Saturday, February 08, 2014

10 Freebies for new mothers and those of us who have earned our stripes..

One thing companies love to do is give you free samples in hopes you will love their product and become a loyal consumer. One of the best times to take advantage of the Free samples is when you are pregnant, a new mom or when you have little kids..

While you can do a web search to find these offers I thought I would list of some of the better offers and some you might not even know about.

1) Want free formula samples & coupons? Join the Similac Strong moms club. Not only will you receive emails with tips & tools about your baby's development during your pregnancy, but you will receive:

  • Free Shutterfly Pregnancy Journal photo book*, a $35 value
  • Up to $329 in membership rewards and partner offers. Also, free infant

    formula and coupons delivered to your door after your baby is born.
  • Monthly emails about baby's growth and development
  • Live nutritional support from our Feeding Expert team at 800-986-8800

2) For those of you who live in the South you can join the Publix Baby Club. You will receive coupons, newsletters and first time parents receive American Academy of Pediatrics' complete guide to raising a child, "Caring for Your Baby and Young Child"—a $20 value.

Publix also offers a Preschool pals club for children 2-4 and for pet lovers you can join their Publix Paws club.  Publix is also a member of the Upromise program. Through this program you can save money for college just by buying groceries, etc. 

3) When you head to the hospital don't forget to take your certificate for your free Gerber baby nutrition kit.  Each kit includes free samples, coupons & offers, literature and a free gift. Not sure if your hospital offers the Gerber kit? Use the hospital locator to see if yours feature the free Gerber kit.

4) It's great, it's terrific, it's the best show on earth.. It's the circus.. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Baby’s First Circus offers parents of newborns up to the age of 12 months a free ticket to a circus performance. 

5) LOVE IKEA? Then you will want to join IKEA FAMILY - the member benefits program that gives you money-saving discounts, in-store special events, insider scoops and sneak previews. And best of all, it’s FREE to join!

Some perks include:

  • Product Discounts
  • Additional discounts in our restaurant*
  • A chance to win a $100 IKEA Gift Card 
    every time you scan your card in the store**
  • FREE coffee or hot tea at 
    our restaurant*
  • More SmÃ¥land*** time for the kids—
    30 extra minutes (capacity-depending)
  • Free frozen yogurt with a 
    purchase of one at regular
    price when you pick up your
  • 90 Day Price Protection

6) Does your child LOVE lego? Join LEGO CLUB & get free issues of LEGO magazine. Each issue features:

- Exclusive content online at!!
- A monthly email newsletter with exclusive LEGO Club newsbuilding steps and contests. You can unsubscribe at anytime.
- Club Codes to unlock cool stuff on the website.

7) Another Source of free formula & coupons is the Enfamil family beginnings program.  You'll receive free gifts, coupons and information. Not expecting? New moms & those w/ toddlers are also invited to join.

8) Does your little one wear disposable diapers? Both Pampers & Huggies offer bonus point clubs. Pampers Rewards you earn points for the things you buy. These points can then be used for various rewards; free Shutterfly merchandise, toys and more.

Huggie Rewards also offers you points to cash in for rewards. You can enter sweepstakes, shop the reward catalog and use your points to help moms in need receive diapers. 

9) Other grocery stores have Baby Clubs you can join. Here are just a few you can check out.

These are just a few of the many things available for FREE on the internet. Do you know of any good freebies? Site you want to share? Let me know..I'd love to check them out.

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