Boston’s Best Places For Baby Shower Gifts

July 5, 2013 6:00 AM

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You have a mother-to-be in your life and you are searching high and low for a baby shower gift. Look no further, as Boston offers some of the best places to find the perfect and most unique baby gift. Give stylish clothing, organic toys or eco-friendly bedding, music classes or infant massage classes. Help out the mom-to-be with a childproofing service. These Boston places will make your gift stand out at the baby shower.

(Photo Credit: Coco Baby)

(Photo Credit: Coco Baby)

Coco Baby

1636 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 247-2229

Located in the South End, Coco Baby carries a variety of baby items including organics and American-made, or if you are looking for something more international, European styles. No matter what kind of shower gift you are shopping for, Coco Baby has clothing, blankets, teddy bears, tutus, rattles, musical instruments and more. Give the mom-to-be a little something different and register her and her new baby for a Baby Wiggles class. Babies six months and up can attend a music class with mom on Saturday mornings where singing and playing instruments is the highlight of the day. Coco Baby offers specialty items not found anywhere else.

(Photo Credit: Tadpole)

(Photo Credit: Tadpole)


58 Clarendon St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 778-1788

Tadpole has a vast array of baby items to make any mother-to-be happy. Whether you want to buy a fun or practical gift, Tadpole has clothing, baby gear such as diaper bags, car seats and strollers, nursery items such as bedding, blankets and mattresses and feeding accessories such as bottles, bibs and highchairs. Tadpole also offers eco-friendly baby items such as organics, bedding made from bamboo, clothing, toys and teeth rings. The store also has bath items and books. If you are not sure what to choose from with all of the options available, Tadpole has a gift basket ranging in sizes and gift items, and wrapping is done for your convenience.

(Photo Credit: Perfect Baby)

(Photo Credit: Perfect Baby)

Perfect Baby

63 Atlantic Ave.
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 733-1850

Give the gift of mother-baby bonding time. Located on the waterfront, near Quincy Market, Perfect Baby offers infant massage classes. With the expertise of a certified infant masseuse, the new mom can learn how to properly massage her new baby. Not only will the time mom spends massaging her newborn build a stronger bond, but the benefits will help her baby be healthier. Perfect Baby has group and in-home classes. Mom will learn techniques to reduce the baby’s crying, gas and teething pain, as well as promote motor skills and muscle tone.

Related: Boston’s Best Places To Buy Mother’s Day Gifts

(Photo from Safe Beginnings Childproofing Service)

(Photo from Safe Beginnings Childproofing Service)

Safe Beginnings Childproofing Service

13 Alexander Road, Suite 5
Billerica, MA 01821
(978) 670-7189

What better gift than the gift of safety? New moms have so much to think about, so help them out with a gift of childproofing services. Safe Beginnings can childproof one room, an entire house and swimming pools. The award-winning company will evaluate the home to ensure the utmost safety of the child, using top products to secure the home for the baby. If an evaluation is not needed, Safe Beginnings can install safety items wherever directed.

(Photo Credit: Mulberry Road)

(Photo Credit: Mulberry Road)

Mulberry Road

128 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 859-5861

Mulberry Road is a baby boutique located on Newbury Street. The award-winning company offers quality products found nowhere else. Your shower gift will shine as you choose from clothing, footwear, accessories, home décor or toys. Make your gift even more special and design a custom t-shirt or baby clothes. Garments are made in America and are made from organic cotton.

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Nicole Adams resides on the South Shore of Massachusetts. She is a freelance writer specializing in animal welfare. Her work can be found at

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