A close friend (who is physically distant) is giving birth to her second child next month. She didn’t register for anything because she didn’t need anything and lives in a small-ish space so doesn’t want the extra stuff. Any ideas of gifts / nice things I can send her either before or after giving birth? What would you have appreciated?

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Door dash / Uber eats gifts cards. 1000%.

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Always the perfect gift for the mom (parent) who had all the things they need.
I've sent Schwan's, Every Plate (if they have a partner to cook) , and DoorDash cards and all have been very excited to receive these.

With my third, when asked what they could give us I specifically asked my parents for the gift of 1. A deep clean of the house prior to baby 2. Wash and fold service for up to two weeks after he was born

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Send food! I got cookies delivered and it was so awesome! Or something lux for her (nice pjs, lotion, slippers, something like that). Another option is a bottle of champagne. She may not feel like drinking right away, but I appreciated it a few weeks later

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I received a pair of pajamas from Victoria Secret. At that time it was the best gift ever! I loved those pjs and they had such a special connection for me.

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Food 💯 Daily harvest, Uber eats card, Starbucks cards, mighty meals if in her area.

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I was in the situation as your friend and appreciated gift cards (anywhere is fine!) because other stuff ppl gifted were really “extra” and not needed

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Well it’s hard to know what she still has from her first kid but hypoallergenic diapers should be pretty safe! Get a big back of size 1 and/or size 2. Some babies will outgrow the newborn size faster than others so you may not know but most babies will be in sizes 1 and 2 for a while! Water wipes are also widely preferred my many parents so that should also be safe. If you aren’t worried about spoiling the surprise, you can also ask if she has brand preferences. Gift cards are also always useful!! Amazon is my preference personally

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Eberjey pajamas or Daily Harvest gift card

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You all are awesome. Thank you for this thoughtful list 🙏

Send a post-natal massage and venmo the cost of a sitter. Someone did this for me and I went on the last day of my mat leave. Heaven.

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