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Does the Chicco for me stroller need a soft carrycot inside for a newborn?

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anniemac Thu 24-Sep-09 16:31:58

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sazm Mon 28-Sep-09 17:07:25

you dont need it,its supposed to make it more cosy for a newborn,personally i would just use the fleecy lined cosytoes that comes with the pushchair,

anniemac Mon 28-Sep-09 22:41:50

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sazm Tue 29-Sep-09 09:48:10

i nearly bought one of these for my baby,but it was too long folded rearfacing to fit in my boot unless i took the hood off,

once you have practised folding it it will be ok,and once its worn in a bit,my loola was a pain to fold/unfold,but a couple of weeks of use and its really easy now,

anniemac Tue 29-Sep-09 10:56:06

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sazm Tue 29-Sep-09 10:59:19

yup thats what i liked,the carseat is FAB that comes with it,really padded,
and it folds really small when forward facing,
the thing i liked it that instead of needing a big buggy and a stroller for going shopping,i wud only have needed one buggy,

anniemac Tue 29-Sep-09 11:08:21

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BertieBotts Tue 29-Sep-09 14:00:29

New pushchairs are always a bit stiff to fold I find

anniemac Tue 29-Sep-09 14:23:42

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anniemac Tue 29-Sep-09 16:29:27

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sazm Wed 30-Sep-09 10:31:10

glad your happy i really liked it,and i had a chicco for my first baby which was great,
i wanted it as i needed something that folded in one piece when rearfacing,i would have had to take the hood off each time to fit it in the car,so decided against it!

anniemac Wed 30-Sep-09 11:03:31

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5inthebed Wed 30-Sep-09 11:12:19

I had one of these last year for my ds3, and loved it with the soft carrycot in, he was very snug in it. I got mine for a bargain off Ebay though BNIB for £20. You could probably use most soft carrycots for it though, so maybe you could get a cheap one off Ebay. Graco or Phil & Teds would fit great.

I didn't like the way it folded rearfacing either.

anniemac Wed 30-Sep-09 12:35:01

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5inthebed Wed 30-Sep-09 13:44:08

I used it rear facing all the time I had it. It is quite long, but you get used to it. I'd advise making sure you know how to fit the raincover though, as I found it tricky the first time I had to do it.

anniemac Wed 30-Sep-09 15:38:37

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5inthebed Wed 30-Sep-09 16:51:55

Why did I get id of it? Where to start.
Because I have an obsession with prams grin, and I needed something that would fold easily for getting on the one bus I needed to get that didn't take prams. It's a freat pram all in all though. I loved it with the car seat on.

anniemac Wed 30-Sep-09 23:42:25

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anniemac Thu 01-Oct-09 13:22:38

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5inthebed Thu 01-Oct-09 18:48:13

Oh those are lovely! I wanted to get one for my car seat but DH was being an arse and said no. I'd say that would work

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