7 Thoughtful Gifts for Surrogates This Holiday Season

Written by Caroline Shannon

December 8, 2022

Cute and meaningful gift ideas for the surrogate in your life. Because, well, they deserve it.

When it comes to buying gifts for surrogates, it's important to keep a few things in mind, namely, this person is carrying a baby (not to mention that it's for someone else which is all kinds of wonderful). And so, the guidelines for purchasing gifts are pretty straightforward—make it comfy, make it meaningful, and while you're at it, snacks are always an option.

Whether you're an intended parent or part of her amazing support team, keep reading for gift ideas every surrogate would love to receive this holiday season.

Nurtured 9 Surrogate Pampering Gift Box

What person carrying a baby doesn’t need a bit of pampering? Spoil the surrogate in your live with this curated gift box that includes a cozy robe, belly butter, and all-natural skin exfoliant. You can also design your own box and add items like a sleep mask, hand cream, or non-toxic candle.

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Spoonful of Comfort’s Peace and Pampering Care Package

How does the saying go? Well-cared-for pregnant person, happy life? OK, maybe not—but we’re making the suggestion. Because if there’s one thing we know for sure it’s that every pregnant person should have all of the comforts when it comes to nurturing their ever-changing body. And this package from Spoonful of Comfort delivers the goods, including a snuggly blanket and socks, soothing teas, and a lavender candle. 

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Personalized Surrogate Necklace from Intended Parents

Looking for a meaningful gift for the surrogate you’ve matched with? This personalized necklace features an interlocking circle charm, a symbol of the connection between you and the person bringing your baby into the world. Choose between silver, gold, and rose gold. 

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“I Make Families” Mug

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Surrogates deserve to wear capes. And this mug captures their obvious magic in all the right ways with its cute “I Make Families, What’s Your Superpower?” messaging.

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“The One Where They Make A Baby” T-Shirt

If you know a surrogate who has a sense of humor and a penchant for all things “Friends,” this is the shirt for her. Designed with the famous “the one where …” reference from the show, the t-shirt is a fun pick for the person who likes to let everyone know she’s a proud surrogate.

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Related: 5 Things Surrogates Wish You Knew—and the Myths They Could Do Without

Kate Spade Heart Of Gold Bangle

There could not be a more on-point gift for surrogates than this delicate gold bangle from Kate Spade. The inside of the bracelet reads “Heart of Gold,” which is really the most accurate way of describing all surrogates.

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Heart Map Print

We are absolutely smitten with this heart map, a design that features the geographic location of two people in the

shape of a heart. If you’re an intended parent, this would be a special way to pinpoint your surrogate’s location and match to yours, signifying the bond you’ll forever share.

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