Mother's Day 2021: Best Gifts For New and Expectant Moms

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Gifts for New Moms
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Creating a baby registry or shopping for a loved one who's expecting? Consider this a resource for gifts of all kinds.

Don't look now, but Mother's Day is on May 9 -- just a few days away! That means you're probably looking for some last-minute Mother's Day gifts, but in case you're shopping with some new moms or other friends who are experiencing the early stages of motherhood, we're here to help you find the perfect gift. 

You don't need us to tell you that pregnancy and motherhood can be tough, from the physical changes to the body to the outpouring of emotions. To help new moms and moms-to-be get through it all, we've created a guide with all of ET Style's best mom-related content: essentials to buy, deals to shop, accessories to splurge on and more to find the perfect Mother's Day gift.

If you're creating a baby registry -- consider this a great resource for gifts of all sizes and price points.

Below, our guide to all things baby, mom and little kids.

For Expectant Moms:

The Best Maternity Clothes for Mothers-to-Be
Trendy brands like BLANQI and Hatch focus specifically on maternity clothes, while certain retailers you're already familiar with (like H&M and ASOS) have really upped their offerings for an expectant mom.

9 Celebrity-Approved Maternity Outfit Ideas to Start Wearing Now
From Kelly Rowland to Mandy Moore, shop cute maternity outfits inspired by celebrity mommy style for a great gift idea. 

Shop the SKIMS Maternity Collection
See Kim Kardashian West's nursing bras to make breastfeeding little ones easy, maternity tights, and more for an expecting mom. (These pieces are also great for a new mom if you're looking for a unique gift.)

For New Moms: 

The Best Baby Gifts for New Moms
Once she's already got her must-have baby equipment covered, it's time for the fun (and functional) items. Shop the best gifts for the expectant moms in your life -- whether it's baby supplies, for her baby shower or you want to make sure she celebrates baby's firsts.

The Best Baby Gear for New Moms
Car seat, high chair, stroller, a million pacifiers are the perfect way to show you care -- what else? Shop recs from the ET Style team.

The Best Diaper Bag Styles That Are Chic and Functional
To celebrate mom, shop stylish options from LeSportsac, Herschel, Rebecca Minkoff and more so mom can travel with her newborn baby in style. 

Baby Gear Celebrity Moms Love
Shop the best baby equipment that Hollywood's A-list stars swear by for their new family additions.

For Moms of Kids:

The Best Kids' Shoes: Sandals, Sneakers and More Styles
There are a lot of options out there, but we can all agree that comfort for older kids is top priority.

Where to Buy Kids' Face Masks Online Right Now
Reusable cloth face masks are a practical way to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, and companies across all kinds of industries have started to sell kid-size ones with fun prints.