Babies can be extremely expensive and, in 2021, when many parents are being forced to tighten their belts, saving money on baby products and supplies is of paramount importance.

When welcoming a new baby to your home, the last thing you should be worrying about is money and, so, we’ve put together the following guide to getting free baby stuff in 2021:

How To Get a Free Baby Boxes

To help new parents on their way, a lot of well-known brands give away free baby boxes full of goodies to help lighten the load when it comes to costs.

Although you may have to pay a shipping charge with some boxes, the savings can still be significant and, the following are the top 11 free baby boxes that you can get your hands on:

Walmart Baby Box

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Shopping giant, Walmart, is top of the pile when it comes to free baby boxes.  Although contents tend to vary, sample contents include Huggies diapers and wipes, MAM baby bottle, Baby Dove Wash, Johnson’s Wash, Aquaphor sample, and many more items.

To get your Walmart Baby Box, you need to:

After completing the above, you should receive your free Walmart Baby Box within four to six weeks.

Sam’s Club Free Baby Box

The Sam’s Club Baby Box contains baby wipes from The Honest Company, a MAM anti-colic bottle, Dr. Brown’s baby bottle, Pampers Swaddlers, Aveeno Baby Lotion, Lansinoh Breast Pads, Boogie Wipes, and breast milk storage pouches.

The contents will generally be a combination of full-sized and sample-sized products.

To get your box – and a bonus $20 gift card – all you need to do is to sign up to Sam’s Club and follow the instructions on the screen.  No purchase is required in order to claim your free box.

Amazon Baby Box

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The world’s largest online store does, as you would expect, offer a baby box to new parents.  Although the Amazon box isn’t strictly free, it offers a fantastic range of products including:

  • A Disney Nemo plush toy
  • Aveeno Baby Soothing Relief Emollient Cream
  • Metanium Everyday barrier ointment for nappy rash
  • A Tommee Tippee baby bottle
  • One pack of Mama Bear Sensitive unscented baby wipes
  • One pack of Mama Bear Fresh lightly fragranced baby wipes
  • A Nuby feeding sample pack containing nursing breast pads samples, baby bottle, teat, soother, and lid plus discount coupons worth £15

You can claim your Amazon Box as follows:

  • Sign up to Amazon Prime if you’re not already a member
  • Create an Amazon Baby Wish List
  • Purchase a minimum of $20 worth of eligible baby products from your wish list
  • Following the despatch of your goods, click onto the ‘Claim Now’ button and add 1 x Baby Box to your basket (the price will automatically set to zero
  • Without changing the payment method, click on ‘Buy Now’

Depending on availability, your box should be winging its way to you within six weeks.

Target Free Baby Bag

The Target Baby Bag offers a whopping $120 worth of products and coupons which can include:

  • A pack of 3 Huggies Diapers
  • A Mam Bottle and Pacifier
  • An Avent Bottle
  • A Dr. Brown’s Bottle
  • An Aveeno Baby Lotion Sample
  • A Boogie Wipe Sample
  • A sample pack of Pampers Sensitive Wipes
  • Water Wipes
  • A pack of Honest Co. Plant-Based Wipes
  • An Aquaphor Diaper Rash Lotion Sample
  • Baby Bum Coconut Balm
  • Lansinoh Breast milk Storage Pouches
  • Lansinoh Disposable nipple pads
  • Pedialyte Electrolyte Powder
  • Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Massage Lotion Sample
  • A reusable tote bag
  • Assorted money off coupons

How to get your Target bag

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You can snag your bag either online or in-store and, this is how it’s done:

  • Head to https://www.target.com/gift-registry/baby-registryor visit your nearest Target store
  • Follow the instructions to create a baby registry and receive a coupon
  • Make a purchase of $35 or above
  • Redeem your coupon online or in-store for your Target Baby Bag

Stocks of the bags do run out quite quickly so be prepared to keep trying.

Gerber Baby Gift Box

One of the world’s most famous baby brands offers a free box of samples which includes

  • Free Full-Sized Samples of Gerber baby formulas
  • First Year Belly Stickers
  • A Gerber Bib
  • A Full Sized Jar Of Baby Food
  • A Gerber Onesie

How to get your Gerber Baby Box:

  • Sign up to Gerber Baby HERE
  • Follow the on-screen instructions
  • Check the My Gerber box on the left-hand side
  • On the right-hand side, fill out your details then click on ‘Join Now’

Buy Buy Buy Free Baby Box

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If great samples and coupons are what you’re after then you need to sign up to Buy Buy Buy today in order to receive a goody bag full of fantastic baby stuff.

Wow Free Samples

Another fantastic source for free baby samples, Wow Free Samples lets you get your hands on some brilliant products including diapers, baby bottles, baby food, lotions, and even baby furniture.

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How to get your samples:

  • Click on over to https://babies.wowfreesamples.com/
  • Select the category of the product you would like
  • Choose the specific items that you would like
  • Fill in a short survey about your experiences with baby items
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to receive your samples

Seventh Generation Free Baby Box

Primarily made up of diapers, sample packs from Seventh Generation are easy to get hold of and you should have your samples within a month of applying.

How to get your samples:

Johnsons Free Baby Box

New parents can stretch their budgets a little further by getting hold of newborn baby packs through Emma’s Diary.  The packs will typically include baby wipes, baby oil, and diapers as well as money off coupons.

How to get your Johnsons newborn baby pack:

Costco Free Baby Box

The budget-busting Costco Newborn Essentials Sample Box includes:

  • Two Huggies Snug & Dry Plus Diapers
  • One 8 ct pack of Huggies Natural Care Plus Wipes
  • Two Kirkland Signature Diapers, Size 1/2
  • One 5 ct pack of Kirkland Signature Baby Wipes
  • Four Single-serve packs of Enfamil Infant Formula
  • One 0.75 fl oz of The Honest Company’s Shampoo and Body Wash
  • Exclusive Costco Savings on Similac Infant Formula

How to get your Costco Newborn Essentials Sample Box:

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To get your box, you need to be a Costco member:

Noobie Pregnancy Sample Box

Filled to the brim with goodies for the mother-to-be, the Noobie box includes diapers, rash lotions, teething relief, milk storage pouches, nipple creams, shampoos, baby wipes, and much more.

How to get your Noobie box

Note – There is a $9.95 shipping fee for your box unless you place an additional order for over $29, at which point shipping is free.

Two Ways To Get Free Baby Bottles

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Every little helps when it comes to shopping for a baby and there are two great ways to get a free baby bottle for your little one:

The Boots Parenting Club – this great site will send you a free baby bottle in exchange for logging a few details on its site HERE.

Direct from the manufacturer – A lot of baby bottle manufacturers will send out baby bottles on request such as Comotomo – simply call 1-800-890-6895 or email ask@comotomo.com.

Two Ways to Get Free Baby Shoes

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Baby shoes can be expensive and your little one will grow out of them fast!  Thankfully, there are a couple of ways of getting hold of them for free and these are:

The Frugal Girls – This money-saving site is a treasure trove of bargains and freebies.  Simply hit up the site to claim your code.

Made For Mums – This is another site that should most definitely be on the new mother’s favorite list as it’s a great source for baby products including shoes.

How To Get Coupons And Discounts For Baby Products

There are lots of ways to get discounts on everything you need for baby’s first months – if you know where to look!  The following sites are some of the best to sign up for to get started with saving money on your baby products:

Amazon Family – Amazon Prime members can enjoy discounts on baby products, including 15% off diaper subscriptions.  Simply join up to Prime and then log onto Amazon Family to see what kind of discounts are on offer.

Buy Buy Baby – We’ve already mentioned this great site in our Baby Box section and, the best news is that you can also use this site to save money on purchases of baby products.

Albee – On any given day, you’ll find some great Albee money-off coupons on Coupon Follow – and you don’t even need to sign up.  Just click over to https://couponfollow.com/site/albeebaby.com to keep checking to see what discounts are available.

Magic Beans – Fans of Magic Beans can regularly get hold of 20% discount codes to help spread the cost of their baby products.

The Best Way To Get Free Baby Diapers

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The cost of diapers can quickly add up but, thankfully, there is a solution for cash-strapped parents who can get hold of free diapers from the following sites:

National Diaper Bank Network – The NDBN is dedicated to making sure that families get the help that they need when it comes to buying diapers.  Log onto the site to see what help is available.

Pediatricians and local hospitals – Your doctor and the local hospital will usually have supplies of diapers that they’re happy to hand out to those in need.

Freeflys – This handy site is a great resource with lots of tips and advice as to how to find free diapers in your local area and online.

Cashbackbase

For those not yet familiar with this site, Cashbackbase offers a wealth of freebies and money savings including baby products from Amazon.

Here’s how it works:

  • Sign up to https://www.cashbackbase.com/
  • Browse baby products
  • Choose your product and apply
  • Wait for approval
  • Use the supplied link to purchase your product
  • Claim your 100% cashback from Cashbackbase

Getting into the habit of using Cashbackbase for all of your Amazon purchases can help you to make significant savings over time – and can be a lifeline with those expensive baby products.

Money-Saving Apps And Websites for Baby Stuff

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Apps and websites are great for money savings on the go – and here are some of the best of them:

Rakuten – This incredibly popular site offers tons of money-saving opportunities and is definitely one to put in your phone right now.

The Target Cartwheel App – This clever app allows you to check for deals at Target and can be a great money-saving for your baby stuff.

eBates – The eBates site and app is partnered with a huge number of sites, including baby brands and will let you know quickly and easily about deals and promos that are going on at any given time.

The Savvy Bump – For moms who are short on cash and time, this fantastic site will show you where to find the best deals on everything from maternity clothes to diapers and toys.

Conclusion

Budgeting for a baby – particularly during a global pandemic can be really tricky but there are bargains to be had if you’re prepared to put in a little time.

The sites and apps mentioned in this article are all really useful for making sure that you’re always getting the best deal on your baby stuff – and on stuff for mom too!