Domestic Goddess Mum of Four!
LOOOOOVE the thing
Narelle, Eilish 5th june 2002 TTC since dec 2002
With regards to leg worries, the instructions do say that their toes should only just be touching the floor and this hardly puts any weight on the legs. I always have a thin matress under my son and his legs are just fine.
If you worried about the door frame thing and don't want to put a hook in the ceiling you can by stands from the toy stores desigened for the Jumpers. This is great as they can be anywhere you are.
Courtney NSW 8mth baby boy
we have just one jj for our twins but don't use it all that much anyway but they love it, we hook it on to the swing set making sure that their feet are firmly flat on the ground & knees a little bent. i don't know how this affects their legs but this is what i was advised to do with the walker to prevent baby walking on his toes (by a health proffesional).
my first son didn't have a jj but spent a good part of the day in his walker following me around the house & not getting into mischeif as everything was at arms length & we didn't have any problems with his walking.
hope this helps someoneeven if not the same product.
Tanya, had 3 boys under 26 months
mum of 3 boys aged 11, 13 and 14
All the mothers at my mothers group rave over their Jolly Jumpers but I wasn't sure to get one or not as aside from the bedrooms and bathrooms/laundry we don't actually have any doorways all arches. I wasn't aware that you could attach it to a hook in the roof. You can get a stand for them to use it with but it works out to be an extra $120 for the stand.
I'll go get one today.
member since 2004
mother to Hannah born August 9 2003
After reading all the positive things here, as well as the fact that I could put it in the roof, I went and got a JJ. My son adores it, he's a bit tentative when its in a doorway but hang it from the roof and he goes nuts. He jumps quite high sometimes, its given him more balance too. I'm mindful about putting him in it too ,uch but its quite handy when I'm cooking tea if hubby's not yet home or if we're eating tea and he's still up.
The only problem is that we had to ring the distributors about getting some more chain as when it was in the roof he was still about a foot off the ground. But we didn't have to pay for any additional chain, I was prepared to.
I'm so glad I got one before it was too late.
member since 2004
Please DON'T buy a baby walker!! I'm told they're now banned in Canada due to the number of serious accidents with them. Our local community nurses say they've been trying to get them banned in Australia >20 years!
Im sorry to say that yes it does apply to full term babies. I must admit that when I was pregnant the JJ was something I was going to buy. Please speak to your community nurses or doctors about them if you are considering one.
I do understand the temptation but the benefits are definately outweighed by the risks.
I hope everyone has a very happy and safe Christmas
I bought a jj for Ashlyn when she was about 4 months old we only used it occasionally then we stopped when she was 8mths as she liked being in the bouncy baby play place better. Then she was walking at 9 & 1/2 mnths. So we had to stop using them.