There’s a “freebie” doing the rounds on some Canadian forums and Facebook pages and we wanted to raise some concerns – it’s from a company called Baby Box Canada, also known as Babyboxcanada.org.
You have probably heard about Baby Boxes – numerous reputable news sites and Facebook pages are talking about the Baby Box that has finally come to Canada. It is said that you can claim The Baby Box as a freebie and you will get a box stuffed full of baby products and goodies. The Baby Box started in Finland and has been a popular tradition for 75 years. It was sent out to moms a few months before their baby was due, to provide them with some necessities to get started. The boxes usually consisted of toys, clothing, diapers and more. The Baby Box is even said to have been a “starter crib” with a mattress in the bottom.
But these news stories do not refer to this particular company – Babyboxcanada.org. There are websites out there that jump on popular ideas from the media and try to capture valuable personal information, but not actually do what they say they are going to do. This is always a concern for me when it comes to freebies.
Below you will find all the reasons why I won’t be signing up to receive a free Baby Box from Babyboxcanada.
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