DIY Mommy Survival Kit

Have you ever been invited to a baby shower where the registry was just large to handle? I don’t know about you, but the first time I walked into a Bye Bye Baby, I was instantly overwhelmed. It was wall to ceiling baby stuff: clothing, burp clothes, strollers, bottles, cribs, etc. and my head was spinning as I walked around. When I received the invitation to a friend’s baby shower last year, I let my friend handle the registry while I handled a different type of gift: The Mommy Survival Kit.

Since it was her first child, I knew this Mommy Survival Kit would be the perfect addition to the glider we bought off her registry. All too often, people buy gifts for only the baby. Don’t get me wrong, the baby shower is about the little person, but what about the mother? Or father? Don’t they deserve something too?

Just in case of an “emergency”, we created the perfect survival kit for the mother-to-be.

Perfect Gift for the Mother to Be! Mommy Survival Kit

Mommy’s Survival Kit

  • Bottle of wine
  • Mini bottle of tequila
  • Chocolate candy
  • Wet Wipes
  • Tide To-Go stick
  • Crystal Light Energy water packets
  • Gum
  • Mascara
  • Under the eye concealer
  • Eyeliner
  • Chapstick
  • Tissues
  • Advil
  • Makeup remover wipes
  • Baby Powder
  • Travel Size First Aid Kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Basket

Most of these items can be found at your local CVS or Dollar Tree; we bought the basket from HomeGoods and the alcohol from the local liquor store.

Mommy Survival Kit for New Mom


What do you think? Did I miss anything? Let me know in the comments!