The Best Places To Get Free Baby Stuff for Expecting Moms

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Starting a family can be overwhelming. There is so much to organize and plan. Babies cost money, plain and simple, but if you are expecting there are some deals of which you should be sure to take advantage. 

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Whether it is your first child or second, many companies offer freebies for expectant mothers. There is a myriad of things you will need for your new bundle of joy so why not alleviate some of the financial burdens by getting at least a few of them for free? Saving money on children is always a relief so being aware of what companies are lending a helping hand cannot hurt.

Free Registry Gift Boxes for Expecting Mothers

  • Amazon Baby Registry: If you are an active Amazon Prime member and create your baby registry through Amazon, you will be eligible for a free Welcome Box. This box contains a variety of sample-sized items for both babies and parents. To get the free gift you must complete 60% of your registry checklist and have at least $10 in purchases from the list.
  • Babylist Baby Registry: When you do your registry through Babylist, and provide your name, due date and address you will receive their Hello Baby Box. You must have a purchase of at least $10 which may be subject to shipping costs. The Hello Baby Box is full of surprises that often rotate but can contain anything from bibs to bottles, or even hats, diapers and wipes. It usually features multiple brands with offers and discounts included in the gift.
  • Buybuy Baby Registry: Not only does registering your baby gifts through buybuy Baby get you 15% off any remaining items on your registry after your baby shower, but it also comes with a free goody bag.
  • Target Baby Registry: Target has something for everyone and babies are no exception. When you do your baby registry through Target you get a free welcome kit filled with all sorts of baby goodies. Target estimates this kit to be over $100 in value.
  • Walmart Baby Registry: When you do your baby registry through Walmart you are automatically eligible to receive their free gift box which often features items from such brands as Huggies, Enfamil or Johnson’s.
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Free Diapers for Expecting Mothers

  • Dyper: Dyper is a diaper company that specializes in more sustainable products. As you’ll go through a lot of diapers, it is nice that Dyper offers a free sample of their product. Their free sample pack includes three diapers in whatever size you specify. Though the sample pack is free you will have to pay $6 in shipping.
  • Huggies Rewards: By signing up for the Huggies Rewards program you can earn points towards redeeming gift cards. Huggies partners with Fetch and by purchasing eligible Huggies products you can get a gift card which is essentially free money towards your next Huggies purchase of diapers or other eligible items.
  • National Diaper Bank Network: If you or someone you know requires help with baby supplies, the National Diaper Bank Network partners with hundreds of members and over 225 diaper banks across the country to supply free diapers to families that are struggling.
  • Pampers Club: If you download the Pampers Club app you can start turning your diaper purchases into rewards. Each purchase has a scan code and when you scan it you earn Pampers Cash. This cash can be put toward future diaper purchases and other eligible items. If you are going to be purchasing diapers anyway, you might as well save some money and eventually get some freebies.

Free Feeding Items for Expecting Mothers 

  • Enfamil Family Beginnings: If you join Enfamil Family Beginnings not only do you earn reward points towards future Enfamil purchases but you are also eligible for Enfamil free samples. Samples are always great when trying to figure out what works best for your baby, especially when they are free. By being a member you’ll also have access to ask a nurse questions whenever you need.
  • MyGerber Baby Membership: When you sign up for the MyGerber Baby Membership you will be eligible for several benefits including access to experts, savings on products and even some free surprise gifts. If you spend $150 or more at Gerber.com you will receive a free Calm Premium subscription for one year.
  • Similac Rewards: Joining the Similac Rewards program has many perks including savings on Similac products, nutritional guidance, a free Shutterfly photo book, baby formula coupons and, most importantly, free formula samples.
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Other Freebies for Expecting Mothers

  • Bump Boxes: If you subscribe to Bump Boxes, refer an expecting mom to Bump Boxes and pay for shipping, not only can you give a free box but you can also get a free box, which would be the first box in the subscription. Bump Boxes is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise.
  • Healthcare.gov: Thanks to healthcare.gov a free breast pump now must be covered by your insurance provider. Most plans now offer breastfeeding equipment support and free breast pumps so be sure to ask your doctor and insurance provider how you can get yours.
  • Noobie Box: The Noobie Box is a free pregnancy sample box for expecting moms through Heymilestone.com. The current edition of the Noobie Box includes many essentials such as diapers, wipes, lotions, Aquaphor, Purell, pacifiers and more. There are no strings attached through subscription or registration. All you have to pay for is the shipping and handling.

Takeaway

It is comforting to know that with a little research you can find many companies willing to send you free baby stuff to help you on your parenting journey. Though some freebies come with requirements such as subscriptions, registrations or spending amounts, if you are going to have to buy these items anyway, you might as well save some money while you are at it. 

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FAQ

  • How can I get a lot of baby stuff for free?
    • Many companies have options for free items or discounted items for expecting mothers. Some of these are contingent on if you start a registry through the company or write a review for the company but below are several companies that provide free items to expectant mothers:
      • Enfamil
      • Similac
      • Target Baby Registry
      • Amazon Baby Registry
      • Walmart Baby Registry
      • Kindle
      • Dolly Parton
      • Udder Cover
      • Breastpads.com
      • Kindermusik
      • Nursing pillow.com
      • Noobie box
      • Dyper
      • Buybuy baby
      • Nature's One
      • Gerber
      • Honest Company
      • National Diaper Bank Network
      • Pampers Rewards
      • Huggies Rewards
      • Ikea
      • Babylist
      • Pinchme Box
  • How can I get a free welcome baby box?
    • Many companies will send you a free welcome baby box when you register for your baby shower with them. For example, Amazon, Babylist, buybuy Baby, Target and Walmart all offer this feature when you register through them. Bump Boxes also has a free gift box when you subscribe and refer a friend.
  • How can I get free Pampers?
    • If you download the Pampers Club app you can start turning your diaper purchases into rewards. Each purchase has a scan code and when you scan it you earn Pampers Cash. This cash can be put toward future diaper purchases and other eligible items. If you are going to be purchasing diapers anyway, you might as well save some money and eventually get some freebies.
  • Does Gerber send free samples?
    •  When you sign up for the MyGerber Baby Membership you will be eligible for several benefits including access to experts, savings on products and even some free surprise gifts. If you spend $150 or more at Gerber.com you will receive a free Calm Premium subscription for one year. The free special gifts often contain samples but the items will vary.

Information is accurate as of Nov. 23, 2022. 

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Caitlyn Moorhead has written content for a variety of businesses and publications. After graduating from Central Michigan University cum laude, she moved to NYC where she wrote columns, articles and plays for several years before relocating to Austin, Texas in the fall of 2020.
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