American Baby Bests: Vote for Strollers and Car Seats, Win $250

Go, go Mamacita! Do you love the set of wheels you got for your baby? Is your car seat one you recommend to friends? Click on both the brand of stroller and the brand of car seat you love, then leave a comment below explaining what makes each great. (I’ll give you guys a month to comment, and on March 4, I’ll randomly pick one commenter to win a new Vera Bradley diaper bag, worth $115! Here are the rules for that giveaway.) When you’re done, click on our big sweepstakes for the additional chance to win a $250 gift card. Don’t see your favorite brand? Feel free to write it in as a comment! Here’s where you can read our sweepstakes rules. Thank you, your votes will help millions of moms-to-be!

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  1. by Tim

    On February 4, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    We prefer Graco because they are generally inexpensive while still maintaining a quality that matches other high end brands.

  2. by Gillian Freeman

    On February 4, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    We skipped the infant seat and went straight to the convertible. We picked the Britax Marathon-70. We’ve been very happy with it!

  3. by Mere

    On February 4, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    The Graco Snugride is on its second user. I love that I can also easily pop it into the Snap n Go when baby is really little. It is a sturdy, relatively cost effective seat.

    As for the stroller, I was at first deterred by the Uppa Baby Vista’s price point, but we looked around and found it at wholesale. It has grown with our family (we now use the rumble seat and buggy board) and I love taking it with me grocery shopping (lots of room underneath). For city living, the wheels are super duper stable. Overall, a fabulous stroller for a mom-on-the-go who might be expanding her family one day and needs something sturdy and resilient.

  4. by Ashley A

    On February 4, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    We have a Britax Boulevard 70CS car seat that we LOVE. The click and save technology is amazing and really helps get the right fit. It is big and comfy for my little boy!

    We also have the Britax B-agile stroller. It’s rides great, very smooth, AND it’s so light! So easy to fold up, too!

  5. by Heidi

    On February 4, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    The Stokkr xplory is the best city stroller! Works great on d
    Bumpy sidewalks and doubles as a high chair.

  6. by Heather

    On February 4, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    Our favorite car seat is the Diono Radian R120. It can go backfacing to 45 lbs, front to 80 lbs, and then converts into a booster seat for up to 120 lbs. And you can fit 3 across an SUV, pickup or mini-van bench seat. Plus it has cup-holders and a 10 year life – so it’s the only seat you’ll ever need to buy for your child. I wouldn’t ever buy anything but this seat.

  7. by Christina T.

    On February 4, 2013 at 4:37 pm

    I have a Graco that served me just fine. It was light enough and easy to use. But then I got pregnant with twins. I use both the Graco duo glider (which I use in when I go shopping or to the doctor’s office) or my Valco EX twin. I do love my Valco even though it is big and heavy but it has a really nice ride.

  8. by Phyllis

    On February 4, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    I am having baby number 3 and love the graco snug ride. All the products that go along with it including the snap and go stroller are great , and we even have the double sit and stand stroller by graco. These products may not be as posh as others but are light, easy to use , and very safe.

  9. by jodi gillard

    On February 4, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    LOVE THE my Maxi Cosy car seat. It was a breeze to install never have latching problems. Lightweight and sleek! It fits wonderfully in to my bugaboo donkey! Which has ample storage space lightweight EXTREMELY easy to maneuver. Love all the different adjustments so i can Taylor ir to my size and we have a second on the way so all I have to do is buy another adaptor and I have on stroller for two kids!! Glorious.

  10. by Stacey

    On February 4, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    We love the Baby Jogger City select stroller for our 2 year old and baby. It is great to change the seats around how we want them and we love how easily the seats pop in and out. We use it as a single stroller and as a double depending on what we need.

  11. by Shana

    On February 4, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    We love our BOB Revolution stroller! It is super easy to set up and pop down and you can also get the infant seat attachment. It handles so smoothly you can steer with one hand no problem!

  12. by April

    On February 4, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    We used Graco SnugRides with both our girls for their first year and have no complaints. The price is good and they are well made. I also like that they are compatible with so many strollers.

    I have tried lots of strollers! There are things I like and dislike for just about all of them, but I will say my Combi double is one that has really impressed me. I love how it folds up because I don’t have to bend down to pick it up once folded and I can stand it straight up behind the seat in my van so that it takes up very little space. It is also light compared to most double strollers. Both seats recline and have cup holders. Plus, baskets under each seat and my girls love riding in it!

  13. by selena

    On February 4, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    I love our son’s True Fit (the first years). Very cush-y, easy to install (once you get the latch guides figured out) and sturdy. we have the basic one, which at it’s price was a great deal with safety and comfort, plus he’s used it since birth and it fit him perfectly.

    Our stroller is an Inglesina Swift. I love it! Both of our kids can ride in it, weight limit up to 55lbs and a deep recline for nap days, plus a generous canopy, which is similar to baby jogger’s. The handles are quite tall and even as an umbrella style stroller it has good control when you need to use one hand. The basket is ample and after getting used to the locking mechanism, I really like it. It makes it a nice safety feature, so kids can’t pinch their fingers. At $130 it is definitely worth it.

  14. by Leisha C

    On February 4, 2013 at 9:46 pm

    We love the Baby Jogger City Mini because it’s easy to steer, durable, lightweight, and super easy to fold with one hand!

    We also love the Britax Marathon because it’s comfortable for our daughter, I trust the safety, and she can stay rear facing for years in it!

  15. by Nicole U

    On February 4, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    I love the ecofriendly material in the orbit and the saftey features in the Britax.

  16. by Miranda

    On February 4, 2013 at 10:05 pm

    I recommend our Britax seats to everyone!!!!! I’ve had Graco, Baby Trend and Evenflo in the past and none come even close to the quality of ANY of our Britax seats! We love both the Chaperone and B Safe for infants and our older two are very happy and safe in their 5point harnesses on the Frontier 85 seats! And our middle child is happily still rear facing at 2 1/2 in his Advocate70cs!

    As for strollers, the Stokke Xplory is my recommendation! It’s got a great design with comfort for baby and ease of use for parents in mind! Best stroller EVER! And now they came out with some new strollers that I imagine are top notch as well!

  17. by Liz M.

    On February 4, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    I like my Britax B-Safe car seat & B-Ready stroller. I liked that they were middle of the range price wise, but ranked highly for safety/quality. A great value!

  18. by Vanessa

    On February 4, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    I love the Orbit G2 travel system! The stroller frame is so portable and compact. And I feel like my baby is safe and comfortable in the carseat. They both have great, handy features like the 360 rotation.

  19. by Deirdre

    On February 5, 2013 at 8:15 am

    The Snug & Ride from Graco was perfect for both of my children from birth until they transitioned into a toddler car seat. It kept them safely secure, yet they didn’t feel stifled.

    We have a Britax B-Ready stroller with two seats and will never need another stroller. I can use it with one seat when I’m out with my son, or if running errands with both kids they are safe and sound, with room to spare. I love that I can steer it with one hand. BEST STROLLER!

  20. by Stacey R

    On February 5, 2013 at 8:16 am

    I voted for Britax because they are safe, reliable, and comfortable for my boys!

  21. by Bridget

    On February 5, 2013 at 9:32 am

    The Orbit is great! The 360 degree rotation is a back saver!

  22. by nicole

    On February 5, 2013 at 10:32 am

    we have a graco carseat and stroller and loved both of them!

  23. by April S

    On February 5, 2013 at 10:43 am

    Love my Graco My Ride 65! I recommend it to everyone I know. Also still loving out Chicco Cortina stroller at 14months.

  24. by Allie

    On February 5, 2013 at 10:49 am

    We like BabyTrend and Safety 1st b/c of the quality and price!

  25. by Esther

    On February 5, 2013 at 11:01 am

    We like Graco because they are affordable and safe. We feel good about our choices!

  26. by Amanda

    On February 5, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    I have 2 children 3 year old and a 2 year old with both of them I’ve used a great how my ride 65 I actually have 4 of them to freeze car as for strollers also love the baby try great quality an affordable

  27. by Brittany

    On February 5, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    I personally received a Safety 1st stroller car seat combo at my first baby shower. I was beyond grateful! As my baby girl gets older, I must say, however, that the quality of the stroller is pretty cheap. It is extremely difficult to steer (I have to apologize to people and walls everywhere I go. Lol) and the basket is ripped at the bottom from dragging. The car seat does the job but isn’t the sturdiest. However, I am a very appreciative person so I don’t complain much unless my child is in danger; and I as far as that goes, it does serve it’s purpose and has kept her safe.
    Now that being said, my sister bought a jogger stroller, car seat combo for her son and it’s magical. She saved up her gift cards and she was genius for doing that! It is well worth the price and provides amazing convenience and comfort for both you and baby. It is secure, easy to steer, cozy, stylish, and you can run with it! What’s not to love?

  28. by Evan

    On February 5, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    We have graco stroller and britax car seat both are great

  29. by Addison Kat

    On February 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    I like Britax for car seats because they’re easy to use and install. and I’m sold on the Baby Jogger strollers for the easy push and fold

  30. by Elizabeth

    On February 5, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    I like the look of our Phil & Teds stroller, but we wouldn’t have bought it if we hadn’t gotten it at 75% off because of a store closing sale. It’s way too expensive at regular price!

  31. by Kimberly

    On February 5, 2013 at 4:17 pm

    We chose the Peg Perego infant seat and loved it. We felt it offered a lot of safety/protection and just felt high quality – plus it fit nicely in my small car. After 14 months of use, it’s still like new. We’re about to move up to a Britax Marathon.

    I bought an Uppa Baby stroller as our main stroller after a lot of deliberation. I love that baby can face either direction, it is easy to fold, it’s lightweight and it’s compact when folded. Everything from the brake to the basket is well designed and I think it’s more stylish than many strollers. It was expensive, but I have no regrets. It has never been a hassle to use and that means I’m happier, baby is happier and we’re more likely to go out and about.

  32. by Nicole U

    On February 5, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    I like the eco-friendly material that the orbit is made out of. I also like the safty features from Britax.

  33. by Eric

    On February 5, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    Bugaboo is a safe and reliable brand for the stroller. My kids love this brand!

    We have used Graco carseats for both of our children and have been very happy. We feel like they keep our kids secure.

  34. by Lindsey D.

    On February 5, 2013 at 5:50 pm

    The Bob strollers are so easy to handle and push, and the Britax carseats are very sturdy and have a high rear-facing weight limit.

  35. by Sarah Trout

    On February 5, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    I love my Baby Jogger and the fact that it’s lightweight and can fit all 3 of my kiddos!

  36. by Jenna

    On February 6, 2013 at 1:18 am

    The only time I don’t use my bob stroller is for travel. Otherwise it is AWESOME.

  37. by karen torres

    On February 6, 2013 at 2:12 am

    absolutely love baby jogger 1) im short – so i needed a small stroller that can do the job… baby jogger city mini was perfect for me because it doesnt look bigger and bulkier than i am – i mean pple can actually see that theres a driver behind the wheels :)
    2) it has so many accesories that it actually holds everything i need to be hands free when shopping.

  38. by Masooma

    On February 6, 2013 at 11:04 am

    I voted for bumbleride in strollers as we have their flyer which is stylish and has the European look without being too expensive. For car seats, I chose Chicco because I feel they are very sturdy and safe.

  39. by Marenah Ryan

    On February 6, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    I have the Baby Jogger City Mini GT and LOVE it! It is an all terrain stroller that is awesome for walkers and provides a smooth ride for our daughter. It has a compact fold that can be done with one hand!

    I have the Chicco Key Fit 30 as our daughter’s infant seat. It has a super simple LATCH installation

  40. by Allie E

    On February 6, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    We have a Graco combo. They come in cute prints, are affordable and reliable

  41. by Wendy K

    On February 6, 2013 at 10:37 pm

    My favorite single stroller is the City Mini. Nothing compares to it’s light weight and compact size– especially when you’re enormously pregnant and trying to get a stroller in and out of a car. For more than one kid I like the Britax B-Ready– I like the ability to make it a single or double without it being hideously huge like non- inline doubles. I felt it was of higher quality and had a sturdier frame than the City Select.

  42. by Wendy K

    On February 6, 2013 at 10:43 pm

    I currently have 2 Britax– a roundabout 55 and a BLVD. I love them. I had several car seats before Britax– a graco my ride 65, a safety 1st air, a baby trend infant seat (something I will never purchase again), just to name a few. None equaled the quality of the Britax. I do think for the next baby I will get a radian because they can be used as boosters but that’s the only other brand I will use.

  43. by Claire

    On February 6, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    Our Britax B-Ready with an attachment for our Chicco Keyfit 30 has been wonderful! It folds easily, has a great storage area, is easy to adjust, etc. The Keyfit 30 is also very easy to use – easy to install and adjust with our son’s growth.

  44. by Sabina

    On February 7, 2013 at 1:19 am

    We love our orbit baby travel system. It’s sooo convenient cause you don’t need to have a separate car seat. It’s 2 in 1 wich was awesome for us traveling to Europe last summer. Planing on buying the toddler orbit car seat soon:)

  45. by Deirdre

    On February 7, 2013 at 6:55 am

    We have the Baby Jogger City Mini as our stroller and the Chicco Key Fit 30 as our infant seat. As a 1st time mom I had no clue which to get because they all seemed alike. Thankfully we had a super friendly employee at BRU that helped and he was right! The City Mini is SO easy to set up and break down and the Chicco seat was easy to install and equally as easy to get in and out of the car. I feel my baby is super safe in both of these choices!

  46. by Masooma

    On February 7, 2013 at 11:28 am

    Voted for the CHicco carseat because we have a Chicco Keyfit 35 and I love how sturdy it is plus it comes in very stylish designs.
    I also voted for the Uppababy stroller because of how modern looking and high quality they are!

  47. by Tasha

    On February 7, 2013 at 4:37 pm

    It’s hard to vote for just one because I have so many favorites, not all the same brand. I love the Britax Convertible Car Seats, but I also love the Chicco Keyfit 30 Infant Car Seat.

    I love the BOB Sport Utility Stroller for running, but I also love the Baby Jogger City Elite for all-terrain strolling!!

  48. by Caron B

    On February 7, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    I like the britax carseat and the Uppababy G-lux stroller.

  49. by Kristen Tolly

    On February 7, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    WE love the Baby Trend carseat and stroller. and the sit and stand stroller. Love the handle on the carseat. We bought a green and gray colored one that we used for our daughter and now we are having a boy so it will be used for both genders. Great brand!

  50. by Chrystal

    On February 7, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    We love our Britax seats – safety was our very first concern and Britax is constantly at the head of the class! For our stroller, we needed a front to back double that would be functional in narrow doorways in Europe. Phil and Teds makes an outstanding product and we love our Sport and recommend the brand to all of our friends here.

  51. by Melissa

    On February 7, 2013 at 6:16 pm

    I love our Britax B-Ready! It’s sturdy and just an all around awesome stroller. We have a Britax Marathon 70 car seat and I love it that it’s so easy to install!

  52. by Katrina P

    On February 7, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    I like that my graco stroller & car seat are cute and that graco products fit together – I could add a swing, etc…

  53. by Lori

    On February 7, 2013 at 7:13 pm

    Diono Radian RXT – best seat ever!

  54. by Cassandra

    On February 7, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    I loved my Safety 1st travel system when my son still fit in an infant carseat!!!

  55. by courtney k

    On February 7, 2013 at 11:08 pm

    we used a graco infant seat that i wasn’t crazy about but we’ve been using the evenflo convertible seat for a year. i really love it. my son is still rear-facing & has plenty of room! We have a safety 1st stroller that i like because i have the option of forward or rear-facing (for when i need to keep an eye on my guy!)!

  56. by Sheng B

    On February 8, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    We like the Eddie Bauer stroller. It came with a carseat and carseat base. It was reasonably priced, stylish, and durable. It also is good up to 35lbs so we don’t have to buy another one until she is at least 35lbs. Which by then, she should be in a booster seat. We love it. For the Graco carseat, I have had family members use them and they seem like great ones.

  57. by shawna a.

    On February 8, 2013 at 1:01 pm

    we used the safety first carseat and stroller set and now since my son is in the convertable seat we just use the stroller. they are safe and easy to use. nice colors and easy to clean. we are very happy. the convertable carseat is graco and we love it. very easy to get him in and out. thanks

  58. by Penny Skamalos

    On February 8, 2013 at 1:04 pm

    I love the Graco travel system, its perfect for newborn 1 year for the car seat, but the stroller can be used forever.. I also have recently purchased the Graco Nautilus 3 in 1 car seat and this will last until my girl no longer has to be in a booster..

    I love that Graco products are so user friendly and easy to obtain replacement parts if necessary..

  59. by marissa

    On February 8, 2013 at 1:05 pm

    stroller is peg perego it is so light weight and easy to use i bought one at a yard sale for a great price also had the car seat but the seat had expired. the stroller is still in great shape for its age and will be very easy to use on a trip to disney this summer.

    car seat chicco love the colors of the seat again bought at a yatd sale for a great price and the base is very easy to use and adjust my sons head never fell foward always stays in postion as the other seats i tried his head was always falling even when adjusted .

  60. by Andrea McDonough

    On February 8, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    I love my BabyTrend Stroller and Car Seat because they are easy to assemble, and I feel comfortable with my baby in them as far as safety is concerned.

  61. by Holly Guski

    On February 8, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    We buy everything Graco! I love all of there product because they are affordable, and if anything goes wrong there customer service is so nice and helpful! Good lunch everyone! What an awesome sweepstakes! If I won I would be purchasing the new Graco cars eat for my son who is in need because we have our 4th boy who is ready for the next size up carseat !
    Thank you American baby

  62. by Holly

    On February 8, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    My comment above is support to say good luck everyone! Not good lunch everyone! Gosh darn auto correct on my iPad
    Lol

  63. by Renee Smith

    On February 8, 2013 at 1:20 pm

    We have a Baby Trend jogging stroller. We spend a lot of time on the soccer field and the large wheels on this stroller are a must! In the past we have broken wheels off strollers because of the rough terrain.
    I like the Graco nautilus carseat. What originally caught my eye was the built in cup holder. (always knocking the clip on kind off getting in and out of other carseats) loved that it grew with the child and it’s sturdy construction.

  64. by Peggy

    On February 8, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    I voted for the Chicco Keyfit because it’s a very easy to use, super easy to install, infant car seat. Love it!

    I voted for Baby Jogger. We have the Summit XC . Love it’s easy fold and how easy the wheel are to remove. It’s great for jogging or rougher terrain.

  65. by Amy

    On February 8, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    I love Mama & Papas Urbo stroller with Maxi Cosi Car Seat!!!

  66. by ARly

    On February 8, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    I have used Baby Jogger strollers for a total of 5 years (along with many other brands) and they were the lightest and easiest to use and my hand-down favorite. The 1-step pull to fold was amazing. You can also buy an infant seat adaptors for most brands. Their strollers also have high weight limits and tall seatbacks, too.

    I really loved the Britax B-safe for its super easy install and how easy it was to use. Britax always has really wonderful customer service. Lots of fun color styles too.

  67. by Joanne Davis

    On February 8, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    I love the chicco brand because of the quality and price. They also are very stylish.

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  69. by Iva

    On February 8, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    As a loyal European :) , I love the Peg Perego brand and their classic strollers. Design is simple, functional and very attractive in color.

  70. by Joni

    On February 9, 2013 at 12:05 am

    Have used several different brands of strollers for my grandsons, not too picky but I do prefer Graco if I had to choose.

  71. by Jayme Fancher

    On February 9, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Love britax because they are so easy to use. Our b agile stroller is 16 lbs and folds with the press of one buttton. Living in an upstairs apartment, this is really convenient! It’s compact and doesn’t take up my whole trunk space. Even though its small, it’s still super sturdy and has the option to fix the from wheel so I can take it on the occassional jog. The boulevard 70-g3 convertable seat latches in with extreme ease. Baby girl LOVES te soft fabric on the wings and it is available in a cute muted zebra pattern. Super convenient features help baby get in and out easily: large harness release button, stay forward tech to keep baby from sitting on latch, and Velcro on the sides to keep the harness out from under baby.

  72. by Suzanne Weber

    On February 9, 2013 at 12:47 pm

    Graco on both stoller & car seat. Saftey!!

  73. by Lauren M.

    On February 9, 2013 at 12:49 pm

    I love our Chicco KeyFit 30 and regret ever even considering buying a different car seat! I briefly entertained the idea of going straight to a convertible seat, but thanked the heavens for our Chicco when our little guy was born a 4 lb., 5 oz. preemie. He turns 1 this weekend and the Chicco still works beautifully. It’s easy to use and so safe. Pair it with the BabyTrend Snap n Go stroller and you have an amazing, easy, fairly compact travel system!

  74. by Ashley G

    On February 9, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    Love my Graco! Had Snugride & Metrolite stroller for both kids. When they graduated the Snugride. Got the Nautilus & Argos. Love Love Love the Argos!

  75. by Jennifer Lorenzini

    On February 9, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    I love the britax stroller and car seat. The car seat is so easy to use!

    I also really love my maclaren for a lightweight stroller for quick trips.

  76. by Gondi

    On February 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    In terms of strollers, I have a few things I look for
    1: weight, anything that is too heavy makes it impracticle for me to put in my car myself, is no good. There are some great strollers out there, that are wonderful in most respect, but are so heavy.
    2: easy to fold/unfold: some strollers look great, but is much too inconvenient to fold/unfold, which makes it a bear to use, how would you expect to juggle your child(ren) and a stroller and maintain your sanity?
    3: recline: not a deal breaker if the seat doesn’t recline or have multiple recline options, but you need a full recline for a newborn and a little recline for comfortable napping for older babies
    4: maneuverability: if pushing the stroller is like pushing a shopping cart, pass. You want something that can handle over all sorts of terrain from grass to the perfectly laid tiles of a mall to carpet and to uneven driveways, one handed.
    5: cost: do I have to say more?
    6: compact fold: this isn’t a deal breaker either, but it’s something to consider for storing in your car, etc
    7: overall ease of use and practical use vs cost and frequency of use.

    So what would my vote be for the best stroller? It depends on how old my child is and where I plan to use it, but overall, I’d vote for an umbrella stroller or a higher end ultralight weight compact stroller for when the kid is 6+ months old and a snap’n go type stroller for the infant carseat or the City Jogger Mini.

    For infant car seats? I saw go Graco Snugride, easy to use and affordable. If you have more cash and you buy a high end stroller, get the Britax Chaperone or MaxiCossi Micro, but your kid will be moving on to a conversion within a year so Graco has my vote. Save our money for a conversion car seat.

    For conversion car seats? It highly depends on your car, not all conversion car seats are built the same. What fits in one, does not fit in another. I personally really like the Diono Radian, but it weighs a to and is expensive, but it could fit 3 across, which is awesome if you have more than one kid. I also like the Britax Marathon, but again,it’s a little pricey, not as expensive as the Radian, but not cheap. I would recommend against the britax Roundabout or Recardo Proride, as both seats are large and kids have been known to outgrow it before needing to move on to the highback booster. I’d also recommend the Graco conversion seats as well, because they are comfortable for the kids and fair priced. Now if someone wants to spend a pretty penny, I’d consider the Clek Foonf, but at 400-500$ a seat… That’s too expensive for me

  77. by Kathy

    On February 9, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    Britax Decathlon because a child in a town near us was in a minivan and was hit by a train and survived with not a scratch while in this car seat. Local fire dept said the seat definately saved the child’s life. Costs more than many but I wouldn’t put a price on my child’s life.

  78. by Marina E.

    On February 9, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    For car sets Britax is the way, while a bit costly they last a long time and have all the necessary safety features we as parents look for.

    For Strollers I love Maclaren very lightweight and easy to use.

  79. by Alison

    On February 10, 2013 at 12:42 am

    I love my Maclaren stroller. Lightweight, sturdy and I was able to use it with a newborn without having to have a car seat like a travel system. It is great and much easier to get around with. And will last till we don’t need a stroller as far as child size is concerned.

  80. by Tiffany

    On February 10, 2013 at 1:02 am

    We love our baby jogger stroller! It is great for country walks and malls alike, folds easily with one hand and is compact. We love the ease of use such as the adjustable handles and the comfortableness of the ample sunshade.

    We chose a graco infant carseat and have loved it. Even though our baby has grown quickly it has carried us through nearly a whole year. I love the convenience of carrying her in the carseat and the cute pattern of the cover. Safety was a big factor in our choice as well and we plan to buy a britax rear to front facing carseat when she outgrows the infant one.

  81. by Amy

    On February 10, 2013 at 1:27 am

    For Carseats:
    I love our carseat. I have tried other ones while visiting family, but the Chicco Keyfit 30 is hands down the best carseat. My baby hates carseats of any type, but this carseat has an easy release for the straps. This is such a wonderful feature, because I can loosen the strap to get her in or out easily, and simply pull the strap tight when she’s all buckled in. It’s also super simple to adjust to her proper size whether she’s grown or she’s wearing more or less bulky clothing. I also love how I won’t need to buy another carseat until she’s 30 lbs. She properly fit in this carseat since she was a newborn, and is only on the second setting now at nearly seven months old. She stil has plenty of use to go with this seat. I also love how it is compatible with the Baby Jogger stroller. I have recommended this carseat countless times, and miss it dearly when I’m out of town using someone else’s carseat. It’s conscience really helps moms out, which we can use all the help we can get!

    For Stroller:
    We prefer Baby Jogger, because they offer a stroller called “City Mini”. It is amazing and everyone who tries it out either wants one or gets one themselves! I wanted a three wheel stroller for ease of turning and maneuvering, but I didn’t want it to be large and bulky. With the City Mini by Baby Jogger, I can literally turn the stroller in circles, and going through doors and tight spaces are a cinch. Plus, I can fit probably six of them in my trunk when it’s folded up, and it’s only 17lbs. I love how I can simply grab the handle, located in the seat of the stroller, and the steoller simply snaps up and I can place it in my back seat or trunk with one arm, while holding groceries, a diaper bag, and a baby in the other arm. However, it still allows me to attach a carseat to it, if I choose to do so. All I need is the adaptor. The canopy on the stroller is simply incredible and is pretty much the largest I have seen on a stroller, which is great for keeping the Texas sun off of my six month old, or winter wind and rain. Hands down, you can not and will not find a better stroller than this for the price. It’s stylish, convenient, adaptable for whatever lifestyle (city or jogging), and loaded with features. I will recommend this stroller to every parent I meet.

    With these two products, I feel like every day tasks are made so much easier and convenient. The different features of these products allow moms to be at ease while having the least amount of struggles or stresses that are common complaints with other products.

  82. by Jaime

    On February 10, 2013 at 9:27 pm

    I did tons of research on carseats before making my final decision. We chose the Chicco Keyfit 30 and I have heard nothing but good things about it. I was told by the NICU staff at the hospital that it is the best and easiest carseat on the market. My baby weighed less than 6 lbs when we were sent home and she fit perfectly in it!
    For our stroller, we chose the Britax B-ready. I wanted something that we could use on all types of terrain and was durable and easy to use. We haven’t gotten to use it outside yet because it’s too cold, but I’m sure we are going to love it.

  83. by Susan

    On February 10, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Love the orbit system, it’s so easy to use, you don’t have to break your back trying to get baby in and out.

  84. by Emily

    On February 11, 2013 at 11:21 am

    Love the UPPAbaby G-lite stroller because it is lightweight and great to keep in the car. The Chicco Keyfit is a great seat because of its easy installation.

  85. by Erin

    On February 11, 2013 at 12:06 pm

    We love our uppa vista! It is so functional, stylish, and customer service is a dream. You are missing Diono for carseats. Dd is so comfy in her Radian and I am happy that it has one of the taller shells on the market so I can RF longer.

  86. by Masooma

    On February 11, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    Voted for Chicco for carseats due to their high safety ratings and Bumbleride for strollers because they offer style and convenience on a budget!

  87. by Kimi

    On February 11, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    We have the Graco Nautilus 3-1 Carseat. It is the BEST!

  88. by tam childers

    On February 11, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    I have both Britax stroller and carseat and I can say they are very durable both have taken a bashing over 2.5 years and both have held up well. I love their products because you can count on them to last.

  89. by Sana

    On February 11, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    My husband and I have been shopping for stroller (Graco Quattro) and car seat (Graco SnugRide35, Chicco Keyfit30) for our soon to arrive baby girl.
    Most of my family members use Graco and Chicco products for their kids. Since we have gotten to experience firsthand during babysitting and outings the baby kids for 2 years the feel (soft, easy to clean), quality (comfortable and long-lasting) and safety features of Graco, we are very partial to Graco!

    I have been partial to Graco SnugRide Classic Connect 35 Infant Car Seat since my nephew has been using it for past few years. I loved the features of the car seat: its texture, ease of strapping and colors. But one of the features did not make it perfect for me…it is a little wide and a little heavier.
    However the Chicco Ketfit30 infant car seat has sold me. Whenever I take my niece out, the straps are easy to adjust and the cushion feels soft. Tightening and loosening the straps is one of the features I love because it is Soo simple, just by the push of a button. The base makes it easy to take in and out of your car without unstrapping the baby. The car seat is very safe!!

    Also we are absolutely looking forward to the new model of Graco’s: Graco Modes Click Connect Travel System Stroller.

  90. by JIM LYNAM

    On February 11, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    GREAT DONATION FOR A WORTHY CHARITY.

  91. by Lindsay D.

    On February 12, 2013 at 10:05 am

    We love our BOB and still occasionally use it for our 3.5 year old. It is by far one of the most used baby items we had. It pushes so easily in snow, sand, …you name it!!! We also love our BRITAX convertible car seats, our little guy is comfortable and safe and they are easy to install properly.

  92. by Beth Bavaro

    On February 12, 2013 at 3:36 pm

    We LOVE Britax. We had them for our infant carseat, I believe it was the Britax B-Safe. we have the B-Agile stroller that attaches to the infant carseat. They set up, and break down very easily. We just got the Britax Boulevard 70CS, and we absolutely love it. My son loves to rub his face against the padding around his head because it is so soft. I drive a small car, but I feel completely safe with my baby in this carseat. I wouldn’t trade it.

  93. by Amanda J

    On February 12, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    We are pretty loyal to the Britax brand! My husband surprised me and entered a daddy contest and won us a Britax stroller which is amazing! We also have the Britax carseat which was great, my only complaint it was too large to fit like most do in the grocery carts. Now with another one on the way we are currently in the process of researching double strollers but are having a hard time finding one that fits the car seat we have!

  94. by Tawnisha

    On February 12, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    We have both a graco car seat and stroller and we love them. They are very functional and easy to use, while also securing our little one ensuring he’s safe. It’s also nice that their products aren’t too expensive, but are still just as highly rated in the area of safety.

  95. by Rica

    On February 12, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    We absolutely love our Britax B Ready stroller. It has everything. Multiple position seat forward and rear facing. Plus the ability to make room for a second child is great. My little guy loves to sit in his B Ready. This stroller is awesome!

  96. by Jenny

    On February 13, 2013 at 10:07 am

    I suppose if the Britax & Orbit price tags are not grossly overpriced to you the fabrics seem nicer, but for me every Graco product we own is hands down the most bang for the buck. All the car seat brands are safe so I don’t feel the extra features Britax and Orbit are charging is worth an extra $300. All the other reasonably priced brands look and feel like junk.

  97. by Kathia Ocasio

    On February 13, 2013 at 10:49 am

    We have a BOB stroller in black with the matching BOB Britax carseat. The reason we chose it was for versatility and that it would grow with our child. My husband is an ultrarunner so he liked the jogging capabilities. It’s pretty easy to “collapse” it and then pop back open, and the wheels pop off easily for travel. It’s well built and sturdy. My only thing is that it’s a little heavy. But compared to other strollers we looked at, it was pretty much the same weight and has 2-3 times the number of features and functionality. Also the weight capacity is also very good, so it will last us a long time;)

  98. by Masooma

    On February 13, 2013 at 1:07 pm

    We love our Chicco carseat because we found it in the same color scheme as our nursery plus it is both sturdy and comfortable for our little guy!!
    Also we love our Bumbleride Flyer for its European look!

  99. by emiluly

    On February 13, 2013 at 10:16 pm

    I love how easy our snug ride 35 is to install and that we were about to use it until our first little one was almost 22 months old, keeping her rear facing longer. The price point is also ideal

    I have a baby jogger city mini double and I really don’t know how I would ever use another double stroller. Its light weight and folds small enough to fit in my Honda Civic. I really love my maclaren volo too which is my favorite stroller. Is compact and easy to whip out of the car but comfortable enough to use all day

  100. by Masooma

    On February 14, 2013 at 10:22 am

    Voted for Chicco because they are great quality for a reasonable price (+ they have great designs!!)

  101. by Kimberly

    On February 14, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    diono radian rxt for a carseat because of it’s safety rating and the bumbleride indie for a stroller. my gosh! this stroller pushes like a dream and is so cool looking!

  102. by SHEA W

    On February 15, 2013 at 8:30 pm

    GRACO HAS SOME GREAT BABY PRODUCTS.

  103. by Masooma

    On February 18, 2013 at 11:43 am

    Voted for Chicco KeyFit30 because of their high weight limit for extended RF as well as their styles (love their Miro design!!)
    Also voted for Bumbleride due to their stylish designs but reasonable cost!

  104. by Amanda K

    On February 18, 2013 at 10:42 pm

    love the graco combo

  105. by Samantha Green

    On February 21, 2013 at 11:52 am

    My family always has used Graco.

  106. by Masooma

    On February 21, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    Why is Maclaren not an option for strollers? Some of their strollers are great for everyday use and while traveling!!

  107. by jessica preisner

    On February 21, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    I prefer Graco – their new FastAction fold jogger is a miracle! Im a runner and this allows me the ease and convenience of a two-in-one punch! And their car seats are simple but effective. And to boot – Graco products are affordable and available at so many locations!

  108. by Amanda Polanco

    On February 22, 2013 at 7:58 pm

    I have always used any Britax product with confidence!

  109. by Dan

    On February 23, 2013 at 11:56 am

    Orbit Baby all the way. Innovative, sturdy, and reliable. The customer service is impecable. You get what you pay for. I have taken it oversees and pushed it through all of Barcelona, Rome, Santorini, Mykonos, and Malta; nothing can beat Orbit Baby.

  110. by Linda

    On February 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    Love the Orbit system! The fact that the base makes it so easy and everything is interchangeable makes life so much easier for me…and the swivel and lock? Heaven!

  111. by audrey

    On February 23, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    I have owned two strollers and love them both for different reasons although neither one was listed here in the voting categories. The first was a Maxi Cosi Foray LX and it is a beast… so strong and sturdy we could take this thing anywhere, it cleans up great and was the best travel system I could have asked for with my newborn. The second stroller we bought was the Maclaren Volo and I bought that one because it was so light weight and had a rain cover. I use public transportation all the time and as my little one has grown and become more mobile I wanted a stroller that was super portable, could go anywhere, was compact, had a good rain cover (we live where it rains all the time) and that I could easily travel with. We’ve taken it everywhere and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. Plus Maclaren’s customer service team has been amazing with their support.

    As for car seats, we’re loyal Maxi Cosi fans and I’d be hard pressed to ever go with a different brand. We used the Maxi Cosi Mico and then the Pria and they have been amazing. We put my daughter in and she goes right to sleep. My husband has even said that if he was choosing a car seat for himself this is the one he’d want to sit in all the time. Plus they come in such fun colors and have a very stylish design and great safety ratings. What more could you want?

  112. by Kristin S

    On February 23, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    I think the Orbit G2 is a great city stroller. You can add the panniers when shopping and the frame is very durable for going up and down curbs, in and out of taxis and subways!

  113. by nici r

    On February 23, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    I like Graco because it isn’t super expensive, but it is still durable and cute!

  114. by kat

    On February 23, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    I like the look of stokke and britax products. Kind of pricey though so we’ll probably be buying something more affordable.

  115. by michelle

    On February 23, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    I like my graco stroller its really durable n was inexpensive. I have a baby trend car seat n its very light weight n we really like it.

  116. by Meghan Duce

    On February 23, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    I had an evenflo, an Eddie Bauer, and a bunch of others but my favorite stroller and carseat are from BabyTrend! I have the one seater jogging stroller and its the only one I like, all the two sweaters are too heavy or weird shaped to push comfortably that I tried. I also have a BabyTrend infant seat and I love it!

  117. by Shelly Jerman

    On February 23, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    the chicco key fit is affordable and looks nice and the bumbleride stoller looks amazing and is such nice quality

  118. by Nancy Martin

    On February 23, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    Love our Safety 1st car seat stroller set. Functional and cute design.

  119. by Rachel F

    On February 23, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    Orbit Baby seat and stroller is my choice. It has a great design, it’s safe an compact. Though a little expensive, I feel it is still worth it!

  120. by Ani Watts

    On February 23, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    Love the baby jogger city mini. Light weight full stroller. Car seat I love the evenflow triumph.. the strap tightening knob make rearfacing MUCH easier!

  121. by Tate

    On February 23, 2013 at 10:00 pm

    I have been a nanny for several families before I had my own child so I got to try lots of baby items. I don’t have my favorite stroller because we got a hand me down. BOB was my favorite :)

  122. by Maria Mccoid

    On February 25, 2013 at 11:05 pm

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  123. by Sheena

    On February 26, 2013 at 12:20 pm

    We love Graco because it is very inexpensive but still as good as the more expensive brands. Very light weight and durable. We use both the Graco car seat and stroller.

  124. by Jill L

    On February 26, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    Only have great things to say about my Britax.

  125. by Samantha Green

    On February 26, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    My friend uses Graco car set for her newborn.

  126. by crystal

    On February 28, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    We absolutely love our Graco Car Seat and Stroller. It’s reasonably priced, a high quality, safe and also very light. I’m a petite girl and the Graco stroller we got folds easily and is very light!

  127. by Kristen Downey

    On February 28, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    Love our Graco Snugride! It’s been great…being used now on our 2nd child!

  128. by Sarah Jackson

    On February 28, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    My son who is now 7, always had a Graco car seat and stroller. I love the Graco products because they are sturdy and long lasting, yet affordable, which are good qualities that a single mom, such as myself, looks for. His car seat was passed on to another child, whose parent loved it as well. His stroller saw many miles and was still in great condition when he was finished with it. Once he graduated to a booster seat, I purchased a Graco brand. He has had the same booster for 4 years now and it is still in perfect condition. The fabric has not worn or faded at all. I am expecting again in a few months and plan on buying Graco brand products for my new child as well.

  129. by kari dennis

    On February 28, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    I love Britax it is the best ive used by far.Love the b safe carseat and b ready stroller.

  130. by Jessica Jewell

    On February 28, 2013 at 2:54 pm

    We received the Evenflo Journey 300 Travel System as a gift. It has been a great car seat/carrier. After using it practically everyday for the past 3 months you can hardly notice any wear. The whole system grows with the baby which is very practical.

  131. by Nicki

    On February 28, 2013 at 5:26 pm

    The quality and value of the Chicco brand is perfect for my family.

  132. by Kaitlin DuBray

    On February 28, 2013 at 6:50 pm

    We have the Chicago key fit car seat and cortina stroller. They are so safe and comfortable for our little one. The car seat is easy to get in and out of the car with the base and the stroller is a very smooth ride. We love them!

  133. by Stacy

    On February 28, 2013 at 10:27 pm

    Graco Natalius is great convertible car seat! Lasts for all stages so no need to spend extra as they grow.

  134. by Robyn Y

    On March 1, 2013 at 12:50 am

    STROLLER: Baby Jogger – I can lift it in and out of my car at 9 months pregnant -it’s a double stroller for my 1.5 and 2.5 year old – with an attachment for baby #3 soon to come! I can use it with ease and we have people ask us about it all the time.
    CAR SEAT: Britax – because safety and comfort can come in one product. We know that the safety rates are good and our girls are comfortable enough to fall asleep on even a 20 minute ride!

  135. by Tara himes

    On March 1, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    I loved the graco snug ride infant seat, evenflo tribute convertible seat (installed in 5 minutes, comfortable, and doesn’t move), and am loving the evenflo amp high back booster seat. We have an amp car seat for both of my girls (3.5 years and 6 years old). My favorite stroller is the graco mosaic; it’s a full sized stroller, takes the infant car seat, turns on a dime, lightweight, and it folds up like an umbrella.

  136. by Alaine

    On March 1, 2013 at 7:44 pm

    Graco snugride for a car seat – gets great safety reviews and is affordable!
    Love love love the Baby Jogger City Mini Stroller – stylish and so easy to fold up!

  137. by Tonya H

    On March 2, 2013 at 9:37 am

    I have a Mutsy and love it! I wish that was a choice.

  138. by Sana

    On March 2, 2013 at 2:32 pm

    First of all thanks for the giveaway. I loved using Graco Urbanlite travel system for my first kid. The Graco line is known for its safety features and likeable design. Now for my soon to come second baby girl we have been shopping around for Graco products. We absolutely loved the Graco 3-in-1 Modes Click Connect. It is absolutely perfect from its design, weight to its texture. We trust Graco and have been satisfied with their line for years.

  139. by Abigail R

    On March 2, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    I love Peg Perego. We have two stroller – the Skate and the Si. We use the Skate for strolling around the neighborhood and on going to parks. The big rubber wheels make it all-terrain and easy to maneuver. I love the height it gives my baby/toddler when we go to parks. I don’t have to take her off the stroller to see the animals. The other parents envy her! The Si is perfect air traveling and to bring to malls as it’s light and easy to fold and small enough to maneuver aisles.

    Ofcourse we had to get the Peg Perego car seats. The infant seat is the best with side impact. The toddler seat has the same safety features and very stylish.

  140. by Danielle King

    On March 2, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    I love Graco all the way for everything because not only are their products stylish…they are great for any parent or expecting parent. I have carseats, strollers and a pack and play all from Graco and I love each one because they are versatile for a boy or a girl and each item has lasted and held up good and also provides safety for my children. I will never go with any other brand! :)

  141. by Claire

    On March 3, 2013 at 7:58 am

    I love the Orbit Baby G2 travel system! Sleek and stylish but so comfy and practical for baby too!

  142. by Sana

    On March 3, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    I love my Graco Urbanlite travel system for my first kid. It is comfy, light-weight and has good safety features. I am excited about the new Graco Modes 3-in-1 Click Connect travel system. We are looking at this new travel system for our upcoming girl

  143. by Terri Moore

    On March 4, 2013 at 2:06 am

    I like Chicco because their products are fashionable and functional and made with quality too.

  144. by Samantha Green

    On March 4, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    I like evenflo

  145. by Jon Hayes

    On March 4, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    Graco is the best around. Can’t be beat

  146. by Helen

    On March 4, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    I like Graco. Used it for my children and now my grandchildren. I guess reliability and safety are the biggest reasons.

  147. by Gorazd

    On March 18, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    <3 <3 <3 GRACO <3 <3 <3

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