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Babies don't come with a lot of baggage -- but they should! Get the lowdown on the baby gear you need in these Howcast videos. Advice includes how to install baby gates; how to tell if a toy is safe for a baby; how to choose a crib mobile, playpen, stroller, and binky; and more.
You Will Need
- Internet access
- Restraint system
- Adjustable seat
- Storage area
- Removable fabric
- Five-point harness (optional)
Check for recalls
Check for stroller recalls at cpsc.gov. Safety is your top priority.
Choose a restraint system
Choose a stroller with a restraint system that easily latches and unlatches.
Protect your child with a canopy
Protect your child from the sun, rain, and wind with an adjustable canopy.
Choose an adjustable seat
Choose a seat that is adjustable. This is a must for infants that can't support their head.
Buy with storage
Buy a stroller with a storage area so you can keep diapers, bottles, and toys readily available.
Look for a stroller that folds easy
Look for a stroller that folds with one hand or foot. This leaves one hand free for your baby.
Buy a stroller with removable fabric
Buy a stroller with removable fabric for easy cleaning.