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Pushchairs

CHOOSING A PRAM OR PUSHCHAIR

The right pushchair can carry your baby through from birth to their toddling years. Our range covers everything from traditional pram-style models to all-terrain strollers for busy mums and dads.

There are several different types:

Prams

If you…

  • Have a newborn baby
  • Like a traditional look
  • Have plenty of space

Then opt for a pram because…

  • They allow your baby to lie flat, supporting their body and head
  • They’re parent-facing, so you can maintain eye contact with your baby
  • They’re wide and deep, designed in a classic style
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Pushchairs

If you…

  • Have a baby under the age of 2 years
  • Want a pushchair that can be folded
  • Need something that’s easy to manoeuvre

Then browse our pushchairs because…

  • They’re suitable for newborn babies if they have a fully reclinable seat
  • Some models can be folded with one hand, while others feature a carry handle or fold strap
  • They have various wheel types (fixed, swivel or lockable) for different terrains
  • They can be set as parent-facing or world-facing
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Tip

Models with shopping trays or baskets can make things easier if you’re running errands with a little one in tow

Travel systems

If you…

  • Need something flexible, adaptable and versatile
  • Want a pushchair that covers travelling
  • Want a pushchair that can be enhanced with a variety of accessories

Then consider our travel systems because...

  • They are compatible with carrycots and car seats for convenience
  • Some models come with carrycots included
  • They usually feature shopping baskets
  • There are handy add-ons, including adaptors, rain covers and seat inserts
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Tip

For the first few months, your baby can sleep overnight in a carrycot, which can be attached to a pushchair frame to go out

Strollers

If you...

  • Have a child older than 6 months
  • Want something that’s versatile and simple to use
  • Need a pushchair that will fit in with your busy lifestyle
  • Travel often as a family

Then think about strollers because...

  • They’re easy to lift and carry
  • They're ideal for shopping, travelling and holidays
  • They’re lightweight, compact and can be taken as hand luggage on most aircraft
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Twin & tandem

If you…

  • Have twins, or small children close in age and weight
  • Need a pushchair that’s multi-functional

Then choose from our twin and tandem models because…

  • They have one seat in front of the other or two seats side by side, offering a practical solution to transporting your baby and toddler together
  • They're suitable for babies from birth onwards
  • They have features such as: independent, multi-position reclining seats and foot rests, a bumper bar for older babies, removable washable covers, padded liners and a shopping basket
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Tip

If you need help choosing a pushchair to suit you, our dedicated Nursery Advice service in store is on hand to answer any questions you have about your baby on the move

ORDERING

We offer a range of delivery options.

Free Standard Delivery

If you spend £50 or more on a pushchair, we offer free Standard delivery to your home.

Click & collect

If you’d prefer to pick up your new pushchair in store, use Click & collect from John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners. It’s free on orders of £30 and over.

Returns

We'll refund or exchange your pushchair if it's returned unused, in its original packaging, within 35 days of receiving your online order or the date of purchase in store.

Push chairs

ACCESSORIES

Our range of accessories will help you make the most of your pushchair – wherever you are.

Changing bags

Changing bags are a convenient way to neatly store everything you need when you’re out and about. Most come with a PVC changing mat, pockets for soiled items and insulated pockets

Sun shades & parasols

A canopy, sun shade or parasol helps to protect your baby from harsh sunlight

Foot muffs

Cosy foot muffs are ideal in cold weather, keeping your baby snug and warm. Some foot muffs convert to pram quilts and liners

Head support cushions

These cushions are specially designed to give young babies extra support and comfort in pushchairs, car seats and bouncing chairs

Covers & nets

Protect your baby from top to toe in bad weather or keep bothersome insects away with a cover or net. Don’t use indoors or when it’s hot to prevent overheating and risk of suffocation

 

PUSHCHAIR SAFETY

By law, all pushchairs sold in the UK must comply with British standards.
Some travel systems may include a car seat that complies with European standards.

To ensure your child's safety, follow these simple tips:

    Do's

  • Read the instructions carefully and familiarise yourself with all the moving parts before you use your pushchair for the first time
  • Show anyone who's going to use your pushchair how to open and close it and how to operate the brakes and locking mechanism
  • Check that locking devices are secure when you open the pushchair
  • Remember to release all locks before folding it
  • Secure your child in the pushchair with the five-point harness

    Don'ts

  • Adjust the seat position while your child is in the pushchair
  • Leave your child unattended
  • Carry more than one child in your pushchair unless it's designed to do so
  • Hang shopping or other heavy items on the handles, as it could tip the pram or pushchair over
  • Use PVC rain covers indoors or in strong sunlight

REPAIRS

If you need help with a product you've purchased from us, please call the Nursery department of your nearest John Lewis & Partners for assistance. 

We recognise that bringing in the product can be difficult, and in some cases the issue can be resolved without you needing to leave home.

Find out more about pram and pushchair guarantees.