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Q&A: Budgeting For Baby?

What kind of expenses is our baby going to incur once she's born? How much should we budget for her?

One-Time expenses:

[ ] Nursery decorating/remodeling:

[ ] Crib:

[ ] Crib mattress:

[ ] Bedding and accessories:

[ ] Dresser:

[ ] Rocking chair:

[ ] Changing table:

[ ] Baby monitor:

[ ] Playpen, bouncy chair or walker:

[ ] Safety gates:

[ ] Baby bathtub:

[ ] High chair:

[ ] Bottles:

[ ] Pump:

[ ] Nursing clothes:

[ ] Medicine kit:

[ ] Stroller:

[ ] Baby carrier/sling:

[ ] Car seat:

[ ] Diaper bag:

[ ] Maternity leave salary loss:

[ ] Writing/rewriting will:

Monthly expenses:

[ ] Diapers:

[ ] Formula and food:

[] Clothes:

[] Toys:

[] Photo film and developing:

[ ] Extra laundry costs (water, electricity, detergent):

[ ] Child care:

[ ] Life insurance for you and your partner:

[ ] Medical insurance:

[ ] Disability insurance:

[] Medical bills (uncovered and co-pays):

[] College/education savings:

[] Contribution to savings:

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