Here’s 5 Places to Get Baby Essentials Without Overspending

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5 Places to Get Baby Essentials Without Overspending

Babies can be quite an expensive little bundle, especially if you haven’t figured out the best places to buy baby things for cheap. The budget breaking starts with that endless stream of diapers and baby food, and carries on to baby gear like cots and baby cameras. Here are 5 baby requirements and the best websites from which you can buy them.

Here’s where you can buy baby stuff without breaking your budget

1. Cots from and

A cot is a baby essential, and you’ve got to budget for different sized ones as your baby grows. There are baby cribs, regular cots, extendable cot-beds, cots with storage, and cots with changing table paraphernalia. Add to these the mattresses, fitted sheets, bumpers, mosquito nets – the list goes on! And all of these are ready to be discarded before you know it.

Probably turns out for the best if you get them for cheap. Check out and for a wide range of reasonably priced cots. We found this cot and mattress on for S$289 and this neat number with a storage drawer on for less than S$400.

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2. Diaper rash cream from

Diaper rash cream is a small but very essential item. Be it Drapolene, Destin, or Sudocrem that you choose to protect your precious one’s little tushie with, is a good website to hunt for deals. At S$5.90 for Drapolene and S$11.90 for Destin, it is S$1 and S$2 cheaper than other websites.

3. Baby cameras from

Move over fancy websites that sell baby cams for healthy three figure price tags! When it comes to keeping an eye on the little one, rules with its range of affordable baby cameras. We spotted this one with night vision for S$23. There is also a S$500 Motorola baby cam up for grabs at a discounted price of S$232.

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4. Stock up on diapers from Lazada

If you fancy yourself with the baby in one arm and your monthly stock of diapers in the other, you could get the best price for this baby essential at Ang Mo Supermarket or Jin Tai Mart. Or, you could save yourself the trouble, and log onto Lazada. There are great diaper deals here, and we spotted this 4-pack of Pampers for S$68. But don’t overdo your order; baby might just outgrow the size that you stocked up on!

5. Baby food from

Kimsang is your one stop shop for all things baby-meal. Gerber jars, juices, cereals, snacks, baby supplements, formula – they have it all. Many of these articles are offered at discounted rates or in large quantities to help bring down the cost. Check out Gerber Graduate Puffs Cereal snacks on sale for S$6.50.

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Tell us where you get your baby essentials from and we will add them to our list!


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