Are you an expecting mother or know someone who is? Nothing brings joy than a new baby, and as you know, nothing brings more expenses either! Between the cost of diapers, wipes, clothing, formula, plus all of the other necessities these little babies need, you can quickly find yourself looking for financial relief. Luckily, you have come to the right place where relief will be found. Below, you will discover 10 ways to get free baby items. To get these items you just need to know a few tips and tricks. They don’t require a great deal of time or effort either, as many are available just for the asking. If you are looking for some free baby perks to help make this new additional a little easier on you, take a look below at 10 ways to get free baby items quickly and easily!
Before you get started, remember that when requesting any freebies you “catch bees with honey” as they say. Remember to be polite and appreciative, and show your gratitude so such offers will continue to be offered. Ready? Take a look!
10 Ways to Get Free Baby Items
1. Speak with your pediatric nurse
When drug and formula reps come to visit a pediatrician, they offer the doctor a slew of samples to pass out to their patients. This often includes samples of pain relief, formula, lotions, skincare items, and even promotional items such as diaper bags and bottles. Kindly ask your nurse if any offers are available at this time as you would love to try them!
2. Sign up for formula freebies
Many formula makers including Good Start, Enfamil, and Similac offer mailing lists for new mothers. They will then send you high value coupons, as well as full size formula samples. Even if you are not formula feeding, many times they also send travel coolers, storage bags, and other freebies you can surely use.
3. Let Beechnut treat you
Beechnut offers a program for new mothers where they will be happy to send you samples, high value coupons, free tips and tricks, and even feeding products such as bowls and spoons. They have even been known to send free item coupons for their various staged foods. Visit www.beechnut.com to get started.
4. Call your favorite diaper companies
Luvs offers a leak guard guarantee, so if you experience a leaky diaper all you need to do is send your receipt and they will mail you a check for the cost of the diapers plus coupons. Many other diaper companies are happy to honor sample and high value coupon requests if you just call and ask. Look for toll free numbers on the packaging or website.
5. Redeem Pamper codes
Pampers offers a Gifts to Grow program that lets you earn points on your purchase that you can exchange for free baby items. Codes are found on specially marked packages and add up quickly, so save your codes and get rewarded with freebies! You can earn gift cards, children’s books, feeding supplies, and more.
6. Spread the word for free
York Photos often offers free birth announcements just for the cost of shipping! Tell everyone about the arrival of your new bundle for free when you visit York Photo and take advantage of the many free w/shipping items they have available. Find out more by visiting their website at www.yorkphoto.com!
7. Free Parenting Magazine
Parents Magazine gives away subscriptions for free left and right. Look for the hang tags in magazines located in your pediatrician’s office, or ask your pediatric nurse to sign you up as they have this information and will be happy to pass it on to you. This magazine is not only informative but includes many coupons.
8. Enjoy a free nursery bag tag
Head over to NurseryWater.com to sign up for a free Elmo Nursery Bag Tag. This freebie is only available to the first 100 each day, so try daily until you win. These tags can be used on diaper bags so you can easily identify yours!
9. Shop the sample selection at Walmart.com
Visit Walmart.com as they often offer baby samples such as diapers and formula. All you need to do is sign up and your free sample is on the way. If you find a really good one, have family and friends request one for you too.
10. Take advantage of baby events
Many retailers offer baby events where they give out high value coupons and generous samples. Target, Walmart, Meijer Stores and more often offer these events a few times a year so new mother’s can get all of the latest information on the newest products. Call your local retail centers and ask if any events are scheduled for the year.
If you have a new baby or are expecting one soon, you will want to take advantage of the many freebies available to new parents. This is a great way to stock up on some necessities, try some new products, and build up your baby stash for less!
Katie Femia is a wife and mother of three. She loves vintage finds, handmade goodness, the frugal life, and the long road to publication. You can find her at The Savvy Luna Bugg, the blog for frugalistas seeking simplicity through a handmade and vintage lifestyle.
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