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What's a push gift? It's a present your hubs gets you for carrying and generally pushing the baby out (and don't worry: C-section moms definitely deserve one too). Of course that gorgeous baby is reward enough, but if there's one person who deserves a little spoiling, it's a woman who's just rocked L&D. Although jewelry is the most traditional pick, we've come up with a few other unconventional ideas, too. Hit "send to a friend" to get these perfect picks into your husband's inbox, stat.
Tag, You're It
Mom jewelry has come a long way. This dog tag-style necklace, hammered around the edges for an industrial look, can be etched with your child's name and your mate's initial.
Tag Necklace by Chris Bolton, $160 to $220, available at:
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Your First Family Vacation
Book a trip! Many parents-to-be don't realize that infants are fairly easy to travel with, especially since they'll often sleep through flights and dinners out. Plan a getaway to a place like the Holiday Inn SunSpree in Montego Bay, Jamaica, for when the baby is a few months old. This totally-down-with-kids resort has on-site babysitting, a kids' club that starts at 6 months, a convenience store for picking up diapers and milk, and 26 family suites.
Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay, Jamaica, for rates and reservations, visit their Web site at:
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Not Your Grandmother's Locket
No offense to Grandma, but it's difficult to find a locket that doesn't look like one she'd be wearing. This chunky, slightly rock-n-roll bracelet puts a totally modern spin on a classic mommy gift.
Modern Mama Chunky Antiqued Sterling Charm Bracelet, $68, available at:
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Rockin' the Nursery
Wouldn't it be amazing to come home from the hospital to find this waiting for you? If you haven't already bought your rocking chair, go for cozy comfort with this one. Pottery Barn Kids offers its feels-like-an-armchair rocker in a variety of new, mod prints for a totally reasonable price.
Pottery Barn Kids Lullaby Swivel Glider (ottoman sold separately), starts at $849, available at:
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Stack 'Em Up
Here's an understated way to wear the birthstone of your new bambino. These delicate rings look great stacked, so you can add to your collection as you add to your family.
Stacking Birthstone Rings, $40 to $180, available at:
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Available for Playdates
You may already have several titles (wife, daughter, painter, go-to chili cook) but now you're adding a new one -- mommy -- and it's a biggie. Meeting other new mamas is a big part of having a newborn and when you find someone cool you'll love sharing your deets with these calling cards -- so much less type A than passing out your business card, and so much more together than diving into your bottomless pit of a purse to find a scrap of paper and a pen.
Iomoi Calling Cards, 50 for $68, available at:
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Can a push gift be for both of you? A new baby = lots of nights in, so get spendy with a sleek new TV. This HDTV flat-panel has an incredibly clear picture -- turn the lights off and it's like you're at the movies.
Samsung's LN-T3253H 32-inch LCD HDTV
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Everyone will ask you where you got this one-of-a-kind silver pendant necklace, personalized with your child's name and itty-bitty thumbprint (a birthdate can also be etched onto the back). If you don't happen to live near the artist's Hermosa Beach, California, studio, they'll send a thumbprint kit to you.
Colleen Berg Heart Print Necklace, $170, available at:
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Putting these gorgeous navy teardrop earrings on is a 5-second shortcut to glam when you're pulling on those stretchy black pants yet again. If you have a December baby, they take on extra meaning, since blue topaz is the birth stone for that month.
Erica Molinari London Blue Topaz Cluster Earrings, $410, available at:
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Into the Ring
Choose a mom ring that doesn't scream mom ring by leaving the baby birthstone entirely out of the equation. Instead pick a piece of wear-with-everything jewelry you never have to take off, like this subtly chic band -- stack it with your wedding ring for a cool mismatched look.
Ashley Morgan 14k white gold dot-pattern band, $205, available at: