New mothers and mums-to-be need endless products, gadgets, and accessories to help navigate the highs and lows of life with a newborn.
However, it's almost impossible to get their hands on everything they need to feel armed to tackle every day.
Along with the eternal struggle parents face when trying to accumulate enough bits and bobs to get through those early months, there are some items mums are dying to get hold of but can't justify putting it on the top of their to-buy list.
After all, as much as a waterproof bag would make a world of difference, it's hard to buy it over the ever-necessary swaddle.
So, on Mother's Day, help the new mums or mums-to-be in your life by gifting them these essential items.
This breast pump has a built-in rechargeable battery that increases milk production by 11.8 per cent. Medela Solo Single Electric Breast Pump, $163.96, Amazon.
With soft knit fabric and a supportive waist belt, this carrier feels effortless to wear. Ergobaby Embrace Cozy Newborn Carrier, $119.20, Amazon.
This sun cover takes the fuss out of afternoon walks with a newborn. Forest Fawn Organic Baby Sun Cover, $98.90, Hard To Find.
With most of Australia raining non-stop, this waterproof caddy is a lifesaver. Waterproof Caddy by Little Bare Henni, $119.95, Hard To Find.
Sleep time with babies isn't always a walk in the park, but this sound machine will encourage as many good sleeps as possible. Rest Sound Machine, Night Light, and Time-to-Rise, $69.99, Baby List.
It's slick looking and will put a baby to sleep with almost zero effort. ZEN Baby Rocker, on sale at $330.00, Babyz.
This fast and effective nasal aspirator helps the babies breathe, feed, and sleep better. Snotty Boss Nasal Aspirator, $79.95, Amazon.
This baby monitor uses a camera, audio, two-way talk, auto night vision, and voice activation to help parents watch their bub. Baby Monitor Nannio Hero2, $67.99, Amazon.