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How to Have a Baby on eBay Mumsnet special offer

Research shows that in the first year alone, parents can expect to splash out over £7,000 on their baby. When Wiz Wharton found out she was pregnant in 2005, she was living in rented accommodation in London with no regular income. Determined to provide her baby with everything he might need, but knowing she'd have to do it at a fraction of the normal cost, she found her solution on eBay - the world's largest online auction site.

With the sort of military precision only reserved for the truly obsessed or the truly pregnant, Wiz compiled a file of everything she was going to need from maternity wear, to nursery equipment, via sterilisers, nappies and toys. What she discovered was that with a little bit of research, some streetwise bidding tactics and patience, you can pick up all you need in next-to-new condition for far less than normal retail prices. She found:

A £200 cot for £11.50
A £400 designer buggy for £200
A £175 one-off maternity dress for £15
All brand new, boxed and delivered!

In this unique book, Wiz tells other parents-to-be how to save themselves literally thousands of pounds by doing what she did, and have fun in the process. The eighteen Buyer's Guides are the most comprehensive and up-to-date research of their kind, and invaluable for parents lost in the confusion of what to buy, when and for how much. And as your baby starts to grow, you'll learn how to turn that hardly worn coat or unused crib back into hard cash.

'How to Have a Baby on eBay' is a must-read for parents everywhere and is available to Mumsnetters for £9.00 (free P&P) Visit : www.global-investor.com/mumsnet or call 01730 233 870 to buy a copy.


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