Looking for a thoughtful Christmas Gift Hamper for a family this year? It is such a special time to show how much you care, but it can be tricky to find the best Christmas gifts, especially for a pregnant mum, breastfeeding mum, or a family with young children.
So what are the best gifts for new mums that will be memorable, useful and valued by the new mum? The last thing we want is to get something they don't enjoy!
The Milk and Love team put their heads together to help you find unique and thoughtful Christmas gifts for families this year that feature Australian Brands, are Non-alcoholic and with gluten free options available. We make them with love and care. We’ve drawn on our experience of that precious newborn stage to work out what was useful and memorable, and what we put into a cupboard and never looked at again!
Keep reading for a great selection of Christmas gift ideas such as hand crafted bby toys, perfect for a First Christmas, keepsake books and something special for mum. You are sure to find something to tick all the boxes for a unique and sustainable gift this Christmas.
Best Christmas Hampers for New Mums
The Best Christmas Hampers for Families are thoughtful products that will make her life easier, and a little indulgence goes a long way too! For a new mum, we recommend starting with one of our New Mum Hampers and then add some of our bestselling festive treats to convert it to the perfect Christmas Hamper.
These days there are many cult products available to make Mums life easier, they make great gift ideas. It is wonderful to give her something she'll love and use, rather than something she'll store in the back of the closet!
Our top 4 favourite items to add to get that festive feel
'Festive Home' Natural Soy Candle LIMITED EDITION- 180g // With fresh festive scents of Clove, Fir Needle, Eucalypt + Jasmine, evoke that festive feeling any time of day with this gorgeous candle. Our limited edition Christmas Candles all feature high quality rose gold lids, and include their own special box with matching rose gold edging. Hand poured with love in Brisbane.
Dear Santa Christmas Board Book by Rod Campbell // This delightful board book features flaps and a touch and feel surprise ending that will be loved by young children this festive seaons.
Daisy Kisses Handmade Biscuits Gluten Free, Egg Free, Vegan 200g // this high quality indulgent food is perfect for anyone to enjoy. Made in Australia with 73% Australian ingredients, these delicious hand made biscuits are perfect for a late afternoon snack with a cup of tea!
Non-Alcoholic Rose by Altina Drinks // Non-Alcoholic Rose Bubbles to enjoy no matter whether you're pregnant, breastfeeding, or just avoiding alcohol. Perfect to enjoy without the guilt (or hangover!).
Triple Choc Bites by Byron Bay Cookie Co Gluten Free & Halal 100g // Yum! Decadant triple choc bites to be enjoyed any time of day. Gluten free and halal, perfect to satisfy those chocolate cravings any time of day.
My First Christmas for Baby
If you're looking for something special for a new baby, we recommend choosing high quality products that can be enjoyed over and over
Our favourite baby gifts for Christmas include:
- Christmas Board Books - start to get young children into the spirit of the festive season with special Christmas books that can be brought out every December and enjoyed. What a beautiful way to spend time together.
- High Quality Natural Baby Toys - don't buy cheap toys that will be thrown out by February! It is better to invest in a gift that will be used over and over and loved by the gift recipient.
Create your own Gift Box for a New Mum and Baby
Want to create your own magical gift box? Select this option and add your selected products to the cart and we will box it all up together for your special someone. You can choose the ribbon colour and gift card design and let us know what you would like us to write on the card. Get it all organised here: Make Your Own Gift Box
What are your best Christmas Gift Ideas?
About the Author
Corryn is a lover of coffee, hugs and sunshine. Mum of 3 and founder of Milk and Love, Corryn loves chatting to new mums and pregnant mums. She has extensive breastfeeding experience, and is an advocate for gentle parenting, cosleeping and looking after Mum's mental health... read more about Corryn here