Worthwhile Freebies For Baby And You

If there's a new baby at home, or there will be soon, you are going to need all the help you can get. Help with the dishes, help with the laundry, and help with your amazingly shrinking budget. There is help out ther
Jenna Bayley-Burke

If there's a new baby at home, or there will be soon, you are going to need all the help you can get. Help with the dishes, help with the laundry, and help with your amazingly shrinking budget. There is help out there, you just have to know where to look and who to ask.

Feeding
The biggest bargain in the baby world is breastfeeding. It can save you at least $500 per year and it's great for your baby! But not everyone decides to or can breastfeed and some do not nurse exclusively.

Formula
Similac Welcome Addition Club
www.welcomeaddition.com
1-800-222-9546
Enroll in the Similac Welcome Addition Club to get free samples and retail checks redeemable for formula.

Enfamil Family Beginnings
www.enfamil.com
1-800-222-9123
Join the Enfamil Family Beginnings program and receive valuable retail checks redeemable on formula purchases and fascinating developmental information.

Carnation Very Best Baby
www.verybestbaby.com/gift
1-800-227-6284
As of this writing, Carnation Very Best Baby is giving away a free 12-ounce can of formula when you register. You will also receive a free subscription to The Very Best Baby Collection, a magazine based on your child's developmental stage with coupons, keepsake charts, and money saving checks.

Bright Beginnings Customer Club
www.brightbeginnings.com
Sign up for a free sample of Bright Beginnings Baby Formula, coupons, and newsletter.

Free can of Safeway Formula
1-866-236-6455

Store brand formula coupons and free can
1-800-538-9802

Free can Wal-Mart Parent's Choice formula
1-866-877-9177

Baby's Only Organic Free Sample
614-898-9758, option 2

Baby food
Growing Up Gerber
www.gerber.com
1-800-443-7237
Sign up for monthly coupon mailings, samples (rice cereal) and developmental booklets. You'll also receive coupons for their baby care products.

Beech Nut
www.beechnut.com/bib
1-800-523-6633
Currently offering a free bib when you sign up for monthly e-newsletters and coupon mailings. Save your Beech Nut labels and send them in for more coupons.

Earth's Best Organic Baby Food
www.earthsbest.com
1-800-434-4246
Click the link on their web site to print coupons via Valupage.com. They will mail informational brochures and coupons.

Magazines
Things are always changing in the world of child development. Parenting magazines are a great way to stay on top of new ideas and product recalls. To save money share subscriptions with friends and sign up for these free magazines.

American Baby
www.americanbaby.com
I first found this magazine in my obstetricians office. It is great for new and expectant parents. Coupons (Babies R Us) are usually inside.

Baby Talk
www.parenting.com/parenting/babytalk/index.html
The publishers of Parenting offer this magazine free for parents.

Diapers
Whatever your stand on the economy and eco-friendliness of disposable diapers odds are you will need more than a few before your child is potty-trained. Diaper companies offer coupons to bring the cost of their products more in line with the generic brands.

Pampers
www.pampers.com
1-800-285-6064
Sign up for coupons mailings and occasional product samples.

Huggies
www.huggies.com
1-800-544-1847
Get free samples and coupons delivered to your mailbox for Huggies diapers and baby care products.

Fun stuff Babies R Us
1-888-222-9787 (press 2, press 0) and ask to join the mailing list. They always have great coupons like 15 percent off diapers.

Johnson & Johnson
1-800-526-3967 (press 1 then press 4) and ask for the "New Parents Pack" of coupons and information.

Presidential greetings
The President and First Lady will gladly send you a congratulations card for your new baby. Makes a wonderful keepsake for your baby book. Send Baby's name, address and birthdate to:

White House Greetings Office
Room 39
Washington DC 20500

Barnum & Bailey Baby's First Circus Program
www.ringling.com/offers/baby.aspx
Sign up for free circus admission. Your little one not quite up for the circus yet? The offer can be used any time.

The baby registry checklist is just the beginning of all the things your baby will need in the first few years. To help afford the basics, as well as the bells and whistles, sign up for the mailing lists of the products you use most often. Use these bargains to boost your budget, and help you enjoy your beautiful baby. PregnancyAndBaby.com

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