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LJD0407 · 23/03/2017 12:59

Hey just wondered whether you guys would do this? Have booked 2 days away at chessington for me hubby and D'S who is 2 for next week for hubby's 30th. When I booked back in January pregnancy was going forward to now am 32 weeks pregnant suffering from terrible sciatica and mild spd. Both flare up after busy days to the point o can barely walk. A friend has suggested hiring a mobility scooter to help get around the park but I feel uncomfortable doing this x

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Algebraic · 23/03/2017 14:17

It is a lot of walking so it depends if you mind that you might have to sit in the cafe for long periods and not watch them on the rides...

TestingTestingWonTooFree · 23/03/2017 15:09

I've never been there, but I have hired a scooter to get around a zoo and it was a god send. If it's embarrassment putting you off, I'd suggest you suck it up, birth will be far less dignified. If it's entitlement, don't worry about it. You have a condition which is temporarily (hopefully) disabling you. Do what you need to do to have a nice day.

LJD0407 · 23/03/2017 15:43

Thanks. Definitely not embarrassment as it's my second and certainly know that by the end of birth dignity is non existent! Definitely the entitlement but you are right I am struggling and want to join in the fun. I feel I will be ok on day 1 but will struggle with day 2 so will definitely consider it. Thanks for your input!

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cremeeggaddict · 23/03/2017 15:57

Chessington is a lot of walking and very hilly in places but if you are staying in the resort you can at least break up the day a bit and rest when you need too. I also have SPD and also have days when my mobility is very restricted, I would definitely consider a mobility scooter if it was an option.

TestingTestingWonTooFree · 23/03/2017 17:33

I'd hire one for the first day too, no point using up all your reserves on day 1. I don't think places ask for anything official re need/disability (although perhaps they might if you were a bunch of 16 year old rowdy lads).

LJD0407 · 23/03/2017 19:54

Cremeeggaddict we are staying in resort which is good I can go for a nap leave the too it lol. Think I will see how it goes on the day. If I need to get one I will. No point struggling if I don't need too! Thanks guys x

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