17 Ideas for the Perfect Mother's Day Gift for Expectant Wife

Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Expecting Moms
New Mom Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is coming soon and if your wife is pregnant, odds are you’ve been trying to think of a great gift for her. Even if this is not your first child, Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to show your wife how much you care, and that you’ve been thinking about her. It can be hard to decide what she might like, though, which is why we have gathered seventeen great options. Each of these gifts is unique and even if your wife has specific tastes, there’s bound to be something here that she’d love! We have separated these items into three categories:

  • Relaxation
  • New Mom
  • Fashion

Regardless of whether or not this is your wife’s first pregnancy, these ideas are still helpful and thoughtful. The idea behind the gift is to care for her, whether it’s with something practical to help her out, or something luxurious.


Personalized Wine Bottle Cooler

Awesome Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Pregnant Wife

This wine bottle cooler could be the perfect thing for your wife! Not only does this show consideration for what she has gone without during her pregnancy, but it also will likely give her a chuckle as she transitions into life with a child (or a new child). Let’s be honest: something wine-related never hurt! As a bonus, this cooler can be personalized with her initial!

Massage Gift Certificate

Pregnancy Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Massages are always a great mother's day gift for expectant wife. Especially as a mother, time away for a professional massage can make all the difference to her sanity. Giving her a massage gift certificate will show you recognize everything she does and knows that she deserves some relaxation time.

Personalized Picnic Cooler Set

picnic 17 Ideas for the Perfect Mothers Day Gift for Expectant Wife

If your wife is the type who loves picnics, this could be a fantastic gift for Mother’s Day. Picnics are often a blast, but no one really thinks about the work that goes into packing for one--that is, except the mother. This picnic basket comes fully stocked and ready with all the tools for a picnic for two! With flatware, wine glasses, napkins, and more, not only is this fun, but it could set the stage for a nice date!

Chocolate Basket

Best Gifts for Expecting Moms


Most women love chocolate, which is why you truly can’t go wrong with a chocolate gift basket. Chocolate may seem like a typical gift, but this basket raises the bar with a collection of high-quality chocolates in a wicker basket that she is bound to adore!

A Rose is Just a Rose Garden Tote

Best Mother's Day Gifts for Expecting Moms

Does your wife enjoy gardening? There’s something cathartic about gardening, which is why a gardening gift could be very thoughtful for Mother’s Day. This particular gift features a gardening tote filled with gloves, tools, seeds, and even a few snacks.

Tea-licious Gift Box

Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Expecting Parents

If your wife is an avid tea-drinker, this could be the perfect gift for her! The gift box comes with numerous assorted tea bags, honey sticks, a plate shaped like a kettle, and more. This would be a wonderful gift to show her you want to go above and beyond for the things she likes.

Spa Indulgences Gift Basket

Luxurious Mother's Day Gift Ideas

A spa-themed gift is never unwelcome for a mother! This gift basket is a great choice to pamper your wife, with multiple body products, chocolate, cookies, brushes, creams and more. What a fantastic way to give her time for herself!

Personalized White Plush Robe

Personalized Mother's Day Gift Ideas

A thick, soft robe is a wonderful present, and especially on Mother’s Day. Why is this robe a great choice?

  • It’s luxurious.
  • It demonstrates you want her to feel comfortable and relaxed.
  • It can be personalized with her name or initial.

New Mom

Personalized Green Tea & Olive Oil Luxury Soap

Relaxing Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Expecting Moms

While this may not come off as a “new mom” gift, we think it fits the category nicely! When moms are adjusting to life with a newborn, it can be easy for the simple pleasures (such as luxury soap or body products) to fall by the wayside. It’s a difficult transition, but the small things often make the greatest impact.

Gift Certificate for Blue Apron or Hello Fresh

Mother's Day Presents for Pregnant Moms

Not many expectant mothers want to spend time on their feet in the kitchen, and the same goes for mothers who just gave birth! There are numerous other things your wife would probably rather be doing, so why not spoil her a little with a gift certificate or coupon for a food delivery service like Blue Apron or Hello Fresh?

Kate Spade Diaper Bag

Present Ideas for Expecting Mothers
Photo Credit: KateSpade.com

Why choose a Kate Spade diaper bag for your wife’s present? Other than the obvious necessity of a diaper bag, let’s look at the pros for this product specifically.

  • She’ll feel extra special with a fabulously stylish bag.
  • No more “boat-of-a-diaper-bag” to lug around.
  • Stroller straps for easy access.
  • Plenty of exterior pockets.
  • Zippered closure for security.
  • Baby bottle pockets.
  • Some include changing mats for hygienic on-the-go diaper changes!

Starbucks Gift Box

Relaxing Mother's Day Gift Ideas for New Moms

Let’s be honest, adjusting to life with an infant is difficult. It’s not all daisies and rainbows, and you’re going to be sleep-deprived. Additionally, your wife hasn’t had coffee for months, so this Starbucks gift set will likely put a big smile on her face. High-end coffee is always wonderful, especially when you need it to get through the day on hardly any sleep.

Personalized Mother Photo Frame

Mother's Day Gift Ideas for New Moms

This would be a very sweet gift for your wife on Mother’s Day, especially if it’s her first Mother’s Day. With touching personalization, you can order this frame customized as if it’s from your child. The frame comes in various styles, but the key here is that it’s for her as a mother, with a personal message.


Personalized Birthstone Charm Necklace

Mother's Day Silver Necklace

Heartfelt gifts of jewelry are also always a great idea, especially customized jewelry! This necklace is personalized with both an initial and a birthstone! This could easily be used for her initial and birthstone, or perhaps the birthstone of your baby. Either way, the idea is that it’s touching and beautiful.

Monogrammed Double Heart Necklace

Silver Necklaces for Mother's Day

As another necklace, this beautiful piece is unique and simple, but sweet. The double heart design shows off a heart to keep the necklace closed, as well as a monogrammed heart with your wife’s initial. This could represent the love you have for her, or for your love plus your baby’s love!

Personalized Jewelry Box

Jewelry Boxes for Mother's Day

A good jewelry box is never out of style, and most women will always find a use for them. This particular jewelry box isn’t just helpful, it’s unique due to the personalization! Jewelry boxes may seem common, but not many women have one with their name inscribed, so this would be a stunning present.

Custom Cosmetic Bag

Custom Mother's Day Gift Bags

As with jewelry boxes, most women find joy in fashionable cosmetic bags. This particular makeup bag is chic and practical, with a plastic-lined interior to keep the bag protected from any product spills. The best part, though, is the ability to monogram her name or initials on the bag!

About Matt 304 Articles
Matt Yheas has been a part of All About Gifts & Baskets for nearly 10 years. He travels the world looking for inspiration on gifts for babies, moms and corporations (seasons change!) Having studied art and design at the Art Institute of San Francisco, he's charged up to make sure you find a great balance between budget and gifts that are meaningful. Have a question? Matt is happy to help.

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