Expectant parents have lots of worries in those crucial months leading up to and following the birth of their child. Especially for those being introduced to parenthood for the first time, it’s only natural to want to know as much as possible about the whole process. Many first time moms and dads take comfort in learning from books and magazines. Unfortunately, trying to purchase all of the good ones out there can be nothing short of bank breaking.
During a time when your biggest goal is finding an affordable crib, spending money on books might not be in the budget. Fortunately, there are ways to get free baby magazines and books. The publishers of this kind of information are often very motivated to get the information in the hands of the people who need it the most, expectant parents. Take a look at a few of the ways you can get some of these publications in your hands.
Just like every other question you are going to have during this time, the person to go to first is your obstetrician. He or she may have some extra free baby magazines and books lying around. There is an even better chance that the office will have access to free magazine subscriptions and possibly book offers. As you can imagine, doctors’ offices are busy places and the staff doesn’t always have the time or think to offer these things to all of the patients. If it’s not offered to you, be sure to ask.
You might be surprised by what just filling out forms can get you in the way of free baby magazines and books. It’s not unheard of to fill out an offer for free diapers and end up with all kinds of free baby literature and offers showing up in the mail. Go ahead and fill out the formula forms even if you are planning to breastfeed.
It’s completely possible that the effort could pay you back in all kind of free baby magazines and books. Either way, it’s worth the time to get your address out there to manufacturers and publishers.
Most people tend to throw away all of the coupons and sales pitches they receive in the mail. This is one time when you don’t want to do that. Take a few minutes to look over every offer. There is a good chance several of those will have something to do with free baby magazines and books. Of course, you can also take advantage of the free formula, diaper, and diaper bag offers you are sure to receive as well.