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Present for sister out law 13weeks preggers!

(9 Posts)
Charingcrossbun Thu 21-Aug-14 21:21:47

V excited as I have a 5 month old. Sending congrats on being preggo gift. Am buying him the "Commando Dad" book as I know he'll love it and want to buy her something too but not something for the baby as I know that would have weirded me out so early....but all the useful things I can think if of - bio oil, bump band / possibly a little scary/unglam. Any good ideas?

Annbag Thu 21-Aug-14 22:20:08

I got bought a massive pregnancy pillow quite early on. Didn't really need it at that stage but it's sooooo nice to sleep in even early on :-)

Or perhaps vouchers for maternity clothes? Pregnancy spa day?

squizita Thu 21-Aug-14 23:17:20

Not support bump bands, but the ones you wear to eke out a few more weeks from your usual trousers?
Asda do some lovely alcohol-free bubbly (in a champagne style bottle) which you could send with some spa type pregnancy lotions and potions (Boots have nice stuff by Burts Bees etc') as a treat?

Clairejessicamiller Fri 22-Aug-14 11:03:34

As above I would appreciate some nice smelliest etc smile I know it's not technically for her but you could always get her a restaurant voucher or voucher for afternoon tea etc if she's still eating fine. Or if you know her quiet week maybe do a hamper style with her favourite mag, chocolate, nice candle etc smile

ElleDubloo Fri 22-Aug-14 11:10:19

The Commando Dad book is fantastic! My DH bought it for himself while we were in the first trimester.

Here are some ideas that I would have appreciated in early pregnancy:
- Take her to a spa for a massage or other treatment
- A home pampering kits, e.g. nice-smelling bath salts or face masks
- A small hamper-style gift with hot chocolate and other nice things
- A bunch of flowers and a card! Sounds simple but fresh flowers are always welcome with me smile

JennyBlueWren Fri 22-Aug-14 13:26:46

I feel bad that I didn't send my sister-out-law anything until my nephew was born. When she heard she sent me a mum-to-be box (Sanctuary, Spa Covent Garden) I'm not a very girly girl but the stuff seems quite good -although both a firming lotion and a collagen boosting one and I don't know the difference!

Now my brother has sent us a book called "Experimenting with Babies" which has nice/fun experiments you can do with your baby around their development. I'm very interested in science (as is all my family) so it made sense.

KitKat1985 Fri 22-Aug-14 14:56:59

Why not give her a voucher for a pregnancy massage or similar? I'd have loved something like that. xx

TheScenicRoute Sat 23-Aug-14 20:36:37

I'm 13weeks and needing maternity clothes, bio oil, food!!!!, bump band is a good idea. X

buddhabee Sun 24-Aug-14 08:53:40

Ha ha mine hasn't even sent me a text saying congrats so not expecting any presents - she still hasn't said congrats for getting married to her brother and that was 2 years ago and she was a bridesmaid ha ha ha ha ha!! I like the new baby pack thing that's nice also the mum and me brand do a little gift set some stretch mark cream and bath stuff etc that's nice!!

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