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How much will having a baby really cost you?

Having a baby is a special and exciting time in life, so much so that financial planning sometimes takes a back seat to other preparations for your bundle of joy. This doesn’t have to be the case. Knowing what to expect (financially) when you’re expecting, and taking a few small steps to cut those costs, can create a lot of extra room in your budget. This means you’ll have more to spend on things for your little one. Here’s a rundown of how much it costs to have a baby, plus a few tips to help you save along the way.Prenatal care visits and testsAlthough all insurers are required to cover maternity care under the Affordable Care Act, this doesn’t necessarily make it free. In most cases, you’ll be responsible for copays for your care visits and tests, which, according to one study, add up to approximately $616 in out-of-pocket costs for the insured. If you don’t have insurance, you’ll be responsible for paying the full amount for these services—the same study estimates total prenatal ch...

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