There are feelings of joy, anxiety, dreaminess, and restlessness, all alternating from one to other for the mother to be, and her closest family.
A gift at this time would be anything that would cheer her up, make her feel pampered, and give her physical comfort.
Pregnancy might be a time of physical discomfort for her, and even small, inexpensive gifts like Morning Sickness belly soothers will be very appreciated.
One of the best websites retailing gifts for pregnant women is BeHereSoon.
There are items like special Maternity Comfort Air Beds, retailing for $130, as well as maternity clothes, cosmetics like stretch mark reduction creams, belly soothers for morning sickness, personalized pregnancy journals, and other gifts for the woman.
For the newborn or soon to be born baby, AllOccasionBasketsShop has gift hampers like bassinets with blankets, baby shampoo, and baby books.
It also has gift items like time capsules to capture the growing baby's birthdays, along with items like T-shirts, rattles, brushes, teethers and fur bears, all under $60.
Special Bed Time Baskets are available on AllAboutGiftsAndBaskets.
These come in pink, blue or neutral colors, each with matching baby blanket, bedtime book, CD, slippers and rattle, all selling for $40.
Personalized items like blankets with prints taken from the photographs of the mother and baby are available at PrintsCharming.
These can be embroidered with the name or initials of the mother or baby.
Apart from these, gifts like jewelry, books, CDs, and anything that satisfies her food cravings are also good gifts.
Chocolate gift baskets, candle gift baskets with scented lavender candles, Mother's basket with honey, cookies, candles and perfumes, are retailed on Basket-Basket.
They help put the woman in a relaxed frame of mind, and make her feel cheerful.