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Jogging Stroller 5k
Tough one.: This is a tough one! She is getting too big for the small kid jogger. I'm not aware of any specifically for older kids as you request. Try a bike attachment that can go on the back of your bike. Transition to play with your child at the playground. You can do stair steps while she is sliding down the slide, play games. kick the soccer ball and Jump on the trampoline together. ...Read more
Usually after 6 mos.: The jogging stroller companies usually have an age recommendation in their pamphlets/website. I recommend that babies have good head/neck control before entering the world of the running parent. This stability can occur earlier that 6 months so if the makers of the stroller set an earlier age, see how your baby is doing at that limit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Protects the infant: From a pediatrician's standpoint, the most important feature would be how well it protects the infant. Have seen too many times injuries to kids after the stroller flipped because of hitting a rock/curb or other item. Make sure that there are good straps and other protection for your child. ...Read more
It varies: While many jogging stroller manufacturers recommend your child should be at least 6 months old, others recommend waiting until the baby is at least 8 months old. Ultimately, it should be determined by you and your pediatrician who examines your child to assure they have adequately developed physically, to sustain the rigors of the jogging stroller. Best wishes. ...Read more
See below: There are lots of different opinions on the "correct" stroller for your child. Frequently sites like consumer reports can help you by looking at the ones that have the best results. You want on that is easy to manage, doesn't have things that your baby can get caught in, and yet provide a good secure seat for your child with good support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carefully...: Most modern strollers have the ability to remove the fabric components and easily put them in the washing machine; refer to the instruction manual, or contact the manufacturer for additional information. If not use a wet, soapy washcloth using whichever baby soap you utilize for your 'passenger' and just wipe it down. Avoid home cleaning products like window cleaners, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2 years old: Rear facing car seat is the safest position for protecting a child. Children have inordinate head to body size ratio. This puts a child at risk in a car accident of the head moving at velocity the neck cannot control. This leads to neck injuries. The rear facing positions guards against this. ...Read more
If u have no place for a baby's bed, what the best decision, moses basket or a baby stroller? Which one is safest?
Depends on design: Safety depends on the design of the product. For a new baby, a moses basket or a stroller that flattens out to be basket-like should be fine. The strollers that most people buy do not flatten out like a basket. There should be no openings in a basket or stroller where the baby could get stuck or trapped, if the baby will be using it as a bed. ...Read more
I'm 32 I have trouble processing what I'm seeing in front of the computer or in the store, recently i didn't recognize the stroller I use everyday ?
Get checked ASAP: You are right to be concerned. This is not normal at all. What can be causing this is hard to say, though. You definitely need to be seen ASAP to be checked and have an appropriate exam, and any recommended labwork and/or imaging studies. Hopefully, there is nothing major wrong, but there is no way to be sure without being examined. So please get seen this week. You don't want to get worse! ...Read more
Unlikely to harm: Mold is basically everywhere. When you see the allergy report on local weather, there is hardly a day without mold in the air. A few types could be a problem in damp places that are not well ventilated. Symptoms would be respiratory, probably just a cough if allergic. Just clean the stroller with a bleach solution and don't worry. ...Read more
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