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50 Valentines Day Gifts New Moms Actually Want

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Looking for gifts for new moms for Valentine's Day? You've come to the right place.

From self-care gift ideas (#20) to the perfect gift for getting more sleep (#3), we've gathered 50 incredible gifts new moms will love and be extremely grateful to receive this holiday. 

From luxe zodiac ornaments to chic strollers to comfy house shoes, rest assured these thoughtful gifts are fully vetted by an actual new mom. (The author of this piece has a 9-month-old baby!) Whatever taste, stage of motherhood, or practicality suits her fancy, trust us when we say the new mom in your life will be tickled pink by any of these 50 Valentine's gifts.

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50 Valentines Day Gifts New Moms Actually Want

1. Hatch Baby Rest Sound Machine

White noise is a great strategy for helping your baby fall asleep and we liked this sound machine so much, we now use it for ourselves. It connects via Wifi, so you can control the noise level, type of sound, and color — all from your phone.

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2.  Joolz Stroller

You'll take many, many walks as a new mom and this Joolz stroller is a sturdy, light, and exquisitely chic option. Our favorite part is that you can purchase the bassinet accessory so that you can use the stroller from the newborn stage, and then swap it out as your baby grows.  

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3. House of Wise Smells Like Sleep Candle

The one thing new moms want more than anything? More sleep. And while mom probably won't be getting much of it, this Smells Like Sleep candle is the next best thing.

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4. Bathorium Natural Milk Coconut Bath

For postpartum moms, baths are very soothing for the down-there parts. Add a bit of luxury to the whole soak experience with this creamy coconut milk bath. 

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5. Ergobaby Omni Dream

The amount of baby carrier options for new moms is overwhelming. As a mom who tried plenty of them, this was my favorite: it's lightweight, cool, and breathable — and has padded lumbar support so your back and shoulders don't hurt while carrying your baby.

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6. PJ Salvage Melting Crayons Loungewear

New moms live in loungewear. Get her a cozy pair she'll never want to take off — but also won't mind if she gets spit-up on. 

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7. ESYM Lavender Roll-On Aromatherapy Oil

New parenting is all about moments, not hours, of calm. Moms: Roll the stainless steel roller ball onto pressure points such as wrists, collarbone, temples, take a deep breath, and inhale the calming aroma.

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8. Dooeys House Loafers

New moms spend a lot of time in the house on their feet — but these are not your average house slippers. They're soft and cozy inside but chic enough to pair with jeans and tee if you have company over.

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9. Soo'Ae Hydrating Cucumber Slice Mask

Pair this soothing and hydrating cucumber and witch hazel mask with #4 and you'll have a very happy new mom on Valentine's Day — or any day!

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10. Nature By Canus Fresh Goat's Milk Moisturizing Lotion

Fresh Goat's Milk is one of nature's most nurturing ingredients — it contains capric and caprylic acids, which keeps skin from being stripped of its natural moisture. This is a great product to keep by Mom's bedside or in the nursery next to where she pumps or feeds her baby.

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11. Ollie Gray The Anywhere Bra For Breastfeeding Moms

New moms do not want lingerie — we want a supportive breastfeeding bra. (Pumping moms: you'll still want the same support.) This one is made from premium feather-light fabric that's pure comfort. Its performance stretch leaves you feeling supported and secured and there are no harsh lines or wire that dig into your skin. It's a life-changing bra.

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12. Delta Children Ella Rocker For Night Feedings

New moms spend a lot of time feeding, soothing, pumping: you name it. Ensure she has a nursery rocker that lives up to all the time spent in the nursery. This Delta Children rocker is stylish and comfortable, with a moveable lumbar support pillow. It's also made with LiveSmart Evolve Fabric, which resists and repels stains.

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13. Tory Burch Signature Eau de Parfum

Amid all the other, ahem, interesting odors new parenting brings, a nice-smelling perfume is a welcome antidote. This one has hints of neroli, peony, and vetiver: one of our floral favorites.

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14. Haven Teak Expandable Bath Tray

This teak wood expandable bath tray pairs great with #4 and #9. The horizontal slat is designed to hold books or tablets and the cup holder is perfect for mom's beverage of choice. 

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15. Syrinx Cooling Weighted Blanket

For a healthy and comfortable sleep — albeit interrupted in those first few months — this cozy weighted blanket adopts five layers for optimal breathability and a cool tactile experience.

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16. Levain Bakery Signature Cookie Assortment Box

Pam Weekes and Connie McDonald created Levain Bakery in 1995, out of their passions for food, friendship, and hard work. They also happened to create the world's best chocolate chip walnut cookie — and let's face it: you simply cannot go wrong with a giant box of cookies on Valentine's Day.

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17. Blossom Honeybutter For Dry & Itchy Skin

For ultra-hydration and a cooling sensation courtesy of tea tree oil, this divine-smelling honey butter salve can be used on hands, feet, face, scalp, underarms, eyelids, and lips.

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18. Anjie + Ash Teething Necklace

To avoid your baby eating your entire face and nose, this teething necklace is a great purchase. Plus, it's chic enough to wear on its own — nobody will ever know its real use! 

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19. Little Unicorn Cotton Muslin Quit Blanket

This cozy-cute blanket has four layers of 100% cotton muslin. Pack it in the stroller for warmth or spread it on the floor of your nursery as a backdrop to the copious amounts of squishy baby photoshoots you'll end up doing. 

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20. Knack Herbivore Calm Experience Gift Set

Surprise Mom with this luxurious bath gift set, which includes an all-natural sisal scrubber and a charming Girlfriend soy wax candle, hand-poured with a relaxing fragrance of spearmint, eucalyptus, and cedar.

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21. Kyte Baby Unisex Bamboo Sleeping Bag

There's a reason Kyte is one of those cult brands Moms are obsessed with: their products are high-quality and buttery soft. Their sleep sacks are the crown jewel of their exquisite baby apparel collection. And when baby gets more sleep because they're bundled in quality fabric, that's actually a huge gift for Mom.

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22. J.R. Watkins Sleep Creamy Moisturizing Body Wash

This Monoi & Sandalwood Scent is designed to give you a relaxing, calming aroma that lulls you to sleep and enhances your mood: two things every new mom needs.

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23. DYPER Diaper Subscription

A practical-but-incredible gift for every new mom: a diaper subscription. This brand is good for the environment, too — DYPER is made with viscose fibers from responsibly-sourced Bamboo and can be returned for disposal through their optional REDYPER service.

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24. Oh, Baby! Ice Cream Gift Pack

Salt & Straw is a family-owned, handmade ice cream company based in Portland, Oregon delivering small-batch, chef-driven ice cream using local ingredients. And the best part? They deliver to new parents.

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25. Joanna Buchanan Zodiac Ornament

Gift the new mom in your life her baby's zodiac symbol — it makes a luxe and stunning addition to next year's Christmas tree or as a year-round decorative piece.

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26. The Stories Behind the Stories: The Remarkable True Tales Behind Your Favorite Kid’s Books 

Did you know that the Very Hungry Caterpillar was originally just a fat worm named Willi? Or that the author of Charlotte’s Web hatched real spiders on top of his dresser? In The Stories Behind the Stories, you’ll hear the incredible behind-the-scenes tales of twenty-nine beloved children’s classics.

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27. Lusomé Serena Crop Pant

The brand's tagline sort of says it all: Comfort is the new sex. Gift Mom a set of luxuriously soft pajamas with an elastic waistband. These pants are relaxed and simple: two words that are music to every postpartum mom's ear.

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28. Honey & Roses New Parent Survival Kit

New moms drink a lot of coffee and this new parent survival kit comes with just that: 1 bag of craft coffee, plus a handcrafted chocolate bar, a vegan biscotti, an eco-friendly reusable cup — with or without a rose gold & stainless steel french press. A dream gift for the undercaffeinated mom. 

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29. Names For Good Dark Blue Blue Millefiore

Buy a new mom a bracelet with her baby's name on it — this one is made with handmade millefiore beads — she'll wear (and cherish) it forever.

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30. Della Vite Prosecco Superiore

A cheerful spritz of prosecco is always a welcome celebratory gift — especially after nine months of not imbibing. Just make sure the new mom in your life is comfortable drinking alcohol if she's breastfeeding or pumping. 

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31. Mario Badescu Hyaluronic Eye Cream

Perk up tired eyes with this best-selling eye cream, beloved for its universal formula that replenishes moisture and helps minimize the look of dry fine lines.

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32. The Pizza Cupcake

This incredible creation is basically a combination of two of our favorite things — pizza and cupcakes — so really: what's not to love? 

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33. Cariloha Bamboo Turkish Towel Set

A fresh set of new towels is always such a welcome gift — this set is luxuriously soft and eco-friendly, made from bamboo viscose and Turkish-combed cotton.

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34. Bliss Rose Gold Rescue Moisturizer 

This lightweight moisturizer comforts sensitive skin, leaving it feeling perfectly balanced without a greasy or heavy residue.

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35. Burt's Bees Bee Mine Lip Balm

Considering how often moms lose their lip balms (and how many they need on-hand at all times) this set of four Burt Bee's balms is a perfect Valentine's Day treat. 

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36. Hand Print Sterling Silver Necklace

Turn a baby's handprint or footprint into a wearable keepsake Mom will have forever to remind her of just how tiny he/she once was. Choose from silver, gold, or rose gold.

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37. Acure Seriously Soothing Undereye Hydrogels

Dark circles are a new mom's best friend (sorry!) but fear not: These hydrogels will soothe the appearance of dark circles around your undereye, thanks to blue tansy and arnica.

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38. Sugarfina Valentine's Day Candy Trunk

Everything in moderation, including moderation. Go with a classic Valentine's Day gift — the gift of sugar — with this curated selection of 20 gourmet candy cubes from Sugarfina. Plus, you can't beat that presentation.

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39. Bonds & Wonder Anna Bracelet Stack

Another Valentine's Day idea is to give mom a gift that has absolutely nothing to do with baby or mom stuff at all! This soft and elegant stacking bracelet is just the thing.

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40. Frankie Print Co. Love Letter Handwriting Blanket

This is such a unique gift idea: Import your own handwriting, pen a beautiful message to the new mom in your life, and they'll create a custom blanket out of it. A truly heartfelt, one-of-a-kind gesture.

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41. Hullabaloo Book Subscription

This is a gift for a mom who loves to read to her baby. Each month, a beautiful, thoughtfully-chosen book arrives at your home. Choose from a one or two-book subscription option and for an additional cost, you can add on an activity pack, which features fun and educational activities inspired by that month's read. 

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42. Lovevery Play Kits

Give mom the gift of not having to worry about researching developmentally-appropriate toys. These gorgeous stage-based Lovevery play kits are a hit in the mom world right now. Each play kit is based on Montessori-style learning and is tailored to your baby's exact stage: as he/she grows, you receive a new play kit for that stage.

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43. Vinebox Ultimate Date Night Box

Sometimes all moms want for Valentine's Day is a night off! After your baby's down for the night, sip and taste your way through Europe together: a date night all from the comfort of your home.

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44. Pregnancy Prayer Journal And Memory Book

For the mom who loves to document everything, this is a gorgeous way to preserve all those "firsts" and save all the precious mementos from birth until toddler age.

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45. Nauseni Wool Felt Slippers

Made with natural wool from New Zealand sheep and Himayalan buffalo leather soles, the simple slip-on slippers keep feet warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

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46. Totter & Tumble Luxury Scout Playmat

A gift for baby (but really for mom), this luxury playmat comes in myriad stylish-yet-subtle patterns that aren't an eyesore in your living room. The reason she'll love it is that it's the perfect cushion to place on a hard surface — kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, etc — so that she can watch baby and complete one of the million other myriad tasks she has on her to-do list.

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47. Bella Dahl Maxi Button Down Shirt Dress

A button-down maxi shirt dress will make any mom feel put-together and chic while also hiding any postpartum tummy areas she may have discomfort with.

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48. Cozy Cashmere Cabin Sock Pack

These aren't just any socks — these are cashmere socks — and according to the new mom dictionary, cashmere socks are defined as love. 

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49. Godiva Signature Truffles

We couldn't complete a Valentine's Day gift guide without including the classic Valentine's gift of chocolate. This Godiva signature truffle box is rich, delectable, and divine.

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50. Housecleaning Services

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Honestly? This is the gift that all new moms want. It's practical but will be so well-received. Pair it with a postpartum massage and thank us later for the free advice. 

Andrea Zimmerman is the editor-at-large at Yourtango. Follow her @angiecat86 on Instagram or email her at andreaz@yourtango.com.

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