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double buggy? buggy board? advice needed!

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Lionsntigersnbears Mon 05-Nov-12 20:02:45

Hi All,

I'm pg with DC2, due in June when DD will be 3. Do you think I can get away with a buggy board, or do I need to swap to a double buggy? What age do you think I need a buggy up to? I currently have a baby jogger city mini 3 wheeler and a DH who is utterly opposed to spending a penny more on buggies (my fault, I cocked up and bought a Quinny for DD first off- v. expensive and v. heavy mistake :-) ). Any advice gratefully received!

forevergreek Mon 05-Nov-12 20:30:43

I would say no. But then Eldest went straight on a buggy board at 19 months when his little brother made an appearance. I would spend the time between now and then 'training' them up to walk everywhere tbh, then just by a board if you need to when the time comes.

ThisIsMummyPig Mon 05-Nov-12 20:34:46

I would try without anything - or at the most a buggy board - but I hated mine as I couldn't steer the pram with it.

My DD1 was 2.3 when we had DD2, so I did the buggy board for a bit, and then bought a very cheap double buggy - we were back into the single pram by the time DD1 was 2.9, with no bugy board, as she could walk mile or so, play in the park/ swing for a bit and then walk a mile back home by then.

It will make your life much easier if DD1 can walk, and you can use your lovely pram.

Lionsntigersnbears Mon 05-Nov-12 22:52:07

Thanks Greek and Mummypig,

This is just what I hoped to hear! DD is very independent minded so hopefully this will work! Thanks again!

Clary Mon 05-Nov-12 22:54:53

Oh my gosh unlesss DD has SN I would definitely not bother with a double.

They are cumbersome and expensive - yes if you have a small gap you need one, but why go to the trouble of pushing a 3yo around in a buggy?

I woldn't even bother with a b/board tbh. Get her a scooter.

My gaps are 2yrs and 22 mo and we never needed a double. B/board was good till they were about 3yo.

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