Stocking up for a baby on the way in Connecticut? Obviously, your best bet is Magic Beans Fairfield (and it’s a quick trip for families in New York City too): our experts will help you find the perfect stroller, test-drive baby carriers, and compose your baby registry, and you’ll find what you need and love what you buy!
However, we’re big boosters for shopping local and for specialty baby stores in general, so if you’re in a rush and need to grab something closer to home, there are a handful of other mom-and-pop shops that will serve up quality baby gear, apparel, and furniture. Here are a few that are definitely worth exploring.
Simply Baby and Kids – Newtown and Orange
This family-owned and operated baby store has a terrific selection of baby gear, with top brands including UPPAbaby, Baby Jogger, Peg Perego, and Ergobaby, but where they really shine is furniture. Check out their fun showroom, loaded with gorgeous cribs and bright, modern furniture for everyone from newborns to teens.
Our Baby Our World – Wallingford
Founded by wife and husband team Meha and Kalpesh Maniar, this baby store focuses on quality basics and luxury baby gear. You’ll find all of the usual suspects here, including Bugaboo, Quinny, Chicco, Clek, Orbit, and more, plus toys and gifts.
Our Green House – Newtown
Go green! Since 2003, this family-owned business has been inspiring clean, natural living with an evolving collection of environmentally friendly products. You’ll find a great selection of baby products and apparel, plus toys and jewelry.
Tiny Threads – North Haven
Want to have your wedding gown turned into a gorgeous heirloom Christening gown? Tiny Threads specializes in custom outfits for babies and kids, and they also carry boutique baby clothing favorites including Zutano, Mud Pie, LeTop, Sarah Louise, Corky Coats, and more.
Duck Duck Goose, Milford
Founded by Yvonne Stobie, a grandmother and 35-year veteran labor and delivery nurse, this store focuses on organic clothing and baby care products. Drop in for monthly Music Time events for the littles!