Perhaps this is your first child, and you
are just discovering the lofty prices of nursery furniture and items
for your baby. Such as changing stations, bassinets and cribs, and even
seats when they are ready. Or perhaps you are on to your
second or third experience, in which
the furniture around might prove feasible if you have been planning ahead
on these family matters.
The cost of furnishing the nursery can be exhorbitant, and it has become
in many homes, a central focus. Well
it doesn't have to bring on such a financial burden. Check these:
- Day Care Centers that are going out of business. Much of the furniture
is sturdy and these sales can yield buys that are pennies on the
dollar. Sticking with brands that you are familiar with
helps, certainly if it is to be shipped. Search
of business baby sale'. These centers typically have cribs, changing
tables and mats.
- Consider swapping your current items. SwapBabyGoods.com offers
such as service as do others in exchange for everything from cribs
to strollers to diaper bags.
- Consider deffering the expense for some furniture items that will
no longer come in contact with the baby. Convert the
changing station into a book or toy storage center for the next phase.
- Join a baby club. Winn-Dixe runs a free club that operates on a
point system. The buyer gets $10 back for every 200 points accumulated,
gives out coupons for free products and they issue a $10 gift card
for you baby'f first prescription. With the stipulation that the
baby either has yet to arrive or is under the age of
2 years on signup.
- Check your pediatricians office for those selling items that you
When dealing with baby items and furniture that has been opened or
has seen use -- take any and all necessary precautions like making
all furniture and item are safe for use, are clean and sanitized.