Let's take a look at the selection principles of baby strollers. The lighter the stroller, the better? Should I let my baby use a stroller that lies completely flat? It takes a lot of effort to choose a right stroller. But, there's never an absolute answer. As long as it fits your needs, it's the best answer. Here are five things you need to look for when choosing a stroller.
Whether it's going in and out of the restaurant, getting into the car, on board the plane, or simply going in and out of the house, you need to open and fold your stroller consistently. If your stroller can be folded with one hand and takes only a pull to open, it will greatly enhance the use of experience.
Strollers are best used from birth. It can eliminate the need for additional expenses to replace the stroller in the future.
The durability of the strollers that pass safety standards will last longer and give confidence to parents. According to the “Toys and Children's Products Safety Ordinance”, strollers must pass one of the three safety specifications, namely the European Standard (BS EN 1888:2012), the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM F833-15), or the Australian/New Zealand Joint Standard (AS/NZS 2088:2013), before they can be sold in Hong Kong. The European standard has two types of applicable weight options, 0-15kg and 0-22kg respectively. Remember to pay attention when purchasing!
For families who will drive, you can choose a stroller that can be used with the car seat, so that the car seat can be used in the car and stroller. Also, here are some questions you need to aware of before making decision. Is the frame can be used with a car seat or sleeping bassinet? Can it be used in both directions? Is the relevant accessories are sufficient to fit your need? Do you need to take care of more than one child? Do you need to consider buying a baby stroller 3 in 1 to fit all your needs? All of these conditions will greatly affect the functionality of the stroller.
Newborn baby needs to use a completely flat stroller, choose a stroller with flexible seat adjustment can increase the life of the stroller. But on the other side, the flexible adjustment requires more manual operation. Moreover, Baby should not lie flat in the car for a long time after the age of half, so as not to form pressure on the spine and affect the growth and development.
New parents may mistakenly think that the stroller needs to lie flat to 180 degrees, but in fact, the BB stroller on the market is generally designed to lie flat to 170 degrees - 175 degrees, the purpose of the tiny slope of the seat back is to reduce nausea and lead to discomfort.
In addition to the function of the stroller itself, we should also pay attention to whether the stroller model can be equipped with enough accessories to increase the effectiveness of the stroller, such as whether it can be equipped with a cup holder, rain shield, sleeping basket, as well as sleeping bags, car seats, back pedals, anti-mosquito nets, baby bags, etc., all of which will enable the stroller to cope with various situations.
People generally think that the lighter the stroller, the better. In fact, if stroller is too light, the smoothness and the sense of balance of the stroller will be affected. It will be more stable if the stroller has a certain weight. Stroller with high stability is suitable for putting baby bags on the push handle without worrying about the stroller turns over.
After understanding the conditions to pay attention to, it is necessary to know your needs. Do you want a lightweight stroller that is light and easy to fold? Do you want a travel stroller that can be used with a car seat? Do you need a double stroller to take care of more than one child? We will continue to update our recommendations on various types of strollers, so please stay tuned!
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