Getting pregnant is the easy bit, the birth is difficult for half of the parents, but it’s after this that having a kid starts to get hard. Love and cuddles isn’t enough to sustain a kid, you also need to feed them, buy them things to keep the happy, make sure they are comfortable and all of this translates into one simple symbol: £. Hold your breath and have a look at this infographic.
Ouch. That’s a lot of money. It looks like it’s time to prepare. If you’re thinking about having kids and you live in less than affluent circumstances, I’d suggest saving. As well as saving it’s a good idea to go budget. There’s no shame in shopping in a pound shop or buying second hand goods online… It makes sense. You save money and a lot of what you buy is quality. Use the infographic to help you and start thinking how and where you can save money. Kids are wonderful; just make sure you can afford them.
How much does it cost to raise a kid? is an infographic that was produced by Gumtree