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Did you use a nursing chair?

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Augustwedding Sun 08-Feb-15 19:03:52

Just that really! Starting to think about nursery furniture and wondered if you used one?

leanne963 Sun 08-Feb-15 19:10:18

I am a FTM so can't say from experience whether i would or wouldn't use a chair, but we had a sofa bed in the room that is now the nursery and we just kept it in there cause friends told me if you are feeding in the night you will need somewhere to sit, and it is nice to have somewhere to sit if you are reading them a bed time story :D

Zsazsabinks Sun 08-Feb-15 19:12:31

I never did because I never got round to buying one, after two children. I have a friend who had one and absolutely LOVED it.

I would say that it's by no means an essential but it might be a nice thing to have if you wanted.

TheOriginalWinkly Sun 08-Feb-15 19:13:24

DD hasn't slept in her nursery once at 7 months old (ffs). I've always fed her on the sofa in the living room, or sitting or lying in my bed.

sydenhamhiller Sun 08-Feb-15 19:14:33

No. Have 3 and not with any. But with DC1 I found feeding him sitting on edge of bed verrrrrrrry uncomfortable, and as in flat would take him thru to living room.
With dc2 and 3, I bought a 2nd hand Poang that lived in the room until they moved from cot --> bed: nice to have somewhere to sit and feed and read stories.
Slightly regretting selling chair to make space now I perch on toddler bed...

AnotherManicMonday Sun 08-Feb-15 19:15:58

I did and I absolutely loved it so glad I brought it. All the night feeds where I could have somewhere comfie to sit upright and not worry about falling asleep out my feet up and massive pockets in the side to hide all the good sweets

BreeVDKamp Sun 08-Feb-15 19:16:50

I have had one about a week from Mothercare and it is the comfiest thing ever!!! Baby not born yet though, it might be a bit awkward to use elbow-wise but I don't care, it is sooooo comfortable.

CheekyWeeGandT Sun 08-Feb-15 19:17:10

I always fed in bed, propped up with lots of pillows.

Augustwedding Sun 08-Feb-15 19:17:48

Thank you for all the quick responses! Think we will buy one!

Orangedaisy Sun 08-Feb-15 19:18:29

Just an upright armchair from ikea. It's amazing. Spent about half of the last 11 months sat in it I reckon grin

callamia Sun 08-Feb-15 19:18:37

No, I use my bed. I had no space for one of those giant chairs, and they're just so 'mumsy' looking, I couldn't bear it.

Dogsmom Sun 08-Feb-15 19:19:02

I didn't but I chose to bottle feed, she was in our room for 6 months so I sat on the edge of the bed, it only took 15 minutes for her to drink it so I didn't have time to be uncomfortable.

barmybunting Sun 08-Feb-15 19:20:08

We have one but I struggle to use it now our daughter is bigger and she is only 12 weeks, so not much use in terms of breastfeeding longer term I find. However, great for bottle feeding still and cuddles before bed.

namelessposter Sun 08-Feb-15 19:20:08

Yes, loved it.

Augustwedding Sun 08-Feb-15 19:20:11

I will have a good look round ikea as an armchair might be good!

Ludways Sun 08-Feb-15 19:20:46

No, I had other places which were suitable. However I do remember sitting in one and thinking it was the dogs bollocks, so comfortable.

Nolim Sun 08-Feb-15 19:21:56

No. I used the bed sofa etc

ToriB34 Sun 08-Feb-15 19:22:49

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GoooRooo Sun 08-Feb-15 19:24:15

Yes and still use it for sitting in to read to DS who is nearly three.

Sizzlesthedog Sun 08-Feb-15 19:24:40

Yes I did, but it was my grandmothers nursing chair! So comfy.

ChazzerChaser Sun 08-Feb-15 19:28:46

No, I did night feeds in bed as we bed shared

Pointlessfan Sun 08-Feb-15 19:29:03

I meant to get one but never got round to it and DD is nearly one now! I feed her in bed.

AbsInTheClub Sun 08-Feb-15 19:29:08

Yes, and I loved it. We had this one: I loved that I could rock, and swivel. MUCH better for me than our sofa, and though I loved nursing laying down in bed, that wasn't always practical with visitors.

DeladionInch Sun 08-Feb-15 19:29:14

not specifically a nursing chair, but yes I had and used a padded rocking chair in ds's room. 4-15m for breastfeeding, 15-27m for bedtime story cuddles!

Augustwedding Sun 08-Feb-15 19:37:46

We're going to have baby in with us for a while so will feed in bed for start but I like idea of chair for later. DH nan offered to buy something around general price range of the chairs so will ask her for that.

Thank you all for your help!

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