pregnancy pillow gift idea for pregnant women

You know you’re growing old once you start attending your friends’ first wedding, and it’s only about time before you’re invited to their baby shower.

Now, whether you’re just a friend looking for a gift, or a clueless first-time father, there are tons of options out there. You can get essentials for the baby, like a baby diaper cake, or maternity care products for the mother. If it’s the latter, we’ve got you covered with the best maternity care gift ideas most expectant mothers would appreciate — you can’t go wrong with these.

From rejuvenating gift sets to maternity wear, here are the ten best maternity care gift ideas that you can easily buy in Singapore.

What gifts should I buy for expectant mothers?

1. Fourth Wellness
2. Eu Yan Sang
3. Mothercare
4. Brand’s
5. Auriga Spa
6. Clarins
7. Uniqlo Maternity
8. Pregnancy pillow
9. Yoga ball
10. Food vouchers

Best maternity care products in Singapore

1.  Fourth Wellness

Fourth Wellness gift ideas for expecting mothers
RELAX Kit ($30.9). Photo: Fourth Wellness

Introducing the RELAX Kit from Fourth Wellness, the perfect gift for expectant and new mothers to unwind during the challenging months of caring for a newborn. This thoughtfully curated kit includes an aromatherapy eye pillow, Pukka tea bags, and a Gua Sha stone massage tool, designed for relaxation and support. 

The Rose Quartz Gua Sha Massage Stone can be used on the face to promote relaxation and on the breast to improve milk flow and relieve engorgement or clogged ducts. While the Lavender Eye Pillow enhances sleep quality and can be used as a hot or cold compress for lactation support or to soothe discomfort from belly births, Pukka Tea Bags offer a natural way to reduce stress. 

The RELAX Kit is priced at an affordable $30.9, available on Fourth Wellness website.

Each item in the RELAX kit can also be purchased separately. If you’re unsure of what to get, consider Fourth Wellness gift cards as a versatile gift idea. Their RESTORE collection of postpartum recovery products are also suitable gifts to take care of expectant mums’ postpartum recovery.

Fourth Wellness

2.  Eu Yan Sang

Eu Yan Sang gift ideas for expectant mothers
Photo: Eu Yan Sang

Discover the perfect gift for new moms and babies at Eu Yan Sang, with wellness hampers starting from $128.

Each carefully-curated hamper includes a range of nourishing items that all mothers will appreciate, from bird’s nest to natural nutritional essence. It’s very important for expectant mothers and postpartum mothers to rejuvenate their bodies with traditional natural remedies like birds’ nest, honey and ginseng.

Eu Yan Sang is a well-accredited natural health supplements brand in Singapore, so I’m sure your recipient will be more than happy to receive a gift from here!

Eu Yan Sang

3. Mothercare

Not sure what specific item to get? Browse through Mothercare, the ultimate one-stop marketplace for maternity care and baby care products, for inspirations for your gift ideas.

Whether you’re looking for diapers, strollers, or stylish maternity wear, Mothercare has you covered. Stop by to fulfill all your needs for the expectant mothers and newborn babies you’re planning a gift for.

Available online and offline, Mother provides a range of prices from budget-friendly to top-notch maternity care products.

Mothercare

4. Brand’s

New mothers are often exhausted from lack of sleep and the constant need to care of their babies. Hence, this is the perfect gift ideas for expectant mothers who need that extra energy boost.

Brand’s Chicken Essence are conveniently packaged in bottles and it can be enjoyed at any temperature. You can literally pop the lid and take a shot. You could also heat it up if you’d like. It reduces fatigue, enhances focus, and is free of cholesterol and fat. You don’t have to worry about any unhealthy substance as this isn’t one of those sugary energy drinks.

Prices start at $62 per bundle

Brand’s

5. Auriga Spa

Auriga spa treatment in sentosa for expecting mothers
Photo: Auriga Spa

Maternity gift ideas don’t have always to be in the form of a physical present.

If motherhood is a little too stressful for your friend (or wife), treat her to a relaxing spa treatment.

The best and most appropriate one we’ve found is the Auriga Spa in Capella Singapore, located in Sentosa. Their 90-minute Prenatal Massage ($330) offers blissful relief for expectant mothers, focusing on areas like back pain and leg discomfort. Pregnancy support cushions will be available throughout the treatment to ensure comfort.

Alternatively, for postpartum mothers, you can explore other rejuvenating treatments like the LPG Wellbeing Treatment (from $320) targeting cellulite, sagging skin, and wrinkles. In the LPG series they have the Deep Hydration Booster ($540) that helps smoothen your skin and set back ageing. 

Auriga Spa

6. Clarins

clarins hydra essential skincare product for expectant mothers
Photo: Clarins

During pregnancy, as an pregnant lady’s skin undergoes hormonal changes, you can consider gifting expectant mothers hydrating products that are tailored to their needs.

Clarins offers safe and effective skincare products for everyday use with their Hydra-Essentiel Serum ($100) intensely hydrates and balances the skin. Alternatively, the Hydra-Essentiel Light Cream ($95) provides hydration during the day. 

Plus, you can help your postpartum mothers combat stretch marks with the Body Partner Stretch Mark Expert ($117), a gentle cream targeting stretch marks caused by pregnancy and weight fluctuations.

Clarins

7. Uniqlo Maternity

maternity wear from uniqlo singapore
Photo: Uniqlo

Uniqlo’s maternity wear collection offers comfort and style for expectant mothers. With a focus on functionality and fashion, the garments are designed to accommodate growing bellies while providing versatility for everyday wear. 

From cosy leggings and supportive tops to stylish dresses, the maternity range ensures expectant mothers feel confident and comfortable throughout their pregnancy journey. Essentials like Ultra Stretch Maternity Leggings ($14.9) or undergarments like the Maternity Shorts ($12.9) are the top choices to gift your loved ones.

Uniqlo Maternity

8. Pregnancy Pillow

pregnancy pillow gift idea for pregnant women

The best comfort item to support pregnant women is a specially-designed pregnancy pillow.

Tailored to support the body’s changing needs, it provides optimal comfort for expectant mothers. The contoured shape cradles the body, alleviating pressure on the back, hips, and belly for a restful night’s sleep. 

Crafted from soft, breathable materials, it ensures a comfortable sleeping environment essential for expectant mothers. Invest in quality rest and support with pregnancy pillows, designed to ease discomfort and promote better sleep.

9. Yoga Ball

A yoga ball makes a thoughtful gift for expectant mothers, offering a range of benefits throughout pregnancy. Its gentle bouncing motion can alleviate back pain and discomfort, while also improving posture and balance.

As labour approaches, the ball can be used for gentle exercises to help prepare the body. Additionally, postpartum, it can aid in regaining strength and flexibility. 

10. Food Vouchers

Pregnant women often experience intense cravings, and having the ability to satisfy them instantly is invaluable. With Grab or Foodpanda vouchers, expectant mothers can easily order their desired treats, whether it’s a craving for sweet or savoury delights. 

These vouchers provide convenience and flexibility, ensuring that pregnant women can indulge in their cravings whenever they desire.

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