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I have the Doona car seat-stroller, is it good for baby’s back-spine?

Bora • 25 Feb 2024

Hello Eli,

I have the Doona stroller, my baby is 3 months old now. I’m sceptic, is it good for baby’s back-spine? Should the baby till 6 months old be placed in the lying flat position? Do I have to get a new one?

Eli • 26 Feb 2024

Hey, Bora,

You're asking. the right questions, as, the truth is, it is not alright to use multiple hours a day / as a main, everyday stroller. As a baby needs to be fully horizontal until it sits by itself, without help, and car seats, these angled positions are recommended only up to 30 minutes at a time, thus, for car rides, quick shopping, etc.

I would definitely recommend getting a lie-flat stroller and/or a bassinet for such a small baby as its neck and spine are strained like this and can mean problems much later in life.

Your -very berry- Eli.

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