Want Free Baby Stuff? 12 Freebies for New and Expecting Parents in 2020

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Raising a tiny human is expensive work. We’re talkin’ thousands of dollars a year.

And that doesn’t even account for the crazy-high costs of child care.

Whether you’re expecting or already bouncing Baby on your hip as you read this, we combed the internet to find the best baby freebies.

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Find Free Stuff for Expecting Mothers

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1. Free Breast Pump

If you’re insured under the Affordable Care Act, you’ll be able to get a free breast pump through your insurance. Typically the Medela Pump In Style and Ameda Purely Yours brands are covered.

The process to obtain a free breast pump varies, so reach out to your insurance company or check in with Medela or Ameda.

Request Free Baby Samples: Diapers, Wipes and Formula

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2. Free Variety Pack

Want a goodie box? The Noobie Box is a free pregnancy gift box that comes filled with samples — baby ointment, diapers, nasal drops, bottle, pacifier, etc.

You’ll pay $6.95 for shipping.

Sign up for Baby Rewards Programs for More Freebies

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3. Free Seventh Generation Products

You might be familiar with Seventh Generation. It’s a household product brand that prides itself on selling healthy and environmentally-friendly supplies.

When you join its Generation Good program, you’ll gain access to a community of parents. In addition to exchanging tips and advice, you’ll also get to try out new products — for free.

4. Free Huggies Gift Cards

Download the Huggies Rewards app, and earn points when you take surveys, share products, read articles and purchase Huggies products. Exchange points for discounts on Huggies diapers and wipes, free gift cards or diaper donations.

5. Free Goodies from Similac

Similac, the baby formula brand, offers up to $400 worth of goodies when sign up for its StrongMoms program. Plus, you’ll gain access to coupons and discounts.

Join Baby Registries for Free Gifts

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6. Free Welcome Box for New Parents from Amazon

Qualifying Prime customers can snag a $35 welcome box when they create a baby registry through Amazon.

The box is available as supplies last.

7. Free Coupons and Samples From Target

Target is a great go-to place for all your baby needs. When you set up a Target baby registry, you’ll be able to pick up a welcome kit from guest services. In it, you’ll find more than $100 worth of coupons and samples.

Another perk is that anything left on your registry eight weeks prior to your due date becomes 15% off.

8. Free Name-Brand Products From Walmart

When you join Walmart’s baby registry, you’ll receive a Baby Welcome Box, which includes samples of name-brand products from Huggies, Dove and All, though it’ll vary based on available supplies.

Note: At the time we wrote this article, the Baby Welcome Box was sold out. However, you can put your name on the waiting list.

How to Find Free Baby Stuff Locally

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9. Free Anything From Local Facebook Groups

Many cities and even neighborhoods have Facebook groups.

A great place to start if you’re looking for baby freebies is with a local Buy Nothing Project group. You’ll be able to connect with neighbors who are giving away freebies. Then you can pay it forward once your baby is grown, passing along essentials to new parents.

10. Free Nursery Supplies From the NextDoor App

NextDoor is a private neighborhood forum where neighbors can chatter amongst themselves. You’ll find crime updates, lost-dog posters and — yup! — freebies.

Check out the app’s “For Sale & Free” section to see what your neighbors are giving away. There’s even a “Baby & Kids” category.

11. Free Samples from Your Pediatrician

Like other medical professionals, pediatricians receive samples from companies all the time. If you have a specific need — or just want to try some sample products — it never hurts to ask.

12. Free Essential From Local Nonprofits

If things get really tough, you can tap into resources from nonprofits. The National Diaper Bank Network, for example, works to provide diapers to families in need. You can also reach out to your local food pantries to see if any resources are available.