Forward or rear facing? Swivel wheels? Travel-system compatible? We talk you through all the options you need to consider when buying a pushchair
Which way your baby faces in the pushchair has become a hot topic in the past few years. Research in late 2008 suggested that parent-facing (rear-facing) buggies could help your baby’s development, as it encouraged increased interaction with your baby.
Of course, if you’re a parent who would naturally interact a lot with your baby, then this is not something you’ll need to worry about. However, if you’re someone who would like to see, smile and talk to your newborn while you’re pushing him, then you may want to consider a rear facing buggy.
Once your baby becomes older, he’ll get nosey and will no doubt want to look at what’s going on around him. So having an option for both is a bonus, and there are now a number of pushchairs on the market that offer two-way facing.
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