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Each year, we meet with hundreds of families in the Anchorage area with respect to their cloth diapering, babywearing, nursing and natural parenting needs. And because so many folks know our thoughts and feelings about all things natural parenting from this website, they often ask us where they can find other top quality baby stores in the Anchorage area.

We realize we might not carry all the brands you love, and never ones to shy away from answering the tough questions, we are going to share the best baby stores in the Anchorage area and what their stores have to offer.  


Providence Women’s Boutique

Located in Providence Hospital on the main floor, the Providence Women’s Boutique specializes in lactation support and family counseling services. This baby store features baby carriers, wraps and slings like Tula and Moby, an array of nursing bras and many other nursing accessories. The Providence Women’s Boutique would be a great place to go for those hard to find nursing bra sizes or very specific baby and lactation items.

The highlight of this boutique is the services they offer. They have licensed, professional counselors available for their family counseling support and board certified lactation consultants available for any and all lactation questions or concerns.

Providence Women’s Boutique can be found at 3200 Providence Dr. Anchorage, AK 99508.


The Baby Store Alaska

Located in the Matsu-Valley, The Baby Store Alaska specializes in gifts for the whole family and eco-friendly products. They have a large selection of used infant and maternity clothing, accessories and more as well as essential oils, herbal supplements and teas.

The highlight of The Baby Store Alaska would be the large selection of items for all ages. They carry a wide variety of family centered products from baby carriers to lactation shakes to toys and everything in between.

The Baby Store Alaska can be found at 2201 E. Palmer-Wasilla Hwy Wasilla, AK 99654.


Tiny Ptarmigan


Located in downtown Anchorage, Tiny Ptarmigan specializes in clothing for infants and children as well as high quality baby gear. They have a very wide selection of infant clothing and even carry their own brand of sleepwear and tees. Tiny Ptarmigan also carries outdoor gear for infants and children in brands like Columbia and Zutano.


The high quality brands would be the best thing about Tiny Ptarmigan. Almost all are brands that you wouldn’t be able to find anywhere else in Anchorage or even Alaska. From the latest strollers to the most fashionable car seats, each choice in their collection is clearly made very thoughtfully with modern parents in mind.


Tiny Ptarmigan can be found at 3210 Denali Street Suite 6, Anchorage, Alaska 99503.


Classic Toys

Although Classic Toys is specifically a toy store, we had to include it on our list. Classic Toys is a child’s dream with Legos, games and plush animals stacked as high as you can see. Specializing in children’s toys for ages 0-12, you can find ride on toys, science games and even a wooden table and chair set at Classic Toys.

The highlight of Classic Toys is their wide selection. They carry so many brands and stock so many choices, it would be hard not to find something you love. From Aaron’s Thinking Putty to the classic Etch A Sketch, their selection of children’s toys and games has something for everyone.

Classic Toys is located at 341 East Benson Blvd, Anchorage, Alaska 99503.



Never one to shy away from being blatantly honest about the competition, we compiled a list of the best baby stores in the Anchorage area. Choosing where to spend your dollar can be overwhelming when there are so many options. It’s important that you find the right mix of products and services that fits your needs and your family’s needs too.

You may also like to take a look at these great natural parenting sources:

Cloth Diapers vs. Disposable Diapers: Which is Best?

11 Tips to Make Cloth Diapering Easier

How Much Does It Cost to Use Cloth Diapers? (A Detailed Breakdown)

Here are some sources to help you understand cloth diapering a little better:

What is a Cloth Diaper? A Quick Overview of Cloth Diaper Types

The Pros and Cons of Cloth Diapering: Successes and Messes

For more eco-friendly baby products and cloth diaper education, connect with us on Facebook or Instagram! And check out some of our favorite cloth diaper tips here to learn more about the natural parenting lifestyle.
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