6 Tips to Save Money During Pregnancy

 Pregnant? Check out these money saving tips.

There are some additional expenses that are difficult, if not impossible, to avoid during pregnancy. But today, just about everybody is looking to save money wherever they can. Here are a few suggestions for reducing these extra maternity costs:

If you know a friend or relative who was recently pregnant, find out if they have any maternity clothes they would like to pass on to you.

Mail order a multi month supply of your prenatal vitamins. This method of buying prescription medication is usually at a discount.

Buy empire-waist shirts that can be worn after pregnancy instead of maternity tops.

Buy a pants-extending maternity accessory like the Bella Band in order to wear your pre-pregnancy pants longer.

Shop consignment or thrift stores for maternity fashions.

Purchase maternity items online. A lot of maternity items you find in stores can be found cheaper online. A great example is a nursing bra. You can try them on in the store to find the one you like best; then order it online, typically at a lower price.


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6 Tips to Save Money During Pregnancy

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  1. Profile photo of cosmo99ku cosmo99ku says:

    Bella band did not work for me either!!! Can’t believe how expensive maternity clothes are!!!

  2. i’ve been lucky enough not to have to buy maternity clothes. going up a few sizes in juniors or ladies has allowed me to save money 🙂

  3. Profile photo of marylove marylove says:

    Yeah, the bella band didn’t work for me… This is #3 for me and my hips spred before I even showed! lol I had no choice but to buy new clothes! I did buy a lot online after trying things on in the store… I also had to go up a size, so prepregnancy size was not an option! lol

  4. Profile photo of Jessica Jessica says:

    Maternity clothes are expensive these other options are great!!

  5. Profile photo of marichinno marichinno says:

    Just about any store that sells maternity clothes will have bella bands. I have seen them at Target.

  6. Profile photo of Grace Grace says:

    good ideas, down to two pair of capris that fit me, need to find wear to buy a belly band


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