Top positive review
An absolute lifesaver, am very thankful for this product
19 November 2017
I used this for the first time today, so I’ll update when I’ve used it more if necessary. But so far it’s been a pretty groundbreaking product for us.
I suffer from several chronic illnesses that mean hypermobile joints, aches, pains, general fatigue, weakness and low stamina are all part of the daily struggle for me as a new mother. Until today, bathing my son (now two months old) had been just barely manageable even with help from his daddy or grandma, and always resulted in a significant amount of pain and stress for me. We’d been bathing little one in a baby bathtub with a support cushion but that is a bit difficult to manage as you have to support their necks the entire time whilst trying to do everything else a bath entails. Bathing him with me in the normal bathtub was a little better but still a bit scary now that his kicking reflex is strong enough to cause a potential issue and it still left me exhausted from trying to juggle everything, and wash the baby whilst making sure to keep him secure.
I finally got fed up and ordered this bath seat. Thank GOODNESS I did. Today at bathtime I could actually wash my baby with almost no trouble. I sat in the bath with him and revelled that I didn’t have to wash him whilst struggling to support him one handed, and I didn’t have to stress about him slipping as much, which allowed us much more bonding time with plenty of eye contact and giggles, not to mention being much much safer. Less struggling and holding meant less stress and pain for me too. My shoulders are very thankful. Thanks to this seat I’m suddenly so much more confident with the thought of having to bathe my son by myself in future.
My only issue with this so far is that it’s a bit hard to get into the underarms and neck crevices with a flannel whilst baby is in the seat but I’m sure it will get easier with practice.
I would gladly marry the creator of this product for the help it’s going to bring my baby and I for the next couple of months. My only regret is that I didn’t discover this seat sooner! Every new mother should have one in their arsenal, in my opinion.