Surprise Gifts for Postpartum Moms

New moms that are transitioning to life postpartum can start feeling a little run down. Although this feeling is normal, a little cheering up is always in order. 

Give the postpartum mom in your life a surprise gift to lift her spirits and reward all the hard work she's done in the past year to welcome her new baby into the family. 

During that initial postpartum period, comfort is everything.

Although she may not be getting much sleep, some luxury comfort is definitely an appreciated gift. Luxury nursing pajamas will wrap a new mom in some comfort and make her recovery a little easier. Some elegant fabrics will boost confidence and easily accessible nursing features are sure to make these pajamas a wardrobe staple. 

When you return home with your new baby, the last thing on your mind is cooking dinner.

Why not take the hassle out of postpartum life with some meal deliveryTake out and prepared meals cater to every taste and will give a healing postpartum mom the nutrition she needs to recover without the stress of preparing dinner. Ordering several meals ahead will keep the household relaxed and never worried about what's for dinner. 

Not every gift is something tangible. 

The best gift a recovering mom could receive is a little extra help with the kids. Schedule a playdate for older siblings or arrange to pick them up from school or daycare. Not having to worry about a pick-up schedule will leave the postpartum mom in your life with some extra time to relax and recoup. 

Take chores off the to-do list. 

Hiring a maid or cleaning service to keep housework from piling up is a huge relief. Maid services and grocery services can help a postpartum mom spend more time caring for herself and bonding with her baby. 

Sign her up for Express-Lane Delivery from Harris Teeter and have all shopping done conveniently online at home and delivered right to your vehicle. The best gifts are things to make life a little simpler and sweeter. 

Hire a professional Postpartum Doula.

A Postpartum Doula is there to help a postpartum mom transition back to life at home and keep her comfortable to promote healing. A doula is there to help with newborn care and keep a new mom from feeling overwhelmed or stressed. Doulas offer professional care and know all the tips and tricks to nurture the whole family as they adjust to life with their new addition.

Everyone enjoys a little pampering. 

You don't have to leave home to get a little spa experience. Give the postpartum mom in your life some quality boutique skin care products to keep her feeling refreshed and beautiful. A little wine never hurt, have some waiting for her in a bathroom with some bath ready to go and her favorite bath products.

Taking the time to pamper a postpartum mom will make her feel appreciated and glowing. 

Not every gift needs to be material and thinking of ways to make life back home a little easier will be just as special.

Christine Robinson

Doulas of Asheville is western North Carolina's premier doula agency, providing birth doulas, postpartum doulas, and placenta specialists to Asheville families. We are proud to support any and all birthing choices, parenting styles. Our postpartum doulas are available to support families with new babies around the clock, from a few daytime shifts, to overnight newborn care, to 24-hour live-in support.