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Baby Coupons



Baby Coupons are something every mom and dad are constantly hunting for. Let this site be a resource for finding the best baby coupon deals on the net! One favorite idea is going online. Manufacturer’s and company websites in particular offer the good stuff.  Why not head straight to the source!  Are you looking for discounts and  baby coupons on things like baby formula, baby gear, shoes, strollers, baby carriers, toys on clearance, groceries, clothing, free baby portraits, Disney movies, Disney cruises, or dental care?  Then this site can help you.  *See also: “Baby Food Coupons” on this site.

It’s easy to find these sites too.  Read below and see some popular responses for baby coupons online.  If you use a certain product continuously, why not go to their site and see if they have any samples or special offers.  Some of the larger companies also offer scholarship funds for certain contests.  For example,

One of the best ways to compliment your baby coupons is the occasional cute baby photo contest or sweepstakes.  For example, there’s TheCuteKid.com, which offers great grand prizes of $25,000 for the cutest baby/kid photo (you can pretend your check is one giant coupon!)  And HuggiesHappyBaby.com hosts a monthly sweepstakes.  Currently, you can enter to win Free Diapers For A Year! How great would that be?

Some of the better coupon sites out there are Coupons.com, CouponMom.com, CouponBug.com, FamousCoupons.com, UPromiseEcoupons.com, and Print.Coupons.com.  They offer great baby coupons from makers like Pillsbury, General Mills, Kraft, Betty Crocker and more!  Coupons include General Mills cereal, Kraft cheese, Kraft kid snacks, Dannon, Ritz, Triscuit, Velveeta, Crystal Light, Johnson and Johnson, Burts Bees, Earth’s Best, Gerber, Enfamil and more!
One of the best baby coupon clipping sights out there might be Print.Coupons.com

Also be sure to check the Sales pages at your favorite online retailer.  Places like Target.com Weekly Ads Page, BabiesRUs.com, LeapFrog.com Clearance Page, BabyUniverse.com Clearance Page, BabyDirect.com, Fisher-Price.com, BabyGap.com, and TheChildrensPlace.com.   PotteryBarnKids.com is currently offering a beautiful Organic Tree Duvet Cover for $14.99 and plush suede baby boots for $8.99.  They also have other baby/kids decor on clearance too.  This is a place to pick up some great pieces for the babies room and save some money on the way.  There’s no reason why you can’t shop the online clearance isles of the trendier companies as well.  So when you’re looking for baby coupons, don’t forget the main goal is to save money, no matter how you do it.  If you can find baby items, baby furniture, and baby gear for 75% off retail, then you’re doing good!

Raising a baby can be expensive, but, with a little online savvy and some help from your friends, you can save bundles and even find some free baby stuff. Here’s how to save money on baby and find the best baby freebies on the web.

Baby Freebies Online. Just as having a baby can be an expensive proposition for you, it can be a profitable one for retailers and manufacturers. Many companies will give away things to expectant and new moms in the hopes of earning your business for a long time to come.   Here’s how to get free products, samples and coupons from the most trusted baby brands. You can typically find free samples and discount coupons by navigating your browser directly to a manufacturer’s website. To find these websites, do an online search for your favorite brands of formula, diapers, and baby foods.

You can also often get free trial subscriptions to leading parenting magazines. At the time of this writing, you can get a free 6-month subscription to American Baby magazine and a free 12-month subscription to Baby Talk magazine directly at the publications’ websites.

A word of caution about signing up for baby freebies, newsletters, and sweepstakes. Make sure you read the fine print, as well as a site’s privacy policy before you enter your name and email address on the company’s registration form. Each time you are signing up for something, you are probably being put on a mailing list. You may want to have a secondary email address that you use only on registration pages and, if the page asks you if you would like additional mailings from partners, opt out.

It’s a good idea, too, to check the URL of the freebie’s registration page before you fill it out, to make sure you are on the website of the manufacturer or publisher. Third party sites, especially sites devoted to providing freebies, may be in the business of collecting and selling your personal information.

Savings on Diapers and Formula. These are two items you will probably spend the most money on before your baby becomes a toddler. Breastfeeding is, of course, the cheapest way around buying infant formula, but it’s just not an option for everyone. Here are the best ways we have found to save.

Search Online. See if you can find products cheaper online. Do a search on froogle.com for bulk groceries or formula. This site, run by Google, allows you to comparison shop across lots of different sites with just one search. And check prices at Amazon Grocery, too, which will ship these products to you, just like any other Amazon purchase. Shipping is often free for orders of $25 or more.

Join the Club. Ask at the customer service desk of your local grocery store to see if they have any kind of Baby Savings Club. Some of the leading grocer chains offer additional savings for these types of purchases.

Discount Baby Furniture and Gear. When it comes to baby furniture and baby gear, you can save a lot simply by knowing where to look.

Let Your Friends Know What You Need. The best way to get free baby stuff is to ask your friends and family for anything they might be hanging onto that they don’t need anymore. Even your friends whose kids are a bit older may still have some items in the attic.

Have a Baby Shower. You’ve probably bought several baby gifts for your friends and family by now, and now it’s your turn!  This is your big “pay back” moment.  Baby showers are a great way to get exactly what you need for the new baby. Even better, your guests can share more ways on how you might be able to save money on baby items in your particular area.

Join Moms Groups.
Join parenting groups both in your local area and online. These are fantastic resources for free information and a daily or weekly dose of sanity. Plus, once you get to know other moms in your area, you can swap secondhand baby clothes.

Join a Freecycling Network. Freecycling.com allows you to give away things you don’t need while taking things you do. Do a Google search to find a Freecycle Network in your area, or visit Freecycle.org and browse the groups or enter your town into the search box. Once you find a local freecycling group, you can usually post your own needs and you find a lot of good things, completely free.

Shop for used items. Local consignment stores, thrift stores, and garage sales are a great place to find gently used baby furniture or gear. Check the newspaper for this weekend’s garage sales or monitor an online garage sale announcement service. Go to Yahoo Groups and enter your city and “Garage Sale.”

A note about buying baby items secondhand: If you buy used toys or baby gear, make sure they still have safety labels attached. Also, it’s a good idea to always buy a new car seat for your child. You don’t want to take a risk by getting a secondhand car seat that may have been in an accident.

Simplify. The most important thing for our family when our kids were small was to consider carefully what it was we really needed.  Think about it.  When we were excited about having our first child, we felt like we wanted one of everything. But we found that some gear was not necessary at all, and some of it just got in the way.

The simple approach is sometimes the best, so take a little time with each buying decision.  Do you really need it?  If there is a piece of furniture or a baby item that you feel you really need, see if you can get it gently used. It’s better on the pocketbook and the environment.

It’s also tempting to invest in things the baby will need when he or she has grown older. You can save money by waiting until your baby actually needs a bigger, better stroller, for example, to see both what you can afford and what kind of features are truly the most important to you at the time. It helps me to look at it this way: When you save money by not buying things you really don’t need, you’ll have more money to put aside for your child’s future or those important things you DO need.

With babies, as with life, the simple approach is often the best.  It’s o.k. to live a life filled with less.  By being less of a consumer overall allows you to not only enjoy the money you’ll be saving, but it also gives you the gift of simplicity.  Your kids don’t need that 2nd Gameboy and that 50th DVD.  They need food, shelter, and love.  Love is free, right?

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Cosco Baby Products



People want to know about Cosco Baby Products.  And no, I’m not talking about Costco (the mega club store)  Cosco is a big player in the baby product industry.  The company is known for being the “best value” product on the shelf.  Cosco offers all sorts of contemporary baby products ranging from Car Seats to Strollers to Baby Play Yards.  Check out Amazon.com for some of the best deals on Cosco Baby Products.  You can also sometimes find great deals on Cosco products on the Clearance page of BabiesRUs.com.  If you’re wondering about recall information on your Cosco Baby Product, go to ConsumerReports.org for recall information.

Another great place to look is Craigslist.com and Ebay.com.  But there’s nothing easier than finding someone local through Craigslist so you can actually check it out in person before you buy.  You’ll find amazing deals on CL.  It’s a hot spot for used kid and baby stuff.  Currently, they have a listing for a 1 year old car seat with drop-in bases for 2 cars. All 3 pieces sold for only $50.00.  That particular car seat retailed for $169.99 one year ago and the drop-in bases retail for $33.60 each on Amazon.  Now that’s the kind of deals we’re talkin’ about!

Favorite Pick:  The Cosco Pink Altura Jogging Stroller for $69.99.  If you buy through Yahoo Shopping, the link actually takes you to The Stroller Superstore.  Check this place out!  They offer FREE Shipping and a $25 rebate on orders over $100.  ..Definitely a place to do some online shopping for Cosco baby products!

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Baby Food Coupons



Baby food coupons are a great way to cut back on your grocery expenses. Does it drive you nuts to think about how much baby formula and diapers cost?  Now that you may need things like infant formula, baby food, diapers, and teething biscuits, baby food coupons can really help cut the costs. It may take some time and effort but with the internet, baby food coupons are more accessible now than ever!  Bookmark FrugalBabyTips.com  as your resource guide to a directory of websites for: baby food coupon, baby discount sites, where to find cheap baby stuff, and even contests for baby cash, scholarships, or maybe free diapers for a year!  Explore all the different way to save when it comes to raising your baby and eating well too.

Besides using this site, you may also consider going directly to the source. For example, if you need things like infant formula, take note of who makes these items and look on the packaging to locate their direct website. Don’t be shy to write them down on your next trip to the grocery store. For example: Enfamil.com, Similac.com, or Nature’s Best. Also be sure to check out Pampers.com, Huggies.com, Diapers.com, Gerber.com, and companies like Earth’s Best, Johnson’s Baby, and BeechNut.com (click the coupons tabs). Typically, these manufacturer’s websites offer baby food coupons right on their homepage and Special Offers / Coupons spot. Some offer baby food coupons along with opportunities to register for discount alerts and even FREE product offers just by signing up. 

Hit the books for more savings! You will find great savings opportunities in baby and parent magazines.  A lot of times, their ads are filled with coupons and “buy one get one free” deals.  You may also spot a few promo codes in their ads to entice you to use their product for the first time.  Also be sure to actually read the magazine articles.  Typically, baby and parent magazines write articles about this same topic.  Parents want to know how to raise their kids and get their baby needs without breaking the bank!  A free subscription to Baby Talk Magazine is available at the Pregnancy Section of Parenting.com. Click on the BabyTalk “Free Subscription” link. The magazine is offering this free subscription to expecting parents. These types of magazines are filled with baby product coupons along with savings opportunities to help you manage your baby budget.

Want more savings? Hit the web!  Sites like BabyTalk.com, BabyZone Freebies Page, and DisneyFamily.com, BabiesRUs.com, and TheCuteKid.com Contest also offer special offers, family vacation giveaways and baby photo contests that reward their winners with free baby stuff, including baby food products. You just have to be willing to register, send in the requirements, and be patient. They have all sorts of baby food coupons as well as special offers, promotions, and giveaways on various baby products. Sites like TheCuteKid.com are found to be a lot of fun, offering contests for the cutest baby photo. some give away up to $25,000 in prizes!

When it comes to baby coupons,  websites like these can be a great resource.  Bookmark FrugalBabyTips.com to be your resource directory for coupon sites like these and more to come.  Some of the favorites are Coupons.com, CouponMom.com, TheCouponClippers.com, Deals.Yahoo.com/coupons/, SwapBabyGoods.com, and CleverMoms.com. And don’t forget, before you head to your local grocery store, check out their own websites for weekly sales and promo items. Your local grocer may be Safeway.com, KingSoopers.com, or Albertsons.com. Typically you can register for grocery coupons or a Club card on the grocer’s site. The Club cards are easy to register for and a lot of fun to see the instant savings every time you check out. If you’re serious about finding the deals, take some time, and go see what type of savings are waiting for you!

Have you ever considered Ebay for coupons? Most people haven’t yet. But think about it. Baby coupons are a commodity just like anything else. Especially when you’re talking about $10 vouchers with 12 month expiration dates. Check out Ebay.com and search for baby coupons and formula vouchers.

Coupons, Coupons, Coupons! Check out UltimateCoupons.com for their Kids/Baby coupons. Print Grocery Coupons. When you visit these sites, you may want to search for topics like: kids snacks clearance, baby food coupons, baby/infant formula, ect. When you’re ready to have some fun, sign up at the BabyZone – Free Stuff page. Coupons are great, but if you’re a serious parent looking to have some fun and go for the Big PRIZES, you’ll want to participate in a few baby photo contests hosted by DisneyFamily.com, TheCuteKid.com, Parents.com, ContestGiveaways.com, and ContestForMoms.com. Prize awards vary depending on the contest. Prizes may range from small dollar amounts, free products, family vacations, and even college scholarships! Enfamil has a baby scholarship fund as well as Similac. All you have to do is go to their sites, sign up, and complete the requirements. How great would it be to kick of your babies 1st college fund with a prize like that!


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