How much should a couple have before having a baby?

While expenses differ between families (and your preferences), it is always a good idea to start saving up early while you’re trying for a baby, or the moment you find out you’re expecting, so that money will be the least of your worries after your baby is born because you’ll have so much more to worry about when that time comes!

My husband and I wanted to make sure we were adequately prepared, so we embarked on a journey and planned out what we wanted to get ready for before our baby arrives. Here’s what we did, and what I would recommend for new parents looking to to get their finances in order before your baby arrives:

1. Review your insurance policies

The first thing my husband and I did when we found out I was pregnant, was to get …