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. UPMC Magee is long renowned for its services to women and babies, but also offers a wide range of care to men as well. Nearly 10,000 babies are born each year at Magee, and the hospital’s NICU is one of the largest in the country. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognizes Magee as a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, and the Magee-Womens Research Institute is the largest research institute in the U.S. devoted exclusively to women’s health and reproductive biology.