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8 Easy Ways to Save Money With Twins

8 Ways to Save Money with Twins

Finding out you’re pregnant with twins is exciting and joyous. But it can also be overwhelming, especially when you begin to consider the cost of raising twins.

While there are certain expenses you simply can’t avoid your children need clothes, right? there are definitely ways you can cut the cost of raising multiples.

Here are a handful of ways to save money with twins, and I’m open to more suggestions. Leave a comment to let me know how you saved money with your little bundles of joy!


  • Join a Twins Club 1 of 8
    Join a Twins Club
    Twins clubs are a great resource for parents looking for support and discounts! Many twins clubs offer discounted baby products, toys, and clothing.
    Source: Everyday Family
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Make Your Own Baby Food 2 of 8
    Make Your Own Baby Food
    It may sound like a crazy idea: How am I supposed to have time to make baby food with TWINS? But making baby food is easier than you might think. And it saves your family a ton of money. Not sure how to start? Check out these 25 awesome and easy baby food recipes and ideas!
    Source: Everyday Family
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Don’t Buy Two of EVERYTHING 3 of 8
    Don't Buy Two of EVERYTHING
    Just because you have more than one infant doesn't mean that they each need one of everything. It's totally fine for twins to share items like swing chairs and clothes. Some twins even share a crib for the first few months!
    Source: Everyday Family
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Accept Hand-Me-Downs 4 of 8
    Accept Hand-Me-Downs
    Many mothers want everything to be brand new for their babies, especially if it's the first pregnancy. But buying everything new is outrageously expensive and not always necessary. Accept hand-me-downs when they come your way, or buy used items. Just be sure to check safety standards on products like car seats and cribs.
    Source: Everyday Family
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Buy Diapers in Bulk, or Use Cloth Diapers 5 of 8
    Buy Diapers in Bulk, or Use Cloth Diapers
    The big box stores and online shopping have made buying in bulk easier than ever. Even with yearly membership fees, these options can save you money on diapers. Better yet, try using cloth diapers. While you'll pay more up front, it will save you tons in the long run. "Cloth diapers with twins? Are you nuts?" Well, that's our plan. I'll keep you posted about how it goes...
    Source: Everyday Family
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Skip the Special Bath Gear 6 of 8
    Skip the Special Bath Gear
    Not only will you save money by not buying the baby tubs, but you'll also save your knees and back. Use the sink to bathe your little ones instead. Heck, what do you think they did before all these gadgets? And when your babies outgrow that, a plastic hamper makes a simple and cheap substitute for the pricey baby tubs.
    Source: About.com
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Make Your Own Teethers 7 of 8
    Make Your Own Teethers
    Save money and create a greener home by making your own teethers for your babies. Simply wet washcloths and freeze them for your little ones to gnaw on.
    Source: About.com
    Photo via Flickr: Creative Commons
  • Sign Up for Free Products 8 of 8
    Sign Up for Free Products
    There are many companies that are just waiting to make you a forever-customer, and they'll do so by giving you a bunch of free stuff. All you have to do is contact them! Follow the link below to The Krazy Coupon Lady, and start getting your free goodies asap.
    Source: The Krazy Coupon Lady
    Photo: iStockphoto

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