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#26 MummyBear3913

Posted 04 August 2015 - 03:01 PM

I haven't bought anything. Between work, terrible ms and of course my toddler I have absolutely no energy :( If we have a girl we have everything anyway.

I have a strider compact (with capsule) and love it! My only wish is that i had bought the green one (i ended ip with a grey one).

#27 motherofRylee

Posted 05 August 2015 - 08:00 AM

I haven't bought anything and wont until after the 12 week scan. Usually after the 20 week scan when I find out gender I usually go buy a little outfit. I have cot and change table already although I'm still deciding if ill use change table yet.. I will give the cot a makeover though. I still have pretty much everything from DS so we really only need a pram and a new cot mattress.

#28 heart-beat

Posted 10 August 2015 - 12:27 PM

This is the last baby & as the boys are older most stuff is long given away or sold. We'll be borrowing from our karmic giving circle as much as possible. Probably bassinet, capsule, swing. A borrowed cot is already in our shed, as is the old stroller but I'd like a new pram. I have a stretchy wrap & a decent stash of MCN. We won't have a nursery (co-sleeping & renovating). Friends have given me maternity & baby clothes & I've bought a few bits for myself on sale. I'm researching carriers & will probably layby a Lillebaby or Lenny Lamb once I make up my mind.




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