When it comes to clothes for your little ‘mess maker’, keep in mind that babies grow at such a rapid rate that you can barely keep up. So instead of buying expensive high-end clothes that will be too small in a few months or less, buy more frequently for less. Take a look at the baby clothes from Jet for some amazing offers. You can buy your baby toiletries while you’re there as well!
Another great alternative for affordable baby clothing is Pep. From the cutest little baby shoes to the most adorable beanies, you have quite a lot to pick from. Not only can you have your baby infant’s clothes sorted from Pep, but you can even choose to progress into the toddlers and kids’ sections of the store. For boys and girls, you get it all.
If you’re a first time parent chances are you don’t have most of the baby essentials you’ll need. And instead of jumping on board the secondhand ship, you’ll probably want to buy brand new but still at reasonable prices. If this is the case then take a look at Game. From car seats to baby strollers and so on, you’ll find good options. Visit this blog for some shopping tips.
Another great alternative for baby clothes and essentials is Ackermans. Not only do they stock some adorable baby clothes and essential toiletries, their website also has some helpful tips under the “Are you expecting?” category – because you’ll need all the advice and help you can get especially if you’re a first time parent.
Baby Bargains Market
This market is like a dream for new parents and parents with baby stuff they no longer need. From strollers to car seats and feeding chairs, whatever you need, they probably have it. Although their products are mostly secondhand, they are strict with quality so rest assured you won’t be buying run-down items for your baby. For more, visit their website here.
Gauteng Baby and Toodler Seconds
This is another great place to source affordable baby stuff, plus it’s on Facebook, surprise surprise. From Gauteng Baby and Toodler Seconds you can buy, sell and swop preloved baby stuff. The group is not only limited to Johannesburg but accessible across the country. So if you’re a Joburger and you’re visiting family or friends in Cape Town, you can still make use of the group offers, if available at the time.
Pre-loved Joburg is also a Facebook group dedicated to buying and selling secondhand items. This group is however, not only focused on baby items but a whole range of items. So while you’re doing your shopping for baby, you can also buy yourself a preloved camera to snap some precious moments or a comfy rocking chair to rock your baby to sleep.
Second Hand Baby Essentials
With over 25 000 members in this group, surely you ought to be part of it as well? Plus, you get to score some great deals on secondhand baby essentials. Do note that the group is exclusive to the buying and selling of baby items only, and if you do not abide by their rules, you will be removed. Either way, whether you buying or selling preloved baby items, this is definitely a great option to consider.
Baby Things Second Hand
Baby Things Second Hand is a Facebook community page who also offers secondhand baby essentials at affordable prices. Good quality is expected should you wish to sell preloved items on the page, and for buyers, you can buy all the way up to toddler preloved items.
Babies On A Budget
Babies On A Budget is located in Alberton and not only do they offer good quality secondhand baby items but their Facebook page also offers new moms with contacts to classes/ sessions on losing the baby weight after giving birth. So now you can shop for your baby and start looking into losing those kilos you gained during pregnancy. Something for baby and something for mommy!
By Cleopatra Shava
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