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still undecided about whether to get a carrycot

(10 Posts)
CaipirinhasAllRound Sat 05-Apr-14 16:16:04

I've got the Graco Evo which does lie flat but people have said a carrycot is useful for the baby to sleep in downstairs. I've seen the matching carrycot online today for £50 in a clearance sale as it's last year's colour. Baby's due in 10 days and was going to wait and see if I thought it would be useful once baby is here but would be annoyed if I missed this offer

Are they really useful or not?

Tranquilitybaby Sat 05-Apr-14 16:20:34

Have a look what they sell for on eBay and if ok, i'd go for it!

JuniperTisane Sat 05-Apr-14 16:21:57

I'm on the fence really. I had a carrycot for DS2 because the pushchair called for it but with DS1 I had a BJCM which reclined flat and never needed one.

DS2 did use the carrycot in the house a few times but he very quickly got fed up and demanded to be upright on me most of the time.

There's something very nice about pushing a pram-shaped pushchair though...

JuniperTisane Sat 05-Apr-14 16:23:40

Yes you could probably sell it easily on ebay.

beela Sat 05-Apr-14 20:38:05

DS hated his, we only used it a handful of times... but you don't know until you try. Hoping DC2 (due in 14 days) will like it, otherwise it was a total waste of money!

Foxeym Sat 05-Apr-14 20:44:35

I used the carry cot as DC3 would only sleep in this and not the Moses basket but to be honest by about 8 weeks he no longer fitted as he is very long and had to go in his cot beside my bed

blueberryboybait Sat 05-Apr-14 20:45:45

We had one and used it so much even though our buggy lay flat. It made DD higher and meant we could go out walking and I could lift the carry cot off and put it where ever I was without having to wheel the buggy around the house or move a rarely sleeping DD.

Vickiyumyum Sat 05-Apr-14 20:49:04

Yes I loved having my babies in carrycots laying flat. Useful for overnight trips etc as well.

Diddle82 Sat 05-Apr-14 22:16:03

I would deffinately say get one. Lovely to push a baby around in a 'proper pram' and also useful to have for them to sleep in house

CaipirinhasAllRound Sun 06-Apr-14 04:59:22

I bought it, thanks everyone

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