I love to get free stuff but as long as it is good and useful – I hate waste!
I have put together a guide of some incredible freebies for Canadian moms and babies (this is from my own research).
These companies have provided some nice discounts that will soften the blow of the new baby budget.
At Thrifty Foods (BC Only), they value the importance of family and love to help you celebrate your milestone moments. Each year, they give away close about 3,000 FREE first birthday cakes!
To order for your little one, stop by any one of our in-store bakeries to order your free 8″ x 12″ first birthday cake, one cake per child. Available in pink or blue.
A one-time 10% discount is offered on select items from your registry, 30 days before your child’s arrival date. A link to redeem the discount will be displayed on your registry once you are eligible. It makes cents to register (I hate puns but I had to do it)! They also have free 45-Day returns – just print a label and sent it back.
I hate running out for diapers, but Amazon has a great program called Amazon Family where you get these benefits.
New Amazon Family members are eligible for a free 30-day trial of Prime shipping benefits. If you have had a Family or Prime membership in the past 12 months, you will not be eligible for the free trial.
Join Gymboree for a free class! Get in on the fun by signing up for a free class online. Or printing out the free class pass and call into any location near you to schedule a time!
If you are planning a pregnancy, expecting a baby, or about to welcome a new infant into your home – Come by our Thrifty Foods pharmacy to find out about a new program that just opened this past summer for new and expectant parents in all communities.
Baby Be Healthy is an initiative that supports new mothers with access to reliable, professional advice from their local Thrifty Foods pharmacist, and FREE prenatal vitamins – recommended for folic acid and other key nutrients required during pregnancy and nursing.
To take advantage of this great program, visit in person any one of our Thrifty Foods Pharmacies and ask about the Baby Be Healthy welcome package.
The pharmacists will provide you with great information on pre- and post-natal nutrition, complimentary pharmacy consultation services, and will hand you – on the spot – your first month’s worth of pre-natal vitamins. They’ll ask if they can contact you by email through your Club Thrifty Foods account.
Each month thereafter, you’ll get a phone call letting you know that your complimentary pre-natal vitamins are ready for pickup. Visit a Thrifty Foods Pharmacy near you!
With more than 300 locations across the globe, The Little Gym is the worldʼs premier experiential learning and child physical development center for kids ages four months through 12 years. For a limited time, participating locations are offering a FREE introductory class. Just click here and select you state, then click ‘free introductory class’ by the location you are interested in. Find a class then hover over the time you are interested in with your cursor. An orange box will pop up where you will select ‘free intro class’. From there you will need to create an account.
From Huggies – The first hug they ever feel is from you. Make sure the second hug feels just as good with the outstanding skincare of Huggies® Little Snugglers Diapers and the gentle clean of Huggies Natural Care® Wipes. Request free sample.
Right now you can request a Free Johnson & Johnson Sample Pack! Simply sign up with Healthy Essentials. When filling out your profile there will be a question in the household section asking if you or someone in your household is expecting a child. If you click ‘Yes’ they will send your Free Johnson & Johnson Sample pack in the mail.
Fisher Price offer several online games your toddler will love playing and learning from such as: Learning Letters, Count With Me and Discovering Shapes. Music Videos include: Wheels on the Bus, ABC Song, Monkey Songs. Apps are available for free from iTunes and Google Play Stores.
Join the Heinz Baby Club as a member you will receive e-newsletters that is filled with important information to help you navigate through each stage of you baby’s feeding development. And have access to customizable meal plans and food journal to help you manage and track your baby’s nutritional information.
On-line Participants receive:
Join the Nestle Baby program and receive Valuable savings and Invaluable Support.
Just register and you will receive customized and unique mommy perks for every stage of your little one’s development which may include: an infant formula and other samples, stylish diaper with cahnge pad, The Nestle Start Healthy, Stay Healthy Baby Feeding Guide, Customized emails with tips, online tools, and videos, Exclusive savings and more!
New and upcoming moms have so much to think about, every little bit of help is great. This package looks like it comes with a lot of great stuff for you and your baby. Register to complete the form to join the Similac Club and receive your FREE Similac Mom and formula samples, and welcome package.
As a member you will receive up to $100 in free gifts, including a free Similac baby formula sample, money saving coupons for Similac baby formula, information booklets on baby’s development, and tips on caring and nutrition.
Order Free Retrofit Safety Kit” link. The Window Covering Safety Council is giving away these free retrofit kits for older corded window blinds, shades and draperies, as well as Roman shades and roll-up blinds. Window cords are a possible strangulation hazard to young children.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says that corded window coverings are one of the top 5 hidden hazards in homes. If your window coverings have exposed or dangling cords, then you should retrofit or replace them with a safer alternative. Safety experts advise using only cordless window coverings in homes with young children.
Join PediaSure Club and receive up to $35 in coupons and discounts. As a member, you’ll also receive helpful information, tips, and recipes.
To become a member, simply fill out your information on the webform and answer a few questions about your family.
Join their FREE program and get a FREE Thyme ID card online or in-store, which gets you Avent samples, $10 ToysRUs coupon, $5 Children’s Place coupon and a Thyme savings booklet (worth $80).
In some communities they throw “Baby Showers” you can attend. You can also request to have an in home visit (where available) and receive FREE samples and coupons. Fill out the form online and agent will contact you.
Join the Shoppers Very Important Baby Club and save over $150 through exclusive offers, free samples and Shoppers Optimum Bonus Points.
Free 4 packets of formula for infants and toddlers aged 6-18 months.
Sign up with Enfamil Family Beginnings and get valuable coupons, FREE samples, and more. Just fill in the form with your information and get all the benefits of this program.
What you will receive when you sign up: Free Samples, Valuable Coupons, and Special Promotions, a Month by Month Journey Through Your Pregnancy and your Baby & Toddler’s Development, Expert Nutritional and Developmental Advice, Tips on Breastfeeding, Formula Feeding, and Starting Solidsand support From the Caring Team of Professionals.
The Nestle Baby Program is designed for first time mothers/fathers to help them out with the trials and joys of having a new bundle of joy. Some of the free gifts you can receive are a Nestle Baby Backpack filled with a change pad and samples.
You will get a free subscription to the Nestle Baby Digest, a special digest regarding Moms and babies’ nutrition, fitness, health and milestones. They also send stage appropriate emails, coupons, more samples, and more!
Premama is offering two free samples of their Premama Vitamin Drink Mixes! Just head to Premama.com and click on “2 Free Samples” at the top of the page. You’ll get a free sample of Premama Essentials and Premama Plus
Earth Mama Angel Baby, is a great company that provides safe, herbal alternatives for pregnant women, breastfeeding moms, and babies.
Our website will allow you to create a free birth plan that cover before labor, induction, hospital environment, pain relief, monitoring, labor, c-sections, newborn procedures and more.
Babies R Us have just released a brand new resource site titled All About Baby. What makes this site special is the fact that it is a great resource but at the same time you can find and shop for amazing deals at Babies R Us!
There is a tab at the top of the page that takes you directly to Babies R Us OR you can stay on the resource site and scroll to the very bottom of the page and find specific baby products, pricing, and more.
Start baby-proofing your home with this free Homemade Latch Starter Kit from P&G. You just have to register.
For this freebie package, you need to call 1-866-335-9080 and ask for their promotional package. Package contains: Milupa’s information booklet on baby’s nutrition, 1 Milupa spoon and $1.00 off coupon – at purchase of Milupa cereals.
Try a Kindermusik Class for FREE!
Simply complete the form and your local Kindermusik Educator will contact you.
Lots of digital magazines entice readers with free apps, but then you have to pay for the actual issues or subscriptions.
But now you can get ParentsCanada digital issues absolutely free: the app and all nine issues per year plus special bonus issues.
If you don’t have an iPhone or iPad, we still have a solution for you. ParentsCanada digital edition is available on a variety of platforms through Pocketmags.com, one of the world’s largest digital newsstands. Choose your application, download the Pocketmags app and search for “Parents Canada”
Visit Potty Training Concepts to have access to lots of great, FREE potty training accessories. There are charts, certificates, stickers, videos and more to chose from.
Get this fun freebie for your little one from Nick Jr. Track your child’s growth with this free printable growth chart featuring Blue’s Clues.
By joining you will get day-by-day updates on your baby’s development and your pregnancy. Plus, receive our FREE newsletter customized for your due date.
Join the Fisher-Price family email program to start receiving a newsletter tailored to your needs. You’ll also receive a FREE gift when you join.
Lansinoh has tonnes of great products to make being a mom much easier, whether it’s their milk pump or their gel pads. If you want to try their products just request a free sample.
The Polly Klaas Foundation provides a free printable child safety kit. In it, you can prepare information on your child, pictures, finger prints, DNA samples and more. It may sound a little too protective, but it never hurts to stay one step ahead.
Get a free spa treatment for your babies, here is a Free online guide to infant massaging.
Get a Free bag from Motherhood Maternity.
To learn on finaces for your babies take advantage of the FREE Baby on Board Bootcamp. They cover topics of different issues such as insurance, maternity leave, being a stay-at-home mom, saving for college and so on.
Walmart will send you a free one-year digital subscription to Today’s Parent – Canada’s #1 parenting media brand.
Every issue of Today’s Parent is filled with useful, relevant, engaging and inspiring information for busy parents like yourself. You will need to register for their Baby registry (which is free)!
Nothing can top the thrill of having a baby. But we think you’ll find the KidVantage® Waiting Game Club® pretty exciting too. Now you have the chance to be reimbursed, in Sears Merchandise Coupons, for all your eligible Sears Baby purchases, simply by correctly guessing the date of your baby’s arrival.
To enroll, a partial Sears Baby Registry will have to be created (if you don’t already have one), to track your eligible purchases. As well you’ll need to accept the rules and regulations. Please read them carefully.
Up to 15% off diapers and more every day!
Special Savings for parents!
With the Well.ca Baby Club members can take advantage of discounted pricing on diapers and other baby items. They offer special gifts, exclusive emails and exciting incentives for members.
Even if you don’t regularly use Pampers they post numerous codes that you can input online and earn points.You can trade them in for various merchandise, gift cards, coupons, donate to charity or use them for draws on great prizes.
There is no need to buy any products to get points and you will get 10 free points just for signing up. I have used ours mainly for photo cards (bith announcements or birthdays from Shutterfly). The points will never expire so you can save your points for some of the bigger items if you want to. Also, all of the shipping and handling is paid for with anything you trade your points in for. Sign up today and receive 50 bonus
points with the code JOINNOW4REWARDS.
It’s a customized sleep report from Johnson & Johnson. You answer a few question about your baby’s sleep patterns and you get a detailed report and advice on how you can improve their sleep habits.
You can also see a comparison of how other babies in that age group are sleeping based on a survey of 5000 babies. You can also download free lullabies for your little one!
LLL Canada encourages, promotes and provides mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.
LLLC is a national organization whose trained volunteer Leaders provide experienced mother- to-mother breastfeeding support through a variety of programs.
An acknowledged expert in breastfeeding, LLLC is a complementary adjunct to the health care system, valued by the health care system and society. The organization is an integral part of Canadian families’ health care, connecting with every expectant mother and accessible in every community.
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