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 Winter Walking?

Hi ladies-

I'm an avid walker, I walk at least 5km every day! I'm wondering how to continue this in the winter? Do I keep using my stroller? Switch to a carrier? How do I keep DD warm enough!? Any tips from moms who have been there would be great!

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 8 Sep 2011 7:03 PM
 11 Mar 2009
 the Centre of the Universe
siorhona
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I posted something similar a few days ago. The answer for a stroller is a Bundleme or similar with a warm coat, hat/gloves/etc, and a raincover to trap the heat/block wind.

Or use a carrier under your coat.

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 8 Sep 2011 7:46 PM
 12 Sep 2007
 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Mae
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this scares me DD will be 9 months come winter. and I live in Winterpeg and don't drive. I highly doubt she fits her bundle me anymore so I doubt we will be walking much this year

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 8 Sep 2011 8:52 PM
 27 Jul 2009
HopeandCourage
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Sometimes if you check with your local arena/stadium they will open the doors up during the day and you can walk laps. I'm planning on doing that when the weather is really bad as people aren't great about shovelling sidewalks and we get some real cold snaps.

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 8 Sep 2011 8:53 PM
 21 Jul 2008
 Ottawa
LadyK
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The M coat is fabulous! You carry your LO in your coat. All I needed to do was put a warm hat & booties on DD and she stayed super warm. It was great b/c once you got somewhere you didn't have to undress/dress her.

I have a jolly jumper bag (it's for a stroller or car seat), I used that with the rain cover to block the wind. My LO's sweat in there in -20 weather. So you'd be fine in Winterpeg with one of those. FYI - the manager at the Ontario Early Years Centre told me that under the law here in Ontario daycares cannot bring children outside if it's -19 or colder. So I now use that as my threshold for the cold. If it's colder than that - we stay in.

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 8 Sep 2011 9:09 PM
 15 Jul 2010
Happiness
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I dressed DS warmly, had a weather cover for the stroller and just went to it! Big, rubber tires on the stroller are best for slush covered roads. For fun I sometimes pulled him in his sled, which also had a weather cover.

In the winter we usually went for two shorter walks per day as opposed to one long walk.

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 8 Sep 2011 10:51 PM
 5 Sep 2006
Robyn_Burd
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I have the M coat too. I love it! I can't wait to use it this winter with baby. It is nice an warm too!

That is probably what I am going to do. or mall walking.

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 9 Sep 2011 12:34 AM
 12 Sep 2007
 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Mae
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What's an M coat?

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 9 Sep 2011 12:40 AM
 11 Mar 2009
 the Centre of the Universe
siorhona
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 9 Sep 2011 8:49 AM
 21 Sep 2009
My_Baby_Love
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WOW! I never knew such a thing existed and I LOVE it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So its warm enough for DD and I to walk? I should have mentioned my poochie walks with us, so mall walking isnt an option for us!!!!

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 9 Sep 2011 8:52 AM
 21 Sep 2009
My_Baby_Love
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Yowza! They're expensive! If anyone is selling a medium or small please let me know!!!

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 9 Sep 2011 9:08 AM
 21 Nov 2008
babywearing_mama
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M Coats are awesome!

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 9 Sep 2011 9:24 AM
 29 Jul 2008
 Ottawa
ryanswife
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My M Coat was the best purchase ever. It has been through pregnancy and two winters of carrying the LOs. I will be wearing it for many years because it's excellent quality and so warm!

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 31 Oct 2012 11:59 PM
 30 Apr 2012
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