I have some questions for you if you’d be nice and take a minute to answer
First, I really don’t like my stroller and I’m thinking of buying a new one.
My main criteria are:
- Stroller must be light and compact
- Easy to fold
- Must be easier to drive in the snow
- Baby comfort / must recline so baby can sleep
I have my eyes on a Baby Jogger brand stroller, and a friend of mine said she loves her City Select and while I love that you can add a second seat for a second child, I think it’s really heavy (nearly 35pounds) and expensive (600$ for the stroller, 200$ for the extra seat and 100$ for a bassinet because newborn can’t use the regular seats).
I’m actually debating between a City Mini or a City Mini GT. I would buy the single now, and than purchase a double for when I have a second kid. It would be about the same prize as the City Select + accessories.
I would like to know, does any of you own one of those strollers? What are your thoughts? How easy is it to “drive” in the snow? Is a three wheels stroller easy to navigate?
Now my second point of interest… My daughter is breastfed and she is now 4 and a half months old. She still feeds an average of 10 times a day, which is a lot, and still wakes up every 3-4 hours at night to nurse. By this point, I am honestly beyond exhausted and zombie aren’t only in books now, they are in the mirror as well –.- I feel like my milk isn’t enough for my daughter anymore, and I’ll talk about it to my physician tomorrow. I’ve tried to give her formula, and while she used to drink from the bottle just fine, she’s categorically refuses it now. I’ve tried multiple times over the course of the last week but she cries and screams and pushes the bottle away, even though she’s hungry. I’ve had my husband and mom give her the bottle, hoping it would be easier, but it’s not.
Do you have any tips to introduce formula to a breastfed baby? I want to keep breastfeeding her, especially at night ‘cause it’s faster, but I think I need to complement with formula.
I am starting to suffer from vertigo, palpitations and bruise very easily, on top of being extremely tired, I don’t think I can exclusively breastfed her for much longer if she doesn’t start to sleep longer at night.
Which leads me to… My daughter refuses to sleep during the day. She’s too curious and refuse to nap. The moment I put her in a sleeping position she starts crying. The only moments she sleeps (and for short periods of time) are in the stroller and she wakes up as soon as it stops moving, or in my arms and she wakes up as soon as I put her down. She will become exhausted, moody and red-eyed and still don’t want to sleep. I find this energy-draining and I’d like to know, any tips on helping a baby nap? I feel like I’ve tried everything.
Thankfully, she’s not too hard to put in bed at night, I just wish it were as easy for naps!
And last, Nestle Canada and offering starter kits for expecting moms of a value of up to 110 $ and all you have to do is sign-up. I got my pack and it’s awesome! I love the diaper bag they sent me! Feel free to enter if you are awaiting a little one of your own, or even if you have a young baby at home (my daughter was already born when I claimed mine).