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4th Trimester Support: 5 Best Gift Cards to Send to Postpartum Mothers

The first few months after the birth of a new baby, also called the fourth trimester, is an intense, beautiful, and complicated time. These precious weeks and months offer many opportunities for a caring community to deliver support, friendship, and encouragement using digital gift cards for immediate response. 

New parents welcome help with many things – chief among these are meals, an extra set of hands, offers to run errands and help with household chores, and general expressions of loving support. 

For people offering support from a distance, go ahead and set up a gift card train. Items in this train can range from meals to baby clothes, to parenting books, etc. Other ways to be helpful include quick visits to check in about emergent new baby needs, including pharmacy supplies, postpartum self-care for mom, and a cup of tea to touch base and strategize about issues related to feeding the baby – like offering to watch the baby while she sleeps. 

Jamba Juice eGift Card

Healthy Fast Food – New mothers can greatly benefit from healthy, on-the-go, nutritious snacks (making gift cards to Jamba Juice the perfect, and greatly appreciated, gift for mothers in need of a quick and energizing boost). 

Barnes & Noble eGift Card

Popular Bookstores – While postpartum moms typically don’t suffer from an overabundance of free time, it never hurts to give the gift of reading. We love the Barnes and Noble gift card because whether she buys parenting books, crossword puzzles, or baby toys, she’s sure to find something she loves while enjoying a bit of quiet time.

Nordstrom eGift Card

Luxury Baby Clothes – Nordstrom has a wide selection of some of the most adorable (and sometimes expensive) baby clothes. We love the Nordstrom gift card because it allows new mothers a little wiggle room to splurge on her soon-to-be favorite pair of high-quality baby clothes and gear. 

Walmart eGift Card

Walmart Gift Cards – Walmart has, quite literally, everything that a postpartum mom needs. From groceries and comfortable clothing to a brand new car seat, there is nothing that Walmart doesn’t have – giving her the freedom to purchase whatever needed for herself and the family without any rigidity. 

Marshalls eGift Card

Marshalls Gift Cards – We love the Marshalls gift card because it allows new moms to shop for whatever needed, whether it’s new gym clothes, baby blankets, or home goods to spruce up the house – especially when being at home for a majority of the time can lead to new around-the-house inspiration.


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