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Aug 18, 2010

Baby Bond Review & Giveaway CLOSED

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When I was nursing the twins, I had a lot of trouble doing so without exposing myself to the world. Using covers was hot (for me and the babies) and very inconvenient. I also couldn't see what I was doing to help the baby latch on unless my head was also under the cover. So not fun at all, especially for kids who were not champion nursers and a mom who had no idea what she was doing. This time around I'll be able to use the BabyBond!
My Take
I received the BabyBond Flex, which, like all of the BabyBond products, is worn like a sash and functions like a nursing top. With this particular BabyBond you can nurse from the top of your shirt and just separate the layers of fabric to achieve latch on. The double panel keeps your breast covered both above and below, and your belly and back remain covered with your own shirt. This particular BabyBond comes with a removable 9 x 12″ double layer terry velour burp cloth, but you can attach any cloth to the BabyBond Flex or wear it without any cloth attached. I love how it also comes with a matching pouch for easy and clean storage.

I tried it on to see how it worked, and I was surprised at how easy it was to use over my shirt. You can (mostly) keep everything covered while achieving latch on, although I'm still a bit nervous about showing *any* skin when I'm nursing in public. When I'm able to try it out in January IY"H I will be sure to let you know how it goes and post pics (if they're not too racy). :-)

Pros:
  • The fabric is incredibly soft and is 100% cotton.
  • It's machine washable!
  • The BabyBond is light enough that you can use it in warm weather and not overheat yourself or the baby.
  • It's very easy to use...just slip it on, separate the folds and you're ready to go.
  • The BabyBond covers your breast both above and below while your shirt keeps your back and stomach covered.
  • The BabyBond Flex comes with a detachable burp cloth, and the BabyBond Original has a built in burp cloth.
  • It also comes with its own storage pouch.
  • The BabyBond comes in three different styles and several colors to suit your needs.
Cons:
  • Even though the BabyBond covers the vast majority of your breast, there still may be some skin showing even while your baby is latched on. (I will be testing this out in January and will let you know what I find.)
  • It's somewhat expensive to buy and have shipped.
Cost: The BabyBond is $35 + shipping. ($$$$)

Overall: We give the BabyBond a 9/10!

How would you like to win a BabyBond!? (Your choice of style and size)

And if you don't win (or even if you do), you can take 25% off of your next BabyBond order with the coupon code "twinners" (good until September 1st)!

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We were sent the BabyBond Flex free of charge for the sole purpose of this review; no other compensation was received. All opinions expressed are my own.


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63 comments:

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