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33 Amazing Push Present Ideas to Make a New Mom Feel Loved

After nine+ months of aches and pains, Mom's earned some pampering. From affordable to splurge-worthy, we rounded up the best push gifts new moms will love.
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October 11, 2022
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Growing and carrying a baby is hard work—not to mention birthing them. So when your pregnant partner finally delivers what is likely the greatest gift of your life, they deserve a whole lot of admiration and appreciation. This is where a push present comes in. From silky robes and cozy pajamas to personalized lockets and custom artwork, we’ve curated a list of the top push gifts for the new mom in your life.

What Is a Push Present?

You may have heard the term in passing, but exactly what is a push present? A push gift is given to a new mom in recognition of the monumental job that is childbirth and to commemorate the entry into motherhood. (And let’s be clear: Moms who have c-sections absolutely deserve push gifts too.) It can be given before or after baby’s birth—or even in the delivery room. Traditionally, jewelry has been a go-to push present idea, but it doesn’t have to be the only option. The best gifts for new moms are those that are meaningful and show your love, devotion and joy. And while many people think push presents have to be pricey, the reality is that you can find something perfect at every price point.

Top Push Presents To Shop

Ready to find something super-special for the extraordinary mom in your life? We’ve rounded up some thoughtful push present ideas for all budgets that are sure to be treasured.

Washable silk robe

Lunya Washable Silk Robe
Lunya Washable Silk Robe
Image: Lunya

There will be a few (okay, many) days when Mom won’t even make it out of her pajamas. Indulge her with Lunya’s super-luxurious (and machine-washable!) 100 percent silk robe, so she can feel like the queen that she is. And if you really want to go all out, treat her to the equally beautiful silk button-down pant set too.

A year’s worth of flowers

UrbanStems Subscription
 UrbanStems Subscription
Image: UrbanStems

Bringing flowers to the hospital? Nice. Having fresh blooms delivered to her on the regular? Now that’s a push present idea to swoon over. Simply select a plan and choose from biweekly, weekly or monthly bouquets so Mom can enjoy beautiful floral arrangements at home.

Baby keepsake library

Uncommon Goods Baby Keepsake Library
Uncommon Goods Baby Keepsake Library
Image: Uncommon Goods

Even if your little one is only one-week-old, you probably already have dozens of exquisite pictures and countless keepsakes. Preserve everything from sonogram prints to baby’s hospital bracelet in this library-style storage system. It comes with vertical files, acid-free drawers, envelopes and handy labels, making it the perfect push present for sentimental parents who like to stay organized.

Engravable necklace

Kendra Scott Mattie Bar Delicate Pendant
Kendra Scott Mattie Bar Delicate Pendant
Image: Kendra Scott

This layering necklace from Kendra Scott is perfect for those on the hunt for personalized push present ideas. Take advantage of complimentary engraving services to give this sterling silver or 18k gold pendant a unique touch. Go with baby’s name, initials or birthday—or choose roman numerals for a more subtle homage to the milestone event.

Initial diamond pendant

Bony Levy Pavé Diamond Necklace
Bony Levy Pavé Diamond Necklace
Image: Nordstrom
Buying Options
Nordstrom | $595

Refined, fun and personal all at once, this diamond letter pendant is available in 18k white or yellow gold. With this special push gift, Mom can always wear her child’s initials close to her heart.

Birthstone ring

Maya Brenner 14k Yellow Gold Birthstone Ring

A solid choice to display baby’s birthstone, this elegant 14k yellow gold ring from celebrity-fave jewelry designer Maya Brenner is a stylish push present idea for the minimalist mom. Gift it solo, or stack it with additional birthstone rings to symbolize your new family unit.

Diaper backpack

Dagne Dover Indi Diaper Backpack

Fashion-forward new moms will adore this stylish and practical diaper backpack by Dagne Dover. Made from stretchy neoprene, it can be stuffed to the brim with all the newborn's essentials and clipped onto a stroller for hands-free storage. Plus, it's available in four cute colors, so you won’t have to compromise on practicality or style with this push gift idea.

Luxe sheet set

Parachute Sateen Sheet Set
Parachute Sateen Sheet Set
Image: Parachute Home

Mom won’t be logging many hours of sleep once baby arrives, but a push present like this can certainly help enhance the quality of shut-eye she does manage to get. Parachute’s bedding and bath products have a cult following, and for good reason: Their sheets are soft, breathable, and durable, and they’re made from 100 percent Egyptian cotton.

Designer tote

Cuyana Easy Tote
Cuyana easy tote
Image: Cuyana
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Cuyana | $248

There are diaper bags, and then there’s this carryall. Lugging baby’s stuff around on a daily basis is to be expected, but this roomy soft leather tote makes the schlep practical and gorgeous. Mom can use it for her own belongings and add the organizational insert when she needs more pockets for holding binkies and all the other bitty things that come with baby.

Postpartum pampering package

Postpartum Care Package Deluxe
postpartum care package gift
Image: LavenderMeadowsCo | Etsy
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Etsy | $120

A dose of pampering is a push present idea any new mom would absolutely love. If you’ve been searching for a soothing postpartum gift package, this one is sure to check all the boxes on your list. Fluffy belly butter, lavender bath salts, herbal recovery spray and boob balm are just a few of the rejuvenating products included in this thoughtful push gift collection.

Adjustable charm bangle

Alex and Ani Rainbow Charm Bangle
Alex and Ani Rainbow Charm Bangle
Image: Alex and Ani

If you’re welcoming a rainbow baby, a thoughtful gift for Mom is one that both honors loss and celebrates new life. The ever-popular Alex and Ani bracelet takes on new meaning with its small rainbow charm. You can even add extra charms with baby’s birthstone or zodiac symbol to create a meaningful piece of push present jewelry that your other half will cherish.

Personalized photo locket

Astley Clarke Medium Biography Locket Necklace
Astley Clarke Medium Biography Locket Necklace in Sterling Silver
Image: Astley Clarke

We love this vintage-inspired locket by Astley Clarke featuring a sterling silver or gold pendant set with a sparkling sapphire. At no additional cost, you can have it engraved and add two photos of your choice to create a personalized push present necklace that is sure to make Mom’s heart skip a beat.

“Love” earring

Sydney Evan 14k Love Script Earring
Sydney Evan 14k Love Script Earring
Image: Neiman Marcus

Remind the new mom in your life just how much she’s loved with this push present jewelry option. If Mom has multiple ear piercings, she’ll adore this trendy script “love” stud, made from 14k gold. Treat her to a dainty pair, or give her a single earring to mix and match with other items in her jewelry collection.

Diamond halo pendant

Diamond Halo Disc
Diamond Halo Disc
Image: Posh Mommy Jewelry

Needless to say, second- and third-time mamas deserve heartfelt push gifts too. This dazzling pendant can be engraved with up to three names, making it the perfect push present for a mom with multiples. The necklace comes in sterling silver or 14k yellow or white gold framed with diamonds.

Instant camera

Fujifilm Instax Mini 7+ Camera Bundle
Fujifilm Instax Mini 7+ Camera Bundle in Light Blue
Image: Walmart
Buying Options
Walmart | $78

What’s the point of taking cute baby pictures for them to only live in the cloud? An instant camera is an ideal push gift idea for new parents who want to thoughtfully document baby’s first months and milestones. This modern version of the classic Polaroid camera comes in a compact size (and multiple color options), so Mom can easily take it along while out and about with baby.

New mama wardrobe

Rent the Runway Membership
Rent the Runway Unlimited
Image: Rent the Runway

It’s no secret that many new moms don’t feel exactly like their old selves after giving birth. Their pre-pregnancy clothes don’t fit, but continuing to wear maternity options is dispiriting to say the least. A unique push present idea that’ll make her feel fabulous? A subscription to the designer clothing rental service Rent the Runway. She can borrow what she likes, wear it for as long as she wants and then select something new. She’ll always feel fresh and put together in gorgeous clothes that fit and flatter. Plus, dry cleaning and return shipping are free. An added bonus: Use our discount code BUMP40 for 40% off an eight-item plan for two months.

Coffee and espresso machine

Nespresso Vertuo Titan
Nespresso Vertuo Titan
Image: Nespresso

If there’s ever a time to treat your partner (and, let’s be honest, yourself) to a top-of-the-line caffeine machine, it’s when you become first-time parents. This coffee and espresso maker delivers perfect java at the touch of a button, every time. Talk about a practical push present!

Bath set

HATCH Collection Spa Day Kit
HATCH Collection Spa Day Kit
Image: Maisonette

The best push gifts allow moms to indulge in a bit of me-time. This luxurious spa day kit from HATCH Collection includes a bath soak, belly oil and a dry brush. The best part about this push present? All products are free of parabens, phthalates, dyes and fragrances, meaning they’re kind to sensitive postpartum skin.

Sleek smartwatch

Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch

The Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch, available in four colors, is the perfect push gift for tech-loving moms. While having a personal assistant may not be in the cards, this smartwatch is practically the next best thing. It tracks Mom’s fitness goals and sleep cycles, takes calls and comes equipped with Google Pay—so if she runs out and forgets her wallet (hey, mom brain is a thing), it’s no problem.

Fine fragrance

Henry Rose Last Light Perfume
Henry Rose Last Light Perfume
Image: Henry Rose

Founded by A-list actress Michelle Pfeiffer, Henry Rose is a fine fragrance company featuring a perfume line that is hypoallergenic, cruelty-free and sustainable. (Oh, and did we mention that they all smell divine?) One spritz of this fresh floral fragrance will give any new mom a little pep in her step.

Diamond earrings

Stone and Strand Shield of Strength Gold Diamond Earrings
Stone and Strand Shield of Strength Gold Diamond Earrings
Image: Net a Porter

Celebrate your partner's strength on the journey of motherhood with these stunning Shield of Strength earrings. Cast from gold, these studs are set with 0.24-carat diamonds. This luxury push present idea is a beautiful reminder that pressure makes diamonds. Plus, they’re sure to make your other-half feel even more radiant.

Scented candle

Birth Month Flower-Scented Soy Candle
Birth Month Flower Scented Soy Candle
Image: ScriptedFragrance/Etsy
Buying Options
Etsy | $24

Want to create a calming, relaxing space in your home as you bond with baby? An affordable push gift, this hand-poured, soy-blend candle can be placed in a cozy corner of any room. What’s more, each scent is inspired by seasonal flowers, so you can have a special fragrance dedicated to baby’s birth month.

"Mama" necklace

Goldstore Jewelry Solid Gold Minimalist New Mama Necklace
Goldstore Jewelry Solid Gold Minimalist New Mama Necklace
Image: GoldstoreJewelry/Etsy
Buying Options
Etsy | $173

Sometimes, a simple sentiment is all that’s needed for a thoughtful push gift idea. This sleek, meaningful “Mama” necklace effortlessly fits the bill. The versatile push present jewelry can be ordered in 14k or 18k white, rose or yellow gold.

Newborn footprint art

Minted Custom Footprints Letterpress Art
Minted Custom Footprints Letterpress Art
Image: Minted

What could be more precious to a new mom than baby’s first little footprints? Not much. Turn them into a personalized push present by creating a custom keepsake piece of framed artwork.

Nursing pajamas

Bamboo Pima 3/4 Sleeve Henley Nursing Pajama Set
Bamboo Pima 3/4 Sleeve Henley Nursing PJ Set
Image: Nest Designs
Buying Options
Nest Designs | $76

You can’t go wrong with a classic pair of PJs. Case in point: This pretty maternity pajama set from Nest Designs. We’re obsessed with the lovely prints (there are five to choose from). Designed with nursing moms in mind, the top easily snaps to open and close. Plus, there are coordinating swaddles, rompers and more, so Mom and baby can match!

Zodiac ornament

Zodiac Hanging Ornament
Zodiac Hanging Ornament
Image: Joanna Buchanan

Searching for unique push present ideas? Check out these heirloom-quality zodiac ornaments by Joanna Buchanan. Star-gazing new moms will be over the moon to receive a stunning keepsake inspired by baby’s astrology sign. As a thoughtful touch, each ornament comes in a pretty gift-wrapped box.

Slippers

UGG Scuffette II Slipper
UGG Scuffette II Slipper
Image: Nordstrom

The trend for comfy loungewear is here to stay. Why not complete Mom’s at-home uniform with a set of super-cushy slippers? This cozy pair by UGG is made from water-resistant suede and lined with shearling that actually gets softer over time.

Cozy throw

Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw Blanket
Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw Blanket
Image: Nordstrom

Keep Mom comfy with a blanket that’s as soft as a cloud. Made with an easy-care microfiber fabric, this throw won’t shrink, pill or fade. To top it off, it’s also stylish. Available in an array of neutral tones, this blanket is the perfect push present for laid-back moms who love to curl up on the couch with baby.

Star map

Twinkle in Time Star Map
Twinkle in Time Custom Star Map
Image: Twinkle in Time

Truly unique push present ideas are one in a million—just like the night sky on the day baby was born. Commemorate the magical moment with a custom star map made by Twinkle in Time. The process couldn’t be simpler: Just choose the date, location and color palette, and then add a personalized message and frame to create a one-of-a-kind gift your partner will treasure forever.

Smart sleep assistant

Hatch Restore Smart Sleep Assistant

We’re fans of anything that’ll help new moms get a decent night's sleep, which is why the Hatch Restore has earned a spot on our list of the best push presents. This clever bedside device functions as a sound machine, a smart light and a sunrise alarm. It even creates a customized sleep routine that can help exhausted parents nod off faster and wake up feeling more refreshed—eventually.

Pearl ring

Aurate The Birth of Mother Collection Venus Organic Pearl Tri-Gold Ring
Aurate The Birth of Mother Collection Venus Organic Pearl Tri Gold Ring
Image: Aurate
Buying Options
Aurate | $360

One of our favorite push gifts is this beautiful, delicate ring. As no two pearls are the same, each piece differs slightly, meaning that this push present is as unique as the new mom in your life. The collection also includes a matching necklace and earrings in two size options.

Sleep mask

Brooklinen Mulberry Silk Eye Mask
navy eye mask with star pattern
Image: Image: Brooklinen

If you’re searching for affordable push present ideas, this sleep mask might just be the perfect pick. Made from sumptuous Mulberry silk, it protects the sensitive eye area and is naturally cool to the touch. Mom is sure to appreciate a little touch of luxury in her evening routine.

Smart home assistant

Amazon Echo Show 8

New parents can always use extra help around the house; an Amazon Echo Show is the perfect push present to give Mom some much-needed support. The Alexa-enabled device can play lullabies, control lights and stream her favorite TV programs on voice command. Plus, with hands-free video calling and messaging, you both can easily show off your newest addition to friends and family.

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