The holidays can be such a special time, especially if you are expecting a little bundle of joy during the holiday season. With my third child on the way in just a couple of months, I am really trying to make the best of this time of year and enjoying all that it has to offer.
Sometimes being pregnant during the holidays can leave others feeling at a loss for what to get you. Don’t let pregnancy steer you away from getting wonderful gifts for the holidays. Take advantage of all of the wonderful things that occur during pregnancy and turn them into gifts that you will love receiving from friends and family.
This is my second time being pregnant during the holidays, which means that I’ve really pinpointed exactly what a pregnant woman wants for the holidays. If you have a pregnant woman on your list or are struggling to tell your loved ones what to get you, take a look at 15 of my favorite holiday gifts for pregnant women.
Gifts for the Expectant Mom 1 of 16
If you have an expectant mom on your list, check out these 15 gifts that she will love to receive this holiday season!
UGG Australia Ansley Slipper 2 of 16
I will be the first to admit that my feet are always sore and swollen after a long day on my feet. There would be nothing better than to slip into some comfortable slippers when I get home. These will not only keep my feet soft and comfortable while I am at home, but they will also keep them nice and warm during these cold winter months!
Belly Buds 3 of 16
I love playing music for my little guy and I notice that he is a lot more active when music is playing. Belly buds are specifically designed to adhere to your belly and play music for your baby in the womb. You can even record your voice and play a special message for your little one.
Coach Legacy Turnlock Tote in Leather 4 of 16
After almost three kids, there has yet to be a diaper bag that I have fallen in love with. Rather than getting a diaper bag that I only mildly like, I've decided to get a bag that I love and make it work for both my bag and the diaper bag. This leather bag from Coach is great because it is big enough to fit my things and the baby's things. The leather makes it easy to wipe if anything spills on it and it has plenty of pockets for the small things that we have to carry around.
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Camera 5 of 16
I am obsessed with taking photos and documenting moments throughout my pregnancy and with my children. Get her a camera that will let her capture those moments beautifully. This Canon EOS Rebel SL1 is the smallest and lightest DSLR camera that takes quality photos she will cherish forever.
Bliss Spa Gift Card 6 of 16
Whether she wants a day at the spa or just some great spa quality products for spa time at home, this Bliss gift card is perfect. I have had a Bliss pre-natal massage for all of my pregnancies and they are magical when you are feeling achy and swollen. I've also tried several of their products and they are amazing. You can't go wrong with this gift card for the expectant mama!
Maya Brenner Designs Asymmetrical Mini Letter Necklace 7 of 16
I love personalized jewelry, especially since I've become a mom. I have fallen in love with this necklace from Maya Brenner. You can personalize it with your child's initial and even add more letters for your other children. She will love showing off this gorgeous necklace and always wearing her little one's name close to her heart.
HATCH Collection The Button Down Dress 8 of 16
HATCH Collection is by far my favorite maternity designer because the clothes can last far beyond pregnancy. If she's looking for a great casual dress to wear this time of year, this is the one for her. I've tried it on and it looks and feels amazing. I've also seen it on a non-pregnant mama and it looks just as amazing! Get her something she can wear now and years from now with this dress.
Bump Nest Relief System 9 of 16
Sleep can be hard to come by when your pregnant. And it's sad to say that it get worse the further along you are in your pregnancy. I've tried several pregnancy pillows throughout each of my pregnancies and this is by far the best one I've ever tried. It's life changing. They sell their pregnancy pillow separately, but they also sell this amazing relief system which includes an incline and their body pillow. If you know an expectant mom suffering from acid reflux and back pain, this is the system for her. I love this pillow so much, I plan on using it far after this little guy is born.
Blanqi Belly Support Tank 10 of 16
Give her something that is both fashionable and supports her during pregnancy with this Blanqi support tank. The tank will help support her back and belly and comes in a variety of fun colors. She can put it under sweaters, shirts, and it is even long enough to help keep non-maternity pants up.
Belabumbum Dottie Nursing Chemise and Robe 11 of 16
Let her get a good night's sleep in something both chic and comfortable. This pajama set is something she can wear during her pregnancy, bring it to the hospital, and using it as nursing pajamas when the baby is born.
Merry Maids Gift Card 12 of 16
Every woman would love someone to come and clean her house, but an expectant mama would appreciate it even more when she is preparing the house for baby to arrive. Give her a gift card to have someone to come and deep clean the house so that both mom and baby can come home without any stress!
Earth Mama Angel Baby Hot Spot Labor Sock 13 of 16
Being pregnant can give you aches and pains like you have never felt before. This sack is filled with rice and lavender blossoms and can be heated to help give her some comfort. It comes with a ribbon to tie to the affected spot so you can get relief hands free. This is also a great gift that she can pack with her in her hospital bag for labor!
Mama Mio Pregnancy Essentials Kit 14 of 16
Taking care of your skin is essential during pregnancy. This kit comes with all of the essentials she needs during pregnancy. The Tummy Rub helps keep her belly moisturized to prevent stretch marks, the Boob Tube keeps her boobs and neck firm, and the Lucky Legs helps alleviate some pain and discomfort from being on her feet all day.
Spa Comforts Spa Socks 15 of 16
My feet have suffered a lot during pregnancy and these socks would be amazing to put on every night before bed. Put them in the microwave to warm them up and slip them on your feet for some aromatherapy treatment that will help the pain and help the circulation. It's like a mini spa treatment at home every single night!
AG Jeans Stella Secret Belly 5 Pocket Maternity Jeans 16 of 16
There is nothing like a great pair of maternity jeans. I am convinced that every pregnant woman needs one great pair of maternity jeans in her closet that she can wear throughout the entire pregnancy. I own these AG Jeans and can say that they are the most comfortable jeans that I've ever worn. They are stretchy enough that I can run around after my girls with no problem. I also love that they can easily be dressed up or down. These are a great pair of jeans she will love to have in her maternity essentials closet.
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