Heading out to visit a new mom &
don't want to arrive empty-handed?
These are some of the gifts I've appreciated most over the past few weeks. And some I couldn't have done without.
grab these at Target on your way over
for your girlfriend:
these are essential hospital items too.
she'll likely be in pjs/loungewear
until she fits into pre-pregnancy jeans for weeks, so new ones will boost her mood.
don't spend much though, they'll get um..soiled.
slippers: hospital floors are creepy.
lansinoh lanolin: for obvious purposes & chapped lips too.
dry shampoo. i love this brand b/c it's colorless & cheap!
hair elastic & bobby pins, of course.
I think this collage is self-explanatory. these small items go a long way.
A playdate for the older kids
A home-cooked meal
(freezable or heat it up later-friendly, even better)
*the less they have to return to you the better,
so spring for toss-able containers or those you don't need anytime soon
Photo gift cards
I got an Edible Arrangement of fruit yesterday-delish!
Grab & go nourishment is where it's at.
A friend of ours brought a cooler of hors d'oeuvres & wine to the hospital for us to make the most of our romantic getaway. You think I'm kidding but those days together were as close as we'll come for a long while. And they were super special. She even remembered a cork screw & glasses.
What are the best gifts you've received as a new mom?
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