Stroller Logic


You might’ve started your buggy search by the numbers—What can we actually afford?—but choosing one with features that actually fit your life will be worth every penny. Here are a few stroller secrets that guarantee a smooth ride.

By the editors of Pregnancy

IF: He’s tall. You’re not.
THEN: An adjustable handle is an absolute must.

Chicco Cortina in Romantic, $170,

Mutsy Transporter in Red, $399,

IF: Your family lives out of state (or abroad) and you plan to travel a lot.
THEN: Go for lightweight and super-foldable (small enough, even, for the overhead compartment!).
Quinny Zapp Stroller in Strawberry, $220,

Maxi-Cosi Loola Stroller in Oxygen Black, $400,

IF: You are a dine-out kind of family.
THEN: A folding stroller that stands on its own will stay out of your waiter’s way.
Britax Chaperone Stroller in Savannah, $300,

Micralite Toro Stroller in Orange, $525, (The new Micralite FastFold
Superlite version, out in late February, weighs only 14 pounds!)

IF: You want a full-service stroller, but your home isn’t huge.
THEN: You need a compact travel system.
Phil&Ted’s Smart Bundle with Peanut Bassinet in Black, $360,

Safety 1st AeroLite LX Travel System in Pegasus, $279,

IF: You can’t bear the separation and want to see your baby always, even while strolling.
THEN: Opt for a stroller with a reversible handle or seat.
Bumbleride Flyer in Seagrass, $360,

Teutonia T-Linx Travel System in Venetian Red, $699 (available mid-April), for stores

IF: You make your home somewhere sunny (or snowy).
THEN: Baby’s tender skin needs the protection of a generous canopy.
BOB Revolution Stroller in Navy, $389; BOB Sun Shield, $65,

Baby Jogger Summit XC in Royal/Black, $400,

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