Introducing the Cosatto ooba (Review)

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The Cosatto OOBA put through it’s paces…

As you probably all know, last week I received a very exciting delivery. Okay, not as exciting as my baby’s arrival (which has yet to happen)… but close! I am lucky enough to be trying out the brand new Cosatto ooba. Although I don’t have my little bundle to really put it through it’s paces yet, I know many of my readers are really interested in finding out a bit more so I’ve been busy today filming and getting to grips with how it works. Before you watch this though, please bare in mind that everything is at least a trillion times more difficult when you are heavily pregnant… and it was very windy so you might not be able to hear me in parts… WOO! Can you tell it’s my first “vlog”… that’s what the cool kids call it right? What I am trying to say is, be gentle on my little Manc self.

What’s included? 

– Chassis, carrycot and seat unit
– Cosy Toes with reversible zip off liner
– Coordinating changing bag with changing mat and messy bag
– Patterned raincovers for pushchair seat and carrycot
– Spacious storage basket
– Hold car seat adaptors (Hold car seat sold separately)

Total: £800

Additional purchases:

– Hold – Group 0+ Infant Car Seat (comes with separate rain cover)

Total: £135

Cosatto Ooba Car Seat Cosatto Ooba pram rain cover Cosatto Ooba pram

Ooba Quote Cosatto Ooba pushchair Ooba changing bag

So what do I think so far?..

The positives

– The colours and prints are beyond any other pushchair I have seen before. I love Cosatto for their creativity and I applaud them for never shying away from making bold choices. I fell in love with the ooba as soon as I saw it, months ago over on Me, the Man & the baby’s blog and I have to say, it looks even better in real life than it does on even the highest res picture. There is something ooba special about it… I can imagine it will be turning heads this summer.

– The dual direction handle makes flipping between forward and rear facing an absolute doddle and I can see that coming in handy when changing between walks in the park and feeding time at the coffee shops. It means I can move the handle out of the way within just a few seconds.

 

The negatives

– It’s not the lightest of pushchairs and can feel a bit cumbersome when assembling it into the different travel systems.

– Although I can see why some may like the fact the break button is activated using your hand, I find it a bit fiddly and prefer to have a foot break.

–  Don’t get me wrong, I love the patterned rain covers but there is a different one to fit the seat unit, pram and the car seat. So,  if you have the car seat too then that’s 3 different rain covers to carry with you and they do tend to take up a bit of room.

– The price. This one is debatable really as it is built to be a premium pushchair so the price reflects the materials that have been used to put it together and you can really see and feel the quality. The question is, would I pay £800 for it? and we personally couldn’t justify spending that amount in our current situation. But if you have the money and you are looking for a something with the ‘wow’ factor then this is definitely the pram for you!

If you want to find out more you can find Cosatto in the following places:

Website

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Facebook

Instagram

Pinterest

I will be updating you on how we get on with the Ooba once baby Crook arrives next month so please do follow me so you don’t miss out!

*Please note that in order to conduct this review, I was sent the Cosatto Ooba free of charge however all opinions are my own*

 


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6 Comments

  1. Oh I love, love, love it. Seriously, my favourite pram ever I think! Just wish I had a tiny baby to put in it :-D

  2. Love your review! And adore this one! Sadly a teeny tiny bit *ahem* out of our price range at the moment, but gorgeous nontheless! x

  3. I didn’t see this post first time around – It’s beautiful! That change bag looks amazing! x

  4. victoria

    Love the ooba but the thing that lets it down is the restricted leg room, that cosy toes looks like it will squash the childs feet, shame because i really liked it

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