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Anyone have or had an Oyster 2 Pram??

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nattynoo85 Sun 26-Jun-16 12:25:34

Hi everyone, I am new to Mumsnet and this is my first thread!bI'm having my first child, currently 24 weeks and 4 days pregnant.

I am looking in to prams and am drawn to the Oyster 2 because of its reasonable price, small size and weight and the fact that it lays flat.

I was wondering if anyone has this pram or has had this pram and their opinion on the Pram?

My boyfriend and I are keen to get a lay flat pram so that we do need need to buy or use the cot bed for the pram, but instead a good foot muff to compensate.... However it is a winter baby due October 12th....

Would really appreciate some help!

Many thanks,

Natalie smile

Serafinaaa Fri 01-Jul-16 21:27:38

I've got an oyster 2. It's a great all rounder travel system but I don't use it as much now my toddler is over one year old as I find it doesn't fold small enough for my VW polo boot unless I remove the seat. I also have the changing bag, carry cot and winter foot muff. I'm actually thinking of selling and getting a double now that number 2 is on the way wink

nattynoo85 Fri 01-Jul-16 22:35:33

Thank you very much for your comment and congratulations on number two! I have a VW Polo too so I may need to reconsider.....!

I was wanting to get the Oyster 2 due to the lay flat option, did you ever use this feature instead of the cot?

Serafinaaa Sat 02-Jul-16 07:11:18

It will fit in the polo boot ok but you have to take off the parcel shelf and the seat of the pushchair. I had a February baby and used the carry cot for about four months. I think you could use the lie flat seat fine but it's a faff having to strap them in and I just liked the 'pram' look of the carry cot. I also could carry the sleeping baby around the house in his carry cot which you couldn't do with the seat. I wouldn't say that matters much though.

Serafinaaa Sat 02-Jul-16 07:12:44

Tbf you will have to dismantle any travel system to fit in a polo boot. I now use an armadillo city buggy which fits flat and complete on the floor of the polo boot with tons of space to spare.

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