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Posts exploring buggies, strollers, slings and other ways to transport your child.

Emotional Safety Standards for strollers and car seats?

What is it with baby transport? Why does it make so many of us feel a bit edgy? This month, the Royal Family’s New Zealand tour began with a public row about the direction that Prince George’s car seat faced.  Last month, Sally Goddard Blythe gave a presentation at the Annual WATCH? Conference, about the…

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How buggies shape babies’ brains

In 2008, I released a piece of small piece of research that caused an international storm. It tried to make a simple point: that the design of strollers shapes our children’s emotional and brain development. The study was, at the time, the only piece of empirical research that I could find that had even tried to…

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How Kate’s buggy will shape the brain of the future King

How Kate’s buggy will shape the brain of the future King

In a few days time, Kate and William are set to become the most famous parents in the world.  And when they walk out with the royal baby, they will be doing so in a Bugaboo stroller. For those of you who missed this announcement,  it was casually made on St Patrick’s Day at a…

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30,000 consumers learn about babies’ emotions

30,000 consumers learn about babies’ emotions

It has been fascinating to see what’s happened since Monday, when Stokke announced its new range of Connection Strollers.   Although it is rather soon to have another (long) blog post from me, I thought it valuable to write a follow up, because so many of you have written to me this week. My emails contained…

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