won't believe how many times you'll refer to this health care book. With comprehensive coverage of maternal, newborn, and women's health nursing, Maternity and Women's Health Care, 10th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. Not only does this maternity book emphasize childbearing issues and concerns, including care of the newborn, it addresses wellness promotion and management of common women's health problems. In describing the continuum of care, it integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care. New to this edition is the most current information on care of the late preterm infant and the 2008 updated fetal monitoring standards from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. This maternity book that all new moms, experienced moms, and even relatives and husbands should read.


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      FashionMommy 5 years ago

      Great lens! These are really great ideas. If budget is an issue one can give coupons volunteering to be a walk buddy!

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      KimGiancaterino 5 years ago

      Great gift ideas for expectant moms!