Are your friends and close family members expecting? You needn’t struggle online or in some enormous warehouse to find that special something for your special somebody’s impending bundle of joy. Visit one of Orange County’s versatile, personal specialty baby stores and make that super-special, lasting impression.
Bergstroms Childrens Store
200 W. Arlo Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
Family founded in 1963, Bergstroms is the “largest independently owned Children’s Specialty Department Store in the United States.” Connie and Karl Bergstrom have created, and maintain, a complete children’s store offering the elusive, coveted combination of quality and value. From bassinets to baby monitors and cribs to car seats, anything and everything you want to shower upon your favorite mom-to-be can be found here. If you are familiar at all with the Anaheim store, Arlo Way is a rattle’s throw from Disneyland; you can make a delightful day out of it.
Blooms For Baby
16808 Armstrong Ave., Suite 140A
Irvine, CA 92606
As everyone else shows up with the same gift cards and baskets, you can wow the shower with a wholly original Blooms for Baby gift bouquet. Containing complete, multiple outfits, toys and accessories fashioned into a beautiful floral bouquet, the baby bloom is the gift they will remember forever. These spectacular gifts make perfect centerpieces for your party and simply opening it up can become a delightful shower game. Once you see these mind-blowing creations, they will become your longstanding go-to baby gift.
147 Avenida Del Mar
San Clemente, CA 92672
Southern California babies deserve their own style to match their inherently original character. San Clemente’s Petit Bonhomme “Unique Kids Clothing” store gets your local newborn off to the proper start. Find a onesie with a Woody, adorable baby flip-flops and bathing suits and beach-themed books and beanies. Adorn your favorite soon-to-be baby like a local whether they live in the OC or abroad. Petit Bonhomme’s entire charming, affordable line of clothing, gifts and accessories ship for your convenience.
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1800 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Both mom and baby deserve only the best from Bel Bambini baby boutique. Discriminating mommies will recognize and appreciate your good taste when you present them with a Bel Bambini original luxury infant gift item. With toys, bedding and organic clothing, outfit the new baby with the latest fashions and prepare them for a life of class and sophistication. Enjoy concierge-like client service for all your shopping and post-pregnancy needs.
3315 Hyland Ave., Suite B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Protect your children’s skin, avoid future allergy concerns and establish yourself as the caring, conscientious gift giver you know yourself to be with one or several of Granola Babies’ sustainable, handmade creations. Everything you need to introduce a new baby to a natural, personal and environmentally aware lifestyle is available at Granola Babies boutique. Find hand-crafted toys, clothing and baby furniture. Give a Granola Babies gift certificate so mom, dad and baby can shop for themselves or join and share in the natural, holistic community resources.
Christopher Schmidt is a freelance writer experiencing and espousing the glory that is Orange County. Driven to travel, drawn to sports, spirits and celebrity, Chris’ work can be found on