Happy Hangup - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 06-04-2006, 03:47 PM - Thread Starter
 
Lovely's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: In a DNA world
Posts: 2,415
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Anyone have experience with the Happy Hangup, a hammock style thing that is made in Australia?

I am considering getting one since I like the idea of it better than a swing or a bouncy chair -- I need something to put baby in when I just can't wear baby in a sling, like when I'm showering or something.

I'm not sure if the Hangup is only meant for sleeping babies -- it doesn't mention having anything to strap a baby in. And what happens when baby becomes mobile?

Because of the cost ($184 plus $40 for shipping ) I need to know if it's worth it!
Lovely is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 3 Old 06-04-2006, 04:01 PM
 
la mamita's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: the dark side of the moon.
Posts: 2,081
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I just googled it http://www.happyhangup.com/
It's definitely only for naps. I've used a regular hammock for DS when on vacation, and it's not a good idea with a mobile baby! They are wonderful for naps, but I wouldn't recommend it as an alternative to a swing or bouncy chair.

raising my two sunshine children.

la mamita is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 06-04-2006, 06:06 PM
 
Minoh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: outside over there
Posts: 499
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
We bought one for ds when he was 3.5mo. We never once were able to get him to sleep in it. I tried putting him in after he fell asleep but he'd wake up every time, no matter how long I waited.

I think it's a nice product, but we just ended up packing ours away because it was just taking up space. We'll have it on hand for future babies, and start using it earlier after birth and see what happens.
Minoh is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 14,410

115 members and 14,295 guests
*green*faery* , acupuncturemomma , AlaskAnne , bananabee , BarefootBrooke , belltree , blissful_maia , bluefaery , calico_aster , catladymeow , Celestical , Chaxanmom , contactmaya , Crazybean , crystalmayfield19 , Daffodil , Dakotacakes , Dawn's mom , Deborah , DungeonQueen , Emanresu , emmy526 , EmsMom , Evelynflower , Ewus , firmfoot , Fox-fern , frugalmama , Galatea , gooseberry , grahamsherrie , grandisp , greenemami , hillymum , ian'smommaya , Iron Princess , IsaFrench , jcdfarmer , julyaugust , K703 , kathymuggle , Kelleybug , kelz251 , kitchensqueen , kitteh , laneysprout , lilgreen , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , lilyofjudah , Linda on the move , littlebearbear , LuaBelle , mak127 , mama2004 , mama24-7 , Mama2ChicknLil , mamabear0314 , MamaChick , mamadance84 , MamadeRumi , mamamash , mandypandy214 , mariamadly , marilyn612 , mayalee , MegaMama1 , Milk8shake , Mimi D , Mirzam , missjessica , MissMuffet , mkat , momileigh , my3beasties , Mylie , NaturallyKait , neenamommy , nexxus , oaksie68 , orangemomma , PirateQueen , prosciencemum , Rebecasilvadefoote , samaxtics , SandiMae , sarafl , Satori , Serafina33 , shantimama , Shmootzi , sidrajedi , sofreshsoclean , sortacrispy , Sphinxy , Springshowers , sunrosespiral , t2009 , taters , Teles , Tiffa , Tigerle , tomsmom31 , TrishWSU , VocalMinority , wassernixe , Zirconia
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.