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How long did you use these baby items for , before they outgrow it

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  • Feb 16th, 2018 11:25 pm
Newbie
Jan 26, 2014
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Toronto
1. Crib- never
2. Changing pad/Changing Table- I've changed him everywhere even the backseat of my car or the trunk of my car, I never restricted myself to a change table. A blanket or change pad is good to get
3. Infant seat- 6m. He got too heavy to carry in a basket
4. Bassinet- 1 month
5. Play Yard-never
6. Dockatot/ Summer by your side-no
7. Stroller - at 2.5 to 3. 5 years old, we used it for long outings/trips to nap, rest and carry stuff. We encouraged him to walk as much as possible
8. Jolly Jumper-5 times
9. Infant Bath tub- 9m
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Oct 15, 2008
131 posts
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Windsor
We also went with their own room in their own crib. If you get a baby monitor, you have flexibility in where you are while monitoring anyways and if you are the mom, you'll hear them screaming for you regardless of how tired you are. I know people say that there are things so that you can cosleep, but a) I don't trust myself not to roll over into baby b) you still (IMHO) need a place of your own. If baby is now in your bed, where do you go to get away and have quiet time of your own?
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Aug 5, 2008
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chew1e wrote:
Feb 16th, 2018 4:12 pm
We also went with their own room in their own crib. If you get a baby monitor, you have flexibility in where you are while monitoring anyways and if you are the mom, you'll hear them screaming for you regardless of how tired you are. I know people say that there are things so that you can cosleep, but a) I don't trust myself not to roll over into baby b) you still (IMHO) need a place of your own. If baby is now in your bed, where do you go to get away and have quiet time of your own?
I just go to another room.
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Triplets turned two last November.
  1. Crib- they still use them
  2. Changing pad/Changing Table- 6 months for changing pad
  3. Infant seat-10 months
  4. Bassinet-2 months
  5. Play Yard-still using it, but seldom used
  6. Dockatot/ Summer by your side- no
  7. Stroller-still using it
  8. Jolly Jumper-4 months of daily use
  9. Infant Bath tub-18 months
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