Babies need a lot of stuff, and it can be overwhelming for new parents — especially when you see the price tag. It’s all so tiny, so how could it be so expensive? Pro tip: take advantage of learning about the different brands and products with freebies for new parents. Companies like Target, Amazon, Pampers and Gerber all offer freebies for new parents and here’s how to get your hands on it.
Jump ahead by type:
- Free Baby Accessories
- Baby Registry Freebies
- Diaper Freebies & Rewards
- Formula Freebies
- Free Baby Books
- Freebies for Mom
- Free Classes
Free Baby Accessories:
Baby Box University
Baby Box University is all about rewarding parents for educating themselves on child safety. A Baby Box is a Finnish tradition that dates back to 1938 and it included necessities for newborns and doubled as a safe sleep space for infants. Now you can get a free Baby Box too, and all you have to do is take a free video course taught by healthcare experts on parenting topics to keep your child safe. At the end of the course, take a quiz to answer a few questions about what you’ve learned and a Baby Box reward — like a safe sleep bag, onesie, romper, burp cloth, and other options — is shipped to you.
We only want the best for baby, so be sure to try the non-toxic baby products from Grove Collaborative. If you sign up for the Grove Collaborative monthly subscription service, which delivers healthy and natural personal care and household products, you’ll receive a free baby gift set that includes Babyganics Bubble Bath, Burt’s Bees Nourishing Baby Oil, Grove Co. Hydrating Soap Bar, WaterWipes Pure Water Wipes, along with free shipping and a VIP membership trial. Sign up here and get your freebies!
To get a hold of some freebies from Honest Co., you’ll have to sign up for a monthly subscription service. But if you do, you’ll receive diapers and wipes or an essentials bundle that includes shampoo, lotion, soap and household cleaner. All you have to pay is the $5.95 shipping fee and it will be delivered to your doorstep. It’s up to you whether you want to keep the monthly subscription service after your free trial.
Perfect for taking your little one out and about, a carseat canopy can provide shade and protection for baby. You can get a $49.95 carseat canopy from CarseatCanopy.com for free using code FREECANOPY1. Just pay $14.99 for shipping, which is a great deal for such a practical item.
Baby may not be walking yet, but it doesn’t mean they don’t need cute kicks. Get two free pairs of baby shoes or moccasins, valued at $29.99, for free when you use code FREEWANDER. Just pay $14.99 for shipping.
Keep the kiddos warm with a nice pair of leggings from BabyLeggings.com. You can get five free pairs of leggings when using code GIVEME5FREE and you’ll only pay $14.99 for shipping.
Get the cutest customized baby onesies at CustomSnappies.com. Each custom onesie costs about $24.95, but if you use the code BATHANKS17 you’ll get 50% off your order, making it essentially free. You’ll still have to pay a shipping fee, but it will be cheaper than your onesies order.
This is a favorite accessory among moms, so if you can snag one for free it makes it even better. You can get any baby sling $40 and under for free from Seven Baby Slings using promo code MYBABYSLING. Just pay $12.99 for shipping.
Diaper Ruffle Cover
You may not think you need these, but after seeing how adorable they are, you’ll understand. You can get three of the cutest ruffle bloomers for your little one for free using promo code FREERB. Just pay $14.99 for shipping.
Baby Registry Freebies:
Buy Buy Baby Registry
New parents can find everything they need and then some at Buy Buy Buy. If you start your baby registry online with Buy Buy Baby, you can pick up a free goody bag full of samples and a coupon in store. Get your Buy Buy Baby registry started here.
Amazon Baby Registry
As a new parent, it pays to have Amazon Prime and have your items shipped directly to your doorstep. As a Prime member, if you create a baby registry and spend $10, you will qualify for the free Baby Welcome Box typically valued at $35. Each box contains an assortment of product samples for baby and parents, including items like laundry detergent, diapers, wipes, breast pads, and swaddle blanket, just to name a few.
Target Baby Registry
As if you don’t already love Target, as a new mom you’ll fall in love all over again and will likely make weekly trips for this or that. So be sure to open a Target registry and take advantage of the freebies you get in your welcome baby kit, which includes over $80 worth of coupons and samples. Moms say they receive everything from breast pads and bottles to diapers and wipes.
Walmart Baby Registry
Before your bundle of joy arrives, start a registry with Walmart and they’ll send you am complimentary bundle of free baby items with samples of name brand baby supplies like Pampers, Desitin, Dr. Brown’s Bottle, Aveeno Baby lotion and more. Samples vary per box, but can also include things like pacifiers, wipes and coupons too.
Start a baby registry at Babylist and not only will you be able to add anything to your registry from anywhere — think Etsy items, babysitting and home cooked meals — but you’ll also receive a free baby box with samples of coveted brands.
Diaper Freebies & Rewards:
If you buy Huggies brand diapers and wipes, earn points by entering the diaper and wipe codes to get free stuff. You can redeem your points for toys, gift cards, movie tickets to use on date night, and more. Sign up here.
As a mom, you’ll buy a lot of diapers. So why not get free stuff for buying so many? Sign up for Pampers Rewards and enter the diapers and wipes codes to use them later for goodies like free Shutterfly photo prints, gift cards, toys or free diapers.
Want to give bamboo diapers a try? Get a free sample pack of eco-friendly diapers from DYPER. This sample pack includes 3 diapers of your chosen size. All you’ll have to pay is $4 for shipping and handling.
Get a free trial pack of these eco-friendly diaper and wipes. The pack includes eight comfortable and absorbent diapers, as well as a travel pack of 20 wipes. All you need to pay is shipping.
Join the Enfamil Family Beginnings Program to take advantage of the freebies from pregnancy through your child’s toddler years. Enfamil will send you free samples of formula, as well as coupons and freebies too.
Receive free goodies when you register with the Similac StrongMoms rewards program. The program not only includes free gifts that are personalized for you and baby, but also benefits and exclusive savings.
Finding the right formula for your child’s dietary needs is important and Nature’s One offers a free 12.7-ounce sample, you’ll only pay $5.95 for shipping. Check the status of the free sample program prior to ordering, as Nature’s One temporarily stopped the program to serve existing customers during COVID-19.
Gerber Baby Box
Gerber is a well-known brand that has been providing moms and babies everything from food and formula to clothes. Call Gerber and ask them about the Gerber Baby Nutrition Kit and they will ask you if you want free samples sent to you in the mail. You’ll likely get a onesie, a can of formula and some coupons. All that just for calling this number: 1-800-408-7277.
Free Baby Books:
Early Moments Monthly Book Club
Sign up for the Early Moments monthly book club and receive four board books for $4.99 to $5.95, depending on the series you pick — that’s four books for the price of just one. Early Moments offers multiple subscriptions like Baby Einstein, Dr. Seuss, Disney and Sesame Street books.
Free Books from Imagination Library
Check to see if your community participates in this unique program to help foster your child’s love of reading. If so, your child can receive one free book per month from birth to age 5. See if your city or community has adopted Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.
Get access to stories your child will enjoy for years to come. These free and original stories were written by FreeChildresnStories.com founder Daniel Errico and they are always free to read without signing up or downloading anything.
Foster your child’s love of reading from a young age with board books from BabsyBooks. Many of these books are perfect for early education and development too. You can get five free books by using several different codes, but we used GET5FREEBOOKS.
If you have a Kindle, you can enjoy free children’s ebooks on Amazon. It’s perfect if you don’t have a ton of shelf space for new books, plus your baby bookworm can find books on everything from animals and adventures to early learning and chapter books. Plus they’re delivered right to your Amazon account/Kindle, so there’s no need for your little one to wait.
Freebies for Mom:
Get a Free Breast Pump from Aeroflow
If you plan on breastfeeding, you’ll want to invest in a good breast pump. But luckily you can get one for free from Aeroflow through your insurance. It’s as easy as filling out Aeroflow’s qualification form, and Aeroflow does the rest by contacting your insurance to verify coverage and contacting your doctor for any required paperwork. Then you’ll receive your brand new breast pump.
Medela Nursing Kit
Set yourself up for breastfeeding success with Medela’s free nursing kit. Sign up to receive free samples of nursing products. These may include milk storage bags, nursing pads and lanolin nipple cream.
Breastfeeding mothers can get a free nursing cover from Udder Covers when using the coupon code TRYUDDER — all you’ll need to cover is a $14.99 shipping fee. These 100% cotton nursing covers are regularly $34.95.
Having the right support makes breastfeeding more comfortable, so a nursing pillow is an essential for new moms. These nursing pillows range from $39.95-$44.95, but you can enjoy one for free with the promo code GIVEME1FREE. You’ll just need to cover the $14.99 shipping cost.
The Noobie Box
Looking for the best products for your baby? Get a free Noobie Box full of sample baby products and a Noobie Guide with useful information for new moms and moms-to-be. The current box includes Aquaphor diaper rash cream, Boirin Camilia Teething Relief, Cuties set of five diapers, Lansinoh breastfeeding set, Palmer’s stretch marks message lotion, Prevail set of 2 liners, Morning Pep Prenatal Vitamin sample, Upspring Milkflow lactation drink, Vahdam tea sachets, and WaterWipes baby wipes. All you need to do is fill out the form and pay a $9.95 shipping fee.
If you plan to breastfeed, these will come in handy. You can get five free packs of nursing pads, each with two pairs, when you use the promo code 10FORFREE — that’s a total of 20 nursing pads! Each pack of 4 pads is regularly $7. All you need to do is pay $14.99 for shipping.
Free Shutterfly Prints
As a new parent, you’ll be taking a lot of photos. So head over to Shutterfly and sign up to access free photo prints and more. Offers differ depending on when you sign up, but at the time of writing this you can receive free credit for 101 4×6 photo prints, 5 free photo magnets, and 1 free set of address labels.
Freebies for Shopping at Motherhood Maternity
Get free stuff just for shopping — yep, you read that correctly. Shop at MotherhoodMaternity.com and receive a Perks Gift Bag. This goodie bag is filled with free samples and savings from a few of Motherhood Maternity’s partners, like Shutterfly, Buy Buy Baby and Parents Magazine. If you enroll in the Perks Savings Program, you’ll get coupons, discounts, and sometimes even magazine subscriptions.
Free 30 Days on Amazon Family Prime
Amazon Prime members can take one step further once baby arrives and get exclusive family-oriented offers, coupons and age-based recommendations with an Amazon Family membership. Sign up for Amazon Family and enjoy one free month of Prime two-day shipping and 20 percent off diaper subscriptions.
Whether you’re renovating, redecorating, or need furniture for the new arrival, IKEA has designs to help everyone make their house a home. Join IKEA Family for discounts, rewards and freebies. You’ll get discounted member prices on certain products, from mattresses to kitchens. You’ll even get a free hot drink every time you visit the store.
Gymboree Play & Music Classes
These fun and engaging classes foster development and early learning for babies and toddlers. You’ll meet other parents and your little one may even make a friend. Find a location near you and call to request your free class preview. COVID-19 may have affected classes, so be sure to check the schedule with a location near you.
Breastfeeding is a natural way to feed your little one, but it doesn’t always come naturally. That’s why the folks at Milkology offer a free breastfeeding class to help you on your journey. Through the class, you’ll learn what to expect in the early days of breastfeeding, finding your support team, how to prepare while pregnant and more. All you have to do is sign up at milkology.org.
Barnes & Noble Storytime
This nationwide bookstore chain offers free storytime in the children’s area. It’s a great way to engage your little one and foster a love of reading, plus you’ll meet other parents too. Check your local store for dates and times. COVID-19 has impacted events at Barnes & Noble, so be sure to check out the bookstore’s virtual storytime too.