First Time Mom: Local Baby Shops in Chicago

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Bellybum Boutique in Lincoln Square/Chicago

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Bellybum Boutique in Lincoln Square/Chicago

When it comes to finding the best, cutest, Chicago baby stores, there are many beautiful places, each one offering something special to customers. Whether you are looking for sweet and classic, urban chic, or even unique, hard rock/punk baby attire, you'll find that perfect item at one of these adorable baby shops in Chicago.

Be By Baby

1654 W. Roscoe

Chicago, Illinois


Be By Baby are especially helpful for all the maternity-related needs of the mom-to-be, with items ranging from furniture, infant and toddler apparel, diaper bags, organic products, natural toys and baby slings. They have a simple, user-friendly website and a gift registry option.

Bullfrogs and Butterflies

2124 W. Division Street

Chicago, Illinois


Bullfrogs and Butterflies carry infants and children's clothing, onesies, bedding, strollers, carriers, a nice selection of discounted sale items, scrapbooks, picture frames and plush critters from Manhattan Toy. Their sweet website has colorful photos of popular toys, shoes, clothing and gift ideas, offers free shipping on items over $75 and has a section featuring 50-60 percent-off deals.

Psycho Baby

1630 N. Damen Avenue

Chicago, Illinois


The name definitely has attitude, which is perfect for this fun, hip place with the rockin' selection of baby items. Pick up unique finds such as a Ramones one-piece, Sourpuss Johnny Cash button-down, AC/DC T-shirt and a fab-looking pink guitar shirt, which can be personalized. You'll also find unique toys, books, music, gifts and furniture. Their website is filled with amusing, eye-popping photos, plus a "Meet our Brands" and "New Arrivals" section.

Bellybum Boutique

4347 N. Lincoln Avenue

Chicago, Illinois


This small, charming store has a friendly staff and carries eco-friendly infant and kid's wear, strollers, diaper bags, carriers, bottles, pacifiers, toys and clothing. Bellybum Boutique offers special, educational events like "Breastfeeding 101" and "How & Why to Cloth Diaper Your Baby."

Galt Baby

900 N. Michigan Avenue

Chicago, Illinois


1915 N. Clybourn Avenue

Chicago, Illinois


2020 Northbrook Court

Northbrook, Illinois


If you are looking for top-of-the-line strollers, swings, car seats and a large selection of name brands, this is the place to be. You can shop at their store locations or online, plus they have a stroller service center, registry and "The Finest Toys for Children of All Ages."

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