Saturday, 13 December 2014
The notorious wall of bottles at the baby store. It haunts every soon to be new mom and seasoned moms alike.
Every color, shape, size imaginable litters the walls. They all have different tricks and gadgets to â€œreduceÂ colic.â€Â Itâ€™s beyond overwhelming to pick the right one for you and your baby.
Thatâ€™s all great and dandy if you are having one baby but twins is an entirely different ball game. With twins itÂ boils down to what is the best quality bottle with the least amount of pieces.
The Joovy Boob was the best bottle for us. When the twins were infants, eating every 2.5 hours, we wentÂ through 10 bottles a day! The last thing I wanted to do before going to bed was clean multiple pieces! They addÂ up! We loved that the Boob only had 3 pieces beside the bottle. All of which are super easy to clean!
The Joovy BoobÂ is on top of being easy to clean, a great bottle.
The nipple is very durable. At first, I was trying to do everything perfect according to the booksâ€¦ but then IÂ came to my senses and used the dreaded DISHWASHER. The nipples withstood a year of daily washing.
The bottle shape itself is the best on the market. It is very easy to hold and to hold comfortably with one hand.
Again, a plus with twins due to the fact that you will always be holding two bottles at once. You need a bottleÂ that you can easily grip. Whatâ€™s also nice about the shape is that when the babies are ready, itâ€™s easier for themÂ to hold as well. Best day ever when they hold their own bottles. You can also add the handles to the bottle toÂ help with that transition.
All around itâ€™s another smart designed product with the parents of twins in mind.
Elizabeth, mom to twins, Carson and Ellie (aren’t they adorable?!)
Friday, 12 December 2014
My 3 month old son is given breast milk exclusively, and almost always from the breast.Â He has a lip tie and a high-arch palate that has made latching on to both bottle and breast a challenge.Â I have invested in an assortment of “natural” bottles that are supposed to mimic a mother’s breast and reduce gassiness, including Munchkin Latch, Dr. Brown’s, and Tommy Tippee, among others, He refuses the latter two, and will only occasionally take the Latch bottle, though most often refusing it and instead preferring my breast.Â Best case, he will successfully take a Latch bottle 1-2 times a week, and with his upper lip curled under.
Today, we tried the Joovy Boob Baby Bottle PP…and WOW!!Â I was amazed at how much he liked it.Â My husband noted how his lips perfectly flanged out, and he accepted the bottle with zero resistance. He comfortably drank without his usual squirming and frustration with the nipple.Â To be sure that it was not a fluke, I followed up that feeding with a second feeding before bedtime.Â Never have I ever been successful in giving him a bottle twice in a day, let alone twice in a row.Â I’m SO impressed!!!
Cleaning the bottles was quick and easy – the lack of parts is appreciated and convenient.
I purchased a set of bottles and nipples from Amazon the same day and can’t wait for them to get here.Â My only regret is that I hadn’t been introduced to these sooner!
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Thursday, 11 December 2014
I waited a year to see my daughter take a bottle.
Brynlee was born with Pierre Robin Sequence and had a g-tube and trach placed at 9 days old due to feeding and breathing difficulty related to her cleft palate, micrognathia, and airway obstruction.
She turned 1 year old on Sunday and we decided to give the Joovy Boob a try now that her palate is repaired and she has suction. She took to it and loves it!
Thank you so much,Â for being such a wonderful support this year and for sending these awesome bottles for Brynlee.
A devoted mom – Whitney and blogger at It’s Gravy, Baby
Note: Whitney is a Joovy BloggerÂ who has shownÂ so many of us about the real meaning of courage and fortitude through her Facebook and Instagram postings. We are grateful for her sharing about her daughter’s journey and hope for continued progress for Brynlee. We are proud to have her as a Joovy Mom.
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Wednesday, 10 December 2014
This just in: we’ve got brand new car seat adapters for the Qool and TooQool which makes strolling with infants a breeze! With the new car seat adapters, you can use these high functioning strollers with your baby’s infant car seat. What a convenience!
Expectant parents have so many things to consider when deciding which gear is going to be best for their baby and their lifestyle. Age grading is important because of appropriateness forÂ proper use, depending on the age of your baby.
AsÂ stroller standards go, the Qool and TooQoolÂ are age graded for 3 monthsÂ and above. Why, you ask?Â Because babies need to have a certain level of head control before they can sit up in the stroller seat on their own.
The industry has tackled the looming question: How do you stroll with an infant in your beautiful, brand new stroller? The solution: infant car seat adapters!
These handyÂ accessories allow you to attach your infant car seat to your strollerÂ while baby rides snugly in the comfort of their car seat. Parents love this functionality because these adapters click into conveniently on to the strollerÂ making for a seat that’s just the right size for your baby.
Qool with Britax Infant Car Seat
Qool with Chicco Car Seat
Qool with Maxi Cosi Car Seat
Qool with Graco Car Seat
Here is a complete list of the infant car seat adapters that are now available for the Qool and TooQool strollers:
- BritaxÂ® B-Safe
- BOBÂ® B-Safe
- ChiccoÂ® KeyFit 30
- GracoÂ® SnugRideÂ®
- Click Connect 35
- Click Connect 40
- Maxi-CosiÂ® Mico
- Maxi-CosiÂ® Mico AP
- Maxi-CosiÂ® Prezi
- Cybex Aton
- Cybex Aton 2
- Cybex Aton Q
These car seat adapters are sold separately and retail for $49.99.
Questions? Â We are always here for you. Give us a call at 877-456-5049. Regular business hours are 8:30 to 5 CST.
Monday, 1 December 2014
Dear Doodie and Joovy,
I purchased my Joovy while pregnant with my fourth. It is by far the best baby purchase I’ve ever made! It’s trained for two half-marathons with me (with a dog leash in my hand), and has made it from Virginia to Germany where walking is the main mode of transportation! My baby is almost three & I couldn’t be happier with my stroller choice. We are currently riding to the NÃ¼rnberg Christmas Market on the train with my Joovy, where both my seven and two year old will be making use of the stroller!
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
This holiday season, indulge your family, friends and yourself with this stylish and innovative gear to make the most of every adventure. For the active crowd on your list, there’s no better way to get the new year started in high gear.
Get your little one trailblazing in style! Check out the Joovy Bicycoo balance bike featured in Bicycling Magazine this month!
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
As Â the shopping season is in full swing, we want to share some of our bloggers recent posts with you. Perhaps you follow some of these awesome mom bloggers, and if not,Â we recommend you do to stay up to date with the latest products, trends and cool gear!
We work with some pretty amazing bloggers, both moms and dads as well as some grandparents that are pretty fun too! We’reÂ proud to shareÂ that we don’t pay for our reviews. Yes, our bloggers get to keep the products they review, but we ask them for honest feedback and fair editorial on their experience with our products. Â We want their real opinion as we think you’ll appreciate honest assessment.
Today, we’ll share three bloggers and their reviews of the TooQool, HiLo and MoonRoom. Read on to get to know these Joovy Moms and their blogs!
Spit Up Is The New Black blogger, Ashley Sager, is a new mom (second time) Â and reviewer of the TooQool, our luxury class stroller that now has infant car seat adaptability. When Ashley’s new baby boy arrived, she was able to use her son’s BritaxÂ infant car seat to stroll with the TooQool. SeeÂ what she thinks about this new double stroller here. And, isn’t her new little bundle adorable?!
Emily Dickey is the mom behind Baby Dickey. Her recent post isÂ about our HiLo convertible high chair. Â Emily chose the classic black and white HiLo and we agree, it is the only highchair you’ll need.Â We loved that Emily’s daughter can eat at the family table in her HiLo and she’s tall enough to get down, all by herself!Â Check out her full review here.
Mommy Testers guru and reviewer Jillian Warner feels that the MoonRoom is and ideal playardÂ for those with pets and older siblings. Jillian’s photography skills are second to none and we think you’ll agree. BTW, her little guy is NOT TIRED! Read here for her take on the MoonRoom.
All photo credits go to the above mentioned bloggers. Click on any image to check out their blogs.
Monday, 24 November 2014
The new TwinRoo+ has arrived with terrific upgrades and new functionality.Â This unique frame stroller has been designed with thoughtfulness to makes strolling with two little ones easier and less stressful.
What’s unique about this frame stroller for infant car seats? Well, namely, the infant car seats can be arranged in opposite directions or facing the same way. This allows for complete access to your twins without having to wrestle with the stroller handle or the other car seat getting in your way.
Parents who’ve used the TwinRoo have raved about the ease of use and practicality of this zippy stroller. They also love the extra large basket and the abundant cup holder that is positioned lower than the infants themselves. This prevents anything in the beverage holder from spilling, heaven forbid!
Compatible with the following infant car seats:
GracoÂ® SnugRideÂ® Click Connectâ„¢ 35
GracoÂ® SnugRideÂ® Click Connectâ„¢ 40
The TwinRoo+ retails for $129.99 and the car seat adapters are sold separately for $19.99.
– Unique side mount gives you easy access without stroller handle getting in your way
– Small wheel-base provides easy handling and super maneuverability
– Features a one-hand fold, front-wheel suspension, swivel wheel locks, rear brakes, and large basket
– Includes organizer with 4 cup holders for bottles or beverages
– Click-in design, compatible with select infant car seats
Check out the TwinRoo+ here
TwinRoo+ Car Seat Adapters here
Saturday, 22 November 2014
Web Therapy Â (Showtime ) has a stellar line-up of talent, especially inÂ creators Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky. But Season 4 debutsÂ some other, more familiar ‘stars’ from the Joovy family. Â Take a look to see what Joovy product you see in scenes on the season promo video linked to the photos.
Yes, the Joovy Nook high chair, as well as Boob Baby Bottles are in ‘therapy’ along with the Boob Bottle Brush that Dan handles on screen!
Showtime, Wednesdays, 10 Central
Friday, 21 November 2014
The Tricycoo made an appearance on ABC’s hit, Grey’s Anatomy in October. The orangie Tricycoo was seen with parent handle attached. Did you by chance see this episode?