That little tiny baby does not have to be such a huge expense!

Cutting the Cost of Baby's First Year

interview by Gary Foreman


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According to the CDC there are just under 4 million births each year. And it's estimated that your baby will cause you to spend over $14k in the 1st year! But that little baby does not have to be such a huge expense. In this Dollar Stretcher interview, Sandra Gordon of BabyProdcutsMom.com explains the many ways to keep baby's first year costs to a minimum. She explains how to determine which baby items are essential that first year and which you can do without, as well as how to get those essential items for the least amount of money.


Sandra Gordon writes about baby products, health and nutrition for babies. She's been featured in Parents, Prevention, and Family Circle magazines. She has appeared on NBC's Today Show and is the author of nine books, including Consumer Reports Best Baby Products. Visit her at her website BabyProductsMom.com.

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