The Dangerous Summertime Stroller Mistake We’re All Making
This Summer, could your attempt at keeping your baby safe from the sun be doing more harm than good?
If you’ve ever covered your baby’s stroller or pram — with even a thin cloth like a muslin wrap — in an attempt to block the sun’s rays and provide shade, you might be unknowingly causing your little one to overheat.
According to researchers in Sweden, providing this kind of shade actually creates a furnace-like heat within the stroller. Because of the reduced air circulation, temperatures can rise quickly, similar to those in a hot car.
In one study published in Svenska Dagbladet, the temperature inside an…