Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pushchairs: forwards or backwards?

PushchairThis week, Charisse shares her views on prams, pushchairs and buggies.

“I recently read a study by Suzanne Zeedyk, psychologist, which included a look at the way pushchairs are designed, and wanted to share my thoughts about the results. Not only do we need to listen to our Little Ones, but they need to listen to their carers. The direction of the baby buggy has a strong effect upon your child’s vocabulary and how your baby relates to you.

When out in a fast, often over-stimulating world babies feel safer when they have contact with their parents/carers. They need to see Mum’s face to know if that big beast called a dog is going to eat me, or of that “boom” from the construction site is a real threat to baby’s life. Continue reading