Warning! That Totally Free Baby Stuff Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be!

Free baby stuff for expecting mothers sounds like a good idea, but most of it is junk! We’ve got the lowdown on the totally free baby stuff worth claiming!

Totally Free Baby Stuff

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The Totally Free Baby Stuff Worth Claiming

One of the perks of being pregnant is that you have the chance to claim a whole host of free stuff from companies who want you to try their products.

Sounds good right? Well there is a downside.

First up you find yourself paying the shipping for things you didn’t even want just because the product itself is free.

And second up you end up with a load of “stuff” that you also didn’t really want at a time when you are going to be inundated with so much baby paraphernalia that you really do need and space suddenly becomes a premium!

My twins just turned five and I’m not kidding you I just donated a box full of that free baby stuff by mail I was so keen to claim but in reality we had no need for!

Don’t get me wrong, there are some good baby freebies out there and if you keep reading I’ll tell you which ones I think are worth your time to claim.

Johnsons Baby Relief Kit

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You will need to type in your email address in order to claim this box of baby supplies, but it’s worth it.

One of the things I’ve found about medications for babies is that A they can be pretty expensive, and B you don’t actually need a huge tube or bottle of the stuff. That’s why these sample sizes are perfect.

You can keep them in your medicine cabinet or your diaper bag until you need them.

This kit contains seven paediatrician recommended items:

  • Balmex Diaper Rash ointment to protect against diaper rash
  • Kaolectrolyte for oral rehydration following tummy upsets
  • Nasal Aspirator for unblocking stuffy noses
  • Infant’s Motrin Concentrated Drops for reducing and relieving pain
  • Infant’s Tylenol Concentrated Drops for reducing and relieving pain
  • Infant’s Mylicon Drops for gas relief
  • Johnson’s Soothing Baby Vapor Baby Bath to comfort babies with stuffy noses

Click here to request yours.

A Baby Registry

Of course the best way to get “totally free baby stuff” is to list exactly what you want on your baby registry.

The Amazon registry is loved by our readers because:

  • Amazon is a well known brand so friends and family feel comfortable buying gifts from them
  • The registry is universal so you can actually add items from other stores
  • You get a free 90 day return period on all Baby Store purchases
  • If there are still items left on your list when the baby arrives you get a 10% discount (or 15% if you’re an Amazon Mom) if you buy the items yourself!

Get 30 Days Free to Amazon Family

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If you’re not an Amazon Mom yet then you definitely need to take advantage of the free trial to Amazon Family.

Not only do you get free shipping and access to hundreds of hours of free TV programmes and movies (which you will value even more when you’re awake for half the night with your baby!) you also get 20% off diaper subscriptions. And that alone could cover the cost of your annual Amazon Family subscription fee!

Which is why registering for a free trial of Amazon Family is a no brainer!

Best Online Birthing Class – Free Trial

Best Online Birthing Class - Free Trial

A prenatal class is a must do so you know what to expect in the delivery room (or at home if that’s where you’re planning on giving birth).

But life is busy and it can be hard to find the time (or the energy) to get to a real life class.

So that’s my why my friend Hilary decided to put all the advice she’s gathered over the last 15 years working as a labor and delivery nurse into an online birthing class.

So you can get all the information you need from the comfort of your own couch (and you don’t have to worry about your significant other turning squeamish in a room full of people!)

Register here for her free trial class so you can decide whether it’s the right online birthing class for you.