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    Hi all,

    I am currently 4mths pregnant and on the look for the perfect stroller!!

    I live in the city, walking distance to everything (shops, coffees, hospital, etc).
    As we are in a 3d floor apartment with no elevators, we are thinking of leaving the stroller in our garage downstairs.

    We don't go on dirt/uneven tracks, but we do travel a fair bit (back to Europe once a year).

    So I'm thinking we should get a stroller suitable from birth. I don't think we'll use it much for the first 6 months anyway (we'll use a baby carrier).
    Light enough so that we can carry it upstairs if need be.

    So far I have seen the MacLaren XLR that seems good. 8.5kg.
    And I have recently heard about the Valco Snap, 6kg.

    Can anyone recommend either pram or other models for our needs?

    Cheers
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    Bugaboo Bee is 8kg
    Baby Jogger City Mini 7.5kg

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    Check out the combi prams as well. Pretty sure the lightest one is only 4.2kg!
    I used one from birth with my DS2.

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    the maclarens are fantastic.

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    The combi ones are apparently really good. The Urban walker rates really high on everything.

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    but are the combi's able to accommodate a 3 year old for instance? they look like they are for smaller babies.

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    Most are suitable from birth to 20kg. The handles are flippable so bubs can face you and then face out when they are older. I have a cheap stroller pram thing from big W, which my 3 year old nephew is quite comfy in and they are a bit more spacious than that is. The only reason we didn't get one for the bun in the oven is cause it's not a travel system.

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    Silvercross Dazzle ..I have found to be great!!

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    I love my Maclaren Techno XLR. We've used it from birth, DS is now 11 months and it's great. I have a review in the reviews section if you're interested.

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    People are raving about the Bee which makes me reconsider the XLR...

    Advantage of the bee are the possibility of having bub facing mum or the world

    Advantage of the XLR is that it seems to be a stroller that I would be able to use much longer...


 

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