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any advice on a double buggy?
May 25, 2007 12:58PM
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hi my 2nd baby is due in sept and my daughter will be 18 months so am looking for a really good side by side one. Anyone recommend any?i dint want a three wheeler though so any suggestions?thanx
Apr 26, 2007 12:57PM
hiya... I'm due in 6 weeks time with no.2, there will be 20 months between them but my son has CP so waas looking for something very sturdy etc... I looked at LOADS on line first of all then went trying them out inthe local pram shops big & small!!
) I quickly realised the ones I liked the shape of were too wide to fit down my hallway and through the door!!! So in the end in was a toss up between the mamas & papas aria and the maclaren twin techno...
) I went with the maclaren purely because it was on offer in mothercare & that the new colour came out for the aria and I didn't like it! I have a baby carrycot/papose thingy from my big pram I had with my first son so I'm using that with the buggy at the flatest it will go (which is very flat for a buggy) space wasn't a problem for the car as we have a picasso but it folds up really small for a double so we can fit under the stairs when in the house... I would say if you always out & about shopping etc then measure the doorways as that will cut out alot of double sideby side prams straight away... good luck! xxx
Apr 27, 2007 6:28AM
Hi wenders I have the mclaren twin and it is brilliant, good for fitting into doors and it has been the most comforable pushcair I have had with my eldest whom is now 2 she loves it and as you said the recline on it is excellent. I would recommend it. XX GOOD LUCK TO BOTH XX
Apr 28, 2007 3:34PM
thanks lollylou it's good to know it defo works! lol
Apr 29, 2007 3:23PM
hi, i have a maclaren its not a side by side one tho. the more ive used it the harder its got to manage and ive had enough of it now so i barely use it!my eldest prefers 2 walk around everywhere aswell now (good job!) the side by side styles i imagine are probably easier to push round but they are so wide, its a joke just trying to walk around places with a normal single buggy let alone one of those. i noticed u said u didnt want a three wheeler but i can honestly say theyre the best ones i find and i'dv had one if they were more available at the time i needed it. my single 3 wheeler was a breeze and ive tested a double and there isnt much difference they are a little pricey tho i must admit but i think theyre worth it.
Apr 29, 2007 5:13PM
when I was looking for mine I found the 3 wheelers really light etc BUT they were all wider than the maclearan side by side... that's what did it for me in the end... x
Apr 30, 2007 7:39AM
i have a maclaren techno twin and it is lovely but it is very tall so i would def try before you buy. m&p aria are very nice but they are better if you are short
Apr 30, 2007 2:57PM
Thanx everyone have just been looking at the maclaren online and am dragging my o/h round the shops next saturday!i think ill end up with the maclaren tho!Thanx again xx
May 19, 2007 7:07PM
hey im due baby number 2 in jan. also got a 1yr old. so there will be 20 months between them. i have a bugaboo and was goin 2 buy a buggy board. do u think my youngest will be 2 young 4 a buggy board?will i need a ugly double buggy?
May 20, 2007 7:14AM
I have a 2 1/2 yr old and my baby was born 18 April, opinions on buggy boards differ from person to person I personally think a double buggy is better coz if your toddler kicks off and has a tantrum you cant really make them stand on a buggy board if they dont want to but you can strap them in a pushchair, however i have friends who have managed fine with a board. I walk at least 3 miles a day so needed buggy. I have got phil and teds e3 and its great cos it can be either single or double buggy so that would be my recommendation. x
May 25, 2007 12:58PM
thanks haley. i think im goin 2 get a buggy bord and buy one of the phil and teds. they r the best lookin double prams plus u can get them in and out the door x
May 12, 2019 12:04PM
hi everyone, new here but desperate for advice! My son is 1 month old on Tuesday and has been bottle feeding for the past 2 weeks. He has had problems since. He is extremely irritable, I’m sure my Son doesn’t have anytime while awake not crying, he cries ALL the time and I try EVERYTHING with no success. I have been to the hospital and doctors and they are so very unhelpful, they just tell me he has colic and basically I have to deal with it. I am almost certain, and the hospital also said, he has reflux (silent) as he rarely spits up but it is getting far worse and he is becoming more and more irritable, coughing after feeds and in between and starting to refuse feeds, scream, want them, take them and scream again. He has had Carobel from the hospital as they didn’t want to give Gaviscon due to chance of constipation, but it did absolutely nothing for him. He is now simply on infacol but has trouble pooing, which causes him distress, but is very runny. I guess i am I am desperately looking for advice on what to do, as it is increasingly hard with a baby that cries all day and won’t sleep or settle due to milk coming back up. I feel like I’m missing something and not giving him what he needs? HE IS SUCH A HUNGRY BABY! I feed him, change his nappy, cuddle him, sing to him, wind him, put him in swinger, walk round house, car - I am lost! Health visitor has done a referral to dietician however who knows how long this will take! Dad is lactose intolerant. Also, how much does your baby eat, or did eat at 1 month? Mine wants food every 1.5/2 hours! Please help!
Apr 29, 2019 9:53AM
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