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7 Ways to Save Money When You Have A Baby – Tip #2

January 30, 2009


Baby clothes are expensive! There is really no way around it, not only are they expensive but babies go through a ton of clothing.  If you have a baby that drools , spits up or is just plain messy baby, you are probably changing the baby two or three times a day.

You probably want to dress baby in cute, trendy clothing.  One thing to remember is THEY DOES NOT CARE WHAT THEY WEAR.  That cute designer outfit you bought was outgrown in about a month.  Here are some tips for dressing baby beautifully and saving money.

Clothing exchange – If you have friends or family that have children older or younger than yours borrow!  Babies outgrow clothing so fast that the borrowed clothing are usually like new.

Buy used – garage sales, thrift shops, even online site such as ebay or craigs list have great items for a fraction of the cost.

Gender neutral – if you are planning on having more than one baby, purchase gender neutral clothing so that they can be handed down from baby to baby.

Protect clothing – if you do have “messy baby” , no matter what you do that baby always gets dirty try one of these bibs