Best prams guide
Your baby’s pram is one of the biggest and most important purchases you’ll make for your new arrival. And while it’s great to have lots of choice, the number of prams available can send you down a near never-ending vortex of confusion!
While there are many great prams on the market, we’ve combined a guide to some of our most popular, best selling prams and travel systems together with the lowdown on what makes them so loved.
If you’re looking to find out more about top pushchair brands and want to know what to look for when shopping, our pram buying guide contains all you need to know.
Top pushchair features
While some brands offer features unique to their pushchairs, such as an integrated ride-on board or convertible car seat, lots of prams offer what we call our favourite features. We define these as features that make travelling with your little one day-to-day a lot easier and more convenient. We’d recommend that you look out for the following:
- A pushchair seat with multiple recline options, meaning your baby can lie flat, sit up fully or snooze in an in between position.
- Adjustable handlebar -- this is more important if there’ll be two adults using the pram who are of differing heights.
- Good suspension -- particularly if you’ll be driving over bumpy terrain rather than smooth city streets.
- Travel system compatible. If you have a car, a travel system will make days out with your baby much more convenient as you can clip them straight to the pram chassis for a short shopping trip without taking them out of their Group 0 car seat.
- A UV sun canopy to help protect your little one from the sun when out and about.
Depending on where you live and what you’ll be most likely to use your pram for, it’s also worth considering:
- How slim or wide the pram frame is, especially if you use public transport a lot.
- How compactly it folds and if it will fit in your car boot.
- How easily it is to fold down, particularly if you’ll need to carry it up and down flights of stairs a lot.
- How large the storage basket is and if it will cater for the essentials you need regularly.
- If you would like a pram that has the option to convert into a double, if you’re hoping to have another baby close in age.
The best prams are designed with functionality and use in mind and built with quality at the forefront so that they last. When you start pram shopping, it’s helpful to have a budget in mind which you can then marry up to the features you feel are most important for your new family’s lifestyle.
Here at Little Angels, we pride ourselves on only stocking quality brands that are loved by parents and babies alike. The following are some of our best selling brands, who have designed travel systems and strollers tailored to family life and perfect for adventuring with little ones.
Silver Cross are British pram heroes, with beautiful designs that manage to be classic, modern and functional all at once. Popular prams include the Pacific Autographrange and the adaptable Reflex stroller.
iCandy designs iconic prams built for family life. Their stylish, smart travel systems include single to double models, twin prams, all-terrain and a range of family friendly features that never compromise on style.
The Egg brand pride themselves on offering a real powerhouse of features with their travel systems, making them award winners and a popular choice for parents looking for quality, style and usability.
UPPAbaby offers families a truly versatile travel solution, from one baby through to journeying with 3. Their Vista V2 can convert to a double as well as carry an older sibling, and every pram they design enhances their reputation as pushchair pros.
Bugaboo prams offer parents a unique and functional pushchair solution. Their range of prams and pushchairs include twin, single to double and lightweight, with beautiful colour options for a travel system that’s 100% matched to your taste.
As well as being car seat specialists, Cybex also design strollers that make navigating journeys with your baby comfortable and easy for both of you. With quality features and a choice of striking finishes to choose from, the Cybex range is designed to dazzle.
Kinderkraft offers parents a choice of travel systems and strollers to meet the needs of family life. Finished in a range of colours with prices that don’t break the bank, Kinderkraft prams make a popular and stylish choice.
Babystyle are experts in all things nursery and pushchair, and have been consistently rated highly for their practical, attractive Oyster pram range. This includes lightweight, travel system and twin options, and we believe the Babystyle brand is definitely worth serious consideration when choosing your pram.
Here at Little Angels Prams we offer unpressured, expert advice online, in our stores or over the telephone. If you’d like to find out more about the range of prams, pushchairs and travel systems, get in touch here or on 01159 305772 and we’ll be happy to help.