To be completely honest, we think pregnant mamas should get ALL THE GIFTS. But, in the spirit of not overdoing it, these perfect picks for the pregnant mama in your life (even if that includes you—we won't tell!) are our best finds this holiday season.
1. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nail Polish
You don't need to give up your manicure habit just because you're pregnant. OCC's professional-quality nail polish skips out on lots of chemicals but not on performance—it's quick-drying, chip-resistant and available in a slew of trendy colors.
2. Luxe Serenity Baskit
For some much-deserved relaxation, mama will love indulging in these pampering goods. From face masks to bath salts to a gorgeous throw, she'll love picking out something from this each evening.
3. GLOW Organics Pregnancy Bath Bomb
GLOW Organics are made from all natural ingredients and specially formulated for pregnancy. We love these bath bombs, as we'll take any excuse for some relaxing time in the tub.
4. Green Chef
During those last few weeks of pregnancy, the last thing mama wants to do is go grocery shopping or figure out what's for dinner. So, provide her some meals to take that off her to-do list. Green Chef offers a variety of plans to fit various lifestyles, from keto and paleo to gluten-free, that mama or her partner can make in about 30 minutes.
5. Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream
Unbelievably creamy, smooth, off-the-charts-delicious ice cream available in tons of unique flavors and DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR DOOR. What else is there to say, really?
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7. S'well Water Bottle
It's really important to stay hydrated while pregnant. We love S'well bottles because they're stainless, easy to clean, keep liquids cool for 24 hours or warm for 12, and are just downright pretty.
8. Leachco Snoogle Pregnancy Pillow
Ah, pregnancy sleep...you desperately need it, but you just can't seem to get any. Enter the Snoogle—part pillow, part total body support, and 100% awesome.
9. Birdling Overnighter Bag
We totally and completely 💜everything about this bag; it's style + functionality at its best. Use it now for your hospital bag, and after baby arrives for a diaper bag. And for a larger option, check out the Weekender style.
10. Seraphine 3 in 1 Maternity Parka
This jacket first caught our eye for its ingenious design for baby-wearing mamas in colder climates, and won our hearts with its incredible quality and comfort. We recommend buying in your usual, non-pregnancy size.
11. Hatch-To-Hospital Box
The building block of any maternity wardrobe, this set of layering staples will become a go-to throughout your pregnancy up to the delivery. The full-coverage undies, nightgown, robe and socks are made specifically for soon-to-be mamas.
12. Covered Goods Multi-Use Nursing Cover
We are big fans of any one product that can be used many ways. Wear this soft, stretchy nursing cover now as a cute scarf, and use it post-baby as a car seat, shopping cart or nursing cover.
13. Kindred Bravely Set
For a gift set, we love this one that's ready to go for mama's hospital bag. It includes: a robe, organic bamboo nursing pads, delivery gown, nursing and maternity bra, postpartum recovery panties, nursing and maternity nightgown and socks.
14. Stitch Fix Maternity Subscription
Keep your maternity style fresh without ever having to leave the house. (Do you see a trend emerging here?) You can work with a stylist for a personalized look, subscriptions are easy to manage, and we love that price points range from totally affordable to splurge.
15. The Happiest Baby on the Block
Although everyone may have a different school of thought on parenting books, there's really not much to argue about here. Dr. Harvey Karp's book is a must-read, providing sensible, easy to understand, and truly helpful infant 101. And if a book sounds too daunting right now—there's also a video!
16. Little Humans
It's never too early to start building your little one's library. From the creator of the popular Humans of New York blog, this photographic picture book is an ode to little humans everywhere.
17. The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting
We love the wit and humor of the Mommy Shorts blog, and we're happy to say that the book delivers the same. It's a funny, relatable read that will get you excited for what's in store.
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