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Push Present Ideas for the New Mom

You’ve both waited nine long months for this event and she delivered – literally! Celebrate the birth of your brand-new bundle of joy with a push present. From traditional push gifts to modern new options, we’ve got push gift ideas that any new mom will love.

What is a Push Present?

A push present, or a push gift, is given by a woman’s husband, partner or family after giving birth to a child. A push gift is a newer tradition in Canada, however the origin has been prevalent in India, the United Kingdom for hundreds of years, where new mothers were given small gifts to make them feel special or thank them for a 'job well done.'

How Much Should I Spend?

"There are no rules – and no limitations – to what a push present should cost. Everyone’s situation is different and, of course, every new mom has different taste.

Remember that giving your partner a push present isn’t a necessity, but after all that hard work, she deserves your admiration and appreciation. Fine jewellery is the traditional choice for a push present because it is special and meaningful. Not to mention fine jewellery will be enjoyed for a lifetime and potentially even passed down to a family member, often a child. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up our top five push present ideas – from easily affordable to a bit more extravagant - that are sure to delight the new mom.

Our Top Five Push Present Ideas

1. Birthstone Jewellery
Birthstone jewellery as a push present is a great idea and can be worn and treasured by mom until it are passed down. A birthstone is a gemstone that tells part of your story in a beautiful way. Consider a pair of birthstone stud earrings or a birthstone pendant that can be worn and loved by mom. Birthstone jewellery as a push present will certainly show off mom’s colourful side!

2. Personalized Jewellery
Personalized jewellery gifts celebrating the birth of every baby are a thoughtful gift. New mom gifts may include many unique necklaces and bracelets that will allow mom to add more baby charms to. Personalized styles mom can layer with her chains are a trendy look.


3. Mother and Family Jewellery
If mom has had her last child, a mother and family design is a thoughtful push gift. These styles often include the name and birthstone of each child and can be found in a variety of charming designs. Mother and family designs keeps mom’s treasures close to her heart and are certain to be among her most loved pieces of jewellery.


4. "MOM" Title Jewellery
Once she’s delivered, her title has changed. It’s now MOM, with all the rights and responsibilities that entails. She can proudly announce her new status with a push gift of mom jewellery! From simple necklaces that spell out MOM to bolo bracelets outlined with sparkling diamond accents, it’s easy to find a look that complements her style.


5. Diamond Jewellery
Diamonds are the ultimate push gift for many reasons. They are stunning, brilliant and shine in any setting – just like the new mom!

For many years, diamonds stud earrings were the traditional choice for a push present, and a new mom could count on her partner to gift her with a pair upon delivering her first child. Additionally, diamond studs are easy to wear, yet difficult for a little one to grab on to. Later on, additional children meant additional diamond styles, like a diamond bolo or diamond tennis bracelet or a diamond necklace.



Let Us Help You Find the Perfect Push Present!
"Whether you call them push presents, push gifts or new mom gifts, they are certainly here to stay. And, as you can see, there are plenty of unique, stylish and even budget-friendly gift ideas that any mom will love. Just remember that when it comes to push gifts, do what you feel is right for your partner and growing family. Remember, if you need push gift advice, you can always contact a trusted Peoples Jewelry Expert by visiting in store or connecting virtually online. They will help you find the perfect push present for the new mom!"