These helpful, thoughtful & pampering gift ideas offer that extra special something for someone celebrating their first Mother’s Day

Motherhood can hit you hard. Whether they’re first-time mums experiencing hourly nappy changes, bottle washing and sleepless nights, new mums of stepchildren navigating their way through the teenage years, or have recently adopted and welcomed a child into their family, first-time mums can often forget to look after number one. Enter our first Mother’s Day gift ideas that will show love for each and every mum who is in need of a little treat, whether they’re looking for a spot of me-time or a well-deserved pamper.

What's the best gift for a first-time mother?

Celebrating their first Mother’s Day is a rite of passage that can be more about sentiment than spending a lot. From relaxing bath bubbles to a body butter to help their tired body and mind finally relax and a fragrance that says “thank you” with every spritz, there’s a gift to suit every budget on

For extra brownie points, why not gift an hour or two of your time, so they can savour a self-care moment? It’ll make their day all the more special.

10 of the best first Mother’s Day gifts from Boots

From luxurious gift sets to gorgeous perfumes and more, here are some of our favourite first Mother’s Day present ideas they're guaranteed to love on their special day. 

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Sanctuary Spa Lost in the Moment Gift Set

• Five-piece gift set

• Vegan

• Cruelty-free

They will love lifting the lid on this heart-shaped box of bath time treats for a moment of mum time. With a salt scrub, body butter, bath float, hand cream and heel balm in the brand’s signature relaxing and indulgent fragrance, this holistic self-care moment will bring the spa to their home.

Rituals The Ritual of Sakura Fragrance Sticks

• Size: 250ml

Looking for an indulgence that lasts? These rice milk and cherry blossom-scented sticks are a natural and stylish way to fragrance their home. The sweet, creamy aroma is perfect from bedroom to bathroom, kitchen and beyond. Refillable and boostable when combined with the scented candle – from first smiles to first steps, this gift will take them through multiple baby milestones.

Ghost Orb of Night Eau de Parfum

• Size: 50ml

• Fragrance family: floral fruity gourmand

A romantic fragrance is just the thing to reignite the spark that can be dimmed during sleepless nights. With alluring cherry and almond top notes, flirty heart notes of ethereal orange blossom and nocturnal jasmine, and a caramel base that melts to reveal warm, enveloping sandalwood, this scent’s perfect for cosy nights spent connecting with loved and little ones alike.

Jean Paul Gaultier La Belle Eau de Parfum

• Size: 50ml

• Fragrance family: amber

The fresh, yet sexy scent of this fragrance is the new spritz they’ll love. A combination of addictive, warming vanilla, fresh bergamot and sweet green pear with a sultry, curved bottle is a gentle reminder of sensual femininity and will look great on their dresser.

Carolina Herrera Good Girl Eau de Parfum

• Size: 30ml

• Fragrance family: ambery floral

What is a mother? Strong, feminine and ready for anything. This modern and mysterious floral scent has top notes of almond, heart notes of jasmine sambac and tuberose chrystal, and a comforting, sexy base of tonka bean and cocoa. It’s as multifaceted as they are.

Feather & Down Sweet Dreams Sleeping Bag Gift Set

• Four-piece gift set

Sleep. Important at the best of times – and a rare and precious commodity during early motherhood. So why not offer a new mother the gift of blissful slumber on their first Mother’s Day? A luxury shower cream, eye mask, sleep balm and pillow spritz, featuring soothing lavender and camomile essential oils, will help them wind down and make the most of those precious resting hours.

Mama Mio Bloomin Lovely Gift Set

• Four-piece gift set

• Vegan

• Cruelty-free

This carefully curated product edit is a top-to-toe treat. It includes the cult Tummy Rub Butter to nourish, Lucky Legs Cooling Gel to refresh weary feet and ankles, Pregnancy Boob Tube to hydrate and soothe tender breasts and Megamama Shower Milk to intensely hydrate as it cleanses. Bliss. 

Myrtle & Maude Therapeutic Pregnancy Bath Soaks

• Size: 10 units

• Vegan

• Cruelty-free

When you’re carrying around your baby all day, there’s nothing better than a good soak to revive and replenish. These bath soaks come in individual, biodegradable bags and have been specially formulated to relieve itchy skin, moisturise, boost mood and aid sleep. The total package.

Wax Lyrical Gift Bag Yummy Mummy 

• Two-piece gift set

Put a smile on their face with a luxurious home fragrance and a pun. The gift bag is emblazoned with a “yummy mummy” quip to flatter and is filled with a deliciously fragranced reed diffuser and celebratory scented candle*. The room-filling aroma is saturated with indulgent notes of green apple, pear and grapefruit, while hints of white wine and peach sparkle through, and dry flowers and musk provides a lingering base.

My Little Coco Sleepy Head Sleep Well Gift Set

• Three-piece gift set

Looking for a present for mummy and their little love(s)? The Bath Fizz, Bath & Body Bubbles and night time Pillow Mist encourage a calm and restful evening for everyone. For the little ones, fill bath time with bubbles, then mums can get in on the act and spritz pillows and PJs with the mist to whisk both mother and baby off to dreamland.

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*Never leave a burning candle unattended. Keep a burning candle out of reach of children and pets.