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9 Holiday Gift Ideas for New Moms

gift-guide-2016-momIt’s that time of year again! The holidays are right around the corner. Are you shopping for a new (or expecting) mom? Adjusting to caring for a new baby can be tough, so why not get her a helpful item that she will be able to use over and over again.

The following gift ideas are sure to impress any new mama:gift-guide-for-moms

#1 Precision Pro Digital Food Thermometer

The Precision Pro Digital Food Thermometer does more than you ever imagined. Not only does it instantly check the temperature of your dinner, but it’s also useful for many baby-related tasks. When warming baby formula or reheating expressed breastmilk, it should be a bit below body temperature (98.6 F). Simply place the food thermometer directly into the milk or formula, and you’ll have an accurate readout within five seconds. Food thermometers can also be used to test the temperature of bath water. Babies should be bathed in temperatures around 100° F.

Price: $14.95 on Amazon


#2 Travelwise 5-Piece Packing Cube System

esp_clothesBeing organized when traveling with a new baby is easier said than done. The TravelWise 5 Piece Packing Cubes are a travel essential that allow clothes to stay folded and neat when packed in their own “small drawers”. Constructed of lightweight, durable nylon, these multi-sized cubes allow mom to compartmentalize similar items such as her clothes, her husband’s clothes, the baby’s clothes, and electronic accessories to streamline packing. The open mesh top makes searching for misplaced items a thing of the past and our five color choices allows each mom, dad and baby to have their own individual set.

Price: $24.95 on Amazon


#3 Precision Tracker Digital Bathroom Scale

The Precision Tracker Digital Bathroom Scale will track mom’s weight during pregnancy and her subsequent weight loss after delivery. The typical weight gain ranges from 20 to 50 pounds, and this scale makes it easy to track weight gain during pregnancy. This handy dandy scale allows her to monitor her health at-home. At each weigh in, the scale will display three readings: current weight, weight change from the last weigh in, and total change from starting weight. A healthy weight gain equals a healthy baby and quicker recovery after birth. When she’s ready to lose the baby weight, the Tracker will track her progress as she sheds the extra pounds.

Price: $24.95 on Amazon


#4 Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scaleeatsmart-precision-pro-baby-food-measurement

Once the baby starts eating solid foods, the Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale takes the guesswork out serving sizes. Rather than trying to eyeball 13 grams of infant cereal, this scale allows mom to easily weigh portion sizes to the nearest gram. It’s also a handy tool to help mom with calorie counting and portion control.

Price: $19.95 on Amazon


#5 Precision Voyager Digital Luggage Scale

Help mom and her family travel stress free. Flying during the holiday season is hectic enough. Traveling with a new baby is guaranteed to create additional stress. The last thing mom needs to worry about is whether her suitcase (which is probably overflowing with baby items) is over the airline’s weight limit. The Precision Voyager Digital Luggage Scale makes a great stocking stuffer for new moms who are planning to fly anywhere this holiday season and beyond.

Price: $12.95 on Amazon


#6 Precision GetFit Digital Body Fat Scale

eatsmart-precision-getfit-digital-body-fat-scaleFor the post-partum mom who wants to get back down to her pre-pregnancy weight, the Precision GetFit Digital Body Fat Scale is a great tool. Instead of watching and waiting for the pounds to come off, this scale breaks down your body composition for a complete picture of health. It allows Mom to quickly and easily measure her body weight, BMI, % body fat, % muscle mass, % total body water and bone density. Being aware of body composition is an important way to monitor your health, and as any fit mama knows, health is more than a number.

Price: $44.95 on Amazon


#7 Digital Indoor Comfort Level Thermometer with Hygrometer

digital-indoor-comfort-level-thermometer-with-hygrometerWith the Taylor 1732 Indoor Comfort Level Thermometer and Hygrometer, mom can constantly be informed about her home’s temperature and humidity levels. It’s recommended that babies do not sleep with any blankets in the crib until after turning one years old, so maintaining a comfortable room temperature (between 68 and 72 degrees) is imperative for a healthy and happy little one.

Price: $9.99 on ShopTaylorusa.com


#8 Taylor 5858RD Anywhere Timer

This easy to use timer is great to have for both baby and non-baby related tasks. As a new parent, you track everything – how long the baby sleeps, how long between diaper changes, and how long it’s been since the last feeding. The Taylor 5858RD Anywhere Timer’s unique bendable stem wraps, shapes, and clings to anything, freeing up your hands for baby specific tasks. Wrap it, wear it, take it anywhere! Bonus: The case is dishwasher safe!

Price: $9.99 on ShopTaylorusa.com


#9 Decanter

decanter-oprah-favorite-things-2016Now this one is solely for the new mom who likes to enjoy a nice glass of wine. Caring for a baby is tough work, so treat her to a new Decanter and bottle of her favorite vino. For a superior taste and more flavor in each sip, the aerating funnel oxygenates wine by flowing liquid across the inside walls of the glass. It’s even designed to be poured with one hand, which is perfect for a mom who is multitasking 24/7. You can’t go wrong with this decanter – it’s even Oprah approved! The decanter was recently included in Oprah’s Favorite Things List 2016, which includes her top 100 gift picks for the 2016 holiday season.

Price: $99.95 on www.madebyrbt.com


Which gift is going on your shopping list? Tweet to us @eatsmartscales or visit eatsmartproducts.com for more gift ideas.

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