We’ve searched high and low to discover the newest, cleverest baby transportation gear, from the most well-designed strollers rolling off the assembly line to top-rated baby carriers and debonair diaper bags.
Armadilla City Slimline (left), UppaBaby Vista (top left), FastAction Fold Click Connect (top right), BOB Revolution Pro (bottom left), Nuna IVVI (bottom right), Strollers
Single jogger: BOB Revolution Pro
This updated BOB Revolution jogger has a safety hand brake for fast moms and dads who like to go up and down hills. It features a nine-position adjustable handlebar, roomy canopy and two mesh pockets on the inside for toy and snack storage, to keep baby happy. If you don’t need a hand brake, check out the BOB Revolution Flex, which is the no. 1 best seller in jogging strollers on Amazon.
Luxury stroller: Nuna IVVI
Rolling along on run-flat rubber tires, the all-wheel suspension and 11-inch rear tires on this posh model ensure a smooth, all-terrain ride. The Nuna IVVI accommodates a child from birth to 50 pounds and converts to a pram with a carry-cot or a travel system with a car-seat adapter. Hello, dream stroller.
Lightweight stroller: Armadillo City Slimline Big Little Stroller
Perfect for travel, public transport and city life, this stroller folds with the use of one hand in three seconds flat, so you can make your connection or hop onto the bus. As a bonus, the seat reclines almost fully, and the basket holds a large diaper bag. Plenty of wiggle room for your kiddo while still friendly in tight spaces.
Regular stroller: Graco FastAction Fold Click Connect
It’s not the brand-newest stroller on the block, but it’s a top seller in its category and the go-to transport system for legions of parent fans. This Graco model is described as economical and simple to use by BabyCenter editors, who rated it five out of five stars. Features a compatible Graco SnugRide car seat with a base that remains in the car, a multi-position reclining seat and — yeah, baby — one-second folding action.
Convertible/double stroller: UppaBaby Vista
As a single stroller, the UppaBaby Vista features a reversible seat, one-handed incline, telescoping handle, big basket and a bassinet. The 2015 model turns into a double stroller with the new 2015 RumbleSeat, with the ability to hold two infant car seats, two bassinets or two toddler seats. With the adapters, which you purchase separately, there are a total of eight different seating combos on this baby! Oh, and the bassinet has a ventilated canopy and is approved for overnight sleeping.
Ergobaby Performance (top), Moby Wrap Aria (bottom), Mission Critical (right) Baby carriers
Front, back + hip: Ergobaby Performance
The Ergobaby baby carrier has long been a favorite for moms and dads, and was a top pick on BabyCenter.com in 2014. The newest version boasts a moisture-wicking mesh lining to keep both parent and baby cool. The 2015 version has all the great features of the original: ergonomic positioning of baby in a natural sitting position, combined with a padded waist strap that ensures better back support for parents.
Front, back + hip: Moby Wrap Aria
New as of December 2014, the Aria features a mesh panel for cool comfort. For colder seasons, it comes with a button-on cover to keep baby warm. Moby Wrap Aria has three carrying positions and an integrated infant seat, which means you don’t have to purchase an extra insert. Keep your baby close and cozy.
Front carrier: Mission Critical baby carrier
Dads want to look cool, too! If there were a baby carrier in Mission Impossible, this would definitely be it. This front carrier allows baby to face in or out; has a hidden hood and a removable, washable liner; and is for babies weighing 8–35 pounds. Add on the optional daypack, which straps onto the front, and you’ll be mission-ready!
Evenflo Tribute Sport (left), Ingenuity InTrust 35 Pro (middle), Britax Pinnacle 90 (right) Car seats + boosters
High-back booster: Britax Pinnacle 90
The Britax boasts an integrated system for impact protection. Energy-absorbing foam, steel bars and SafeCell technology help keep baby safe in the event of a crash. The ClickTight system helps to ensure correct installation. This model, plus two others in the Britax family, earned the highest rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Infant car seat: Ingenuity InTrust 35 Pro
Rated “top choice” for infant car seat online at BestReviews.com in February 2015, this seat features the unique SmartAdjust headrest, which simultaneously adjusts the harness and headrest for a whole body fit. AirInfuse technology prevents baby from overheating, and the SureClick Connection System lets you know that the seat has been properly secured.
Convertible car seat: Evenflo Tribute Sport
The no. 1 new release in convertible car seats on Amazon, this seat was rated four and a half out of five stars by parents. Designed to be lightweight and narrow, this seat fits most cars. Parents also rated it highly for ease of use and affordability. Perfect for switching easily between multiple cars, too.
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