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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts (That You Can Buy on Amazon) for New Moms

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The new mom who’s celebrating her first Mother’s Day could use the break because chances are she’s underslept, underappreciated, and feeling a little crazed. Here, we rounded up some time-savers, organizers, soothers, and mood-lifters that she would appreciate as gifts this year. (These practical baby-shower gifts would also be a good place to start.)

For the new mom who’s not getting enough sleep

nodpod: Weighted Sleep Mask for Less Stress & Better Sleep

For one of those days when she’s surviving on minimal hours of sleep, here’s a weighted eye mask that doctors use in between shifts, which she could use to help her sneak in a midday snooze.

For the new mom who’s pumping

Lansinoh Lanolin Nipple Cream for Breastfeeding

The French know that this lanolin cream works wonders for soothing soreness post-breastfeeding, though it’s also been praised as a do-it-all moisturizer all over the body.

For the new mom who’s a champion multi-tasker

Leachco Podster Style Sling

It’s not just a baby nap pod; it’s a cushy sling-style lounger that you can set up nearby to lull your baby to sleep while you’re going about your business (that comes highly recommended by mothers and us).

For the new mom who doesn’t have time to groom

Oribe Gold Lust Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoos are a godsend for every busy person, but especially necessary on days when showering is an afterthought. We like this one because it tends to last a lot longer than your Kloranes and Batistes (so you don’t have to top up as often).

For the new mom who doesn’t have time to freshen up

Cora Bamboo Feminine Wipes with Plant-Based Moisturizers and Essential Oils

These subtly scented coconut oil and lavender wipes can help with that.

For the new mom who doesn’t have time to read anymore

Becoming  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged

Get her an audiobook version of the book that she’s been meaning to finish for months, perhaps with a set of speakers or wireless earbuds.

For the new mom who would never buy it for herself

Eberjey Women’s Gisele PJ Set

If she’s still wearing ratty old T-shirts from college to bed, we’re not judging, but wouldn’t it be nice to give her a soft and cozy upgrade? We’ve never met an Eberjey set we didn’t like, and this one is short-sleeved and cool enough for summer nights.

For the new mom who needs to relax

Pre De Provence Lavender Soap

Calming lavender soap that will act as aromatherapy when she’s in the bath.

For the new mom who needs to relax, part two

Organic Postpartum Bath Soak

On that note, why not make it a luxurious soak? This lavender bath-salt set comes highly recommended by a new mom for postpartum “fissure control.”

For the new mom who works from home

Leather Desk Pad Protector

Busy mom Helen Hou-Sandí tipped us off to the importance of a clean, crumb-free zone where your desk is, especially if you’re working from home with kids. She recommended a smart keyboard with a cover, but we also found this easy-to-clean desk mat that will help protect your desk from the odd spill and mess.

For the new mom who’s not crazy about her stretch marks

Bio Oil Multi-Use Skin Oil

There isn’t really a great solution out there for getting rid of your stretch marks, but women on the internet swear by Bio Oil for fading discoloration and stretch marks over time (just read the reviews!).

For the new mom who’s still decorating the nursery

Extra Large Woven Storage Basket

Should she need an additional accent for the baby room, this woven basket is big enough to hold plenty of clothes and towels, and comes in a soothing natural shade.

For the new mom with a fussy baby

Cloud B on the Go Sound Machine Soother

This little lamb is a portable noise machine for a baby that can attach to any stroller or crib to keep your infant at rest, and out of your hair.

For the new mom who deserves something uplifting

Jonathan Adler Pop Candle, Grapefruit

Lesley Arfin is a fan of this energizing grapefruit scent from Jonathan Adler (which she considers “the best candle that ever lived”). And any SoulCycle mom will be familiar with this candle that they light up in the studio.

For the new mom who deserves something life-changing

Philips Sonicare DiamondClean

We’ve called this Sonicare the “Tesla of toothbrushes” before, and when it feels like a massage for your mouth, we think you could even file it under “wellness.” All of this is to say that we think any time-starved person might enjoy the couple of extra minutes in the bathroom with this deep-cleaning, yet relaxing, toothbrush.

For the new mom who deserves something truly luxurious

Rodin Lavender Absolute Body Oil

This lavender-scented oil from Rodin Olio Lusso works as an aromatic soother and a deeply hydrating body oil for post-shower skin.

For the new mom who’s trying to wean herself off of (too much) caffeine

Matcha Powder Organic Japanese Ceremonial matchasticks

These sticks of matcha powder are a bit easier to whip up in a mug with hot water than a traditional whisk-and-stir matcha set.

For the new mom who’s never giving up coffee

Ember Temperature Control Ceramic Mug

Here’s a temperature-controlled mug so she can still have hot coffee throughout the day, no matter how many times she has to get up to feed or change the baby.

For the new mom who can’t be in two places at once

Nest Indoor Security Camera

So she knows what her baby’s up to at all times.

For the new mom who’s trying to stick to the basics

Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Baby Liquid Soap

If she’s a mom who’s conscientious about toxins and chemicals, gift her some pure castile baby soap in a bulk size — ecofriendly moms rave about it as a natural cleaning substitute.

For the new mom who’s also a dog mom

TrustyPup Gator Plush Dog Toy with Silent Squeaker

Some squeakless toys so her pups won’t wake up the sleeping baby.

For the new mom who’s also a plant mom

Glowpear Urban Garden Self-Watering Planter

Here’s a self-watering planter that will keep her garden herbs alive, without the frequent maintenance.

For the new mom who never sleeps

Dermablend Quick-Fix Concealer Stick With SPF 30

Nothing’s more satisfying (or easier to use) than a twist-up makeup pen, and this one will help her mask any lingering under-eye circles (might we add that it has rave reviews on Amazon and is less than half the price of a Clé de Peau stick?).

For the new mom who wants a shortcut in the kitchen

Beaba Baby Cook 4 in 1 Steam Cooker and Blender

One new mom put this food steamer on her wish list for Christmas last year, and we can’t help but think it’s a genius way to save time when you can barely muster up the energy to cook.

For the new mom who wants a diaper bag that doesn’t look like a diaper bag

HaloVa Diaper Bag

This “does it all” diaper bag beloved by nannies will help her go through her day without feeling schlubby. It has the look of an understated backpack (though it has room for all the diapers, bottles, and toys), but isn’t as recognizable as the Fjällräven.

For the new mom who needs a little helper

Eufy Robovac 11

Enlist some help from a robot to help her get all the sweeping and dusting done after the baby’s made a mess.

For the ecofriendly new mom

Reusable Washable Nursing Pads

Alison Freer tipped us off to this two-for-one that new moms might appreciate: washable nursing pads–cum–makeup removers. Now all she needs is an extra-large bottle of micellar water.

For the new mom who always complains about her neck and back pain

Naipo Shiatsu Massager

A kneading back and neck massager for the person who’s been carrying around a heavy infant all day.

For the new mom who always complains about her neck and back pain, part two

Spafinder Wellness 365 Gift Card

And for the full shebang, gift her a facial and massage at a spa of her choice. It came highly recommended as a gift option from a new(ish) mother who would know.

For the mom who’s on her feet all the time

HomeIdeas Women’s Open Toe Terrycloth Slide House Slippers

Never underestimate the healing power of memory-foam slippers after a long day.

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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for New Moms on Amazon