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A compact, lightweight stroller for a 4 month old that lies flat

Anj • 05 May 2023


Looking for a compact lightweight stroller for a 4 month old that lies flat. Preferably world and parent facing. Will be used for travel and on holiday. All the ones I've found are 6 months plus or only forward faces. I don't want to have to purchase a carrycot or car seat or extra bits. Does this exist?

Failing this I'm happy to compromise on the parent-facing bit as long as it's good comfort-wise from birth and has a good window to look at baby. Thank you

Eli • 05 May 2023

Hey there,

If you're looking for a travel stroller, andone that can accommodate a small baby, I personally would go for the non-reversible Ergobaby Metro Plus. Very nicely padded, and the seat can even transform a bit by raising the sides an the leg rest to create a nice kind of carrycot-like environment for a small child.

There are almost no parent-facing compacts that are plane friendly, but out of those that are available, check the Recaro Lexa Elite or the Cybex Eezy S-Twist+2. You might need an extra universal sun shade for these when laying flat - the seats are a bit open.

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