Recent years have seen a rise in media coverage around a special gift given to a new mother commemorating the birth of a child. The Push Present. What is a push present exactly? A gift given to a birthing mother to mark the occasion of giving birth to a child, usually presented by the woman’s partner or family. The push present is usually given before or after the birth of a child, but sometimes in the delivery room. At its core, the concept of the push present is to say “Thank you” to the birth mother for carrying and delivering a new baby to this world. What makes a good push present? Today we will take a look at a few ways to choose a push present and share three of our favorites.
Sentimentality. This should be the number one factor in determining a push present. Whether you opt for a charm with the baby’s name and birthdate engraved, a locket to hold the baby’s first picture, or something more mom-centric like her favorite bottle of wine or a meal that incorporates her favorite food she had to forego for nine months, the meaning is the most important part of choosing a push present.