It’s one of the biggest investments you make when you have a baby – what stroller to get to transport your newborn. The decision is an important one, after all that pram or stroller will soon become your lifeline to the outside world so it’s pretty crucial you get it right.
But who can you trust to give you the right information?
Well today parents are being urged to do their homework in the right place when it comes to researching the safest prams for their babies after a major media group conducted an investigation that found products some review websites regard as safe have in fact been deemed dangerous by authorities.
It's a surprise, many of us turn to these 'review sites' thinking they will give us accurate advice. A recent study showed more than 89% of consumers find online channels trustworthy sources for product and service reviews. So it’s a timely warning.
Of the top five strollers four were “not recommended” and the other had not even been tested.
According to the report a product is not recommended if it “failed at least one major safety or durability test”.