Here’s how to get baby formula for free
If you are expecting a baby, you must be aware that with a new baby comes new expenses too. And formula food is one such cost that is absolutely essential. But like so many baby products, baby formula is indeed expensive. And before you settle down on one type or brand of formula food that your little one clearly enjoys having, there are baby formula samples that are available for free. And, though a little effort is required, there are many ways you can get free baby formula samples. Here are a few you can try:
The first stop to find free baby formula samples should be your local food bank. If you could make a call and find out whether they have stock of baby formula, they would gladly give it to you free of cost. Check out the government websites for a list of the local directory of food banks. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) are two federal programs set up to feed families with little children and they could provide free baby formula too.
You may be able to get free baby formula samples from your doctor, pediatrician or local hospitals. Because baby formula manufacturers provide samples for exactly this purpose, that doctors and hospitals pass them on to babies in need of formula food in the hope that they can reach the ultimate user of their product.
If you happen to get your hands on daily newspapers and magazines dedicated to baby and child care, you might find inserts that give coupons for free baby formula samples. And local grocery stores sometimes announce a sale on certain items they carry, this could include baby formula too.
Register online at the many websites that offer free baby formula samples. Manufacturers of formula food like Nestle, Nature’s One, Gerber, Enfamil, Similac and stores such as Amazon or Target have websites/registries where you could enroll and get free sample baby kits that might include baby formulas and also coupons or discounts for future purchases.
While some of these resources need you to qualify as a low-income parent, there are others open to everyone. Try the many different ways mentioned here to get free baby formula samples, from small portions to full-sized cans everything is available for your newborn or infant.