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Gift Ideas for a Pregnant Woman

Updated on September 7, 2014

These gifts ideas for pregnant woman or gifts for pregnant wife are tailored to helping her enjoy her condition

Picking the perfect present or gift for a pregnant woman is surprisingly easy if you know how a pregnant woman thinks. Right now one of the primary things on her mind is comfort, comfort, comfort. Anything to help her relax, look or feel better, or in any way pamper herself is going to be a great win. Her thoughts are also probably largely consumed by the life that's growing in her belly and gifts that pertain to both her and her baby can be very thoughtful gifts. Don't mistake this to mean diaper pails or changing tables. The gift still needs be about her too. Examples would include a journal for her to write her thoughts to her baby or a nice designer diaper bag that she will carry more than her purse once the baby comes.The wants and desires for a woman while pregnant are different than other years and here are some gift ideas that are sure to please a pregnant wife or woman in other pregnant woman in your life.

Aromatherapy Essential Oils & Diffuser

Aromatherapy oils and gifts are great for pregnant women because they have healing and soothing properties. They can help pregnant women with the following common conditions associated with pregnancy: Cystitis, hemorrhoids, thrush, depression, swollen ankles, varicose veins, fluid retention, relaxation and much more. They are commonly used in the delivery room as well. This is a great gift idea for a pregnant wife.

Aromatherapy oils need to be diluted with water and a good blend for a diffuser is 10 drops oil to 2 Tablespoons of water. For an aromatherapy pregnancy bath add 6-10 drops of oil to the tub and mix.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

This book is a great accompaniment to an aromatherapy gift for a pregnancy woman. It gives the healing properties of different herbs and offers over 600 recipes to make your own essential oils. It's important for a pregnant woman to have a guide about the different herbs because while most herbs will offer healing properties, some should be avoided during pregnancy.

Neck and Shoulder Hot/Cold Aromatherapy Wrap

This neck and shoulder wrap contains 100% all natural aromatherapy herbs that provide a gloriously relaxing smell that is just luxurious. The weight of it helps reduce tension in the shoulders and it can be chilled or heated in the microwave to provide additional relief for the neck and shoulders. It just melts stress and tension away the same as a trip to the spa. It's available in a variety of colors.

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Massaging Foot Bath-Great Gift Idea for a Pregnant Woman

Pregnancy can do a number on feet. Not only will a pregnant women's feet ache but they can even grow a shoe size! Unfortunately the size will not go down after birth... The one positive however is a massaging foot bath will ease discomfort and will feel so good. It's something that will be enjoyed long after she's no longer pregnant.

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Pregnancy Body Pillow

If she doesn't already have one a full body pillow is a must for any pregnant woman. It will help her be so much more comfortable and get more and better sleep. Let her get it while she can. I personally find that the pregnancy pillows that encircle the body are the most comfortable. They're also nice because you don't have to worry about rolling over onto the wrong side at night. However these tend to be the most expensive. If those are out of the budget then any pregnancy pillow will be a great help. Do try to determine if she prefers feather, memory foam or a regular synthetic fiber to try to buy the best pillow for her.

Prenatal Massage Gift Certificate or At Home Massage Tools

Pregnant women are typically in pain. Their back, feet and more can ache on a daily basis. Sciatica pain is a frequent complaint. Prenatal massage can help alleviate this pain and provide comfort and relaxation. A gift certificate for prenatal massage is a wonderful present idea for a pregnant woman as well as any at home massage tools and products.

Designer Diaper Bags

Any pregnant woman would love a diaper bag by her favorite designer. She'll end up carrying it around more than her purse but can help her to still feel like her own person with her own style.

E-Reader or Tablet-Great Gift for a Pregnant Woman

A tablet or e-reader is a perfect gift idea for a woman who's expecting. As she becomes further in her pregnancy it can become harder to do things she normally loves. She may be tired and needing more down time. It can be good entertainment at the hospital or while in waiting rooms at doctor's appointments. Once she has the baby if she breastfeeds she'll have hours a day where she's sitting or lying in bed with not a lot to do. A tablet or e-reader can give her various sources of entertainment at her figure tips during these times. The lighted screen makes it easier to use than just a regular book and she can have the added benefit of going on the internet, playing games, watching movies and more.

Pregnantal Yoga on DVD

If she already enjoys yoga then she'll definitely love being able to continue her yoga practice while pregnant. However even if she's never tried yoga she would benefit and enjoy prenatal yoga. It will help her de-stress and ease any discomfort such as back pain she may be experiencing. It's also a gentle and safe way to get in some exercise, tone and increase muscle and flexibility.

Pregnancy Belly Painting Kit

This pregnancy belly painting kit features 8 FDA water-based paints in black, white, green, yellow, orange, red, pink and blue. It has enough paint to do 20 different pictures. It also includes a belly painting brush, sponge, painting tips & design ideas sheet as well as a sheet of colorful temporary belly tattoos. This is a fun activity that makes great photo opportunities and is wonderful way to commemorate a pregnancy.

Pregnancy Journal- Gift for an Expecting Woman

Pregnancy is probably the most special time in a woman's life. It has its ups and downs of emotions and discomfort yet it's also a time of excitement and love. Recording the journey can be therapeutic and fun for Mom and will be a treasured keepsake for the baby. The child will enjoy seeing the journey his or her Mom undertook to bring them into this world.

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Did you find a gift for a pregnant woman in your life? If you've ever been pregnant what would have been your favorite

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      Amy Medina 2 years ago

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      Amy Medina 2 years ago

      I am the artist who painted that belly painting.

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      Charito Maranan-Montecillo 3 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      Thanks for showing concern for expectant mothers!

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      Mary Norton 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I have now younger family members getting pregnant so this is handy.

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      sukkran trichy 4 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      great gift collection. well presented lens.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 4 years ago from United States

      These are great gift suggestions for a pregnant woman! I really like the idea of giving a gift for the Mom, instead of just for the baby.

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      Camden1 4 years ago

      These are all wonderful gift ideas for pregnant women, but my favorite is the aromatherapy oil diffuser. I would have loved that when I was pregnant!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      This is really a nice idea! I like it :)

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      TACTCI LM 4 years ago

      Great lens for gift ideas for pregnant women, created a board and pinned this lens! Great job!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Lovely selection of gifts. Very thoughtful indeed!

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      Diva2Mom 4 years ago

      Great job sweetheart! Love your fabulous gift ideas for any pregnant woman. Fabulously-BLESSED by a little Squid Angel. God bless you sweetheart and huge hug! Muah!

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      So many great ideas to help a pregnant woman relax.

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      norma-holt 4 years ago

      All very practical gifts and nicely presented. Blessed

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 5 years ago from Ljubljana

      Thanks for so many great gift ideas. Shopping for a pregnant woman is not easy for most of us...

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      LouisaDembul 5 years ago

      Don't think I would have survived my pregnancies without the special, long pillow. But after reading this page I really wish I had known about Belly Paint!!!