What THREE Features Do You Look for in a Pushchair? ||My Baba Parenting Blog

At our Mothercare Pushchair Party event this month, we were keen to glean an insight into what our readers and favourite bloggers look for when it comes to buying a pushchair. Our roving reporter Lauren caught up with some of our favourite bloggers at the Pushchair Party and asked them which 3 features they looked for when buying a stroller, and we also ran a Twitter poll to ask our audience. Our readers favourited ease of opening / folding as their most popular feature, with the majority purchasing from a retailer such as Mothercare, with 40% spending between £200 and £500 per buggy. Check out our in-depth results below, and our video to see what the parenting world celebs had to say on the matter!

What is the most important thing you look for when buying a pushchair?

1.      Ease of opening / folding 43%
2.      Brand / cost 27%
3.      Size 25%
4.      Colour 5%

Where did you buy your first pushchair?

1.      From a retailer 75%
2.      Direct from manufacturer 12%
3.      Second hand 11%
4.      Discount store 2%

How much did you spend on your first pushchair?

1.      £200 – £500 40%
2.      Under £200 23%
3.      £500 – 800 20%
4.      £800+ 17%

What’s your favourite pushchair accessory?

1.      Rain cover / umbrella 35%
2.      Foot muff 34%
3.      Cup holder 17%
4.      Buggy board 14%

How many pushchairs have you owned?

1.      Two 34%
2.      Between three and five 30%
3.      One 23%
4.      Five + 13%

How long did you keep your first pushchair?

1.      1-2 years 40%
2.      4+ years 27%
3.      Less than a year 18%
4.      3-4 years 15%

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