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What should I put in a present for pregnant friend?

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movingonbackwards Thu 10-Oct-19 10:06:33

She's 33 weeks pregnant and has two other kids, 6 and 3. I was going to make her a little box of things for herself. Does anyone have any ideas of things that would be good to put in? I'm thinking a candle, slippers etc but what would be useful? I've never been pregnant so I'm sure I'm not thinking of stuff that would be appreciated!

MySonIsAlsoNamedBort Thu 10-Oct-19 10:13:21

I got a little bunch of gifts for myself that included slippers, a really nice lip balm (I don't know about your friend by pregnancy made my lips very dry) a lovely body moisturiser, a wine cup that was anti-spill for after the baby comes of course! A pregnancy massage voucher, a little shoulder throw that I can use to put over all my boring nursing tops for if I'm chilly at night when up breastfeeding, a metal drink bottle with a matching notebook/journal.

MySonIsAlsoNamedBort Thu 10-Oct-19 10:13:54

That sounds like I bought it for myself. I mean at my baby shower it was a hamper I received.

Starryskye Thu 10-Oct-19 10:32:08

DEFINITELY give her a Ewan the sheep. My PIL gave us one for our DD and it's been a god send from helping her sleep in hospital with all noises around to helping her drift off now at 10 months old.

Starryskye Thu 10-Oct-19 10:33:41

It sounds like it's not for her but trust me it was my favourite after things for baby and me

movingonbackwards Thu 10-Oct-19 13:00:35

Thanks so much, great ideas

jcurve Thu 10-Oct-19 15:32:32

I get all my expecting friends a 3m iPhone cable (or whatever charger they need) for when they’re stuck on the sofa with a baby glued to them. Everyone always looks a bit bemused then comes back six weeks later with “that’s the most useful gift anyone gave me!”

I bought another friend an Audible gift voucher as she is a voracious reader.

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