Whether it lasts two hours or two days, the labor experience is packed with adventure. Since you have spent time and money finding the perfect pushing present, you want to make sure your etiquette is up to snuff and that you give the gift at the right time. We’ll leave the optimal gift giving moment up to you, but we will tell you about certain times to avoid.
MAKING THE ROUNDS
Throughout the pregnancy process at the hospital, doctors and nurses will be in and out of your baby mama’s room as if there was a revolving door. While it is impossible to predict when the next person is coming in to poke and prod, try your best to time these visits so that you find a window of solitude. You can even ask a friendly nurse for a few “private” minutes.
Be sure to hand over the push present at a time when the mother is resting comfortably. Having her rip open a box while she is pinned down with IVs and loopy from anesthesia is probably not the way to go. Unless of course, your idea of a thoughtful give is The Best of MMA Volume 3. [Read more…] about Push Present Etiquette: When to Give a New Mom Gift