Newborns are typically spoiled with gifts, from books and soft toys to more outfits than they’ll ever get chance to wear (even with all those poo explosions and milk spit ups that the early days bring). However, new mums are often forgotten about. Spoil her with these pampering gifts that will offer a little bit of me time and help her to feel a bit better in the fourth trimester fog.
These self care boxes for mums are filled with more than £60 worth of treats from brands like REN, Benefit and Estée Lauder. You can either build your own box, choose from a one-off curated box or order a subscription for regular treats through the post. £30 for a one-off purchase or £28 a box for a 12-month subscription. Visit ohmumma.com for more details and to see this month’s box.
Neal’s Yard Mother gift box
Featuring a moisturising balm, a bath oil and massage oil, this Neal’s Yard Mother gift box is the perfect treat for both expectant and new mums. Comprised of 100 percent organic ingredients and fragranced with essential oils, they’ll help her to relax and soothe aching muscles naturally. Order yours for £35 from Neal’s Yard Remedies.
Sanctuary Spa New Mum heart gift set
Even if she doesn’t have time for long soaks in the bath and indulgent pampering sessions, she can still treat her skin with the miniatures in this Sanctuary Spa New Mum gift set, which includes a stretch mark oil, body wash and detoxifying face mask – perfect for puffy skin postpartum. Available for £14.17 from Amazon.
This Works Dream To Sleep kit
Now we know a sleep spray isn’t going to do anything to help a mum with a newborn who just wants to feed and be held all night, but this dreamy lavender, chamomile and vetivert spray is a soothing scent she’ll enjoy breathing in when her head finally hits the pillow. Combined with the scented shower gel and it may be just what she needs to get some well-deserved rest. £24.95 from Amazon.
Bloom and Blossom The Mothership gift set
Featuring three hardworking and multi-tasking products, these provide a little treat to even the busiest of new mums. Inside you’ll find a calming sleep spray, a dry body oil and multi-tasking balm that can be used everywhere from your hands and lips to baby’s bottom. Order yours for £29 from JoJo Maman Bebe.
Mama Hug The Arrival Survival New Mum gift box
Filled with everything she needs to get through the first few weeks of motherhood, this gift box is sure to be much appreciated by any new mother. From the practical maternity pads and pants to a postpartum bath soak and even some snacks to keep her energy up during those long night feeds, they’ve thought of everything! Order for £85 from Jojo Maman Bebe.
Love Boo Congratulations Mummy kit
Show her you care with this Congratulations Mummy kit, featuring three bath and body products – a body oil, a bath soak and body butter that will hydrate and soothe her skin. Available for £36.99 from Look Fantastic.
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