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Gifts ideas for a new mum

(9 Posts)
beujolais Wed 12-Sep-12 15:08:21

A caffetiere and a strong ethiopian blend!

glub Wed 05-Sep-12 22:37:30

a night at a hotel (with the dad babysitting if possible). a spa hotel even better.

a washer upper

basically anything that allows for more sleep and naps and lie ins...

voituredepompier Thu 19-Jul-12 09:35:00

Pedicure as she won't have seen her feet for a while

Some ready cooked meals to go in the freezer

mamij Thu 19-Jul-12 09:33:13

Cook do deliveries of really lovely, homemade "ready meals". It means no cooking for a while!

cherrynapper Thu 19-Jul-12 09:31:25

I would have loved the essentials. I was given some badedas and that was really useful for healing. I would have been happy to have been given some arnica, paracetamol, aloe vera pads. Depends how personal you want to be.

Cubtrouble Tue 17-Jul-12 19:49:52

Maybe some vouchers for her favorite clothes shop? None of my clothes fitted post birth and i was sick of wearing jogging bottoms and bloody leggings. a visit to m&s later and i was happier, i felt alot better and loved the compliments!!

gallicgirl Sat 30-Jun-12 09:15:02

Pedicure, manicure, haircut and offer to babysit while she does this.
Cleaning offers also very welcome.

Nonio Sat 30-Jun-12 09:04:59

My sister and mum gave me a gift cheque book.... It said things like cook the dinner, bath in peace. Basically it was offers of help and some nice bubble bath and lotion.

FedUpOfRain Fri 29-Jun-12 19:59:05

My SIL is due to give birth very soon and although I have bought the baby some nice bits, I wanted to get her something special too. I would really appreciate some ideas because I'm kind of stuck on smellies....
What were you given or what would you have appreciated during the first few months? grin

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