This calculator shows the costs of having a baby in the first year.
Prices are split into necessary, common and luxury.
Select your preferences to see how much you will need.
I'm giving birth to
I will buy second hand products where possible.
I will buy low priced new products for my darling.
I will buy/rent averaged priced products for my darling.
I will buy the most expensive products for my darling.
Car seat Crib Crib bedding Bottles (3 for starters, 1 new one every other month)
Disposable diapers (1 regular size pack/week)
Reusable cloth diapers (20/year, plus cleaning)
Baby wipes (1 pack/week)
Baby shampoo (1/month)
Baby lotion (1/month)
Breast or bottle?
I will breastfeed for months.
Baby food (after 5th month, 10 meals/week)
baby eats what I eat.
baby eats what I eat AND ready made baby food.
baby eats ready made baby food.
I'll make use of childcare days a week,
starting from when baby is months old.
extra 2D Ultrasound, e.g. Gender Determination
3D/4D Ultrasound I'll buy my own 2D/3D/4D ultrasound machine on Ebay Fetal Doppler Monitor Breast pump Nursing pillow Wipes warmer Bottle warmer Bottle sterilizer Humidifier Baby monitor Baby movement sensor (under-the-mattress Sensor Pad)
Baby Blues Massage Oil (for mum after delivery)
Maternity bed/pillows (for at night)