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Minimonkey Baby Sling

The Minimonkey Baby Sling is a multi-purpose carrier, to be used as a front carrier, on the hip and in the playpen. Available in 9 great colours -0-2 years old (15kg) -One size fits all – 100% Cotton – Padded shoulder -washable at 40° (in laundrybag)

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Price 29.50 Euros (Approx £25.00) and click online to find local stockists www.minimonkey.com/english/in-stores/261/256

Minimonkey Baby Sling Reviews

Product Tested by: Kaman Yau – Baby Mylee 10 Weeks

Product Tested By Kaman Yau – Baby Mylee 10 Weeks

Kaman Awarded the Minimonkey Baby Sling 4/5

I first though, this is just like the sling my friend has- the Babasling! Good sturdy fabric, good quality, feels safe and secure. The instructions were detailed on a postcard which displayed different ways to wear the sling with baby. Quite easy to put on, but was difficult to adjust to personally. But once the fit is done, it is very easy to use. Quite easy to put baby in, feet first and then head. She was secure and snug in the sling. But I do worry about overheating. It is possible to carry your baby in this and try to carry out your daily routine, but I personally prefer not to, just in case I hit baby with something. Comfortable, even after wearing for around 2 hours, feel fine. Better than holding baby. My baby likes being in the sling but I have to ensure that baby is in the right position for her to enjoy it, i.e. the arms and legs have to be placed comfortably , which may take a few goes. Due to baby being young only used in a carry position. But will try other positions as she gets older. It’s not waterproof but can cover some wind. Its good value for a sling, as some can be expensive, but does the same job! It is simple to use once you have the fitting correct for you and the baby. Baby enjoys being held close to someone so is a good way to keep baby close while you can do other stuff. Even going out without a pushchair is simple. Kaman Yau – Baby Mylee 10 Weeks


Product Tested By Jennifer McGlashan – Baby Sophia 6 Weeks

Jennifer Awarded the Minimonkey Baby Sling 3/5

I was hopeful that the sling was easy to use and I can hold my baby close to me while out and about. The quality of the fabric seems to be pretty good but I did not understand the instructions that came with the sling and had to go onto the website to get further instructions. This was difficult as I had to prepare in advance of using the sling. Once I had read the instructions I was able to put the sling on correctly. I felt uncomfortable at first putting my baby in the sling as it did not feel secure. I found it quite awkward to load my baby into the sling myself and I did not feel completely sure that she was comfortable or safe.  I found it quite difficult doing chores around the house while wearing the sling as I did not feel my baby was secure. Wearing the sling was quite comfortable and my back did not suffer any strain from wearing it. It took a while before my baby got used to the sling but has slept in the sling on a few occasions so it must have been comfortable. I was able to fit the sling into my changing bag and take it with me when travelling which is good. My baby would not be protected from bad weather while in the sling and so I did not use it in the rain or bad wind. I thought the RRP of this sling was reasonable. I would like to persevere with the sling as I feel it would be more useful as my baby gets older.  I found the product difficult to use with a newborn, especially as I did not feel that she was secure enough. This meant that I found it difficult to carry on with my daily routine while using the sling. I believe that the product would be better used with an older child and so I will continue to persevere with using the sling with my daughter. Jennifer McGlashan – Baby Sophia 6 Weeks


Product Tested By Natasha Potts – Libbie Ella-rai 10 Months

Natasha Awarded the Minimonkey Baby Sling 3/5

I first thought that the sling was meant for a younger child aged between 0-3months maybe up to 6months old, not for a child up to 2 years old. The instructions were on a postcard that showed you different ways on how to wear the sling but I logged on to the website for more information before I used the sling, just to be on the safe side. The fabric of the sling is nice but it isn’t waterproof so not ideal for bad weather conditions. Putting on the sling was a little fiddly at first but after a few times you get used to it and find it easy. I did not feel that my baby was completely secure in the sling, through no fault of the product; it just didn’t feel right to me. I worried about overheating or me falling over with my baby in it. I didn’t try to carry out my daily routine with my baby in the sling because I was worried about those factors. I think it’s a great idea and I can definitely see the benefits of using it for parents who may prefer this type of carrier but it’s just not for me I’m afraid. I think the price is fair and I would recommend to others who are looking for an easy to use sling. Natasha Potts – Libbie Ella-rai 10 Months

Baby enjoys being held close to someone so is a good way to keep baby close while you can do other stuff. Even going out without a pushchair is simple.

Awards

Kaman Awarded the Minimonkey Baby Sling 4/5

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