36 Amazing Push Present Ideas to Make a New Mom Feel Loved
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 to personalized jewelry and sentimental keepsakes, we’ve curated a list of the top push gifts for the new mom in your life.
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What is a push present?
Top push presents to shop
You may have heard the term in passing, but exactly what is a push present? A push gift is an item 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.)
In terms of push present etiquette, this type of gift can be given before or after baby’s birth—or even in the delivery room. Traditionally, push presents are given by a partner but family members, co-parents or even a close friend can give one too. Jewelry is 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.
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
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.
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.
Baby keepsake library
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.
Initial diamond pendant
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.
A year’s worth of flowers
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.
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 jewelry to symbolize your new family unit.
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.
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.
"Mama" necklace and bodysuit
Sometimes, a simple sentiment is all that’s needed for a thoughtful push gift idea. This meaningful “Mama” necklace and bodysuit gift set effortlessly fits the bill. The necklace is plated in 24 karat gold and the bodysuit is made from 100 percent organic cotton. Better yet, it comes beautifully presented in a gift box.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Luxury push present ideas aren’t confined to jewelry. Why not give her a pair of designer shoes instead? These classic black ballerina flats with pearl embellishments are a solid choice as they’re practical yet elegant.
Of course, not everyone’s a fan of designer gear and fancy jewelry. A postpartum journal—that encourages her to pause, reflect and jot down her thoughts—is a good push present for more introspective types. Designed in collaboration with certified therapists, this journal is filled with writing prompts, words of encouragement and resources to help her navigate the postpartum period.
For a tight-knit family of three you can’t beat this sweet “pea in a pod” bracelet. Three birthstones are nestled lovingly inside the pea pod design, acting as a reminder to keep your loved ones close. Customize it with your chosen stones for a touching push present she’ll treasure forever.
Postpartum pampering package
Parents with a penchant for all things organic will love this postpartum care package. Designed for the fourth trimester, this bundle includes herbal recovery spray, soothing teas, organic nipple cream and more. All in all it’s a thoughtful push gift collection.
This precious pendant is a wonderful way to mark the path to motherhood. It’s engraved with two tiny footprints and has space on the back for a personal message. Available in silver and rose gold.
Does the mom in your life love to get regular facials? Chances are she won’t make it to the spa anytime soon, but this pampering duo by Charlotte Tilbury will keep her skin glowing in the meantime. The set includes a cooling eye serum and a reusable face mask with acupressure beads that work to smooth and depuff tired skin. Genius!
How about a beautiful photo book? This non-traditional push present is a wonderful gift for parents that don’t want to miss a moment. It has space to document baby’s birth story and all the milestones that make up the first year of parenthood. There’s even an acid-free envelope designed to store cards and notes from family and friends.
Want to create a calming, relaxing space in your home as you bond with baby? This hand-poured candle can be placed in a cozy corner of any room. Add it to a gift basket or present it on its own as a luxurious push present that won’t break the bank.
Diamond tennis bracelets can cost thousands of dollars, but this affordable crystal version is just as pretty making it a perfect push present for couples on a budget. The minimalist piece of jewelry features a delicate strand of Swarovski crystals set in a silver bracelet.
You can’t go wrong with a classic pair of PJs. Case in point: This striped set from Lake Pajamas. Designed with new moms in mind, the scoop-neck top has snap fasteners for easy nursing access and the pants have a stretchy elasticated waistband. The best part? Lake Pajamas are crafted from the finest Peruvian pima cotton so they’re incredibly soft. Available in five pretty pastel colors.
Another unique push present we love? A photoshoot starring mom and her newborn babe. Shoot is an online platform that connects you with a local photographer for a free 30 minute session. You only pay for the photos you truly love, meaning it’s an affordable gifting option to boot.
This piece of personalized push present jewelry can be engraved with baby’s name or birth date. So every time she looks down at her hand she’ll have a reminder of the day her little one arrived. Available in 14 karat white, rose or yellow gold.
A mother’s love is eternal, just like this stunning rose. This handmade keepsake is a real rose that has been preserved in a durable lacquer shell and dipped in 24 karat gold. Talk about a romantic push present!
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.
Adjustable charm bangle
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.
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
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.
New mama wardrobe
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
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!
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.
Newborn footprint art
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.
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.
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