Best Baby Stores in Westchester and the Hudson Valley

Starry Bird Kids' eco-friendly inventory includes baby gear, wraps, maternity essentials, and more.
Starry Bird Kids' eco-friendly inventory includes baby gear, wraps, maternity essentials, and more.
2/5/23 - By Amy Growney

Looking for the best baby stores in Westchester and the Hudson Valley? Read on for 10 great picks. 

We've found shops located throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley where we’d choose local over big-name chains any day of the week. Shoppers can buy the softest outfits, sweetest room décor, organic teethers, and eco-friendly toys at these stores. And that’s not all: Several of these shops offer educational classes on top of their impressive product selections. Most also have online ordering so that supporting local communities is only a few clicks away. 

Find more local baby tips, like the best baby enrichment classes, in our Westchester Baby Guide for Pregnant and New Parents.


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1. Starry Bird Kids – Rhinebeck

This store's motto for all kids is that they can “shine bright and take flight.” The owners stock a beautiful selection of high-quality clothing, toys, room decor, and accessories from eco-friendly ethically sourced businesses. There's also a maternity and nursing section and the shop gets stellar reviews for its kinder music classes offered for kids up to 3 years old.

2. Hi Little One – Red Hook

The perfect gift is sometimes the one that is not only personal but personalized, too. Think one-of-a-kind onesies, kids’ shirts, sweatshirts and hats. Order classic or get creative!

3. Waddle n Swaddle – Poughkeepsie

Waddle n Swaddle has shelves of items ranging in price so that there is surely something for every shopper. From bubble bath and vitamins to clothing, teethers , and toys, this shop has quite a range for all things baby. Also offered are community classes and lactation education. 

4. New Paltz Baby – Highland

This is a great shop to find something for babies all the way through kids 10 years old, which makes it a great stop for birthday shopping. There’s also a selection of items for nursing moms and, of course, shelves of high-quality brands of baby clothing and toys to browse. Note that right now it offers curbside pickup and delivery only.

5. Paper Heart Pixie – Cornwall-On-Hudson

With hundreds of truly one-of-a-kind items to choose from, there’s sure to be the perfect item to gift or take home. This store has the cutest baby moccasins and kid clogs to choose from and stocks a range of clothing, gear, nursery, and bath items.

6. Beloved Birth and Baby – New Windsor

Newly opened in 2022, this shop has a truly unique baby selection. Also unique are the classes offered for pre- and post-birth, since Beloved Birth and Baby is both a boutique and a wellness center.

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Best Baby Shops in Westchester

7. Hip Kid – Chappaqua

Check out this sweet shop for a wide selection of high-end clothing and toys and unique items like Slate backpacks, which are generously stocked for each new school year.

8. Sammy + Nat – Rye

 Owner Samantha and her S+N team have gorgeous storefronts full of the in-house Luxe Baby + Pajama Pima Line, as well as a newly introduced Play Collection. The private label shares space with a curated collection of favorite brands and a variety of fun toys and gifts. This is a truly local and unique business, and a must-visit if you're in the area. 

9. Buy Buy Baby – Scarsdale

OK, it’s not a baby “boutique,” but with so many storefronts gone, Buy Buy Baby has stuck it out and we’re sure glad it has. The Scarsdale location packs all the must-have items for a baby’s first years and beyond!

10. Affordable Child – Dobbs Ferry

A secondhand shop can certainly be the best choice for new moms. This children’s and maternity consignment shop has an excellent selection of clothing, toys, and nursery items. Save the earth and pocket some extra money by shopping here instead of at a traditional retail establishment.

Photos courtesy of the shops

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