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Best Resources For Infants And Babies In Los Angeles

May 30, 2014 5:00 AM

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(credit: Bel Bambini)

(credit: Bel Bambini)

(credit: Bel Bambini)

(credit: Bel Bambini)


Regardless of the stereotypes that Los Angeles moms have, not all parents have baby nurses, nannies and personal chefs in their resources to help get them through the early days of mommyhood. We’ve collected a list of the best go-to places for all things infant and baby related in and around Los Angeles. Visit our original article of the Best Stuff For Infants & Babies In Los Angeles as well for other ideas.

(credit: Bel Bambini)

(credit: Bel Bambini)


Bel Bambini
464 North Robertson Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90048
(310) 855-9272
www.bel-bambini.com

With boutique locations in North Hollywood and Costa Mesa and an outlet location in the city of Commerce, the Bel Bambini children boutique is the premier shop to buy top of the line products for your baby. Bel Bambini which means “beautiful babies” in Italian offers a complete collection of luxury baby items combined with first-class services. Sophisticated parents can find the hottest styles in apparel, the most imaginative in baby gear and goods, and nursery furniture that is functional, durable, and unique in an enormous selection of over 300 lines and an entire section devoted to organic clothing, bedding, toys and cribs.

(credit: The Pump Station)

(credit: The Pump Station)


The Pump Station & Nurtury
2415 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 998-1981
www.pumpstation.com

The Pump Station is a one-stop-shop resource that offers new parents knowledge, guidance, classes, breast feeding resources and products. They also offer a large selection of classes including pregnancy and child birth preparation, baby care, breastfeeding classes, mom fitness & health, musical play groups, popular lectures and parent and me classes and playgroups.

(credit: Healthy Child Healthy World)

(credit: Healthy Child Healthy World)


Healthy child Healthy World
(310) 806-9592
www.healthychild.org

Nothing is more important than your baby’s health. Healthy Child Healthy World is a national non-profit company which empowers parents to take action to protect children from harmful chemicals. Parents turn to Healthy Child for practical, credible advice for creating healthier homes. Healthy Child Healthy World promotes solutions with non-toxic and safer product alternatives. The organization also helps identify safer alternatives and work with responsible companies to create and promote them, and pressure industry giants to follow suit.

(credit: Baby Space)

(credit: Baby Space)


Baby Space
9170 West Olympic Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 853-3374
www.babyspacela.com

One of the best experiences as a new parent is getting out and socializing with your little one and making new friends. Founded by child development specialist and mother of 2 Caren Gitlin, Baby Space offers new LA parents a nurturing and supportive group environment. Weekly Parent and Me groups provide a supportive community for parents to learn about child development and parenting topics while bonding with their baby through age appropriate songs, toys and movement activities. Groups are offered for first-time and seasoned parents. Groups are 1hr and 15min, and are available for baby’s ages 3-18 months old.

(credit: Help A Mother Out)

(credit: Help A Mother Out)


Help A Mother Out
www.helpamotherout.org

Help A Mother Out distributes diapers to families in need through a network of social service partners including Early Head Start programs, First 5 family resource centers, homeless and foster children services, public health departments and others. Diapers which aren’t covered under social-safety-net programs like WIC or food stamps and are in short supply and many new LA families may need assistance. If a family can’t afford diapers, a baby may spend extended periods of time in the same soiled diaper. To help Help A Mother Out you can donate, fundraise or pledge to spread the word.

Share your favorite stores for infants and babies in Los Angeles below in the comments!

With four children of her own, Desiree Eaglin is an expert in all things baby. She blogs at The Funny Mom Blog . You can find her funny tweets on Twitter too.

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