Guide to Push Gifts

Mothers work hard to grow a healthy, beautiful baby and some fathers decide that it would be nice to give a little gift back in return in the form of a push gift. If your lady loves to get a little something special, this post is for you.

What is a Push Gift?

A push gift, of push present, can be any number of things. It can be small and hand made, or big and expensive. The gift can be given before birth, after birth or even during the delivery itself. The idea is just a small thank you from the father to the mother for all her hard work bringing baby into the family. It all depends on the people involved and their tastes. Personally, I am much fonder of the small and personalized gifts myself so that is where this post will be focused.


Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but Origami Owl is the best friend of a mama with a story. Just look at some of these adorable lockets! You can make them baby focused or personalize it her her loves and desires. Maybe include baby’s initials in the locket? Or family birth stones? The sky is the limit and every locket is 100% personalized to tell her story. They have a range of necklaces, bracelets, watches, rings and earrings with endless charms and custom plates. Here are just four options, but you can see the rest of the collection here. Click each picture to be taken to the specific necklace.

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Do you have a family heirloom like a crochet blanket your great grandmother made, a teeny baby outfit your mom saved from when you were a baby or a letter you wrote to your future baby for their hopes and dreams? Think of all the things in your life that have a memory attached and those can make wonderful gifts. Perhaps you can frame a “last family picture” before baby. If she lost a close family member recently, perhaps tie their memory into the gift like a handkerchief or pillow. If you want to be baby specific, buy a memory frame like this one to save all those first memories. You can all bond as a family as you put it together and




Some people are not impressed with trinkets or shiny objects, but rather an act of service. An act of service could be something as simple as a hand massage with coconut oil, a cute hassle free Color Street manicure or a gift that makes her life much easier. Perhaps you could pick up her favorite meal? Make an extra effort to take on some of her chores those last few weeks of pregnancy. This bracelet below is fantastic for breastfeeding mothers so they always remember which side baby fed on last.

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Does mama have a funny bone? Help her destress with a little giggle here and there. There are tons of funny socks you can choose from on amazing like the ones below. A fun coloring book can be a great distraction during labor and postpartum. Plus, she will be able to have a little special  “mama juice” after baby arrives, so get her a cup just for the occasion!


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