If you’ve decided that you want to give a gift to your midwife, doula, childbirth educator, or OB to say thank you for their support, you might wonder what works as a great gift. The truth is that a gift is absolutely not required. However, if you do want to give them something, here are a variety of ideas. Please note some of these are affiliate links.
Books are always a great idea. Many of these jobs have long lists of books if you’re working towards a certification or just interested in staying abreast in your field. For example, many birth professionals love keeping a copy of the Labor Progress Handbook which gets updated every few years. You might also want to consider something not work-related. This might simply be a gift card for a local bookstore or even a subscription to a magazine.
Uterus Lapel Pin Womb Service I Heart Guts This funny pin is a great for her everyday or even birth outfits. The uterus and ovary pin is a great source of conversation and shows a slightly humorous side.
Placenta Baby’s First Roommate Designer Plush Figure I Heart Guts – If you’re look for a great laugh and something to hang around the office, this stuffed placenta is great. It’s another conversation starter for sure and sometimes can double as a teaching aid.
I Love Lady Bits Button Set of 16 Buttons – I Heart Guts – These are a fun set of buttons. She can share this with her friends. And trust me, she’ll be the life of the party. My favorite is Ova Achiever!