Pregnancy Freebies

Having a baby can be an expensive venture. When you think about all the products available that you may or may not need, and whether or not it will work for you or whether or not your baby will like it, it can become overwhelming. The good news is that many companies offer free trials for you to try before you buy. Here is a list of some of the things available for free.

Free Baby Care Chapter

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 Dr. Paula Kelly, pediatrician and mother of two, wrote First-Year Baby Care to help new parents through the first year of caring for a baby. While it is considered a very basic guide, it can be beneficial. Here are some of the things covered in the free chapter: 

  • Diapering your baby
  • Bathing your baby
  • Taking care of the baby’s skin
  • Comforting your crying baby
  • Clothing your baby

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Baby on Board Bootcamp Financial

Learnvest offers a free ten day course on raising a baby in terms of money. It costs about $226,920 to raise a child from birth to 17. This free course will help you learn to maximize your spending and save where you can. They walk you through each of the categories from transportation, clothing, education, medical care, and saving for college.

Amazon Mom

This program run through Amazon, offers you subscription savings on diapers and wipes. Basically, you put in a recurring order, a subscription, for your favorite diapers and wipes and you will save a specific amount on each order. Paired with Amazon Prime, you will also get free second day shipping. (Amazon Prime comes with a 30 free trial, but does have a yearly membership fee after this point.)

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The New Moms Club from Huggies

Huggies has a New Moms Club where once you sign up they will send coupons for Huggies products. You will also have access to the Mommy Answers and New Baby Guide sections of their website. This is a great program, even if you don't intend to use Huggies coupons. 

Planning Your Birth and Postpartum

This is a free chapter from the book Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn. This is an excellent book and this chapter is a great introduction with a lot of really great information. You can learn the basics of what you can do to have a smooth delivery and postpartum period.

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Free Cabinet Latch Kit

Procter and Gamble offers a free cabinet latch kit. It's free for those who live in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. You must be 13 years or older and it takes about eight weeks to arrive.

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Honest Company

There are two free trials that you can select. One includes free diapers and wipes. The other trial is bath products, etc. These products are non-toxic and safe for pregnancy and baby. While the trial is free, they do take your credit card info and you will be charged if you do not cancel within the time frame. 

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Pampers Coupons & Community

Pampers Village is a great way to get Pampers coupons for your baby. You can also subscribe to a variety of free newsletters from pregnancy to toddlers. They have a Youtube Channel with videos to watch, skin care guides, and much more.

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Johnson & Johnson Coupons

Here you can print coupons for a variety of Johnson & Johnson products. It will vary when you check, but the nice thing is that you don't have to sign up for anything. 

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Simply Right Diapers and Wipes

Here is another free diaper sample. You can choose sizes three, four, five, or six. Just stash them away for when your baby is older. You can also get a free sample of wipes.

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Pregnancy Journaling Cards

These are printable prompts and cards for journaling your pregnancy. This is a really cute collection and you can simply print what you want and leave the rest. I love that it's not babyish.

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Pregnancy Belly Stickers

These free printable belly stickers are great for all of your pregnancy photo shoots. I love that they come in a variety of styles, there is certainly something for everyone here.

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Motherhood Free Gift Bag

With every first in-store purchase of each pregnancy, you're eligible for a free gift bag from Motherhood. The bag contains a variety of freebies and coupons for you to use. The contents vary depending on where you live. I will tell you that this can put you on mailing lists, be sure to ask when you claim your gift bag.

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Gift Bags on Registries

 Both Target Baby and Babies R Us have baby gift registries that if you sign up in the store, you will be given a variety of coupons and freebies. One coupon is usually a large percentage off of something on your registry, valid only after your shower. It's certainly worth considering if you intend to register for your baby.

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