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Epidural vs. Natural: What’s right for you?

Epidural vs. Natural: What’s right for you?

Dec. 5, 2018: No matter how you slice it, giving birth is an amazing experience; it changes you. And no matter how you choose to do it, with some type of pain management (i.e. an epidural) or naturally without any pain medication, your body still does the work. The end goal is the same: a healthy baby and a healthy mama. But what's right for you?

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Nov. 21, 2018: ‘Tis the season! We’re here to help with those last-minute gifts for little ones. Puzzles, dolls, books, trains, and more. Check out some of our favorite kids’ gifts this year!

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Prepping for Baby No. 4

Prepping for Baby No. 4

Oct. 25, 2018: Two weeks left until this little one arrives. It’s going to be different from when I brought home my first baby to our quiet third-floor apartment years ago, with barely a toy in sight. Yes, things will undoubtedly be different for the homecoming of baby no. 4.   

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Starting Fresh: New Brands for Spring 2018

Starting Fresh: New Brands for Spring 2018

Jan. 23, 2018: Springtime is just around the corner. It's the time of year to start fresh and introduce new products and brands to the store. From new swaddles from Clementine Kids to Native's ever-popular water-resistant shoes, check out some of the newest brands to hit store shelves this spring. 

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New Year, New Stroller: Uppababy improves & expands its 2018 stroller lineup

New Year, New Stroller: Uppababy improves & expands its 2018 stroller lineup

It’s hard to believe that Uppababy can continue to improve its already amazing line of strollers, but for 2018 the company has a few new things in store that are sure to get urban parents who consider the stroller their car (like me!) talking, including its brand new compact stroller, the Minu. 

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Nov. 30, 2017: The holidays are here, and if you're having trouble finding that perfect gift for a little one, we can help! Check some of our favorite gifts and toys this holiday season, including Green Toys' eco-friendly trucks and Hape Toys brand new musical shape-sorter xylophone!

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Fall Finds: What to Look For This Fall

Fall Finds: What to Look For This Fall

Sept. 17, 2017: We’re always looking to bring new products into the store, so here are a few of our favorites coming in this fall, from new Uncle Goose wooden blocks to the fabulous Women's Booker Coat for pregnant and non-pregnant women alike!

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Motherhood: Strength Amidst Chaos

Motherhood: Strength Amidst Chaos

May 14, 2017: As a mom of three, everything is a constant juggling act. Throw in a business to run and everything is a scramble. I often feel as though I’m a heartbeat away from complete and utter lawlessness, which leaves me feeling discouraged for not doing everything better. That’s when I remind myself of something my own mother once said to me as I was bellyaching to her about the chaos of my daily routine. She said I’d look back on this time in my life as my strongest.

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Springing Forward: What's New at Mockingbird this Season

Springing Forward: What's New at Mockingbird this Season

Mar. 30, 2017: This spring you'll see lots of new lines and new products on the shelves at Mockingbird, from Kira Kids, a surf-inspired organic clothing line made in the USA, to the new Aden & Anais White Label exclusive boutique collection of swaddles, bibs, and more. Check out some of our favorites this season.

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Get the Scoop on the 2017 Uppababy Line

Get the Scoop on the 2017 Uppababy Line

March 14, 2017: Thought the Uppababy Vista was as good as a stroller could get? Well our go-to stroller brand just launched its newest line of 2017 Vista and Cruz strollers, and the improvements just keep coming. The new colors and unique aesthetic changes – like the all-new leather handlebar and bumper bar covers – has parents with little ones talking. Have you seen the new blue marl woven fabric in person yet? It’s a favorite a Mockingbird, for sure. Here’s a breakdown of the changes you’ll want to know about the 2017 Vista and Cruz strollers, as well as the Mesa car seat.

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Happy Mom, Happy Baby: Phelan Talks about Her New Class for Moms & Babies

Happy Mom, Happy Baby: Phelan Talks about Her New Class for Moms & Babies

Feb. 23, 2017: “It’s the best decision I ever made,” says Pilates instructor and Charlestown mom Jenn Phelan of her choice to leave the corporate world to teach. While you’ll often run into Phelan out and about with her children, you may not, however, see her teaching any number of Pilates classes unless you’ve managed to sign up in advance, as they’re often sold out. I sat down with Phelan recently to talk about getting back in shape post-baby and to get the scoop on her newest class—Mom and Baby Pilates Fusion at North End Yoga—a class where, according to Phelan, “anything goes!” 

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Baby It’s Cold Outside: Must-Have Accessories to Keep Baby Warm

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Must-Have Accessories to Keep Baby Warm

Jan. 18, 2017: It’s January in New England, and that means there’s a lot of wintery days ahead. But don’t let a few snowflakes keep you and your baby indoors. Here are a few of our favorite cold-weather accessories that will keep your baby warm from head to toe this season.

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    Mockingbird Baby & Maternity, located in Boston’s historic Charlestown neighborhood, offers unique baby and toddler items for urban families. You’ll find clothes, eco-friendly toys, handmade art, gifts, and even a selection of maternity and nursing clothes for new moms and moms-to-be.

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    219 Main Street | Charlestown, MA | 02129
    tel (617) 242-0210
    hours Tue – Fri 10 am – 6 pm | Sat 10 am - 5 pm | Sun 11 am – 4 pm | Mon closed

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