Which Sit and Stand Stroller do you need?

There are many types of strollers available, and all of them have their advantages and disadvantages. If you have twins or similar aged children then a sit and stand, stroller could be the stroller that you are looking for. Most of them are easily convertible into a complete travel system by adding either one or two infant car seats. Making them extremely economical as you can use them from birth to toddler. Some parents have successfully used the standing platform on certain strollers for 5-year-olds. However, it is important to pay attention to the weight limits of your stroller. While Baby Trend has the bulk of the market on Sit and Stand Strollers, other brands like Joovy, Graco, and Mia Moda also have a few great ones on offer.

Graco Ready2grow Click Connect sit and stand LX Stroller, Gotham 2015

sit and stand LX Stroller

The Lamborghini of Graco sit and stand strollers, the Lx is the luxury model with more padding for added comfort. The Ready2grow has a removable rear facing seat. The rear facing seat gives you face time with your little one which is awesome because we all love to spend quality time with our babies.

Pros:
– Extra large storage basket
– Toddler seat lifts up for easy access to storage basket
– Lockable front swivel wheels
– Self-standing when folded

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Cons:

– Not suitable for tall parents

The Graco sit and stand lx stroller features are Front seat, bench seat and standing platform have a weight limit of up to 50 pounds each, and rear seat holds up to 40 pounds. The front and rear seat have 3 and 5 point harnesses and can accept 2 Graco Click Connect Infant Car Seats. Both seat cushions are removable and safe for machine washing. The Graco Ready2grow Lx is most certainly an economical stroller that you will be using for years. The only downside is that it isn’t compatible with Chicco, Baby Trend or any other brand car seat except Graco click connect. Other than that it should be on your list of possibilities if you have two children.

Joovy Sit and Stand Stroller with car seat adapter

Sit and Stand Stroller with car seat adapter

I make no secret of the fact that I am a huge Joovy fan. Joovy sit and stand strollers have a modern look about them and come in the brightest colors that instantly attract me to them. Not only are they great looking strollers but they are feature packed with loads to offer.

Pros:
– Easily create a complete travel system
– Stable and safe – Easy compact fold
– Compatible with up to 28 infant car seats

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Cons:
– No Parent tray

The Joovy Caboose oozes practicality, and if you have twins or two similar aged children, you will love this stroller. Not only is the joovy sit and stand stroller compatible with Chicco Keyfit 30 but it is also compatible with infant car seats from Bay Trend, Britax, Maxi Cosi, Safety 1st, Peg Perego, Graco and many others. The universal car seat adapter is included when you purchase your stroller. Joovy accessories such as extra rear seat, rain cover, and parent organizer are available to be purchased separately. The joovy caboose while a double sit and stand stroller with car seat adapter has similar dimensions and maneuvers like a single stroller.

Sit and stand stroller Chicco?

Chicco who? Unfortunately, Chicco doesn’t have any sit and stand strollers on the market. Why is beyond me. There is such a market for sit and stand strollers I am struggling to understand why there aren’t more of them available and how brands such as Chicco aren’t on board. There are however sit and stand strollers compatible with Chicco infant car seats from some of the other brands. It would have been great though to have a Chicco sit and stand stroller.

Sit and Stand Stoller compatible with Chicco keyfit 30

Sit and Stand Stoller compatible with Chicco keyfit 30

The Dream On Me / Mia Moda Compagno Stroller is compatible with Chicco keyfit 30 and others. They boast that it can accept any infant car seat including Eddie Bauer.

Pros:
– Standing platform has a convenient handlebar for added stability
– Large storage basket
– All wheel suspension

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Cons:
Some may find it heavy

The handlebar is adjustable however taller parents may still find it a bit uncomfortable. The universal car seat adapter is included. For moms that spend a lot of time in malls and other crowded areas, this is one to look at. It maneuvers easily and offers a smooth ride.

Sit and Stand Stroller by Baby Trend

Sit and Stand Stroller by Baby Trend

I chose this sit and stand stroller by Baby Trend because if its versatility. It is a complete tandem double stroller and includes two full seats. However, the rear seat can be removed, and it is easily converted into a sit and stand stroller.

Pros:
– Removable child tray with cup holder
– Accepts two infant car seats
– Covered parent organizer
– Canopies for both seats

Price & Reviews

Cons:
– A bit heavier than other sit and stand strollers

Bare in mind that the Baby Trend double sit and stand stroller comes with two full seats so it goes without saying that it will be a bit heavier than some of the other sit and stand strollers that only offer one full seat and on the bench seat. Compatible with all Baby Trend and some, Graco, Evenflo and Britax infant car seats.

Roomfor2 Sit and stand stroller Graco

Sit and stand stroller Graco

The Roomfor2 sit and stand was designed with busy parents in mind and is ideal for trips to the mall and other places where you need to effortlessly move around with two children.

Pros:
– Swiveling front wheels with built in suspension
– Removable seat cushions for easy cleaning
– Front seat has child snack tray
– Padded bench seat

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Cons:
– Only compatible with one Graco infant car seat

The front seat has multiple recline positions and can recline almost flat for your little one to sleep comfortably. Front seat has an adjustable 3 to 5 point safety harness and the rear bench seat has a 3 point safety harness. The comfortable handlebars give the older standing child extra stability. There are some great sit and stand strollers available and one to suit every need and lifestyle. Below are a few frequently asked questions regarding sit and stand stroller for ease of reference and to assist you in making your decision.

What Baby Trend sit and stand double stroller accessories are available?

Baby Trend Flex Loc Infant Car Seats to match your stroller can be purchased separately, and there are also universal rain covers and parent organizers available that are compatible with your Baby Trend stroller.

What car seat fits Baby Trend Sit and Stand stroller?

Your Baby Trend sit and stand stroller is Compatible with all Baby Trend and some, Graco, Evenflo and Britax infant car seats.

What is Sit and Stand Stroller weight limits?

Each stroller has its own weight limits and dimensions. Most of them average between 40 – 50lbs per seat, but you can refer to each strollers description for exact weight limits.

Sit and stand stroller instructions and manuals?

Most strollers are shipped with manuals and instructions. However they are also available on the manufacturer’s website, and some youtube instructional videos are also available to assist you.

What kind of reviews has the Joovy sit and stand strollers received?

All the stroller reviewed here have received excellent reviews and ratings. I will also happily give them all two thumbs up.

So which is the best Sit and Stand stroller?

For me, the Joovy Caboose is the best sit and stand stroller currently available. It is great looking and would fit comfortably into my lifestyle. It is economical, practical and versatile, everything that I would want in a sit and stand stroller. That, however, is my opinion and what is best for me. I would be quite happy to have any of the strollers reviewed here as they are all fantastic. While they all have more or less the same standard features each one has something that makes it unique. Because they are all such great strollers and so similar you will need to focus on the unique features to decide which one will fit into your lifestyle best.

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