The 20 best gifts new mamas don't realize they need ๐Ÿ™Œ

Whether you're filling out your own registry or shopping for a soon-to-be-mama in your life, it can be hard to narrow down what exactly new moms need (versus what will just end up cluttering the nursery). That's why we paired up with our Motherly Loves team to create a registry guide featuring everything from the gear you'll use over and over to the perfect gifts under $50.

Check out the picks below, and happy shopping (and registering)!

MUST-HAVE BABY GEAR

These five gift ideas are designed to make #momlife easier while solving some of the most common parenting dilemmas.

2. Nuna SENA Mini Playard

Be it a sleepover at grandma's or a spontaneous nap when you're on the go, you never know when a playard will come in handy. That's what makes the Nuna SENA Mini Playard so perfect. The lightweight design is easy to bring along in the car, and the triple-layered (and machine washable!) mesh mattress is designed for a comfortable rest.

Nuna SENA Mini-Playard, $199.95

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GIFTS THAT CAN BE PERSONALIZED

Even the most utilitarian gift feels a little more special with some personalization. Here are some of our favorite options that can be customized with baby's name or monogram.

1. Nursery Blankets

You'll never forget the blanket you bring your newborn home in. And with Pottery Barn Kids' assortment of blankets, there's a wrap to suit every new mama's style. Choose from fuzzy neutral patterns or stylish printed options, and add baby's name for an extra personal touch.

Nursery Blankets, Starting at $39.50

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GIFTS THAT GROW WITH THEM

Save money and space by gifting items that will last long after baby's first year. These clever gift items will have mama saying "thank you!" for years to come.

4. Motherly Timeless 5-in-1 Crib and Playhouse

The only bed you will ever need makes this item a Motherly Loves registry essential. This minimalist-style beauty begins its life as a standard size crib with three height adjustments. Once your baby becomes a toddler, it can transform into a day bed, toddler bed or the sweetest playhouse that's perfect for dreaming and scheming. And when that phase ends? (Cue the waterworks!) It becomes a full-size bed complete with headboard and footboard. It's truly, the only bed you'll ever need to buy. The only decision left is which colorโ€”white or brushed fog?

Motherly Timeless Crib, $499.99

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GIFTS UNDER $50

Sometimes the littlest gifts mean the most. Here are our favorite gifts under $50 they'll be sure to cherish.

1. west elm x pbk Dot Muslin Swaddle Set

When you're raising a newborn, you can never have too many swaddles. Perfect for naptime, burp cloths, stroller covers, and spontaneous play mats, a muslin swaddle will always come in handy. And we especially love this neutral patterned collection in platinum, nightshade, and peacock.

west elm x pbk Dot Muslin Swaddle Set, $45.50

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Learn more and explore all Pottery Barn Kids' registry must-haves here.