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Having a Baby Can Make Your Bank Account Go BOOM

Admiring all the cute little onesies at your friend’s baby shower and thinking about welcoming a bouncing bundle of joy of your own? Be prepared for a little sticker shock. While the cost of essentials like food and clothing has dropped in recent years, the price of child care, when adjusted for inflation, has climbed nearly twice as fast as overall prices since the recession ended in 2009.   Tess Downing found an article that breaks down the numbers so your head can make a plan before your heart gets carried away.