Babies grow quickly, and they need lots of clothes, toys, and things to stimulate their minds. All of that can add up super quickly, but if you're an Amazon Prime member, you can easily reap the rewards of Prime Day and save big on tons of baby gear so that your little one can keep healthy and happy, and you don't have to tear your hair out when you see your empty wallet.
How to get the Best Baby Deals
There's absolutely no denying that having a child could be one of the most expensive decisions that you make in your life, but with a little smarts you can actually make it so much more affordable. Before your baby is born, you'll have time to do some research, figure out what you want, and wait for it to go on sale, but after the baby is born, that extra time is gone. Whether it's something as simple as signing up for a subscribe and save service, or taking advantage of every coupon offer you can find, there are lots of ways to save.
Some of the easiest things to save on are diapers and wipes. You're going to need them, lots of them even. When they go on sale, stock up. Buy one of each size, buy two of the current size, just do what you have to do in order to maximize the savings when you see them. Sometimes, if you spend a certain amount of money you can score an extra discount or a gift card for future use, and while you may not always need those things at that time, you're going to in the future, so don't waste the savings.
Clothes, toys, and other fun things are easy to save on as well. The thing about babies is that they grow up, and they do it pretty quickly. Clothes are sized based on age, and toys are often listed as being appropriate for certain age groups, too. This makes it insanely easy to stock up and fill the gaps for the future when you're searching for deals. Already have enough for now? What about in three months? Will you need more? Pay attention to these things, group your toys, diapers, clothing, and more by the sizes and age groups so you can always see at a glance what items you may need to buy.
Subscribe & Save: Boxes of Diapers
In the beginning, it feels like babies go through diapers at an insane rate, and luckily as they get older it slows down. When our baby was born, we didn't think we'd be able to keep them in stock, but once we figured out that you could stock up on them to get ahead in the battle, we were a much better place. Diapers are generally measured by weight, so if you know the pace of your baby's growth, you can see how many boxes you may want to buy. Sign up for Amazon's Subscribe & Save service so that you can save at least 5% extra on your purchase.
Travel with ease: Strollers, carseats, & more
When it comes to traveling with your little one style may be important to you, but the biggest concern here is definitely safety and comfort. From an all-in-one car seat that grows with your kid as they do to a mirror so you can see them in the car or a carrier that lets you wear them while walking around, there is a lot to consider here. These are available from a bunch of different brands, each of which offers something slightly different, so be sure to check them all out and see which will work best for you.
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Baby Travel Gear
Some of the travel gear you buy for your newborn will be able to be used for years, other things will only work for a limited time. Generally, the ones that are designed to grow with the kids are more expensive, but that means you buy once (hopefully at a discount) and continue to use it, instead of buying multiple of the same things in larger sizes.
For someone else: Baby Gift Sets
You might not be ready to have a baby of your own (or you've already been there, done that), but that doesn't mean you have to miss out on all the discounts. Whether you want to give an imprint kit so they can remember the little hands and feet that the baby came home with, or a Baby Bullet system so that they can make their own food for the kiddos, you can score some big savings on popular items