Single prams have long been a staple for parents seeking a convenient and practical solution for transporting their newborns. In 2023, the market is flooded with a multitude of options, making it crucial for parents to make an informed choice. To assist you, Newbornbaby’s Best Single Prams of 2023 list has been meticulously curated.
When selecting a single pram for your precious little one, several key features should be taken into consideration. These include the pram’s safety features, ease of use, maneuverability, comfort for your baby, storage capacity, and adaptability to different terrains.
Finding the perfect single pram can significantly enhance your parenting experience, providing both you and your newborn with the utmost convenience and comfort.
Redsbaby NUVO Pram
The latest offering from Redsbaby, the NUVO Pram, has everything we’ve come to love from this leader in prams and strollers, with premium finishes, and durable materials, including a soft to the touch fabric for ultimate comfort for baby. As well as ultimate safety, with a unique 5-point harness design, which is easy to use, and is shaped to avoid tangles with placing baby’s arms in the straps.
- Carries up to three children. The Redsbaby NUVO Pram has been designed & engineered for growing Australian families. Perfect as a single or double pram, this pram will grow with your family, and can also accommodate walking toddlers with the Redsbaby Buggyboard.
- Lightweight & easy to use. The NUVO lifts effortlessly with its 8.2kg frame, making it easy to carry and place in your boot. As the most compact double pram in its class, it also fits easily through tight spaces.
- Extra-large and easy-access 12kg basket. Shop for groceries effortlessly using the spacious pram baskets, which provide ample space and accessibility for all baby essentials and much more.
- High position parent-facing seat for bonding. The NUVO is designed with two height positions allowing you to position your seat or bassinet in the middle or upper position in single mode.
- Two full-sized seats with the same features. The NUVO Pram can be configured with two full-sized seats with all the features you need including an extra-large extension canopy, breathable seat panels and adjustable footrest
- Breathable panels on the seat back, extension canopy and bassinet. The NUVO is designed for the Australian climate, with large, breathable panels positioned on the seat back with magnetic closures, extension canopy and bassinet that can be opened to reveal mesh for optimum airflow and comfort.
- Front and rear wheel suspension. For a smooth ride, you can rely on the high performance front and rear wheel suspension to ensure a stable and smooth ride for your baby with effortless manoeuvrability and steering.
UPPAbaby VISTA V2
The UPPAbaby VISTA V2 offers versatile configurations for families with multiple children, allowing you to transport up to three children of varying ages and stages.
- Multiple Configurations: The VISTA V2’s intuitive design enables various seating configurations, making it effortless to transport a second and third child while maintaining the ease of a single stroller.
- Expandable Accommodation: It starts as a single stroller and expands to accommodate up to three children, perfect for families with kids of different ages.
- Versatile Seating Options: The VISTA V2 can accommodate two infant car seats, two Carrycots, two seats, or a combination, providing flexibility for your family’s needs.
- Included Carrycot: The stroller includes a convenient Carrycot, allowing you to detach it with one hand for on-the-go naps and easy transportation of your sleeping infant.
- Comfort and Safety: The Carrycot features a ventilated canopy, extendable UPF 50+ sunshade, aerated mattress, and water-repellant inner liner, ensuring your baby’s comfort and safety. Additionally, it serves as an overnight sleep solution.
Nuna MIXX™ next
Pack up and go anywhere with MIXX next. On the move, it’s a smooth ride you can manoeuvre with one hand and fold flat for deep sleeps. Packed away, its compact fold lets it fit into tighter spaces, so you can take more trips to more places.
- Easy to fold, flip the seat, and switch to carry cot or car seat modes.
- Compact fold-away axle™ for a more compact fold.
- Rear-wheel Free Flex suspension™ and front-wheel progressive suspension technology.
- Water repellent, UPF 50+ canopy is extendable and features a flip out eyeshade, ventilation panel, and window.
- GREENGUARD Gold Certified: Products that have achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification are scientifically proven to meet some of the world’s most rigorous third-party chemical emissions standards and certified to not contribute to indoor air pollution or chemical exposure.
Baby Jogger City Elite 2
The Baby Jogger City Elite 2 offers unmatched versatility for active families:
- Wide Age Range: Suitable for newborns up to 34kg, accommodating children as they grow.
- All-Terrain Performance: With large forever-air tires, all-wheel suspension, and the ability to tackle various terrains, it ensures a smooth and comfortable ride.
- User-Friendly Design: Features like adjustable calf support, adjustable canopy height, and included City Go Capsule adaptors make it stylish and easy to use, while Baby Jogger’s patented one-hand quick-fold technology allows for compact storage.
- Comfort and Customisation: Offers a near-flat seat recline, adjustable handlebar, and hand-operated parking brake for convenience, along with the option to create a travel system with the City Go infant car seat or customise with various accessories.
- Safety and Ease of Folding: Equipped with SPF 50+ sun canopy, all-terrain wheels, and a one-hand compact fold system, ensuring your child’s comfort and safety. The folding process is straightforward with clear labeling for added safety.
Edwards & Co Olive
The Edwards & Co Olive stroller is a versatile solution suitable for children aged 6 months to 22kg (up to 4-5 years old), offering adaptability for one or two kids:
- Adaptable Design: Olive features luxurious full-size seats for either a single child or siblings. Its unique design maintains the same footprint, whether used as a single or double stroller, while offering a super compact fold for easy storage and transport.
- Ample Storage: With a spacious storage basket and room for a second seat or little legs along with your essential nappy bag, Olive ensures you’re well-equipped for your outings.
- Multi-Age Compatibility: Suitable for twins or children of different ages, it includes upper adapters for added convenience.
- Comfort and Convenience: Olive accommodates children from 6 months (or newborns with the Newborn Insert Cushion) up to 22kg. The reversible upper seat allows you to choose between forward or parent-facing positions, and its puncture-proof foam-filled tires require minimal maintenance.
- Sun Protection: The stroller comes with an extra-large canopy featuring an extension, ensuring your baby stays protected even on the sunniest days. Olive is a versatile and practical choice for families with children of varying ages.
Bugaboo Fox 5
Introducing the Bugaboo Fox 5, the ultimate all-terrain stroller designed to provide a smooth ride, effortless operation, and unparalleled comfort from newborn to toddler.
- Versatile Suitability: Suitable for newborns and beyond, the Bugaboo Fox 5 accommodates your child’s needs as they grow.
- Superior Maneuverability: The unique chassis design ensures both sleekness and sturdiness, with a short wheel distance for easy maneuvering on various terrains.
- One-Hand Operation: Experience unmatched ease with one-handed adjustments for handlebar height, seat recline, and folding, allowing you to keep one hand free for your baby.
- Year-Round Comfort: The spacious and well-ventilated bassinet comes with an aerated mattress, regulating your baby’s temperature. As your child grows, switch to the ergonomic padded seat, extendable by 5 cm, ensuring comfort for toddlers.
- Quality and Sustainability: The Bugaboo Fox 5 is built to last with sustainable materials, including bio-based plastics and PFAS-free fabrics. Replaceable parts, washable fabrics, and puncture-proof wheels ensure longevity.
- Stylish Design: Available in a range of exciting colors with premium fabric detailing, the Fox 5 combines style with comfort. Its large puncture-proof wheels and advanced suspension provide a smooth ride on all terrains.
- Convenience and Storage: Enjoy the spacious underseat basket that carries up to 10 kg. Folding the Fox is a breeze, offering two folding options for easy storage or transportation.
Mix and match your modes and go anywhere thanks to a compact fold stroller that simplifies parenting. The multitasking finiti™ stroller can be paired with a carry cot and/or an infant carrier to meet your newborn & baby needs, and it offers both a parent facing seat mode and a world facing one to help you keep up with every growth spurt without making a new investment.
- Suitable for Newborns: Equipped with a flat reclining seat, this stroller is suitable from birth.
- Ample Storage: It includes an all-access storage basket for your convenience.
- Smooth Ride: The stroller features foam-filled rubber tires and all-wheel suspension for a smooth ride.
- Adjustable Seating: The seat is adjustable for both forward and rearward-facing positions, offering flexibility for your child’s comfort.
- Compatibility: It pairs seamlessly with Joie infant carriers and other Maxi-Cosi® style attachment infant carriers, with easy one-click adapters.
- Convenient Fold: This stroller offers an easy one-hand fold and setup, whether the seat is rearward or forward-facing, and it stands freely when folded.
- Sun Protection: The stroller comes with a water-repellant canopy with a UPF 50+ rating and an eyeshade visor to shield your child from the sun.
Introducing the Redsbaby METRO⁵ Pram – a stylish and compact stroller designed to elevate your urban adventures.
- Designer Aesthetic: The METRO⁵ combines award-winning functionality with the latest design trends. Featuring rich pecan-brown leatherette detailing and marle materials, it’s a head-turner.
- Extra-Large Basket: The pram comes with an extra-large basket that easily accommodates nappy bags, picnic rugs, and shopping essentials, accessible from both the front and back for added convenience.
- Compact and Easy to Fold: With its compact fold, this pram is a breeze to store, making it perfect for families on the move.
- Breathable Extension Canopy: Enjoy a breathable extension canopy for added comfort during your outings.
- Car Capsule Compatibility: The METRO⁵ is compatible with car capsules for seamless transitions from car to pram.
- Safe and Comfortable Bassinet: The pram includes a safe and comfortable bassinet, ensuring a cosy space for your little one’s naps.
- Built to Last and Safe to Use: Redsbaby’s commitment to quality and safety shines through in the METRO⁵. It complies with Australia’s highest pram safety standards, providing peace of mind to thousands of Australian families.
Steelcraft One2 V2 Stroller
The Steelcraft One2 V2 Stroller offers an affordable and lightweight travel system solution suitable for newborns to 20kg (approx.), featuring a convertible seat-to-bassinet design, reversible seating, and a host of convenient features:
- Convertible Seat: Effortlessly transforms into a lay-flat bassinet mode for newborns.
- Reversible Seating: Easily switch between parent-facing and world-facing positions.
- XL UPF50+ Canopy: Provides sun protection with a mesh view, ventilation window, and sun visor.
- Adjustable Handlebar: Customise the handlebar’s height for your comfort.
- Ample Storage: An XL 12kg basket simplifies shopping trips and outings.
Maxi Cosi Zelia 2 Stroller
The Maxi Cosi Zelia 2 Stroller, designed for a single child, seamlessly integrates with Maxi-Cosi baby capsules, making it a practical travel system solution. Here are its key features:
- Travel System Compatibility: Easily connects with Maxi-Cosi baby capsules for a smooth transition.
- Adjustable Handle: Customise the handle to your comfort.
- Ample Storage: Offers a 5kg basket capacity, perfect for shopping and daily use.
- Urban-Friendly: Ideal for navigating city streets and public transport.
- Car-Friendly: Compact design ensures easy storage in the car.