Full-Featured Strollers : Ratings of Sources

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Strollers: Ratings of Sources

1. Baby Bargains Strollers, Diaper Bags, and Other Gear to Go, Denise and Alan Fields, 2015, 11th edition
Credibility:
"Baby Bargains" grades each stroller manufacturer and comments on major models, ultimately recommending a range of strollers according to readers' lifestyles. Authors Denise and Alan Fields consider performance, ease of use and the brand's track record to come up with their recommendations. Reviews are comparative, thorough and unbiased.
2. BabyGearLab.com The Search for the Best Stroller, Juliet Spurrier, MD, November 2013
Credibility:
Twenty-one full sized strollers, 16 umbrella strollers and 13 jogging strollers are given thorough reviews, including hands on testing by BabyGearLab staffers. Each is given an overall score, as well as weighted rankings for ease of use, maneuverability, safety, quality/durability, weight and size and ease-of-setup. Reviews include photos and pros and cons. Features are exhaustively detailed. The strollers are ranked against one another and are compared and contrasted.
3. ConsumerReports.org Traditional Stroller Ratings, Editors of ConsumerReports.org, Not Dated
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Editors of ConsumerReports.org test dozens of strollers, including traditional models, umbrella strollers and all-terrain strollers. The ratings break down ease of use, maneuverability and safety. The reviews are reliable and unbiased, including highs and lows for each model.
4. Good Housekeeping Tried and Tested: Baby Strollers for Every Need, The Good Housekeeping Institute, Not Dated
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Testers with the Good Housekeeping Research Institute pick six top strollers based on extensive testing. They name a top stroller and a runner-up in the following categories: traditional, umbrella and jogging. Accompanying blurbs briefly note pros and cons, but each stroller is more thoroughly reviewed elsewhere on the site.
5. TheNightLight.com The Best Umbrella Stroller, Matthew Lee, Not Dated
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Lee narrows a field of 22 strollers to five for hands-on testing. Three sets of parents with children from 7 months to 5 years helped test each model over several days. The top two models are described in great detail, but the runners-up are relegated to a few sentences. More helpful is the accompanying buying guide, which details what to look for in an umbrella stroller and how to properly care for one. Elsewhere on the site, other guides focus on full-size and jogging strollers. 
6. BabyCenter.com 2015 Moms' Picks: Best Standard Strollers, Editors of BabyCenter.com, Not Dated
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BabyCenter.com editors detail the winning standard stroller and four runners-up in the 2015 Moms' Picks Awards, which are based on recommendations from thousands of parents. Winners in the following niche categories are also named: value, quality, ease of use, looks and space-saving. Accompanying blurbs are brief, but link to more in-depth reviews. Elsewhere on the site, similar pages detail the winning umbrella and jogging strollers.
7. LuciesList.com Baby Strollers, Meg Collins, Not Dated
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LuciesList.com is a site devoted to recommending the best baby gear for new parents. Founder Meg Collins is a former Child Passenger Safety Technician who recommends eight strollers at a variety of price points. She also provides a helpful overview of strollers and provides several lifestyle questions to ponder for parents who want to make the best pick. Elsewhere on the site, other pages recommend the best umbrella strollers and jogging strollers.
8. BabyGizmo.com Strollers , Hollie Schultz, As of December 2015
Credibility:
BabyGizmo.com's video reviews, featuring founder Hollie Schultz, are widely viewed and respected for their attention to detail, including demonstrations of folding and unfolding, examples of children of different sizes in the stroller to show fit, discussion of lifestyle factors such as jogging or all-terrain capabilities, and reviews of storage and other amenities.
9. Amazon.com Strollers, Contributors to Amazon.com, As of December 2015
Credibility:
Amazon.com is one of a parent's best resources for real-world reviews of strollers. Reviews are often quite detailed and even-handed. Prospective buyers should read carefully, since reviewers sometimes wrongly fault a product for bad experiences with the seller or shipping. Readers should also beware of older reviews, which might discuss an older version of a product with flaws that have been addressed.
10. Babies 'R' Us Strollers, Contributors to Babies "R" Us, As of December 2015
Credibility:
Babies "R" Us is a solid source for customer reviews of strollers, particularly popular strollers and those exclusively sold at Babies "R" Us. Owners rate strollers on a one-to-five-star scale, and the site offers a helpful snapshot of reviewers' pros and cons. However, information generally isn't as detailed as it is at Amazon, and there tend to be not as many reviewers overall.
11. TheBump.com Top 10 Strollers, Anisa Arsenault, Not Dated
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This roundup picks 10 of the best strollers based on a variety of criteria, including stroller type and lifestyle attributes. For example, categories include best umbrella stroller, best city stroller and most innovative stroller. Short blurbs focus on highlights that set the strollers apart, but don't compare models or offer any drawbacks.