Did you know that the U.S Department of Agriculture reports that it costs $200,000 or more to raise a child to the age of 18. That's about $1000 a month from birth on up. Babies can be especially expensive. Before you begin to sweat bullets over the thought of affording the cost of raising a baby, rest assured that you can trim the fat off your baby budget. Check out these frugal tips for babies that will certainly save your family money.