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18/07/2014 at 17:24
Does anyone have these? How padded are they?
we have a 'traditional' bumper on the cot bed at the moment but thinking of taking it off as it only covers about a third of the way down the side so O still bangs his legs off the bars and he can also throws his dummy out between the bars. Plus I know theres been mixed views/guidance about their safety and ours has bright animals printed on it and O loves to touch it and I fear it might end up pulled off.
My only concerns though is that it doesn't really look very padded? Also we have a solid end crib and I see you can get just two sides ones but what did you do about the ends? If he wriggles up he will just bang his head/hands against the head end?
18/07/2014 at 23:19
I've got one and tbh I'm totally disappointed in it! I also have a cot with solid ends so attaching a bumper doesn't work as there's nothing for it to hook through on the corners.
The air wrap is just thin mesh so baby can breathe through it and if they were to put there feet on it it just scrunches down. My little one is constantly getting his legs stuck through the bars and I'm at a loss as to what I can use on the cot to stop this.
Personally I wouldn't buy an air wrap as I think its rubbish
19/07/2014 at 03:11
We have an air wrap deluxe and I think it's great! It's not hugely padded but it's enough to take the edge off a bang, and it stops babies from being able to stick feet/arms through. It does scrunch down if you put pressure on the top, but I'd imagine all fabric bumpers do too, and at least this one is safe and breathable.
19/07/2014 at 06:14
19/07/2014 at 12:26
We have one and it works for us, although A doesn't really bump into the bars, its more to stop him getting his arms/legs stuck through.
19/07/2014 at 20:11
Spikey I saw the delux one, it definitely looked more padded but I think it's double the price!
I'm now looking at those individual covers (well they cover 2 bars). He doesn't seem interested in putting his feet through, he just wants to put is feet on the actual bars and smashes his legs off them. He's the same on his cot top changer, he bangs his legs up and down so I have to make sure he's pushed all the way to the top so his legs and feet are all on the padded mat, he's going to break his ankles!
20/07/2014 at 06:45
We had one for F. We bought it to stop him getting his arms and legs stuck in the bars so for us it worked perfectly. I wouldn't really class it as padded so F would still occasionally bang his head. Didn't seem to bother him though! I think the reason they scrunch down when any pressure is put on them is to stop baby using it as a climbing tool to get out as they get bigger and more mobile. We never bothered with a cot bumper and probably won't this time either.
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