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Are You Choosing The Best Baby Stroller For Your Child?

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When it comes to baby mobility, most parents will be looking for satisfactory answers to these questions;

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Granted, these are important questions, but they limit the stroller criteria around the needs of the parent. None of these questions take the child into consideration when making a stroller purchase. So, are we really that selfish?

The answer is no. It is typical that we focus any considerable purchase on immediate benefits, and these criteria are important as parents also need to enjoy their strolling experience.

Solutions for baby strollers that combine these parent-centered benefits with child-centered benefits do exist.

What questions should I ask when purchasing a  foldable stroller?

  • Does it promote interaction with their surroundings?
  • Does it help develop motor skills?
  • How close to the ground they sit?
  • What do they learn while riding?

Raising these queries can help you sort the products that are focused solely on parent comfort, from products that combine child development benefits with parent comfort (like a lightweight stroller that also has interactive elements)


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Does a kids stroller effect early childhood and brain development?

Children are born ready to learn and have many skills to acquire over many years. They depend on all their caregivers to aid in developing the right skills to lead healthy and successful lives. How the brain grows is strongly affected by the child’s experiences, according to the  American Academy of Pediatrics. With children spending so much of their time in strollers, don’t we want to make sure that we are doing everything within our power to ensure we are buying them the best baby stroller?

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We put our baby stroller trikes for a doctor's test

Child brain development-mobileDr. Toy -- Stevanne Auerbach, PhD -- has been for many years one of the nation's and world's leading experts on play, toys, and children's' products including the best baby strollers. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Auerbach includes educationally oriented, developmental and skill-building products from the best large and small companies in her annual award programs.

…"the unique construction contributes to the growth and advancement of a child's motor skills, by transforming to support every stage of development. From 6-months to 3-years, it assists in developing their confidence, curiosity and imagination.

"smarTrike's products are safe, durable and they grow with the child. They encourage children to play, exercise and to be stimulated outdoors. - Dr. Toy, Stevanne Auerbach, PhD.

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With safety, convenience and child development benefits, smarTrike® trike strollers can help your baby develop valuable skills. By preferring an active smarTrike® baby stroller over a passive stroller seat, you can watch as your baby safely learns how to steer, pedal and process various stimuli. Using a "grow with me" product, smarTrike® kids can practice new skills with a multi-stage trike that they'll enjoy until the age of 3 and beyond.

That's why, when screening tricycles of leading brands, 81% of surveyed parents chose smarTrike®.

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“My son loves to use his smarTrike. He’s in his element when he’s in this [baby stroller] compared to the pushchair, he’s excited to be able to see more and loves playing with the handles.” - Rachel Sveinsson

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“I usually have to try and convince them to get into their stroller. I did not need to even ask them twice to get into [their smarTrike].” - Samantha Humphries

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“My baby goes all flappy bird when she sits in her smarTrike. She loves how she can sit up and see the world. She seems a lot happier to go in this than her stroller.” - Lauran Preston

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“I love that it's a lot like a baby stroller but fun for the toddler. I love that it can grow with your child and that's what makes it different to using a stroller. - Nicole Pouget


*Ipsos 2014; 81% of surveyed parents with children 10-18M preferred smarTrike

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