There are plenty of things new parents have to consider: how to聽bond with the baby, how to get her to sleep聽and overall, how to raise a good human. One thing that shouldn鈥檛 require too much thought is how to save a buck or two on all the baby gear and diapers聽that are filling up the nursery. Whether it鈥檚 getting cash back or finding the best prices on all your new purchases (either for you or baby), check out these seven apps and sites that will let you spend less time hunting for deals and more time cuddling with your little one.


1.聽Target Cartwheel App:聽This app is constantly updated to make saving money at Target easier and easier. With options to check for deals by scanning barcodes to bookmarking coupons that load into one easy and mobile-friendly barcode for聽checkout, the Target Cartwheel app聽can save you a decent amount of money each week.

DL It: Free oniOS, Android


2.聽Shopular App: Download this app to your phone and check deals in real time for the stores you shop the most. The best part of Shopular is that it doesn鈥檛 force feed you coupon suggestions for stores or products you鈥檙e not interested in.

DL It: Free on聽iOS, Android


3.聽Out to Eat With Kids: Freebies are always a good find, and with this app, you can easily search what restaurants will serve free food to your tot. This is especially enticing for parents dining out with toddlers, who may or may not actually eat the food they鈥檙e served.

DL It:聽Free oniOS, Android


4.聽Santa鈥檚 Bag: Have you ever aimlessly shopped for gifts only to discover that you spent way more than you meant to? Keep your money in check with an聽app that is designed to track gifting for holidays, birthdays and whatever else you鈥檙e celebrating.

DL It: Free on聽iOS


5.聽Ebates Site and App: If you鈥檙e going to shop online, you might want to check to see if the store you鈥檙e browsing is partnered with Ebates first. When you click through to sites from the Ebates site, you see what deals or promo codes are available and you can earn cash back on purchases from a large number of partnered sites such as Amazon, Target, J.Crew and more.

DL It: Free on聽iOS, Android


6.聽Amazon Family:聽Score deals on diapers, baby clothes, toys, parenting books and more by signing up for聽Amazon Prime membership and Amazon Family (formerly Amazon Mom). This service filters out baby products and recommendations for Prime members who sign up for the free added service.


7.聽The Savvy Bump: If you don鈥檛 have a lot of time to search the ends of the internet for the best deals on maternity clothes or baby gear, then bookmark this site. Although there is no app available for this deal-seeking service, the site is updated regularly, so it鈥檚 worth a check before you run out to grab new baby gear!

What money-saving apps do you use? Tweet us your tips @BritandCo!聽

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