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Bugaboo for a 20 month old?

(10 Posts)
IUseAnyName Sun 07-Jun-15 17:48:44

Our nipper has broken, i have found a bugaboo for £100. Thinking of buying but wondering if it would be worth it? Will she be too big?... I'm drawn by the parent facing as we've never had one of those before. But will she even want to go parent facing?

lanbro Sun 07-Jun-15 17:51:43

Depends how often you use it. We have a cheap stroller which languishes in the boot of the car as day to day dd 20mo walks or goes in a shopping trolley. She is far too nosy to go parent facing now. Would be a total waste for us!

lanbro Sun 07-Jun-15 17:52:21

Also, my nephew 17mo is too big for his bugaboo now

Wotsitsareafterme Sun 07-Jun-15 17:54:31

If it's the cameleon then no, I bought one at about 12 months and regret it. If it's the bee I wish I had bought that as in still using a buggy for school run at 2.5

Quinandthem Sun 07-Jun-15 17:55:31

Depends what type.

My tall 23m dd fits in the chameleon no problem.

It can face in or out.

Artandco Sun 07-Jun-15 17:55:48

Do you mean bugaboo chameleon? She won't be too big, my 5 year old used for 6 weeks when he broke his leg and looked slightly like a large child in a pram but still fitted fine, straps did up loads of space and head fitted under shade

Doodlekitty Sun 07-Jun-15 18:01:42

We have a bee and my 2 year 8 month old monster still fits in it. And he's huge! I wouldnt buy one for him at that age though, it was his baby pushchair too. I think you would be better off with a stroller

IUseAnyName Mon 08-Jun-15 12:36:26

Sorry, it's a cameleon. I had a bee for my son (oldest version) and tbh hated the rickety wheels.
I'd like a stroller but with decent chunky wheels, and whilst I was looking came across this cam for £100. So far, it's the cheapest 2nd hand pram I've seen which doesn't have flimsy wheels

pinkchampagne1 Tue 09-Jun-15 22:29:31

My nephew looked ridiculously large in the Cameleon by the time he was 2, so my sister had to put it away and use a stroller instead. He was 10 weeks prem so a small child too. His brother had outgrown it by 17 months as his head was over the hood.

Wotsitsareafterme Tue 09-Jun-15 23:49:02

Iuswanyname - this is exactly what I was looking for at the time - a sturdy off road stroller. They don't exist :-(

That said if you only walk and don't have to fold the pushchair the chameleons are really lovely pushchairs but they arnt an easy fold stroller by any stretch

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