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Is 5 years old too old for a stroller?

One of my daughters is still begging for her stroller despite me attempting to wean her off of it. I occasionally allow it for long outings that could be a little tiring for her little feet, but on ...
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Are sit and stand strollers suitable for 4-month-old infants?

I'm the mother of a 4-year-old son and a 5-month-old daughter. We are having a little problem with our umbrella stroller. My son is refusing to give his stroller to his sister and we have no choice ...
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Traveling with a 5 and a half months old for a whole month; options on strollers?

We will be traveling soon for a whole month in Japan with our five and a half months old daughter and we are considering buying an umbrella stroller for the trip. We have a Bugaboo Buffalo at home and ...
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Why are the rear wheels on most strollers larger than the front wheels?

We had trouble with a Graco Remix stroller's front wheels getting stuck on ~1-inch bumps in Portland's sidewalks. When looking for a replacement, we're noticing that nearly all strollers have larger ...
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Does a newborn/infant need to lay flat in a stroller

I'm on the hunt for an inexpensive stroller to accommodate a newborn without having to buy a travel system and I'm having a really really hard time finding a stroller in any price range that will ...
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6 month old baby sleeps 30 minutes in a stroller

My baby started to sleep only 30 minutes in a stroller. The rest of the time he looks around or just looks at me. It doesn't matter if a stroller is moving or standing in place. Can I help him sleep ...
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How to wash Phil and Teds sports buggy?

We used our Phil&Teds Sport buggy for our first two kids, and it got rather filthy in the process, and now there is the third one on the way! What is the best way to wash the buggy? The fabric ...
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How to decide which stroller to buy?

There are so many kinds out there. What is the most important thing to consider? That it would be easy to close it or that the child will be facing toward you?
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How long should we wait to go for the first stroll [duplicate]

Our daughter is 8 days old right now. Depending on to whom we speak (doctors and nurses and friends) there are various opinions as to when to go for a first walk. How long should we wait before we ...
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Evidence based guidelines for front or rearward facing pushchairs/strollers?

Most pushchairs are forward facing. Recently the opinion seems to be that rearward facing ones are better as they allow the child to see your face. I am wondering if this is yet another childcare ...
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Stroller for twins [closed]

I was wondering if there are any strollers for twins that is separable available. It would be nice if we could just latch two strollers together when one person is pushing and separate them out into ...
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What stroller features are essential for regular use on the subway?

With subways being crowded spaces, with gaps to get over, escalators and steps etc., what types of stroller, and what functionality in a stroller should I be looking at for my newborn/infant?
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When is it time to pack away the stroller?

My 11 month old daughter started walking about 2 months ago, and is now a very strong walker for her age. I've taken to letting her walk part of the way whenever we're going somewhere (pushing the ...
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Can the Phil and Ted Strollers accomodate an infant and toddler at once?

We have friends who need help finding a stroller that can hold a newborn and a 2-year-old at the same time. We found the Phil and Ted Navigator, and dot, which seem to have endless setup options ...
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Can I clean the fabric from my stroller in a washer and dryer?

The seat cover on my Maclaran (Quest) stroller is pretty filthy, and it all unsnaps, but the Maclaran site doesn't seem to have any info on whether you can machine wash it (or how to wash it at all). ...
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Is it okay for an infant to sit in a regular stroller? Does position matter?

I have a 4 month old. She has pretty good head/neck control. She just barely fits into our stroller. Is there a general guideline of when an infant can sit in a regular stroller based on certain ...
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Is an expensive stroller worth it?

Strollers seem to come in all ranges of prices. From $100 to well over $1000 (sorry for the US-centrism, but I'd guess it is the same in other places). Given that this will probably be something that ...