Best Baby Stores In Boston

The best baby stores in Boston have everything from clothing to furniture to comic-themed diapers! Photo courtesy of the Diaper Lab
The best baby stores in Boston have everything from clothing to furniture to comic-themed diapers! Photo courtesy of the Diaper Lab

The best baby stores in Boston a perfect when you need a gift and crucial when you're expecting. When a new baby is coming, you want to treat them extra-special. So, take the time to shop or to have a one-on-one consultation, because there are only so many times in your life that this will happen! In the Greater-Boston area, there are tons of unique, distinctive, and noteworthy stores where you can purchase everything from a stroller, to a carseat, to an adorable onesie with matching booties and hat. Here are our picks for the best baby stores in Boston and around the city.

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Best Baby Stores in Boston - In the City

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Boston's baby stores have stylish and functional baby furniture. Photo courtesy of Tadpole

1. Tadpole - Boston

Conveniently located in Boston, Tadpole has everything a new mom needs (including a registry) for her bundle of joy. Tadpole has a sweet neighborhood storefront for in-person shopping and a big online presence as well. This store will even make sure your carseat is properly installed. Tadpole will also keep your stroller running smooth and provide both in-person and virtual consultations for all kinds of things.

2. Kodomo - Boston

Kodomo (means "child" in Japanese) is full of brightly patterned, happy, and soft baby clothes. The baby section offers shoes and swimwear as well. Kodomo embraces "slow fashion" which is an ethical approach to making clothing from start to finish. 

3. Mockingbird Baby and Kids - Charlestown

What makes this store different? Mockingbird lets you support a variety of causes by shopping here. You can support black-owned shops, eco-conscious brands, or goods made in the USA. Mockingbird can help you find the right cause. There are lots of great brands and sales as well.

4. Bring Up Baby - South Boston

This Southie baby store has won multiple "Best of Boston" awards for its selection of baby and toddler clothing and accessories. Brining Up Baby features seasonal fashion and frequent sales in a cozy atmosphere.

Best Baby Stores in Boston - Near Boston

5. Diaper Lab - North Cambridge

A hidden diamond in North Campbridge, the Diaper Lab is stuffed full of everything you need for cloth diapering, carrying your baby, breastfeeding, and more. Diaper Lab was started because the owner's baby had a bad rash that could not be healed until she started cloth diapering. If you want to give cloth diapering or are committed to cloth diapering, Diaper Lab is a must-shop. 

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Boston's baby stores deck a family out in style. Bugaboo Stroller photo courtesy of Magic Beans

6. Magic Beans - Cambridge/Wellesley

Magic Beans is a popular baby and kids store with a following. Two locations offer all the things a baby needs. Gear demos are available in-person (by appointment) and virtually. Magic Beans offers strollers, car seats, bike seats, boosters, jogging strollers, and more. Did someone say toys? Yes, there are lots of toys too, and Magic Beans even runs a candy buy-back after Halloween (you can thank them later).

7. Magpie Kids  - Somerville

Find lots of great brands at Magpie Kids, like Tea Collection, Angel Dear, and Wee Gallery. This shop also carries items from small, independent creators. If there are some special things you would like for your baby, Magpie offers a registry you can share with your friends.

8. Baby Koo - West Newton

Baby Koo offers stylish clothes, cribs, and more in their 3000 square foot location. Merchandise for babies and kids stock the space. Baby Koo also specializes in products that are organic, safe, and eco-friendly.

9. Tiny Hanger - Brookline/Wellesley

This mom-owned shop has two locations for your baby gear and gift needs. Besides baby clothing and yoys, Tiny Hanger carries clothing for boys (up to age 6) and girls (up to age eight). The shop also sells online.

Best Baby Stores in Boston - Worth the Drive

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Find the right look for your little one shopping around Boston. Photo courtesy of Hip Baby Gear

10. Hip Baby Gear - Marblehead/Lynnfield

Modern and unique, Hip Baby Gear lives up to it's name. Grab a coffee (or a mimosa!) and shop. Voted best of the North Shore for good reason, Hip Baby Gear runs pop up stores in locations throughout the year and offers all the best baby merch.

11. Good Hearts - Reading

This is definitely one of the best baby stores in Boston if you need a bowtie on your baby boy! Good Hearts sells clothing for special occassions. The shop has a selection of baby outfits for dressy family events, as well as more straightforward clothing and accessories.

12. Wilton's Children Store - Ware

Take a drive for this one. Wilton's is an absolutely huge shopping experience, filling 12,000 square feet of space with tons of stuff. Wilton's stocks all the major brands at 25-50% off the regular price. Open every day but Monday.

 

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