Who has a budget not broken over this one? But an obviously necessary expense, unless youre prepared to spend the diaper money on rug cleaner! Coupons are a great way to save on diapers and can be found in weekly circulars or within the packages themselves. Additionally, finding a quality low-cost brand goes a long way in saving diaper dollars.
By far and away the best way to save money on diapers is to buy in bulk. We discovered the wonderful world of warehouse clubs when our daughter was one month old. And while we have never found a use for a 5-gallon tub of mayonnaise, we have saved countless dollars by purchasing bulk needs like diapers and formula at the club. For $25, we were able to purchase a months supply of diapers. When compared to the cost of smaller packages purchased in the grocery store, we saved at least another $25 a month, which in our daughters 15 months so far has saved us over $375! Not to mention the HUGE savings on formula!
And for those of you without club memberships, I will point out that these memberships also save big bucks on things like groceries, clothes, gift shopping and automotive needs. But if you are still hesitant, there have been chains of new stores cropping up like Shoppers Food Warehouse that can offer similar, bulk purchasing power that translate into big savings for you!
Make sure you register online at Huggies, Pampers, and other diaper brand websites for money saving coupons.
Switching to cloth diapers may help too depending on if you plan to wash
them yourself or pay for a service to do it for you. And finding a good
recipe for home-made wipes and diaper rash ointment can make your money
go even further!
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