Car Seat

When it comes to car seats, safety is of course the number one thing to consider. So I looked into car seats that complied with the latest EU standards and car seat safety regulations. At the time of my research (January 2018), rear-facing i-Size seats were the safest option. i-Size seats are based on a child’s height rather than weight, and allows them to travel in the recommended rear-facing position for longer.

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Pushchair

After spending a lot of time researching online, I narrowed down my search for a pushchair to three brands – Joolz Geo 2, Egg Stroller and iCandy Peach. My main criteria for the pushchair included, functionality and ease of use, style, comfort, weight and the ability to convert to a tandem pushchair in the future. All three were strong contenders.

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Sling

In the newborn days my baby needed to stay close to us pretty much all the time. After all, it’s scary coming out into the big wide world after being cocooned and protected inside the womb, and it’s only natural that he’d need that extra security now more than ever. Of course, as much as I would’ve loved to have sat and cuddled him all day long, it became near impossible to get anything done (even eating). So I invested in a sling.

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