First-Year Baby Costs Calculator

How much does it cost to have a baby? Our calculator will help you figure out what you're likely to spend during your baby's first year, from burp cloths and bibs to childcare and car seats. To get things started, we've made some choices for you, based on a survey of BabyCenter parents and our research. Change our selections to customize this tool for yourself!

Your baby's first year may cost: $

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We've checked the things we think you'll need -- but please make adjustments based on what you plan to buy and how much you expect to spend.

Your baby's first year may cost: $

Want more information? Check out our family finances overview for new parents, and read about surprising expenses you'll face and how to save on the seven biggest baby costs.
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