The menopausal gift guide 2019

Last Updated on January 25, 2020 by Kristen

Menopause isn’t for sissies: hot flashes, brain fog, inexplicable weight gain—you don’t even want to know what else. And if you know, you know.

Show your menopausal loved one you feel her pain with a gift that will make everything a little more tolerable. Whether she loves cooking, fashion, reading, theater—or if she hates sweating profusely without warning—we’ve got the perfect gift idea.

automatic stirrer

Automatic pan stirrer with timer, $25

That brain fog thing menopausal women talk about? It’s real. Help a sister not burn her eggs.

mini desk fan

Photo via West Elm

West Elm V-Fan mini classic air circulator, $49

Even if it’s the dead of winter, she needs this.

leopard kaftan

Because it’s always kaftan season when you’re in menopause, and this can be worn as a robe or a dress (or a beach coverup!). Check out more of our favorite kaftans.

paper fan

Hand-painted handheld silk fan, $42

To keep in the handbag for on-the-go hot flashes, which don’t care where you are or what you’re doing when they attack.

Menopause the Musical

Tickets to Menopause the Musical

A trip to Vegas with your besties is always a good idea—even better when you’re all menopausal (peri or post) and you’re going to see a comedic theater production about menopause.

I feel bad about my neck Nora Ephron

I Feel Bad About My Neck, and Other Thoughts on Being a Woman by Nora Ephron

Don’t we all? This book will at least make you laugh about it.

Pause hot flash cooling mist

Photo via Pause

Pause Hot Flash Cooling Mist, $39

This stuff is magic.

Desmond & Dempsey night shirt

Crisp cotton nightshirt by Desmond & Dempsey, $110.

Check out the full list of our favorite PJs!

black and gold journal

Wilde House paper night journal, $25

We need a place to write all those things we can’t say out loud.

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