The 13 Best Baby Stroller BrandsPublished on 04/24/2023 · 11 min readNot sure where to start with so many stroller brands out there? Baby & Toddler expert Meghan Bush details her top 13 stroller brands for you to look into for your family.
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Deciding on the best stroller for your family can be a daunting task. With so many brands out there offering different features in a broad range of price points, it can be difficult to figure out what’s best for you and your growing family.
Do you have a very active lifestyle and are looking for a stroller that can keep up with you? Perhaps you live in a major city and need a lightweight and compact system that can easily be folded for use on subways and buses. Are you having twins or about to have two children (or even three) who are still at the age where they may need a stroller? Maybe the most important feature to you is brand history and environmental responsibility.
With so much to consider and so many choices, where do you start your research? This article will provide you with a brief overview of the top 13 stroller brands that will help you get a better idea of what each has to offer!
Baby Jogger is an innovator in the market inventing the first jogging stroller in 1984. Founder and father, Phil Baechler, believed that parents should be able to continue their passion for running—now and with their baby in tow. Since then the brand has grown to include strollers for every lifestyle including families with more than one child.
The Baby Jogger City Mini GT2 Double is a side-by-side stroller with the ability to accommodate children of any age. With adapters, each seat can accommodate a car seat, bassinet, or remain as is for a completely customizable experience.
If you’re interested in tandem seating, the Baby Jogger City Select can add an additional seat and glider board allowing for 24 different configurations. Happen to be a huge Peloton fanatic? Fitness superstar Robin Arzon partnered with Baby Jogger to recreate the Summit X3, the “tried and true” jogging stroller in a striking new design.
Welcome to the world of lightweight and compact strollers with Babyzen! For families living in urban cities hoping on-and-off the subway or anyone with less room to store bulky travel systems, look no further than the Babyzen YoYo.
Start by selecting which color stroller frame you’d like and add on both the newborn bassinet and infant seat in a variety of fun and trendy colors. Weighing in at only 13 pounds, this travel system can be folded and carried over your shoulder with a padded shoulder strap. When in use, your child can relax with a reclinable seat, comfortable cushion, and adjustable canopy. A footmuff can be added to keep your little one warm even in the coldest of temperatures.
For athletic families who love the outdoors and are ready to hit the trail with their baby, BOB Gear is here for you with its collection of jogging strollers. Founded by an airline mechanic and a bicycle industry superstar, all of BOB Gear products are designed to provide parents with rugged, lightweight, and high-quality products that are compact and easy to fold when not in use. BOB Gear strollers fit your active lifestyle with the ability to explore the world on all different terrains without compromising safety and comfort for your little one.
The Alterrain Jogging Stroller provides SmoothShox suspension and air-filled tires to balance out any bumps on the road. A large storage basket holds all necessary gear including water bottles and sunscreen and the adjustable canopy with UPF protection shades the baby on long runs.
With so many different stroller styles in their offering, including double strollers, there is something suitable for every family and every adventure.
A pioneer in safety and innovation, Britax has been around since 1939 and has been providing baby products here in the United States since 1996. Britax’s moderately priced strollers are a great option for every consumer and there is a style for every family.
The B-Lively is a top-rated lightweight stroller that comes in both a single and double option. A one-hand quick-fold and infinite recline positions make this a perfect choice for parents on the go. The extra large storage basket allows for the transport of a diaper bag, blankets, and any other item you may need while out for the day. Britax full-size strollers can also become travel systems with the easy connection of an infant car seat with appropriate adapters.
Bugaboo is a luxury stroller brand known for its innovation and sleek styles. Founded in 1999, this Netherlands-based company has changed the stroller game with travel systems designed with the purpose of providing function and comfort to both parent and baby. Using high-quality fabrics these beautiful strollers boast extreme attention to detail providing longevity in use.
Each unique style, adorably named after animals, has the ability to adapt to the users’ lifestyle. The Bugaboo Fox is the ultimate travel system that can accommodate your newborn or toddler. The bassinet attachment comes with an aerated mattress providing a safe and comfortable space for babies under 6 months old. The five-point safety harness on the infant seat allows your little one to safely sit up and see the world around them.
The Bugaboo Donkey grows with your family allowing families with more than one child to ride along. Available in both Duo and Twin, children of different ages, as well as twins can comfortably fit in this travel system.
Need a lightweight stroller with an easy fold? The Bugaboo Butterfly is perfect for travel and can be easily stored in any airline’s overhead bin.
For the fashionista who wants both safety and style, Cybex provides an elegant luxury option. Collaborations with celebrity influencers such as music superstar DJ Khaled, fashion designer Jeremy Scott, and model Karolina Kurkova provide vibrant, fun, and one-of-a-kind designs for parents, babies, and adoring fans to enjoy.
Using gold, copper, and other precious metals, these strollers are like no other bringing luxury to life while your baby rides in style. Functionality and safety do not take a backseat as each style is exquisitely crafted to do it all. Designed to be sold a la carte the Cybex Priam Travel system starts with selecting the base and then adding all attachments you may need such as a Lux Carry Cot, Cloud Q infant seat, Priam Seat Pack, Kid Board, and even a chic parasol to shade baby from the sun.
In search of a lightweight option that is perfect for a baby’s jet-setting adventures? The Libelle is a new compact stroller that folds up and can be carried on your shoulder and stowed away in all overhead bins.
For anyone looking for simplicity and practicality, Doona is the brand for you. With the first all-in-one car seat and stroller, this modern product allows you to transport your baby with extreme ease.
A literal car seat on wheels, there is no need to disturb the baby while sleeping, just unfold the handlebar and wheels and you’re on the move. A constant innovator, Doona recently launched the Liki (lovingly named for the founder’s youngest daughter) which is a tricycle with a push handle that allows your toddler to ride in style from the streets to the airport as it easily folds up and can be stored in an overhead bin.
With a long history and huge market presence, this well-known brand has endless products to choose from. Graco was founded in 1942 and entered the baby gear arena with the invention of the world’s first automatic baby swing. Since then, they have become a household name with products ranging from car seats, pack n plays and of course, strollers. With certain stroller styles starting at low price points, Graco truly has something for families of every budget.
The Graco Modes Nest2Grow is a single stroller that transforms into a double with added attachments. Parents can feel safe knowing their child is protected with a three or five-point harness and will grow with them up to 50 pounds. The TraveLite Lightweight Umbrella Stroller is a perfect stroller to keep in your car for quick trips and errands and also meets all Disney park requirements.
Maxi-Cosi stroller systems are meticulously designed for durability, safety, and easy maneuverability. A well-known and respected brand, Maxi-Cosi has “safely carried over 60 million babies home from the hospital” with their infant and convertible car seats. This safety and trust carry over to their strollers and travel systems as they offer various styles to accommodate each family's needs.
The Maxi-Cosi Tayla Modular Lightweight Stroller includes a reversible seat where the baby can face their parent or look out and explore the world around them. The four-position recline and the adjustable canopy provide comfortable travel for the baby while handy storage and a cup holder make life easier for the parent. The Tayla, Gia, and Mara travel systems all include an infant car seat that attaches easily to the stroller as well as into and out of the car.
Inspired by their Dutch roots, Nuna provides sleek designs while providing strollers with the modern conveniences and ease of use modern parents need.
Nuna Pipa is one of the most popular infant car seat brands that can be used on its own or can be attached to a variety of stroller options. The Nuna Mixx can be used with both the Pipa car seat and the included infant seat for children up to 50 pounds. A canopy with UPF protection and a ventilated window to peek in on your little one while on the road as well as all-wheel suspension and an adjustable handlebar make for a smooth ride for parents and babies.
For parents who are environmentally conscious and want fabrics free of chemicals, most Nuna products are GreenGuard Gold certified ensuring rigorous testing with less of a risk of chemical exposure and indoor air pollution.
Thule was founded in the middle of a forest in Sweden in 1942 first introducing roof racks twenty years later in 1962. With a focus on sustainability and the environment, their focus remains on an active outdoor lifestyle all while supporting the United Nations Agenda 2030 for sustainable development. The foundation of Thule’s ongoing sustainability efforts remains focused on products and consumers, efficient and reliable manufacturing, responsible sourcing and logistics, and responsible business practices. Divided into two categories, city and jogging, there is a style to match each parent’s lifestyle.
The Thule Urban Glide is a jogging stroller with a swivel front wheel for walking around the city that quickly and easily locks in place for jogging or rougher terrain.
The Thule Sleek is perfect for parents in a more urban environment as it has a simple and sleek design that easily fits through doorways and has a compact fold for public transportation.
Your entire family will ride in style with the UppaBaby brand! Uppababy is a revered and desired brand with popular styles like the Uppababy Vista and Uppababy Cruz at the top of every parent’s wishlist.
The UppaBaby Vista is a fully customizable travel system that can accommodate up to three children. Whether you’re having twins or expanding your family with another little one, there’s a configuration that will fit your needs. A bassinet, toddler seat, and glider board along with other additional accessories will personalize each kid's experience with a one-of-a-kind style.
After designing your dream stroller, Uppababy is there every step of the way with local “Tune Up Gear Up” events in select locations where a dedicated team can fix any issues and deep clean your stroller for you.
Have an issue with your product or a question about installation? Not to worry as UppaBaby offers free virtual chat assistance to troubleshoot any issue.
For the ultimate adventurer looking for a way to incorporate their baby into all of life’s wild adventures, there is Veer. Veer’s website features real-life stories of parents experiencing the very best of outdoor life such as surfing, hiking in the snow, and spear-fishing.
Known mostly for the Cruiser, which is a wagon to easily take children along for the ride, Veer also offers strollers for the littlest adventurer, newborns, all the way up to children up to 50 pounds. Choose either a roll frame or a jogging frame based on lifestyle and terrain most traveled on and you’re on your way to your next great adventure with your baby safely along for the ride.
Accessories such as bike racks, sand mats, tents, and winter muffs can all be purchased for an all-in-one and customizable hiking and camping experience.
There are so many great stroller brands out there that will make both your baby and you happy and comfortable, but in the end, personal preference based on a variety of lifestyle factors will be the determinant.
Still need help determining which style is the right one for you? Reach out to a Baby and Toddler Expert here at Curated for personalized recommendations, advice, and support!