8 Simple Ways to Get Totally Free Baby Diapers
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Did you know that the average newborn goes through 10 diapers a day!
And that by the time they've hit their third birthday, you'll have spent more than $2,100 buying at least 8,580 diapers! Crazy!
That's a huge expense on a family, so we've put together a resource to help you out….
How to Get Free Diapers
1. Take Advantage of Free Samples
Believe it or not, there are a ton of companies that will send you free diapers just for trying out their brand. It's not a long-term savings strategy, but you can definitely get enough samples to last you for a week or so. Every little bit helps!
Honest Company – They will send you seven of their premium diapers and 10 baby wipes (you pay for shipping).
Little Huggies – Register here for a free sample pack of diapers and wipes.
Grove Collaborative – You pay the shipping and they'll send you a couple of trial diapers and wipes.
Simply Right – It seems to vary, but they sent us five diapers.
2. Sign Up For The Pampers Gifts to Grow Program
Join the Pampers Gifts to Grow program and they'll send you free diapers as reward for your loyalty to the Pampers' brand.
Every time you buy a box of Pampers, look for the code inside the box and enter it into the website above. Those points can be saved up and later redeemed for diapers, baby food and toys.
[Editor's note: As of July 2016, you can no longer redeem points for baby food or diapers. However, for the latter, you can use points to enter sweepstakes for free diapers.]
3. Check Out a Diaper Bank Network
If things are really tough, check out the National Diaper Bank Network. The non-profit network is aimed at assisting low-income families and they've started local chapters all over the country.
As you probably know, food stamps and WIC do not provide diapers, so this is a wonderful alternative to those who need assistance.
4. Take Surveys Online
Arguably one of the cheapest places to get diapers is at Amazon, so here's a tip on how to get a free Amazon gift card: Join Swagbucks.
The rewards platforms offers a wide variety of ways to make extra cash beyond taking surveys for money. It's also famous for handing out free points (called SBs) at random just for being a member.
It’s free to sign up, and you’ll get a $5 bonus when you take your first survey. For more information, see our beginner's guide.
You can redeem your SBs for cash via Paypal or gift cards to a number of popular retailers, including Amazon.
Sign up for Swagbucks here.
5. Use Cloth Diapers
A lot of parents have found that using washable cloth diapers can be a great way to save on diapers.
Financial blogger Courtney Baker recently did the math and found that a family with three kids could save over $2,500 by switching to cloth diapers!
6. Become a Diaper Ambassador
If you can convince other moms to start buying their diapers online, the folks over at Diapers.com will pay you!
They have a pretty lucrative referral program where you can earn $5 in diaper credit for every mom you refer to the site. Here's a link to their referral program.
7. How to Get Free Diapers: Eliminate Them Altogether?
A few months ago, one of our contributors shared her story of raising her son diaper-free. It's a growing trend and it's no wonder since the average family can save more than $2,100 going this route. Would you consider this?
8. Ask Diaper Companies for Coupons
Look – diapers are a big business and companies know that once you've started with their brand, you're likely to continue using them until your child is potty-trained. So take advantage of this and register with the major brands below for free coupons and diapers: