The average baby goes through six to 10 diapers a day, which, according to the National Diaper Bank Network, can set you back $70 to $80 per month, or about $900 a year.
If you choose not to breastfeed, formula can cost up to $150 per month, or about $1,800 a year.
How much does a baby cost per month on average?
Our survey indicated that while first-time moms anticipate spending $591 per month on child care, they actually end up shelling out $650 per month. Child care costs in the U.S. grow every year. A 2017 report showed that between 2015 and 2016, the average cost of weekly day care increased from $196 to $211.
How much do diapers and wipes cost per month?
A cloth diaper service will cost you around $70 per month and doing the dirty work yourself at home with cloth diapers will cost you anywhere from $250 and up to get the materials needed upfront. And don’t forget an average of $20/month for wipes!
How many diapers does a baby use in a month?
Newborns To One Month
New parents should plan on changing at least ten diapers a day. The ten will be composed of six or more wet diapers and three to four bowel movements.
How much does a baby food cost per month on average?
According to the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (an agency of the USDA), the average annual expenditures on infants 0-2 years olds for food ranges from $83 a month by families that make an average of $27,000 to $130 a month for families making an average of $109,000.