Skip the bouquets and bottles of perfume: This Mother’s Day, give mom the gift of good health.
Moms sometimes have a hard time putting themselves first. So, choose Mother’s Day gifts with their well-being in mind. These gift ideas include ways for mom to rest, relax, and receive a little pampering on her big day.
A Spa Gift Certificate
Moms are experts at multitasking. And that’s why a spa gift certificate might just be the ultimate gift for Mother’s Day — or just about any occasion. A day at the spa gives mom a chance to unwind and de-stress.
A Healthy Food Box Subscription
If mom’s a foodie, she’ll be sure to appreciate a food box subscription.
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Food subscription boxes deliver specialized ingredients right to her mailbox — and there’s a subscription service for just about everyone’s palate. Try signing mom up for one that delivers healthful foods and hard-to-find pairings.
A Foam Roller
Foam rollers can help relieve minor muscle tightness pre or post-workout. These simple fitness accessories help massage out minor soreness from the body.
A Sleep Mask
Lack of sleep can seriously stifle mom’s health. Studies show insufficient sleep is linked to a host of ailments, like heart disease and depression. Sleep masks can help block light that might interfere with rest, so mom can doze more comfortably.
A Wearable Fitness Tracker
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Wearable trackers have become a popular accessory, and it’s no wonder: These simple devices keep tabs on mom’s daily activity and sleep cycles. Most devices can wirelessly sync to mom’s smartphone — so personalized health data is always at her fingertips.
For more than a century, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital has provided high-quality medical care to women at all stages of life. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognizes Magee as a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health. More than 9,000 babies are born each year at Magee. The hospital also treats men for a variety of conditions, including surgical treatment. The Magee-Womens Research Institute was the first center to focus research only on conditions involving women and their infants.