Most expecting mothers would agree that one of the most fun things about having a new baby is all the cute little baby things you get! A lot of moms have baby showers which helps them gather the baby essentials they’ll need, but did you know there is also tons of free baby stuff for expecting moms, too?
Of course you won’t find most of these things advertised, but we have done some serious digging and we’ve emerged with what we believe is the largest list of free baby products, samples and gifts for new and expecting mothers!
Baby stuff can be expensive, so take advantage of the savings from these generous companies. You deserve it, mama!
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Before snagging your baby freebies...
Before you start signing up to get all this awesome free baby swag, here are a few preliminary things to know first.
Now that you’ve gotten all the preliminary stuff out of the way, it’s time to grab your freebies! You’ll find free stuff for babies including samples and full sized formula, clothes and diapers, as well as free stuff for expecting mothers!
Free Baby Stuff for Expecting Mothers
Welcome Bags and Boxes
You'll usually find welcome bags or welcome boxes stuffed full of freebie samples, coupons and full sized products at participating stores. We've included places where you can get them online.
Create an online registry with BabyList to get their free Hello Baby Box full of products for mom and baby.
Enter your due date or baby's birthday and Walmart will send you a free Welcome box full of baby goodies!
After you create a baby registry with Target (online or in-store), head over to their customer service counter and they'll hand over their special baby Welcome bag!
Creating your registry with Buy Buy Baby means you will receive their free Goody Bag full of savings, coupons and products.
Free Baby Products and Samples
These are the best places to get free stuff for babies.
Baby product companies, Youtube, and blogs about kids and babies often host giveaways as appreciation for their supporters. Go to your favorite blog or baby company and do a search for "baby" or "giveaway."
FreeCycle is network of groups you can join where people are giving away stuff for free often including gently used baby gear. Search for your local group to join.
Most doctors will have bags of samples and products for newly expecting moms at their first appointment. Companies usually provide doctor's offices with samples of their products so they can be given to new moms. Don't be afraid to ask for a few extras. Doctor's are usually happy to oblige.
There are city specific groups set up on Facebook where people are giving away things they aren't using anymore for free. Just search "buy nothing," followed by your city name on Facebook to find one near you.
Attending a birthing class or new baby class at your local hospital or birth center is not only a good idea for educational purposes, but also because they often give attending moms bags of sample products and other goodies.
Most baby companies are very friendly and want to get their products in the hands of consumers. By simply emailing them and asking for samples they will usually send them to you.
Just about every company has social media. And most of them like to show appreciation to their customers in some form through their social media channels. This often means they host giveaways, free product testing and coupons on their pages (especially around the holidays!). So make sure you follow your favorite baby companies to stay up to date with their freebies.
Companies Offering Free Baby Products, Trials, Samples and Coupons
Sign up with Seventh Generation to receive preview and sample products and to get coupons in your email.
Join the Lansinoh Moms Club for early access to new products, special offer and to be a product tester.
Free Baby Formula
Sign up on the Similac website and receive a box which includes multiple cans of formula, and coupons for savings on more Similac formula.
Sign up with Enfamil Family Beginnings and receive a welcome kit with a variety of full size and sample size Enfamil formula and coupons.
Create an account on the Gerber website and select the stage your child is in so they can personalize your experience. Don't forget to check "yes" when it asks if you'd like to receive infant formula, coupons, etc.
Become a member (free) of Everyday Family and select from participating companies to receive freebies like coupons, samples and other special offers.
Register as a member on Nature's One's website and choose a product that you'd like to try. Add the sample product to your cart and checkout. You'll receive a full-sized product in the mail. Read more about the sample product program here.
Pregnancy Freebies for Expecting Moms
As your belly grows, these pregnancy pant extenders will help! Pick the colors you want and add up to three pant extenders to your cart. Use code FMK60HH to get your Hot Hips pant extenders for free plus shipping.
If you're looking for tips and inspiration to have a natural birth, this is the kit for you. You'll get natural labor techniques, notebook pages for journaling, inspiring quotes and more...all for free at Pint Sized Treasures.
Free Baby Clothes
If you have a decent social media following, there are tons of baby clothing shops that are looking for more publicity online. Send a message to a few shops and see if they would be willing to send you a few baby outfits in exchange for social media pictures of your little one wearing their clothes.
When it's cold outside, keep your little one warm and fashionable with one of these adorable Eskimo Kids hats. Choose one hat from a variety of styles, add it to your cart and add code FMK35 to get it for free plus shipping.
Sports fans, get excited! You can dress your little one in your favorite team gear for free! Choose up to $35 in NFL, MLB or NCAA apparel. Add it to your cart and enter coupon code FMK35LF to get yours free plus shipping.
With several styles to choose from, you'll be able to complete your baby's outfit with an adorable pair of shoes from Little Wanderers. Choose two pair and add to cart. Enter code FMK60LW at checkout and get your baby shoes for free plus shipping.
Choose 2 shirts and then pick from their designs or create your own design for your baby's custom Snappie Shirt. Once you're finished, add them to your cart and enter code FMK50SNAP at checkout to get your custom baby shirts for free plus shipping.
Free Baby Accessories
Choose up to three pacifiers and pick from their designs or custom design your own. Once you're done designing, add them to your cart and enter code FMK30PAC at checkout to get them for free plus shipping.
Free Breast Pump
Local Women, Infant and Children offices can assist moms who have financial need with getting a breast pump. Check here for your state coordinator.
Medicaid/health department gives free electric pumps to eligible moms who work outside the home.
Free Breastfeeding Gear
Milk Bands are the clever way to help moms keep track of which side to breastfeed from next. Get a full set of Milk Bands for free plus shipping when you use code FMK35M at checkout.
Free Breastfeeding Classes
Free Birthing Classes
Free Photography Classes
Motherly.com’s photography class that teaches you how to capture those unforgettable moments of your kids.
Take this free course to learn the secrets to taking better pictures of your kids from the Shultz Photo School.
Baby sign language basics complete online course.
Free Baby Picture Prints
New members can sign up and receive 101 free prints, five free magnets, one free set of address labels and one free art print. This would be the perfect way to print the pictures you take from the free mommy photography class mentioned above!
Families that need assistance can dial 211 and search for partnering organizations near you.
Reusable Cloth Diapers
GDGH is a cloth diaper lending organization that lends reusable diapers to families in need for free. Get more information and apply on their website.
Share the Love is a national cloth diaper bank that lends cloth diapers to low-income families. Find out how to apply on their website.
The Rebecca Foundation is a cloth diaper lending program that helps families in need, military families, families of children with special needs and foster families get reusable cloth diapers for their babies. Find out more about this foundation and how to apply on their website.
Do an online search for "cloth diaper giveaways." You'll be surprised at how many places are offering them for free. Check places like Craigslist and Facebook baby groups as well. Change Diapers hosts a diaper giveaway roundup where you'll find several websites that are giving away free cloth diapers each week!
Free Baby Bed
Baby Box University offers large cardboard baby boxes for babies to sleep in. They're made to ensure that your baby has a safe place to seep when he or she is first born. The Baby Box comes flat and is easily assembled and comes with samples and other products to try. Find the Baby Box here.
Free Car Seat
Local Women, Infants and Children offices are often able to assist moms who need help with getting a car seat for their new baby.
Safe Kids is an organization all about keeping kids safe. They will be able to help moms in need with finding resources for car seats and in some instances may be able to provide moms with a car seat for their baby.
Free Baby Books
When you sign up for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library they will mail free books to kids between the ages of birth and five years.
Kindle often offers free children books. Their free offers change so check back often for updated titles.
Free Parenting Books
Baby Checklists and Printables
Get a free printable list of 11 bottle feeding must haves for formula feeding parents from Crayons and Cravings.
If baby's nursery will be jungled themed, then snag this free jungle themed nursery mobile printable from KiddyCharts.com.
Create customized artwork for your baby's nursery wall with this printable at thelittleumbrella.com.
Baby and Pregnancy Milestone Cards
Use these printable baby month stickers to take pictures of your baby's milestones each month. They also make a great baby shower gift. Three styles to choose from.
Raeannkelly.com offers these adorable milestone flags so you can capture every month of baby's growth.
Here's a twist on milestone trackers. Try these pregnancy milestone stickers from Extreme Couponing Mom to document your pregnancy progress.
Free Pregnancy and Baby Apps
The Bump’s free pregnancy app gives moms-to-be tools to make to keep track of their pregnancy week-by-week. In this app you’ll find a doctor’s visit planner, an interactive 3D model of baby growth, a baby registry tracker, baby and bell photo album and more. Find out all the details and get the app on IOS or Android.
This free app gives you over 50 sleep sounds to get baby to sleep. Get more details and download on IOS.
Winkpass has created an app with a database of over 25,000 baby names. Create a favorites list and learn the meanings behind the names you choose with this app. Share your choices on social media and more. Find out more and download the baby names app on IOS.
This app allows moms to get custom-tailored names from its baby name generator. Share the names you’re considering with your partner and get the meanings behind the names you choose. Find out more and download the app on IOS.
Have you ever seen those awesome pregnant belly growth animations some moms-to-be have? This app is an easy way to help you create one, too! With their alignment tool, you can take daily photos and it will make a fun animation of your pregnancy that can be customized and shared. Get more info and download the app on IOS or Android.
Enjoy your free baby stuff, mama, you deserve it!