As a proud blogger I love an opportunity to talk about Project Nursery especially when it organically fits into the conversation and turns into helpful advice and not just a shameless plug. The perfect opportunity arose this past weekend when I was introduced to dad-to-be Andy by a friend of mine. Andy is a first time Dad and we all got to talking about what stroller he should buy. I have to admit, I was a little out of the loop on the latest and greatest cool stroller out there considering my 05′ Aubergine Bugaboo Frog is now a vintage classic. Don’t get me wrong, I was obsessed with the stroller decision just as much as the next city dweller and spent hours trying to decide if I could actually justify spending $800 bucks on a baby stroller. For the record totally worth every penny! Now, there are so many more options for the modern stroller. I thought this would be a perfect time to take inventory and look at a few of the latest and greatest of the bunch. And, lastly, before I go on I have to admit that the current love in my stroller life is my ultra light weight, no frills Maclaren. Once I left the Big Apple portability and speed took over and all coolness went out the window…
The Orbit Baby Infant System stroller has been gaining attention for its cool rotating seat feature. That would have come in handy when out to eat at places that require tight squeezes and weird stroller placement. They also promote their system as the complete package to grow with your baby. I also like the idea of buying each piece as you need it. The base and stroller are used with the toddler system down the road.
The Stokke Xplory stroller is award winning for being the only stroller on the market that elevates your child closer to you which they feel strengthens your child’s feeling of security and comfort. Although the seat elevation would cut down constant bending and hunching, the storage bin seems a little slim for me.
If you like to focus on being green then UPPAbaby is your gal! New to the stroller game they pride themselves on being an innovative American company with one mission: To make high-quality baby products that fit the needs of a parent’s new life, while remaining stylish. The 2009 Vista stroller offers one step folding with or without removing the seat.