Unfortunately, you can't gift a new mum a big, beautiful box of sleep. But, you can buy her presents she'll really appreciate this Christmas. From the gifts that will have her feeling fabulous to pressies that will lend a big helping hand – here are our top picks for Christmas presents for a new mum.
What every new mum needs but rarely ever gets: a silent night. Ren's Silent Night, Wake Wonderful set includes an overnight facial treatment, a night cream and a flash rise 1 minute facial. $63, Mecca.
Perfect for days at the beach or in the park – a colourful towel (that doubles as a picnic blanket like this one) is a thoughtful pressie for a new mum who likes to enjoy summer days outside with her bub. $89.95, Seafolly.
For new mums, pajama time happens more often than usual. So, a beautiful robe that feels nice on (and she feels nice in) is a beautiful gift idea for those days when there's just no chance of getting dressed. $99.95, Perter Alexander.
The newest book from acclaimed author Jane Harper is a serious page-turner and just what a new mum needs to switch-off and relax. The film rights for the book that precedes this one, The Dry, has been bought by Reese Witherspoon's production company. Force Of Nature by Jane Harper, $24.99, Dymocks.
Highlighters are the 'It' product to have in your cosmetic bag in 2017 and this trio by Hourglass is one of the best there is. We're sure a new mum would love the gift of glowing, well-rested skin. Hourglass Ambient Metallic Strobe Lighting Palette, $90, Mecca.
Breastfeeding mums need to stay hydrated. This lovely water carafe and cup set from Country Road will sit nicely on a bedside or coffee table. Dale carafe set, $39.95, Country Road.
Save a new mum the stress of cooking and arrange for a dinner delivery from a company like The Dinner Ladies. Delicious meals, already prepped and cooked will arrive at her door and all she has to do is eat! Gift vouches are available, The Dinner Ladies.
A spa voucher is a no-brainier. A little forced rest and relaxation is just what a new mum (in fact, all mums) need. At Endota Spa you can pick a spa experience for the recipient, or present her with a Freedom voucher so she can choose what she likes. From $25, Endota Spa.
This little gadget is a godsend for new mums. The Apple TV turns any tellie into a smart TV, meaning apps like Netflix and Stan are accessible with the click of a button – perfect for those long feeding sessions. Plus, when bub grows up, the Apple Store houses thousands of kids films and TV shows in this one little black box. $209, Apple.