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Nov 28, 2012
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Amazon.com baby registry: very helpful!

Amazon.com baby registry: very helpful!

Gone are the days when expecting moms and dads walked around a physical store with a scanner, adding only items from the shelf to their baby registry. The convenience of the Internet and online shopping now allows us nearly limitless possibilities for baby registries, further access to product information and customer reviews.

The Amazon.com Baby Registry is quite possibly the easiest and most convenient baby registry around. Amazon provides helpful tools to help you decide what you need, organized into categories like clothing, diapering, nursery decor and furniture.

Expecting Moms: Coupon Codes for Free Baby Gear!

Here are some coupon codes for free baby gear goodies for expecting Moms!

Visit CarseatCanopy.com and use Coupon Code "carseat" for 100% off the purchase price of any car seat canopy of your choice (a $50) value. You just pay shipping and handling.

Visit UdderCovers.com and use Coupon Code "PJBaby" for 100% off of the purchase price of any nursing cover (Value $32). You just pay shipping and handling.

Visit SevenSlings.com and use Coupon Code "FREE" for 100% off of the purchase price of any Baby Carrier of your choice (Value: $48). You just pay shipping and handling.

Hubby and I used Amazon to research essential baby gear that we needed this time around, read countless reviews and chose items based on those reviews and the number of stars a product received. There was no limit to what we could add and the registry even allowed us to add items from other sites to our Amazon registry.

For me, the customer reviews are essential. Amazon customers are very good at leaving honest feedback and that really helped us sort through what was safe, what worked and what was not a good choice. Friends and family appreciated that we chose only items that qualified for free super saver shipping.

There are many ways to sort items: by price, free shipping, average customer rating. We experimented with all of these sorting techniques and found them extremely helpful.

When you register with Amazon.com, you receive automatic email updates when someone purchases an item off your registry. You also receive a 10% completion discount and free 90 day returns. Amazon returns are super easy. You just look up your account, find the order, print the label and send it back, no questions asked.  

EJ Curran is a Delaware mom. This post was adapted from her blog, Four Little Monsters.

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Outstanding Delaware Valley mom and dad bloggers share insights about their kids or themselves, family experiences or ways they handled parenting situations. Their items — often reposted from their blogs — reflect everyday experiences that anyone can relate to rather than political viewpoints or belief systems.

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Trish Adkins, Yoke
Jennifer Auer, Jersey Family Fun
Chris Bernholdt, DadNCharge
Stacy Heenan Biscardi, Wifty & Shifty
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EJ Curran, Four Little Monsters
Darla DeMorrow, The Pregnant Entrepreneur
Rachée Fagg, Say It Rah-Shay
Raya Fagg, And Starring As Herself…MRSRFKJ
Stephanie Glover, A Grande Life
Erin Flynn Jay, Mastering the Mommy Track
Jean Ladden, Jean's Book Reviews
Brie Latini, ( . . . a breezy life)
Toni Langdon, Tickles and Time Outs
Lisa Lightner, A Day in Our Shoes
Jeanine Ludwikowski, Mommy Entourage
Jeanne McCullough, Mom Hearts Pinot
Trina O'Boyle, O’Boy! Organic
Kelly Raudenbush, My Overthinking
Lindsey Schuster, Sisters to Sons
Sandra Telep, West Philly Mama
Marissa Kiepert Truong, Land of Once Upon a Time
Lisa Weinstein, The Mixed Up Brains of Lisa Weinstein
Shivaun Williams, Dar Liomsa (In My Opinion)
Paige Wolf, Spit That Out!

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