I purchased a basic stroller when my daughter was about 6 months old to use for quick trips to the shops and for an upcoming holiday. After just two months of use, the stroller had begun to fall apart.
Unimpressed, I was refunded for this stroller and purchased a Steelcraft Pheonix Layback Stroller.
The difference was remarkable compared with my first stroller, and it was only $35 more expensive. I purched the Pheonix for $135 after some bargaining in Mothercare.
The stroller is strong and sturdy, really easy to stear, has a huge sunshade with a magnetic brilliant 'peek a boo; window- meaning I don't get busted sneaking a peek on my daughter when she's falling asleep!
It lays back pretty flat for a stroller, and although it's not completely flat, it will be suitable when we use it for baby number 2 as a newborn. The seat is also really padded and comfy for my daughter.The only thing I can find to fault this stroller is that as the back wheels are a little wider, to accomodate a larger stride (which is brilliant for me) it does mean it's a bit bigger when folded and therefore needs to sit at an angle in my large boot.
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