Category Archive: Kit & Clothing Reviews

Apr 19

Review: Funky Giraffe Bandana Bibs

A few weeks back, I was invited by Funky Giraffe to review their bandana bibs for babies and toddlers. Always eager to try out products that could be useful for our walking trips or general out-and-about activities with Roo, I was happy to give them a go. Given that my baby is more of a …

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Feb 24

Freya Active Sports Bra (underwired) Review

The Freya Active Sports Bra (underwired model) is the first sporting underwear I have reviewed for Baby Routes! Keep reading for the full review but the short version is that this is a comfortable, good value and versatile sports bra for larger bra sizes – perfect for ladies participating in more than one type of …

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Jun 18

SPIbelt running belt review

This review is of the SPIbelt running belt  – a brilliant piece of kit for not just runners but cyclists, hikers, backpackers or anyone leaving the house or car without the luxury of handbags, copious pocket space for personal items or who needs to discreetly store personal items such as mobile phones and wallets.

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Apr 29

Spotty Otter waterproof fleece-lined splashsuit review

Bored of rainy days stopping us getting out and about, the waterproof Spotty Otter splashsuit was the first waterproof all-in-one I bought for my daughter. It has so far proved invaluable on rainy and windy walks, removing the need for any additional waterproof rain protection unless blowing directly into her face.

The fleece lining makes …

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Apr 11

Mamas and Papas Sola Review

First of the pushchairs to be reviewed on Baby Routes, the Mamas and Papas Sola is a realiable and compact lightweight buggy, perfect for walking on footpaths with good surfaces and in-town manoeuvring. We bought this as a our main pushchair on the principle that we would always prefer to use a baby carrier or …

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Mar 16

Hugabub Review

A photo of A dad wearing a hugabub baby carrier wrap.

This post starts my review of slings, buggies, rucksacks, pushchairs and other kit for taking babies out into the wilds!

I am beginning with the Hugabub wrap. This was the second sling I purchased after the birth of my daughter. With a very refluxy baby, I was desperate for a means of getting on with life without …

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Mar 16

Babasling Review

Photo of a dad wearing a black Babasling carrying a young baby.

Next on the list of outdoor baby kit review list is the Babasling.

We bought the Babasling very early on and it was the first sling we ever took our daughter for a field walk in. The Babasling is a fabric one-shoulder sling and I liked the idea of having my tiny baby held close against …

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