Mother’s Day gift guide for first-time mums

Gifts to mark the beginning of their new motherhood journey

On Sunday 12 May, Mother’s Day is a celebration of the incredible women in our lives who have dedicated themselves to raising and nurturing us.

For first-time and expectant mums, Mother’s Day is especially meaningful as they embark on a new journey of motherhood.

Here are some thoughtful and practical gift ideas for first-time mums that will help make their journey a little easier. Whether you’re a partner, friend, or family member, these gift ideas will help you express your love and gratitude on this special day.

10 gifts for first-time mums

Arch Luxe Nappy Bag, $189 at Arch Bags

This nappy bag is perfect for a first-time mum. With a large main compartment, pockets for nappies and wipes, and insulated bottle pockets, it keeps everything well organised. With a unique strap design, the bag can easily convert between a backpack and a tote, making it perfect for adventures with her little one.


Silk Pillowcase, $120 at Ecosa

These 100% pure mulberry silk pillowcases are a dream for new mothers, helping to reduce sleep creases while soothing the skin. They also prevent the tangling of hair, making it her best-kept beauty secret.


Magnesium Bath Salts, $22 at Salt Lab

For a bit of self-care, these bath salts are a dream. The soothing blend relieves tired and achy muscles, leaving her relaxed, recovered and ready for a good night’s sleep.


Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask, $34 at Sephora

A cult-favourite overnight lip mask, it gently melts away dead skin cells, while vitamin C and coconut oil soothe the lips and seal in hydration to achieve a smooth and supple pout.


Bambury Microplush Bathrobe, $89.64 at The Iconic

Nothing is more cosy than a plush bathrobe, and these gorgeous iterations from Bambury are super soft and comfy, perfect for keeping warm during the cooler months.


Baby Tears Earring, $65 at Najo

Mark her first Mother’s Day with these elegant earrings that she will love for years to come.


MooGoo Nipple Balm 50g

Made to soothe a sensitive area and keep the skin in good condition for breast-feeding mums MooGoo Nipple Balm uses a number of edible and soothing oils so the balm doesn’t need to be removed prior to feeding – handy!


Enchanted Garden limited edition candle, $64.95 at Glasshouse Fragrances

This limited-edition candle designed specifically for Mother’s Day is an exquisite gift. With notes of mandarin and pink grapefruit and hints of sweet pea and musk, she’ll love this dreamy, floral fragrance.


Kip&Co Morning Glory Turkish Bath Towel, $125 at The Iconic

There’s nothing better than stepping out of the shower or bath and into a plush towel. This hand loomed cotton Turkish towel is luxuriously soft and thick, and its pretty colours will brighten up anyone’s day.


Evereden Nourishing Stretch Mark Cream, $109 at Sephora

This indulgent body moisturiser deeply hydrates dry skin and helps reduce the appearance of stretch marks.


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