Saving Money As You Prepare For Baby

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Saving Money As You Prepare For Baby
Fri, 06-03-2011 - 8:20am

Sure, having a baby changes things: You survive on less sleep. You never knew you could take so many pictures of a being that does so little. And man, does your wallet take a beating. In fact, one recent study from the U.K. reported that moms there spend more than $7,000 on all things baby before their tot turns one. Ouch.

But if you're smart about it, there are a ton of easy ways to shave hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars off of
your baby budget. Here’s how:

40+ Ways to Save on Baby-

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Registered: 04-14-2011
Sat, 06-04-2011 - 7:35am
I've bought a swing, exersaucer and Medela breast pump on craiglist. Total for all 3 was $ 110. Pretty good!