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    Default Bumbo type chair for baby with fat thighs?

    Anyone know of one? Baby boy has some chunky legs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttoneska View Post
    Anyone know of one? Baby boy has some chunky legs
    I don't, but DD had that situation when I first bought one for her, and I used to open up the bumbo leg holes, and then kind of squidge her legs in! Buuut over time they slimmed down, and now (at 2.5) she - for some strange reason - loves sitting in it, and has no problems at all! So, depending on the fit, it may get easier over time!

    Otherwise hope someone else can be more useful...

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    Nope my children have all had chubba thighs too plus I worry about it being safe for bubs spinal development.

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    Default Re: Bumbo type chair for baby with fat thighs?

    Quote Originally Posted by headoverfeet View Post
    Nope my children have all had chubba thighs too plus I worry about it being safe for bubs spinal development.
    What is the problem with the spinal develpment? I ask because I was thinking about getting one. We use them with children who have physical disabilities sometimes as they can help with posture, so I assumed they would be good for bubs too but maybe I'm wrong

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    Default Bumbo type chair for baby with fat thighs?

    That was my concern but the osteopath recommended it

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    Default Bumbo type chair for baby with fat thighs?

    Sorry can't help with the chair for big thighs but DD's physio says it's great for helping them learn to sit, just as long as they aren't in there for extended periods (like everything really).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs Maker View Post
    What is the problem with the spinal develpment? I ask because I was thinking about getting one. We use them with children who have physical disabilities sometimes as they can help with posture, so I assumed they would be good for bubs too but maybe I'm wrong

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    I have no idea.

    Be interesting to ask my Chiro about her thoughts, will try to remember on Friday.

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    bumbo chairs are flexible so pretty easy to squish their big thighs in, you should go to the shop & try one. My DS had really chunky thighs & he fitted in easy

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    Default Bumbo type chair for baby with fat thighs?

    My bubba has some chunky thighs but as pp said, the bumbo leg holes can be easily stretched open to fit your bubba in. I started putting my son in the bumbo at 3 months old but only for very short periods at a time and he was sitting by himself at 4.5 months!!!!! He's 6.5 months now!

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    Default Bumbo type chair for baby with fat thighs?

    My chunky monkey grew out of the bamboo at 5 months because of the thighs.
    Chiro said not to have them in it for too long that's all.
    Someone told me there is a phil and teds one that is bigger but I can't find it when I have looked in baby shops


 

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