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6 Tips for Saving Big During Pregnancy

Being pregnant has never been a thrill for any woman. There are mood swings, excitement and pain but at the same time, the thought of welcoming a little copy of yours into the world brings you the greatest pleasure in the world. You spent hours thinking about your baby, how he/she will look like, what will be the best name and so on.

1

Preparations

Preparations

If you start to save bits of money on a weekly basis, once you find out you’re pregnant, you can accumulate lots until delivery when the real expenditure has to happen.

2

Avoid Natural and Minimalist Obsessions

A lot of moms develop natural and minimalist craze when the baby’s on the way. And in a lot of cases the sole reason behind such craze is a mere fact that moms have read about how it’s better to be a natural or minimalist. So the equation is not to cut off any item that your baby really need or find for an alternative second hate or used substitute to save money when you know, you’re going to need that item for long like strollers, swings, bouncers.

3

Maternity clothes

Maternity clothes can be very expensive. But you can find them for a lot cheaper price from consignment sales, classified ads, garage sales and thrift stores. You can always ask another mom if she still has her maternity clothes and if she willing to let you borrow them or keep them.

4

Find what your Health Insurance and Hospital has to Offer

A lot of insurance plans cover almost all the services that a hospital has to offer for a fixed amount. If that is the case then taking advantage of all the services that are covered in your plan is a good idea. On the other hand, if you tend to take all the items that you need post-delivery like wipes, baby clothes, diapers, etc. then you will be able to avoid a lot of unnecessary expense that will come along with the total hospital bill.

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Work online from home

Work online from home

If you can manage to work a bit from home then it can help you lots with all the expenses that come along with your pregnancy. A lot of paperwork can be managed and worked at via the internet. Find out if you can still work from home during your maternity leave to charge a couple of hours. You can work from home and be a blogger.