Pregnancy does not have to be unproductive time. There are many things that you can sell while you are pregnant and many things to do to earn  money during times of unemployment. Below you can see the best things to sell and to do, to earn some nice extra money during that time. These activities are quite simple to do. They do not require much effort and can be done without stress or rush. If you will do your best and focus on any of the ideas below, then you can even make online selling a source of your permanent income.

THE BEST THINGS TO SELL WHILE PREGNANT & UNEMPLOYED

1. Jewelry
Jewelry is light, does not take much space and does not have to be expensive. Selling jewelry online will not only be easy, but it can also give you a lot of satisfaction. After all, most of women love jewelry.
You can order some Jewelry in bulk on Amazon here.

2. Freelance services
Utilize skills such as writing, graphic design, or social media management to offer services online. Is a very good way to earn money for pregnant women. As a freelancer, you can accept orders whenever you want and specify how and when you will do the job. A graphic designer, logo designer, translator and transcription maker are just some of the professions you can do as a freelancer. One of the best places on internet to offer your freelance services is Fiverr.com.

3. Shapewear
Slimming clothes become very popular in last years. People prefer to buy them on the Internet because they are often ashamed to go to the store and buy it in person.
You can order it here on Amazon.

4. Handmade or vintage items
Selling handmade or vintage items can be not only very interesting thing to do, but also very profitable way to spend time while during pregnancy. You can e.g. buy such cheap items at your local flee markets and resell them on Etsy or eBay.

5. Second-hand clothing and baby gear
Selling second-hand clothing and baby gear can be a profitable and flexible way for a pregnant and unemployed woman to earn money from home. Consider offering to buy items from other families in your community, such as gently used baby clothing, toys, and gear. Be transparent about the condition of the items you are selling and offer returns or exchanges if necessary.

6. Digital products: ebooks, printables & stock photos
Selling digital products can be a lucrative and low-cost option for pregnant and unemployed women to earn money from the comfort of their own homes. First, it will be best to dentify your area of expertise or passion, such as cooking, parenting, or self-care, and create digital products that cater to this market.Use platforms such as Gumroad, Sellfy, or Etsy to sell your digital products. It’s important to respond promptly to customer inquiries and requests to maintain a positive reputation.

7. Baked goods and healthy snacks
Identify popular and in-demand baked goods and healthy snacks, such as gluten-free or vegan options. Create a menu of your offerings and consider offering special deals or packages. Obtain any necessary food handling certifications or licenses in your area. It’s a very good idea to partner with local coffee shops, gyms, or health food stores to sell your products.

8. Handmade soap or bath products
That’s another very profitable niche for pregnant women. Create a variety of soap and bath products with different scents, colors, and ingredients to appeal to a wider audience.
Use high-quality, natural ingredients and consider offering samples or travel-sized options.
Promote your products through social media, local markets, and online marketplaces such as Etsy.

9. Skincare and beauty products
Selling skincare and beauty products can be a viable way for pregnant and unemployed women to earn money from home. They can research popular and in-demand products, partner with a reputable brand or start their own line, and use social media and local events to promote their products. It is important to ensure that all products are safe for use during pregnancy and to provide clear and detailed product descriptions.

10. Pet-sitting & dog-walking services
Providing pet-sitting and dog-walking services can be another great way for pregnant and unemployed women to earn money. They can promote their services through social media, local community groups, and online platforms such as Rover. It is important to ensure that they are physically capable of handling the responsibilities of pet-sitting and dog-walking and to have proper insurance in case of any accidents. Building a strong reputation through positive reviews and referrals can help attract more clients.

11. Nanny services
A good way to earn money as a pregnant woman can be also offering nanny services. If you are interested to earn like this, you can promote your services through local community groups, online platforms such as Care.com, or by word of mouth. It is important to have previous experience caring for children and to be able to provide references. Building a strong reputation through positive reviews and referrals can help attract more clients. Additionally, it may be necessary to obtain certifications or licenses in your area for providing nanny services.

12. Banknotes & coins
You can find many old banknotes and coins on the internet at the flea markets and at yard sales. Search for the most valuable banknotes and coins. People often do not know their value and sell it much cheaper than their real value.  You will check their value on Ebay or Amazon by entering the name and year of a the banknote or coin and by including the search filter “sold items”. Banknotes and old coins is a nice idea for pregnant women, because it is easy to sell them, cause they are light and even if you have to go to the post office with 10 sold items, they will still be easy to carry, so you can do it without a problem.

13. Athleisure
Athleisure is a new genre in fashion. Combines sport and normal daily clothing.
You can order it here on Aliexpress.

14. Unused things from your home
For start, get rid of all unnecessary lumber. Clothes that you do not wear anymore, shoes that are two sizes too big you never walked in, perfumes you got and never unpacked, books you do not need anymore, electronics you do not use. And lots of other stuff. You will certainly find a lot of items that someone would like to buy online. Earned money will be more useful to you than unnecessary stuff.

15. Unused things from homes of your friends & family
A great way to easily sell things online is to contact your friends and family and ask them if they have the items they want to sell. Just tell them that offer: Now while I am pregnant I have some time and I want to sell things online. Give me list of items that you want to sell, and if I sell them, we will share the profit in half. If you ask that question to many of your friends for sure some of them will like your offer and for sure you will have nice income from that. Most of people do not have time to sell things online. Meanwhile average American throws away 65 pounds of clothing per year (source: Huffpost), and in average american house there is 52 “worthless” items worth 3100$ lying around. That’s so many things that can be sold!

16. Dropshipping
To start dropshipping you do not need much money to invest. At the beginning you can suffer losses, but you should quickly find out how to make your assets profitable.
Dropshipping is selling products that are still ovned by supplier. When you sell a product, you buy it from a supplier (at a lower price) and sell it more expensive to your customer.
Dropshipping is a brilliant way to sell things and make money while pregnant because you do not have to ship all the sold items. The supplier makes the entire delivery. Your only task is to coordinate the sale of items and contact the supplier in order to give him information on which address he will send the package with sold item.

17. Plants, seeds & accessories for gardening
Selling plants, seeds, and accessories for gardening can be another good way for pregnant and unemployed women to earn money from home. They can promote their products through local farmer’s markets, online platforms such as Etsy, and social media. They can offer a variety of plants, seeds, and accessories to appeal to a wider audience and offer tips and advice on gardening. Building a strong reputation through positive reviews and referrals can help attract more clients.

18. Home decor, art & handmade furniture
Selling handmade home decor, art, and furniture can be a fulfilling and lucrative way for pregnant and unemployed women to earn money from home. Consider developing your own style and creating unique, one-of-a-kind pieces. Use high-quality materials and finishes to ensure durability and longevity of your products. It’s essential to promote your products online and through local markets. Continuously update your portfolio and offerings to keep your business fresh and appealing.

19. Hand-sewn or knitted items such as blankets, hats, or scarves
Pregnant and unemployed women can also earn money by selling hand-sewn or knitted items such as blankets, hats, and scarves. By utilizing online platforms like Etsy and social media, they can reach a wider audience and promote their unique and customizable offerings. To increase sales, it is crucial to use high-quality materials, offer positive customer experiences, and continuously update their portfolio. With these strategies in place, selling hand-sewn or knitted items can provide a fulfilling and profitable source of income for pregnant and unemployed women.

20. Flipping things without going out of home
There is one special kind of things on internet that you can buy cheaper and then resell it for more money without even going out of your home. This is something like dropshipping, but even more clever than that. The most important thing is to check for how much these items are sold on the Ebay, Amazon, Facebook Marketplace and elsewhere. Check the highest prices for which services are sold by setting the filters “sold items”. Later, find the cheapest (but also good!) offer for the same service on the Internet. Then sell this service for as much as $ it would pay you. This way to sell things is really good one while pregnant, because you don’t even need to go out of home to do it. Things that you can sell in that way are:

  • Selling likes, followers shares or anything like that on social media.. You only need to find cheapest offer (with good reviews) and then create your offer on facebook or ebay or amazon with that item but offer it with your own markup. When your client buys your offer, you just buy likes from the original one offer and everything is done. You can find many cheap offers of follows and likes on Google.
  • Selling logo desing. Offer logo design for let’s say $10 for logo. When your service is paid, pay let’s say $5 to original provider of logo desing service.  You can find many offers of logo desing on Fiverr.
  • Short video editing. Offer your service of video editing for like $10 for 5 minutes editing. Then buy video editting offer for like $5.
  • There is many other types of such services that can be sold with markup. Use your imagination and do some research and you will find some new ideas.

If you need some more  ideas for best things to sell while pregnant these 160 ideas for Business might be useful to you.

OTHER SOURCES OF INCOME FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

COOPERATION WITH COMPANIES 

There is many companies who want to cooperate with pregnant women for example to create pictures for advertising campaign  (like maternity clothes company, or clothes for newborn children). Search for job offers for pregnant women like that on the internet. You will surely find a lot of them.

CREATING JEWELRY

It’s a perfect activity that you can do while relaxing in a pleasant place. You can learn everything you need from the internet. All the necessary items order online. Hand-made jewelry can be very valuable and if people will like it, you can make a lot of money on it.

WRITING EBOOKS

Another peaceful activity that will allow you to break away and move into a world of fantasy and imagination. If you like to write, it can be the perfect idea for you. Maybe the time of 1 pregnancy is the perfect time to spend your first ebook which will become a bestseller?

BLOGGING

To do successful blogin you need to find a good niche and learn the basics of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and, above all, you must like to write posts. To make money on the blog, you should write 1 post day, and the first earnings will appear no earlier than after a few months – half a year. Although it’s a lot of time, it’s worth being patient. If you will persistently write posts and keep learning how to be better, you can earn at least $ 100 a day after a certain amount of time.

VLOGGING

As in the case of blogging, there is need for perseverance, regular work and a desire for continuous development of your skills. You will have to wait for the first earnings from your vlog, but it’s worth a try, because a well-chosen vlog’s niche will guarantee you beautiful profits. The basis for vlogging is to be able to edit movies well. You can find many good quality free video editors on the internet. At first it may seem difficult, but it will turn out to be simple and enjoyable over time. 

ONLINE TUTORING

If you have any skills, it is worth sharing them with others. A lot of people need tutoring in mathematics, chemistry, biology, language learning and many other fields. Even if you do not have any special skills, you can offer English language tutoring. People from countries that do not speak English will be happy to pay for the tutoring of a English native speaker.

ACCOUNTING

If you like math, calm work and contact with papers and documents not makes you scary, it can be something for you. Many companies is eager to hire a half-time accountant, you can work as an accountant even online from your home.

RESEARCHER

If you have an analytical mind and you like to have objective point of view, then working as researcher may be something for you. The basis in this profession is the ability to distinguish real information from fake news and false information. You will have to search the internet for detailed information on various topics. The researcher’s work is often offered with the possibility of working remotely from home. This can be a great offer for a pregnant woman.

VIDEO EDITOR

Many vloggers, certain companies and organizations as well as private individuals need to hire a good video editor that will help them prepare the video they want. The processing of films is not easy for inexperienced people, but if you are good at it and you have experience, it will not be difficult for you and your clients will pay you willingly and be grateful for your help. You can offer your video editing servieces on Fiverr.com.

Other ways to earn money as pregnant and unemployed woman include:

  • Virtual tutoring or teaching
  • Start a blog or YouTube channel and monetize it through advertising and sponsorships
  • Sell products through affiliate marketing
  • Rent out a room on Airbnb
  • Participate in online focus groups
  • Offer childcare or nanny services for families in your local area

WHERE TO FIND ITEMS FOR SALE?

YARD SALES
You can certainly find many yard sales in your area. Go through a few of them and look for the best items to sell online. If you do not know which items are best to buy, check on your smartphone, Amazon app or Ebay mobile app for how much these items are sold. All you need to do is enter the filter in the search, and mark “show sold items” there.

ALIBABA.COM
You can find here the cheapest items straight from factories in China. To buy at Alibaba.com you usually have to buy wholesale quantities of the product. Usually the minimum quantity of products is 20-50 pieces.
Read more: 12 Tips How to Buy Items on Alibaba? 

FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE
Facebook marketplace together with facebook groups are great new place for selling things online. Just put there pictures of your items add short description and wait for first successful sales.

AMAZON
Just look for opportunities. Look for items that someone wants to get rid of below their actual value.

EBAY
Search the niche after the niche. With time, when you gain experience, you will be intuitively aware of how much the data for the victim is worth and it will be easier for you to find cheap things to resell.

BEST PLACES TO SELL ITEMS ON INTERNET

FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE
Facebook marketplace together with facebook groups are great new places for selling things online. Just put there pictures of your items add short description and wait for first successful sales.
Facebook groups can be great place to sell things while pregnant, because you can join there sales groups in your city and offer items with personal collection, so you will not have to go anywhere and customers will come to you.

ETSY 
Etsy is an e-commerce platform that specializes in selling handmade or vintage items, supplies, and unique factory-manufactured goods. It is known for its focus on creative and one-of-a-kind products, and a strong community of makers and shoppers.

YOUR OWN ONLINE SHOP
Many pregnant women and mothers start their own online shops to sell things during pregnancy but also when they have small children and a lot of work related to them.
It is really easy to start your own shop. One of easy ways to do it is Shopify.

AMAZON
Everyone knows Amazon.com. If you have some questions how to sell things on Amazon check in Google. 

EBAY 
Like Amazon selling there is pretty simple. On Ebay you can sell 250 items for free each month. it is worth a try.

Read also: 40 Most Popular Types of Restaurants & Eateries

 

And in your opinion, what are the most profitable things to sell while pregnant & unemployed? Share your opinion with us in the comments section below!

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