The total cost of having a baby in the first 2 years falls somewhere between $12,462 and $26,612. You can break this down to something like $500 to $1000 a month. Here’s a breakdown of the actual numbers… the cost to have a baby, plus the cost to raise a baby for the first 2 years.
How much does having a baby really cost? Here's some excellent advice on what you need for baby, how to budget for a newborn, and what you can expect your baby costs to be. We've got money-saving tips to help you lower the cost of raising a baby.
I’ve used Pampers Swaddlers since the day we brought our baby home — because they are soft and absorb well. Plus, Swaddlers have a moisture indicator strip, which helped with my observations of baby’s potty signals. However… after using disposable diapers for 16 months and trying cloth diapers for the first time, I’m honestly wishing I made the switch to cloth diapers sooner! I found a good deal on used cloth diapers that were in excellent condition. See why I’m now a huge fan of Alva cloth diapers with snaps that grow with your baby, how to clean cloth diapers, my tips for stripping cloth diapers of bacteria, and my thoughts on cloth diapers vs disposable diapers today.
Want to save money on baby supplies? Here are 2 simple diaper rash cream recipes that will prevent and heal diaper rash at a fraction of the cost.
Wondering which baby nursery products you REALLY need to buy? What new mom isn’t, right? You can save money by buying the things on this list. Plus, there’s a list of baby nursery products to avoid too!
Lots of great reasons to choose cloth baby diapers here. They’re not like the cloth baby diapers when you were growing up. They’re better! There’s no need for diaper pins and folded edges anymore. Today’s cloth diapers have different closures that keep them snugly on your baby — without the need for pins.
How to save money when you’re having a baby at the hospital. Defray the cost of having a baby with these 4 simple tips.
Here are the essential baby items that every new mom REALLY needs to buy and have on hand for the day your baby is born.
One major issue that must be decided upon prior to the birth of the child is whether or not to preserve the baby’s cord blood. Ever since a child was successfully treated with cord blood stem cells to cure his Fanconi anemia in 1988, the popularity of cord blood banking has increased. Here are the pros & cons of cord blood preservation.
Things you can do to save money during your pregnancy — everything from food cravings to maternity clothes, baby equipment, and other discounts & freebies for pregnant mothers.
Here are 3 cheap and easy ways to make your baby’s nursery greener–from organic crib bedding at Walmart prices to family heirlooms and solid wood furniture.