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Morgane Leoni

The Expecting Mom

Whether you’re shopping for a first-time mom or attending her fifth baby shower, searching for unique gifts for expecting moms is a fun and rewarding experience. Instead of the usual diapers and teddy bears, grab a Mango book that aids the expectant mother in her journey of motherhood. 

Whether you’re shopping for a first-time mom or attending her fifth baby shower, searching for unique gifts for expecting moms is a fun and rewarding experience. Instead of the usual diapers and teddy bears, grab a Mango book that aids the expectant mother in her journey of motherhood. 

One of our go-to books is Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!,  the ultimate guide to Black pregnancy and fierce motherhood. Shanicia Boswell, founder of Black Moms Blog, the #1 website for Black parenting, culture & lifestyle, gives in-depth interviews, stories, and advice for pregnant women. 

If the expecting mom in your life already has all the essentials (cribs, car seats, etc.) take a look at Shanicia’s sample registry gift guide:

Oh Sis You're Pregnant spread

With a new baby, day to day activities aren’t as simple anymore but they don’t have to be stressful. Simplify her life with Flavcity’s 5 Ingredient Meals, a must-have guidebook contains all things easy & tasty. This practical gift for expecting moms will help her cut down on time while still whipping up healthy and nutritious recipes. 

Now that we’ve got the cooking situated, what about the household? That’s where The Declutter Challenge steps in. This guided journal provides tips on getting your home organized in 30 quick steps. Learn how to achieve short-term tasks that need to get done or the long-term dreams that you yearn to fulfill even through the whirlwind of Motherhood. These two Mango books make the perfect  gifts for expecting moms (after all, we want to ease her stress!).

If mom needs some advice on how to be the best mother she can be, and learn how to have some necessary conversations, then these next gifts for expecting moms are a must have. Raising Confident Black Kids is a comprehensive guide for empowering parents and teachers of Black children. Truthfully, it’s hard to balance protecting your child’s innocence with preparing them for the realities of Black life. Raising Confident Black Kids Is a great toolkit to help you teach your kids how to thrive—even when it feels like the world is against them. 

For those awkward conversations that every parent eventually has with their children, A Modern Approach to the Birds and the Bees teaches parents how to raise a sexually healthy, safe, and informed child in our modern world. Although this  unique gift for expecting moms is a bit on the early side, it’s always best to start preparing early so that the conversation will go smoothly. 

Cover of OH SIS, You're pregnant! by Shanicia Boswell
5 Ingredient Meals by Bobby Parrish & Dessi Parrish cover
The Declutter Challenge by Cassandra Aarssen cover
Raising Confident Black Kids by M.J. Fievre cover
A modern approach to the birds the bees by Robin Pickering

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