Buying baby gear can be an overwhelming experience. Save yourself a lot of work by checking out one of these boutique stores. You’ll receive expert advice and can test drive strollers, high chairs, carriers and cribs – plus buy unique and high-quality gifts for baby showers or birthday parties. Read on to find out why Red Tricycle’s top picks are worth getting on the subway for instead of settling for store closest to your apartment or shopping online.
Caribou Baby in Greenpoint
Caribou Baby is an eco-friendly maternity, baby and lifestyle store in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Not only will you find everything you want au natural for your newest member, you can also take a classes for pregnancy, birth preparation and parenting. The store is probably best known for their baby wearing specialists who can help you find the most comfortable carrier or wrap and more importantly, how to put them on before you have your wailing bundle of joy to contend with. You can try on any option they have in the store with a weighted baby doll to simulate real-life baby wearing.
272 Driggs Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sat., 9:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sun., 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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— Christine Knight