Updated August 14, 2020 by Karen Bennett

The 10 Best Strollers For Newborns

video play icon
Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
Best Inexpensive

This wiki has been updated 8 times since it was first published in January of 2019. A little exercise and fresh air can work wonders for any new parent’s health and sanity. Many strollers designed for newborns will help keep your bundle of joy safe and comfortable when he or she joins you on excursions. A quality selection provides ample head support and can also be adjusted as your baby grows. Our list offers a variety of models to meet your taste, lifestyle, and budget needs. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best stroller for newborns on Amazon.

10. Safety 1st Smooth Ride

9. Cynebaby Convertible

8. Baby Trend Expedition

7. Disney Amble Quad

6. Babyjoy 2-In-1

5. Chicco Viaro

4. Evenflo Pivot Modular

3. Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus

2. Graco Modes Travel System

1. Uppababy Vista V2

Special Honors

Joolz Geo² Customizable This versatile stroller comes with a bassinet to accommodate newborns lying down, and it converts to an upright seat with a 5-point safety harness for older babies. Its modular design makes it possible to add a second seat or bassinet, for carrying two small children. It comes with a rain cover and a built-in UPF 50+ canopy with an adjustable hood and a peekaboo window. When you’re done using it, it can be folded up to a compact size with one quick motion. joolz.com

Editor's Notes

August 11, 2020:

Today we added a pair of bassinet strollers to the list. While it is a significant investment, the highly rated Uppababy Vista V2 just might be the only stroller you need to take your baby from birth through toddlerhood. The bassinet sports a canopy that unzips to provide adequate airflow, and the telescoping leather handlebar is ergonomically designed and comfortable to use by caregivers of varying heights. The versatile Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus lets you position the two larger wheels in either the back or the front, and the handlebar can be reversed so your little one can face either you or the world. Infants can transition easily to the upright position once they’re able to sit up independently.

We also brought two more all-inclusive travel systems on board. The Chicco Viaro boasts a lightweight aluminum frame and this, combined with a swiveling front wheel, help you to steer it with very little effort. It’s thoughtfully designed to fold up with just one hand into a slim, upright position. For a choice that’s equipped with all-terrain bicycle tires and a lockable front swivel wheel, look to the Baby Trend Expedition, which features impact-resistant foam sides and an adjustable sunshade with a peekaboo window. Be aware, though, that this one might not fit well into smaller trunks when it’s folded up.

To make room for these new additions, we removed the Graco Fastaction Fold Jogger and the Summer Infant 3D Flip, both of which require newborn inserts that are sold separately at this time. After some deliberation, we also chose to remove the British-designed MacLaren Quest, which incorporates a safety system designed to accommodate newborns, yet many parents also feel the need to purchase the compatible “carry cot” component for their young infants. Taking it out of our selection made room for a truly all-inclusive alternative. Lastly, the Besrey Single Carriage also makes its departure, as it’s not available for purchase at this time.

January 17, 2019:

When choosing a newborn stroller, safety is the key concern, followed by factors like durability, style, and price. Featured here are various practical travel systems, which include an infant car seat, stroller, and base for your vehicle. In addition, we included several models that solely consist of a stroller with reclining capabilities suitable for a newborn’s delicate, developing head and neck. These selections can be modified accordingly as your baby starts to hold up his or her head and sit up straight.


Karen Bennett
Last updated on August 14, 2020 by Karen Bennett

Karen Bennett lives in Chicago with her family, and when she’s not writing, she can usually be found practicing yoga or cheering on her kids at soccer games. She holds a master’s.degree in journalism and a bachelor’s in English, and her writing has been published in various local newspapers, as well as “The Cheat Sheet,” “Illinois Legal Times,” and “USA Today.” She has also written search engine news page headlines and worked as a product manager for a digital marketing company. Her expertise is in literature, nonfiction, textbooks, home products, kids' games and toys, hardware, teaching accessories, and art materials.


Thanks for reading the fine print. About the Wiki: We don't accept sponsorships, free goods, samples, promotional products, or other benefits from any of the product brands featured on this page, except in cases where those brands are manufactured by the retailer to which we are linking. For more information on our rankings, please read about us, linked below. The Wiki is a participant in associate programs from Amazon, Walmart, Ebay, Target, and others, and may earn advertising fees when you use our links to these websites. These fees will not increase your purchase price, which will be the same as any direct visitor to the merchant’s website. If you believe that your product should be included in this review, you may contact us, but we cannot guarantee a response, even if you send us flowers.