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Most upper end strollers come with blankets that can attach to seat with snaps. These blankets make your baby's stroller like a bunting on wheels. Rain hoods are also detachable and can be used to protect your baby from harsh sunlight and winds.
Here's another twist your decision about a baby stroller. Your friend has an almost brand new stroller that you can have for free. She agrees to have it cleaned and ready for you. Is a used baby stroller a safe choice for your baby? It can be a very good choice for you and your baby, however there are some things you really need to look over before you place your precious one in it.
The frame - there should be no dents, cracks, or gaps in frame. All bolts and screws must be in place. Anything less could cause an accident and seriously hurt your baby. Are there sharp spots on frame? Are there any screws loose or sticking out that could cut your baby? Is handle bar joined properly to frame?
The wheels - are they solid or do you need to look for leaks in air pressure in them? Are wheels worn? Do they need replacing? Do wheels turn, as they should? Are axels straight? Does brake operate properly; that is, do they hold when applied?
The seat - does seat hold its position whether straight or in reclining position? A seat that does not hold position well could seriously injure your baby. Is lining clean or does it fit frame properly.
There are all kinds of options styles and types of strollers. There are multiple seat strollers for twins, or more children. There are a variety of seating arrangements side by side seating, tandem seating with one seat behind other, and stadium seating (tandem seating with rear seat raised above front) allowing second child to be able to see more than back of a head. There are jogging strollers (one wheel out in front and two rear wheels). The jogging strollers also come with multiple seating.
Used or new enjoy your outings with your baby or children.
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