New mamas are some of our favorite people to shop for. Why? Because being able to support them through the transition of bringing a new baby — and a new version of themselves — into the world is one of the greatest honors there is.
Finding a gift that will bring them joy is magic in itself, but finding one that is also super useful AND mindfully sought out to meet their values — now that’s a win-win!
We’ve curated a few of our absolute favorite sustainable gifts for new moms, and are so excited to share them, below!
Not Yet Wet Wipes
These thick and sturdy washable wipes are perfect for ALL things new mom. They are great for diaper changes and sensitive newborn skin — but also for postpartum healing, and can even be used as a nursing pad! Made with 100% cotton, these super-soft wipes are washable, disposable, and compostable.
UpChoose Eco Baby Clothing Subscription
Babies grow so fast and UpChoose is here to help clothe your little one in organic, sustainable clothes at each stage of growth for a fraction of the cost. With options to buy or rent new or preloved sets, you can feel good about breaking the cycle of fast fashion and clothing your babe safely without breaking the bank.
MotherBees Meals and CookBooks
Nourishing mothers is a forgotten art, and MotherBees is bringing it back. If you’re lucky enough to live in SoCal, give the essential gift of nourishing meals delivered to mama’s door. If you’re not in SoCal, gift your new and expecting moms with MotherBee’s bestselling and beautiful, inspiring books.
Ceres Breastmilk Chiller
For the mom on the go, pumping away from home can be a daunting task. Ceres Chill was invented to make life a little easier. Leave all those plastic bottles and insulated bags behind and bring this sleek and discrete bottle instead. Pump directly into the bottle to store up to 12 oz of milk, or use it to keep up to 34 oz chilled for 20 hours! And when your pumping days are long gone, you can use it as a water bottle!
Parents Tao Te Ching
This year has been an especially challenging time to be a parent. Give new parents the gift of tapping into a space of peaceful parenting with this beautifully written book. Its poetic advice will help ground the reader.
And in case you need a reminder: YOU are the best parent for your child.
Junobie Sustainable Breastmilk Storage Bags
Pumping can be tough. And who knew it was so hard to find a sustainable option for storing that liquid gold?! Junobie’s got you covered. They make silicone breast milk storage bags that are freezer and dishwasher safe. When you say goodbye to your breast pump, turn your Junobie bags into snack bags or pacifier storage!
Postpartum Healing Guide
Give the gift of postpartum healing with this wonderful nutritional guide, Real Food for Real Moms. Created by two nutritionist moms, this e-book has helpful information every new mom needs: phases of recovery, necessary nutrients, and easy recipes. How to make this gift even better? Cook that mama a meal!
Eco-Centric Mom Subscription Box
Don’t know what to give the new moms in your life? Turn to Ecocentric Mom for help. You can sign up for a new or expecting mom’s subscription box full of useful and eco-friendly items to use during or post-pregnancy.
Mindful mamas Meditation App
A little peace and quiet can be hard to come by—particularly with little ones around! Help the moms in your life cultivate inner peace whenever she needs it by gifting her a subscription to the Mindful Mamas Meditation app.