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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts For New Mums

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Key date for your diary – 6th March. Otherwise known as Mother’s Day. You’ve put in the work, now sit back and reap the rewards. Drop a heavy hint for these gorgeous gifts and you may get lucky come Mothering Sunday. Leave this page open just where your partner may find it…

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Kirigami pop-up card (£4.50, cardology.co.uk)

This should brighten up the mantelpiece. Based on origami, these 3D cards come in a range of different shapes and styles, from blossoming trees to butterflies. 
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FM radio (£19.99, amazon.co.uk)

This little retro radio is perfect for the bedside table or travel as it also packs an alarm function (yes, one more thing to interrupt your sleep).
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Parent Apparel 'Good Yawning' sweatshirt (£40, thedandykid.com)

There’s nothing mumsy or frumpy about this fun sweater. Check out the whole collection: there are some spot-on messages, from 'School Runnings' to 'Are We There Yet?'
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Heir & Grace scented candle (£18, heirandgrace.co.uk)

Choose from four springtime scents, each made from fine natural ingredients and rich oils: no nasties here so you can breathe easy.
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Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut (£10.99, aldi.co.uk)

Why hello, Champagne breakfast in bed! At this price, you can afford to indulge in eggs and smoked salmon too. Maybe even a bagel.
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Ferrero Rocher heart (£4.71, all major supermarkets)

Filled with the Ambassador’s favourite choc-and-hazelnut treat, this little giftbox will keep you sweet on Mother’s Day.
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Belvoir Fruit Farms limited edition Elderflower Pressé (£2.39, from Monday 29 February, all major supermarkets)

These limited edition ‘You’re lovely’ bottles send a very welcome message. Our tip? Mix the pressé with a little gin or Prosecco. And RELAX.
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Mexican Bola pendant (from £15, blooming-lovely-jewellery.co.uk)

This we love. Mums-to-be can get in on the Mother’s Day love with this charming traditional Mexican pendant. It’s meant to be worn low over the growing bump, to help bonding and good luck.
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Personalised One4all gift cards (one4allgiftcard.co.uk, or your local Post Office)

The children can personalise these cards with a pic and message and load them with anything from £10 to £400 to spend at big brand shops including John Lewis, Debenhams, Boots, Topshop, Amazon and Argos.
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Personalised wine map canvas (£50, lovemapson.com)

The perfect wine o’clock gift. With your postcode as a guide, the little map on this canvas pinpoints your home and little ones can add their own message. 
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Silver cubic zirconia ear cuffs (£30, beaverbrooks.co.uk)

Subtle and on-trend. Tell everyone they’re Tiffany, we’ll keep your secret…
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Gift package (from £25, dontbuyherflowers.com)

The brilliantly named Don't Buy Her Flowers offers a range of gift hampers full of lovely stuff - choose from scarves, hand cream, chocolates, gin, champagne, and tea, to give a gift so much more personal than a bunch of flowers. 
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Madame Romantica watering can (£12.50, paperchase.co.uk)

Feed and water and watch them grow… flowers, children, the principle’s the same. This watering can will look great in the garden, greenhouse, conservatory, or even the kitchen windowsill.
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Dolce & Gabbana Rosa, Estee Lauder Muse Eau de Rouge, Marc Jacobs Daisy Blush (£49, £36, £54, theperfumeshop.com)

Fresh, sophisticated and bursting with notes of spring, these fragrances make a beautiful Mother’s Day gift. Ask for all three, negotiate down to one.
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Not Your Daughter’s Jeans (from £119.95, nydj.co.uk)

These jeans are a real investment, and worth every penny – the style is designed to flatter real women’s shapes and curves, and claim to make you look a size smaller. Worth a try! 
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Olverum bath oil (£23.50, houseoffraser.co.uk

Hot bath + Olverum = a good night’s sleep. It’s the essential oils – including lovely lavender – that make this therapeutic soak a little slice of heaven. 
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Mother’s Day PJs (£12, sizes 8-22, morrisons.com)

Best Mum Ever? That’s right. And in these pretty PJs, a very comfy and chilled-out one too. 
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Canvas pouch (£15, alphabetbags.com)

Use it for make-up, pens, snacks, jewellery, even as a first-aid kit: this heavy canvas pouch has a message that’s sure to cheer you up on even the most miserable morning.
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Mug (£3, sainsburyshome.co.uk)

Morning coffee has never looked – or tasted – this good. Even if we all know there’s no such thing as Mum’s Day Off…
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Best Mum selection box (£12.50, choconchoc.co.uk)

Treat mum to some luxurious, thick, and creamy chocolates from Choc on Choc; there’s a wide range of Mother’s Day chocs, from this selection box message to biscuit-shaped chocolates, or a chocolate cheese board. 
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Hand cream and gloves winter gift set (£19.99, yesnurse.co.uk)

With all the washing, cleaning, and undoing-of-buttons your hands go through as a mum, they need some looking after. It might seem strange at first to go to bed with gloves on, but your skin will thank you for it in the morning. 
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Godiva gift box (£30, godivachocolates.co.uk)

These luxury chocolates really are for a special occasion, so Mum will be delighted to open these on Mother’s Day morning (who said you can’t eat chocolate for breakfast?!). 
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Daisy Dixon Poppy watch (£40, watchshop.com)

High fashion meets super-efficient mummy timekeeping. This sleek watch will last longer than flowers AND get you compliments.
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Polaroid Zip Printer (£99.99, argos.co.uk)

You can make good use of this gift all year round. It’s a pocket-sized mobile printer which prints photos directly from your phone. Great for days out and holidays.
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Personalised slate picture frame (£29.99, borngifted.co.uk)

Your little ones can add their own photo and personal message to this keepsake. There won’t be a dry eye in the house, we guarantee.
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Luxury Mummy Spa Kit (£39.99, loveboo.com)

A real pampering gift set for new mums from Love Boo, with body wash, body oil, and bosum buddy cream. Perfect for a spa session in the comfort of your own home. 

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