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    Default Are Grobags any better than cheaper sleeping bags?

    I've just seen Grobags on special for $55 on Mumgo, but that's still expensive for a sleeping bag. My daughter is a wiggler so doesn't stay tucked into her blanket so will need a sleeping bag for winter. Just wondering whether a Grobag is worth paying extra for or whether a cheaper one will do just as well?

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    As long as they have tog ratings it doesn't make any difference. Myer usually have a good selection.

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    Subbing as we are sleeping bag users here

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    I get them from Uk, much cheaper!


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    I don't like them as I think they are too hot in summer and too cold in winter. I buy winter sleeping bags with the arms in from places like Target.

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    Part of the SIDS recommendation is no arms as it helps to regulate their body temp & not over heat them... I just dress my bub appropriately underneath the sleeping bag :-)


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    Iv got a mixture of gro bags, skip hop target and bonds. I find them all good but the skip hop bonds gro bag brands you get more wear out of because they have a wider size range.

    The bonds haven't washed up as well as the skip hop and gro bags but are comfy for my dd.

    I think you will be able to find better specials then $55 possibly for gro bags and a lot of people get barely worn ones off ebay for good prices. I recently got a couple of skip hop ones for belly bub for $10 brand new 😱😱

    But summing up I think the more expensive ones wash better so worth the investment if you are going to get a lot of wear out of them

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    I haven't used the Grobags, but I had bonds ones for dd1 and they are still in as new condition so I'll be using them for dd2.

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    I have used bonds for both of my girls and they've been great! Washed really well and still in near new condition.

    I think I picked them up for about $15 on special. If you're signed up to the bonds newsletter they seem to do 40% off sales a lot!

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    The thing about grobags is that you can easily sell them 2nd hand for $20+ if they are in good condition, so you can get a fair chunk back. Other brands there is basically no resell value.

    I either get mine new from uk on eBay (much cheaper, around $35) or second hand.

    Personally though, there is not much difference between brands short term, I have a few different ones myself, but grobags are a good quality, sizing is more generous too and last a long time... So to me a better investment.


 

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