If you are shopping for a push gift, you may find it interesting that not all cultures celebrate this joyous occasion the same way. This is especially useful information to have, just in case your wife happens to be of a different cultural background than you.
Where it All Began
The practice of giving a gift to a new mother originated in England and India, so if your partner has roots in either of these countries, a gift is likely expected. Then, the trend swept through Europe and finally hit North America. Although some people took part in this tradition many years ago here, it really wasn’t until celebrities were giving and receiving extravagant gifts that the concept really caught on.
Today it is estimated that at least 55 percent of women are aware of what push gifts are, and want one, but only about 38 percent receive them, which leaves a lot of men getting the cold shoulder and sleeping in the dog house when they don’t even know why. [Read more…] about Push Presents in Different Cultures