27 Gifts That Are Both Practical and Enjoyable for New Moms

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Whether her due date is around the corner or has just passed, the new parent in your life is likely tired and overwhelmed by their new role as a parent. One thing's for sure, they could use as much help as possible, whether it's with babysitting, shopping or relaxing.

Whether you want to help the new mom you know find time to pamper at home or celebrate her newly expanded family, we found 26 gifts she'll love and actually use daily.

Additional reporting by Rebecca Brown

01
BLK & Bold Blend Dark Roast Whole Bean
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BLK & Bold Blend Dark Roast Whole Bean

Mama's tired. Let her indulge in one of her favorite morning activities with the BLK & Bold Blend Dark Roast Whole Bean ($15).

02
Herbivore Botanicals Calm Bath Salts
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Herbivore Botanicals Calm Bath Salts

She won't get many moments to herself, but when she does, she'll absolutely love pouring the Herbivore Botanicals Calm Bath Salts ($18) into the bath before bed.

03
Madewell Colorblock Quilted Scuff Slippers
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Madewell Colorblock Quilted Scuff Slippers

These Madewell Colorblock Quilted Scuff Slippers ($40) are made of supersoft and recycled faux fur.

04
In Bloom by Jonquil Satin Robe
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In Bloom by Jonquil Satin Robe

Her new life involves rolling out of bed at all hours of the night, and throwing on this luxurious In Bloom by Jonquil Satin Robe ($48).

05
The Book Club Duh Bleech Blue Light Blocking Glasses
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The Book Club Duh Bleech Blue Light Blocking Glasses

She's likely been spending time reading or ordering baby essentials online. Get her some slick The Book Club Duh Bleech Blue Light Blocking Glasses ($50) for those browsing sessions.

06
Mom Tumbler

Mom Tumbler

If this first-timer happens to love her wine, commemorate the wait with this perfect Mom Tumbler ($16).

08
BabyBjorn Carrier One

BabyBjorn Carrier One

The BabyBjorn Carrier One ($139) is as much as a gift for baby as it is for her. It's sleek, minimalist, and will give her a taste of hands-free freedom every time she puts her new baby in it.

09
Qiqidong Chunky Knit Blanket
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Qiqidong Chunky Knit Blanket

The Qiqidong Chunky Knit Blanket ($130) looks like the comfiest thing ever.

10
Parachute Waffle Towels
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Parachute Waffle Towels

The Parachute Waffle Towels ($25-$128) have a gorgeous honeycomb texture and absorbs quickly.

11
Vitruvi Stone Diffuser
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Vitruvi Stone Diffuser

The Vitruvi Stone Diffuser ($120) will turn any room into a cozy oasis.

12
Faux Fiddle-Leaf Fig Plant

Faux Fiddle-Leaf Fig Plant

A Faux Fiddle-Leaf Fig Plant ($130) will brighten up her bedroom, and she won't have to carry the burden of watering it.

13
L'Occitane Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm
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L'Occitane Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm

New moms typically get dry hands because they're always washing bottles and pump parts. L'Occitane Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm ($36) will be her secret weapon.

14
Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash

Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash

The Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash ($39) is a lovely and delicate hand wash that has a fresh citrus scent and keeps the hands hydrated. Small luxuries like this are what new moms live for.

15
Forvr Mood Skinny Dipped Candle
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Forvr Mood Skinny Dipped Candle

The Forvr Mood Skinny Dipped Candle ($38) has notes of almond cream, vanilla and tonka bean, for a relaxing night.

16
Beautycounter Countertime Tripeptide Radiance Serum
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Beautycounter Countertime Tripeptide Radiance Serum

I've been using this Beautycounter Countertime Tripeptide Radiance Serum ($79), and I'd absolutely recommend it. It livens up my skin whenever I feel tired or sleep-deprived.

17
Rosen Skincare Earth Mask
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Rosen Skincare Earth Mask

This gentle Rosen Skincare Earth Mask ($18) is great for dry, sensitive or acne-prone skin.

18
Facial Steamer
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Facial Steamer

She can treat herself to a facial any day with this soothing Facial Steamer ($41).

19
Custom Illustrated Family Art Print
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Custom Illustrated Family Art Print

Track the growth of her family with an amazing Custom Illustrated Family Art Print ($34 and up).

20
Sweet Grass Head Basket Memory Game
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Sweet Grass Head Basket Memory Game

Playtime just got better, thanks to the Sweet Grass Head Basket Memory Game ($18).

23
Jackson the Whale Wash Mitt
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Jackson the Whale Wash Mitt

Bath time will be so much more fun with the Jackson the Whale Wash Mitt ($10).

24
It's My First Time Enamel Pin

It's My First Time Enamel Pin

Let her wear this It's My First Time Enamel Pin ($8) proudly. She'll likely receive scores of compliments, and get a good laugh out of it too.

25
Nylon Travel Tote
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Nylon Travel Tote

She can pack all of baby's essentials in this stylish Nylon Travel Tote ($44, originally $88).

26
Enfamil Enfamom Prenatal Vitamins with DHA
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Enfamil Enfamom Prenatal Vitamins with DHA

The best gift to give a mama to be is a great prenatal. She'll be so thankful for these Enfamil Enfamom Prenatal Vitamins with DHA ($25).

27
Enfamil NeuroPro Infant Formula
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Enfamil NeuroPro Infant Formula

The Enfamil NeuroPro Infant Formula ($32) is something they're going to be so happy to have on hand. It's a great option for newborns.