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Ten Really Cool Gift Ideas for Stylish New Moms, Like Kate Middleton

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What do you give the girl who has everything? More importantly, what do you give the girl who has everything and just became a new mom? Although you could definitely play it safe by giving her more diapers, wipes, and onesies, leave the basics to others while you take the creative route, because you're a fun person.

Whether your giftee is a first-time mom like Blake Lively or a royal breeder like Kate Middleton, here are ten unique, stylish, mama-approved options to consider.

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What: Leader Bag Co. Julien backpack, $425
Why: The best kind of diaper bag is one that doesn't look like a diaper bag at all. Made of durable canvas and vegetable-tanned leather, this backpack comes with a padded diaper changing mat and a leather change pouch that doubles as a cool clutch.

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What: Coveted Things Swaddle Scarf, $40
Why: This brand's wildly popular design is a playful reminder that "Shit just got real" now that there's a tiny human to raise. Measuring at approximately 48" x 45", the scarf works as a swaddle, stroller cover, nursing cover, and floor decor.

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What: Valleybrink Road Baby Box, $150 (plus tax and delivery)
Why: The perfect first-day-home gift, this dreamy little kit is a true treat for new mamas. The Pinterest-perfect box features fresh flowers (for Los Angeles delivery) or dried flowers (for shipped boxes), along with a Maileg stuffed bear, Kain Label baby tee,Camden Rose cherry wood rattle, Zoe Organics bath tea, and Weleda Diaper Cream or Honest Company Soothing Bottom Wash. Email orders to barrett@valleybrinkroad.com.

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What: Maya Brenner Mini Letter Necklace, $240
Why: Everyone from Mila Kunis to January Jones wears this layerable, asymmetrical mini letter necklace to rep' their baby's initial. Featuring a 1/4" customizable letter on a 16" super fine cable chain, the necklace comes in 14k gold, 14k white gold, of 14k yellow gold.

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What: Olga Lorencin Skin Care Red Carpet Facial Kit, $145
Why: Since it's going to be a few months before a new mom will step inside a spa (let's be real), this celebrity-approved facial kit is a quick and effective way to treat yo'self in the comfort of your own home. Designed by Halle Berry's facialist, this treatment instantly rejuvenates the skin a revives that pre-baby glow.

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What: Stokke Xplory Stroller, $1099
Why: Considered the Lamborghini of strollers, Stokke's latest Xplory model is meant to bring child closer to parent. Offering front or rear facing options, multiple seating positions, and tons of add-ons, this ergonomic stroller is beloved for its effortless maneuverability and super-sleek design. Can be used from birth to toddler.

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What: 4Moms Mamaroo, $269.99
Why: Known as the real baby whisperer among today's most dialed-in moms, this tricked-out infant seat bounces up and down and sways from side to side in a gentle motion that mimics natural movements. Users can select from five unique motions (car ride, kangaroo, tree swing, rock a bye, wave), five speed options, and choose from either four built-in sounds or connect to any MP3 device. The seat also reclines to multiple positions, allow baby to lie back and chill or sit up and play.

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What: Matimati Bandana Bib Set, $24.75
Why: Bandanas are the new bibs. This unisex set features four adorably-printed bandana bibs made of 100% soft, organic cotton. They also feature super-absorbent polyester fleece to accommodate drooling and teething tots, ditching the need to replace the bib after every dribble.

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What: Riley and Co. Madre Tassle Keychain, $15
Why: The team behind those sweet "Madre" and "Baby" tees has nailed it again with an adorable, affordable keychain that's perfect for gifting. Featuring a gold-dyed vegan leather tassle and simple charm, this piece can be clipped on to diaper bags, handbags, jackets, and more.

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What: Naturebox Five-Month Snack Subscription, $100
Why: When in doubt, give the gift of food. Those first few months postpartum are crazy-exhausting, leaving new parents to fend for themselves when it comes to staying satiated. Since snacking is the fastest way to refuel, hook your new mom up with a gift card to subscribe to Naturebox's five-month healthy snack delivery service. (You can also order a two-month gift card for just $40 if you're on a budget.) In addition to ordering pre-selected snack boxes, they can also choose their own snacks from more than 100 options, which is great for those with allergies or diet restrictions.